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Rep. Gohmert on Taxes, Republicans, Gun Control

Rep. Gohmert on Taxes, Republicans, Gun Control

Rep. Louie Gohmert Jr., a member of the House Judiciary Committee and a Republican from Texas, discusses tax reform, Russia, and gun control. He speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene on "Bloomberg
With Arctic Drilling Under Attack, Norway Oil Chiefs Fight Back

With Arctic Drilling Under Attack, Norway Oil Chiefs Fight Back

The man overseeing western Europe’s biggest crude spigot is fighting back against the oil doubters.
Carney Says Brexit Implications for Interest Rates Are Ambiguous

Carney Says Brexit Implications for Interest Rates Are Ambiguous

Come March 2019, when the U.K. is due to formally leave the European Union, the Bank of England may have to be ready to move either direction on monetary policy.
Kill Nafta? It's Not as Easy as Trump Might Think

Kill Nafta? It's Not as Easy as Trump Might Think

Shipping containers are unloaded from a cargo ship at the Port of Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to release international
Leader of Warsaw Seeks to Ban Fringe Party After Racist Rally

Leader of Warsaw Seeks to Ban Fringe Party After Racist Rally

The president of Poland’s capital, Warsaw, is seeking to outlaw a far-right group after white nationalists paraded in the city center during a weekend rally.
Trump Chases U.S. Arms Deals in Asia to Help Him Win Re-Election

Trump Chases U.S. Arms Deals in Asia to Help Him Win Re-Election

President Donald Trump asked Vietnam’s prime minister why his country wasn’t buying more American military equipment, in a meeting that was a microcosm of his 11-day Asia tour.
Russia’s Medvedev Says He Met ‘Friendly’ Trump at Asia Summit

Russia’s Medvedev Says He Met ‘Friendly’ Trump at Asia Summit

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he spoke with Donald Trump at a summit meeting, describing the U.S. president as “an open, friendly person” even amid heightened tensions between their
Balance of Power: Germany’s Iron Chancellor Looks Vulnerable

Balance of Power: Germany’s Iron Chancellor Looks Vulnerable

Over her 12 years as German chancellor Angela Merkel has become Europe’s preeminent leader, shaping the bloc with pragmatic policies as she tackled the financial crisis, Russian aggression and a
Moscow Wants to Sell MiG-35s to More Than 30 Countries

Moscow Wants to Sell MiG-35s to More Than 30 Countries

Russia is targeting export sales of at least $10 billion for the new MiG-35, the country’s most advanced jet fighter, as it prepares to offer the aircraft commercially from next year.
Resigned PM Tells Lebanese to 'Chill,' Says He's Coming Home

Resigned PM Tells Lebanese to 'Chill,' Says He's Coming Home

Beirut (AP) -- Ten days after his surprise resignation plunged Lebanon into crisis and raised fears of regional turmoil, Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday called on everyone to "chill."
Russia to Retaliate Against Foreign Media Over RT Within Weeks

Russia to Retaliate Against Foreign Media Over RT Within Weeks

Russia will expand controversial legislation on “foreign agents” for use against all media that receive funding from abroad, with the first outlets likely to be hit this month in retaliation over U.S.
Mugabe Gets Youth Wing Backing After Military Criticism

Mugabe Gets Youth Wing Backing After Military Criticism

The youth wing of Zimbabwe’s ruling party backed President Robert Mugabe after he was criticised by the head of the country’s armed forces for purging the ruling party of opponents.
How Much Will Equifax Pay?

How Much Will Equifax Pay?

A law that protects consumers’ data was written before the age of hacking.
UCLA Players Are Returning to U.S. After China Shoplifting Incident

UCLA Players Are Returning to U.S. After China Shoplifting Incident

Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting are on a plane back to Los Angeles.

Japan's Koike Steps Down as Party Leader to Focus on Tokyo Post

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike resigned as head of a national opposition party Tuesday, after failing to make a dent in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s overwhelming parliamentary majority in last month’s
Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed

Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed

Targeted ads that seem to follow you everywhere online may soon be doing the same on your TV.
Senate’s Offshore Tax Ideas Could Be a ‘Goldmine’ for Some Companies

Senate’s Offshore Tax Ideas Could Be a ‘Goldmine’ for Some Companies

U.S. companies that make billions of dollars from patents and other intellectual property held offshore would be eligible for a special 12.5 percent tax rate on those earnings under the Senate tax
Sessions Appearance Spotlights a Partisan Split Over Russia

Sessions Appearance Spotlights a Partisan Split Over Russia

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pressed by House Democrats Tuesday on new questions about Russian contacts with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign -- and by Republicans on almost anything but
Trump Weighs Options on Moore as GOP Turmoil Escalates

Trump Weighs Options on Moore as GOP Turmoil Escalates

President Donald Trump will discuss with aides how the White House and Republicans should deal with embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, an administration official said Tuesday, as party
Puerto Rico's Other No-Bid Contractor Says It's No Whitefish

Puerto Rico's Other No-Bid Contractor Says It's No Whitefish

Even though it’s best known for fracking and only been in the business of restoring downed power lines for a few months, Mammoth Energy Services Inc. got a no-bid, $187 million contract to restore