Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is backing away from a central Liberal election vow to return the public books to balance before the end of this mandate. He also told Montreal's La Presse the budget will show a deficit larger than the promised cap of $10 billion.
NATO defence ministers finished two days of meetings in Brussels to discuss the anti-ISIS fight today, as three warships were deployed to stop migrant smuggling between Turkey and Greece. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said feedback on Canada's new counter-ISIS mission has been positive.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's first 100 days in office may not have been quite enough to implement a 21st-century agenda. But it is perhaps enough time to start. Or at least to set yourself up for the 1,300 days that follow.
(Reuters) - Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards presented a dire picture of the state's fiscal situation on Thursday, urging lawmakers to consider a set of budget cuts and revenue-raising measures, including tax increases.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved legislation to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system on Thursday as part of a six-year bill to authorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill that will strengthen trade enforcement rules and provide new tools to address currency manipulation, the White House said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee will hear from the top U.S. antitrust bosses next month to discuss a wave of big mergers over the past year, according to a staffer briefed on the hearing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Friday on legislation broadening sanctions against North Korea that is expected to pass with overwhelming support, sending the measure to the White House for President Barack Obama to sign into law.
ATHERTON, Calif./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. State Department investigators last year issued a subpoena to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation seeking documents about projects run by the charity that may have required U.S. government approval when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will officially nominate acting Education Secretary John B. King to fill the post permanently, he said in a statement on Thursday, urging the Senate to quickly confirm King for the job.
South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn said the Congressional Black Caucus will endorse Hillary Clinton on Thursday but he has yet to decide whether to back the former secretary of state or rival Bernie Sanders.
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, despite their victories in the New Hampshire primaries, may or may not ever compete in a real presidential debate. But just in case, two comedians are here with the next best thing.
Democratic Rep. John Lewis on Thursday questioned the extent of Bernie Sanders' participation in the civil rights movement after an event where the Congressional Black Caucus political action committee endorsed Hillary Clinton.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he could perform well in the upcoming slate of southern primaries despite his appeal to moderates, expressing confidence that he could even notch victories in deeply red states like Mississippi.
Russia was behind a December cyber attack on Ukraine's power grid that caused widespread power outages, a senior Obama administration official told CNN Thursday, the first such definitive comment from a U.S. government official.
Iran's state television released new footage Wednesday of 10 U.S. Navy sailors detained by Tehran that appears to show one of the men in tears. U.S. military officials told CNN the video, released by broadcaster IRIB and titled "American Tears," is likely authentic.