The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-ruled city of Hong Kong.
U.S. stocks erased early losses to trade flat on Monday, as comments from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow calmed nerves over the outcome of this week’s high-level trade talks with China, with the Nasdaq also boosted by chipmaker Nvidia.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Monday that the Brexit ball was in its court and that the bloc should now urgently discuss in detail his proposal for breaking the deadlock in talks ahead of Britain’s departure on Oct. 31.
The United States expects Turkey to take responsibility of captive Islamic State fighters, a senior State Department official said on Monday, if Ankara’s planned incursion into northeast Syria seizes areas where the detained militants are held.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties in northeast Syria to exercise maximum restraint, his spokesman said on Monday after the United States began pulling troops back from the area, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington.
The U.S. decision to withdraw from northeastern Syria leaving Turkey to launch an offensive against Kurdish militants in the region could open the door to a revival of Islamic State, France’s armed forces minister said on Monday.
Turkey’s sovereign dollar bonds dropped their most in nearly a month on Monday on growing concerns about Ankara’s military operations in northeast Syria and a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to obliterate the country’s economy.
The United States does not endorse Turkey’s planned offensive in northern Syria and the U.S. military will not support it in any way, the Pentagon said on Monday, moving to distance itself from an operation that threatens U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters.
U.S. House Democrats on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office as part of their impeachment inquiry, requesting documents related to U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military assistance for Ukraine.
Oil prices jumped on Monday as supply issues took center stage following a week of sharp losses, while stocks and the dollar were little changed with eyes on the upcoming Sino-U.S. trade talks.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser on Monday said the administration had begun studying U.S. investor protections in China, but that delisting Chinese companies traded on U.S. exchanges “is not on the table.”
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to “totally destroy and obliterate” Turkey’s economy if it took any action he considered “off-limits” following his decision to withdraw American forces from northeastern Syria.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) took flak on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting Hong Kong protests for democracy.
A federal judge on Monday said U.S. President Donald Trump must hand over eight years of tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president’s argument that he was immune from criminal investigations.
The European Union must learn to speak with one voice on the international stage and also develop a “military capacity to act” or slide into irrelevance, eclipsed by Washington and Beijing, its incoming foreign policy chief said on Monday.
U.S. stocks cut losses on Monday after comments from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow calmed nerves over the outcome of scheduled high-level trade talks with China later in the week, with chipmaker Nvidia buoying the tech-heavy Nasdaq index.
The United States does not support a planned Turkish incursion into northeast Syria “in any shape or form” as it will not make the region any more secure against threats from Islamic State, a senior State Department official said on Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to “totally destroy and obliterate” the Turkish economy if Turkey took any action he considered “off-limits” following his decision to withdraw American forces from northeastern Syria.
General Electric Co said on Monday it would freeze pensions for about 20,000 salaried U.S. employees and take other related moves to help the ailing conglomerate cut debt and reduce its retirement fund deficit by up to $8 billion.
France will monitor closely a U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria and a possible Turkish offensive because it could strengthen Islamic State, its armed forces minister said on Monday.
General Motors Co said Monday it is temporarily laying off another 415 workers in Mexico as a strike by 48,000 U.S. hourly workers enters its fourth week.
Spanish authorities are bracing for potentially violent protests in Catalonia as the region counts down to the possible jailing of separatist leaders.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday doubled down on his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from military engagements after his administration announced ending engagements in northeastern Syria, insisting that he was elected to wind down U.S. military operations overseas and the moves could always be reversed.
The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Donald Trump hailed as a bid to quit “endless wars”.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor on Monday said the administration has begun studying U.S. investor protections in China, but that delisting Chinese companies traded on U.S. exchanges ‘is not on the table’.