Politics Barack Obama

  • The rules are considered essential to the United States meeting emissions-reduction targets in a global climate agreement signed in Paris last year. Appearing Tuesday before a 10- judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, West Virginia Solicitor General Elbert Lin argued that the EPA had overstepped the regulatory...

  • Ron William, founder and principal market strategist at RW Market Advisory, says that the market is predominantly seeing downside risk concerning the upcoming U.S. election.

  • Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016.

    Hillary Clinton slammed Donald Trump for building his political career around the "birther lie" about where President Obama was born.

  • WASHINGTON— A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:. Under former chairman Ben Bernanke and current chairwoman Janet Yellen, the Fed has attracted controversy by pegging the short-term interest rate it controls to nearly zero for seven years. Bernanke was initially appointed by Republican President George W. Bush, and...

  • Trump: I did great job getting Obama to present birth certificate

    At the first presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump answers questions about his attack on President Barack Obama's American citizenship. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton responds.

  • In this file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un talks with officials at the ballistic rocket launch drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) at an unknown location.

    The U.S. accused Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development under regulations targeting proliferators of weapons of mass destruction.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler, a new step in tightening the financial noose around North Korea's nuclear program after its fifth nuclear test this month. It accused the firm of acting on behalf of North Korea's Korea Kwangson Banking Corp, which has been under U.S....

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Three days after guard dogs attacked Native Americans protesting an oil pipeline project in North Dakota in early September, an unprecedented event took place at the White House. Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians, which represents more than 500 tribes, spoke to nearly a dozen of...

  • Obama spoke at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference, which he created during his first year in office. Leaders of more than 560 Native American tribes gathered for the Washington event as one of the largest Native American protests in decades continues in North Dakota. The $3.7 billion project is being built by the Dakota Access subsidiary of Dallas-...

  • Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

    Jim Cramer made the case as to why the stock market won't change if either candidate wins the White House.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler, a new step in tightening the financial noose around North Korea's nuclear program after its fifth nuclear test this month. It accused the firm of acting on behalf of North Korea's Korea Kwangson Banking Corp, which has been under U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia. A successful override requires support from two-thirds of lawmakers in both the Senate and House of Representatives, which are controlled by Republicans.

  • Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton continues to lead Donald Trump by 5 points, 45 percent to 40 percent, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, hoping to avoid future conflicts with tribes such as the current Dakota Access pipeline dispute. Jewell announced a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler, a new step in tightening the financial noose around North Korea's nuclear program after its fifth nuclear test this month. It accused the firm of acting on behalf of North Korea's Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation, which has been...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The legislation, known as JASTA, gives victims' families the right to sue in U.S. court for any role that...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler, taking a step in tightening the financial noose around North Korea's nuclear program that the company has links with. The U. S Department of Justice said it had filed criminal charges against the Chinese firm and the individuals for...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, hoping to avoid future conflicts with Native-American tribes such as the current one over the Dakota Access pipeline.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    This level of uncertainty has the power to leave the market "very unsettled," analysts tell CNBC.