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Can Kudlow or Bolton Change Trump's Thoughts on Trade?

Can Kudlow or Bolton Change Trump's Thoughts on Trade?

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses U.S. trade policy and possible changes to the Trump administration. He speaks with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Expels 60 Diplomats, Germany Kicks Out Four: Russia Update

Trump Expels 60 Diplomats, Germany Kicks Out Four: Russia Update

In the U.S. and across the European Union, a number of Russia diplomats are being expelled in a coordinated response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K.
IMF's Lagarde Urges Euro Powers to Build Unified Capital Market

IMF's Lagarde Urges Euro Powers to Build Unified Capital Market

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde called on Germany and France to spur further euro-area integration, saying Brexit makes a capital-markets union on the continent more urgent.
Trump’s Tough Love Toward Putin Sets New Tone

Trump’s Tough Love Toward Putin Sets New Tone

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Wall Street May Not Get Dream Team Again in Brazil, Speaker Says

Wall Street May Not Get Dream Team Again in Brazil, Speaker Says

Pro-business candidates may be trumped by populist contenders in Brazil’s election this year, presidential hopeful Rodrigo Maia told Bloomberg News.
Ethiopia Arrests a Dozen Opposition Activists Over Flag Display

Ethiopia Arrests a Dozen Opposition Activists Over Flag Display

Ethiopian police arrested 12 opposition activists after they displayed a flag that differs from the official national banner.
ANC Scrambles to Shun Zuma Ahead of His Corruption Trial

ANC Scrambles to Shun Zuma Ahead of His Corruption Trial

As Jacob Zuma prepares to appear in court on corruption charges, the ruling ANC is scrambling to distance itself from its former leader.
Why Some Americans Are Risking It and Skipping Health Insurance

Why Some Americans Are Risking It and Skipping Health Insurance

Prices and deductibles are rising. Networks are shrinking. And even some well-off Americans are questioning what they’re paying for.
New Jersey’s Riskiest Budget in a Decade Counts on Tax-Shy Contingent

New Jersey’s Riskiest Budget in a Decade Counts on Tax-Shy Contingent

Governor Phil Murphy’s progressive agenda, outlined in his first New Jersey budget, depends on approval of $1.5 billion in new riches from Democratic lawmakers reluctant to increase residents’
Trump’s Sexual History Could Put Him in Peril If He Testifies

Trump’s Sexual History Could Put Him in Peril If He Testifies

Adult film star Stephanie Clifford’s disclosures could deepen the president’s legal difficulties if they ultimately force him to testify about his conduct.
League to Sit Down With Five Star in Italian Government Talks

League to Sit Down With Five Star in Italian Government Talks

League leader Matteo Salvini said he would start talks with Luigi Di Maio of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and other party leaders on forming Italy’s next government.
Puigdemont Extradition Bid May Spark German Court Battle

Puigdemont Extradition Bid May Spark German Court Battle

Spain’s effort to get hold of former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont will start a cascade of court procedures in Germany that could drag on for months.
Corbyn on Defensive as U.K. Jewish Groups Protest Anti-Semitism

Corbyn on Defensive as U.K. Jewish Groups Protest Anti-Semitism

Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn was forced onto the defensive after Jewish groups called on supporters to gather in Parliament Square to protest against perceived antisemitism in the main U.K.
What to Watch Next in AT&T Case: Turner, Dish Take Witness Stand

What to Watch Next in AT&T Case: Turner, Dish Take Witness Stand

The top executive of Turner Broadcasting and the head of Dish Network Corp.’s Sling TV are slated to testify Monday as U.S. antitrust enforcers resume their court fight against AT&T Inc.’s
Lagarde Urges Rainy-Day Fund for Euro Area to Aid Against Shocks

Lagarde Urges Rainy-Day Fund for Euro Area to Aid Against Shocks

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde urged Europe to pursue further integration, including on spending, saying a closer union of euro-area countries would help counter rising populism and
Brexit Bulletin: Blair and the Abyss

Brexit Bulletin: Blair and the Abyss

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EU, Turkey Seek to Mend Ties Amid Disputes Over Sea Borders

EU, Turkey Seek to Mend Ties Amid Disputes Over Sea Borders

Three European Union leaders will hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Bulgaria on Monday in a bid to mend frayed relations and ensure Turkey continues to prevent an influx of
There’s a New Center of Power in Germany

There’s a New Center of Power in Germany

To gauge the balance of power in Angela Merkel’s new government, look at where she’s placed her top political fixer.
U.S. Actively Engaged With China on Trade Dispute, Navarro Says

U.S. Actively Engaged With China on Trade Dispute, Navarro Says

The Trump administration is “actively” involved in talks with China to resolve trade tensions, and the U.S. has no intention of starting a trade war, a senior White House adviser said.
Saudis Intercept Biggest Missile Barrage Yet From Yemen War

Saudis Intercept Biggest Missile Barrage Yet From Yemen War

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted seven ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, the biggest such barrage since the kingdom went to war against them
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