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Czech Extremist Party Joins Regional Push to Curb Soros NGOs

Czech Extremist Party Joins Regional Push to Curb Soros NGOs

A Czech anti-immigrant party joined a surge of politicians calling for a crackdown on non-governmental organizations in ex-communist Europe.
U.K. Breached EU Law With Internet Spying, Court Rules

U.K. Breached EU Law With Internet Spying, Court Rules

Part of the British government’s historic mass interception of emails, text messages and other forms of communication breached European Union law, the U.K. Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.
Kenyan Opposition Leader Declares Himself President, Skirting Constitution

Kenyan Opposition Leader Declares Himself President, Skirting Constitution

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga swore an oath of office declaring himself the so-called people’s president in a mock ceremony that risked deepening the fraught political divisions in the East
How Trump’s Campaign Appealed to American Morality: Eco Pulse

How Trump’s Campaign Appealed to American Morality: Eco Pulse

A Harvard economist shows how Trump’s moral statements matched up with his voters’ values
Chris Christie Hired By ABC News

Chris Christie Hired By ABC News

The Republican made his first appearance as a political contributor on Tuesday.
Saudis Reap $107 Billion in Graft Pacts as 56 Remain Held

Saudis Reap $107 Billion in Graft Pacts as 56 Remain Held

Saudi authorities have reached agreements to recover more than 400 billion riyals ($107 billion) from people held under a controversial corruption investigation but refused to settle with 56 suspects

Kenyan Opposition Leader Odinga Declares Himself President

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga swore an oath of office declaring himself president of the East African nation.
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Putin Stages Syria Peace Talks Boycotted by Assad Opponents

Putin Stages Syria Peace Talks Boycotted by Assad Opponents

Russia’s hopes for an internationally backed peace plan were dealt a blow as major opposition forces boycotted a summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi aimed at outlining a deal.
‘We Made It Up’: Trying in Vain to Count the Puerto Rico Exodus

‘We Made It Up’: Trying in Vain to Count the Puerto Rico Exodus

It’s the number everyone needs to know: How many Puerto Ricans will be left in Puerto Rico?
Thanks to Trump, More U.S. Milk Will Be Coming From Robots

Thanks to Trump, More U.S. Milk Will Be Coming From Robots

It wasn’t long ago that cow-milking robots were a novelty in the U.S., but today, automation is showing up on more farms.
Merkel's Coalition Talks Advance With German Refugee-Policy Deal

Merkel's Coalition Talks Advance With German Refugee-Policy Deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel moved forward in talks on forming her next government as negotiators reached a deal on refugee policy.
Early Word on a Contract May Have Helped Investors Cash In

Early Word on a Contract May Have Helped Investors Cash In

Sounds dodgy, but there may not be anything illegal about that.

Amnesty International Says Nigeria Air Raids Kill 35 People

Amnesty International accused the Nigerian military of killing 35 people last month in air raids carried out to stop an attack by herders on farming villages in the country’s northeast.
Brexit Minister Hits Back After Leak of Impact Forecasts

Brexit Minister Hits Back After Leak of Impact Forecasts

The leak of government forecasts on the economic impact of leaving the European Union is giving both sides of the debate a chance to rehash arguments from the 2016 campaign.
Macron Can Push French Economy On After Best Growth in Six Years

Macron Can Push French Economy On After Best Growth in Six Years

French President Emmanuel Macron’s push to help businesses is handing the economy a chance to extend its strongest expansion in six years.
Trump’s Agenda Faces Tough Fiscal Reality After State of the Union

Trump’s Agenda Faces Tough Fiscal Reality After State of the Union

Fscal headwinds mean he’s likely to have less legislative success in his second year in office.
Trump’s Push to Fire Mueller Heightens Political, Not Legal, Risk

Trump’s Push to Fire Mueller Heightens Political, Not Legal, Risk

President Donald Trump is facing a potentially awkward interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Even Trump’s Allies Scorn Plan for Federal 5G: ‘We’re Not Venezuela’

Even Trump’s Allies Scorn Plan for Federal 5G: ‘We’re Not Venezuela’

It’s been both conservative dogma and law for more than 20 years: private companies rather than the government should guide the future of U.S. telecommunications.
Kenyan Crisis Deepens as Opposition Set to Inaugurate Leader

Kenyan Crisis Deepens as Opposition Set to Inaugurate Leader

Kenya’s main opposition alliance defied warnings of a crackdown and prepared to inaugurate its leader as a so-called people’s president, threatening to deepen the East African nation’s political
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