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Candidate Attacks ‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell and ‘China People’ in Campaign Ad

Candidate Attacks ‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell and ‘China People’ in Campaign Ad

An ex-coal executive who's running for U.S. Senate after serving a one-year prison sentence has unleashed a political ad that takes swipes at "China people" and calls the Senate majority leader
Round One of U.S.-China Talks Ends in Draw

Round One of U.S.-China Talks Ends in Draw

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Burundi Says It Will Suspend BBC, Voice of America Radio Broadcasts

Burundi said it will suspend the BBC and Voice of America’s radio operations for six months.
Swedish Leftists Get Tough on Immigration Ahead of Election

Swedish Leftists Get Tough on Immigration Ahead of Election

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats are toughening up their immigration policy ahead of a general election due in September.
Manitoba to Probe Hydro Projects After ‘Tragic’ Cost Overrun

Manitoba to Probe Hydro Projects After ‘Tragic’ Cost Overrun

Manitoba plans to probe the “tragic waste of money” at the Canadian province’s electricity utility, which has carried out C$14 billion of projects in recent years, the premier said.
Banks Thought They Had a Win With Guns. Now They’ve Got a Big GOP Headache

Banks Thought They Had a Win With Guns. Now They’ve Got a Big GOP Headache

How Citigroup and Bank of America shot themselves in the foot with D.C. Republicans.
Elliott Broidy and the GOP’s Bad Hacking Karma

Elliott Broidy and the GOP’s Bad Hacking Karma

If John Podesta and the Democrats were easy marks, the Republican donor was a hacker’s delight.
U.S. Looks Beyond Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline to What Comes Next

U.S. Looks Beyond Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline to What Comes Next

Donald Trump seems set on pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal next week, with U.S. officials suggesting that any initial diplomatic turbulence will be followed by negotiations for a new accord.
Trump Embraces the NRA, Abandoning Flirtation With Gun Control

Trump Embraces the NRA, Abandoning Flirtation With Gun Control

President Donald Trump expressed strong support for the NRA at its annual meeting Friday.
The Trump Effect's Next Test: 2018 Congressional Primaries

The Trump Effect's Next Test: 2018 Congressional Primaries

The race for control of Congress kicks into high gear next week with primaries in four key states that will test whether Democrats can turn President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings to their
Brexit Bulletin: A New Chapter

Brexit Bulletin: A New Chapter

Today in Brexit: With local elections out of the way the talks can get going again, and the EU needs some answers.
Corbyn Has Little to Celebrate in Britain's Local Elections

Corbyn Has Little to Celebrate in Britain's Local Elections

Theresa May’s Conservatives held ground and the main opposition parties made small gains in local council elections, benefiting from the collapse of the U.K. Independence Party in results that saw
Tesla’s Battery Tweaks Won’t Solve World’s Cobalt Conundrum

Tesla’s Battery Tweaks Won’t Solve World’s Cobalt Conundrum

Cobalt bulls, keep calm. Despite what Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk says, there may be no escaping a coming supply crunch as the auto industry hurtles into the era of electric vehicles.
China Demands U.S. Withdraw Tariffs

China Demands U.S. Withdraw Tariffs

HSBC Business School's Associate Professor and Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, Christopher Balding, discusses his positive outlook on the U.S./China trade talks. He speaks with Betty Liu on "Bloomberg
Asia-Analytica's Loong Says Trade Is Just Opening Salvo

Asia-Analytica's Loong Says Trade Is Just Opening Salvo

Asia-Analytica Managing Director Pauline Loong weighs in on U.S. and China trade relations. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Report on U.S. Troop Cuts ‘Not True,' Seoul Says: Korea Update

Report on U.S. Troop Cuts ‘Not True,' Seoul Says: Korea Update

As the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un draws near, each side is laying the groundwork for discussions. We follow the developments here. Time
Crowell & Moring's Holleyman Optimistic About U.S.-China Trade Talks

Crowell & Moring's Holleyman Optimistic About U.S.-China Trade Talks

Robert Holleyman, Crowell & Moring partner, discusses U.S.-China trade negotiations. He speaks with Bloomberg's Betty Liu and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Look Who's Picking Up the Tab for Karl Marx's Birthday Bash

Look Who's Picking Up the Tab for Karl Marx's Birthday Bash

The bronze Karl Marx statue arrives in Trier. Photogtrapher: Harald Tittel/AFP/Getty Images
Flow of Venezuelans Into Brazil Set to Increase, Police Say

Flow of Venezuelans Into Brazil Set to Increase, Police Say

Brazil’s federal police expect the influx of Venezuelans pouring across the border to increase, as the economic and humanitarian crisis in the Andean country deepens.