• Rudy Giuliani attacks Peter Strzok over testimony, says it's 'a disgrace' and that all results of Mueller's probe should be dismissed

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani blasted FBI agent Peter Strzok's congressional testimony.
    "President Trump is being investigated by people who possess pathological hatred for him," Giuliani said. "All the results of the investigation are 'fruit of the poison tree' and should be dismissed."
    Strzok testified for hours before a pair of House committees on Thursday.
    He was questioned about his anti-Trump text messages with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair.
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani blasted FBI agent Peter...
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  • A new Senate report says that Novartis had more contact with Michael Cohen than it let on

    A new Senate report says that Novartis had more contact with Michael Cohen than it let on

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new Senate report has found that pharmaceutical giant Novartis had more communication with President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen than the company let on.
    Novartis came under scrutiny in May after it was revealed that Novartis signed a $1.2 million yearlong contract with Cohen's consulting firm in February 2017.
    Novartis said at the time that it had only taken one meeting with Cohen before realizing he couldn't help them.
    The Senate report also found that Novartis had looked to hire Cohen for access to "key policymakers" and argued that the contract could have been...
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  • Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Theresa May and Donald Trump entered a news conference on Friday holding hands and went out of their way to praise one another's leadership, a day after the U.S. president assailed her Brexit strategy and said one of her political opponents would make a good prime minister.
    The two leaders said they'd complete a trade deal between their countries as soon as the U.K. leaves the European Union, after Trump told the Sun newspaper in an interview published Thursday that an accord might not be possible because of her decision to maintain ties with the EU.
    The interview, published during a gala...
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  • A new Senate report says that Novartis had more contact with Michael Cohen than it let on

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new Senate report has found that pharmaceutical giant Novartis had more communication with President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen than the company let on.
    Novartis came under scrutiny in May after it was revealed that Novartis signed a $1.2 million yearlong contract with Cohen's consulting firm in February 2017.
    Novartis said at the time that it had only taken one meeting with Cohen before realizing he couldn't help them.
    The Senate report also found that Novartis had looked to hire Cohen for access to "key policymakers" and argued that the contract could have been...
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  • Thousands take to London's streets to protest at Trump visit

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Thousands of people waving banners and banging pots and pans took to the streets of London on Friday to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump on his first official visit to Britain as president.
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  • Trump to talk to Putin about substantially reducing nuclear weapons

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump will discuss substantial reductions to nuclear weapons when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday.
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  • UK PM May doing 'fantastic' job on Brexit, says Trump, promising trade deal

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he looked forward to finalizing a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, marking an abrupt change from a newspaper interview when he said Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy would kill such an agreement.
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  • Do Brexit how you want so we can do a trade deal, Trump tells UK PM May

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he looked forward to finalizing a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, striking a contrasting tone to a newspaper interview when he said Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy would kill such an agreement.
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  • Wall Street opens flat after banks report mixed results

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks were flat on Friday, as gains in technology stocks offset losses in banks, as the three big Wall Street banks kicked off what is expected to be a strong corporate earnings season.
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  • Goldman sees 60 percent chance of more U.S. tariffs on China

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Goldman Sachs economists said on Friday they placed a 60 percent chance the Trump administration would impose duties on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports that were recently targeted.
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  • Stock futures flat as Wall Street banks report mixed results

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures were flat on Friday after a mixed bag of results from the three big Wall Street banks kicked off what is expected to be a strong corporate earnings season.
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  • U.S. import prices drop the most in over two years

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. import prices fell the most in more than two years in June as prices for petroleum products fell and a strong dollar weighed on the costs of other goods, pointing to benign import inflation pressures.
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  • U.S. import prices post biggest drop in two years

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. import prices recorded their biggest drop in more than two years in June as prices for petroleum products fell and a strong dollar weighed on the costs of other goods.
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  • Sterling slides as Trump dashes hopes of trade deal

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump has directly criticised UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, saying her proposals had probably killed off hope of a U.S. trade deal. Ivor Bennett reports on the market reaction to his comments and what impact they will have.
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  • Here Are Some American Losers In Trump's China Trade War

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The anticipated effect on tariffs is far-reaching not only in terms of trade but also in stirring anti-American sentiment that could have a broad impact on U.S. brands abroad.
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  • Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks. The British pound, however, was in retreat after President Donald Trump appeared to dash hopes of any imminent U.S.-U.K. trade deal.
    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.4 percent at 7,683 while Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,537. France's advanced 0.4 percent to 5,427. Wall Street was poised to flat with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures down 0.1 percent.
    US BANKS: The absence of any fresh trade war comments has allowed traders to focus on the start of...
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  • Trump praises strong relationship with UK's May after damning her Brexit plan

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump said on Friday he had a very strong relationship with British Prime Minister Theresa May, having earlier scorned her Brexit strategy which he said had probably killed off hope for a future U.S.-British trade deal.
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  • Factbox: U.S. President Trump's views on UK's May, Brexit

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S President Donald Trump delivered a withering verdict on British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, criticized the London mayor and tipped a minister who resigned this week as a future leader in an newspaper interview published on Friday.
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  • Under President Trump, the U.S.'s ‘Soft Power' Is Waning

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Global American influence is dropping-significantly.
    And it's not just due to President Donald Trump upending international order with threats to withdraw from NATO , the WTO , the UN Human Rights Council , and starting trade wars with China and the EU .
    According to an annual global ranking of nations' soft power by London-based Portland Communications and USC's Center on Public Diplomacy, the U.S. has dropped three places since Trump became president. In 2016, the U.S. ranked No. 1. It dropped to third in last year, and fourth this year.
    Here are the Top 10:
    1. United Kingdom 2. France...
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  • U.S. President Trump says relationship with UK is very, very strong

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    After publicly criticizing British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the relationship was "very, very strong."
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