Business

Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

Nov 13, 2018

Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040

Utility emailed woman about problems 1 day before fire

Nov 13, 2018

A woman who owns property near where a deadly wildfire started in Northern California says utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. emailed her last week about problems with transmission lines

Johnson Controls selling power solutions unit for $13.2B

Nov 13, 2018

Johnson Controls is selling its power solutions division for $13.2 billion

Iran, feeling sanctions bite, looks for outlet in Iraq

Nov 13, 2018

Iran, already feeling the bite of U.S. sanctions, is turning to its neighbor Iraq to soak up some of its exports in agriculture, manufacturing, and energy

UK earnings rising at their highest rate in a decade

Nov 13, 2018

Official figures show that average earnings in Britain are rising at their fastest rate since the most acute phase of the global financial crisis a decade ago

IMF: Mideast oil producers buoyed by higher prices, for now

Nov 13, 2018

IMF: Higher oil prices help offset increases in public spending by Mideast oil exporting heavyweights like Saudi Arabia

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

Pence, Abe discuss trade, NKorea ahead of regional summits

Nov 13, 2018

Pence and Abe meet to discuss bilateral trade and touch base on their policies on North Korea before regional summits

China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

Nov 13, 2018

China says it is suspending rule changes allowing the trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, following an outcry from environmental groups

Global theme park industry has smallest growth in 5 years

Nov 12, 2018

An industry group says the global theme park market grew 5 percent last year, but it was the smallest growth in the past five years

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