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Does Net Neutrality’s Repeal Create a Regulatory Crack or a Chasm?

Does Net Neutrality’s Repeal Create a Regulatory Crack or a Chasm?

The Federal Communication Commission’s decision to scrap net-neutrality rules doesn’t necessarily mean the internet won’t be regulated.
GOP Delivers Sweeping Plan for Vote Next Week: Tax Debate Update

GOP Delivers Sweeping Plan for Vote Next Week: Tax Debate Update

Congressional Republicans revealed the final details of their agreed-upon tax-overhaul legislation Friday. It’s the culmination of a six-week legislative sprint designed to deliver a major policy
Civil War Puts Childhood Under Attack in South Sudan, UN Says

Civil War Puts Childhood Under Attack in South Sudan, UN Says

South Sudan’s four-year civil war has had a “staggering impact” on children, with more than half its minors affected by forced recruitment, food shortages or loss of schooling, the United Nations
Brexit Bulletin: Divide But Not Conquer

Brexit Bulletin: Divide But Not Conquer

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Pakistan Premier Abbasi Says ‘No Plan' to Further Weaken Rupee

Pakistan Premier Abbasi Says ‘No Plan' to Further Weaken Rupee

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said his administration has “no plan” to weaken the rupee further after the central bank started devaluing the currency last week.
Peru President Refuses Calls to Quit Over Alleged Odebrecht Ties

Peru President Refuses Calls to Quit Over Alleged Odebrecht Ties

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has rebuffed calls to resign over alleged ties to companies that received payments from disgraced Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA.
Why New Roadblock for Dealmaking May Be Vertical

Why New Roadblock for Dealmaking May Be Vertical

For decades, U.S. antitrust enforcers have worried mostly about mergers between direct competitors that might lead to higher consumer prices. They’ve been less bothered by deals between companies that
Turkish Banker Makes Risky Bet With Sanctions-Case Testimony

Turkish Banker Makes Risky Bet With Sanctions-Case Testimony

Prosecutors ended their case against a Turkish banker accused of helping violate U.S. sanctions against Iran, in a trial implicating top Turkish officials including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and
Austria Shifts Right as Kurz Forges Government With Nationalists

Austria Shifts Right as Kurz Forges Government With Nationalists

Austria’s 31-year-old next leader is closing in on a pact with nationalists to form a government that reflects Europe’s anti-immigration groundswell.
North Korea's Economy Remains Tiny, But Has Some Bright Spots

North Korea's Economy Remains Tiny, But Has Some Bright Spots

North Korea’s economy remains a fraction of its southern neighbor’s, but it showed improvement last year in some sectors including agriculture -- and more people than ever have mobile phones.
Japan-China Ties Are Improving, But They're Still Pretty Bad

Japan-China Ties Are Improving, But They're Still Pretty Bad

People in Japan and China see ties between Asia’s two biggest economies as improving, but relations are still pretty bad.
Turnbull Government Faces Vital Sydney Vote

Turnbull Government Faces Vital Sydney Vote

The fate of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government could be determined at a special election in Sydney on Saturday as a lawmaker caught up in a furor over dual citizenship seeks to
Trump to Visit FBI Academy After Saying Agency ‘In Tatters'

Trump to Visit FBI Academy After Saying Agency ‘In Tatters'

President Donald Trump plans to visit the FBI Academy in Quantico in Virginia on Friday, the White House said in a statement, an appearance that comes less than two weeks after he said the agency’s
Trump Expects Rubio to Come Around on GOP Tax Bill

Trump Expects Rubio to Come Around on GOP Tax Bill

The Republican tax plan could be going off the rails in the final sprint. Senator Marco Rubio coming out saying he is a "no" on the bill as written, unless the child tax credit is raised. However,
Brexit Talks Are Set to Get Messy

Brexit Talks Are Set to Get Messy

The first six months of Brexit negotiations were the easy part.
Oil Deal May Win Back Sudan Some Influence Over Former Enemy

Oil Deal May Win Back Sudan Some Influence Over Former Enemy

Sudan lost three-quarters of its oil reserves when the south seceded in 2011. A four-year civil war in Africa’s youngest nation may be letting it reassert control.
China Quietly Building More Facilities in the South China Sea

China Quietly Building More Facilities in the South China Sea

China has begun work or completed building infrastructure on about 72 acres (29 hectares) of land on outposts in the South China Sea this year, according to a report by the Washington-based Asia
Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises U.S. Economy

Trump, Putin Speak After Russian Leader Praises U.S. Economy

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during the final press conference on the second day of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.Leaders of the world's top economies gather from July 7
Assessing Putin's Relationship With Trump

Assessing Putin's Relationship With Trump

Alexander Kliment, Eurasia Group director of research, discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin's relationship with President Donald Trump. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Kevin Cirilli on
Why Tax Reform Might Not Be Good for High-Income Earners

Why Tax Reform Might Not Be Good for High-Income Earners

Lisa Featherngill, Abbot Downing managing director of wealth planning, discusses the economic impact of U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Joe Weisenthal and Julia Chatterley on "What'd You