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Cameroon Jails Secessionists After Extradition by Nigeria

Cameroon Jails Secessionists After Extradition by Nigeria

Cameroon will try the leaders of a secessionist movement after Nigerian authorities extradited them to the central African nation.
How Trump Can Promote Trade in the State of the Union

How Trump Can Promote Trade in the State of the Union

Brian Pomper, co-head of Akin Gump's lobbying practice, discusses efforts by the Trump administration to promote trade remedies on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
The Mounting Brexit Troubles for Theresa May

The Mounting Brexit Troubles for Theresa May

Bloomberg's Flavia Krause-Jackson discusses the mounting Brexit troubles for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. She speaks with Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Democrats Put Up Roadblock to Trump's Infrastructure Push

Democrats Put Up Roadblock to Trump's Infrastructure Push

Bloomberg's Mark Niquette discusses President Donald Trump's infrastructure push with Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Liberian President Weah Pledges Salary Cut as Economy Stutters

Liberian President Weah Pledges Salary Cut as Economy Stutters

Liberia’s new president, former soccer star George Weah, pledged to cut his salary and change the constitution to allow foreign investors to own land as the West African nation’s economy struggles to
FBI’s McCabe Steps Down Amid Trump Criticism, Source Says

FBI’s McCabe Steps Down Amid Trump Criticism, Source Says

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who has received blistering criticism from President Donald Trump, has stepped down and will be on leave until he retires sometime in the spring, a person familiar
Trump Condemns Taliban Role in Afghan Attacks, Says No Talks

Trump Condemns Taliban Role in Afghan Attacks, Says No Talks

President Donald Trump told visiting members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday the U.S. would no longer talk with the Taliban following a recent string of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
Powerful Republican Head of House Spending Panel to Retire

Powerful Republican Head of House Spending Panel to Retire

Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen, the chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee who faced a daunting re-election challenge, announced he is retiring from Congress.
U.S. Says ‘Some Progress’ Was Made at Latest Nafta Talks

U.S. Says ‘Some Progress’ Was Made at Latest Nafta Talks

The U.S. is pushing for a breakthrough on its touchiest Nafta proposals within a month, underscoring the fragility of the new mood of optimism after Canada and Mexico came forward with fresh ideas.
Alex Azar Sworn In as Trump’s Health Secretary

Alex Azar Sworn In as Trump’s Health Secretary

Alex Azar has been sworn in as President Donald Trump's second health secretary.
In Blow to Saudi Plans, Yemen Allies Turn Guns on Each Other

In Blow to Saudi Plans, Yemen Allies Turn Guns on Each Other

Saudi Arabia’s offensive to restore a friendly government in neighboring Yemen is facing new turmoil, as two forces which have fought on the kingdom’s side turn their guns on each other.
Wynn Tumbles After Macau Government Adds to Harassment Scrutiny

Wynn Tumbles After Macau Government Adds to Harassment Scrutiny

Wynn Macau Ltd. said it will cooperate with regulators after the government of the Chinese territory voiced concern over sexual harassment allegations swirling around casino magnate Steve Wynn.
Labour Keeps (Almost) All Options Open on Brexit Policy

Labour Keeps (Almost) All Options Open on Brexit Policy

Over mugs of tea emblazoned with the Labour slogan -- “For the many, not the few” -- Jeremy Corbyn told a handful of business executives that his party would rule nothing out on Brexit -- except a
Egypt’s El-Sisi Gets Competition—and It’s From a Backer

Egypt’s El-Sisi Gets Competition—and It’s From a Backer

But his challenge won’t allay critics who say El-Sisi’s reinstallation has been a foregone conclusion from the start.
All Signs Point to Big Democratic Wins in 2018

All Signs Point to Big Democratic Wins in 2018

The House, not the Senate, may be easier to grab from Republican control.
What’s Next for Saudi Arabia’s Elite After Leaving the Ritz

What’s Next for Saudi Arabia’s Elite After Leaving the Ritz

As detainees leave their luxury prison at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, questions linger.
FCC Chairman, Wireless Lobby Oppose U.S. Bid to Build a 5G Network

FCC Chairman, Wireless Lobby Oppose U.S. Bid to Build a 5G Network

U.S. regulators and the wireless industry are pushing back against a plan under discussion by the Trump administration to build a secure 5G network -- possibly with government control -- amid concerns
Some Saudi Millennials Won't Dance to Their Young Prince's Tune

Some Saudi Millennials Won't Dance to Their Young Prince's Tune

Dance music blares from a Riyadh café. In the foyer, young women in colorful robes line up to get their names on the waiting list. It’s the kind of scene that makes it easy to believe change is coming
What to Watch for in Trump's First State of the Union Address

What to Watch for in Trump's First State of the Union Address

President Trump is looking to build momentum for his infrastructure and immigration plans as he gets set to deliver his first State of the Union address. It follows his trip to Davos where he pitched