The Mexican peso and Canadian dollar rallied versus their U.S. rival on Wednesday on the back of hopes for progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
A conservative Mississippi state official, Cindy Hyde-Smith, was named on Wednesday to serve as a U.S. senator until a special election in November to replace 80-year-old Thad Cochran, who is retiring because of ill health.
The advice Trump received not to congratulate Putin on his victory was contained in the overnight briefing book he has in the residence
A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has successfully lifted off from the Baikonur launchpad in Kazakhstan. The rocket put their Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft in a designated orbit en route to the station, which it is due to dock at some point on Friday. The crew are Roscosmos' cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev and Nasa astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold.
Donald Trump has defended his decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his recent election victory, after it was revealed he ignored White House advice not to do so. He also claimed the last Republican president, George W Bush, did not have the “smarts” to develop a relationship with the Russian leader. “I called President Putin of Russia to congratulate him on his election victory (in past, Obama called him also),” Mr Trump wrote on Twitter.
Former policy adviser to Michelle Obama is shown breast-feeding her daughter, says women government leaders result in better policy outcomes.
The investigation that never should have started is prowling for a purpose. Anything could happen.
The Guinness Book of Records has already existed for more than 60 years. Every year it approves around 6,000 records out of 50,000 applications. It’s no wonder that some of those records are set by people known all over the world for their professional achievements. Here we present some record-breakers with celebrity status.
The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:40 a.m.
Cindy Hyde-Smith, a 58-year-old Republican, will fill Sen. Thad Cochran's vacant Senate seat once he retires
Donald Trump Jr.'s alleged affair with former Celebrity Apprentice contestant Aubrey O’Day came to an abrupt end in 2012 when his wife, Vanessa, discovered "sexy" text messages between the pair