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Scenes From Hong Kong After Tear Gas Is Deployed

Scenes From Hong Kong After Tear Gas Is Deployed

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for the second time in less than a week, blocking roads around the legislature as lawmakers were due to begin days of debate on a
U.S.-Japan Trade Deal Will Take Time to Negotiate, Says AmCham Japan’s Lafleur

U.S.-Japan Trade Deal Will Take Time to Negotiate, Says AmCham Japan’s Lafleur

Christopher Lafleur, chairman at AmCham Japan, discusses U.S.-Japan trade talks, his concerns for the negotiations and his outlook for Japan’s economy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
Hong Kong Braces for Extradition Protests

Hong Kong Braces for Extradition Protests

More mass protests could take place in Hong Kong as the controversial Extradition Bill goes before lawmakers. Thousands of people have gathered outside the legislative council to protest the proposal.
Tariffs Are Now Almost an Essential Part of Toolkit, Says Barings Investment Institute

Tariffs Are Now Almost an Essential Part of Toolkit, Says Barings Investment Institute

Christopher Smart, head of Barings Investment Institute, discusses the U.S.-China trade talks, the use of tariffs in negotiations and the implications for markets. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak:
Lam Urges a Return to Order After Protests: Hong Kong Update

Lam Urges a Return to Order After Protests: Hong Kong Update

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam urged a return to order at the close of a day that saw police use tear gas to stop protesters from storming the legislative chamber where lawmakers intended to take up a
Bolsonaro Allies Shielding Brazil Reforms From Carwash Woes

Bolsonaro Allies Shielding Brazil Reforms From Carwash Woes

President Jair Bolsonaro’s allies are closing ranks to avoid a scandal involving one of his “superministers” from derailing the approval of crucial reforms in Brazil’s Congress.
It’s Not Just You. One-Third of Brits Are Avoiding Brexit News

It’s Not Just You. One-Third of Brits Are Avoiding Brexit News

Increasing numbers of Britons are steering clear of the news due to frustration over the coverage of Brexit, according to a new report.
Martin Feldstein, Reagan Economic Adviser, Dies at 79

Martin Feldstein, Reagan Economic Adviser, Dies at 79

Martin Feldstein, the former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers who successfully persuaded President Ronald Reagan to cut budget deficits by breaking his campaign promise not to raise taxes,
Wall Street Cheers as Macri Taps Opposition Leader for VP Slot

Wall Street Cheers as Macri Taps Opposition Leader for VP Slot

Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s surprise selection of Senator Miguel Pichetto as his running mate scored an early stamp of approval from the bond market.
U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7

U.K. Pledge for Net Zero Fossil Fuel Pollution Is a First for G7

Britain is to become the first major economy to adopt laws that require a cut in fossil-fuel emissions to zero by 2050 to fight climate change.
Bernie Sanders Defends ‘Socialism’ Amid Republican Attacks

Bernie Sanders Defends ‘Socialism’ Amid Republican Attacks

Bernie Sanders is fully embracing the socialist label that President Donald Trump and Republicans have used as an attack line against all of the Democrats running for president.
Biden Calls Trump an 'Existential Threat' to America

Biden Calls Trump an 'Existential Threat' to America

Former Vice President Joe Biden rips President Trump while campaigning in southeastern Iowa on Tuesday. (Source: Bloomberg)
N.Y. Lawmakers Agree on Broad Tenant Protections in Rent Law

N.Y. Lawmakers Agree on Broad Tenant Protections in Rent Law

New York State Senate and Assembly leaders reached an agreement on a package of bills that would be the biggest rewrite of rent regulations in decades, extending protections for tenants, limiting
Boris Johnson Pitches for Leadership With Pledge of Brexit on Oct. 31

Boris Johnson Pitches for Leadership With Pledge of Brexit on Oct. 31

Boris Johnson will launch his campaign to become U.K. prime minister Wednesday morning with a promise to get Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, come what may.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Law: From a Grisly Murder to Mass Protests

Hong Kong’s Extradition Law: From a Grisly Murder to Mass Protests

It’s been a long, strange road for Hong Kong’s legislation allowing extraditions with China. What started with a gruesome murder during a local couple’s Valentine’s Day holiday in Taiwan has become
With Trump Blessing, Japan's Abe Seeks to Mend Iran Bridges

With Trump Blessing, Japan's Abe Seeks to Mend Iran Bridges

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a rare friend of both Donald Trump and Iran’s leaders, urged Tehran on Wednesday to avoid conflict at all costs and pledged to do his utmost to ease tensions that
Google Is Moving More Hardware Production Out of China

Google Is Moving More Hardware Production Out of China

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is moving some production of Nest thermostats and server hardware out of China, avoiding punitive U.S. tariffs and an increasingly hostile government in Beijing, according to
Mexico’s Foreign Minister Plans China Visit After G-20 Meetings

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Plans China Visit After G-20 Meetings

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he plans to visit China after a summit of the Group of 20 developed nations in Japan later this month.
Hudson Tunnel States Take Steps for Federal Construction Grants

Hudson Tunnel States Take Steps for Federal Construction Grants

New York and New Jersey are taking steps to overcome a barrier to federal funding for a Hudson rail tunnel with legislation for a bi-state commission to handle its finances.
Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Ease Approval of New GMO Crops

Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Ease Approval of New GMO Crops

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing federal agencies to ease rules for approving genetically modified crops and other agricultural biotechnology.
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