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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

San Francisco Waits for Mayor as Two Candidates are Deadlocked

San Franciscans have had more than their share of City Hall drama.
Brexit Showdown Pits U.K. Premier Against Her Top Ministers

Brexit Showdown Pits U.K. Premier Against Her Top Ministers

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a major cabinet rebellion over Brexit, in a conflict that could destabilize the whole government, according to people familiar with the matter.
Trump to Insist Kim Make First Move on Nuclear Timeline

Trump to Insist Kim Make First Move on Nuclear Timeline

The White House wants North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to commit to a timetable to surrender his country's nuclear arsenal when he meets with President Trump next week in Singapore. Bloomberg's Joe
Mystery CIA Officer Thrust Into Spotlight as Korea Summit Looms

Mystery CIA Officer Thrust Into Spotlight as Korea Summit Looms

The lightning diplomacy between the U.S. and North Korea before next week’s historic summit has thrust a little-known CIA officer into an uncomfortably public role as a key intermediary in talks

Trump Plans July Trip to Brussels for NATO Summit, Officials Say

President Donald Trump will travel to Brussels to attend a NATO meeting scheduled for July 11-12, two White House officials said Wednesday.

Trump Pressures GOP Allies to Block Restrictions on Tariff Power

Senate Republicans are under intense White House pressure to quash a bipartisan attempt to curtail President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on national security grounds.
Rep. Walden Says Facebook Data Scandal Highlights Tech's Trust Issue

Rep. Walden Says Facebook Data Scandal Highlights Tech's Trust Issue

Rep. Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican, weighs in on the latest Facebook Inc. data scandal involving Chinese telecom and electronic companies. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg

U.S. Recalls Americans From China to Investigate Mystery Ailment

The U.S. State Department dispatched a medical team to China as reports emerged that diplomats there appeared to be suffering from a mystery ailment.
San Francisco Mayoral Race Still Too Close to Call

San Francisco Mayoral Race Still Too Close to Call

San Francisco's race for mayor remained too close to call Wednesday as the elections department reported it has about 90,000 more ballots to process.

Stormy Daniels Says Her Former Lawyer Colluded With Michael Cohen

Stephanie Clifford said her former lawyer colluded with President Donald Trump’s long-term attorney, Michael Cohen, in a bid to make her lie about her alleged tryst with Trump.
Groups to Protest Transgender Migrant's Death in U.S. Custody

Groups to Protest Transgender Migrant's Death in U.S. Custody

Immigrant and LGBT rights advocates plan to protest the death of a Central American transgender woman who traveled to the United States this spring in a highly publicized caravan of asylum seekers