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Ex-Trump Adviser Bolton Asked to Testify in Impeachment Inquiry

Ex-Trump Adviser Bolton Asked to Testify in Impeachment Inquiry

Bolton, who was ousted from the White House last month, has been requested to appear but was not subpoenaed, and it’s unclear how he’ll respond. He would be a key witness to the events in the White
Pentagon Releases Video of Attack on Al-Baghdadi Compound

Pentagon Releases Video of Attack on Al-Baghdadi Compound

The Pentagon released video footage of the weekend attack that led to the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, including attacks on fighters from the area surrounding the compound the
How Long Will It Take Hong Kong to Bounce Back From Recession?

How Long Will It Take Hong Kong to Bounce Back From Recession?

The Hong Kong government will release data Thursday underscoring what retailers, hoteliers and residents know all too well -- that the economy has slipped into recession amid nearly five months of
Twitter CEO Dorsey Bans Political Ads in Swipe at Facebook

Twitter CEO Dorsey Bans Political Ads in Swipe at Facebook

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey tweeted Wednesday that the site will ban all political ads, delivering a jab to Facebook Inc., which has come under fire for the way it’s handled
Blow for Johnson as Morgan Quits Ahead of U.K. Election Battle

Blow for Johnson as Morgan Quits Ahead of U.K. Election Battle

Nicky Morgan Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff and Limit Pay as Campaign Falters

Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff and Limit Pay as Campaign Falters

Kamala Harris plans to cut staff and restructure her presidential effort as her once-ascendant campaign fails to catch on with Democratic voters and she remains locked out of the top tier of
Biden Allies Launch Super-PAC to Defend Presidential Bid

Biden Allies Launch Super-PAC to Defend Presidential Bid

Allies of Joe Biden launched their super-PAC supporting his presidential candidacy on Wednesday, arguing that it’s needed to help him fight attacks from President Donald Trump as his campaign focuses
The World’s Largest Climate Gathering Is Now Without a Home

The World’s Largest Climate Gathering Is Now Without a Home

California is on fire. Scientists are warning of catastrophic floods and global food shortages. A 16-year-old activist has inspired millions around the world to protest for more climate change action.
Mexican National Guard to Crack Down on Uber as Drug War Rages

Mexican National Guard to Crack Down on Uber as Drug War Rages

Mexico’s militarized police force, already grappling with a surge in drug violence and immigration, has a new mission: to stop people from hailing an Uber at airports.
U.S. Treasury Calls Ethiopia, Egypt and World Bank to Nile Talks

U.S. Treasury Calls Ethiopia, Egypt and World Bank to Nile Talks

The U.S. Treasury invited Ethiopia and Egypt for talks, part of growing international efforts to quell a dispute over a giant dam that’s being built on the Nile River.
Jho Low Gives Up $1 Billion in Assets to Settle 1MDB Suits

Jho Low Gives Up $1 Billion in Assets to Settle 1MDB Suits

The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal with fugitive financier Jho Low in which it will recoup almost $1 billion of money looted from the Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, in what would be the
New Trump Ad Broadcast During World Series: Campaign Update

New Trump Ad Broadcast During World Series: Campaign Update

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign chose the final game of the World Series to broadcast a new advertisement hailing the candidate as “no Mr. Nice Guy.”
Trump-Xi Trade Deal Hits Another Hurdle After Chile Cancels APEC

Trump-Xi Trade Deal Hits Another Hurdle After Chile Cancels APEC

President Donald Trump’s plan to ink the first installment of a trade accord with Xi Jinping next month was thrown into question Wednesday after Chile canceled an upcoming summit where the two leaders
Trump Hotel Sale Consideration Tied to Claims of Conflicts

Trump Hotel Sale Consideration Tied to Claims of Conflicts

The Trump Organization’s decision to explore a sale of its Washington hotel stems from concern over claims of conflicts of interest related to international guests, according to Donald Trump Jr.
Hearing Ends With Victim's Kin Urging CEO to Quit: Boeing Update

Hearing Ends With Victim's Kin Urging CEO to Quit: Boeing Update

Boeing Co. President Dennis Muilenburg testifies before House lawmakers Wednesday, the day after being peppered with tough question in the Senate during his first appearance before lawmakers since a
The Thinking Behind Chris Hughes’s New Anti-Monopoly Crusade

The Thinking Behind Chris Hughes’s New Anti-Monopoly Crusade

The Facebook co-founder’s $10 million fund will soon announce its first grant recipients.
NSC Aide Resigns a Day Before Testimony: Impeachment Update

NSC Aide Resigns a Day Before Testimony: Impeachment Update

Three House committees are scheduled to hear Wednesday from State Department Ukraine specialists Catherine Croft and Christopher Anderson.
Turkey Sanctions Vote Underscores U.S. Breakdown With NATO Ally

Turkey Sanctions Vote Underscores U.S. Breakdown With NATO Ally

The passage of sanctions legislation against Turkey in the U.S. House of Representatives underscores a sober reality about U.S. ties to a key NATO ally: Things can still get worse.
Northrop’s $3 Billion B-2 Upgrades Lagging by Almost Three Years

Northrop’s $3 Billion B-2 Upgrades Lagging by Almost Three Years

Upgrades to help America’s aging B-2 bomber fleet detect and evade the improving air defenses of rivals China, Russia and Iran are running almost three years late and over budget.
Impeachment to Get Rare Public Airing as Senate Hears Nominee

Impeachment to Get Rare Public Airing as Senate Hears Nominee

Lawmakers from both parties will get their first chance to publicly question an official with knowledge of events linked to the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, as they hear from the