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Trudeau Defends Progressive Trade as China Talks Sputter

Trudeau Defends Progressive Trade as China Talks Sputter

A shipping container is placed on a truck at the Port of Vancouver terminal in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Thursday, July 21, 2016. The Port of Vancouver, Canada's biggest, is being hemmed
Plot to Assassinate U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Is Foiled, Sky Reports

Plot to Assassinate U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Is Foiled, Sky Reports

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was the target of an assassination attempt by Islamist militants that was broken up last week with the arrests of two men, Sky News reported.
U.S. Bomber Flies With Japanese, Korean Jets in Show of Force

U.S. Bomber Flies With Japanese, Korean Jets in Show of Force

The U.S. deployed a B-1B Lancer bomber to the Korean peninsula Wednesday as part of a joint exercise with South Korea involving 230 warplanes, Yonhap News said, citing an unidentified source.
Most Brits Still Want Brexit But Expect It All to End Badly

Most Brits Still Want Brexit But Expect It All to End Badly

British voters increasingly think Brexit is being mishandled. But that doesn’t mean they’re turning their backs on the idea of abandoning the European Union -- just on Prime Minister Theresa May’s
Bombardier Rejects Brexit Border in Irish Sea

Bombardier Rejects Brexit Border in Irish Sea

Bombardier Inc., whose Belfast aircraft plant is Northern Ireland’s biggest manufacturer, said it’s against any moves toward a Brexit deal that would effectively redraw the U.K.-Ireland border in the
Theresa May Faces New Brexit Revolt From Boris Johnson

Theresa May Faces New Brexit Revolt From Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a revolt from inside her Cabinet over her plan to keep U.K. regulations aligned with the European Union after Brexit, a split that threatens to undermine her
NAACP Tells Trump to Stay Away From Mississippi Museum Opening

NAACP Tells Trump to Stay Away From Mississippi Museum Opening

The NAACP said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump should cancel his plans to attend the opening of a Mississippi civil rights museum, saying his appearance at the ceremony would be divisive.
Bipartisan Bank-Relief Bill Wins Approval From Senate Panel

Bipartisan Bank-Relief Bill Wins Approval From Senate Panel

A key U.S. Senate panel has cleared a bill that could bring financial firms a significant chunk of the regulatory relief they’ve sought since the Dodd-Frank Act became law in 2010.
Why South Africa's Leadership Race Is Wide Open

Why South Africa's Leadership Race Is Wide Open

The race to lead South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is in overdrive. While current nomination tallies from the ANC’s branches indicate that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has the edge
India's Detroit Struggles as New States Become Growth Drivers

India's Detroit Struggles as New States Become Growth Drivers

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. manufacturing plant in Chennai. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh
French President Macron’s Approval Rate Surges 6 Points to 50%, Poll Shows

French President Macron’s Approval Rate Surges 6 Points to 50%, Poll Shows

French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity surged six points to 50 percent in one of the fastest approval rating rebounds for French presidents measured by pollster Ifop, according to Paris Match
Trump Says Tax Conference Will Result in 'Perfecto' Bill

Trump Says Tax Conference Will Result in 'Perfecto' Bill

President Donald Trump talks with reporters about the prospects for U.S. tax legislation and trade policy during a lunch with GOP Senators. (Source: Bloomberg)
Why Ray Dalio Opposes the Removal of the SALT Deduction

Why Ray Dalio Opposes the Removal of the SALT Deduction

Billionaire Ray Dalio said the expected elimination of state and local income-tax deductibility proposed by lawmakers will take a toll on high-tax areas due to lower revenues as high-income earners
California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

A California lawmaker wants to put the state alongside China, France and the U.K. and have its legislature consider a ban on vehicles powered by fossil fuels.
Why Scotland's Leaders Are Challenging May on Brexit

Why Scotland's Leaders Are Challenging May on Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was confronted with a seemingly impossible choice after interventions from Scotland’s political leaders: rewrite her Brexit plans, tear up the U.K. or risk getting no

Mueller Deputy Praised Yates for Refusing to Defend Travel Ban

A top prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Mueller sent an email praising Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general fired by President Donald Trump, for refusing to defend Trump’s travel ban.
McConnell Says Alabama's Moore to Face Ethics Probe If He Wins

McConnell Says Alabama's Moore to Face Ethics Probe If He Wins

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Roy Moore can expect to face an ethics investigation if the Republican Senate candidate wins next week’s special election in Alabama.
With Brexit Talks Torpedoed, Hammond Makes a Pitch for Finance

With Brexit Talks Torpedoed, Hammond Makes a Pitch for Finance

As the U.K. races the clock to save Brexit talks, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond tries to reassure the world of finance about his government’s aim to preserve London as a world-leading
Turkish Banker's Lawyers Launch Attack on Trader's Testimony

Turkish Banker's Lawyers Launch Attack on Trader's Testimony

Attorneys for a Turkish banker set out to attack the credibility of a gold and currency trader who pleaded guilty and became the government’s star witness, after U.S. prosecutors led him through days
Patrick Kennedy Sees 'Enormous Denial' About Opioid Issue

Patrick Kennedy Sees 'Enormous Denial' About Opioid Issue

Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy discusses the severity of the opioid epidemic in the U.S. with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)