Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg unveiled a financial services agenda to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase Americans' access to banking services and crack down on financial crime.
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Stone sentencing to go ahead amid pardon speculation
Roger Stone, a longtime friend of President Donald Trump, on Tuesday lost his bid to delay his sentencing amid speculation that Trump might pardon him.
Trump blasts proposed U.S. restrictions on sale of jet parts to China
President Donald Trump objected on Tuesday to U.S. proposals that would prevent companies from supplying jet engines and other components to China's aviation industry and suggested he had instructed his administration not to implement them.
U.S. judge rejects Huawei challenge to federal law restricting its business
A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday rejected Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's constitutional challenge to a U.S. law that restricted its ability to do business with federal agencies and their contractors.
Ghani named winner of disputed Afghan poll, rival also claims victory
Afghanistan on Tuesday declared incumbent Ashraf Ghani winner of a disputed presidential election, but his main rival rejected the result and vowed to form his own government, threatening new turmoil as the United State strives to seal a U.S. troop withdrawal deal with Taliban militants.
UK seeks to attract high-skilled workers with points-based immigration system
Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit, points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its plans to put an end to a reliance on "cheap labor from Europe".
Weinstein jury concludes first day of deliberations in rape trial
The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial finished its first day of deliberations on Tuesday, in a case that has become a milestone for the #MeToo movement.
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