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Trump Peace Plan Fails to Make Much Political Hay for Netanyahu

Trump Peace Plan Fails to Make Much Political Hay for Netanyahu

The unveiling of U.S. President Donald Trump’s peace plan, which includes approval for the Israeli annexation of West Bank territory, hasn’t given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the boost he needs
Euro Area Prepares for Fiscal Showdown With ECB Arsenal Depleted

Euro Area Prepares for Fiscal Showdown With ECB Arsenal Depleted

A man counts euro notes in this arranged photograph in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. The euro weakened to a decade low against the yen before Italy auctions as much as 8.5 billion euros
British EU Court Judge Deplores ‘Warlike’ Tones on Brexit

British EU Court Judge Deplores ‘Warlike’ Tones on Brexit

The U.K.’s judge at the European Union’s lower court said he deplored the way Brexit politics is depicted in Britain like a war between his country and the EU.
Lone Shooter Opens Fire at Protest Against India Citizenship Law

Lone Shooter Opens Fire at Protest Against India Citizenship Law

A lone shooter opened fired at a prominent site of protests against India’s contentious religion-based citizenship law in the capital New Delhi, wounding one person on Thursday.
It’s Kochs vs. Mercers in the Right’s Big Tech Brawl

It’s Kochs vs. Mercers in the Right’s Big Tech Brawl

Conservative Republicans and their backers think libertarian groups and right-wing nonprofits are shielding tech companies from regulation.
Lindsey Graham Proposal Could Expose Apple, Facebook to Lawsuits

Lindsey Graham Proposal Could Expose Apple, Facebook to Lawsuits

Senator Lindsey Graham, a top Trump ally, is targeting giant internet platforms with a child protection measure that could threaten tech companies’ use of encryption and a liability exemption they
Trump Trolls Democrats by Counter-Programming Iowa Caucuses

Trump Trolls Democrats by Counter-Programming Iowa Caucuses

President Donald Trump doesn’t want Democrats to grab all the attention as the Iowa caucuses near, and is looking to steal back some of the political limelight.
F-35’s Gun That Can’t Shoot Straight Adds to Its Roster of Flaws

F-35’s Gun That Can’t Shoot Straight Adds to Its Roster of Flaws

Add a gun that can’t shoot straight to the problems that dog Lockheed Martin Corp.’s $428 billion F-35 program, including more than 800 software flaws.
Democrats’ Bid for Witnesses Gets Tougher With GOP Showing Unity

Democrats’ Bid for Witnesses Gets Tougher With GOP Showing Unity

Democrats face dwindling chances to get testimony from former National Security Adviser John Bolton and others in the Senate impeachment trial as the pool of Republicans willing to even consider
U.S. Ambassador Says ‘Cat Out of the Bag’ on Kenya Trade Talks

U.S. Ambassador Says ‘Cat Out of the Bag’ on Kenya Trade Talks

The U.S. ambassador to Kenya said both countries stand to win from talks set to start next week that could result in America’s first free-trade agreement with a sub-Saharan African nation.
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Virus Raises Worry China Won’t Meet U.S. Trade-Deal Pledges

Virus Raises Worry China Won’t Meet U.S. Trade-Deal Pledges

China’s promises in its phase-one trade deal to increase purchases from the U.S. -- which experts already were calling unrealistic -- will be even tougher to fulfill now that a new virus is hammering
Brussels Edition: Green Shoots of Recovery?

Brussels Edition: Green Shoots of Recovery?

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Prowling Lions and Corrupt Officials Block Roads to Africa Trade

Prowling Lions and Corrupt Officials Block Roads to Africa Trade

Leaders of 53 nations hope a landmark accord can topple entrenched obstacles to smooth-flowing commerce. So do frustrated truck drivers.

Medicare for All Could Grow Economy -- Or Cause Financial Havoc

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-All plan could expand the economy or shrink it by nearly a quarter -- it all depends on how it is paid for, according to new analysis.
Brexit Won’t Solve Boris Johnson’s Europe Problem

Brexit Won’t Solve Boris Johnson’s Europe Problem

The Prime Minister may still struggle to move on from the Tory civil war over Europe that cost his predecessors their jobs.
Health Care Is Killing Patients in Europe’s Most Corrupt Region

Health Care Is Killing Patients in Europe’s Most Corrupt Region

Already battling pancreatic cancer, the ordeal for a patient at one of Romania’s top hospitals was about to get unimaginably worse.
Big Credit Reporting Changes Sought in Bill Passed by U.S. House

Big Credit Reporting Changes Sought in Bill Passed by U.S. House

Credit reporting companies would have to remove negative data more quickly and give consumers more tools to dispute information they believe is inaccurate under a package of bills passed by U.S.
Biden Tries to Head Off Trump in Iowa With Pre-Rally Speech

Biden Tries to Head Off Trump in Iowa With Pre-Rally Speech

Former Vice President Joe Biden will try to deflect some of the attention from President Donald’s Trump’s Thursday evening rally in Des Moines, Iowa, with a pre-rally speech.
Duterte Declines Trump Invite, Forbids U.S. Trip by His Cabinet

Duterte Declines Trump Invite, Forbids U.S. Trip by His Cabinet

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he declined U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation for a summit with Southeast Asian leaders in March and is prohibiting his Cabinet officials from going to