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Labor Department Says Do-Good Investments Are Not Always ‘Prudent’

Labor Department Says Do-Good Investments Are Not Always ‘Prudent’

The Trump administration unveiled guidance aimed at the burgeoning socially-responsible investment industry that left some investors scratching their heads.
Pruitt Must Address 'Drip, Drip' of Allegations, GOP Leader Says

Pruitt Must Address 'Drip, Drip' of Allegations, GOP Leader Says

The third-ranking Senate Republican said Tuesday that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has to address ethics questions, which he suggested are making it difficult for the EPA
Trump Clashes With China at U.S. Supreme Court on Vitamin Exports

Trump Clashes With China at U.S. Supreme Court on Vitamin Exports

President Donald Trump’s administration and China took their trade feud to an unlikely forum Tuesday, clashing at the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a price-fixing case leveled against Chinese vitamin
Trump Says Veterans Affair Nominee May Want to Withdraw

Trump Says Veterans Affair Nominee May Want to Withdraw

U.S. President Donald Trump discusses why he thinks White House physician Ronny Jackson should consider withdrawing his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary. A Senate panel is reviewing
Trump Says Iran Will Pay a Price If U.S. Is Threatened

Trump Says Iran Will Pay a Price If U.S. Is Threatened

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron speak during a joint news conference at the White House. (Source: Bloomberg)

Nigeria Church Attack Kills 16 People in Central Region

Suspected herders killed two priests and 14 parishioners in an attack on a Catholic church in a Nigerian region that’s seen a surge in violence between farmers and cattle owners.
Trump Says Nafta Talks Doing Nicely With Canada Lauding Progress

Trump Says Nafta Talks Doing Nicely With Canada Lauding Progress

As President Donald Trump says Nafta talks are “doing very nicely,” negotiations between ministers from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are ramping up in Washington in a redoubled push for a deal.
Trump Says Kim Meeting Will Be 'Very Soon'

Trump Says Kim Meeting Will Be 'Very Soon'

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters at the White House about meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. (Source: Bloomberg)
How Egypt is Working to Implement Economic Reform

How Egypt is Working to Implement Economic Reform

Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr discusses efforts to attract foreign investment, regulatory reform, and the outlook for the nation's economy. She speaks with
Macron Proposes New Iran Deal in Pitch to Keep Trump on Board

Macron Proposes New Iran Deal in Pitch to Keep Trump on Board

Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump at the White House on April 24.
Trump Threatens Iran Over Nuclear Program in Macron Meeting

Trump Threatens Iran Over Nuclear Program in Macron Meeting

President Donald Trump warned Iran not to restart its nuclear program as French President Emmanuel Macron urged him to remain in the multi-nation nuclear deal reached in 2015. Bloomberg's Bill Faries
G-7 Says Tech Firms Like Facebook, Twitter Will Be ‘Held to Account’

G-7 Says Tech Firms Like Facebook, Twitter Will Be ‘Held to Account’

Group of Seven nations are searching for ways to crack down on “disinformation campaigns” that threaten democracies -- and suggesting tech giants could face consequences if they don’t cooperate.
Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

Sessions Declines to Recuse Himself From Probe Into Trump Lawyer

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided against recusing himself from the investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, but will consider stepping back from specific
Trump Wants Macron to Be Perfect—and to Know Who’s Boss

Trump Wants Macron to Be Perfect—and to Know Who’s Boss

The latest installment of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron’s alpha-male one-upmanship played out at the White House Tuesday during a state visit by the French leader.
Trump Wants ‘Detente’ With Russia, U.S. Envoy to Moscow Says

Trump Wants ‘Detente’ With Russia, U.S. Envoy to Moscow Says

President Donald Trump is seeking a “detente” with Russia and wants to work with his counterpart Vladimir Putin to achieve this, according to the U.S. ambassador in Moscow.
Trump Praises North Korea’s Kim as ‘Very Honorable’

Trump Praises North Korea’s Kim as ‘Very Honorable’

President Donald Trump complimented Kim Jong Un as “very honorable” so far and said he hopes to hold his summit with the North Korean leader “very soon.”
South Sudan Leader Rejects Calls to Resign as Part of Peace Deal

South Sudan Leader Rejects Calls to Resign as Part of Peace Deal

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir rejected calls from some opposition groups to resign as part of a deal to end the four-year civil war in the oil-producing African nation.
Trump Says Mnuchin Going to China to Negotiate Trade in Days

Trump Says Mnuchin Going to China to Negotiate Trade in Days

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will depart for China to negotiate over U.S. trade disputes within days, President Donald Trump said.
Trump Welcomes Macron for First State Visit

Trump Welcomes Macron for First State Visit

Donald Trump welcomes French President Emmanuel Macron for his inaugural visit to Washington, D.C. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

President Donald Trump said White House physician Ronny Jackson should consider withdrawing his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary as a Senate panel opened a review into allegations of improper