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Trump Says Teachers Who Carry Should Get a Bonus

Trump Says Teachers Who Carry Should Get a Bonus

President Donald Trump calls for paying bonuses to teachers who carry guns in the classroom, embracing a controversial proposal to curb school shootings hours after offering a full-throated
States Rush to Defend 2018 Election From Russia Before Midterms

States Rush to Defend 2018 Election From Russia Before Midterms

Bloomberg's Nafeesa Syeed reports on how U.S. states are rushing to increase election security as the midterm elections approach. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Atlanta Fed President Says ‘Things Continue to Look Up’ for U.S. Economy

Atlanta Fed President Says ‘Things Continue to Look Up’ for U.S. Economy

The U.S. central bank is carefully raising interest rates against a brightening economic background that has perked up conditions for the nation’s lenders, said Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks

Pensions for educators are invested in the firearms industry, including in states where students have been gunned down in recent years.
Softer Corbyn Line on Brexit Spells Trouble for May's Government

Softer Corbyn Line on Brexit Spells Trouble for May's Government

Jeremy Corbyn isn’t due to outline his Brexit policy until Monday, but the opposition Labour Party leader may have already revealed his key line. If so, it spells more trouble for Theresa May’s
Trump Administration Must Release Keystone Documents or Say Why It Won’t

Trump Administration Must Release Keystone Documents or Say Why It Won’t

The Trump administration must either release documents related to its approval of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline or justify to a court why it won’t.
Venezuelans Can’t Buy Maduro's Cryptocurrency With Bolivars

Venezuelans Can’t Buy Maduro's Cryptocurrency With Bolivars

Venezuela is advertising its groundbreaking state-sponsored cryptocurrency as a means to "promote well-being, bringing power closer to the people.” A lofty goal, but it’s hard to see how the troubled
Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California

Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he’s considering pulling federal immigration enforcement agents out of California, which declared itself a so-called sanctuary state.
Another Utility, Another Share Sale Because of U.S. Tax Overhaul

Another Utility, Another Share Sale Because of U.S. Tax Overhaul

While oil and gas producers reap billions in gains from the U.S. corporate tax cut, PPL Corp. has become the latest utility the measure has forced to ramp up stock sales to generate cash.
Crusading Romanian Anti-Graft Prosecutor Faces Threat to Job

Crusading Romanian Anti-Graft Prosecutor Faces Threat to Job

Romanian Justice Minister Tudorel Toader said he’s seeking to replace the nation’s top anti-graft prosecutor, who’s led an unprecedented crackdown on corruption that’s sent dozens of politicians to
Parents Say 101 Nigerian Girls Missing After Boko Haram Attack

Parents Say 101 Nigerian Girls Missing After Boko Haram Attack

Parents in northern Nigeria say more than 100 girls are still missing after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school.
What You Need to Know About Italy’s March 4 Election

What You Need to Know About Italy’s March 4 Election

Italy’s all-too-familiar postwar brew of government dysfunction, economic stagnation and toxic debt has an added pinch of populism as an important national vote nears.
Commerce Chief Says Trump Not Rushing to Judgment on Steel Curbs

Commerce Chief Says Trump Not Rushing to Judgment on Steel Curbs

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he expects President Donald Trump to take a thoughtful approach to deciding on possible restrictions for steel and aluminum imports.
Four U.S. States Announce Effort to Curb Gun Violence

Four U.S. States Announce Effort to Curb Gun Violence

Four Northeastern states will cooperate to seize and trace illegal guns and prevent dangerous people from making legal purchases, their Democratic governors said.
FBI Vows to Regain Trust After Missing Warning on Florida Shooter

FBI Vows to Regain Trust After Missing Warning on Florida Shooter

The FBI is “doing everything” it can to secure the trust of Americans despite withering attacks on its capabilities and its failure to act on warnings before last week’s deadly school shooting in
Trump Clarifies Stance on Giving Guns to Teachers

Trump Clarifies Stance on Giving Guns to Teachers

President Donald Trump appeared to soften his stance on arming school teachers in response to the deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports from the
Trump Administration Discusses Food-Box Plan With Grocers

Trump Administration Discusses Food-Box Plan With Grocers

The Agriculture Department has begun talking with grocery retailers about their potential role in a proposal to replace some food-stamp allocations with prepackaged boxes of groceries, Secretary Sonny
Anti-Putin Leader Says Russia May Jail Him Until After Election

Anti-Putin Leader Says Russia May Jail Him Until After Election

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny said he may be jailed until the end of next month’s presidential election after he was briefly detained and his campaign manager was taken into custody.
Trump-Linked Real Estate Firm Settles Suit by Ex-Employee

Trump-Linked Real Estate Firm Settles Suit by Ex-Employee

A real estate development firm linked to President Donald Trump reached an agreement to resolve a lawsuit filed by a former executive, Jody Kriss.
Gates Set for Closed-Door Hearing on Change-of-Lawyer Request

Gates Set for Closed-Door Hearing on Change-of-Lawyer Request

Lawyers for Rick Gates, the former Trump campaign aide indicted in October with Paul Manafort on charges of money laundering and illegal foreign lobbying, will meet again with a judge weighing their