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Canadian Lawmakers Want a Papal Apology Over Indigenous Schools

Canadian Lawmakers Want a Papal Apology Over Indigenous Schools

Canadian lawmakers passed a motion to ask Pope Francis for a formal apology over schools overseen by the Catholic church in which aboriginal children were often abused.
Trump Is ‘Very Happy’ With Kelly as Chief of Staff, Sanders Says

Trump Is ‘Very Happy’ With Kelly as Chief of Staff, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump is happy with John Kelly as his chief of staff, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
White House Defends Taking Records From Trump’s Former Doctor

White House Defends Taking Records From Trump’s Former Doctor

The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's former bodyguard did nothing out of the ordinary when he took possession of the president's medical records last year.
Two Top Pruitt Aides Leave EPA After Scrutiny of Ethics, Spending

Two Top Pruitt Aides Leave EPA After Scrutiny of Ethics, Spending

Two top aides are leaving the Environmental Protection Agency amid intensifying scrutiny of Administrator Scott Pruitt’s spending and travel.
Sen. Cardin Says Iran Is in Compliance With Terms of Nuclear Agreement

Sen. Cardin Says Iran Is in Compliance With Terms of Nuclear Agreement

Senator Ben Cardin, a Democrat from Maryland, discusses the Iran nuclear deal and President Trump's approach to North Korea on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Sec. Ross Says U.S. Having 'Productive' Tariff Talks With EU

Sec. Ross Says U.S. Having 'Productive' Tariff Talks With EU

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses tariff talks with the EU, progress in Nafta negotiations, and his upcoming trip to China. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets"
Trump Praises Southwest Airlines Crew for Response to Engine Failure

Trump Praises Southwest Airlines Crew for Response to Engine Failure

President Donald Trump praised crew members and passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight for their handling of an emergency landing two weeks ago after an engine exploded.
Armenia Risks Further Unrest After Protest Leader Is Rejected as PM

Armenia Risks Further Unrest After Protest Leader Is Rejected as PM

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan failed in his attempt to become prime minister after the ruling Republican party refused to back his candidacy despite massive street demonstrations backing
Democrats Seek Subpoena of Chicago Bank Over Manafort Loans

Democrats Seek Subpoena of Chicago Bank Over Manafort Loans

Two Democratic lawmakers are pushing for the House Oversight Committee to issue a subpoena to force the Federal Savings Bank in Chicago to turn over documents related to its loans to former Trump
Brexit-Backing Think Tank Founder Accused of Working for Russia

Brexit-Backing Think Tank Founder Accused of Working for Russia

The founder of one of the most influential pro-Brexit think tanks was suspected of working for the Kremlin, a member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party said.
Danish Prime Minister Says Two Ministers Will Leave His Cabinet

Danish Prime Minister Says Two Ministers Will Leave His Cabinet

Two ministers from Denmark’s government said they will step down, allowing Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen to set a new team ahead of elections to be held no later than June next year.
Trump Once Called T-Mobile ‘Terrible.’ Now Its CEO Comes Calling

Trump Once Called T-Mobile ‘Terrible.’ Now Its CEO Comes Calling

In 2015, Donald Trump offered a strong opinion about mobile service, directed at a guest in one of his hotels.
Unmoved or Just Slow? Johnson Takes Time With U.K. Reply on Iran

Unmoved or Just Slow? Johnson Takes Time With U.K. Reply on Iran

Britain is one of the six signatories to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
Tech Group Asks Lawmakers to Release Pentagon Cloud Award Report

Tech Group Asks Lawmakers to Release Pentagon Cloud Award Report

A group representing some of the tech industry’s largest companies is urging Congress to increase transparency of the Pentagon’s winner-take all competition for a broad-based cloud services contract
Lighthizer Says the U.S. Is Aiming for a Nafta Deal in May

Lighthizer Says the U.S. Is Aiming for a Nafta Deal in May

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he wants to reach a deal in coming weeks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, adding a sense of urgency to trilateral negotiations that
California Challenges Trump EPA Over Auto-Emissions Rollback

California Challenges Trump EPA Over Auto-Emissions Rollback

California isn’t rolling over as the Trump administration moves to toss Obama-era vehicle emission standards.
Puerto Rican Police Clash With Workers Protesting Pension Cuts

Puerto Rican Police Clash With Workers Protesting Pension Cuts

Puerto Rico demonstrators battled police on San Juan’s streets as they marched against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and looser labor laws as the bankrupt island seeks to reduce $74 billion of
CIA Declassifies More Details About Trump Nominee’s Spy Career

CIA Declassifies More Details About Trump Nominee’s Spy Career

The CIA declassified more information about acting director Gina Haspel’s career, including years spent leading the agency’s work on Europe and Russia.
New Jersey Is Adding 100 Medical-Marijuana Patients a Day Under Murphy

New Jersey Is Adding 100 Medical-Marijuana Patients a Day Under Murphy

New Jersey is adding 100 medical marijuana patients a day under Governor Phil Murphy.
Davis Says Irish Border Measures May Take ‘Years’

Davis Says Irish Border Measures May Take ‘Years’

Brexit Secretary David Davis took questions in the House of Lords, telling lawmakers that practical measures to resolve the Irish border question could take “years.”