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Trump Administration Is Weighing Emergency Aid for Some Coal Plants

Trump Administration Is Weighing Emergency Aid for Some Coal Plants

After failing to win a bailout for cash-strapped coal plants, some Trump administration officials are considering emergency orders that could keep at least some coal generators online, people familiar
Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Hard Brexit Argument Pales at Cambridge Debate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Hard Brexit Argument Pales at Cambridge Debate

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the bookmakers’ favorite to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, has captured the zeitgeist among the grassroots of his own Conservative Party in recent months with his strident
U.S. Trade Deal Isn't Key to Brexit Success, U.K.'s Labour Says

U.S. Trade Deal Isn't Key to Brexit Success, U.K.'s Labour Says

Striking a trade deal with the U.S. isn’t crucial to making a success of Brexit, the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party said as it prioritized preserving EU trade and kept its options open on customs
Syrian Forces Capture Two Members of Islamic State’s ‘Beatles’ Group

Syrian Forces Capture Two Members of Islamic State’s ‘Beatles’ Group

Washington (AP) -- The American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell commonly dubbed "The Beatles" and known for beheading
Warner Wants Russia Probe to Delve Deeper With Tech Companies

Warner Wants Russia Probe to Delve Deeper With Tech Companies

Senator Mark Warner said he’s not finished pressing the technology companies whose networks were exploited by Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign and beyond.
Thailand’s Opposition Movement, Ousted in Coup, Sees Chance for a Comeback

Thailand’s Opposition Movement, Ousted in Coup, Sees Chance for a Comeback

Thailand’s main opposition Pheu Thai Party, whose leader was ousted by the military, said it has a good chance of performing well once the generals allow a fresh election as economic gains fail to
Bipartisan Budget Deal Sets Stage for Rising Deficits, CBO Shows

Bipartisan Budget Deal Sets Stage for Rising Deficits, CBO Shows

The bipartisan budget deal President Donald Trump hopes to sign this week would set the stage for a massive increase in the federal deficit in coming years, a Congressional Budget Office report shows.
GOP Rep. Brooks Says We Need to Avoid 'String' of Trillion Dollar Deficits

GOP Rep. Brooks Says We Need to Avoid 'String' of Trillion Dollar Deficits

Republican Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama discusses a budget deal that would avert a potential government shutdown on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Congress Up Against Another Shutdown Deadline

Congress Up Against Another Shutdown Deadline

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli explains where Congress stands on the vote to avert a government shutdown. He speaks with Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
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.