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Ring the Doorbell and Run: How Nuclear Rivals Harass Each Other

Ring the Doorbell and Run: How Nuclear Rivals Harass Each Other

Ringing the doorbell in the middle of the night and running away. Obscene phone calls. Cutting off power and water supplies. Car chases, aggressive confrontations and children intimidated.
Mr. Tan Goes to Washington: The Undoing of a Tech Mega-Deal

Mr. Tan Goes to Washington: The Undoing of a Tech Mega-Deal

Hock Tan had a trick for winning over skeptical investors.
Manafort Challenges Mueller's Indictment Power in Dismissal Bid

Manafort Challenges Mueller's Indictment Power in Dismissal Bid

Paul Manafort leveled his harshest attack yet on the legitimacy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller in a new court filing, echoing the longtime complaints of his former boss, President Donald Trump.
Senate Backs Bill Relaxing Post-Crisis Rules for Smaller Banks

Senate Backs Bill Relaxing Post-Crisis Rules for Smaller Banks

The U.S. Senate passed legislation that would ease constraints on regional and community banks while mostly snubbing Wall Street, giving the finance industry its best chance in years of rolling back
Trump Swaps Fed Fan Cohn for Critic Kudlow as Central Bank Hikes

Trump Swaps Fed Fan Cohn for Critic Kudlow as Central Bank Hikes

The Federal Reserve’s independence and monetary-policy approach had a White House ally in Gary Cohn. His successor Larry Kudlow may be a different story.
Zuma Exit Spurs Revival of South Africa's Once-Cowed Parliament

Zuma Exit Spurs Revival of South Africa's Once-Cowed Parliament

Jacob Zuma’s exit as South Africa’s president has given a new lease of life to the nation’s previously submissive parliament.
Trump Tells Boeing He Wants a ‘Good Price’ on Fighter Jets—or Else

Trump Tells Boeing He Wants a ‘Good Price’ on Fighter Jets—or Else

President Donald Trump used a visit to a Boeing Co. aircraft factory in St. Louis to tout the Republican tax overhaul and urge the company to give the government a “good price” for its fighter jets,
Slovenian Premier Resigns Months Before Planned General Ballot

Slovenian Premier Resigns Months Before Planned General Ballot

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar unexpectedly resigned just months before the small Balkan European Union member was scheduled to hold regular general elections.
U.K. Braced for Russian Response in Spy Poisoning Rift

U.K. Braced for Russian Response in Spy Poisoning Rift

Britain is braced for President Vladimir Putin’s reaction after Prime Minister Theresa May threw out 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter on U.K.
Americans May Get Permanent Tax Cut in ‘Phase Two,’ Kudlow Says

Americans May Get Permanent Tax Cut in ‘Phase Two,’ Kudlow Says

Tax cuts for individuals should be made permanent under ‘phase two’ of an overhaul, according to Larry Kudlow, the incoming White House economic adviser.
Trump Is Dragging Feet on Transgender Ban Evidence, Judge Rules

Trump Is Dragging Feet on Transgender Ban Evidence, Judge Rules

The Trump administration has repeatedly failed to identify evidence it may use to defend the government’s stalled ban on transgender soldiers, a federal judge in Seattle says.
Rise of Militant-Linked Party Casts Doubt on Pakistan’s Terrorist  Crackdown

Rise of Militant-Linked Party Casts Doubt on Pakistan’s Terrorist Crackdown

The Mili Muslim League’s website reads like a regular Pakistan political outfit, offering translations in Urdu and English and promoting the rights of minorities and women. The party’s spokesman even
Kudlow Says Trump Backs Strong Dollar as He Joins Administration

Kudlow Says Trump Backs Strong Dollar as He Joins Administration

Larry Kudlow, the incoming White House economic adviser, said he believes that President Donald Trump doesn’t want to see the value of the dollar go down.
Fox News Sued by Slain DNC Worker's Parents Over Retracted Story

Fox News Sued by Slain DNC Worker's Parents Over Retracted Story

The parents of a Democratic Party staffer whose unsolved 2016 murder touched off a flurry of right-wing conspiracy theories sued Fox News for publishing a “sham” story claiming their son leaked
Davis to Go to Brussels for Brexit Talks Before Crunch Summit

Davis to Go to Brussels for Brexit Talks Before Crunch Summit

Brexit Secretary David Davis will go to Brussels on Sunday for talks on issues including the transition arrangement that businesses are keen to pin down.
Trump’s Trade Powers Would Be Curtailed Under Republican Plan

Trump’s Trade Powers Would Be Curtailed Under Republican Plan

House Republicans are preparing a measure that would curtail President Donald Trump’s authority to make unilateral trade decisions after his decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs.
Stormy Daniels Gets New Judge After Claiming Old One Was Biased

Stormy Daniels Gets New Judge After Claiming Old One Was Biased

The porn star suing for the right to go public with details of her alleged affair with President Donald Trump got her case transferred to a new judge after claiming she couldn’t get a fair trial with
Senator Demands Explanation for Animals’ Deaths on United Airlines

Senator Demands Explanation for Animals’ Deaths on United Airlines

United Airlines faces a deepening public outcry after a dog perished in an overhead bin on one of its planes, prompting a U.S. senator to demand an explanation for the carrier’s industry-high rate of
A Trump-Kim Summit Could Unfreeze Mining Riches on the Korean Border

A Trump-Kim Summit Could Unfreeze Mining Riches on the Korean Border

UN sanctions have hurt minerals businesses where China meets North Korea. The talks could change that.
Abe’s Bad Month Gets Worse as Allies Press Him Over Scandal

Abe’s Bad Month Gets Worse as Allies Press Him Over Scandal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe got a warning sign that a ballooning scandal won’t go away any time soon: a rare interrogation from lawmakers from his own party.