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Deadly Air Pollution Becomes a Common Enemy for Rivals India and Pakistan

Deadly Air Pollution Becomes a Common Enemy for Rivals India and Pakistan

From his office in the smog shrouded city of Lahore, environment official Saif Anjum pores over reams of pollution data and lists the actions being taken by Pakistan’s largest province to combat the
Russian Broadcaster RT's U.S. Contractor Files as Foreign Agent

Russian Broadcaster RT's U.S. Contractor Files as Foreign Agent

A U.S. contractor for Russian state broadcaster RT has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent, even though it says it has editorial independence and doesn’t take direction from the
Australia’s Dual-Nationality Crisis Claims Eighth Victim

Australia’s Dual-Nationality Crisis Claims Eighth Victim

A dual-citizenship crisis roiling Australian politics has claimed its eighth lawmaker, with independent Senator Jacqui Lambie resigning after revealing she contravened the constitution.
Trump's Efforts to Promote Coal at Climate Summit Draw Protests

Trump's Efforts to Promote Coal at Climate Summit Draw Protests

The Trump administration’s bid to promote coal at a global climate conference was met with protesters who walked out of the event as panelists criticized the U.S. president’s decision to exit the
Trump Hails Great Relationship With Duterte

Trump Hails Great Relationship With Duterte

U.S. President Donald Trump bonded with Rodrigo Duterte over a common dislike for Barack Obama, whose criticism of the Philippine leader’s deadly war on drugs last year spurred a rift between the
The Club for Growth's Biggest Concerns About Tax Bills

The Club for Growth's Biggest Concerns About Tax Bills

David McIntosh, Club for Growth president, discusses his concerns about U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Wider U.S. Budget Deficit in October Underscores Tax Cut Anxiety

Wider U.S. Budget Deficit in October Underscores Tax Cut Anxiety

The monthly U.S. budget deficit increased by more than a third in October, highlighting concerns about proposed tax cuts that could further expand the fiscal gap.
What to Watch When Central Bankers Meet at ECB Conference

What to Watch When Central Bankers Meet at ECB Conference

Bloomberg's Mike McKee previews the ECB's Tuesday conference. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Agreeing on China's Favorite Trade Deal Set to Drag Into 2018

Agreeing on China's Favorite Trade Deal Set to Drag Into 2018

After talks aimed at wrapping up a giant Pacific trade deal almost collapsed in acrimony in Vietnam last week, ministers are now warning that a rival Asian pact should also focus on quality over
May Says U.K. to Retaliate Against Russian Election Meddling

May Says U.K. to Retaliate Against Russian Election Meddling

Prime Minister Theresa May told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Britain was ready to fight back against attempts to destabilize Western democracy that she said included “meddling in elections.”
Moore Campaign Pushes on Amid Sex Assault Allegations

Moore Campaign Pushes on Amid Sex Assault Allegations

Bloomberg's Arit John reports on how the sexual assault allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore are impacting his campaign. (Source: Bloomberg)
Sen. Cantwell on Tax Bill and Roy Moore

Sen. Cantwell on Tax Bill and Roy Moore

Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Blanchflower Says May Could Be Out Before End of Year

Blanchflower Says May Could Be Out Before End of Year

David "Danny" Blanchflower, Dartmouth College professor, discusses the building pressure on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. He speaks with Bloomberg's Mark Barton on "Bloomberg Markets: European
Menendez Judge Tells Jury to Keep Trying After Deadlock Note

Menendez Judge Tells Jury to Keep Trying After Deadlock Note

Jurors in the corruption trial of Senator Robert Menendez sent a note to the court on Monday saying they were deadlocked on all 18 counts against him, prompting the judge to respond that they should
Banks Closer to Winning Regulatory Relief After Senate Deal

Banks Closer to Winning Regulatory Relief After Senate Deal

The Republican leader of a key Senate panel has struck a deal with moderate Democrats to ease regulatory burdens on financial firms, setting up one of the best chances in years for lawmakers to make
Bridging the Difference Between Tax Bills in Congress

Bridging the Difference Between Tax Bills in Congress

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli takes a look at the differences between the House and Senate tax overhaul plans. (Source: Bloomberg)

Mnuchin, Ivanka Trump Pitch Tax Plan's Benefits for New Jersey

People who earn $300,000 a year in New York and New Jersey stand to get “several thousands of dollars” of tax cuts from legislation in Congress, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said during a visit
50% Chance of Deal in December, Brexit Secretary Davis Tells Business Leaders

50% Chance of Deal in December, Brexit Secretary Davis Tells Business Leaders

Brexit Secretary David Davis reckons it’s as close as 50-50 whether he gets a breakthrough in divorce talks by December, according to European business leaders he briefed at a meeting Monday.
A Rare Sight: Christian Priest Visiting Saudi Arabia Openly Wears a Cross

A Rare Sight: Christian Priest Visiting Saudi Arabia Openly Wears a Cross

Bishop Boulos Matar is part of a delegation accompanying Lebanon’s Maronite Catholic Patriarch Beshara Al Rai on an official visit to Saudi Arabia, the first such invitation extended to a senior
Rand Paul, Still in ‘Pain,’ Returns to Senate Ahead of Tax Debate

Rand Paul, Still in ‘Pain,’ Returns to Senate Ahead of Tax Debate

U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he plans to return to Washington on Monday after he suffered broken ribs and a fluid buildup around his lungs in a Nov. 3 altercation with a neighbor at his Kentucky home.
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