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Venezuela Suggests Imminent Release of Some Political Prisoners

Venezuela Suggests Imminent Release of Some Political Prisoners

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro strongly suggested Thursday night that his government is on the verge of meeting a key opposition demand: the release of political prisoners.
Cartica Management's CEO Says China Will Win a Trade War

Cartica Management's CEO Says China Will Win a Trade War

Theresa Barger, chief executive officer at Cartica Management, discusses the trade tensions between the U.S. and China and the potential for a trade war. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Trump Warns Trudeau on Nafta: Fair Deal or `No Deal at All'

Trump Warns Trudeau on Nafta: Fair Deal or `No Deal at All'

President Donald Trump is warning Canada that any renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement must be "a fair deal, or there will be no deal at all" -- escalating a leader-level standoff
Why It Might Take a Miracle for Rajoy to Stay in Office

Why It Might Take a Miracle for Rajoy to Stay in Office

Investors in Spanish assets are watching closely as opposition groups look to complete the ouster of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, a move that could ripple through markets. Bloomberg's Maria Tadeo has
EPA Science Board Rebukes Pruitt's Use of Science to Deregulate

EPA Science Board Rebukes Pruitt's Use of Science to Deregulate

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Board delivered a rebuke to Administrator Scott Pruitt by voting Thursday to review the agency’s proposed rollback of car efficiency rules and
Senator Behind Right-to-Try Law Says Its Intent Is to Weaken FDA

Senator Behind Right-to-Try Law Says Its Intent Is to Weaken FDA

Senator Ron Johnson, the chief sponsor of a new law giving terminally ill patients easier access to experimental drugs, said the aim of the measure is to weaken the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Trump's Art of Unpredictability Starts to Backfire Overseas

Trump's Art of Unpredictability Starts to Backfire Overseas

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the United States Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremony at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, May
Jeans-Maker Levi Strauss Laments Trump Tariffs' Threat to Denim

Jeans-Maker Levi Strauss Laments Trump Tariffs' Threat to Denim

America’s decision to hit allies with billions of dollars in tariffs will have consequences far beyond aluminum and steel, Levi Strauss & Co. warned lawmakers today.
Trump's Tariff Assault Risks Sideswiping His Strongest Allies

Trump's Tariff Assault Risks Sideswiping His Strongest Allies

President Donald Trump has reserved his sharpest criticism on trade for China. Now some of America’s closest allies are getting swept up in the feud.
How Petrobras Became Brazil's Strike Scapegoat

How Petrobras Became Brazil's Strike Scapegoat

The national strike by Brazilian truck drivers triggered by the raising of diesel prices by Petrobras has weakened but is still impacting the transport of crops to market. Bloomberg's Peter Millard
Italian Government to Be Sworn in Friday

Italian Government to Be Sworn in Friday

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and League parties prepared to sweep to power with a program for fiscal expansion that poses a challenge to European rules. Ferdinando Giugliano, a Bloomberg
U.S. Isolated at ‘G-6 Plus 1’ as Divisions Sap Western Alliance

U.S. Isolated at ‘G-6 Plus 1’ as Divisions Sap Western Alliance

The U.S.’s closest allies warned protectionist measures taken by the Trump administration threaten to create deep fissures in the Western economic alliance that end up isolating the Americans.
Mueller Runs Up $16 Million Tab in Trump-Russia Investigation

Mueller Runs Up $16 Million Tab in Trump-Russia Investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has cost more than $16 million during its first year, according to the Justice Department.
State Election Systems Increasingly at Risk for Cyberattacks, FireEye Says

State Election Systems Increasingly at Risk for Cyberattacks, FireEye Says

U.S. election systems are increasingly at risk for cyberattacks ahead of the November midterms as Russia continues information operations to sow political division, according to cyber firm FireEye
Taxi Firm Executive Tied to Cohen Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges

Taxi Firm Executive Tied to Cohen Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges

The former chief financial officer of a taxi management company with links to Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to New York state charges of tax fraud and agreed to cooperate
Pork Producers Feel Pain From Mexico's Tariff Retaliation Plan

Pork Producers Feel Pain From Mexico's Tariff Retaliation Plan

Mexico’s plan for retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products including some pork cuts is rattling the meat markets.
Avenatti Demands Cohen Turn Over Any Stormy Daniels Audio Tapes

Avenatti Demands Cohen Turn Over Any Stormy Daniels Audio Tapes

Adult-film star Stormy Daniels’s attorney told President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer he must turn over any audio recordings that may exist in which the actress is discussed.
Trudeau Says Pence Insisted on Nafta Sunset for a Trump Meeting

Trudeau Says Pence Insisted on Nafta Sunset for a Trump Meeting

Justin Trudeau said a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to potentially seal a Nafta deal collapsed after Mike Pence called and insisted the meeting was conditional on adding a sunset
Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

Canada Retaliates With Tariffs on $12.8 Billion of U.S. Goods

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau retaliated swiftly against President Donald Trump’s metals tariffs by imposing his own levies on as much as C$16.6 billion ($12.8 billion) of U.S. imports in what Canada
South Africa Needs Extraordinary Measures to Boost Growth, Ramaphosa Says

South Africa Needs Extraordinary Measures to Boost Growth, Ramaphosa Says

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country needs to take extraordinary measures to boost growth following years of stagnation in Africa’s most industrialized economy, and that his
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