Trump calls for more U.S. auto jobs, factories ahead of CEO meeting
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will push the chief executives of General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to increase production in the United States and boost American employment. "I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!" Trump said in a tweet ahead of the breakfast meeting with automakers, saying he would discuss U.S. jobs with the chief executives.
Parliament must vote before UK can trigger Brexit, top court rules
By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain's exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them. By a majority of eight to three, the UK's highest judicial body decided May could not use executive powers known as "royal prerogative" to invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty and so begin two years of divorce talks. "The referendum is of great political significance, but the Act of Parliament which established it did not say what should happen as a result," said David Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court.
Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary
It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more. If you're rusty on some of those terms, grab this glossary ...
Scotland's Sturgeon says Brexit ruling shows devolution promises "worthless"The British government is politically obliged to consult the nation's devolved assemblies on exiting the European Union, regardless of a Supreme Court ruling earlier on Tuesday saying their consent was not legally necessary, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said. "The claims about Scotland being an equal partner are being exposed as nothing more than empty rhetoric and the very foundations of the devolution settlement that are supposed to protect our interests ... are being shown to be worthless," she said. Britain's Supreme Court said Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union.
Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing
Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, says the government's "debt is a problem that must be addressed sooner, rather than ...
UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament
Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans ...
NJ Transit resumes service after storm delaysNew Jersey Transit trains resumed normal service Tuesday after making repairs to storm damage that delayed thousands of commuters. Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains were on or close ...
'Get up. We've got to get out': Storms kill 20 in the South
Bonnie and Wayne Collier were jolted awake in their mobile home by a cellphone weather alert early Sunday. They jumped up, turned on the TV, saw a tornado warning and decided to run. "We heard the ...
Powerful storm hammers U.S. East with heavy snow, wind gusts
The storm, known as a nor'easter, was forecast to bring snowfalls of up to 9 inches (23 cm) along with icy rains and wind gusts of 40 mph (65 kph) to northern Pennsylvania through central New York and into Maine on Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said.
BT shares plunge on cost of Italian accounting scandalLONDON (AP) ? Shares in telecoms giant BT plunged by almost a fifth Tuesday after the London-based company warned that the cost of an accounting scandal at its Italian business is bigger than expected and will weigh on its earnings.