NYC SCHOOLS TO REOPEN; CALIFORNIA REACHES RECORD: VIRUS UPDATE

New York City public schools will begin reopening on Dec. 7 despite levels of Covid-19 that re-shuttered schools earlier this month....

TREASURY DIVERTS PENFOLDS FROM CHINA AS 169% DUTIES BITES

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. unveiled an emergency plan to find new markets for its best-known labels including Penfolds after China...

 
 
 

KEY JAPANESE LAWMAKER SAYS THIRD EXTRA BUDGET MAY NOT BE LAST

A key ruling party lawmaker said an extra budget being drafted now may not be the end of Japan's stimulus spending this fiscal year...

ANT IPO IS SAID TO FACE SLIM CHANCES OF GETTING DONE NEXT YEAR

The chances that Jack Ma's Ant Group Co. will be able to revive its massive stock listing next year are looking increasingly slim as...

 
 
 

‘COMPLY OR EXPLAIN' RULE GETS MORE WOMEN ON CANADIAN BOARDS

It turns out the best way to get more women on corporate boards may be to use a floodlight.

BIDEN TO NAME TANDEN AS BUDGET CHIEF, ROUSE TO ECONOMIC COUNCIL

President-elect Joe Biden is turning to longtime Democratic policy staffer Neera Tanden to lead his Office of Management and Budget...

 
 
 

KUSHNER TO LEAD U.S. DELEGATION TO MIDDLE EAST AS TENSIONS SIMMER

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, will travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week in a bid to ease tensions...

ENGLAND LOCKDOWN CUTS VIRUS CASES 30%, STUDY SHOWS

Cases of coronavirus in England fell 30% after lockdown measures were rolled out in November, according to a study by Imperial College...

 
 
 

FIGHTING IN ETHIOPIA'S TIGRAY STILL GOING ON, TPLF HEAD ASSERTS

Conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region is still rife despite Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's assertions on Saturday that government troops...

CHINA STIRS TROUBLE WITH PLAN TO HIKE RETIREMENT AGE FROM 60

China is making a new push to raise one of the world's lowest retirement ages as it tries to cope with a rapidly aging population,...

 
 
 

BIDEN SEEING DOCTOR AFTER INJURING ANKLE PLAYING WITH DOG

President-elect Joe Biden was examined by a doctor Sunday for an ankle injury suffered on Saturday while playing with one of his dogs.

ARGENTINA'S GUZMAN PLAYS DOWN PROSPECTS OF AN EARLY IMF DEAL

 
 
 

BOLSONARO DELAYS CONGRATULATING BIDEN ON FRAUD ALLEGATIONS

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said he'll hold off congratulating Joe Biden on his election victory, echoing U.S. President Donald...

TRUMP SAYS IT'LL BE HARD FOR ELECTION SUITS TO REACH TOP COURT

President Donald Trump acknowledged that the fight to overturn his re-election defeat “probably” won't reach the Supreme Court, which...

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA CENTRAL BANK SEEN HOLDING AFTER SUCCESS OF QE DRIVE

A month into the Reserve Bank of Australia's A$100 billion bond-buying program, it looks to be doing its job by driving bond yields...

 
 
 
 
 
 

DUBAI REDUCES FUEL SURCHARGE FOR ELECTRICITY AND WATER

IRAN SAYS IT WON'T ‘FALL IN TRAP' OF SCUTTLING FUTURE U.S. TALKS

 
 
 



President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

“These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better." Read more ...

Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

President-elect Joe Biden slipped and twisted his ankle while playing with his dog Major, his office said Sunday. The 78-year-old Democrat will be examined by an orthopedist on... Read more ...

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over President Trump

Wisconsin has finished a recount of its presidential results, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Read more ...

Joe Biden Injures Himself

Joe Biden Injures Himself

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with one of his dogs and will be examined by a doctor "out of an abundance of caution," his office said Sunday, per... Read more ...

In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

The announcement comes just 11 days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city. Read more ...

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

The 34-year-old driver slid off the track on the first lap and his car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Read more ...

Chiefs beat Bucs 27-24 with big game from Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill

Chiefs beat Bucs 27-24 with big game from Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill

Chiefs move to 10-1 on the season. Read more ...

The best Cyber Monday 2020 Apple deals on AirPods, iPhones, iPads, MacBooks...

The best Cyber Monday 2020 Apple deals on AirPods, iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and more

Summary List Placement Cyber Monday is just a few hours away, and retailers like Amazon, Target , Best Buy , and Walmart are offering big deals on Apple products . Highlights... Read more ...

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. Prowse wore the black suit and helmet to play Darth Vader, but it was actor... Read more ...

Giants QB Jones, Panthers WR Moore depart with injuries

Giants QB Jones, Panthers WR Moore depart with injuries

It was a nice Sunday for Joe Judge and the New York Giants - except for Daniel Jones' hamstring injury. Read more ...