John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for US president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday, his office said. He was 81.
In a large-scale anti-crime operation, the Brazilian police have arrested 1,027 adults and 75 teenagers for domestic violence, murder, illegal possession of firearms, and drug dealing, among other crimes.
Two top American financial institutions would not commit to cutting Iranian access to international financial markets, a cornerstone of the Trump administration’s new sanctions on Iran, adding fuel to concerns among US officials about efforts by European countries and Iran’s regional allies to skirt the new American sanctions ahead of a Nov. 4 implementation deadline, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
A top figure in President Donald Trump's orbit was granted immunity in the investigation into hush money payments made to two women who alleged they had affairs with Trump, a source familiar with the matter told CNN Friday.
A European Union decision to give 18 million euros in aid to Tehran on Friday has infuriated Washington which has been trying to put pressure on Iran following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement in May.
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard on Friday raised new alarm bells over the US central bank’s plan to keep raising interest rates, warning that even one more rate hike could set the stage for recession.
US-China trade talks this week were heavy on details but short on progress as Washington’s negotiators outlined cases of American firms harmed by Chinese practices and China argued it was meeting its World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations, people familiar with contents of the discussions said.