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CSIS' Rathke Says Italy May Have Elections as Early as July

CSIS' Rathke Says Italy May Have Elections as Early as July

Jeff Rathke, senior fellow and Europe program deputy director at CSIS, discusses the political turmoil in Italy and its impact on markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Cohen Cites Avenatti's Legal Woes in Bid to Bar Him in Suit

Cohen Cites Avenatti's Legal Woes in Bid to Bar Him in Suit

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, said a recent bankruptcy court ruling against Michael Avenatti’s old law firm should disqualify the lawyer for Stormy Daniels from
Trudeau Says U.S. Borrowing Is Unsustainable

Trudeau Says U.S. Borrowing Is Unsustainable

U.S. government borrowing is not sustainable and divisive social policies will ultimately exacerbate tensions that will disrupt American business profitability, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Infighting Dogs South African Opposition as Election Nears

Infighting Dogs South African Opposition as Election Nears

South Africa’s main opposition party has been its own worst enemy as it attempts to unseat the African National Congress.
Canada Would Rather Have No Nafta Than a Bad Deal, Trudeau Says

Canada Would Rather Have No Nafta Than a Bad Deal, Trudeau Says

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for Donald Trump on Nafta: Canada would rather see a trade deal die altogether than accept certain hardline demands.
U.S. Signals Deripaska Should Cut EN+ Stake to 40% Range, Source Says

U.S. Signals Deripaska Should Cut EN+ Stake to 40% Range, Source Says

The U.S. Treasury Department has indicated it may allow Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to keep his ownership of En+ Group Plc in the range of 40 percent under a deal that would spare the company
Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

Uncertainty around the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion made it “too risky” for Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd., but the federal government will get it built and find a buyer, Canadian Prime Minister
Russian Reporter Who Was Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Kiev

Russian Reporter Who Was Critical of Putin Shot Dead in Kiev

A Russian journalist critical of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead at his home in Kiev, the third assassination in two years of a Kremlin foe in Ukraine’s capital.
Cohen Prosecutors to Get About 1 Million Items From Phones

Cohen Prosecutors to Get About 1 Million Items From Phones

The retired judge appointed last month to review documents seized by the FBI from Michael Cohen said she plans on Wednesday to turn over about 1 million items taken from three phones to federal
Bolton Adds Loyalists to National Security Council Staff

Bolton Adds Loyalists to National Security Council Staff

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton began building out a team of loyalists who have supported his hard-line foreign policy views.
Fight Over Trump Jr.’s Testimony Simmers in the Senate

Fight Over Trump Jr.’s Testimony Simmers in the Senate

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Donald Trump Jr.’s lawyers should be asked about possible discrepancies between his private testimony to the committee and press reports, but he didn’t
Former Perry Adviser Is FirstEnergy’s Secret Weapon in U.S. Bailout

Former Perry Adviser Is FirstEnergy’s Secret Weapon in U.S. Bailout

Before FirstEnergy Corp. sought a federal bailout for its money-losing power plants earlier this year, the company hired a powerful ally: a lobbyist who is a former aide to Energy Secretary Rick
Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison

Russian Hackers’ Helper in Yahoo Attack Gets 5 Years' Prison

A Canadian accused of hacking Yahoo! email accounts on behalf of the Russian government was sentenced to 60 months in a U.S. prison for computer fraud.
ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Reboot After Star’s Racist Tweet

ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Reboot After Star’s Racist Tweet

“Roseanne,” the top new show of the season, was canceled by ABC after series star Roseanne Barr made a racial slur on social media about a member of the Obama administration.
Assisted Dying Rejected by Portuguese Lawmakers by Narrow Margin

Assisted Dying Rejected by Portuguese Lawmakers by Narrow Margin

Portuguese lawmakers voted against giving terminally ill adults the right to end their lives under medical supervision in a divisive vote.
Trump Counters Mueller Probe With Stepped Up Attacks

Trump Counters Mueller Probe With Stepped Up Attacks

Elie Honig, former federal prosecutor, discusses President Donald Trump's attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller and how they play in the court of public opinion. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets:
EU Said to Mull Tougher Warning on No-Deal Brexit If Talks Stall

EU Said to Mull Tougher Warning on No-Deal Brexit If Talks Stall

The European Union is weighing a much stronger warning on the risk of Brexit talks collapsing without a deal if the U.K. fails to lay out its position in more detail next month, said a person familiar
Official Scolds Security Elite in Rare Challenge to Iran’s Leader

Official Scolds Security Elite in Rare Challenge to Iran’s Leader

An education official has delivered a rare rebuke to Iran’s law and security authorities in the presence of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Egypt Arrests Four Food Supply Officials for Taking Bribes

Egypt Arrests Four Food Supply Officials for Taking Bribes

Egypt’s corruption watchdog arrested four Supply Ministry officials suspected of taking bribes from suppliers.
Italy May Be Headed for July Vote as Cottarelli Stumbles

Italy May Be Headed for July Vote as Cottarelli Stumbles

Italy may be headed toward snap elections as early as July after the latest attempt to form a government saw premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli leave a meeting with the president without an agreement