Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill wins Newbery Medal
Rep. Mike Pompeo has secured enough votes to be the next CIA director; Senate still votingWASHINGTON (AP) ? Rep. Mike Pompeo has secured enough votes to be the next CIA director; Senate still voting.
Samsung's 4Q earnings more than double on record chip profitSamsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to its brisk memory chip business that posted a record-high profit and strong sales of ...
Yahoo beats Wall Street view, sees Verizon deal closing in second quarter
Yahoo Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, and said the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc should be completed in the second quarter, allaying some investor concerns that the deal might collapse. The $4.8 billion Verizon transaction had originally been expected to close in the first quarter but was delayed by the disclosure of two major cyber breaches that exposed information from more than a billion Yahoo accounts. The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether Yahoo's data breaches should have been disclosed sooner to investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
Chile eyes new deals with Pacific trade pact members: ministerChile will continue to pursue trade deals even though the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is off the table after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the pact, Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz told journalists on Monday. The South American country has invited ministers from other TPP members as well as China and South Korea to a summit in Chile in March to discuss how to proceed, and has received positive responses at a high level, Munoz said.
Australia and New Zealand pledge to salvage TPP after U.S. exitSYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia hopes to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations into the agreement in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the pact, its trade minister said on Tuesday. New Zealand's trade minister said ministers from the remaining TPP countries would meet in the next few months to discuss how to save the trade deal, which was seen in Asia as a counterbalance to China's rising influence.Fulfilling a campaign pledge Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office on Monday pulling the United States out of the 2015 TPP agreement and distancing the United States from its Asian allies.
At least 4 reported dead in California storms
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles.
Rays trade Forsythe to Dodgers for De Leon, add TollesonST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? Second baseman Logan Forsythe has been traded by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Jose De Leon.
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