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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
China’s Gloves Are Beginning to Come Off, Says U.S.-Asean Business Council’s Michalak

China’s Gloves Are Beginning to Come Off, Says U.S.-Asean Business Council’s Michalak

Michael Michalak, senior vice president and regional managing director for U.S.-Asean Business Council, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations, where he thinks they are heading and what Mexico
Trump's Currency War Plan Puts Treasury and Commerce at Odds

Trump's Currency War Plan Puts Treasury and Commerce at Odds

President Donald Trump is poised to turn the $5.1 trillion-a-day global currency market into the next battlefield in his trade war with a proposal that has set two U.S. government agencies on a

Automakers Press Trump to Reach Emissions Deal With California

A group of major domestic and foreign automakers has formally asked President Donald Trump to restart talks with California over vehicle emission regulations, saying that failing to reach a unified
5% Tariffs on Mexico Imports Set for Monday

5% Tariffs on Mexico Imports Set for Monday

Vice President Mike Pence says the administration still plans to impose tariffs on Mexico next week with no agreement on halting the flow of migrants. Bloomberg’s Josh Wingrove reports on “Bloomberg
Colombia’s Finance Minister Says Central Bank Governor Talks Too Much

Colombia’s Finance Minister Says Central Bank Governor Talks Too Much

Colombia’s Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla said the nation’s central bank governor is overstepping the limits of his role by talking publicly about topics other than monetary policy.
Elizabeth Warren Climbs in 2020 Race as Policy Focus Gets Attention

Elizabeth Warren Climbs in 2020 Race as Policy Focus Gets Attention

Elizabeth Warren has been climbing in the Democratic presidential contest by using a stream of policy blueprints and hours of selfies with voters to chip away at her immediate target: Bernie Sanders.
Quick U.S. Trade Deal Is Unlikely, Former Chinese Minister Says

Quick U.S. Trade Deal Is Unlikely, Former Chinese Minister Says

Don’t bet on a quick trade deal between the world’s two largest economies, according to a former top trade official for China.
Peru Toughens Entry Rules as Venezuelan Migrants Pour In

Peru Toughens Entry Rules as Venezuelan Migrants Pour In

Peru will make it harder for Venezuelans to cross its border starting next week as a massive influx of migrants fuels social tensions in the Andean country.
Rare-Earths Giant to Prioritize U.S. Military's Needs, CEO Says

Rare-Earths Giant to Prioritize U.S. Military's Needs, CEO Says

The world’s largest rare-earth producer outside of China will prioritize the U.S. military’s needs when it starts production at a plant it’s building in Texas, the company’s chief executive officer
U.A.E.-Led Probe of Oil Tanker Attacks Blames a ‘State Actor’

U.A.E.-Led Probe of Oil Tanker Attacks Blames a ‘State Actor’

An investigation into a spate of attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East last month has concluded that a “state actor” is to blame, according to a summary of the preliminary findings of the probe by
Rejected Google Job-Seekers Clear Hurdle to Sue Over Alleged Liberal Bias

Rejected Google Job-Seekers Clear Hurdle to Sue Over Alleged Liberal Bias

White conservative males who allege that liberal bias at Google Inc. doomed their chances of getting hired by the tech giant cleared the first hurdle to proceed with their lawsuit.