The White House said that President Donald Trump would consider signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill for stronger action against Moscow.
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EPA chief spent almost half of spring in home state of Oklahoma
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, was in his home state of Oklahoma on at least 43 of the 92 days of March, April and May, according to copies of his travel records obtained by the Environmental Integrity Project watchdog group and reviewed by Reuters.
Oil gains ahead of producer meeting; Nigeria, Libya output in focus
Oil prices gained on Monday after a steep fall the session before, buoyed by expectations that a joint OPEC and non-OPEC meeting later in the day may address rising output in Nigeria and Libya, two OPEC members so far exempt from a push to cut production.
Exclusive: KKR nears deal to acquire WebMD - sources
Private equity firm KKR & Co LLP is nearing an all-cash deal to acquire WebMD Health Corp , a U.S. online health publisher with a market capitalization of $2.1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: security source
Two Jordanians died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source said.
New Trump communications director promises crackdown on media leaks
Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump's new communications director, said on Sunday that one of his first tasks will be to halt leaks and that staff on his team would be fired if the leaks do not stop.
Japan PM Abe denies favors for friend amid falling support
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings sinking over a suspected cronyism scandal, on Monday said he had never instructed officials to give preferential treatment to a long-time friend, adding that the latter had never sought favors.
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Rayonier Advanced Materials said it raised its offer price for Canadian paper and cellulose pulp maker Tembec Inc to C$4.75 per share, valuing the deal at C$475 million ($378.6 million), excluding debt.