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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • Wall Street and military veterans on whether the record rally can continue

    CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” goes live from the Intrepid in New York City to celebrate Veteran’s Day. Phil McConkey, Super Bowl champion and president of Academy Securities, and Chance Mims, former U.S. Navy Officer and founder & CEO of Academy Securities, discuss their market outlooks.

  • Billionaire Vincent Viola: I give Trump an 'A+' for championing entrepreneurs

    CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” goes live from the Intrepid in New York City to celebrate Veterans Day, with Vincent Viola, Virtu Financial founder and West Point graduate, and Navy veteran Jim Lebenthal, partner at HPM Partners.

  • Security officers board the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned World War II aircraft-carrier now the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

    CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” goes live from the Intrepid in New York City to celebrate Veterans Day, with Vincent Viola, Virtu Financial founder and West Point graduate, and Navy veteran Jim Lebenthal, partner at HPM Partners.

  • Retired Gen. David Petraeus: Veteran employment rate improvements represents a complete reversal

    Retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus speaks with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” about the employment rate among veterans and how people can help service members find jobs after deployments.

  • BRUSSELS— The European Union is moving to lift barriers to the rapid deployment of the 28 nations' armies to confront aggressors within Europe or abroad. The aim is to upgrade infrastructure like bridges, roads and runways that can't handle heavy military equipment and cut customs and administrative red tape, which cause delays, higher costs and leave Europe...

  • JAKARTA, Nov 10- Indonesia's military said on Friday it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to "destroy" the mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua in their independence struggle. But he warned that Freeport employees and security personnel remained in the area at their own risk.

  • JAKARTA, Nov 10- Indonesia's military said on Friday it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to "destroy" mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua in their struggle for independence. However, he warned that Freeport employees and security personnel remaining in the area did so at their own...

  • Spain's Supreme Court says a judge has ordered the release of Catalan parliament speaker after bail has been posted. The court said Friday that bail of 150,000 euros bail had been registered and that a judge has signed a ruling for Forcadell's release. Spain's foreign minister says time will tell if Catalonia's jailed top lawmaker will stop acting outside the...

  • MADRID— A top Catalan lawmaker on Friday left a Madrid prison where she spent the night after posting the bail a Spanish judge imposed as part of a wide-ranging rebellion investigation stemming from Catalonia's declaration of independence. Spain's Supreme Court said the judge who jailed and set bail Thursday for Catalonia Parliament speaker Carme...

  • JAKARTA, Indonesia— A member of an armed separatist group in Indonesia's Papua region has disputed police claims that it's holding villagers hostage during a standoff with security forces. The remote region's long-simmering insurgency has flared in the past month, with one paramilitary police officer killed and six others wounded in attacks by the...

  • David Hauner, head of EEMEA strategy and economics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, speaks about how tax reform in the U.S. could impact markets.

  • DUBAI/ ZURICH, Nov 9- Saudi Arabia has announced it will confiscate money and assets held by dozens of top officials and businessmen detained in an anti-corruption crackdown. But the experiences of two other Arab states trying to recover stolen money, Egypt and Tunisia, suggest Riyadh may face years of legal and diplomatic battles to secure assets held abroad.

  • JAKARTA/ TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 9- Armed separatists have occupied five villages in Indonesia's Papua province, threatening to disrupt Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant Grasberg copper mine, which has already been hit this year by labour unrest and a dispute over operating rights. "They want to disrupt Freeport's operations," said Suryadi Diaz, a spokesman for the...

  • JAKARTA/ TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 9- Armed separatists have occupied five villages in Indonesia's Papua province, threatening to disrupt Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant Grasberg copper mine, which has already been hit this year by labour unrest and a dispute over operating rights. "They want to disrupt Freeport's operations," said Suryadi Diaz, a spokesman for the...

  • A man walks past a stock quotation board flashing key indexes of world stock exchanges in front of a securities company in Tokyo on May 8, 2017.

    Business and economic confidence is way up, while the worldwide security situation declines. But that's not as alarming as it sounds.

  • U.S. Air Force Secretary: We need to restore readiness of the force

    We need Congress to work though the budget and lift the caps, says Heather Wilson, United States Air Force secretary, talking about the challenges of maintaining a modern U.S. military.

  • U.S. Air Force Secretary: We are checking all our data bases following Texas shooting

    Heather Wilson, United States Air Force secretary, addresses the deadly shooting in Texas by former airman Devin Patrick Kelley. We are going to find out what happened and fix it, says Secretary Wilson.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and US President Donald Trump speak at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 11, 2017.

    The president said Japan would be well-equipped for an attack from North Korea after buying equipment from the U.S.

  • *Nigeria left recession in second quarter of 2017. LAGOS, Nov 3- A Nigerian militant group whose attacks on energy facilities in the Niger Delta last year helped push Africa's biggest economy into recession said on Friday it had ended its ceasefire. The move threatens Nigeria's fragile economic growth and poses a further security challenge for President...

  • *Nigeria left recession in second quarter of 2017. LAGOS, Nov 3- A Nigerian militant group whose attacks on energy facilities in the Niger Delta last year helped push Africa's biggest economy into recession said on Friday it had ended its ceasefire. The 2016 attacks cut oil production from a peak of 2.2 million barrels per day to near 1 mbpd, the lowest level in...