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Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un have one sure fan rooting for the success of their historic summit on Tuesday.
U.K. Firms May Have to Justify Executive Pay Gaps

U.K. Firms May Have to Justify Executive Pay Gaps

Large companies listed in the U.K. will have to explain the pay gap between bosses and employees under government plans to be submitted to Parliament on Monday.
Saudis to Host Jordan-Support Meeting After Tax Bill Protests

Saudis to Host Jordan-Support Meeting After Tax Bill Protests

Saudi Arabia and two other Gulf nations will hold a conference to discuss support for Jordan after a proposed income-tax increase sparked protests and led to the removal of the prime minister.
Sculpted Head of Mystery Biblical King Found in Israel

Sculpted Head of Mystery Biblical King Found in Israel

Jerusalem (AP) -- An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face it depicts.
G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

G-7 Officials Toiling at Summit to Paper Over Trade Differences

The leaders of the world’s richest countries have come together to smooth over their differences -- especially with U.S. President Donald Trump -- and to demonstrate they can still work together.
Sen. Van Hollen Criticizes U.S. Deal With ZTE

Sen. Van Hollen Criticizes U.S. Deal With ZTE

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, discusses the U.S. deal with ZTE that allows the company to get back in business. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Scarlet Fu and Joe Weisenthal
L.A. Mayor Garcetti Says He'll Make Presidential Run Decision Next Year

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Says He'll Make Presidential Run Decision Next Year

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he'll make a decision early next year about a possible presidential run in 2020. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:
May Says Northern Irish Women Should Have Access to Abortions

May Says Northern Irish Women Should Have Access to Abortions

Prime Minister Theresa May said every British woman should have access to a “safe, legal abortion,” setting up a potential showdown with her Northern Ireland allies who oppose bringing the province’s
Ontario's Election Brought Down Carbon Prices 2,000 Miles Away

Ontario's Election Brought Down Carbon Prices 2,000 Miles Away

When Ontario elected its new premier on Thursday, the price of carbon in California fell.

May Plans Countryside Lock-in to End Cabinet War Over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to quash Cabinet squabbling over her Brexit strategy by hosting another away-day at her countryside retreat early next month.
Immigration Deal Taking Shape in House With Deadline Approaching

Immigration Deal Taking Shape in House With Deadline Approaching

A small group of House Republicans emerged Friday from yet another closed-door meeting with the contours of an agreement for a GOP immigration bill that still left crucial policy details unresolved.
G-7 Leaders Race to Salvage Consensus

G-7 Leaders Race to Salvage Consensus

Leaders from the world’s richest industrialized nations downplayed expectations they will agree on a formal statement at the end of their meeting.
Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing Federal Marijuana Ban

Trump Signals Support for Legislation Easing Federal Marijuana Ban

President Donald Trump said Friday that he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation's legal
Air Force Confident of ‘Fair’ Price for Lockheed GPS Satellites

Air Force Confident of ‘Fair’ Price for Lockheed GPS Satellites

The U.S. Air Force’s top space acquisition official says he’s confident the service can agree to “fair” prices from Lockheed Martin Corp. for up to 22 more GPS III satellites, even though the company
Merkel Favors Trade Dispute Body to Defuse U.S. Tensions

Merkel Favors Trade Dispute Body to Defuse U.S. Tensions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is proposing to create a forum to defuse escalating trade tensions with the U.S., as Group of Seven leaders seek to persuade President Donald Trump to step back from
Manafort's Ukraine Fixer Charged in Mueller Probe

Manafort's Ukraine Fixer Charged in Mueller Probe

Konstantin Kilimnik, who worked with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on a U.S. lobbying effort on Ukraine’s behalf, was indicted on federal charges Friday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert
Mueller Bolsters Manafort Case With Charges of Suspected Spy

Mueller Bolsters Manafort Case With Charges of Suspected Spy

Special counsel Robert Mueller strengthened his case against Paul Manafort with new charges filed Friday.
Rep. Roskam Says Trump's Course on Trade Should Pivot to China

Rep. Roskam Says Trump's Course on Trade Should Pivot to China

Rep. Peter Roskam, an Illinois Republican, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Obamacare Legal Attack Seen as Gift From Trump to Democrats

Obamacare Legal Attack Seen as Gift From Trump to Democrats

The Trump administration handed Democrats a political gift by arguing in court that Obamacare’s most popular provisions are unconstitutional.
Trump Renews Overtures to Putin, Against Pretty Much All Advice

Trump Renews Overtures to Putin, Against Pretty Much All Advice

Donald Trump is eager to bring Vladimir Putin back into the fold of the international community.