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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.
Trump Gives South Korea Space to Ease Tensions With the North

Trump Gives South Korea Space to Ease Tensions With the North

After a year of escalating tensions, President Donald Trump gave room for North Korea and South Korea to improve ties ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics, delaying military exercises and praising
Trump Could Push Iran Closer to China If Sanctions Are Renewed

Trump Could Push Iran Closer to China If Sanctions Are Renewed

Donald Trump’s resentment of the Iran nuclear deal could help China’s oil ambitions.

Nigerian Troops Rescue Chibok Girl Taken in 2014 Mass Abduction

Nigeria’s military said it rescued a girl who was among the more than 200 students kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists from their dormitory in the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014.
Why Trump's Break With Steve Bannon Is a Big Deal

Why Trump's Break With Steve Bannon Is a Big Deal

Michael Steel of Hamilton Place Strategies and former press secretary to former House Speaker John Boehner, discusses the political fallout from President Donald Trump's break with Steve Bannon. He
U.S. Urges U.K. to Cut EU Rules After Brexit to Boost Trade

U.S. Urges U.K. to Cut EU Rules After Brexit to Boost Trade

The U.S. wants Britain to cut European Union regulations after Brexit to boost the chances of striking a free-trade deal between the two countries.
U.S. to End Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

U.S. to End Policy That Let Legal Pot Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, two sources told the Associated Press.
Merkel's German Coalition Plan Faces an Increasingly Wary Public

Merkel's German Coalition Plan Faces an Increasingly Wary Public

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plan to extend her governing alliance with the Social Democrats faces increasing public skepticism as she prepares to begin talks with the rival party, according to a
Will Bannon Splinter Loyal Trump Supporters?

Will Bannon Splinter Loyal Trump Supporters?

Bloomberg Businessweek Columnist Joshua Green discusses Trump’s break with Steve Bannon. He speaks with David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
Zuma's No-Fee Plan Imperils South African Universities

Zuma's No-Fee Plan Imperils South African Universities

President Jacob Zuma’s move to scrap tuition fees for students from poor South African homes and freeze tariffs for those from working-class households may cause chaos during registration at public
How Merkel Is Taking on Facebook and Twitter

How Merkel Is Taking on Facebook and Twitter

Germany has now begun enforcing Europe’s toughest law aimed at reining in hate speech and fake news on social media.
Trump Versus Bannon May Spell Trouble for Republicans

Trump Versus Bannon May Spell Trouble for Republicans

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