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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes

1 minute ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS...
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Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO

19 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive...
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Lowe's cuts 2019 profit forecast, blames higher costs, weak pricing

35 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting disappointing first-quarter earnings, as the home improvement chain failed to raise prices in time to make up...
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Factbox: Greybull Capital faces more public ire after British Steel collapse

51 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The collapse of British Steel has once again put private equity owner Greybull Capital in the spotlight for the wrong reasons.
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Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after...
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Oil sheds more than $1/bbl as U.S. inventories grow, demand worries flare

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Oil futures sank on Wednesday as an unexpected build in U.S. crude stockpiles compounded investor worries that a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing could dent...
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OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations...
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British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official...
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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its...
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Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares...
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Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

Schiff had issued a subpoena for all of Mueller's counterintelligence materials, but he had proposed that the Justice Department begin the effort by providing 12 specific sets... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump is “engaged in a cover-up” following a meeting Wednesday with House Democrats over whether to launch impeachment... Read more ...

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Investigators said they were unable to determine whether the Virginia governor is indeed the person in the blackface photo. Read more ...

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The RV crashed into several cars and a palm tree. Read more ...

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday dismissed an internal IRS memo concluding it is "mandatory" for the IRS to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to... Read more ...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too Costly

Eli Lilly's lower-cost version of its Humalog insulin still costs much more than insulin sold outside the U.S. Read more ...

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a... Read more ...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White House

The Justice Department will begin handing over material to the House intelligence committee in response to a subpoena, Chairman Adam Schiff says. But the broader political... Read more ...

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators hired by Eastern Virginia Medical School were not able to identify the two individuals depicted in an offensive photograph on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984... Read more ...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...