The US Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates next week for only the third time since the financial crisis after the latest job numbers for the world’s largest economy beat expectations.
American reaction to Britain’s referendum on membership of the European Union was divided sharply along party lines on Friday.
In the not-too-distant future, Amazon could use a drone to deliver a package from a country warehouse all the way to … a nearby farm.
A US official handed out a pass marked “White House Press Pool”. A US official guided the press into the Locarno Room. A 7ft 6in lantern-jawed CIA operative with thin, ice-blue eyes hovered by the lecterns. There is some corner of the Foreign Office that is, if not forever, at least temporarily, American.
The largest pharmaceuticals merger in history, between Pfizer and Allergan, could be abandoned after the US government took fresh steps to clamp down on tax avoidance deals.
Barack Obama is planning to make “a big, public reach-out” to persuade British voters to stay inside the European Union, the chair of the US Senate foreign relations committee has revealed.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has challenged the US government to adopt a policy of “no backdoors” in its approach to the encryption technology used by his company and other technology firms.