Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:29:56 -0400
Bernie Sanders hires Beto O'Rourke critic as top aide in 2020 race
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said he is hiring a well-known liberal journalist with a history of sharply criticizing other Democratic presidential candidates, including Beto O'Rourke.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:26:38 -0400
U.S. jury rules against Bayer in Roundup cancer case
A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer to be a "substantial factor" in causing a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, allowing the trial to proceed into a second phase on liability and damages.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:24:30 -0400
Trump forges bond with Brazil's Bolsonaro in White House visit
U.S. President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative and populist politics on Tuesday, with Trump pledging to give more U.S. support to Brazil's global ambitions.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:24:01 -0400
U.S. investigators sought ex-Trump lawyer Cohen's emails months before raids
U.S. investigators sought warrants to read Michael Cohen's emails in July 2017, nine months before the FBI raided the home and office of President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, according to documents made public on Tuesday.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:23:13 -0400
U.S. judge rebuts Trump on transgender troop limits
A federal judge on Tuesday contradicted the Trump administration's "incorrect" claim that no legal blocks remain for it to enforce a contentious policy to restrict many transgender individuals from the U.S. armed forces starting on April 12.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:21:34 -0400
Wall Street gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks
The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Tuesday as investor optimism regarding the Federal Reserve's expected affirmation of its dovish policy stance was offset by reports of fault lines emerging in ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:10:59 -0400
Stocks and oil touch 2019 highs; sterling wobbles, like Brexit
Stocks across the globe rose for a seventh straight session on Tuesday despite late selling on Wall Street, while the pound wobbled against the dollar as traders expected European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:08:56 -0400
Trump gets a U.S. Supreme Court victory on immigration detention
The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed the U.S. government's authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime - potentially even years - after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Donald Trump a victory as he pursues hardline immigration policies.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:50:07 -0400
Judges lean toward Trump in hotel 'emoluments' case
A three-judge U.S. appeals court panel signaled sympathy toward President Donald Trump on Tuesday in his appeal in a Democratic-backed lawsuit that accuses him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his Washington hotel.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:49:06 -0400
Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny of 737 MAX after crashes
Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents killing more than 300 people.