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Twitter Sidestepped Russian Account Warnings, Former Worker Says

Twitter Sidestepped Russian Account Warnings, Former Worker Says

In 2015, a manager discovered a trove of accounts with Russian and Ukrainian IP addresses
Trump’s NFL Feud Started 34 Years Ago in the Swamps of New Jersey

Trump’s NFL Feud Started 34 Years Ago in the Swamps of New Jersey

The president’s purchase of the New Jersey Generals didn’t turn out well. Some think he’s still looking for payback.
Brazil Presidential Prospect Softens Tone, Warning of ‘Extremist’ Risk

Brazil Presidential Prospect Softens Tone, Warning of ‘Extremist’ Risk

“If we continue divided, the election will be lost to one of the two extremist candidates,” Sao Paulo Mayor Joao Doria said in a Bloomberg News interview.

Here Are Brazilian Presidential Hopeful Joao Doria’s Economic Proposals

Brazil faces a general election in October 2018 and Sao Paulo Mayor Joao Doria, a businessman and former TV show host, has expressed presidential ambitions and urged centrist parties to forge a common
Kenya Opposition Calls for Boycott of Safaricom, Danone Unit

Kenya Opposition Calls for Boycott of Safaricom, Danone Unit

Kenya’s main opposition alliance called for a boycott of three of the country’s biggest companies, including mobile operator Safaricom Ltd., to press its demands for electoral reform.
There's One Unspeakable Fix That Would Help Pay for the GOP's Tax Cuts

There's One Unspeakable Fix That Would Help Pay for the GOP's Tax Cuts

The White House and Congress may need revenue to pay for their tax cuts. Ex-Goldman risk manager Robert Litterman has the perfect solution that will never work.
Trump’s Second Year Could Be Even Worse

Trump’s Second Year Could Be Even Worse

Having entered office unprepared, the president squandered his first year. Those failures will haunt him in the second.

Madrid's Tough Stance Sees Catalans Jailed, Sides Entrenched

Self-exiled Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont lashed out at Madrid after a court imprisoned separatist leaders who backed an ill-fated declaration of independence, inflaming the movement’s resolve and
Five Big Sticking Points in the Republican Tax Plan

Five Big Sticking Points in the Republican Tax Plan

After a display of unity for the unveiling of an ambitious plan to slash individual and corporate taxes, some House Republicans began late Thursday to pick out the parts of the tax legislation they
The Winners and Losers in the GOP Tax Bill

The Winners and Losers in the GOP Tax Bill

The plan would deliver big rate cuts to large corporations and some closely held businesses while offering a more modest slate of benefits to lower-and middle-income taxpayers.
Lewandowski Stars in Pro-Trump Ad Blitz for GOP Tax Plan

Lewandowski Stars in Pro-Trump Ad Blitz for GOP Tax Plan

An issue advocacy group aligned with Donald Trump plans to spend about $1 million on ads promoting the Republican tax proposal and will feature the president’s first campaign manager, Corey
Tax Bill Takes Extra Bite of Apple and Other Global Companies

Tax Bill Takes Extra Bite of Apple and Other Global Companies

U.S. multinationals including Apple and General Electric are suddenly looking at as many as three new taxes -- estimated to raise $454.1 billion over a decade -- under the House tax bill released
Under Powell, Wall Street Expects Steady Wins on Regulation

Under Powell, Wall Street Expects Steady Wins on Regulation

In Jerome Powell, banks won’t get a Federal Reserve chairman who is hell-bent on ripping up financial rules. But in some ways, that’s better for Wall Street.
Turkey-EU Economic Summit Will Show Ties Recovering, Simsek Says

Turkey-EU Economic Summit Will Show Ties Recovering, Simsek Says

Turkey’s relationship with the European Union is in recovery and top economic policy makers are planning to meet at a summit in Brussels next month, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said.
Bergdahl Spared From Prison; Trump Calls Sentence 'Disgrace'

Bergdahl Spared From Prison; Trump Calls Sentence 'Disgrace'

Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that left several comrades severely wounded, will serve no prison time, a military judge ruled Friday at the
Steph Curry Says He’s Puzzled Over Mention in GOP Tax Proposal

Steph Curry Says He’s Puzzled Over Mention in GOP Tax Proposal

Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry doesn't know how he became the only person named in the 429-page tax plan unveiled Thursday by House Republicans.
Portugal Is Facing Two Different Realities

Portugal Is Facing Two Different Realities

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is leading a country facing two very different realities.
Congo's Gecamines Accounts Missing $750 Million, Group Says

Congo's Gecamines Accounts Missing $750 Million, Group Says

Almost $750 million paid by international mining companies to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned miner over a three-year period are missing from the company’s accounts, the Carter Center
Ivanka Trump Touts Womenomics During Japan Trip

Ivanka Trump Touts Womenomics During Japan Trip

Ivanka Trump lauded the Japanese government’s efforts to increase female workforce participation during a speech in Tokyo on Friday, giving a high-profile boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s
U.S. Supersonic Bombers Conduct Exercise Over Korean Peninsula

U.S. Supersonic Bombers Conduct Exercise Over Korean Peninsula

Two U.S. supersonic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula for bombing exercises that are also a show of force against North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia.