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Boosts From Trump Give Kelcy Warren Huge Pipeline Gain

Boosts From Trump Give Kelcy Warren Huge Pipeline Gain

Kelcy Warren’s pipeline business had a massive profit last year, thanks largely to President Donald Trump.
British Columbia Budget Dismays Businesses While Investors Shrug

British Columbia Budget Dismays Businesses While Investors Shrug

The first full budget of British Columbia’s new left-leaning government, which hikes taxes to support a spending spree, prompted dismay from business lobbies while investors were more sanguine.
Trump Suggests Bonuses for Gun-Trained Teachers, Praises the NRA

Trump Suggests Bonuses for Gun-Trained Teachers, Praises the NRA

President Donald Trump offered a full-throated endorsement of the National Rifle Association on Thursday as the organization mounted an offensive against efforts to tighten gun restrictions in the
The Rohingya Crisis Hasn’t Hurt Myanmar’s Tourism Industry

The Rohingya Crisis Hasn’t Hurt Myanmar’s Tourism Industry

Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18 percent last year to 3.44 million visitors, despite international condemnation over the treatment of its Rohingya Muslim population.
Online Trafficking Bill Poised for Fresh Vote in U.S. House

Online Trafficking Bill Poised for Fresh Vote in U.S. House

A bill to curb online sex trafficking that had previously spooked big internet companies is scheduled for consideration in the House of Representatives next week, its sponsor, Representative Ann
Trump Meets With Trade Union Leaders

Trump Meets With Trade Union Leaders

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on President Donald Trump's meeting with union leaders and his changing tone on gun control with David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
U.S. Treasury Official Says Era of Congratulating China Is Over

U.S. Treasury Official Says Era of Congratulating China Is Over

The U.S. is done applauding China for promising economic reforms and wants to see the Asian nation back up its professed support for open trade, according to a senior U.S. Treasury official.
Mexico Front-Runner Sees 'No Drastic Change' in Oil Opening

Mexico Front-Runner Sees 'No Drastic Change' in Oil Opening

Key advisers for Mexico’s presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador are united in their message to the country’s energy industry: don’t worry.
Venezuela’s Opposition Alliance Rejects ‘Fraudulent’ Elections

Venezuela’s Opposition Alliance Rejects ‘Fraudulent’ Elections

Venezuela’s opposition coalition announced it will boycott this year’s presidential ballot, saying that in its current form the vote will be neither free nor fair.
EU Membership Won't Change Serbian-Russian Ties, Vucic Says

EU Membership Won't Change Serbian-Russian Ties, Vucic Says

Serbia will retain close ties with Russia even as it works toward European Union membership, and it won’t join the bloc’s sanctions on Moscow, President Aleksandar Vucic said.
Mueller Files Sealed New Charges in Manafort, Gates Case

Mueller Files Sealed New Charges in Manafort, Gates Case

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges in the case against ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former deputy, Rick Gates, according to a sealed court filing.
How the Gun Control Debate Could Affect the 2018 Midterms

How the Gun Control Debate Could Affect the 2018 Midterms

Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, discusses gun control on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power. (Source: Bloomberg)
Mexico's Pro-Business Candidate Wants to Double Minimum Wage

Mexico's Pro-Business Candidate Wants to Double Minimum Wage

Presidential candidate Ricardo Anaya is pledging to more than double Mexico’s minimum wage as he looks to extend a rally in his support.

Winner-Take-All Electoral Practice Faces Voter-Rights Challenge

Civil rights activists are challenging the legality of four states’ winner-take-all method of allocating U.S. presidential electoral college votes, claiming the practice magnifies some votes at the
Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

America’s regulations for off-planet activity were written in the 1980s. They’re about to be remade with a capitalist bent.
The White House Isn't Eager to Fix This Problem Facing the U.S. Economy

The White House Isn't Eager to Fix This Problem Facing the U.S. Economy

With the U.S. labor market tightening, one way to boost the economy would be to encourage Americans who are out of the labor force in large numbers in states like West Virginia to move to states that
Anti-Brexit Campaign Launches Bus Tour

Anti-Brexit Campaign Launches Bus Tour

"Is it worth it?" An anti-Brexit bus has begun an 8-day tour across the U.K., warning onlookers of the high price tag of leaving the EU #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)
Mueller Team to Interview Nunberg Thursday, Source Says

Mueller Team to Interview Nunberg Thursday, Source Says

He was fired from Trump’s campaign in August 2015 after Business Insider published a story about his racially-charged Facebook posts.
YouTube Promoted Video Fueling Parkland Shooting Conspiracy

YouTube Promoted Video Fueling Parkland Shooting Conspiracy

YouTube was criticized after promoting a video with a title that suggested a teenage survivor of last week’s Florida school shooting was a paid actor, the latest sign of the internet industry’s
Schumer Calls Universal Background Checks Top Priority on Guns

Schumer Calls Universal Background Checks Top Priority on Guns

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer signaled Democrats will renew a fight to expand background checks for gun purchasers following last week’s mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high