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Trump Budget Sees Jobless Rate Falling Sans Inflation Boost

Trump Budget Sees Jobless Rate Falling Sans Inflation Boost

Like the spending request itself, the economic assumptions may turn out to be more wishlist than reality.
The U.S. Budget Gap Widens

The U.S. Budget Gap Widens

The U.S. budget deficit widened in the first four months of the fiscal year as growth in spending exceeded revenue.
Trump Jr.'s Wife Hospitalized After Scare With Powder in Letter

Trump Jr.'s Wife Hospitalized After Scare With Powder in Letter

Police say Donald Trump Jr.'s wife opened an envelope that contained white powder, felt ill and was taken to New York City hospital as a precaution.
Trump’s Budget Would Cut Federal Amtrak Spending in Half

Trump’s Budget Would Cut Federal Amtrak Spending in Half

President Donald Trump is proposing to cut in half the federal subsidy for Amtrak.
Trump Proposes $4.4 Trillion Budget

Trump Proposes $4.4 Trillion Budget

Bloomberg's Michael McKee discusses President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget proposal. He speaks with Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Deregulation Has Had Little Economic Impact, Goldman Says

Trump’s Deregulation Has Had Little Economic Impact, Goldman Says

President Donald Trump’s deregulation agenda for industry has had limited impact on the job market and capital spending during his first year in office, according to Goldman Sachs.
Trump’s Silence on ‘Buy America’ for Infrastructure Annoys Manufacturers

Trump’s Silence on ‘Buy America’ for Infrastructure Annoys Manufacturers

Donald Trump’s proposal to upgrade U.S. infrastructure was met with a collective groan from American manufacturers who complained that the president ignored his “Buy America” promises.
Tories Determined to Deliver Smooth Brexit, Wales' Cairns Says

Tories Determined to Deliver Smooth Brexit, Wales' Cairns Says

Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns discusses the Brexit transition and its impact on U.K investment and trade. He speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Trump Budget Would Swap Food Stamps for ‘100% American’ Food Packages

Trump Budget Would Swap Food Stamps for ‘100% American’ Food Packages

President Donald Trump is proposing to slash cash payments and substitute them with "100 percent American grown food" given to recipients.
The Potholes Ahead for Trump's Roads-and-Bridges Push: QuickTake

The Potholes Ahead for Trump's Roads-and-Bridges Push: QuickTake

There was lots of talk, but no progress, in 2017 on President Donald Trump’s pledge to fix U.S. highways, bridges and airports. A second try, in his second year, won’t be easy: Money is tight,
Trump’s Defense Plan Would Boost Navy, Missile Defense, Boeing Plane

Trump’s Defense Plan Would Boost Navy, Missile Defense, Boeing Plane

Missile defense spending would increase about 25% over the Obama administration’s last projected numbers for fiscal 2019.
White House Doesn’t Plan Import Tax, Official Says, Contradicting Trump

White House Doesn’t Plan Import Tax, Official Says, Contradicting Trump

The Trump administration has no formal proposal on the table for a so-called reciprocal tax on imports, according to a U.S. official who sought to clarify whether a levy that risks escalating tensions
Ukraine to Deport Saakashvili to Poland After Asylum Appeal Rejected

Ukraine to Deport Saakashvili to Poland After Asylum Appeal Rejected

Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader-turned Ukrainian opposition politician, lost his appeal in a Ukrainian court seeking protection and refugee status after his homeland sought
Trump, Citing ‘Redundancies,’ Again Proposes Steep Cuts to EPA

Trump, Citing ‘Redundancies,’ Again Proposes Steep Cuts to EPA

Months after three major hurricanes devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, the White House once again proposed slashing spending on government programs to combat climate change and protect
Former Celgene CEO Will Run for New Jersey Senate Seat

Former Celgene CEO Will Run for New Jersey Senate Seat

Bob Hugin, the former chief executive and chairman of drug giant Celgene Corp., plans to announce his run for Senate Tuesday in the company’s home state of New Jersey.
South Africa to Probe Claims Its Soldiers Abused Congolese Civilians

South Africa to Probe Claims Its Soldiers Abused Congolese Civilians

South Africa’s army opened an investigation into allegations its soldiers assaulted and tortured civilians while serving as United Nations peacekeepers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Croatia, Serbia Vow to Solve Long-Standing Border Dispute

Croatia, Serbia Vow to Solve Long-Standing Border Dispute

The presidents of Croatia and Serbia vowed to resolve some issues that have lingered since the bloody wars that tore apart Yugoslavia almost three decades ago.
Fighting Flares in South Sudan, Complicating Fresh Peace Talks

Fighting Flares in South Sudan, Complicating Fresh Peace Talks

South Sudanese rebels and government forces clashed around a town in the oil-producing northeast, each side blaming the other for the violence that may complicate regional efforts to end a four-year
Trump Sends His Infrastructure Plan to Skeptical Congress

Trump Sends His Infrastructure Plan to Skeptical Congress

President Donald Trump Monday released his long-awaited proposal to upgrade roads, airports and other public works.