UNITED NATIONS-- Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.» Read More
Discussing how to invest in a fund for injured Army Rangers, with Jim Regan, Lead The Way Fund chairman &CEO, and Robert Hotarek, Lead the Way, president & CEO.
We must work with Israel to determine the proper military response needed to stabilize the region, protect our allies and protect this country – if that includes targeted airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities, then I am prepared to authorize that action.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports billions of dollars in cash, sent to Iraq from the New York Fed, are missing, and follows the money trail.
Out of the billions of dollars in cash that the US shipped to Iraq during the war, "hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars...was stolen by senior Iraqi officials," the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction tells CNBC.
Finding out what happened to all the money involved has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time.
It has been called the largest airborne transfer of currency in the history of the world. But finding out what happened to the billions of dollars the New York Fed sent to Iraq has become one of the biggest financial mysteries of all time. Eamon Javers investigates.
The President has made it official, U.S. troops will be home from Iraq by the end of the year. CNBC's John Harwood has the detail.
In September 2007, Fox News put Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul, Rudy Giuliani and a man who was, back then, a long shot for the Republican presidential nomination, John McCain, on a debate stage in New Hampshire. The face-off attracted 3.2 million viewers—the most of any debate so far that year, the New York Times reports.
Rick Perry of Texas struggled through his first three debates, so his aides have staged practice sessions, complete with a stand-in for Mitt Romney. He has stirred outrage among conservatives on immigration, so he is defending his stance on the campaign trail as good economics, report the New York Times.
A recent survey of the unemployed showed more than a quarter of respondents opposed renewing the current extended unemployment benefits, the NY Times reports.
Ten years ago today, in response to the enormous tragedy of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan. So began the long road of endless war, endless suffering, endless spending, and endless death.
"Now is absolutely the right time to invest in Africa. We are talking about price-earning ratios in the low single digits in some cases. There are some very attractive opportunities across a wide range of countries," Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, told CNBC.
China intends to suspend some military exchanges with the U.S., in the first concrete sign of the fallout from Washington’s decision to provide a $5.9 billion arms package to Taiwan. The FT reports.
The first living marine in 38 years to receive the nation's highest honor, Sgt. Dakota Meyer, rings the opening bell.
A collapse of Europe's monetary union would likely lead to a breakup of the European Union as a whole, posing significant risks to the region and even raising the possibility of war in the long term, Poland’s Finance Minister told CNBC.
A new book claims that President Obama’s response to the economic crisis was hampered by a White House economic staff plagued by internal rivalries, a domineering chief adviser and a Treasury secretary who dragged his feet on enforcing decisions with which he disagreed, the New York Times reports.
For four years, a doctor commuted between his clinics in Texas in a $5 million turboprop with jazzy metallic stripes and ruby stones embedded on the drink cabinet inside. The plane featured exotic wood veneers and polished chrome, and his daughter’s initials were in the tail number. The New York Times reports.
"Post-9/11 surveillance measures have made it far too easy for the government to review our personal and business records, telephone and e-mail conversations, and virtually all aspects of our lives," the author and President of the ACLU explains in this guest blog why the Fourth Amendment is good for business and essential for democracy.
The growing tension between China, Vietnam and the Philippines in the South China Sea could lead to a miscalculation and further escalation between the parties, a former advisor to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney warned on Friday.