US job creation came back to life in March, with a hiring surge in healthcare, bars and restaurants, while unemployment held steady and worker wages continued to climb, government data showed Friday.
President Donald Trump flew on Friday to visit newly built fencing on the Mexican border, even as he retreated from a threat to shut the frontier over what he says is an out-of-control influx of migrants and drugs.
President Donald Trump on Friday said talks with Beijing were making progress toward ending the trade war between the world's two top economies, but he again stopped short of predicting success.
United States president Donald Trump said on Friday the US Federal Reserve should lower interest rates and take other unconventional measures to ease pressure on an economy that he said they slowed down. “I think they should drop rates,” Trump told reporters. “I think they really slowed us down. There's no inflation.”
The arrest of a Chinese woman who allegedly brought malicious software to US President Donald Trump's Florida resort shows that Beijing poses a threat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.
US Vice President Mike Pence announced sanctions on Friday on 34 vessels of Venezuela's state oil company and two companies that ship crude to Cuba as Washington pushes to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
Boeing said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20% in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon.
David Malpass has been chosen as the president of the World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday after being unanimously elected by the executive board of the organization with no other candidates.
United States President Donald Trump has confirmed he recommended former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. Mr Trump told reporters at the White House Mr Cain is undergoing background checks to join America's central bank.
The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed with a record-breaking divorce settlement worth at least US$35bn. Ms. Bezos will retain a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband of 25 years found.