NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States “absolutely must” complete unfinished work ending the too-big-to-fail bank problem that helped plunge the global economy into recession eight years ago, an influential Federal Reserve policymaker said on Saturday.
On paper, the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation’s northernmost town is now official. But not so fast. The reality is not so simple.The town was known as Barrow until Thursday, when the new name, Utqiagvik (oot-GHAR-vik), became effective, less than two months after the town approved the change…
A single protocol-shattering phone call with Taiwan’s president raises fears of igniting tensions in Asia and emboldening China.
The fire broke out during a big party. About 25 people are missing, city fire chief says.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A drop in the U.S. unemployment rate last month to a 9-year low signals the risk of a collision between President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to goose the economy and the Federal Reserve’s efforts to tap the brakes with higher interest rates.
A Van Nuys man was sent toÂ prison Thursday for fatally stabbing his live-in partner, a transgender woman, and torching their apartment.
Ezekiel Jamal Dear, 27, was convicted Oct. 19 of voluntary manslaughter and arson, according to Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district…
The president-elect spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan in the first such contact since the United States severed diplomatic relations with the island.
President-elect Donald Trump spoke with the President of Taiwan on Friday, according to a statement from his transition team, a move that could trigger a diplomatic disagreement with China, which claims the island as part of its own country.
Marc Gasol scored 25 points, including a pair of free throws with 12.2 seconds remaining to give the Memphis Grizzlies a 95-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.Â
Gasol’s free throws completed a 14-point comeback in the fourth quarter as Memphis snapped a two-game losing streak.Â
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employers likely boosted hiring in November amid growing confidence in the economy, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month.