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      Obama seeks $19bn to boost cyber defences

      The Obama administration is asking Congress to increase funding for cyber security by more than a third in order to...

    2. 6 hours ago

      Republicans refuse to look at Obama budget

      The White House made one of its final pitches for cross-party co-operation under Barack Obama with the launch on...

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    1. Fast FT

      8 hours ago

      Republicans slam Obama's final budget plan

      The White House made one of its final pitches for cross-party cooperation under Barack Obama with the launch of the...

    2. Fast FT

      12 hours ago

      CVS boosted by Omnicare acquisition

      CVS Health delivered robust sales and earnings gains during the fourth quarter as contributions from its Omnicare...

    3. 23 hours ago

      US and 22 other countries agree to cut aircraft emissions

      Twenty three countries including the US have reached agreement on the first global standards to cut carbon dioxide...

    4. 23 hours ago

      Obama targets illegal behaviour in higher education sector

      The Obama administration is highlighting growing concern over soaring US student debt by forming a new enforcement unit...

    5. February 8, 2016

      Democrats struggle to harness economic feelgood factor

      Dismissing the dark economic narrative of the Republicans as “doom and despair”, Barack Obama on Friday claimed that...

    6. February 8, 2016

      US immigration: Workers wanted

      Thomas Williams is a man on an unlikely mission. A white retired US naval officer living in Texas, he spends much of...

    7. February 8, 2016

      Obama asks Congress for $1.8bn to battle Zika virus

      The White House is asking Congress for $1.8bn to help combat the Zika virus in the US and overseas as alarm grows over...

    8. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Obama to ask Congress for $1.8bn for Zika measures

      The Obama administration said on Monday it plans to ask Congress for funding to ramp-up its response to the Zika virus...

    9. Fast FT

      February 7, 2016

      This Week: Janet Yellen, US politics and consumer

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    10. February 7, 2016

      ‘Crouching Tiger’, by Peter Navarro

      At the core of Peter Navarro’s book is the conceit that this is a kind of geopolitical detective story, each chapter...

    11. February 7, 2016

      Week Ahead Markets Diary: US political circus moves on

      Last week began with the first, serious chapter in the race for the White House as voters caucused in Iowa. And the...

    12. February 6, 2016

      Obama calls Xi to urge more pressure on North Korea

      President Barack Obama called his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Friday to urge him to put more pressure on North...

    13. February 4, 2016

      Obama proposes $10 per barrel oil tax

      The White House is proposing a bold $10 per barrel tax on oil in a move that immediately sparked a backlash from an...

    14. February 4, 2016

      As Pacific trade deal is signed pharma holds key to US ratification

      US President Barack Obama’s plan to get a vast Pacific Rim trade deal through Congress this year is taking flak from...

    15. February 4, 2016

      Top China defector passes secrets to US

      US intelligence agencies interrogating the brother of a disgraced Communist official believe he is the most valuable...

    16. February 3, 2016

      Marco Rubio becomes the man to beat in New Hampshire

      Chris Christie calls him the “boy in the bubble” who is scared to come out and rumble with the straight-talking New...

    17. February 3, 2016

      Colombia seeks dollars to fight the peace

      Colombia’s long civil war finally sucked Washington into an anti-narcotics and anti-guerrilla offensive called “Plan...

    18. February 2, 2016

      US lawmakers slam ‘hostile’ EU tax climate

      The top Republican tax writers in Congress have waded into a brewing tax war between the US and the European Union,...

    19. February 2, 2016

      Political groupthink is bad for our universities

      The American social psychologist Jonathan Haidt recently reported a study by Bill von Hippel and David Buss of the...

    20. The World

      February 1, 2016

      White House countdown: Iowa votes

      Welcome to Week 2 of White House countdown, our new daily newsletter which we hope will keep readers on top of one of...

    21. FT Data

      February 1, 2016

      Datawatch : Democratic primaries compared

      Eight years ago Barack Obama showed it is possible for a candidate to move from relative obscurity to victory in...

    22. January 31, 2016

      US companies forced to disclose pay gap

      The Obama administration will require companies to disclose what they pay employees by gender, race and ethnicity in a...

    23. The World

      January 29, 2016

      How India sees the world

      This week, François Hollande, the president of France became the latest world leader to visit Delhi and pay court to...

    24. January 29, 2016

      Trump’s ghost leads the debate

      Donald Trump may have quit the stage on Thursday night but in so doing only cemented his stranglehold on the Republican...

    25. January 27, 2016

      China and US try to build on Beijing summit gains

      The US and China’s top foreign policy officials pledged to work together on a host of issues during talks in Beijing on...

    26. January 27, 2016

      Obamacare markets face fresh troubles

      From Donald Trump to Ted Cruz to Marco Rubio, the Republican presidential contenders are united in wanting to tear down...

    27. January 24, 2016

      Mobile phones and habits of millennials vex US pollsters

      From the UK to Israel and Spain, pollsters have called the outcome of recent elections dramatically wrong. One week...

    28. January 22, 2016

      US proposes new crackdown on methane gas leaks

      The Obama administration has unveiled its latest move to tighten rules around fracking as the US shale industry buckles...

    29. January 22, 2016

      Flint water crisis leaves toxic legacy of suspicion

      The cars snake around fire station number 1 in Flint, Michigan, where residents queue for their daily crate of bottled...

    30. January 20, 2016

      Ex-Netanyahu adviser insults US’s Israel envoy with ethnic slight

      A former adviser to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s rightwing prime minister, used an ethnic epithet to insult the US...

    31. January 18, 2016

      Last-minute airport hitch testifies to lingering Iran-US mistrust

      Even in the final moments, the delicate plans were in danger of collapse. US and Iranian officials had announced on...

    32. January 18, 2016

      Nikki Haley: solid speech but leaden manner needs a media coach

      It is relatively rare for the 44th President of the United States to be upstaged. But that is what happened last week....

    33. January 18, 2016

      Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash in Democratic debate

      Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in their fiercest and most vigorous debate on Sunday night as they sought to...

    34. January 15, 2016

      Obama freezes new coal mining permits

      The Obama administration has stopped issuing coal mining rights on government land as it launches a sweeping review of...

    35. January 15, 2016

      China steps up building in disputed waters despite US resistance

      China has stepped up its construction of runways in the South China Sea since President Xi Jinping visited Washington...

    36. January 15, 2016

      US political debate needs a thoughtful makeover

      If you are tired of road rage masquerading as American politics, Barack Obama’s valedictory State of the Union address...

    37. January 14, 2016

      Obama plans $4bn boost for driverless cars

      The Obama administration is hoping to accelerate testing of fully autonomous vehicles in the US by creating a...

    38. January 14, 2016

      US industry weighed down by strong dollar and weak oil price

      With the US oil industry sinking and a strong dollar affecting overseas sales, Goldens’ Foundry and Machine Co is...

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