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‘I Need China’: Duterte’s Pivot to Beijing Shows Signs of Payoff

‘I Need China’: Duterte’s Pivot to Beijing Shows Signs of Payoff

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was full of praise for Beijing and even declared his love for Chinese President Xi Jinping as he embarked on his third visit to China this week to foster warmer
Republic of Macedonia's Pro-EU Cabinet Wins No-Confidence Vote

Republic of Macedonia's Pro-EU Cabinet Wins No-Confidence Vote

Republic of Macedonia’s pro-European Union cabinet survived its first no-confidence vote in parliament.
Former Amb. Djerejian on How Trump Should Respond to Syria Attack

Former Amb. Djerejian on How Trump Should Respond to Syria Attack

Edward Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, discusses President Trump's options in responding to the chemical weapon attack in Syria. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Joe Weisenthal
Rep. Schakowsky Says Facebook's Not Going to Regulate Itself

Rep. Schakowsky Says Facebook's Not Going to Regulate Itself

Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of Illinois discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, regulating social media, and Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek
May Summons Emergency Cabinet to Discuss U.K. Syria Response

May Summons Emergency Cabinet to Discuss U.K. Syria Response

Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency Cabinet meeting for Thursday afternoon to discuss the U.K.’s response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Trump FTC Pick Pledges to Monitor Tech Giants

Trump FTC Pick Pledges to Monitor Tech Giants

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, the last of President Donald Trump’s nominees for the FTC, said if selected she would keep a close eye on whether major tech companies are using anti-competitive or deceptive
Joe Barton Discusses Paul Ryan and Facebook Hearing

Joe Barton Discusses Paul Ryan and Facebook Hearing

Joe Barton, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman discusses Paul Ryan's decision to step down at the end of the year. He also gives his take on the Facebook hearing and regulations. He
Rep. Garamendi Says Trump 'Doesn't Have a Clue' on Syria Strategy

Rep. Garamendi Says Trump 'Doesn't Have a Clue' on Syria Strategy

Rep. John Garamendi, a California Democrat, discusses Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's House testimony on the social-media company's data breach, and possible expanded U.S. military
Paul Ryan's Departure Is an 'Expected Shock,' Says UVA's Larry Sabato

Paul Ryan's Departure Is an 'Expected Shock,' Says UVA's Larry Sabato

Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, discusses House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to not seek re-election. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Julia
Trump Administration Considers Making Some Food-Stamp Recipients Get Drug-Tested

Trump Administration Considers Making Some Food-Stamp Recipients Get Drug-Tested

The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require certain food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing.
America’s Most Powerful Car Regulator Isn’t Going to Stop for Trump

America’s Most Powerful Car Regulator Isn’t Going to Stop for Trump

Mary Nichols gave the California Air Resources Board national reach, and now President Trump’s EPA is threatening to roll back her vision of the future.
EPA Workers Join the Effort to Oust Pruitt

EPA Workers Join the Effort to Oust Pruitt

The Environmental Protection Agency’s biggest union of employees has signed onto the movement that’s trying to get their boss, Administrator Scott Pruitt, fired.
Stormy Daniels Judge Orders Both Sides to Meet Before Making Requests

Stormy Daniels Judge Orders Both Sides to Meet Before Making Requests

The judge overseeing the lawsuit between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump told both sides to follow proper procedures and hold meetings before filing requests and
U.S. Accuses Banker in Iran-Sanctions Case of Hiding Assets

U.S. Accuses Banker in Iran-Sanctions Case of Hiding Assets

An international banker charged in the U.S. with laundering more than $100 million for an Iranian construction company “grossly” understated his net worth, prosecutors said.
Mueller Reiterates Opposition to Manafort’s Bid to Toss D.C. Case

Mueller Reiterates Opposition to Manafort’s Bid to Toss D.C. Case

Special counsel Robert Mueller told a federal judge that a civil lawsuit by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort seeking to block future prosecutions against him should be dismissed because
Zuckerberg Says Facebook Needs to Work on Diversity

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Needs to Work on Diversity

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Inc. chief executive officer, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the social-media company's data breach and privacy efforts. He responds to
Mick Mulvaney on Wells Fargo and Data Collection

Mick Mulvaney on Wells Fargo and Data Collection

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, answers questions on Wells Fargo and data collection. He speaks with
Paul Ryan's Political Career Is Probably Over

Paul Ryan's Political Career Is Probably Over

If history is any guide, Ryan's retirement from Congress is likely the end of his ambitious run up the political ladder.
Nafta Chiefs Plan Meeting This Week Amid Push for Deal

Nafta Chiefs Plan Meeting This Week Amid Push for Deal

The top Nafta cabinet officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico plan to meet this week amid an accelerated push to reach a preliminary deal, according to three people familiar with the talks.
Trump Deputy National Security Adviser Nadia Schadlow Resigns

Trump Deputy National Security Adviser Nadia Schadlow Resigns

Nadia Schadlow, the White House deputy national security adviser for strategy, has resigned and will leave her position on April 27.
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