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A U.S. Station Switched From Bluegrass to Radio Sputnik—and Got Threats From the Feds

A U.S. Station Switched From Bluegrass to Radio Sputnik—and Got Threats From the Feds

A broadcaster of the Russian-sponsored news and opinion channel was made to register as a foreign agent.
As U.S. Unwinds Web Rules, Industry's Voice Echoes the Loudest

As U.S. Unwinds Web Rules, Industry's Voice Echoes the Loudest

Republican regulators moving to kill Obama-era open internet regulations say one big reason for their action is that the rules have depressed investment in broadband.
Rosenstein Says He Sees No Cause to Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Rosenstein Says He Sees No Cause to Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stood by Robert Mueller in the face of Republican demands to fire him as special counsel or name a second one to investigate what they portrayed as a deep
Here’s How Much Tax You’d Pay in Congress’s Two Bills

Here’s How Much Tax You’d Pay in Congress’s Two Bills

While Congress irons out the differences between the tax bills proposed by the House and Senate, taxpayers have been living in limbo, and putting year-end tax planning on hold.
Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

Here’s Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right Now

Congressional leaders worked quickly to finalize compromise legislation for floor votes next week in an effort to provide themselves and President Donald Trump with a major policy victory before the
May Heads For Showdown in Tight Parliament Vote: Brexit Update

May Heads For Showdown in Tight Parliament Vote: Brexit Update

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship Brexit bill is in the House of Commons Wednesday for a vote that could be the first the government loses.
Brexit Bulletin: Retreat or Defeat

Brexit Bulletin: Retreat or Defeat

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Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to Fill Franken’s Senate Seat

Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to Fill Franken’s Senate Seat

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed lieutenant Tina Smith on Wednesday to replace Senator Al Franken until a special election in November.
Moore’s Defeat in Alabama Deals Trump a Rebuke Ahead of 2018 Races

Moore’s Defeat in Alabama Deals Trump a Rebuke Ahead of 2018 Races

The defeat of Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race by Democrat Doug Jones was a stunning rebuke to the GOP’s anti-establishment wing led by Steve Bannon and a major political
Senator-Elect Jones: Alabama Took the 'Right Road'

Senator-Elect Jones: Alabama Took the 'Right Road'

Democrat Doug Jones delivers victory speech after defeating Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Jones' win is considered a stunning upset in deep-red Alabama. (Source: Bloomberg)
Modi's Got Data to Boast Before His Home State Votes Thursday

Modi's Got Data to Boast Before His Home State Votes Thursday

Prices in the western Indian state of Gujarat -- where Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party faces a close election Thursday -- are rising at among the slowest paces in the country even as overall
Republican Roy Moore Insists 'It's Not Over'

Republican Roy Moore Insists 'It's Not Over'

Republican Roy Moore delivers remarks in front of supporters Tuesday night after losing the election for U.S. Senate in Alabama. Moore insisted that the vote is still very close and that he will be
This English Town Backed Brexit. Now the Poles Are Leaving

This English Town Backed Brexit. Now the Poles Are Leaving

Thetford is home to about 8,000 east Europeans. How many will go?
Fatal Congo Attack Adds to Pressure on UN Peacekeeping Boss

Fatal Congo Attack Adds to Pressure on UN Peacekeeping Boss

A day after 15 United Nations troops from Tanzania were killed by militants in eastern Congo, the organization’s chief of peacekeeping operations described the deadliest assault on UN forces in a
Democrat Jones Defeats Moore in Alabama Race

Democrat Jones Defeats Moore in Alabama Race

Democrat Doug Jones delivered a stunning upset defeat to Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Congratulates Doug Jones, Says Republicans Will Have ‘Another Shot’

Trump Congratulates Doug Jones, Says Republicans Will Have ‘Another Shot’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Democrat Doug Jones on a “hard fought” win in Alabama.
Macron Picks Old Rival to Steer His Vision Through EU Minefields

Macron Picks Old Rival to Steer His Vision Through EU Minefields

One way to win Emmanuel Macron’s trust is to take him on.
Things to Know About Alabama's New U.S. Senator, Doug Jones

Things to Know About Alabama's New U.S. Senator, Doug Jones

Birmingham, Ala. (AP) -- Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state's new U.S.
Democrat Doug Jones Defeats GOP’s Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones Defeats GOP’s Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones delivered a stunning upset defeat to Republican Roy Moore in a U.S. Senate race in deep-red Alabama that had split the GOP even before its controversial nominee was accused of
FBI Agent Removed From Russia Probe Called Trump an ‘Idiot’

FBI Agent Removed From Russia Probe Called Trump an ‘Idiot’

An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team over politically charged text messages referred to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as an "idiot."