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Pence’s Office Slips Up on Name of Peru’s Current President

Pence’s Office Slips Up on Name of Peru’s Current President

Guidance sent to the press by Mike Pence's office initially said the vice president would attend a banquet hosted by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
Trump Faces 'Historic Level of Obstruction,' Says White House's Short

Trump Faces 'Historic Level of Obstruction,' Says White House's Short

White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short discusses Senate obstruction of Trump administration appointees, how trade tariffs may impact U.S. agriculture, and a review of the Trans-Pacific
Five Main Obstacles to a Nafta Deal

Five Main Obstacles to a Nafta Deal

Bloomberg's Michael McKee reports on the progress of negotiations for a new Nafta treaty, and the main obstacles facing it, on "Bloomberg Markets: The Open." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Reopens Door to TPP

Trump Reopens Door to TPP

President Donald Trump signaled renewed interest this week in putting the Trans-Pacific Partnership back on the agenda. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Markets: The Open." (Source:
As Congo Disputes Scale of Crisis, Donors Give $530 Million

As Congo Disputes Scale of Crisis, Donors Give $530 Million

An international conference to raise funds for a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo that was boycotted by its government yielded less than a third of the money needed to help
Outrage in Sweden After Two Women Are Pressured to Leave Nobel Group

Outrage in Sweden After Two Women Are Pressured to Leave Nobel Group

Outrage and photos of blouses sprouted Friday across Swedish social media in support of the ousted female leader of the prestigious academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Brazil’s Army Awakes From Decades-Old Slumber as Elections Near

Brazil’s Army Awakes From Decades-Old Slumber as Elections Near

Brazilian President Michel Temer last week mulled replacing the interim defense minister, a four-star Army general, with a professor of philosophy. The military was quick to give a thumbs down.
Officials: 1 Palestinian Killed, 223 Wounded By Israeli Fire

Officials: 1 Palestinian Killed, 223 Wounded By Israeli Fire

Gaza City, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Thousands of Palestinians, some burning Israeli flags and torching tires, staged a mass protest on Gaza's sealed border with Israel for a third consecutive Friday, as
French Rail Strike Slackens After Macron Shows Resolve on Reform

French Rail Strike Slackens After Macron Shows Resolve on Reform

A French rail strike lost momentum on Friday after President Emmanuel Macron vowed he wouldn’t back down on plans to overhaul the state operator SNCF.
Pakistan Court Orders Lifetime Political Ban Against Sharif

Pakistan Court Orders Lifetime Political Ban Against Sharif

Pakistan’s Supreme Court issued a lifetime ban on politicians holding office after legal disqualification -- a ruling that will bar former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from ever holding an elected
Milken Institute Says Multilateral Deals Shouldn't Be Ruled Out of TPP

Milken Institute Says Multilateral Deals Shouldn't Be Ruled Out of TPP

Curtis Chin, Asia fellow at the Milken Institute, discusses the possibility of the U.S. rejoining TPP. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Brexit Bulletin: And Now to Trade

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Trump U-Turn on TPP May Help Him Win Allies in China Trade Fight

Trump U-Turn on TPP May Help Him Win Allies in China Trade Fight

President Donald Trump’s move on Thursday to put the Trans-Pacific Partnership back on the agenda shows that he may have a new appreciation of the trade pact’s strategic value as he threatens tariffs
These Are Five Sticking Points to a New Nafta Deal

These Are Five Sticking Points to a New Nafta Deal

The clock is running on Nafta negotiations. Though trade among the U.S., Canada and Mexico has tripled since the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect in 1994, U.S. President Donald Trump
Turmoil Holds No Fear for Swedish Nationalists Gaining Clout

Turmoil Holds No Fear for Swedish Nationalists Gaining Clout

Sweden’s nationalists are going to exact their price from whoever wants to rule following September’s general election.
Trump Orders Post Office Review After Attacks on Amazon

Trump Orders Post Office Review After Attacks on Amazon

President Donald Trump ordered the creation of a task force to review business practices at the United States Postal Service, a move that could affect one of the president’s favorite corporate
Mob Boss, ‘Slime Ball’: Trump, Comey Trade Barbs Ahead of Book Release

Mob Boss, ‘Slime Ball’: Trump, Comey Trade Barbs Ahead of Book Release

President Donald Trump blasted James Comey as a “slime ball” as the former FBI director said that to this day he doesn’t know if salacious accusations involving Moscow prostitutes in a controversial
Trump Faces 'Red Line Moment' for Syria Options, CNAS Says

Trump Faces 'Red Line Moment' for Syria Options, CNAS Says

Nicholas Heras, Middle East security fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discusses President Trump's military options with Syria. He speaks with Haidi Lun and Betty Liu on "Bloomberg
Los Angeles Wins Suit Against DOJ Over Immigration Policy

Los Angeles Wins Suit Against DOJ Over Immigration Policy

The U.S. Justice Department can’t make cooperation with federal immigration policies a consideration in awarding grants to local law enforcement agencies for community-oriented policing, a federal
Trump Meets No. 2 DOJ Official as Aides Seek to Defuse Tensions

Trump Meets No. 2 DOJ Official as Aides Seek to Defuse Tensions

President Donald Trump met with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday in an encounter that the president’s advisers hoped would cool tensions over a federal investigation into possible