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Tens of Thousands of Poles Protest Plan to Restrict Abortion

Tens of Thousands of Poles Protest Plan to Restrict Abortion

Poles took to the streets in protest against plans supported by the conservative ruling party to tighten what are already some of Europe’s most restrictive rules on abortion.
Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto

Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto

Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa discusses how seriously members of Trump's party are taking the President's veto threat of a spending bill with Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Foreign Adoptions by U.S. Families Drop by 12%

Foreign Adoptions by U.S. Families Drop by 12%

The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped more than 12 percent last year, accelerating a decline that's now continued for 13 years, according to new State Department figures.
China 'Looking at All Options' for U.S. Trade Action, Says Ambassador

China 'Looking at All Options' for U.S. Trade Action, Says Ambassador

China's ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai discusses China's reaction to the Trump administration's recent tariffs and avoiding a potential trade war. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on
Venezuelan Candidate Would Seek Debt Restructuring, Adviser Says

Venezuelan Candidate Would Seek Debt Restructuring, Adviser Says

Venezuela needs urgent debt relief and would look to give bondholders small payments in the short-term while pushing back maturities in order to allow the country to return to growth, according to the
China Signals It Could Ease Treasury Purchases to Counter Trump

China Signals It Could Ease Treasury Purchases to Counter Trump

China’s ambassador to the U.S. wouldn’t rule out the possibility of the Asian nation scaling back purchases of Treasuries in response to tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump.
Germany Raises Pressure on Facebook on Data Privacy Rules

Germany Raises Pressure on Facebook on Data Privacy Rules

The German government and lawmakers in the lower house of parliament are ratcheting up the pressure on Facebook Inc. to guarantee privacy following reports that an election consulting firm siphoned
Bolton in White House Gives New Take on Foreign Policy

Bolton in White House Gives New Take on Foreign Policy

President Donald Trump is taking a sharply hawkish foreign-policy turn with the appointment of John Bolton to replace H.R. McMaster as national security adviser. Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa and
U.S. Indicts Iranians in Data Theft From Colleges, Companies

U.S. Indicts Iranians in Data Theft From Colleges, Companies

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday charged nine Iranian citizens with hacking hundreds of companies and academic institutions to steal more than $3.4 billion in trade secrets and other data on
Wilmerhale Expects Tariff Exclusion Requests for 'Weeks, Months to Come'

Wilmerhale Expects Tariff Exclusion Requests for 'Weeks, Months to Come'

Wilmerhale International Trade Law Partner Naboth Van Den Broek discusses U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs and expectations for companies to file exclusion requests. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Facebook Called to Meeting in Sweden Amid Privacy Concerns

Facebook Called to Meeting in Sweden Amid Privacy Concerns

Sweden has invited Facebook, Google and Twitter to a meeting next month to discuss blocking extremist propaganda and ensuring that personal data collected by the Internet giants isn’t misused.
Trump Announces News Conference After Threatening to Veto Spending Bill

Trump Announces News Conference After Threatening to Veto Spending Bill

President Donald Trump said he’ll hold a news conference Friday afternoon on the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress, hours after tweeting that he’s considering vetoing the legislation and
Trump Sets Deadline on Metal Tariffs, Pressuring Nafta Talks

Trump Sets Deadline on Metal Tariffs, Pressuring Nafta Talks

U.S. President Donald Trump has put new pressure on Nafta negotiations with an order saying he’ll impose steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico on May 1 if he’s not satisfied with talks.
Gunman Takes Hostages in South France, Claims Link to Islamic State

Gunman Takes Hostages in South France, Claims Link to Islamic State

A gunman who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State took hostages at a supermarket in the town of Trebes in southern France Friday. At least two people shot may have died during the incident, the
Goldman Chosen to Help Manage Apple's Tax Billions for Ireland

Goldman Chosen to Help Manage Apple's Tax Billions for Ireland

Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Amundi SA and BlackRock Inc. were chosen to manage about 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in back taxes that Apple Inc. will pay to Ireland, bringing recovery of the cash a step
Europe Demands Permanent Waiver From U.S. Metal Tariffs

Europe Demands Permanent Waiver From U.S. Metal Tariffs

European Union leaders demanded a permanent EU exclusion from U.S. President Donald Trump’s metal-import tariffs and kept alive a threat to retaliate, highlighting persistent risks of a trans-Atlantic
Merkel Ally Urges EU-U.S. Cooperation to Tackle ‘Unfair’ China Practices

Merkel Ally Urges EU-U.S. Cooperation to Tackle ‘Unfair’ China Practices

Europe should use a reprieve with President Donald Trump in a simmering trade conflict to convince the U.S. to team up against China’s potentially “unfair” trade practices, according to a German
Trump Fundraiser Offered to Help Lift Sanctions on Russian Firms

Trump Fundraiser Offered to Help Lift Sanctions on Russian Firms

Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, offered last year to help a Moscow-based lawyer get Russian companies removed from a U.S. sanctions list.

Fighting Over Funding for Gateway Doesn't End With Spending Bill

The battle over designating money for the Northeast Corridor rail project is finished, but the war over funding it goes on.
Trump Makes Snap Move to Oust McMaster as Russia Decision Looms

Trump Makes Snap Move to Oust McMaster as Russia Decision Looms

President Donald Trump made a snap decision to oust H.R. McMaster as national security adviser, moving as the administration weighs tough actions against Russia and acting far sooner than many White
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