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Trump’s Ambassador to Germany Stokes Furor Over Iran Just One Day Into Job

Trump’s Ambassador to Germany Stokes Furor Over Iran Just One Day Into Job

President Donald Trump’s ambassador in Berlin is fueling trans-Atlantic tension less than 24 hours into the job after telling German companies to get out of Iran.
Ramaphosa Foe Clings On as South African Province Head

Ramaphosa Foe Clings On as South African Province Head

Supra Mahumapelo is considering rescinding his decision to quit as premier of South Africa’s North West province after coming under pressure from his allies within the ruling African National Congress
Barbs, Flag Burning and Despair: Iran Reacts to U.S. Deal Exit

Barbs, Flag Burning and Despair: Iran Reacts to U.S. Deal Exit

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal provoked a wide range of reactions on Wednesday, underscoring the deep uncertainty the Islamic Republic now faces.
Picking Up the Pieces in Iran

Picking Up the Pieces in Iran

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Italy's President Gives Populists 24 Hours to Seek Coalition

Italy's President Gives Populists 24 Hours to Seek Coalition

Italy’s populists made a last-ditch effort to form a government together, asking President Sergio Mattarella to delay by 24 hours his plan to appoint a non-partisan premier.
Here's What Oil at $70 Means for the World Economy

Here's What Oil at $70 Means for the World Economy

Rising oil prices are a double-edged sword for the world economy.
Iran Extends Its Reach Just as Trump Tries to Isolate It

Iran Extends Its Reach Just as Trump Tries to Isolate It

Hezbollah’s advance in Lebanon shows how groups backed by Tehran are gaining ground in the Arab world.
Companies That Rushed Into Iran Now Prepare to Rush Back Out

Companies That Rushed Into Iran Now Prepare to Rush Back Out

In boardrooms and corner offices across Europe, executives are assessing the fallout of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, which threatens to choke off an
How Companies Use Math to Make the Gender Pay Gap Vanish

How Companies Use Math to Make the Gender Pay Gap Vanish

Bloomberg’s newest podcast, The Pay Check, analyzes the human toll of getting paid less for the same work.
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won't Get Built, Vancouver Mayor Says

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won't Get Built, Vancouver Mayor Says

Kinder Morgan Inc.’s proposed expansion of an oil pipeline to Canada’s Pacific Coast will never happen, according to the mayor of Vancouver.
Putin Warns of ‘Fragile’ World a Day After Trump Exits Iran Deal

Putin Warns of ‘Fragile’ World a Day After Trump Exits Iran Deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of the threats from “aggressive nationalism” and “claims to exceptionalism” a day after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark
Lira Rally Loses Steam After Turkey Statement Short on Specifics

Lira Rally Loses Steam After Turkey Statement Short on Specifics

A statement following a rushed meeting between Turkish economy officials and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed to impress investors, who are piling pressure on the central bank to raise interest
Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipe Partners Rapped by Polish Regulator

Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipe Partners Rapped by Polish Regulator

Poland’s antitrust watchdog said Russia’s Gazprom PJSC and five companies financing the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline haven’t done enough to make the project comply with Polish law.
Million-Dollar Home Values Gain Even as Tax Deductions Shrink

Million-Dollar Home Values Gain Even as Tax Deductions Shrink

Adam Blaylock was pretty sure he overpriced his Santa Clara, California, home by offering it in February for $1.48 million, since tax deduction changes would keep buyers away. But within a week, the
GOP Voters Stick to Pro-Trump Candidates in Senate Primaries

GOP Voters Stick to Pro-Trump Candidates in Senate Primaries

Republicans wrapped up three crucial U.S. Senate primaries on Tuesday by nominating candidates who embraced President Donald Trump.
Brexit Bulletin: Shred of Hope

Brexit Bulletin: Shred of Hope

Today in Brexit: The Irish prime minister has offered some qualified praise for Theresa May’s customs plan. It’s the nicest anyone on the other side has been about it.
Business Hates Mexico’s Presidential Front-Runner. And He Doesn’t Care

Business Hates Mexico’s Presidential Front-Runner. And He Doesn’t Care

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the nation’s anti-Trump, has a 20-point lead in the polls.
KRA's Raslan Weighs in on Malaysian Elections, Legitimacy

KRA's Raslan Weighs in on Malaysian Elections, Legitimacy

KRA Group founder and CEO Karim Raslan weighs in on the election campaign in Malaysia. He speaks with Haslinda Amin on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
From Collusion to Cohen, Tallying Trump's Legal Risks

From Collusion to Cohen, Tallying Trump's Legal Risks

The legal inquiries into U.S. President Donald Trump and his 2016 campaign started with Russia but have moved much closer to home. While Trump insists no evidence will ever emerge of his campaign
Turkey Risks U.S. Sanctions Over ‘Hostage’ American Priest

Turkey Risks U.S. Sanctions Over ‘Hostage’ American Priest

U.S. patience is wearing thin over Turkey’s nearly two-year-long imprisonment of an American priest.