World News

Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story

Aug 19, 2017

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn stepped down from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts just days before The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts

Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Aug 19, 2017

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate

UN chief urges protection for civilians trapped in conflict

Aug 19, 2017

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging people everywhere to protect the millions of civilians trapped in conflicts around the world who are routinely being killed in direct and indiscriminate attacks

Financial Crisis

SBA head sees businesses held back by lack of loans, workers

Aug 16, 2017

Six months into her tenure, SBA head sees businesses as optimistic but held back by lack of loans, workers

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Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

Aug 14, 2017

NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon

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VP Pence says US won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles'

Aug 14, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with families who fled Venezuela amid the country's economic collapse, and says they've have told him "heartbreaking" stories of their struggle for food.

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The Latest: Venezuela body sets October date for elections

Aug 12, 2017

Venezuela's newly installed constitutional assembly has decided to push up gubernatorial elections by two months to October, though many in the opposition see it as a false promise unlikely to ever materialize

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Venezuela's Maduro: 'Mr. Donald Trump, here is my hand'

Aug 11, 2017

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says he wants a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump - the same man he routinely ridicules as a crass imperial magnate.

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