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U.S. NTSB Opens Probe of Second Tesla Autopilot Crash

U.S. NTSB Opens Probe of Second Tesla Autopilot Crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will investigate an accident involving a Tesla Inc. Model S sedan that rear-ended a firetruck on a freeway near Los Angeles on Monday, the agency said.
Mueller Plans Questions for Trump on Flynn, Comey Firing, Source Says

Mueller Plans Questions for Trump on Flynn, Comey Firing, Source Says

Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to question President Donald Trump about his decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey as well as the removal of Michael Flynn as national security adviser,
Trump's Tariffs Won't Break Bank for Homeowners Installing Solar

Trump's Tariffs Won't Break Bank for Homeowners Installing Solar

President Donald Trump’s solar tariffs probably won’t be a deal breaker for homeowners considering rooftop panels.
India’s Sacred Cow Now Threatens an $83 Billion Dairy Industry

India’s Sacred Cow Now Threatens an $83 Billion Dairy Industry

Violence against cattle owners—in a Hindu-majority country under a populist government—resulted in 11 deaths last year.
Trump's FDIC Pick Plays It Safe on Fight Over Big Bank Leverage

Trump's FDIC Pick Plays It Safe on Fight Over Big Bank Leverage

Jelena McWilliams, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next chief of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., is tiptoeing through a battlefield that pits the agency against other regulators in a
Pence Plans as Many as 30 Midterm GOP Campaign Events

Pence Plans as Many as 30 Midterm GOP Campaign Events

Vice President Mike Pence will take a prominent role in Republican 2018 midterm campaigns with plans to make about 30 appearances on behalf of GOP candidates in House, Senate and governor races, a
White House Worries About Kim's Olympics Propaganda Bid

White House Worries About Kim's Olympics Propaganda Bid

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will take a higher-profile approach to attending the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month to help counter what a White House official called North Korea’s
Trump Invites Macron for First State Dinner in April, Source Says

Trump Invites Macron for First State Dinner in April, Source Says

Donald Trump will host French President Emmanuel Macron in late April for the first state dinner of the U.S. president’s administration, a person familiar with the matter said.
Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, U.S. Says

Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, U.S. Says

An airstrike by the U.S.-led military coalition fighting Islamic State killed as many as 150 militants in one of their few remaining Syrian strongholds Jan. 20, according to the coalition.
Cuomo and De Blasio Battle Again, This Time Over NYC Taxes

Cuomo and De Blasio Battle Again, This Time Over NYC Taxes

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to allow New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to collect property taxes in neighborhoods served by mass transit would usurp the city’s power to raise its
Trump Says Nafta Talks Are 'Moving Along Pretty Well'

Trump Says Nafta Talks Are 'Moving Along Pretty Well'

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on new import tariffs imposed by President Trump and the status of Nafta talks. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Missing From Mueller’s Interview of Sessions: A Criminal Lawyer

Missing From Mueller’s Interview of Sessions: A Criminal Lawyer

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions was called in for an interview last week with the special counsel investigating Russian election interference, he turned to a friend and fellow Alabama lawyer to
UVA's Sabato Says Shutdown Wasn't Democrats' Finest Hour

UVA's Sabato Says Shutdown Wasn't Democrats' Finest Hour

Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, discusses the aftermath of the government shutdown on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
AG Sessions Questioned in Mueller Russia Probe

AG Sessions Questioned in Mueller Russia Probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed by investigators for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Bloomberg's Kevin Whitelaw reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Canada Will Stay Competitive After U.S. Tax Cuts, Morneau Says

Canada Will Stay Competitive After U.S. Tax Cuts, Morneau Says

Canadian corporate tax rates remain competitive after U.S. reductions and Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he will make sure they stay that way.
Trump Swings Into Action on Trade, Adds Edge to Nafta Talks

Trump Swings Into Action on Trade, Adds Edge to Nafta Talks

President Donald Trump’s threat to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement could take on a sharper edge now that he’s pulled the trigger on new import tariffs.
Trump Plans to Attend CEOs Reception at Davos, Source Says

Trump Plans to Attend CEOs Reception at Davos, Source Says

President Donald Trump plans to attend a reception with top corporate executives from the U.S. and Europe at the Davos economic forum this week, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Kushner Cos. Secures Fortress Loan for Troubled N.J. Towers

Kushner Cos. Secures Fortress Loan for Troubled N.J. Towers

Kushner Cos., the real estate company owned by Jared Kushner’s family, got a $57 million loan from Fortress Investment Group for a troubled two-tower development in New Jersey.
Trudeau Urges Business to Hire More Women, Tackle Harassment

Trudeau Urges Business to Hire More Women, Tackle Harassment

Canada’s prime minister said businesses should hire more women and clean up systemic sexual harassment in a speech at the World Economic Forum that highlighted the need for gender equality.
Venezuela Squeezes Maduro Foes With Plan for a Vote by May

Venezuela Squeezes Maduro Foes With Plan for a Vote by May

Venezuela appears set to hold presidential elections before the end of April.