Russia warns of a "painful" response if Trump backs U.S. sanctions
Russia Warns of ‘Painful’ Response If Trump Backs U.S. Sanctions
Russia threatened to retaliate against new sanctions passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, saying they made it all but impossible to achieve the Trump administration’s goal of improved relations.
Rajoy takes the stand as the first leader of Spain called in a criminal trial
Rajoy Takes Stand as First Spain Leader Called in Criminal Trial
Mariano Rajoy will become the first sitting prime minister of Spain’s democratic era to give evidence in a criminal trial when he testifies Wednesday in a National Court probe into his party’s financing.
Petronas deals a fresh blow as the world exits Canada's energy patch
Petronas Deals Fresh Blow as World Exits Canada's Energy Patch
Petroliam Nasional Bhd.’s decision to back out of a giant gas-export project on Canada’s Pacific Coast is the latest hit to the country’s energy sector -- and to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plan of balancing energy exports and climate action.
Rick Perry got punked in a fake interview with Russian pranksters
Rick Perry Got Punked in a Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters
Energy Secretary Rick Perry thought he was talking about cyberhacking and a biofuel breakthrough in a call with Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman. Alas, the 22-minute phone call was actually conducted with Russian pranksters.
Trump's nominee to run DOJ's criminal division faces backlash over ties to a Russian bank
Trump's Crime-Enforcer Pick Pressed Over Alfa Bank Job
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee challenged President’s Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Justice Department’s criminal division over his prior representation of a Russian bank scrutinized for possible ties to the Trump campaign.