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Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Block Teen's Abortion

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Block Teen's Abortion

The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court for an emergency order that would temporarily stop a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant from having an abortion.
Asia-Analytica's Loong on Trump's Rivalry With China

Asia-Analytica's Loong on Trump's Rivalry With China

Pauline Loong, managing director at Asia-Analytica, discusses President Trump calling China a rival that wants to undermine American prosperity. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source:
U.S. Proposes Cuts in Foreign Aid

U.S. Proposes Cuts in Foreign Aid

Rajiv Shah, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, discusses President Trump's proposal to cut foreign aid and its impact on the world. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Japan Approves Deployment of New Land-Based Missile Shield

Japan Approves Deployment of New Land-Based Missile Shield

Japan’s cabinet approved the introduction of two Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense batteries, adding to its existing two-layered defense against North Korea’s growing missile and nuclear weapons
U.S. Says North Korea Was Behind WannaCry Cyberattack

U.S. Says North Korea Was Behind WannaCry Cyberattack

The U.S. blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected hundreds of thousands of computers globally this year, offering further justification for the White House’s campaign to
GOP Unveils Tax Bill, Plans to Vote This Week

GOP Unveils Tax Bill, Plans to Vote This Week

Senate Republicans seem to have enough support to pass their tax plan. Bloomberg's Joe Sobczyk reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
What You Need to Know From GOP Tax Bill

What You Need to Know From GOP Tax Bill

Ray Beeman, co-leader at Washington Council Ernst & Young, discusses the Republican tax plan and how it impacts the economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Turkish Banker Faces Grilling From Prosecutor in Sanctions Trial

Turkish Banker Faces Grilling From Prosecutor in Sanctions Trial

A Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions faced a grilling from prosecutors seeking to undermine his credibility, after two days of friendly questioning from his lawyer.

Trump Accused in Court of ‘Extreme Hostility’ to Women in Combat

Women in the U.S. military escalated their legal battle for equal footing in combat units, saying the Trump administration has shown “extreme hostility” toward integrating the armed services.
House Trump-Russia Probe Shouldn’t ‘Drag’ Out, Says Republican

House Trump-Russia Probe Shouldn’t ‘Drag’ Out, Says Republican

The Republican leading the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation said Monday there’s no reason to “drag" the inquiry out much longer and that Americans need some answers.
House GOP Agrees on $81 Billion in Disaster Spending

House GOP Agrees on $81 Billion in Disaster Spending

House Republicans on Monday proposed $81 billion in disaster relief for areas hit by hurricanes and wildfires, the largest standalone aid bill in recent years.
May's Core Brexit Team Meets to Talk EU Trade Deal

May's Core Brexit Team Meets to Talk EU Trade Deal

Political commentator Nina Schick discusses Brexit and what kind of trade deal the U.K. will seek from the European Union on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
The Major Tax Changes in the Republican Bill

The Major Tax Changes in the Republican Bill

The House and Senate will vote on the proposal this week.
Paul Manafort Wants to Spend Christmas in the Hamptons

Paul Manafort Wants to Spend Christmas in the Hamptons

Facing conspiracy and money laundering charges, Trump’s former campaign manager hopes to spend the holidays with his loved ones.
Pence Postpones Mideast Trip Until January for Senate Tax Vote

Pence Postpones Mideast Trip Until January for Senate Tax Vote

Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his planned trip to the Middle East until January as a critical Senate vote looms on a Republican tax overhaul.
Trump's Rivalry With China Overlooks U.S. Economic Reliance

Trump's Rivalry With China Overlooks U.S. Economic Reliance

President Donald Trump is breaking with recent U.S. convention by portraying China as a rival that wants to undermine American prosperity. But it may take more than an aggressive tone to change the
Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan

Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax-Overhaul Plan

Here are key changes to U.S. tax law for individuals and businesses that have emerged from the final Republican bill that’s headed for votes in the House and Senate next week.
GOP Tax Plan May Miss the Mark on Trump's Promises

GOP Tax Plan May Miss the Mark on Trump's Promises

Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur discusses how the GOP tax bill won’t do all that President Donald Trump and GOP leaders said it would. He speaks on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
How to Impeach a President, Peruvian Edition: QuickTake Q&A

How to Impeach a President, Peruvian Edition: QuickTake Q&A

Just 16 months after his election, Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski could be ousted from office as soon as this week. The 79-year-old Wall Street veteran and former finance minister faces
Indonesia Losing Its Only Female Top Justice

Indonesia Losing Its Only Female Top Justice

Indonesia is set to lose its first and only female constitutional justice, whose term is up next year, potentially dealing a blow to women’s rights in a country where they’re being challenged in the