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South America's Star Economy Set to Vote to Keep It That Way

South America's Star Economy Set to Vote to Keep It That Way

With Paraguay’s economy booming, this Sunday’s elections are less about policies and more about the candidates and their party machines.
Abe Gets Little From Trump to Douse Japan Scandal Firestorm

Abe Gets Little From Trump to Douse Japan Scandal Firestorm

The Japanese prime minister has little to take home to distract voters from the scandals encircling his administration.
McDonnell Offers ‘New Start’ for U.K. Banks If Labour Wins Power

McDonnell Offers ‘New Start’ for U.K. Banks If Labour Wins Power

John McDonnell, the lifelong anti-capitalist who is now Treasury spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, set out to woo Britain’s banks with the offer of a “new start” in their relationship.
Iran Lawmakers Want Central Banker Fired Amid Currency Chaos

Iran Lawmakers Want Central Banker Fired Amid Currency Chaos

Half of Iran’s lawmakers have written to President Hassan Rouhani demanding the removal of the central bank chief, accusing him of mismanaging the banking industry and currency markets as the rial
China Quietly Rolled Out a Very Big Bang

China Quietly Rolled Out a Very Big Bang

Thatcher’s 1979 financial reforms transformed Britain. Is the People’s Republic about to undergo the same?
Spanish Mayor Offers to Help Gibraltar Insurers Get Round Brexit

Spanish Mayor Offers to Help Gibraltar Insurers Get Round Brexit

A small town mayor from southern Spain is offering Gibraltar-based insurers a way to retain access to the European Union single market after Britain leaves the bloc next year.
Trump's Latest Plan for Saving Coal Comes From the Cold War

Trump's Latest Plan for Saving Coal Comes From the Cold War

Months into the Korean War, President Harry Truman capped wages and imposed price controls on the steel industry, seizing authority under a newly passed law to take action in the name of national
Nafta Negotiators Wrap Up Telecom Chapter, Sources Say

Nafta Negotiators Wrap Up Telecom Chapter, Sources Say

Nafta negotiators are said to have wrapped up another chapter of the deal as the three ministers leading talks meet again in Washington amid a push for a deal in principle within weeks.
South Korea's Moon Warns Implementing Kim Deal Will Be Hard

South Korea's Moon Warns Implementing Kim Deal Will Be Hard

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he saw no difference with North Korea on key concepts such as denuclearization, but cautioned that implementing any deal with Kim Jong Un would be difficult.
Brexit Bulletin: Another Red Line Fades

Brexit Bulletin: Another Red Line Fades

Today in Brexit: A shift in the government’s tone on immigration is starting to emerge, just as talks on the future relationship get going.
Germany's Merkel and France's Macron to Meet in Berlin

Germany's Merkel and France's Macron to Meet in Berlin

Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel planned meeting in Berlin. Miller reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)
May Defeated in Lords on Brexit, Signaling More Challenges Ahead

May Defeated in Lords on Brexit, Signaling More Challenges Ahead

The U.K.’s upper house voted against a key part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit policy, inflicting a defeat on the government that could eventually push it toward keeping closer ties with the
Will Kim Jong Un Ever Give Up His Beloved Nukes?

Will Kim Jong Un Ever Give Up His Beloved Nukes?

North Korea has signaled to the world that it could be prepared to give up its nuclear arsenal. But after more than half a century of development - not to mention the fact that we've heard it all
Senator Makes History by Bringing Newborn to Floor for Vote

Senator Makes History by Bringing Newborn to Floor for Vote

Tammy Duckworth Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
China and the U.S. Seek Allies to Strengthen Sides in Trade Tussle

China and the U.S. Seek Allies to Strengthen Sides in Trade Tussle

The U.S. and China look to be preparing for a protracted confrontation over trade and investment as they each try to line up allies for their cause.
Stiglitz Says True U.S.-China Trade Accord ‘Almost Impossible’

Stiglitz Says True U.S.-China Trade Accord ‘Almost Impossible’

A meaningful trade agreement between the U.S. and China is unlikely as long as President Donald Trump fails to recognize China’s right to develop its economy, according to Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel
Russian Missiles Alarm Israel, Stoking Risk of Next Syria Crisis

Russian Missiles Alarm Israel, Stoking Risk of Next Syria Crisis

Angered by last week’s U.S. attack on Syria, Russia warned that there would be consequences. Only one of them was spelled out: The Kremlin said it may supply its Syrian ally with state-of-the-art air
Queen Drafted to Charm Ex-Colonies Into Post-Brexit Free Trade

Queen Drafted to Charm Ex-Colonies Into Post-Brexit Free Trade

It’s 21 years since the Commonwealth, the group of countries that used to make up the British Empire, met in Britain.
Southwest's White-Knuckle Ride in Focus as NTSB Probes Engine

Southwest's White-Knuckle Ride in Focus as NTSB Probes Engine

The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane. Photographer: Amanda Bourman via AP Photo
Here's Why Trump Got More Out of Summit Than Abe

Here's Why Trump Got More Out of Summit Than Abe

Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Glen Fukushima discusses U.S. and Japanese negotiations, and talks about strategy for President Trump's meeting with North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un.