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Manafort Banker Charged With Bribery in Seeking Trump Post

Manafort Banker Charged With Bribery in Seeking Trump Post

A Chicago banker who lent millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million
U.S. Seeks to Avoid Planting Distortions With New Farm Aid

U.S. Seeks to Avoid Planting Distortions With New Farm Aid

The Trump administration unveiled its latest package to help farmers hurt by the trade war with China, adopting a model that aims to avoid influencing production decisions.
Venezuela Talks in Oslo Hinge on Maduro Accepting a New Vote

Venezuela Talks in Oslo Hinge on Maduro Accepting a New Vote

Despite scant progress in initial meetings, Norwegian officials have invited representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and his rival, Juan Guaido, to a second round of talks to defuse Venezuela’s
IMF Says U.S. Companies Are Paying China Tariff Costs, Contrary to Trump View

IMF Says U.S. Companies Are Paying China Tariff Costs, Contrary to Trump View

Companies in the U.S. are paying almost all the costs from Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports, IMF researchers said in findings that contradict the president’s assertions that China is footing
Modi Strengthens Grip on Power, Pulling India Further to Right

Modi Strengthens Grip on Power, Pulling India Further to Right

If anyone had any doubts about Narendra Modi’s popularity, India’s masses just put them to rest.
May to Announce Departure Date Friday, FT Says: Brexit Update

May to Announce Departure Date Friday, FT Says: Brexit Update

Theresa May is on her way out -- the only question is when she’ll go -- and her party is bracing for a humiliating defeat in European elections Thursday.
Will Las Vegas Glitz Play in Boston? Wynn Will Soon Find Out

Will Las Vegas Glitz Play in Boston? Wynn Will Soon Find Out

Wynn Resorts Ltd. is about to find out how well Vegas plays in Boston.
Trump Sacrifices Agenda for Fight Over Democrats’ Probes, Unnerving GOP Allies

Trump Sacrifices Agenda for Fight Over Democrats’ Probes, Unnerving GOP Allies

Donald Trump’s dramatic decision to blow up infrastructure negotiations amid swirling talk of impeachment revealed a president willing to abandon the remainder of his first-term legislative agenda for
This Has Been a Modi Election, Says Centre for Policy Research’s CEO

This Has Been a Modi Election, Says Centre for Policy Research’s CEO

Yamini Aiyar, president and chief executive officer at Centre for Policy Research, discusses India’s election and her outlook for the government. She speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.” (Source:
Salvini's Garbage Gambit Risks Falling Short

Salvini's Garbage Gambit Risks Falling Short

When Italy’s deputy premier Matteo Salvini complains about appalling garbage collection in Rome, the point isn’t public health but personal ambition as he chases what might be his last chance to grab
Ukraine's New Leader Gets Poll Bump But Snap-Vote Plan Hits Snag

Ukraine's New Leader Gets Poll Bump But Snap-Vote Plan Hits Snag

Ukraine’s new leader is enjoying a surge in support, though his plans to capitalize on it by holding early parliamentary elections may be running into trouble.
Russia Sees Libya Stalemate as Strongman's Assault Stalls

Russia Sees Libya Stalemate as Strongman's Assault Stalls

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s almost two-month assault on the capital, Tripoli, has stalled and he can’t take the city, according to a Russian special envoy to the oil-rich North African
U.S. Ships Pass Through Taiwan Strait as China Tensions Climb

U.S. Ships Pass Through Taiwan Strait as China Tensions Climb

U.S. naval ships transited through the Taiwan Strait as faltering trade talks and the Trump administration’s move to restrict Chinese tech companies’ access to the American market fuels tensions.
A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

Vedanta Resources Ltd. is learning the hard way that when it comes to Zambia’s copper-mining industry, history tends to repeat itself.
Indonesia Election Result Set for Court Challenge After Riots

Indonesia Election Result Set for Court Challenge After Riots

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a legal challenge against his loss to incumbent Joko Widodo after the worst political violence to rock Jakarta in two decades left
Trump Doesn’t Have Leverage He Needs to Get a Successful Deal, Says Law Professor Gold

Trump Doesn’t Have Leverage He Needs to Get a Successful Deal, Says Law Professor Gold

Matt Gold, adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, discusses the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, how being part of the TPP could help negotiations and the rise of China as a
Pentagon to Brief White House on 5,000-Troop Option for Mideast

Pentagon to Brief White House on 5,000-Troop Option for Mideast

The Pentagon is planning to brief the White House on options to deploy as many as 5,000 American troops to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
How Would You Lead the European Union?

How Would You Lead the European Union?

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The Trade War's Grip on Currency Markets Tightens

The Trade War's Grip on Currency Markets Tightens

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China are starting to pull foreign-exchange markets into the arena. Yet far from embracing their currencies as a weapon, many countries are being forced to take a
Julian Assange's Long Road to Prison

Julian Assange's Long Road to Prison

Julian Assange rose from a post-college hacker to launching WikiLeaks, and in so doing became one of the most notorious and influential people in the world. (This video was updated in May 2019)