Saturday, November 17, 2018

National Business

US energy official sees 'great promise' in eastern Med

US energy official sees 'great promise' in eastern Med

A U.S. State Department official says Washington sees 'great promise' in developing energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean as ExxonMobil began exploratory drilling off Cyprus' southwestern coast
Published: 11/16/18
World markets mixed on trade, Brexit tensions

World markets mixed on trade, Brexit tensions

World markets mixed on trade tensions and political risks surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union
Published: 11/16/18
China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects

As world leaders arrive in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president
Published: 11/16/18
Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires

A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation that its equipment may have sparked a deadly California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills
Published: 11/16/18
Technology companies, banks lead rebound for US stocks

Technology companies, banks lead rebound for US stocks

A rebound in technology companies and banks helped reverse an early slide for U.S. stocks Thursday, breaking a five-day losing streak for the market
Published: 11/15/18
Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech

Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users
Published: 11/15/18
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes, tighter rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids
Published: 11/15/18
Audit cites flaws in costly California bullet train project

Audit cites flaws in costly California bullet train project

Audit: Flawed decision-making and poor contract management pushed California's high-speed rail project billions over projections and years behind schedule
Published: 11/15/18
The Latest: Businesses tentatively back Brexit deal

The Latest: Businesses tentatively back Brexit deal

Businesses and trade groups have given tentative approval to the draft Brexit deal while also calling for more details, highlighting lingering questions about the final agreement
Published: 11/15/18
US, China see rival visions for entwined Asia-Pacific region

US, China see rival visions for entwined Asia-Pacific region

US and China present rival visions for the Asia-Pacific region, where both powers are deeply entwined
Published: 11/15/18