Republicans rebuked President Trump after his threat to shut down the government over funding for a border wall rattled markets and cast a shadow over congressional efforts to raise the debt ceiling and pass spending bills.
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Nine killed, many missing, after Typhoon Hato hits Macau
At least nine people were killed and many are still missing after one of the strongest typhoons on record barreled into the southern Chinese territory of Macau, with rescuers on Thursday searching submerged cars for trapped people.
Asia stocks brush off Wall St. slide after Trump's comments, dollar recovers
Asian stocks and the dollar edged up on Thursday, shaking off the risk aversion that gripped financial markets overnight after President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the U.S. government and end the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Dutch police question Spaniard after concert canceled
Dutch police on Thursday questioned a Spanish man detained with gas canisters in a van while driving near a concert venue where a rock concert was canceled due to a threat of an attack.
As Syria war tightens, U.S. and Russia military hotlines humming
Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly weathering the storm: Syria.
Amazon deal for Whole Foods wins U.S. regulatory, shareholder approvals
Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday cleared two of the biggest hurdles it needed to close its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc , with approvals from a U.S. regulator and the grocery chain's shareholders.
Winning numbers drawn for $700-million Powerball lottery jackpot
Winning numbers were drawn on Wednesday night for a U.S. Powerball jackpot of an estimated $700 million, one of the largest in the lottery's history.
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The United States could impose additional penalties on four unidentified countries that do not cooperate with requests to return their citizens, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spokesman said Wednesday.