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Europe must fight illiberal forces, Draghi warns

1 hour 28 min ago
The spread of illiberal ideology is threatening the euro but it is an illusion that leaving it would offer an easier path, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Saturday.
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U.N. climate talks run into overtime, but deal "in reach"

1 hour 52 min ago
United Nations' climate talks to agree on the rules of the 2015 Paris Agreement dragged on into an extra day on Saturday as ministers tried to overcome the last political hurdles after working through the night.
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British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

2 hours 47 min ago
Britain's exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.
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Politics cloud felon voting rights restoration in Florida

2 hours 52 min ago
Elections officials across Florida say they expect former felons to flock to their offices to register to vote next month when a newly passed ballot initiative launches one of the largest enfranchisement efforts in modern U.S. history.
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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital but embassy not moving yet

3 hours 22 min ago
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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Qatar says Gulf Arab bloc needs reform to give it teeth

3 hours 49 min ago
Qatar said on Saturday it remained committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but the bloc needed to enforce its own rules better, signaling a reformed alliance could help end a row between Doha and some of its neighbors.
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Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 10:53pm
A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that people buy health insurance, a decision in a case that could reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital: PM Morrison

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 10:42pm
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 10:35pm
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant.
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Trump picks Mulvaney as chief of staff - for now

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:43pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday moved to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis.
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North Carolina Republican says he hired consultant at heart of fraud probe

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:10pm
The North Carolina Republican embroiled in a vote fraud controversy said on Friday he hired the political operative at the center of a probe into possible absentee ballot irregularities in a disputed U.S. congressional election.
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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint see Huawei shun clinching U.S. deal - sources

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:07pm
T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp believe their foreign owners' offer to stop using Huawei Technologies equipment will help with the United States clearing their $26 billion merger deal, sources said, underscoring the lengths to which Washington has gone to shut out the Chinese company.
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Trump taps budget director Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:04pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said his budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, would take over as White House chief of staff on a temporary basis after two prominent candidates for the job withdrew from consideration in the space of a week.
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Mueller rebukes Flynn, saying he knew better than to lie to FBI

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:50pm
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.
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Global growth worry hits stocks, but U.S. data lifts dollar

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:46pm
A gauge of global stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe intensified global growth worries as investors weighed the broader impact of the trade dispute between the United States and China.
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CVS defends settlement that allowed Aetna merger as judge assesses

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:31pm
CVS Health Corp defended on Friday an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department which allowed it to purchase health insurer Aetna for $69 billion, a settlement that a federal judge is still assessing.
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U.S. government watchdog to probe child's death after border arrest

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:21pm
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog will investigate the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant which occurred after she was detained by U.S. border agents, officials said on Friday.
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Lame-duck Wisconsin governor signs bill undercutting incoming Democrat

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:15pm
Outgoing Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed legislation that will weaken the powers of his newly elected Democratic successor, dismissing critics who called the move a last-minute partisan power grab.
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U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:12pm
The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, 2019 as the United States and China pursue talks on trade and intellectual property.
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Challenging judges' orders, Trump aims to enlist Supreme Court

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 7:01pm
President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to suspend nationwide orders by federal judges blocking two of his major policies in an unusual step but one in line with an aggressive White House litigation strategy.
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