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The U.K.’s Royal Mint Gets First Female Boss in 1,100 Years

The U.K.’s Royal Mint Gets First Female Boss in 1,100 Years

The Royal Mint, the government-owned maker of the U.K.’s coins, appointed Anne Jessopp as its first female leader in its 1,100-year history -- and in doing so put the spotlight on a rather grisly
Cyber Hacks Cost Up to $109 Billion in 2016, U.S. Estimates

Cyber Hacks Cost Up to $109 Billion in 2016, U.S. Estimates

Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House said Friday.
The Real Brexit Battle Inside Theresa May’s Cabinet

The Real Brexit Battle Inside Theresa May’s Cabinet

The battle within Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet over the shape of the Brexit trade deal they want to strike with the European Union is still raging -- but the front line has moved.
France Drops Rape Investigation Against Budget Minister

France Drops Rape Investigation Against Budget Minister

French investigators have dropped an investigation into rape accusations against President Emmanuel Macron's budget minister, citing a lack of evidence.
Trump to Host Netanyahu at White House Next Month

Trump to Host Netanyahu at White House Next Month

President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next month.
Mueller Accuses Russians of Pro-Trump, Anti-Clinton Meddling

Mueller Accuses Russians of Pro-Trump, Anti-Clinton Meddling

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the details of a widespread and coordinated campaign by Russians to influence the U.S. presidential election in favor of Donald Trump, delivering on his
Ramaphosa Sees New Dawn for South Africa After Ousting Zuma

Ramaphosa Sees New Dawn for South Africa After Ousting Zuma

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to revive a flagging economy, restore investor confidence, create millions of new jobs and crack down on the corruption that damaged the country under
FBI Says It Didn't Pursue Warning on Florida School Killer

FBI Says It Didn't Pursue Warning on Florida School Killer

The FBI disclosed that it failed to follow up on a detailed warning about the 19-year-old gunman who is charged with killing 17 people and wounding a dozen others at a Florida high school on
South Africa's Ramaphosa Expresses Gratitude to Zuma

South Africa's Ramaphosa Expresses Gratitude to Zuma

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa expresses his gratitude to former President Jacob Zuma during his State of the Nation address. (Source: Bloomberg)
Soros Met ECB's Coeure to Discuss Deeper Euro-Area Integration

Soros Met ECB's Coeure to Discuss Deeper Euro-Area Integration

Billionaire George Soros met one of the European Central Bank’s top decision makers late last year to discuss a matter he has long advocated: closer euro-zone integration.
Merkel Says It's Not Cherry-Picking to Want Unique Brexit Deal

Merkel Says It's Not Cherry-Picking to Want Unique Brexit Deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the door to giving Britain a unique, tailor-made trade deal after Brexit.
U.S. Fights AT&T Efforts to Unearth Trump Role in Merger Review

U.S. Fights AT&T Efforts to Unearth Trump Role in Merger Review

The head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, who is suing to block AT&T’s proposed takeover of Time Warner, said he didn’t discuss the proposed merger with President Donald Trump.
Trudeau’s Finance Chief Has Little Room for New Budget Measures

Trudeau’s Finance Chief Has Little Room for New Budget Measures

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is being told there is little additional fiscal space for new measures as he meets private-sector economists Friday to discuss the state of the Canadian economy ahead of
Senior Jared Kushner Aide Leaves White House

Senior Jared Kushner Aide Leaves White House

A senior aide to Jared Kushner is leaving the White House to return to his family’s real estate company.
Trump Says He Will Go to Florida Today to Meet Parkland Victims

Trump Says He Will Go to Florida Today to Meet Parkland Victims

President Donald Trump said he will leave for Florida Friday to meet with people involved with a mass shooting at Parkland high school left 17 dead and more than a dozen more wounded.
Berlusconi's Pick for Premier Says Allies No Longer Euroskeptic

Berlusconi's Pick for Premier Says Allies No Longer Euroskeptic

Antonio Tajani, the European Parliament president floated by Silvio Berlusconi as Italy’s next prime minister, says their coalition partners would cease threatening to exit the European Union and the
UN Refugee Agency Slams Hungary on Draft NGO Law, Border Zone

UN Refugee Agency Slams Hungary on Draft NGO Law, Border Zone

The United Nations’ refugee agency urged Hungary to withdraw a draft bill targeting civil groups helping asylum-seekers and to loosen restrictions along the razor-wire fence it has built on its
Spy Chiefs of U.K., France, Germany Say Brexit Won't Divide Them

Spy Chiefs of U.K., France, Germany Say Brexit Won't Divide Them

The intelligence chiefs of Britain, France and Germany said they won’t allow Brexit to divide them or prevent cooperation on fighting terrorism.
Ending Nafta Could Cause Rural ‘Depression,’ GOP Senator Says

Ending Nafta Could Cause Rural ‘Depression,’ GOP Senator Says

President Donald Trump risks triggering a “depression” in the nation’s rural areas if he withdraws from Nafta, Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said.

Mitt Romney Running for U.S. Senate in Utah to Replace Hatch

Mitt Romney announced Friday he’ll run for the U.S. Senate in Utah, potentially bringing to Washington a popular Republican who has been a scathing critic of President Donald Trump.