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WeWork parent says IPO still on despite setbacks

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:43pm
WeWork owner The We Company said on Monday it expected to complete its initial public offering (IPO) by the end of the year, after walking away from preparations earlier in the day to proceed with its stock market debut this month.

Currency provision won't be in Japan-U.S. trade deal: Aso

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:37pm
Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-U.S. bilateral trade deal that the two countries are aiming to conclude by the end of this month.

Japan seeks to confirm no additional tariffs on auto exports to U.S.: Motegi

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:37pm
Japan plans to reconfirm in the final stage of trade talks with the United States that Washington will not impose additional tariffs on Japanese vehicles and auto parts, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday.

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:32pm
Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end.

UK Supreme Court hears cases that PM Johnson's parliament suspension was illegal

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:27pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government will seek to persuade Britain's top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week.

Johnson says he will obey the law but still take UK out of EU on October 31

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:27pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said he would obey the law but would still take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October with or without a deal.

Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:20pm
Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior.

In New Mexico rally, Trump vows to flip state won by Clinton in 2016

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 10:04pm
President Donald Trump vowed at a rally in New Mexico on Monday to win the longtime Democratic stronghold state in the November 2020 U.S. election.

Senators want FCC to review Chinese telecom approvals to operate in U.S.

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:57pm
Two U.S. senators on Monday asked the FCC and national security agencies to review whether two Chinese state-owned telecom companies should be allowed to operate in the United States, at a time of heightened concern about possible Chinese spying.

What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:54pm
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis.

Democratic White House hopeful Warren rails against corruption at big N.Y. rally

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:45pm
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign's growing strength.

FAA chief to meet with Boeing officials, test 737 MAX simulator

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:41pm
New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly "newly configured" Boeing 737 MAX software in a simulator and will visit with Boeing officials, the agency said Monday.

International panel to criticize U.S. FAA's Boeing 737 MAX approval process: WSJ

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:41pm
A panel of international air-safety regulators is finishing a report, which is expected to criticize the initial U.S. approval process for Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the conclusions.

Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:39pm
Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under pressure.

U.S., Chinese trade deputy talks to start on Thursday: USTR

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 9:13pm
Deputy-level U.S.-China trade talks are scheduled to start in Washington on Thursday, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday, paving the way for high-level talks in October aimed at resolving a bitter, 14-month trade war.

Trump asylum lockdown turns up heat on tiny Mexican migrant agency

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 8:35pm
Mexico's tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of U.S. President Donald Trump's hardline immigration measures.

Uber to limit drivers' app access to comply with NYC regulation

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 8:34pm
Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing congestion in Manhattan, laws that Uber says will have unintended consequences.

Evidence points to Iran weapons used in Saudi strike, says alliance, as oil jumps

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:19am
An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to hit back.

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:19am
Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations.

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:19am
Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup trucks, he says it's clear the automaker has been preparing too.