US aims to show Trump's history of vote fraud claims at 2020 election trial
U.S. prosecutors trying Donald Trump on charges of trying to overturn his 2020 election defeat will seek to show evidence of the former president's claims about …
Despite Gaza death toll soaring, U.S. unlikely to rethink weapons supplies to Israel
Facing a soaring death toll from Israel's renewed offensive in southern Gaza, the Biden administration is trying to pressure its ally to minimize civilian deaths while stopping well short of the kind of measures that might force it to listen, such as threaten…
US Supreme Court wary of upending tax on Americans' foreign earnings
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared hesitant to upend a tax on Americans who have invested in certain foreign corporations, as they pondered the meaning of "income" in a case that could undermine efforts by some Democratic lawmakers to impose a we…
Focus: Canada oil firms face losses as booming supply runs into Trans Mountain delays
Canadian oil producers are bracing for further potential delays to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) that could cost them millions of dollars in lost revenues in coming months after they ramped up production ready to fill the expanded line, meant to…
Trial over JetBlue's Spirit merger ends with US judge mulling options
A federal judge considering the U.S. Justice Department's bid to block JetBlue Airways' proposed $3.8 billion acquisition of Spirit Airlines raised the poss…
Liz Cheney weighs third-party US presidential run, says Trump threatens democracy
Republican former U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, an outspoken critic of ex-President Donald Trump who co-chaired the congressional probe of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, said she is weighing a third-party bid for the White House in 2024.
US job openings in October lowest since 2021, well below forecasts
U.S. job openings dropped in October to the lowest level since early 2021, indicating that the labor market was easing as higher interest rates cool demand in the economy.
Wall St slips as focus shifts to jobs data
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Tuesday as investors waited for a slew of data, including the crucial jobs report, to gauge whether the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates by early next year.
Moody's cuts China credit outlook to negative, cites lower growth, property risks
Ratings agency Moody's on Tuesday cut its outlook on China's government credit ratings to negative from stable, citing lower medium-term economic growth and risks from a major correction in the country's vast property sector.