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Maine’s Governor Says Voters Were Wrong to Approve Medicaid Expansion

Maine’s Governor Says Voters Were Wrong to Approve Medicaid Expansion

Maine's governor said Wednesday that residents of his state made an expensive mistake when they voted to expand access to Medicaid under Obamacare.
U.K. Minister Finds Herself in Hot Water

U.K. Minister Finds Herself in Hot Water

Sterling dropped against all of its Group-of-10 peers as newspapers reported that U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was preparing to fire International Development Secretary Priti Patel, who held
Argentine Unions Agree on Labor Reform Bill, Macri Says

Argentine Unions Agree on Labor Reform Bill, Macri Says

Argentina’s leading unions have reached an agreement on a labor reform bill with President Mauricio Macri that seeks to reduce labor costs in order to attract foreign investors.
Nominee Drops Paganism Claim, Says Climate Change Is Real

Nominee Drops Paganism Claim, Says Climate Change Is Real

An environmental nominee of President Donald Trump who had dismissed the threat of climate change and labeled carbon dioxide plant food, abandoned those positions Wednesday under questioning from
EU Plans Venezuela Arms Embargo, Adding to Maduro's Pressures

EU Plans Venezuela Arms Embargo, Adding to Maduro's Pressures

The European Union plans to ban the sale of arms and surveillance technologies to Venezuela, the latest move to pressure authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro.
NATO to Boost Command Sites, Cyber Policy With Eye on Russia

NATO to Boost Command Sites, Cyber Policy With Eye on Russia

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization moved to upgrade its command structure for the first time since the end of the Cold War and gave greater weight to cyber defense in signs of heightened
Yellen Hasn't Decided Whether to Remain at Fed, Mnuchin Says

Yellen Hasn't Decided Whether to Remain at Fed, Mnuchin Says

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hasn’t yet decided whether she’ll stay at the central bank in a diminished role when her term as chair ends in February, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Mnuchin Won't Rule Out Delaying Tax Cut for Corporations

Mnuchin Won't Rule Out Delaying Tax Cut for Corporations

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin isn’t ruling out delaying the start of a corporate tax rate cut, but emphasized the administration’s “strong preference” is for the relief to start in 2018.
Russian Hackers Fueled Catalan Separatism, Madrid Institute Says

Russian Hackers Fueled Catalan Separatism, Madrid Institute Says

Spain’s struggle to quash separatism in its Catalonia region was disrupted by Russian hackers agitating for a break-up, in a hallmark propaganda effort to fracture Europe, according to a
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