WASHINGTON—In the strongest sign yet that an accord is near, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Wednesday that the U.S. was abandoning for now its threat to raise tariffs to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. His comments came following a House Ways and Means Committee meeting where Mr. Lighthizer said that the U.S. […]
Scott Olson/Getty Images A Southwest Airlines jet leaves Midway Airport on January 25, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Southwest Airlines is finally on its way to Hawaii.
Washington (CNN)The Florida Bar is investigating Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz after his threatening tweet last night about President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. Francine Andía Walker, the group’s director of communications, said the Florida Bar received a number of calls and emails regarding the tweet after it posted. According to disciplinary guidelines for the […]
Officials in Wisconsin released video footage of a deadly pileup involving 131 cars — a collision thought by many to be “the largest traffic crash in the state’s history.” Videos and photos from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office show southbound Interstate 41 near Neenah at a standstill in whiteout conditions on Sunday. Sheriff John Matz said that a […]
New York (CNN Business)Oprah Winfrey famously proclaimed “I love bread!” in a Weight Watchers commercial three years ago. But carbs aren’t cutting it for the company anymore. Shares of WW (WTW) — Weight Watchers’ new name — closed down 34% on Wednesday after the company shocked Wall Street with poor earnings and sales. CEO Mindy […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve is in “no rush to make a judgment” about further changes to interest rates, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday as he spelled out the central bank’s approach to an economy that is likely slowing. In two hours of testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, Powell […]