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Here’s Where the GOP Tax Bill Stands Right Now

Here’s Where the GOP Tax Bill Stands Right Now

The House tax-writing committee finished its second day of work Tuesday to hammer out the details of the Republican tax cut plan. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day:
Multinationals Scurry to Defuse House Tax Bill’s ‘Atomic Bomb’

Multinationals Scurry to Defuse House Tax Bill’s ‘Atomic Bomb’

Multinational companies including Apple Inc., Pfizer Inc. and others would face a new tax on payments they make to offshore affiliates under the House Republicans’ tax bill -- a surprise provision
Trump Casts a Shadow Over Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election

Trump Casts a Shadow Over Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election

Republican candidate Ed Gillespie is channeling Trump with ads condemning NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem and warning about violent Latino gangs flourishing in sanctuary
Trump's Longtime Bodyguard Schiller Faces Russia Probe Scrutiny

Trump's Longtime Bodyguard Schiller Faces Russia Probe Scrutiny

Keith Schiller brings a much more intimate knowledge of Trump, his candidacy and presidency than past witnesses.
Trump Softens Tone on North Korea, Urges Deal on Nuclear Weapons

Trump Softens Tone on North Korea, Urges Deal on Nuclear Weapons

President Donald Trump toned down his harsh rhetoric toward North Korea during a visit to Seoul, telling reporters the Pyongyang regime should “come to the table” to make a deal and refusing to rule
Saudi Arabia Offers $440 Million for Intelligence on Houthi Rebels

Saudi Arabia Offers $440 Million for Intelligence on Houthi Rebels

Saudi Arabia has put a $440 million bounty on the heads of 40 leaders of pro-Iranian Yemeni rebels amid escalated regional tensions between the kingdom and the Islamic Republic.
Trump Undercuts His Advisers Again With Saudi Tweets

Trump Undercuts His Advisers Again With Saudi Tweets

President Donald Trump again showed how quickly his tweets can outrun U.S. foreign policy planning, after he backed Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince over the arrests of dozens of officials before

What Trump’s State Dinner in Seoul Says About South Korea-Japan Tensions

If the preparations for the dinner are any sign, Trump faces an uphill battle in trying to improve the countries’ often fractious ties.
Prince Alwaleed $1.2 Billion Poorer Since Saudi Corruption Purge

Prince Alwaleed $1.2 Billion Poorer Since Saudi Corruption Purge

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is still very wealthy, but even the mega-rich would balk at losing more than $1 billion in 48 hours.
The Companies With the Most to Gain as China and South Korea Make Up

The Companies With the Most to Gain as China and South Korea Make Up

The warming of relations between two of Asia’s biggest economies is a welcome sign for many companies caught in the middle of a year-long political standstill.
Paris, Frankfurt Try to Grab Lucrative Legal Action From London

Paris, Frankfurt Try to Grab Lucrative Legal Action From London

As Brexit looms, European cities move to poach corporate litigation from the U.K. Coming soon to Paris: lawsuits en anglais.
Trump Ditches Swamp-Draining Playbook for Do-No-Harm Fed Picks

Trump Ditches Swamp-Draining Playbook for Do-No-Harm Fed Picks

President Donald Trump’s claim he’s “always been great with jobs” faces a real test as he continues to overhaul the leadership of the Federal Reserve.
Your Guide to the U.S. Tax-Cut Debate

Your Guide to the U.S. Tax-Cut Debate

Cutting individual and corporate taxes has been the top goal of congressional Republicans for years. Now is their big chance.
Japan Is Said to Talk With U.S. on Buying Aegis Missile Defense

Japan Is Said to Talk With U.S. on Buying Aegis Missile Defense

The Pentagon is providing Japan with initial pricing and technical data to decide if it wants to buy a ground-based version of the Aegis missile defense system used on U.S. Navy cruisers and
Why Wall Street Isn't Picking Its Next Overseer: QuickTake Q&A

Why Wall Street Isn't Picking Its Next Overseer: QuickTake Q&A

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley is stepping down from his post in mid-2018, several months before his term expires in January 2019. Dudley’s departure comes as the central
Prisoners, Politicians and Provocateurs

Prisoners, Politicians and Provocateurs

Who to watch in Spain’s constitutional crisis
Polish Premier Meets Kingmaker Kaczynski as Shake Up Looms

Polish Premier Meets Kingmaker Kaczynski as Shake Up Looms

Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, seeking to move past reports that she may soon be dismissed, met ruling-party leader and potential successor Jaroslaw Kaczynski to discuss plans for a ministerial
What Carter Page Told House Russia Investigators

What Carter Page Told House Russia Investigators

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday night released a 243-page transcript of his lengthy appearance behind closed doors.
Assessing the Success of Trump's Visit to Japan

Assessing the Success of Trump's Visit to Japan

Glen Fukushima, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, discusses President Trump's visit in Japan and their alliance over North Korea. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." (Source:
The World’s Youngest Female Leader Targets Equal Pay for Women

The World’s Youngest Female Leader Targets Equal Pay for Women

In an interview with Bloomberg News, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her government aims to achieve pay equity for women in the public service within four years.