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Sunstein on What to Watch in Manafort Indictments

Sunstein on What to Watch in Manafort Indictments

Cass Sunstein, Bloomberg View columnist and author of "Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide," discusses the Russia investigation and the history of impeachment with Bloomberg's David Gura on "What'd You
Factions Threaten South Africa's ANC Leadership Conference Plans

Factions Threaten South Africa's ANC Leadership Conference Plans

South Africa’s ruling party is battling to calm internal divisions that are threatening to disrupt preparations for its national conference next month as factions engage in a bitter fight over who
North Korea Says U.S. Aircraft Carrier Deployment Raises Nuclear War Threat

North Korea Says U.S. Aircraft Carrier Deployment Raises Nuclear War Threat

EAST SEA, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 12: In this handout image released September 13 by South Korean Defense Ministry, USS Nimitz (3rd L), USS Ronald Reagan (2nd L) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (L)
Moore Accused of Sex Assault as McConnell Urges Candidate's Exit

Moore Accused of Sex Assault as McConnell Urges Candidate's Exit

A woman accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore Monday of sexually assaulting her when she was 16, hours after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he believed Moore’s other accusers and
Johnson Admits His ‘Mistake’ Over British Woman Jailed in Iran

Johnson Admits His ‘Mistake’ Over British Woman Jailed in Iran

U.K. foreign Secretary Boris Johnson admitted he made a mistake by suggesting a British woman jailed in Iran was training reporters there, a comment that invited a storm of criticism that he’d
Hannity Fans Smash Keurig Brewers Over Pulled Ads

Hannity Fans Smash Keurig Brewers Over Pulled Ads

A decision by Keurig to stop advertising on Sean Hannity's Fox News program has supporters of the conservative host destroying the company's coffee makers.

Lebanon's Central Banker Says Worst May Be Over in Latest Crisis

Lebanon’s central bank Governor Riad Salameh said the country’s financial system will be able to withstand the latest political crisis with no special measures or initiatives from the regulator,
Credit Suisse Is Confident on Tax Bill Resolution

Credit Suisse Is Confident on Tax Bill Resolution

Margaret Gage, head of Washington research at Credit Suisse, discusses the beginning of the Senate tax bill markup and the timeline for tax reform. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on
Trump Picks Former Lilly Drug Executive as Health Secretary

Trump Picks Former Lilly Drug Executive as Health Secretary

President Donald Trump named former Eli Lilly & Co. executive Alex Azar to lead the Department of Health and Human Services after agency’s past chief resigned amid blowback over his

Trump Says He’ll Nominate Azar as HHS Secretary

“Happy to announce, I am nominating Alex Azar to be the next HHS Secretary. He will be a star for better healthcare and lower drug prices!” President Donald Trump said on Twitter.
Political T-Shirts at Polling Place Get U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

Political T-Shirts at Polling Place Get U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider guaranteeing the right of people to wear political T-shirts and buttons when they vote, accepting an appeal that could expand First Amendment rights at polling
Pregnancy Clinics Get U.S. High Court Review in Speech Clash

Pregnancy Clinics Get U.S. High Court Review in Speech Clash

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will consider the constitutionality of a California law that requires licensed pregnancy-counseling clinics to tell patients they might be eligible for free or
Zimbabwe Army Signals Split With Mugabe Over Firing Deputy

Zimbabwe Army Signals Split With Mugabe Over Firing Deputy

Zimbabwe armed forces commander Constantine Chiwenga called for an end to purges in President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party and said the security services would stop those “bent on hijacking the
Poland Complains of Unjust ‘Image Problem’ After Racist March

Poland Complains of Unjust ‘Image Problem’ After Racist March

Poland, accused by European Union officials of undermining democracy, tried to mount a defense after racists marched in Warsaw in the latest demonstration of nationalism surging across the continent.
Erdogan Warns of Syria Offensive Ahead of Talks With Putin

Erdogan Warns of Syria Offensive Ahead of Talks With Putin

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday signaled that a Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces in the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin could be imminent, as he traveled to Russia to
Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals

Coming Soon to Washington: An Anti-Trump Hotel for Liberals

Expect counter-cultural art, progressive fireside chats, and craft materials for your next great protest poster.
EU Heaps Praise on Greek Reforms as Post-Bailout Reckoning Nears

EU Heaps Praise on Greek Reforms as Post-Bailout Reckoning Nears

The European Commission talked up Greece’s reform drive, as creditors are beginning to prepare for a discussion on what a post-bailout landscape could look like for the debt-ridden state.
Brazil’s Temer Plans a Cabinet Shakeup

Brazil’s Temer Plans a Cabinet Shakeup

Brazilian President Michel Temer is planning a cabinet shakeup to rebuild support for his proposed pension overhaul after the largest ally moved closer to abandoning his government.
Biden Says He Wouldn’t Have Stepped In to Replace Hillary Clinton

Biden Says He Wouldn’t Have Stepped In to Replace Hillary Clinton

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he wouldn't have agreed to replace Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee under any circumstances.
Trump Discovers ‘Indo-Pacific’ on Asia Tour in Boost for India

Trump Discovers ‘Indo-Pacific’ on Asia Tour in Boost for India

During his first presidential trip to Asia, Donald Trump has developed a sudden affinity for a phrase that gives some insight into how the U.S. views the region.