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Trump Economy Poses Dilemma for Democrats as 2020 Looms

Trump Economy Poses Dilemma for Democrats as 2020 Looms

Neera Tanden, president at Center for American Progress, discusses the 2020 Democratic field with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Travel Ban Court Challenges Survive U.S. Dismissal Bid

Trump Travel Ban Court Challenges Survive U.S. Dismissal Bid

Three lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Donald Trump’s travel ban can move forward because the president’s order may have been motivated by an illegitimate hostility to Muslims, a Maryland
House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

The U.S. House of Representatives can defend its subpoenas for Donald Trump’s bank records in a lawsuit the president filed against Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp. to prevent the
Trump Call for One Point Rate Cut Is 'Bonkersville,' Economist Goolsbee Says

Trump Call for One Point Rate Cut Is 'Bonkersville,' Economist Goolsbee Says

Austan Goolsbee, professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School and former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the U.S. jobs report with Bloomberg's David Westin
Hassett Sees 'Tremendous Amount of Momentum' in U.S. Economy

Hassett Sees 'Tremendous Amount of Momentum' in U.S. Economy

White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett discusses the U.S. jobs report and trade talks with China. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power." (Source:
FAA Asks Foreign Regulators for Views on 737 Max Certification

FAA Asks Foreign Regulators for Views on 737 Max Certification

Aviation regulators outside the U.S. will weigh in on whether the Federal Aviation Administration adequately approved the Boeing 737 Max as safe to fly, the agency said in a statement Friday.
Trudeau Carbon Tax Passes Test as Court Says It’s Constitutional

Trudeau Carbon Tax Passes Test as Court Says It’s Constitutional

A Canadian provincial court ruled in favor of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax, in what is poised to be a lengthy legal fight.
Trump Says Putin Not ‘Involved’ in Venezuela, Despite U.S. Claim

Trump Says Putin Not ‘Involved’ in Venezuela, Despite U.S. Claim

Donald Trump said that Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t seeking to “get involved” in the crisis in Venezuela, despite assertions by the American president’s top national security advisers that
Portugal May Be Headed for Election With Premier's Budget Gambit

Portugal May Be Headed for Election With Premier's Budget Gambit

Portugal’s premier threatened to resign over a plan to boost spending, raising the possibility of early elections in a country that fought hard to regain investor confidence after Europe’s debt
U.S. to Extend Key Waivers Linked to Iran's Nuclear Program

U.S. to Extend Key Waivers Linked to Iran's Nuclear Program

The Trump administration will renew several key waivers that allow Iran to keep operating a limited civilian nuclear program, a move that heads off a clash with European allies and Tehran over the
May and Corbyn Both Bruised by U.K. Voters’ Brexit Backlash

May and Corbyn Both Bruised by U.K. Voters’ Brexit Backlash

Voters in England punished both Theresa May’s Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour opposition in local elections, piling pressure on the two party leaders to resolve the Brexit crisis paralyzing
Countries Seek United 5G Security Approach Amid Huawei Concerns

Countries Seek United 5G Security Approach Amid Huawei Concerns

Security officials from 30 countries hammered out a common approach to wireless network safety on Friday, responding to concerns over equipment made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co.
Warren Asks Agencies to Probe Tax Companies’ Free-File Services

Warren Asks Agencies to Probe Tax Companies’ Free-File Services

Senator Elizabeth Warren and other lawmakers asked the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether tax preparation companies are hiding their free services by
Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Democrats Short on Recruits for Bid to Retake Senate in 2020

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer’s attempt to wrest the chamber from Republicans in 2020 is growing harder as he and the party confront early recruiting disappointments and an electoral map with
Vietnamese Woman Accused in Kim Jong Nam's Killing Released

Vietnamese Woman Accused in Kim Jong Nam's Killing Released

A Vietnamese woman who was tried in the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a Malaysian airport was released from prison on Friday prison and flew back to Hanoi.
Venezuela's Failed Uprising: How a Deal to Oust Maduro Unraveled

Venezuela's Failed Uprising: How a Deal to Oust Maduro Unraveled

Maybe Venezuela’s most famous political prisoner, Leopoldo Lopez, was the thread that unraveled it all.
Fritz Hollings, Senator Who Fought Hunger and Deficit, Dies at 97

Fritz Hollings, Senator Who Fought Hunger and Deficit, Dies at 97

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, who helped smooth integration in South Carolina before spending 38 years in the U.S. Senate as an advocate for impoverished Americans and a voice for restraint in government
Iraq Closes Border Crossing With Iran on Concern About Floods

Iraq Closes Border Crossing With Iran on Concern About Floods

Iraq on Saturday closed its Al-Sheeb border crossing with Iran to trade and travelers until further notice, as flooding continues to submerge more villages.
Estonia Set for New Coalition Including Controversial Populists

Estonia Set for New Coalition Including Controversial Populists

Estonia moved toward a new governing coalition that includes a controversial anti-immigrant party, signaling the further spread of populism in the European Union.
Crises Intensify on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Weekend Reads

Crises Intensify on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Weekend Reads

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