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Malaysia's Giving Working Moms a Better Maternity Deal Than U.S.

Malaysia's Giving Working Moms a Better Maternity Deal Than U.S.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak laid out his economic plans for next year in what he called the “mother of all budgets.” It could’ve easily been described as a budget for all mothers as well.
Congress Poised to Restore Drone Registration Tossed by Court

Congress Poised to Restore Drone Registration Tossed by Court

The government’s registration system for owners of civilian drones would be restored in a defense policy bill agreed to by House and Senate negotiators.
Everything You Need to Know About the Senate GOP Tax Plan

Everything You Need to Know About the Senate GOP Tax Plan

Senate Republicans released their vision for a tax-cut plan Thursday that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, with a one-year delay to 2019, as Congress moves quickly to fulfill one of the
Mulvaney Says Administration Wouldn’t Oppose Corporate Tax Cut Delay

Mulvaney Says Administration Wouldn’t Oppose Corporate Tax Cut Delay

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration wouldn’t oppose delaying a cut in corporate tax rates until 2019.
Tax Foundation President Sees Tax Reform by End of Year

Tax Foundation President Sees Tax Reform by End of Year

Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
OMB's Mulvaney 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Tax Reform

OMB's Mulvaney 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Tax Reform

Mick Mulvaney, director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Moore Defiant Amid Calls From Republican Leaders to Step Aside

Moore Defiant Amid Calls From Republican Leaders to Step Aside

Senate candidate Roy Moore and some of his fellow Alabama Republicans remained defiant as a poll showed his support slipping and national party leaders distanced themselves from the former state judge
Sen. Mark Warner Feels GOP Tax Plan Is 'a Bit of a Scam'

Sen. Mark Warner Feels GOP Tax Plan Is 'a Bit of a Scam'

Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, discusses the prospects for tax reform with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
13,200 More Kennedy Assassination Records Released

13,200 More Kennedy Assassination Records Released

The National Archives is releasing more than 13,200 records — some hundreds of pages long — related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.
Rep. Franks Confident House, Senate Can Agree on Tax Plan

Rep. Franks Confident House, Senate Can Agree on Tax Plan

Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
AT&T CEO Says He Won't Sell CNN, Isn't Being Pressured to Do So

AT&T CEO Says He Won't Sell CNN, Isn't Being Pressured to Do So

AT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson sought to quell speculation that a standoff with antitrust officials over the acquisition of Time Warner Inc. centers on news network CNN.
House Panel Advances Tax Bill as GOP Seeks Vote Next Week

House Panel Advances Tax Bill as GOP Seeks Vote Next Week

The House Ways and Means Committee approved revisions to the GOP tax legislation that trimmed the bill’s cost while providing more tax relief to owners of partnerships, limited liability companies and
U.S. Factory Workers Are Falling Out of Love With Donald Trump

U.S. Factory Workers Are Falling Out of Love With Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s honeymoon with U.S. factory workers may be over after his trip to China, if the views of a manufacturers and labor group are any indication.
AT&T Could Get $50 Billion for an Asset It Doesn't Want to Sell

AT&T Could Get $50 Billion for an Asset It Doesn't Want to Sell

AT&T Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department are tussling over whether the telecommunications giant should have to sell assets to complete its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc. Here’s
Does the U.K. Want to Be More Like America? The EU Wants to Know

Does the U.K. Want to Be More Like America? The EU Wants to Know

Britain faces a fundamental choice between Donald Trump’s vision of a low-regulated, business-friendly society or the “European model” of higher food and environmental standards, the European Union’s
U.S. Targets Venezuelan Electoral, Media Officials in New Sanctions

U.S. Targets Venezuelan Electoral, Media Officials in New Sanctions

The Trump administration slapped sanctions on 10 Venezuelan officials Thursday on allegations of corruption and rights violations after President Nicolas Maduro’s candidates swept nationwide state
House Intelligence Panel Is Expected to Interview Sessions

House Intelligence Panel Is Expected to Interview Sessions

The House Intelligence Committee is expected to interview Attorney General Jeff Sessions in coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.
Catalan Speaker's Bail Set as Rajoy Seeks Release of Separatists

Catalan Speaker's Bail Set as Rajoy Seeks Release of Separatists

A Spanish judge set bail of 150,000 euros ($174,000) for the speaker of the dissolved Catalan parliament, taking a softer line on dealing with separatist leaders as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pushes
Russia Says It Will Retaliate Against U.S. Media Next Week

Russia Says It Will Retaliate Against U.S. Media Next Week

Russia said it will retaliate next week against American media after the U.S. government ordered state broadcaster RT to register as a foreign agent, following accusations it interfered in last year’s