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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.
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.