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Trump Hotels Goes Beyond Own Brands, May Manage for Kushner Cos.

Trump Hotels Goes Beyond Own Brands, May Manage for Kushner Cos.

Trump Hotels is looking to expand beyond its regular business to managing lodging properties under brands other than its own. The first step in that direction may be running a hotel linked to the
Congress Is Unlikely to Try to Block Trump's Tariffs, Cornyn Says

Congress Is Unlikely to Try to Block Trump's Tariffs, Cornyn Says

The Senate’s second-ranking Republican said there’s little chance Congress will block President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel, but lawmakers who support free trade will keep lobbying
Ex-Trump Associate Outlines Decades of Spy Work for U.S.

Ex-Trump Associate Outlines Decades of Spy Work for U.S.

Felix Sater, a felon and former business associate of President Donald Trump, claims he was a crucial informant on some of the largest U.S. intelligence efforts of the past two decades, including the
Manitoba Offers Tax Cuts as Deficit Narrows to C$521 Million

Manitoba Offers Tax Cuts as Deficit Narrows to C$521 Million

Manitoba plans to offer tax relief as the Canadian province inches closer to its pledge to return to a budget surplus.
Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince at White House on March 20

Trump to Host Saudi Crown Prince at White House on March 20

President Donald Trump plans to meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Washington on March 20, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday.
U.S. Posts Biggest Budget Deficit Since 2012

U.S. Posts Biggest Budget Deficit Since 2012

The U.S. recorded a $215 billion budget deficit in February -- its biggest in six years -- as revenue declined.
Juncker Angers EU Friends and Foes With German Ally in Key Job

Juncker Angers EU Friends and Foes With German Ally in Key Job

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker came under fire from lawmakers for appointing his German chief of staff to the institution’s top civil-service post, highlighting the persistent risks
Amb. Gary Locke Says Xi Has 'Huge Ambitions'

Amb. Gary Locke Says Xi Has 'Huge Ambitions'

Former United States Ambassador to China Gary Locke, chairman of Locke Global Strategies, discusses Chinese President Xi Jinping's consolidation of power and trade between China and the United States.
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.