The US government's polarizing decision to ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries set the tone for a year of "hate-filled rhetoric," Amnesty said.
Inflation running slightly below target shouldn't deter the Fed from raising interest rates, Fed Governor Randal Quarles said in a speech.
Qantas is planning 'huge changes' for its international business next year, which is expected to spur its earnings, its CEO said.
Walmart is offering its first glimpse of a redesigned Walmart.com, starting in the home department.
China and the Trans-Pacific trade pact will be on the agenda when both leaders meet, an Australian official said.
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No personnel were injured when an unidentified man threw an explosive device late Wednesday night. The attacker was killed.
A robot now delivers items to guest rooms at a hotel in Singapore, but when CNBC visited it wasn't exactly smooth going.
The Australian dollar is made of polymer, which makes it highly durable and difficult to replicate.
Fed's Kashkari is unsure if Trump's $1.5 trillion tax cuts will boost investment.
The Government is expected to pass the halfway mark today towards meeting its target of relocating 20,000 Syrian refugees from countries around the conflict zone.
A top U.S. Treasury diplomat accused Beijing of "non-market behavior".
China's billionaire population is on the rise — and the vast majority of them are self-made, according to Wealth-X.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is this week in India, but the politician is not getting much of a reception.
South Korea's chaebols stand to gain from sponsoring the Olympics, but the games are also tricky terrain to navigate.
A new app called IRL aims to get teens to break their addiction to selfies and likes.
Oil at Japan shores is likely to be from a sunken Iranian tanker, the Japan Coast Guard said.
British lawmakers said they are launching an inquiry into digital currencies
Too many stocks in one sector will spell disaster during the next bear market, say analyst.
Tearful school shooting survivors have met President Trump and urged him to bring in stricter gun control - his response, a proposal to arm teachers.
The 10-year Treasury yield is getting dangerously close to 3 percent, which would set off alarm bells for some stock investors.
US is considering new sanctions against Russia in response to election meddling and a cyber attack last year.
The decision clears a path for President Nicolás Maduro’s re-election and threw the future of the nation’s political opposition further into doubt.
South Korea has spent about 240 million won ($223,237) on Kim Yo Jong's Olympic visit.
CEOs have a social responsibility to take a stand on gun violence, says Yale management guru.
Airstrikes and continuous shelling are driving the residents of Eastern Ghouta, Syria underground. Health clinics have run out of medical supplies and are now using expired medicines as newborns must take their first breaths underground.
The devastation wrought in Eastern Ghouta by a relentless bombardment by the Syrian regime has forced doctors to use expired drugs and scramble for water as the number of dead reached 300 in three days, medics and activists said.
Skating legend Dorothy Hamill has a piece of advice for Olympic athletes: Put your money with people you know and trust.
Despite the ruling against the ex-prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, the real power of the country’s dominant political party still rests with him.
Fed officials saw higher growth and an uptick in inflation as the basis for gradually raising interest rates.
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Gowdy questioned a statement made by an EPA spokesman that Pruitt had a "blanket waiver" enabling him to fly first class, which he later amended.
A gallery was ordered to withdraw a work that labeled Catalan separatist leaders as political prisoners from an exhibit at Madrid’s main arts fair.
Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize.
The company is raising even more cash for its controversial blockchain-powered network.
A Kylie Jenner bot latched onto a tweet by the real reality TV star, spamming her and her followers with links to a hazardous website.
Dozens of girls are missing after the militants raided a school, raising fears they may have been taken hostage just like girls from Chibok in 2014.
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President Donald Trump spoke with survivors of school shootings at the White House on Wednesday.
Hard-line supporters of withdrawal are dismayed by a suggestion that the transition after leaving the European Union could be longer than two years.
A passenger bus fell off a cliff on the nation’s most important highway, the second such deadly bus accident this year on the notoriously dangerous road.
Chris Mazdzer, Team USA luge medalist, discusses winning silver in the luge competition in Pyeongchang.
GE has slid 17 percent this year as the stock's stunning decline continues, and some see further downside looming.
Robert Weaver has also had his claims of management experience at a Missouri hospital questioned.
If the Fed meeting had been held now, with all the information that's come out since January, traders believe it would have been more hawkish
President Trump's Council of Economic Advisers warned that taxing gas to pay for roads is an "imperfect" system.
Roku plunged on weak quarterly guidance.
The potential breach is intensifying concerns about Toys R Us' ability to emerge from bankruptcy, sources tell CNBC.
