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Kamala Harris Vows Executive Action to Allow Citizenship for Dreamers

Kamala Harris Vows Executive Action to Allow Citizenship for Dreamers

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a proposal Wednesday to unilaterally remove legal barriers for young undocumented “Dreamers” to pursue U.S. citizenship.
Trump Warns Mexico of ‘Tougher Phase’ If Migration Continues

Trump Warns Mexico of ‘Tougher Phase’ If Migration Continues

President Donald Trump said that if Mexico doesn’t cut migration to the U.S. under a deal the two countries reached last week, they’ll enter “phase two,” which he described as “a much tougher phase.”
Trump Pledges 1,000 Troops to Poland, Threatens German Reduction

Trump Pledges 1,000 Troops to Poland, Threatens German Reduction

President Donald Trump agreed to deploy 1,000 more U.S. troops to Poland after threatening to shift them from Germany or elsewhere in Europe.
Trump Threatens Merkel With Pipeline Sanctions, U.S. Troop Cut

Trump Threatens Merkel With Pipeline Sanctions, U.S. Troop Cut

Donald Trump upped his criticism of Germany on Wednesday as he threatened sanctions over Angela Merkel’s continued support for a gas pipeline from Russia and warned that he could shift troops away
Trump Says China and Hong Kong Will ‘Work It Out’ Amid Protests

Trump Says China and Hong Kong Will ‘Work It Out’ Amid Protests

President Donald Trump said he was confident that Hong Kong and China will resolve their differences over a government-proposed extradition law, as thousands of demonstrators clashed with police in
Buyer Beware of States With a High Number of Muni Bankruptcies

Buyer Beware of States With a High Number of Muni Bankruptcies

Municipal bankruptcies are so rare that bondholders scour each for potential precedents. But they’re far more common in some states than others, according to data from Municipal Market Analytics Inc.
New York Tenants' Rights Package Ignites Landlord Pushback

New York Tenants' Rights Package Ignites Landlord Pushback

The New York state legislature’s agreement on sweeping tenant protections and rent regulations brought a fierce reaction from landlord groups who say it will discourage property improvements and harm
Pelosi Snubs Zuckerberg as Congress Rachets Up Tech Scrutiny

Pelosi Snubs Zuckerberg as Congress Rachets Up Tech Scrutiny

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is increasingly unhappy with social media giant Facebook Inc.’s handling of political-related content, particularly after it refused to remove a doctored video of her.
It’s Over: States Lose Fight Against SALT Deduction Cap

It’s Over: States Lose Fight Against SALT Deduction Cap

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have been fighting a new cap on state and local tax deductions ever since it was included in the 2017 Republican tax overhaul.
Panel Recommends Trudeau Adopt Universal Prescription Drug Plan

Panel Recommends Trudeau Adopt Universal Prescription Drug Plan

A government panel is recommending that Canada adopt a universal public pharmacare program for prescription drugs.
No-Deal Brexit Now a ‘Very Serious Risk,’ Irish Official Says

No-Deal Brexit Now a ‘Very Serious Risk,’ Irish Official Says

The prospect of the U.K. crashing out of the European Union in October is now a “very serious” risk, a senior Irish foreign ministry official said.
Macron Tackles French Pension System That Broke Other Presidents

Macron Tackles French Pension System That Broke Other Presidents

France isn’t done with reforms. That’s the core message Prime Minister Edouard Philippe aimed to get across in Parliament Wednesday.
U.S. CEO Confidence Drops as Leaders Cite Trump's Trade Wars

U.S. CEO Confidence Drops as Leaders Cite Trump's Trade Wars

U.S. chief executives including JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon criticized President Donald Trump’s trade wars Wednesday after releasing a Business Roundtable survey showing their confidence in
House Panel Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt of Congress

House Panel Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt of Congress

A House panel voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for withholding documents on plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020
U.K.'s Wright Discusses Technology Industry, Huawei Approach

U.K.'s Wright Discusses Technology Industry, Huawei Approach

Jeremy Wright, the U.K.’s secretary of state for digital affairs, discusses the technology industry and how the treatment of Huawei Technologies Co. by the U.S. and other countries will inform how
U.K. Digital Secretary Says 5G Network Review Not Focused on Huawei

U.K. Digital Secretary Says 5G Network Review Not Focused on Huawei

U.K. Digital & Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright speaks to Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde from the Sooner Than You Think event in London. (Source: Bloomberg)
China's Rise Triggering U.S.-Australia Frustrations, Report Says

China's Rise Triggering U.S.-Australia Frustrations, Report Says

China’s emergence as an economic and geopolitical power in the Asia-Pacific is causing tensions between traditional allies the U.S. and Australia, according to a Sydney-based think tank.
In Trade Talks, Senators Want More Scrutiny of Chinese Firms

In Trade Talks, Senators Want More Scrutiny of Chinese Firms

Two senators want the Trump administration to push for another concession in its trade negotiations with China: better protections for U.S. investors who buy shares of Chinese companies that are
Trump Jr. Says He Has ‘Nothing to Correct’ in His Senate Testimony

Trump Jr. Says He Has ‘Nothing to Correct’ in His Senate Testimony

Donald Trump Jr. appeared Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee, telling reporters that he wasn’t changing his previous testimony.
Caracas Is Suddenly Attracting a Migration Wave of Its Own

Caracas Is Suddenly Attracting a Migration Wave of Its Own

“Caracas is paradise.” The executive said it over breakfast in his private bank’s boardroom in the Venezuelan capital.