DonaldTrump3-052617.jpg Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences on climate change, as the US president said he is still reviewing his government's position whether to scrap the United States' involvement in the Paris Agreement. The leaders were unified on stepping up...

wallstreet-111814_26May17.jpg After trending higher over the past several sessions, stocks showed a lack of direction throughout the trading day on Friday. Despite the choppy trading, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 ended the day at new record closing highs.

JohnBoehner-052617.jpg Former House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has offered some harsh criticism of President Donald Trump's early days in the White House, saying most of his time in office has been "a complete disaster."

DonaldTrump3-052617.jpg President Donald Trump pledged Friday that the problems raised by North Korea's nuclear weapons program will be solved. Speaking to reporters as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before the start of the G7 Summit, Trump indicated the talks between the two leaders would be primarily focused...

JasonChaffetz-052617.jpg After the FBI declined to turn over memos detailing communications between former Director James Comey and President Donald Trump, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is demanding the agency produce the documents within the next two weeks.

wallstreet-112414_26May17.jpg After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to turn in a lackluster performance in mid-day trading on Friday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

UPS-Fined-052617.jpg A federal judge has ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million for illegally transporting untaxed cigarettes through out the New York. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest said that the company ignored "red flags" and continued to transport untaxed cigarettes....

Fedminwage-052617.jpg A Democratic party bill proposing to hike the minimum wage in the United States to $15 an hour by 2024 was introduced in the Congress Thursday. The Bill also envisages to eliminate an exception for tipped workers, and cut the employers' option to pay handicapped workers a sub-minimum wage. Congressional...

JeffSessions-052617.jpg A federal appeals court decision upholding a ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban will be appealed to the Supreme Court, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Thursday. Sessions said the Justice Department strongly disagrees with the decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

wallstreet1-103112_26May17.jpg Stocks are showing a lack of direction in morning trading on Friday after closing higher for six consecutive sessions. The major averages have spent the morning bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

Consumer-052617.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. was virtually unchanged in May, according to revised data released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The University of Michigan said the consumer sentiment index for May was downwardly revised to 97.1 from a preliminary reading of 97.7.

Texas-052617.jpg Texas, the second largest state in the U.S., has four of the five fastest-growing cities in the U.S., according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau for the twelve months up to July 1, 2016. Ten of the fifteen fastest growing large U.S. cities during that 12-month span were in the South, according to the Census Bureau.

Americantourist-NorthKorea-052617.jpg A bipartisan bill proposing tight restrictions on travel to North Korea, and banning tourists to the reclusive Communist country, has been introduced in the Congress citing the risk of U.S. citizens being detained there for political reasons. The North Korea Travel Control Act was tabled in the House...

Amazon-Manhattan-052617.jpg To book-lover's surprise, online retailer Amazon opened another bricks and mortar store in an upmarket shopping mall in New York. This is the seventh book store of Amazon.

GDP-052617.jpg A report released by the Commerce Department on Friday showed that the U.S. economy grew by much more than initially estimated in the first three months of the year. The Commerce Department said gross domestic product climbed by 1.2 percent in the first quarter.

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