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Outrage Over Poland’s Holocaust Law Prompts Call to Look for a Way Out

Outrage Over Poland’s Holocaust Law Prompts Call to Look for a Way Out

The ruling party rushed through the legislation earlier this month, ignoring warnings from the U.S. State Department, Israel and Poland’s European allies.
Mexico’s Obrador Backs Private Oil Contracts, Top Adviser Says

Mexico’s Obrador Backs Private Oil Contracts, Top Adviser Says

Two years after vowing to cancel them if elected, Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appears to be having a change of heart about the oil industry reforms of 2013 that
Supreme Court Rejects NRA on California’s Gun-Transfer Fees

Supreme Court Rejects NRA on California’s Gun-Transfer Fees

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the National Rifle Association, letting California keep using fees paid on firearm transfers to help fund efforts to track down people who acquire guns
U.S. Supreme Court Sidesteps Gun Debate, Rejects Two Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court Sidesteps Gun Debate, Rejects Two Appeals

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected two appeals challenging California gun regulations, steering clear of the debate over firearm restrictions following last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.
Supreme Court Rejects Hedge Funds on Fannie, Freddie Suits

Supreme Court Rejects Hedge Funds on Fannie, Freddie Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive core parts of lawsuits that challenged the federal government’s capture of billions of dollars in profits generated by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Mueller’s Move on Ex-Skadden Lawyer Puts Heat on Manafort, Gates

Mueller’s Move on Ex-Skadden Lawyer Puts Heat on Manafort, Gates

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller intensified legal pressure on ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, by filing a false-statements case against a lawyer who did
Guptas' Optimum Coal Risks Suspension as Workers Protest

Guptas' Optimum Coal Risks Suspension as Workers Protest

South Africa’s Optimum Coal mine, linked to the politically connected Gupta family, will be suspended if managers fail to comply with the site’s social and labor plan. Workers protested Wednesday over
Trump Tells GOP to Fight Pennsylvania Election Map Court Ruling

Trump Tells GOP to Fight Pennsylvania Election Map Court Ruling

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he hopes Republicans challenge a new electoral map in Pennsylvania seen as beneficial to Democrats and take it “all the way to the Supreme Court, if
Robert Mugabe’s Biggest Foe Laid to Rest in His Home Village

Robert Mugabe’s Biggest Foe Laid to Rest in His Home Village

Thousands of mourners, many clad in red, laid Morgan Tsvangirai to rest in his home village on Tuesday after the man who came close to toppling President Robert Mugabe died of colon cancer.
Brexit ‘Dogma’ Puts Northern Ireland at Risk of Terrorism, Hain Says

Brexit ‘Dogma’ Puts Northern Ireland at Risk of Terrorism, Hain Says

The “hard dogma” of those who want maximum separation from the European Union after Brexit risks bringing “bombing and shooting” back to Northern Ireland, the U.K’s former top official to the province
Pharmaceutical Titan’s Senate Bid Will Test Voters’ Views on Drug Prices

Pharmaceutical Titan’s Senate Bid Will Test Voters’ Views on Drug Prices

Bob Hugin’s Celgene legacy could be both a blessing and a burden in the New Jersey election.

Police Name Netanyahu Aides, Bezeq Officials in Graft Probe

Israeli investigators identified seven people linked to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country’s largest telecommunications company who have been arrested in a new probe of alleged
Brexit Cheerleader Wants Foreign Farm Workers to Stay on in U.K.

Brexit Cheerleader Wants Foreign Farm Workers to Stay on in U.K.

Michael Gove was a leading Brexit champion but as a Cabinet minister in charge of agriculture he wants foreign farm workers to stay.
The Bigger Story Behind the Saudi Reactor Contest

The Bigger Story Behind the Saudi Reactor Contest

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Trump Offering ‘Fake Jerusalem’ as Capital, Palestinians Charge

Trump Offering ‘Fake Jerusalem’ as Capital, Palestinians Charge

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday will tell the United Nations Security Council that the U.S. is an unacceptable peace broker.
Zuma’s Political Victims to Return to South Africa Cabinet

Zuma’s Political Victims to Return to South Africa Cabinet

Former South African ministers banished to the political wilderness under Jacob Zuma’s presidency are set to make a comeback as his successor prepares to revive the stagnant economy.
Gas Tax Increase Would Hit Trump States Hardest, Koch Groups Say

Gas Tax Increase Would Hit Trump States Hardest, Koch Groups Say

A federal gas tax increase to help pay for upgrading U.S. roads and bridges would fall hardest on states won by Donald Trump in 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by two groups tied to the
Latvian Premier Says Norvik Banka Seeks to Hurt Country’s Image

Latvian Premier Says Norvik Banka Seeks to Hurt Country’s Image

Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis lashed out at representatives of Norvik Banka JSC, saying that they’re trying to hurt Latvia’s image following a report that the lender was asked for bribes by central
Johnson Says U.K. Seeks `Special' EU Relationship: Brexit Update

Johnson Says U.K. Seeks `Special' EU Relationship: Brexit Update

David Davis promised that the U.K. would lead a “race to the top” rather than undercutting the European Union by tearing up regulations, as Theresa May’s government shifts toward a final negotiating
The Party Previously Known as the Northern League

The Party Previously Known as the Northern League

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.Anti-immigrant,