BEIJING China said on Thursday it hopes the United States can abandon its bias and see China objectively, following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's call for a broader alliance to check instances of Beijing's "disadvantageous" influence in Asia.
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WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has selected Joseph Simons, an antitrust attorney from a Washington law firm, to head the Federal Trade Commission, a White House official said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK U.S. immigration courts are administrative courts within the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Unlike federal court judges, whose authority stems from the U.S. Constitution’s establishment of an independent judicial branch, immigration judges fall under the executive branch and thus are hired, and can be fired, by the attorney general.
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will Pakistan next week during an Asian trip that will also take him to the country's rival India, a senior official at the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump intensified his efforts to sell Democrats on his tax reform plan on Wednesday even as Senate Republicans edged closer to passing a budget measure that would push forward a tax bill without Democratic support.
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in September through early October despite the impact of hurricanes on some regions, the Federal Reserve said in its latest snapshot of the U.S. economy released on Wednesday, but there were still few signs of an acceleration in inflation.
DUBLIN U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that he had heard Ireland was going to cut its already low corporate tax rate is "fake news", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South, suggesting housing probably remained a drag on economic growth in the third quarter.
ANKARA Turkey and a visiting U.S. delegation have agreed to continue talks to resolve as soon as possible a diplomatic dispute which led to them suspending visa services, Turkish foreign ministry sources said on Wednesday.