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Stormy Daniels Faces $20 Million in Damages in Trump Lawsuit

Stormy Daniels Faces $20 Million in Damages in Trump Lawsuit

Stephanie Clifford may face more than $20 million in damages for violating a "hush agreement" that requires her to remain silent about an affair she alleges she had with President Donald Trump in 2006
Kelly Tells White House Staff Their Jobs Are Safe

Kelly Tells White House Staff Their Jobs Are Safe

White House chief of staff John Kelly told members of President Donald Trump’s senior staff on Friday that their West Wing jobs are safe -- a simple but necessary message after a week of heightened
U.K. Trade Chief Says Trump Tariffs Upsetting Allies, Not China

U.K. Trade Chief Says Trump Tariffs Upsetting Allies, Not China

U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox said he urged U.S. officials to reconsider imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union this week, suggesting the move has upset America’s allies more than
The Other Job Mitt Romney Is Running For

The Other Job Mitt Romney Is Running For

Mitt Romney is running for two jobs, and he can’t hold both at once.
U.S. Weighs Nafta Telecom Proposal to End AT&T Impasse

U.S. Weighs Nafta Telecom Proposal to End AT&T Impasse

The Trump administration is considering trilateral Nafta language to promote telecommunications competition that could help bring the issue to a close after Mexico rejected demands spurred by AT&T
U.K. Points Finger at Putin Over Nerve Agent Attack

U.K. Points Finger at Putin Over Nerve Agent Attack

The U.K.’s top diplomat pointed the finger directly at Vladimir Putin, saying it was “overwhelmingly likely” that he personally ordered the nerve-agent attack on British soil.
Irish PM Says 'Think We Can Get There' on Brexit Border Deal

Irish PM Says 'Think We Can Get There' on Brexit Border Deal

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar comments on the efforts to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit. He speaks with Jason Kelly on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Irish PM Varadkar on Global Trade and Brexit Border Issue

Irish PM Varadkar on Global Trade and Brexit Border Issue

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar discusses the future of country's trade relations with the U.S. and the dispute over a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit. He speaks with Jason Kelly
Brexit Is Starting to Strain Europe’s United Front, Sources Say

Brexit Is Starting to Strain Europe’s United Front, Sources Say

National interests are starting to test the united front that the 27 remaining European Union members have shown so far during the Brexit talks, according to three people with knowledge of the
Irish PM 'More Optimistic' About Trade After Meeting With Trump

Irish PM 'More Optimistic' About Trade After Meeting With Trump

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar comments on the future of country's trade relations with the U.S. during an interview with Jason Kelly on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Varadkar Says ‘Think We Can Get There’ on Brexit Border Deal

Varadkar Says ‘Think We Can Get There’ on Brexit Border Deal

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believes a solution can be reached to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland after the U.K. leaves the European Union.
Gen. Martin Dempsey on the Importance of Leadership and Inclusion

Gen. Martin Dempsey on the Importance of Leadership and Inclusion

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey and author Ori Brafman discuss their new book "Radical Inclusion" and lessons in leadership. They speak with Bloomberg's David Westin and
Kelly Told White House Staff No Shake-Up Imminent, Sanders Says

Kelly Told White House Staff No Shake-Up Imminent, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly, reassured senior officials on Friday that “no immediate personnel changes” were planned, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
U.S. Action on Russia Meddling 'Sanctions-Light,' Rep. Heck Says

U.S. Action on Russia Meddling 'Sanctions-Light,' Rep. Heck Says

Rep. Denny Heck, a Washington Democrat, discusses the sanctions imposed on Russian entities and progress in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election.
What Tax Cuts Giveth, Tariffs Taketh Away for U.S. Consumers

What Tax Cuts Giveth, Tariffs Taketh Away for U.S. Consumers

U.S. consumer sentiment just soared to the highest level since 2004 amid paycheck-boosting tax cuts. But other government policies aren’t so popular.
Trump Shakes Up Nevada Senate Race, Giving GOP Rare Good News

Trump Shakes Up Nevada Senate Race, Giving GOP Rare Good News

Republicans got a rare bit of good news Friday in a congressional election year where Democrats show increasing momentum.
Rep. Delaney Says Republicans Overshot Tax Reform Effort

Rep. Delaney Says Republicans Overshot Tax Reform Effort

Rep. John Delaney, a Maryland Democrat, says the December tax overhaul could have been done in a more fiscally responsible way. He speaks with Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance
Trump's Economy Is Still Waiting for the Tax-Cut Boost

Trump's Economy Is Still Waiting for the Tax-Cut Boost

The U.S. economy is beginning the year with a downshift in growth despite $1.5 trillion in tax cuts signed by President Donald Trump in December.
Russian Hackers Attacked U.S. Aviation as Part of Breaches

Russian Hackers Attacked U.S. Aviation as Part of Breaches

Russian hackers attempted to penetrate the U.S. civilian aviation industry early in 2017 as part of the broad assault on the nation’s sensitive infrastructure.
Robocall Limits in U.S. Set Back by Federal Appeals Court

Robocall Limits in U.S. Set Back by Federal Appeals Court

An appeals court threw out part of a Federal Communications Commission regulation aimed at reducing automated telephone solicitations, weakening a 2015 effort to squelch the scourge of so-called