Defence officials have said that US Navy ships will accompany US-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, to make sure they are not interfered with by Iran.
US markets closed sharply lower on Thursday with investors disappointed by weak company earnings and Wednesday’s GDP figures continuing to dampen sentiment.
Bernie Sanders, a US senator and self-proclaimed socialist, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
US bond giant Pimco hires former US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke after the departure of ‘bond king’ Bill Gross last year.
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Baltimore ‘Michael Jackson’ tries to keep the peace
US President Barack Obama has said that rioting in the city of Baltimore has highlighted a crisis in policing in some American communities.