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US, Russia Energy Officials to Meet, Discuss Natural Gas

US, Russia Energy Officials to Meet, Discuss Natural Gas

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet Russia’s energy minister next week in Washington, a person familiar with the situation...

Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Uber Crash Was Distracted

Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Uber Crash Was Distracted

The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show “The Voice” on her phone and...

Trump Threatens 20 Percent Tariff on EU Cars

Trump Threatens 20 Percent Tariff on EU Cars

U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to impose a 20 percent tariff on vehicles assembled in the European Union and...

India Joins Countries Announcing Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

India Joins Countries Announcing Retaliatory Tariffs on US Products

Retaliating against the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, India has raised duties on 29 U.S. goods worth...

Kentucky Governor Downplays Effect of EU Tariffs on Bourbon

Kentucky Governor Downplays Effect of EU Tariffs on Bourbon

In comments at odds with his home state’s whiskey distillers, Kentucky’s Republican governor is downplaying fears that the European Union’s...

Turkey Joins Nations Placing New Tariffs on US Products

Turkey Joins Nations Placing New Tariffs on US Products

Turkey announced Thursday that it would impose tariffs on $1.8 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation for U.S. President...

UN: 40M in US Live in Poverty

UN: 40M in US Live in Poverty

A report by the U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights finds 40 million people in the United...

India, Top Buyer of US Almonds, Hits Back With Higher Duties

India, Top Buyer of US Almonds, Hits Back With Higher Duties

India, the world’s biggest buyer of U.S. almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20 percent, a government order...

Intel CEO Resigns After Probe Into Relationship With Employee

Intel CEO Resigns After Probe Into Relationship With Employee

Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found his consensual relationship with an employee violated...

Lawmakers Grill Commerce Secretary Over Escalating Trade Battles

Lawmakers Grill Commerce Secretary Over Escalating Trade Battles

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross faced tough questions during a Senate hearing Wednesday on the Trump administration’s tariff proposals and...

China: ‘Capricious’ Trade Tactics Will Hurt US Workers

China: ‘Capricious’ Trade Tactics Will Hurt US Workers

China’s commerce ministry on Thursday accused the United States of being “capricious” over bilateral trade issues and warned that the...

Instagram Announces Video Expansion

Instagram Announces Video Expansion

Social media app Instagram announced Wednesday that it would be increasing its time limit for videos posted on its platform...

New Credit Rating Speaks of Vietnam’s Complicated Makeover

New Credit Rating Speaks of Vietnam’s Complicated Makeover

A decent rating from Fitch this month has Vietnam riding high on the small victory, despite some of the less...

Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Pick Gawande to Lead Health Firm

Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Pick Gawande to Lead Health Firm

Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have picked well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health...

Silicon Valley-Style Coding Boot Camp Seeks to Reset Japan Inc.

Silicon Valley-Style Coding Boot Camp Seeks to Reset Japan Inc.

Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa...