Hillary Clinton’s political problems over foreign contributions to her family’s foundation and other issues appear to be fueling an appetite on the left for an insurgent primary challenge.
The Clinton Foundation acknowledged Sunday that the nonprofit group “made mistakes” in IRS filings and defended its disclosure of controversial contributions from a Canadian financier, following days of intense public scrutiny about foundation finances.
President Obama secretly granted the Central Intelligence Agency more flexibility to conduct drone strikes targeting terror suspects in Pakistan than anywhere else in the world after approving more restrictive rules in 2013, according to a published report.
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Sino-British banking giant HSBC Holdings PLC has been considering plans to sell its U.K. retail bank for 20 billion pounds ($30.4 billion), according to a report by the Sunday Times.
Resource shares led the Australian stock market higher, with Sydney's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 up 0.7% about an hour into Monday trade, tracking strength in some of the commodities markets.
Japanese stocks saw their early Monday gains melt away, as a rising yen helped to limit the upside, and a couple of disappointing earnings reports dragged on the auto sector.