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Wells Fargo to Pay $1B to Settle Customer Abuse Charges

Wells Fargo to Pay $1B to Settle Customer Abuse Charges

American banking giant Wells Fargo has agreed to pay federal regulators $1 billion to settle charges that it failed to...

Scientists Coax Plastic-Munching Enzyme to Eat Faster

Scientists Coax Plastic-Munching Enzyme to Eat Faster

Recently, the world was stunned to learn that an island of mostly plastic trash, floating in the Pacific Ocean, grew...

Reports: $1B Fine for Wells Fargo for Illegal Sales

Reports: $1B Fine for Wells Fargo for Illegal Sales

U.S. news reports say Wells Fargo will be fined as much as $1 billion for illegally selling customers car insurance...

US-China Trade Row Threatens Global Confidence: IMF’s Lagarde

US-China Trade Row Threatens Global Confidence: IMF’s Lagarde

The biggest danger from the U.S.-China trade dispute is the threat to global confidence and investment, International Monetary Fund Managing...

Unsold Aluminum Piling Up at Russian Sanctions-Hit Rusal Factory

Unsold Aluminum Piling Up at Russian Sanctions-Hit Rusal Factory

Russian aluminum giant Rusal is stockpiling large quantities of aluminum at one of its plants in Siberia because U.S. sanctions...

Russia Demands Compensation for US Tariffs on Aluminum, Steel

Russia Demands Compensation for US Tariffs on Aluminum, Steel

Russia demanded compensation from the U.S. for its worldwide tariffs on foreign aluminum and steel Thursday, becoming the third influential...

House Panel Cuts Food Stamps, Renews Farm Subsidies

House Panel Cuts Food Stamps, Renews Farm Subsidies

A bitterly divided House panel Wednesday approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a...

SunPower Buys US Rival SolarWorld to Head Off Trump Tariffs

SunPower Buys US Rival SolarWorld to Head Off Trump Tariffs

SunPower Corp. on Wednesday said it would buy U.S. solar panel maker SolarWorld Americas, expanding its domestic manufacturing as it seeks to...

US Manufacturers Seek Relief From Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

US Manufacturers Seek Relief From Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for hundreds of American companies that buy those...

Zuckerberg Under Pressure to Face EU Lawmakers Over Data Scandal

Zuckerberg Under Pressure to Face EU Lawmakers Over Data Scandal

Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed...

Iran Bans Government Bodies from Using Foreign Message Apps

Iran Bans Government Bodies from Using Foreign Message Apps

Iran’s presidency has banned all government bodies from using foreign-based messaging apps to communicate with citizens, state media reported Wednesday,...

Russia Admits to Blocking Millions of IP Addresses

Russia Admits to Blocking Millions of IP Addresses

The chief of the Russian communications watchdog acknowledged Wednesday that millions of unrelated IP addresses have been frozen in a...

Training Surgeons to Perform Robotic Surgery

Training Surgeons to Perform Robotic Surgery

Since 2000, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave approval to the world’s first robotic surgical system, almost 4,000...

EU Pushes to Approve Japan Trade Deal

EU Pushes to Approve Japan Trade Deal

The European Commission will put forward a proposed free-trade agreement with Japan for fast-track approval Wednesday, hoping to avoid a...

Chinese City Turns to Wind Power Lottery

Chinese City Turns to Wind Power Lottery

The city of Yanan, a major wind power base in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, has introduced a lottery system to...