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For Nebraska Landowners, the Fight Against Keystone XL Hasn’t Come Cheap

For Nebraska Landowners, the Fight Against Keystone XL Hasn’t Come Cheap

They vow to keep fighting, but after nine years, their resources have run thin.
How Trump Did the Impossible: Getting Solar and Oil Lobbyists to Unite

How Trump Did the Impossible: Getting Solar and Oil Lobbyists to Unite

A team of unlikely allies is worried his plan would raise electricity costs and undercut their fuel source in the power markets.
Senate Bill ‘Bombshell’ Could Raise Taxes on Tech

Senate Bill ‘Bombshell’ Could Raise Taxes on Tech

A last-minute change that U.S. senators made to their tax bill before passing it early Saturday morning would result in higher-than-intended taxes for technology firms and other corporations, tax
FEMA Staffers Told They Might Be Billed for Working Too Much

FEMA Staffers Told They Might Be Billed for Working Too Much

The agency is citing an extraordinary year of hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters.

Trump Lawyers Try to Take Obstruction Charges Off the Table

Just six weeks ago, Donald Trump’s lawyers insisted they hadn’t spent much time researching whether laws on obstruction of justice apply to the president.
‘Death to Democrats’: How the GOP Tax Bill Whacks Liberal Tenets

‘Death to Democrats’: How the GOP Tax Bill Whacks Liberal Tenets

Some of the biggest losers under the Republican tax overhaul include upper-middle class families in high-tax areas like New York City, graduate students, government workers and public school teachers.
AXA's Tinker Says Brexit Deal Unlikely by End of Year

AXA's Tinker Says Brexit Deal Unlikely by End of Year

Mark Tinker, head of Framlington equities for Asia at AXA Investment Managers, discusses the last minute upset in the Brexit negotiations on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)

Kenyan Agency Mulls $1.46 Billion Bond to Fund Road Repairs

A Kenyan government agency plans to offer 150 billion shillings ($1.46 billion) of bonds to fund repairs to roads in the East African nation that have suffered from historic neglect.
Brexit Deal Hit by Last-Minute Upset

Brexit Deal Hit by Last-Minute Upset

Brexit negotiations have hit another stumbling block. Talks unraveled following an 11th hour intervention by Northern Ireland's DUP leader Arlene Foster. Bloomberg's Nejra Cehic reports on "Bloomberg
Brexit Bulletin: Scuppered

Brexit Bulletin: Scuppered

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Dual-Nationality Fiasco Claims More Australian Lawmakers

Dual-Nationality Fiasco Claims More Australian Lawmakers

The citizenship fiasco that’s gripped Australia’s parliament for the past five months and cost Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government its majority looks set to widen, with a public register
Deutsche Bank Records Said to Be Subpoenaed by Mueller

Deutsche Bank Records Said to Be Subpoenaed by Mueller

Deutsche Bank AG provided records to special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation after receiving a subpoena several weeks ago, according to a person briefed on the matter.
What Actually Shuts Down During a U.S. Government Shutdown

What Actually Shuts Down During a U.S. Government Shutdown

Without a deal, a “spending gap” would trigger a carefully prescribed, but still disruptive, halt to Washington’s work.
Australia Seeks Foreign-Meddling Curbs After China Dust-Up

Australia Seeks Foreign-Meddling Curbs After China Dust-Up

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would introduce legislation to limit political meddling by foreign powers, citing reports of Chinese influence over a local lawmaker and Russia’s
Ryan to Consult Senate for Dec. 30 Spending Stop-Gap Plan

Ryan to Consult Senate for Dec. 30 Spending Stop-Gap Plan

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan will check with Senate Republicans to see if they have the votes to fund the government until Dec. 30, instead of Dec. 22 as first proposed, according to a senior
Conspiracy or Not, Turkey’s Ties to West Are at Risk

Conspiracy or Not, Turkey’s Ties to West Are at Risk

What was once unthinkable has become possible as Erdogan hits out against the U.S.
Trump Sued Over ‘Unlawful’ Shrinking of Utah National Monuments

Trump Sued Over ‘Unlawful’ Shrinking of Utah National Monuments

Environmental groups hit President Donald Trump with a lawsuit just hours after he announced he’ll shrink two national monuments in Utah that contain stunning red-sandstone vistas, historic relics and
UN Political Chief to Visit North Korea Days After ICBM Launch

UN Political Chief to Visit North Korea Days After ICBM Launch

A senior United Nations official will begin a four-day trip to North Korea on Tuesday for talks with Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and other officials, a week after the isolated regime launched its most
GOP Tax Plan Raises Deficit Concerns

GOP Tax Plan Raises Deficit Concerns

House and Senate lawmakers are poised to begin working as soon as Monday on compromise tax-overhaul legislation, a key step in their drive to send a bill with tax cuts for corporations and individuals
Professor Eichengreen: Corporate Tax Cuts Are Bad Deal

Professor Eichengreen: Corporate Tax Cuts Are Bad Deal

Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics at the University of California Berkeley, discusses the U.S. tax bill, the corporate tax cuts and its impact on the economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: