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Immigration Plans Stuck in Congressional Limbo as Deadlines Loom

Immigration Plans Stuck in Congressional Limbo as Deadlines Loom

The anticlimactic failure of U.S. immigration legislation last week sent senators scrambling for fallback options to avoid the deportation of young people who arrived in the country as children.
Trump Plan to Swap Food Stamps for Food Faces Skeptical Congress

Trump Plan to Swap Food Stamps for Food Faces Skeptical Congress

A Trump administration plan to to replace food-stamp spending with boxes of “100 percent American grown food’’ landed on Congress’s doorstep with a thud.
Trump’s Tax Law Rankles European Finance Ministers

Trump’s Tax Law Rankles European Finance Ministers

The European Union voiced its concerns again over the impact of Donald Trump’s tax cuts but stopped short of threatening retaliation that could further inflame EU-U.S. tensions.
Brexit Bulletin: May Prepares a Secret Weapon

Brexit Bulletin: May Prepares a Secret Weapon

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Teens Organize to Fight Gun Violence After Florida School Shooting

Teens Organize to Fight Gun Violence After Florida School Shooting

About 100 Stoneman Douglas students are heading to Florida's capital, Tallahassee, to push lawmakers to do something.
South Korea Refuses Call to Fire Judge Who Freed Samsung Heir

South Korea Refuses Call to Fire Judge Who Freed Samsung Heir

The South Korean government said it lacked authority to fire the judge who freed de facto Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee, as public anger simmers over the decision to suspend his prison sentence from a
Kenya Authorities Confiscate Two Opposition Officials’ Passports

Kenya Authorities Confiscate Two Opposition Officials’ Passports

Kenyan immigration officials confiscated the passports of opposition Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi.
Donald Trump Jr. Visits India to Help Sell Apartments

Donald Trump Jr. Visits India to Help Sell Apartments

President Donald Trump’s eldest son is in New Delhi to sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in a Trump-branded development outside the Indian
Pennsylvania Court’s Election Map Raises Democrats’ Midterm Hopes

Pennsylvania Court’s Election Map Raises Democrats’ Midterm Hopes

The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will give Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

The government wants to exit its bailout program after eight years, but the country’s finances still look shaky.
Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

The U.S. effort to put Iran in a financial vice was working. European banks were paying big fines and closing off its money flows, and severe sanctions on the country’s banking and energy sectors were
Italy’s Northern League Is Suddenly In Love With the South

Italy’s Northern League Is Suddenly In Love With the South

“We can’t turn Italy into a refugee camp,” Salvini tells voters.
As Saudis Go Nuclear, U.S. Seeks an Edge Over Great-Power Rivals

As Saudis Go Nuclear, U.S. Seeks an Edge Over Great-Power Rivals

At a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna last September, word spread that Saudi Arabia had identified a handful of countries that could build two nuclear reactors in the
Merkel’s Final Barrier to Historic Fourth Term Has a Name: Kevin

Merkel’s Final Barrier to Historic Fourth Term Has a Name: Kevin

The last barrier to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fourth term is an activist who was born the same year the Berlin Wall fell.
Trump Backs Romney in Utah Senate Race, Embracing GOP Critic

Trump Backs Romney in Utah Senate Race, Embracing GOP Critic

President Donald Trump endorsed former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, setting aside longstanding differences with a GOP critic as the party looks to
Angry Iranians Are Forcing Their Leaders to Reboot Economy Plans

Angry Iranians Are Forcing Their Leaders to Reboot Economy Plans

When he was studying in Tehran, Abbas would catch a pre-dawn train in from the provinces. A few scenes glimpsed through the window are etched in his mind: street-sweepers huddled around fires, men
BlackRock Says Buy U.S. Stocks as Tax Plan Supercharges Earnings

BlackRock Says Buy U.S. Stocks as Tax Plan Supercharges Earnings

BlackRock Inc. turned bullish on U.S. stocks as the world’s largest money manager says impending fiscal stimulus will boost already strong momentum for earnings growth.
Corbyn Vows to Stop Hostile Bids and Humble the City of London

Corbyn Vows to Stop Hostile Bids and Humble the City of London

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U.K. Promises Not to Torch EU Regulation in Post-Brexit Britain

Brexit Secretary David Davis will reassure the European Union that the U.K. won’t try to undercut the bloc by tearing up regulations after the split, making the case for mutual trust between
U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment

U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment

Indonesia is forgoing billions of dollars on offer from American companies eager to invest in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan said.