Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-Calif.), shares his thoughts on the on the hotly debated nuclear deal with Iran.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- U.S. business lobbies called on the White House this week for help to overturn new Chinese cybersecurity regulations they say would hurt market opportunities abroad and jobs in the U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Feb. 4, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and 16 other U.S. business lobbies said the new rules raised questions about China's...
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- Sikorsky Aircraft, a unit of United Technologies Corp, is seeing a big spike in demand for its UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from Eastern Europe, a top company executive said on Thursday. Several Eastern European countries have already submitted a formal request for the aircraft to the U.S. government, Samir Mehta, president of Sikorsky Defense...
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- U.S. business lobbies have called on the White House for help to overturn new Chinese cybersecurity regulations they say would hurt market opportunities and U.S jobs. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Feb. 4, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and 16 other U.S. business lobbies said the new rules raised questions about China's international...
*Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's hryvnia currency plunged about 30 percent against the dollar on Thursday, traders said, after the central bank abandoned the foreign currency auctions that had effectively pegged the exchange rate.
*Ukraine's economy hit by conflict in the east. *IMF mission has extended visit as Kiev seeks loans. KIEV, Feb 5- Ukraine's central bank announced on Thursday a big increase in its main interest rate to 19.5 percent to try to avert financial collapse, brought ever closer by fighting in the country's east and a lack of foreign funding.
WASHINGTON, Feb 4- President Barack Obama's pick to become defense secretary told Congress on Wednesday he was leaning in favor of providing arms to Ukraine but later cautioned that the focus must remain on pressuring Russia economically and politically. Ashton Carter, a former Pentagon No. 2, told the Senate Armed Services Committee he would "very much...
John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State "remains optimistic" in this current world of turmoil, giving three examples of individuals giving up their terror-related worlds for a life of "building" and not "destroying."
Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.
After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News Wednesday night that they cannot be certain what the status is of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.
"Freedom of expression cannot be killed by an act of terror," says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry commenting on the shooting in Paris, France.
Investors should look for softer rhetoric on Ukraine from Russian President Vladimir Putin and for signs of a bounce, said Christopher Granville.
U.S. and EU leaders plan to work together on sanctions and strengthening Europe and Ukraine's energy security in an united front against Russia.
Speculation is growing that OPEC may have no choice but to cut production when it meets on Thanksgiving Day.
The midterm elections, which Wall Street has largely ignored, could pack some surprises for markets Tuesday.
U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada and make it easier to revoke the passports of suspected militants.
Although the US spent $7.6 billion to eradicate poppy in Afghanistan, cultivation of the opium source is at an all time high.
Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking out on the pro-democracy protests happening in Hong Kong.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took on the hot-button issue of climate change on Monday during the Climate Week NYC 2014 conference.
Washington said countries in the Middle East have offered to join airstrikes against IS militants, but Britain held back.
President Barack Obama touted the recent string of positive economic numbers and addresses international tensions.