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Ten Years After the Crisis, Banks Win Big in Trump’s Washington

Ten Years After the Crisis, Banks Win Big in Trump’s Washington

Industry execs-turned-regulators are undoing Obama-era rules.
Senate Democrats in Trump States Raise More Than GOP Challengers

Senate Democrats in Trump States Raise More Than GOP Challengers

Senate Democrats in this year’s toughest re-election races have raised millions more than their Republican opponents as the party looks to turn donor anger at President Donald Trump into success at
Old Economy Pains Shackle Canada’s Trudeau in Silicon Valley

Old Economy Pains Shackle Canada’s Trudeau in Silicon Valley

Justin Trudeau is caught between two economies, and his visit to San Francisco on Thursday showed why.
Aide’s Departure Casts a Harsh Light on Trump’s Chief of Staff

Aide’s Departure Casts a Harsh Light on Trump’s Chief of Staff

The sudden resignation of one of President Donald Trump’s top aides amid allegations of domestic abuse raised fresh questions about chief of staff John Kelly’s ability to bring a tumultuous White
Trump Jr. Escalates Twitter War Against Probe and Father’s Foes

Trump Jr. Escalates Twitter War Against Probe and Father’s Foes

Donald Trump Jr. is tweeting like a man with nothing to fear from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
AT&T, Walmart Bolster Their Tax Savings in Paying Worker Bonuses

AT&T, Walmart Bolster Their Tax Savings in Paying Worker Bonuses

Big firms that account for the expense in 2017 stand to save tens of millions of dollars more in taxes than if they book the expense in 2018.
Rand Paul Stirs Senate Anger Over Protest That Led to Shutdown

Rand Paul Stirs Senate Anger Over Protest That Led to Shutdown

Senator Rand Paul forced a temporary government shutdown on Friday to lecture his GOP colleagues about fiscal responsibility, but the lesson they took away was probably not the one the Kentucky
ANC Officials Push Talks to End Zuma's South Africa Presidency

ANC Officials Push Talks to End Zuma's South Africa Presidency

Top South African ruling party officials are planning to press ahead with negotiations over the weekend to bring an end to Jacob Zuma’s presidency.
Brexit Bulletin: Never Compromise

Brexit Bulletin: Never Compromise

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Latest California #MeToo Case Spurs Confidentiality Concerns

Latest California #MeToo Case Spurs Confidentiality Concerns

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia — a leader in the #MeToo movement — took a voluntary unpaid leave of absence Friday amid an investigation into whether she groped a
Your Questions Answered on U.S. Government Shutdown

Your Questions Answered on U.S. Government Shutdown

The U.S. government has entered a partial shutdown as Congress missed a midnight deadline to pass spending legislation. Although the lapse may last only a few hours (lawmakers plan votes Friday
Mattis: Immigrant Service Members Won't Face Deportation

Mattis: Immigrant Service Members Won't Face Deportation

The nearly 850 immigrants currently serving in the military or waiting to start basic training won't face deportation despite the ongoing federal wrangling over the fate of people who came to America
Pakistan to Trump: Pay for Our Border Fence to Reduce Terrorism

Pakistan to Trump: Pay for Our Border Fence to Reduce Terrorism

Pakistan is pushing for the completion of a fence along its disputed border with Afghanistan -- and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it.
Obama-Backed Group Targeting Elections in 11 States

Obama-Backed Group Targeting Elections in 11 States

A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections in 11 states this year, with its heaviest focus on Ohio.
Kim's Sister Heartily Cheers Unified Korea Team: Olympic Update

Kim's Sister Heartily Cheers Unified Korea Team: Olympic Update

Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, smiled and enthusiastically applauded as athletes from both Koreas waved unification flags together at the Winter Olympics’s opening
Never Compromise on U.K.’s Brexit Demands, May Tells Team

Never Compromise on U.K.’s Brexit Demands, May Tells Team

After last year’s disastrous election result, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was described as a dead woman walking. Yet despite numerous mishaps, she still refuses to accept she’s finished.
Germany's Power Traders Are About to See Some Volatility

Germany's Power Traders Are About to See Some Volatility

After wild swings roiled stock markets from Hong Kong to New York this week, Germany’s power traders are about to get their own taste of volatility.
White House Chief Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Abuse Allegations

White House Chief Seeks to Ease Concerns Over Abuse Allegations

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has written a letter to White House employees seeking to allay their concerns after a top aide to President Donald Trump resigned over allegations that he had
Italian Voters Get Better-Than-Expected Economic Update

Italian Voters Get Better-Than-Expected Economic Update

Italian voters, who are being wooed by campaign promises before next month’s general election, got the first of a series of economic snapshots showing the state of the country’s recovery, and the news
Trump Budget to Target Drug Prices, Out-of-Pocket Costs, Azar Says

Trump Budget to Target Drug Prices, Out-of-Pocket Costs, Azar Says

Donald Trump’s health-care chief said he plans to take up the president’s promises to do something about pharmaceutical prices, targeting some of the U.S.’s costliest drugs with proposals to reduce