Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 30 The Chicago Tribune on a tactic some wealthy parents used to secure...

Business Highlights

___ Facing Trump's tariffs, some companies move, change or wait WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning produ...

The Latest: G-7 countries warn of risks from Facebook Libra

CHANTILLY, France (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 finance ministers' meeting (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Top finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democraci...

G-7 countries take dim view of Facebook Libra

CHANTILLY, France (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies are sounding the alarm on the dangers of cryptocurrencies and pouring cold water on Facebook's Libra as they wrap up...

Business Highlights

___ With Big Tech's dominance under scrutiny, EU probes Amazon BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retaile...

House Democrats press Facebook to scale back currency plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is facing fresh criticism from Congress over its plan to create a digital currency , with House Democrats asking the company to scale down the project. Mem...

Congress grills Big Tech over competition, money and power

Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism over Facebook's plan for ...

Trump says US will 'take a look' at Google-China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearings on the reach of big tech (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is vowing to "take a look" at Google after a b...

Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top agenda for G-7 meeting

PARIS (AP) — Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a cha...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TARGETED LAWMAKERS FIGHT BACK Four Democratic congresswom...

Facebook's new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Tru...

Circor and Callon fall while Galapagos, Omnicell rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Galapagos NV, up $25.01 to $170.76 Drug developer Gilead Sciences is investing $5 billi...

Treasury chief: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has "very serious concerns" that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illicit activity such ...

Male Libras, Snakes most likely to win Taiwan lottery jackpots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Males born under the western zodiac sign of Libra or in the lunar year of the Snake appear to have the best shot at winning the Taiwan Power Lottery (威力彩) and Grand Lottery (大樂...

Bank of Japan denies plans on issuance of digital currency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) Masayoshi Amamiya (雨宮正佳) said during a conference on Friday (June 5) that the BOJ would not issue digital currency in the near f...