Business

Anti-corruption campaign in Saudi brings hope to businessmen

Nov 17, 2017

Lebanon-based businessmen who lost business in Saudi Arabia watching anti-corruption campaign targeting officials and princes in the oil-rich kingdom

Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource

Nov 17, 2017

As diplomats haggle over the finer points of the Paris climate accord at an international meeting in Germany this week, companies are reconsidering future role of carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouses gases

Mississippi company inks $1M power pole deal for Puerto Rico

Nov 17, 2017

A Mississippi company will provide 1,000 utility poles to the Puerto Rican national utility as part of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts

Indonesia says Papua villages in standoff with rebels secure

Nov 17, 2017

Indonesian police help evacuate more than 340 people from villages in easternmost Papua after security forces apparently gained the upper hand in a standoff with separatists

Leaders of Spain, Belgium meet amid Catalonia crisis

Nov 17, 2017

The prime ministers of Spain and Belgium have held talks over their testy bilateral relations as ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four secessionist allies prepare for an extradition court appearance in Brussels

Nissan execs taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

Nov 17, 2017

Nissan execs to take pay cuts over illegal vehicle inspections at Japan factories

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt

Nov 17, 2017

EU leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to future relations and trade from December

The Latest: Irish prime minister seeks guarantees on border

Nov 17, 2017

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he wants clear guarantees that Britain's departure from the European Union will not result in border controls between his country and Northern Ireland

GOP closer to big win with House tax vote; Senate unclear

Nov 17, 2017

Republicans stretch closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House.

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Nov 17, 2017

Tesla says it will electrify trucking with 500-mile-range semi due out in 2019

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