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Rep. French Hill on Facebook, Data Collection, Ryan, Syria

Rep. French Hill on Facebook, Data Collection, Ryan, Syria

Republican Congressman French Hill of Arkansas discusses data collection, Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek re-election, and Syria. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli from Capitol Hill.
Republicans Move to Protect Mueller After Trump Unleashes Attacks

Republicans Move to Protect Mueller After Trump Unleashes Attacks

Congressional Republicans moved to head off any attempt by President Donald Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller as the president continued to attack the Russia investigation and the Justice
May's Brexit Red Line on Customs Union Could Be Next to Go

May's Brexit Red Line on Customs Union Could Be Next to Go

Theresa May’s officials could be lining up to keep the U.K. in the European customs union after Brexit, according to a new analysis that chimes with the views of parts of the British government.
Trump Ordered DOJ to Hire Controversial Former Aide, Sources Say

Trump Ordered DOJ to Hire Controversial Former Aide, Sources Say

President Donald Trump personally ordered the Department of Justice to hire a former White House official who departed after he was caught up in a controversy over the release of intelligence material
AT&T Judge Questions U.S. Expert on Pay TV Price-Hike Theory

AT&T Judge Questions U.S. Expert on Pay TV Price-Hike Theory

The federal judge overseeing the U.S. lawsuit to block AT&T Inc. from buying Time Warner Inc. questioned the market-power assumption of the government’s expert witness.
South Africa's Burgh Picked to Keep Gupta Coal Mines Going

South Africa's Burgh Picked to Keep Gupta Coal Mines Going

South Africa’s Burgh Group Holdings won a temporary contract to keep mines linked to the Gupta family afloat, according to a business-rescue manager for the assets.
Iran Blames Enemies for Currency Chaos as People Line Up for Dollars

Iran Blames Enemies for Currency Chaos as People Line Up for Dollars

As Iran’s confrontation with the Trump administration and U.S. regional allies heats up, its rulers are attempting to avert a currency crisis that would add to their domestic woes.
Saudis Shoot Down Missiles, Drones as Middle East Tensions Flare

Saudis Shoot Down Missiles, Drones as Middle East Tensions Flare

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted ballistic missiles and shot down drones sent from Yemen, in the latest attack by pro-Iranian rebels that showed improved military capabilities more than three years
Zuckerberg Survives Unruffled After Two Days Before Congress

Zuckerberg Survives Unruffled After Two Days Before Congress

Mark Zuckerberg emerged mostly unruffled after two grueling days of congressional hearings, reassuring investors with his composure even as lawmakers scoffed at his apologies over failures to protect
Namibia Drops Empowerment-Bill Clause for 25% Black Holding

Namibia Drops Empowerment-Bill Clause for 25% Black Holding

Namibia has scrapped a clause in a bill that proposes all businesses be at least a quarter owned by “racially disadvantaged people,” President Hage Geingob said.
Brazil’s Right Comes Roaring Back as Lula Starts Prison Sentence

Brazil’s Right Comes Roaring Back as Lula Starts Prison Sentence

Further political upheaval is on its way in Brazil, if recent party-swapping by lawmakers is any guide to October’s elections.
Syria Projects Veneer of Normalcy as U.S. Military Threat Looms

Syria Projects Veneer of Normalcy as U.S. Military Threat Looms

On Syrian state-run TV’s “Good Morning” daily show, it was business as usual on Wednesday, with a lineup focusing on mental illness, recycling and a book fair.
Rare Coalition Bands Together to Fight Trump Tariffs

Rare Coalition Bands Together to Fight Trump Tariffs

A rare coalition of business groups are banding together to fight President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs, arguing they will hurt U.S. consumers and the economy.
The Latest News on Impending Syria Action

The Latest News on Impending Syria Action

Beirut (AP) -- The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):
Macron Pulls Out All the Stops in Rail Reform—Even Doing TV

Macron Pulls Out All the Stops in Rail Reform—Even Doing TV

In his first year in office, Emmanuel Macron snubbed local mainstream media -- granting few interviews and taking to Twitter and Facebook to directly address the French.
Brexit Bulletin: Barnier’s Way Back

Brexit Bulletin: Barnier’s Way Back

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Trump Readies Syria Response, Cancels Trip, Marshalls Allies

Trump Readies Syria Response, Cancels Trip, Marshalls Allies

For the second time in a less than a year, President Donald Trump is weighing a military response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. Control Risks MENA Director Henry Smith weighs in on
Mueller to Manafort: We Followed the Rules in Indicting You

Mueller to Manafort: We Followed the Rules in Indicting You

Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his latest indictment of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, while ignoring Trump’s caustic criticisms this week of Mueller’s
Trump Meets Mattis as He Weighs Military Action in Syria

Trump Meets Mattis as He Weighs Military Action in Syria

President Donald Trump is still weighing options for U.S. military action against Syria and met with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, after warning Russia on Twitter to expect a missile
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