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Iran Tension, Trade Friction to Complicate Pompeo's India Visit

Iran Tension, Trade Friction to Complicate Pompeo's India Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives in India Tuesday fresh from a last-minute trip to the Gulf aimed at building a global coalition against Iran to tackle a different tricky subject: trade.
Parliament Ready to Support No-Deal Brexit, Johnson Says

Parliament Ready to Support No-Deal Brexit, Johnson Says

Boris Johnson said he believed the British Parliament would now support a no-deal Brexit, even as senior figures in his Conservative Party warned they had the numbers to stop him if he tried to push
Trump Maps Path on Health Costs That Has Few Clues for Consumers

Trump Maps Path on Health Costs That Has Few Clues for Consumers

The Trump administration took a step toward making paying for health care more like paying for coffee, computers or clothing, by letting patients know prices up front -- but what consumers could do
Trump and Xi to Seal a Deal? Traders Aren't Holding Their Breath

Trump and Xi to Seal a Deal? Traders Aren't Holding Their Breath

Fund managers are sticking to their positions ahead of this week’s meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, saying they don’t expect much progress to be made.
On Cue, Wall Street Challenges Bernie Sanders's Trading Tax Plan

On Cue, Wall Street Challenges Bernie Sanders's Trading Tax Plan

Bernie Sanders wants Wall Street to pay off America’s student debt. Wall Street, predictably, says that’s a bad idea.
Trump's Iran Sanctions Won't Make Any Difference, Former Ambassador Hill Says

Trump's Iran Sanctions Won't Make Any Difference, Former Ambassador Hill Says

Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and South Korea, comments on President Donald Trump imposing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his office. He speaks with
Puerto Rico Governor Ousts Treasurer Amid Reported FBI Probe

Puerto Rico Governor Ousts Treasurer Amid Reported FBI Probe

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello asked for the immediate resignation of Treasury Secretary Raul Maldonado just hours after the cabinet member disclosed a federal corruption investigation into his
U.K. Adopts Law for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution by 2050

U.K. Adopts Law for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution by 2050

The lower chamber of Britain’s Parliament approved a move to toughen targets on fossil fuel pollution, setting a goal of reaching a level of net zero by 2050.
NYC Cabbies Facing Financial Ruin Force City to Mull a Rescue

NYC Cabbies Facing Financial Ruin Force City to Mull a Rescue

New York City Council members are considering laws that would bail out hundreds of taxi drivers facing financial ruin as competition from Uber-like vehicles choke city streets and erode their income.
Maine House Speaker to Challenge GOP Senator Susan Collins

Maine House Speaker to Challenge GOP Senator Susan Collins

Maine Senator Susan Collins is getting another challenge to her re-election next year, as state Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon entered the race by highlighting the Republican incumbent’s votes
SALT Cap Repeal Would Be $40 Billion Windfall for Millionaires

SALT Cap Repeal Would Be $40 Billion Windfall for Millionaires

More than half of the benefit of repealing the $10,000 deduction cap for state and local taxes would go to millionaires, according to Congress’s nonpartisan tax scorekeeper.
Trump's Goal, Strategy on Iran is Uncertain to Rep. Murphy

Trump's Goal, Strategy on Iran is Uncertain to Rep. Murphy

Representative Stephanie Murphy, a Democrat from Florida, discusses President Donald Trump's executive order imposing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. She speaks with
Trump Official Says U.S. Is Running Out of Money to Shelter Migrant Kids

Trump Official Says U.S. Is Running Out of Money to Shelter Migrant Kids

The U.S. government may run out of money in July to shelter migrant children apprehended as they cross the southern border with Mexico, said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
Merkel's Furious Allies Vow to Stop Macron's EU Power Grab

Merkel's Furious Allies Vow to Stop Macron's EU Power Grab

The European Union’s center-right alliance is determined to defy French President Emmanuel Macron in the race to nominate the next EU Commission chief, according to senior party officials.
Huawei CFO's Lawyers Urge Canada to End Extradition Process

Huawei CFO's Lawyers Urge Canada to End Extradition Process

Lawyers for Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer urged Canada’s justice minister to end extradition proceedings, arguing that he has the power to withdraw a process that’s been
WTO Says Global Trade Restrictions at Second-Highest on Record

WTO Says Global Trade Restrictions at Second-Highest on Record

The World Trade Organization warned that a spike in trade restrictions by major nations is threatening to hold back the global economy.
Zimbabwe Ready to Sell Elephants to ‘Anyone Who Wants Wildlife’

Zimbabwe Ready to Sell Elephants to ‘Anyone Who Wants Wildlife’

Zimbabwe plans to sell elephants to Angola and is prepared to ship wild animals to any other interested countries as the southern African nation seeks to reduce its elephant population due to growing
Trump Launches GOP’s New Digital Fundraising Tool to Help Party Down Ballot

Trump Launches GOP’s New Digital Fundraising Tool to Help Party Down Ballot

President Donald Trump launched the Republican Party’s new digital tool designed to close the online fundraising gap with Democrats.
Trump Sanctions Iran's Supreme Leader in Provocative Move

Trump Sanctions Iran's Supreme Leader in Provocative Move

President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and eight senior military commanders, a provocative step designed to increase pressure on the Islamic
South African Graft Obudsman Denies Ramaphosa Facing Fresh Probe

South African Graft Obudsman Denies Ramaphosa Facing Fresh Probe

South Africa’s anti-graft obudsman denied a report by the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times newspaper that it is investigating fresh money-laundering allegations related to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s