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Putin Sweeps to New Term in Russia as Tensions Spiral With West

Putin Sweeps to New Term in Russia as Tensions Spiral With West

Vladimir Putin is sweeping to a record fourth term in Russia’s presidential vote, exit polls show, amid escalating confrontation with the West over a nerve-agent poisoning in the U.K.
Protectionism, N. Korea Nukes Targeted by Southeast Asia Summit

Protectionism, N. Korea Nukes Targeted by Southeast Asia Summit

Southeast Asian nations and Australia vowed to unite in opposing protectionism, while also using their summit in Sydney to urge North Korea to denuclearize immediately.
Yanis Varoufakis: 'Macbeth is at the mercy of forces beyond his control, like Theresa May'

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Macbeth is at the mercy of forces beyond his control, like Theresa May'

The Greek former finance minister talks about the lessons politicians could learn from Shakespeare, ahead of a lecture in LondonIs Theresa May Macbeth? Might King Lear agree with Jeremy Corbyn? On
How economies could insure themselves against the bad times | Robert Shiller

How economies could insure themselves against the bad times | Robert Shiller

Issuing GDP-linked bonds is akin to buying insurance against economic distressThe time has come for national governments around the world to start issuing their debt in a new form, linked to their
Of course homelessness is linked to Tory policies | Letters

Of course homelessness is linked to Tory policies | Letters

Letters: Cuts have contributed significantly to a crisis of housing affordability and growing homelessnessThe homelessness minister, Heather Wheeler, told the Guardian she does not know why the number
Facebook's value slides by $36bn as data breach rocks shares - as it happened

Facebook's value slides by $36bn as data breach rocks shares - as it happened

All the day’s economic and financial news, as social media giant is hit by exposure of data breach involving Cambridge AnalyticaLatest: Facebook shares close down 6.7%Investors spooked by Cambridge
Billionaire Koch Brothers Rail Against Trump’s Popular Economic Nationalism

Billionaire Koch Brothers Rail Against Trump’s Popular Economic Nationalism

The billionaire GOP mega-donor Koch brothers are continuing to oppose President Trump's economic nationalist agenda
Republicans Who Opposed Trump’s Broad Tariffs Support Directly Targeting China

Republicans Who Opposed Trump’s Broad Tariffs Support Directly Targeting China

Republicans who opposed President Donald Trump's announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports now signal openness to a narrower package of duties levied solely on America's strategic competitor,
Legislators Push for 90,000 Cheap H-2B Imported Workers

Legislators Push for 90,000 Cheap H-2B Imported Workers

Democratic and GOP legislators in the House and Senate are trying to import additional cheap H-2B seasonal workers, just as voters' wages are poised to grow before November, according to industry
Politico: Democrats Reject White House Bid for Wall Funds

Politico: Democrats Reject White House Bid for Wall Funds

Democrats have rejected a proposal from President Donald Trump that would have extended the DACA amnesty for three years in a swap for $25 billion in wall funding, according to Politico.
The U.S. Alliance With Turkey Is Worth Preserving

The U.S. Alliance With Turkey Is Worth Preserving

Ankara is a difficult friend. That doesn't mean the United States should cut it loose.
Watch live: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality

Watch live: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality

Join Sanders from 7pm ET as he convenes a discussion on inequality with Elizabeth Warren, Michael Moore and more guestsWatch live as Senator Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality in America.
Watch live: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality

Watch live: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality

Join Sanders from 7pm ET as he convenes a discussion on inequality with Elizabeth Warren, Michael Moore and more guestsWatch live as Senator Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall on inequality in America.
Exemption to Escalation: Japan's Options on U.S. Tariffs

Exemption to Escalation: Japan's Options on U.S. Tariffs

Japan will probably be able to avoid the worst effects of U.S. President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to raise tariffs on metal imports, but the change has rattled the U.S. ally and would hurt its
Why U.S. Deficit Spending Is a Good Thing

Why U.S. Deficit Spending Is a Good Thing

Stephanie Kelton, Stony Brook University professor of public policy and economics, discusses the impact of U.S. tax cuts and infrastructure spending on employment and the economy with Bloomberg's Joe
UK inflation rate hits seven-month low as Brexit effect fades - business live

UK inflation rate hits seven-month low as Brexit effect fades - business live

Boost for hard-pressed consumers as Britain’s inflation rate drops to its lowest since July 2017 Lowest inflation reading in seven months 2.52pm GMT Time for a quick recap Commenting on today’s
Inflation dips to 2.7% as impact of Brexit vote starts to fade

Inflation dips to 2.7% as impact of Brexit vote starts to fade

Cost of living squeeze eases after a small fall in both petrol and food prices, says ONSInflation fell further than expected last month, as the impact of the Brexit vote on the price of petrol and
UK inflation is falling fast – that's good and bad news

UK inflation is falling fast – that's good and bad news

Brexit vote-fuelled inflation is washing out of the system but interest rates may still rise as soon as MayInflation is coming down more quickly than the Bank of England expected as the impact of the
A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race,…
Mississippi Candidate Perry Parker: GOP Confused by a Businessman Who Wants to Grow the Economy Instead of Building a Power Base in D.C.

Mississippi Candidate Perry Parker: GOP Confused by a Businessman Who Wants to Grow the Economy Instead of Building a Power Base in D.C.

Perry Parker, an international businessman and a Mississippi farmer who is running for Congress in Mississippi's third district, told Breitbart News Saturday that the Republican establishment does not