Around the World
Italy scares markets and Europe, again, with new calls to leave the euro
The Italian government is creating further turmoil in financial markets on Tuesday morning, after new comments that Rome would be better outside of the euro zone.
Auto restrictions in Trump trade deal with Mexico, Canada used to pressure China
President Trump’s ability to wangle a new deal from NAFTA partners Mexico and Canada will give the White House leverage to take a harder line in the escalating trade war with China, administration backers said Monday.
NAFTA overhaul paves the way for US, Canada auto-manufacturing rally
The revised trade agreement between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. should buoy automotive manufacturing in North America and give the Trump administration heightened leverage in its trade negotiations with China.
UNRWA evacuates officials from Gaza to Israel
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) had evacuated 10 of its international senior employees from Gaza to Israel on Monday, after they were threatened and harassed by UNRWA's disgruntled local Palestinian staff following the agency's announcement to cut more than 250 jobs.
Inside the United States
Trump sees vindication in new trade deal with Canada, Mexico
President Trump on Monday checked off a major campaign promise that seemed impossible when he made it: rewriting the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Trump says close to finalizing effective ban on gun bump stocks
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his administration is just a few weeks away from finalizing a regulation that would ban so-called bump stocks, devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns.
Rebels in Burma Detain More than 90 Christian Leaders, Shut Down More Churches
After shutting down at least 10 churches in early September, ethnic Wa rebels in eastern Burma (Myanmar) have closed dozens of other churches and detained 92 Christian leaders and 42 students in a bid to curtail Christian activities, sources said.