Donald Trump sees ‘new structure’ for China trade deal

President Trump reaffirmed Wednesday that he sees progress in trade negotiations with China but again raised doubts about nailing down a final deal.

"Our Trade Deal with China is moving along nicely, but in the end we will probably have to use a different structure in that this will be ...

Philippines orders Australian nun to leave, rejects appeal

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine immigration bureau has turned down an Australian nun's appeal for the reversal of an order revoking her missionary visa after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies and ordered her to leave the country.

Immigration chief Jaime Morente said Wednesday that his bureau ...

Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse was detained on Wednesday, security officials said, the latest in a new wave of arrests following elections earlier this year.

Wael Abbas was taken from his home in a Cairo suburb on accusations that include disseminating false ...

Trump to address gang violence in Long Island speech

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.

The president on Wednesday is expected to discuss efforts to eradicate MS-13, the violent Salvadoran-based street gang.

Last week, Trump used the word "animals" to describe some people ...

How Leak Turned Into War Between Comey, McCabe, Trump

Peter Elkind, ProPublica
Two former allies, James Comey and Andrew McCabe, have offered contradictory accounts of the orchestrated FBI leak that spawned a critical investigation. That means one of them has to be lying — as President Trump is happy to tweet to the world.

Jim Jordan makes another plea for a second special counsel

Rep. Jim Jordan said Wednesday that there needs to be a second special counsel to look into the origins of the current special counsel investigation run by Robert Mueller.

"Can Rod Rosenstein oversee an investigation of potential obstruction of justice in the firing of James Comey when he's the one ...

Claims of second Trump campaign informant challenged

Former Trump adviser Michael Caputo’s suggestion that a second government informant may have been snooping on the president’s 2016 campaign came into question overnight, as two other individuals involved in the flagged discussions downplayed their role.

Small Banks Trump Wall Street on Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Price & Schroeder, Reuters
Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N), Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), will not be breaking out the champagne.