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House votes to avert government shutdown, path in Senate unclear

House Republican leaders are moving toward a vote Thursday to avoid a shutdown, but as a new day dawns in Washington, it's still unclear if GOP leaders have enough support to keep the government open.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:02:45 GMT

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

The Senate is ripening for a potential shutdown.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:24:07 GMT

Shutdown showdown



Trump appointee resigns after KFile review of racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments

WARNING: This story contains graphic language.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:17:18 GMT

Fusion GPS leader suspected 'crime' when probing Trump team and Russia

Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson used his six-hour interview with the House Intelligence Committee in November to defend the crafting of the now-infamous opposition research dossier on Trump and Russia and detail the suspicious connections his firm found between the Trump world and Russia.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:58:21 GMT

Meet the Justice Department's FISA closer

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance program, a small circle of officials at the Justice Department huddled around at TV in a fifth-floor conference room watching C-SPAN.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:16:54 GMT

Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline

President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown Friday at midnight.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:33:07 GMT

WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election

Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:46:23 GMT

GOP leaders promise to whip hard-line immigration bill

Conservative House members say they got a promise from leadership to pursue a separate hard-line Republican-only immigration bill in exchange for their votes to pass government funding Thursday night -- a measure that several Republicans doubt could pass the House, let alone the Senate.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:14:32 GMT

Source: WH considering Trump tweet could signal government is open

White House staffers are mulling the idea President Donald Trump could use Twitter Friday night to signal that the federal government will not close down, a senior administration official told CNN.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:47:03 GMT

DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

The Justice Department formally asked the Supreme Court Thursday night to review a federal judge's ruling from last week that blocked the Trump administration's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:25:55 GMT

Amid nuclear tensions, South Korea tops Trump's long list of unfilled diplomatic posts

Key diplomatic posts remain unfilled a year into the Trump administration, chief among them the US ambassador to South Korea.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:39:10 GMT

Fearing Trump blowback, Republicans say 'no thanks' to 2018

Politicians -- good ones, at least -- make their bones by knowing which way the wind is blowing. And right now, it's a gale force gust right in the faces of Republicans.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:34:06 GMT

Why Republicans should start panicking, in 1 chart

Midterm elections are about one thing: Base enthusiasm.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:42:36 GMT

Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts

The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:57:15 GMT

Trump's dealmaking mythology meets DC reality. Again.

For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on his skills as a master negotiator.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:14:25 GMT

Government shutdown: Where the senators stand

If the House passes a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:11:14 GMT

Graham suggests 'outliers' in Trump admin sidelined immigration deal

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that some of President Donald Trump's White House staff have "irrational" views on immigration.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:16:30 GMT

House Intel delays Hope Hicks interview in Russia investigation

Hope Hicks' highly anticipated testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was abruptly delayed Thursday amid questions about whether the White House communications director would be able to respond to inquiries about topics after the campaign season, four sources told CNN.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:46:47 GMT

Trump says 'Democrats would like to see' a shutdown

President Donald Trump said Thursday he believes Democrats want a government shutdown in order to stop talking about the impact Republican-backed tax cuts are having on the economy.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:01:26 GMT

Voters in Iowa happy with Trump even as they fear what's next


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:35:47 GMT

Turning the lens on Trump: Photographers share their most memorable images from Trump's first year



Bannon, Priebus, Spicer and the Mooch: A year in West Wing staff turnover


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:05:30 GMT

DHS to block Haitians from temporary visas

The Department of Homeland Security will stop allowing Haitians to get temporary agricultural and seasonal visas -- a move that comes amid concerns about the Trump administration's feelings toward immigrants of that country and broader restrictions on legal immigration.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:49:57 GMT

DHS Secretary Nielsen: 'I did not and will not lie under oath'

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen released a blistering statement Wednesday after being criticized over her recollection of the meeting last week where President Donald Trump reportedly called African nations "shithole" countries.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:10:51 GMT

New polls show Trump at 37% approval

Two new polls released Thursday show President Donald Trump's approval rating at 37% nearly one year into his presidency.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:49:16 GMT

