Government Business And Finance

Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Sep 21, 2017

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is blasting President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations

Thousands in France march to protest Macron's labor law

Sep 21, 2017

French labor unions have staged fresh protests against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms _ a day before he adopts them by executive order

Claims for US jobless aid fall as hurricane impact recedes

Sep 21, 2017

Claims for US unemployment benefits slide as Hurricane Harvey's impact declines

US jobless claims slide by 23,000 to 259,000 as impact of Hurricane Harvey fades

Sep 21, 2017

US jobless claims slide by 23,000 to 259,000 as impact of Hurricane Harvey fades

Egyptian Cabinet expands grounds for withdrawing citizenship

Sep 21, 2017

Egypt seeks to amend law on withdrawal of citizenship to include those convicted of harming state security, others

California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

Sep 20, 2017

California sued the Trump administration to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws.

Obama: GOP's efforts to repeal health care 'aggravating'

Sep 20, 2017

Former President Barack Obama says repeated efforts by Republicans to repeal the health care law he championed is "aggravating" and he urges people not to be discouraged as they work on pressing global issues

The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance'

Sep 20, 2017

President Donald Trump is offering strong support for the last-ditch GOP effort to repeal "Obamacare." Trump said Wednesday that the legislation by Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana has a "very good chance."

Pennsylvania takes credit ratings hit amid budget fight

Sep 20, 2017

Pennsylvania's credit rating is taking a hit, another black eye in the nearly three-month budget stalemate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature

North Dakota settles with Dakota Access pipeline builder

Sep 20, 2017

North Dakota regulators approve agreement settling allegations that the Texas-based builder of the Dakota Access pipeline violated state rules

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