President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world. The Group of Seven nations are gathering in a French beach resort town at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump's tenure, with his public comments and decision-making increasingly … [Read more...] about Trump Faces Limits of Go-It-Alone Stance at G7 Global Summit
The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategic and economic interest in the Danish territory. The State Department says in a letter to Congress that re-establishing a consulate in Nuuk is part of a broader plan to increase the U.S. presence in the arctic. A copy of the letter was obtained Friday … [Read more...] about US to Open Greenland Consulate Amid Increased Interest
An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington now lists its destination as a port in Turkey. The crew of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, changed its listed destination in its Automatic Identification System to Mesrin, Turkey, early Saturday. However, mariners can input any destination into the AIS, so … [Read more...] about Iranian Oil Tanker Pursued by US Says It Is Going to Turkey
The U.S. government's final management plan for lands in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized doesn't include many new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there, but it does include a few more safeguards than were in a proposal issued last year. The Bureau of Land Management's plan for the Grand … [Read more...] about US Government Issues Final Utah Monument Plan
Against the backdrop of a vulnerable economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell takes center stage Friday with the financial world seeking clarity on whether last month's first Fed rate cut in a decade likely marked the start of a period of easier credit. The confusion has only heightened in the days leading to the annual gathering of global central bankers in Jackson … [Read more...] about Investors Hope Powell’s Speech Offers Clarity. But Will It?