WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly today for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.
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U.S. judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals
A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.
Dollar slumps to 13-month lows before Fed; euro up
The dollar slumped a more than one-year low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors grew more wary on the short-term outlook although they held off placing more bearish bets ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting starting today.
Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures
Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday in favour of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of bloodshed, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable.
Amazon has no problem hiring in UK despite Brexit uncertainties
Amazon has had no problem hiring staff in Britain and plans an extra 450 high tech jobs, its UK boss said, despite the uncertain status of non-British European Union nationals.
Senate healthcare holdout Collins never got call from Trump
President Donald Trump exhorted every Republican to vote yes on a healthcare overhaul when it comes before the Senate this week, but one of his party's most vocal opponents of the bill, Senator Susan Collins, said he had made no effort to reach her.
Citigroup hosts investors for first time since the financial crisis
For the first time since receiving three government bailouts during the 2007-2009 financial crisis, Citigroup Inc on Tuesday is holding a day-long conference for investors, marking another step in the recovery of what was once the biggest U.S. bank.
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