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Lawmakers Look to Trump to Help End Stalemate Over Guns

Lawmakers Look to Trump to Help End Stalemate Over Guns

Democrats left a long, emotionally charged meeting on gun violence with President Donald Trump Wednesday surprised and optimistic that some of their long-sought goals to restrict the availability of
What Is May’s Next Move? A Game of Brinkmanship

What Is May’s Next Move? A Game of Brinkmanship

The time might be approaching for Theresa May to finally pick sides, with Brexit talks deadlocked once again on the issue of the Irish border.
Delta Isn’t Leaving Atlanta, So Please Stop Talking About It

Delta Isn’t Leaving Atlanta, So Please Stop Talking About It

A political spat over the Florida high school massacre—and the carrier’s stiff-arm of the NRA—prompts invitations to relocate.
Regulator Seeks Kushner Loan Details From Deutsche Bank, Two Others

Regulator Seeks Kushner Loan Details From Deutsche Bank, Two Others

New York’s banking regulator 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., according to
Brexit Treaty Draft Hints at EU's Strategy to Keep U.K. Close

Brexit Treaty Draft Hints at EU's Strategy to Keep U.K. Close

European Union officials were fairly sure the draft Brexit deal they published on Wednesday would be unacceptable to Theresa May.
Germany Scrambles to Contain Cyber Attack on Government Systems

Germany Scrambles to Contain Cyber Attack on Government Systems

Germany has yet to fully contain a cyber attack on the government’s computer networks, indicating the threat is more serious than initially thought.
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

The leader of the House infrastructure panel said Wednesday it will be difficult to enact President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works this year, and lawmakers may have to take it up in
Sinclair Says It's Closer to Winning Approval for Tribune

Sinclair Says It's Closer to Winning Approval for Tribune

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said it’s “getting close” to winning U.S. regulatory clearance for its purchase of Tribune Media Co., and predicted a second-quarter close for the deal it once envisioned
Tax Hikes and More Welfare Are Making Sweden Great Again, Minister Says

Tax Hikes and More Welfare Are Making Sweden Great Again, Minister Says

Higher taxes and a relentless fight against inequality are making Sweden great again, according to the country’s finance minister, Magdalena Andersson.
Supreme Court Seems Divided on Political-Apparel Bans at Polls

Supreme Court Seems Divided on Political-Apparel Bans at Polls

The case could redefine First Amendment rights at polling places.
As Trade Rhetoric Heats Up, Mexican Candidates Look Away

As Trade Rhetoric Heats Up, Mexican Candidates Look Away

Track news, opinion polls and economic indicators related to Mexico’s presidential election
Sessions Defends Integrity After Trump Attack Over FISA Probe

Sessions Defends Integrity After Trump Attack Over FISA Probe

Jeff Sessions defended his work as U.S. attorney general after President Donald Trump assailed him for not ordering the Justice Department to investigate the agency’s use of the Foreign Intelligence
Manafort Faces September Trial on Mueller’s Charges

Manafort Faces September Trial on Mueller’s Charges

Paul Manafort will go on trial in September in Washington.
Hope Hicks Lobbed Barbs at Manafort and Admitted White Lies, Official Says

Hope Hicks Lobbed Barbs at Manafort and Admitted White Lies, Official Says

White House communications director Hope Hicks was antagonistic toward Paul Manafort during a House Intelligence Committee interview, according to an official familiar with her testimony.
Dick’s to End Sales of Assault-Style Rifles After Parkland

Dick’s to End Sales of Assault-Style Rifles After Parkland

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc., the biggest sporting-goods retailer in the U.S., is immediately ending sales of assault-style rifles following the mass shooting at a Florida high school earlier this month
Trump Says Border Wall Is All or Nothing After Court Ruling

Trump Says Border Wall Is All or Nothing After Court Ruling

President Donald Trump said his election promise to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico is an all-or-nothing proposition even as a court cleared a path for part of the barrier.
Kushner Said to Lose Top-Level Security Clearance

Kushner Said to Lose Top-Level Security Clearance

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses Jared Kushner's access to sensitive information. He speaks with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Amazon, Apple Struggle to Sit Out NRA Gun-Control Debate

Amazon, Apple Struggle to Sit Out NRA Gun-Control Debate

Gun-control activists are demanding that Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos do something he has carefully avoided: pick a side in a hot-button political debate.
Brexit Talks in Peril After May Rejects EU Draft Deal

Brexit Talks in Peril After May Rejects EU Draft Deal

The European Union presented the U.K. with a draft divorce deal that Theresa May said no British prime minister could ever accept. The pound fell.