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  • MONTREAL/ NEW YORK April 28- Canada's Bombardier Inc hit back on Friday at rival U.S. planemaker Boeing Co's claim that it sold jets well below cost to win market share in the United States, the latest sign of increasing trade tensions between the two countries. The spat comes days after Washington imposed duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian...

  • MONTREAL/ NEW YORK April 28- Bombardier Inc shares fell as much as 5.45 percent on Friday after Boeing Co sought a U.S. anti-dumping probe against the company, adding to growing trade tensions between the United States and Canada. Boeing's actions came days after the Commerce Department imposed duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian softwood...

  • WASHINGTON— Vice President Mike Pence swore in Alex Acosta as the nation's new labor secretary Friday, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The oath-taking came after the Senate's 60-38 confirmation vote Thursday, in which eight Democrats and one independent joined Republicans in voting yes.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as Labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. Tim Scott, R- S.C., spoke for many Republicans with a statement issued just after the vote saying he hopes Acosta's focus will be "promoting labor policies that are free of unnecessarily burdensome...

  • OTTAWA/ WINNIPEG, April 25- From cherries to wine and oil, Canada has a range of tools to retaliate against any Trump administration trade attacks but they are either too limited or too painful to invoke. Ottawa is keen to avoid a costly trade war with the United States as NAFTA renegotiations loom, given the U.S. economy is ten times larger than Canada's.

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Tuesday to advance Jay Clayton's nomination as the next head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to the full Senate for approval. The committee voted 15 to 8, with some Democrats, including Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown of Ohio, voting against him.

  • April 3- Highlights of the day for U.S. SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Democratic Senator Mark Warner announces opposition to Trump's Supreme Court nominee, meaning Democrats potentially have the votes needed to block a U.S. Senate confirmation vote to give Neil Gorsuch the lifetime job. KUSHNER IN IRAQ Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with the top U.S....

  • Nuclear explosion

    Gorsuch will almost certainly be confirmed one way or another, it's just a question of how, NBC News reports.

  • Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

    "Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower? No, there never was," Nunes said.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts a presentation of the American Health Care Act, the GOP's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, March 9, 2017.

    This week's health-care rollout couldn't have gone worse for Republicans, but there may be a way to save it, NBC News reports.

  • Critics have said the SEC has in the past neglected this mission, as the number of initial public offerings have fallen while the number of regulatory requirements placed on companies has increased. Wall Street deal-making attorney Jay Clayton, who was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as chairman of the SEC, is expected to make capital formation a...

  • President Donald Trump says he only wants to tweak trade ties with Canada, his pledge to renegotiate NAFTA to focus on Mexico is almost impossible and Canada will not emerge unscathed, Canadian officials and trade experts said on Tuesday. Canada and Mexico send the bulk of their exports to the United States under NAFTA. Matthew Kronby, an international trade...

  • Donald Trump

    Seth Klarman is not a household name, but his letter to investors, warning about the new administration, is the most sought-after read on Wall Street.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Iran, which it said were just "initial steps" and said Washington would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. "The days of turning a blind eye to Iran's hostile and belligerent actions toward the United States and the world community are over," Flynn said in a White House...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Iran, which it said were just "initial steps" and said Washington would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. The sanctions on 25 individuals and entities were the opening salvo by President Donald Trump who has vowed a more aggressive policy against Tehran and came two days...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spot on the Republican's national security team despite concerns about the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive officer's ties to Russia. Every Republican favored Tillerson, along with four members of the Democratic caucus,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spot on the Republican's national security team despite concerns about the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive officer's ties to Russia. The tally was largely along party lines, with every Republican favoring Tillerson,...

  • Yahoo said in a November 2016 quarterly filing that it was "cooperating with federal, state and foreign" agencies, including the SEC, that were seeking information and documents about a "security incident and related matters." The SEC is investigating whether two massive data breaches at Yahoo should have been reported sooner to investors, the Wall Street...

  • Sen. Warner: Mnuchin won't play chicken with 'full faith and credit' of US

    "There are some things I heard from Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin that I liked," says Sen. Mark Warner, (D-Va.), discussing the vetting process on Capitol Hill.

  • Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

    Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence he agreed that Russia had interfered in the U.S. election. NBC News Reports.