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A Greener Future Starts With Natural Gas, World Energy Chiefs Say

A Greener Future Starts With Natural Gas, World Energy Chiefs Say

World energy ministers representing about two thirds of the global population tussled over how the world can achieve a cleaner energy future. The compromise answer: Natural gas, at least for now.
Cohen’s In-Laws Look to Sell Units in Trump World Tower Building

Cohen’s In-Laws Look to Sell Units in Trump World Tower Building

Relatives of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, are looking to unload condominium units in a Trump building as he faces down an expensive legal battle.
Trump Favors Little-Known Official to Be Next CFPB Chief

Trump Favors Little-Known Official to Be Next CFPB Chief

A little-known Office of Management and Budget official is President Donald Trump’s leading candidate to become permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four people
China Targets U.S. Farm Imports With Tariffs on Soy, Corn

China Targets U.S. Farm Imports With Tariffs on Soy, Corn

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China ratcheted higher after the Asian nation said it will follow through on plans to levy tariffs on a range of American farm goods including soybeans and corn.
Rick Perry Wants to Help Argentina Be More Like Texas

Rick Perry Wants to Help Argentina Be More Like Texas

The U.S. government is getting in on a shale boom 5,000 miles from home.
Five Ways Merkel’s Coalition Crisis Could Blow Up or Blow Over

Five Ways Merkel’s Coalition Crisis Could Blow Up or Blow Over

A dispute in Angela Merkel’s coalition over migration policy has swiftly escalated into one of the biggest tests of her chancellorship.
Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Faults Witness Tampering

Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Faults Witness Tampering

Paul Manafort was sent to jail Friday by a federal judge who said she couldn’t turn a blind eye to claims that he attempted to tamper with witnesses, adding pressure on President Donald Trump’s former
Polish Leader’s Health in Focus as Minister Talks of Life Risk

Polish Leader’s Health in Focus as Minister Talks of Life Risk

Poland’s leading politician, ruling-party boss Jaroslaw Kaczynski, showed up at work this week after spending 37 days in a hospital. Yet confusion about his health is growing.
White House Hedges as Trump’s Immigration Comment Stirs Turmoil

White House Hedges as Trump’s Immigration Comment Stirs Turmoil

The White House backtracked on Friday hours after President Donald Trump threw House Republican efforts to pass an immigration bill into confusion by saying he wouldn’t sign a compromise they reached
Refugee Crisis Ignites European Showdown: Balance of Power

Refugee Crisis Ignites European Showdown: Balance of Power

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Saudis Say Deal to Gradually Boost OPEC Output `Inevitable'

Saudis Say Deal to Gradually Boost OPEC Output `Inevitable'

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said it’s “inevitable” that OPEC and its allies will agree to boost oil output gradually, giving the most definitive signal yet that the cartel will alleviate high prices
Trump’s Pick to Lead Weather Agency Spent 30 Years Fighting It

Trump’s Pick to Lead Weather Agency Spent 30 Years Fighting It

A high-pressure lobbying system raises the question: Who owns the weather?
Global Trade Has a Trump Problem

Global Trade Has a Trump Problem

The U.S. president likes high-profile summits more than the quotidian work of maintaining alliances. That’s eroding trust, trade, and global security.
Stark Choice Looms for Colombia as Leftist Vies for Presidency

Stark Choice Looms for Colombia as Leftist Vies for Presidency

A former leftist guerrilla and a market-friendly, U.S.-educated lawyer are vying for Colombia’s presidency Sunday, offering starkly different visions for everything from implementing a peace deal to
Davis Says New Amendment to Be Published Today: Brexit Update

Davis Says New Amendment to Be Published Today: Brexit Update

Brexit Secretary David Davis speaks in Parliament as negotiations continue between the government and Conservative rebels.
Sanders Hits Back at Report She's Planning to Leave White House

Sanders Hits Back at Report She's Planning to Leave White House

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders took to Twitter to hit back at a CBS News report that said she’s preparing to leave her position by the end of the year.
Allianz' Dwane Says a Soft Brexit Is Not Going to Happen

Allianz' Dwane Says a Soft Brexit Is Not Going to Happen

Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses the confusion surrounding Brexit and the negotiations and his outlook for markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
Trump Refuses to Release Data on Immigration Crackdown

Trump Refuses to Release Data on Immigration Crackdown

ICE’s disappearing records make it difficult to examine whether reality meets the president’s rhetoric.
The Elusive North Korean Bonds That Few Know How to Find

The Elusive North Korean Bonds That Few Know How to Find

To profit from peace, investors are searching for the regime’s deeply discounted debt.
Investing in North Korea Is Not for the Faint of Heart

Investing in North Korea Is Not for the Faint of Heart

The U.S. realtor-in-chief sees oceanfront condos and a turnaround play. Others see a money pit.