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Pelosi Gets Pressure From Democrats to End Impeachment Standoff

Pelosi Gets Pressure From Democrats to End Impeachment Standoff

Senate Democrats are pressuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to end her standoff over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump as it’s become increasingly clear there’s little chance of winning
New U.S. Sanctions Most Likely to Hit Metals Sector: Iran Update

New U.S. Sanctions Most Likely to Hit Metals Sector: Iran Update

Iran on Wednesday fired missiles at airbases jointly used by the U.S. and Iraq in retaliation for the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, roiling financial markets and disrupting air traffic but
Iran Strike Renews Fight Over Who Has Say on U.S. War

Iran Strike Renews Fight Over Who Has Say on U.S. War

The U.S. Constitution gives Congress the exclusive power to declare war. It’s done so only 11 times since 1798, but U.S. armed forces have been sent into battle abroad hundreds of times. Presidents
DOJ Watchdog Set to Dismiss Trump’s Prized Claim of FBI Spying

DOJ Watchdog Set to Dismiss Trump’s Prized Claim of FBI Spying

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is set to dismiss one of the oldest conspiracy theories of Donald Trump’s presidency: the accusation that the FBI illegally spied on his campaign in 2016.
Trump’s Perks Are Back in Spotlight as Emolument Suits Advance

Trump’s Perks Are Back in Spotlight as Emolument Suits Advance

Even as he faces impeachment over Ukraine, federal lawsuits claiming that President Donald Trump has unconstitutionally enriched himself continue to dog him. Now two of the suits have reached a
There Is Going to Be a Swing to the Conservatives, Says Ipsos Mori’s CEO

There Is Going to Be a Swing to the Conservatives, Says Ipsos Mori’s CEO

Ben Page, chief executive officer at Ipsos Mori, discusses U.K. politics and the upcoming election. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Russian Foreign Minister to Meet Pompeo in Washington Tuesday

Russian Foreign Minister to Meet Pompeo in Washington Tuesday

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host his Russian counterpart in Washington Tuesday for Sergei Lavrov’s first visit to the U.S. capital since a trip in 2017 set off a storm of criticism.
EU Fuels Indonesia Trade Tensions With 5-Year Biodiesel Tariffs

EU Fuels Indonesia Trade Tensions With 5-Year Biodiesel Tariffs

The European Union imposed five-year tariffs on biodiesel from Indonesia to counter alleged subsidies to producers in the country, a move that could prompt the Indonesian government to retaliate.
StanChart’s Hewin Sees Further Upside for the Pound, But With Limits

StanChart’s Hewin Sees Further Upside for the Pound, But With Limits

Sarah Hewin, chief economist for the Americas and Europe at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses the U.K. election and her outlook for the pound. She speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.” (Source:
Vietnam Ministry May Cut Some Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture

Vietnam Ministry May Cut Some Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture

Under pressure from the U.S., Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is proposing to reduce tariffs on some American agriculture products, from chicken to apples.
Johnson Aims to Hold His Lead As Race Ends: U.K. Campaign Trail

Johnson Aims to Hold His Lead As Race Ends: U.K. Campaign Trail

The polls vary, but they all agree that Boris Johnson is ahead. With no more set-piece events of the sort that might trip the prime minister up, that doesn’t look a bad bet.
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Ramaphosa Ready For Tough Choices on Ailing South African Firms

Ramaphosa Ready For Tough Choices on Ailing South African Firms

President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is ready to make tough decisions over the future of South Africa’s struggling state-owned companies after placing the national airline into a local form of bankruptcy
China Says All People Held in Xinjiang Camps Have ‘Graduated’

China Says All People Held in Xinjiang Camps Have ‘Graduated’

China has completed what it says was “de-radicalization” training in its western Xinjiang region, officials said in Beijing, as the government sought to defend the widespread detention of ethnic
Brussels Edition: Peace in Europe, Green Deal

Brussels Edition: Peace in Europe, Green Deal

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Singapore’s Food Security Seen at Heavy Risk From Climate Change

Singapore’s Food Security Seen at Heavy Risk From Climate Change

Singapore, home to some of the planet’s most affluent people, shouldn’t have to worry about going hungry -- except when you factor in the threat of climate change.
If Matteo Salvini Can Win Here, He Can Win Anywhere

If Matteo Salvini Can Win Here, He Can Win Anywhere

Bologna is the crown jewel of the Italian left—and if he captures it, his climb to the top may be unstoppable.
Remainers’ Dreams Are Dying in Boris Johnson’s Brexit Election

Remainers’ Dreams Are Dying in Boris Johnson’s Brexit Election

For the past three and-a-half years, campaigners distraught at the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union have been fighting to stop Brexit. But with Boris Johnson on course to win a majority in
Macron Braces for Second Week of Protests Against Pension Reform

Macron Braces for Second Week of Protests Against Pension Reform

France is gearing for a new week of protests with both the government and labor unions vowing to stick to their guns in the battle over President Emmanuel Macron’s reform of the pension system.
Europe’s ‘Good’ Orban Plots Risky Course to Undo Populist Damage

Europe’s ‘Good’ Orban Plots Risky Course to Undo Populist Damage

Romania’s new prime minister might share a surname with anti-immigrant Hungarian leader Viktor Orban, but the similarities end there.