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White House Government Agencies

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- The White House will send federal departments a budget proposal on Monday containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised, financed partly by cuts to the U.S. State Department, Environmental Protection Agency and other non-defense programs, two officials familiar with the proposal said. One of the officials said...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- The White House on Monday will send federal departments a budget proposal containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised, financed partly by cuts to the U.S. State Department, Environmental Protection Agency and other non-defense programs, two officials familiar with the proposal said. One of the officials said...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A Republican-backed border tax proposal that drew some praise from U.S. President Donald Trump would actually dampen both exports and imports, research co-authored by an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said on Friday. The research authors are Mary Amiti, assistant vice president in the New York Fed's research unit, Oleg...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will block Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc.. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were aimed at...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The new U.S. Federal Communications Commission chief will move to block broadband privacy rules, approved by the Obama administration, that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Corp..

  • EXCLUSIVE-FEDERAL RESERVE HAS APPROVED F.N.B.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) and Mexico's Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray arrive to deliver a statement at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City, Mexico February 23, 2017.

    The former Exxon Mobil CEO has been cut out of the loop on major aspects of his job, Vox reports.

  • The White House Is Looking For A Way To Shake Its Russia Problem

    The top White House adviser reportedly asked the FBI to dispute media reports on Trump's ties to Russia.

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    U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the FBI, saying the agency has been unable to stop people from giving national security information to the media.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- The dollar clawed back some ground on Friday after skidding to a two-week low against the yen, but was still on track for weekly losses after the Federal Reserve meeting minutes disappointed dollar bulls. "Market participants were still digesting the FOMC minutes from the January meeting, and there seems to be two different camps in the reading of...

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- The dollar clawed back some ground on Friday after skidding to a two-week low against the yen, but was still on track for weekly losses after the Federal Reserve meeting minutes disappointed dollar bulls. "Market participants were still digesting the FOMC minutes from the January meeting, and there seems to be two different camps in the reading of...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an order by the Obama administration to phase out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons. Therefore, I direct the bureau to return to its previous approach, "Sessions said in a letter dated Tuesday to Thomas Kane, acting director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Bureau of Prisons began...

  • Not only has the world changed, but the occupant of the White House has changed, and that will change, perhaps substantially, the lineup and outlook of the Federal Reserve. Whats more there was little by way of discussion about the $4.5 trillion balance sheet of bonds the Fed purchased to influence the level of interest rates, credit availability and longer-term...

  • *Investors look to Trump's address to Congress on Feb. 28. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 23- Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/ 2- month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and pressuring the dollar. since Feb. 6, and was up 1 percent at $1,249.36...

  • Feb 23- United Technologies Corp's Carrier unit expanded a recall of some air conditioners and heat pumps as their power cord plugs can overheat, posing a fire risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The recall involves about 94,000 units sold under the Bryant, Carrier and Fast brands, the commission said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The U.S. Treasury Department said it will extend its search for criminals who seek to launder money by buying U.S. real estate. Treasury Department Financial Crimes Enforcement Network will extend for 180 days a rule ordering title insurance companies to report to authorities all-cash purchases in parts of California, Texas, Florida and New...

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    Advocates for transparency say the public has a right to know the agenda of groups visiting the White House, NBC News reports.

  • *Gold hits highest since Nov. 11. *Investors look to Trump's address to Congress on Feb. 28. LONDON, Feb 23- Gold prices on Thursday hit a three-month high after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations of an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and stalling upward momentum in the dollar.