BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

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Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’

Until the Cambridge Analytica scandal turned what had been a slowly gestating backlash against the technology industry’s intrusive trajectory into a torrent, people struggled to articulate what underl...

Mexico to send new regional trade agreement to Senate

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday he will send a new regional trade agreement to the Senate immediately for ratification. The president...

Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’

A year ago, Shoshana Zuboff dropped an intellectual bomb on the technology industry. She hasn’t stood still since. In a 700-page book, the Harvard scholar skewered tech giants like F...

US stocks open mixed on reports Trump might delay tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street following news reports that US President Donald Trump might delay a tariff hike on Chinese goods set to go into effect this weekend. The 16-mont...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, December 11, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (C);Wednesday's Low Temp (...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Wednesday, December 11, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (F);Wednesday's Low Temp (...

Experts quit police probe in blow to Hong Kong government

HONG KONG (AP) — Foreign experts recruited to add legitimacy to Hong Kong's police watchdog quit Wednesday, saying the agency lacks teeth. The expert panel's decision to stand aside...

Scott optimistic about ending years of Presidents Cup losses

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — No one at Royal Melbourne has more playing experience in the Presidents Cup than Adam Scott. Not much of it is positive. He was a rookie...

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota – How animals thrive in the city of lakes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minneapolis and Saint Paul form the bulk of the Twin Cities, the largest metropolitan area in Minnesota, a verdant Midwestern state bordering Canada. Minneapolis is spl...

Pelosi offers some trade policy with that impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the House progressives: a pair of impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. For the vulnerable Democratic freshmen: charges that are narrowly focused on Ukraine. And...

Business Highlights

___ Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the tol...

Pelosi expected to announce North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, capping a long set of negotiations and presenti...

EU: Trade’s ultimate court demise is "very serious blow"

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says the upcoming shutdown of the World Trade Organization's appellate body is “a very serious blow" for the global trading system, and plans to set up alternative a...

Huawei CEO: US wants to shatter my company

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and CEO of China's Huawei Technologies, Ren Zhengfei (任正非), said the U.S. sees destruction of the Chinese telecom giant as its ultimate goal. Ren was sp...