President Trump's withholding of $391 million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim - debunked as a conspiracy theory - about the 2016 U.S. election, a senior presidential aide said, the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection.
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Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, White House says
U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said on Thursday.
California launches earthquake early warning system it calls best in world
California rolled out the nation's first statewide earthquake warning system on Thursday, designed to detect seismic waves and alert residents through a mobile phone app even before the ground starts shaking.
Exclusive: Wall Street banks see green light from Fed on reserves - sources
Wall Street banks believe they are getting a green light from supervisors to hold more Treasury debt and less cash after last month's volatility in overnight lending markets, three industry sources told Reuters.
Saudi Aramco delays planned IPO to allow for earnings update: sources
Saudi Aramco has delayed the planned launch of its initial public offering (IPO), as the giant oil company wants to update investors with its latest earnings before proceeding, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
U.S. stocks gain on upbeat earnings, geopolitical news
Wall Street advanced on Thursday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and encouraging geopolitical developments.
Facebook's Zuckerberg hits pause on China, defends political ads policy
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's political advertising policies and said it was unable to overcome China's strict censorship, attempting to position his company as a defender of free speech.
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Jurors began deliberating Thursday in the U.S. drug trafficking case of Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez after a two-week trial featuring dramatic allegations that his brother, the country's current president, accepted a $1 million bribe to protect cocaine shipments.
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