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  • WH: Trump supports House Stopgap bill
    WH: Trump supports House Stopgap bill
    Politics 2h ago

    The White House confirmed on Thursday that United States President Donald Trump supports the short-term funding bill Stopgap introduced by the House of Representatives, according to an official statement from the White House official.

  • Ryan confident House will prevent govt shutdown
    Ryan confident House will prevent govt shutdown
    Politics 3h ago

    House Speaker Paul Ryan stated on Thursday that he is confident the House will prevent looming government shutdown by passing a legislation to avoid it, local media reported. The chamber is expected to review and hopes to pass the short-...

  • Europe closes mixed amid earnings season
    Europe closes mixed amid earnings season
    Markets 3h ago

    Markets in Europe closed mixed on Thursday, with DAX finishing in the green, while FTSE 100 was in the red and CAC 40 finished around flat line, as investors focused on corporate earnings reports. Geberit stocks soared after the company ...

  • Russia: Kiev's actions resemble new war prep
    Russia: Kiev's actions resemble new war prep
    Politics 3h ago

    Moscow warned Ukraine on Thursday that its new bill describing Donetsk and Luhansk regions as "temporarily occupied territories" could cause a new conflict, Russian Foreign Ministry stated in an official statement. The ministry...

  • Syria vows to respond if Turkey hits YPG in Afrin
    Syria vows to respond if Turkey hits YPG in Afrin
    World 3h ago

    Faisal Meqdad, Syria's deputy minister of foreign affairs and expatriates, said a potential Turkish incursion into Afrin in the country's northeast would be "considered an act of aggression." The air defense is ready to...

  • EIA: US crude inventories down by 6.9 million barrels
    EIA: US crude inventories down by 6.9 million barrels
    Economy 3h ago

    United States oil inventories decreased by 6.9 million barrels to 412.7 million barrels for the week ending January 12, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported on Thursday. In the week before that, crude oil stocks fell...

  • UK cryptocurrency wallet platform launches in US
    UK cryptocurrency wallet platform launches in US
    Business 4h ago

    British-based cryptocurrency wallet platform Blockchain announced on Thursday it launched its services in the United States starting today, CNBC reported. One of the biggest digital currency wallets in the world will now allow US custome...

  • Apple's back tax payments to Ireland to start in March
    Apple's back tax payments to Ireland to start in March
    Business 4h ago

    Derek Moran, secretary general of Ireland's Department of Finance, wrote in a letter to the Public Accounts Committee that the escrow agent or custodian for taxes owed by Apple Inc. will be identified by March, RTE reported on Thursd...

  • American Express CEO new Facebook board member
    American Express CEO new Facebook board member
    4h ago

    Chief Executive Officer of American Express Kenneth Chenault (pictured) will be the newest member of Facebook's board, the company stated on Thursday, the Hill reported. Chenault is the first African-American board member at the soci...

  • Wall Street opens mostly flat on earnings, data
    Wall Street opens mostly flat on earnings, data
    Markets 5h ago

    Major United States stock markets opened mostly flat on Thursday, as market watchers focused on earnings, as well as employment and housing data. Morgan Stanley and Co. reported a...

  • Amazon narrows group of HQ2 candidates to 20
    Amazon narrows group of HQ2 candidates to 20
    Business 5h ago

    Amazon.com Inc. vowed to make a decision this year about the site of its second headquarters and revealed the number of potential communities was cut to 20 from 238. In an update published on Thursday, the online retailing powerhouse sai...

  • Marist poll: Over half of Americans see Trump's first year as failure
    Marist poll: Over half of Americans see Trump's first year as failure
    Politics 6h ago

    An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll published on Thursday showed that 53% of Americans see United States President Donald Trump's first year in office as a failure. On the other hand, 40% of the respondents think Trump's first year w...

  • US housing starts decline 8.2% in December
    US housing starts decline 8.2% in December
    Economy 6h ago

    Housing starts in the United States decreased 8.2% % to 1,192,000 in December compared to November's revised estimate of 1,299,000, the US Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Thursday. According...

  • US initial jobless claims fall by 41,000 to 220,000
    US initial jobless claims fall by 41,000 to 220,000
    Economy 6h ago

    Initial jobless claims in the United States for the week ending January 13 dropped by 41,000 to 220,000 compared to the previous week's unrevised figure of 261,000, the US Department of Labor reported on Thursday.

    The insured...

  • Gallup: Trump's approval abroad at new low
    Gallup: Trump's approval abroad at new low
    Politics 6h ago

    United States President Donald Trump’s approval rating abroad is weaker than that of his predecessors, a new Gallup poll published on Thursday revealed. According to the survey, 30% of people worldwide approve of Trumps’ perf...