Trump children's health insurance tweet contradicts, confounds

President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program should not be included in a short-term plan to fund the government.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:51:49 GMT

After Kelly said Trump changed his 'attitude' on wall, Trump tweets it 'never changed'

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he has remained consistent in his plans for a border wall, a day after his chief of staff, John Kelly, said he has "changed his attitude" on it.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:57:28 GMT

Trump: 'Worst thing' about shutdown would be effect on military

President Donald Trump told reporters at the Pentagon Thursday that he the worst results of a possible government shutdown would be the impact on the US military.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:56:05 GMT

Trump hasn't let the presidency get in the way of his golf game

President Donald Trump, after years of slamming former President Barack Obama for golfing, comes to the end of a year in office having spent close to 100 days at a golf club that bears his name.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:28:18 GMT


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Syrian opposition leaders, in Washington for talks, deliver message to Trump administration, Congress

Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) left Washington with a message for President Trump: Stop Iran and Al Qaeda in Syria, and they will work with his administration to bring peace to the war-torn nation.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:15:00 GMT

Ex-Montana lawmaker gets 18 years for drug trafficking

A former leader of the Montana House of Representatives who once supported funding for an anti-drug campaign was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for his central role in a methamphetamine trafficking ring.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 GMT

Trump DOJ asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA ruling

The Department of Justice on Thursday formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling to block, in part, the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:19:00 GMT

Trump administration bolsters protections for doctors, nurses who oppose abortion

More than eight months since President Trump signed an executive order instructing agencies to expand religious liberty under federal law, his administration on Thursday delivered some results.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:45:00 GMT

GOP lawmakers demand that 'alarming' memo on FISA abuses be made public

A four-page memo that documents government surveillance in the United States is being described by Republican lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening what he read to KGB activity in Russia.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:30:00 GMT

Supreme Court delays order requiring North Carolina to redraw election maps

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:30:00 GMT

House OKs temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown, but future in Senate unclear

A temporary spending bill passed in the House of Representatives Thursday evening, as Congress fights to avoid a government shutdown.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:30:00 GMT

House panel releases Glenn Simpson testimony transcript

The co-founder of the opposition research firm Fusion GPS told the House Intelligence Committee this past November that "people were arrested or died mysteriously" after the existence of the now-infamous "Trump-Russia dossier" was made public.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:30:00 GMT

Tillerson set to visit London, says he 'hopes' to visit new embassy

An impromptu visit to London this month for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may or may not include a visit to the new embassy, the State Department said on Thursday.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:45:00 GMT

Will Kelly keep Trump's trust?

So far so good...?
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:58:00 GMT


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US could topple Russia and Saudi Arabia as world's largest oil producer this year, IEA says

The U.S. is well-placed to overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's leading energy producer, according to IEA's latest report.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:00 GMT

10-year Treasury yield jumps to its highest level since 2014

The yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury jumped to its highest level since 2014 on Friday morning, underlining a wider move in bond markets caused by central banks moving away from financial crisis policies.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:03 GMT

Most Asian markets carve out moderate gains as US yields edge up

Major indexes in Asia closed mostly higher, with the Australian benchmark underperforming regional markets.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:45 GMT

Here are some explosive allegations from the latest testimony on the Trump dossier

The House Intelligence Committee released the testimony from the co-founder of the firm behind the Trump dossier.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:29 GMT

Berlusconi has been in politics for nearly three decades. This is the secret to his popularity

The 81-year-old media mogul is once again at the center stage of Italian politics and could have a pivotal role in the upcoming general election.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:45 GMT

Who are ‘Davos Man’ and ‘Davos Woman’?

Anyone watching coverage of 2018's WEF summit is bound to come across the terms "Davos Man" or "Davos Woman," but who are they?
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:26 GMT

Bitcoin could be here for 100 years but it's more likely to 'totally collapse,' Nobel laureate says

Robert Shiller said bitcoin reminds him of "tulip mania" centuries ago in the Netherlands.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:12 GMT

Trump is 'determined to bite somebody, and China is the most likely target,' trade expert says

Trump said the U.S. was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:43 GMT

South Korean group files complaint against Apple CEO over iPhone slowdown

A South Korean consumer group filed a criminal complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook over slower iPhone devices.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:23 GMT

Panera asks FDA to define an 'egg' in a swipe at competitors' breakfast sandwiches

Panera is challenging its competitors to step up their breakfast food game.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:01 GMT

SEC says it's worried about 'significant' issues with cryptocurrency ETF plans

The SEC indicated it would not be open to approving cryptocurrency ETFs unless sponsors could address concerns.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:43 GMT

United is planning a swankier economy class on international flights

United is planning to roll out premium economy class later this year, following rivals Delta and American.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:19 GMT

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown. Now comes the hard part

The bill now heads to a Senate where lawmakers face a tougher task in extending government funding
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:58 GMT

What happens during a US government shutdown

President Trump and GOP leaders are racing to meet the deadline prevent a government shutdown.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:54 GMT

Bitcoin is 'something regulators need to deal with but not ban,' says former FDIC chair

Bitcoin is 'something regulators need to deal with but not ban,' says former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:17 GMT

Donald Trump is the only person in Washington who doesn't seem worried about a shutdown

In a speech in Pittsburgh on Thursday, the president did not mention the potential closure of the federal government.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:09 GMT

Cramer Remix: How I decide which retailers are not buyable

Jim Cramer explained how he uses his shopping experiences to help determine which retailer stocks are not worth buying.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:59 GMT

Cramer tracks 4 growing market discrepancies: Rates, Trump, cryptocurrencies and stocks

Jim Cramer tapped into four conflicting arguments in the stock market that are dominating the tape.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:37 GMT

IBM executive says blockchain 'creates a lot of value' for manufacturers, retailers

Jim Cramer spoke with IBM's Martin Schroeter after earnings to hear his take on blockchain, bitcoin and the new tax law.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:27 GMT

Market is getting it wrong on Fed rate hikes, warns private equity giant KKR

Private equity giant KKR said the market is pricing in only half the number of Fed rate hikes likely to come in 2019.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:21 GMT

Bitcoin's on a wild ride, but investors have shown it's here to stay, analyst says

Spencer Bogart of Blockchain Capital says there is a legion of people who see a great buying opportunity.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:16 GMT

Cramer: I've never seen market FOMO like this in my life

Jim Cramer said an overload of buyers in the stock market is resulting in dramatically rising stock prices.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:12 GMT

Atlassian beats estimates, but its shares fall anyway

Atlassian dropped almost five percent after earnings on Thursday, despite reporting results that topped estimates.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:07 GMT

Snap laid off two dozen employees and half of them were from its content team

Snapchat laid off two dozen workers in New York and London. Half of them worked on content as the company consolidated those operations in Los Angeles
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:44 GMT

The bond market is about to do something that could spell trouble for stocks

The bond market is in the process of making an important move, and stock traders are keeping a wary eye on it.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:38 GMT

Hospitals eye making generics for 20 drugs that they say are overpriced or in short supply

A consortium representing more than 450 hospitals plan to create their own generic drug company.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:32 GMT

Read the full transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder's House intel panel testimony on the Trump dossier

The House Intelligence Committee released the full transcript of the panel's discussion with the co-founder of the firm behind the infamous Trump dossier.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:23 GMT

HSBC to pay $100 million to settle currency rigging investigation

It also admitted and accepted responsibility for wrongdoing underlying two criminal wire fraud charges.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:16 GMT

Tesla bringing Model 3 to three East Coast showrooms

Customers in New York, Boston and Miami will be able to see and sit in the Model 3 for the first time in those cities.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:01 GMT

This start-up founder has a novel strategy for getting ahead: Telling the truth

Ethan Perlstein didn't shy away from sharing everything with CNBC, including his personal salary, rejections and revenues.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:56 GMT