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Friday Morning Briefing

The death toll from the motorist attacks in Spain could continue to rise, President Trump’s attacks on Republican senators could backfire if impeachment hearings ever come to pass and Turkey’s president urges German Turks not to re-elect Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Thursday Morning Briefing

Apple’s Tim Cook voices opposition to Donald Trump for his comments on violence in Virginia, a special report examines the continued prevalence of chemical weapons in Syria and Hyundai says it will place electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy.

Wednesday Morning Briefing

President Donald Trump argues that both right- and left-wing extremists were responsible for violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia, a Reuters graphic shows how the U.S. could respond to a North Korean attack on Guam and Philippines police kill 32 people in the single deadliest day of President Rodrigo Duterte's unrelenting war on drugs.

Tuesday Morning Briefing

Cities across the United States step up efforts to remove Confederate statues, North Korea's leader delays a decision on firing missiles towards Guam and the Taliban urges Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Monday Morning Briefing

The man suspected of slamming his car into anti-racism activists and killing a 32-year old woman in Charlottesville, Virginia is due in court today, tensions rise between China and the U.S. on trade and Aldi enters grocery delivery in a partnership with Instacart.

Friday Morning Briefing

Chinese tourists continue to flock to North Korea as tensions between Pyongyang and the U.S. mount, Amazon explores technology to keep food fresh without refrigeration as it muscles into the grocery business and Saudi Arabia’s Aramco favors New York over London to host its foreign listing.

Thursday Morning Briefing

Artificial intelligence robots are turbo-charging the race to find new drugs, Lego abruptly replaced its CEO with a young Danish industrialist and despite threatening comments from Pyongyang, the people of Guam seem to be taking things in their stride.

Wednesday Morning Briefing

North Korea examines plans for a missile strike on Guam, authorities investigate whether a pesticide made by Monsanto and BASF has led to the damage of thousands of acres of U.S. farmland, and Fidelity allows clients to view their holdings of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Tuesday Morning Briefing

Google fires the male engineer who authored an anti-diversity memo, Mazda announces a new compression engine 20 to 30 percent more fuel efficient than its current models, and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro tries to turn state oil company PDVSA into a bastion of political support.

Monday Morning Briefing

South Korea and the U.S. agreed to apply maximum pressure to Pyongyang, Google denounced an employee’s anti-diversity memo and prosecutors have sought 12 years' jail for Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee.

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Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. | Video