U.S.-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-China trade talks are progressing well and the United States aims to sign an initial deal this month, top Trump administration officials said on Friday, offering reassurance to global markets after nearly 16 months of tit-for-tat tariffs. Beijing’s state-media Xinhua News Agency said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during a serious and […]

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Former Acting AG Whitaker on Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide: 'Something doesn't add up'

Former Acting AG Whitaker on Jeffrey Epstein’s appareny suicide: ‘Something doesn’t add up’ Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Monday that "something doesn't add up" when it comes to the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein inside a New York City federal prison. He called for "full transparency" on the events that led up to his death. Speaking on "Fox & Friends," […]

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Elliott urges Scout24 to sell car listings arm, increase buyback

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – U.S. activist investor Elliott has urged German classifieds group Scout24 (G24n.DE) to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback program to boost returns to investors. Elliott, which owns more than 7% of Scout24, accused the German company’s Chief Executive, Tobias Hartmann, of showing a lack of ambition and urged his management team to […]

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Hannah Cox: AG Barr is wrong to resume executions – Death penalty goes against conservative principles

Federal government to resume capital punishment for first time since 2003 Attorney General Bill Barr announced the federal government will resume capital punishment and plans to execute five inmates on death row for the first time since 2003. The announcement Thursday by Attorney General William Barr that the federal government will resume executing death-row prisoners after a 16-year hiatus goes […]

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Former Acting AG Whitaker's top question for Robert Mueller: Why'd he 'punt' on obstruction?

Matthew Whitaker on the question he would ask Robert Mueller Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker disagreed Wednesday with the way former Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his nearly two-year-long investigation.  Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker disagreed Wednesday with the way former Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his nearly two-year-long investigation. Speaking on "Fox & Friends" ahead of Mueller's […]

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AG Barr takes military transport plane with help of Alaska National Guard

Geraldo Rivera: AG Barr interview should have Comey, Clapper, Brennan ‘quaking’ in their boots Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera said it is clear Attorney General William Barr is determined to get to the bottom of the origins of the Russia probe, which should make some people very nervous. Attorney General William Barr appeared to mix up his usual travel methods when […]

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AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe

Bill Hemmer previews his interview with AG Barr ‘America’s Newsroom’ anchor Bill Hemmer sits down one-on-one with Attorney General Bill Barr. In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained that he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” during the early stages […]

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Kimberly Strassel: AG Barr gets attacked because his probe endangers powerful people

Democrats mock William Barr after attorney general refuses to appear at hearing Attorney General William Barr snubs of one of the most powerful Democrats on Capitol Hill; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. The only thing uglier than an angry Washington is a fearful Washington. And fear is what’s driving this week’s blitzkrieg of Attorney General William Barr. Mr. […]

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New York AG says Trump golf club workers complained about withheld wages, working conditions

NEW YORK — The New York state attorney general’s office says it received complaints about wages and working conditions at a Trump golf club outside New York City after a news report quoted several workers in the country illegally saying they had been cheated out of pay. The attorney general’s confirmation Tuesday that it is in receipt of the complaints […]

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China, U.S. start latest trade talks after 'nice' working dinner

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States began their latest talks in Beijing on Wednesday aimed at ending a bitter trade war, after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he had a “nice” working dinner the night before with China Vice Premier Liu He. Mnuchin, along with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, are holding a full day of discussions, […]

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