WASHINGTON - The White House vowed to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what officials see as unfair attacks on President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday
BEIJING Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL] and the face of the smartphone maker's global expansion, has left the company citing health concerns and a new role.
TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he believed U.S. President Donald Trump understood the value of free trade and that he would keep pitching a multinational trade pact that Trump's administration has vowed to exit.
ASTANA A Syrian opposition delegation to peace talks set to open in the Kazakh capital on Monday said it would only discuss ways to salvage a fragile Russian-Turkish ceasefire it sees as having been violated chiefly by Iranian-backed militias in Syria.
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told senior ministers he is lifting restrictions on settlement building in East Jerusalem, a statement said on Sunday, immediately after the city's municipal government approved permits for the building of hundreds of new homes in the area.
WASHINGTON Two senior Republican lawmakers said on Sunday they would vote to approve President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, despite their concerns over the former ExxonMobil chief's relationship with Russia's president.
MADRID/FRANKFURT U.S. private equity fund Warburg Pincus [WP.UL] has hired Goldman Sachs to sell Safetykleen Europe [WARBPS.UL], which provides used oil collection, recycling and parts cleaning services, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.