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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew on Tariffs, Trade Wars and Tax Cuts

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew on Tariffs, Trade Wars and Tax Cuts

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew calls the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs 'risky' and sees the risk of retaliation a real threat. He also says the U.S. tax cuts will not help the economy in
Trump Says Biden ‘Would Go Down Fast and Hard’ in a Fight

Trump Says Biden ‘Would Go Down Fast and Hard’ in a Fight

President Donald Trump has a message for former Vice President Joe Biden: “He would go down fast and hard” in a fight.
U.S. Shoppers and Chinese Suppliers Face Hit From Trump Levy

U.S. Shoppers and Chinese Suppliers Face Hit From Trump Levy

President Donald Trump’s move to slap tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese imports is likely to be bad news for many of China’s exporters -- as well as Americans who like wearing Victoria’s
Tariff Chaos Drives a Steel Boss Crazy Ahead of Midnight Deadline

Tariff Chaos Drives a Steel Boss Crazy Ahead of Midnight Deadline

Somewhere in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, cargo ships bound for the U.S. are carrying 5,000 tons of steel ordered by David Wolff’s Michigan-based distribution company.
The Many Ways China Could Hit Back at Trump Over Tariffs

The Many Ways China Could Hit Back at Trump Over Tariffs

With U.S. President Donald Trump ready to slap tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, the question now is how Beijing will respond.
How China Could Respond to Trump Tariffs

How China Could Respond to Trump Tariffs

Bloomberg's Enda Curran and Kevin Cirilli discuss the impact of the Trump Tariffs and possible retaliation from China on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Turkey Gives Its Aggressive TV Censor Control Over the Web

Turkey Gives Its Aggressive TV Censor Control Over the Web

Turkey’s parliament approved a new law on Wednesday that allows its radio and TV watchdog to vet Internet broadcasts, granting the government the ability to intervene against content by producers
EU Blames Russia, Expulsions Now in Sight: EU Summit Update

EU Blames Russia, Expulsions Now in Sight: EU Summit Update

European Union leaders sided with the U.K. and said it’s “highly likely” that Russia was behind the nerve agent poisoning in Britain of a former double agent.
Ex-Banker’s Graft Problems Hand Gift to Populists

Ex-Banker’s Graft Problems Hand Gift to Populists

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Slovak Protesters Stand Down After Appointment of New Cabinet

Slovak Protesters Stand Down After Appointment of New Cabinet

Slovak protesters called off nationwide demonstrations after the president appointed a new cabinet, averting snap election amid the largest anti-government rallies in the country since the fall of
More Male Hosts at Santander Meeting Show Spain's Culture Change

More Male Hosts at Santander Meeting Show Spain's Culture Change

When Santander shareholders descend on the bank’s home town for its annual general meeting, the red-liveried staff showing them to their seats will be both men and women.
Why America Is So Scared of China’s Biggest Tech Company

Why America Is So Scared of China’s Biggest Tech Company

U.S. politicians may not be able to pronounce “Huawei,” but they’re convinced it’s a threat to national security.
Congress Will Soon Advance the First Gun Control Measures in Years

Congress Will Soon Advance the First Gun Control Measures in Years

Congress for the first time in years is poised to vote on gun legislation that represents incremental but symbolically significant steps on an issue that long has divided the nation.
GOP Shuts Down House Russia Probe Despite New Revelations

GOP Shuts Down House Russia Probe Despite New Revelations

Republicans shut down the House Intelligence Committee’s contentious Russia probe Thursday, despite new revelations that Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign may have benefited from the
Congress Rushes Toward Spending Vote to Prevent Shutdown

Congress Rushes Toward Spending Vote to Prevent Shutdown

Congressional leaders released a $1.3 trillion government spending plan for the rest of the fiscal year and asked lawmakers to begin voting on it with only hours to read and analyze the 2,232-page
Pence to Speak at Fundraiser for New Hampshire Governor

Pence to Speak at Fundraiser for New Hampshire Governor

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting New Hampshire to discuss the Trump administration's tax plan and speak at a fundraiser for Governor Chris Sununu's 2018 re-election campaign.
Private-Equity Giants Get a Surprise Win in $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

Private-Equity Giants Get a Surprise Win in $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

Private-equity titans including Apollo Global Management LLC and Ares Management LP are poised to score a big win after lawmakers included in the $1.3 trillion spending bill a measure the industry has
Zuckerberg’s Crisis Response Fails to Quiet Critics

Zuckerberg’s Crisis Response Fails to Quiet Critics

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on the crisis over political-advertising firm Cambridge Analytica’s access to user data on the social network, outlining concrete steps the company
Rising Political Violence Stalks African ‘Island of Peace’

Rising Political Violence Stalks African ‘Island of Peace’

An opposition politician and a campaigner were hacked to death with machetes. A lawmaker’s car was riddled with bullets and he was left fighting for his life.
Trump's Steel Tariffs May Take a Swipe at Battery-Storage Market

Trump's Steel Tariffs May Take a Swipe at Battery-Storage Market

The burgeoning battery-storage industry may become the latest to feel the sting of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum.