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Breitbart Rift With Bannon Gives Conservative Rivals an Opening

Breitbart Rift With Bannon Gives Conservative Rivals an Opening

Breitbart News was already contending with an exodus of advertisers. Now the public face of the conservative outlet is gone, and competitors are licking their chops.
Business Lobby Risks Clash With Trump on Trade, Immigration

Business Lobby Risks Clash With Trump on Trade, Immigration

Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue called for pro-trade policy and immigration changes and warned against dysfunction in Washington, setting up the largest business lobby for potential

Catalan Separatists Rally Behind Puigdemont for President

Catalonia’s two main pro-independence parties agreed to support ousted regional president Carles Puigdemont’s bid for a second term in office to mount a new challenge to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano
Zuma Agrees to a Gupta Probe in Bid to Keep Job

Zuma Agrees to a Gupta Probe in Bid to Keep Job

South African President Jacob Zuma agreed to the appointment of a commission to probe allegations that his son’s business partners had exerted undue influence over state decisions, a move aimed at
U.K. Factories on Best Run Since 1997 Amid Global Upswing

U.K. Factories on Best Run Since 1997 Amid Global Upswing

U.K. manufacturers posted a seventh consecutive month of expansion in November as sectors from food producers to makers of games and sports equipment increased output.
Lobbyists Have a New Secret Weapon

Lobbyists Have a New Secret Weapon

Walmart’s successful campaign to kill a piece of the tax bill it hated was greased by computer code designed in a Harvard dorm room.
Deutsche Bank Ties May Spur Recusals by New U.S. Attorneys

Deutsche Bank Ties May Spur Recusals by New U.S. Attorneys

The newest U.S. prosecutors in Manhattan don’t need formal introductions to Deutsche Bank AG.
Trump Again Demands Wall as Lawmakers Chase Immigration Deal

Trump Again Demands Wall as Lawmakers Chase Immigration Deal

President Donald Trump said he’s not backing down on funding a border wall in any immigration deal as lawmakers from both parties were rushing to cobble together an agreement that can survive
Congo May More Than Double Tax on Critical Cobalt Supply

Congo May More Than Double Tax on Critical Cobalt Supply

The Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing to more than double a tax on two-thirds of global cobalt supply, potentially increasing the cost of the critical battery metal just as the world begins to
Tunisians Clash With Police as Protests Over Economy Build

Tunisians Clash With Police as Protests Over Economy Build

Tunisian police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators in the capital, Tunis, as increasingly violent protests test a government struggling to put its finances in order and attract
Citi Says Trump and War Could Help Drive Oil to $80

Citi Says Trump and War Could Help Drive Oil to $80

This year may be anything but staid for the oil market as Citigroup Inc. predicts wildcards including war, Middle East tensions, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un driving crude toward $80 a barrel.
Brexit Bulletin: Charming?

Brexit Bulletin: Charming?

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Democratic Senator’s Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

Democratic Senator’s Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

A new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe.
Kuroda Must Stay to Handle Easing Fallout, Opposition Head Says

Kuroda Must Stay to Handle Easing Fallout, Opposition Head Says

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda should stay on for a second term to handle the potential fallout from five years of unprecedented monetary easing, according to the leader of an opposition party
Even Saudi Arabia’s Allies Are Questioning Its Mideast Power Plays

Even Saudi Arabia’s Allies Are Questioning Its Mideast Power Plays

Trending on Saudi social media last week was a clip of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman promising to go on the offensive against his country’s biggest rival and take the fight “inside Iran.”
An Ardent Putin Fan Is Chasing Czech Re-Election

An Ardent Putin Fan Is Chasing Czech Re-Election

The Czech Republic is deciding this month whether to keep or replace as its president one of Europe’s most vocal supporters of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Milos Zeman -- also an early fan of U.S.
Judge Blocks Trump’s Scrapping of DACA Program

Judge Blocks Trump’s Scrapping of DACA Program

Hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants facing deportation won a court order temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s decision to end the so-called Dreamer program in
Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Ruggiero Says N. Korea Not Ready to Denuclearize

Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Ruggiero Says N. Korea Not Ready to Denuclearize

Anthony Ruggiero, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the high-level talks between North Korea and South Korea and what they have accomplished. He speaks on
Moon Vows to Never Accept North Korea's Nuclear Program

Moon Vows to Never Accept North Korea's Nuclear Program

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to never accept North Korea’s nuclear program, while also saying he was prepared to meet Kim Jong Un under the right conditions.
Park Strategies' King Says S. Korea Is Funding the Enemy

Park Strategies' King Says S. Korea Is Funding the Enemy

Sean King, senior vice president at Park Strategies, discusses the formal talks between North and South Korea and what he says came out of the meeting. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."