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    World Bank’s Kim to join GIP

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:38pm on January 09, 2019

    World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim will join Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity fund that invests in projects in wealthy and developing countries,...

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    Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico in prime-time speech

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:17am on January 09, 2019

    President Donald Trump used a prime-time address to the nation Tuesday to insist on $5.7 billion for a steel wall along the Mexican border that...

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    Trump digs in on wall as shutdown enters week 3

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:37pm on January 07, 2019

    President Donald Trump stood firm Sunday on his demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico, claiming ‘tremendous’ support inside his...

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    Warren takes economic message to Iowa in kickoff to 2020 race

    Reuters . Sioux City, Iowa | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    Senator Elizabeth Warren informally kicked off the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating fight on a weekend visit to Iowa, condemning the corrupting influence of money on...

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    In space, US sees a new rival

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    During the Cold War, US eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programmes...

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    Three killed in California shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    Police in California on Saturday said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles....

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    Trump threatens years-long govt shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump threatened to keep the US government partially shut for months or years on Friday after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve...

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    Trump slams ‘disgraceful’ Democrat’s profane impeachment vow

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:38am on January 05, 2019

    A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, testing her party’s discipline and earning a chiding Friday from...

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    Democrats seize US House control

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:26am on January 05, 2019

    US Democrats swept back to power Thursday in the House of Representatives with veteran Nancy Pelosi at the helm, but they came face to face...

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    House Democrats challenge Trump to end shutdown

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:07pm on January 04, 2019

    Democrats wasted no time flexing their new power in the US House of Representatives on Thursday by approving legislation backed by new speaker Nancy Pelosi...

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