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Trump Discussed Firing Mueller’s Boss as Allies Attack Inquiry

Trump Discussed Firing Mueller’s Boss as Allies Attack Inquiry

President Donald Trump discussed firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with White House aides on Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, as a chorus of Trump’s advisers and allies
Brexit Bulletin: When Will the Fog Clear?

Brexit Bulletin: When Will the Fog Clear?

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California to Join National Guard Border Mission, With Conditions

California to Join National Guard Border Mission, With Conditions

California Governor Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump's call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border.
$30,000 Rumor? Tabloid Paid For, Spiked, Salacious Trump Tip: AP

$30,000 Rumor? Tabloid Paid For, Spiked, Salacious Trump Tip: AP

The National Enquirer’s parent company paid $30,000 to a former doorman at one of Donald Trump’s New York City buildings, according to the Associated Press.
Europe’s Center Left Is Alive and Kicking, at Least in Portugal

Europe’s Center Left Is Alive and Kicking, at Least in Portugal

Social democratic parties are collapsing across Europe, the victims of rising nationalism and a failure to produce convincing answers to the euro area’s financial crisis. But not, it seems, in
Britain Targets Russian Billionaires

Britain Targets Russian Billionaires

The U.K. is under pressure domestically and from abroad to tighten controls on corrupt money.
The Growing U.K. Economy Isn’t as Strong as It Looks

The Growing U.K. Economy Isn’t as Strong as It Looks

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One-Time China Political Star Tried in $27 Million Bribery Case

One-Time China Political Star Tried in $27 Million Bribery Case

A one-time contender for China’s presidency, Sun Zhengcai, stood trial for accepting 170 million yuan ($27 million) in bribes Thursday, signaling the end of a case that shook the country’s political
Italian Democrat Says His Party Won't Help Five Star Take Power

Italian Democrat Says His Party Won't Help Five Star Take Power

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement won’t get support from the center-left Democratic Party despite the infighting that has broken out since its election defeat, according to a senior lawmaker and
Oil Closes at 3-Year High on Middle East Risks, OPEC Compliance

Oil Closes at 3-Year High on Middle East Risks, OPEC Compliance

Oil settled at the highest in more than three years on concern that escalating tensions in the Middle East could lead to conflict and disrupt supplies that are already being reduced by OPEC output
Coalition of Industry Groups to Fight Trump Tariffs Is Growing

Coalition of Industry Groups to Fight Trump Tariffs Is Growing

A coalition of diverse business groups that banded together to oppose President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on Chinese products has grown to more than 100.
China's Relationship With Australia Remains Tense, Turnbull Says

China's Relationship With Australia Remains Tense, Turnbull Says

Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull said tensions with Beijing remained high four months after a spat over Chinese meddling in domestic political affairs prompted him to push for new legislation to
Pompeo Says Softer U.S. Policy Toward Russia Is ‘Now Over’

Pompeo Says Softer U.S. Policy Toward Russia Is ‘Now Over’

President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, CIA director Mike Pompeo, will say at his confirmation hearing Thursday that a milder American policy toward Russia is “now over.”
Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Depend on Trump Staying Out of It

Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Could Depend on Trump Staying Out of It

Add politics to the list of challenges that could derail another attempt to combine Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.
Nunes Wins Battle With Rosenstein to See Trump Probe Document

Nunes Wins Battle With Rosenstein to See Trump Probe Document

Justice Department officials on Wednesday provided House Intelligence panel members a fuller view of a classified intelligence document that may have kicked off the FBI’s investigation of contacts
Kalashnikov USA Is Target of U.S. Lawmaker’s Sanctions Probe

Kalashnikov USA Is Target of U.S. Lawmaker’s Sanctions Probe

A U.S. lawmaker called on the Treasury Department to investigate whether Kalashnikov USA, which makes AK-47-style guns in Florida, violated sanctions on Russian arms makers, after a Bloomberg report
Rep. Ann Wagner on Sex Trafficking, Big Tech, Paul Ryan, Syria

Rep. Ann Wagner on Sex Trafficking, Big Tech, Paul Ryan, Syria

U.S. Representative Ann Wagner discusses sex trafficking, big tech, Paul Ryan and Syria. She speaks with Kevin Cirilli in Washington D.C. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Weighs Strike Options on Syria as Allies Rally Over Attack

Trump Weighs Strike Options on Syria as Allies Rally Over Attack

President Donald Trump is still weighing options for U.S. military action against Syria as Western powers rallied against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over an apparent chemical weapons attack near
GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, internet regulation, and Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek re-election on
Rep. Ro Khanna Says Zuckerberg's Testimony Was Long Overdue

Rep. Ro Khanna Says Zuckerberg's Testimony Was Long Overdue

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony was long overdue. He speaks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: