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Trump Urges Pressure Against N. Korea After Kim's China Visit

Trump Urges Pressure Against N. Korea After Kim's China Visit

Bloomberg's David Tweed reports on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's meeting with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing and the message it sends to the U.S. Tweed speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
U.S. Pushes for Quick Nafta Accord But Canada Needs Details

U.S. Pushes for Quick Nafta Accord But Canada Needs Details

Gantry cranes stand at the Port of Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Statistics Canada (STCA) is scheduled to release International Trade Balance Figures On
Volatility May Have Rattled Some Nerves Says MCM's Roberts

Volatility May Have Rattled Some Nerves Says MCM's Roberts

MCM Partners Senior Analyst Ryan Roberts discusses the markets and talks about his investment thoughts. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Two Koreas Seek Positive Talks on Kim-Moon Summit

Two Koreas Seek Positive Talks on Kim-Moon Summit

U.S. and South Korean soldiers, foreground, and North Korean soldiers, background, stand guard next to the meeting rooms that straddle the border between the two Koreas in the truce village of
Son of ‘Bill Gates of Iran’ Held by U.S. in Sanctions Case

Son of ‘Bill Gates of Iran’ Held by U.S. in Sanctions Case

A businessman described by U.S. prosecutors as the son of the “Bill Gates of Iran” was ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty late Wednesday to charges that he helped circumvent sanctions
Trump’s U.S.-South Korea ‘Great Deal’ Isn’t Much Different From the Existing One

Trump’s U.S.-South Korea ‘Great Deal’ Isn’t Much Different From the Existing One

President Donald Trump is hailing the revised U.S. free trade agreement with South Korea as a “great deal” and a critical first step toward more favorable treatment of American products around the
Ecuador Cuts WikiLeaks Chief's Internet, to Talk to His Lawyers

Ecuador Cuts WikiLeaks Chief's Internet, to Talk to His Lawyers

Ecuador says it will meet with attorneys for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange next week after the South American nation shut down his internet access at its London embassy for breaching the terms
The Credibility of Zimbabwe’s First Post-Mugabe Vote Is on the Line

The Credibility of Zimbabwe’s First Post-Mugabe Vote Is on the Line

As Zimbabwe prepares to hold its first election since Robert Mugabe was toppled after almost four decades in power, a key question is whether the government can accomplish something he failed to do:
Masisi to Lead Botswana as Khama Steps Down After a Decade

Masisi to Lead Botswana as Khama Steps Down After a Decade

Ian Khama, a former army general who’s led Botswana for the past decade, will step down on Sunday, leaving his deputy Mokgweetsi Masisi in charge of the world’s second-biggest diamond producer until
Trump Ousts Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary

Trump Ousts Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary

President Donald Trump said he will replace Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the presidential physician, in the latest administration shakeup.
Trump-Mueller Interview Talks Continue After Lawyers Shuffled

Trump-Mueller Interview Talks Continue After Lawyers Shuffled

Donald Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow is continuing talks with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office over a possible interview with the president after turmoil in his legal team risked upending its
May Embarks on Day-Long U.K. Tour to Gauge a Divided Country

May Embarks on Day-Long U.K. Tour to Gauge a Divided Country

Theresa May is touring the U.K. on Thursday to gauge the mood of the country a year before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union.
April 2019 Tax Bills May Catch Some Americans Off Guard

April 2019 Tax Bills May Catch Some Americans Off Guard

Most Americans will owe less in taxes as a result of President Donald Trump’s overhaul of the U.S. tax code, but in a few jurisdictions, about one in 10 will be paying more, according to an analysis
Inspector General Confirms Probe of Warrant to Spy on Trump Aide

Inspector General Confirms Probe of Warrant to Spy on Trump Aide

The Justice Department inspector general confirmed for the first time that he’s looking into whether FBI and department officials acted properly in obtaining a warrant during the 2016 presidential
Serbs Vow to Protect Kin in Kosovo After Seeking Putin's Advice

Serbs Vow to Protect Kin in Kosovo After Seeking Putin's Advice

Serbia vowed to protect its ethnic kin in Kosovo after seeking Russia’s advice on how to respond to a spike in tensions, a move that risks escalating the East-West struggle for influence in the
Ontario's Wynne Plans Years of Deficits With Pre-Election Budget

Ontario's Wynne Plans Years of Deficits With Pre-Election Budget

Ontario plans to run budget deficits for the next six years, breaking a pledge to keep its books balanced as it boosts spending on everything from child care to mental health ahead of a provincial
Mueller Draws Line to Russian Spy’s Work With Manafort and Gates

Mueller Draws Line to Russian Spy’s Work With Manafort and Gates

Rick Gates said he knew Kilimnik was a onetime Russian military intelligence officer, according to a Tuesday court filing.
Trump Renews Amazon Criticism After Report He’s ‘Obsessed’ With Regulating It

Trump Renews Amazon Criticism After Report He’s ‘Obsessed’ With Regulating It

President Donald Trump on Thursday fired off more criticism at Amazon.com Inc., saying his problems with the internet retailer predate his election a day after a report that he’s “obsessed” with
Cynthia Nixon Calls Public Housing Conditions ‘Devastating’

Cynthia Nixon Calls Public Housing Conditions ‘Devastating’

Actress and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has visited a New York City public housing high-rise where she says conditions are "devastating."
Australia Should Chill Out About Chinese Cash, Watchdog Says

Australia Should Chill Out About Chinese Cash, Watchdog Says

Australia needs to be more relaxed about Chinese cash despite the political tensions that come with it, says the head of Australia’s foreign investment watchdog.