A fight brewed between Democrats and Republicans over the public release of Special Counsel Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, while President Trump kept up attacks on his critics.
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Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike
Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to "shake down" Nike Inc for over $20 million.
OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case, source says
Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the maker of painkiller OxyContin of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
EU lawmakers back preliminary deal on copyright reforms
EU lawmakers endorsed on Tuesday a preliminary deal on rewriting the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules, which will force Google to pay publishers and artists for using their work online.
Recession obsession keeps the mood subdued
Calm returned to global markets on Tuesday as a steadier day for Europe and Asia's bourses and a tick higher in benchmark bond yields helped ease nerves after a jarring few days dominated by recession worries.
Bahrain to use Huawei in 5G rollout despite U.S. warnings
Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.
Israel-Hamas fighting abates along Gaza border, but tensions high
Cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas abated on Tuesday after a day of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes, but tensions remained high with Israeli forces massed along the Gaza frontier.
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