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May Fends Off Tory Rebellion But at High Cost: Brexit Update

May Fends Off Tory Rebellion But at High Cost: Brexit Update

Theresa May fought off an attempt by pro-European Conservative rebels to keep open the option of Britain entering into a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. She earlier lost a vote
McConnell Warns Russia Against Meddling, Floats New Sanctions

McConnell Warns Russia Against Meddling, Floats New Sanctions

Amid a bipartisan uproar over President Donald Trump’s praise of Vladimir Putin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Russia against meddling again in U.S. elections and said his chamber
Europe Exploring Talks With Trump on Car-Tariff Cut

Europe Exploring Talks With Trump on Car-Tariff Cut

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet President Donald Trump in Washington next week to explore the possibility of starting negotiations on reducing car tariffs for several key
Four States Claim Federal Tax-Deduction Cap Infringes Rights

Four States Claim Federal Tax-Deduction Cap Infringes Rights

Four Democratic-led northeastern states sued the Trump administration to invalidate the new $10,000 cap on the federal tax deduction for state and local taxes that they say unfairly targets them.
Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?

Whatever Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Boom?

While billions have been raised to build or fix the nation’s roads, bridges, and airports, little of the money is finding its way to public projects.
House Votes to Ease Financial Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Move

House Votes to Ease Financial Rules in a Rare Bipartisan Move

Jeb Hensarling and Maxine Waters don’t agree on much but they reached a compromise on a plan for dialing back financial rules that passed the U.S. House Tuesday.
Trump's Tariffs Spark Outcry From Companies Denied Relief

Trump's Tariffs Spark Outcry From Companies Denied Relief

Todd Adams won what he thought was a career-defining order last summer for his small, family-owned stainless steel manufacturer. Now, he’s paid “several hundred thousand dollars” from President Donald
Global Economy's Future Is Electric, But Still Dirty, IEA Says

Global Economy's Future Is Electric, But Still Dirty, IEA Says

More of the world will run on electricity in the future, but most of the power won’t be clean.
Brexit Bulletin: A Narrow Escape

Brexit Bulletin: A Narrow Escape

Today in Brexit: Theresa May escaped defeat in Parliament. With the atmosphere increasingly febrile, she also wants to send lawmakers off on holiday early.
India's Supreme Court Recommends Parliament Act on Mob Lynchings

India's Supreme Court Recommends Parliament Act on Mob Lynchings

India’s top court has urged the country’s parliament to make a law banning mob lynching after numerous attacks on Muslims by Hindu nationalist cow vigilantes.
Vote Leave Fined for Breaking Electoral Law in Brexit Campaign

Vote Leave Fined for Breaking Electoral Law in Brexit Campaign

Vote Leave, which campaigned for Brexit in the 2016 referendum, has been fined for breaking electoral law, the Electoral Commission said.
Pentagon Seeks a More Lethal Army in Shifting $4.7 Billion

Pentagon Seeks a More Lethal Army in Shifting $4.7 Billion

The Pentagon is asking Congress to shift $4.7 billion in previously approved spending for this year, with some of the funds going to provide more lethal gear for the Army, including night-vision
Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal to Eliminate Nearly All Tariffs

Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal to Eliminate Nearly All Tariffs

Tokyo (AP) -- The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade.
No One Wins a Trade War, Says Conning's Sega

No One Wins a Trade War, Says Conning's Sega

Rich Sega, global investment strategist at Conning, discusses the impact of the trade spat on markets and when he sees it ending. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Many Political Tax-Exempts No Longer Required to Report Donors

Many Political Tax-Exempts No Longer Required to Report Donors

Many tax-exempt groups that participate in politics will no longer be required to disclose their donors to the Internal Revenue Service, the Treasury Department said.
U.K.'s May in Brexit Turmoil as Her Majority Is Cut to Three

U.K.'s May in Brexit Turmoil as Her Majority Is Cut to Three

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy is in disarray after she infuriated pro-European Tories by bowing to pressure from their euroskeptic colleagues to re-write her plans.
Trump Remarks on Russia Prompt GOP Backlash

Trump Remarks on Russia Prompt GOP Backlash

President Trump has sparked a Republican backlash after appearing to give equal weight to Vladimir Putin and U.S. intelligence on the question of Russian interference in the election that brought him
Trump 'Parroted' Putin Talking Points, Carpenter Says

Trump 'Parroted' Putin Talking Points, Carpenter Says

Michael Carpenter, former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, reacts to the summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. He
‘Putin’s Chef’ Business Asks U.S. Court to Toss Trolling Case

‘Putin’s Chef’ Business Asks U.S. Court to Toss Trolling Case

Concord Management and Consulting LLC, the Russian business run by a man often referred to as "Putin’s Chef" for his close ties to the the nation’s leader, asked a U.S. judge to throw out charges
California Man Gets Home Detention in Maxine Waters Threat

California Man Gets Home Detention in Maxine Waters Threat

Los Angeles (AP) -- A Los Angeles man who threatened to kill Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters in a profanity-laced voicemail was sentenced Monday to six months of home detention.