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Merkel Says She’d Rather Face Voters Than Risk an Unstable Germany

Merkel Says She’d Rather Face Voters Than Risk an Unstable Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’d rather face new elections than govern without a majority, betting that voters won’t blame her after four-party talks on forming a coalition collapsed.
Zarrab Trial in U.S. Over Iran Sanctions Is Delayed a Week

Zarrab Trial in U.S. Over Iran Sanctions Is Delayed a Week

The trial of a Turkish-Iranian gold trader accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions and bribing senior Turkish officials was put off for a week as mystery continues to shroud the proceedings.
Keystone XL Approval May Open Door for Foes to Fight Route

Keystone XL Approval May Open Door for Foes to Fight Route

Nebraska’s approval of an alternative route could throw more uncertainty into the mix for the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says Mugabe Informed of Impeachment Plan

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says Mugabe Informed of Impeachment Plan

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been formally notified by the country’s ruling party of the plan to impeach him, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front said in a statement.
Lew’s New Job Means Six of the Last Seven Treasury Secretaries Got Finance Gigs

Lew’s New Job Means Six of the Last Seven Treasury Secretaries Got Finance Gigs

Jacob Lew is becoming a partner at private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg, which means six of the last seven U.S. Treasury heads have gone on to land roles at multibillion-dollar financial houses.
Saudi Billionaires Look for Ways to Protect Assets From Any Government Purge

Saudi Billionaires Look for Ways to Protect Assets From Any Government Purge

Wealthy Saudis are seeking to restructure their businesses to ring fence assets in case authorities widen their declared crackdown on corruption, according to three people with knowledge of the
Norway's PM Isn’t Worried by Her Country's Weak Exchange Rate

Norway's PM Isn’t Worried by Her Country's Weak Exchange Rate

The prime minister of Norway welcomed the weak exchange rate that’s been triggered by fears of a protracted slump in the housing market.
Second Woman Accuses Franken of Inappropriate Touching

Second Woman Accuses Franken of Inappropriate Touching

Democrat Al Franken faces a second allegation of touching a woman inappropriately, this time while he was a U.S. senator.
What You Need to Know About the Brexit Bill

What You Need to Know About the Brexit Bill

It’s the itemized bill the European Union wants to hand the U.K. as it leaves the bloc, and the issue that’s pushed talks into deadlock.
German President Urges Parties to Return to Negotiating Table

German President Urges Parties to Return to Negotiating Table

Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the country’s political parties to return to the negotiating table and avoid the need for new elections.
Chile Election Turnout Hits New Low

Chile Election Turnout Hits New Low

Chilean voters’ range of choices failed to spark a revival in voter participation.
The Latest on the Roy Moore Allegations

The Latest on the Roy Moore Allegations

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday attacked the Democrat running in the Alabama Senate race against Republican Roy Moore.
A Condition for Cambridge Analytica’s Partner in Brazil: No Extremists

A Condition for Cambridge Analytica’s Partner in Brazil: No Extremists

Andre Torreta’s services won’t be available to just anyone.
Lawmakers Seek to Dismantle the Muni-Bond Market

Lawmakers Seek to Dismantle the Muni-Bond Market

You may have missed a very important, historic letter sent by two members of Congress to the chairman of the federal oversight board for Puerto Rico.
California’s Brown Warns of ‘Rude Awakening’ for GOP on Tax Bill

California’s Brown Warns of ‘Rude Awakening’ for GOP on Tax Bill

California Governor Jerry Brown has a warning for Republican lawmakers in Washington: The tax bill that’s under debate isn’t going to help them.
Merkel's Stumble Slows Leadership Drive for Paris Ally Macron

Merkel's Stumble Slows Leadership Drive for Paris Ally Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron, who has laid out a series of far-reaching proposals for Europe, called for a “stable and strong” Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s failure to form a government
Barnier Raises Irish Obstacle as U.K. Moves on Brexit Bill

Barnier Raises Irish Obstacle as U.K. Moves on Brexit Bill

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the U.K. to come up with a solution for the Irish border, making clear that an improved offer on the divorce bill might not be enough to
Balance of Power: Merkel’s Convictions Risk Her Downfall

Balance of Power: Merkel’s Convictions Risk Her Downfall

The political cost of Angela Merkel’s refugee policy is becoming clear.
Elephants in the Room Loom Over D.C.: This Week in Washington

Elephants in the Room Loom Over D.C.: This Week in Washington

Thanksgiving week is supposed to be one of the quietest weeks on the Washington calendar. This is a year, however, without quiet.
Kushner Cos. Found New Israeli Partner to Return to New Jersey

Kushner Cos. Found New Israeli Partner to Return to New Jersey

Two months ago, the Kushner family announced with fanfare the purchase of the Quail Ridge Apartments of Plainsboro, New Jersey, which it had sold 10 years earlier, describing the move as an