The United States unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.3 per cent in July, returning to the lowest level in 16 years, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos edges ahead of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world.
The German national has been detained since the beginning of the year over the emissions test cheating.
'America First' in action: Since the agreement took effect in 2012, US trade deficit in goods with the country has doubled, American trade rep says.
US says 11% of fresh beef products from Brazil had failed safety tests -- more than the 1% average worldwide.
Energy ministers from around the world gathered in Beijing this week to report increased spending to help counter climate change. Yet one prominent voice, that of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, delivered a starkly countervailing message as the Trump administration seeks to roll back spending on clean energy and promote fossil fuels.
When General Motors CEO Mary Barra introduced the Chevrolet Bolt at the CES gadget show last year, she took a shot at Tesla.
A group of Senate Democrats has sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump requesting information about a raft of trademark approvals from China this year that they say may violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on gifts from foreign governments.
A handful of entrepreneurs have quietly formed communist Cuba's first private small business association, testing the government's willingness to allow Cubans to organize outside the strict bounds of state control.
Andre Shavers was sentenced to five years on felony probation after authorities burst into the house where he was living in one of Oakland's most heavily policed neighborhoods and found a quarter ounce of marijuana.