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Trump Sends Fewer Mexicans Home Despite Deportation Talk

Trump Sends Fewer Mexicans Home Despite Deportation Talk

President Donald Trump sent 26 percent fewer Mexicans back home this year through November than Barack Obama did in the same period in 2016, despite vows to crack down on illegal immigration, Mexican
Nafta ‘Unpredictability’ Is Keeping Trudeau Awake at Night

Nafta ‘Unpredictability’ Is Keeping Trudeau Awake at Night

Justin Trudeau would rather walk away from Nafta than sign a bad deal.
New York’s Financial Watchdog Proposes ‘Best Interest’ Rules

New York’s Financial Watchdog Proposes ‘Best Interest’ Rules

New York State’s top financial watchdog proposed regulations that would require sellers of life insurance and annuities to act in the best interest of clients, raising standards even as the U.S.
Obama Tops Trump as Most Admired, Gallup Poll of Americans Finds

Obama Tops Trump as Most Admired, Gallup Poll of Americans Finds

Donald Trump may be the current president, but in terms of who Americans most admire, his predecessor and the person he beat in the 2016 election top the list.
The Year in Fake News

The Year in Fake News

Bloomberg's Sarah Frier looks at the greatest fake news "hits" of 2017 and what social media companies can do it stop its spread. (Source: Bloomberg)
Full Term for Merkel Opposed by Growing Share of Germans in Poll

Full Term for Merkel Opposed by Growing Share of Germans in Poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s public support for another full term dwindled in a poll, with opposition running high in the party she wants as partner for her next government.
U.K. Treasury Asked to Reveal Its Own Analysis of Brexit Impact

U.K. Treasury Asked to Reveal Its Own Analysis of Brexit Impact

Labour lawmakers have urged Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to publish the Treasury’s analysis of the potential impact of Brexit on the U.K. economy.
Russia to Limit U.S. Military Flyovers in Tit-for-Tat Response

Russia to Limit U.S. Military Flyovers in Tit-for-Tat Response

Russia plans to limit the number of airbases the U.S. can use to launch reconnaissance flights under the Open Skies Treaty, in a fresh sign of its deteriorating relationship with Washington.
Spain Urges Pro-Unity Party to Thwart Separatists in Catalonia

Spain Urges Pro-Unity Party to Thwart Separatists in Catalonia

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s allies are trying to thwart attempts by separatists to form a government in Catalonia and exploit the fact that its two main leaders are in prison or
India to Borrow Extra 500 Billion Rupees as Revenues Slow

India to Borrow Extra 500 Billion Rupees as Revenues Slow

India will borrow additional 500 billion rupees ($7.79 billion) this year in a bid to maintain its spending as revenues slow in the $2.3 trillion economy.
Israel Minister Plans Trump Train Station at Western Wall

Israel Minister Plans Trump Train Station at Western Wall

Jerusalem (AP) -- Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims — and ending
South Sudan Fighting Leaves at Least 20 Dead After Cease-Fire

South Sudan Fighting Leaves at Least 20 Dead After Cease-Fire

Almost two dozen government troops were killed in South Sudan during fighting, just a day after a cease-fire agreement came into effect, according to the main rebel group.
Liberia Commission Tallying Results in Presidential Run-Off

Liberia Commission Tallying Results in Presidential Run-Off

Liberian election officials are tallying results in a presidential run-off between retired soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai.
Japan Lashes Out as South Korea Reviews Landmark Sex-Slave Deal

Japan Lashes Out as South Korea Reviews Landmark Sex-Slave Deal

Japan reacted angrily after a South Korean government-backed panel said Wednesday that the nations’ two-year old agreement over wartime sex slaves didn’t properly reflect the views of the women
Arab World Won't Be Led by Tehran or Ankara, U.A.E. Says

Arab World Won't Be Led by Tehran or Ankara, U.A.E. Says

The Arab world needs to come together under Saudi-Egyptian leadership to push back against the ambitions of regional rivals Iran and Turkey, a U.A.E. minister has said.

Singer Files Sex Assault Complaint Against Former Trump Aide

Washington (AP) -- A singer and potential congressional candidate says she has filed a sexual assault complaint against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager for hitting her twice on her
GOP, Democrats Gird for Congress Fight

GOP, Democrats Gird for Congress Fight

There are profound differences between the House and Senate Republicans. It may play a big role going into 2018. Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)
China to Discuss First Revisions to Constitution Since 2004

China to Discuss First Revisions to Constitution Since 2004

China’s leading policy makers plan to discuss next month a proposal to amend the national constitution for the first time since 2004, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
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