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Salvini's Garbage Gambit Risks Falling Short

Salvini's Garbage Gambit Risks Falling Short

When Italy’s deputy premier Matteo Salvini complains about appalling garbage collection in Rome, the point isn’t public health but personal ambition as he chases what might be his last chance to grab
Ukraine's New Leader Gets Poll Bump But Snap-Vote Plan Hits Snag

Ukraine's New Leader Gets Poll Bump But Snap-Vote Plan Hits Snag

Ukraine’s new leader is enjoying a surge in support, though his plans to capitalize on it by holding early parliamentary elections may be running into trouble.
Russia Sees Libya Stalemate as Strongman's Assault Stalls

Russia Sees Libya Stalemate as Strongman's Assault Stalls

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s almost two-month assault on the capital, Tripoli, has stalled and he can’t take the city, according to a Russian special envoy to the oil-rich North African
U.S. Ships Pass Through Taiwan Strait as China Tensions Climb

U.S. Ships Pass Through Taiwan Strait as China Tensions Climb

U.S. naval ships transited through the Taiwan Strait as faltering trade talks and the Trump administration’s move to restrict Chinese tech companies’ access to the American market fuels tensions.
A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

Vedanta Resources Ltd. is learning the hard way that when it comes to Zambia’s copper-mining industry, history tends to repeat itself.
Indonesia Election Result Set for Court Challenge After Riots

Indonesia Election Result Set for Court Challenge After Riots

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a legal challenge against his loss to incumbent Joko Widodo after the worst political violence to rock Jakarta in two decades left
Trump Doesn’t Have Leverage He Needs to Get a Successful Deal, Says Law Professor Gold

Trump Doesn’t Have Leverage He Needs to Get a Successful Deal, Says Law Professor Gold

Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, discusses the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, how being part of the TPP could help negotiations and the rise of China as a
Pentagon to Brief White House on 5,000-Troop Option for Mideast

Pentagon to Brief White House on 5,000-Troop Option for Mideast

The Pentagon is planning to brief the White House on options to deploy as many as 5,000 American troops to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
How Would You Lead the European Union?

How Would You Lead the European Union?

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The Trade War's Grip on Currency Markets Tightens

The Trade War's Grip on Currency Markets Tightens

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China are starting to pull foreign-exchange markets into the arena. Yet far from embracing their currencies as a weapon, many countries are being forced to take a
Julian Assange's Long Road to Prison

Julian Assange's Long Road to Prison

Julian Assange rose from a post-college hacker to launching WikiLeaks, and in so doing became one of the most notorious and influential people in the world. (This video was updated in May 2019)
Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo
Tear Gas and Torched Cars: Scenes From Deadly Post-Election Riots in Indonesia

Tear Gas and Torched Cars: Scenes From Deadly Post-Election Riots in Indonesia

Six dead and 200 injured following the incumbent president’s declared win.
Trump's Bid to Help Farmers in Trade War May End Up Hurting Them

Trump's Bid to Help Farmers in Trade War May End Up Hurting Them

Donald Trump’s bid to help American farmers struggling to navigate his trade war with China risks stumbling on a contentious point: market-distorting measures.
Heads of Sprint and T-Mobile Go Jogging Together in Washington

Heads of Sprint and T-Mobile Go Jogging Together in Washington

T-Mobile CEO John Legere and Sprint chairman Marcelo Claure didn’t let the market’s worries about their planned merger ruin a beautiful spring day in Washington.
May's Premiership Hangs by Thread as Leadsom Quits Over Brexit

May's Premiership Hangs by Thread as Leadsom Quits Over Brexit

Theresa May’s premiership is hanging by a thread as a high-profile Cabinet minister quit and a growing revolt over Brexit looked set to force the British leader from power.
Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Design Delayed Past 2020, Mnuchin Says

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Design Delayed Past 2020, Mnuchin Says

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed.
Democrats Seek Expansion of Corporate Liability in Privacy Bill

Democrats Seek Expansion of Corporate Liability in Privacy Bill

Three Democratic senators helping write a privacy bill are seeking to allow individuals to sue companies for mishandling their data, according to Republican Senator John Thune. The measure would raise
Judge Rejects Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena

Judge Rejects Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena

A federal judge in New York rejected President Donald Trump’s request to keep his banks from producing financial records to lawmakers, handing House Democrats a second convincing courtroom win this
U.S. Opens Antitrust Probe of Real Estate Brokerage Industry

U.S. Opens Antitrust Probe of Real Estate Brokerage Industry

U.S. antitrust officials are investigating potentially anti-competitive practices in the residential real estate brokerage business, with a focus on compensation to brokers and restrictions on their