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Alphabet's Annual Meeting Draws Protests on Multitude of Issues

Alphabet's Annual Meeting Draws Protests on Multitude of Issues

Google workers, shareholders and activists used the annual meeting of parent Alphabet Inc. to protest a range of issues, including contractor rights, the tech giant’s business in China and the
Zuma Allies Get Top South African Posts in Setback for Ramaphosa

Zuma Allies Get Top South African Posts in Setback for Ramaphosa

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s allies secured several top posts in the nation’s parliament in a blow to his successor Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to clean up the government and cement his
Trump UN Pick Is Asked Why She Spent 300 Days Away From Canada Post

Trump UN Pick Is Asked Why She Spent 300 Days Away From Canada Post

President Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was pressed at her confirmation hearing on why she was away from her current post as envoy to Canada for more than 300 days
‘Miracle’ Pilot Sullenberger Calls for Simulator Training on Boeing 737 Max

‘Miracle’ Pilot Sullenberger Calls for Simulator Training on Boeing 737 Max

The pilot who gained fame by safely landing a hobbled US Airways jet on the Hudson River in 2009 called for simulator training for pilots of Boeing Co.’s 737 Max on the malfunctions linked to a pair
U.K.’s May Says Saving the Planet Doesn’t Have to Harm Economy

U.K.’s May Says Saving the Planet Doesn’t Have to Harm Economy

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May insisted it’s possible to cut pollution without harming economic growth after becoming the first leader of a Group of Seven nation to set a target for net zero
Trump Raised $24.8 Million in Less Than 24 Hours, RNC Says

Trump Raised $24.8 Million in Less Than 24 Hours, RNC Says

President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in less than 24 hours as he officially launched his campaign for re-election, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said.
Kenya Court Finds Three Guilty for 2015 University Terror Attack

Kenya Court Finds Three Guilty for 2015 University Terror Attack

A Kenyan court found three people guilty of orchestrating one of the deadliest terror attacks in the East African nation.
Lighthizer to Meet China Trade Chief Before Presidential Summit

Lighthizer to Meet China Trade Chief Before Presidential Summit

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he’ll speak with his Chinese counterpart to prepare for a high-stakes meeting between the two countries’ presidents later this month that may revive
UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing

UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing

A United Nations expert assigned to investigate the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi government agents has recommended probing the possible role of Crown Prince Mohammed
Rehn Warns Against Currency War as ECB Plans Attacked by Trump

Rehn Warns Against Currency War as ECB Plans Attacked by Trump

European Central Bank policy maker Olli Rehn warned of a risk that persistent trade tensions will morph into a global currency war, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump attacked ECB President Mario
Trump Might Not Understand Aims of Independent ECB, Costa Says

Trump Might Not Understand Aims of Independent ECB, Costa Says

U.S. President Donald Trump might not understand the goals and independence of the European Central Bank, according to ECB policy maker Carlos Costa.
Russia Says Up to 70 Athletes Could Face Doping Charges

Russia Says Up to 70 Athletes Could Face Doping Charges

The number of Russian athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70, the country's anti-doping agency said Wednesday.
Australia to Fix Flaws in World's Fourth-Biggest Pension Pool

Australia to Fix Flaws in World's Fourth-Biggest Pension Pool

Australia’s government said it’s committed to tackling structural flaws in the nation’s A$2.8 trillion ($1.9 trillion) pensions industry that have eroded retirement savings and cost people billions of
Pelosi Says Trump Threatening Fed Chairman Is ‘Very Wrong’

Pelosi Says Trump Threatening Fed Chairman Is ‘Very Wrong’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended the independence of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, following comments from President Donald Trump hinting that Chairman Jerome Powell’s tenure depends on the
Five Things to Watch in South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Speech

Five Things to Watch in South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Speech

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday delivers his first state-of-the-nation speech since the ruling party extended its quarter-century grip on power in last month’s election. His
Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump, Saying That’s ‘Just a Way Out’

Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump, Saying That’s ‘Just a Way Out’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out the possibility of censuring President Donald Trump as an alternative to impeachment, saying that it would be a half-way measure and little more than “a way out.”
France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

European Union (EU) flags fly in front of the European Commission Berlaymont building in Brussels.
Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Privilege Fight

Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Privilege Fight

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, angered Democrats Wednesday by declining to answer some questions during a day-long, closed-door session with members and staff of the House
Fight for Second Place Dominates U.K. Tory Leadership Race

Fight for Second Place Dominates U.K. Tory Leadership Race

With Boris Johnson so far ahead in the race to be the next U.K. prime minister, the fight is now focused on winning second place.
Erdogan Vows to Take Egypt to Court Over Ally Mursi's Death

Erdogan Vows to Take Egypt to Court Over Ally Mursi's Death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to haul the Egyptian government before international courts over the death of his Islamist ally, ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, escalating a war