WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.
Apr 10 - As Russia’s currency and capital markets dipped on delayed response to Friday’s US sanctions against a handful of Kremlin-friendly billionaires, one vital metal used across the globe in aircraft manufacturing and the auto industries is soaring today.
Apr 09, 2018 - The world invested in Britain as a gateway to Europe. This, rather than the Anglosphere fantasies of the Brexiteers, is what Global Britain really means today. Late last year, Groupe Eurotunnel, the Anglo-French operator of the Channel Tunnel, announced a Brexit rebrand. It would now be called Getlink, a corporate identity that, by yoking together two words of suitably Middle English origin, would advertise its Anglo-Saxon credentials. Brute business realities dictated the shift to an English idiom.
Apr 09, 2018 - Houston - Saudi Arabia's premier energy companies are planning to invest billions of dollars in their Houston-area petrochemicals operations to take advantage of cheap natural gas feedstocks from West Texas shale fields.
Apr 5, 2018 - Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million.
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer shared the higher number as part of a corporate blog post about steps the company was taking to restrict the personal data available to third-party app developers.
Most of the 87 million people were in the United States, Schroepfer wrote in the blog post. The world's largest social media company has been hammered by investors and faces anger from users, advertisers and lawmakers after a series of scandals about fake news stories, election-meddling and privacy.
Last month, Facebook acknowledged that personal information about millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica, which worked on U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
Apr 04, 2018 -Fears of a trade war between the United States and China just escalated again. The Trump administration on Tuesday published a list of about 1,300 Chinese exports that could be targeted for tariffs.