White House Government Agencies

  • April 24- The United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was eliminated in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 24- Despite new criticism from top Democrats for comments denigrating women and the Midwest, economic commentator Stephen Moore still has the backing of U.S. President Donald Trump for a seat at the Federal Reserve Board. "Steve Moore is in," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Fox Business Network, adding that once the...

  • April 24- Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, aided by growth in its Instagram business and a surge in advertising sales, while also setting aside up to $5 billion to cover anticipated official U.S. privacy penalties. The company also raised the top end of its provision for losses related to Federal Trade Commission privacy...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 24- Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, is drawing new fire from top Democrats for his comments denigrating, among other targets, women and the Midwest. But Republicans, whose 53 to 47 majority in the U.S. Senate gives them the final say on whether...

  • This means Wing can begin a commercial service delivering goods from local businesses to homes, which includes flights beyond visual line of site and over people, the FAA and Wing said. The certification is good for two years, the FAA said. The FAA said Wing demonstrated that its operations met the agency's safety requirements, based on extensive data and...

  • Social Security conundrum

    CNBC's Ylan Mui and Kate Davidson, WSJ, join "The Exchange" to discuss how social security funds could be depleted by 2035 and how to fix the problem.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed a framework for determining when a company has taken control of a bank and must face more rigorous oversight and restrictions, a move that could remove hurdles for banks seeking to attract investors and partners. Randal Quarles, the Fed's vice chair for supervision, said in a prepared statement...

  • An Amazon Prime package 

    Food stamp recipients will be able to use online delivery services to buy groceries under a two-year pilot program that just launched in New York.

  • April 23- PulteGroup Inc topped analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and new orders on Tuesday, as home demand was spurred by lower mortgage rates and easing home prices, after the Federal Reserve suspended its campaign of monetary tightening. Chief Executive Officer Ryan Marshall said that homebuyers have been steadily returning to the market after a...

  • A group of about 30 Brazilian migrants, who had just crossed the border, sit on the ground near US Border Patrol agents, on the property of Jeff Allen, who used to run a brick factory near Mt. Christo Rey on the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on March 20, 2019.

    Human trafficking from Central America to the U.S. brought smugglers up to $2.3 billion in 2017, but cartels may not be the big culprits, Rand reports.

  • April 22- Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay. Four Republican U.S. senators have expressed reservations about seating Cain at the Fed, likely enough...

  • April 22- Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Cain has been a public advocate of many of Trump's policies, as has Stephen Moore, a fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank, who Trump has also said he wants to nominate for one of two vacant seats on...

  • President Donald Trump said on Monday that businessman and former presidential candidate Herman Cain withdrew from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. Cain has been a public advocate of many of Trump's policies, as has Stephen Moore, a fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank, who Trump has also said he wants to nominate for...

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- Conditions in the global oil market have turned more favorable since last November, enabling the United States to eliminate all the waivers it had granted to eight economies to buy Iranian oil and demand to reduce exports to zero, senior officials from the State Department said on Monday. "The only reason we had to grant eight last time was...

  • April 22- U.S. Food and Drug Administration:. *FDA STATEMENT ON "CONTINUED CONFIDENCE" IN SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF MEASLES, MUMPS, AND RUBELLA VACCINE. *FDA SAYS HAS DETERMINED THAT MEASLES, MUMPS AND RUBELLA VACCINE IS BOTH SAFE AND EFFECTIVE IN PREVENTING THESE DISEASES Source text for Eikon:.

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- President Donald Trump said on Monday that businessman Herman Cain had withdrawn his name from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. "My friend Herman Cain, a truly wonderful man, has asked me not to nominate him for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. I will respect his wishes.

  • April 22- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks. html 71 more cases of measles in the week since April 12. From Jan. 1 to April 19, 626 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 22 states, the second-highest number of cases reported in the United States since the disease was...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK April 21- Risk-taking has been the rage since the Federal Reserve quit hiking interest rates at the end of last year. That rebounding mood on Wall Street may be welcomed by a president that has been demanding the Fed cut rates after markets fell sharply last year, and complaining that even pausing at the current level is the wrong call.

  • April 19- Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Friday received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its generic nasal spray for opioid overdose, the health regulator said. This is the first approval of a generic naloxone nasal spray for use in a community setting by individuals without medical training, the FDA said...

  • CARACAS, April 18- U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have led the New York Federal Reserve to crack down on Puerto Rico's $50 billion offshore banking industry, according to four sources and a document seen by Reuters. The development will prevent the island's offshore banks, several of which are owned by citizens of crisis-stricken Venezuela, from opening accounts...