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Trump unfit to be U.S. president, Democrat Pelosi, conservative Bolton agree

President Donald Trump came under attack from both sides of the American political spectrum on Thursday as liberal Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and former White…

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World stock markets slip on second wave virus fears, safe-havens rise

Global stock markets fell on Thursday as a continued rise in the number of coronavirus cases dashed hopes of a swift recovery from the pandemic-induced…

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Tesla wants to start building a new U.S. vehicle plant this summer

Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc wants to start building a large vehicle assembly plant in the southwestern United States as early as the third quarter…

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Trump pledges new list of conservative Supreme Court contenders

President Donald Trump, hit by a second U.S. Supreme Court loss in four days, said on Thursday he plans to issue an updated list of…

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U.S. Senate votes to confirm McConnell protege to influential appeals court

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to confirm a federal judge who is a protege of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to an influential appeals…

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Facebook takes down Trump ads over ‘organized hate’ policy

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy…

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Former White House aide Bolton says Trump not ‘fit’ to be president

Former top White House aide John Bolton delivered a damning indictment of his former boss, saying Donald Trump’s behavior in office and dealings with foreign…

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Pelosi says Trump ‘ethically unfit’ for presidency, will continue oversight

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit…

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Wall Street oscillates amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data

Wall Street struggled for direction on Thursday as investors weighed a resurgence in coronavirus infections and the possibility of a new round of shutdowns against…

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Facebook takes down certain posts, ads from Trump re-election campaign

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down certain posts and advertisements from U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence related to their…

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S&P 500 muted as virus cases rise, jobless claims weigh

The S&P 500 was little changed on Thursday as coronavirus infections picked up again in parts of the United States and data showed an elevated…

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Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters,…

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U.S. labor market improvement stalling; second wave of layoffs seen

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, but the pace of decline has stalled amid a second wave of layoffs as…

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Atlanta officer says he is not ‘state’s witness’ in Rayshard Brooks case

Devin Brosnan, one of the two Atlanta police officers charged in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, has not agreed to be a witness for…

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S&P 500, Dow muted as virus cases rise, jobless claims weigh

The S&P 500 and the Dow were largely unchanged on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines amid an uptick in coronavirus infections in parts…

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Jean Kennedy Smith, last surviving sibling of JFK, is dead at 92

Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of slain President John F. Kennedy, who as U.S. ambassador to Ireland in the 1990s played a pivotal…

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IMF says deeper-than-expected contraction in U.S. economy likely in second quarter

A defacto lockdown in the United States has lasted longer than expected despite a rollback in some restrictions on mobility, pointing to a deeper-than-expected contraction…

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U.S. retail foot traffic rebounds, more staff at work, as lockdowns ease

Retail foot traffic recovered to approach pre-lockdown levels last week and businesses appeared to bring more employees back to the job, according to data from…

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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on…

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Atlanta officer says not ‘state’s witness’ in Rayshard Brooks case, contradicting prosecutor

Devin Brosnan, one of two Atlanta police officers charged in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, has not agreed to be a witness for the…

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U.S. lawmakers offer bill to block Trump from German troop withdrawal

U.S. congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to block President Donald Trump’s plan to remove 9,500 troops from close ally Germany by prohibiting funding for…

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