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Bannon's Mueller Meeting Looms Large for Trump

Bannon's Mueller Meeting Looms Large for Trump

Five months after his White House exit, Steve Bannon remains at the center of the fire and fury surrounding Donald Trump.
As May Beats a Path to Brexit, EU Opens Door for U.K. Return

As May Beats a Path to Brexit, EU Opens Door for U.K. Return

A day after urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to reverse Brexit before it happens in March 2019, the head of the European Union’s executive arm said the U.K. can always re-apply for membership
America Has a Foreign Tourist Problem

America Has a Foreign Tourist Problem

A new travel industry coalition is urging the Trump administration to help stem a drop in international visitors.
Saudi Arabia Closes the World’s Ritziest Prison

Saudi Arabia Closes the World’s Ritziest Prison

The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh is taking bookings again, but the kingdom is left divided over the repercussions.
Big Tech Dealmaking Accelerates in Signal Smart Cities Are Near

Big Tech Dealmaking Accelerates in Signal Smart Cities Are Near

Robot driven taxis and computers eliminating traffic jams may appear sooner than you think after some of the biggest technology companies picked up the pace of dealmaking to bring about “smart cities”
IFO Institute's Fuest on Germany's Coalition Deal, Economy

IFO Institute's Fuest on Germany's Coalition Deal, Economy

Clemens Fuest, president at IFO Institute, discusses Germany's agreement to form a coalition, why the deal doesn't address tax cuts, the economy and Germany's solidarity charge. He speaks on
Forget Consumer Welfare. This Antitrust Movement Targets Power Instead

Forget Consumer Welfare. This Antitrust Movement Targets Power Instead

Barry Lynn has been warning of the dangers of monopolies for years. Forced out of a Google-funded think tank, he founded his own to sound the alarm on corporate dominance.
Is Talk of U.S. Steel Tariffs Giving You Deja Vu? It Shouldn’t

Is Talk of U.S. Steel Tariffs Giving You Deja Vu? It Shouldn’t

Donald Trump is closer to making a decision on U.S. steel tariffs, in a move that could elicit comparisons to the last Republican president’s protectionist measures on metal imports.
Trump’s Offshore Oil Plan Will Struggle to Lure Rigs From Guyana

Trump’s Offshore Oil Plan Will Struggle to Lure Rigs From Guyana

The world’s hottest offshore prospect for oil companies is off the coast of Guyana, where a string of major discoveries has drawn hundreds of millions of dollars in a quest for crude.
Automakers Put on a Show in Detroit But Policy Storms Loom in D.C.

Automakers Put on a Show in Detroit But Policy Storms Loom in D.C.

New models soaked up the spotlight at the Detroit auto show this week but policy decisions coming from Washington in 2018 may do more to determine the health of the industry than anything since the
House GOP Pushes Plan to Avert Shutdown Without Democratic Support

House GOP Pushes Plan to Avert Shutdown Without Democratic Support

House Republican leaders are pressing ahead with a plan to avoid a shutdown by temporarily funding the government for four more weeks but shutting out Democrats and their demands for a deal on
A Year After Trump, Davos Elite Fear Cyberattacks and War

A Year After Trump, Davos Elite Fear Cyberattacks and War

The threat of large-scale cyberattacks and a “deteriorating geopolitical landscape” since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump have jumped to the top of the global elite’s list of concerns, the
How Michael Wolff Got Into the White House for His Tell-All Book

How Michael Wolff Got Into the White House for His Tell-All Book

Author Michael Wolff’s pitch to the White House to win cooperation for his book included a working title that signaled a sympathetic view, a counter-narrative to a slew of negative news stories early
Brexit Bulletin: In-Between Days

Brexit Bulletin: In-Between Days

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Turkey Warns U.S. That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

Turkey Warns U.S. That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

Turkey warned the U.S. that the deployment of an American-backed, Kurdish-led force in northern Syria along the Turkish border could cause irreparable harm to the countries’ ties.
Two Koreas Mull Possible Use of North Korea Resort in Olympics

Two Koreas Mull Possible Use of North Korea Resort in Olympics

The Olympics could soon be heading to North Korea.
India Looks for More Private Capital in Farms to Boost Incomes

India Looks for More Private Capital in Farms to Boost Incomes

India is considering simpler regulations to attract more corporate investment in agriculture as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to keep his promise to double farmers’ income by 2022, an adviser to
Germany’s Social Democrats Wake Up to Political Reality

Germany’s Social Democrats Wake Up to Political Reality

Germany’s deeply divided Social Democrats are starting to face up to political reality.
The Spanish Prime Minister’s Time Could Be Running Out

The Spanish Prime Minister’s Time Could Be Running Out

The Catalan crisis is proving to be a millstone around the neck of the Spanish prime minister.
Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

A Thai military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian.