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Trump Says 'Chain Migration' and Visa Lottery Will End

Trump Says 'Chain Migration' and Visa Lottery Will End

President Donald Trump said he’ll end U.S. immigration programs that give preferences to the families of new residents and that allow people to enter a lottery for visas, policies the White House
Carter Page Rails Against AT&T Deal in Court Filing

Carter Page Rails Against AT&T Deal in Court Filing

Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, is angry about AT&T Inc.’s acquisition of Time Warner Inc. and wants to be heard—in court.
Macron's Climate Summit Draws Pledges to Make Coal a Risky Bet

Macron's Climate Summit Draws Pledges to Make Coal a Risky Bet

Some of the world’s biggest investors turned their backs on U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to revive the coal industry, pledging to divest from fossil fuels at a conference organized by French
Pentagon's Cloud Transition Under Hush Order From Weapons Buyer

Pentagon's Cloud Transition Under Hush Order From Weapons Buyer

Pentagon weapons buyer Ellen Lord has ordered senior officials not to make any further public comments about the Defense Department’s looming initiative to move its data into the cloud, a major
Liberia to Hold Runoff Presidential Election Dec. 26

Liberia to Hold Runoff Presidential Election Dec. 26

Liberians will go to the polls on Dec. 26 for the presidential runoff vote that was delayed by a court hearing into allegations of fraud in the first round.
Trump Considers Easing Nuclear Rules for Saudi Project

Trump Considers Easing Nuclear Rules for Saudi Project

The Trump administration is encouraging Saudi Arabia to consider bids by Westinghouse Electric Co. and other U.S. companies to build nuclear reactors in that country and may allow the enrichment of
House's Brady Signals Tax Bill May Ease Curbs on Muni-Bond Sales

House's Brady Signals Tax Bill May Ease Curbs on Muni-Bond Sales

Lawmakers are re-examining a provision that would roll back subsidies for a big chunk of the municipal-bond market beginning next year, according to House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady.
Trump Says He’ll End U.S. Visa Lottery and ‘Chain Migration’

Trump Says He’ll End U.S. Visa Lottery and ‘Chain Migration’

President Donald Trump said he’ll end U.S. immigration programs that give preferences to the families of new residents and that allow people to enter a lottery for visas.
Trump Says U.S. Has ‘Won’ Against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

Trump Says U.S. Has ‘Won’ Against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

President Donald Trump said the U.S. has won the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq and is pursuing the extremists as they spread elsewhere.
Tillerson Says He's Learning to Enjoy Job But Misses His Horse

Tillerson Says He's Learning to Enjoy Job But Misses His Horse

Rex Tillerson has had public disagreements with his boss, Donald Trump, and private concerns about the role the president’s son-in-law is playing in the Middle East, but the secretary of state said
Trump Tweets Consumer Confidence Is at Record High, But It's Not

Trump Tweets Consumer Confidence Is at Record High, But It's Not

President Donald J. Trump tweeted Tuesday that consumer confidence “is at an All-Time High.”
ANC Will Lose Power With Wrong Leaders, Makhura Says

ANC Will Lose Power With Wrong Leaders, Makhura Says

The premier of South Africa’s richest province warned the ruling African National Congress will lose its majority and extend an economic slump if it elects the wrong leaders this weekend.
New York Court Upholds Dismissal of Defamation Suit Against Trump

New York Court Upholds Dismissal of Defamation Suit Against Trump

You can’t sue Donald Trump for tweeting that you’re a “real dummy!” and a “major loser” with “zero credibility” -- or for saying you “begged” him for a job on his presidential campaign when you insist
EU Offers U.K. Carrot, Warning Over Breaking Brexit Promises

EU Offers U.K. Carrot, Warning Over Breaking Brexit Promises

The European Union warned the U.K. against rowing back on the agreements it made last week as leaders prepare to hand Britain its first reward in the Brexit negotiations.
Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Is ‘Brutal,’ Hollande Says

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Is ‘Brutal,’ Hollande Says

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is “brutal and corrosive,” former French President Francois Hollande said in an interview.
A Putin Aide Is Eyeing Cryptocurrencies to Beat Sanctions, Report Says

A Putin Aide Is Eyeing Cryptocurrencies to Beat Sanctions, Report Says

An adviser to President Vladimir Putin said cryptocurrencies may help Russian banks avoid international sanctions, the Rambler News Service reported Tuesday.
Putin Gets Reports on Trump’s Tweets, Kremlin Says

Putin Gets Reports on Trump’s Tweets, Kremlin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin receives reports of U.S. counterpart Donald Trump’s tweets because they’re considered to be official White House statements, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
The Latest on the Sudden Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

The Latest on the Sudden Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died Tuesday after collapsing at his neighborhood Safeway store.
Saudi Arabia to Set Up Entity for Assets Taken in Crackdown

Saudi Arabia to Set Up Entity for Assets Taken in Crackdown

Saudi Arabia is setting up an organization to manage assets relinquished by detainees as part of settlement agreements in the crackdown on corruption, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
China Reaps Reward of Softer Diplomatic Approach With Moon’s Visit

China Reaps Reward of Softer Diplomatic Approach With Moon’s Visit

As Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes South Korea’s Moon Jae-in to Beijing, he’ll be showing off the gains of a foreign policy shift that has seen China tamp down several disputes with its