BlackHouse, May 12 – The United States has approved a possible $2 billion worth of missile sale to the United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, says the Pentagon. The State Department authorized the sale of 60 Patriot missiles with canisters as well as 100 Patriot guidance enhanced missiles, […]

BlackHouse, May 12 – The United States and China will expand trade in beef and chicken and increase access for financial firms, as part of a plan to reduce the massive U.S. trade deficit with Beijing, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday. The deals are the first tangible results of trade talks that […]

BlackHouse, May 11 – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, getting a lift from a record high close on MSCI’s global stocks benchmark as strong gains in oil prices buoyed energy shares. European stocks are headed for a less robust open, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain’s FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent lower, while […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 30 – You never know when he’s going to insult you, thwart you or suddenly change his mind. Every time President Trump changes his mind about a fundamental position in a matter of minutes because somebody said something to him, somewhere out there a few negotiators do not get their wings. They get […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 30 – President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with Reuters, Trump confirmed his administration was in talks about possible visits to Saudi Arabia and the Zionist […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 29 – President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Saturday seeking to identify any problems caused by the nation’s existing trade agreements, including an examination of U.S. involvement in the World Trade Organization, a top trade official said. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said his department would work to issue a report […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 28 – President Trump threatened to terminate the U.S. trade agreement with South Korea in an interview Thursday night, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was “a horrible deal” that has left America ­“destroyed.” During an Oval Office interview about trade policy in North America, Trump served notice that he […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 27 – US President Donald Trump has agreed not to immediately terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico, the White House says. Trump made the decision of not pulling out of the deal “at this time” during phone calls with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 26 – US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration of President Donald Trump will overhaul America’s “very uncompetitive” tax system with what he said would be “the biggest tax cut” in US history. Trump is proposing to cut the corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on […]

BlackHouse, Apr. 26 – Nine former American ambassadors to the United Nations have urged members of Congress not to cut US contributions to the world body. “The U.N. remains an indispensable instrument for advancing the global stability and prosperity on which U.S. interests and priorities depend,” the ambassadors wrote in a letter to congressional leaders […]