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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP confirmed Friday that he told congressional leaders he’d keep the government closed for a year or longer if Democrats refuse to provide more money to construct a wall on the border with Mexico./ BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Trump says he threatened to keep government closed for years

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump confirmed that he told congressional leaders he’d keep the government closed for a year or longer if Democrats refuse...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP invited a trade war after approving tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to act on threats of retaliation on Twitter. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Trump invites `easy to win’ trade war as tariff anger spreads

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump invited a trade war after slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to act on...
MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES, including Coca-Cola Co., say they’ll turn over most gains from proposed corporate tax cuts to their shareholders instead of raising wages or increasing new hires. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Trump’s tax promises undercut by CEO plans to help investors

NEW YORK - Major companies including Cisco Systems Inc., Pfizer Inc. and Coca-Cola Co. say they’ll turn over most gains from proposed corporate tax cuts...
U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP left, and Jerome Powell, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Trump's nominee as chairman of the Federal Reserve, walk out to a nomination announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. If approved by the Senate, the 64-year-old former Carlyle Group LP managing director and ex-Treasury undersecretary would succeed Fed Chair Janet Yellen. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Trump says he’ll nominate Jerome Powell to lead Federal Reserve

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said Thursday he would nominate Jerome Powell to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, saying he had won the respect...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP said he’s ready to declare opioid addiction a national emergency Thursday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHIOTA

Trump says he’ll declare opioid addiction national emergency

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said he’s ready to declare opioid addiction a national emergency, which could clear the way for extra funding...
HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, was shot at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Tuesday morning. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO /ANDREW HARRER

Top House Republican Scalise among injured in Virginia shooting

NEW YORK - The third-highest ranked U.S. House Republican and at least four others were injured Wednesday morning in a shooting at a congressional...
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