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Capita’s Bad Day Points to Even Worse Days for May

Capita’s Bad Day Points to Even Worse Days for May

The meltdown fuels calls for an end to outsourcing public services
Court Ruling on CFPB Director Deals Blow to Trump Administration

Court Ruling on CFPB Director Deals Blow to Trump Administration

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has regained a measure of independence. A U.S. appeals court ruled Wednesday the president can only fire the agency’s head for neglect or wrongdoing and not
Hillary Clinton Expresses Regret Over Not Firing Adviser

Hillary Clinton Expresses Regret Over Not Firing Adviser

Hillary Clinton says she should not have let a senior campaign adviser keep his job after a female staffer accused him of sexual harassment in 2007.
Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

One of the Trump administration’s top public health-officials resigned on Wednesday amid an uproar over her investments in tobacco, the nation’s leading cause of preventable death.

CDC Director Resigns After Stock Scandal

“This morning Secretary Azar accepted Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation,” the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in an emailed release. “Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial
Thinking of Another Arab Spring? Forget It, Egypt's El-Sisi Says

Thinking of Another Arab Spring? Forget It, Egypt's El-Sisi Says

He said he’s ready to pay with his life to make sure another uprising doesn’t happen on his watch.
Gay-Marriage Clash Throws Costa Rica Presidential Race Wide Open

Gay-Marriage Clash Throws Costa Rica Presidential Race Wide Open

Many religious Costa Ricans were incensed by a ruling this month in favor of gay marriage, which the government said it would implement.
Rep. Soto Says Trump Could Face Democratic Majority After 2018

Rep. Soto Says Trump Could Face Democratic Majority After 2018

Rep. Darren Soto, a Democrat from Florida, discusses Puerto Rico, infrastructure investment, and the 2018 mid-term elections. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg
Water Crisis Threatens Cape Town Companies Facing Staff Chaos

Water Crisis Threatens Cape Town Companies Facing Staff Chaos

Businesses in Cape Town are growing increasingly concerned about the risk that chronic water shortages pose to their operations in South Africa’s second-biggest city and are taking steps to reduce
Mueller Seeks Interview With Former Trump Legal Spokesman

Mueller Seeks Interview With Former Trump Legal Spokesman

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is said to have requested an interview with the former spokesman for Trump’s legal team Mark Corallo as part of his investigation into Russian election meddling,
The Judge Singlehandedly Trying to Solve the Opioid Crisis

The Judge Singlehandedly Trying to Solve the Opioid Crisis

Cleveland judge Daniel Polster says the U.S. government has punted on the nationwide opioid epidemic.

Miners Face Sudden Cost Increases After Congo Law Overhaul

The Democratic Republic of Congo canceled contract guarantees and hiked a key royalty in sweeping last-minute changes to a mining law that will have immediate financial costs for every mining project
Trump Presses Congress to Pass Infrastructure Bill

Trump Presses Congress to Pass Infrastructure Bill

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, touching upon numerous topics, including infrastructure investment and prescription drug pricing. Bloomberg's Michael
U.K.'s May Backs Down Over Brexit Economic Impact Studies

U.K.'s May Backs Down Over Brexit Economic Impact Studies

Theresa May’s government backed down and said it will allow lawmakers to see an assessment of the likely impact of Brexit on the British economy, after realizing it was likely to lose a vote.
Will She Stay or Go? May’s Enduring Question

Will She Stay or Go? May’s Enduring Question

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Zimbabwe's New President Eases Land Laws for White Farmers

Zimbabwe's New President Eases Land Laws for White Farmers

Zimbabwe’s government will allow white farmers to apply for 99-year leases on land.
Lula’s Fall Prompts Scramble for Substitute Among Brazil’s Left

Lula’s Fall Prompts Scramble for Substitute Among Brazil’s Left

With diminished odds that Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will run for the presidency after an appeals court upheld his corruption conviction, a host of left-wing candidates are already trying to
BTG Sees Shot at Brazil Loan Growth as Government Banks Retreat

BTG Sees Shot at Brazil Loan Growth as Government Banks Retreat

Brazil’s state-owned banks are retrenching, and Banco BTG Pactual wants to pick up the slack.
Signaling Crackdown, SEC Boss Emerges as Crypto Skeptic-in-Chief

Signaling Crackdown, SEC Boss Emerges as Crypto Skeptic-in-Chief

Several weeks after becoming the top cop for U.S. markets last May, Jay Clayton began reading everything he could get his hands on about Bitcoin, realizing it was quickly evolving from a method of