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What Comes Next After Trump-Kim Breakup - Bloomberg

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The canceled summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un leaves both men with big decisions to make if they want to avoid a march to war over North Korea ...

Fake News Laws Are Fake Solution - Bloomberg

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In the waning days of Malaysia's recent election campaign, then-opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad was investigated under the country's anti-fake news law ...

Add North Korea to Trump’s Foreign-Policy Blunders - Bloomberg

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With the proposed U.S.-North Korea talks on pause, it’s a good time to tally up President Donald Trump’s record on foreign policy and trade: On most of ...

Failed Trump-Kim Summit Is a Bitter Lesson for the White ...

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A historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un -- abruptly agreed to with little plan for how events would unfold -- collapsed as the leaders ...

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Turbulent Week for Trump Trade Tactics Has the World on Edge

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Over five days, the U.S. called off a trade war with China, cast doubt over the framework of talks with Beijing, and threatened tariffs on car and truck imports to protect national security. In other words, it’s been just another week for…

Ryan Says Republicans Are Getting What They Need on FBI ...

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House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans are now “getting the cooperation necessary” to resolve their demands for classified information stemming from ...

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Senior Republicans Blast Trump’s Auto Tariff Threat ...

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Senior Republican senators and business leaders called on President Donald Trump to drop his threat to impose sweeping new tariffs on imported cars and ...

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Let’s Calm Down About the NFL’s Anthem Policy - Bloomberg

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It’s nothing new (ask the NBA), the protests aren’t effective anymore, and owners have a business to run.

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Trump Signs Biggest Rollback of Bank Rules Since Dodd ...

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President Donald Trump has signed the biggest rollback of financial regulation since the Dodd-Frank Act was enacted in 2010, freeing smaller banks from the ...

North Korea Still Open to Summit Even After Trump Scraps Talks

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North Korea said it was surprised by President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un and it remains willing to meet with the U.S. at any time. Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said Friday that his country…

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Trump Can Win by Walking Away From Korea Talks - Bloomberg

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President Donald Trump finally did it. On Thursday he pulled the plug on next month's big summit with North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un. In sadness, but ...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Companies Aiding Iranian ...

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The U.S. imposed sanctions Thursday on nine individuals or companies for providing support to Iranian airlines already subject to penalties. The Treasury ...

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May's Brexit War Cabinet Said to Remain Stalled on Customs

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No one in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet is showing any signs of changing their mind on the U.K.’s best option for post-Brexit customs ...

U.S. House Passes Defense Measure That Backs ZTE Penalties ...

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The House voted to punish China’s ZTE Corp. as part of an annual defense policy bill, as Congress pressures President Donald Trump not to weaken ...

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Trump Cancels June 12 Singapore Summit With North Korea's ...

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President Donald Trump canceled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that had been scheduled for June 12 in Singapore, citing ...

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Malaysia Needs More Tactful Handling of 1MDB Mess - Bloomberg

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Malaysia’s new finance minister is taking a sledgehammer to 1MDB. A less blunt tool would do the job just as well, probably better. Lim Guan Eng is busy ...

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China Plans Tariff Cut on Wide Range of Consumer Goods ...

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China is planning to reduce import duties on consumer goods ranging from food to cosmetics, people familiar with the matter said. The tariff cuts, which ...

Trump Pushes the World Right Into Putin’s Hands

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The more U.S. President Donald Trump strains the alliances that have sustained the post-Cold War order, the more indispensable Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to become. By the end of Putin’s annual investment showcase that kicks…

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Merkel, China's Li Pledge to Defend Global Order Tested by ...

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged to defend international institutions, even as U.S. President Donald Trump’s ...

