Cecil puts game hunting in crosshairs

Up to 6,000 lions bred in southern Africa so they can be shot

Justices asked to rule on insider trading

DoJ asks US Supreme Court to clarify what constitutes a crime

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Cyber insecurity: Going dark

US tech companies are shielding more data from government. But is it now harder to track terrorists?

US free markets tied down by red tape

More needs to be done to slash a costly occupational licence system in America

US economy rebounds with 2.3% growth

Revisions show recovery has been slower than previously thought

Yellen sends a carefully crafted signal

New Fed statement marginally lifts chances of September rate rise

Russia’s hackers hide behind Twitter

New surveillance technique blends high tech and spy tradecraft

ExIm Bank to stay shut for the summer

US highway funding bill passed excluding credit agency

West eyes Dr Strangelove strategy

Need for clearer offensive posture gains popularity


Licences prove occupational hazard for US

Report calls for regulatory workforce barriers to be scrapped

Kerry seeks Iran nuclear deal support

Lobbying intensifies in run-up to Congress vote on pact

US paroles Israeli spy jailed for 30 years

Pollard’s release comes amid tensions over Iran nuclear deal

Boston withdraws bid for 2024 Olympics

Political opposition leaves US hopes of hosting games uncertain

Obama presses Ethiopia on human rights

US president lauds Addis Ababa’s efforts to fight militants

Puerto Rico bondholders present debt plan

Improving tax collection could help avoid default, says report

US business pledges climate change action

Plans could mean $140bn in green investments, says White House

Law tie-up tests east-west compatibility

Dentons-Dacheng union shows challenges of doing business in China

Historic trade deal inches nearer in Maui

Five-year long talks culminate in meetings over final agreement

Hillary’s war on quarterly capitalism

Mrs Clinton’s platform is both accurate and popular

Lowflation forever in the US?