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Russia Says Up to 70 Athletes Could Face Doping Charges

Russia Says Up to 70 Athletes Could Face Doping Charges

The number of Russian athletes accused of receiving banned treatments from a doctor could rise to 70, the country's anti-doping agency said Wednesday.
Australia to Fix Flaws in World's Fourth-Biggest Pension Pool

Australia to Fix Flaws in World's Fourth-Biggest Pension Pool

Australia’s government said it’s committed to tackling structural flaws in the nation’s A$2.8 trillion ($1.9 trillion) pensions industry that have eroded retirement savings and cost people billions of
Pelosi Says Trump Threatening Fed Chairman Is ‘Very Wrong’

Pelosi Says Trump Threatening Fed Chairman Is ‘Very Wrong’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended the independence of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, following comments from President Donald Trump hinting that Chairman Jerome Powell’s tenure depends on the
Five Things to Watch in South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Speech

Five Things to Watch in South Africa President Ramaphosa’s Speech

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday delivers his first state-of-the-nation speech since the ruling party extended its quarter-century grip on power in last month’s election. His
Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump, Saying That’s ‘Just a Way Out’

Pelosi Rules Out Censuring Trump, Saying That’s ‘Just a Way Out’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out the possibility of censuring President Donald Trump as an alternative to impeachment, saying that it would be a half-way measure and little more than “a way out.”
France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

France to Focus on Top EU Post, Easing Weidmann Path to ECB

European Union (EU) flags fly in front of the European Commission Berlaymont building in Brussels.
Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Privilege Fight

Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Privilege Fight

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, angered Democrats Wednesday by declining to answer some questions during a day-long, closed-door session with members and staff of the House
Fight for Second Place Dominates U.K. Tory Leadership Race

Fight for Second Place Dominates U.K. Tory Leadership Race

With Boris Johnson so far ahead in the race to be the next U.K. prime minister, the fight is now focused on winning second place.
Erdogan Vows to Take Egypt to Court Over Ally Mursi's Death

Erdogan Vows to Take Egypt to Court Over Ally Mursi's Death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to haul the Egyptian government before international courts over the death of his Islamist ally, ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, escalating a war
Trump Plan Seeks to Double U.S.-Africa Two-Way Trade

Trump Plan Seeks to Double U.S.-Africa Two-Way Trade

The U.S.’s Prosper Africa strategy plans to double two-way trade and investment between the world’s biggest economy and the continent in the coming years.
Walls Won’t Stop Migration to U.S, Says Guatemala Election Leader

Walls Won’t Stop Migration to U.S, Says Guatemala Election Leader

Immigration to the U.S. will continue unless Guatemala boosts development and economic growth to alleviate the poverty that has driven millions to flee, said vice-presidential candidate Carlos Raul
Juncker Defends Draghi & Co. After Trump Central-Bank Attacks

Juncker Defends Draghi & Co. After Trump Central-Bank Attacks

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker leapt to the defense of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi a day after the latest salvo of criticism from the U.S. administration.
MH17 Investigators Charge Four Over 2014 Downing of Airliner

MH17 Investigators Charge Four Over 2014 Downing of Airliner

The international team investigating the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine leveled murder charges against three Russians and a Ukrainian that it said were responsible
Japan’s Exports Slump, Hopes Turn to Trump-Xi

Japan’s Exports Slump, Hopes Turn to Trump-Xi

The stage for next week’s Trump-Xi trade war summit is also the scene of mounting casualties.
Trump’s Critics Wary Even as They Agree Iran Is at Fault in Attacks

Trump’s Critics Wary Even as They Agree Iran Is at Fault in Attacks

From Democratic lawmakers in Washington to Germany’s chancellor, skeptics of Donald Trump’s foreign policy are starting to agree the evidence is strong that Iran was behind attacks on two tankers in
Jilted by Trump, Xi and Kim Seek Upper Hand Before G-20 Summit

Jilted by Trump, Xi and Kim Seek Upper Hand Before G-20 Summit

Both China’s Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have suffered from President Donald Trump’s penchant for walking away from talks. Now, he’ll have to worry about what they tell each other behind
Tory Leadership Rivals Look Like an `Uninspiring Boy Band': Teneo

Tory Leadership Rivals Look Like an `Uninspiring Boy Band': Teneo

Wolfango Piccoli, co-president at Teneo Intelligence, discusses the candidates vying to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Gen. Kelly Says Chief of Staff Job Was 'Not Very Enjoyable'

Gen. Kelly Says Chief of Staff Job Was 'Not Very Enjoyable'

John Kelly talks about his time in the Oval Office working as President Trump's chief of staff. Kelly spoke in an exclusive conversation with David Rubenstein for an episode of “The David Rubenstein
Gen. Kelly Says Experts Wanted More Wall at the Border

Gen. Kelly Says Experts Wanted More Wall at the Border

Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he spoke to experts at the southern border about how to build the best border wall. Kelly spoke in an exclusive conversation with David Rubenstein for
Gen. Kelly Says He Would Have Handled Travel Ban Differently

Gen. Kelly Says He Would Have Handled Travel Ban Differently

Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he would have handled President Donald Trump's travel ban differently had he been in charge. Kelly spoke in an exclusive conversation with David