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Trump Takes Hawkish Turn in Picking Bolton as National Security Adviser

Trump Takes Hawkish Turn in Picking Bolton as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump is taking a sharply hawkish foreign-policy turn with the appointment of John Bolton as national security adviser.
Trump Country in Greatest Peril as China Tariffs Risk Trade War

Trump Country in Greatest Peril as China Tariffs Risk Trade War

Trump Country looks to be hit hardest as China strikes back against new tariffs the U.S. president announced Thursday.
Facebook Won’t Lack for Political Ads Despite Erupting Scandals

Facebook Won’t Lack for Political Ads Despite Erupting Scandals

Political consultant Mark Jablonowski predicts that Facebook Inc. won’t lack for political ads during this year’s campaign season despite the rancor caused by Russian election meddling and a massive
China's Xi Holds Fire as Trump Poses Unprecedented Test on Trade

China's Xi Holds Fire as Trump Poses Unprecedented Test on Trade

After Donald Trump fired the first shots in what may be an extended trade war, Chinese President Xi Jinping made clear he’s going to wait before unleashing his country’s formidable arsenal in
Brexit Bulletin: The Plot to Stop It

Brexit Bulletin: The Plot to Stop It

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Tusk Warns Russia to Expect More Expulsions: EU Summit Update

Tusk Warns Russia to Expect More Expulsions: EU Summit Update

European Union leaders discussed trade tariffs and Brexit on Friday after a late night as they were kept up waiting for confirmation from U.S. President Donald Trump that the bloc was indeed exempt
Lira Plunges to Records as Asia Traders Sell on Trade Fears

Lira Plunges to Records as Asia Traders Sell on Trade Fears

Turkey’s lira weakened to a record low Friday as investor concern mounts that U.S. President Donald Trump is taking steps to initiate a global trade war.
Trump Continues to Shake Up the Administration

Trump Continues to Shake Up the Administration

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on President Donald Trump replacing White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. Ambassador to the United
India Cites Height of Database Center Wall as ID Leak Shield

India Cites Height of Database Center Wall as ID Leak Shield

India considers ensuring timely delivery of food for millions of poor more important than heeding to concerns over privacy, the country’s top law officer said while defending the biometric identity
Inside the Secret Plot to Reverse Brexit

Inside the Secret Plot to Reverse Brexit

For the first time, a group of rebels is going public with its plan to derail Britain’s decision to leave the EU.
Italian Lawmakers Pick Speakers in First Test of New Pacts

Italian Lawmakers Pick Speakers in First Test of New Pacts

Italy’s lawmakers started voting for parliamentary speakers Friday, with Matteo Salvini’s center-right coalition and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement taking the lead in attempts to broker a
Senate Sends Trump  $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

Senate Sends Trump $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

The Senate narrowly averted a government shutdown by passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday that increases military and domestic spending and strengthens background checks for gun buyers.
Bolton's World View: Bomb Iran, OK to Strike North Korea First

Bolton's World View: Bomb Iran, OK to Strike North Korea First

Former United Nations ambassador John Bolton is the latest foreign policy hawk to join Donald Trump’s administration, replacing H.R. McMaster as national security adviser. A fierce supporter of the
Breathing Room Seen Before Potential U.S.-China Trade War

Breathing Room Seen Before Potential U.S.-China Trade War

Council of Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Edward Alden discusses some possible scenarios from a U.S. and China trade war. He speaks on 'Bloomberg Markets.' (Source: Bloomberg)
US-ASEAN Business Council Weighs in on U.S., China Trade War

US-ASEAN Business Council Weighs in on U.S., China Trade War

Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director US-ASEAN Business Council Michael Michalak weighs in on trade tariffs and the U.S. and China trade war. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:
Trump Chooses Bolton to Replace McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Chooses Bolton to Replace McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on President Donald Trump replacing White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. Ambassador to the United
House Republicans Demand Clinton, McCabe Documents From Justice

House Republicans Demand Clinton, McCabe Documents From Justice

House Republicans Thursday subpoenaed Justice Department documents tied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s abandoned inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s private email use and last week’s firing of
Trump Replaces McMaster With Bolton as National Security Adviser

Trump Replaces McMaster With Bolton as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump is replacing White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations famed for his hawkish views, in the latest
Alberta Looks Beyond Oil as Crash Leaves Balanced Budget Far Off

Alberta Looks Beyond Oil as Crash Leaves Balanced Budget Far Off

Alberta is looking beyond its oil industry as it works to end years of red ink. Still, a recovery to balanced budgets is a long ways off.
Zambian Opposition Files Motion to Impeach President Lungu

Zambian Opposition Files Motion to Impeach President Lungu

Zambia’s main opposition party filed a motion in parliament to impeach President Edgar Lungu, saying he violated the constitution. His spokesman called the motion “defective” and said it will fail.