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Fiat to pay $9.5 million U.S. fine for misleading investors on emissions audit - SEC

Sep 28 2020

WASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler will pay a $9.5 million (£7.4 million) civil penalty to settle allegations it misled investors by not disclosing that it conducted only a limited internal review of its compliance with emissions regulations, the top U.S. securities regulator said on Monday.

Trump pledges to make Juneteenth federal holiday in bid for Black voters

Sep 25 2020

ATLANTA President Donald Trump made a series of promises at a campaign event in Atlanta on Friday in a bid to woo Black voters, including establishing Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of U.S. slavery, as a federal holiday.

Trump pledges to make Juneteenth federal holiday in bid for Black voters

Sep 25 2020

ATLANTA President Donald Trump made a series of promises at a campaign event in Atlanta on Friday in a bid to woo Black voters, including establishing Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of U.S. slavery, as a federal holiday.

White House announces nearly $13 billion in aid for Puerto Rico three years after Hurricane Maria

Sep 18 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. emergency agency is sending almost $13 billion to Puerto Rico, directed at the territory's energy and education systems, to help it recover from 2017's devastating Hurricane Maria, the White House said on Friday. | Video

COVID-19 vaccine could come in late October; White House says no pressure on timing

Sep 03 2020

U.S. public health officials and Pfizer Inc said a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready for distribution as soon as late October, just ahead of the November election in which the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be a major factor among voters deciding whether President Donald Trump wins a second term. | Video

Republican senator, swarmed by protesters after Trump speech, calls for FBI probe

Aug 28 2020

WASHINGTON Republican Senator Rand Paul on Friday called on the FBI to investigate a crowd of protesters that swarmed him as he departed the White House after listening to U.S. President Donald Trump accept his party's nomination for re-election.

U.S., European Commission begin discussions enhanced privacy shield framework: statement

Aug 10 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department and the European Commission have begun discussing how to create a privacy shield framework that would comply with the European Union top court's judgment last month that the current deal for transatlantic data transfer does not work, according to a Commerce statement.

Trailing in election polls, Trump says rival Biden opposes God and guns

Aug 06 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican President Donald Trump asserted on Thursday that his Democratic opponent in November's election, Joe Biden, is "against God," even though Biden frequently discusses how his Catholic faith has guided his actions as a public official. | Video

U.S. coronavirus epicenter shifts toward Midwestern states

Jul 30 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States showed signs of shifting to the Midwest on Thursday while Sunbelt states were hopeful that new infections and deaths were starting to decline.

U.S. authorities say 18 Portland protesters face federal charges

Jul 24 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it has arrested 18 people and charged them for alleged crimes committed during recent anti-racism protests in Portland.

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