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Brussels Edition: No Big Bazooka

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Taiwan's President Defeats Leadership Rival, Clearing Bid for Second Term

Taiwan's President Defeats Leadership Rival, Clearing Bid for Second Term

Taiwan’s president saw off an unprecedented challenge to her leadership from within her own party, defeating her former premier in the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s primary ahead of next
Hong Kong Administration Has to Scrap This Bill, Says Civic Party Leader Yeung

Hong Kong Administration Has to Scrap This Bill, Says Civic Party Leader Yeung

Hong Kong Legislative Council Member and Civic Party Leader Alvin Yeung discusses Hong Kong’s controversial extradition legislation and the protests over the bill. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets:
A Tiny Tyranny in Equatorial Guinea Sustained by Oil Riches

A Tiny Tyranny in Equatorial Guinea Sustained by Oil Riches

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled the West African nation for almost 40 years, and less than half the population has access to clean water.
Along Irish Border, Boris Johnson’s Ascent Adds to Brexit Unease

Along Irish Border, Boris Johnson’s Ascent Adds to Brexit Unease

Richie McPhillips, living at the epicenter of the Brexit crisis, has a new worry -- Boris Johnson.
Millionaire’s Plan to Cut Danish Taxes Lies in Tatters

Millionaire’s Plan to Cut Danish Taxes Lies in Tatters

Lars Seier Christensen, a Danish multimillionaire who co-founded Saxo Bank and owns the nation’s best restaurant and a piece of its top football team, suffered a rare reversal in trying to shape his
Macron’s Plan to Tear France’s Establishment Apart Town by Town

Macron’s Plan to Tear France’s Establishment Apart Town by Town

Emmanuel Macron isn’t finished with the French establishment.
President Xi Needs to Resolve This Directly With Hong Kong, Says Hudson Institute’s Pillsbury

President Xi Needs to Resolve This Directly With Hong Kong, Says Hudson Institute’s Pillsbury

Michael Pillsbury, director of Chinese strategy center at the Hudson Institute, discusses President Trump’s comments on Hong Kong-China relations, the U.S.-China trade negotiations and the future of
Saudi Arabia Says Iran Spreading ‘Chaos, Death and Destruction’

Saudi Arabia Says Iran Spreading ‘Chaos, Death and Destruction’

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said the targeting of Abha Airport by Iranian-backed Houthi militia is “a continuation of their immoral and criminal behavior that is in line with the
Trump to Host Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal, Huawei

Trump to Host Trudeau Next Week to Discuss Trade Deal, Huawei

Donald Trump is set to host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau next week as the American president’s tariff threats continue to cloud the outlook for the countries’ trade deal with Mexico.
Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ If Foreigners Offer Dirt on 2020 Rivals

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ If Foreigners Offer Dirt on 2020 Rivals

President Donald Trump said he’d want to hear damaging information about a political opponent in the 2020 election even if it were provided by a foreigner -- a scenario that evokes some of the
U.S. House Panel Presses Juul in Teen Vaping Investigation

U.S. House Panel Presses Juul in Teen Vaping Investigation

A U.S. House subcommittee is requesting documents from Juul Labs Inc. as part of a congressional investigation into e-cigarette use by teenagers, according to a letter from the panel’s chairman to the
Hong Kong Extradition Bill Debate Scrapped for a Second Day

Hong Kong Extradition Bill Debate Scrapped for a Second Day

Hong Kong lawmakers scrapped debate for a second straight day on legislation that would allow extraditions to China, as tensions remained high between police and protesters after violent clashes on
Pence Chief of Staff Short Says USMCA Is a Better Deal for Americans

Pence Chief of Staff Short Says USMCA Is a Better Deal for Americans

Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, discusses U.S. trade policy with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
Hope Hicks Agrees to Closed-Door Interview by House Committee

Hope Hicks Agrees to Closed-Door Interview by House Committee

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, has agreed to be interviewed by the House Judiciary Committee in its investigation of President Donald Trump, the panel’s chairman said on
Trump Offers to Negotiate Price of J&J Anti-Depressant for VA

Trump Offers to Negotiate Price of J&J Anti-Depressant for VA

President Donald Trump offered to help the Department of Veterans Affairs negotiate the acquisition of a new Johnson & Johnson drug to treat depression, a treatment he believes could result in an
Brooklyn Landlord Says Rent Law Changes Are Worst-Case Scenario

Brooklyn Landlord Says Rent Law Changes Are Worst-Case Scenario

When Brooklyn landlord Chris Athineos heard about New York lawmakers’ sweeping, tenant-friendly proposals for rent-regulated apartments, his mind jumped to a particular unit -- with six rooms, 21
Wife of GOP Lawmaker Duncan Hunter to Plead Guilty in Corruption Case

Wife of GOP Lawmaker Duncan Hunter to Plead Guilty in Corruption Case

The wife of Republican Representative Duncan Hunter is to plead guilty in a federal case in which she and her husband were accused of using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and filing false
Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

When Kulthirath Pakawachkrilers had to convince yet another Chinese investor that business was still a good bet in Thailand despite the political upheaval, she knew it was going to be a tough sell.
Under Fire From Trump, Huawei Asks FCC to Stay Out of the Fight

Under Fire From Trump, Huawei Asks FCC to Stay Out of the Fight

Huawei Technologies Co., already under siege by the Trump administration, on Wednesday urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission not to join the fight.