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Trump 'Tweets His Punches,' Rep. Garamendi Says

Trump 'Tweets His Punches,' Rep. Garamendi Says

Rep. John Garamendi discusses the U.S., France and the U.K.’s missile attack aimed at Syria's chemical weapons. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
New War Authorization for U.S. Military Getting Bipartisan Push

New War Authorization for U.S. Military Getting Bipartisan Push

Congress may take its first substantial step in years Monday toward an updated authorization for U.S. military action in the Middle East.
Trump Legal Battle Over Cohen Raid Heads to Court

Trump Legal Battle Over Cohen Raid Heads to Court

Bloomberg's Greg Farrell discusses the ongoing legal fight over material seized from the office of President Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Ramaphosa Vows to ‘Hunt’ $100 Billion in South Africa Investment

Ramaphosa Vows to ‘Hunt’ $100 Billion in South Africa Investment

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is spearheading a drive to attract $100 billion in new investment as he seeks to kick-start an economy that looks to be on the rebound following years of
Trump Document Review Would Set Dangerous Precedent, Prosecutors Say

Trump Document Review Would Set Dangerous Precedent, Prosecutors Say

U.S. President Donald Trump’s request to review documents seized from his lawyer would set a “dangerous precedent” that might hinder future investigations of attorneys suspected of criminal
May Faces Second Debate in Two Days on U.K. Joining Syria Attack

May Faces Second Debate in Two Days on U.K. Joining Syria Attack

Prime Minister Theresa May will face a second debate in as many days on Britain’s role in bombing Syria on Tuesday after she stayed late the night before listening to lawmakers’ views in the House of
Russia Steps Up Hacking, Spurring U.S.-U.K. Warning on Risk

Russia Steps Up Hacking, Spurring U.S.-U.K. Warning on Risk

Russia is using compromised computer network equipment to attack U.S. and British companies and government agencies, the two countries warned.
Facebook Terror Accusers Say Zuckerberg Testimony Bolsters Suits

Facebook Terror Accusers Say Zuckerberg Testimony Bolsters Suits

Victims of terrorist attacks who sued Facebook Inc. for incendiary postings say Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional testimony last week should allow them to have another day in court.
U.K. Labour Lords Expect to Defeat May Over Customs Union

U.K. Labour Lords Expect to Defeat May Over Customs Union

The U.K. Labour Party expects to defeat Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Lords this week in a move that could force her to shift her Brexit policy toward closer ties with the European Union.
Pruitt’s $43,000 Secure Phone Booth Is Found to Break Spending Laws

Pruitt’s $43,000 Secure Phone Booth Is Found to Break Spending Laws

The Environmental Protection Agency violated spending laws by installing a $43,000 secure "privacy booth" in the office of Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Government Accountability Office has
U.K. Facial Recognition Startup May Help Brexit’s Irish Border Problem

U.K. Facial Recognition Startup May Help Brexit’s Irish Border Problem

A London-based facial recognition startup has talked to the U.K. government over how it can help manage border crossings between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland following the U.K.’s
Japan Wonders If Abe Can Bounce Back Again After Scandals Pile Up

Japan Wonders If Abe Can Bounce Back Again After Scandals Pile Up

Abe’s future has come under intense speculation amid a drip-feed of scandals that have prompted a series of public apologies and driven his poll numbers to near record lows.
Zimbabwe Working on Logistics for Diaspora Vote, Moyo Says

Zimbabwe Working on Logistics for Diaspora Vote, Moyo Says

Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwe’s foreign affairs minister, said the country is working on the logistics of allowing citizens who live outside the country to vote in general and presidential elections
U.S. Cuts Off China's ZTE From American Tech for Seven Years

U.S. Cuts Off China's ZTE From American Tech for Seven Years

The U.S. government said Chinese telecommunications-gear maker ZTE Corp. violated the terms of a sanctions settlement and imposed a seven-year ban on purchases of crucial American technology needed to
Trump Bucks Treasury in Ripping China, Russia as FX Meddlers

Trump Bucks Treasury in Ripping China, Russia as FX Meddlers

President Donald Trump accused China and Russia of devaluing their currencies, breaking from his own Treasury chief’s view that no major trading partners are currency manipulators.
EPA Chief of Staff Approved Raises for Aides, Watchdog Finds

EPA Chief of Staff Approved Raises for Aides, Watchdog Finds

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s chief of staff signed off on controversial raises for employees of as much as 72 percent, according to the agency’s internal watchdog.
Chemical Inspectors in Syria So Far Blocked From Attack Site

Chemical Inspectors in Syria So Far Blocked From Attack Site

Inspectors from the international chemical weapons watchdog met Syrian officials in Damascus on Monday but have so far been denied access to the former rebel stronghold where the alleged use of toxic
Oracle Co-CEO Tells Trump Pentagon Cloud Plan Makes ‘No Sense’

Oracle Co-CEO Tells Trump Pentagon Cloud Plan Makes ‘No Sense’

Oracle Corp. Chief Executive Officer Safra Catz said she discussed the U.S. Defense Department’s cloud-computing contract with President Donald Trump, and understands that the Pentagon’s plan is to
Chemical Weapons Team in Syria Kept From Alleged Attack Site

Chemical Weapons Team in Syria Kept From Alleged Attack Site

Douma, Syria (AP) -- Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday,
Google’s Facebook Copycat Moves Leave It More Exposed to Privacy Backlash

Google’s Facebook Copycat Moves Leave It More Exposed to Privacy Backlash

Facebook took all the heat, but consumers are still skittish about the search giant when it comes to privacy