Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press | PostedJun 22nd - 4:18am
Greece's financial markets rallied Friday on news that the country's creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation's eight-year bailout program in two months.
Aviation giant Airbus is threatening to leave Britain if the country leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trading relations — a warning that caused alarm Friday among business leaders concerned about the pace of discussions ahead of next year's exit.
Global stocks were mixed Friday as investors remained wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profits and jobs. Some markets rebounded slightly but were unable to recoup their heavy losses for the week.
Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs.
Mark Stevenson, Associated Press | PostedJun 21st - 10:08pm
Opium poppy growers in southern Mexico who helped fuel the U.S. heroin epidemic say prices for their product have been driven so low — apparently by the use of synthetic opioids like fentanyl — that they are turning in desperation back to another crop they know well: marijuana.
Vietnamese police have arrested four more former senior oil executives for allegedly abusing their power to appropriate property as the communist authorities step up their toughest crackdown on corruption in years.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | PostedJun 21st - 8:28pm
Democratic lawmakers called for an investigation Thursday into U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with his agency.