White House Government Agencies

  • Jan 16- British engineering company Rolls-Royce Plc said on Monday that it reached settlements with authorities in Britain, the United States and Brazil relating to bribery and corruption involving intermediaries, which would result in a series of payments totalling 671 million pounds. Under the terms of the agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower in New York, on Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2016.

    Questions surrounding Scott Pruitt's tactics with big business have surfaced, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Moody's Corp has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle with U.S. federal and state authorities over its ratings of risky mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The credit rating agency reached the deal with the Justice Department, 21 states and the District of Columbia,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • PARIS- ECB policymakers Francois Villeroy de Galhau and Peter Praet to speak at a Bank of France's " Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement Conference"- 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary and fiscal policy before the Brookings Institution- 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Chair...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Rex Tillerson, the former oil executive under consideration for U.S. secretary of state, is trying to avoid giving testimony in a federal lawsuit over climate change, according to a lawyer for a group of teenagers who filed the suit. Lawyers for the teenagers, who sued the federal government claiming it violated their constitutional rights by...

  • The justices said they would hear an appeal by the National Association of Manufacturers of a Cincinnati- based federal appeals court's ruling that gave itself jurisdiction to review challenges to the Clean Water Act regulation. Dozens of agricultural groups, states and municipalities had sued U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- A top U.S. senator asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV deceptively marketed its diesel-powered SUVs and trucks.

  • SENATOR SEEKS FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION INVESTIGATION INTO FIAT CHRYSLER DIESEL VEHICLES MARKETING- STATEMENT.

  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for December, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for December, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down next month after more than three years as chair and six at the agency under Democratic President Barack Obama, the FTC said on Friday. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Obama and later for his presidential campaign, is widely expected to be replaced by...

  • The FAA has been working on new contingency plans since a fire at control facility in the Chicago area in 2014 led to widespread flight cancellations and delays for more than two weeks, according to a report by the Department of Transportation's inspector general. The FAA has yet to develop new plans for lower-altitude flights and planes in the immediate...

  • WASHINGTON— Secretary Tom Vilsack left the Agriculture Department a week before his tenure ends and before President-elect Donald Trump has chosen his replacement. Vilsack, who has led USDA for eight years and was President Barack Obama's longest-serving Cabinet secretary, told employees in an email that Friday is his final day. Pat Roberts, the Republican...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said in a statement on Friday, adding that her departure will be effective Feb. 10. Ramirez, who worked on the Harvard Law Review with Democratic President Barack Obama and later for his campaign, is widely...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Federal Trade Commission chairwoman Edith Ramirez will step down after more than three years as chairwoman and six at the agency, the FTC said on Friday.

  • DETROIT— Takata Corp. and three former employees were charged by federal prosecutors with concealing deadly defects in automotive air bag inflators. A federal grand jury indicted the former employees— Shinichi Tanaka, Hideo Nakajima and Tsuneo Chikaraishi. The indictments were unsealed Friday, just ahead of a Justice Department news conference to...

  • PARIS/ MILAN, Jan 13- European carmakers were drawn into a widening probe of diesel emissions testing on Friday, with French prosecutors examining Renault and British authorities seeking answers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The French clampdown follows allegations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday that Fiat Chrysler, like...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy on Friday finalized a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025, a bid to maintain a key part of his administration's climate legacy. As part of a 2012 regulation, EPA had to decide by April 2018 whether...