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Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe

Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe

The former head of security for the Senate Intelligence Committee was arrested Thursday on charges that he lied to the FBI about his contacts with reporters in an investigation into leaks.
Ford's Conservatives Win Ontario Vote on Populist Message

Ford's Conservatives Win Ontario Vote on Populist Message

Doug Ford, whose populist message of smaller government and tax cuts drew comparisons to Donald Trump, will be the next premier of Canada’s most populous province and economic engine.

Putin, Xi Hail Partnership as Trump's North Korea Summit Looms

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping pledged to support each other on key international issues at talks that were dominated by the looming U.S.-North Korea summit and

Trudeau Looks to Salvage the G-7 and His Image

It’s set to be the most acrimonious world summit in years, with President Donald Trump facing off against six other leaders in need of a standard-bearer. If Justin Trudeau is looking for a chance at
Theresa May Survives One Brexit Storm, Then Flies Into Another

Theresa May Survives One Brexit Storm, Then Flies Into Another

If Theresa May has a genius, it is for survival. A day that the British prime minister started battling a political crisis over Brexit that could have destroyed her, ended with May flying to a G-7

While Trump Tries to Save Coal, Some in His Party Want Solar

While President Donald Trump searches for a way to save America’s coal country, some in his own party have their eyes set on what’s arguably the exact opposite: bolstering solar.

U.K. Court Ruling Leaves Northern Ireland Abortion Law Unchanged

The U.K. Supreme Court ruled Thursday it had no right to decide whether Northern Ireland’s strict policy limiting abortions breached European human-rights laws.
Trump Gets a Lot Out of Trade Wars. The U.S. Gets Less

Trump Gets a Lot Out of Trade Wars. The U.S. Gets Less

For political advantage, the president is isolating America from its allies, bolstering China, and threatening a world economic order crafted by Washington seven decades ago.
California Gets a Two-Party Race

California Gets a Two-Party Race

Republican John Cox, backed by Trump, sneaks into second place to vie with the favorite, Democrat Gavin Newsom, to be the state’s next governor.

It’s Trump Against the Developed World as G-7 Frays Over Tariffs

President Donald Trump will cut a lonely figure at a meeting of the world’s club for wealthy nations this week.
Berenberg's Schmieding Says America First Means America Alone

Berenberg's Schmieding Says America First Means America Alone

Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg, discusses the tensions around global trade, the G7 summit, and how the tensions weigh on the global economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
Brexit Bulletin: Could Davis Quit?

Brexit Bulletin: Could Davis Quit?

Today in Brexit: It’s another difficult day for Theresa May as she goes head to head with her Brexit secretary, who’s failed to deny rumors he could resign.
Italy's New Premier Seeks to Reassure Markets

Italy's New Premier Seeks to Reassure Markets

Italy's new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte seeks to reassure the markets with a pledge to gradually reduce the dramatic debt burden. He won the support of Italy's lower House last night, having won an
Italy’s Young Populists Are Coddling the Old—and Holding the Country Back

Italy’s Young Populists Are Coddling the Old—and Holding the Country Back

For a nation that needs optimism and entrepreneurial vigor, the new leadership has a backward-looking agenda.
Five Factors That Could Mess Up Global Growth

Five Factors That Could Mess Up Global Growth

Recent developments have exposed cracks in a seemingly happy configuration.

France Warns Trump It Won’t Sign a G-7 Statement

France has joined Germany in warning President Donald Trump that it won’t sign a joint statement of the Group of 7 at the summit in Quebec this week without major concessions from the U.S., a French
Fmr. Ambassador Oh Says Summit Not Likely to Have Comprehensive Deal

Fmr. Ambassador Oh Says Summit Not Likely to Have Comprehensive Deal

Oh Joon, former South Korean ambassador to Singapore, discusses the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un next week and what the meeting is likely to produce. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets:

Trump Friend Broidy to Get Information in Case Against Qatar

Elliott Broidy, the Republican fundraiser and Donald Trump friend whose stolen emails have spilled into public, took a step forward in his pursuit of evidence that Qatar may have been involved.
Baucus Says U.S. Shouldn't Underestimate China's Strength

Baucus Says U.S. Shouldn't Underestimate China's Strength

Former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus discusses the trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)

Judge Calls Trump's Border Separations of Children `Brutal'

The Trump administration failed to kill a legal challenge to its practice of separating undocumented parents and children who seek to enter the U.S. to flee persecution at home, with a judge handing
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