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Trump Lawyer Cohen Says He Intends to Seek Halt to Stormy Daniels Case

Trump Lawyer Cohen Says He Intends to Seek Halt to Stormy Daniels Case

U.S. President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen plan to ask a judge to delay the civil lawsuit filed by adult film actress Stormy Daniels because of a criminal investigation that led
Bribes Lose Their Fizz as Angolan Leader Fights Corruption

Bribes Lose Their Fizz as Angolan Leader Fights Corruption

Corruption used to be so widespread in Angola that “gasosa,” the Portuguese word for a fizzy drink, became a common term for bribes. Now, President Joao Lourenco is on a drive to change that -- and
In New Book, Comey Blasts Untruthful, 'Ego-driven' Trump

In New Book, Comey Blasts Untruthful, 'Ego-driven' Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and "untethered to truth" and calls his leadership of the country "ego driven and about personal loyalty" in a forthcoming
Joseph Stiglitz Discusses U.S.-China Tensions

Joseph Stiglitz Discusses U.S.-China Tensions

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that China may move towards the U.S.'s position on investment because they believe opening up their financial market is in the country's best
May’s Cabinet Says ‘Vital’ to Respond to Syrian Chemical Attack

May’s Cabinet Says ‘Vital’ to Respond to Syrian Chemical Attack

U.K. ministers agreed on the need to respond to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria over the weekend, suggesting Britain may participate in international military action against the regime of
Trump Says He'll Make Syria Decision 'Soon'

Trump Says He'll Make Syria Decision 'Soon'

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reports on President Trump’s talk of U.S. military action against Syria. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
AT&T Witness Attacks U.S. Merger Case as ‘Theoretically Unsound’

AT&T Witness Attacks U.S. Merger Case as ‘Theoretically Unsound’

AT&T Inc. went on the offensive to defeat the U.S. lawsuit against its proposed takeover of Time Warner Inc., putting an economist on the stand to explain pay-TV prices will actually fall after
Stiglitz Says China Has a 'Good Understanding' of the United States

Stiglitz Says China Has a 'Good Understanding' of the United States

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that China may move towards the U.S.'s position on investment because they believe opening up their financial market is in the country's best
In Canada's Wild West, Pipeline Politics Pay No Heed to the Law

In Canada's Wild West, Pipeline Politics Pay No Heed to the Law

British Columbia Premier John Horgan, who has vowed to use every possible means to thwart a Kinder Morgan Inc. pipeline expansion, was told by legal advisers last year before taking power that
Billionaire Pulls Back From Brink on Czech Extremist Backing

Billionaire Pulls Back From Brink on Czech Extremist Backing

Czech billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis snubbed a recommendation from the country’s president that he should seek backing from two extreme parties.
Pruitt Has Been Using Three ‘Secret’ Email Accounts, Democrats Say

Pruitt Has Been Using Three ‘Secret’ Email Accounts, Democrats Say

Two Democratic senators said EPA Administrator Pruitt has been using three different "secret" epa.gov email accounts in addition to his official address and have asked the agency’s inspector general
Get Ready for the Unintended Consequences of Trump’s Trade War

Get Ready for the Unintended Consequences of Trump’s Trade War

The U.S.-China fight could spill over to Australia, Brazil, Guinea, Iran, Japan, and Ukraine, to name a few.
Rep. Yarmuth Says 2018 Elections a Referendum on Trump

Rep. Yarmuth Says 2018 Elections a Referendum on Trump

Rep. John Yarmuth, a Kentucky Democrat. discusses the 2018 mid-term elections and a GOP plan to amend last month’s $1.3 trillion spending bill. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on
GOP Moves to Discredit Comey Before Publication of Tell-All Book

GOP Moves to Discredit Comey Before Publication of Tell-All Book

The Republican party is rallying its army of surrogates to discredit former FBI Director James Comey as publication nears for his book recounting his tumultuous tenure in President Donald Trump’s
Nebraska Gov. Ricketts Says Farmers Want to Get Markets Open

Nebraska Gov. Ricketts Says Farmers Want to Get Markets Open

Republican Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska discusses concerns about agriculture in the face of U.S.-China trade tensions on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Madoff Victims Get Another $500 Million From Recovery Efforts

Madoff Victims Get Another $500 Million From Recovery Efforts

The Justice Department is making more payments to victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, tapping a U.S. fund that will eventually distribute $4 billion forfeited by the con man’s longtime bank,
Farm Bill Is Likely to Set Off a Welfare Fight in Congress

Farm Bill Is Likely to Set Off a Welfare Fight in Congress

The only major congressional debate over U.S. social-welfare policy this year may be sparked by an unlikely source: a farm bill.
Trump Says He Supports ‘Cooperative’ Approach to Mueller Probe

Trump Says He Supports ‘Cooperative’ Approach to Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump said he has “full confidence” in White House lawyer Ty Cobb, even as outside advisers push a more combative approach.
Mexico's Lopez Obrador Pledges to Freeze Fuel Prices for 3 Years

Mexico's Lopez Obrador Pledges to Freeze Fuel Prices for 3 Years

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who’s leading in Mexican presidential polls, pledged to freeze fuel prices for the first three years of his term if he wins the July 1 election.
Reps. Scalise, McCarthy Leading Race to Replace Speaker Ryan

Reps. Scalise, McCarthy Leading Race to Replace Speaker Ryan

Rep. Chris Collins, a Republican from New York, discusses the potential candidates to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: