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Democrats Slam Corporate Power With Vow of Antitrust Crackdown

Democrats Slam Corporate Power With Vow of Antitrust Crackdown

Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls assailed the power that the biggest U.S. corporations have been allowed to accumulate and pledged stricter antitrust enforcement.
Japan Hosts Landmark China Visit Amid Signs of Fresh Tensions

Japan Hosts Landmark China Visit Amid Signs of Fresh Tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Japan on Thursday for the first such visit in nine years, as Asia’s two largest economies seek to preserve economic ties amid trade fights and renewed
Medicare for All Splits Democrats on Future of Health Insurance

Medicare for All Splits Democrats on Future of Health Insurance

Democratic candidates split over one of the biggest issues in the race to find a 2020 presidential nominee: whether or not to replace the U.S.’s system of largely private health insurance with
Booker Calls Private Prisons ‘Repugnant’ Amid Investor Shifts

Booker Calls Private Prisons ‘Repugnant’ Amid Investor Shifts

Senator Cory Booker highlighted his opposition to private prisons during the Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night, saying it was “repugnant” that profits were being made from them.
Europe Is Running Out of Options to Hold Back Trump’s Aggression

Europe Is Running Out of Options to Hold Back Trump’s Aggression

As Donald Trump heads to a showdown with China’s Xi Jinping and the costs of his trade war start to become clear, the European Union is baffled by his determination to open a second front.
EU’s Failure to Fold in Balkans Sours Mood in Volatile Region

EU’s Failure to Fold in Balkans Sours Mood in Volatile Region

The party mood in North Macedonia is fading as the European Union drags its feet over an expected promise of membership. The bloc’s stalling risks dire consequences across the volatile western
Audio Problem Interrupts NBC’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Audio Problem Interrupts NBC’s Democratic Presidential Debate

NBC' News' coverage of the first Democratic debate of the 2020 campaign season Wednesday was marred by a technical glitch that led President Donald Trump to tweet that the network "should be ashamed."
Billionaire Czech Premier Survives Ouster Bid After Mass Rallies

Billionaire Czech Premier Survives Ouster Bid After Mass Rallies

Czech billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis survived an opposition attempt to oust him, vowing to stay in his job even after the largest demonstrations since the fall of Communism called on him to
Klobuchar Checks Inslee’s Claim on Abortion Rights Leadership

Klobuchar Checks Inslee’s Claim on Abortion Rights Leadership

Washington Governor Jay Inslee tried to make his moment on the Democratic debate stage by singling out his role in advancing abortion rights, but Senator Amy Klobuchar was quick to grab it from him.
Former Japanese Ambassador Fujisaki on G-20 Summit, U.S. Trade Relations

Former Japanese Ambassador Fujisaki on G-20 Summit, U.S. Trade Relations

Ichiro Fujisaki, former Japanese ambassador to the U.S., previews the Group of 20 summit and the state of U.S.-Japan trade relations. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Paul Allen on "Bloomberg
U.S. Seeks Supreme Court Hearing on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Plan

U.S. Seeks Supreme Court Hearing on Atlantic Coast Pipeline Plan

The U.S. Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the fight to build a natural gas pipeline across sections of the scenic Appalachian Trail.
Duterte in U-Turn Says China Can’t Fish Philippines Waters

Duterte in U-Turn Says China Can’t Fish Philippines Waters

The Philippines is not waiving its rights to exclusive waters in the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday, walking back on an earlier stance allowing Chinese fishing that some
North Korea Urges South to Stop Mediating Between North, U.S.

North Korea Urges South to Stop Mediating Between North, U.S.

North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
Happy Talk of Trump-Xi Truce Masks Twisting Path to a Trade Deal

Happy Talk of Trump-Xi Truce Masks Twisting Path to a Trade Deal

The U.S. and China are headed for an uneasy trade-war truce and a return to the negotiating table. While financial markets may cheer such a breakthrough, the celebrations may be short-lived when the
Trump Plans Breakfast With Saudi Crown Prince Before Xi Meeting at G-20 Summit

Trump Plans Breakfast With Saudi Crown Prince Before Xi Meeting at G-20 Summit

President Donald Trump will have breakfast with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman before a high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, White House spokesman Hogan
Huawei Personnel Worked With China’s Military on Research Projects

Huawei Personnel Worked With China’s Military on Research Projects

Several Huawei Technologies Co. employees have collaborated on research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel, indicating closer ties to the country’s military than previously acknowledged by
North Korea in G-20 Spotlight as Australian Student Goes Missing

North Korea in G-20 Spotlight as Australian Student Goes Missing

Fears are growing that North Korea has detained an Australian student living in Pyongyang, potentially complicating efforts among some Group of 20 nations to get Kim Jong Un’s regime back to nuclear
Hong Kong Protesters Disperse After Causing China New Grief

Hong Kong Protesters Disperse After Causing China New Grief

Hong Kong protesters dispersed early Thursday after a six-hour siege of the city’s police headquarters, as opponents of the Beijing-backed government attempted to put their case on the global agenda
Hunt’s Tax and Spending Plans Would Cost U.K. $36 Billion

Hunt’s Tax and Spending Plans Would Cost U.K. $36 Billion

Jeremy Hunt’s tax and spending proposals could cost the U.K. exchequer around 28 billion pounds ($36 billion) a year, adding to long-term pressures on the public finances, according to the Institute
Democrats Tangle on Private Health Insurance in First Debate

Democrats Tangle on Private Health Insurance in First Debate

Health care sparked some of the most intense exchanges in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates, who agreed that Americans must have universal insurance coverage but differed about
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