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Markets brace for prolonged trade war

The trade war is officially back on, with the United States and China both refusing to give even an inch, causing investors worldwide to lose big as markets face their worst May in nearly...
Ocasio-Cortez Congress

Ocasio-Cortez suggests Congress should be paid more

As the United States' first 'millennial' member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become a divisive political figure. And now, her constituents are up in arms about a new plan to bump her and her...
Trudeau Scandal

Justin Trudeau scandal worsens as cabinet exodus continues

Two high-profile women ministers in the cabinet of Trudeau, including Canada's first indigenous justice minister, and his lead aide and close friend resigned in demonstration. The former justice minister and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, says...
Nuclear Energy

U.S. quietly approves secret nuclear energy deals with Saudi Arabia

The Trump Administration has offered in the green light to 7 different applications enabling U.S. businesses to engage in nuclear energy deals with Saudi Arabia. The Trump Administration has quietly pursued a broader deal on sharing...
Trade War EU US

Are the U.S. and Europe heading for a trade war?

As the ongoing trade war with China nears an end, the U.S. is preparing to levy tariffs on the European Union in a move that could have a significant impact as Brussels struggles with...
President Trump

Democrats renew mission to evaluate Trump financials

House Democrats have renewed their push to acquire some insight into President Donald Trump's monetary records, according to a letter released on Wednesday afternoon. The move represents an escalation of congressional Democrats' longstanding interest in...
Trade Deal

Trump lights a fire under China as trade deal fails to materialize

U.S. President Donald Trump has increased the pressure on Beijing to bring an end to the ongoing trade war, threatening to ramp up tariffs if a trade deal is not made by the end...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...
Commodities U.S. China Trade War

Commodities set to benefit on U.S.-China trade talks

Experts are anticipating the ongoing rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the result of U.S.-China trade war. Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports last...
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HUD charges Facebook over real estate advertisements

Less than a week after Facebook came under fire for its controversial ad practices, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed charges on the tech giant over discrimination in real estate...