Trump tariffs set off industry scramble for exemptions

Mar 21, 2018

President Donald Trump's strong-armed trade policies have set off an intense scramble among industry groups, companies and foreign countries seeking exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminum

Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill

Mar 21, 2018

President Donald Trump would reap huge budget increase for the military while Democrats would cement wins on infrastructure and other domestic programs if lawmakers can agree on $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill

The Latest: Spending talks drag as deadline approaches

Mar 21, 2018

Negotiations over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill are dragging as Congress slides closer to an end-of-week deadline to pass legislation or risk a federal shutdown

FedEx beats profit forecasts, raises 12-month outlook

Mar 20, 2018

FedEx profit soars on tax reduction, higher rates and strength in its ground-shipping business

Iranian man charged with evading US sanctions to send $115M

Mar 20, 2018

An Iranian man has been arrested on charges that he evaded U.S. economic sanctions against Iran by sending more than $115 million from Venezuela through U.S. banks

Markets Right Now: Indexes gain, but Oracle, Facebook sink

Mar 20, 2018

U.S. stock indexes closed broadly higher, led by gain in retailers, energy and industrial companies.

Saudi crown prince soaks in Trump's praise as US tour opens

Mar 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opens a marathon tour of the United States by soaking in praise from Trump

What's likely as Fed meeting ends and Powell takes questions

Mar 20, 2018

What to watch for as Fed meeting ends and Powell holds first news conference as chairman

US to supply emergency food, medicine to Venezuelan migrants

Mar 20, 2018

The Trump administration is providing $2.5 million for emergency food and medicine assistance to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia in the U.S.' first action to alleviate a burgeoning humanitarian crisis that has reverberated across Latin America

UK households get some relief as inflation dips

Mar 20, 2018

Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased markedly in February, a development that will help ease the pressure on households who have seen price rises outstrip wage increases for months

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