Japanese regulators recommend $22 million fine on Nissan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese securities regulators are recommending that automaker Nissan be fined 2.4 billion yen ($22 million) over the under-reporting of compensation of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn....

Celadon, major Indiana-based trucker, files for bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees said Monday it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, just days after two former officials were charged in ...

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million has been found not guilty of assisting in the c...

Elon Musk in court dances around meaning of ‘pedo guy’ tweet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk has owned up to insulting a British spelunker in a rash tweet, but wouldn’t concede on the witness stand that he called the man a pedophile. The Tesla CE...

Ex-investment banker sentenced to 2 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A former investment banker sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for insider trading says fledging companies looking for advice still trust him with their secrets. ...

The Latest: Jury selection starts in lawsuit vs. Elon Musk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Jury selection has begun in the defamation trial against Elon ...

AP Exclusive: Connecticut treasurer aims to divest gun stock

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state Treasurer Shawn Wooden, who oversees $37 billion in public pension funds, will announce Tuesday plans to reallocate $30 million worth of shares in civilian fir...

Tesla CEO Musk facing defamation trial for 'pedo guy' tweet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his troublesome tweets are going on trial in a case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. Vernon...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 26 The New York Times on an attempted cover-up of past cheating by Russian athletes in global ...

Taiwan's MediaTek sales to grow 20% in 2020 on 5G chips: U.S. brokerage

MediaTek Inc., the largest integrated circuit designer in Taiwan, will see 20 percent sales growth in 2020 on the back of new 5G chips, a U.S. brokerage forecast Wednesday. In a research note, the ...

Report: Drugmakers, distributors under federal opioid probe

At least a half-dozen companies that make or distribute prescription opioid painkillers are facing a federal criminal investigation of their roles in a nationwide addiction and overdose crisis. ...

Manufacturers' sentiment on business climate in Taiwan weakens

Business sentiment among Taiwanese manufacturers weakened in October, amid worry over the global economy and the trade frictions between the United States and China, the Taiwan Institute of Economic R...

Phony 'fact check' account on Twitter raises new concerns

The deception was easy to pull off and came with barely any consequences. Britain’s Conservative Party changed the name of its press office’s Twitter account to “factcheckUK&rdquo...

Taiwan financial sector's exposure to Hong Kong up despite chaos

Exposure of Taiwan's financial sector to Hong Kong increased to top NT$1 trillion (US$3.79 billion) as of the end of September, even as the territory was threatened by escalating political chaos, ...

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___ China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal BEIJING (AP) — China is pressing Washington to roll back punitive tariffs in an interim trade deal. A gove...