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White House's Short Says 'Significant Progress' Made on Immigration

White House's Short Says 'Significant Progress' Made on Immigration

White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short discusses immigration, border security, infrastructure, and the U.S. budget. He speaks to Bloomberg's David Westin and Lisa Abramowicz on
Sessions Interviewed By Mueller Team in Russia Investigation

Sessions Interviewed By Mueller Team in Russia Investigation

Washington (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday.
Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel

Official Says Americans Were Killed, Injured in Attack on Kabul Hotel

Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, the State Department said Tuesday.
Brazil Braces for Lula Appeal Ruling, Elite Snipers Called In

Brazil Braces for Lula Appeal Ruling, Elite Snipers Called In

Elite snipers on rooftops and naval patrol ships are being deployed to ensure security during former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s trial.
Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels and Washing Machines

Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels and Washing Machines

President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines ahead of his trip to the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli
Davos Displays Weakness of Western Leaders

Davos Displays Weakness of Western Leaders

After Xi stole the show last year, it’s Modi’s turn to capture the spirit of globalization.

Ex-Nigerian President Asks Buhari Not to Seek Re-Election

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election next year.
Michigan Man Arrested After Phone Threats to CNN in Atlanta

Michigan Man Arrested After Phone Threats to CNN in Atlanta

A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he threatened to travel to Atlanta and kill people at CNN headquarters.
Egypt's Military to Investigate Presidential Hopeful Annan

Egypt's Military to Investigate Presidential Hopeful Annan

Egypt’s army said it would investigate a former military chief who’s challenged incumbent Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi for the presidency.
Europe and Draghi Reap Davos Praise for Return of Economic Mojo

Europe and Draghi Reap Davos Praise for Return of Economic Mojo

Europe, too-often a poster child for economic and political crisis, is suddenly finding itself heaped with praise at the World Economic Forum.
‘Blended Finance’ Could Lift Sustainable Development by $1 Trillion

‘Blended Finance’ Could Lift Sustainable Development by $1 Trillion

An additional $1 trillion could be found for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals if development banks focus on making investments digestible for private pools of capital.
Trump Shows Allies Aren’t Shielded From ‘America First’ Trade Moves

Trump Shows Allies Aren’t Shielded From ‘America First’ Trade Moves

A long-standing security alliance is not enough to protect countries from U.S. President Donald Trump’s first big protectionist move.
The Winners and Losers in Trump’s Trade Crackdown

The Winners and Losers in Trump’s Trade Crackdown

The U.S.’s decision this week to slap duties on imports of solar panels and washing machines will have an impact from China to Sweden. But sorting out the winners from the losers isn’t
Boris Johnson Demands Millions for NHS. Hammond Is Unimpressed

Boris Johnson Demands Millions for NHS. Hammond Is Unimpressed

As Theresa May’s Cabinet met Tuesday, Boris Johnson called for the prime minister to boost government spending on the National Health Service. At least one senior U.K. minister is not impressed.
Elite Eye Davos Debutantes for Economic Cues

Elite Eye Davos Debutantes for Economic Cues

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Spain on Alert to Stop Puigdemont From Sneaking Back Into Barcelona

Spain on Alert to Stop Puigdemont From Sneaking Back Into Barcelona

If Carles Puigdemont believes he can smuggle himself back into Barcelona without getting caught by Spanish police, he should think again, Interior Minister Jose Ignacio Zoido said.
Pence Says ‘Balanced Approach’ Needed on DACA

Pence Says ‘Balanced Approach’ Needed on DACA

President Donald Trump is willing to resolve the dispute over young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview in Jerusalem.
Pacific Nations Agree to Save TPP Trade Pact After Trump Quit

Pacific Nations Agree to Save TPP Trade Pact After Trump Quit

The 11 members of a Pacific trade pact abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump have reached a deal on a revised agreement, with the nations expecting to sign a final deal by early March.
New Jersey Transit’s Engines Parked as Train-Control Software Won’t Work

New Jersey Transit’s Engines Parked as Train-Control Software Won’t Work

New Jersey Transit’s race to fulfill a federal mandate for emergency train-braking has left it short of equipment, causing weeks of service cuts and crowding that are likely to worsen as the December
Transcript: Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Discusses Economy, Land, Debt

Transcript: Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Discusses Economy, Land, Debt

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke to Bloomberg News about how he intends reviving his country’s economy and re-engaging with international lenders in the post-Robert Mugabe era.