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Turkey Presses U.S. to Collect Heavy Weapons From Kurds in Syria

Turkey Presses U.S. to Collect Heavy Weapons From Kurds in Syria

Turkey is pushing the U.S. to collect heavy weapons it supplied to Kurdish militants in Syria, a key sticking point in a joint effort to create a “safe zone” across a section of northern Syria,
'Germany Is Making a Tremendous Mistake by Relying on Pipeline,' says Trump

'Germany Is Making a Tremendous Mistake by Relying on Pipeline,' says Trump

President Donald Trump comments on Germany using a piepline from Russia. He speaks at a press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Says He May Take Additional Steps on Mexico, No Deadline on China Tariffs

Trump Says He May Take Additional Steps on Mexico, No Deadline on China Tariffs

President Donald Trump comments on the state of U.S. relations with China and Mexico during a news conference after a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
Maine Becomes Eighth State to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Maine Becomes Eighth State to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication.
Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Top Senate Republicans are urging the White House toward a government spending and debt limit deal that House Democrats can accept, as lawmakers -- and investors -- cast an increasingly nervous eye
The People’s Bank of China Finally Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain

The People’s Bank of China Finally Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain

PBOC Governor Yi Gang granted Bloomberg News a rare interview.
Sanders Embraces Democratic Socialism as Weapon to Beat Trump

Sanders Embraces Democratic Socialism as Weapon to Beat Trump

Bernie Sanders gave his fullest definition to date of democratic socialism, embracing a label that’s been used as a cudgel by President Donald Trump and Republicans, and attempting to reassure voters
NYC Tenants Get a Rent-Law Blessing That Landlords See as Curse

NYC Tenants Get a Rent-Law Blessing That Landlords See as Curse

Millions of New Yorkers woke up on Wednesday to the prospect of a city where their rents will barely rise, they’re safe from eviction and they’ll never have to put down more than a month’s security
Trump Says He's in No Rush When It Comes to North Korea

Trump Says He's in No Rush When It Comes to North Korea

President Donald Trump comments on the state of U.S. relations with North Korea during a news conference after a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)
'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/12/2019)

'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/12/2019)

"Bloomberg: Balance of Power" focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. The show looked at the impact of the Hong Kong protests on companies doing business in China. Guests today:
Canada Is Luring Tech Talent Away From U.S. With Fast-Track Visa

Canada Is Luring Tech Talent Away From U.S. With Fast-Track Visa

A Canadian program designed to speed up the hiring of foreign talent is attracting thousands of tech workers and other skilled employees, many of whom are unhappy with restrictive U.S. immigration
Trump Says His China Deadline Is ‘Up Here,’ Pointing to His Head

Trump Says His China Deadline Is ‘Up Here,’ Pointing to His Head

President Donald Trump said he had no deadline for China to return to trade talks, other than the one in his head.
U.K. Tories Vote for May’s Successor After Johnson Plays It Safe

U.K. Tories Vote for May’s Successor After Johnson Plays It Safe

Conservative Members of Parliament will cast ballots Thursday in the first round of voting to find a successor to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, a day after the favorite, Boris Johnson, played it
NYC Mayor Seeks to Extend Uber, Lyft Limits to Combat Congestion

NYC Mayor Seeks to Extend Uber, Lyft Limits to Combat Congestion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to permanently extend the cap on for-hire vehicles working for companies including Uber, Lyft, Via and to add restrictions on how long such cars can cruise
Jamie Dimon Draws a Bernie Sanders Taunt by Knocking Socialism

Jamie Dimon Draws a Bernie Sanders Taunt by Knocking Socialism

Senator Bernie Sanders lashed out at Jamie Dimon on Twitter after the chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. criticized socialism during an appearance in Washington.
Wit Made Boris Johnson – and His Team Knows It Could Undo Him

Wit Made Boris Johnson – and His Team Knows It Could Undo Him

Boris Johnson made his name with his turn of phrase. Before he entered Parliament he was a journalist better known for his wit than for his accuracy, and as a politician, he has often been able to
New Flynn Lawyer Is Firebrand DOJ Critic Sidney Powell

New Flynn Lawyer Is Firebrand DOJ Critic Sidney Powell

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, due to be sentenced for lying to U.S. investigators in the Russia probe, has hired conservative firebrand Sidney Powell as his new legal counsel.
U.S. Budget Gap Balloons to $739 Billion Despite Tariff Revenue

U.S. Budget Gap Balloons to $739 Billion Despite Tariff Revenue

The U.S. budget deficit widened to $738.6 billion in the first eight months of the fiscal year, a $206 billion increase from a year earlier, despite a revenue boost from President Donald Trump’s
Biden Faults Debate Format for Giving Candidates Too Little Time

Biden Faults Debate Format for Giving Candidates Too Little Time

Vice President Joe Biden expressed concern about the format of the first Democratic presidential debates, saying that having 20 candidates face off over two nights means there will be little depth to
Kamala Harris Vows Executive Action to Allow Citizenship for Dreamers

Kamala Harris Vows Executive Action to Allow Citizenship for Dreamers

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a proposal Wednesday to unilaterally remove legal barriers for young undocumented “Dreamers” to pursue U.S. citizenship.