US President Donald Trump has said Treasury Department official David Malpass is his choice to lead the World Bank.
President Donald Trump, preparing to meet a Chinese trade delegation, has said the United States will not reach any final trade agreement with China until he sits down again with President Xi Jinping.
China has called on Washington to “stop the unreasonable crackdown” on Huawei after the United States stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on charges of stealing technology and violating sanctions on Iran.
US singer Chris Brown has been released from custody in Paris over rape allegations against him, officials say.
Musician Billy Ray Cyrus sang a song he wrote for soldiers of the Vietnam War at a service for a 22-year-old police officer killed in the line of duty.
Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial in New York is scheduled for May 6, his lawyer has said.
A US judge has denied Kevin Spacey’s request to skip his appearance in court on accusations that he groped a young man.
Stocks have surged on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average vaulting more than 1,000 points, its biggest one-day point-gain ever.
Nissan executive Greg Kelly was released from detention in Japan after being granted bail over the alleged under-reporting of his boss Carlos Ghosn’s pay.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals against his sexual assault conviction.
Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died aged 81.
Floyd Estel Parton, the “sweet baby brother” of country singer Dolly Parton, has died.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers have filed a list of 11 alleged trial errors as they try to undo his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term.
Actor Kirk Douglas has celebrated his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law.
Opec’s president has said the oil cartel in conjunction with non-Opec producers including Russia have agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day in January for six months.
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 61th annual Grammy Awards, announced on Friday by The Recording Academy.
The music of Black Panther, with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer has said his sexual assault case has devolved into a mess of lying witnesses and hidden evidence and should be thrown out.
Nissan Motor fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman in a dramatic end to the powerful executive’s nearly two decade long reign at the Japanese carmaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties.
Nissan Motor has confirmed that its board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after he was arrested on suspicion of falsifying financial reports and other misconduct.
Nissan Motor’s board of directors has voted to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after he was arrested on suspicion of falsifying financial reports and other misconduct, according to Japanese media reports.
Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars.
Hospital casualty departments across northern Scotland have dealt with significant extra demand caused by wintry weather.