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Top North Korea envoy in Washington for Pompeo talks, may meet Trump

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:10
North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States is due to hold talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.

Report that Trump told lawyer to lie to Congress draws House inquiry

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:06
Two leading Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives promised to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump's dealings with his personal lawyer Michael Cohen after a media report said Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress in violation of U.S. law.

Netflix shares fall as weak forecast dampens investor optimism

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:04
Shares of Netflix Inc fell nearly 5 percent on Friday, as investors looked past its record subscriber numbers and instead focused on its lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the first quarter.

On Day 28, no sign of end to U.S. partial government shutdown

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:56
As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make Model 3 more affordable

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:53
Tesla Inc said on Friday it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it plans to increase production of lower-priced versions of its crucial Model 3 sedan, sending its shares down as much as 10 percent.

New caravan of Honduran migrants crosses into Mexico

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:16
A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.

Wall Street rises on trade optimism, upbeat manufacturing data

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 10:09
Wall Street's main indexes were on track for their fourth week of gains on Friday, led by technology and industrial stocks, amid hopes that a bitter trade war between the United States and China would finally come to an end.

Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of U.S. House investigators

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:24
Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump's business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters.

Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum: press secretary

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:19
President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.

U.S., North Korean diplomats meet in Stockholm to ease deadlock

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:50
High-ranking diplomats from the United States and North Korea are currently holding talks in Sweden aiming to end the stand-off between the two countries, a diplomatic source told Reuters on Friday.

U.S. crude gains, slowing global economy challenge oil market in 2019: IEA

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:34
U.S. oil production growth combined with a slowing global economy will put oil prices under downward pressure in 2019, challenging OPEC's resolve to support the market with output cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.

Malaysia open to talks if Goldman pays $7.5 billion, minister says

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:27
Malaysia's finance minister said on Friday the government would be ready to discuss dropping criminal charges against Goldman Sachs linked to the 1MDB scandal if the bank pays $7.5 billion in reparations.

Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:20
Netflix Inc forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares of the world's largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours trading.

$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:07
Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice.

Judge to sentence ex-Chicago policeman for 2014 shooting of teen

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:35
A judge is expected to sentence on Friday white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke after a jury found him guilty of murder last year in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:29
Major consumer companies including Unilever , Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked.

Stocks bask in trade optimism, set for fourth straight week of gains

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:26
Global stocks jumped to their highest in more than a month on Friday after a report suggested progress toward resolving the trade dispute between the United States and China.

Ghosn received $9 million improperly from Nissan-Mitsubishi JV: companies

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:07
Carlos Ghosn improperly received $9 million in compensation from a joint venture (JV) between Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, the Japanese automakers said on Friday, raising the possibility of their ousted chairman facing a fresh charge of embezzlement.

Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:02
U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.

'We will miss you': Germany pleads with the British to stay in EU

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:43
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protege appealed to the British on Friday to stay in the European Union, saying her compatriots had not forgotten how Britain welcomed Germany back as a sovereign nation after World War Two.