President Trump announced at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting that the U.S. will drop out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups.
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U.S. sanctions Venezuela's foreign minister, Venezuelan judge
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, saying it would pursue those in President Nicolas Maduro's government for corruption as well as officials conducting diplomacy on his behalf.
Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies
Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seeking the party's presidential nomination.
Biden raises $6.3 million in first 24 hours of campaign
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign, providing a stronger showing than any of his rivals.
Russian agent Butina begs U.S. judge for mercy, gets 18 months in prison
Admitted Russian agent Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday after the Siberia native, her voice breaking with emotion, begged a judge for mercy and expressed remorse for conspiring with a Russian official to infiltrate a gun rights group and influence U.S. conservative activists and Republicans.
Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations
Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 billion and $91.5 billion.
Canada to enact final tariffs for two types of steel
Canada said on Friday it would enact final special tariffs, called safeguards, to protect Canadian steel workers' jobs in the face of foreign steel being dumped on the Canadian market.
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Pioneer Natural Resources is in advanced talks to sell its Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas to privately owned energy producer Ensign Natural Resources, five sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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