The 27 European Union nations head into two years of divorce negotiations with Britain as a solid bloc and said Thursday there is a large consensus on the tough guidelines for their Brexit negotiators which are to be approved at Saturday's summit.
Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 5:53am
The European Central Bank has left its stimulus program unchanged as it waits for the continent's political situation to settle down and held off Thursday from signaling any retreat from its efforts to support the strengthening economy.
Stephen Ohlemacher and Josh Boak, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 5:53am
President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan.
President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters.
The Philippine president says he will not raise his country's arbitration victory against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea during a Southeast Asian summit he hosts this weekend, a stance that critics say is subservient to Beijing.
The Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank told Israel on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as tensions between the territory's Islamic militant Hamas rulers and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas intensify.
The U.N. human rights office says one of its independent experts will travel to Panama next month to investigate tax avoidance and evasion schemes like those revealed by the so-called "Panama Papers" leak.
Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region after videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. But the sites remained online Thursday as the local telecom company struggled to block them.
John Leicester, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 4:21am
After "the battle of Whirlpool," when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France's blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish in a return to more traditional campaigning on Thursday.