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May Told Ministers Brexit Deal Should Last a Generation, Official Says

May Told Ministers Brexit Deal Should Last a Generation, Official Says

Prime Minister Theresa May told her cabinet to seek a bold Brexit deal that would shape Britain’s relationship with the European Union for a generation, according to an official briefed on their
Kelly Was Alerted on Porter’s Past, Sources Say

Kelly Was Alerted on Porter’s Past, Sources Say

White House chief of staff John Kelly knew that President Donald Trump’s staff secretary had issues in his past possibly impeding a permanent security clearance before news reports on domestic
What Rob Porter's Resignation Says About White House Vetting

What Rob Porter's Resignation Says About White House Vetting

Bloomberg's Alex Wayne discusses the recent resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter. He speaks with David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Colombia Tightens Border Controls as Venezuelan Exodus Grows

Colombia Tightens Border Controls as Venezuelan Exodus Grows

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of immigration controls as thousands of Venezuelans continue to pour over the border to escape a dire economic crisis and an increasingly
Rep. Brat Says Budget Deal a 'Non-Starter'

Rep. Brat Says Budget Deal a 'Non-Starter'

Rep. Dave Brat, a Virginia Republican and member of the House Freedom Caucus, discusses a bipartisan budget deal in the U.S. Senate and its impact on fiscal deficits. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin
U.S. Oil Reserve Would Fall Nearly in Half Under Budget Deal

U.S. Oil Reserve Would Fall Nearly in Half Under Budget Deal

The U.S. is poised to sell half of its emergency oil reserves to help pay its bills.
Tax Benefits for Racehorses, Rum Added to Bipartisan Budget Deal

Tax Benefits for Racehorses, Rum Added to Bipartisan Budget Deal

Tucked inside the bipartisan budget deal that looks poised to pass the Senate Thursday are a slew of tax breaks for NASCAR, Hollywood, racehorses and rum.
Omarosa Manigault Says Trump White House ‘Is So Bad’

Omarosa Manigault Says Trump White House ‘Is So Bad’

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman criticized her colleagues in the West Wing and indicated Americans should be concerned about President Donald Trump during an appearance on the
Trump's Soaring Budget Deficit Risks Intensifying Market Frenzy

Trump's Soaring Budget Deficit Risks Intensifying Market Frenzy

The ballooning federal budget deficit under President Donald Trump will force the U.S. to borrow more than $1 trillion this year and risks worsening the frenzy behind the global sell-off in stock
Trump Says He’ll Nominate Rettig as IRS Commissioner

Trump Says He’ll Nominate Rettig as IRS Commissioner

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will nominate California tax attorney Charles “Chuck” Rettig to lead the Internal Revenue Service as it puts the Republican tax overhaul into practice.
Draghi Says Regulators Should Make It Easier for Banks to Merge

Draghi Says Regulators Should Make It Easier for Banks to Merge

Mario Draghi agrees with at least some of Europe’s top bankers on barriers to consolidation in the industry.
U.S. Airlines Bumped Fewer People in 2017 After Dragging Incident

U.S. Airlines Bumped Fewer People in 2017 After Dragging Incident

After months of controversy last year triggered by the forcible dragging of a doctor off a flight in Chicago, airlines significantly cut down on bumping passengers.
Davis Says EU Threat Over Brexit Transition ‘Not in Good Faith’

Davis Says EU Threat Over Brexit Transition ‘Not in Good Faith’

As British ministers struggle to agree on what they want from Brexit, the U.K.’s chief negotiator accused the European Union of being “discourteous” and acting in bad faith.
Senate Panel Advances Goodfriend’s Fed Nomination by Thinnest Margin

Senate Panel Advances Goodfriend’s Fed Nomination by Thinnest Margin

The chances that President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Marvin Goodfriend, will get confirmed in the U.S. Senate took two big hits on Wednesday.
Netanyahu Questions Integrity of Police Probes Against Him

Netanyahu Questions Integrity of Police Probes Against Him

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned the integrity of police probing corruption allegations against him after the police commissioner said a “powerful” figure had hired private eyes to
Senate Budget Deal Has Tax Credits for Only Nuke Project in U.S.

Senate Budget Deal Has Tax Credits for Only Nuke Project in U.S.

A broad budget agreement being voted on Thursday by U.S. lawmakers includes tax credits that would benefit two nuclear reactors under construction in Georgia by Southern Co., according to the bill’s
Biofuel Producers, Nuclear Power Get Boost in U.S. Budget Deal

Biofuel Producers, Nuclear Power Get Boost in U.S. Budget Deal

Tax credits that would benefit biofuel producers and a nuclear reactor project being constructed by Southern Co. are among the energy incentives in a budget deal that Congress must pass by midnight to
U.S. Senator: Give Me ‘Five Minutes’ With Larry Nassar

U.S. Senator: Give Me ‘Five Minutes’ With Larry Nassar

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says it's too bad that court officers stopped a Michigan man from punching disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar.
Qaddafi Ties Halt Return to Libya Ghost Town in Peace Setback

Qaddafi Ties Halt Return to Libya Ghost Town in Peace Setback

The people in the camps are members of an ethnic minority co-opted by Muammar Qaddafi and then thrust into some of the most brutal fighting of the 2011 civil war only to end up on the losing side.