November 25th @ 7:26 PM GMT
Yahoo! A former banker, a congressman, a former captain of industry: which one President-elect Donald Trump chooses as the US Treasury secretary will send a key message about his administration's economic plans. Several names have circulated in the race to replace Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's finance minister since 2013, but two seem to stand out: former Goldman Sachs investment banker Steven Mnuchin, 53, and the conservative Congressman Jeb Hensarling, 59. (Politics)
November 25th @ 5:01 PM GMT
Yahoo! Written off as finished on more than one occasion, Republicans party presidential candidate Alain Juppe is living proof that in French politics death is often temporary. Juppe, 71, who faces Francois Fillon in Sunday's rightwing primary runoff, has rebounded from what seemed hopeless lows to have a tilt at the president. Worse was to come in 2004 when he was convicted over a party finance scandal from the 1980s when he was finance director at Paris City Hall, then run by mayor Jacques Chirac. (Politics)
November 26th @ 7:48 AM GMT
CBS News President-elect Trump announced some new additions to his Cabinet. CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett has the latest news. (Politics)
November 26th @ 6:52 PM GMT
Yahoo! Now that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has received over $5 million to fund a recount in Wisconsin, and other battleground states, an official from the Clinton campaign has announced that they would be assisting with the recount efforts, even as the final results are not expected to change. Since the election, Elias noted, the Clinton campaign has been working to examine the election results, consulting with data scientists and lawyers to look for evidence of tampering, and ... (Technology)
November 27th @ 4:06 PM GMT
Yahoo! French conservatives voted Sunday for their nominee in next year's presidential election, choosing between two former prime ministers with some similar ideas on the economy but divergent views on how to prevent further terror attacks on French soil. (World)
November 26th @ 7:13 PM GMT
Yahoo! U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday that his administration would ''do all it can'' once he takes office on Jan. 20 to help increase freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro. Obama used his executive powers on a series of steps to ease trade, travel and financial restrictions against Cuba, arguing it was time to try diplomacy after the half-century-long economic embargo againstCuba had failed to shake the regime. Trump's first statement on ... (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 7:30 PM GMT
Yahoo! President-elect Donald Trump has named Washington attorney Donald McGahn as his White House Counsel, a senior transition official told Reuters on Friday. A former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and considered a top elections lawyer, McGahn may be charged with untangling the thicket of potential conflicts of interest that Trump, a real estate mogul with holdings all over the world, presents. Trump has said that as president, he will try to separate himself from running his compa... (Politics)
November 28th @ 8:46 PM GMT
CBS News The president has a 50 percent approval rating heading into his final months in office, a new poll found Monday (Politics)
November 27th @ 1:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! The new head of South Africa's anti-graft unit, which this month alleged influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma's cabinet, has laid a complaint against her predecessor for leaking a recorded interview with the president, newspaper Sunday Times reported on Sunday. Former watchdog Thuli Madonsela has said she had the right to make public the audio recording after Zuma accused her of not giving him an opportunity to defend himself. The report focused on claims that the brothers, Ajay, At... (Top Stories)
November 26th @ 4:46 PM GMT
Yahoo! President Barack Obama on Saturday said the United States is extending ''a hand of friendship to the Cuban people'' following the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. The United States restored diplomatic ties with Cuba in July 2015 and re-opened its embassy in Havana a month later in a historic rapprochement ending more than a half-century of Cold War enmity with the communist island. Obama made a landmark visit to Cuba in March. (Politics)
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