President Barack Obama pays tribute to Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony at the White House, calling him his brother and awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading
The U.S. dollar has nursed widespread losses after President-elect Donald Trump’s long-awaited news briefing provided little clarity on future fiscal policies, disappointing bulls who had bet on major stimulus. But, as Sonia Legg reports, Trump did not mention possible tariffs against Chinese exports – a relief for Asian share markets that have feared the outbreak of a global trade war. Continue reading
Former British Intelligence agent Christopher Steele is believed to have written a dossier on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel is named in a dossier containing allegations of compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reportedly collected by Russian operatives. Trump dismissed claims reported by media outlets as “unsubstantiated”.
The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading
Supercharging the bluster, hyperbole and media mastery that made him one of the world’s best-known businessmen, Donald Trump upended the U.S. democratic traditions on a headline-making quest that ultimately led him to the White House.
Jazz musical ‘La La Land’ wins a record seven Golden Globes, and Meryl Streep turns a Golden Globe acceptance speech into a scathing attack on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading
In a reversal of what has consistently been his boss’s position, Reince Priebus says Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia was behind cyber attacks meant to disrupt the presidential election. Lisa Bernhard reports.