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US-brazil-062317.jpg The U.S. has suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil due to recurring concerns about the safety of the products. The suspension of shipments from Brazil, the fifth largest exporter of beef to the U.S., will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action, the U.S. Department of Agriculture or USDA said in a statement.

FederalReserve-062317.jpg The annual Federal stress test was cleared by 34 top banks. The result shows strong capital levels and the ability of large banks to remain capitalized even in stressed situations. The Federal Reserve noted that these banks will be able to lend to households and businesses even at severe recession and throughout the economic cycle.

Brazil-beef-product-062317.jpg The United States has decided to suspend imports of beef products from Brazil citing safety concerns. It is a major blow to Brazil, which is the world's biggest red meat and poultry exporter. Latin America's largest nation is selling beef worth more than $12 billion a year, mainly to China, the...

Trump-Thumb-062317.jpg After suggesting Republicans opposed to the House healthcare bill should be primaried, President Donald Trump struck a softer tone in response to the four GOP Senators that have indicated their opposition to the Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

DianneFeinstein-062317.jpg Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are lashing out at Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, for his decision to schedule a hearing on two district court nominees before the American Bar Association has an opportunity to review and rate them.

NancyPelosi-062217.jpg As Democrats continue to digest losing the closely watched special House election in Georgia, several lawmakers are pointing the finger at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. A small group of House Democrats have called for a change in leadership after Jon Ossoff lost in Georgia.

Trump123-062217.jpg After dodging questions about the issue for several weeks, President Donald Trump admitted Thursday that he does not have recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Trump suggested in a post on Twitter that there could be recordings of the conversations, citing electronic...

MitchMcConnell-062217.jpg Senate Republicans released a draft of their version of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday, with a vote on the 142-page bill expected as soon as next week. The bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, repeals Obamacare's individual and employer mandates as well as the...

It seems hard to believe, but a few decades ago South America had numerous tall skyscrapers that dwarfed those of Asia and Europe. High-rises blanket a number of South American cities, including huge swaths of Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires. However, none of the South American skyscrapers currently figure...

RebeccaBurger-062217.jpg French travel, fashion and fitness enthusiast and blogger Rebecca Burger died when a whipped cream dispenser exploded and hit her chest. Officials said cardiac arrest, subsequent to the sudden explosion, seems to be the reason for her death. Rebecca was taken to a hospital immediately after the accident at her home, but was not able to save her. She was 33.

Trump-Speach-062217.jpg President Donald Trump highlighted the early accomplishments of his administration in a campaign-style rally in Iowa on Thursday but also made remarks that have been seen as an insult of lower-income Americans. Speaking to a raucous crowd of supporters, Trump sought to defend his appointment of wealthy...

NATOOTAN-062217.jpg A bipartisan group of House leaders have introduced a resolution affirming America's commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Article Five. The resolution was unveiled by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md.,...

Kushner-Netanyahu-Mahmoud-062217.jpg US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner, held talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in an attempt to advance U.S. efforts to revive Middle East peace talks after a gap of three years. Kushner met Wednesday in Jerusalem with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin...

BillShuster-062117.jpg A bill including a controversial provision to privatize the air traffic control system was unveiled by House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., on Wednesday. The legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration for six years would include the privatization of air...

US-FCC-062117.jpg Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission have taken steps toward repealing Obama-era net neutrality rules, but the results of a new Morning Consult/Politico poll found broad support for the regulations. Sixty-percent of respondents in the survey said they support the net neutrality rules.

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