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Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

Trump Lawyers Largely Ignore Bolton Revelations in Senate Trial

President Donald Trump’s lawyers largely avoided the explosive allegation in former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book that the president tied aid to Ukraine to an investigation of a
Venezuela Weighs Privatizing Oil in Face of Economic Free Fall

Venezuela Weighs Privatizing Oil in Face of Economic Free Fall

Facing economic collapse and painful sanctions, the socialist government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed giving majority shares and control of its oil industry to big international
Brexit Bulletin: Stuff of Nightmares

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Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Democrats Set High Money Goals Before Caucuses: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign set the most aggressive fundraising goal for the last 5 days of the month, as candidates work furiously to raise enough money to keep their campaigns in high gear.
Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

Trump to Flood Iowa with Big-Name Supporters Ahead of Caucuses

President Donald Trump’s campaign plans to flood Iowa with Cabinet secretaries, lawmakers and senior White House officials for the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses next week, in a show of strength
Catalan Rift May Derail Sanchez’s Plans for Spain All Over Again

Catalan Rift May Derail Sanchez’s Plans for Spain All Over Again

Catalan President Joaquim Torra was stonewalled by his coalition partners as he defied a Spanish court decision by casting a vote in the regional parliament.
Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street banks would face much looser restrictions on investing in venture-capital funds under regulators’ latest rollback of the Volcker Rule, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Buenos Aires Sweetens Deal for Bondholders Ahead of Deadline

Buenos Aires Sweetens Deal for Bondholders Ahead of Deadline

The Province of Buenos Aires improved the terms it’s offering bondholders if they agree to accept delayed payments, an about-face from the cash-strapped government after its first overture failed to
EU Gets Primed to Attack With Stubborn Position on U.K. Trade

EU Gets Primed to Attack With Stubborn Position on U.K. Trade

The European Union’s remaining 27 governments agreed to pursue a tough line in the post-Brexit negotiations with the U.K., seeking early concessions on fishing rights and state aid that put them on
Trump Predicts Mideast Plan Will Fly But It’s Fine If Not

Trump Predicts Mideast Plan Will Fly But It’s Fine If Not

President Donald Trump said there’s a chance the Middle East peace plan he plans to release on Tuesday -- after three years in development -- wins the support of Palestinians and Arab nations but that
Huge Executive Payouts Draw a Grim Warning From Denmark’s Elite

Huge Executive Payouts Draw a Grim Warning From Denmark’s Elite

In Bernie Sanders’s favorite country, excessive executive pay is getting another look.
Huawei Poised to Get Go-Ahead for U.K.’s 5G Networks Tuesday

Huawei Poised to Get Go-Ahead for U.K.’s 5G Networks Tuesday

Boris Johnson is preparing to defy President Trump’s demand to ban Huawei Technologies Co. from the U.K.’s fifth-generation telecommunications networks, in a decision that risks an angry backlash from
U.S. Election Anxiety Joins Virus Fears in Fueling Yen Swings

U.S. Election Anxiety Joins Virus Fears in Fueling Yen Swings

The cost of hedging the yen has increased and surprisingly it isn’t just escalating fears of the deadly coronavirus that are gripping global markets -- it’s also reflecting market anxiety on the
Bulgarian Police Use Pepper Spray at Fringe-Party Protest

Bulgarian Police Use Pepper Spray at Fringe-Party Protest

Bulgarian police clashed with protesters trying to break into a government building during a demonstration by a fringe nationalist party in Sofia.

Tom Steyer Would Pay $18 Million More in Taxes Under Democrats’ Plan

Billionaire and Democratic presidential contender Tom Steyer would pay $17.9 million more in annual taxes under a plan Democrats are considering should they sweep Congress and the White House in the
Bolton Leak Describes Trump Linking Ukraine Aid to Biden Probe

Bolton Leak Describes Trump Linking Ukraine Aid to Biden Probe

An explosive leak from former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s unpublished book that says President Donald Trump wanted to freeze aid to Ukraine until its government investigated his political
EU’s Top Diplomat Cites ‘Quite Worrying’ Violence in Libya

EU’s Top Diplomat Cites ‘Quite Worrying’ Violence in Libya

Europe’s top diplomat warned of renewed violence in Libya recently and said international powers must put pressure on the warring parties to end the conflict.
U.S., EU Sketch Battle Lines to Reset Trade Talks

U.S., EU Sketch Battle Lines to Reset Trade Talks

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Australia Confirms Fifth Coronavirus Case

Australia Confirms Fifth Coronavirus Case

Australia confirmed a fifth case of coronavirus on Monday. "I'm advised that all five remain stable," Brendan Murphy, Australia's chief medical officer, said at a news conference. "There are a number