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Pro-Trump Super PAC Spends $1 Million on Anti-Impeachment Ads

Pro-Trump Super PAC Spends $1 Million on Anti-Impeachment Ads

The nonprofit arm of a pro-Trump super PAC said Tuesday it will spend $1 million on anti-impeachment ads in three key states in the November election.
Venezuela Police Raid Offices of Opposition Leader Guaido

Venezuela Police Raid Offices of Opposition Leader Guaido

Masked members of Venezuela’s intelligence police raided Juan Guaido’s offices in Eastern Caracas on Tuesday as the opposition leader continues his international tour to rally international backing
Boeing Hiked Fourth-Quarter Lobby Spend in 737 Max Crisis

Boeing Hiked Fourth-Quarter Lobby Spend in 737 Max Crisis

Boeing Co.’s spending on federal lobbying rose to $3.4 million in the last quarter of 2019 as the embattled plane-maker faced new threats in Washington after its 737 Max jetliner was grounded
A Catastrophic Drop in Tourism Haunts Hong Kong in the New Year

A Catastrophic Drop in Tourism Haunts Hong Kong in the New Year

In the wake of protests and a deepening recession, workers fear for their jobs as shops and restaurants are starved of revenue from visiting mainlanders.
China Faces Social Media Backlash With New Virus Outbreak

China Faces Social Media Backlash With New Virus Outbreak

Hundreds of millions of Chinese web users have been furiously discussing the outbreak of a new deadly virus that’s killed nine people and infected hundreds.
Chinese Travel Woes Squeeze Thai Economy as New Virus Spreads

Chinese Travel Woes Squeeze Thai Economy as New Virus Spreads

Thailand’s economy faces a new hurdle: A virus in China that threatens to squeeze its key tourism industry during a peak travel period.
Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos

President Donald Trump came to Davos espousing his economic and trade policies as models for the world, sending some warm and some mixed messages to European nations that have endured his tariff
U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. efforts to rein in OPEC’s influence over global oil markets are losing momentum as the Trump administration takes a wait-and-see approach to energy prices.
Trump Gets DOJ’s Nod to Keep Auto-Tariff Report Under Wraps

Trump Gets DOJ’s Nod to Keep Auto-Tariff Report Under Wraps

The U.S. Department of Justice said the White House can use executive privilege to decline to release a Commerce Department report advising President Donald Trump on proposed tariffs on imports of
Lebanon Gets New Government After Three Months of Protest

Lebanon Gets New Government After Three Months of Protest

Lebanon unveiled a new cabinet lineup Tuesday, some three months after mass protests against entrenched corruption brought down the government and shook the economy.
Bernie Sanders Fans Slam Hillary Clinton After She Says ‘Nobody Likes Him’

Bernie Sanders Fans Slam Hillary Clinton After She Says ‘Nobody Likes Him’

Supporters of Bernie Sanders took to Twitter Tuesday slamming Hillary Clinton for saying that nobody liked him.
McConnell Bows to GOP Moderates in Senate Trial Rules Change

McConnell Bows to GOP Moderates in Senate Trial Rules Change

President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial formally opened in the Senate with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell making last-minute changes to the ground rules, which could still allow the proceedings to
Wildfire Smoke Sparks Worries for Australian Wine Growers

Wildfire Smoke Sparks Worries for Australian Wine Growers

The devastating wildfires that swept through the east and south of Australia in recent months could have yet another consequence -- spoiling some of the 2020 wine vintage in a country that counts
Xi Isn’t Tightening China’s Grip on Hong Kong, Carrie Lam Says

Xi Isn’t Tightening China’s Grip on Hong Kong, Carrie Lam Says

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered personal assurances that he wouldn’t use protests in Hong Kong as an excuse to increase Beijing’s control over the city, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said, as she
Halkbank Hit With U.S. Demand for Millions in Contempt Fines

Halkbank Hit With U.S. Demand for Millions in Contempt Fines

Turkey’s Halkbank should pay millions of dollars in fines for its continued failure to respond to U.S. sanctions-evasions charges, federal prosecutors in New York said.
Iron Ore Output Far From Certain as Vale Homicide Charges Filed

Iron Ore Output Far From Certain as Vale Homicide Charges Filed

Vale SA was dealt back-to-back blows on Tuesday as Brazilian officials announced criminal charges including for homicide in the wake of last year’s deadly dam collapse, while a prosecutor indicated
Kosovo President Expects New Government to Be Formed Soon

Kosovo President Expects New Government to Be Formed Soon

Kosovo’s president said he hopes a new government will be formed “very soon” as the nation needs to proceed with reforms.
Pro-Trump Super PAC Buys Anti-Impeachment Ads: Campaign Update

Pro-Trump Super PAC Buys Anti-Impeachment Ads: Campaign Update

The nonprofit arm of a pro-Trump super PAC said Tuesday it will spend $1 million on anti-impeachment ads in three key states in the November election.
Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Late-Night Amendment Again Shelved by GOP: Impeachment Update

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began Tuesday, making him the third president in U.S. history to face possible removal from office by the Senate. He is charged with abusing his office and obstructing
China Seeks to Stop Virus Scare From Becoming Political Crisis

China Seeks to Stop Virus Scare From Becoming Political Crisis

A deadly new virus reminiscent of one of China’s biggest public health debacles has the country’s leaders rushing to keep another outbreak from becoming a political crisis.