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Polish President Recently Rejected Call From Tillerson, Aides Say

Polish President Recently Rejected Call From Tillerson, Aides Say

Aides to Polish President Andrzej Duda have tacitly confirmed media reports that the president recently refused to accept a call from then-U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Trump Says Russia Likely to Blame for Poisoning Ex-Spy in U.K.

Trump Says Russia Likely to Blame for Poisoning Ex-Spy in U.K.

President Donald Trump said Russia was likely behind the poisoning of a former spy in U.K. that threatens to further strain relations between Vladimir Putin’s government and the West.
Trump’s Pick for New CIA Director Is Career Spymaster

Trump’s Pick for New CIA Director Is Career Spymaster

President Donald Trump's choice to be the first female director of the CIA is a career spymaster who once ran an agency prison in Thailand where terror suspects were subjected to a harsh interrogation
U.K. Brexit Divorce Bill Is 37.1 Billion Pounds, Says Watchdog

U.K. Brexit Divorce Bill Is 37.1 Billion Pounds, Says Watchdog

The U.K. government’s budget watchdog -- the Office for Budget Responsibility -- expects the Brexit divorce bill to be 41.4 billion euros, or 37.1 billion pounds.
Tillerson Fired as Secretary of State, Pompeo Replaces Him

Tillerson Fired as Secretary of State, Pompeo Replaces Him

President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Tuesday morning that he has chosen CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Bloomberg's David Westin, Alix Steel, and
Trump Shuffles Team by Firing Tillerson and Tapping CIA's Pompeo

Trump Shuffles Team by Firing Tillerson and Tapping CIA's Pompeo

President Donald Trump ousted U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, ending a rocky tenure in an abrupt move that stunned the former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO and set in motion a shakeup of the
U.K. Outlook Gets Small Boost But Remains Stuck in Low Gear

U.K. Outlook Gets Small Boost But Remains Stuck in Low Gear

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Philip Hammond struck an optimistic tone in his Spring Statement, but was only able to unveil a minor boost to the nation’s growth outlook.
Greek Banks See $6.5 Billion Hit From New Accounting Rules

Greek Banks See $6.5 Billion Hit From New Accounting Rules

Greece’s four largest banks have reported an aggregate burden of 5.25 billion euros ($6.5 billion) to comply with new accounting rules as European stress tests loom.
ICE Spokesman Quits, Disputing Trump Administration Claim on Arrests

ICE Spokesman Quits, Disputing Trump Administration Claim on Arrests

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman in San Francisco has resigned after becoming frustrated by Trump administration statements about a recent sweep targeting illegal immigration.
Ex-Mexico Governor Sued for Funneling Cash Into Miami Homes

Ex-Mexico Governor Sued for Funneling Cash Into Miami Homes

The Mexican state of Veracruz is looking to recoup money it says was stolen by its imprisoned former governor and invested in real estate around Miami-Dade County.
Russia Rejects U.K. Ultimatum Over Former Double Agent’s Poisoning

Russia Rejects U.K. Ultimatum Over Former Double Agent’s Poisoning

Russia rejected a British ultimatum to come clean over a suspected chemical weapon attack on its former double agent in the U.K. as it braced for threatened reprisals.
Hillary Clinton Says U.S. Didn’t ‘Deserve’ Trump Presidency

Hillary Clinton Says U.S. Didn’t ‘Deserve’ Trump Presidency

Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not "deserve" Donald Trump's presidency and these are "perilous times."
Soros Eyes 99-Year Lease of Vienna Landmark After Hungary Clash

Soros Eyes 99-Year Lease of Vienna Landmark After Hungary Clash

Central European University, the Budapest-based institution founded by George Soros that’s embroiled in a legal fight with the Hungarian government, is closing in on a 99-year lease of a landmark
Bomb Targets Palestinian Authority PM’s Convoy in Gaza

Bomb Targets Palestinian Authority PM’s Convoy in Gaza

The Palestinian Authority’s premier escaped an apparent assassination attempt in the Gaza Strip Tuesday, when a bomb struck his convoy on a mission to bolster reconciliation efforts with the
EU's Juncker Demands Theresa May Give More Clarity on Brexit

EU's Juncker Demands Theresa May Give More Clarity on Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker demanded Prime Minister Theresa May give more detail about how the U.K. sees its relationship with the European Union after Brexit.
Trump Inspects Border Wall Prototypes in California

Trump Inspects Border Wall Prototypes in California

President Donald Trump traveled to opposition territory to fire up support for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a project he’s having trouble persuading Congress to fund.
U.S. Employment Outlook Means Tough Recruiting for Trump’s Army

U.S. Employment Outlook Means Tough Recruiting for Trump’s Army

The lowest unemployment rate in a decade is good news for Americans, but bad news for an expanding U.S. military.
Kushner Conflict Cloud Hovers Over Brooklyn Sale Linked to Japan

Kushner Conflict Cloud Hovers Over Brooklyn Sale Linked to Japan

Two months after Jared Kushner joined the White House as a senior adviser, his family firm sold a stake in a Brooklyn building to a unit of a company whose largest shareholder is the government of
GOP Struggles to Ignite Pennsylvania Voters in Tight Race

GOP Struggles to Ignite Pennsylvania Voters in Tight Race

A House district that should be safely in the Republican column and that President Donald Trump won by almost 20 points in 2016 is suddenly competitive.
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