The archive of all headlines from April 25, 2017, organized by time of publication.
There was palpable relief in Europe’s mainstream parties at the success of the centrist Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election.The uphill battle of Marine Le Pen’s National Front suggests that far-right populism has not fully crystallized electorally in Europe.
Republicans may control Washington, but President Trump’s insistence on money for his proposed border wall has turned a sure thing into a major drama. Democrats — whose votes are needed to pass any spending bill — and many Republicans have no interest in building a wall, certainly not in paying for it with a short-term spending bill.
Cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from its current level of 35 percent was one of President Trump’s marquee campaign promises. Doing so, however, could mean a significant reduction in revenue, endangering his vow to curb deficits. The White House plans to formally roll out its proposal on Wednesday.
With many of those promises as yet unfulfilled or abandoned, Trump and his aides scrambled Monday to present a glowing picture of vast accomplishment, downplaying the significance of the 100-day deadline.Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumber
University of California President Janet Napolitano’s office failed to disclose $175 million in budget reserves, a report says. It also finds that salaries paid to the office’s top staff were 'significantly higher' than those of comparable state employees in other agencies. BUSINESS
University of California President Janet Napolitano’s office failed to disclose $175 million in budget reserves, a report says. It also finds that salaries paid to the office’s top staff were 'significantly higher' than those of comparable state employees in other agencies.Read the state audit
Lawmakers from both parties said Michael T. Flynn may have violated the law by not disclosing his business dealings with Russia as required. Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, is also accused of inappropriately accepting funds.