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Trump picks envoy to Canada Kelly Craft for U.N. ambassador2/22/2019 11:32:31 PM President Donald Trump said on Friday he was nominating Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his envoy to the United Nations.Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in Florida prostitution sting2/22/2019 11:25:39 PM Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots, was charged in Florida with soliciting prostitution after he was captured on video engaging in sex acts with a worker at a massage parlor, police said on Friday.Time's Up leader resigned after sexual allegation against son2/22/2019 11:22:57 PM The leader of the Time's Up group set up last year to fight sexual harassment resigned after her own son was accused of sexual misconduct, the organization said on Friday.Trump says inclined to extend China trade deadline, to meet Xi soon2/22/2019 11:17:11 PM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was "a very good chance" the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement.No more MOUs! USTR Lighthizer tweaks trade terminology after dispute with Trump2/22/2019 11:17:11 PM In trade talks between the United States and China, Memorandums of Understanding - the building blocks of what would be a historic deal - are officially out.As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two2/22/2019 11:04:53 PM Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing two, witnesses said, as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.-backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation.Venezuela, United States still discussing status of U.S. diplomats: minister2/22/2019 11:03:59 PM Venezuela and the United States are still in discussions about the status of U.S. diplomats in Caracas ahead of next week's deadline imposed by President Nicolas Maduro for them to leave, Venezuela's foreign minister said on Friday.Trump says could include Huawei and ZTE in trade deal2/22/2019 10:33:43 PM U.S. President Donald trump said on Friday he may or may not include Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp in the trade deal being negotiated between the United States and China.Venezuela opposition leader Guaido arrives at Colombia aid concert2/22/2019 10:32:16 PM Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido arrived arm-in-arm with Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday at a concert in Colombia that aims to raise $100 million for humanitarian aid for his country.S&P 500 posts highest close since November 8 on trade optimism2/22/2019 10:25:30 PM The S&P 500 posted its highest closing level since Nov. 8 on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.Branson's Virgin Galactic takes another step toward space tourism2/22/2019 10:25:08 PM A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson’s company closer to its goal of suborbital flights for space tourists.Brazil has 200 tons of aid for Venezuela, trucks cannot cross border2/22/2019 10:24:13 PM Brazil has 200 tons of food and medicine ready for Venezuela but only one Venezuelan truck has arrived to pick the aid up at the Air Force base in the northern city of Boa Vista, Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Friday.U.S.-China trade hopes lift stocks; oil hits three-month high2/22/2019 10:06:20 PM Stocks rose in major markets across the world on Friday on bets of progress in trade talks between China and the United States, while crude futures hit their highest level in more than three months supported by ongoing supply cuts.Democrats launch resolution to stop Trump border emergency2/22/2019 9:31:57 PM The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution aimed at stopping President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the border with Mexico, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday.Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics2/22/2019 9:06:20 PM The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court.New York pursuing charges against Manafort whether or not Trump pardons him: source2/22/2019 9:02:41 PM The Manhattan district attorney is pursuing criminal charges against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, whether or not Trump pardons him for his federal convictions, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal2/22/2019 9:00:30 PM Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in the area on Friday, and welcomed a White House reversal of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out all U.S. troops.North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote2/22/2019 8:59:14 PM North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party.Mexican president to help 'El Chapo' sisters, mother visit him in U.S.2/22/2019 8:51:44 PM Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday he had told Mexican authorities to help two sisters and the mother of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman visit the drug lord in the United States following his conviction for narcotics trafficking.A Fed pivot, born of volatility, missteps, and new economic reality2/22/2019 8:48:47 PM The Federal Reserve's promise in January to be "patient" about further interest rate hikes, putting a three-year-old process of policy tightening on hold, calmed markets after weeks of turmoil that wiped out trillions of dollars of household wealth.