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Saudi Prince's Big Military Revamp Means Billions to Business

Saudi Prince's Big Military Revamp Means Billions to Business

After pursuing the men with the money, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has turned to defense.
Tony Blair to EU: Brexit Is Your Problem Too—Help Us Avoid It

Tony Blair to EU: Brexit Is Your Problem Too—Help Us Avoid It

Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair will deliver a message to European Union leaders in Brussels on Thursday: Brexit is your problem too, and you must help us avert it.
Brexit Talks Yield Some Hope With Citizens’ Rights Deal Closer

Brexit Talks Yield Some Hope With Citizens’ Rights Deal Closer

Prospects for a Brexit transition deal improved after the U.K. and the European Union appeared to converge on the thorny issue of citizens’ rights.
U.K. Auto Sector's Only Brexit Option Is Damage Control, Report Says

U.K. Auto Sector's Only Brexit Option Is Damage Control, Report Says

There is nothing good to come from exiting the European Union for the U.K. auto industry, leaving the government only one option: limiting the damage.
Hope Hicks Resigns as White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks Resigns as White House Communications Director

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports that Hope Hicks is resigning as White House communications director. He joins Scarlet Fu, Julia Chatterley, and Joseph Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" (Source:
U.S. Advisory Panel Pushes for Lower Offshore Oil Royalties

U.S. Advisory Panel Pushes for Lower Offshore Oil Royalties

Oil executives urged the Trump administration to slash the rates their companies pay to harvest natural gas and crude from beneath U.S. waters.
More Than 30 Trump Aides Lose Top Secret Clearance, Sources Say

More Than 30 Trump Aides Lose Top Secret Clearance, Sources Say

More than 30 Trump administration staff members have been stripped of access to top secret intelligence, three people familiar with the move said.
Treasury's Sayegh Says Tax Cuts Are 'Hardly Crumbs'

Treasury's Sayegh Says Tax Cuts Are 'Hardly Crumbs'

U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Tony Sayegh discusses the release of a new online tax withholding calculator by the Internal Revenue Service, financial regulations, and the
Hope Hicks Will Resign as White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks Will Resign as White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s longest serving advisers and closest aides, will resign, the White House said a day after she testified to congressional investigators probing Russia’s
Trump Says Gun-Free Zones Are the 'Most Dangerous Places'

Trump Says Gun-Free Zones Are the 'Most Dangerous Places'

President Donald Trump speaks with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at a televised meeting on possible gun control legislation at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Manafort Could Face Almost 20 Years in Prison on D.C. Charges

Manafort Could Face Almost 20 Years in Prison on D.C. Charges

Paul Manafort could be sentenced to almost 20 years in prison under federal sentencing guidelines based solely on the charges he faces in a Washington federal court, Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Trump Says It's Time for a President to 'Step Up' on Guns

Trump Says It's Time for a President to 'Step Up' on Guns

President Donald Trump speaks with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at a televised meeting on possible gun control legislation at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Former Afghan President Sees Russia as Key to Peace With Taliban

Former Afghan President Sees Russia as Key to Peace With Taliban

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai believes Russia can play a decisive role in ending America’s longest war.
Trump Prods Party to Defy NRA on Guns, Says Obama Did Too Little

Trump Prods Party to Defy NRA on Guns, Says Obama Did Too Little

President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, for failing to address gun legislation that would address violence in schools, such as the shooting this month in
Treasury Unveils Tax Cut Calculator to Verify Withholding

Treasury Unveils Tax Cut Calculator to Verify Withholding

The U.S. Treasury Department unveiled an online calculator Wednesday to help Americans determine whether the amount of federal taxes being withheld from their pay is accurate under a new tax law.
Trump Says U.S. to Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade

Trump Says U.S. to Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade

President Donald Trump is warning the U.S. will use “all available tools” to prevent China’s state-driven economic model from undermining global competition, the latest warning to Beijing as America
Trump Rips Sessions Over FISA Probe

Trump Rips Sessions Over FISA Probe

President Donald Trump assailed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not ordering the Justice Department to investigate the agency’s use of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in its Russia probe.
NY Regulator Wants Details on Loans to Kushner and Family

NY Regulator Wants Details on Loans to Kushner and Family

New York’s Department of Financial Services has asked Deutsche Bank AG and a pair of local lenders to provide information about their relationships with Jared Kushner, his family and the Kushner Cos.,
Rep. Lance Says There's Momentum to Change Gun Laws

Rep. Lance Says There's Momentum to Change Gun Laws

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses gun control and taxes on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
India Slams Trudeau’s ‘Baseless’ Comment in Growing Debacle

India Slams Trudeau’s ‘Baseless’ Comment in Growing Debacle

India’s government is taking aim at Justin Trudeau on the heels of his trip to the country.