Italy Premier-Designate Starts Quest for Government Support

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Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte, a law professor with no political experience, began his search for a government that will satisfy his populist sponsors and pass muster with President Sergio Mattarella. Conte, 53, will meet…

Thursday, May 24

Trump Threatens Allies With New Tariffs, Sowing Global Confusion

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President Donald Trump’s push for tariffs on imported cars and trucks threatened a shake-up of the global auto industry while motivating nations including China and Germany to reiterate commitments of varying strength to free trade. The U…

Stocks Claw Back Losses as Geopolitics Fears Cool: Markets Wrap

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U.S. stocks partially rebounded from early declines Thursday sparked by the cancellation of the U.S.-North Korea summit, as investors assessed the broader impact on trade relations and economic growth. Gold posted its biggest gain in a…

Trump Considering Tariffs on U.S. Auto Imports, Source Says

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The Trump administration is considering slapping tariffs on automobiles imported into the U.S., a person familiar with the deliberations said, a move that may be designed to pressure Mexico and Canada to wrap up negotiations quickly over a…

U.S. Tells China It’s No Longer Welcome to Join Naval ...

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The U.S. has revoked its invitation for China to join in Pacific naval exercises, citing Beijing’s continued activities in disputed parts of the South ...

Wednesday, May 23

How to Win Trade Wars: Don’t Fight Them - Bloomberg

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Trump Demands ‘Transparency’ From Rosenstein on Mueller ...

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President Donald Trump said he expects “total transparency” from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and the FBI regarding documents related to ...

Trump Says the U.S.-China Trade Deal Could Be ‘Too Hard to ...

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President Donald Trump backed away from the trade deal his administration had just announced with China, and said the U.S. may need to change the direction ...

Trump Casts Doubt on June Summit With North Korea

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U.S. President Donald Trump expressed pessimism about whether the summit with North Korea’s leader would take place, even as American officials pressed ahead with plans for a historic meeting June 12 in Singapore. South Korean President…

Tuesday, May 22

Mueller Asked About Money Flows to Israeli Social-Media ...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has asked about flows of money into the Cyprus bank account of a company that specialized in social-media ...

This Is What a More Conservative Supreme Court Looks Like

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Wondering what will happen if Justice Anthony Kennedy retires and President Donald Trump gets to pick his successor? The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave a good preview of that possible conservative future. In an extraordinary decision,…

National Parties Invest in Local Outcomes

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It's another round of primaries today, with voting in Arkansas, Kentucky and Georgia, plus runoffs in Texas. The big headline race is the battle of the Staceys: the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary between Stacey Abrams and Stacey…

Trump Retreats From China Tariffs Amid White House Trade Discord

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President Donald Trump retreated from imposing tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods because of White House discord over trade strategy and concern about harming negotiations with North Korea, according to people briefed on…

Monday, May 21

Rosenstein Will Let Congress See ‘Highly Classified’ Information, White House Says

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The Justice Department agreed to show congressional Republicans “highly classified” information they have demanded from the Russia probe, the White House said after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray…

California Turns to Homeowners to Help Solve a Crisis ...

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Policies to address California’s housing crisis have to take into account two stubborn facts: Homeowners are much less likely than renters to want to see ...

Trump Jr. Draws New Mueller Scrutiny Over Foreign Campaign ...

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Donald Trump Jr. stayed out of his father’s Washington to run the family business, but he keeps getting drawn back into Special Counsel Robert Mueller ...

U.S. and Israel Should Recognize the Armenian Genocide ...

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Last week Turkey recalled its ambassadors to America and Israel. That decision came in response to Israeli forces killing 60 Palestinian protestors ...

Sunday, May 20

Votes for a Rebel Cleric Prove the Resilience of Iraqi Democracy

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When it comes to Iraq, the fates have a sense of humor. The party of the middle-aged cleric who once led an insurrection against U.S. forces won the most seats in last week’s election – an election America's intervention 15 years earlier…

U.S. Putting ‘Trade War’ Against China on Hold, Mnuchin Says

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The Trump administration won’t impose tariffs on Chinese products for now, after the two nations made progress on trade issues during two days of talks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. “We’re putting the trade war on hold. So right…

Republican Strengths Turn Out to Be Weaknesses - Bloomberg

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Republicans knew the hurdles they were facing when they looked ahead to the 2018 midterms. Off-year elections are usually arrayed against the party in ...