WASHINGTON The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organisation. | Video
GARDEN CITY, Kansas In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.
BEIJING Washington neared a deal to lift its ban on U.S. firms supplying Chinese telecoms gear maker ZTE Corp, sources said on Tuesday, and Beijing announced tariff cuts on car imports, further easing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.
GENEVA Russia and Japan have warned they could retaliate against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium by imposing sanctions worth almost $1 billion (743 million pounds) combined, filings published by the World Trade Organization showed on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS Europe's proposals to open its markets wider to U.S. products including cars appear not to have persuaded Washington to lift the threat of import tariffs on EU steel and aluminium, the bloc's trade chief said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has given President Donald Trump an update on Treasury's efforts to address concerns about Chinese investments in the United States, a Treasury spokeswoman said on Monday.
SINGAPORE/BEIJING China has pledged to buy more U.S. goods to reduce America's huge trade deficit and help avoid exacerbating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies, with energy and commodities high on Washington's list of products for sale.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees.
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday pledged deeper security and economic support for Georgia and called on Russia to withdraw its forces from the regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia under a 2008 ceasefire agreement.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said China had pledged to buy "massive amounts" of American agricultural products but gave no other details about planned commitments from Beijing following U.S.-China trade talks last week.