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Trump Lawyer Cohen Drops Suits Against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Trump Lawyer Cohen Drops Suits Against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, dropped his defamation lawsuits against BuzzFeed and the investigative firm Fusion GPS over a dossier of information about
Kremlin Faces Unappetizing Menu for Helping Sanctioned Rusal

Kremlin Faces Unappetizing Menu for Helping Sanctioned Rusal

Russia’s government has pledged to help the tycoons and companies hit by U.S. sanctions, but hasn’t laid out any detailed plans. United Co. Rusal, the aluminum giant controlled by billionaire Oleg
Amazon’s Other Jeff Steps Into the Spotlight

Amazon’s Other Jeff Steps Into the Spotlight

Retail chief Jeff Wilke talks about the company’s AI ambitions and downplays Trump concerns.
Sen. Rounds Says U.S. Needs a Fair Trade Policy and TPP

Sen. Rounds Says U.S. Needs a Fair Trade Policy and TPP

Sen. Mike Rounds, a Republican from South Dakota, discusses President Donald Trump's tariffs and the impact they will have on his state and U.S. foreign relationships. He speaks with Bloomberg's Tom
Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives

Black Men Arrested at Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives

The video, recorded on a white customer's cellphone, galvanized people around the country who saw the exchange as modern-day racism.
Does Anybody on Capitol Hill Care About the Trillion Dollar Deficit?

Does Anybody on Capitol Hill Care About the Trillion Dollar Deficit?

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses deficit spending, Nikki Haley and U.S.-North Korea relations. He speaks with Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Macron Carries Torch for Europe to White House

Macron Carries Torch for Europe to White House

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China’s Economic Numbers Have a Credibility Problem

China’s Economic Numbers Have a Credibility Problem

Suspicions that the country is cooking the books persist despite a government crackdown on cheating cadres.
The CIA Is Getting a Private-Sector Makeover

The CIA Is Getting a Private-Sector Makeover

Mike Pompeo’s old friend, Brian Bulatao, is bringing business school lessons to the world of espionage.
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)