ALIBABA RESHUFFLES MANAGEMENT; CFO WU TO OVERSEE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT UNIT

China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions...

SENIOR CHINESE DIPLOMAT URGES ALL SIDES TO EASE GULF REGION TENSION

China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA'S CENTRAL BANK SAYS 'LIKELY' WILL HAVE TO CUT RATES AGAIN

Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to...

ASIA STOCKS CAPPED AHEAD OF FED, OIL ON DEFENSIVE

Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated...

 
 
 

FRANCE'S MACRON URGES MORE DIALOGUE WITH IRAN, REGRETS ANNOUNCEMENTS ON ENRICHMENT

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium...

IRAN WILL LEAVE NON-PROLIFERATION PACT IF EU FAILS TO SAVE NUCLEAR DEAL: LAWMAKER

Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington...

 
 
 

ISRAEL URGES SNAPBACK SANCTIONS ON IRAN IF IT BREACHES URANIUM LIMIT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through...

KREMLIN SAYS UNAWARE OF IRAN STATEMENT ON BREACHING URANIUM CURBS

The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow...

 
 
 

U.S. TO SEND 1,000 ADDITIONAL TROOPS TO THE MIDDLE EAST

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for...

BAH HUMBUG! TRUMP'S PLAN FOR MORE CHINA TARIFFS TO HIT FESTIVE SHOPPERS

This year's holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth...

 
 
 

FAITH IN THE FED NUDGES WALL STREET HIGHER

Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that...

U.S. FIRMS SAY CHINA TARIFFS WILL RAISE COSTS, SEE FEW SOURCING ALTERNATIVES

A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing...

 
 
 

BLOCKCHAIN STARTUP RIPPLE BUYS $30 MILLION STAKE IN MONEYGRAM

Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on...

FED WON'T MOVE IN JUNE - CARON

Ahead of the central bank policymaker's meeting this week, Washington Crossing Advisors senior portfolio manager Kevin Caron tells...

 
 
 

JUSTICE THOMAS URGES U.S. SUPREME COURT TO FEEL FREE TO REVERSE PRECEDENTS

Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to feel less bound to upholding precedent, advancing a view that if...

SOTHEBY'S SNAPPED UP BY FRENCH TYCOON DRAHI FOR $3.7 BILLION

Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion,...

 
 
 

FAA MOVES TO SUPPORT GROWTH OF CIVIL SUPERSONIC AIR INDUSTRY

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil...

AS PROMISED, TRUMP SLASHES AID TO CENTRAL AMERICA OVER MIGRANTS

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid...

 
 
 

BOEING SAYS HAS NO PLANS TO CHANGE NAME OF 737 MAX

Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to...

U.S. FIRMS SAY CHINA TARIFFS WILL RAISE COSTS, WITH FEW SOURCING ALTERNATIVES

A broad range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing...

 
 
 



US Sending 1,000 More Troops To Middle East Amid Iran Tensions

US Sending 1,000 More Troops To Middle East Amid Iran Tensions

The United States is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to rise after recent attacks on two oil tankers, which the U.S. says were... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

An autopsy found the mother's cause of death was a single gunshot to the head, while additional testing will determine how her 3-year-old son died. Read more ...

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in attendance at the celebration for the NBA champions when the shots rang out near Nathan Phillips Square. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions' of ‘illegal aliens'

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions' of ‘illegal aliens'

President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the... Read more ...