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Brexit Worries Steer Top Irish Investor Toward Emerging Markets

Brexit Worries Steer Top Irish Investor Toward Emerging Markets

Ireland’s best fund manager may be based in Scotland, but his performance has been driven by investing outside the U.K.
If Tories Want May Gone, Here's How to Do It

If Tories Want May Gone, Here's How to Do It

Margaret Thatcher was at a summit in Paris when the tide turned. Once-loyal Cabinet members had betrayed her and within hours it became clear the Iron Lady had lost control of her Conservative Party.
Opposition Fortunes Wane as Tanzania President Rules Supreme

Opposition Fortunes Wane as Tanzania President Rules Supreme

Two years into his rule, Tanzanian President John Magufuli has some unexpected new fans: his political opponents.
Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in ‘American Moment’

Trump Connects Presidency With Prosperity in ‘American Moment’

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation’s prosperity in his first State of the Union address, arguing that the U.S. has arrived at a “new American moment” of wealth and
Lawmaker Who Attacked Reporter to Advise GOP Aides on Personnel

Lawmaker Who Attacked Reporter to Advise GOP Aides on Personnel

Montana Representative Greg Gianforte will advise a group of Republican aides on how to hire good personnel nine months after he assaulted a reporter and his campaign spokesman made false statements
Ex-ACU Chair Says Trump's Infrastructure Plan Isn't Realistic

Ex-ACU Chair Says Trump's Infrastructure Plan Isn't Realistic

Al Cardenas, former American Conservative Union chairman, previews President Donald Trump's State of the Union address. He speaks with Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." (Source:
Trump Not Planning New Offer for ‘Dreamers’ in State of Union, Official Says

Trump Not Planning New Offer for ‘Dreamers’ in State of Union, Official Says

President Donald Trump won’t announce in his State of the Union address Tuesday that he’s extending protections against deportation for young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, a key policy
Corker Sees Trump Modernizing Nafta  Rather Than Killing It

Corker Sees Trump Modernizing Nafta Rather Than Killing It

In a hearing Tuesday, Chairman Bob Corker said his sense is that “modernization is where the administration is heading” on Nafta.
Kim Jong Un’s Luxury Ski Resort Steals Olympic Spotlight

Kim Jong Un’s Luxury Ski Resort Steals Olympic Spotlight

North Korea’s abrupt cancellation of a joint cultural event this week leaves only one venue in the country that will host events for next month’s Winter Olympics: Kim Jong Un’s luxury ski resort.
GOP Rep. Curbelo Says Immigration Deal Isn't Going to Be Easy

GOP Rep. Curbelo Says Immigration Deal Isn't Going to Be Easy

Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo of Florida discusses the State of the Union, DACA and immigration on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Modi's Budget Dilemma: Win Voters or Stick to Deficit Plan

Modi's Budget Dilemma: Win Voters or Stick to Deficit Plan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a tough balancing act in this week’s budget: maintaining fiscal prudence or handing out cash to placate rural voters ahead of next year’s election.
EU Is Refusing to Budge on Post-Brexit Financial Services

EU Is Refusing to Budge on Post-Brexit Financial Services

U.K. banks will have limited access to the European Union’s single market after Brexit if the government refuses to weaken its red lines, the European Commission told diplomats, according to two
Bannon Russia Testimony Delayed to Coordinate With White House

Bannon Russia Testimony Delayed to Coordinate With White House

Steve Bannon’s second appearance before a House panel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election has been postponed as the lawyer for President Donald Trump’s former adviser works out details
Bill Nye Gets Grief Flanking Climate Critic at Trump Speech

Bill Nye Gets Grief Flanking Climate Critic at Trump Speech

Bill Nye -- aka “The Science Guy” -- is in hot water with environmentalists and scientists alike for attending the State of the Union address as a guest of a lawmaker who has expressed skepticism of
Judge Rebukes Trump's ‘Vicious’ Anti-Immigrant Statements

Judge Rebukes Trump's ‘Vicious’ Anti-Immigrant Statements

President Donald Trump received another stinging rebuke from a federal judge over his statements and tweets about immigrants.
Tunisia Set to Return to Pre-Revolution Growth in 2020, PM Says

Tunisia Set to Return to Pre-Revolution Growth in 2020, PM Says

Tunisia expects its economy to turn a corner by 2020, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said, as his administration faces a wave of protests over living standards that have been slow to improve since the
New York Fed Board Starts Talks With Possible Dudley Successors

New York Fed Board Starts Talks With Possible Dudley Successors

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s board of directors has started preliminary discussions with potential candidates to succeed President William Dudley, who plans to retire later this year.
McConnell Sees No Need to Protect Mueller From President Trump

McConnell Sees No Need to Protect Mueller From President Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he sees no need to act to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation -- and declined to say how Republicans would react if
Maduro Sets Venezuela's Debut Cryptocurrency Sale for February

Maduro Sets Venezuela's Debut Cryptocurrency Sale for February

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said the country is pushing ahead with plans for the first sale of its cryptocurrency next month, and developing plans for its use with a national ID card held by
Ryan Defends Use of ‘Rule X’ to Release GOP Memo on Trump Probe

Ryan Defends Use of ‘Rule X’ to Release GOP Memo on Trump Probe

House Speaker Paul Ryan defended a House committee’s party-line vote to release a Republican memo about FBI surveillance in the Russia meddling investigation, saying there are “legitimate questions”
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