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Merkel’s Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote

Merkel’s Coalition Plans Face Make-or-Break Vote

German Social Democratic Party members made their pitches for and against resuming a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of a crunch vote that will determine the country’s government make-up
House Plan for Sexual-Harassment Complaints Would Bypass Ethics Watchdog

House Plan for Sexual-Harassment Complaints Would Bypass Ethics Watchdog

A bipartisan House bill to strengthen protection for congressional employees who file sexual-harassment complaints would bar review by Congress’s outside ethics watchdog.

Trump Tweets Effort to Keep Government Open Is ‘Not Looking Good’

Washington (AP) -- Trump tweets as shutdown nears: Effort to keep government open is "Not looking good," blames Democrats.
Trump Can Go to Davos With Government Shut Down, Officials Say

Trump Can Go to Davos With Government Shut Down, Officials Say

President Donald Trump can attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week even if the U.S. government shuts down over a spending impasse, senior administration officials said.
Predict It Sees a Jump in the Odds of a Government Shutdown

Predict It Sees a Jump in the Odds of a Government Shutdown

John Phillips, Predict It co-founder, discusses the odds of a government shutdown with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Julia Chatterley and Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Google Executives Pledge to Scour More Content Ahead of Midterm Elections

Google Executives Pledge to Scour More Content Ahead of Midterm Elections

The chief executive officers of Alphabet Inc.’s Google and YouTube pledged to scour videos and other content more closely for misleading news and inappropriate messages on their web services ahead of
Facebook Trustworthiness Ratings Boost ‘Fake News Award’ Winner

Facebook Trustworthiness Ratings Boost ‘Fake News Award’ Winner

Facebook Inc.’s plan to rank news sources by their trustworthiness boosted the shares of New York Times Co. -- one of the top winners in President Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards.”
Twitter Finds 1,062 More Accounts Linked to Russian Agency

Twitter Finds 1,062 More Accounts Linked to Russian Agency

Twitter Inc. said it found another 1,062 accounts linked to the Russian government-backed Internet Research Agency accused of trying to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Time Warner Merger Trial Could Be Delayed by Government Shutdown

Time Warner Merger Trial Could Be Delayed by Government Shutdown

A U.S. government shutdown might put the brakes on the Justice Department’s effort to block AT&T Inc.’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Inc.
Former President Carter Reducing Church Teaching Schedule

Former President Carter Reducing Church Teaching Schedule

Former President Jimmy Carter is scaling back his Sunday teaching schedule at his hometown church in Plains, Georgia.
Why ‘Dreamers’ May Hold Key in U.S. Budget Talks

Why ‘Dreamers’ May Hold Key in U.S. Budget Talks

DACA is the system President Barack Obama created in 2012 to shield young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.
DNC Chair Perez Says Time to Kick Can Down the Road Is Over

DNC Chair Perez Says Time to Kick Can Down the Road Is Over

Democratic national Committee Chairman Perez discusses the potential government shutdown, CHIP and DACA on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
El-Sisi Enters Egyptian Election That Looks More Like a Coronation

El-Sisi Enters Egyptian Election That Looks More Like a Coronation

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi finally declared his candidacy for re-election in March and pledged a “transparent” election process.
Trump to Meet With Britain’s May at Davos, White House Says

Trump to Meet With Britain’s May at Davos, White House Says

President Donald Trump will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May next week while he is at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Trump Marks Year One With Federal Government Shutdown Drama

Trump Marks Year One With Federal Government Shutdown Drama

Already at least one early poll suggests that Republicans and Donald Trump, as chief executive, would carry more of the blame than Democrats.
MSL Group's Collender Sees Debt Ceiling as 'Real Problem'

MSL Group's Collender Sees Debt Ceiling as 'Real Problem'

MSL Group Executive Vice President Stanley Collender discusses the potential government shutdown on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump's Travel Ban to Get Supreme Court Review

Trump's Travel Ban to Get Supreme Court Review

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on President Donald Trump’s travel ban, agreeing to hear his appeal of a decision that said he overstepped his authority by restricting entry into the country by
Senator Menendez Will Face Retrial on Bribery Charges

Senator Menendez Will Face Retrial on Bribery Charges

The U.S. Justice Department intends to retry Democrat Robert Menendez on bribery charges after a jury failed to reach a verdict last November.
Rep. Beyer Says Democrats Won't Get Any Blame for Shutdown

Rep. Beyer Says Democrats Won't Get Any Blame for Shutdown

Democratic Congressman Don Beyer of Virginia discusses his proposed legislation to protect federal workers' pay in the event of a government shutdown, DACA and Amazon. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: