Some of America's richest people are urging US presidential candidates to back a wealth tax on the super-rich to improve inequality and climate change. America has a moral, ethical and economic responsibility to tax our wealth more, they said in a letter.Add your comment!
An airline pilot, identified only as ‘Pilot X’ in court documents, started a class-action lawsuit against Boeing, accusing US plane maker of covering up the 737 MAX’s faulty sensor issue and keeping pilots in the dark about the feature in the pursuit of quick returns.Add your comment!
The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports.Add your comment!
Australia is planning to build a new deep-water port on its northern coast able to accommodate US Marine deployments as part of efforts to counter China's growing presence in the region, the ABC reported on Monday.Add your comment!
United States president Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Iran's downing of an unmanned US drone because it could have killed 150 people, and signalled he was open to talks with Tehran.Add your comment!
President Donald Trump-hosted his Canadian counterpart Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday to mend fences after last year's diplomatic meltdown and to push the still un-ratified North American free trade deal.Add your comment!
An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government.Add your comment!
United States President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing a US surveillance drone but pulled back from launching them on Thursday night after a day of escalating tensions.4 comments
A divided Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates Wednesday and indicated formally that no cuts are coming in 2019. The decision came amid divisions over what is ahead and still leaves open the possibility that policy loosening could happen before the end of the year depending on how conditions unfold.Add your comment!
President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats.Add your comment!