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Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

Franken to Resign From Senate After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations

Senator Al Franken said Thursday he’ll resign to end the turmoil over allegations that he groped or tried to forcibly kiss several women after more than half of his Democratic colleagues demanded he
Patagonia Sues Trump Over Bears Ears Monument

Patagonia Sues Trump Over Bears Ears Monument

Apparel maker Patagonia Inc. sued President Donald Trump over his decision to reduce the size of the Bears Ears national monument in Utah in a case joined by conservation and preservation groups.
Schulz’s ‘United States of Europe’ Proposal Unites Everyone Against Him

Schulz’s ‘United States of Europe’ Proposal Unites Everyone Against Him

German Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz used a 75-minute speech Thursday to make an urgent pitch to his restive party base for fresh talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bloc. But one line on
U.K. Doubles ‘Exceptional Talent’ Visas for Non-EU Residents

U.K. Doubles ‘Exceptional Talent’ Visas for Non-EU Residents

The U.K. doubled the number of visas available to highly skilled workers from outside the European Union.
Netanyahu Urges Europe to Adopt Arab World Policies on Israel

Netanyahu Urges Europe to Adopt Arab World Policies on Israel

Buoyant over Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Europeans to emulate nations that don’t even recognize his country’s right to
Ex-Minister in Corruption Case Warns Kremlin Elite They Could Be Next

Ex-Minister in Corruption Case Warns Kremlin Elite They Could Be Next

Russia’s former Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, the highest-level official charged with corruption under President Vladimir Putin’s rule, warned the Kremlin elite that any one of them could be next
Catalonia's Independence Push Is Centuries in the Making

Catalonia's Independence Push Is Centuries in the Making

The wealthy region of Catalonia has been pushing for independence from Spain since the 1700s. Bloomberg QuickTake explains how the Catalan push for independence is a centuries-old saga, and why the
Congress Set to Avoid Shutdown, for Now

Congress Set to Avoid Shutdown, for Now

Plans in the U.S. House and Senate could avoid the risk of a government shutdown while setting up a bigger showdown on Capitol Hill on Dec. 22. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg
Catalan Separatists Rally in Brussels as Elections Approach

Catalan Separatists Rally in Brussels as Elections Approach

Thousands of Catalan separatists protested in Brussels against what they see as Europe’s inaction in pushing the Spanish government to address their claim that the region should become independent.
Zimbabwe to Cut Spending, Relax Its Black Ownership Laws

Zimbabwe to Cut Spending, Relax Its Black Ownership Laws

Zimbabwe will trim spending and increase tax revenue next year and relax laws that require black citizens hold majority stakes in companies as it looks to restore confidence and boost economic growth,
U.S. Would Expedite Permit Reviews for Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

U.S. Would Expedite Permit Reviews for Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

The Trump administration has a plan in place to speed up permit reviews for drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge if Congress approves exploration there, an advisor to the U.S. Interior
Sinn Fein to Protest in DUP Leader’s Hometown Over Irish Border Dispute

Sinn Fein to Protest in DUP Leader’s Hometown Over Irish Border Dispute

As Brexit threatens to tear up the rules that helped bring peace to Northern Ireland, those who want to protect the open border with the Republic of Ireland are taking to the streets to protest.
Argentine Judge Calls for Arrest of Ex-President Fernandez

Argentine Judge Calls for Arrest of Ex-President Fernandez

An Argentine judge called on Congress to strip former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of her immunity as a senator so she can be arrested after bringing charges of treason, aggravated
Ford Now Plans to Move Production of Electric SUVs From Michigan to Mexico

Ford Now Plans to Move Production of Electric SUVs From Michigan to Mexico

Ford Motor Co. is changing gears again in Mexico, shifting planned production of a small electric-powered sport utility vehicle to a plant south of the border instead of a Michigan factory.
May's Defense Chief Says Kill Jihadis Before Allowing Them Home

May's Defense Chief Says Kill Jihadis Before Allowing Them Home

British citizens who fought for the Islamic State abroad are better off dead and should be stopped from returning home, according to the country’s new defense chief.
White Zimbabwean Farmer Has Land Returned Under New Government

White Zimbabwean Farmer Has Land Returned Under New Government

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa ordered that a white Zimbabwean farmer evicted from his land in June be allowed to return, signaling a shift in land-ownership policy from predecessor Robert
Hamas Calls for Violence Over U.S. Embassy Move

Hamas Calls for Violence Over U.S. Embassy Move

Reaction to President Donald Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel has varied from praise among Republican leadership, to condemnation from global leaders, and calls for a third
Five Ways Steinhoff Could Try to Save Itself If It Acts Swiftly

Five Ways Steinhoff Could Try to Save Itself If It Acts Swiftly

Steinhoff International Holdings NV’s attempts to arrest the fallout over accounting irregularities have failed to restore investor trust. Despite three statements from the company in the past 48
May and Juncker Meet in Brussels as Deal Expected: Brexit Update

May and Juncker Meet in Brussels as Deal Expected: Brexit Update

Theresa May is against the clock to come up with concessions so that deadlocked Brexit talks can finally move on to trade.
Johnson Says West Failed Syria, Left Pitch ‘Wide Open’ to Russia

Johnson Says West Failed Syria, Left Pitch ‘Wide Open’ to Russia

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faulted Western leadership in Syria, specifically for setting out red lines for intervention and then failing to follow through with the removal of President