Trump to talk manufacturing with executives, meet labor leaders
U.S. President Donald Trump planned to hold meetings on Monday with business and labor leaders at the start of his first full week in office, seeking to work quickly on his campaign promise to boost the American manufacturing sector and deliver more jobs. The Republican, who took office on Friday after eight years of a Democratic White House, was scheduled to meet with business leaders at 9 a.m. EST (1400 GMT) and then hold an afternoon meeting with labor leaders and U.S. workers, according to his schedule. The White House, which announced the meetings in a schedule released late on Sunday, did not name company executives or union leaders who would take part.
Yahoo 'faces probe over cyberattacks'
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into whether Yahoo should have informed investors sooner about two major data breaches, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. The SEC in December requested documents from the tech company concerning the cyberattacks, the paper reported. Yahoo announced in September that hackers in 2014 stole personal data from more than 500 million of its user accounts.
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McDonald's sales rise globally, but dip in US
McDonald's global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S. The world's biggest burger chain attributed the decline at home to a tough comparison from ...
Nadal subdues Monfils to break Grand Slam quarter-final drought
Rafael Nadal fought back to deny mercurial Frenchman Gael Monfils over four sets and reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Monday. The 14-time Grand Slam champion defeated sixth-seeded Monfils 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena in almost three hours and will play Canada's world number three Milos Raonic in the quarters. It was a gutsy effort from the never-say-die Spaniard, who was down a service break with a fifth set looming before he broke sixth-seeded Monfils twice to clinch victory.
German populists to discipline member for Holocaust remarks
BERLIN (AP) ? The nationalist Alternative for Germany party says it will take "internal measures" against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party.
Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) ? Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul.
Nadal, Williams into Australian Open quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal struggled into his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Monday, as Serena Williams accelerated towards a record title and the number one ranking. Nadal, searching for a revival after injuries wrecked last season, was tested by France's Gael Monfils before winning 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to book a last-eight clash with Milos Raonic. Nadal, 30, was also pushed to five sets by Alexander Zverev, 19, in round three, but he has survived to reach his first major quarter-final since the 2015 French Open.
Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices