Barack Obama

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]

Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at U.S. District Court, where he’s expected to plead guilty to [more…]

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Published 03/12/2017

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his [more…]

NBC News fires ‘Today’ co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

NBC News fires ‘Today’ co-host Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct

Published 30/11/2017

NBC News fired Matt Lauer, the popular host of its "Today" morning show, on Wednesday after a female colleague accused him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the network said, making him the latest rich and powerful man to be felled by such accusations. [more…]

Factbox: What is the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Factbox: What is the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Published 27/11/2017

(Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been thrown into disarray by a battle between the White House and Obama-era officials over [more…]

Rival sides square off over succession at U.S. consumer finance agency

Rival sides square off over succession at U.S. consumer finance agency

Published 27/11/2017

File Photo - Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney waits to testify before a Senate Budget Committee hearing on FY2018 Budget Proposals on [more…]

U.S. consumer watchdog agency official sues to block Trump’s pick

U.S. consumer watchdog agency official sues to block Trump’s pick

Published 27/11/2017

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Succession battle at U.S. financial agency seen headed to courts

Succession battle at U.S. financial agency seen headed to courts

Published 26/11/2017

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaWEST PALM [more…]

Sign-up pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

Sign-up pace slows in third week of 2018 Obamacare enrollment

Published 22/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo(Reuters) - The [more…]

Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

Published 20/11/2017

2017 American Music Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 19/11/2017 – (L-R) Rob Bourdon, Mike Shinoda, and Brad Delson of music group Linkin [more…]