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May 26,2017 15:40

Trump Blasts 'Very Bad' German Carmakers Over U.S. Sales

German carmakers found themselves at the receiving end of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump, who reportedly chided them for selling too many vehicles in the U.S., contributing to a lopsided German trade surplus that’s hurting the U.S. economy.
May 24,2017 03:40

Here's Trump's plan to destroy the US science budget

President Donald Trump plans to gut American science. Released today, his full budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year requests that billions of dollars be slashed from the agencies tasked with...
May 22,2017 22:00

Flynn declines US Senate subpoena in Russia probe

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
May 22,2017 19:00

US top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irritant for high-tech giants like Apple and Alphabet Inc's Google.
May 20,2017 13:00

Under fire at home, Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip

Just a few years back, the business relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia was pretty simple: The Americans bought oil, and the Saudis spent much of what they earned on equipment to keep the crude flowing and on planes, tanks, and missiles to protect their borders.
May 19,2017 23:00

Ex-US Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner wept on Friday as he pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl, capping a "sexting" scandal that played a role in last year's U.S. presidential election during its waning days.
May 18,2017 22:00

The US Strike in Syria

U.S. aircraft targeted a Syrian military convoy near the border with Iraq and Jordan.
May 18,2017 05:20

US: Immigrant arrests soar under Trump, fewer deported

U.S. arrests of suspected illegal immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be targeted for immigration violations, according to government data released on Wednesday.
May 17,2017 06:40

US stock futures, dollar fall on rising concerns over Trump

U.S. share futures and the dollar tumbled on Wednesday on worries about more U.S. political turmoil after media reports said President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into Trump's former national security advisor.
May 15,2017 17:40

US companies push hard for lower tax rate on offshore profits

Major U.S. multinationals are pushing the Trump administration to deepen the tax break it has already tentatively proposed on $2.6 trillion in corporate profits being held offshore, a key piece in Washington's intricate tax reform puzzle.
May 15,2017 17:40

US appeals court grills lawyers on Trump's revised travel ban

A U.S. appeals court on Monday questioned Justice Department attorneys over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries, the second such court to review Trump's directive over the past week.
May 15,2017 09:20

US lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

U.S. lawmakers on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to turn over any tapes of conversations with fired FBI chief James Comey, potentially setting up a showdown with the White House as Democrats considered a boycott of the vote on Comey's replacement.
May 14,2017 16:20

Clapper: US institutions 'under assault'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a stern warning Sunday about the state of the US government after President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last week, saying he thinks US institutions are "under assault."
May 13,2017 04:40

Russian jet flies within 20 feet of US Navy plane

A Russian military jet "came within approximately 20 feet" of a US Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance plane while it was flying in international airspace over the Black Sea earlier this week, US Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze told CNN on Friday.
May 10,2017 08:00

US Navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

A US guided-missile cruiser was struck by a South Korean fishing boat on Tuesday while the Navy warship was conducting operations in international waters near the Korean Peninsula, the Navy said.
May 10,2017 08:00

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off US political storm

U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.
May 10,2017 02:00

US To Arm Kurds In Syria, Despite Turkish Opposition

Despite fierce opposition from NATO ally Turkey, U.S. President Donald Trump has approved supplying arms to Kurdish YPG fighters to support an operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.