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Aid Efforts in Besieged Syria Are ‘Getting Nowhere,’ UN Warns

Aid Efforts in Besieged Syria Are ‘Getting Nowhere,’ UN Warns

As Syria’s seven-year civil war drags on, no medical or food supplies have reached besieged populations in the country since November, according to a top UN official.
CIA's Pompeo Defends Meeting Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief

CIA's Pompeo Defends Meeting Sanctioned Russian Spy Chief

Sergei Naryshkin visited the U.S. last week for discussions on the fight against terrorism, according to the Russian embassy in Washington.
FBI Probe Memo Dominating Talks at GOP Retreat

FBI Probe Memo Dominating Talks at GOP Retreat

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on the latest from the Republican retreat in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
The Law and Order Party Has Turned on the Law and Order Agencies

The Law and Order Party Has Turned on the Law and Order Agencies

A classified memo becomes the focus of Republican efforts to undermine the Mueller investigation.
Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

The Republican lawmaker central to passing an infrastructure bill said the key may be getting his GOP colleagues to set aside years of opposition and embrace raising the tax on gasoline.
Trump: ‘I Guess’ I Needed GOP Leaders to Win Presidency

Trump: ‘I Guess’ I Needed GOP Leaders to Win Presidency

President Donald Trump isn’t sure whether he needed the help of Republican party leaders to win the presidency.
May Stands By Pro-Brexit Minister Who Attacked Civil Service

May Stands By Pro-Brexit Minister Who Attacked Civil Service

Prime Minister Theresa May backed Brexit Minister Steve Baker after he cast doubt on the professionalism of civil servants for the second time in a week, sparking a backlash from lawmakers.
Tanzanian President Accuses Judges of Graft, Seeks Reforms

Tanzanian President Accuses Judges of Graft, Seeks Reforms

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the country’s judiciary needs to reform as he accused some judges and other law enforcement agency officials of being corrupt.
U.S. Says Syria May Be Making New Types of Chemical Weapons

U.S. Says Syria May Be Making New Types of Chemical Weapons

Washington (AP) -- The Trump administration on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's government of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals despite committing
Trump Puts Himself in Lincoln's Company in Speech to Republicans

Trump Puts Himself in Lincoln's Company in Speech to Republicans

President Donald Trump extolled his own performance in a speech to Republican lawmakers on Thursday and suggested he could have won office without the party’s leaders.
Guindos's Bid for ECB Job Stirs Doubts Among Some EU Lawmakers

Guindos's Bid for ECB Job Stirs Doubts Among Some EU Lawmakers

Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos, the longtime frontrunner to become the next vice president of the European Central Bank, is facing some resistance to his candidacy in the European
Lopez Obrador’s Nafta Chief Intends to Keep Mexico in Agreement

Lopez Obrador’s Nafta Chief Intends to Keep Mexico in Agreement

The Harvard-educated historian and economist who’ll run Nafta negotiations for Mexico if Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins in July said that the deal is a valuable part of the nation’s economy and she
Trump Says FBI, Justice Politicized Probes Ahead of Memo Release

Trump Says FBI, Justice Politicized Probes Ahead of Memo Release

President Donald Trump on Friday accused top leaders at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department of politicizing investigations ahead of the release of a Republican memo that argues
Why Brazil’s Budget Balance Is Stuck in the Red

Why Brazil’s Budget Balance Is Stuck in the Red

Brazilian policy makers this week got another stark reminder of how pension spending is bleeding public accounts on the eve of a vote aimed at curbing those layouts.
What Is ‘The Memo,’ and Why Is Washington Abuzz?

What Is ‘The Memo,’ and Why Is Washington Abuzz?

U.S. politics are in turmoil over “the memo,” a document few have read.
Central African Republic Rebels Allow Return of State Officials

Central African Republic Rebels Allow Return of State Officials

An armed group in the Central African Republic said it will allow some state officials to return to the territory it controls in the northeast.
Italy's Five Star Leader Vows to Help Ailing Banks

Italy's Five Star Leader Vows to Help Ailing Banks

Luigi Di Maio, leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement, promised to make it easier for the country’s ailing banks to recover assets as he sought to win over international investors
Jamaica Plans to Buy Venezuela's Stake in Kingston Refinery

Jamaica Plans to Buy Venezuela's Stake in Kingston Refinery

The Jamaican government intends to buy Venezuela’s stake in the Kingston oil refinery, allowing it to start a delayed plan to boost production.
Haiti’s President Says Trump Got at Least One Thing Right

Haiti’s President Says Trump Got at Least One Thing Right

Our interview with Haitian President Jovenel Moise.