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Italy's Conte Seeks EU Commission Involvement in Migrants Crisis

Italy's Conte Seeks EU Commission Involvement in Migrants Crisis

Italy is asking the European Union to create a permanent role of mediator to ease tensions on migrants.
Brexit Bulletin: No More Indigestion

Brexit Bulletin: No More Indigestion

Today in Brexit: Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier hold their first meeting. It takes place amid growing Brexit gloom.

Manuel Says Investors Wary of S. Africa Land Reform, BD Reports

Foreign investors are wary of radical land reform in South Africa and are concerned that it may harm property rights, the financial sector and food security, Business Day reported, citing former
South Korea's Moon Sees Approval Slide Amid Wage Uproar

South Korea's Moon Sees Approval Slide Amid Wage Uproar

Support for South Korean President Moon Jae-in fell by the most since he took power last year, after a minimum-wage increase that drew criticism from employers and workers alike.
New York State Opens Probe Into Trump Charity, NYT Says

New York State Opens Probe Into Trump Charity, NYT Says

New York is investigating whether the Donald J. Trump Foundation violated state tax laws, a an inquiry that could lead to a criminal referral for possible prosecution, the New York Times reported,
How Europe Is Bracing for Messy Brexit: Dogs, Drones, Do Nothing

How Europe Is Bracing for Messy Brexit: Dogs, Drones, Do Nothing

Brexit talks are stalled and Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce plan faces opposition on all sides. The European Union is telling governments and companies to prepare for the chaotic scenario of
Malaysia Issues Arrest Warrants for Ex-1MDB Executives

Malaysia Issues Arrest Warrants for Ex-1MDB Executives

Malaysian investigators have issued arrest warrants for two former executives of troubled state fund 1MDB, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Italy on Election Alert as Salvini's Permanent Campaign Rolls On

Italy on Election Alert as Salvini's Permanent Campaign Rolls On

Matteo Salvini made the anti-immigrant League the biggest winner in Italy’s March election with a barrage of speeches, interviews and constant tweeting about a supposed migrant crime wave, the
Trump Calls Turkey's Detention of U.S. Pastor a ‘Total Disgrace’

Trump Calls Turkey's Detention of U.S. Pastor a ‘Total Disgrace’

President Donald Trump said Turkey’s failure to release an American pastor from prison was a “total disgrace” and called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to intervene.
Trump's Drug Plan Picks Up Momentum as Merck Lowers Some Prices

Trump's Drug Plan Picks Up Momentum as Merck Lowers Some Prices

The Trump administration moved swiftly in the past 24 hours to implement pieces of its plan to bring down drug prices, preparing several significant steps as one of the biggest U.S. drugmakers said it
No Clear Plan From Administration on End Game, Says Rep. DelBene

No Clear Plan From Administration on End Game, Says Rep. DelBene

Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Washington Democrat, vice chair of the New Democratic Coalition and member of the House Ways & Means Committee, discusses global trade tensions, the impact of tariffs and
FBI Chief Dismisses Putin Offer for Investigation Cooperation

FBI Chief Dismisses Putin Offer for Investigation Cooperation

FBI Director Christopher Wray made clear that U.S. law enforcement doesn’t support a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin to have American investigators go to Russia to observe interviews of
Israel Enshrines Jewish Identity in Law Amid Opposition Outcry

Israel Enshrines Jewish Identity in Law Amid Opposition Outcry

Israel’s parliament passed a controversial bill enshrining its Jewish character in law, prompting an outcry from civil-rights organizations and opposition leaders who say it discriminates against the
Tariffs Are a Big Giant Negotiating Tactic, Says Whittier Trust's CIO

Tariffs Are a Big Giant Negotiating Tactic, Says Whittier Trust's CIO

Sandip Bhagat, chief investment officer at Whittier Trust, discusses global trade tensions and their impact on markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Tells CBS He's ‘Always Wanted’ Interview by Mueller

Trump Tells CBS He's ‘Always Wanted’ Interview by Mueller

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s "always wanted" to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but deflected repeated questions about whether he would do so by responding that
Ramaphosa Shine Fades as Reality Bites South African Economy

Ramaphosa Shine Fades as Reality Bites South African Economy

Economic and political problems are piling up for Cyril Ramaphosa, dampening the euphoria that accompanied his ascension to the South African presidency.
Haley Defends U.S. Decision to Quit UN's Human Rights Council

Haley Defends U.S. Decision to Quit UN's Human Rights Council

Ambassador Nikki Haley defended the U.S. decision to quit the United Nations Human Rights Council last month as a stand against “political corruption and moral bankruptcy” and the organization’s
Manafort Can't Suppress Evidence Seized at Home, Judge Rules

Manafort Can't Suppress Evidence Seized at Home, Judge Rules

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman lost another attempt to throw out evidence gathered by Special Counsel Robert Mueller ahead of his money laundering and obstruction of justice trial.
Kim's Testy Factory Trips Show Push to Fix North Korea Economy

Kim's Testy Factory Trips Show Push to Fix North Korea Economy

While touring a backpack factory in North Korea’s remote northeast, Kim Jong Un dressed down ruling party officials for lacking “revolutionary spirit” -- and ordered workers to sew twice as much
U.S. Revokes Visa of Citgo CEO in Another Blow to Venezuela

U.S. Revokes Visa of Citgo CEO in Another Blow to Venezuela

Being a blood relative of Hugo Chavez used to open doors. Now Asdrubal Chavez, cousin of the late Venezuelan socialist leader, is finding out it can close some as well.