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Argentine Congress Resumes Pension Debate With Rioting Outside

Argentine Congress Resumes Pension Debate With Rioting Outside

Argentina’s lower house resumed a debate on changes to the pension system as police contained a riot outside Congress that at one point threatened to overwhelm them.
Modi Gets a Reality Check in His Home State

Modi Gets a Reality Check in His Home State

The too-close-for-comfort election victory in his home state is expected to pressure Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to embrace more populist policies as he seeks to retain power in 2019.
Senate GOP Appears to Clinch Tax Bill Vote With Collins Support

Senate GOP Appears to Clinch Tax Bill Vote With Collins Support

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine said she’ll back the GOP tax bill -- putting to rest any questions about her support.
Solar, Wind Face Stealth Tax Problems From Republican Compromise

Solar, Wind Face Stealth Tax Problems From Republican Compromise

A deal meant to preserve a key source of financing for wind and solar developers in the Republican tax bill contains some hidden pitfalls that could undercut its benefit.
How Ramaphosa Plans to Fix S. Africa's Beleaguered Economy

How Ramaphosa Plans to Fix S. Africa's Beleaguered Economy

After winning a bruising battle for control of South Africa’s ruling party, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa now faces an even more daunting task: rebuilding an economy battered by years of misrule,
Google’s Record Fine of $2.8 Billion Was a ‘Deterrent,’ EU Says

Google’s Record Fine of $2.8 Billion Was a ‘Deterrent,’ EU Says

The European Union aimed for a “deterrent effect” on Google and other technology giants when it ordered the internet search provider to pay 2.4 billion euros ($2.8 billion) for breaching antitrust law
How Republicans’ Tax Promises Stack Up to Their Actual Plan

How Republicans’ Tax Promises Stack Up to Their Actual Plan

Its tax cuts aren’t projected to pay for themselves. A new tax break adds a dose of complexity. And the bill will cut taxes on people at the top of the income scale.
Mandela's Favored Heir Ramaphosa Poised to Lead South Africa

Mandela's Favored Heir Ramaphosa Poised to Lead South Africa

Almost two decades after Nelson Mandela stepped down as South Africa’s president, his favored successor, Cyril Ramaphosa, is finally poised to reach the summit of power.
As Trump Snubs High-Tech Visas, Trudeau's Program Takes Off

As Trump Snubs High-Tech Visas, Trudeau's Program Takes Off

“It’s more successful than we predicted,” Canada’s immigration minister, Ahmed Hussen, said in a phone interview.
Twitter Bans Anti-Muslim Group That Trump Retweeted

Twitter Bans Anti-Muslim Group That Trump Retweeted

The accounts of two leaders of Britain First, the fringe group U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted to near-universal condemnation, have been suspended, as has the group’s official page.
Half of Americans Think They’ll Pay More Under GOP Tax Plan, Poll Says

Half of Americans Think They’ll Pay More Under GOP Tax Plan, Poll Says

Half the public thinks they’ll pay higher taxes under the Republican overhaul making its way through Congress in a new Monmouth University poll.
Peter Metcalf Wields the Might of the Outdoor Industry to Protect the Wild

Peter Metcalf Wields the Might of the Outdoor Industry to Protect the Wild

It’s in adventure gear companies’ interest to guard the public lands their customers depend on.
Ramaphosa Set to Rule South Africa After Winning Control of ANC

Ramaphosa Set to Rule South Africa After Winning Control of ANC

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in a gripping battle for control of the ruling party, putting him on track to become the nation’s next leader.
House Russia Probe Picks Up Pace

House Russia Probe Picks Up Pace

The House Intelligence Committee’s calendar of witness interviews is loaded this week, as Democrats complain that Republicans are rushing to end the panel’s Russian probe and Republicans counter that
Zimbabwe General Who Ousted Mugabe to Quit Army for New Job

Zimbabwe General Who Ousted Mugabe to Quit Army for New Job

General Constantino Chiwenga, who led the Zimbabwean military ouster of long-term leader Robert Mugabe, will quit the army, the government said.
Puerto Rico Finds $5 Billion More Cash in Latest Disclosure

Puerto Rico Finds $5 Billion More Cash in Latest Disclosure

Puerto Rico boosted its cash count by $5 billion on Monday, saying that it was adjusting its estimate after scouring more than 800 government bank accounts.
Pruitt's EPA Turns to ‘Lean Manufacturing’ to Speed Up Reviews

Pruitt's EPA Turns to ‘Lean Manufacturing’ to Speed Up Reviews

The EPA and several other agencies are in talks with the TSSC about a contract on how they could redesign the way they conduct environmental reviews and permit "high-priority" infrastructure projects
Why You Don't Have to Rush to Get a Divorce Before 2018

Why You Don't Have to Rush to Get a Divorce Before 2018

Republican lawmakers are giving unhappy couples just a little more time to try to work out their differences.
U.S. Military Fired Shots, Man Arrested at U.K. Air Force Base

U.S. Military Fired Shots, Man Arrested at U.K. Air Force Base

U.S. military personnel fired shots during a disturbance at an air force base in the U.K., local police said Monday, as early media reports suggested a man tried to ram the compound’s gates.
Puerto Rico Governor Orders Review of Hurricane-Related Deaths

Puerto Rico Governor Orders Review of Hurricane-Related Deaths

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello ordered a review of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria, acknowledging the government may have under-reported fatalities.