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Tax Overhaul Could Be Big Win for U.S. Real Estate Investors

Tax Overhaul Could Be Big Win for U.S. Real Estate Investors

U.S. commercial real estate is a likely winner in the evolving Republican tax overhaul, which is poised to lower rates for property owners, spur new investment and increase demand for rental housing,
Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet as U.S.-Made in Boeing Trade Fight

Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet as U.S.-Made in Boeing Trade Fight

Bombardier Inc., a crown jewel of Canadian manufacturing, is billing itself as a major U.S. employer in a bitter trade fight with Boeing Co. that has profits, diplomatic ties and the future of a
New Jersey School Spending Snub Is a Sign of Tax Bill Effect

New Jersey School Spending Snub Is a Sign of Tax Bill Effect

The sweeping Republican tax bill wending its way through Washington is already rippling out into the heavily taxed suburbs of northern New Jersey.
Al Franken’s Senate Replacement Is Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith

Al Franken’s Senate Replacement Is Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said he will appoint Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Democrat Al Franken when he formally resigns amid sexual harassment allegations.
Alabama Republican Mo Brooks Says He Has Prostate Cancer

Alabama Republican Mo Brooks Says He Has Prostate Cancer

He says he discovered the disease during a physical and screening after losing the Alabama Senate primary.
Arab States Commit to Backing West African Anti-Terror Force

Arab States Commit to Backing West African Anti-Terror Force

Arab countries pledged more money and five West African countries said they’d accelerate efforts to get a joint anti-guerrilla military force up and running as they met Wednesday near Paris at the
Europe’s Kebab War Is Over

Europe’s Kebab War Is Over

The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to allow phosphates in meat cooked on spits.
Germany's Protracted Attempt to Form a New Government Explained

Germany's Protracted Attempt to Form a New Government Explained

Germany’s Social Democrats are engaging in some creative thinking to make another four years of governing with Chancellor Angela Merkel palatable to party members.
CNN Says Anderson Cooper’s Twitter Account Was Apparently Hacked

CNN Says Anderson Cooper’s Twitter Account Was Apparently Hacked

The cable network said “someone gained access” to Anderson Cooper’s account and sent the tweet to the president.
Scaramucci Says 'Don’t Underestimate Steve Bannon'

Scaramucci Says 'Don’t Underestimate Steve Bannon'

Anthony Scaramucci, former White House communications director, talks about the "tough Loss" for Breitbart News Chairman Steve Bannon in the Alabama special Senate election and the role Bannon plays
GOP Finger-Pointing Starts Right After Moore’s Defeat in Alabama

GOP Finger-Pointing Starts Right After Moore’s Defeat in Alabama

The Republican finger-pointing started minutes after GOP candidate Roy Moore lost to a Democrat in deep-red Alabama’s Senate race, with nervous party members fearing more of the same in the 2018
Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa Manigault to Leave White House

Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa Manigault to Leave White House

Omarosa Manigault, an aide to President Donald Trump and former “Apprentice” contestant, resigned on Tuesday after nearly a year at the White House.
WTO Meeting Ends in Buenos Aires Without Substantial Agreements

WTO Meeting Ends in Buenos Aires Without Substantial Agreements

No substantial deals were reached at a World Trade Organization meeting in Buenos Aires after three days of negotiations, highlighting how multilateral trade relations are growing increasingly
Erdogan Forges Accord to Name East Jerusalem Palestinian Capital

Erdogan Forges Accord to Name East Jerusalem Palestinian Capital

The world’s largest bloc of Muslim countries declared East Jerusalem the capital of a future Palestinian state at a meeting convened by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, solidifying opposition
Fox's Workaround for Troubled Sky Takeover? Get Disney to Buy It

Fox's Workaround for Troubled Sky Takeover? Get Disney to Buy It

21st Century Fox Inc. appears to have found a workaround for its troubled takeover of Sky Plc: have Disney buy the European broadcaster instead.
Sen. Grassley on Bipartisanship, Taxes, Judiciary

Sen. Grassley on Bipartisanship, Taxes, Judiciary

Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a Republican from Iowa, talks about the GOP Senate majority after the Alabama special election, progress on tax legislation, and
U.S. Finds Allies to Challenge China’s Trade Tactics

U.S. Finds Allies to Challenge China’s Trade Tactics

The U.S. finds itself isolated in its efforts to temper support for globalization. It’s having greater success rallying rich countries to rein in a common rival: China.
Brexit Won't Soften Financial Crime Fight, Prosecutor Says

Brexit Won't Soften Financial Crime Fight, Prosecutor Says

The U.K. is likely to keep up its strengthened approach to fighting financial crime after leaving the European Union, according to the departing top prosecutor.
Puerto Rico’s Mass Migration Is Reshaping Florida

Puerto Rico’s Mass Migration Is Reshaping Florida

After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Luis Cruz got a generator connection from the bakery next door to run lights and fans in his Humacao martial-arts studio. But last month, only about a third
Moore’s Loss Spells Trouble for Republicans

Moore’s Loss Spells Trouble for Republicans

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