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Trump Says U.S. May Be Open to North Korea Talks

Trump Says U.S. May Be Open to North Korea Talks

Bloomberg's Ros Krasny discusses President Donald Trump's openess to talks with North Korea as well as his tweets responding to the book "Fire and Fury." Krasny speaks with Yvonne Man and Betty Liu on
Saudi Handouts Show Prince Bet on Citizens After Crackdown

Saudi Handouts Show Prince Bet on Citizens After Crackdown

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s high-speed U-turn on state handouts suggests he’s betting on the backing of ordinary citizens rather than traditional pillars of support as he consolidates
Macron Visits China Echoing Trump’s Call for More Market Access

Macron Visits China Echoing Trump’s Call for More Market Access

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in China on Monday for a state visit that will test his ability to simultaneously woo his host, President Xi Jinping, while threatening to make life harder for
South Korea Wants to Meet the North Without Upsetting Trump

South Korea Wants to Meet the North Without Upsetting Trump

South Korean officials will face a challenge as tough as any Olympic feat this week: Drawing the North Koreans back to talks without undermining the U.S.’s hard line against Kim Jong Un.
Le Pen Seeks to Revive France's National Front With Name Change

Le Pen Seeks to Revive France's National Front With Name Change

Marine Le Pen, still reeling after last year’s French presidential defeat, is pushing to rebrand the National Front and seek alliances to revive her far-right, anti-establishment party.
Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon issued a lengthy apology to Donald Trump and his family as several of the president’s allies spoke out against an explosive new book that raised
Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

Donald Trump’s allies turned out in force to defend the president from assertions in a new book that he’s seen by aides and confidants as unfit for office, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo saying he’s
Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency

Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the dismantlement of the United Nations agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, backing U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding
South African Parliament to Review Rules Concerning Impeachment

South African Parliament to Review Rules Concerning Impeachment

South Africa’s lawmakers will deliberate on a draft procedure relating to the removal of a sitting president of the country.
Malaysian Opposition Picks Mahathir to Fight Najib

Malaysian Opposition Picks Mahathir to Fight Najib

Malaysia’s opposition named Mahathir Mohamad, 92, as candidate for prime minister in an election that must be held by August.
Merkel Calls for Deal as Make-or-Break Government Talks Begin

Merkel Calls for Deal as Make-or-Break Government Talks Begin

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany needs a stable government to tackle “enormous” tasks ahead as she began make-or-break talks to renew her alliance with the Social Democrats and open the door to a

Trump Warns Democrats Again: No Mexican Border Wall, No DACA

President Donald Trump said Congress should enact a measure to provide legal status to young, undocumented immigrants, provided other proposals, including funding for a wall on the U.S. border with
Kushner Cos. Get Subpoenas on Use of Visa Program

Kushner Cos. Get Subpoenas on Use of Visa Program

U.S. regulators and prosecutors have requested information from the real estate development business run by Jared Kushner’s family over a program that allows wealthy foreigners to obtain visas for
Trump Says U.S. Open to North Korea Talks at the Right Time

Trump Says U.S. Open to North Korea Talks at the Right Time

President Donald Trump said the U.S. was open to joining discussions with South Korea and North Korea at “the appropriate time,” and that he would be willing to speak directly with Kim Jong Un under
Trump Says He's a `Stable Genius' in Response to Critical Book

Trump Says He's a `Stable Genius' in Response to Critical Book

Donald Trump said he’s a “very stable genius,” a day after a new book about the president’s first year in the White House claimed that many of his top aides and confidants consider him unfit to hold
Zimbabwe Ex-Energy, Foreign Ministers Granted Bail by Magistrate

Zimbabwe Ex-Energy, Foreign Ministers Granted Bail by Magistrate

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 13: Minister of Energy and Power Development of Zimbabwe Samuel Undenge attends a session titled "Africa renewables update: The reality of scaling up" during the 23rd World
German, Turkish Foreign Ministers Pledge to Improve Ties

German, Turkish Foreign Ministers Pledge to Improve Ties

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (R) talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu during his visit on January 6, 2018 in Goslar, central Germany. Germany, home to a three-million-strong
11 Saudi Princes Sent to Maximum-Security Prison After Protesting Utility Bills

11 Saudi Princes Sent to Maximum-Security Prison After Protesting Utility Bills

Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman arrives to attend the first meeting of the defence ministers and officials of the 41-member Saudi-led Muslim counter-terrorism alliance in