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White House Government Agencies

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- The head of the Federal Communications Commission told the U.S. Congress that he did not agree with President Donald Trump's comments that certain media outlets are an "enemy" of the people and would act independently of the White House on media-related matters. Pai, who has been nominated to a new five-year term at the FCC by Trump, had refused...

  • One US diplomat is in trouble after a so called 'incident' in New Zealand

    New Zealand expelled a U.S. diplomat.

  • NEW YORK, March 20- U.S. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said on Monday that the U.S. central bank is on track to raise rates twice more this year after a policy tightening last week, and could be more or less aggressive depending on fiscal policies and other effects on the economy. We have a light week for data, we have no nominal coupon supply either, so really the...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates twice more this year after a policy tightening last week, and it could be more or less aggressive depending on inflation and fiscal policies from the Trump administration, a Fed rate-setter said on Monday. The public comments from Chicago Fed President Charles Evans were among the first...

  • New Zealand flags fly in front of The Beehive during the Commission Opening of Parliament at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand.

    New Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after an "incident" which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said.

  • SHANGHAI, March 20- Hong Kong stocks powered to 19- month closing highs on Monday, as surges in energy and tech shares helped sustain optimism sparked last week by belief the Federal Reserve won't raise U.S. interest rates too aggressively this year. Shenhua, one of China's top coal miners, surged 16 percent to an 18- month high after it said its 2016 net profit rose...

  • *Japan markets closed for holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.1 percent. Japan is closed for a holiday.

  • *Japan markets closed for holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was fractionally lower. Japan is closed for a holiday.

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • St. Louis- based Peabody, the world's largest private-sector coal producer, owns mines in Australia and the United States and supplies the global market with the metallurgical coal used in steelmaking and the thermal coal used to generate electricity. In the environmental settlement, the Department of Justice was negotiating on behalf of the Environmental...

  • WASHINGTON/ BOSTON, March 17- Makan Delrahim, a veteran lobbyist on President Donald Trump's transition team, is expected to be nominated to head the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, two sources familiar with the vetting process told Reuters on Friday. Delrahim is expected to move to the Justice Department after finishing up in the White House...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- The dollar fell to a five-week low on Friday, remaining under pressure for a third straight session after the Federal Reserve quashed hopes for a further currency bull run by keeping a gradual rate-hiking pace. "At the moment, the dollar remains in correction mode, which we had fully expected," said Fawad Razaqzada, market analyst, Forex.com in...

  • Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York

    Trump’s HHS secretary traded stocks of health-related companies while working on legislation affecting the firms, ProPublica reports.

  • White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney

    Ignoring climate change is a ‘bad deal’ for the US, The Verge reports.

  • *Warsaw stocks at 20- mth high, Prague tests 16- mth peak. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, March 17- Central European currencies and stocks mostly firmed on Friday, supported by increasing demand for riskier assets since the Federal Reserve suggested this week that future U.S. rate rises will be gradual. Currencies briefly slipped earlier in the day after ECB policymaker...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama.

    There's nothing wrong with nostalgia as an emotion, but it's a terrible basis for a national economic strategy, writes Vox's Matt Yglesias.

  • A Meals On Wheels of San Francisco driver loads meals into a van before making deliveries in San Francisco, California.

    Research has shown the program that feeds seniors in fact enhances their diets and nutrition intake, Vox reports.

  • Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about US President Donald Trump's budget during a press briefing at the White House February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Among some of the cities hit hardest is Detroit, which Trump implied during his campaign had nothing to lose, NBC News reports.

  • *Euro turns lower after Le Pen gains in Opinionway poll. NEW YORK, March 17- The dollar fell to a five-week low on Friday, remaining under pressure for a third straight session after the Federal Reserve quashed hopes for a further bull run in the currency by keeping a gradual pace to its monetary tightening policy. "At the moment, the dollar remains in correction mode,...