- Strong U.S. retail sales lift second-quarter GDP estimates
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:37:47 -0400 - U.S. retail sales rose solidly in June as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, cementing expectations for robust economic growth in the second quarter.
- Exclusive: U.S. FCC order says Sinclair request on Tribune may 'involve deception'
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:36:55 -0400 - A draft Federal Communications Commission order seen by Reuters on Monday said that Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's application for approval to purchase Tribune Media Co may "involve deception."
- Shock as Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:33:16 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russia interfered to help him win the 2016 election.
- Highlights: Trump and Putin speak after meeting in Helsinki
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:33:16 -0400 - Donald Trump met one-on-one with Russia's Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming his own country's past "foolishness and stupidity" for the two powers' hostile relations.
- FCC chief says he has 'serious concerns' about Sinclair: Tribune deal
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:33:05 -0400 - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he has "serious concerns" about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co , an announcement that could scuttle the deal.
- U.S. lawmakers attack Trump as 'weak' in summit with Russia's Putin
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:32:08 -0400 - Some prominent Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress on Monday strongly criticized President Donald Trump for failing to deliver a strong warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin about meddling in American elections, saying Trump has sent a message of weakness to Moscow.
- Woman survives seven days on radiator water after California crash
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:14:19 -0400 - An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was rescued from the bottom of a California coastal cliff where she survived by drinking water from the radiator of her wrecked sports utility vehicle, authorities said on Saturday.
- U.S. Senate Democratic leader: Trump 'putting himself over' U.S.
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:12:35 -0400 - U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Monday blasted President Donald Trump's comments at a news conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying his actions have "strengthened our adversaries while weakening our defenses and those of our allies."
- ACLU wants to bar U.S. from mass deportations of reunited families
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:04:08 -0400 - The U.S. government should be barred from quickly deporting immigrant parents who are reunited with their children because doing so could violate the childrens' rights to seek asylum, a rights group said on Monday.
- Bank of America profit beats on consumer loan growth, lower expenses
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:01:46 -0400 - Bank of America Corp reported quarterly profit above analyst expectations on Friday as the second-largest U.S. lender cut expenses and benefited from growth in loans and deposits on the back of a strengthening economy.
- Britain's May bows to Brexit pressure in parliament
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:38:43 -0400 - Prime Minister Theresa May bowed to pressure from Brexit supporters in her Conservative Party on Monday, accepting their changes to a customs bill that underpins Britain's departure from the European Union.
- Jetmakers see brisk start to air show as UK tries to soothe Brexit worries
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:34:00 -0400 - Planemakers racked up more than $20 billion of deals on the opening day of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, suggesting demand for new passenger jets remains in rude health despite worries over trade tensions and Brexit.
- Trump stresses Israel's security in talks with Putin
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:22:52 -0400 - The United States and Russia will work together to ensure Israel's security, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Comments by former clerks may backfire on Trump's high court pick
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:10:45 -0400 - When it became clear that President Donald Trump was seriously considering nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservative judge's former law clerks swung into action as among his most energetic public cheerleaders.
- Trump says he raised question of possible Russian election meddling with Putin
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:06:13 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said he had raised the issue of alleged Russian meddling in U.S. elections in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
- BlackRock reports weaker demand for index funds, shares dip
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:54:53 -0400 - BlackRock Inc , the world's biggest asset manager, reported smaller demand for its funds on Monday as investors fled risk, overshadowing a better-than-expected quarterly profit, and its shares dipped.
- BlackRock is evaluating cryptocurrencies, CEO Fink says
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:54:53 -0400 - BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink on Monday said the world's largest asset manager has assembled a working group to look at blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but cautioned he does not see massive investor demand.
- Airbus says Europe, UK should work together on future fighter
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:53:14 -0400 - Britain and Europe should work together on a future combat air system, or risk further fragmenting the European defense market, Airbus defense chief Dirk Hoke said on Monday, after Britain pushed forward with its own new fighter jet program.
- Trump says U.S. must find ways to cooperate with Russia
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:52:43 -0400 - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had productive talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that had turned the corner on a relationship that had never been worse.
- Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro
- Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:50:19 -0400 - Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe.