Share and futures markets drop sharply as traders view Gary Cohn’s resignation from Donald Trump’s White House as making steel and aluminium tariffs “almost certain”.
The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges that President Trump, then the Republican presidential nominee, never approved a $130,000 settlement arranged by his personal attorney, making it invalid. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
Read the headlines and you’d be forgiven for thinking we have been transported back in time. Trade wars, spies poisoned, a new Mao Zedong and the threat of nuclear war, writes Stan Grant.
Chief of reintegration service for former prisoners claims NSW’s new policy is ‘discriminatory’
Social workers operating in Sydney’s inner city public housing estates have slammed a new policy that denies homes to those with a history of serious drug offences, saying it sets a “troubling precedent” that further marginalises people trying to leave their past behind them.
The New South Wales government announced this week it would bar anyone either recently charged or convicted of drug supply or drug manufacture offences from accessing public housing in Sydney’s inner suburbs.
The lawsuit dramatically escalates the Trump administration’s war on jurisdictions with policies friendly to undocumented immigrants.
Analysis: Former Goldman Sachs No 2 had global outlook that put him at odds with Trump, whom he reportedly held in low personal regard
Even for a lesser titan of finance, one without a reputation for deep self-regard, it would have qualified as a painfully humbling moment.
At a news conference in January, Gary Cohn, who was the Goldman Sachs No 2 for a decade, found himself called to the lectern by Donald Trump. The president had been asked by a reporter whether Cohn was happy in his job as director of the national economic council.
The White House is gearing up to request that law enforcement and security agencies be allowed to track and shoot down civilian drones, Bloomberg reported. An official told the publication that the effort has been underway for months and it involves…
Twitter stepped in when note from 1886 turned out to be about an experiment tracking ocean currents, rather than lost love or maritime disaster
It may have taken 132 years to get to a beach in Western Australia, but when the world’s oldest message in a bottle was discovered, it’s contents were slightly disappointing.
The note, enclosed in a gin bottle which dates back to 12 June 1886, is believed to have been thrown from the German sailing ship Paula as it crossed the Indian Ocean.
Theresa May will raise the Yemen conflict during trade talks with Mohammed bin Salman.
The liberal congressman from El Paso and the conservative senator from Houston are set for an ideological clash after Tuesday’s primaries.