A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations

Business and Economics

German business leaders urge Tories to rethink plan to leave single market (The Guardian)

Germany’s car city drives on after Dieselgate (Politico EU)

What NAFTA talks could mean for U.S. consumers and business (USA Today)

ECB officials clash over QE communications (FT)

Foreign and Domestic Policy

Trump looks to foreign trip for reset after domestic drama (Politico)

Alarm spreads among Hill Republicans over Comey scandal (Politico)

German parliament passes tighter asylum laws (DW)

German foreign minister seeks US support in Turkish airbase row (DW)

US slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges (Aljazeera)

Society, Culture & Politics

Ransomware’s Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity (NYT)

Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation (The Washington Post)

Trump, Citing ‘a Witch Hunt,’ Denies Any Collusion With Russia (NYT)

German case on Uber sedan service referred to European court (Reuters)