Wall Street stocks finished solidly higher for a second straight session on Friday on hopes of a breakthrough in US-China trade talks.
Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said his Twitter account had been suspended for a week, the latest online platform to take action against the activist.
Prosecutors wrapped up their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort on Wednesday, accusing Donald Trump's former campaign chief of weaving a web of lies to hide tens of millions of dollars earned working for Russian-backed politicians in Ukraine.
Wall Street stocks finished solidly higher Tuesday amid more positive sentiment about the Turkish currency crisis that depressed markets the last two sessions.
President Donald Trump took another swipe at his former "Apprentice" and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday in especially angry terms, slamming her as a "dog" and a "crazed, crying lowlife" as her tell-all book hits stores.
FBI special agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after it was revealed he had exchanged anti-Trump text messages with his lover, has been fired, his lawyer said Monday.
Former White House staffer and TV celebrity Omarosa Manigault Newman has released a recording of a private conversation with President Donald Trump after she was fired.
The United States said Wednesday it was imposing new sanctions on Russia, as it accused the government in Moscow of using a "lethal" nerve agent in an attempted assassination in Britain.
Rick Gates, the key witness in the trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort, described in detail on Tuesday how he helped his ex-boss evade US taxes on millons of dollars for political consulting work done in Ukraine.