Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 7:15am
Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles and conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 6:59am
European Union leaders vented their frustration Friday that they only obtained a temporary exemption to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and argue the measure should never have applied to their countries in the first place.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 6:25am
The $1.3 trillion spending bill Congress approved early Friday was shaped by battles over major issues like immigration, health care and defense. But one of the last disputes involved a Republican Idaho senator's effort to prevent a wilderness area from being renamed for his state's deceased Democratic governor.
The World Trade Organization says it's making a "detailed analysis" of President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of Chinese imports amid rising concerns of a trade war that sent stock markets reeling.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 5:30am
China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption.
Munir Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 5:07am
Pakistanis celebrated on Friday their National Day with a military parade in the capital, Islamabad, showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware. Troops, including female soldiers, marched past a stand with political and military leaders.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 4:41am
Prosecutors pressed charges Friday against four of Japan's biggest construction companies for allegedly colluding on bids for a showcase high-speed maglev train line connecting Tokyo and central Japan.