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Trump Organization Says It Donated Some Profits to Treasury

Trump Organization Says It Donated Some Profits to Treasury

The Trump Organization has donated profit generated last year from foreign-government business at its hotels to the U.S. Treasury Department, the company said Monday without specifying the amount.
Lebanon's Hariri Set for Riyadh Return as Donor Meeting Nears

Lebanon's Hariri Set for Riyadh Return as Donor Meeting Nears

Lebanon’s prime minister said he had accepted a Saudi invitation to visit the kingdom and would do so “as soon as possible,” in an apparent effort to patch up ties with a vital economic benefactor
Nene Favored as South Africa Finance Minister, Sources Say

Nene Favored as South Africa Finance Minister, Sources Say

Nhlanhla Nene, who was fired by Jacob Zuma as South Africa’s finance minister in 2015, is favored by President Cyril Ramaphosa to be reappointed to the post, while David Mabuza will probably be named
EU Ambassador O’Sullivan Says European Investment Is Crucial for U.S.

EU Ambassador O’Sullivan Says European Investment Is Crucial for U.S.

David O'Sullivan, EU ambassador to the U.S., discusses the importance of U.S.-EU economic ties with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Court Reverses AT&T Order That Threatened Consumer Protection

Court Reverses AT&T Order That Threatened Consumer Protection

AT&T Inc. and other telecommunications companies can’t duck enforcement actions by one of the federal government’s chief consumer-protection agencies, an appeals court ruled, reversing a decision
New Jersey Lawmakers to Consider Seven Gun-Control Bills

New Jersey Lawmakers to Consider Seven Gun-Control Bills

New Jersey’s Democratic-controlled Assembly is moving forward with plans to toughen the state’s gun-safety laws in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.

South Africa Ex-Finance Minister Nene to Be Sworn In as Lawmaker

South African ex-finance minister Nhlanhla Nene will be sworn in as a lawmaker following an announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa about changes to his cabinet later Monday.
Elizabeth Warren Targets NLRB Over Member Conflict

Elizabeth Warren Targets NLRB Over Member Conflict

An inspector general’s report may undercut a decision limiting employee complaints, and the Democrats are swarming.
Supreme Court Won’t Hear Trump’s Immigration Appeal

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Trump’s Immigration Appeal

The Supreme Court has rejected a Trump administration bid to end DACA, leaving the program in place for now https://bloom.bg/2HQ43u4 #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Vows to Take On NRA, Boasts of Willingness to Rush Shooter

Trump Vows to Take On NRA, Boasts of Willingness to Rush Shooter

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’s willing to take on the National Rifle Association though he doubts they will resist his response to the high school massacre that killed 17 people in
Who Wants What: Labour, Tories Both Seek Brexit Cherry-Picking

Who Wants What: Labour, Tories Both Seek Brexit Cherry-Picking

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gave the clearest picture yet of the U.K. opposition’s plan for Brexit, and the European Union likes it better than Prime Minister Theresa May’s vision.
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clash Over Mandatory Union Fees

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clash Over Mandatory Union Fees

Members of the U.S. Supreme Court clashed sharply Monday over the right of public-sector workers to refuse to pay union fees, while the justice who will cast the deciding vote kept silent during an
All About Five Star, Bane of Italy’s Political Establishment

All About Five Star, Bane of Italy’s Political Establishment

The populist movement says it wants to give power back to the Italian people.
Why Trudeau Will Have a Hard Time Financing His Election Agenda

Why Trudeau Will Have a Hard Time Financing His Election Agenda

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s low-key budget Tuesday will mark a major inflection point for Canada as the federal government’s interest burden rises for the first time in two decades.
China’s Xi Removes Term Limits, Letting Him Rule Indefinitely

China’s Xi Removes Term Limits, Letting Him Rule Indefinitely

Nick Bennenbroek, head of currency strategy at Wells Fargo, and Paul Richards, president at Medley Global Advisors, examine the market impact of China repealing term limits for President Xi Jinping.
Why Corporate America Is Fleeing the NRA

Why Corporate America Is Fleeing the NRA

Big companies such as Delta and Hertz have a lot more customers than the NRA’s 5 million members
Bulgaria May Redraw Regional Borders to Maintain Flow of EU Cash

Bulgaria May Redraw Regional Borders to Maintain Flow of EU Cash

Bulgaria is seeking to redraw its regional borders to ensure it can continue to receive European Union funding for its poorest areas.
Gay Workers Get Win Over Trump With U.S. Anti-Bias Ruling

Gay Workers Get Win Over Trump With U.S. Anti-Bias Ruling

The LGBT community and its corporate supporters won a legal victory over the Trump administration in one man’s employment-discrimination suit.
Slovakia's First-Ever Journalist Murder Seen Linked to Story

Slovakia's First-Ever Journalist Murder Seen Linked to Story

A Slovak journalist who reported on economic crimes linked to politicians was murdered at his home with his girlfriend, in an attack the police said was “most likely” because of his investigative
U.S. Supreme Court Rebuffs Trump, Won't Hear Immigration Appeal

U.S. Supreme Court Rebuffs Trump, Won't Hear Immigration Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Trump administration appeal aimed at ending deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants, steering clear for now of the debate over the fate of hundreds