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EU Ditches Early Favorites as Race for Top Jobs Thrown Wide Open

EU Ditches Early Favorites as Race for Top Jobs Thrown Wide Open

European Union leaders cast aside the formal candidates who’ve dominated the race to head the next EU Commission and will start again from scratch less than two weeks before a self-imposed deadline.
Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

Millions take to the streets in Hong Kong after the extradition bill is suspended; Boeing Co. and Airbus SE go head-to-head at the Paris Air Show; and Hope Hicks, former White House communications
Mexico Vows All-Out Border Crackdown While Lacking a Trump Goal

Mexico Vows All-Out Border Crackdown While Lacking a Trump Goal

Mexico is taking major steps to stop illegal border crossings even as U.S. President Donald Trump hasn’t set a specific goal that would lift his tariff threat, the nation’s undersecretary for North
Poland Blocks Merkel’s Push to End EU Carbon Emissions by 2050

Poland Blocks Merkel’s Push to End EU Carbon Emissions by 2050

Poland blocked a push endorsed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the European Union to end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, setting a sour tone for a summit that ended with a failure to decide
Biden Goes on Defense as He Faces Rivals at Black Voters Forum

Biden Goes on Defense as He Faces Rivals at Black Voters Forum

Joe Biden is trying to make amends after a misstep over his history of working alongside segregationist senators as he heads for a weekend of campaign events in South Carolina, where African-American
Southeast Asian Leaders to Meet in Shadow of Trump's Trade War

Southeast Asian Leaders to Meet in Shadow of Trump's Trade War

The leaders of Southeast Asia’s economies are set to gather in Thailand this weekend as the shadow of President Donald Trump’s trade war keeps the region on edge.
U.S. Border Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Strain, Agency Chief Says

U.S. Border Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Strain, Agency Chief Says

The head of U.S. Border Patrol defended using military personnel at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying extra resources are needed “as long as we face this crisis” of an influx of migrants.
Prosecutors Say Roger Stone’s Social Media Posts Violated His Terms of Release

Prosecutors Say Roger Stone’s Social Media Posts Violated His Terms of Release

Embattled political consultant Roger Stone risks being jailed during his criminal case after prosecutors accused President Donald Trump’s longtime ally of violating his bail terms by attacking Special
Climate Protesters Stop U.K. Chancellor Speech to City of London

Climate Protesters Stop U.K. Chancellor Speech to City of London

U.K. Foreign Office Minister Mark Field was suspended from government after forcibly removing a female protester from a City of London dinner on Thursday evening.
N.J. Democrats Send Murphy Budget Without Millionaire’s Tax

N.J. Democrats Send Murphy Budget Without Millionaire’s Tax

New Jersey’s Democratic-led legislature approved a $38.7 billion budget that scraps Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaire’s tax, raising the risk of a government shutdown should warring sides
'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/20/2019)

'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/20/2019)

"Bloomberg: Balance of Power" focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. The show featured live coverage of Slack's direct listing and President Trump's meeting with Canadian Prime
EU Escalates Warnings to Turkey, Prolongs Russian Sanctions

EU Escalates Warnings to Turkey, Prolongs Russian Sanctions

European Union leaders escalated a threat to sanction Turkey over its offshore drilling in Eastern Mediterranean, while prolonging punitive measures against Russia for encroaching on Ukrainian
Roy Moore, Who Lost Senate Race in 2017 Upset, to Run in 2020

Roy Moore, Who Lost Senate Race in 2017 Upset, to Run in 2020

Alabama Republican Roy Moore said he will make another run for the Senate in 2020 after a stunning upset loss two years ago following accusations of sexual misconduct in his past.
Macron Gives Spanish Ally Cold Shoulder as Leaders Close Ranks

Macron Gives Spanish Ally Cold Shoulder as Leaders Close Ranks

Pedro Sanchez, Spain's prime minister, arrives for the European Union (EU) summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesay, May 28, 2019. The horsetrading for the top EU jobs begins at a
Ramaphosa Was Wearing Monatic, to Make a Point and Get a Laugh

Ramaphosa Was Wearing Monatic, to Make a Point and Get a Laugh

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa got a chuckle out of lawmakers when he described the locally made suit and tie he donned for his state-of-the-nation address but warned lawmakers about asking what else
House Panel Approves Package of Industry and Low-Income Tax Cuts

House Panel Approves Package of Industry and Low-Income Tax Cuts

A U.S. House committee approved a package of bills that provide tax breaks for a variety of select industries and constituencies, kicking off what’s likely to be a protracted negotiation with Senate
In Bitter Auto Talks, California and EPA Chiefs Shun Same Table

In Bitter Auto Talks, California and EPA Chiefs Shun Same Table

Top environmental regulators in Washington and Sacramento sparred Thursday over failed negotiations on contentious vehicle emissions and fuel economy rules -- each blaming the other for a standoff
Mexico Airline Offers Central America Migrants $1 Trips Home

Mexico Airline Offers Central America Migrants $1 Trips Home

Mexican airline Volaris has launched a program called “Reuniting Families” that is offering to fly Central American immigrants in Mexico back to their countries of origin.
Ocasio-Cortez Stands By Trump ‘Concentration Camps’ Accusation

Ocasio-Cortez Stands By Trump ‘Concentration Camps’ Accusation

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back at the top House Republican’s assertion that she should apologize for accusing the Trump administration of operating “concentration camps” to hold
California Governor Pitching a Wildfire Fund to Help Utilities

California Governor Pitching a Wildfire Fund to Help Utilities

California Governor Gavin Newsom is pressing lawmakers on a wildfire fund that may be financed through bonds to help utilities pay for the catastrophic blazes their power lines keep igniting,