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Britain Will Probably Miss Its Carbon Emissions Targets, Committee Says

Britain Will Probably Miss Its Carbon Emissions Targets, Committee Says

The U.K. will miss its carbon-emissions targets even in the best-case scenario where all of its green initiatives go exactly to plan, according to the Committee on Climate Change.

House GOP Looks to Sweeten Spending Deal for Conservatives

GOP leaders in the House are testing whether rank-and-file Republicans will support a stopgap funding measure to keep the government open that also would delay some Obamacare taxes and provide money
Riedl Sees a 50/50 Chance of U.S. Govt. Shutdown

Riedl Sees a 50/50 Chance of U.S. Govt. Shutdown

Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Brian Riedl weighs in on President Trump's mental health, and talks about a possible U.S. government shutdown. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." (Corrects
Venezuela Plans Discounts, Tax Deals to Bolster Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Plans Discounts, Tax Deals to Bolster Cryptocurrency

Venezuela’s plan for its own cryptocurrency include paying public workers in the digital token and using tax incentives to encourage its use, according to documents obtained by Bloomberg News.
Trump International Accused of Bullying Panama Hotel Owners

Trump International Accused of Bullying Panama Hotel Owners

Most of the unit owners in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Panama want to get rid of the president’s hotel-management company. It refuses to go without a fight and, according to the owners,
Big Business Is Scrambling to Conform With China’s World View

Big Business Is Scrambling to Conform With China’s World View

Multinational businesses keen for a slice of the world’s fastest-growing consumer market are finding they have to increasingly conform to China’s world view if they want to stay in Beijing’s good
White House Lawyer Asked Bannon to Assert Privilege, Source Says

White House Lawyer Asked Bannon to Assert Privilege, Source Says

Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was asked formally by a White House lawyer to cite executive privilege in declining to discuss conversations with key
Trump's CFPB to Rewrite Rule That Cracked Down on Payday Lenders

Trump's CFPB to Rewrite Rule That Cracked Down on Payday Lenders

A U.S. regulator responsible for protecting consumers plans to rewrite a rule approved under its previous Democrat leadership that was meant to prevent payday lenders from saddling cash-strapped
Japan Minister's Clean Energy Critique Fuels Abe Succession Talk

Japan Minister's Clean Energy Critique Fuels Abe Succession Talk

A Japanese cabinet minister’s criticism of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s energy policies may say more about his own political prospects than it does about the country’s debate over clean power.
Who Will Represent Kim Jong Un at South Korea’s Winter Olympics?

Who Will Represent Kim Jong Un at South Korea’s Winter Olympics?

The third meeting between North Korea and South Korea may answer a question with big implications for talks going forward: Who will represent Kim Jong Un at the Winter Games?
Trump Passes Cognitive Screen and Is ‘Fit for Duty,’ Doctor Says

Trump Passes Cognitive Screen and Is ‘Fit for Duty,’ Doctor Says

President Donald Trump is “fit for duty” and should remain so through his presidency, according to presidential physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, who examined the president last week amid
Democratic-Led States Go to Court to Restore Net Neutrality

Democratic-Led States Go to Court to Restore Net Neutrality

A coalition of 22 Democratic attorneys general is asking a U.S. court to reinstate the so-called net neutrality rules repealed by the Federal Communications Commission last month.
Barclays' Golhar Sees Low Probability of a Government Shutdown

Barclays' Golhar Sees Low Probability of a Government Shutdown

Shawn Golhar, Barclays head of public policy research, discusses the possibility of a federal government shutdown with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:
North Korea Tops Trump Foreign Policy Agenda

North Korea Tops Trump Foreign Policy Agenda

Bloomberg's Bill Faries discusses President Donald Trump's foreign policy agenda. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K.'s Boris Johnson Asked About Second Referendum on Brexit

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Asked About Second Referendum on Brexit

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks to reporters about chatter of a second referendum on Brexit ahead of a summit on North Korea in Vancouver.
GOP Access to FBI Files Risks Exposing Sensitive Sources

GOP Access to FBI Files Risks Exposing Sensitive Sources

The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or material and poses a critical early test for bureau
Cuomo Seeks New York Tax Revisions to Thwart Federal Changes

Cuomo Seeks New York Tax Revisions to Thwart Federal Changes

New York state would end income taxes on wage earners and make up the revenue with an employer payroll tax that’s federally deductible as part of a restructuring plan that Governor Andrew Cuomo is
GOP Looks to Avert Shutdown After Trump Rejects DACA Deal

GOP Looks to Avert Shutdown After Trump Rejects DACA Deal

Republican leaders in Congress are angling for another short-term funding measure to avert a government shutdown at the end of this week. Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance
Senate Measure Is Start of Election-Year Pressure on Net Neutrality

Senate Measure Is Start of Election-Year Pressure on Net Neutrality

All 49 senators who caucus with the Democrats have signed on to a measure to undo the Republican gutting of Obama-era net neutrality rules, a clear signal that they have more than internet policy in
EU Toughens Demands on U.K. for Brexit Transition

EU Toughens Demands on U.K. for Brexit Transition

The European Union has stepped up the demands for concessions that the U.K. must make during the transition period that follows Brexit. Bloomberg's Ian Wishart reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance