California sues Trump over that wall

The state already has a 76km border wall and alleges waivers issued to build the wall violate the 10th amendment of the US constitution

Mexican rescuers race against time to free trapped survivors

The death toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake has risen above 200 people, and emergency workers are arriving from abroad to help with rescue and clean-up efforts

US Fed to shrink assets next month

Federal Reserve announces gradual end to its crisis-era stimulus programme starting next month when it will gradually reduce the size of its $4.5-trillion in ...

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico two weeks after Irma ravaged the island

Maria is the fourth major hurricane in an active Atlantic season, and could cause $30bn worth of damage to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

Mexico digs for survivors as death toll mounts in devastating earthquake

The 7.1-magnitude quake struck 32 years to the day after the 1985 earthquake that killed an estimated 10,000 people

Premier pleads for help after hurricane devastates Dominica

Dominica Premier Roosevelt Skerrit says initial reports on the eastern Caribbean island show ‘widespread devastation’

Apocalyptic warning from Trump on North Korea

US president tells North Korea at UN General Assembly it faces total destruction if it does not back down from its nuclear stance

Current-account deficit widens in US

The second-quarter current-account deficit represented 2.6% of GDP, the largest since the first quarter of 2016

Wall Street’s conventional wisdom about bonds may be completely wrong

When the Fed brings down its crisis-era debt investments, US treasury yields have to up, right? Not if you factor in the unwinding of quantitative easing

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi breaks her long silence over onslaught against Rohingya

Anyone responsible for abuses will face the law, she says, without addressing the UN accusation of ethnic cleansing

Hurricane Maria plows into Dominica, heads for US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

This is the second Category 5 storm in a hurricane season that is only halfway through and has already set records

Now US seaboard braces for Hurricane Jose

Heavy seas, strong winds and rain are expected as Jose moves north off east coast, while tropical storm Maria heads for Caribbean

Trump says ‘bureaucracy’ is hindering UN and US

The United States is the biggest financial contributor to the United Nations and Trump wants a better return on their investment, or he will implement funding ...

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron make UN debuts

North Korea, Iran, Myanmar and global warming will dominate the agenda — as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the US push for cost cuts

ANALYSIS: Trump’s Lattice rejection is bad news for other Chinese investment

Trump’s rejection of a Beijing-backed fund’s attempt to acquire a US semiconductor company was for many in Washington an easy call, but the decision did little ...

Norma reaches hurricane strength in Pacific near Mexico, says NHC

Max has triggered warnings of life-threatening conditions in areas hit by the devastating 8.2 quake, which killed 96 people

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