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Actress Cynthia Nixon Challenges Cuomo for New York Governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon Challenges Cuomo for New York Governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon, who won a 2004 Emmy award for playing single lawyer Miranda Hobbes in HBO’s “Sex and the City,” is reaching for a new role. She plans to challenge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
McDonald’s Wants to End Potential Landmark Workplace Case

McDonald’s Wants to End Potential Landmark Workplace Case

Lawyers for employees who say they were fired for seeking higher wages claim the NLRB is trying to avoid a pro-worker precedent.
For Newest Lawyer, Trump Picks Fierce Critic of Mueller's Probe

For Newest Lawyer, Trump Picks Fierce Critic of Mueller's Probe

Donald Trump is adding lawyer Joseph diGenova to the legal team defending him in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling, after the president lashed out at the special counsel
May's Conservatives Face Worst-Ever Showing in London Local Vote

May's Conservatives Face Worst-Ever Showing in London Local Vote

Theresa May’s Conservative Party faces its worst-ever showing in local elections in London this year, as the unpopularity of Brexit with the city’s younger and more international population weighs on
Rep. Stewart Says Trump Shouldn't Fire Mueller

Rep. Stewart Says Trump Shouldn't Fire Mueller

Rep. Chris Stewart, a Utah Republican, discusses President Donald Trump's criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election with Bloomberg's
Corporate America Warns Trump Against Broad-Based China Tariffs

Corporate America Warns Trump Against Broad-Based China Tariffs

U.S. companies from Walmart to Amazon are warning President Donald Trump that any sweeping trade action against China could raise consumer prices, increase costs for businesses and hurt stock prices.
Tillerson’s Firing Is Likely to Delay Push to Resolve Qatar Crisis

Tillerson’s Firing Is Likely to Delay Push to Resolve Qatar Crisis

Rex Tillerson’s abrupt firing as secretary of state last week will likely undermine the latest U.S. push to resolve a nine-month standoff between Qatar and a Saudi-led alliance, viewed by the Trump
Pennsylvania Republicans Lose Late Push to Block Voting Map

Pennsylvania Republicans Lose Late Push to Block Voting Map

A federal court backed Pennsylvania’s redrawn congressional voting map, making it likely that borders friendlier to Democrats will be in place for the midterm election as the party seeks to retake the
Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out.
Trump-Sessions Relationship at Crossroads After President’s Attack on Mueller

Trump-Sessions Relationship at Crossroads After President’s Attack on Mueller

President Donald Trump’s aides are watching for two key encounters this week, according to two people familiar with the situation.
AT&T Merger Trial Opens With Fight Over Internal Documents

AT&T Merger Trial Opens With Fight Over Internal Documents

The U.S. antitrust trial against AT&T Inc.’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Inc. opened with clashes over whether the Justice Department should be allowed to introduce internal company documents
Crisis Deepens in Norway as Showdown Heads to Parliament Vote

Crisis Deepens in Norway as Showdown Heads to Parliament Vote

A majority in Norway’s parliament signaled it will try to oust the nation’s justice minister after a controversial Facebook post, in a move that will probably force Prime Minister Erna Solberg to put
With Trump and Putin, Role of EU Now ‘More Important Than Ever’

With Trump and Putin, Role of EU Now ‘More Important Than Ever’

One of the European Union’s most prominent political figures said the bloc won’t tolerate attacks on international standards intended to protect legal trade and human rights.
OPIC President on Tariffs and New Women's Initiative

OPIC President on Tariffs and New Women's Initiative

Ray Washburne, president of Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC), discusses tariffs and the launch of a new women's initiative. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets:
Why More Than Just the AT&T-Time Warner Deal Is on Trial

Why More Than Just the AT&T-Time Warner Deal Is on Trial

For decades, U.S. antitrust enforcers have worried mostly about mergers between direct competitors that might lead to higher consumer prices.
Australian Economy 'Cannot Be a Tax-Free Environment,' Says Treasurer

Australian Economy 'Cannot Be a Tax-Free Environment,' Says Treasurer

Australia Treasurer Scott Morrison discusses the Australian economy and relations with China and the U.S. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael McKee at the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
EU Offers Brexit-Backing Tories an Easy Victory on Global Trade

EU Offers Brexit-Backing Tories an Easy Victory on Global Trade

The European Union has persuaded the U.K. to agree to all its key demands for the terms of a Brexit transition, while throwing a free bone to the British bulldogs in Theresa May’s Tory party who want
Chris Liddell Named White House Deputy Chief of Staff

Chris Liddell Named White House Deputy Chief of Staff

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is said to have tapped Chris Liddell to be his deputy chief of staff for policy. Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Erdogan Vows to Extend Offensive to East Syria, North Iraq

Erdogan Vows to Extend Offensive to East Syria, North Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, buoyed by his army’s capture of a Kurdish stronghold in northwest Syria, threatened to extend the offensive against separatist Kurdish militants to eastern
White House Names Liddell Deputy Chief for Policy

White House Names Liddell Deputy Chief for Policy

White House official Christopher Liddell has been named deputy chief of staff for policy coordination.
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