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Trump Says Stronger Vetting of Gun Buyers Wouldn't Have Prevented Texas Deaths

Trump Says Stronger Vetting of Gun Buyers Wouldn't Have Prevented Texas Deaths

U.S. President Donald Trump said extreme vetting of gun owners would have made “no difference” in the shooting that left more than two dozen churchgoers dead in Texas.
Britons Get Happier in Year Following Brexit Referendum

Britons Get Happier in Year Following Brexit Referendum

For all the talk of uncertainty, higher prices and squeezed incomes in the aftermath of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, British people got happier in the year after it.
Balance of Power: What to Make of Trump’s Saudi Embrace

Balance of Power: What to Make of Trump’s Saudi Embrace

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran are ratcheting up, and U.S. President Donald Trump’s embrace of the desert kingdom may be emboldening its leadership.
Maduro Picks Food Over Bondholders as Venezuela Goes Hungry

Maduro Picks Food Over Bondholders as Venezuela Goes Hungry

The box arrives at Pedro Key’s door once a month bearing rice, pasta, cooking oil and beans meant to ensure the future of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Saudi Arabia Says Only Private Accounts Suspended in Crackdown

Saudi Arabia Says Only Private Accounts Suspended in Crackdown

Saudi Arabia said it has only frozen the bank accounts of individuals and not those of the companies they own or manage, as the kingdom seeks to ease tension among global investors over a crackdown
U.S. Labor Leaders Confront Sexual Harassment in Top Ranks

U.S. Labor Leaders Confront Sexual Harassment in Top Ranks

Richard Trumka, the head of America’s biggest labor organization, opened its October national convention in an unusual way: the AFL-CIO president read a passage from the code-of-conduct and gave out
Saudis Seen Stepping Up Proxy Skirmishes With Iran Across Region

Saudis Seen Stepping Up Proxy Skirmishes With Iran Across Region

Saudi Arabia, locked in a struggle for regional dominance with Iran, will have no choice but to create and strengthen militias in countries across the region, a prominent columnist wrote in a
Mugabe’s Wife Grace Rises to Pinnacle of Power in Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s Wife Grace Rises to Pinnacle of Power in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe fired a vice president who his wife Grace accused of plotting against her husband for the second time in three years.
U.S.-Turkey Visa Progress Set Back by Sparring Over Trials

U.S.-Turkey Visa Progress Set Back by Sparring Over Trials

The U.S. eased its visa ban against Turkey on Monday, but Ankara’s response suggests there’s no quick solution to the problems that have turned relations between the longtime allies into a hostile
Here’s Where the GOP Tax Bill Stands Right Now

Here’s Where the GOP Tax Bill Stands Right Now

The House tax-writing committee finished its second day of work Tuesday to hammer out the details of the Republican tax cut plan. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day:
Multinationals Scurry to Defuse House Tax Bill’s ‘Atomic Bomb’

Multinationals Scurry to Defuse House Tax Bill’s ‘Atomic Bomb’

Multinational companies including Apple Inc., Pfizer Inc. and others would face a new tax on payments they make to offshore affiliates under the House Republicans’ tax bill -- a surprise provision
Trump Casts a Shadow Over Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election

Trump Casts a Shadow Over Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election

Republican candidate Ed Gillespie is channeling Trump with ads condemning NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and warning about violent Latino gangs flourishing in sanctuary
Trump's Longtime Bodyguard Schiller Faces Russia Probe Scrutiny

Trump's Longtime Bodyguard Schiller Faces Russia Probe Scrutiny

Keith Schiller brings a much more intimate knowledge of Trump, his candidacy and presidency than past witnesses.
Trump Softens Tone on North Korea, Urges Deal on Nuclear Weapons

Trump Softens Tone on North Korea, Urges Deal on Nuclear Weapons

President Donald Trump toned down his harsh rhetoric toward North Korea during a visit to Seoul, telling reporters the Pyongyang regime should “come to the table” to make a deal and refusing to rule
Saudi Arabia Offers $440 Million for Intelligence on Houthi Rebels

Saudi Arabia Offers $440 Million for Intelligence on Houthi Rebels

Saudi Arabia has put a $440 million bounty on the heads of 40 leaders of pro-Iranian Yemeni rebels amid escalated regional tensions between the kingdom and the Islamic Republic.
Trump Undercuts His Advisers Again With Saudi Tweets

Trump Undercuts His Advisers Again With Saudi Tweets

President Donald Trump again showed how quickly his tweets can outrun U.S. foreign policy planning, after he backed Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince over the arrests of dozens of officials before

What Trump’s State Dinner in Seoul Says About South Korea-Japan Tensions

If the preparations for the dinner are any sign, Trump faces an uphill battle in trying to improve the countries’ often fractious ties.
Prince Alwaleed $1.2 Billion Poorer Since Saudi Corruption Purge

Prince Alwaleed $1.2 Billion Poorer Since Saudi Corruption Purge

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is still very wealthy, but even the mega-rich would balk at losing more than $1 billion in 48 hours.
The Companies With the Most to Gain as China and South Korea Make Up

The Companies With the Most to Gain as China and South Korea Make Up

The warming of relations between two of Asia’s biggest economies is a welcome sign for many companies caught in the middle of a year-long political standstill.
Paris, Frankfurt Try to Grab Lucrative Legal Action From London

Paris, Frankfurt Try to Grab Lucrative Legal Action From London

As Brexit looms, European cities move to poach corporate litigation from the U.K. Coming soon to Paris: lawsuits en anglais.