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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Federal Reserve now faces prospect of global monetary policy tightening
Prospects for tighter monetary policy in Europe and other countries could pose a fresh problem for the Federal Reserve when it meets next week to ponder its plan to reduce its $4.2 trillion bond portfolio purchased after the 2008 financial crisis.
Cuba’s top U.S. negotiator named to new post
Cuba has reassigned the woman who led two years of intense negotiation with the United States under the detente worked out by former U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro, state media said on Sunday.
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, said on Monday he had never instructed that preferential treatment be given to a long-time friend and that his friend had never lobbied for favors.
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