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Trump says Boeing should fix, 'rebrand' grounded 737 MAX jet

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:06
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Boeing Co to fix and "rebrand" its troubled 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes even as U.S. regulators continued to work with the planemaker and airlines regarding the now-grounded aircraft.

UK firm sees 737 MAX crisis wiping $12 billion off Boeing brand value

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:06
Negative publicity over the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jet following two fatal accidents is set to wipe $12 billion off the value of the planemaker's brand, Brand Finance said.

U.S. to use all economic, political tools to hold Maduro accountable: Pompeo

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:03
The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his country's crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

U.S. has no timeline for change in Venezuela government, official says

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:03
The United States has no timeline for a change in government in Venezuela, a U.S. top official said, but is certain embattled President Nicolas Maduro will not remain in power.

Goldman Sachs profit beats estimates on lower expenses, higher advisory fees

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 07:00
Goldman Sachs Group Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Monday as the bank earned more from advising on M&A deals and expenses fell due to lower compensation costs.

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded rule change

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:56
When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez in March, he wasn't nervous. He felt good.

Deadly storms leave thousands without power in eastern U.S

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:20
Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly storm push out to sea, the National Weather Service said.

Stocks advance ahead of earnings; bonds stable

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:12
European stocks rose moderately after progress in the U.S.-China trade talks buoyed sentiment and investors grew somewhat optimistic about the next batch of corporate earnings.

Apple, allies seek billions in U.S. trial testing Qualcomm's business model

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:08
Apple Inc and its allies on Monday will kick off a jury trial against chip supplier Qualcomm Inc in San Diego, alleging that Qualcomm engaged in illegal patent licensing practices and seeking up to $27 billion in damages.

EU approves tougher EU copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:03
Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1 trillion creative industries.

Hints, but no proof of crime, in Mueller's hunt for a Trump-Russia conspiracy

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:02
As recently as February, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trump's campaign.

Factbox: Five things to look for in Mueller's Trump-Russia report

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:02
Attorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, with many details expected to emerge when the document is finally released.

Exclusive: U.S. waters down demand China ax subsidies in push for trade deal - sources

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 05:25
U.S. negotiators have tempered demands that China curb industrial subsidies as a condition for a trade deal after strong resistance from Beijing, according to two sources briefed on discussions, marking a retreat on a core U.S. objective for the trade talks.

Exclusive: Foxconn chairman Gou aims to step down to pave way for younger talent

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 04:43
The chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn, an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Monday he plans to step down in the coming months to pave the way for younger talent to move up the company's ranks.

Red Cross seeks news on fate of three staff missing in Syria since 2013

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 03:22
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed for information on the fate of three employees abducted in Syria more than five years ago and last known to have been held by Islamic State.

Trump wishes 'no ill will' with tweet on Muslim lawmaker: White House

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 02:06
President Donald Trump did not wish any harm in his Twitter post criticizing Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments on the 9/11 attacks, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Sunday.

Ecuador's president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 02:02
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno told Britain's Guardian newspaper.

Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:11
Tiger Woods completed one of sport's greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket.

Trump, despite solid U.S. growth, says Fed should fire up crisis-era stimulus

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 23:33
President Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the U.S. Federal Reserve have nicked U.S. economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 percent, and that it should begin pumping money into the economy as it did during the 2007-2009 recession.

Lyft pulls electric bikes in three U.S. cities after complaints about braking

Sun, 04/14/2019 - 21:57
Lyft Inc is removing several thousand electric bikes from service in its bike-share program in New York, Washington and San Francisco because of a braking problem, the ride-hailing company said on Sunday.