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Ramaphosa Vows to Tackle Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

Ramaphosa Vows to Tackle Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

South Africa will step up policing and provide additional funding to combat gender-based violence, after two days of protests over crimes against women, said President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Juul’s Claims It Helps Smokers Quit Questioned by Lawmaker

Juul’s Claims It Helps Smokers Quit Questioned by Lawmaker

Juul Labs Inc. is making fraudulent claims that its vaping devices help smokers quit cigarettes, the chairman of a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee said in a letter to U.S. health officials.
Trump Envoy's Exit Highlights Waning Optimism for Mideast Plan

Trump Envoy's Exit Highlights Waning Optimism for Mideast Plan

For two and half years, Jason Greenblatt shuttled around the Middle East as he sought to promote Donald Trump’s vision of peace -- the vaunted “deal of the century” -- to Arab and Israeli leaders.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Will Release a Memoir Next Year

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Will Release a Memoir Next Year

New York (AP) -- Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a book deal.
Buttigieg Makes First TV Ad Buy of His 2020 Bid: Campaign Update

Buttigieg Makes First TV Ad Buy of His 2020 Bid: Campaign Update

Pete Buttigieg has booked his first television time of the 2020 campaign, reserving spots on Iowa cable systems starting Saturday.
Boris Johnson ‘Would Rather Be Dead’ Than Delay Split: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson ‘Would Rather Be Dead’ Than Delay Split: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson’s six-week-old premiership was thrown into yet more disarray after his brother quit the government in protest at his Brexit strategy. After three days of humiliation, the beleaguered
Trump Trade War With China Will Hit Apple for Real This Weekend

Trump Trade War With China Will Hit Apple for Real This Weekend

The trade war between the U.S. and China will hit Apple Inc. this weekend, dragging the largest U.S. technology company into a fracas that threatens to raise prices on popular consumer gadgets and
U.S. Poised to Sign 5G Accord With Poland Amid Huawei Concerns

U.S. Poised to Sign 5G Accord With Poland Amid Huawei Concerns

The U.S. and Poland are poised to sign an agreement on 5G security as President Donald Trump’s administration seeks to persuade European nations to block Huawei Technologies Co. and other China
Trump Denies U.S. Involvement in Iranian Missile Explosion

Trump Denies U.S. Involvement in Iranian Missile Explosion

President Donald Trump said the U.S. played no role in the explosion of an Iranian missile on its launchpad Thursday, tweeting what appeared to be a photograph of the site with labels describing the
Baucus Says China and U.S. Aren't Any Closer to Deal, Trade War Will Last Months

Baucus Says China and U.S. Aren't Any Closer to Deal, Trade War Will Last Months

Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China and former U.S. Senator from Montana, comments on the trade tensions between China and the U.S. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of
Google to Pay More Than $150 Million in YouTube Privacy Case

Google to Pay More Than $150 Million in YouTube Privacy Case

Google’s YouTube has agreed to pay more than $150 million to resolve U.S. allegations that it violated children’s privacy laws, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Trump Stays Defiant Before New Tariffs, Lashing ‘Weak’ Critics

Trump Stays Defiant Before New Tariffs, Lashing ‘Weak’ Critics

President Donald Trump showed little sign that he’s going to back down from new tariffs on more than $110 billion in Chinese imports set to take effect Sunday, blaming American companies for their
Trump Aid Payments to Boost Farm Profits This Year, USDA Says

Trump Aid Payments to Boost Farm Profits This Year, USDA Says

The Trump administration said farmers are doing better than previously thought, forecasting profits will rise 5% in 2019 to the best in five years because of the president’s trade aid program.
Predatory Lenders Are Barred From Seizures Under New N.Y. Law

Predatory Lenders Are Barred From Seizures Under New N.Y. Law

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill aimed at preventing predatory lenders from using the state’s court system to seize the assets of small businesses nationwide.
Boris Johnson Is Campaigning Again, But What Exactly Is He Selling?

Boris Johnson Is Campaigning Again, But What Exactly Is He Selling?

Three years after he sold Brexit to the British public, Boris Johnson is back on the campaign trail. The prime minister is still promoting a split from the European Union, but this time without a
2.5% 10-Year Yields 'Quite Possible' by Year-End: CCLA's Bevan

2.5% 10-Year Yields 'Quite Possible' by Year-End: CCLA's Bevan

James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, discusses his call for Treasuries yields on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Flynn’s Lawyers, Prosecutors Spar Over Whether He’s Ready for Sentencing

Flynn’s Lawyers, Prosecutors Spar Over Whether He’s Ready for Sentencing

With a potential jail term looming, lawyers for Michael Flynn are clashing with federal prosecutors over whether President Donald Trump’s original national security adviser is ready to be sentenced
Wild Weather Has 12 Million Southern Africans Facing Hunger

Wild Weather Has 12 Million Southern Africans Facing Hunger

As many as 9.2 million people in southern Africa face severe food insecurity as a result of extreme weather conditions, and the number is forecast to rise to 12 million by March, according to the
Biden Confounds Critics as Fans Welcome Hugs and Overlook Gaffes

Biden Confounds Critics as Fans Welcome Hugs and Overlook Gaffes

Major Ginger Tate fought back tears as she told Joe Biden how she waited six years to meet him. They exchanged challenge coins -- hers from her service in the South Carolina Army National Guard and
Macri’s Surprise Debt Plan Silences Argentina’s Opposition

Macri’s Surprise Debt Plan Silences Argentina’s Opposition

Since Argentine President Mauricio Macri heeded opposition calls to start negotiations on $101 billion of debt with the International Monetary Fund and private creditors, his political rivals have
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