- Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes
Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday.
- White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran
Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that could lead to war.
- Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks
Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry.
- First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct
U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior.
- At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity
Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency.
- Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous presidential run.
- Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis
Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.
- U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns on Friday, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.
- U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records.
- Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back his immigration, border plan
President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponents soundly rejected his latest proposals as the immigration issue heats up ahead of the 2020 U.S. elections.
- Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract
Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday.
- Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting a persistent question: Can anyone stop him?
- Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill
Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States.
- Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign
The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground.
- Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black voters.
- Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes
U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand.
- Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test
The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congress.
- Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China
A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said.
- Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws
Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion.
- Trump says looking at alternatives to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his administration was looking at alternatives to the conservatorship of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.