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May Faces Defeat Over Fixed Brexit Date in U.K. House of Lords

May Faces Defeat Over Fixed Brexit Date in U.K. House of Lords

Opposition lawmakers and rebels in Theresa May’s Conservative Party aim to push through two changes to the premier’s flagship Brexit legislation Tuesday, continuing its bruising passage through the
Your Guide to Malaysia's Upcoming General Election

Your Guide to Malaysia's Upcoming General Election

Malaysia is holding a general election on May 9, and the outlook appears promising for Prime Minister Najib Razak -- despite an uncomfortable past few years.
Indonesia Vote May Only Have One Candidate

Indonesia Vote May Only Have One Candidate

Joko Widodo Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg
Cambodian Exile Loses Facebook Data Demand

Cambodian Exile Loses Facebook Data Demand

Sam Rainsy, leader of Cambodia's main opposition political party, adjusts his spectacles during an interview in Paris, France.
Venezuelan Soldiers Desert in Droves With Presidential Election Ahead

Venezuelan Soldiers Desert in Droves With Presidential Election Ahead

Military officers are joining the exodus of Venezuelans to Colombia and Brazil, fleeing barracks and forcing President Nicolas Maduro’s government to call upon retirees and militia to fill the void.
Trump Seeking $15 Billion Cut in Unspent Federal Funds, Official Says

Trump Seeking $15 Billion Cut in Unspent Federal Funds, Official Says

President Donald Trump’s administration is asking Congress to cancel $15 billion in unspent government funds, including $7 billion from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, a senior administration
The Bitter Feud at the Center of Malaysia's Election

The Bitter Feud at the Center of Malaysia's Election

It’s not just any other election for Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak: The vote on Wednesday is personal.
The Top Economic Risks Awaiting Malaysia’s New Leader

The Top Economic Risks Awaiting Malaysia’s New Leader

Malaysia’s incoming leader will need to tackle a number of challenges in order to keep investors interested in an economy that’s currently booming.
Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Reject Blankenship

Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Reject Blankenship

President Donald Trump implored Republicans in West Virginia not to vote for Donald Blankenship in that state’s Republican primary on Tuesday. Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on "What'd You Miss?"
Cordray, Kucinich Spar Over Health Care in Ohio Governor's Race

Cordray, Kucinich Spar Over Health Care in Ohio Governor's Race

The Democrats are making their final pitches ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
Trump Plans to Skip Opening of New U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Trump Plans to Skip Opening of New U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

President Donald Trump doesn’t plan to attend the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem next week, but is sending a high-powered delegation that includes his daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared
Chinese Missiles Are Transforming the Balance of Power in the Skies

Chinese Missiles Are Transforming the Balance of Power in the Skies

Although the U.S. air force still remains the strongest by far.
Giuliani Says Trump Backs His Attacks on Mueller Probe

Giuliani Says Trump Backs His Attacks on Mueller Probe

Rudy Giuliani Photographer: John Taggart/Bloomberg
Melania Trump Announces Official Work in Rare Public Remarks

Melania Trump Announces Official Work in Rare Public Remarks

First lady Melania Trump announced a campaign Monday to raise awareness of children’s issues, including social media use and opioid abuse.
Trump to Announce Iran Deal Decision Tuesday

Trump to Announce Iran Deal Decision Tuesday

Bloomberg's Bill Faries previews President Donald Trump's decision on the Iran nuclear deal. He speaks with Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
How Wary Wall Street Is Sizing Up Trump's Plan for Iran Decision

How Wary Wall Street Is Sizing Up Trump's Plan for Iran Decision

President Donald Trump says he will announce his decision on Iran Tuesday at 2 p.m. Geopolitical jitters -- along with the start of the summer driving season and positive jobs data -- had helped push
Xi and Trump Talked Trade, Korea Ahead of Chinese Aide's Visit

Xi and Trump Talked Trade, Korea Ahead of Chinese Aide's Visit

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed trade and North Korea in a phone call Tuesday, as Xi’s top economic adviser plans additional talks in Washington following last week’s
NRA Taps Iran-Contra Figure Oliver North to Be New President

NRA Taps Iran-Contra Figure Oliver North to Be New President

The NRA on Monday named as its next president Oliver North, a retired Marine Corps officer whose convictions in the late-1980s Iran-Contra affair were overturned.
What to Watch in Australia’s Vote-Chasing Budget

What to Watch in Australia’s Vote-Chasing Budget

With an election looming, Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison will be firmly fixed on the next 12 months as a revenue windfall creates room for tax relief in Tuesday’s budget. For those with a stake
Trump Calls Foreign Leaders Ahead of Expected Iran Deal Withdrawal

Trump Calls Foreign Leaders Ahead of Expected Iran Deal Withdrawal

President Donald Trump began calling key foreign leaders and scheduled a briefing with members of Congress on Tuesday ahead of a planned announcement of whether he’ll exit the Iran nuclear deal, as he