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Trump signs executive actions to advance the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:31am

Trump signs executive actions to advance the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.

Appeals court denies full hearing in data surveillance case

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:26am

A federal appeals court said Tuesday it won't rehear a panel's decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas.

French internet censorship rose sharply in 2016

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:22am

French authorities ordered the blockage or removal of more than 2,700 websites in 2016, Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said Tuesday, a spike in censorship that some critics in the tech industry fear will do little to snuff out extremist content online.

Existing US home fell in December as supplies at 17-year low

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:11am

Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999.

New study: Trump to inherit $559B deficit, stable economy

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:10am

President Donald Trump has inherited a stable economy and a government that is on track to run a $559 billion budget deficit for the year, congressional analysts said Tuesday.

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UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:03am

Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end of March.

Germany: Social Democrats leader won't run for chancellor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:00am

The leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party said Tuesday he won't stand as the party's candidate for chancellor in this fall's national election, shaking up the political landscape on the same day the country's president confirmed the election will be held Sept. 24.

Senate committee approves nomination of Elaine Chao to head transportation department

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:50am

Senate committee approves nomination of Elaine Chao to head transportation department.

EU to Trump: Trade barriers, building walls 'doomed to fail'

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:50am

The European Union on Tuesday told President Donald Trump that his "America First" and protectionist trade policies are "doomed to fail" and said the kind of trade deals like the one he scuttled with the Asian Pacific countries "are a handy scapegoat."

Ask Brianna: How can I avoid my parents' money mistakes?

Brianna McGurran, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:50am

all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.

Grain lower, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:41am

Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain lower, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:40am

Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:32am

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, says the government's "debt is a problem that must be addressed sooner, rather than later."

NYC to spend $1B to upgrade leaky public housing roofs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:20am

Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a $1 billion commitment to fix leaky roofs in New York City's public housing complexes.

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:20am

President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House.

Trump to sign orders advancing Keystone, Dakota pipelines

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:20am

President Donald Trump will sign orders Tuesday to advance the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a pair of projects that were blocked by the Obama administration due in part to environmental concerns.

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe US auto industry

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:10am

The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost. Stop selling Mexican-made cars in the U.S. but risk losing customers. Move production to the U.S. but make less money.

Congressional Budget Office projects President Donald Trump to inherit stable economy, $559B budget deficit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:01am

Congressional Budget Office projects President Donald Trump to inherit stable economy, $559B budget deficit.

Pittsburgh's tallest building, US Steel Tower, for sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 8:01am

Pittsburgh's tallest building is for sale, and the U.S. Steel Tower could go for a sky-high price.