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May Defends Brexit Amid Tory Chaos

May Defends Brexit Amid Tory Chaos

Theresa May is fighting for her political life after the resignation of her foreign secretary and increasing attacks from Euro-skeptic conservative lawmakers. The prime minister is now leaning on the
Airbus Softens Brexit Tone, Calls on EU to Go Easy on May

Airbus Softens Brexit Tone, Calls on EU to Go Easy on May

Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders called on the European Union to acknowledge the British government’s new, softer negotiating stance toward Brexit, lending a measure of support to
Brexit Bulletin: May Fights On

Brexit Bulletin: May Fights On

Today in Brexit: The conventions of British politics no longer hold.
Money Laundering Probe Names Ex-Pakistani President Zardari

Money Laundering Probe Names Ex-Pakistani President Zardari

Pakistan’s ex-president and leader of one of the country’s main political parties, Asif Ali Zardari, was named in a money-laundering investigation weeks before national elections.
Erdogan Expands Clout Over Central Bank, as He Promised

Erdogan Expands Clout Over Central Bank, as He Promised

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to cement his control over the economy, claiming the exclusive power to appoint central bank rate-setters a day after naming his son-in-law to oversee
Trump Selects Kavanaugh in Bid to Cement Conservative High Court

Trump Selects Kavanaugh in Bid to Cement Conservative High Court

President Donald Trump moved to reshape the U.S. Supreme Court, filling the second vacancy of his presidency with Judge Brett Kavanaugh and potentially creating the most conservative court in
The Tax Dodge That Cost the German Treasury Billions

The Tax Dodge That Cost the German Treasury Billions

Prosecutors say dozens of banks and brokerage houses helped investors create massive returns for nearly a decade.
Mahathir Calls on His Cabinet to Declare Wealth, Refuse Gifts

Mahathir Calls on His Cabinet to Declare Wealth, Refuse Gifts

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is putting safeguards in place to prevent graft in Malaysia by requiring his cabinet declare their wealth and refuse gifts more valuable than perishable food and
Manafort Doesn't Want Jury to Hear of Trump Campaign or Alleged Collusion

Manafort Doesn't Want Jury to Hear of Trump Campaign or Alleged Collusion

Paul Manafort doesn’t want jurors at his Washington trial to hear any mention of his role as campaign chairman for Donald Trump or of alleged collusion between the campaign and Russia.
Nominee Judge Kavanaugh Pledges to Keep 'Open Mind' in Every Case

Nominee Judge Kavanaugh Pledges to Keep 'Open Mind' in Every Case

President Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh will fill the post when Justice Anthony Kennedy retires at the end of July. (Source: Bloomberg)
What Brett Kavanaugh Will Bring to the Supreme Court

What Brett Kavanaugh Will Bring to the Supreme Court

Bloomberg's Greg Stohr and Sahil Kapur discuss Brett Kavanaugh's background and what he could bring to the Supreme Court. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Fill Supreme Court Seat

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Fill Supreme Court Seat

President Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh will fill the post when Justice Anthony Kennedy retires at the end of July. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Is a Washington Insider and Regulation Skeptic

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Is a Washington Insider and Regulation Skeptic

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, is a Washington insider who has been at the center of political and legal controversies for most of his career.
Trump Loses Bid to Modify Settlement Over Child Detention

Trump Loses Bid to Modify Settlement Over Child Detention

The Trump administration lost a bid to get around an agreement that prevents the U.S. from locking up underage immigrants indefinitely in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities.
Eurasia Group's Hirson Sees a Trade Truce Before Midterms

Eurasia Group's Hirson Sees a Trade Truce Before Midterms

Michael Hirson, Asia director of Eurasia Group, discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and China and where he sees it heading. Hirson speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised China for opening its doors to foreign investment, drawing a contrast with the U.S. stance on trade. Her comments followed a meeting with Chinese Premier Li
May Plows On Toward Brexit, But Could Split Her Tory Party

May Plows On Toward Brexit, But Could Split Her Tory Party

Theresa May looked likely to survive any attempt to remove her as U.K. prime minister over her Brexit strategy. But furious lawmakers warned that she could split her Conservative Party trying to get
California Beats Trump's Legal Attack on Sanctuary Laws

California Beats Trump's Legal Attack on Sanctuary Laws

A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California’s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at protecting the state’s undocumented and immigrant
Supreme Court Pick Is 'Life or Death' Fight, MoveOn.org's Wikler Says

Supreme Court Pick Is 'Life or Death' Fight, MoveOn.org's Wikler Says

Ben Wikler, MoveOn.org's Washington director, discusses President Donald Trump's chance to shape the U.S. Supreme Court with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Lopez Obrador's Path to Changing the Constitution in Mexico

Lopez Obrador's Path to Changing the Constitution in Mexico

Mexico’s incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is so close to reaching a constitutional majority in both houses of congress that it’s become a pastime of analysts’ to calculate how he’ll