The withdrawal means Japan joins Iceland and Norway in openly defying the IWC's ban on commercial whale hunting
Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office after a Christmas video conference with US troops deployed abroad, president also says US companies are 'the greatest in the world' and presented a 'tremendous' buying opportunity
Greg Kelly released on bail after court rejects prosecutors' request to keep Kelly behind bars
Government rules out payment in US dollars as strike enters its fourth week
Worries over U.S. economic and political turmoil trigger massive selloff
The $47.5 billion budget is less than half of last year's, mainly due to the severe depreciation of the local currency following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal and restore US sanctions.
Analysts say Trump's criticism increases worries for investors already concerned over politics & trade
Euronext operates stock exchanges in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin and Lisbon
The ministry said BMW deliberately tried to cover up the technical issues with the exhaust gas recirculation
Move, apparently aimed at easing nerves in financial markets, comes in wake of US stocks plunge on concerns over slowing economy
Acting chief of staff Mulvaney says it should come as no surprise that President Trump is unhappy the central bank 'is raising rates and we think driving down the value of the stock market'
Oil prices have shed more than 36 percent since early October to trade at $54 (47 euros) per barrel, due to fears of oversupply and weak global demand