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Trump to Tell Davos That ‘America First’ Is Good for Globalism

Trump to Tell Davos That ‘America First’ Is Good for Globalism

President Donald Trump has a familiar message for the global elites populating the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: You were wrong.
Professor Fights Putin’s Czech Ally in Key Election

Professor Fights Putin’s Czech Ally in Key Election

This week’s Czech presidential vote is neck and neck and there’s much at stake for the country’s relations with Europe.
Saudi Arabia Struck Gold With Corruption Crackdown

Saudi Arabia Struck Gold With Corruption Crackdown

The $100 billion in expected settlement deals will boost the economy, still struggling to recover from the 2014 drop in oil prices.
U.S. Military Drills With South Korea Planned After Olympics

U.S. Military Drills With South Korea Planned After Olympics

The U.S. and South Korea will conduct joint military drills as “normal” after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang end in March, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Choi Hyunsoo said in a
Foreign Investors Exploit Security Gaps, U.S. Treasury Warns

Foreign Investors Exploit Security Gaps, U.S. Treasury Warns

Foreign investments in the U.S. that pose national security risks are evading scrutiny because of gaps in American law that limit reviews, a senior Treasury Department official said.
U.K. Government Is Too Distracted to Brace for Brexit, IFG Says

U.K. Government Is Too Distracted to Brace for Brexit, IFG Says

Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is too beset by political turbulence and ministerial turnover to effectively prepare Britain for Brexit, the Institute for Government said.
Trump Says He’s Weighing Path to Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

Trump Says He’s Weighing Path to Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

President Donald Trump said he’s open to giving young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship in an immigration deal the White House will be negotiating with Congress.
Trump Says He ‘Would Love To’ Speak Under Oath in Mueller Probe

Trump Says He ‘Would Love To’ Speak Under Oath in Mueller Probe

Donald Trump said that he “would love to” talk under oath to Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is investigating whether anyone close to the president colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign.
GOP Lawmaker Wants to More Than Double High-Skilled Worker Visas

GOP Lawmaker Wants to More Than Double High-Skilled Worker Visas

Senator Orrin Hatch introduced a bill on Thursday that would more than double the maximum number of temporary visas offered to high-skilled workers from overseas.
May Is Trying to Recruit Allies in Davos to Take on Big Tech

May Is Trying to Recruit Allies in Davos to Take on Big Tech

On a break from Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May takes her crusade against technology giants to Davos.
Kentucky's Medicaid Work Requirement Isn't Only Target in Court

Kentucky's Medicaid Work Requirement Isn't Only Target in Court

Kentucky’s proposed work requirement for Medicaid recipients is just one aspect of the state’s overhaul of the health-care plan that some experts say puts it at risk of being overturned in court.
Brazil Markets Rally as Court Upholds Lula Conviction

Brazil Markets Rally as Court Upholds Lula Conviction

A Brazilian appeals court unanimously upheld a graft sentence against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, all but killing his chances of bidding for the country’s top job. Bloomberg's Julia
One Budget, Nine Elections, 1.3 Billion People: India's Big Year

One Budget, Nine Elections, 1.3 Billion People: India's Big Year

Normally a field of lush green wheat stalks would lift Kishan Singh’s spirits. Yet weak prices mean even a good crop this year may not stop debt collectors from kicking him off his land in northern
Menendez Judge Finds Senator Not Guilty on Some Counts

Menendez Judge Finds Senator Not Guilty on Some Counts

A judge tossed out four criminal counts against U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat facing re-election this year, but left in place bribery and fraud charges that he will face at a
Trump Slams Erdogan Over Syria But Turkey Disputes Account

Trump Slams Erdogan Over Syria But Turkey Disputes Account

President Donald Trump warned Turkey against expanding its military offensive against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, telling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that such action could lead
Mnuchin Breaks Tradition and Endorses Dollar's Decline

Mnuchin Breaks Tradition and Endorses Dollar's Decline

Bloomberg's Mike McKee discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's endorsement of a weaker dollar. He speaks with Julie Hyman and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Brazil Court Unanimously Upholds Lula Conviction

Brazil Court Unanimously Upholds Lula Conviction

A Brazilian appeals court unanimously upheld a graft sentence against former leader Luiz Inacio Inacio Lula da Silva, likely preventing the front-runner in presidential opinion polls from seeking
Senate Confirms Former Drug Executive Azar as Health Secretary

Senate Confirms Former Drug Executive Azar as Health Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Alex Azar to head the Department of Health and Human Services, setting a permanent replacement for Tom Price four months after he was ousted amid a scandal over his travel.
State Tax Workarounds Could Punch Hole in Federal Budget

State Tax Workarounds Could Punch Hole in Federal Budget

Bloomberg's Suzanne Woolley discusses the state tax workarounds that could punch a $154 billion hole in the federal government budget. She speaks with David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: