Government Business And Finance

Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who modernized Oman, dies at 79

Jan 11, 2020

State media say Oman's ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said has died at the age of 79

Space Force will start small but let Trump claim a big win

Dec 20, 2019

The Trump administration is celebrating the launching of Space Force, the first new military service in more than 70 years

House passes $1.4T government spending bill amid impeachment

Dec 18, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence

Stocks rise on Wall Street as rally stretches to fourth day

Dec 16, 2019

US stocks are rallying Monday, rising along with European and several Asian markets after China reported surprisingly strong signs of life

WTO panel: EU fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus

Dec 2, 2019

A World Trade Organization panel has ruled the European Union has not complied with an order to end illegal subsidies for European plane maker Airbus that prompted the Trump administration to impose tariffs on nearly $7.5 billion worth of EU goods.

Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov 21, 2019

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower.

Wisconsin Senate to vote on firing agriculture secretary

Nov 5, 2019

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate is scheduled to vote on whether to fire the state agriculture secretary appointed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers

Appeals court agrees Trump tax returns can be turned over

Nov 4, 2019

A federal appeals court in New York says President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators

Keystone oil pipeline leaks 383,000 gallons in North Dakota

Oct 31, 2019

A Canadian pipeline company says an oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in northeastern North Dakota has been contained