|Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, accepted money from foreign entities without the required approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.
|Exclusive: Taiwan president says phone call with Trump can take place again|
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said a direct phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump could take place again and she urged the self-ruled island's political rival China to step up to its global responsibility to keep the peace as a large nation.
|Trump says U.S. will renegotiate trade pact with Canada, Mexico|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was ready to kill the 23-year-old trade agreement with Canada and Mexico but agreed to renegotiate it after pleas from their leaders, expressing optimism about extracting better terms for the United States.
|Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.
|U.S. Republican leaders hunt for votes for healthcare bill|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Republicans were making headway in efforts to build support for a reworked plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, but have not decided when to vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday.
|Jobless claims rise, but four-week average at two-month low|
filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last