We think of today’s Washington as being rigidly divided along party lines on nearly every issue. But a bloc of Democrats in the Senate just joined with Republicans and the Trump administration on a bill that would lighten some restrictions on banks imposed by the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law, one of President Obama’s signature policy achievements. Meanwhile, some congressional Republicans are considering legislation that would stop President Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which several Democrats and labor leaders have publicly supported.
The Ireland-based company raised A$211 million ($143.21 million) from its initial public offering, Australia’s largest so far this year.
Seized by British Royal Marines, Grace 1 was accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.
Investing.com – Asian markets were mixed in morning trade on Friday as Beijing said the looming U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are violations of accords reached earlier this year.