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Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 3:52 PMAP

  Comcast made a US$65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time...

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:46 AMAP

  Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other United States airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines. As the investigation into last week's deadly...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 1:38 PMAP

Various outlets have reported that the 33-year-old reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian, has given birth to a baby girl, but her reps have not commented. Kardashian was expecting the baby with Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson. The birth...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMAP

  Executives with President Donald Trump's family hotel business on Monday abandoned the management offices of a luxury hotel in Panama that has been the scene of a tense, 12-day standoff over a business dispute with the hotel's owners...

Published:Tuesday | February 27, 2018 | 12:26 AMAP

  American delivery giant UPS is suing the European Union's antitrust regulator for blocking a merger with Dutch firm TNT Express, which later was snapped up by UPS rival FedEx Corp. United Parcel Service Inc is seeking euro1.742 billion (...

Published:Wednesday | February 14, 2018 | 12:19 AMAP

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the global economy is recovering strongly for the first time in a decade, but the central bank needs to remain alert to any emerging risks to financial stability. In brief remarks during a...

Published:Monday | February 5, 2018 | 7:21 PMAP

  The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. The stock market pullback that experts had been saying was long overdue has finally come. Investor fears about higher interest rates escalated into rapid, computer-generated...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:09 AMAP

  New rules to protect investors, improve market transparency and honesty and prevent another financial crisis went into effect on Wednesday in Europe. The regulations are more than a million paragraphs long, took six years to write and...

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:56 AMAP

  South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday demanded a 12-year prison term for Samsung's jailed billionaire heir, Lee Jae-yong, who maintained his innocence during an appeal of his conviction on bribery and other charges. In August, a lower...

Published:Wednesday | December 20, 2017 | 11:10 PMAP
Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 8:33 PMAP

  Even by bitcoin standards, Thursday was a wild ride. With a few hours, the volatile digital currency surged above US$19,000, dropped back below US$16,000, and then see-sawed before settling in just above US$17,000 late Thursday in the United...

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Published:Tuesday | August 29, 2017 | 12:46 AMAP

  Flood damage from Harvey is likely to reach into the tens of billions and the storm is expected to cause south Texas’ economy to shrink, at least in the near term. Harvey is swamping refineries along the Gulf Coast, leading to higher...

Published:Monday | August 28, 2017 | 2:16 PMAP

  Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company. Uber's fractured eight-...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 3:05 PMAP

  The Venezuelan government on Monday claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast the country's political system even as condemnations of the process poured in from governments around the world and the opposition at home. The United...

Published:Wednesday | July 12, 2017 | 12:53 PMAP

  A federal judge has convicted former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of corruption and money laundering and sentenced him to nine and a half years in jail. Lula will remain free while an appeal is heard. The former president...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 5:45 PMAP

  Microsoft is laying off thousands of employees in a shake-up aimed at selling more subscriptions to software applications that can be used on any internet-connected device. Most of the people losing their jobs work in sales and are located...

Published:Tuesday | June 20, 2017 | 4:35 PMAP

  The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday. Benchmark US crude lost 97 cents, or 2.2 per cent, to settle at US$43.23 per barrel, and Brent crude, the international standard, fell 89 cents to US$46.02 per barrel. The...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2017 | 12:03 AMAP

  The United States Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in six months, providing its latest vote of confidence in a slow-growing but durable economy. The Fed also announced plans to start gradually paring...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 11:07 PMAP
Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 11:36 AMAP

  The inflation rate in the United Kingdom has risen to its highest level in four years, as the drop in the pound since the Brexit vote pushes up the cost of living. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that consumer prices were up...

Published:Monday | June 5, 2017 | 2:01 PMAP

Spanish energy company Repsol and London-based BP say they have found a gasfield in the Caribbean containing an estimated two trillion cubic feet of natural gas — equivalent to two years of Spanish demand. Repsol says it is the largest volume...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:46 PMAP

  Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the...

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