US Elections 2020

Trump formally kicks off his 2020 re-election campaign

The US president, who has been holding campaign-style rallies since the 2016 election, launches his 2020 bid in Florida.

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Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

Construction on the controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is planned to start this year.

Palestinian finances on the brink of ruin: Reuters

Palestinian finances on the brink of ruin: Reuters

Head of Palestine Monetary Authority tells Reuters suspension of US aid has pushed finances to the brink.

Facebook set to launch Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook set to launch Libra cryptocurrency

The bitcoin rival is already backed by dozens of companies including Uber, PayPal and Mastercard.

US ups investment in Africa to counter China's influence

US ups investment in Africa to counter China's influence

US will more than double money available for investment in low- and middle-income countries, many of them in Africa.