President Trump accused impeachment inquiry witness David Holmes of lying and defended using Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying his personal lawyer's abilities as a 'crime fighter' were needed to deal with a corrupt country.
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Bolivia prosecutors probing Morales over accusations he encouraged unrest
Bolivia's attorney general said on Friday that his office has opened a probe into former President Evo Morales for alleged sedition and terrorism, related to accusations from the interim government that he has been stirring unrest since resigning.
Colorado man faces new charges for plotting to bomb synagogue
An avowed white supremacist being held without bond for plotting to bomb a Colorado synagogue this month has been indicted on additional charges of attempted arson and using explosives to commit a felony, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration's proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would lead to people obtaining them illegally.
U.S. banks cram for Fed risk test, with ripple effects in repo
New quarterly data from the biggest U.S. banks suggest that some will need to back away from short-term lending markets by year-end to avoid triggering requirements that they hold more capital.
Trump, Xi send positive signals on initial deal to defuse U.S.-China trade war
The leaders of the United States and China on Friday both underscored their desire to sign an initial trade deal and defuse a 16-month tariff war that has lowered global growth, providing a welcome boost to financial markets.
Warren taps all-woman lineup to chair U.S. presidential campaign
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren announced on Friday that her presidential campaign will be chaired by a diverse group of congresswomen elected in 2018 in a record-breaking wave of women who helped Democrats retake the U.S. House of Representatives.
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