(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s shares fell more than 4 percent in premarket trading after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump’s campaign gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen in front of a displayed stock graph in this illustration taken November
BEIJING (Reuters) – After 20-odd years of “marriage” in China, Ford Motor Co is having relationship issues. The U.S. automaker, losing ground in the world’s largest car market, is trying to maintain trust and respect in its partnerships with Changan Automobile Group and Jiangling Motors Group (JMC), putting pressure on sales efforts, according to four
PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. drinkers overtook Britons as the world’s biggest buyers of champagne in 2017, after British purchases fell heavily for the second straight year following the vote to leave the European Union, industry data showed. FILE PHOTO-Racegoers drink champagne at the Ascot racecourse at Ascot near London, Britain June 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is close to offering Britain a deal on a post-Brexit status quo transition this week, EU diplomats said on Monday, as Ireland sought assurances any agreement would not let London water down pledges on its Northern Irish border. Ireland’s Foreign and Trade Minister Simon Coveney and European Union’s chief
ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said. The aftermath of the tropical storm Eliakim near Manambonitra, Atsinanana region, Madagascar, March 18, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. Erino Razafimanana/ via REUTERS More than 6,000 people were displaced by the storm,
TORONTO (Reuters) – Buffered by three oceans and the United States to the south, Canada has for decades had the luxury of being able to pick and choose its newcomers. So few asylum seekers crossed the U.S. border illegally over the years that Canada didn’t consistently track the numbers. That has changed dramatically over the
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Two men on bicycles were wounded in an explosion of a bomb that may have been detonated by a trip wire, police said on Monday in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people. The two men, thought to be in their 20s, suffered non-life threatening
TOKYO (Reuters) – A court in northern Japan on Monday rejected a lawsuit to halt construction of a nuclear plant, said the company building the facility, Electric Power Development Co (J-Power). Plaintiffs hold banners reading ‘Injurious decision’ after the Hakodate District Court rejected a lawsuit to halt construction of Electric Power Development Co (J-Power)’s Ohama
MIAMI (Reuters) – Florida International University (FIU) students return to classes on Monday from spring break with a moment of silence planned campus-wide for the six victims of a newly installed pedestrian bridge at the school that collapsed last week. A damaged car is seen partially trapped as workers remove debris from a collapsed pedestrian
(Reuters) – U.S. defense contractor CACI International Inc said on Sunday it had offered to merge with larger peer CSRA Inc, seeking to disrupt the latter’s $6.8 billion acquisition by General Dynamics Corp. FILE PHOTO: A General Dynamics sign is shown at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in San Diego, California, U.S.
MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Working quietly from a shared office space in one of Mexico City’s trendiest neighborhoods, China’s ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to hit its archrival Uber where it hurts. A man walks by under an Uber logo in Mexico City, Mexico February 6, 2018. Picture taken on February 6, 2018.
(Reuters) – Juan Martin del Potro saved three match points in a thrilling final at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday before handing world number one Roger Federer his first loss of the year and claiming his maiden Masters 1000 title. Mar 18, 2018; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Juan Martin Del Potro holds the championship
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people. Police told a press conference that the wounded men were
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed during a weekend summit in Sydney to establish a regional infrastructure pipeline, Australia’s foreign minister said, as the bloc seeks to balance rising Chinese influence. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shakes hands with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong during their
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A suspected explosion wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities in the Texas capital said on Sunday in an incident that comes after three parcel bombs exploded in city earlier this month, killing two people. Police have not said if there is any connection between the explosion on