- Britain's May seeks to cut deal on future EU ties in Brussels
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:11:05 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives in Brussels on Wednesday to try to agree a blueprint on post-Brexit ties with the European Union, which the bloc's diplomats said was being held up by disagreements over Gibraltar, fisheries and trade.
- Labour's McDonnell says UK in disarray but parliament will block no-deal Brexit
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:11:05 -0500 - British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is in disarray over Brexit but there is no majority in parliament for damaging the economy by leaving the EU without a deal, the opposition Labour Party's finance minister-in-waiting said on Wednesday.
- Holiday wish list: U.S. states count on extra online sales tax to boost budget
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:10:36 -0500 - Illinois, the U.S. state with the lowest credit rating on Wall Street, has often been chastised for using gimmicks to balance its budget.
- U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to provide AI platform for Chinese EV start-ups
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:00:51 -0500 - U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp has signed separate deals with Chinese electric vehicle startups XPeng Motors, Singulato Motors and SF Motors to develop autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Jensen Huang said on Wednesday.
- Judge strikes down Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:56:45 -0500 - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it "unequivocally" violates women's constitutional rights.
- British lawmakers won't vote for no-deal Brexit, UK minister says
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:44:53 -0500 - Britain's parliament will not support a 'no-deal' Brexit, work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Wednesday, also playing down the prospect of a second referendum if lawmakers do not approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
- U.S. prosecutors investigate Hyundai, Kia vehicle recalls: source
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:39:55 -0500 - U.S. prosecutors are investigating if Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors' vehicle recalls over engine defects were conducted properly, according to a person with knowledge of the matter and documents reviewed by Reuters.
- U.S. targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:27:00 -0500 - The United States has moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly fund militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah.
- BOJ keeps inflation, not bank pain, as its main policy priority
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:16:26 -0500 - Japan's long run of extreme monetary stimulus has drawn increasing criticism over the impact it's had on small banks, but despite the grumbling, the central bank is likely to keep inflation as its primary policy consideration.
- Japan says ready to work for stability of Nissan-Renault alliance
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:08:45 -0500 - Japan said on Wednesday it is ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance following the stunning arrest of common Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as the Asahi newspaper reported prosecutors are weighing bringing a case against the Japanese automaker.
- French Finance Minister spoke to Renault executives, to have briefing on Wednesday
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:08:45 -0500 - French finance minister Bruno Le Maire will hold a briefing on Wednesday to discuss the situation with Renault, said a spokesman for the French economy ministry, with Renault boss Carlos Ghosn still in custody in Japan.
- France and Japan want to pursue Renault-Nissan consolidation: Le Maire
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:07:14 -0500 - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday France and Japan were keen to pursue the consolidation of the alliance between Renault and Nissan.
- Interpol elects South Korea's Kim Jong-yang as president
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:02:20 -0500 - International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president for a two-year term on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference.
- China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:52:47 -0500 - China has installed a new platform on a remote part of the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea which could be used for military purposes, according to recent satellite images reviewed by a U.S. think tank.
- Californians left homeless by wildfire now face heavy rain and mud
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:26:59 -0500 - Northern California residents left homeless by the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in state history braced for a new bout of misery on Tuesday from showers expected to plunge encampments of evacuees into rain-soaked fields of mud.
- USTR says China has failed to alter 'unfair, unreasonable' trade practices
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:04:18 -0500 - The Trump administration on Tuesday said that China has failed to alter its "unfair" practices at the heart of the U.S.-China trade conflict, adding to tensions ahead of a high-stakes meeting later this month between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
- Exclusive: Trump weighs authorizing U.S. troops to medically screen migrants
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 02:11:31 -0500 - President Donald Trump's administration is considering giving U.S. troops on the border with Mexico the authority to carry out medical screening of migrants, U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.
- In Papua New Guinea shanty-towns, residents question APEC legacy
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:57:35 -0500 - Barely a five-minute drive from the $50 million conference venue for the just-concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Papua New Guinea's capital, a makeshift squatter settlement is tucked away from visiting world leaders.
- Harvesting in a trade war: U.S. crops rot as storage costs soar
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:32:08 -0500 - U.S. farmers finishing their harvests are facing a big problem - where to put the mountain of grain they cannot sell to Chinese buyers.
- BioMarin sets stage early for hemophilia cure off-Broadway
- Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:19:35 -0500 - BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc is turning to the theater to establish its name with hemophilia patients, long before its experimental cure for the bleeding disorder could reach the market.