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Republican Senator Says He Can't Support Tax Bill That Balloons Debt

Republican Senator Says He Can't Support Tax Bill That Balloons Debt

James Lankford of Oklahoma said he can’t support the party’s tax-overhaul bill if it increases the U.S. debt too much, showing the challenges of getting House and Senate approval of the sweeping
New York Fed's Dudley Close to Announcing Retirement, CNBC Says

New York Fed's Dudley Close to Announcing Retirement, CNBC Says

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley is close to announcing his retirement, according to CNBC, potentially widening the overhaul of leadership at the U.S. central bank and raising
Alwaleed, Caught in Saudi Purge, Has Assets Across the World

Alwaleed, Caught in Saudi Purge, Has Assets Across the World

When Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was arrested as part of an anti-corruption probe in Saudi Arabia, it was the latest twist in the story of a billionaire who has courted international attention -- while
The Man Who Predicted Iceland's Crash Says Don't Fear New Regime

The Man Who Predicted Iceland's Crash Says Don't Fear New Regime

Iceland may soon have a radically new coalition government, led by a young leftist who will rely on support from the anti-establishment Pirate Party for the slimmest of majorities.
Trump Tells King Salman He Supports More Saudi Arms Purchases

Trump Tells King Salman He Supports More Saudi Arms Purchases

President Donald Trump told Saudi King Salman he would support the purchase of American military equipment to keep Saudi Arabia safe in a phone call Saturday, hours after the Saudi military said it
Slovaks Shun Premier's Party, Far Right in Regional Elections

Slovaks Shun Premier's Party, Far Right in Regional Elections

Slovaks voted for independent and opposition candidates in regional elections, delivering a surprise defeat to the popular ruling party and the far right forces in the post-communist European Union

U.S. Voters Say Trump Has Achieved Little, But Republicans Loyal

A majority of voters in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll say Donald Trump has achieved little in the first year after his upset win in the 2016 presidential election, yet most think the Democratic
In the Country Where Coal Is King, a Battle With the EU Looms

In the Country Where Coal Is King, a Battle With the EU Looms

The buzzword in the Brussels energy and climate bubble is 450, a number that is dividing European Union lawmakers and making coal-dependent Poland fume over upcoming reforms to the world’s biggest
Billionaire Alwaleed Arrested in Saudi Corruption Crackdown

Billionaire Alwaleed Arrested in Saudi Corruption Crackdown

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the billionaire with significant stakes in Citigroup Inc. and Twitter Inc., was arrested by Saudi Arabian authorities as part of an anti-corruption purge in the kingdom.
Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. During First Stop in Asia

Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. During First Stop in Asia

President Donald Trump warned nations against challenging the U.S. as he rallied American troops in Japan on the first stop of his 11-day tour of Asia.
Trump Plans to See Putin in Asia Amid Scrutiny of Campaign Ties

Trump Plans to See Putin in Asia Amid Scrutiny of Campaign Ties

President Donald Trump says he expects to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his trip to Asia, as questions over ties between his campaign and the Russian government continue to
Berlusconi Fights for Control of Sicily Before General Vote

Berlusconi Fights for Control of Sicily Before General Vote

A coalition backed by ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi is taking on the populist Five Star Movement for control of Sicily on Sunday, a barometer of party fortunes ahead of next year’s general election in

Australian Liberal May Be Latest Lawmaker in Dual-Citizen Saga

Australian ruling Liberal Party lower-house lawmaker Alex Hawke may be a dual-citizen and ineligible to sit in parliament, News Corp. reported Sunday.
Manafort Explains Mysterious Phone, Why He Had Three Passports

Manafort Explains Mysterious Phone, Why He Had Three Passports

Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign chairman of President Donald Trump, explained in a pre-trial court filing why he traveled to China and other countries with a mobile phone registered to an
Saudi Purge Sees Senior Princes, Top Billionaire Detained

Saudi Purge Sees Senior Princes, Top Billionaire Detained

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman embarked on the most sweeping crackdown yet of his reign, ordering security forces to arrest senior princes including one of the world’s richest men and driving out one of
McConnell to Silicon Valley: Uncle Sam Wants You on Russia

McConnell to Silicon Valley: Uncle Sam Wants You on Russia

Silicon Valley’s tech giants should help Uncle Sam retaliate against Russia for meddling in American politics, according to the top Republican in the U.S. Senate.
Mugabe Says He Wouldn't Hesitate to Remove Vice President

Mugabe Says He Wouldn't Hesitate to Remove Vice President

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe wouldn’t hesitate to dismiss Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post and said that Mnangagwa’s supporters should form their own party if they don’t want
Catalan Leader Puigdemont Turns Himself In to Belgian Police

Catalan Leader Puigdemont Turns Himself In to Belgian Police

Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, who faced an international arrest warrant for his role in an ill-fated declaration of independence, turned himself in voluntarily to Belgian police on

Puigdemont Urges Separatists to Unite as His Arrest Order Looms

Deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, who faces imminent arrest, called on discordant separatist groups to unite ahead of elections as the independence movement seeks to draw energy from the
Trump Urges Saudi Aramco to List on New York Stock Exchange

Trump Urges Saudi Aramco to List on New York Stock Exchange

President Donald Trump personally lobbied Saudi King Salman to list the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. on the New York Stock Exchange during a phone call between the world leaders on Saturday, according to a