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Supreme Court to Consider Curbing Racial Discrimination Claims

Supreme Court to Consider Curbing Racial Discrimination Claims

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider making it harder to press some types of civil rights suits, agreeing to hear an appeal from cable television provider Comcast Corp. in a clash with a black-owned
Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If Xi Won’t Meet at G-20

Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If Xi Won’t Meet at G-20

President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan.
Moldova's Parallel Leader Warns Incumbent Against New Venezuela

Moldova's Parallel Leader Warns Incumbent Against New Venezuela

Moldova’s newly declared Prime Minister Maia Sandu said her decision to form a parallel government in the former Soviet Republic is perilous and urged the former ruling party still claiming power not
U.S. Warns Hong Kong on Extraditions as Fresh Protests Planned

U.S. Warns Hong Kong on Extraditions as Fresh Protests Planned

Demonstrators march during a protest against a proposed extradition law in Hong Kong on June 9. Photographer: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg
Fannie-Freddie Shares Slide as Mnuchin Dims Investors' Hopes

Fannie-Freddie Shares Slide as Mnuchin Dims Investors' Hopes

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made clear that freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from U.S. control won’t happen without an overhaul of the nation’s housing finance system, potentially dashing
Democrats Hold Out on USMCA as Trump Walks Back Mexico Tariffs

Democrats Hold Out on USMCA as Trump Walks Back Mexico Tariffs

President Donald Trump’s decision not to impose tariffs on Mexico removed one obstacle for Congress to approve his North American trade deal, but his administration has more work to do to smooth the
10 Tories Stand to Be PM in Crowded Leader Race: Brexit Update

10 Tories Stand to Be PM in Crowded Leader Race: Brexit Update

The Conservative leadership race burst into life as candidates set out rival visions for how to deliver Brexit. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt -- bolstered by new endorsements -- warned the party risks
‘Trade of Our Lives’: After Mueller, UBS Banker Faces Questions

‘Trade of Our Lives’: After Mueller, UBS Banker Faces Questions

The email from Moscow was tantalizing: the deal with the Kremlin, the banker wrote, could be “the trade of our lives.’’
Trudeau Joins Europe, California in Banning Some Plastics

Trudeau Joins Europe, California in Banning Some Plastics

Justin Trudeau’s government announced plans Monday to ban single-use plastics such as straws and plates in Canada.
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Brussels Edition: Passing the Brexit Baton

Brussels Edition: Passing the Brexit Baton

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Liberia's Weah Faces Protest as Economic Crisis Deepens: Q&A

Liberia's Weah Faces Protest as Economic Crisis Deepens: Q&A

Liberian President George Weah is facing widespread discontent over high food and fuel prices and government corruption as his administration struggles to contain a deepening economic crisis.
Trump Says GOP Lawmakers Undercut His Mexico Tariff Negotiations

Trump Says GOP Lawmakers Undercut His Mexico Tariff Negotiations

Trump, speaking in an interview with Fox News that was broadcast Thursday night, took aim at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, as well as Republicans he did not identify, for criticizing his
Austrian Group at Heart of EU Nationalist Funding Draws Scrutiny

Austrian Group at Heart of EU Nationalist Funding Draws Scrutiny

An Austrian group that lists U.S. conservative entities like the Heritage Foundation and the Atlas Network among its partners is at the heart of a brewing scandal on how an alliance of Europe’s
Trump Says Fed's Rate Increases Restrained Stock Market Growth

Trump Says Fed's Rate Increases Restrained Stock Market Growth

President Donald Trump repeated his criticism of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increases and said the stock market would be 10,000 points higher had the Fed kept rates lower.
Next China: Food for Thought

Next China: Food for Thought

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Elephant Hunt Pits Botswana Villagers Against Hollywood A-List

Elephant Hunt Pits Botswana Villagers Against Hollywood A-List

When Botswana, home to about one-third of the world’s African elephants, lifted its hunting ban last month, leaders knew they were courting controversy. The government even hired a public-relations
Kazakhs Vote for New President But Leader-for-Life Still Wins

Kazakhs Vote for New President But Leader-for-Life Still Wins

Kazakhstan’s leader-for-life Nursultan Nazarbayev has won every presidential election held in the central Asian nation since independence nearly three decades ago. Now he isn’t even running and he’ll
Labour Wins U.K. By-Election in Blow to Farage's Brexit Party

Labour Wins U.K. By-Election in Blow to Farage's Brexit Party

The main U.K. opposition Labour Party successfully defended its Peterborough seat, denting the momentum of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party -- the bookmakers’ favorite to take the constituency in
Biden, in Reversal, Says He Supports Federal Money for Abortions

Biden, in Reversal, Says He Supports Federal Money for Abortions

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden came out Thursday against the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funds for abortion, just a day after affirming his support and drawing fierce criticism from rivals
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