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Merkel Says Russia Can't Be Let Off the Hook in Poison Attack

Merkel Says Russia Can't Be Let Off the Hook in Poison Attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against giving in to her country’s worst political polarization since World War II.
Africa Signs Free-Trade Deal to Replace Existing Agreements

Africa Signs Free-Trade Deal to Replace Existing Agreements

African leaders signed accords setting up a continental free-trade area that’s expected to boost commerce within the 55-member African Union and eventually supplant a patchwork of existing agreements.
Kushner’s New Jersey Trump Tower Got $200 Million Loan From Citigroup

Kushner’s New Jersey Trump Tower Got $200 Million Loan From Citigroup

Trump Bay Street, a New Jersey luxury apartment tower part-owned by Kushner Cos., received a $200 million loan from Citigroup, according to two people familiar with the deal.
Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Leaders in Congress from both parties said they’re on the cusp of settling on a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown this weekend after lawmakers reached key compromises during
Israel Acknowledges Bombing Syrian Nuclear Reactor in 2007

Israel Acknowledges Bombing Syrian Nuclear Reactor in 2007

Israel acknowledged on Wednesday that it was responsible for a 2007 attack on an unfinished nuclear reactor in Syria.
Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the
Facebook Is Blacklisted at Nordea's Sustainable Investment Unit

Facebook Is Blacklisted at Nordea's Sustainable Investment Unit

The biggest bank in the Nordic region will no longer let its sustainable investment unit buy more stock in Facebook Inc.
Congress Stymied on $1.3 Trillion Bill as Another Shutdown Nears

Congress Stymied on $1.3 Trillion Bill as Another Shutdown Nears

Congressional Republicans missed another target to unveil a $1.3 trillion spending bill, as talks continued early Wednesday with just days remaining for House and Senate votes to avert a third
U.S. Official, Taiwanese President to Speak at Taipei Event

U.S. Official, Taiwanese President to Speak at Taipei Event

A senior U.S. official will speak alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at an event in Taipei on Wednesday, just days after President Donald Trump signed a new law promoting exchanges between
China Newspaper Calls for Curbs Against U.S. Soybean `Dumping'

China Newspaper Calls for Curbs Against U.S. Soybean `Dumping'

Soybeans are harvested with a Case IH Agricultural Equipment Inc. combine harvester in this aerial photograph taken above Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Soybean futures for
Trump Says There's 'No Reason' GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

Trump Says There's 'No Reason' GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump seemed eager to do battle with Democrats in this fall’s midterm elections, praising Republican leaders -- and his accomplishments -- at a dinner for party donors on Tuesday
Can Any More Elections Be Won Fairly?

Can Any More Elections Be Won Fairly?

Tina Fordham, Citigroup managing director and chief global political analyst, discusses the future of digital ads and their impact on society with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Joe Weisenthal and
Senate Scuttles Yemen Measure as Saudi Prince Meets With Trump

Senate Scuttles Yemen Measure as Saudi Prince Meets With Trump

The Senate scuttled a resolution opposed by the Trump administration that called on the U.S. military to stop aiding Saudi-led bombing in Yemen, acting the same day President Donald Trump and top
Trump Defeats Challenge Over Use of Message-Deleting Apps

Trump Defeats Challenge Over Use of Message-Deleting Apps

President Donald Trump defeated a watchdog group’s court challenge to his administration’s use of instant-messaging applications that automatically erase their contents.
One of Brazil's Major Parties Chooses Its Presidential Candidate

One of Brazil's Major Parties Chooses Its Presidential Candidate

Brazil’s third-largest party announced it had chosen Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin as its presidential candidate at an event in Brasilia on Tuesday.
Nabeel Khoury Worries Saudi Crown Prince Visit Is 'More Hype Than Substance'

Nabeel Khoury Worries Saudi Crown Prince Visit Is 'More Hype Than Substance'

Nabeel Khoury, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, discusses the meeting between President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
EU Says Europe Should Look Beyond Trump’s Trade Conflict

EU Says Europe Should Look Beyond Trump’s Trade Conflict

EU President Donald Tusk sought to play down the impact of potential U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as Europe braces for more conflict with President Donald Trump.
Italy's Political Deadlock Could Last for Several Weeks, Padoan Says

Italy's Political Deadlock Could Last for Several Weeks, Padoan Says

Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan speaks to Bloomberg's Mike Mckee at the Group of 20 in Buenos Aires. (Source: Bloomberg)
Ex-Playmate Sues Tabloid Publisher for Burying Trump Story

Ex-Playmate Sues Tabloid Publisher for Burying Trump Story

A former Playboy Playmate of the Year said the owner of the National Enquirer tricked her into signing a contract that forced her to be silent about an alleged affair she had with Donald Trump in 2006