By Richard Pollock | 03/07/14 10:06 AM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials will pay $22.3 million to lease temporary offices in addition to the record-breaking $145 million being spent to renovate the agency's headquarters, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. The temporary offices to be occupied...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 10:00 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry fired up grassroots activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, opening up the second day of the conference with a bang.
03/07/14 09:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in January as a rise in imports of oil and other foreign goods offset a solid increase in exports. The trade deficit increased to $39.1 billion, up 0.3 percent from December's revised $39 billion deficit, the Commerce Department...
03/07/14 09:31 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court on Friday sentenced opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail on sodomy charges, overturning an earlier acquittal and throwing his political career into jeopardy. An angry Anwar vowed to appeal to the country's highest court. He...
By Joseph Lawler | 03/07/14 09:29 AM
The economy added 175,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, defying warnings that a harsh winter would continue to cloud the picture of the strength of the U.S. economy. Analysts had expected roughly 150,000 new...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 09:17 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shared a Justin Bieber joke with conservatives during a speech on Thursday, joking that he had earned a lot of "notoriety" since he appearance in the Senate.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 09:16 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, defined his foreign policy views on Thursday -- carefully positioning himself between the hawkish Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the more anti-interventionist views of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
03/07/14 09:01 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court on Friday convicted a rebel leader of charges including murder and pillage over a deadly attack on a village in eastern Congo, but acquitted him of rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers. Germain Katanga showed no emotion...
03/07/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit widened slightly to $39.1 billion in January, reflecting jump in imported oil.
03/07/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US employers shake off wintry weather, add 175K jobs; unemployment rises to 6.7 percent.
03/07/14 06:15 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian court sentences opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to 5 years in jail on sodomy charges.
03/07/14 05:00 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court convicts rebel in deadly 2003 attack on eastern Congo village.
03/07/14 12:00 AM
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Troy Snyder and Hakeem Baxter each scored 30 points in leading Maryland-Eastern Shore to an 84-70 victory over Delaware State on Thursday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season finale. Baxter's total was a career high for the freshman while Snyder,...
03/06/14 08:45 PM
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains. The acquisition is worth about $7.64 billion in cash, and pending other transactions could top more than $9 billion. The deal, announced late Thursday, will bring...
03/06/14 06:15 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story March 4 about an appeals court affirming the second-degree murder conviction of former University of Virginia lacrosse player, The Associated Press reported the victim's family had sued U.Va. and athletics employees. That lawsuit had been withdrawn and a second...
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