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Four Palestinians Killed by Israel as Gaza Protests Dwindle

Four Palestinians Killed by Israel as Gaza Protests Dwindle

At least four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire in a fourth straight Friday of protests near the Gaza Strip’s border, but participation was significantly down on previous weeks.
Trump’s Claim of ‘Oil All Over the Place’ Isn’t True Anymore

Trump’s Claim of ‘Oil All Over the Place’ Isn’t True Anymore

U.S. President Donald Trump’s assertion that OPEC is propping up oil prices amid oversupply and an excess of floating storage has a problem: it’s only half true.
Three (and a Half) Things Trump Can Do to Bring Down Oil Prices

Three (and a Half) Things Trump Can Do to Bring Down Oil Prices

"Looks like OPEC is at it again," President Donald J. Trump tweeted Friday morning. As OPEC ministers meet in Saudi Arabia with prices for the international benchmark at almost four-year highs, what
Rep. French Hill Says Targeted Tariffs Are The Way to Go

Rep. French Hill Says Targeted Tariffs Are The Way to Go

Rep. French Hill, a Republican from Arkansas, discusses President Trump's tariffs, the U.S.-China trade relationship and farming in his home state. He speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Francine
Trump Laments That Flynn’s Life Is ‘Destroyed’ While Comey Profits

Trump Laments That Flynn’s Life Is ‘Destroyed’ While Comey Profits

President Donald Trump kept up his war of words with James Comey on Friday, calling the former FBI director’s new book “third rate,” and suggesting it’s unfair that Comey is profiting.
Oil Shrugs Off Trump Tweet to Rise for a Second Straight Week

Oil Shrugs Off Trump Tweet to Rise for a Second Straight Week

Oil rose for a second straight week as OPEC’s commitment to rebalance the market and geopolitical risks to global supplies overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet on “artificially Very High”
Merkel May Have Met Her Match in Germany’s New SPD Leader

Merkel May Have Met Her Match in Germany’s New SPD Leader

Angela Merkel has enjoyed a relatively painless start to her fourth term in office. That could be about to change with the German leader’s Social Democrat coalition partners poised to elect a
Carney Takes on Markets With Shock Warning on BOE Rate View

Carney Takes on Markets With Shock Warning on BOE Rate View

Mark Carney wants investors to respond to the data when predicting U.K. interest rates. And if they don’t, the Bank of England governor is more than happy to nudge them.
Rudy Giuliani Added to Trump's Legal Team

Rudy Giuliani Added to Trump's Legal Team

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses if Democrats going after Pompeo is a mistake and the Trump administration adding of Rudy Giuliani to the legal team. He speaks with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg
Trump Eases Off Trigger on Russia Probe Chiefs

Trump Eases Off Trigger on Russia Probe Chiefs

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Hungary Keeps Budget Focus as Varga Retains Economic Role

Hungary Keeps Budget Focus as Varga Retains Economic Role

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban pledged to keep his focus on stable public finances, for many investors the most important achievement of his past eight years in office, as the outlines of his
Lurpak Butter Maker Says Brexit Is Forcing $500 Million Cost Cut

Lurpak Butter Maker Says Brexit Is Forcing $500 Million Cost Cut

Arla Foods, the maker of Lurpak butter, said it needs to save at least 400 million euros ($500 million) because currency losses soared after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
As Trump-Kim Summit Takes Shape, Possible Outcomes Vary Wildly

As Trump-Kim Summit Takes Shape, Possible Outcomes Vary Wildly

A summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks increasingly likely to happen in the next few months, as their aides intensify preparations for what would be a
Burundi Names New Foreign Minister as Nation Readies for Vote

Burundi Names New Foreign Minister as Nation Readies for Vote

Burundi’s president appointed five new ministers, including a former chairman of the ruling party’s youth wing as foreign affairs chief, a month before a referendum that could extend his rule until

India's Top Judge Faces Challenge Amid New Judicial Crisis

India’s opposition parties are seeking the impeachment of the country’s chief justice over allegations he misused his authority to influence the outcome of politically-sensitive cases.
Romanian President Condemns Cabinet Plan to Move Israel Embassy

Romanian President Condemns Cabinet Plan to Move Israel Embassy

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis slammed the government for not consulting him before announcing a plan to move the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Trump Slams OPEC as Cartel Pushes Harder for High Oil Prices

Trump Slams OPEC as Cartel Pushes Harder for High Oil Prices

U.S. President Donald Trump slammed OPEC for inflating oil prices after the cartel showed a willingness to further tighten crude markets.
Trump’s War on ‘Deep State’ Judges

Trump’s War on ‘Deep State’ Judges

The administration wants the Supreme Court to make it easier for politically appointed agency heads to fire in-house jurists.
Swiss Banks Get Best Lawyers in Petrobras Probe, Prosecutor Says

Swiss Banks Get Best Lawyers in Petrobras Probe, Prosecutor Says

Switzerland’s top prosecutor is pursuing at least one bank in the country for its role in the Brazilian corruption affair known as the Carwash. Michael Lauber’s biggest problem expanding the probe is