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May Says She's Disappointed by Parliament Defeat: Brexit Update

May Says She's Disappointed by Parliament Defeat: Brexit Update

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is in Brussels for a European Union summit hours after facing an embarrassing defeat on her Brexit legislation at the hands of rebels in her own party.
Putin Suggests FBI Drugged Russian Olympic-Doping Whistle-Blower

Putin Suggests FBI Drugged Russian Olympic-Doping Whistle-Blower

Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested the FBI has been drugging a whistle-blower it’s protecting after he disclosed a massive state-run doping program that led to Russia being barred from the
Putin Says Russian Involvement in U.S. Vote Is 'Made Up'

Putin Says Russian Involvement in U.S. Vote Is 'Made Up'

Russian President Vladimir Putin denies any Russian involvement in the U.S. election, suggesting it's all 'made up' by enemies of President Donald Trump. Putin remarks during his annual news
Putin Is on a Roll Abroad, But Problems Mount at Home

Putin Is on a Roll Abroad, But Problems Mount at Home

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U.S.-Iran Clash Over Yemen Highly Likely, Crisis Group Warns

U.S.-Iran Clash Over Yemen Highly Likely, Crisis Group Warns

Yemen is the riskiest flashpoint between the U.S. and Iran at a time when tensions between the two powers are at a “critical level,” the International Crisis Group conflict-resolution center said.
Billionaire Candidate Goes on the Attack in Tight Chile Election

Billionaire Candidate Goes on the Attack in Tight Chile Election

Round one turned out to be a lot closer than pollsters predicted.
Divisions Over Immigration Expose EU’s Fault Lines at Summit

Divisions Over Immigration Expose EU’s Fault Lines at Summit

A bloc of Eastern European countries advocated for a toughening of the European Union’s immigration policy, setting the stage for a heated exchange at a summit on Thursday.
Putin Praises Trump’s Achievements, Says He Calls Him ‘Donald’

Putin Praises Trump’s Achievements, Says He Calls Him ‘Donald’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he’s on first-name terms with Donald Trump, as he praised the U.S. leader’s record and blamed allegations of collusion between the Kremlin and the White House on
The Republicans’ Problem Is Bigger Than Alabama

The Republicans’ Problem Is Bigger Than Alabama

A string of defeats points to weaknesses beyond one tainted candidate and to trouble in 2018 and beyond.
Trump Lawyers Seek to Leverage Long-Standing Ties to Mueller

Trump Lawyers Seek to Leverage Long-Standing Ties to Mueller

John Dowd and Ty Cobb were brought onto President Donald Trump’s legal team in part because of their long-standing ties with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Two GOP Senators Slam Tax Cuts for Rich, But How Will They Vote?

Two GOP Senators Slam Tax Cuts for Rich, But How Will They Vote?

President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that his tax cut is all about helping the middle class even as Republican leaders formed a last-minute plan to cut the top rate paid by million-dollar
For Brokers, GOP Tax Bill Could Bring Upheaval and Job Switching

For Brokers, GOP Tax Bill Could Bring Upheaval and Job Switching

Some brokerage firms are concerned that the tax overhaul could lead to upheaval, pushing their employees to set up their own shops or switch firms to lower their tax bills.
Why Netflix Was Less Outspoken on Net Neutrality This Time

Why Netflix Was Less Outspoken on Net Neutrality This Time

Netflix Inc., a champion for net neutrality regulations three years ago during Washington’s last big battle on the topic, has been less outspoken this year as the rules head for the chopping block.
New Nafta Pits Silicon Valley Against Hollywood Over Copyright

New Nafta Pits Silicon Valley Against Hollywood Over Copyright

Online giants such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc. are facing off against Hollywood studios and record labels over how to update the North American Free Trade Agreement to protect
As Bitcoin Soars, Advocates Seek to Head Off New Restrictions

As Bitcoin Soars, Advocates Seek to Head Off New Restrictions

Bitcoin enthusiasts struck it rich this year as the cryptocurrency surged. Now they’re preparing for battle in Washington to protect their industry’s ascent.
Brexit Bulletin: Defeated

Brexit Bulletin: Defeated

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U.K. Lawmakers Vote for Final Say on Brexit Deal

U.K. Lawmakers Vote for Final Say on Brexit Deal

Bloomberg's Anna Edwards discusses the possibility of Brexit 'softening.' She speaks with Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak Europe." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Hands Iran a Powerful Tool

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Hands Iran a Powerful Tool

The Palestinians’ cause has been eclipsed by the broader convulsions in the Middle East. Now, Tehran can use it to increase its influence in the region.
Would You Run U.K. Plc Like May Runs Brexit? Business Asks

Would You Run U.K. Plc Like May Runs Brexit? Business Asks

Theresa May and her government “confuses the hell” out of the European Union and needs to “get unified” if it wants to succeed in Brexit negotiations, according to the head of the U.K.’s main business
Next Year's European Black Swans Aren't Bad News for Stocks

Next Year's European Black Swans Aren't Bad News for Stocks

Investors hoping for a reprieve from European geopolitical volatility in 2018 shouldn’t hold their breath. At the same time, a resulting weaker euro and price swings could mean better returns for
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