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Trump Uses Indiana Rally to Blast State's Democratic Senator

Trump Uses Indiana Rally to Blast State's Democratic Senator

President Donald Trump basked in the adoration of a Thursday night rally in Indiana, the home state of Vice President Mike Pence, as the two men sought to use the president’s recent moves on North
What to Expect From Trump-Kim Meeting Set for June 12

What to Expect From Trump-Kim Meeting Set for June 12

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Schneider speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says He Has ‘Great Health Plans’ Coming Out Within 4 Weeks

Trump Says He Has ‘Great Health Plans’ Coming Out Within 4 Weeks

President Donald Trump said Thursday that his administration would have “great health plans” coming out within four weeks.
Trump Promises Aggressive Campaign to Cut Drug Prices

Trump Promises Aggressive Campaign to Cut Drug Prices

Donald Trump said he would propose the most sweeping plan in U.S. history to lower drug prices, an attempt to meet a promise from his campaign that has largely gone unaddressed so far in his
Aide Who Said McCain Is ‘Dying Anyway’ Still Works at White House

Aide Who Said McCain Is ‘Dying Anyway’ Still Works at White House

The White House on Friday declined to condemn comments made by a special assistant to President Donald Trump dismissing Senator John McCain's opinion during a closed-door meeting because, she said,
BOE Is Losing Time to Create Breathing Room Before Brexit

BOE Is Losing Time to Create Breathing Room Before Brexit

Mark Carney’s window to raise interest rates before Brexit is closing.
U.S. Congress Needs Notice of Nafta Deal by Next Week, Ryan Says

U.S. Congress Needs Notice of Nafta Deal by Next Week, Ryan Says

Paul Ryan says he needs notice of a Nafta deal by May 17 if the current Congress is going to be able to vote on it, suggesting talks are pushing up against the constraints of U.S. trade law, even as
What Ramaphosa Is Doing to Fix South Africa's State Companies

What Ramaphosa Is Doing to Fix South Africa's State Companies

South Africa’s biggest state companies have been plagued by mismanagement, cash shortages and corruption scandals for years, leaving them in financial strain and posing an acute risk to the nation’s
Mahathir's Surprise Return to Test Ringgit Traders' Resolve

Mahathir's Surprise Return to Test Ringgit Traders' Resolve

The surprise comeback of Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, who once imposed capital controls, is likely to halt a rally in Asia’s best-performing currency amid concerns pro-growth reforms will give
Four Things to Look for in Trump's Drug Pricing Speech Friday

Four Things to Look for in Trump's Drug Pricing Speech Friday

President Donald Trump will deliver a long-awaited speech Friday on his administration’s plan to bring down U.S. drug prices and reduce the amount people pay out of pocket for their medications.
Trump and Kim Set June 12 Date for Singapore Summit Talks

Trump and Kim Set June 12 Date for Singapore Summit Talks

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli discusses President Trump's planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He speaks with Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Microsoft Lobbyist Leaving for Role at Google, Sources Say

Microsoft Lobbyist Leaving for Role at Google, Sources Say

Pablo Chavez, a former staffer to Senator John McCain and a veteran Washington lobbyist, is leaving Microsoft to rejoin Alphabet’s Google, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
Theresa the Delayer: May's Secret to Surviving Brexit

Theresa the Delayer: May's Secret to Surviving Brexit

Things can’t go on like this, observed one minister in Theresa May’s government this week. Oh yes they can, replied another.
Trump Envoy to Share Stage With Sanctioned Tycoon at Putin Forum

Trump Envoy to Share Stage With Sanctioned Tycoon at Putin Forum

The U.S. embassy in Moscow is encouraging American business leaders to attend Russia’s premier economic forum for the first time since the Ukraine crisis.
Trump's Early North Korea Wins Face Ultimate Test in Kim Talks

Trump's Early North Korea Wins Face Ultimate Test in Kim Talks

President Donald Trump has already outdone his predecessors on North Korea by pulling together a global coalition to tighten sanctions, winning the release of three U.S. prisoners and arranging for a
TSA Expresses ‘Regret’ After Asking Trudeau Minister to Remove Turban

TSA Expresses ‘Regret’ After Asking Trudeau Minister to Remove Turban

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is expressing “regret” after airport security demanded that Justin Trudeau’s industry minister remove his turban.
Former Prime Minister Foresees Failure in May’s Quest for Brexit Trade Solution

Former Prime Minister Foresees Failure in May’s Quest for Brexit Trade Solution

Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major said Theresa May’s quest for a post-Brexit alternative to the European Union’s Customs Union that provides for frictionless trade is one that’s doomed to fail.
Senator Eyes Canada Oil Tax After Alaska Drilling Clash

Senator Eyes Canada Oil Tax After Alaska Drilling Clash

The Republican lawmaker has a plan to punish the North American neighbor with what amounts to a new tax on hundreds of millions of barrels of Canadian oil imported annually into the U.S.
Pelosi Plans to Revisit Trump Tax Cuts If She Becomes Speaker

Pelosi Plans to Revisit Trump Tax Cuts If She Becomes Speaker

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that if Democrats take control of the House in November and she’s elected as their leader, she’ll seek to revise the GOP’s tax cut bill.