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There’s No One Steering the Ship at NASA

There’s No One Steering the Ship at NASA

Drifting for a year without an administrator, the agency’s acting chief quits as manned missions are poised to resume.
Klingner Sees 'Game of Thrones' in U.S.-N. Korea Meeting

Klingner Sees 'Game of Thrones' in U.S.-N. Korea Meeting

Bruce Klingner, Heritage Foundation analyst and former CIA deputy division chief, discusses President Donald Trump's possible meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He speaks with Bloomberg's
Saudis Hire Top D.C. Lobbyists to Seek U.S. Approval for Deals

Saudis Hire Top D.C. Lobbyists to Seek U.S. Approval for Deals

Saudi Arabia is adding to its ranks of blue-chip lobbyists in Washington.
The Secret to Australia Avoiding Recession: Mass Immigration

The Secret to Australia Avoiding Recession: Mass Immigration

Australia is standing firm amid growing calls for immigration curbs, even as the U.S. and Europe succumb to rising populism. It has little choice if it’s to continue a period of record economic
Trump Stumps for Candidate in PA Special Election

Trump Stumps for Candidate in PA Special Election

Philippe Reines, a former adviser to Hillary Clinton, discusses President Trump and the special election for a House seat in Pennsylvania. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
U.S. Sets New Record for Censoring, Withholding Government Files

U.S. Sets New Record for Censoring, Withholding Government Files

Washington (AP) -- The federal government censored, withheld or said it couldn't find records sought by citizens, journalists and others more often last year than at any point in the past decade,
May Plans Russia Reprisal for Ex-Spy Poisoning as Deadline Looms

May Plans Russia Reprisal for Ex-Spy Poisoning as Deadline Looms

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet meets this morning to discuss how to strike back at Russia over the poisoning of a former spy on British soil, ahead of a midnight deadline for the Kremlin to
Porn Star Offers to Pay Back Trump Settlement to End Silence

Porn Star Offers to Pay Back Trump Settlement to End Silence

A pornographic film actress who is seeking to publicly reveal the details of her affair with President Donald Trump offered to return a settlement payment in exchange for releasing her from
Netanyahu Calls for Last-Ditch Effort to Avert Early Elections

Netanyahu Calls for Last-Ditch Effort to Avert Early Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to party leaders in his governing coalition to immediately resolve their dispute over drafting ultra-Orthodox men into the army and prevent the
Hammond's Brexit Appeal Puts Bank Supervisors in Tight Spot

Hammond's Brexit Appeal Puts Bank Supervisors in Tight Spot

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond may struggle to convince regulators that they should soothe banks’ worries about Brexit’s impact on their business before the deal is final.
Slovaks Tilt Toward Snap Vote as Ruling Party Sets Ultimatum

Slovaks Tilt Toward Snap Vote as Ruling Party Sets Ultimatum

Slovakia’s ruling coalition teetered on the brink of collapse after a political crisis triggered by a journalist’s murder sowed discord among its parties.
Merkel Says German-French Push for Euro-Area Changes Is on Track

Merkel Says German-French Push for Euro-Area Changes Is on Track

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said plans to present joint European initiatives with French President Emmanuel Macron are on track.
Trump to Visit California, Economic Engine and Hub of Resistance

Trump to Visit California, Economic Engine and Hub of Resistance

Donald Trump is headed to California on Tuesday for the first time as president.
Tillerson Says Chad Has Made Progress Toward Normalizing U.S. Ties

Tillerson Says Chad Has Made Progress Toward Normalizing U.S. Ties

Chad’s government has made progress on measures that may help “normalize” its relationship with the U.S., Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Merkel Says She and Putin Have Exchanged German Beer and Smoked Fish

Merkel Says She and Putin Have Exchanged German Beer and Smoked Fish

“It’s well known that the Russian president likes German beer,” Merkel told reporters in Berlin. “For my part, I once got some very good smoked fish.”
Trump Pushes EU to Cut Tariffs as Bloc Vows to Resist ‘Bullies’

Trump Pushes EU to Cut Tariffs as Bloc Vows to Resist ‘Bullies’

The European Union’s trade chief dismissed Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on car imports, as the U.S. president reiterated that the EU must eliminate barriers to its market for American
Brexit Guide: What the U.K. Wants and Where the EU Says No

Brexit Guide: What the U.K. Wants and Where the EU Says No

The two sides still have fundamentally different visions of what their future relationship should look like.
Canada Working to Secure Quick Nafta Deal, Morneau Says

Canada Working to Secure Quick Nafta Deal, Morneau Says

Nafta negotiations are weighing on companies’ investment plans and both Canada and the U.S. are hoping to make rapid progress in talks, according to Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
The Rich Aren't Happy About New Zealand Foreign Bolthole Ban

The Rich Aren't Happy About New Zealand Foreign Bolthole Ban

Rich-listers like Californian billionaire Ric Kayne have issued a warning to New Zealand -- banning house sales to foreigners could hurt the country’s reputation and turn wealthy investors away.
Gibraltar Solution May Be Brexit Dividend, Spain Think Tank Says

Gibraltar Solution May Be Brexit Dividend, Spain Think Tank Says

Brexit offers Spain and the U.K. a chance to decide on a new status for Gibraltar that’s in the mutual interest of all parties, the Elcano Royal Institute said.