The U.S. budget deficit is expected to dip slightly to US$559 billion in fiscal year 2017 compared to US$587 billion a year earlier, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday.
They are suspected to have abused their positions for personal gain on the project," an MACC source said.
The top executives of Aetna and Humana on Tuesday issued a joint statement saying that they continue to believe in their US$34 billion merger deal after a court ruled against it for antitrust reasons, and said that they would consider all available options.
An equally divided federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider its landmark decision that the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.
India launched an investigation Tuesday after a publicity stunt for a new film starring Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan triggered a stampede at a train station, leaving one fan dead.
Two months after nine SAF military vehicles were detained by Hong Kong Customs, Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung says they will be released to Singapore.
President Donald Trump intends to keep FBI Director James Comey in his post, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, as the bureau continues its investigation into potential ties between Trump aides and the Russian government.
The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel will put forward former European Parliament President Martin Schulz to challenge conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in the September election, said a party source on Tuesday.
German Social Democrat (SPD) chairman Sigmar Gabriel declined to comment on Tuesday on a report on the Meedia website saying he had told Stern magazine he would not run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in the September election.
BlackRock Inc will scrutinize how companies plan to use the cash they bring back to the United States as part of a tax holiday backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, CEO Larry Fink said in a letter distributed on Tuesday.