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U.S. Touts Nafta Progress as Republicans Urge Trade Caution

U.S. Touts Nafta Progress as Republicans Urge Trade Caution

The Trump administration is signaling progress on Nafta talks, particularly with Mexico, as Republican lawmakers voice support for a trade deal President Donald Trump has threatened repeatedly to
Israel Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Bribery

Israel Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu With Bribery

Israeli police recommended charging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.
Democratic Rep. Yarmuth Calls Trump's Budget a 'Confession Document'

Democratic Rep. Yarmuth Calls Trump's Budget a 'Confession Document'

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky, ranking member of the House Budget Committee, discusses President Trump's budget proposal on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Richest Backers Lost $11.6 Billion in the Selloff

Trump’s Richest Backers Lost $11.6 Billion in the Selloff

It’s been a rough February, even for President Trump’s biggest financial backers.
Trump Proposes 'Reciprocal Tax' on Imports

Trump Proposes 'Reciprocal Tax' on Imports

President Donald Trump discusses imposing a “reciprocal tax”, a tax on imports from other countries at the same rates those countries impose on U.S. products. He met with Democrat and Republican
Trump Says U.S. Steel, Aluminum Being Decimated by Countries Dumping

Trump Says U.S. Steel, Aluminum Being Decimated by Countries Dumping

President Donald Trump discussed his administration’s investigation of steel and aluminum imports in a White House meeting with Democrat and Republican lawmakers. (Source: Bloomberg)
Zuma Has Next Move in ANC Power Battle as Gupta Home Raided

Zuma Has Next Move in ANC Power Battle as Gupta Home Raided

The noose tightened on South African President Jacob Zuma as the police went after key allies while leaders of the ruling African National Congress vowed to force him from office.
In Exile, Bannon Sounds the #MeToo Alarm

In Exile, Bannon Sounds the #MeToo Alarm

He sees female empowerment as the next great political backlash, which means trouble for Republicans.
Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting

Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns After Lying About Putin Meeting

Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra quit his post after admitting he lied about attending a 2006 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Wray Says He Won’t Discuss Russia Investigation With Trump

Wray Says He Won’t Discuss Russia Investigation With Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray said he won’t discuss the Russian investigation with President Donald Trump.
Why Abby Joseph Cohen Changed Her Bullish Tone

Why Abby Joseph Cohen Changed Her Bullish Tone

Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs senior investment strategist, discusses the volatility in U.S. equity markets, and fiscal policy from the Trump Administration. She speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene
Drone's Close Encounter With Jet Spurs Call to Tighten Laws

Drone's Close Encounter With Jet Spurs Call to Tighten Laws

A video from a drone that flew within feet of an airliner over Las Vegas and prompted outrage on the internet has spurred three influential U.S. aviation lobbies to call for tighter regulations on
Uncertainty Over Zuma Leaves Traders Divided on Rand's Future

Uncertainty Over Zuma Leaves Traders Divided on Rand's Future

Bloomberg's Robert Brand discusses the political impasse surrounding South African President Jacob Zuma and its effect on the rand. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source:
Sudan Says Border With South Was Opened for First Time Post-Secession

Sudan Says Border With South Was Opened for First Time Post-Secession

Sudan’s government said it opened a border point for trade with South Sudan for the first time since southern independence in 2011.
Sen. Scott Says Regulation 'Oppressive' to Small Businesses

Sen. Scott Says Regulation 'Oppressive' to Small Businesses

Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, discusses U.S. small business regulation reform and efforts to lower federal budget deficits. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin at the Goldman
U.S. Forces Said to Kill Russian Mercenaries in Syria

U.S. Forces Said to Kill Russian Mercenaries in Syria

More than 200 contract soldiers were killed by U.S. forces in Syria when they tried to attack a base controlled by Americans. This is according to one U.S. official and three Russians familiar with
Kelly’s Handling of Porter Scrutinized After FBI’s Conflicting Timeline

Kelly’s Handling of Porter Scrutinized After FBI’s Conflicting Timeline

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is under increasing scrutiny for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former top presidential aide after the FBI offered an account of events
Sen. Gardner Says He Opposes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure

Sen. Gardner Says He Opposes Gas Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure

Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado, discusses President Donald Trump's 2019 budget proposal and explains his opposition to funding infrastructure spending with an increase of the
Republicans Challenge Trump on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Republicans Challenge Trump on Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Republican lawmakers cautioned President Donald Trump in a White House meeting against levying tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.