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Lockheed's F-35, North Korea Threat Push World Arms Sales Higher

Lockheed's F-35, North Korea Threat Push World Arms Sales Higher

Arms sales by the world’s top 100 defense contractors rose last year for the first time since 2010, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
Trump to Make Tax Speech Wednesday

Trump to Make Tax Speech Wednesday

President Trump is planning to make a closing argument for the Republican tax cut in a speech on Wednesday. Sources say he will be speaking in Washington as House and Senate leaders try to agree on a
Blanchflower Says EU, UK Deal Should Lead to Soft Brexit

Blanchflower Says EU, UK Deal Should Lead to Soft Brexit

Dartmouth College Professor of Economics Danny Blanchflower discusses his views on Brexit on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Corrects description to better reflect guest comments.) (Source: Bloomberg)
Blanchflower Says U.S. Needs Significant Stimulus

Blanchflower Says U.S. Needs Significant Stimulus

Dartmouth College Professor of Economics Danny Blanchflower discusses his views on the tax bill with Betty Liu on Bloomberg's "Daybreak Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Romanians Flood Streets to Protest Latest Court Reforms

Romanians Flood Streets to Protest Latest Court Reforms

Thousands of Romanians resumed protests in Bucharest and cities across the Black Sea nation, demanding the ruling party scraps a judicial overhaul that’s been criticized for its potentially damaging
Thousands Rally in Ukraine to Support Arrested Opposition Politician

Thousands Rally in Ukraine to Support Arrested Opposition Politician

Supporters attend a rally in support of arrested former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and to demand the impeachment of Ukrainian President, in central Kiev on December 10, 2017.
A Tale of What Could Have Been for the EU's Poorest Country

A Tale of What Could Have Been for the EU's Poorest Country

A decade ago, Bulgarians flooded the streets in celebration of their ex-communist nation joining the European Union. There was a light show in the skies above the capital. Then-Prime Minister Sergei
May's Fragile Truce Tested as Brexit Pledges Start to Unravel

May's Fragile Truce Tested as Brexit Pledges Start to Unravel

The fragile truce Theresa May struck with her warring cabinet and the European Union last week was already being tested on Monday, as some of the promises made to clinch a breakthrough Brexit deal
How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

How the Populist Right Is Redrawing the Map of Europe

A Bloomberg analysis of decades of election results across 22 European countries show where support is strongest and growing fastest.
Goldman Sachs Is Coming for Tea and Cookies With U.K.'s Labour

Goldman Sachs Is Coming for Tea and Cookies With U.K.'s Labour

U.K. Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is preparing to meet Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a further sign that companies are starting to take seriously the possibility of a Labour government.
Threat of Split Looms as South Africa's ANC Picks New Leader

Threat of Split Looms as South Africa's ANC Picks New Leader

As delegates from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that’s threatening to overshadow the
Corsican Nationalists Win Control of Island's Assembly

Corsican Nationalists Win Control of Island's Assembly

A coalition of movements pushing for greater autonomy for Corsica will dominate a newly constituted assembly on the French Mediterranean island, giving it the legitimacy to push Paris for changes to

Alabama Senator Urges Voters to Reject Moore as Election Nears

Republican Senator Richard Shelby, Alabama’s senior member of Congress, strongly condemned his party’s candidate, Roy Moore, on Sunday as the contentious campaign for the state’s open senate seat
Macron Calls Trump's Jerusalem Decision a ‘Danger to Peace’

Macron Calls Trump's Jerusalem Decision a ‘Danger to Peace’

President Emmanuel Macron said he doesn’t intend to immediately revive past French Middle East peace initiatives, as Donald Trump’s administration stood behind his decision to recognize Jerusalem as
Collins Confident on Tax Bill Provisions, Hasn't Decided on Vote

Collins Confident on Tax Bill Provisions, Hasn't Decided on Vote

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a key vote on legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code, said she’s confident agreements she sought as part of her support will be kept but hasn’t made a
Israeli Guard Stabbed as Protesters Blast Trump Jerusalem Move

Israeli Guard Stabbed as Protesters Blast Trump Jerusalem Move

Violence sparked by U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital erupted for a third straight day, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began a visit to Europe to defend the decision.
Putin and Sisi Finalize $30 Billion Nuclear Plant Deal

Putin and Sisi Finalize $30 Billion Nuclear Plant Deal

Egypt and Russia signed a $30 billion deal to build North Africa’s first nuclear power plant as the Kremlin moves to expand its influence in the region.

Kenya Opposition Delays Plan to Swear-In Leader as President

Kenya’s main opposition alliance postponed indefinitely plans to swear-in its leader as president of a so-called People’s Assembly, after the government warned such a step would amount to treason.
Final Jerusalem Status Up To Palestinians, Israelis, Haley Says

Final Jerusalem Status Up To Palestinians, Israelis, Haley Says

Nikki Haley, the top U.S. representative at the United Nations, said the final status of Jerusalem should be “should be decided between the Palestinians and the Israelis.”
Poland Risks Being the EU's Rogue State

Poland Risks Being the EU's Rogue State

A new prime minister makes little difference to the anti-European narrative.