Spring ski and snowboarding deals abound, if you can avoid the spring break crowds.
The Securities and Exchange Commission says BitFunder was an unregistered securities exchange that defrauded users
Ford found Nair had behaved in ways 'inconsistent with company’s code of conduct.'
Pandora shares jumped more than 9 percent after reporting significant growth in subscription revenue.
President Donald Trump meets Wednesday with people affected by American school shootings.
Amazon shares hit a new all-time high on Wednesday, surpassing the price of $1,500 apiece for the first time.
Stocks and bonds duked it out over how to interpret the Fed's latest minutes, and it seems the bond market is winning.
"Neither of us are afraid of a little bit of grist in the system, neither in business nor in our marriage."
Facebook has started using artificial intelligence to spot people who could be at risk of suicide.
The Federal Reserve is more hawkish now than it was during its January meeting, David Kelly says.
Archaeologists discovered ancient human remains, Mayan relics and the bones of Ice Age animals in what's believed to be the largest flooded cave in the world.
New report from 26 technology experts issues dire warning about the potential of malicious artificial intelligence.
President Donald Trump's economic advisor Kevin Hassett believes the economy has returned to a 3 percent growth rate.
The average cost of attending one of the top 10 law schools is now $60,293 per year.
Former General Electric boss Jeff Immelt was consistent in his overly optimistic approach to running the once-massive company.
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A beachside requirement abroad doesn't have to require language lessons.
The Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind “Last Men in Aleppo” and “Icarus” are grappling with a very real vexation: fear of Russian meddling.
Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot who is running for Congress in Kentucky, told CNNi she won't take money from the NRA.
A ferry has been struck by an explosion in Mexico, reportedly injuring around a dozen people who were on board.
The U.S. SEC published updated guidance on how public companies should disclose cyber security risks and breaches.
"I need to pay higher taxes."
Venezuelans reported losing on average 24 lbs in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty.
Most small businesses struggle with sexual harassment policy in the #MeToo movement era.
Keith Schiller left the White House in September and immediately started a lucrative consulting job with the Republican party's 2020 convention.
Broadcom lowered its bid Wednesday in response to a possible Qualcomm tie-up with NXP Semiconductors, which Broadcom sees as lowering the company's value.
A severe shortage of affordable homes for sale caused a sharp and unexpected drop in January closings.
Morin has built a digital media company that has a predominantly female audience — and workforce.
Federal Reserve officials see increased economic growth and an uptick in inflation as justification to continue to raise interest rates gradually.
While global attention has focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, other long-running ethnic conflicts plague Myanmar’s restive borderlands.
Engineers at the University of Tokyo have created a flexible LED called "skin electronics" that can show critical health information right on your arm.
J.P. Morgan's expansion into new markets will spark a war with other big banks it doesn't plan on losing, according to Morgan Stanley.
Facebook says its political advertising tools significantly boosted the U.S. presidential campaign of Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson.
It's almost impossible to discharge student loans in bankruptcy. That could all change.
Special counsel Robert Mueller told the court on Friday that new criminal conduct was discovered in the case.
A Chicago bank loaned $16 million to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
The government told state-run secondary schools, though not the many church-run schools, to offer alternative courses.
Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI, a nonprofit organization he cofounded in 2015, as Tesla continues to focus on artificial intelligence.
Elizabeth Swaney's less-than-stellar halfpipe runs at the Winter Games went viral.
Immelt has joined the board of directors of Radiology Partners, about two weeks after becoming Athenahealth chairman.
President Donald Trump is open to banning all guns for certain individuals.
Incumbent Democratic senators from Florida, Missouri and Wisconsin are facing major challenges in 2018.
Marc Lore spoke to CNBC Wednesday after a report surfaced that the Jet.com founder was considering stepping down from his new post at Walmart.
The top trending video on YouTube Wednesday morning claimed a survivor of last week's shooting at a Florida high school was a "crisis actor."
Tops filed for bankruptcy, due to unsustainable debt, falling food prices and competition that forced it to reorganize.
One Oppenheimer technician says history actually points to rising rates as a bullish sign for stocks.
Cities near Silicon Valley did not make the top of the list.
Animal-rights advocates have long criticized the track. Its closing also reflects the island’s transformation into a popular tourist destination for families.
The White House praised an experimental program that charges mileage tax to drivers.
Twitter and Snap are more attractive now that Facebook is no longer the "only game in town" for advertisers, GBH Insights said Wednesday.
Jon Cordova reportedly wrote that Barack Obama would not have won the presidency if he were white.