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White House Government Agencies

  • April 4- In the most notable legislative work so far of the Trump administration, Republicans in Congress since Feb. 1 have approved measures to eliminate 13 regulations that were finalized in the waning months of Democratic President Barack Obama's eight years in office. Broadband privacy- A Federal Communications Commission rule barring Internet service...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker left the U.S. central bank on Tuesday after saying a conversation he had with a Wall Street analyst in 2012 may have disclosed confidential information about Fed policy options. "It was never my intention to reveal confidential information," Lacker said in a statement describing an Oct 2,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 4- Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker left the U.S. central bank on Tuesday after saying a conversation he had with a Wall Street analyst in 2012 may have disclosed confidential information about Fed policy options. "It was never my intention to reveal confidential information," Lacker said in a statement describing a 2012...

  • Susan Rice, former White House National Security Advisor.

    Susan Rice didn't and couldn't "order" the unmasking of any American, current and former officials say, NBC reports.

  • An international air traveler is cleared by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer inside the U.S. Customs and Immigration area at Dulles International Airport.

    The U.S. doesn't yet have a "definitive data picture" on its ranking as a destination under Trump, NBC News reports.

  • A poster of U.S. President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget request, America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again, stands on display at the Government Printing Office (GPO) library in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, March 16, 2017.

    Trump's budget would necessitate a sharp cutback in enforcement and customer service at the IRS, NBC News reports.

  • Reports say a multiyear deal between Lockheed and the U.S. government is on the table

    A new report claims that U.S. government is offering Lockheed Martin a 'multiyear' deal for its f-35 joint strike fighter jet.

  • Carol Berman, of West Palm Beach, Fla., speaks with pedestrians about the need for policymakers to protect Medicare Advantage benefits during the Coalition for Medicare Choices' Medicare Advantage Food Truck stop on North Capitol Street in Washington on Monday, March 9, 2015.

    The U.S. government slightly improved its final payment rate for health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage plans.

  • HAMBURG, April 4- Chicago soybeans rose on Tuesday in a limited rebound a day after the market plunged to eight-month lows on a U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast of record-large soy plantings in the United States. Corn and wheat remained firm on continued buying after the USDA in turn predicted U.S. farmers will cut sowings of both grains to switch into more...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 4 FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Mario Draghi speaks at European Central Bank in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. NEW JERSEY- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at Princeton University- 2030 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by The Federation of Norwegian Industries.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 4 FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Mario Draghi speaks at European Central Bank in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. NEW JERSEY- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at Princeton University- 2030 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech at a conference hosted by The Federation of Norwegian Industries.

  • White House press secretary Sean Spicer (R) gives Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (L) the first quarter check of US President Donald Trump's salary which he donated to the National Park Service as Tyrone Brandyburg (C), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Superindendant, looks on during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 3, 2017.

    The $78,333 check is a drop in the bucket compared to the hundreds of millions that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the department needs for the battlefield maintenance.

  • April 3- Israel- based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its drug to treat chorea stemming from Huntington's disease, a fatal degenerative disorder. The company said on Monday that the FDA approval was based on results from a late-stage study of the drug, Austedo, in reducing chorea in patients with...

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is reversing a requirement imposed under the Obama administration that Charter Communications Inc extend broadband service to 1 million households already served by a competitor, under an order to be made public on Monday. The decision was a win for a group representing smaller cable companies...

  • Kushner's new job means he'll be shaping Trump's trillion-dollar plan

    Jared Kushner leads the newly created Office of American Innovation as Trump's infrastructure initiative becomes one of the centerpieces of his economic agenda.

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- Sanofi SA's Sanofi-Pasteur unit has agreed to pay $19.8 million to resolve claims that it overcharged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for medications between 2002 and 2011, U.S. Justice officials said on Monday. Sanofi-Pasteur, the company's vaccine division, had told the Veterans Affairs Department in 2012 that it had made an...

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- Sanofi SA's Sanofi-Pasteur unit has agreed to pay $19.8 million to resolve claims that it overcharged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for medications between 2002 and 2011, U.S. Justice officials said on Monday. In a statement, the U.S. Department of Justice said the company had told the Veterans Affairs Department that it had made an...

  • *Spot gold might touch $1,239.55- technicals. April 3- Gold prices were little changed on Monday after marking their best quarter in a year, supported by uninspiring economic data from the United States and dovish remarks from a Federal Reserve official on Friday. "The interest rate hike cycle has set in and that might keep gold in a wide range of $1,200- $1,250 as the...

  • TOKYO, April 3- The dollar wobbled in Asian trading on Monday as some lacklustre U.S. data and comments from Federal Reserve officials gave investors few catalysts to build on their U.S. currency exposure. It notched a low of 98.858 last week, its weakest level since Nov. 11, in the wake of U.S. "The dollar got some support last week from month-end buying and came off its...

  • MONDAY, APRIL 3 PARIS- Member of the European Central Bank executive board Benoit Coeure speaks at a conference in Paris. VIRGINIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker gives lecture, "From' Real Bills' to' Too Big to Fail': H. Parker Willis and the Federal Reserve's First Century" at Washington& Lee University 2100 GMT.