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Secessionist Crisis in Cameroon Risks Sliding Into a Rebellion

Secessionist Crisis in Cameroon Risks Sliding Into a Rebellion

A secessionist push in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions is on the brink of a full-blown revolt, threatening political stability in a country ruled by one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders.
Cricket Star Khan Takes on Pakistan's Fading Political Dynasties

Cricket Star Khan Takes on Pakistan's Fading Political Dynasties

A decade after the assassination of the Islamic world’s first female premier, Benazir Bhutto, her party’s struggles have opened the door for opposition leader Imran Khan to take on the dynastic
Haley Claims Credit for Cuts to UN Budget, Already in Decline

Haley Claims Credit for Cuts to UN Budget, Already in Decline

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, took credit for a five percent cut in the world body’s two-year operating budget, saying she wouldn’t let the generosity of American taxpayers
Why This Struggling Coal Stock Skyrocketed on Tuesday

Why This Struggling Coal Stock Skyrocketed on Tuesday

A U.S. coal miner that’s seen its shares plunge 93 percent this year and its debt rated as junk just enjoyed the biggest intraday rally in almost 20 years.
Angry Young, Rural Voters to Set Economic Tone for India in 2018

Angry Young, Rural Voters to Set Economic Tone for India in 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will probably boost spending to retain young voters and those in India’s hinterland, who are straying away from his party as joblessness grows.
AccuWeather Is Giving Employees Bonuses Because of the Tax Overhaul

AccuWeather Is Giving Employees Bonuses Because of the Tax Overhaul

AccuWeather Inc., the digital provider of weather forecasts and warnings, is giving all of its employees “special” year-end bonuses, citing its growing confidence in economic growth following the
‘Made in Vietnam’ Export Boom Defies Trump’s Trade Threats

‘Made in Vietnam’ Export Boom Defies Trump’s Trade Threats

From mobile phones to furniture, Vietnam’s export boom shows no signs of losing steam, defying a gloomy outlook at the beginning of the year when U.S. President Donald Trump persisted with his trade
Liberia's Ballot Counting Begins in Presidential Run-Off

Liberia's Ballot Counting Begins in Presidential Run-Off

Ballot counting began in Liberia in a presidential run-off between retired soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai.
Ex-Deputy Labor Sec. Lu Says Wage Growth Is Lagging

Ex-Deputy Labor Sec. Lu Says Wage Growth Is Lagging

Former U.S. Deputy Labor Secretary Christopher Lu discusses U.S. tax policy and its impact on the labor market with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source:
Liberia's Sirleaf Sets Up Joint Transition Team, Presidency Says

Liberia's Sirleaf Sets Up Joint Transition Team, Presidency Says

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued an executive order establishing a joint presidential transition team for a proper and orderly transfer of executive power, the presidency said in a statement.
Trump's Border Wall Faces Major Obstacles

Trump's Border Wall Faces Major Obstacles

Almost a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, the border wall he passionately promoted throughout his election campaign amounts to eight prototypes, no more than 30 feet long each, sitting in a desert
Homeowners in High-Tax States Race to Beat Property Tax Cap

Homeowners in High-Tax States Race to Beat Property Tax Cap

Homeowners in states with the highest property taxes are looking to prepay 2018 bills ahead of a $10,000 cap on the deduction for state and local levies, including property taxes, in the GOP tax
Former Sen. Kent Conrad on Tax Reform, Infrastructure

Former Sen. Kent Conrad on Tax Reform, Infrastructure

Former North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad discusses his views on the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
The Differences Between the House and Senate GOP Agendas

The Differences Between the House and Senate GOP Agendas

Bloomberg's Steven Dennis looks forward to the GOP's legislative agenda in 2018. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Laura Keller on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Privacy Group Challenge to Voter Panel Data Collection Fails

Privacy Group Challenge to Voter Panel Data Collection Fails

A U.S. privacy group doesn’t have the legal right to seek a court order to block President Donald Trump’s election-integrity commission from collecting voter data because it doesn’t meet the necessary
Netanyahu Allies Try to Curb Police as Corruption Probes Wrap Up

Netanyahu Allies Try to Curb Police as Corruption Probes Wrap Up

As Israeli police wrap up investigations of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his allies in parliament pushed through a bill that critics say could be used to silence investigators.
Serbia Extradites Kurdish Activist to Turkey Despite UN Appeal

Serbia Extradites Kurdish Activist to Turkey Despite UN Appeal

Serbia extradited to Turkey a Kurdish activist who had asked for asylum, his lawyer said, despite a recommendation from the United Nations Committee against Torture (UNCAT) to delay the move until his
Peru’s President Back Under Fire for Freeing Ex-Leader

Peru’s President Back Under Fire for Freeing Ex-Leader

Days after surviving an impeachment vote, Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is once again under attack, this time for freeing former President Alberto Fujimori.
Putin Tries to Lure $1 Trillion Home as Sanctions Fear Grows

Putin Tries to Lure $1 Trillion Home as Sanctions Fear Grows

President Vladimir Putin is using the threat of additional U.S. sanctions to encourage wealthy Russians to repatriate some of their overseas assets, which exceed $1 trillion by one estimate.
Russia 'Concerned' About Further U.S. Sanctions

Russia 'Concerned' About Further U.S. Sanctions

The Kremlin is “concerned” about the possibility the U.S. might further expand sanctions on Russia, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a conference call on Monday. Bloomberg's Henry Meyer
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