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Rep. Davidson Says Democrats Resist on Core Issues

Rep. Davidson Says Democrats Resist on Core Issues

Rep. Warren Davidson, an Ohio Republican, discusses a Politico report saying House Speaker Paul Ryan may retire after the 2018 midterm elections and the state of budget negotiations. He speaks with
Trump Boasts of Bringing a ‘Screeching’ Halt to Growth of Regulations

Trump Boasts of Bringing a ‘Screeching’ Halt to Growth of Regulations

President Donald Trump trumpeted his effort to slash government rules as “the most far-reaching regulatory reform in history.”
Trump Called Murdoch to Congratulate Him on Disney Deal

Trump Called Murdoch to Congratulate Him on Disney Deal

President Donald Trump called Rupert Murdoch on Thursday and congratulated him ahead of a deal for Walt Disney Co. to buy some of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox Inc., White House press
Trump Called Ryan About Report He Plans to Step Down

Trump Called Ryan About Report He Plans to Step Down

President Donald Trump called House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday to ask about a report that he will step down from his leadership position after 2018, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee
The GOP Senators Slamming Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

The GOP Senators Slamming Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

President Donald Trump insisted that his tax cut is all about helping the middle class even as Republican leaders formed a last-minute plan to cut the top rate paid by million-dollar earners.
Turnbull’s Authority on the Line in Tight Sydney Election

Turnbull’s Authority on the Line in Tight Sydney Election

The fate of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government could be determined at a special election in Sydney on Saturday as a lawmaker caught up in a furor over dual citizenship seeks to
Haley Says Missile Parts Prove Iran Violated UN Resolutions

Haley Says Missile Parts Prove Iran Violated UN Resolutions

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stood amid missile fragments at a military base in Washington Thursday to show what she called proof that Iran is supplying Houthi rebels in Yemen
It’s Trump’s Fed Now

It’s Trump’s Fed Now

With so many vacancies, the president will have a shot at molding the central bank.

U.S. Presses Russian-Backed Company to Pay Up After Settlement

U.S. prosecutors pushed a federal judge to force a Russian-backed company to immediately pay up to satisfy a $5.9 million settlement it agreed to earlier this year to resolve a probe into alleged tax
Ryan Dismisses Speculation He’s Retiring as He Lays Out 2018 Agenda

Ryan Dismisses Speculation He’s Retiring as He Lays Out 2018 Agenda

House Speaker Paul Ryan dismissed speculation about his possible retirement and laid out an ambitious vision for what Republicans in Congress should accomplish next year to advance conservative goals
FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality Rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission swept aside rules barring broadband providers from favoring the internet traffic of websites willing to pay for speedier service, sending the future of net
FCC Meeting on Net Neutrality Interrupted by Apparent Security Threat

FCC Meeting on Net Neutrality Interrupted by Apparent Security Threat

The Federal Communications Commission, citing a security threat, briefly adjourned a meeting as it prepared to vote on rolling back net neutrality regulations.
Mexico Frontrunner Taps Carlos Urzua as Proposed Finance Minister

Mexico Frontrunner Taps Carlos Urzua as Proposed Finance Minister

Mexico’s leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he would choose former collaborator Carlos Urzua as his finance minister if he wins the election in July 2018.
U.K.'s May Disappointed By Parliament Defeat on Brexit

U.K.'s May Disappointed By Parliament Defeat on Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is in Brussels for a European Union summit following an embarrassing defeat on her Brexit legislation at the hands of rebels in her own party. Bloomberg's Anna Edwards
Grassley Says He Has Confidence in Mueller But Wants Transparency

Grassley Says He Has Confidence in Mueller But Wants Transparency

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday he retains confidence in Special Counsel Robert Mueller even after learning that members of his team probing allegations of collusion between
Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President

Polish Official Says Putin Responsible for Plane Crash That Killed President

Poland's defense minister called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to “take responsibility for what happened.”
Sisulu Teams Up With Ramaphosa in South Africa's ANC Election

Sisulu Teams Up With Ramaphosa in South Africa's ANC Election

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Lindiwe Sisulu, the human settlements minister, agreed to “work together” in this weekend’s ruling party election.
Farenthold to Retire After Harassment Claims

Farenthold to Retire After Harassment Claims

Republican Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas won’t seek re-election, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday, making him the fourth member of Congress brought down this month by allegations of
Crucial Pension Overhaul Stalls in Brazil

Crucial Pension Overhaul Stalls in Brazil

Brazil’s government threw in the towel on its efforts to vote on a flagship social security reform this year.
Democrats Seek Subpoenas on Trump Campaign's Data Consultants

Democrats Seek Subpoenas on Trump Campaign's Data Consultants

House Democrats urged that congressional subpoenas be issued to two data and analysis companies that worked as consultants to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign because they haven’t turned over