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President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command Tuesday, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next five years. Trump signed a one-page memorandum Tuesday authorizing the Defence Department
The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a possible economic slowdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell again Monday, the latest dip in the roller coaster markets amid the strain of Trump's trade
President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them. The Trump National Golf Club outside Philadelphia is in one of the nation's nearly 9,000 high-poverty areas offering
A divided U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration that allowed more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. The ruling, however, may be short lived because the administration has adopted new rules on contraceptive coverage that are set to take
Sen. Doug Jones said Alabama's soybean farmers and automobile manufacturers are "scared to death" over President Donald Trump's tariff wars, but he cautioned Democrats from spending too much time attacking the president as the party tries to win back heartland voters ahead of the 2020
Remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump could be used by Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou to fight her extradition to the United States, Canada's foreign minister said Wednesday. Chrystia Freeland said any comments made in the United States could be used by Meng's lawyers before
Under Armour is poised to shift its manufacturing outside of China amid rising trade tensions with the U.S.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against a top Chinese corporate executive who was arrested in Vancouver. The U.S. president raised new questions about Canada's role
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene with the U.S. Justice Department in the case against a Chinese telecommunications executive if it would help secure a trade deal with Beijing. "If I think it’s good for the country, if I think it’s good for what will be certainly the
A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's [HWT.UL] chief financial officer and the daughter of
President Donald Trump says he would consider intervening in the Justice Department's case against a top Chinese executive if it would be in the interest of U.S. national security and help forge a trade deal with China. A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to the top executive of Chinese telecommunications
China's economic and political rise may be bad news for North American workers but the U.S. pursuit of a Huawei executive is a separate legal matter, says Donald Trump's envoy to Canada. Ambassador Kelly Craft said Tuesday it was "absolutely false" to assume a political motive behind
President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief after his first choice to replace John Kelly bailed at the last minute and several other potential successors signalled they weren't interested. "Many, over ten, are vying for and wanting the White House Chief of Staff position. White
President Donald Trump is hinting that "important announcements" are coming regarding ongoing trade discussions between the U.S. and China. Trump agreed on Dec. 1 to postpone more U.S. tariff hikes on Chinese goods for 90 days while the two sides negotiate over American complaints about Beijing
CEOs at some major companies are using the U.S. trade war with China to rethink where their products are made.
President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of staff after his first choice to replace John Kelly bailed at the last minute and several other potential successors signalled they weren't interested in the job. Back to square one, Trump is mulling over a list of at least four potential
President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. No obvious successor was in sight and there was some fretting that Trump may not be able to fill the job by the time Kelly was set to
The coal industry breathed a sigh of relief, with the announcement that the Trump administration will be rolling back rules on climate change regulation
OPEC and its Russia-led allies agreed on Friday to slash oil production by more than the market had expected despite pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to reduce the price of crude. The producer club will curb output from January by 0.8 million barrels per day versus October levels while non-OPEC
Two women who cleaned rooms set aside for President Donald Trump at one of his golf resorts in New Jersey say they used false papers to get hired, their supervisors knew it and that many employees there also lack legal documents. Anibal Romero, a lawyer representing Victorina Morales and Sandra Diaz
A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates carbon taxes as the best way to address greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to back his view. William Nordhaus's comments to The Associated Press on Friday followed Trump's recent dismissal