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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Votes in Favor of Pompeo

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Votes in Favor of Pompeo

A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of state. Bloomberg's Greg Sullivan reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Moon Says Need U.S. Agreement to Declare War's End: Korea Update

Moon Says Need U.S. Agreement to Declare War's End: Korea Update

The leaders of the two Koreas are set to hold their first summit since 2007 on Friday, and officials are taking a series of diplomatic steps to lay the ground for the meeting.
Mueller Reviewed Manafort Testimony on Russian Deripaska

Mueller Reviewed Manafort Testimony on Russian Deripaska

Special Counsel Robert Mueller and FBI agents seized tens of thousands of items from the home of Paul Manafort last July and have also reviewed testimony that he gave in a civil lawsuit about a
Everything Is for Sale in Cyprus, and China’s Buying

Everything Is for Sale in Cyprus, and China’s Buying

The tiny Mediterranean island is throwing open the gates, while Germany and France build barriers.
Jihadists Gain Strength Even as Troops Arrive in West Africa

Jihadists Gain Strength Even as Troops Arrive in West Africa

As a convoy of United Nations police on a night patrol stopped to chat with residents on the sand-blown streets of the central Malian city of Sevare, Sada Cissoko could no longer hold back his
Pence Names Keith Kellogg as Top National Security Adviser

Pence Names Keith Kellogg as Top National Security Adviser

Vice President Mike Pence named Keith Kellogg as his top national security aide, after the previous candidate for the post withdrew amid reports that President Donald Trump was angered over his role
George H.W. Bush Hospitalized With Blood Infection, Spokesman Says

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized With Blood Infection, Spokesman Says

A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.
Buhari Healthy And Will ‘Easily' Win Nigeria Vote, Minister Says

Buhari Healthy And Will ‘Easily' Win Nigeria Vote, Minister Says

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and his policies will “easily” win him re-election in the vote planned for February, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said.
Mnuchin Gives Rusal Sanctions Escape Route After Market Tumult

Mnuchin Gives Rusal Sanctions Escape Route After Market Tumult

The Trump administration has given United Co. Rusal a clear yet tricky path for getting off the U.S. sanctions list.
Pompeo Wins Surprise Support by Senate Panel to Lead State Department

Pompeo Wins Surprise Support by Senate Panel to Lead State Department

A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of state, paving the way for the CIA director to gain approval from the full Senate later this week
Public Wages Impasse Puts South Africa's Ramaphosa in a Bind

Public Wages Impasse Puts South Africa's Ramaphosa in a Bind

A standoff between South Africa’s government and unions representing its 1.3 million workers over pay puts President Cyril Ramaphosa in a jam.
Trump Trade War Spurs India to Import More Oil, Drones From U.S.

Trump Trade War Spurs India to Import More Oil, Drones From U.S.

India is seeking more oil, drones and aircraft from the U.S. to help narrow its $28 billion trade surplus amid rising concerns of possible collateral damage to its economy from President Donald
Macron Arrives at White House Ahead of Talks With Trump

Macron Arrives at White House Ahead of Talks With Trump

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports from the White House on the state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. He speaks on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)
Rand Paul Says He'll Back Pompeo, Ensuring Support in Committee

Rand Paul Says He'll Back Pompeo, Ensuring Support in Committee

Republican Senator Rand Paul said he’ll support Mike Pompeo’s nomination to be the next secretary of state, admitting he changed his mind after the CIA director assured him that he believes the Iraq
Brexit-Backer Liam Fox Offers an Argument for Keeping Customs Union

Brexit-Backer Liam Fox Offers an Argument for Keeping Customs Union

Has a key pro-Brexit member of Theresa May’s Cabinet offered a rationale as to why a euroskeptic might be able to live with keeping the U.K. in the customs union?
Flight Records Unfold Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights

Flight Records Unfold Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights

Flight records dispute President Donald Trump's alibi given to former FBI director James Comey that he spent only one night in Moscow during a 2013 trip. Bloomberg's Vernon Silver reports on "What'd
Pentagon Says Cloud Winner Must Stay Ahead to Extend Contract

Pentagon Says Cloud Winner Must Stay Ahead to Extend Contract

The winner of the U.S. military’s competition for broad cloud computing services will be evaluated after an initial two-year contract for how well it’s kept up with industry innovations including on
CDC Director Makes $375,000, Far Exceeding His Predecessors’ Pay

CDC Director Makes $375,000, Far Exceeding His Predecessors’ Pay

The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.
White House Deterring Republicans From Defending Pruitt, Sources Say

White House Deterring Republicans From Defending Pruitt, Sources Say

White House officials are cautioning Republican lawmakers and other conservative allies to temper their defense of Scott Pruitt, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
Rosenstein Makes Rare Argument Before Supreme Court

Rosenstein Makes Rare Argument Before Supreme Court

For one afternoon at least, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein went from being President Donald Trump’s Twitter target to being the administration’s Supreme Court mouthpiece.