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Gibraltar Condemns EU, Spain Over Threats to Brexit Transition

Gibraltar Condemns EU, Spain Over Threats to Brexit Transition

The British territory of Gibraltar attacked the European Union for the “shameful” treatment of its citizens in Brexit negotiations on Friday.
Catalan Separatist Victory Fails to Calm Struggle With Spain

Catalan Separatist Victory Fails to Calm Struggle With Spain

Deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont demanded the Spanish government recognize his victory in Thursday’s regional election and drop an arrest warrant, to let him end a self-imposed exile in
May Still Faces Questions About Fired Ally’s Behavior

May Still Faces Questions About Fired Ally’s Behavior

Two days after firing her closest political ally Damian Green, Theresa May remains under pressure over claims about his behavior.
Bots, Justin Bieber and Italy's Trump Could Shake Things Up in 2018

Bots, Justin Bieber and Italy's Trump Could Shake Things Up in 2018

Every year, world leaders must confront new disruptors – unforeseen forces that suddenly consume their every decision.
Venezuelans Clamor for Billionaire to Save Nation From Calamity

Venezuelans Clamor for Billionaire to Save Nation From Calamity

With Venezuela starving and its opposition in tatters, disenchanted voters are investing their hopes in a billionaire who gained fame putting food on their tables.
Wall Street Rushes to Find Winners and Losers From Tax Overhaul

Wall Street Rushes to Find Winners and Losers From Tax Overhaul

Normally right about now, many on Wall Street would be packing their bags for the Caribbean or the slopes. Not this year.
Can America’s Power Grid Survive an Electromagnetic Attack?

Can America’s Power Grid Survive an Electromagnetic Attack?

The threat of nuclear war with North Korea has raised the stakes when it comes to defending against EMPs.
College Football Teams Mount Blitz to Lock In Donors' Tax Breaks

College Football Teams Mount Blitz to Lock In Donors' Tax Breaks

Colleges are rushing to help wealthy donors lock in a federal tax break, which subsidizes the sales of college sports tickets and costs taxpayers $200 million a year.
Europe’s Last Dictator Wants to Run a Global Crypto Hub

Europe’s Last Dictator Wants to Run a Global Crypto Hub

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, who’s labored for years under the title of Europe’s last dictator, is making a bid for a shiny new image as the continent’s freewheeling cryptocurrency king.
Clean-Energy Financing GOP Once Dubbed ‘Scam’ Now Set for Rescue

Clean-Energy Financing GOP Once Dubbed ‘Scam’ Now Set for Rescue

A financing program that’s let more than 180,000 homeowners pay for solar panels and clean-energy appliances through their local tax bills is poised to survive an effort by Republicans to add
Louisiana, Sinking Fast, Prepares to Empty Out Its Coastal Plain

Louisiana, Sinking Fast, Prepares to Empty Out Its Coastal Plain

Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico, effectively declaring uninhabitable a coastal area larger than Delaware.
Congress Averts a Shutdown But Now Faces a Messy 2018 Start

Congress Averts a Shutdown But Now Faces a Messy 2018 Start

The Republican-controlled Congress managed the bare minimum task of keeping the government open before the holiday recess, yet made little progress on a medley of divisive fiscal and social issues it
How the Carried Interest Break Survived the Tax Bill

How the Carried Interest Break Survived the Tax Bill

A split between Gary Cohn and Steven Mnuchin helped preserve a loophole that benefits investment fund managers.
Hungary on EU's Polish Sanctions: Forget It, We'll Block It All

Hungary on EU's Polish Sanctions: Forget It, We'll Block It All

The European Union should drop plans to discipline Poland for failing to uphold democratic values because Hungary will use its right to block the procedure, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday.
Catalan Separatists Win Majority of Seats, Not Votes: Chart

Catalan Separatists Win Majority of Seats, Not Votes: Chart

It’s all about seats, not votes. Parties supporting Catalan independence from Spain won back control of the regional assembly, taking 70 of 135 seats after a record 82 percent turnout. Still, they got
Separatists Win Regional Election in Blow to Rajoy

Separatists Win Regional Election in Blow to Rajoy

Pro-independence parties have won back control of Catalonia and handed Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy a historic defeat in yesterday's regional election. The three separatist groups claimed 70 seats in
Port Shelter's Lewis Says Tax Reform Big Win for Trump

Port Shelter's Lewis Says Tax Reform Big Win for Trump

Richard Lewis, founder and chief executive officer at Port Shelter Investment Management, discusses the House passing the stopgap bill and the tax reform bill. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
China to Back Fresh UN Sanctions on North Korea Fuel

China to Back Fresh UN Sanctions on North Korea Fuel

China has signaled it’s ready to back another round of United Nations sanctions that will slash exports of fuel to North Korea, according to people familiar with the matter.
Peru’s President Survives Impeachment Bid, Government Limps On

Peru’s President Survives Impeachment Bid, Government Limps On

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survived a pell-mell impeachment effort over allegations that he lied about dealings with Brazilian construction company Odebrecht SA, which is at the center
China Bans South Korean Tour Groups, Say Travel Agencies

China Bans South Korean Tour Groups, Say Travel Agencies

Tour agencies in China’s Shandong province said they received notification from the government of a ban on group trips to South Korea, in a further signal that Beijing isn’t adopting a fast approach