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Bennet Chides Trump’s ‘Endless Reality TV Show’: Campaign Update

Bennet Chides Trump’s ‘Endless Reality TV Show’: Campaign Update

Michael Bennet has a different strategy for pitching his case to be president: If elected, you just might not see him for weeks at a time.
Trump’s Olive Branch Whacks China With More Tariffs

Trump’s Olive Branch Whacks China With More Tariffs

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Bid to Prosecute Boris Johnson Dealt Blow by London Judge

Bid to Prosecute Boris Johnson Dealt Blow by London Judge

A London judge dealt another blow to an attempt to privately prosecute Prime Minister Boris Johnson, refusing to allow an appeal to the U.K.’s highest court.
Portugal Truckers Threaten to Boycott Orders to Deliver Fuel

Portugal Truckers Threaten to Boycott Orders to Deliver Fuel

A sign reading "Supply limited to 15 litres" is pictured at a petrol station in Vila Franca de Xira on August 12, 2019, on the first day of a fuel truck drivers strike. - Portuguese police escorted
ECB Warns Banks to Speed Their Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit

ECB Warns Banks to Speed Their Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit

The European Central Bank blasted banks for slow-walking their Brexit preparations, telling them they must move additional staff and resources to the European Union in case Britain leaves without a
Royal London Asset Management’s Greetham Is Moderately Overweight Equities

Royal London Asset Management’s Greetham Is Moderately Overweight Equities

Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations, the delay of some new tariffs until December 15 and his outlook for markets. He
Trump Faces Election Reality on Trade War Pain

Trump Faces Election Reality on Trade War Pain

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Hong Kong Airport Curbs Access

Hong Kong Airport Curbs Access

In Hong Kong, the airport is resuming normal operations after a chaotic night of protests. Authorities obtained a court order to stop demonstrators obstructing airport operations. Bloomberg’s Yvonne
The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The Techlash Is Only Making Facebook Stronger

The FTC’s antitrust investigation looks a lot less imposing given its privacy settlement with the company.
Trudeau Takes Big Lead on Economic Stewardship Ahead of Election

Trudeau Takes Big Lead on Economic Stewardship Ahead of Election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has forged a comfortable lead over his main political rival on the crucial question of economic stewardship, giving the Canadian leader a critical advantage in his bid
Hammond Warns Johnson He'll Fight a No-Deal Brexit in Parliament

Hammond Warns Johnson He'll Fight a No-Deal Brexit in Parliament

Philip Hammond warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson he’ll work through Parliament along with other former Cabinet ministers to try to stop the U.K. leaving the European Union without a divorce deal.
German Economy Contracts, Adding to Pressure on Merkel

German Economy Contracts, Adding to Pressure on Merkel

Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter, piling pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to unleash fiscal stimulus as manufacturers reel from a U.S.-China trade war. Daniel Schaefer reports on
South America’s Glaciers May Have a Bigger Problem Than Climate Change

South America’s Glaciers May Have a Bigger Problem Than Climate Change

Massive layers of ice cover some of the continent’s rich copper deposits. Uncovering those minerals threatens to hasten their demise.
They ‘Wrote the Damn Bill’: 2020 Hopefuls Go on Bill-Filing Spree in Congress

They ‘Wrote the Damn Bill’: 2020 Hopefuls Go on Bill-Filing Spree in Congress

Half of the 10 members of Congress seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have already hit career highs in bill-drafting productivity this year, and it’s only August.
Trump Broadsides on Tech Won’t Sway FTC in Probes, Chairman Says

Trump Broadsides on Tech Won’t Sway FTC in Probes, Chairman Says

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons says he’s heard President Donald Trump’s complaints about the size and political inclinations of large technology platforms, but isn’t going to let them
Brazil-Argentina Ties Sour as Bolsonaro Fumes Over Primary Vote

Brazil-Argentina Ties Sour as Bolsonaro Fumes Over Primary Vote

A sudden chill threatens the warm relationship between the two largest economies in South America, as Brazil’s far-right president warned of dire consequences in the event of a leftwing populist
Trump 2020 Rust Belt Pitch Threatened by Manufacturing Recession

Trump 2020 Rust Belt Pitch Threatened by Manufacturing Recession

President Donald Trump has been boasting about creating manufacturing jobs in states key to his re-election, but an emerging recession in the sector threatens to reverse that trend and imperil his
Modi Has Limited Options to Boost Economy in Locked Down Kashmir

Modi Has Limited Options to Boost Economy in Locked Down Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his move to revoke Kashmir’s autonomy is about boosting its economy. But observers say it will take more than rhetoric to bring in investments and ensure jobs in the
Salvini Picks His Guy to Take On Brussels Over Italy’s Budget

Salvini Picks His Guy to Take On Brussels Over Italy’s Budget

Giancarlo Giorgetti, deputy-secretary of the euroskeptic party League, speaks during a news conference following a meeting with Italy's Senate Speaker Elisabetta Casellati at the Giustiniani palace in
Berlin’s Maddening Aversion to Fiscal Stimulus: A Traders’ Guide

Berlin’s Maddening Aversion to Fiscal Stimulus: A Traders’ Guide

Over the past decade Germany has saved like few other nations, slashing its debt from 83% of gross domestic product to 60%. But now the global economy is slowing, there’s talk of recession in Berlin,