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Mauritius’s First Female President to Quit Over Spending Dispute

Mauritius’s First Female President to Quit Over Spending Dispute

Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim will step down, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said, amid allegations she spent money from a charity on shopping in Dubai.
The Capital of America’s Gun Industry Hates Guns

The Capital of America’s Gun Industry Hates Guns

To understand America’s great gun divide, visit Springfield, Massachusetts, birthplace of the $17 billion-a-year U.S. firearms industry.
Trump Hails 'Great Progress' With North Korea

Trump Hails 'Great Progress' With North Korea

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Tom Mackenzie report on the latest involving the building of North Korea-U.S. ties as President Donald Trump agrees to meet with Kim Jong-un. They speak on "Bloomberg
Trump Rolls the Dice on Kim Jong Un

Trump Rolls the Dice on Kim Jong Un

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Why No More Roth Do-Overs Could Prove Costly

Why No More Roth Do-Overs Could Prove Costly

Under the new tax law, IRA conversions may still make sense but need more planning.
South by Southwest Festival Goes From Tech Back-Slapping to Brooding Introspection

South by Southwest Festival Goes From Tech Back-Slapping to Brooding Introspection

The South by Southwest festival is normally a celebration of technology and a frenzied search for the hottest new startup. This year's event will be dominated by somber assessments of the industry's
Italy’s Five Star Considers Offering Jobs to Rivals in Bid for Majority

Italy’s Five Star Considers Offering Jobs to Rivals in Bid for Majority

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement is considering offering ministerial jobs to its political rivals to secure the parliamentary backing it needs to govern, according to party officials.
Political Crisis Eases as Kenya's Odinga Vows to End Dissent

Political Crisis Eases as Kenya's Odinga Vows to End Dissent

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to end a defiance campaign after his first talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta since disputed elections, easing the East African nation’s political crisis.
Stephanie Rickard Says There Is Still Potential for a Trade War

Stephanie Rickard Says There Is Still Potential for a Trade War

Stephanie Rickard, associate professor of political science at The London School of Economics, discusses the Trump administration's trade policy and possibilities of a trade war. She appears Matt
Merkel Finance Chief's Arrival Puts European Policy in Play

Merkel Finance Chief's Arrival Puts European Policy in Play

Bloomberg’s Birgit Jennen discusses the pro-Europe credentials of Germany’s designated Finance Minister Olaf Scholz. She appears alongside Matt Miller and Guy Johnson on “Bloomberg Markets: European
How Two Balkan Rivals Are Messing With Europe’s Sense of Time

How Two Balkan Rivals Are Messing With Europe’s Sense of Time

Why should a Portuguese teacher or a German baker care about a political scuffle in the Balkans? It could make them late for work.
How Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong Un Could Define His Administration

How Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong Un Could Define His Administration

Bloomberg's Sam Kim reports on what may develop in negotiations between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-Un. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K. Military Aiding Probe of Poisoned Former Spy

U.K. Military Aiding Probe of Poisoned Former Spy

British police asked the military on Friday to help investigate the nerve-agent poisoning of a former spy, as Russia's foreign minister expressed resentment at suggestions Moscow was behind the
Trump Faces Prospect of Embarrassing GOP Loss in Pennsylvania

Trump Faces Prospect of Embarrassing GOP Loss in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are being forced to put their political muscle into the race for a Pennsylvania House seat that should be theirs for the taking.
The Mexico Vote Scandal That’s Helping Its Victim

The Mexico Vote Scandal That’s Helping Its Victim

For a presidential hopeful, to be caught on camera referring to top law-enforcement officials as “sons of bitches” wouldn’t normally be a good look.
Tillerson Says Trump Considered Talks With Kim for ‘Some Time’

Tillerson Says Trump Considered Talks With Kim for ‘Some Time’

U.S. President Donald Trump had been considering the possibility of direct talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a while, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
EU Says It's Counting on Exclusion From Trump Metal Tariffs

EU Says It's Counting on Exclusion From Trump Metal Tariffs

European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom vowed to press for an EU exemption from U.S. tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum when she meets her American counterpart in Brussels on Saturday.
School Scandal Surrounding Japan’s Abe Gathers Steam

School Scandal Surrounding Japan’s Abe Gathers Steam

A scandal over a controversial sale of public land to a school with connections to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is rapidly gathering momentum.
Brexit Bulletin: Last-Minute Treaty

Brexit Bulletin: Last-Minute Treaty

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Veolia Seeks Gabon Arbitration as Russia, China Close In

Veolia Seeks Gabon Arbitration as Russia, China Close In

Veolia Environnement SA’s Gabonese unit is seeking arbitration after the government seized its assets in the central African nation, moving away from decades-old ties with former colonial ruler