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Corbyn Means Business: Investor Guide to Labour's Plan for U.K.

Corbyn Means Business: Investor Guide to Labour's Plan for U.K.

With Prime Minister Theresa May under fire from her own Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition Labour Party leading in the U.K. polls, the chances are rising for a third election in as many
North Korea Says Terror State Designation Spurs Faith in Nukes

North Korea Says Terror State Designation Spurs Faith in Nukes

U.S. President Donald Trump’s designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism is a severe provocation that reminds the country it should keep hold of its "precious nuclear sword," the
China's Former ‘Internet Czar' Ensnared in Xi's Corruption Fight

China's Former ‘Internet Czar' Ensnared in Xi's Corruption Fight

China’s former top internet regulator became the first senior official put under investigation for corruption since President Xi Jinping secured a second term in office during a leadership reshuffle
Berlusconi Comeback Reaches Human Rights Judges

Berlusconi Comeback Reaches Human Rights Judges

Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi took his comeback bid to the European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday as his lawyers fought to make him eligible for next year’s Italian election.
Hariri Returns to Lebanon to Tackle Political Crisis

Hariri Returns to Lebanon to Tackle Political Crisis

Firas Maksad, deputy executive director at Arabia Foundation, discusses Saad Hariri's return to Lebanon weeks after announcing his resignation as Prime Minister. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak:

Blackwater Founder to Appear Before House Russia-Trump Probe

Erik Prince, the founder of the Blackwater private security firm and a presence during Trump’s presidential transition, is scheduled to appear next week before the House Intelligence Committee as part
Trump's Hopes for Quick Nafta Deal Are Dimming as Talks Slow

Trump's Hopes for Quick Nafta Deal Are Dimming as Talks Slow

After three months of talks, the U.S., Canada and Mexico remain miles apart on a deal to update the region’s flagship trade pact.
These Are the Budget Pitfalls Philip Hammond Needs to Avoid

These Are the Budget Pitfalls Philip Hammond Needs to Avoid

Whatever U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond does in his budget speech on Wednesday, he needs to make sure his plans don’t unravel as some have in the past.
Concert Blast Shows Central African Republic Religious Rift

Concert Blast Shows Central African Republic Religious Rift

Emmanuel Ngallos was playing a keyboard at a concert meant to bring Central African Republic’s Muslims and Christians together when the blast knocked him to the ground -- and highlighted the
Poland Resumes Work on Judicial Overhaul at Center of EU Dispute

Poland Resumes Work on Judicial Overhaul at Center of EU Dispute

Poland’s ruling party resumed work on an overhaul of the nation’s judiciary that’s triggered an unprecedented threat of sanctions by the European Union and protests from groups who say the government
Mladic Faces Genocide Ruling at Yugoslav War-Crimes Tribunal

Mladic Faces Genocide Ruling at Yugoslav War-Crimes Tribunal

A UN tribunal will rule Wednesday on former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, whose charges include genocide, as the court nears the end of its work punishing those who committed war
Time Warner Execs Have $216 Million at Stake in AT&T Case

Time Warner Execs Have $216 Million at Stake in AT&T Case

Time Warner Inc.’s top five executives were due for a combined payout of as much as $216 million in their sale of the company to AT&T Inc. U.S. government efforts to block the deal put that
Trump White House Logs Document Drug Industry Visitors, Meetings

Trump White House Logs Document Drug Industry Visitors, Meetings

Drug company executives were among the many visitors to the White House complex this year, according to visitor logs published Tuesday by ProPublica after a nonprofit transparency group, Property of
Trump's Hopes for Quick Nafta Deal Are Dimming as Talks Slow

Trump's Hopes for Quick Nafta Deal Are Dimming as Talks Slow

After three months of talks, the U.S., Canada and Mexico remain miles apart on a deal to update the region’s flagship trade pact.
Meg Whitman to Step Down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman to Step Down as HP Enterprise CEO

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. said CEO Meg Whitman is stepping down after six years at the company. Bloomberg's Megan Murphy reports on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
May Needs a Smooth U.K. Budget as Conservatives Seek Revival

May Needs a Smooth U.K. Budget as Conservatives Seek Revival

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s crisis-hit government is looking to Wednesday‘s Budget as a shot at redemption to find fresh popularity with voters. But the risk is that it could be another nail in
May Offers Concessions to Keep Flagship Brexit Bill on Course

May Offers Concessions to Keep Flagship Brexit Bill on Course

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship piece of Brexit legislation continued its journey through Parliament unamended after the government offered concessions to Conservative rebels over human
Moore Blasted by Democrat in TV Ads in Alabama Senate Race

Moore Blasted by Democrat in TV Ads in Alabama Senate Race

The Alabama Democrat running for U.S. Senate has run overwhelmingly more television advertising than his competitor, Roy Moore, since the Republican was accused of pursuing dates or sexual contact
Lebanon's Hariri Returns to Lebanon to Tackle Political Crisis

Lebanon's Hariri Returns to Lebanon to Tackle Political Crisis

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Beirut late on Tuesday, ending a near-three-week absence to address a political crisis that’s drawn in regional and global powers and raised concern that
Pakistan Targets First Export Jump in Four Years on Tax Breaks

Pakistan Targets First Export Jump in Four Years on Tax Breaks

Pakistan’s government is targeting a 10 percent jump in exports this financial year after giving tax breaks to businesses, in a bid to reverse a three year slump and ease its widening trade and