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Democrats’ Anti-Wall Street Wing Just Won a Major Victory

Democrats’ Anti-Wall Street Wing Just Won a Major Victory

The Democratic Party’s anti-Wall Street wing won a major victory Tuesday.
Federal Hate Crime Charges Filed in Virginia Rally Death

Federal Hate Crime Charges Filed in Virginia Rally Death

Richmond, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more, now faces
New Jersey Governor Lures Breakaway Democrats With Tax-Hike Compromises

New Jersey Governor Lures Breakaway Democrats With Tax-Hike Compromises

Governor Phil Murphy dangled his compromise budget before supporters in Newark, scoring endorsements from the mayor of New Jersey’s largest city and swelling the ranks of Democratic lawmakers breaking
Trump Blasts Harley—and Gets His Facts Wrong—Again

Trump Blasts Harley—and Gets His Facts Wrong—Again

Harley-Davidson Inc. is enduring a third day of attacks on Twitter by Donald Trump, with the president again misconstruing the iconic U.S. motorcycle maker’s business.
Inside the Failed Plot to Overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

Inside the Failed Plot to Overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The conspiracy to put Maduro on trial was thwarted last month, and several dozen secret arrests followed.
State Department Asks Asia to Open Energy Trade in Midst of Tariff Fight

State Department Asks Asia to Open Energy Trade in Midst of Tariff Fight

A U.S. State Department official called on Asia’s energy sector to open its doors to outside competition, even as tensions between Washington and Beijing escalate.
Rouhani Outlines What Iran Wants to Remain in Nuclear Accord

Rouhani Outlines What Iran Wants to Remain in Nuclear Accord

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent a list of demands to France, Germany and Britain as its price for staying in the nuclear accord, vowing not to give in to growing U.S. pressure to curb its
Supreme Court Deals Blow to Unions by Rejecting Mandatory Fees

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Unions by Rejecting Mandatory Fees

A divided U.S. Supreme Court said government employees have a constitutional right not to pay union fees in a ruling that affects 5 million workers and deals a heavy blow to the labor movement.
The Other ‘Red Hen’: Vermont Bakery Deals With Case of Mistaken Identity

The Other ‘Red Hen’: Vermont Bakery Deals With Case of Mistaken Identity

A Vermont bakery called the Red Hen has received angry messages from people confused with a similarly named Virginia restaurant that refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee
Trump Urges House Republicans to Pass ‘Strong’ Immigration Bill

Trump Urges House Republicans to Pass ‘Strong’ Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump urged House Republicans to pass an immigration bill headed for a vote on Wednesday even absent two provisions demanded by conservatives that were left out, leaving the measure
Yuan Slide Risks Reviving Trump's Attacks on China's Currency

Yuan Slide Risks Reviving Trump's Attacks on China's Currency

The yuan’s fastest fall since its 2015 devaluation is adding a new dimension to already frayed tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.
Sen. Portman Says Trump Made Right Call on CFIUS for China

Sen. Portman Says Trump Made Right Call on CFIUS for China

Senator Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, discusses President Donald Trump's decision to rely on CFIUS to curb Chinese investment in the United States. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on
Tsipras Vows to Stick With Greece’s Euro Deal

Tsipras Vows to Stick With Greece’s Euro Deal

The prime minister is about to enter an election year trailing in the polls, but he tells Bloomberg he won’t renege on his budget plans.
Tsipras Struggles to Find the Right Words for Neighbor Erdogan

Tsipras Struggles to Find the Right Words for Neighbor Erdogan

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is eloquent on debt, the economy, his political journey and convictions on Europe. He’s less forthcoming on his eastern neighbor, Turkey.
White Officer Charged in Death of Black Teen Shot in Back

White Officer Charged in Death of Black Teen Shot in Back

East Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP) -- A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death that
Nobody Knows What It Means to Be a U.K. Conservative Anymore

Nobody Knows What It Means to Be a U.K. Conservative Anymore

The U.K.’s ruling Tory Party is having an identity crisis.
Trump Decides Against Harshest Measures on China Investments

Trump Decides Against Harshest Measures on China Investments

The White House opted to take a less confrontational approach toward Chinese investments in the U.S. as it pushes Congress to strengthen an existing review process rather than invoke a little-used law
South Sudan’s Warring Sides Agree to Cease-Fire in New Peace Bid

South Sudan’s Warring Sides Agree to Cease-Fire in New Peace Bid

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to a permanent cease-fire within 72 hours and signaled they’re prepared for a second attempt at a power-sharing government to
Reindeer Ignoring Borders Has Norway Locking Antlers With Sweden

Reindeer Ignoring Borders Has Norway Locking Antlers With Sweden

Since the end of the Ice Age, reindeer herds have grazed across northern Scandinavia happily unaware of the rise of the nation state. But now their disregard for borders, and local Sami traditions,
NY Democratic Primary Upset Highlights Search for Fresh Leadership

NY Democratic Primary Upset Highlights Search for Fresh Leadership

New York Representative Joe Crowley suffered a surprise primary loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as the party struggles to find an identity in the political age of President Donald Trump. Bloomberg's