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Cuomo Seeks Israeli Know-How for Fix to Struggling New York Subway

Cuomo Seeks Israeli Know-How for Fix to Struggling New York Subway

In an effort to find the cheapest fix for New York subways plagued by shutdowns due to century-old signaling technology, Governor Andrew Cuomo is making a one-day visit to Israel to meet with
Venezuela Regime Says Guaido, Two Dozen More Planned Coups

Venezuela Regime Says Guaido, Two Dozen More Planned Coups

Venezuela’s government offered what it said was new proof of a series of planned coups led by National Assembly President Juan Guaido and more than two dozen other people, including many retired
Iran on Brink of Nuclear Breach That Would Strain Ties With Europe

Iran on Brink of Nuclear Breach That Would Strain Ties With Europe

Iran is set to breach the 2015 nuclear deal for the first time on Thursday, piling pressure on European powers attempting to salvage it from crippling U.S. sanctions and avert a slide toward war.
United Nations Warns U.S. and Iran to Not ‘Sleepwalk' Into War

United Nations Warns U.S. and Iran to Not ‘Sleepwalk' Into War

United Nations members urged the U.S. and Iran Wednesday to step back from the brink of war and prevent an escalation of tensions.
Mueller Must Walk Tightrope in Testifying Publicly on His Probe

Mueller Must Walk Tightrope in Testifying Publicly on His Probe

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be a reluctant witness with a daunting task when he testifies before Congress next month: resisting Democratic pressure to reveal secrets from his 22-month
Wayfair Employees Protest in Boston Over Border Camp Sales

Wayfair Employees Protest in Boston Over Border Camp Sales

Scores of employees at Wayfair Inc. walked off the job on Wednesday to protest the online retailer’s sale of beds to contractors furnishing border camps for asylum seekers.
Bank of America Will Stop Lending to Private-Prison Firms

Bank of America Will Stop Lending to Private-Prison Firms

Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. bank, will stop lending to companies that run private prisons and detention centers.
Pelosi Conditions Border Funds on Better Care for Migrant Youth

Pelosi Conditions Border Funds on Better Care for Migrant Youth

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined late Wednesday Democrats’ demands for the border funding bill Congress has debated for weeks to respond to a worsening humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico
Embattled NRA Loses Its Political Power Broker on Eve of 2020

Embattled NRA Loses Its Political Power Broker on Eve of 2020

With the exit of Chris Cox and the longtime producer of NRATV, the gun lobby is entering the election season without the lobbying or publicity power that catapulted Trump in 2016
Trump Says Juncker Is a Gent But Vestager Hates the U.S.

Trump Says Juncker Is a Gent But Vestager Hates the U.S.

Donald Trump would rather have Mario Draghi at the Fed than Jerome Powell. And he thinks European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is “a fantastic gentleman.”
Supreme Court Refuses to Topple Regulation Precedent

Supreme Court Refuses to Topple Regulation Precedent

A divided U.S. Supreme Court rejected calls by business groups to overturn two decades-old rulings that have given federal agencies broad power to interpret their own regulations. Bloomberg's Greg
Murphy Fights for N.J. Millionaire Tax: ‘Whose Side Are You On?’

Murphy Fights for N.J. Millionaire Tax: ‘Whose Side Are You On?’

Racing against New Jersey’s constitutional budget deadline, Governor Phil Murphy cast aside his typical diplomacy and said fellow Democrats against his millionaire’s tax were operating “in a bubble”
Russia Threats Take Center Stage at NATO Defense Chiefs’ Meeting

Russia Threats Take Center Stage at NATO Defense Chiefs’ Meeting

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization turned its sights on threats posed by Russia, mapping out security measures for Europe to replace a dying arms-control pact and warning alliance member Turkey
U.S. Urged to Stop Predatory Lenders ‘Crippling’ Businesses

U.S. Urged to Stop Predatory Lenders ‘Crippling’ Businesses

Congress must act to protect small businesses from predatory lenders who seize their assets without warning using a legal instrument called a confession of judgment, U.S. Representative Nydia
AbbVie Moves Allergan Profits to U.S. in Partial GOP Tax Law Win

AbbVie Moves Allergan Profits to U.S. in Partial GOP Tax Law Win

Allergan Plc, the drugmaker that emigrated to Ireland to avoid U.S. taxes in 2015, is now coming home -- at least partially.
Italy's Salvini Says EU Abandoned Country on Migrant Solution

Italy's Salvini Says EU Abandoned Country on Migrant Solution

Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini criticized the European Union for failing to help his country find a solution to control the flow of migrants to its coastline, as tensions increased over the
Maduro-Appointed Board Sues in U.S. for Control of Citgo

Maduro-Appointed Board Sues in U.S. for Control of Citgo

The board appointed by Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, to oversee the nation’s state-owned oil company sued in Delaware to regain control of U.S.-based refiner Citgo Petroleum Corp.
Amtrak Chief Calls on U.S. to End ‘Red Tape’ on Gateway Project

Amtrak Chief Calls on U.S. to End ‘Red Tape’ on Gateway Project

Amtrak’s chief executive urged the Trump administration to provide federal funding and complete a key environmental review needed to advance the Gateway program of rail infrastructure projects in New
South Africa Says Eskom Creditors Won’t Lose Out in Restructure

South Africa Says Eskom Creditors Won’t Lose Out in Restructure

South Africa has laid out a timeline for the restructuring of Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd.. and pledged that creditors of the state-owned power company won’t suffer losses, according to a fund manager who
NRA’s Embattled Top Lobbyist Chris Cox Resigns After Two Decades

NRA’s Embattled Top Lobbyist Chris Cox Resigns After Two Decades

The National Rifle Association’s embattled top lobbyist has resigned after being accused of seeking to overthrow the group’s leader, a person familiar with the matter said.