Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Jul 16, 2018

Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure

FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

Jul 16, 2018

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

Jul 16, 2018

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street as a steep drop in oil prices delivered a blow to energy companies.

Pierogi festivals settle over trademark dispute

Jul 16, 2018

A northwestern Indiana city that hosts an annual festival built around a popular Polish delicacy has reached a settlement in its trademark dispute with a rival festival in Pennsylvania

The Latest: Kushners say suit is without merit

Jul 16, 2018

The Kushner Cos. says a lawsuit announced Monday alleging it harassed a group of Brooklyn tenants and exposed them to carcinogens during construction is "totally without merit."

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

Jul 16, 2018

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions"

UN envoy says reforms needed to resume Libyan oil production

Jul 16, 2018

The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that a recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless key issues concerning the distribution of wealth and "endemic plundering of resources" are speedily tackled

AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

Jul 16, 2018

Billionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and heirs to the Walmart retail fortune are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain the charter schools movement across the country

France shuts Russia business office amid 'degraded' affairs

Jul 16, 2018

France has announced the closure of its office in Russia that promotes exports and investments in France

Egypt's parliament passes contentious bills regulating media

Jul 16, 2018

Egypt's parliament has passed three controversial draft bills regulating the press and media

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