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Republicans, Democrats Far Apart on Deal as Shutdown Clock Ticks

Republicans, Democrats Far Apart on Deal as Shutdown Clock Ticks

Republicans and Democrats in Congress are once again far apart on a government spending bill with just days to go before a partial shutdown.
Macron Calls for China-EU Relationship to ‘Enter 21st Century’

Macron Calls for China-EU Relationship to ‘Enter 21st Century’

French President Emmanuel Macron called for an overhaul to relations between China and the European Union, pushing for more balanced trade ties while embracing President Xi Jinping’s signature
#MeToo Revelations Force Top Politician to Quit Job in Norway

#MeToo Revelations Force Top Politician to Quit Job in Norway

The #MeToo movement forced a top Norwegian politician to step down from his job as the deputy leader of the country’s biggest opposition party after allegations of misconduct.
Brexit Bulletin: What the Reshuffle Means for Brexit

Brexit Bulletin: What the Reshuffle Means for Brexit

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Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott

Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott

Israel has blacklisted 20 groups from around the world that support the Palestinian-led boycott campaign against it, barring their members from entering the country.
How Banker's Conviction Strains U.S.-Turkey Ties: QuickTake Q&A

How Banker's Conviction Strains U.S.-Turkey Ties: QuickTake Q&A

The conviction in a U.S. court of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, former head of international banking at state-owned Halkbank, may cause more trouble for the lender and further strain relations between Turkey
Oprah Denies Presidential Ambition After ‘Oprah 2020’ Goes Viral

Oprah Denies Presidential Ambition After ‘Oprah 2020’ Goes Viral

Minutes after giving a rousing speech at the Golden Globes Awards that promised “a new day” for women, minorities and the downtrodden, Oprah Winfrey said she has no ambitions to run for president.
Berlusconi Could End Up Holding the Aces After Italian Vote

Berlusconi Could End Up Holding the Aces After Italian Vote

Silvio Berlusconi may be banned from running for office, but he could still be the kingmaker in Italy after the March 4 election.
Merkel Hemmed In by Hard-Liners Pushing Right in Coalition Talks

Merkel Hemmed In by Hard-Liners Pushing Right in Coalition Talks

Angela Merkel’s own party bloc is making her life more difficult as hard-liners seek to force the German chancellor to shift to the right in talks on setting up a government.
92-Year-Old Mahathir to Lead Malaysian Opposition

92-Year-Old Mahathir to Lead Malaysian Opposition

Malaysia’s opposition named Mahathir Mohamad, 92, as candidate for prime minister in an election that must be held by August. Bloomberg's Anisah Shukry reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source:
Trump Says U.S. May Be Open to North Korea Talks

Trump Says U.S. May Be Open to North Korea Talks

Bloomberg's Ros Krasny discusses President Donald Trump's openess to talks with North Korea as well as his tweets responding to the book "Fire and Fury." Krasny speaks with Yvonne Man and Betty Liu on
Saudi Handouts Show Prince Bet on Citizens After Crackdown

Saudi Handouts Show Prince Bet on Citizens After Crackdown

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s high-speed U-turn on state handouts suggests he’s betting on the backing of ordinary citizens rather than traditional pillars of support as he consolidates
Macron Visits China Echoing Trump’s Call for More Market Access

Macron Visits China Echoing Trump’s Call for More Market Access

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in China on Monday for a state visit that will test his ability to simultaneously woo his host, President Xi Jinping, while threatening to make life harder for
South Korea Wants to Meet the North Without Upsetting Trump

South Korea Wants to Meet the North Without Upsetting Trump

South Korean officials will face a challenge as tough as any Olympic feat this week: Drawing the North Koreans back to talks without undermining the U.S.’s hard line against Kim Jong Un.
Le Pen Seeks to Revive France's National Front With Name Change

Le Pen Seeks to Revive France's National Front With Name Change

Marine Le Pen, still reeling after last year’s French presidential defeat, is pushing to rebrand the National Front and seek alliances to revive her far-right, anti-establishment party.
Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon issued a lengthy apology to Donald Trump and his family as several of the president’s allies spoke out against an explosive new book that raised
Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

Trump Allies Flood Airwaves to Defend the President

Donald Trump’s allies turned out in force to defend the president from assertions in a new book that he’s seen by aides and confidants as unfit for office, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo saying he’s
Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency

Netanyahu Backs Trump on Palestinian Refugee Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the dismantlement of the United Nations agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, backing U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding
South African Parliament to Review Rules Concerning Impeachment

South African Parliament to Review Rules Concerning Impeachment

South Africa’s lawmakers will deliberate on a draft procedure relating to the removal of a sitting president of the country.