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Judge upholds delay of anti-segregation housing rule
August 18th, 2018  4:22 PM

A federal judge has upheld HUD's decision to delay an Obama-era antidiscrimination rule

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Egypt president ratifies law imposing internet controls
August 18th, 2018  1:10 PM

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media

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Putin attends Austria wedding, to meet Merkel for gas talks
August 18th, 2018  10:11 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives
August 18th, 2018  9:39 AM

President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen."

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Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats
August 18th, 2018  7:54 AM

Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States

Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Malaysian leader tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit
August 18th, 2018  6:43 AM

A Chinese state broadcaster says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has met with Chinese billionaire Jack Ma at the start of his trip to China

Mahathir Mohamad
Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul
August 17th, 2018  10:49 PM

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency

Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul
US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads
August 17th, 2018  8:10 PM

Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads
Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release
August 17th, 2018  8:09 PM

The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release
Mexico's AMLO says public should decide fate of new airport
August 17th, 2018  7:52 PM

Mexico's president-elect says that a decision about whether to cancel a Mexico City airport project should be left to the public

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest
August 17th, 2018  6:58 PM

Feud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest
The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further
August 17th, 2018  6:43 PM

Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded Turkey's credit rating deeper into "junk" status and slapped a "negative" rating on its outlook.

The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further
News outlets challenge Maryland online ad law
August 17th, 2018  6:30 PM

News outlets are challenging a new Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads

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As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act
August 17th, 2018  6:07 PM

Tesla shares tumble as CEO Elon Musk admits in newspaper interview that job stress is getting to him

As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act
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August 17th, 2018  6:06 PM

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Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate
August 17th, 2018  5:51 PM

President Donald Trump is at his New Jersey golf resort after a closed-door fundraiser in the Hamptons in New York

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Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat
August 17th, 2018  4:58 PM

The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions.

Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat
Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks
August 17th, 2018  4:43 PM

US stocks rise at the finish of trading as investors hope for more progress in trade talks between the US and China

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks
Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports
August 17th, 2018  4:20 PM

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports for public companies

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports
The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview
August 17th, 2018  4:14 PM

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, and the company's shares drop 9 percent

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