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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.
Brexit Bulletin: Fox and Friends

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Turkey Approves Crucial Election Law Seen Boosting Erdogan

Turkey Approves Crucial Election Law Seen Boosting Erdogan

Turkey’s parliament voted to approve sweeping changes to electoral laws that could help President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cement his grip on power.
The Five Most Important Moves in Xi's Big China Cabinet Shake-Up

The Five Most Important Moves in Xi's Big China Cabinet Shake-Up

China’s sweeping government restructuring plan gives President Xi Jinping more direct control over the levers of money and power by consolidating, creating or eliminating dozens of agencies.
Ethiopians Flee to Kenya After Army ‘Mistakenly’ Kills Nine

Ethiopians Flee to Kenya After Army ‘Mistakenly’ Kills Nine

Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group fled to neighboring Kenya after the military said it “mistakenly” killed nine civilians and injured 12 others in a market town that straddles
Murder and Protests Rock a Small European Nation

Murder and Protests Rock a Small European Nation

An outcry over alleged corruption following a shocking double murder has set Slovakia on course for early elections.
To Merkel's Packed In-Tray, Add Trump's Non-Stop Germany Bashing

To Merkel's Packed In-Tray, Add Trump's Non-Stop Germany Bashing

Angela Merkel’s most immediate challenge when she resumes office no longer looks to be refugees, Russia nor even rising populism: It’s President Donald Trump’s relentless focus on Germany.
Tillerson on Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: `Remain Patient'

Tillerson on Trump-Kim Meeting Specifics: `Remain Patient'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. expects North Korea to be in direct touch after President Donald Trump agreed to Kim Jong Un’s invitation to meet, urging patience as preparations for
China Unveils 'Revolutionary' Plan to Give Communist Party Even More Power

China Unveils 'Revolutionary' Plan to Give Communist Party Even More Power

China unveiled a “revolutionary” government restructuring plan that consolidates Communist Party authority, giving President Xi Jinping more direct control over the levers of money and power.
Trump Isn't Retreating From Gun Proposals, Spokeswoman Says

Trump Isn't Retreating From Gun Proposals, Spokeswoman Says

Donald Trump isn’t retreating from gun-safety proposals that might cross the NRA, his spokeswoman said Monday after the White House released a package of policies that didn’t include the most
Tillerson Says Substance Used in Ex-Spy Poisoning Is From Russia

Tillerson Says Substance Used in Ex-Spy Poisoning Is From Russia

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joined the British government in saying the poison used in an attack on a former Russian spy in the U.K. clearly came from Russia, calling the episode an “egregious
Trump Says Kudlow Has ‘Very Good Chance’ at Taking Cohn’s Job

Trump Says Kudlow Has ‘Very Good Chance’ at Taking Cohn’s Job

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that economist and CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow has “a very good chance” at replacing Gary Cohn, the outgoing director of the White House National Economic
Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover of Qualcomm on Security Risks

Trump Blocks Broadcom Takeover of Qualcomm on Security Risks

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday blocking Broadcom Ltd. from pursuing its hostile takeover of Qualcomm Inc., scuttling a $117 billion deal that had been scrutinized by a
GOP Ending House Russia Probe Despite Democrats’ Objections

GOP Ending House Russia Probe Despite Democrats’ Objections

Republicans who control the House Intelligence Committee ended an investigation into the 2016 presidential election over intense objections from Democrats, saying they found no evidence of collusion