Financial crisis rules for banks eased by US Senate
The US Senate has passed a bill to roll back banking regulations put in place in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
'Panama Papers' Law Firm Shuts Down Operations After Tax Scandal
The law firm at the heart of the 'Panama Papers' tax-evasion scandal toppling world leaders is shutting down operations, it has announced, citing negative press and "unwarranted action by authorities."
Saudi crown prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does: CBS TV
Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if its arch-rival Iran does so, the kingdom’s crown prince said in remarks released on Thursday, raising the prospect of a nuclear arms race in a region already riven with conflict.
Trump, on tape, admits making up trade facts in talks with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, 'Washington Post' reports
President Donald Trump boasted at a private fundraiser Wednesday of making up trade claims during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before knowing whether they were true.
Abe’s Bad Month Gets Worse as Allies Press Him Over Scandal
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe got a warning sign that a ballooning scandal won’t go away any time soon: a rare interrogation from lawmakers from his own party.
U.S. Sanctions Russians Charged by Mueller for Election Meddling
The U.S. sanctioned a St. Petersburg-based “troll farm,” a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, two Russian intelligence services and other Russian citizens and businesses indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of meddling with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Russia spy: Allies condemn nerve agent attack
The leaders of France, Germany, the US and UK say there is "no plausible alternative explanation" to Russia having been behind the nerve agent attack in the UK.
US accuses Russia of ongoing operation to hack energy grid
The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted, ongoing operation to hack and spy on the U.S. energy grid and other critical infrastructure, and separately imposed sanctions on Russian officials for alleged high-tech interference in the 2016 American presidential election.
Foreign powers obstruct more Assad gains in Syria
Syria’s war is reaching a point where President Bashar al-Assad’s will not be able to win back much more territory without risking conflicts with foreign powers that have sent military forces to the country.
Kudlow Plunges Into New Role as Trump’s Economic Warrior
Larry Kudlow wasted no time in showing Wall Street and Washington that he’s ready to serve as an unabashed economic warrior for President Donald Trump.
Brazilian Rights Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated in Rio
Prominent human rights advocate and councilwoman Marielle Franco was shot in the head while in her car by unknown assailants.
Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof's sister in knife arrest
The sister of the man convicted of a mass shooting at a South Carolina church has been arrested for carrying a knife at her school in Columbia, SC.