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California’s Ready to Retaliate If Trump Cuts Auto Rules, Sources Say

California’s Ready to Retaliate If Trump Cuts Auto Rules, Sources Say

As the Trump administration begins to dismantle Obama’s ambitious auto efficiency regulations, California is said to be poised to retaliate by doing something that automakers have feared: de-coupling
Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook Goes on a Hiring Spree for Washington Lobbyists

Facebook is on a hiring spree in Washington as the social network bulks up its ranks of lobbyists in the midst of a privacy scandal that cuts to the heart of its business model.
Companies Seek Ways to Hold On to Customer Data Under New EU Privacy Law

Companies Seek Ways to Hold On to Customer Data Under New EU Privacy Law

Paying for data and offering better prices and loyalty points are among the ways they’re hoping to convince consumers.
2020 U.S. Census to Add Question on Citizenship Status

2020 U.S. Census to Add Question on Citizenship Status

The Commerce Department says the 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship status, a move that brought a swift response by the California attorney general to oppose it.
China Asks U.S. to Offset Trade Loss Due to Metal Tariffs

China Asks U.S. to Offset Trade Loss Due to Metal Tariffs

China asked the U.S. to provide compensation for lost trade due to President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, in a preliminary step that could lead to a dispute between the two
Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats for U.K. Attack

Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats for U.K. Attack

President Donald Trump ordered 60 Russian diplomats the U.S. considers spies to leave the country in response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K. and closed Russia’s
Congo Leader Visits Saudi Arabia Seeking Infrastructure Funding

Congo Leader Visits Saudi Arabia Seeking Infrastructure Funding

Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso traveled to Saudi Arabia to request funding for infrastructure projects, the central African nation’s government spokesman said.
At Least 10 European States to Penalize Russia for Spy Attack, Sources Say

At Least 10 European States to Penalize Russia for Spy Attack, Sources Say

At least 10 European countries will take coordinated action on Monday in response to Russia’s alleged chemical attack in the U.K. this month, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.
May Stands by Aide Following Allegations of Brexit Vote Fraud

May Stands by Aide Following Allegations of Brexit Vote Fraud

Prime Minister Theresa May has full confidence in her Political Secretary, Stephen Parkinson, following allegations the pro-Brexit campaign group he worked for flouted election law, the premier’s
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.