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A Congressman, a Drug Promoter, and Now an Accused Criminal

A Congressman, a Drug Promoter, and Now an Accused Criminal

For years Chris Collins, a congressman from New York, seemed to work all the angles for an obscure biotech company in faraway Australia.
Stormy Daniels Libel Suit Against Trump Is Moved to Los Angeles

Stormy Daniels Libel Suit Against Trump Is Moved to Los Angeles

The defamation lawsuit Stephanie Clifford brought against President Donald Trump was transferred from New York to Los Angeles where the adult movie star known as Stormy Daniels is already waging two
U.S. Judge Keeps Halt on Immigrant Deportations in Place for Now

U.S. Judge Keeps Halt on Immigrant Deportations in Place for Now

The federal judge overseeing the reunification of migrant families separated at the U.S. border is keeping in place his order temporarily barring the Trump administration from deporting parents and
Saudi Investment Freeze Doesn't Amount to Much in Canada

Saudi Investment Freeze Doesn't Amount to Much in Canada

The decision by Saudi Arabia to halt new investments and unload assets in Canada is likely to have limited impact, even as the kingdom’s foreign minister threatens further action.
Malaysia Finds Champion for ‘Invisible’ Women in Deputy Premier

Malaysia Finds Champion for ‘Invisible’ Women in Deputy Premier

Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Malaysia’s new deputy prime minister, said one of the darkest moments of her life came in 2015 when her husband Anwar Ibrahim, the former opposition leader, was sent to jail for
Trump Jr. Defiant About Russia Probe

Trump Jr. Defiant About Russia Probe

Washington (AP) -- If Donald Trump Jr. is worried, he sure doesn't show it.
Charges Against Lawmaker Highlight Lack of Trading Limits for Congress

Charges Against Lawmaker Highlight Lack of Trading Limits for Congress

The indictment of a New York congressman on insider trading charges, along with his colleagues’ holdings in the biotechnology company at the center of the case, highlight how members of Congress face
The Who's Who of the Manafort Trial

The Who's Who of the Manafort Trial

Bloomberg's Andrew Harris reports on the latest developments in the Paul Manafort trial. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Rick Gates Is Seen as ‘Despicable,’ But His Testimony May Doom Paul Manafort

Rick Gates Is Seen as ‘Despicable,’ But His Testimony May Doom Paul Manafort

Rick Gates might have come across as a reprehensible star witness at Paul Manafort’s fraud trial, but his testimony still may help Special Counsel Robert Mueller get a conviction.
Immigration Raids in Nebraska, Minnesota Target Businesses

Immigration Raids in Nebraska, Minnesota Target Businesses

Omaha, Neb. (AP) -- A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired — and mistreated — immigrants who are
U.S. Imposes Sanctions Over U.K. Nerve-Agent Attack

U.S. Imposes Sanctions Over U.K. Nerve-Agent Attack

The U.S. announced new sanctions on Russia Wednesday, saying it’s made a final determination that Vladimir Putin’s government was responsible for the March 4 nerve-agent attack on former double agent
Russia Blasts New U.S. Sanctions Plan as Ruble Slides

Russia Blasts New U.S. Sanctions Plan as Ruble Slides

Russia threatened to retaliate for a new round of sanctions announced by the U.S., as the ruble and local shares fell amid the spiraling tensions between the Cold War rivals.
Immigration Judges Cry Foul on Sessions Role in Deportation

Immigration Judges Cry Foul on Sessions Role in Deportation

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ personal involvement in speeding up the deportation of an individual immigrant drew a sharp rebuke from the union representing immigration judges.
NJ Transit Says It's Examining Fixes for Awful Train Commute

NJ Transit Says It's Examining Fixes for Awful Train Commute

New Jersey Transit, which is coping with canceled trains, jam-packed commutes and faulty air conditioning amid a heat wave, is examining how to improve service, said state transportation chief Diane
Trump's Lawyers Send Mueller Counteroffer for Interview Terms

Trump's Lawyers Send Mueller Counteroffer for Interview Terms

Donald Trump’s lawyers sent a written response on Wednesday to Special Counsel Robert Mueller with their latest counter-proposal for the terms of a possible interview with the president as the two

Trump Organization Seeks Arbitration in Driver's Pay Complaint

U.S. President Donald Trump’s company asked a federal judge to force a pay dispute with his former driver into arbitration and dismiss his lawsuit.
Corroboration Is Extensive in Manafort Trial, Former Prosecutor Says

Corroboration Is Extensive in Manafort Trial, Former Prosecutor Says

Seth Waxman, a former federal prosecutor, discusses the Paul Manafort trial with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Democrats Feel Great Heading Into Midterms, Former HUD Sec. Says

Democrats Feel Great Heading Into Midterms, Former HUD Sec. Says

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro discusses the future of the Democratic Party with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. and Mexico Target Nafta Cars Deal by End of Week

U.S. and Mexico Target Nafta Cars Deal by End of Week

U.S. and Mexican negotiators are working to reach a Nafta cars deal this week that would allow Canada to rejoin talks and move toward resolving the toughest issues that affect all three nations,
Chile's Michelle Bachelet to Be New UN Human Rights Chief

Chile's Michelle Bachelet to Be New UN Human Rights Chief

United Nations (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres selected Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high profile and often