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Nafta Talks Near Accord on Key Points, Mexican Official Says

Nafta Talks Near Accord on Key Points, Mexican Official Says

Whether the announcement moves forward as planned could depend on how a high-level meeting scheduled for Wednesday goes between US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Secretar...

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Trump Vows 'No Concessions' with Turkey over Detained US Pastor

Trump Vows 'No Concessions' with Turkey over Detained US Pastor

His comments came after President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton told Reuters that Turkey made a "big mistake" in not releasing Brunson. In a pre-recorded address to mark...

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Trump demands Fed help on economy, complains about interest rate rises

Trump demands Fed help on economy, complains about interest rate rises

FILE PHOTO: A security guard patrols the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, U.S., July 16, 2018. The world's most widely-traded currency pair has been on a tear over the last week, rallyi...

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Retail Apocalypse: Sears Closing 46 More Unprofitable Stores

Retail Apocalypse: Sears Closing 46 More Unprofitable Stores

A manager at the Oakwood Mall Sears location told WEAU 13 News the Eau Claire site is closing November 25. Other California stores slated for closure in this round include Kmart stores in Antioc...

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Trump knocks former lawyer in tweet after Cohen’s guilty plea

Trump knocks former lawyer in tweet after Cohen’s guilty plea

The President has insisted he paid Cohen out of personal funds and that the payments were not meant to benefit his campaign but to resolve a personal matter. "It is clear that, as the prosecutor noted...

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Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked

Google Pixel 3 XL live images, camera samples, and new specs leaked

Unfortunately, Pixel 3 follows its predecessor's footsteps and hence there's no headphone jack. Some of the black market Telegram messages, with the contact info obscured. Google didn't immed...

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Britain outlines plans for 'unlikely' no-deal Brexit

Britain outlines plans for 'unlikely' no-deal Brexit

That remains our top priority, that remains our overriding priority", he said at a speech marking the release of the papers. The plan has infuriated Brexit-backers such as Farage and former Foreign ...

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Oil gains on easing trade war concerns, sanctions on Iran

Oil gains on easing trade war concerns, sanctions on Iran

In June, the loadings were 19.8 million barrels, or 660,000 bpd. United States sanctions against Iran have a lot of countries nervous right now, and even some countries where the government has ...

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Australia PM loses ministers in leadership battle

Australia PM loses ministers in leadership battle

Mr Turnbull won the party-room vote 48-35 but the narrow margin of the victory made another challenge nearly certain in a country that has earned a reputation for a revolving door of political leaders...

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South Africa opens inquiry into alleged corruption against Zuma

South Africa opens inquiry into alleged corruption against Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma's lawyers have asked for more time to peruse documentation that will help them to prepare a defence against those accusing their client of enabling state capture. State i...

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Jim Paulsen: Low Unemployment Could Stop Charging Bull Market

Jim Paulsen: Low Unemployment Could Stop Charging Bull Market

The benchmark stock index was off 0.13 percent in midmorning trading, and the market took the milestone in stride a day after the S&P 500 set an all-time intraday high that slightly exceeded the pre...

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More dirt on Trump? Cohen's lawyer suggests so

More dirt on Trump? Cohen's lawyer suggests so

Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox. In his guilty plea , Cohen directly implicated the President, saying that he kept information that would have harmed Trump from bec...

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Trump bashes Fed chief Powell in interview with Reuters

Trump bashes Fed chief Powell in interview with Reuters

The Fed has been gradually raising interest rates since the end of 2015, with five hikes coming under Trump. Powell's comments came after weeks of intensifying public pressure from President Tru...

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White House rejects Turkey's offer on detained pastor

White House rejects Turkey's offer on detained pastor

Ankara and Washington have imposed trade tariffs on each other and the USA also slapped sanctions on two leading Turkish ministers, accusing them of serious human rights abuses. Evangelical pastor A...

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

A judge declared a mistrial on the other 10 because the jury couldn't reach a verdict . Earlier they asked Ellis what would happen if they can't reach a verdict on a count, and Ellis said to ke...

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China defies US pressure as European Union parts ways with Iranian oil

China defies US pressure as European Union parts ways with Iranian oil

European states have been scrambling to ensure Iran gets enough economic benefits to persuade it to stay in the deal, which Trump said was "deeply flawed". The United States is trying to halt Irania...

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The rand climbs as dollar hit by Trump Fed comments

The rand climbs as dollar hit by Trump Fed comments

Next time he mutters veiled threats against the Fed, some real turbulence could ensue. Tim Scott last week, said he had not spoken to President Trump about interest rates and would remain independent ...

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Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia

Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two Russians, one Russian company and one Slovakian company for what Washington said were their actions to help another Russian company avoid sanction...

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Goats spotted roaming subway tracks still on the lam

Goats spotted roaming subway tracks still on the lam

Seemingly making light of the situation, NYC Transit posted another tweet calling the goats, "Two very baaaaad boys". Animal Care and Control eventually tranquilized the two ― the cue for the an...

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Contact Lenses Not Biodegradable, Fragments Found in Water

Contact Lenses Not Biodegradable, Fragments Found in Water

The researchers are presenting their results today at the 256th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Thankfully, unlike most types of environmental pollutions, this ...

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