Oil prices slide on demand concerns, US-China trade tension

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 12:43 GMT

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell as low as $18.10 a barrel earlier in the session and were down $1.14, or 5.8 percent, at $18.64 at 0506 GMT.

Fed's Powell: U.S. may be in recession, control of virus to dictate timing of economy reopening

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 12:36 GMT

“The first order of business will be to get the spread of the virus under control and then resume economic activity.”

U.S. offers to hold working-level nuclear talks with N Korea this week

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 09:46 GMT

The United States has proposed to North Korea that working-level officials of the two sides meet this week for denuclearization negotiations.

U.S. appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin 'Stairway' decision

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 10:47 GMT

A U.S. appeals court decided on Monday to review its recent decision regarding whether Led Zeppelin stole the opening guitar riff for its 1971 anthem “Stairway to Heaven,” but the plaintiff’s lawyer still expects a retrial to go forward.

U.S.-led coalition reports recent air strikes on ISIS in Syria

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 02:58 GMT

The U.S.-led coalition in Syria conducted air strikes last week that destroyed facilities used by Islamic State.

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 10:23 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Iraqi Prime Minister that the U.S. is still committed to fighting Islamic State in Iraq and other areas.

Boeing opens first 737 plant in China amid U.S.-Sino trade war

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 09:26 GMT

The executives, alongside representatives from China’s state planner and aviation regulator, unveiled the plane at an event attended by hundreds of people.

U.S. Green Beret charged with murder of man in Afghanistan

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 04:49 GMT

A U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the murder of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to Afghanistan.

Oil's sharp price drop fuels questions for stock market

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:10 GMT

“For the near term, the two are very closely correlated,” Katz said.

Asian shares, oil soar on Sino-U.S. trade truce

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 09:35 GMT

Trade-exposed currencies led the early gains, with the Australian dollar notching a four-month peak, while the dollar dropped to one-month lows against the yuan CNH=.

At U.S.-Mexico border, Central American migrants sicken in dire conditions

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Several thousand Central American migrants languished in a filthy, overcrowded sports complex within tantalizing sight of the United States.

Top U.S. and Mexican diplomats to meet on border issues next week -White House

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 10:30 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with the incoming foreign minister of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard.

Nearly half of German firms expect growing trade strains with U.S.: survey

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 02:25 GMT

Nearly half of German firms expect growing trade strains with U.S.: survey.

U.S. legislation to urge possible China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 01:20 GMT

U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday urging a stronger response by the Trump administration to China’s crackdown on minority Muslims.

U.S. allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 01:00 GMT

United States will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it reimposes sanctions on Monday to try to force Iran to curb its nuclear.

Democrats seek answers on Trump's role in U.S. FBI HQ project

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Congressional Democrats on Friday asked the White House for more information about planning for a new FBI headquarters.

Shares roar higher on U.S.-China trade deal hopes

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 01:35 GMT

Shares roar higher on U.S.-China trade deal hopes.

Iran's oil minister says U.S. sanctions cannot stop crude exports

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 08:26 GMT

“Iranian oil exports cannot be stopped,” Zanganeh said.

Honduran migrant group treks north as U.S. calls for tighter borders

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

More than 1,000 people, including families and women carrying babies, set off from Honduras towards the United States on Saturday.

Trump thanks Turkey for pastor's release, denies cutting deal

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Trump said the release of U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson after two years in Turkey's custody was a "tremendous step" toward improved relations with Turkey.