By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Chris Christie considered the future of his struggling U.S. presidential bid on Wednesday amid news reports he would suspend his campaign and narrow the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump. A disappointing sixth-place finish in Tuesday’s New Hampshire nominating contest raised doubts about the combative New Jersey governor’s viability as a candidate for the Nov. 8 election. The Wall Street Journal quoted a senior adviser to the campaign as saying Christie was expected to make an announcement soon suspending his campaign.
The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s question-and-answer session on Wednesday before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, where she delivered the central bank’s semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress. YELLEN ON SEEING NO NEED SOON TO CUT RATES “I do not expect that the FOMC is going to be soon in a situation where it’s necessary to cut rates. Let’s remember that the labor market is continuing to perform well, to improve.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that the U.S. central bank is analyzing the prospect of negative interest rates in the spirit of prudent planning, but it is not a preferred option.
Mike Tyson’s introspection, talking of being a husband and parent, has always belied his glowering image as one of the storied heavyweights in boxing history. It is that quality that has made his autobiographical one-man show, “Undisputed Truth,” a hit …
A few things have changed in the six years since People magazine declared Ryan Reynolds the “Sexiest Man Alive!” And some of those may involve changing diapers and getting fewer hours of sleep.
Just over two months ago, President Barack Obama stood in front of world leaders at the U.N. climate talks in Paris and said the U.S., as the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, “not only recognizes our role in creating this problem, we embrace our responsibility to do something about it,” backing up what many viewed as robust plans to significantly cut U.S. emissions.
But on Tuesday night, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a potential death blow to the only means Obama has to make good on those commitments. The court issued a “stay” effectively blocking the Environmental
By Patrick W Gavin
It’s that time in the presidential race when candidates start dropping out, but those who do are hardly losers. Patrick Gavin explains why it’s good business to run for president, and why each candidate (including Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina) has a lot to gain for trying
For most, the birth of your child is a moment you will never forget.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after failing to break out from a field in which non-traditional candidates are making strides. That’s according to …