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Another Hotel Moves to Strip Away Trump’s Name

The Trump Organization said its luxury hotel in Panama is legally required to keep the Trump brand following an Associated Press report that the 70-story building’s owners are trying to remove it, the
Irish Focus Turns Back to Brexit as Political Impasse Broken

Irish Focus Turns Back to Brexit as Political Impasse Broken

Ireland averted an election that could have derailed crucial Brexit talks with the U.K., as Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald agreed to resign and end a five-day political stand-off.
Trump Picks Up Baton From Obama in Crushing China Steel Imports

Trump Picks Up Baton From Obama in Crushing China Steel Imports

If there’s one thing Donald Trump and Barack Obama have in common, it’s their ability to crush once-soaring Chinese steel imports.
Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at Event to Honor Navajo Veterans

Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at Event to Honor Navajo Veterans

President Donald Trump punctuated a meeting with Native American veterans on Monday with a racially tinged nickname he’s deployed for years.
Sen. Pat Toomey on Tax Reform, Powell Testimony

Sen. Pat Toomey on Tax Reform, Powell Testimony

Sen. Pat Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republican, discusses the GOP's tax overhaul plan and the Jerome Powell confirmation hearing with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets."
Rothschild's Koch Connection Pays Off in Pursuit of Time Inc.

Rothschild's Koch Connection Pays Off in Pursuit of Time Inc.

Rothschild & Co.’s renewed push in the U.S. is getting a boost from the Koch brothers.
Mexico's Meade Resigns, Paving Way for Election Run

Mexico's Meade Resigns, Paving Way for Election Run

Jose Antonio Meade threw his hat in the ring to become the presidential candidate of Mexico’s ruling party in the July 2018 election, hours after resigning his post as finance minister. Bloomberg's
Carwash Investigation Engulfs More of Peru's Political Elite

Carwash Investigation Engulfs More of Peru's Political Elite

Lima’s former mayor Susana Villaran is the latest politician to become ensnared in the ballooning scandal over the alleged payment of bribes or donations by Brazilian construction companies to some of
Senator Franken: I am Tremendously Sorry

Senator Franken: I am Tremendously Sorry

Senator Al Franken apologized again for his behavior and said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” after several women accused him of inappropriate kissing and touching, while giving no indication that
Why Fund Managers Are Worried About a Tax Refugee Exodus

Why Fund Managers Are Worried About a Tax Refugee Exodus

Bloomberg's Jason Kelly explains why fund managers are worried about a possible tax refugee exodus. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Ex-Ambassador Emerson Expects Grand Coalition in Germany

Ex-Ambassador Emerson Expects Grand Coalition in Germany

John Emerson, former U.S. ambassador to Germany, discusses German Chancellor Angela Merkel asking for coalition talks. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets:
House Panel to Weigh Bill Expanding Gun Rights

House Panel to Weigh Bill Expanding Gun Rights

It's the first measure since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people.
London's McGuinness Hopes for Progress on Brexit Talks

London's McGuinness Hopes for Progress on Brexit Talks

City of London Policy Chair Catherine McGuinness discusses the deadlock in Brexit talks and her hopes for progress after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May met with EU President Donald Tusk and other
White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban for Staff

White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban for Staff

The White House may ban its employees from using personal mobile phones while at work, raising concerns among some staffers including that they’ll be cut off from family and friends, according to
Meade to Seek Ruling Party Nod in Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Race

Meade to Seek Ruling Party Nod in Mexico’s 2018 Presidential Race

Jose Antonio Meade threw his hat in the ring to become the presidential candidate of Mexico’s ruling party in the July 2018 election, hours after resigning his post as finance minister.
Franken Apologizes Again While Saying He's Resuming Senate Work

Franken Apologizes Again While Saying He's Resuming Senate Work

Senator Al Franken apologized again for his behavior and said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” after several women accused him of inappropriate kissing and touching.
Trump-Appointed Judge Gets CFPB Lawsuit

Trump-Appointed Judge Gets CFPB Lawsuit

Leandra English’s battle to temporarily head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be decided by Washington U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump nominee.
Brexit Deal Hinges on Irish Border Riddle as Talks Go to Wire

Brexit Deal Hinges on Irish Border Riddle as Talks Go to Wire

Theresa May’s chances of getting a Brexit breakthrough in the coming days hinge on the prime minister convincing the Northern Ireland party that props up her government to accept the U.K. position on
Firebrand Brazilian Candidate Calls for Subsidized Gun Ownership

Firebrand Brazilian Candidate Calls for Subsidized Gun Ownership

Gun ownership should be subsidized, right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro told a gathering of business executives and reporters on Monday.
Pemex CEO Becomes Mexico’s Finance Minister

Pemex CEO Becomes Mexico’s Finance Minister

He succeeds Jose Antonio Meade, who announced plans to run for president. Carlos Trevino, Pemex’s chief administration officer, will become CEO.