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business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 11:01 PM

Taiwan pays $900,000 for ally Guatemala to lobby Washington

Guatemala has hired for $900,000 a major supporter of former President Donald Trump to seek influence with U.S. officials in an unusual lobbying...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 11:01 PM

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and he helped design the Bird's Nest stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 10:52 PM

Japan ready to expand COVID restrictions as infections surge

Japan’s government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 10:21 PM

North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship

Grappling with the pandemic and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be reviving his 2017 playbook...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 10:16 PM

Asia shares mostly higher after US holiday; BOJ stands pat

Asian shares are mostly higher in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 9:54 PM

Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress

Australia has reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 9:38 PM

Pharrell Williams calls for economic equity during MLK event

Singer and music producer Pharrell Williams is challenging corporate America to “do more” by supporting entrepreneurs of color and adopting...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 9:19 PM

Hong Kong arrests 2 ex-air crew for breaking COVID-19 rules

Hong Kong police have arrested two former flight attendants for allegedly leaving their homes when they should have been in isolation for possible...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 2:59 PM

Train derails near LA site of recent wave of cargo thefts

Crews are making railroad repair in Los Angeles after a train derailed near the location where thieves have been raiding cargo containers, leaving...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 2:01 PM

Eurogroup seeks path between high inflation, slower growth

Eurogroup finance chiefs are engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 1:25 PM

K-Way windbreaker brand taps hip new market with R&D line

K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreaker, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 1:21 PM

Stern, talent influx led to NBA transformation during 1980's

When the 1980's began, the NBA “was in trouble.”

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 12:58 PM

In Greece, unvaccinated people 60 and up face monthly fines

Greece has imposed a vaccination mandate for people 60 and older, as a spike in infections has put sustained pressure on Greek hospitals

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 12:20 PM

Leaders of Germany, Spain meet to align progressive agendas

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez have met in Madrid to plan how to boost progressive policies in the...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 12:07 PM

Turkish leader Erdogan visits Albania to boost ties

Albania and Turkey have pledged to further boost their ties and increase their economic and cultural relations

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 11:40 AM

Omicron slamming S. American hospitals as workers fall ill

The coronavirus’ omicron variant is barreling across South America and pressuring hospitals whose employees are getting infected and taking sick...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 9:54 AM

Chan, Zuckerberg fighting Native American vaccine hesitancy

Dakota and Navajo actor Dallas Goldtooth joins other influencers — people who have earned the community’s trust — in a two-phase public outreach...

business / Mon, Jan 17, 2022 9:43 AM

Credit Suisse chairman resigns after internal investigation

Credit Suisse says its chairman has resigned following an internal investigation that reportedly turned up that he had violated quarantine rules...

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