This has been a good year for the global economy, and 2018 will follow that trend, analysts at Goldman Sachs said. Economic growth around the world has picked up steam this year. Germany - Europe's largest economy - grew an unexpectedly strong 0.8 percent in the third quarter. In Japan, the economy has grown for seven straight quarters. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the economy grew 3 percent in the third quarter.
Exclusive details have emerged on the early morning attack against Border Patrol agents that left one agent dead and another hospitalized in serious condition on November, 19 2017. Breitbart Texas first broke the news of the death and injuries and now the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) says that their agents on the ground have stated that the agents were tracking a group of illegal aliens who then beat the agents with rocks until one was killed and the other hospitalized.
A top foreign correspondent at the New York Times said Friday that the Obama administration deliberately downplayed al Qaeda's strength in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election.
In the longstanding liberal narrative about Bill Clinton and his scandals, the one pushed by Clinton courtiers and ratified in media coverage of his post-presidency, our 42nd president was only guilty of being a horndog, his affairs were nobody's business but his family's, and oral sex with Monica Lewinsky was a small thing that should never have put his presidency in peril.
U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man.
Polls show voters are jumping to the same conclusion as much of Washington: that President Trump "colluded" with Vladimir Putin to steal the presidential election.
But the evidence doesn't back that up. Instead, such perceptions are driven by a number of key government and media assertions, which on closer inspection, dissolve into illusion.
President Trump urged Republican senators to work quickly to pass tax reform and to not disappoint the American public with their work Sunday night.
Hardly anyone could have imagined that talks to form a new German government would collapse. Anything's possible, from minority rule to a fresh vote. One thing's clear: it's a blow for Angela Merkel, says DW's Ines Pohl.
If there was a defining economic problem for America as it recovered from the financial crisis, it was stagnant wages. In the five years following the end of the recession in June 2009 wages and salaries rose by only 8.7%, while prices increased by 9.5%. In 2014 the median worker's inflation-adjusted earnings, by one measure, were no higher than they were in 2000. It is commonly said that wage stagnation contributed to an economic anxiety in middle America that carried Donald Trump into the White House.
The Senate Finance Committee voted late Thursday to advance the GOP's tax-relief bill to the full Senate for a vote, just hours after the full House passed the sweeping legislation. Both votes were along party lines ... The Thursday votes were good news for President Donald Trump, who's looking for his first major legislative victory.
A bipartisan group of senators Thursday unveiled legislation to improve background-checks for gun sales, a narrow measure that attempts to address the recent spate of mass shootings.
White House officials are pushing back on concerns that President Donald Trump appeared exhausted from his 12-day Asia trip when he spoke rapidly and took several sips of water during a televised recap of the grueling tour.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller caught the Trump campaign by surprise last month, issuing a subpoena to more than a dozen officials despite the campaign's voluntary compliance with his probe, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing a source.
Recent news about prominent men facing allegations of sexual misconduct apparently has some Democrats reassessing the presidency of Bill Clinton.
As the House and Senate work their way through the tax-cut-and-reform effort, let me make one thing clear: Both plans are pro-growth where the economic power comes from the business side. And where it comes from the personal side, there will be very little growth. That was always the bet.
President Trump was in Asia while all the heavy lifting on the tax bill was going on in Washington. But now he's back in the saddle, ready to swing deals and rein in wavering lawmakers as both the House and Senate begin to take consequential votes.
However, he said he doesn't have enough information about the measure to even propose an amendment to change what he doesn't like.