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EU's Barnier Says Disagreements Remain on Brexit Transition

EU's Barnier Says Disagreements Remain on Brexit Transition

A fight is looming between the U.K. and the European Union over the terms of Britain’s post-Brexit transition period, with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier saying many areas of
Startup Linked to Trump Election Denies Working for Brexit Group

Startup Linked to Trump Election Denies Working for Brexit Group

The CEO of the big-data firm that helped President Donald Trump’s election denied working with the Leave.EU campaign, one of the largest groups behind the U.K. referendum to exit the European Union.
Kushner Cos. in Talks to Buy 666 Fifth Ave. Stake From Vornado

Kushner Cos. in Talks to Buy 666 Fifth Ave. Stake From Vornado

Kushner Cos. is in negotiations to buy the 49.5 percent of a debt-laden office tower on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue that it doesn’t already own from partner Vornado Realty Trust.
Mueller Risk Index Warns of Market Declines as Probe Continues

Mueller Risk Index Warns of Market Declines as Probe Continues

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling unfolds, investors should expect stocks to fall on major developments, according to a new index aimed at tracking
Slovak Journalist Murder May Be Linked to Story on Italian Mafia

Slovak Journalist Murder May Be Linked to Story on Italian Mafia

A story about the Italian mafia stealing European Union grants in Slovakia may have prompted the murder of an investigative journalist in the eastern European country last week.
Berlusconi Says He Is ‘Available’ to Be Prime Minister Next Year

Berlusconi Says He Is ‘Available’ to Be Prime Minister Next Year

Former premier Silvio Berlusconi said he may seek the Italian government’s top job for a fifth time in a quarter-century when a ban on his holding public office expires next year.
Ramaphosa Walks Tightrope in South African Cabinet Overhaul

Ramaphosa Walks Tightrope in South African Cabinet Overhaul

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa treaded a fine line between his ruling party’s rival factions when he named steady hands to key cabinet posts and purged some of his predecessor Jacob Zuma’s
No Candidate Has Much Chance of Fixing Italy’s Problems

No Candidate Has Much Chance of Fixing Italy’s Problems

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German Court Puts Millions of Diesel Cars at Risk of Bans

German Court Puts Millions of Diesel Cars at Risk of Bans

Germany’s top administrative court refused to overturn lower court rulings that would ban diesel cars, telling the cities of Stuttgart and Dusseldorf to further develop their pollution plans.

Kenya's Turbulent 2017 Elections Cost Half a Billion Dollars

Kenya’s government spent 54.1 billion shillings ($532 million) on elections last year after a disputed presidential vote spurred a rerun and additional outlay, the Treasury said.
Eight Tories Ready to Rebel on Customs Union: Brexit Update

Eight Tories Ready to Rebel on Customs Union: Brexit Update

The European Union will publish a draft Brexit withdrawal treaty on Wednesday and it’s set to be explosive: it will ignore Theresa May’s recent requests to make the transition longer and risks
Rising Rates and Trump’s Threats Tie Trudeau’s Hands in Budget

Rising Rates and Trump’s Threats Tie Trudeau’s Hands in Budget

Justin Trudeau’s third budget will likely hold few, if any, major changes as a slowing growth rate leaves little room for new measures.
Cerberus Hands Bankrupt Gunmaker to Wall Street Creditors

Cerberus Hands Bankrupt Gunmaker to Wall Street Creditors

Stephen A. Feinberg spent the past decade building America’s leading firearms empire. Now, as the nation convulses after its latest massacre, he’s plunging into a politically fraught corporate
The Complex Calculus to Decide Italy’s Next Premier

The Complex Calculus to Decide Italy’s Next Premier

Italians go to the polls on March 4 with voters divided over the country’s relationship with the European Union, taxes and immigration. Here’s your daily guide to the latest news.
New York City, Albany Part Ways on Divesting Fossil-Fuel Stocks

New York City, Albany Part Ways on Divesting Fossil-Fuel Stocks

When it comes to climate change, the people who oversee the New York City and State pension investments agree that the threat to people and property is real.
$1 Trillion Fund Committed to U.K. No Matter What Brexit Outcome

$1 Trillion Fund Committed to U.K. No Matter What Brexit Outcome

The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund will continue to invest in the U.K. no matter what the outcome of Brexit talks.
Trump Talks About Shooting Response But Holds Back on Commitment

Trump Talks About Shooting Response But Holds Back on Commitment

President Donald Trump has talked a lot about school shootings since the Florida massacre but so far he isn’t putting his weight behind any legislative response.
Mnuchin Spares Treasury Market Nerve Center Amid Trading Tumult

Mnuchin Spares Treasury Market Nerve Center Amid Trading Tumult

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will spare the department’s markets room from an internal push to shutter or outsource an operation that was the agency’s nerve center as it tried to contain the 2008
Trump to Convene White House Summit in Search of Biofuel Deal

Trump to Convene White House Summit in Search of Biofuel Deal

President Donald Trump is bringing together senators warring over the future of the U.S. biofuel mandate in hopes of brokering a compromise.
Fox Will Need a Brexit Fairy Godmother, Says Ex-Adviser

Fox Will Need a Brexit Fairy Godmother, Says Ex-Adviser

U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox will need to conjure up a fairy godmother rather than good negotiating skills if he wants frictionless trade after Brexit, his former top adviser warned on Tuesday.