Corporate News

Patagonia, outdoor retailers fight Trump on US monuments

Dec 8, 2017

Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia and other retailers have jumped into a political battle over President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments

Recalls this week: table lamps, angle grinders, generators

Dec 8, 2017

Recalls this week include table lamps, angle grinders, portable generators

Clemson, USC to partner in research with new Samsung plant

Dec 8, 2017

South Korean electronics company Samsung says it is creating research and product development deals with South Carolina's two biggest universities

Swedish club Ostersund finds success on and off soccer field

Dec 8, 2017

More famous for snow sports like cross-country skiing and biathlon, the "Winter City" of Ostersund is making quite a name for itself on the soccer field

Vietnam arrests senior party official who led PetroVietnam

Dec 8, 2017

State media say Vietnamese police have arrested a senior Communist Party official for alleged wrongdoing while he was head of energy giant PetroVietnam

Toyota to announce new Avalon big car at Detroit auto show

Dec 8, 2017

Toyota will introduce a revamped Avalon full-size car at the Detroit auto show in January

The Latest: S&P says Brexit deal doesn't solve key issues

Dec 8, 2017

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says that the deal between Britain and the European Union doesn't change the fact that it might downgrade Britain's sovereign debt grade

EU says ISU imposes 'severe' restrictions on athletes

Dec 8, 2017

The European Union's executive arm has ruled that the International Skating Union is in breach of antitrust laws by the way it imposes "severe penalties" on athletes participating in speedskating competitions

Oklahoma border town leery of planned bioterror test

Dec 8, 2017

Residents of the small town of Newkirk, Oklahoma, are worried about Department of Homeland Security plans to conduct a bioterrorism response drill near town.

Man who bilked $100M from investors flees California prison

Dec 8, 2017

Authorities say a Washington state man who bilked investors out of more than $100 million in a major Ponzi scheme has escaped from a federal prison in central California

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