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'Suspicious' Buyers Behind Facebook Ads

'Suspicious' Buyers Behind Facebook Ads

Young Mie Kim, professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses Russia's Internet Research Agency's influence campaign on Facebook during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Trump Loses Initial Bid to Review Seized Records From Cohen

Trump Loses Initial Bid to Review Seized Records From Cohen

President Donald Trump suffered a setback as a federal judge rejected his initial request to keep prosecutors from immediately reviewing evidence seized by the FBI last week from his longtime personal
Los Angeles Mayor, Eyeing National Stage, Takes On Homelessness

Los Angeles Mayor, Eyeing National Stage, Takes On Homelessness

Days after visiting the presidential hopeful’s promised land of Iowa, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti laid out ambitious plans to tackle one of his city’s most visible and vexing problems.
Alberta Readies Oil Embargo in Kinder Pipeline Battle

Alberta Readies Oil Embargo in Kinder Pipeline Battle

Canada’s internal fight over Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain pipeline escalated as the nation’s top two oil-producing provinces threatened to cut off fuel shipments to British Columbia.
Fox News’s Sean Hannity Shares a Lawyer With the President He Defends on TV

Fox News’s Sean Hannity Shares a Lawyer With the President He Defends on TV

Fox News’s biggest star Sean Hannity has long been one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest defenders on cable TV, and now it turns out that they also share a lawyer.
Trudeau's Top Security Aide Downplays Indian Role in Controversy

Trudeau's Top Security Aide Downplays Indian Role in Controversy

Justin Trudeau’s national security adviser says the Indian government “definitely” wasn’t behind a theory about how an attempted murderer wound up at a reception with the Canadian prime minister in
Chile's Solidarity Visa Leaves Venezuelans Confused and Worried

Chile's Solidarity Visa Leaves Venezuelans Confused and Worried

Hundreds lined up before dawn at the consulate in Caracas worried that they would be barred from entering the country.
Trump's Businesses See Boost in Spending by Republican Campaigns

Trump's Businesses See Boost in Spending by Republican Campaigns

Republican political campaigns increased their spending at President Donald Trump’s businesses by 15 percent this year, according to federal figures compiled by the watchdog group Public Citizen.
AP: California Rejects Border Duties for Troops

AP: California Rejects Border Duties for Troops

San Diego (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday that California Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border, but a state official said
Powell’s Inner Circle Takes Shape With Clarida as Fed’s No. 2

Powell’s Inner Circle Takes Shape With Clarida as Fed’s No. 2

U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Richard Clarida, a respected monetary economist and Pacific Investment Management Co. global strategic adviser, as vice chairman of the
Taxes Rank Last for Midterm Voter Priorities

Taxes Rank Last for Midterm Voter Priorities

A recent Quinnipiac University National Poll shows that health care and the economy are among the most important issues for voters in this year's midterm election while taxes rank last. Bloomberg's
U.S. Will Decide in `Near Future' on Additional Russia Sanctions

U.S. Will Decide in `Near Future' on Additional Russia Sanctions

The Trump administration is considering whether to impose additional sanctions against Russia amid escalating tensions between the two countries over the conflict in Syria. Bloomberg's Bill Faries
Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyer’s Records: Cohen Update

Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyer’s Records: Cohen Update

President Donald Trump is seeking to stop his own Justice Department from reviewing records seized from his longtime private lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Trump 'Tweets His Punches,' Rep. Garamendi Says

Trump 'Tweets His Punches,' Rep. Garamendi Says

Rep. John Garamendi discusses the U.S., France and the U.K.’s missile attack aimed at Syria's chemical weapons. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
New War Authorization for U.S. Military Getting Bipartisan Push

New War Authorization for U.S. Military Getting Bipartisan Push

Congress may take its first substantial step in years Monday toward an updated authorization for U.S. military action in the Middle East.
Trump Legal Battle Over Cohen Raid Heads to Court

Trump Legal Battle Over Cohen Raid Heads to Court

Bloomberg's Greg Farrell discusses the ongoing legal fight over material seized from the office of President Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Ramaphosa Vows to ‘Hunt’ $100 Billion in South Africa Investment

Ramaphosa Vows to ‘Hunt’ $100 Billion in South Africa Investment

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is spearheading a drive to attract $100 billion in new investment as he seeks to kick-start an economy that looks to be on the rebound following years of
Trump Document Review Would Set Dangerous Precedent, Prosecutors Say

Trump Document Review Would Set Dangerous Precedent, Prosecutors Say

U.S. President Donald Trump’s request to review documents seized from his lawyer would set a “dangerous precedent” that might hinder future investigations of attorneys suspected of criminal
May Faces Second Debate in Two Days on U.K. Joining Syria Attack

May Faces Second Debate in Two Days on U.K. Joining Syria Attack

Prime Minister Theresa May will face a second debate in as many days on Britain’s role in bombing Syria on Tuesday after she stayed late the night before listening to lawmakers’ views in the House of
Russia Steps Up Hacking, Spurring U.S.-U.K. Warning on Risk

Russia Steps Up Hacking, Spurring U.S.-U.K. Warning on Risk

Russia is using compromised computer network equipment to attack U.S. and British companies and government agencies, the two countries warned.