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Trump wants Saudi Arabia as an ally despite 'vicious' Khashoggi murder

11:11am EST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired on Sunday the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "very vicious" but that he wants to stick with Saudi Arabia as a close ally in the Middle East.

U.S. Senate votes to confirm Fed governor nominee Bowman

Nov 15 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Michelle Bowman to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, cementing a majority at the board for officials picked by President Donald Trump.

Energy, services fuel jump in U.S. producer prices

Nov 09 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October and at their fastest pace in six years but measures of underlying price pressure cooled, bolstering the view that the U.S. central bank is not facing a resurgence in inflation.

Fed leaves rates unchanged, says U.S. economy strong

Nov 08 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Thursday but remained on track to keep gradually tightening borrowing costs, as it pointed to a healthy economy that was marred only by a dip in the growth of business investment.

IMF increases Argentina financing deal to $56.3 billion

Oct 26 2018

WASHINGTON/BUENOS AIRES The International Monetary Fund on Friday increased the size of a standby financing agreement for Argentina to $56.3 billion in a deal that toughens previously agreed fiscal measures.

Special Report: How Republicans are using immigration to scare voters to the polls

Oct 26 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana The commercial opens with an appeal to fear: a hoodie-wearing man prowling an alley, knife in hand. His face remains hidden but the ad makes it clear: He’s an illegal immigrant. | Video

U.S. manufacturers say tariffs pushing prices higher: Fed

Oct 24 2018

WASHINGTON, U.S. factories have raised their prices because of tariffs, although inflation has appeared modest or moderate in most parts of the country, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest report on the economy.

U.S. existing home sales fall for sixth straight month

Oct 19 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. home sales fell in September by the most in over two years as the housing market continued to struggle despite strength across the broader economy.

U.S. government refrains from calling China a currency manipulator

Oct 18 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Wednesday refrained from naming China or any other trading partner as a currency manipulator, as it leans on import tariffs to try to cut a trade deficit with China. | Video

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