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Facebook Says It's Close to Pulling Several InfoWars Pages

Facebook Says It's Close to Pulling Several InfoWars Pages

Facebook pages tied to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, including the official pages for InfoWars and Jones’ page, are close to being removed from the social media site and his personal account has
Immigrant Kids to Get Monitor After Forced-Medication Claims

Immigrant Kids to Get Monitor After Forced-Medication Claims

A judge ordered independent oversight of U.S. immigration authorities’ handling of detained children amid allegations that some were being forcibly medicated at a Texas facility.
Macron Says Increased Power Links With Spain Can Lower Emissions

Macron Says Increased Power Links With Spain Can Lower Emissions

French President Emmanuel Macron said increased power links with Spain can be part of a bigger plan for reducing carbon emissions in energy generation.
Mueller Names 35 Potential Witnesses for Manafort Trial

Mueller Names 35 Potential Witnesses for Manafort Trial

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller named 35 potential witnesses who may be called to testify in the tax- and bank-fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, including his onetime
U.S. Housing Official Says He’s Confident He’ll Be Cleared in Harassment Probe

U.S. Housing Official Says He’s Confident He’ll Be Cleared in Harassment Probe

Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt, whose agency regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, said he is “confident” he will be cleared of wrongdoing following a news report that he’s under

Mergers That Built Drug Middlemen Need Review, GOP Lawmakers Say

Republican lawmakers have asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to review whether past mergers by pharmacy-benefit managers have been good for consumers, on the brink of two pending major takeovers
These Are the Ukraine Photos Manafort Doesn’t Want the Jury to See

These Are the Ukraine Photos Manafort Doesn’t Want the Jury to See

Paul Manafort wants the judge overseeing his fraud trial to bar jurors from seeing 51 exhibits detailing his political work in Ukraine, including several involving Tad Devine, a Democrat who ran
Imran Khan's Rivals Claim Pakistan Vote Rigged, Reject Results

Imran Khan's Rivals Claim Pakistan Vote Rigged, Reject Results

Imran Khan’s election victory was called into doubt by eight Pakistani political parties late Friday after they rejected the results amid claims of rigging following a campaign tarred by accusations
Rep. Huizenga Wants to See Lawmakers Focus on Cryptocurrency Rules

Rep. Huizenga Wants to See Lawmakers Focus on Cryptocurrency Rules

Rep. Bill Huizenga, a Michigan Republican, says Congress should focus on cryptocurrency rules. He speaks with Bloomberg's Elizabeth Dexheimer on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Meet the Candidate Running to Unseat GOP Rep. Dave Brat

Meet the Candidate Running to Unseat GOP Rep. Dave Brat

Abigail Spanberger, the Democrat running to unseat Rep. Dave Brat, discusses her top campaign issues with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Rep. Brat Says GOP Producing Results While Democrats Resist

Rep. Brat Says GOP Producing Results While Democrats Resist

Rep. Dave Brat, a Virginia Republican, discusses the GOP's message on the economy with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

A Booming Economy Hasn’t Given House GOP Candidates an Election Edge

The economy is robust, consumers are spending and Republicans are still increasingly at risk of losing their grip on Congress.
Pentagon’s ‘Do Not Buy’ List Targets Russian, Chinese Software

Pentagon’s ‘Do Not Buy’ List Targets Russian, Chinese Software

The Pentagon has an expanding “do-not-buy” software list to eliminate equipment of Russian and Chinese origin, according to Ellen Lord, the Defense Department’s acquisitions chief.
Chile’s President Washes His Hands of Blame for Nation’s Credit Downgrade

Chile’s President Washes His Hands of Blame for Nation’s Credit Downgrade

President Sebastian Pinera wanted to make one thing perfectly clear about Moody’s Investors Service’s decision to downgrade Chile’s credit rating: It’s not my fault.
Head of U.S. Treasury’s Markets Room to Leave in August, Sources Say

Head of U.S. Treasury’s Markets Room to Leave in August, Sources Say

The head of the U.S. Treasury Department’s nerve center for monitoring markets is stepping down, two people familiar with the matter said.
Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

With Donald Trump’s former lawyer turning on him and reports that prosecutors want to speak with his financial chief, federal investigators appear to be delving increasingly into the president’s
Trump Supporters Can Proceed With Lawsuit Over San Jose Violence

Trump Supporters Can Proceed With Lawsuit Over San Jose Violence

Supporters of Donald Trump attacked during a presidential campaign rally in 2016 won a ruling allowing them to proceed with a lawsuit against the city of San Jose, California, over claims that police
Chicago, Illinois AG Agree on Court-Monitored Police Reforms

Chicago, Illinois AG Agree on Court-Monitored Police Reforms

Chicago (AP) -- Chicago and state officials released a plan Friday to carry out far-reaching police reforms under federal court supervision more than a year after a U.S. Justice Department
Sen. Scott on Opportunity Zones, Trade

Sen. Scott on Opportunity Zones, Trade

Senator Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican, discusses the creation of opportunity zones to spur development in distressed communities, and the Trump administration's trade policies. He speaks with
Judge Blocks U.S. Withholding of Funds From Sanctuary Cities

Judge Blocks U.S. Withholding of Funds From Sanctuary Cities

For the second time, a federal judge in Chicago rejected a U.S. Justice Department plan to withhold law enforcement grants from so-called sanctuary cities and said his ruling applied nationwide.