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Ontario Premier Replaces Finance Chief Amid Backlash Over Cuts

Ontario Premier Replaces Finance Chief Amid Backlash Over Cuts

Premier Doug Ford replaced his finance chief and three other top ministers after just one year, as Ontario’s government faces growing discontent over spending cuts.
New Jersey Sues Over Sale of ‘Deadly’ 100-Round Ammunition Magazine

New Jersey Sues Over Sale of ‘Deadly’ 100-Round Ammunition Magazine

New Jersey sued a Nevada company for selling large-capacity ammunition magazines online to an undercover agent in violation of a cease-and-desist letter sent under the East Coast state’s strict
Pot Advocates Blame Cuomo for Demise of Legalization in New York

Pot Advocates Blame Cuomo for Demise of Legalization in New York

New York lawmakers failed to agree on how to legalize marijuana, dealing a setback to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s progressive agenda. Advocates said Cuomo and the state’s legislature didn’t appreciate the
Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says

Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks said she believed President Donald Trump was “serious” when he said he would accept information about a political rival from a foreign source, the
Zambian President Says Fears of a Debt Crisis Are Unfounded

Zambian President Says Fears of a Debt Crisis Are Unfounded

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said the southern African nation, whose Eurobonds are trading at distressed levels, is able to repay its debts and will soon emerge from an economic slump.
Apple Warns of iPhone Tariff Risks as China Supply Chain Exposed

Apple Warns of iPhone Tariff Risks as China Supply Chain Exposed

Apple Inc. urged the Trump administration not to proceed with tariffs of as much as 25% on a new slate of products imported from China, saying it would reduce the company’s contribution to the U.S.
Supreme Court Backs 40-Foot Cross in Maryland Intersection

Supreme Court Backs 40-Foot Cross in Maryland Intersection

The U.S. Supreme Court said a 40-foot cross can continue serving as a war memorial in a busy Maryland intersection, a ruling that bolsters the government’s power to display religious symbols on public
Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation

Private Equity Retail ‘Abuses’ Spur Senator to Plan Legislation

Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin is adding her voice to a growing list of politicians admonishing private equity’s stewardship of debt-laden retailers. And she says she is trying to do something about
McConnell Opposes Bipartisan Push for Lawmaker Pay Increase

McConnell Opposes Bipartisan Push for Lawmaker Pay Increase

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a interview he doesn’t support a bipartisan House effort to increase pay for members of Congress for the first time in a decade, likely scuttling the
New York Approves Green New Deal as Washington Turns a ‘Blind Eye’

New York Approves Green New Deal as Washington Turns a ‘Blind Eye’

New York State’s version of the Green New Deal is heading to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is expected to sign it into law.
Putin Warns U.S. War With Iran Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Putin Warns U.S. War With Iran Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that a war between the U.S. and Iran would be “catastrophic” for the Middle East and may trigger a fresh wave of refugees from the region.
Biden Calls Trump's Iran Strategy ‘A Self-Inflicted Disaster’

Biden Calls Trump's Iran Strategy ‘A Self-Inflicted Disaster’

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden called President Donald Trump’s Iran strategy a “self-inflicted disaster” after Iran shot down an American spy drone, raising tensions in a region that’s been on the
Poland Aims to Stall German Push to End EU CO2 Emissions by 2050

Poland Aims to Stall German Push to End EU CO2 Emissions by 2050

Poland is trying to water down a push by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the European Union to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Erdogan Threatens Reprisal Against Any U.S. Missile Sanction

Erdogan Threatens Reprisal Against Any U.S. Missile Sanction

Turkey will retaliate against any U.S. sanctions imposed after it takes delivery of a missile-defense system from Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, showing no signs of backing off from a
Cory Booker Says He’d Push Clemency for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Cory Booker Says He’d Push Clemency for Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Senator Cory Booker said he would consider clemency for an estimated 17,000 non-violent drug offenders if elected president, in a bid to appeal to minority and liberal voters as he tries to gain
U.K. Asks EU Court to Overturn Vestager's Tax Clawback Order

U.K. Asks EU Court to Overturn Vestager's Tax Clawback Order

The U.K. is fighting an order by European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager to claw back allegedly illegal tax breaks from multinationals, adding to the list of potential EU flashpoints ahead
U.S. Tariff Pain Varies From Turret to Trenches

U.S. Tariff Pain Varies From Turret to Trenches

From Bible publishers to fishing rod suppliers, they’re streaming to Washington from across the U.S. and pleading for mercy from President Donald Trump’s most radical trade threat yet -- tariffs on
Corn Farmers Use Fox Ads to Appeal to Trump in Biofuel Fight

Corn Farmers Use Fox Ads to Appeal to Trump in Biofuel Fight

The National Corn Growers Association launched an advertising campaign on President Donald Trump’s favorite television news source to step up pressure on the administration to curb exempting oil
China's Xi Tells North Korea's Kim World Wants More U.S. Talks

China's Xi Tells North Korea's Kim World Wants More U.S. Talks

China’s Xi Jinping told Kim Jong Un that the world wanted him to make progress in nuclear talks with the U.S., underscoring Beijing’s key role in negotiations ahead of his own summit with President
EU Leaders Abandon Their Top Candidates for Posts: Summit Update

EU Leaders Abandon Their Top Candidates for Posts: Summit Update

European Union leaders bickered until the early morning hours Friday over who’s going to lead the bloc’s key institutions before giving up and calling an emergency summit for later this month to try