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What Does the Trump Administration Want From U.S.-China Trade Summit?

What Does the Trump Administration Want From U.S.-China Trade Summit?

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses meetings between U.S. and China leadership over trade. He speaks with Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
England Versus Belgium in World Cup Triggers Some Brexit Baiting

England Versus Belgium in World Cup Triggers Some Brexit Baiting

Brexit tensions could reach fever pitch on June 28, the day England plays Belgium in the World Cup and also when Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels for showdown talks.
China to Order Reporting Ban on Mnuchin-Led Trade Talks

China to Order Reporting Ban on Mnuchin-Led Trade Talks

China’s largest news outlets have been ordered to refrain from reporting any material beyond official press releases related to trade talks in Beijing with the U.S., according to people familiar with
From Steaks at Mar-a-Lago to the Cusp of a Trade War

From Steaks at Mar-a-Lago to the Cusp of a Trade War

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Trudeau Presses for Legal Marijuana This Summer as Senate Wavers

Trudeau Presses for Legal Marijuana This Summer as Senate Wavers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressing ahead with a goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in Canada within months.
Davis Says He Won't Rush into Decision on Customs: Brexit Update

Davis Says He Won't Rush into Decision on Customs: Brexit Update

Brexit Secretary David Davis told Parliament he would not “put an artificial deadline” to agree on a plan for Britain’s customs relationship with the European Union, as pressure builds on Prime
The Big Winners Under Trump’s Tax Cuts Are His Loudest Critics

The Big Winners Under Trump’s Tax Cuts Are His Loudest Critics

A-list celebrities, producers and film financiers could reap a windfall.
High Court Balance at Stake as Kennedy Retirement Talk Heats Up

High Court Balance at Stake as Kennedy Retirement Talk Heats Up

After 30 years of pivotal decisions on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Anthony Kennedy is about to make his biggest one yet.
Trump Turns More Aggressive on Mueller Probe as Cobb Departs

Trump Turns More Aggressive on Mueller Probe as Cobb Departs

Donald Trump signaled a more aggressive posture toward Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as the president rid his legal team of its most determined advocate of cooperation with the Russia
Sprint CEO's Democratic Ties Haunt T-Mobile Deal in Trump Era

Sprint CEO's Democratic Ties Haunt T-Mobile Deal in Trump Era

As Donald Trump was headed for his surprise presidential election victory in 2016, Sprint Corp. Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure was going the other way: he endorsed Hillary Clinton.
How Trump Led the U.S. and China to the Brink of a Trade War

How Trump Led the U.S. and China to the Brink of a Trade War

Chinese finance officials had high expectations entering the first major meeting with new American counterparts last summer. President Donald Trump had feted Chinese President Xi Jinping at his
Brexit Bulletin: Cornered and Outgunned

Brexit Bulletin: Cornered and Outgunned

Today in Brexit: May’s leadership is in crisis after her inner cabinet shot down her plan for the U.K.’s future relationship with the EU.
Mahathir Probed Under Malaysia Fake News Law for Sabotage Claim

Mahathir Probed Under Malaysia Fake News Law for Sabotage Claim

Malaysian opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad is under investigation for a potential breach of a new fake news law, less than a week before an election that has him vying with Prime Minister Najib
Kim Jong Un Is Masterfully Playing Trump’s Game

Kim Jong Un Is Masterfully Playing Trump’s Game

The North Korean leader’s moves show a keen sense of The Art of the Deal.
Even England’s Richest Region Is Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Even England’s Richest Region Is Struggling to Make Ends Meet

As the country grapples with Brexit, the pain of the global financial crisis is still being felt.
Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ on U.S. Detainees in North Korea

Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ on U.S. Detainees in North Korea

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on November 19, 2017 shows propaganda posters on the outskirts of the city of Chongjin on North Korea's northeast coast. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES (Photo credit should read ED
Trump Says He Repaid Stormy Daniels Hush Money And It Was Legal

Trump Says He Repaid Stormy Daniels Hush Money And It Was Legal

President Donald Trump changed his account of a $130,000 payment made to adult film actress Stormy Daniels during the 2016 campaign, saying Thursday that he reimbursed his attorney via a “retainer” to
Israel and Iran on Path to War as Mideast Tinderbox Awaits Spark

Israel and Iran on Path to War as Mideast Tinderbox Awaits Spark

A picture taken on February 11, 2018 shows an Israeli Iron Dome defence system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, deployed in the Israeli-annexed
EU Is Ready to Fight Back Against China's Growing Trade Dominance

EU Is Ready to Fight Back Against China's Growing Trade Dominance

A construction crane stands beside a residential apartment block building site, operated by Nassauische Heimstaette GmbH, in the Riedberg district of Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. A
Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Seeks ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes in Lawsuit

Trump Accuser Summer Zervos Seeks ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes in Lawsuit

A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who says she was sexually assaulted by Donald Trump is seeking audio and video evidence and other materials to support her claim that she was defamed when he