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Moonwalking South Koreas Wage Hours Policies Backfire For Jobless Low Income Workers

SEOUL – President Moon Jae-in wants South Koreans to work less and earn more – and to achieve that his government has hiked the minimum wage and slashed the...

Power To The Drones Utilities Place Bets On Robots

MILAN/FRANKFURT – Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometers without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies. Utilities in Europe are...

Indictment Of Russian Officers Puts Pressure On Trump At Putin Summit

GLASGOW, Scotland – If U.S. President Donald Trump was inclined to be tentative when raising election meddling with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, the...

Jampj Vows To Overturn 47 Billion Talc Verdict But Experts See Hurdles

NEW YORK – Johnson & Johnson has vowed to appeal a $4.7 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claim asbestos-contaminated talc in the company’s...

Trumps Portrayal Of Nato In Crisis Carries Risks For Alliance

BRUSSELS – Donald Trump’s portrayal of NATO as an alliance in crisis has raised concern that the U.S. president’s nagging criticism might erode U.S....

Feds Escape From Crisis Holdings Could Hit Dead End

NEW YORK – Not long ago the Federal Reserve expected to quietly shed nearly half of its $4.5-trillion portfolio by around 2022, leaving little trace of the...

Trade War May Steer Tax Cuts Windfall To Even More Buybacks

NEW YORK – The escalating trade war between the United States and China may prompt U.S. companies to shift money they had earmarked for capital expenditures into...

As Trump Amps Up Trade War China Plays Nice With Foreign Investors

BEIJING – Long accused of protectionist tactics that make it a difficult place for foreign firms to operate, China is trying to reverse that narrative amid an...

Goodbye Inverted Yield Curve Fed Looks For Alternative Signals To Guide Policy

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve officials are scouring new niches of the financial markets to find signals accurate enough to warn the central bank when it is time to...

France-belgium Set-piece Decider Proves It Is Still A Simple Game

ST PETERSBURG – For all the intricate planning, cagey tactics and chess-like choreography, the simplicity of football was again emphasized as France secured a...