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Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit record $38 billion; 2019-11-12 19:11:55(This November 11 story corrects to say "above", not "below", in 6th paragraph)

Tariff stockpiling wanes as importers work off inventories: 2019-11-12 18:55:28The executive in charge of the No. 1 seaport for U.S. trade with China on Tuesday said importers were not stockpiling goods ahead of President Donald

S&P 500 ekes out gain after Trump trade 2019-11-12 18:33:58The benchmark S&P 500 stock index eked out a slim gain on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said the United States is close to signing an initial

Some U.S. airlines willing to take 737 MAX 2019-11-12 18:20:07Some U.S. airlines are willing to pick up their 737 MAX jets from Boeing Co as soon as December if the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approves

Tesla CEO says will build Gigafactory 4 in 2019-11-12 18:19:29Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric-car maker will build its first European factory as well as an engineering an

Airbus says could stretch A220 airliner, but has 2019-11-12 17:57:14Airbus SE's Canadian-designed A220 narrowbody jet has the potential to be stretched to carry more passengers but the company has no current plans to

Chinese national pleads guilty in U.S. court to 2019-11-12 17:36:15A Chinese national pleaded guilty on Tuesday to stealing trade secrets from U.S. petroleum company Phillips 66 , where he worked on the research and d

Trump says China trade deal 'close' but dashes 2019-11-12 17:30:42President Donald Trump on Tuesday dangled the prospect of completing an initial trade deal with China "soon," but offered no new details on negotiat

Trump bashes Europe for 'terrible' trade barriers 2019-11-12 17:30:42U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his criticism of European Union's trade policies, saying it has "terrible" barriers that are unfair

Boeing gives pilot new job after firestorm over 2019-11-12 17:20:41One of two Boeing Co technical pilots who described flaws in a crucial flight control system in leaked 2016 instant messages has been transferred to

Trump says U.S. close to signing 'phase one' 2019-11-12 17:14:56President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States is close to signing a "phase one" trade deal with China, adding in a speech to the Economi

Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook to tour Apple 2019-11-12 16:55:48U.S. President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are expected to tour facilities in Texas where Apple products are made as soon as next week to show

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Beyond vegans: Plant-based ‘meat’ goes mainstream from KFC 2019-11-07 13:48:00Dunkin’ takes its Beyond Sausage Sandwich national this week, and other chains are also seeing surprising mainstream appeal for plant-based &lsq

Surveying hope: Can US instill optimism in regions 2019-11-05 16:59:00Pessimism about the future is a defining feature for regions of “despair,” but minority populations in those areas have a higher sense of

Airbnb will provide host records to Hawaii for 2019-11-05 11:06:06The vacation destination is struggling to collect taxes from short-term rental operators and many hosts run their business without a permit.

Boeing has apologized. Now comes test of honing 2019-10-30 17:14:00As Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before Congress this week, some say the company’s culture allowed safety lapses to occur.

500 hours of training to braid hair? Louisiana 2019-10-30 14:48:42A Louisiana case is one of many efforts underway to streamline occupational licensing rules so consumer protection doesn’t stifle work opportuni

American values or Chinese profits? US companies face 2019-10-25 16:19:20Vice President Mike Pence says the NBA acts like a “subsidiary of the authoritarian regime,” in the latest sign of free-speech concerns wi

Rising demand for online delivery boosts 'virtual restaurants' 2019-10-21 11:44:55To satisfy an increasing appetite for online food orders, virtual restaurants, which only cook for takeout or delivery, are taking off nationwide.

Too much milk: Two nations’ travails with dairy 2019-10-16 11:09:00The U.S. has embraced exports. Canada keeps them out to manage its milk supply. Global markets pose a challenge to both.

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Monday’s Daily Brief: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, gender gap in 2019-10-28 16:59:31A recap of Monday’s top stories: ‘Multi-generational tragedy’ in Israel and Palestine demands viable two-State solution; gender gap

‘Unique opportunity’ to resolve border dispute between Sudan, 2019-10-24 13:22:27Sudan and neighbouring South Sudan “have never been closer” to reaching a sustainable peace with each other, and their own internal armed

Monday’s Daily Brief: Online hate, gender equality in 2019-10-21 16:58:59A recap of Monday’s main stories: companies ‘failing’ to address offline harm incited by online hate; gender equality

Global economy: ‘we must do everything possible’ to 2019-10-19 18:51:55Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent

Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for 2019-10-14 12:20:40With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UN’s food-related agencies are shinin

UN chief condemns deadly Burkina Faso mosque attack 2019-10-13 11:34:19UN chief António Guterres has strongly condemned Friday’s attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, in a statement released on Saturda

Reducing disaster risk is a good investment, and 2019-10-13 07:00:05There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and reducing the risk of disasters, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a mess

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No relief for telcos: Govt wants all AGR New! 2019-11-13 09:57:12The DoT has given option to telecom operators to clear all the dues on self-assessment basis

Soon, Google to offer current accounts in partnership New! 2019-11-13 09:28:35The details of the project, named Cache, were first reported by the Wall Street Journal and follow moves by tech heavyweights Apple Inc and Facebook I

RCom asset sale: Deadline for bids extended by New! 2019-11-13 09:04:29Airtel has placed conditional bid to buy spectrum of RCom while Bharti Infratel has submitted bids for mobile towers

Retail inflation surges to 4.62% in October on New! 2019-11-13 08:46:18Inflation in the food basket spiked to 7.89 per cent in October 2019, against 5.11 per cent the previous month.

JNU declares roll-back of hostel fee hike, proposes New! 2019-11-13 07:06:37The matter blew out of proportion last week after a clash broke out between the students and police during the students' protest

SC's AGR order: Airtel, Vodafone Idea likely to New! 2019-11-13 06:58:32A government Secretaries' panel is looking at providing relief to telcos through levy reductions in licence fee and the USO Fund

Alibaba Group geared for blockbuster $13.4-billion listing in New! 2019-11-13 06:19:03A sale of that size will dilute existing shareholders by 2.8% and investors will be able trade shares

Retro tax to AGR, telecom cash grab imperils New! 2019-11-13 06:05:43The fund-starved government expects operators to cough up more at 5G auctions next year. How long can the Birla boss hang in?

Maharashtra govt formation: Talks in the right direction, New! 2019-11-13 05:55:26'Everything is going fine. Talks are on in the right direction and a decision will be announced at an appropriate time,' said Thackeray

MARKET WRAP: Sensex slips 229 pts ahead of New! 2019-11-13 05:27:53All that happened in markets today.

Sobha hits 52-week low on disappointing Q2 results New! 2019-11-13 04:53:41The company's operational cash flows (OCFs) turned negative for the first time in the past five years

Office of CJI is a public authority, comes New! 2019-11-13 04:41:17"Neither is RTI under Article 19 nor is the right to privacy absolute," Justice Chandrachud added, saying that all judges and the CJI hold "constit

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