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Trump’s Offshore Oil Plan Will Struggle to Lure Rigs From Guyana

Trump’s Offshore Oil Plan Will Struggle to Lure Rigs From Guyana

The world’s hottest offshore prospect for oil companies is off the coast of Guyana, where a string of major discoveries has drawn hundreds of millions of dollars in a quest for crude.
Automakers Put on a Show in Detroit But Policy Storms Loom in D.C.

Automakers Put on a Show in Detroit But Policy Storms Loom in D.C.

New models soaked up the spotlight at the Detroit auto show this week but policy decisions coming from Washington in 2018 may do more to determine the health of the industry than anything since the
House GOP Pushes Plan to Avert Shutdown Without Democratic Support

House GOP Pushes Plan to Avert Shutdown Without Democratic Support

House Republican leaders are pressing ahead with a plan to avoid a shutdown by temporarily funding the government for four more weeks but shutting out Democrats and their demands for a deal on
A Year After Trump, Davos Elite Fear Cyberattacks and War

A Year After Trump, Davos Elite Fear Cyberattacks and War

The threat of large-scale cyberattacks and a “deteriorating geopolitical landscape” since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump have jumped to the top of the global elite’s list of concerns, the
How Michael Wolff Got Into the White House for His Tell-All Book

How Michael Wolff Got Into the White House for His Tell-All Book

Author Michael Wolff’s pitch to the White House to win cooperation for his book included a working title that signaled a sympathetic view, a counter-narrative to a slew of negative news stories early
Brexit Bulletin: In-Between Days

Brexit Bulletin: In-Between Days

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Turkey Warns U.S. That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

Turkey Warns U.S. That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm Ties

Turkey warned the U.S. that the deployment of an American-backed, Kurdish-led force in northern Syria along the Turkish border could cause irreparable harm to the countries’ ties.
India Looks for More Private Capital in Farms to Boost Incomes

India Looks for More Private Capital in Farms to Boost Incomes

India is considering simpler regulations to attract more corporate investment in agriculture as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to keep his promise to double farmers’ income by 2022, an adviser to
Germany’s Social Democrats Wake Up to Political Reality

Germany’s Social Democrats Wake Up to Political Reality

Germany’s deeply divided Social Democrats are starting to face up to political reality.
The Spanish Prime Minister’s Time Could Be Running Out

The Spanish Prime Minister’s Time Could Be Running Out

The Catalan crisis is proving to be a millstone around the neck of the Spanish prime minister.
Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

Thai Court Drops Royal Insult Charges Against Academic

A Thai military court on Wednesday dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old historian.
Hong Kong Activist Wong Sentenced to Three Months in Jail

Hong Kong Activist Wong Sentenced to Three Months in Jail

A Hong Kong court sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in jail Wednesday in a contempt case stemming from the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" protests.
Trump Raises Trade in Call to China's Xi

Trump Raises Trade in Call to China's Xi

President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping that the growing U.S. trade deficit with China isn’t sustainable, the White House said in a statement. Bloomberg's Joe Sobcyzk reports on
Trump Tells Xi U.S.-China Trade Deficit Is `Not Sustainable'

Trump Tells Xi U.S.-China Trade Deficit Is `Not Sustainable'

Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie discusses U.S.-China trade tensions on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Johnson Tells May to Spend More on NHS to Honor Brexit Pledge

Johnson Tells May to Spend More on NHS to Honor Brexit Pledge

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is demanding that Prime Minister Theresa May promises to spend more on state-funded healthcare -- or risk losing the next election, according to a person familiar
U.S. Government Funding Is Set to Expire on Friday

U.S. Government Funding Is Set to Expire on Friday

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on a possible U.S. government shutdown. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Peterson's Kirkegaard Calls Trump's 1st Year a Disaster for GOP

Peterson's Kirkegaard Calls Trump's 1st Year a Disaster for GOP

Peterson Institute for International Economics Senior Fellow Jacob Kirkegaard weighs in on President Trump's first year in office. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
FAA Investigates Why JFK Airport Was Crippled by Snowstorm

FAA Investigates Why JFK Airport Was Crippled by Snowstorm

The U.S. government has opened an investigation into snow removal at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport following a storm earlier this month that snarled scores of flights.
Warrantless-Spying Bill Advances in Senate as Deadline Nears

Warrantless-Spying Bill Advances in Senate as Deadline Nears

The Senate advanced legislation Tuesday to extend the government’s authority to spy on suspected foreign terrorists’ communications, setting up a vote for final passage before the program is set to