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Trump Makes U-Turn on Iran Attack, Administration Official Says

Trump Makes U-Turn on Iran Attack, Administration Official Says

The U.S. called off military strikes against Iran on Thursday night that were approved by President Donald Trump, according to an administration official, abandoning a move that would have
French Union Plans Post-Summer Holiday Protests Against Macron Law

French Union Plans Post-Summer Holiday Protests Against Macron Law

Unions will organize “massive” protests against changes to France’s unemployment insurance, CGT union head Philippe Martinez said on Friday.
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The Woman Who Reinvented Populism in Denmark Just Lost Her Job

The Woman Who Reinvented Populism in Denmark Just Lost Her Job

Pia Kjaersgaard, who created Denmark’s most successful populist party ever by targeting immigrants, just lost her job as speaker of parliament.
Brussels Edition: Midnight Wrangle

Brussels Edition: Midnight Wrangle

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This Year’s G-20 Will Be a Faceoff Between Trump and Xi

This Year’s G-20 Will Be a Faceoff Between Trump and Xi

Failure to reach a trade deal could turn simmering tensions into a new cold war.
Trump Leaves Iran, Allies Uneasy Even After Stopping Airstrike

Trump Leaves Iran, Allies Uneasy Even After Stopping Airstrike

President Donald Trump said he called off retaliatory strikes on three Iranian sites following the downing of a U.S. Navy drone because the action wouldn’t have been “proportionate.”
Trump Says He's Weighing Democrats' Plan for $15 Minimum Wage

Trump Says He's Weighing Democrats' Plan for $15 Minimum Wage

President Donald Trump said he’s considering backing an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour, as some Democratic presidential candidates have proposed, but says salary growth
Next China: Regards From Pyongyang

Next China: Regards From Pyongyang

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U.S.-China Trade War a Great Concern for Thailand, Prayuth Says

U.S.-China Trade War a Great Concern for Thailand, Prayuth Says

The U.S.-China trade war is a serious concern for Thailand that has the potential to undermine global business, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha said.
HK Government HQ Temporarily Closed As Protesters May Rally

HK Government HQ Temporarily Closed As Protesters May Rally

A number of activist groups in Hong Kong are calling for new protests at government offices today, saying their demands have not been met. Among those requests, for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to quit
EU Ditches Early Favorites as Race for Top Jobs Thrown Wide Open

EU Ditches Early Favorites as Race for Top Jobs Thrown Wide Open

European Union leaders cast aside the formal candidates who’ve dominated the race to head the next EU Commission and will start again from scratch less than two weeks before a self-imposed deadline.
Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

Millions take to the streets in Hong Kong after the extradition bill is suspended; Boeing Co. and Airbus SE go head-to-head at the Paris Air Show; and Hope Hicks, former White House communications
Mexico Vows All-Out Border Crackdown While Lacking a Trump Goal

Mexico Vows All-Out Border Crackdown While Lacking a Trump Goal

Mexico is taking major steps to stop illegal border crossings even as U.S. President Donald Trump hasn’t set a specific goal that would lift his tariff threat, the nation’s undersecretary for North
Poland Blocks Merkel’s Push to End EU Carbon Emissions by 2050

Poland Blocks Merkel’s Push to End EU Carbon Emissions by 2050

Poland blocked a push endorsed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the European Union to end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, setting a sour tone for a summit that ended with a failure to decide
Biden Goes on Defense as He Faces Rivals at Black Voters Forum

Biden Goes on Defense as He Faces Rivals at Black Voters Forum

Joe Biden is trying to make amends after a misstep over his history of working alongside segregationist senators as he heads for a weekend of campaign events in South Carolina, where African-American
Southeast Asian Leaders to Meet in Shadow of Trump's Trade War

Southeast Asian Leaders to Meet in Shadow of Trump's Trade War

The leaders of Southeast Asia’s economies are set to gather in Thailand this weekend as the shadow of President Donald Trump’s trade war keeps the region on edge.
U.S. Border Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Strain, Agency Chief Says

U.S. Border Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Strain, Agency Chief Says

The head of U.S. Border Patrol defended using military personnel at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying extra resources are needed “as long as we face this crisis” of an influx of migrants.
Prosecutors Say Roger Stone’s Social Media Posts Violated His Terms of Release

Prosecutors Say Roger Stone’s Social Media Posts Violated His Terms of Release

Embattled political consultant Roger Stone risks being jailed during his criminal case after prosecutors accused President Donald Trump’s longtime ally of violating his bail terms by attacking Special
Climate Protesters Stop U.K. Chancellor Speech to City of London

Climate Protesters Stop U.K. Chancellor Speech to City of London

U.K. Foreign Office Minister Mark Field was suspended from government after forcibly removing a female protester from a City of London dinner on Thursday evening.
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