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House Votes to Open Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry

House Votes to Open Public Phase of Trump Impeachment Inquiry

The U.S. House set Donald Trump on a path toward becoming only the third president in history to be impeached by passing a resolution that kicks off the public phase of their accelerating inquiry.
Iraq’s President Signals New Elections as Premier Agrees to Quit

Iraq’s President Signals New Elections as Premier Agrees to Quit

Iraq’s president said Thursday that Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi had agreed to resign once a successor is found and vowed to move toward new elections after days of violent protests between
Two Killed in Bolivia’s Post-Election Riots as Violence Spreads

Two Killed in Bolivia’s Post-Election Riots as Violence Spreads

Two people died in clashes over the results of Bolivia’s Oct. 20 election in the latest episode of political violence that’s flared across South America.
Seven Million. That’s the Number of Zimbabweans in Need of Food

Seven Million. That’s the Number of Zimbabweans in Need of Food

About half of the Zimbabwe’s 14 million people lack reliable access to enough food as a result of the worst regional drought in almost 40 years, according to the Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube.
Trump’s Trade War Tumult Hands Surprise Boost to Housing Market

Trump’s Trade War Tumult Hands Surprise Boost to Housing Market

Donald Trump, America’s first property-developer president, helped lift the housing market out of its recent slump. All it took was chaotic tweeting, and an unpredictable trade war that’s put
Trump Says U.S.-China Seek New Site to Sign Trade Agreement

Trump Says U.S.-China Seek New Site to Sign Trade Agreement

President Donald Trump said the U.S. and China are working on finding a new site for the two countries to sign a trade deal after Chile canceled a summit where they were set to finalize an agreement.
Britain’s Black Belt in EU Law Pulls No Punches in Brexit Attack

Britain’s Black Belt in EU Law Pulls No Punches in Brexit Attack

Brexit’s postponement meant it wasn’t her last day in the job. But Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston, one of the U.K.’s top legal officials at the European Union’s courts, let rip anyway.
Rand Falls After Mboweni Says Moody’s Rating ‘Not Looking Good’

Rand Falls After Mboweni Says Moody’s Rating ‘Not Looking Good’

South Africa’s rand weakened as much as 1.2% against the dollar after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said the fate of the country’s sole remaining investment-grade credit rating from Moody’s Investors

Corbyn Promises Better Brexit Deal, New Referendum If Elected

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the U.K.'s opposition Labour Party, speaks at a campaign event ahead of the Dec. 12 general election about Brexit and his promise to have a new referendum if his party is
India Farmers Plan Nationwide Protest Against 16-Nation Trade Deal

India Farmers Plan Nationwide Protest Against 16-Nation Trade Deal

India’s farmers’ organizations have planned a nationwide protest on Nov. 4 to demand that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi keep agriculture out of a 16-nation trade agreement currently

World Bank Urges Kenya to Go Easy on e-Commerce in Revenue Drive

The World Bank cautioned Kenya against imposing taxes that will curb growth of technology enterprises in its drive to ramp up revenue and narrow its budget gap.
White House Says Trump Did ‘Nothing Wrong’: Impeachment Update

White House Says Trump Did ‘Nothing Wrong’: Impeachment Update

The House voted Thursday to adopt rules for the next, more public phase of the impeachment investigation. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would be allowed to participate more in the next steps
Corbyn Kicks Off Election Campaign With Attack on U.K. ‘Elite’

Corbyn Kicks Off Election Campaign With Attack on U.K. ‘Elite’

Jeremy Corbyn criticized what he called the U.K.’s “corrupt system” that favors billionaires over wider society, in a speech kicking off his opposition Labour Party’s campaign to defeat Prime Minister
Chile’s Constitution Appears as a Roadblock to Defusing Rage

Chile’s Constitution Appears as a Roadblock to Defusing Rage

Amid the biggest social upheaval in decades, many Chileans are clamoring for a solution that sends shivers down the spine of part of the country’s elite: a new Constitution.
Hong Kong Bans Online Material Inciting Violence: Report

Hong Kong Bans Online Material Inciting Violence: Report

A Hong Kong court has temporarily banned publishing anything online that could encourage violence, Apple Daily has reported.
Hungary, Poland Criticized at EU Court for Stance on Refugee Quotas

Hungary, Poland Criticized at EU Court for Stance on Refugee Quotas

The European Union’s refugee policy got a boost from an adviser to the bloc’s top court who criticized Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic for failing to comply with the EU’s decision to shelter

Italy’s Economy Stuck in Slow Lane Even After GDP Tops Forecast

Italy’s economy barely grew in the third quarter as the country continues to struggle amid political instability and a near-record debt level.

Nigeria Asks U.S. to Help Fund Infrastructure, Terror Fight

Nigeria asked the U.S. to help fund power and other infrastructure projects and the fight against an Islamist insurgency, the West African nation’s presidency said.
The Trade War Is Evoking Feelings of Economic Darwinism

The Trade War Is Evoking Feelings of Economic Darwinism

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