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Xi’s Top Economic Aide Plans U.S. Trip Amid Trade Tension

Xi’s Top Economic Aide Plans U.S. Trip Amid Trade Tension

President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He will head to the U.S. next week amid mounting trade tensions between the governments in Beijing and Washington, said a person familiar with the
Trump Weighs ‘Red Flag’ Orders to Take Guns Away Quickly

Trump Weighs ‘Red Flag’ Orders to Take Guns Away Quickly

The White House is considering the idea of using restraining orders to take firearms away from people considered dangerous as part of its response to last week’s massacre at a Florida high school, two
Nafta Negotiators Dig In for Long Haul

Nafta Negotiators Dig In for Long Haul

It’s looking increasingly likely Nafta talks will extend beyond a March target.
Three China Insurers Found Violating Investment Rules

Three China Insurers Found Violating Investment Rules

China’s insurance regulator found three domestic insurers violated foreign investment rules, giving the companies a month to “correct” the breaches.
Pruitt Vows to Repeal ‘Prohibition’ on U.S. Energy Resources

Pruitt Vows to Repeal ‘Prohibition’ on U.S. Energy Resources

The Obama administration effectively imposed “prohibition” on U.S. energy and natural resources development, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Friday.
Maryland, D.C. Seek to Add Trump as Individual in Emolument Suit

Maryland, D.C. Seek to Add Trump as Individual in Emolument Suit

Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a motion to revise their emoluments lawsuit against President Donald Trump to name him in his individual capacity.
Trump’s Company Settles Golfers’ Suit for 94 Cents on the Dollar

Trump’s Company Settles Golfers’ Suit for 94 Cents on the Dollar

After pledging to fight a $5.77 million judgment against one of his luxury Florida golf clubs, President Donald Trump’s company has agreed to pay almost all of it.
Trump Is Said to Want Global Tariff of 24% on Steel Imports

Trump Is Said to Want Global Tariff of 24% on Steel Imports

President Donald Trump has said he wants to slap a global tariff of 24 percent on steel imports, the most severe of three options presented to him in a report in January. Bloomberg's Sarah McGregor
Trump Battles Complacency in Victory Among Conservative Faithful

Trump Battles Complacency in Victory Among Conservative Faithful

The crowd at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference was lower-key and often sparser than in recent years.
Mnuchin Relishes His Star Turn in Cabinet and Trump’s Favor

Mnuchin Relishes His Star Turn in Cabinet and Trump’s Favor

Between defending the Trump administration’s tax cuts and imposing sanctions on North Korea, Steven Mnuchin found some time this week for the fun part of being Treasury Secretary.
Trump Favors Commerce’s Harshest Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Sources Say

Trump Favors Commerce’s Harshest Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Sources Say

President Donald Trump has told confidants that he wants to impose the harshest tariffs on steel and aluminum imports recommended by the Commerce Department, according to three people familiar with
Former Australia PM Rudd on U.S. Relations, Anbang and North Korea

Former Australia PM Rudd on U.S. Relations, Anbang and North Korea

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd discusses relations between Australia and the U.S., Beijing taking control of Anbang Insurance Group and the threat from North Korea. He speaks with
FCC's Carr Sees Increased Investment in Broadband Space

FCC's Carr Sees Increased Investment in Broadband Space

Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr discusses net neutrality and investment in broadband infrastructure with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli from the Conservative Political Action
U.S. Moving Embassy to Jerusalem by May in a Faster Timetable

U.S. Moving Embassy to Jerusalem by May in a Faster Timetable

The Trump administration will officially move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by May, the State Department said.
Gates Guilty Plea Strengthens Mueller’s Hand Against Manafort

Gates Guilty Plea Strengthens Mueller’s Hand Against Manafort

As the newest cooperator for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Rick Gates gives prosecutors a powerful weapon in pursuing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and possible election collusion
Trump Says Kelly Will Make Decision on Kushner Clearance

Trump Says Kelly Will Make Decision on Kushner Clearance

President Donald Trump comments on the criticisms of senior adviser Jared Kushner during a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. (Source: Bloomberg)
Meeting That Gates Admits Lying About Matches Rohrabacher Dinner

Meeting That Gates Admits Lying About Matches Rohrabacher Dinner

“The subject of Ukraine came up in passing,” the lawmaker’s spokesman said.
Former ACU Chairman Doesn't Expect Much Federal Action on Guns

Former ACU Chairman Doesn't Expect Much Federal Action on Guns

Al Cardenas, former chairman of the American Conservative Union, discusses President Donald Trump's approach to gun control with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance
White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

White House Locked Down After Vehicle Strikes Barrier

Washington (AP) -- The White House was on lockdown for about an hour Friday after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. Local media reported that the driver was armed.
Trump Says It Could Get 'Very Rough' If N. Korea Sanctions Fail

Trump Says It Could Get 'Very Rough' If N. Korea Sanctions Fail

President Donald Trump comments on the U.S. sanctions against North Korea during a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. (Source: Bloomberg)