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Thousand of Puerto Ricans Are Still in the Dark While U.S. Agencies Leave

Thousand of Puerto Ricans Are Still in the Dark While U.S. Agencies Leave

Eight months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico’s power grid, causing the largest blackout in U.S. history, more than 98 percent of the people have their power back.
Schneiderman Was Investigating the Manhattan D.A. Now the Tables Have Turned

Schneiderman Was Investigating the Manhattan D.A. Now the Tables Have Turned

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is accused of physically abusing several women.
Trump’s Request to Cancel Spending Has Shot at Passing Congress

Trump’s Request to Cancel Spending Has Shot at Passing Congress

President Donald Trump’s request to Congress to cancel $15.4 billion in unspent government funds has a strong chance of clearing Congress because it doesn’t touch this year’s bipartisan spending bill.
Patents Concern Is No Excuse to Start a Trade War, China Says

Patents Concern Is No Excuse to Start a Trade War, China Says

The U.S. and other nations must not use China’s alleged failure to protect foreign companies’ intellectual property as an excuse to start a trade war, Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the U.K.,
Ryan Meets With House Chaplain He Tried to Oust

Ryan Meets With House Chaplain He Tried to Oust

House Speaker Paul Ryan met Tuesday with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated.
Kim Jong Un Is Watching Trump's Iran Decision, Chinese Envoy Says

Kim Jong Un Is Watching Trump's Iran Decision, Chinese Envoy Says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be eyeing closely what Donald Trump decides on the Iran nuclear deal, with potential repercussions for their upcoming summit, according to China’s former
Russia Opens Door to Reworked Iran Deal Ahead of Trump Decision

Russia Opens Door to Reworked Iran Deal Ahead of Trump Decision

Russia is willing to consider a French proposal to negotiate an additional agreement on Iran’s nuclear program to address U.S. President Donald Trump’s concerns over the current international accord,
Pelosi Sees Risks for Democrats Seeking Trump’s Impeachment

Pelosi Sees Risks for Democrats Seeking Trump’s Impeachment

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that while the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump is popular in her San Francisco district, doing so would be too divisive without a bipartisan
‘Up Is Down’ in the Crazy World of the China-U.S. WTO Clash

‘Up Is Down’ in the Crazy World of the China-U.S. WTO Clash

A U.S. envoy to the World Trade Organization condemned China’s trade policy and said Beijing’s exhortations against protectionism have “entered the realm of Alice in Wonderland.”
Global Leaders React Ahead of Trump Iran Announcement

Global Leaders React Ahead of Trump Iran Announcement

President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether the U.S. will leave the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on the global reaction to the expected decision on
Brazilian Anti-Corruption Judge Bows Out of Presidential Race

Brazilian Anti-Corruption Judge Bows Out of Presidential Race

Former Brazilian Supreme Court Chief Justice Joaquim Barbosa said on Tuesday he will not run for the country’s top job, pulling one of the highest-profile hopefuls from this October’s race.
Record Number of Women Running for Congress in 2018

Record Number of Women Running for Congress in 2018

Bloomberg's Marty Schenker discusses the number of female candidates in the upcoming U.S. election and the lingering political impact from President Donald Trump's win in 2016. He speaks on "Bloomberg
Investors in Oil Stocks Can Only Thank Trump for Iran Jitters

Investors in Oil Stocks Can Only Thank Trump for Iran Jitters

The threat of President Donald Trump exiting the Iran nuclear agreement might be a nightmare for international diplomacy, but investors in oil stocks have thoroughly enjoyed the volatile ride.
May Backs Johnson After He Attacks Her ‘Crazy’ Brexit Trade Plan

May Backs Johnson After He Attacks Her ‘Crazy’ Brexit Trade Plan

Theresa May still has confidence in Boris Johnson, her spokesman said, after the U.K. foreign secretary described his boss’s post-Brexit trade policy with the European Union as “crazy.”
China’s Xi Meets Kim Jong Un for Second Time in Two Months

China’s Xi Meets Kim Jong Un for Second Time in Two Months

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the port city of Dalian over the past two days, the second meeting between top officials of the allies in less than two months.
Iran Nuclear Deal's Fate in Trump's Hands

Iran Nuclear Deal's Fate in Trump's Hands

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on Donald Trump's pending decision on whether the United States will abandon the Iran nuclear deal or not. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
What’s at Stake If Trump Kills the Nuclear Deal With Iran?

What’s at Stake If Trump Kills the Nuclear Deal With Iran?

Donald Trump will announce today whether the U.S. will leave the Iran nuclear deal, with consequences likely to be felt from Middle East war zones to oil markets. If the U.S. president refuses to keep
Armenia Protest Leader Elected Premier After `Velvet Revolution'

Armenia Protest Leader Elected Premier After `Velvet Revolution'

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected prime minister by the country’s parliament, completing a remarkable rise to power backed by massive street protests that he’s termed a “velvet