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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
Credit Suisse to Move 250 Investment Bankers in First Brexit Shift

Credit Suisse to Move 250 Investment Bankers in First Brexit Shift

Credit Suisse Group AG plans to move about 250 investment banker positions under the first phase of its Brexit planning, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
Sen. Portman Says 'Congress Will Act' on Gun Control

Sen. Portman Says 'Congress Will Act' on Gun Control

Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, says he supports action on background checks and that lawmakers should also look at raising minimum age for some guns. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin
World Braces for More Rule-Bending by China’s Xi

World Braces for More Rule-Bending by China’s Xi

Xi Jinping’s decision to cast aside China’s presidential term limits is stoking concern he also intends to shun international rules on trade and finance, even as he champions them on the world stage.
Merkel Pledges Renewal for CDU in Nod to Party Dissenters

Merkel Pledges Renewal for CDU in Nod to Party Dissenters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to renew her Christian Democratic Union after installing a potential successor in the party leadership and elevating a conservative critic to the cabinet in a
Ivanka Trump Says She Believes Father’s Denials of Sexual Misconduct

Ivanka Trump Says She Believes Father’s Denials of Sexual Misconduct

Ivanka Trump says she believes her father’s denials of sexual misconduct.
Huawei CEO Fights Back Over Trust in China's Tech Companies

Huawei CEO Fights Back Over Trust in China's Tech Companies

Concerns about the security of Huawei Technologies Co.’s handsets and network equipment are "groundless" and are part of a broader unfair view that Chinese companies can’t be trusted, Chief Executive
Corbyn Backing for Customs Union Sets Up Showdown With May

Corbyn Backing for Customs Union Sets Up Showdown With May

Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to back a customs union between the U.K. and the European Union set up a Parliamentary showdown for Prime Minister Theresa May.
Washington Focuses on Trump Probes

Washington Focuses on Trump Probes

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses investigations into Trump administration. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Tom Keene on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
EU Might Look Kindly on Labour’s Customs Union Brexit Plan

EU Might Look Kindly on Labour’s Customs Union Brexit Plan

The European Union may consider the U.K. Labour Party’s idea of the country remaining in a customs union after Brexit acceptable -- but it would come with conditions attached.
Xi Jinping Is Here to Stay as China’s Ruler

Xi Jinping Is Here to Stay as China’s Ruler

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Quirky Tax Break That Will Soon Vanish Seen Jolting Bonds

Quirky Tax Break That Will Soon Vanish Seen Jolting Bonds

U.S. companies including FedEx Corp. and Motorola Solutions Inc. are seizing an opportunity to borrow money and top up their pensions, before a tax benefit shrinks.