WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat.
WASHINGTON — Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war.
BRUSSELS — The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia.
HONOLULU — A former Honolulu police chief and his deputy prosecutor wife who are fighting corruption allegations face additional charges.
HONOLULU — Funding for a program to preserve the sites where Japanese-Americans were interned during World War II has moved forward after becoming the backdrop of a spat between a Hawaii congresswoman and the Interior Department boss.
HONOLULU — Some of those who called 911 during the confusion after a cellphone and broadcast alert mistakenly warned of a ballistic missile headed to Hawaii were relieved there was no danger, while others were angry about the scare, according to a sampling of emergency calls released by the Honolulu Police Department.
HONOLULU — A former speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives will resign by next week to resolve sexual harassment allegations brought by several women, the latest case of an elected official being forced from office over misconduct.