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Judge Issues Gag Order to Lawyers and Witnesses in Manafort Case

Judge Issues Gag Order to Lawyers and Witnesses in Manafort Case

Last week, Paul Manafort’s trial judge threatened to issue a gag order after his lawyer called Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s case against his client “ridiculous” in a blistering minute-long
Obama Heads to Downtown Chicago for Jury Duty

Obama Heads to Downtown Chicago for Jury Duty

Potential jurors are marking the fact they were summoned for duty in downtown Chicago on the same day that former President Barack Obama has been called to serve.
Menendez Juror’s Question About the Definition of ‘Senator’ Could Be Key

Menendez Juror’s Question About the Definition of ‘Senator’ Could Be Key

Jurors resumed deliberations at the bribery trial of Senator Robert Menendez on Wednesday, a day after one of the panelists asked the judge for a definition of a senator.
The ACLU Wants to Be the NRA, Without All the Guns

The ACLU Wants to Be the NRA, Without All the Guns

To fight President Trump, a lawsuit factory run by eggheads is turning itself into nationwide political force modeled on a certain gun-rights group.
Davis Plays Up Military Symbolism on Brexit Diplomacy Drive

Davis Plays Up Military Symbolism on Brexit Diplomacy Drive

As Brexit Secretary David Davis takes a diplomatic tour of Europe to press his case in the divorce talks, a military theme has been emerging.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Is Said to Have Fled to South Africa

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa Is Said to Have Fled to South Africa

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was ousted as Zimbabwe’s vice president on Monday, has fled to South Africa after receiving death threats, a person familiar with the situation said.
Brexit Talks Likely to Progress in December, Irish PM Says

Brexit Talks Likely to Progress in December, Irish PM Says

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said it’s likely European Union leaders will green light Brexit negotiations to move to their next phase in December.
Foreign Dealmakers Would Face Tougher Security Reviews Under U.S. Bill

Foreign Dealmakers Would Face Tougher Security Reviews Under U.S. Bill

Foreign investors seeking to buy U.S. companies would face higher hurdles for winning regulatory approval under new legislation that seeks to toughen national security reviews of their investments.
Marissa Mayer Warns Lawmakers That Hackers Are Getting Tougher

Marissa Mayer Warns Lawmakers That Hackers Are Getting Tougher

Former Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer warned hackers are becoming more potent as she joined Equifax Inc.’s interim CEO in trying to reassure a Senate panel the companies are
Repealing Obamacare Mandate Would Save $338 Billion, CBO Says

Repealing Obamacare Mandate Would Save $338 Billion, CBO Says

Republicans are considering doing this to pay for their tax cuts.
Barack Obama Shows Up in Chicago for Jury Duty; Not Chosen

Barack Obama Shows Up in Chicago for Jury Duty; Not Chosen

Chicago (AP) -- Former President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move to Washington for eight years, showed up to a downtown Chicago courthouse for jury duty on Wednesday morning. Then
Democrats Win Key Election Day Races

Democrats Win Key Election Day Races

The only two governors’ races in the U.S. this year ended in victory for Democrats, as voters turned away from Republicans aligned with President Donald Trump and set up a fight for his party’s hold
Ramaphosa's Announcement of ANC Leadership Ticket Riles Backers

Ramaphosa's Announcement of ANC Leadership Ticket Riles Backers

Leaders of the ruling African National Congress in South Africa’s richest province said they oppose Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to announce a ticket of running mates in his bid to
Poland Sees Brexit Transition as Way Out of Impasse on Bill

Poland Sees Brexit Transition as Way Out of Impasse on Bill

The U.K. needs to offer the European Union more detail about what it wants from a transition deal, and linking that to the divorce bill could be a way out of the deadlock in Brexit talks, Poland’s
Aegon's van Den Heuvel on U.S.-China Trade Relations

Aegon's van Den Heuvel on U.S.-China Trade Relations

Aegon Asset Management's chief investment strategist Olaf van Den Heuvel discusses trade relations between the U.S. and China as President Donald Trump visits China. Van Den Heuvel speaks on
Trump Administration Restricts Cuba Travel and Business Dealings

Trump Administration Restricts Cuba Travel and Business Dealings

New restrictions on Americans’ travel to Cuba will be enacted Thursday, the Trump administration said, and the U.S. also published a list of companies and other entities alleged to be controlled by
Rouhani Urges Saudi Arabia to Avoid Teaming Up With U.S. and Israel

Rouhani Urges Saudi Arabia to Avoid Teaming Up With U.S. and Israel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, invoking his country’s might, advised Saudi Arabia not to team up with the U.S. and Israel against it, striking a defiant tone as hostility escalates between the
U.S. Block of WTO Appeals Body Compromises System, Director Says

U.S. Block of WTO Appeals Body Compromises System, Director Says

The Trump administration’s decision to block new appointments to the World Trade Organization’s appellate body is compromising the ability of the system to resolve disputes, according to WTO
U.K. Should Threaten Direct Rule Over Tax Havens, Cable Says

U.K. Should Threaten Direct Rule Over Tax Havens, Cable Says

The U.K. should take direct rule over crown dependencies that encourage aggressive tax avoidance and fail to introduce transparent tax reporting, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said on Wednesday.
Trump Team Plans $250 Billion in Deals From China Visit

Trump Team Plans $250 Billion in Deals From China Visit

The White House expects to announce upwards of $250 billion in business deals in China this week, an administration official said -- exactly the sort of U.S. jobs-based diplomacy that President Donald