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May Seeks to Salvage Trump Trip After President's Brexit Warning

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May sought to limit the damage from U.S. President Donald Trump's outspoken attack on her Brexit policy on Friday as she met him for talks at her country retreat.
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What U.K.'s Brexit ‘Equivalence' Plan Means for Banks

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British banks keep having to lower their expectations for how they'll do business with the European Union after the U.K. leaves the bloc. The U.K. government's blueprint for Brexit unveiled July 12 dropped its demands that British-based banks retain easy access to the bloc. Instead the plan proposed settling on a framework based on one available to countries outside the EU, an arrangement known as regulatory "equivalence." For the U.K. financial industry, the approach has significant shortcoming
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EU Weighs Changes to WTO Rules to Appease U.S

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The European Commission proposed ways to resolve the Trump administration's concerns over the functioning of the World Trade Organization, in a bid to avert a looming crisis that could undermine the WTO's ability to arbitrate trade disputes.
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Trump Keeps Queen Waiting Before Windsor Castle Tea

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U.S. President Donald Trump isn't renowned for being shy and retiring, but then he hasn't met the Queen before. He kept his handshake short and stooped to hear what the U.K.'s diminutive 92-year-old monarch had to say as she welcomed him to Windsor Castle.
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Did R.F.K.'s Assassination Pave the Way for Trump?

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Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier, the team behind Crimetown and The Jinx, explain how Kennedy's death changed the shape of America forever.
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Donald Trump Kept the Queen Waiting for Tea

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The monarch has met 11 of the 12 U.S. presidents who have served during her reign.
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How The U.S.-China Trade War Will Transform The Global Economy

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Trump has gifted China with the strategic opportunity to champion economic liberalization and free trade, giving President Xi Jinping a big helping hand to make China great again.
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EU united over U.S. tariffs - France FM

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European Union finance ministers have signalled a firm response to U.S. trade measures. But as Ivor Bennett reports, Washington's tariff stand-off with Beijing could have its benefits for Brussels.
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Novartis Account of Cohen Connection Assailed by U.S. Senators

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U.S. Senate Democrats are questioning the truthfulness of Novartis AG's account of its relationship with Donald Trump's lawyer, saying its ties were deeper than the Swiss drugmaker has acknowledged.
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New indictments expected in Mueller special counsel probe: CNN

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Prosecutors for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller visited a federal magistrate in Washington on Friday to return a grand jury indictment, CNN reported, citing an itinerary posted outside the courtroom.
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Coast Guard Academy to offer new major in cyber systems

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The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is offering a new major in cyber systems. It's the first new academic program at the academy in New London since the addition of mechanical...
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Putin Sees Trump as an Easy Mark on Syria

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Before their Helsinki summit, the U.S. president has given his Russian counterpart little reason to take him seriously.
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Vladimir Putin Has Trump Right Where He Wants Him

Vladimir Putin Has Trump Right Where He Wants Him

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The Russian leader will likely pledge progress on issues like Syria at their Helsinki summit. But officials from U.S.-allied countries say Trump should be skeptical.
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Trump, on His Best Behavior, Heaps Praise on May as ‘Tough' and ‘Capable'

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The president called the U.S.-British relationship the “highest level of special,” and he dismissed an explosive interview he gave to a British tabloid as “fake news.”
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Man May Face Jail Time Over Hate Crime Against Black Family

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A Texas man is facing jail time over several racist attacks against a Black family. Glenn Eugene Halfin , 64, pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime on July 12, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice .
RELATED: Racist Neighbor Who Hung Noose Outside Black Man's Home Avoids Hate Crime, For Now
Halfin hung a baby doll with a noose around its neck outside of his African-American neighbor's apartment in Grapevine last December. The man purchased the doll from Walmart as part of his heinous plan to intimidate Dante Petty , 28, documents filed last year revealed. The incident...
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London Trump Protests: Is the UK Safe for Americans? All You Need To Know About U.S. Travel Warning

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The U.S. government has issued travel warnings for both London and Edinburgh as President Donald Trump visits the U.K. this week.
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Novartis disputes U.S. senators' report on Cohen contract

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Novartis on Friday disputed a report from Democratic U.S. senators that concluded the Swiss drugmaker misled the public about its $1.2 million contract with a former attorney for President Donald Trump.
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Where Does The U.S.-U.K. Relationship Stand Now?

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There have been diplomatic ups and downs since President Trump landed in the U.K. One hour he's criticizing the prime minister, next he's praising her. The divide between the two countries seems big.
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7 Donald Trump memorable moments in Europe

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The U.S. president came to the continent and ruffled one or two feathers.
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Trump Tests The U.S.-U.K.'s 'Special Relationship'

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President Trump is stress testing what is known as the U.S. and U.K's "special relationship." Hours after landing he broke protocol, undercut Prime Minister Teresa May and blasted London's mayor.
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