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MILWAUKEE | Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

MILWAUKEE – Overnight in dozens of cities across the U.S., the electric scooters arrive, often without warning to public officials, parked along sidewalks and ready to be taken for a spin with a few taps on a smartphone. It’s not long before they attra ct attention — and it’s not always positive: Lawsuits and cease-and-desist orders … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

BEIRUT  | Violence in southern Syria amid negotiations for a deal

BEIRUT  — Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in the country’s south on Saturday under the cover of airstrikes as rebels said Syrian ally Russia has put forward conditions to end the violence that are hard to accept. Syrian state media said more areas in Daraa province were captured and in others rebels agreed to … Continue reading BEIRUT  | Violence in southern Syria amid negotiations for a deal

ATHENS, Greece  | Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

ATHENS, Greece  — Greece’s financial markets rallied Friday on news that the country’s creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation’s eight-year bailout program in two months. Bond markets rose, leading to a drop in the government’s borrowing rates. The yield on Greece’s benchmark 10-year bond … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece  | Greek financial markets rally on deal paving to bailout exit

GENEVA  | Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

GENEVA  — Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company’s relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. The Basel-based drugs company said general counsel Felix Ehrat was stepping down “in the context of discussions surrounding Novartis’ former agreement with Essential Consultants, owned by Michael … Continue reading GENEVA  | Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

WASHINGTON  /January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are expected to return to work now that Congress has agreed on temporary funding for the government and President Donald Trump has signed the bill into law. Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations, relenting in return for Republican assurances that … Continue reading Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

The Latest: McConnell seeks immigration deal by Feb 8

WASHINGTON/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes and intends to resolve immigration and a host of other issues by early February in an effort to come to bipartisan agreement to reopen the federal government. Senate Democrats blocked a House-passed temporary … Continue reading The Latest: McConnell seeks immigration deal by Feb 8

The Latest: Schumer says Trump ‘backed off’ deal

WASHINGTON /January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing President Donald Trump of reneging on a deal he thought they had neared on immigration and spending. The New York Democrat said on the Senate floor that after a … Continue reading The Latest: Schumer says Trump ‘backed off’ deal