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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
Warren Asks Trump If He’s Trying to ‘Slut-Shame’ Gillibrand

Warren Asks Trump If He’s Trying to ‘Slut-Shame’ Gillibrand

President Donald Trump set off a Twitter war of words on Tuesday with three of the Senate’s most powerful women, after his attack on Kirsten Gillibrand was answered by Elizabeth Warren, who accused
Saudi Arabia Will Give Cash to Poorer Citizens Hit by Austerity

Saudi Arabia Will Give Cash to Poorer Citizens Hit by Austerity

Saudi Arabia will implement a cash transfer program for poorer citizens as it gradually raises domestic energy prices under a plan to repair public finances and reduce the economy’s reliance on oil.
Mugabe Takes First Trip Abroad Since Resigning

Mugabe Takes First Trip Abroad Since Resigning

Zimbabwe's presidential spokesman says former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, are on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the military and ruling
GOP Eyes $750,000 Mortgage Cap, Lawmaker Says: Tax Debate Update

GOP Eyes $750,000 Mortgage Cap, Lawmaker Says: Tax Debate Update

House and Senate Republicans are working this week on compromise tax-overhaul legislation in an effort to send it to President Donald Trump as soon as next week. Here are the latest developments,
Alabama Senate Vote Rests on Urban-Rural Divide

Alabama Senate Vote Rests on Urban-Rural Divide

Alabama voters go to the polls in a special Senate election Tuesday that has drawn nationwide attention to the campaigns of Doug Jones and Roy Moore. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

Ed Lee, San Francisco’s the city's first Asian-American mayor, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.
Win or Lose, Alabama Race Will Hang Over Republicans

Win or Lose, Alabama Race Will Hang Over Republicans

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Musk’s SpaceX Doubles Down on Method for Cheaper Rocket Launches

Musk’s SpaceX Doubles Down on Method for Cheaper Rocket Launches

Elon Musk’s rocket company is about take another step toward making space flight cheaper.
Kebab Controversy Skewers Europe With Bid to End Additives Ban

Kebab Controversy Skewers Europe With Bid to End Additives Ban

European Union lawmakers are deliberating the composition of kebab meat as they tackle the bloc’s latest dispute over food safety.
Trump Was ‘Misinterpreted’ in Twitter Feud With May, U.S. Ambassador Says

Trump Was ‘Misinterpreted’ in Twitter Feud With May, U.S. Ambassador Says

President Donald Trump’s spat with Theresa May over his retweeting anti-Muslim videos posted by a far-right group was all a misunderstanding, U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. Woody Johnson said on Tuesday.
Lockheed's Littoral Ships Running 11 Months Late, U.S. Navy Says

Lockheed's Littoral Ships Running 11 Months Late, U.S. Navy Says

Lockheed Martin Corp. will deliver its eight remaining Littoral Combat Ships an average of 11 months late, more than twice the five-month delay for rival shipbuilder Austal Ltd., the U.S. Navy