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Brexit Architect Farage to Meet EU Chief Negotiator Barnier

Brexit Architect Farage to Meet EU Chief Negotiator Barnier

Former U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage, one of the key architects of Britain’s vote in 2016 to leave the European Union, will meet with EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on
Sanders Says Michael Wolff's Book Is 'Complete Fantasy'

Sanders Says Michael Wolff's Book Is 'Complete Fantasy'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders comments on Michael Wolff's new book about President Trump's first months in office. She speaks during a news conference in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg)
Barclays' Golhar Says Government Shutdown Unlikely

Barclays' Golhar Says Government Shutdown Unlikely

Shawn Golhar, Barclays head of public policy research, discusses the challenges ahead for Washington with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
Sessions Said to Kill Policy That Ushered in Legal Weed

Sessions Said to Kill Policy That Ushered in Legal Weed

Bloomberg's Jennifer Kaplan discusses the impact of Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinding a policy that helped states legalize recreational marijuana. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
U.S. Sanctions Five Iranian Entities, Signals More Measures

U.S. Sanctions Five Iranian Entities, Signals More Measures

The U.S sanctioned five Iranian entities for their work on the nation’s ballistic missile program and signaled that more punitive measures lay ahead in response to the Islamic Republic’s suppression
Barrack Turned Down Trump's Chief-of-Staff Job, Wolff Book Says

Barrack Turned Down Trump's Chief-of-Staff Job, Wolff Book Says

Billionaire investor and longtime Donald Trump friend Thomas Barrack turned down the president’s offer to be his first chief of staff, according to Michael Wolff’s new book about Trump’s campaign and
Mississippi's Harper Is Fifth GOP Committee Chairman to Retire

Mississippi's Harper Is Fifth GOP Committee Chairman to Retire

Representative Gregg Harper, a Mississippi Republican who is chairman of the Committee on House Administration, said Thursday he’ll retire this year, making him the fifth GOP House committee chairman
Immigration Plan Depends on Trump Willingness to Compromise

Immigration Plan Depends on Trump Willingness to Compromise

Senate Republicans angling for bipartisan immigration legislation say they’re optimistic that a deal can be struck soon, but it will come down to how much President Donald Trump is willing to
Trump Seeks to Check China's Influence in Latin America

Trump Seeks to Check China's Influence in Latin America

The Trump administration is pushing back against China’s efforts to boost its economic ties with Latin America, as the rivalry intensifies between the world’s two largest economies. Bloomberg's
Global Warming Is Starving the World’s Reefs Faster Than Ever

Global Warming Is Starving the World’s Reefs Faster Than Ever

The risks to coral reefs are accelerating largely due to human activity, with rising water temperatures meaning they now have about 80 percent less recovery time between bleaching episodes than just
Rep. Espaillat Calls Trump's Border Wall a Non-Starter

Rep. Espaillat Calls Trump's Border Wall a Non-Starter

Rep. Adriano Espaillat, a New York Democrat, discusses U.S. immigration policy with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Government, Health Services at Risk From Intel Chip Weakness

Government, Health Services at Risk From Intel Chip Weakness

Highly regulated sectors, such as government offices and public health institutions, are most at risk of compromise as a result of the security flaw present in modern microprocessors from Intel Corp.,
Trump: I Don't Talk to Bannon

Trump: I Don't Talk to Bannon

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli discusses President Trump's war of words with former chief strategist Steve Bannon and immigration reform on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Sessions Ending Obama-Era Policy That Ushered In Legal Weed

Sessions Ending Obama-Era Policy That Ushered In Legal Weed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that helped states legalize recreational marijuana, throwing a wet blanket on the fledgling industry during what should have been a
Trump’s Obamacare Rule Would Let Small Firms Act Like Big Ones

Trump’s Obamacare Rule Would Let Small Firms Act Like Big Ones

The Trump administration is proposing to let small firms act more like big corporations to buy cheaper health insurance, a measure that would get around some of Obamacare’s requirements.
Trump Seeks to Open Most U.S. Coastal Waters to New Drilling

Trump Seeks to Open Most U.S. Coastal Waters to New Drilling

The Trump administration is proposing to open almost all U.S. coastal waters to oil drilling, including those off California and Florida where activists have fought for decades to spare delicate
White House Weighs Ousting Katie Walsh From Pro-Trump Group

White House Weighs Ousting Katie Walsh From Pro-Trump Group

Senior advisers to President Donald Trump are debating whether to press for the ouster of former aide Katie Walsh from a pro-Trump political group and the Republican National Committee over
Congress to Seek U.S. Debt Limit Measure in February, Source Says

Congress to Seek U.S. Debt Limit Measure in February, Source Says

Congressional leaders will seek to lift the U.S. debt limit in February by attaching a measure to a government funding bill, a House Republican familiar with the talks said Thursday.
Macron Says World Must Maintain Dialogue With Iranian Society

Macron Says World Must Maintain Dialogue With Iranian Society

The outside world must maintain “cultural, educational, commercial dialogue” with Iran while insisting the country’s leaders respect human rights and obey international treaties, French President

Republican Wins Tied Virginia Legislative Race After Candidate's Name Is Drawn Out of a Bowl

Republican wins tied Virginia legislative race after candidate's name is drawn out of a bowl.
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