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Fed’s Powell, Economist Taylor, Yellen on Trump’s Federal Reserve List

Fed’s Powell, Economist Taylor, Yellen on Trump’s Federal Reserve List

President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central...

US Warns About Attacks On Energy, Industrial Firms

US Warns About Attacks On Energy, Industrial Firms

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned in a report distributed by email late on Friday...

Turkey Bank Regulator Dismisses ‘Rumors’ After Iran Sanctions Report

Turkey Bank Regulator Dismisses ‘Rumors’ After Iran Sanctions Report

Turkey’s banking regulator urged the public on Saturday to ignore rumors about financial institutions, in an apparent dismissal of a...

Era Ends: Hong Kong Stock Trading Floor to Close

Era Ends: Hong Kong Stock Trading Floor to Close

Hong Kong’s last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its...

Kids, Screens and Parental Guilt: Time to Relax a Bit?

Kids, Screens and Parental Guilt: Time to Relax a Bit?

Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of “screen time.” And with more screens, and new...

Judge Tosses $400 Million Verdict in Cancer, Talc Powder Case

Judge Tosses $400 Million Verdict in Cancer, Talc Powder Case

A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a...

China Set to Spend Billions on ‘One Belt One Road,’ But Some Want Focus on Poverty

China Set to Spend Billions on ‘One Belt One Road,’ But Some Want Focus on Poverty

Running 1,300 kilometers over the world’s highest mountain pass, the “Friendship,” or Karakoram, Highway is evidence of China’s willingness to...

Wearable Air Filter Combats Pollution

Wearable Air Filter Combats Pollution

Environmental pollution, from filthy air to contaminated water, kills at least 9 million people a year, according to a new...

G-7 Backs Internet Industry Effort to Detect, Blunt Extremism

G-7 Backs Internet Industry Effort to Detect, Blunt Extremism

The Group of Seven industrialized nations threw their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting...

Philippines Faces More Transit Strikes Ahead of Year-end Reform Deadline

Philippines Faces More Transit Strikes Ahead of Year-end Reform Deadline

A mass transit strike in the Philippines this week risks more disruptive collective action unless drivers and the government settle...

Political Uncertainty Slows Down Kenya’s Economic Growth

Political Uncertainty Slows Down Kenya’s Economic Growth

Kenya’s economy is expected to grow next year by 5 percent, down from a projected 6 percent, according to the...

High Schoolers Experience What it is Like to be Professionals

High Schoolers Experience What it is Like to be Professionals

When the new school year started in September, 16-year-old Aelina Pogosian couldn’t wait to tell her friends about the most...

Mini Aquatic Robot Dives Into Nuclear Disaster Areas

Mini Aquatic Robot Dives Into Nuclear Disaster Areas

An aquatic robot, small and nimble enough to fit inside the smallest of openings, is being tested in Japan ahead...

Snapchat Tops Facebook as Teens’ No. 1 Choice for Social Media

Snapchat Tops Facebook as Teens’ No. 1 Choice for Social Media

American teens have crowned a new king of social media. According to a recent poll, Snapchat is the most popular...

At G-7, Social Media Firms Pushed to Do More to Fight Terror

At G-7, Social Media Firms Pushed to Do More to Fight Terror

Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but must act quicker to remove propaganda...