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Conservatives to Target Red-State Dems Over Supreme Court Confirmation

Conservatives to Target Red-State Dems Over Supreme Court Confirmation

Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on President Donald Trump's chance to reshape the U.S. Supreme Court. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Trump Attacks Pfizer Over Drug Cost in Latest Dig at Pharma

Trump Attacks Pfizer Over Drug Cost in Latest Dig at Pharma

President Donald Trump said Pfizer Inc. should be “ashamed” for raising the prices of its pharmaceutical products, briefly rattling shares of the U.S. drug giant on Monday.
Scaramucci Says His Political Foray ‘Cost Me a Lot’

Scaramucci Says His Political Foray ‘Cost Me a Lot’

Anthony Scaramucci said there’s a "less than zero" percent chance he’ll return to politics and instead aspires to double the assets at his SkyBridge Capital to $20 billion in the next five years.
Amazon Antitrust Critic Joins FTC as Agency Sets Sights on Tech

Amazon Antitrust Critic Joins FTC as Agency Sets Sights on Tech

Lina Khan, a prominent critic of Amazon.com Inc.’s business practices, is joining the office of Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra as the agency prepares to increase antitrust scrutiny of
Mexico’s Next President Plans His Own Border Police Force

Mexico’s Next President Plans His Own Border Police Force

After months of Donald Trump’s controversial clampdown on immigration, Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is planning his own border police force to stop undocumented immigrants,
Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening in Trade Rebuff to Trump

Merkel Lauds China's Market Opening in Trade Rebuff to Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised China for opening up to foreign investment, drawing a contrast with trade conflicts burdening both countries’ relations with the U.S.
Pompeo Makes Surprise Stop in Afghanistan to Tout Trump Strategy

Pompeo Makes Surprise Stop in Afghanistan to Tout Trump Strategy

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Monday, insisting that President Donald Trump’s strategy to fight the Taliban is working even as the opposition group
Macron Defends Record, Saying He Hasn’t Forgotten France’s Poor

Macron Defends Record, Saying He Hasn’t Forgotten France’s Poor

French President Emmanuel Macron, facing a slide in his popularity, defended his record and said he hadn’t forgotten the nation’s poor.
Turkey Strips Government of Role in Naming Central Bank Chief

Turkey Strips Government of Role in Naming Central Bank Chief

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed off on a series of changes to the way the central bank’s top leaders are chosen, signaling he plans to follow through on a pre-election pledge to
Trump Says He’s Confident Kim Will Denuclearize

Trump Says He’s Confident Kim Will Denuclearize

U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would keep his pledge to “denuclearize,” while suggesting that neighboring China might be working to undermine talks.
Trump’s Personal Driver for 25 Years Sues for Unpaid Overtime

Trump’s Personal Driver for 25 Years Sues for Unpaid Overtime

Donald Trump’s personal driver for more than 25 years says the billionaire real estate developer didn’t pay him overtime and raised his salary twice in 15 years, clawing back the second raise by
May Fights to Contain Brexit Crisis After Key Ministers Quit

May Fights to Contain Brexit Crisis After Key Ministers Quit

Prime Minister Theresa May battled to stave off a full-blown crisis after three ministers quit within 24 hours to protest her Brexit plan.
‘Slight Chance’ of Trump Interview With Mueller, Giuliani Says

‘Slight Chance’ of Trump Interview With Mueller, Giuliani Says

Rudy Giuliani said his client, President Donald Trump, is willing to answer “narrow” questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, provided
Trump Sets Stage for NATO Showdown as He Ties Defense to Trade

Trump Sets Stage for NATO Showdown as He Ties Defense to Trade

President Donald Trump said North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies haven’t boosted defense spending enough and linked that issue to a trade deficit with the European Union as he prepares to travel
U.K. Brexit Plan Wins Guarded Praise and Warnings From Germany

U.K. Brexit Plan Wins Guarded Praise and Warnings From Germany

German industry groups praised Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to maintain strong U.K. links with the European Union, while members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition cautioned
Trump Can't Meet Deadline for Reunifying Young Kids, ACLU Says

Trump Can't Meet Deadline for Reunifying Young Kids, ACLU Says

Fewer than half of the 102 children under age 5 who were forcibly separated from their undocumented parents at the U.S. border are likely to be reunited by the Trump administration by a court-ordered
Do the Tory Brexiteers Have the Numbers to Oust Theresa May?

Do the Tory Brexiteers Have the Numbers to Oust Theresa May?

The resignation of Theresa May’s top Brexit official over her plan to stay close to the European Union raises the question of whether supporters of a hard divorce might try to push the prime minister
Iranian Teenage Dancer’s Arrest Unleashes Online Video Campaign

Iranian Teenage Dancer’s Arrest Unleashes Online Video Campaign

Iranians are posting videos of themselves dancing on social media to protest the arrest of a teenager whose seductive dance moves on Instagram landed her in police custody.
Germany Reviews Iran Financial Transfer Ahead of U.S. Sanctions

Germany Reviews Iran Financial Transfer Ahead of U.S. Sanctions

A plan by Iran to repatriate money from a Hamburg-based bank is under scrutiny by German regulators, including an agency charged with detecting terrorism funding, the Finance Ministry said.
Is NATO Next on Trump’s Chopping Block?

Is NATO Next on Trump’s Chopping Block?

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