Trump and Joe Biden trade insults during dueling Iowa visits

World / Politics Jun 12, 2019

Trump and Joe Biden trade insults during dueling Iowa visits

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are assailing each other during overlapping visits to Iowa on Tuesday, previewing what the country might get in next year's election if Biden becomes his party's nominee. Even before he left the White House, Trump unleashed a series ...

Business / Economy Jun 8, 2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy

U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year. The ...

Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Business / Corporate Jun 7, 2019

Ford to shut Welsh engine plant with loss of 1,700 jobs

Ford will shut its engine plant in Wales next year, costing about 1,700 jobs, the U.S. auto giant announced Thursday in a further blow to Britain's embattled car sector struggling with Brexit uncertainty and a global race to meet rising demand for electric vehicles. The ...