World

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin may go to China as trade tensions simmer

The United States has threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports in a bid to try and force Beijing to stop its companies from stealing American companies' intellectual property.

World

Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus just hours before the April 15 strikes but were delayed from visiting the site until Saturday, leading Western officials and Syrian activists to accuse Russia and the Syrian government of staging a cover-up.

World

The British are coming -- for the rocket-launching industry

The British are moving quickly to attract the business of rocket launchers.

World

Why tech companies are racing each other to make their own custom A.I. chips

Alibaba is the latest company to articulate a plan to build a chip suited just for artificial intelligence computing work.

World

South Africa's Ramaphosa cuts short Britain trip to deal with protests at home

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country's North West province, his office said on Thursday.

World

China's foreign ministry welcomes North Korea nuclear test halt

China's foreign ministry said on Saturday it welcomed a move by North Korea to halt nuclear and missile tests.

World

Ex-US presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

Several former U.S. presidents and hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

World

Why Sophie Gregoire Trudeau wants young people to stay socially conscious and fully engage in politics

"We need young people to get engaged. We need to listen to them and see how they feel about the world," Trudeau said.

Technology

Justice Department demands info from all four major US wireless carriers in probe of alleged collusion

The antitrust division is looking into whether or not carriers colluded in stifling technology that allows customers to switch providers without having to change out their SIM card.

World

Amazon Web Services launches 'blockchain templates'

Amazon.com wants to make it easier for developers to create projects based on blockchain technology.

Politics

Trump campaign rips Democrats' Russian collusion claim: 'This is a sham lawsuit'

The Manhattan federal court action claims Trump campaign officials conspires with Russian officials and spies.

World

North Korea is now connected to South Korea with a direct hotline

South Korean officials no longer have to use a bullhorn to communicate messages to their reclusive neighbor to the North.

Business

Wall Street: No turnaround yet for General Electric despite earnings boost

Few on Wall Street are calling GE's first-quarter earnings a turnaround for the embattled Dow component.

Travel

Southwest offers compensation to passengers after engine explosion

CNBC’s Dominic Chu reports that Southwest is offering compensation and an apology to passengers on a flight where an engine exploded and killed a female passenger.

Business

General Electric reportedly discussing sale of rail unit to Wabtec

General Electric is in discussions to sell its rail business to Wabtec, Bloomberg reported Friday.

United States

Judge will rule later on request by Trump and Cohen to delay Stormy Daniels 'hush-money' lawsuit

Trump and Cohen had sought a delay because of a pending fedreral criminal investigation of Cohen in New York.

World

Just ask Goldman and P&G: Wall Street doesn't care about your good earnings right now

Companies have been crushing earnings so far this quarter, but a strange trend is developing: Those that beat expectations are seeing their stock price fall.

Property

What consumers need to know about the Wells Fargo settlement

Car and home loan borrowers who are affected by the Wells Fargo settlement can expect to get a refund.

Travel

Manufacturer of the Southwest plane's engine that exploded calls for stricter engine testing

CFM International is planning to issue a service bulletin on Friday, calling for more scrutiny of the type of engine that exploded on Southwest Flight 1380 this week.

United States

Southwest offers apology, compensation to passengers

Southwest Airlines sent a letter of apology and is offering compensation to passengers who were on the flight that made an emergency landing in Pennsylvania.

Energy

Colorado counties sue Exxon, Suncor over climate change

Colorado counties are filing a lawsuit that claims Exxon and Suncor contributed to climate change and harmed Colorado’s environment, US News reports.

Energy

BP oil spill still haunts off-shore drilling industry 8 years later

In advance of Earth Day, and on the anniversary of the BP Horizon disaster, it's time to reject off-shore oil drilling.

United States

Likely New York Fed president says bitcoin 'doesn't pass the basic test' for a currency

The central banker expected to be the next head of the New York Fed doesn't think much of bitcoin.

Health

The growth of cannabis culture could be bad news for beer: Analyst

The total U.S. cannabis industry will reach $75 billion by 2030, said Vivien Azer of Cowen.

Energy

Trump accused OPEC of jacking up oil prices. Here's what he means

OPEC's production-cutting agreement stopped an oil prices slide, but Trump appears to think it has gone too far.

Technology

Tesla shares fall on news of new probe into workplace injury

The news comes after Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into reports Tesla is not properly disclosing workplace injuries.

United States

'Gradual' pace of rate hikes likely to hold for years, Fed's Williams says

The Fed is likely to stick to a "gradual" path of rate hikes, San Francisco Fed President John Williams said Friday.

United States

Trump slaps OPEC for manipulating prices and his tweet wasn't just about higher gas prices

President Donald Trump's tweet slapping OPEC for high oil prices comes just weeks before he is set to make a decision on Iran, which could send oil prices even higher.

Technology

Analyst says Facebook damage is 'contained' despite a survey showing people are using it less

About 15 percent of users said in a poll that they will decrease their use of Facebook, said analyst Daniel Ives.

Politics

Rudy Giuliani — the new guy on Trump's legal team — and a target in Comey's book

In the book, Comey, who worked as an assistant U.S. attorney under Giuliani, likens his former boss to an "emperor."

Business

GE sets aside $1.5 billion for investigation settlement after talks with the Justice Department

General Electric met with the Department of Justice last month to discuss the ongoing investigation into its now defunct WMC mortgage business.

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