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EU Agency Pushes to Keep Staff as It Moves from London to Amsterdam

EU Agency Pushes to Keep Staff as It Moves from London to Amsterdam

Amsterdam was the EMA staff’s top choice and the option viewed as least likely to disrupt operations.
The One Job in D.C. That Everyone Wants

The One Job in D.C. That Everyone Wants

In the fractious U.S. capital, everyone can agree on this: Being chairman of the House Financial Services Committee is a cushy gig.
The Justin Trudeau Lovefest Gets a Reality Check

The Justin Trudeau Lovefest Gets a Reality Check

Midway through the prime minister’s first term, once-charmed Canadians are asking hard questions about health care, taxes, and the budget deficit.
Lockheed Praised at Pentagon for Naval Ballistic-Missile Defense

Lockheed Praised at Pentagon for Naval Ballistic-Missile Defense

Lockheed Martin Corp. may be taking heat at the Pentagon over glitches and delays in other billion-dollar programs, but its performance on the U.S.’s primary naval missile-defense program is winning
Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

Mobile-Phone Case at U.S. Supreme Court to Test Privacy Protections

A U.S. Supreme Court with a record of protecting digital privacy is taking up a case that may curb law enforcement officials’ power to track people using mobile-phone data.
AT&T Lawsuit Over Time Warner Shows Tough Turn on Antitrust

AT&T Lawsuit Over Time Warner Shows Tough Turn on Antitrust

The U.S. lawsuit to stop AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner Inc. has sparked accusations that the Justice Department, driven by political meddling from the Trump White House, is pursuing a risky
FCC’s Rollback of Net-Neutrality Rules Won’t Settle the Divisive Issue

FCC’s Rollback of Net-Neutrality Rules Won’t Settle the Divisive Issue

Aggrieved parties will try to save the regulations in federal court
House Tax Bill Is Littered With Loopholes for Wall Street’s Wealthiest

House Tax Bill Is Littered With Loopholes for Wall Street’s Wealthiest

Lawmakers who sped a bill through the U.S. House last week may have handed a few more goodies to Wall Street’s wealthiest than they realize.
Mexican Counteroffer Marks Tit-for-Tat Turn in Nafta Talks

Mexican Counteroffer Marks Tit-for-Tat Turn in Nafta Talks

A worker moves seats to be attached to a vehicle at the Kia Motor Corp. assembly plant in Pesqueria, Mexico, on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Mexico's financial stability is hanging in the balance as the
Mugabe Era Draws to a Close in Zimbabwe as Impeachment Looms

Mugabe Era Draws to a Close in Zimbabwe as Impeachment Looms

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is facing the last days of his 37 years in power as lawmakers started proceedings to impeach him.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Asks President Robert Mugabe to Resign

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Asks President Robert Mugabe to Resign

The new leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling party asked Robert Mugabe to resign as president of the southern African nation.
U.S. Vows Tough Sanctions If South Sudan Doesn't End Conflict

U.S. Vows Tough Sanctions If South Sudan Doesn't End Conflict

The U.S. will enact far-reaching sanctions on South Sudanese officials and rebel leaders if they undermine new talks seeking to end a four-year civil war, the top American diplomat in the country
Palestinians Halt Contacts With U.S. Over PLO Office Threat

Palestinians Halt Contacts With U.S. Over PLO Office Threat

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered a halt to all contacts with the U.S. after it threatened to close his authority’s mission in Washington, and won’t allow the issue to be used as
Putin Talks to Trump as Russia Sees Endgame in Syria

Putin Talks to Trump as Russia Sees Endgame in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin talked with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump by phone for about an hour on Tuesday as the Kremlin mounts a diplomatic push to resolve the war in Syria after a visit
Merkel Tells Her German Rivals: Back Me or Face Voters Again

Merkel Tells Her German Rivals: Back Me or Face Voters Again

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’s ready to face voters again to break the country’s political stalemate, betting they won’t blame her for failed talks on forming a coalition.
FCC Chairman to Propose Vacating Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Chairman to Propose Vacating Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will propose vacating Obama-era net neutrality rules, according to a person briefed on the development that will hand a victory to broadband

Haitian Immigrants After 2010 Quake Lose U.S. Protected Status

Almost 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S. following the 2010 earthquake that leveled much of the nation have lost their protected immigrant status and will have 18 months to prepare for their return
Can This Old BP Oil Refinery Help Iran Beat Donald Trump?

Can This Old BP Oil Refinery Help Iran Beat Donald Trump?

The aim is to turn the war-scarred plant into a producer of quality fuel so Iran doesn’t have to rely on imports.
Trump Foundation Says It Will Dissolve as President Promised

Trump Foundation Says It Will Dissolve as President Promised

President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation said in a tax filing that it intends to dissolve, as Trump promised it would last December to avoid conflicts of interest.
Trump Campaign to Stop Paying Donald Jr.'s Legal Bills

Trump Campaign to Stop Paying Donald Jr.'s Legal Bills

The Trump campaign has stopped paying legal bills for Donald Trump Jr. and is setting up a legal defense fund to cover the costs for him and other campaign staffers related to investigations into