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Senators Reach Tentative Deal on DACA, Border Security

Senators Reach Tentative Deal on DACA, Border Security

A bipartisan Senate group tentatively agreed on an immigration proposal Wednesday that would allow citizenship for young undocumented immigrants and provide $25 billion for a border wall. Bloomberg's
NATO Salutes Europe’s Defense Budget Increases

NATO Salutes Europe’s Defense Budget Increases

The head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization hailed its first annual review of members’ defense-spending plans amid persistent U.S. calls for European allies to foot more of the collective
Trump-Sought Military Parade Could Cost $10 Million to $30 Million

Trump-Sought Military Parade Could Cost $10 Million to $30 Million

The White House budget director says a military parade envisioned by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million.
Federal Official Slammed After Agency Buys Jerry Jones’s Helicopter

Federal Official Slammed After Agency Buys Jerry Jones’s Helicopter

A federally owned utility’s purchase of corporate jets and a luxury helicopter once used by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has prompted a review by government auditors and calls for the chief
Embattled Tunisia Central Banker Quits Before Vote to Oust Him

Embattled Tunisia Central Banker Quits Before Vote to Oust Him

Tunisia’s central banker resigned hours before parliament was scheduled to remove him in favor of a World Bank official, as the nation struggles to ease hardships that have dashed hopes born in the
IRS to Ban Hedge-Fund Tax Dodge on Carried Interest

IRS to Ban Hedge-Fund Tax Dodge on Carried Interest

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Internal Revenue Service plans on closing a loophole that hedge-fund managers had been trying to exploit to avoid paying higher taxes on carried-interest
Watchdog Faults Veterans Affairs Secretary Over European Trip Expenses

Watchdog Faults Veterans Affairs Secretary Over European Trip Expenses

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets, according to an internal investigation.
Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela’s Crisis Deepens

Peru Retracts Maduro Invitation as Venezuela’s Crisis Deepens

International outcry is growing over Venezuela’s decision to hold snap presidential elections amid a deepening economic and social crisis.
Manafort Judge Criticizes Legal Teams Over Secret Filings

Manafort Judge Criticizes Legal Teams Over Secret Filings

The judge overseeing the money-laundering trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said there had been too many secret filings in the high-profile criminal case.
Gowdy Opens Congressional Probe of Former Trump Aide’s Clearance

Gowdy Opens Congressional Probe of Former Trump Aide’s Clearance

The chairman of the House’s main investigative committee ramped up pressure on White House chief of staff John Kelly with a letter seeking answers.
Senators Push Pared-Down Immigration Plan to Break Stalemate

Senators Push Pared-Down Immigration Plan to Break Stalemate

A bipartisan Senate group tentatively agreed on a trimmed-down immigration proposal Wednesday that would allow citizenship for young undocumented immigrants and provide $25 billion for a border wall
Ignoring Obamacare Rules, Idaho ‘Freedom’ Plans Come With Limits

Ignoring Obamacare Rules, Idaho ‘Freedom’ Plans Come With Limits

After Idaho’s Republican governor promised to find creative ways to get around Obamacare, one health plan in the state plans to offer skimpy coverage that may violate many of the law’s protections for
Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

President Donald Trump surprised a group of lawmakers Wednesday by saying he would support a 25-cent-per-gallon increase in federal gasoline and diesel taxes to help pay for upgrading American roads,
What Boris Johnson’s Brexit Speech Tells Us About U.K. Politics

What Boris Johnson’s Brexit Speech Tells Us About U.K. Politics

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson set out his personal vision for Brexit in a speech that nodded loyally to Theresa May’s leadership but contained enough mischief to challenge her authority.
Porter Scandal Continues to Haunt General John Kelly

Porter Scandal Continues to Haunt General John Kelly

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly faces increasing scrutiny over his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former top aide to President Donald Trump after the FBI offered an account
Who's Fighting and Why in What's Left of Syria's War: QuickTake

Who's Fighting and Why in What's Left of Syria's War: QuickTake

The original battles in Syria’s civil war are drawing to a bloody end, yet new fronts have opened as local, regional and even global powers try to stake out positions in anticipation of a post-war
Gulf States Pledge Billions to Rebuild Iraq After Islamic State Defeat

Gulf States Pledge Billions to Rebuild Iraq After Islamic State Defeat

Gulf nations pledged billions of dollars in financial support to help Iraq rebuild after its war to defeat Islamic State, in what may be an effort to weaken Iranian influence there.
AT&T Is Probing White House Influence in Time Warner Case

AT&T Is Probing White House Influence in Time Warner Case

AT&T Inc. wants to show political tampering as it seeks evidence about whether President Donald Trump influenced the Justice Department’s decision to sue to block the company’s proposed
Rep. Womack Says Trump Budget Proposal 'Never Balances'

Rep. Womack Says Trump Budget Proposal 'Never Balances'

Rep. Steve Womack, a Republican from Arkansas, discusses the congressional budget negotiation process and the impact of U.S. deficit spending on bond markets. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin
Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters Ends With One Injured

Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters Ends With One Injured

Several people were taken to hospitals after a shooting on Wednesday at the Maryland headquarters of the National Security Agency, although no injuries were attributed to gunfire.