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Airlines Warned to Stay Cautious on Possible Syria Air Strikes

Airlines Warned to Stay Cautious on Possible Syria Air Strikes

Eurocontrol, an air traffic agency in Europe, asked airlines to apply caution on flights to the eastern Mediterranean region because of possible air strikes in Syria over the next 72 hours.
Sen. Mark Warner on Honest Ads Act, Facebook, Syria, Mueller

Sen. Mark Warner on Honest Ads Act, Facebook, Syria, Mueller

Democratic Senator Mark Warner of Virginia discusses the Honest Ads Act, regulating social media, Syria and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on
As Kinder Wavers, Oil-Rich Alberta Considers Buying Pipeline to Port

As Kinder Wavers, Oil-Rich Alberta Considers Buying Pipeline to Port

Alberta, the landlocked Canadian province that’s home to the oil sands, would be willing to buy out Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain pipeline if that’s the only way to salvage the critical export
British Business Tells May It Wants EU Rules After Brexit

British Business Tells May It Wants EU Rules After Brexit

British businesses overwhelmingly want to stick to European rules after Brexit, according to the most detailed sector-by-sector analysis of what companies need the U.K. to fight for in negotiations.
Gaza Barrier Can't Withstand an Assault by Mob, Fencemaker Says

Gaza Barrier Can't Withstand an Assault by Mob, Fencemaker Says

Thousands of Palestinians marching on the Gaza Strip’s border could trample the 10-foot-high fence that separates the Hamas-ruled territory from Israel, according to the company that built the
Congress Attempts to Overhaul How Tech Companies Pay Songwriters

Congress Attempts to Overhaul How Tech Companies Pay Songwriters

Music companies and technology giants, two groups perpetually at odds, have united to support a proposed law that simplifies the way songwriters are paid when people stream their work on Spotify and
Facebook's Zuckerberg Earns Likes for Washington Performance

Facebook's Zuckerberg Earns Likes for Washington Performance

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg apologized, defended his company, and jousted with questioners while agreeing with others during his first-ever congressional testimony. Early
Cruz Grills Zuckerberg on Censorship, Conservative Viewpoints

Cruz Grills Zuckerberg on Censorship, Conservative Viewpoints

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, peppered Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with questions about the social network’s approach to political speech on its platform.
Fox Networks’ U.K. Offices Raided by EC Competition Watchdogs

Fox Networks’ U.K. Offices Raided by EC Competition Watchdogs

The London offices of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Networks were raided by investigators from the European Commission.
How a Remote Iranian Port Could Heighten China-India Tensions

How a Remote Iranian Port Could Heighten China-India Tensions

A remote Iranian port could be the next trigger for geopolitical tensions between rivals China and India.
Top Farm-State Lawmakers Skeptical of Trump Making Farmers Whole

Top Farm-State Lawmakers Skeptical of Trump Making Farmers Whole

Leading lawmakers on congressional agriculture committees said Tuesday they’re skeptical that the White House can fix any economic harm for farmers arising from a trade dispute with China by giving
Zuckerberg Says Facebook Is Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Probe

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Is Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Probe

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that his company is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
What Sen. Moran Wants to Hear From Mark Zuckerberg

What Sen. Moran Wants to Hear From Mark Zuckerberg

Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, talks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang prior to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before lawmakers. (Source: Bloomberg)
Billionaire's Quest for Power Stress Tests Czech Democracy

Billionaire's Quest for Power Stress Tests Czech Democracy

Czech President Milos Zeman advised billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis to hold talks with the Communists and a far-right party after he has failed to muster majority backing in parliament.
Trump Lawyer Reportedly Invested in New York City Taxi Medallions

Trump Lawyer Reportedly Invested in New York City Taxi Medallions

The FBI raid on the offices of President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, included one surprising aspect: taxi medallions. Agents were seeking documents on Cohen’s ownership of “numerous” New
Trump Has the Power to Fire Mueller, White House Says

Trump Has the Power to Fire Mueller, White House Says

The White House “has been advised” that President Donald Trump has the authority to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday.
Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Value While Senators Question Apology

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Value While Senators Question Apology

Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s value before Congress and pledged to correct its mistakes, as senators questioned whether he’ll deliver after years of failed
Trump’s Alleged Affairs Become a Legal Threat After Raid on His Lawyer

Trump’s Alleged Affairs Become a Legal Threat After Raid on His Lawyer

An FBI raid on Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer has transformed the president’s purported affairs with an ex-Playboy model and an adult film star from political obstacles he could swat away into
Trump Praises Xi’s Speech, Easing U.S.-China Trade Tensions

Trump Praises Xi’s Speech, Easing U.S.-China Trade Tensions

President Donald Trump praised Xi Jinping’s “kind words on tariffs and automobile barriers” on Tuesday after the Chinese president pledged to open the nation’s banking and auto manufacturing sectors.
South Africa MPC Member Prefers Single-Point CPI Target

South Africa MPC Member Prefers Single-Point CPI Target

A single-point inflation target for South Africa would be simpler to aim for, Monetary Policy Committee member Fundi Tshazibana said.