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House Republicans Prepare Contempt Action Against FBI, DOJ

House Republicans Prepare Contempt Action Against FBI, DOJ

U.S. House Republicans are drafting a contempt of Congress resolution against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray, claiming stonewalling in producing material
Turnbull Flags Australian Personal Tax Cuts Before 2019 Election

Turnbull Flags Australian Personal Tax Cuts Before 2019 Election

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aims to introduce personal income tax cuts before the next federal election, due in 2019, to complement the government’s drive to trim corporate rates.
North Korea Says Trump Is ‘Begging’ for Nuclear War

North Korea Says Trump Is ‘Begging’ for Nuclear War

North Korea said the U.S. is “begging” for a nuclear war by planning the “largest-ever” joint aerial drill with South Korea just after concluding an exercise with nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.
Egypt Presidential Hopeful's Fate Uncertain on Return From Exile

Egypt Presidential Hopeful's Fate Uncertain on Return From Exile

The daughters of a former Egyptian prime minister, who has declared his intention to run in next year’s presidential elections, said they feared he may have been detained after leaving the United Arab
South Africa's Economic Heartland Backs Ramaphosa in ANC Race

South Africa's Economic Heartland Backs Ramaphosa in ANC Race

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa won the backing of African National Congress members in the nation’s economic heartland and extended his early lead in the nomination process to succeed
I’m ‘Unbeatable’ in 2020, Trump Declares

I’m ‘Unbeatable’ in 2020, Trump Declares

President Donald Trump, fresh off a Senate vote that puts him a step closer to passing a tax-cut bill by year-end, declared himself “unbeatable” for re-election -- and unexpectedly suggested a
Senate Twist on New Endowment Tax Could Spare Some U.S. Schools

Senate Twist on New Endowment Tax Could Spare Some U.S. Schools

A few dozen private college endowments could dodge a bullet with the sweeping tax bill approved by the Senate early Saturday morning after a last-minute amendment.
Erdogan Calls U.S. Court Hearing Iran Sanction Case ‘Artificial’

Erdogan Calls U.S. Court Hearing Iran Sanction Case ‘Artificial’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the U.S. court that’s hearing the case of a banker accused of helping Iran evade sanctions is “artificial”.

Cost Is Key Factor for South African Energy Projects

South Africa will study the cost of power generation from various projects and expects to announce a decision on new renewable sources by Dec. 7, according to Energy Minister David Mahlobo.
Ireland Close to Winning Brexit Goals, Varadkar Says

Ireland Close to Winning Brexit Goals, Varadkar Says

Ireland is well on its way to meeting its objectives in the Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said, as the European Union and the U.K. approach a deadline for moving on to talks about
Arab Coalition Joins Saleh in Call Against Houthis in Yemen

Arab Coalition Joins Saleh in Call Against Houthis in Yemen

The Saudi-led Arab coalition has backed calls by former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to rise against Shiite Houthi rebels.
Australia's Joyce Set to Return as Deputy Leader

Australia's Joyce Set to Return as Deputy Leader

Barnaby Joyce will return to parliament as Australia’s deputy prime minister after winning a special election on Saturday, five weeks after he was forced to step down for being a dual national in
Zimbabwe President Changes Cabinet After One Day

Zimbabwe President Changes Cabinet After One Day

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made changes to his cabinet a day after announcing his executive team, Chief Secretary to Cabinet Mischeck Sibanda said.
Trump Says ‘Nothing to Hide’ as Flynn Plea Brings Mueller Closer

Trump Says ‘Nothing to Hide’ as Flynn Plea Brings Mueller Closer

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea has given Special Counsel Robert Mueller new leverage that may help him pursue more serious charges against others close to Donald Trump,
The Biggest Sticking Points Between Senate and House Tax Bills

The Biggest Sticking Points Between Senate and House Tax Bills

Lawmakers face the daunting task of hammering out the details of their competing bills to rewrite the U.S. tax code.
Senate Passes Tax-Cut Bill in Milestone Move Toward Overhaul

Senate Passes Tax-Cut Bill in Milestone Move Toward Overhaul

Senate Republicans narrowly approved the most sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades, slashing the corporate tax rate and providing temporary tax-rate cuts for most Americans.
After Flynn, Where Does Mueller’s Probe Go Next?

After Flynn, Where Does Mueller’s Probe Go Next?

Flynn’s confession will likely prompt Mueller’s team to reexamine statements made by Kushner, Sessions and others.
A Timeline of Michael Flynn’s Role in the Russia Probe

A Timeline of Michael Flynn’s Role in the Russia Probe

How Trump’s former national security adviser became caught up in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
Mueller Closes In on White House With Flynn's Guilty Plea

Mueller Closes In on White House With Flynn's Guilty Plea

Michael Flynn’s plea is a major step for Robert Mueller’s quickly advancing investigation.
Kushner Is Leaving Tillerson in the Dark on Middle East Talks, Sources Say

Kushner Is Leaving Tillerson in the Dark on Middle East Talks, Sources Say

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is increasingly alarmed by what he sees as secret talks between Jared Kushner and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to three people familiar
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