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Passenger Who Was Restrained With Duct Tape During Flight Faces Record Fine

Federal regulators are seeking $81,950 from a Texas woman who acted erratically and was violent toward crew members during an American Airlines flight in 2021.

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Chinese government rushes to shore up struggling property sector with new policies

A report has called China’s housing market the ‘primary risk’ to the economy as more is done to stabilise the sector.

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Will Lewis Is Said to Have Used Stolen Records as Editor in U.K.

Years before becoming the Post’s publisher, Will Lewis assigned an article based on stolen phone records, a former reporter said.

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Lynn Conway, Computing Pioneer and Transgender Advocate, Dies at 86

She made significant contributions at IBM, but she lost her job because of her conviction that she inhabited the wrong body. She later fought for transgender rights.

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Bates learned of knighthood at Post Office inquiry

The campaigner had travelled to hear former CEO Paula Vennells give evidence when he received the news.

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Did You Buy a Disneyland ‘Dream Key’? Disney May Owe You Money.

Disney owes a total of $9.5 million to customers who bought a $1,400 Dream Key pass over the course of two months in 2021. The payments, about $67, are going out this month.

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The Business of Being Lorne Michaels

For 50 years, Michaels has managed both the weekly circus of producing “Saturday Night Live” and the broader task of keeping it relevant. How does he do it?

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Cocoa prices are soaring. Candy makers will need to get creative

Hershey, Mondelez, Mars and Ferrero are among the companies that will have to get creative to deal with soaring prices for cocoa, a key ingredient in chocolate.

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Goodbye, Work Friends

After four years, as she prepares to hand off to her successor, our workplace advice columnist reflects on the rewards and the frustrations of office life.

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Musk’s Friends and Fans Applaud Shareholder Vote on His Payday

On the social media platform X, which Mr. Musk owns, reactions to a vote that reaffirmed Mr. Musk’s $45 billion package were buoyant.

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Green hydrogen: can China replicate its success in EVs, batteries and solar panels?

In the second of a four-part series on the fuel of the future, Yujie Xue looks at the opportunities, threats and challenges China faces in dominating the industry.

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China’s CEOs join social media to learn how to win followers and influence people

China’s executives are embracing dual roles as business leaders and online influencers. Will this approach boost sales, or create a dependency on personal character?

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Google C.E.O. Testifies in Ozy Media Founder’s Fraud Trial

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, said he never discussed a potential acquisition of the digital media start-up.

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Judge Orders Sale of Alex Jones’s Personal Assets but Keeps Infowars in Business

The ruling will allow the conspiracy theorist to continue broadcasting on Infowars, while the Sandy Hook families pursue payment of $1.4 billion in defamation damages.

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U.S. Investigating ‘Dutch Roll’ That Damaged a Boeing 737 During Flight

The Southwest Airlines flight experienced a rare oscillation in May that caused “substantial” damage to its tail section and prompted investigations from federal agencies.

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Boeing plane investigated after 'Dutch roll'

Air regulators are investigating new issues with Boeing planes.

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F.A.A. Investigating How Questionable Titanium Got Into Boeing and Airbus Jets

The material, which was purchased from a little-known Chinese company, was sold with falsified documents and used in parts that went into jets from both manufacturers.

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How Jeff Bezos Is Trying to Fix The Washington Post

The Amazon founder has expressed his support to Will Lewis, the C.E.O., who has faced widespread criticism this month.

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Elon Musk Got 72% in Tesla Shareholder Vote on Pay

About 72 percent of shares in the balloting affirmed the chief executive’s lucrative stock award. The company hopes to get a court to reinstate it.

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Why the Stock Market Has Risen Even With No Fed Rate Cuts

The S&P 500 has been buoyant mainly because of A.I. fever, while bonds are having another mediocre year. But as an investor, our columnist is staying the course.

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Supermarket sandwiches linked to E. coli outbreak

Retailers are removing at least 56 types of sandwiches, wraps and salad from UK supermarket shelves.

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U.S. Inflation Falls to 3.3% in May

The rate of inflation in May over the previous year.

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Boeing and NASA delay Starliner astronaut return to June 22, nearly doubling mission length to test spacecraft

NASA announced Friday that Boeing's Starliner capsule "Calypso" will stay at the International Space Station twice as long as the mission originally planned.

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How Partisan Media Outlets Covered The Latest Inflation Numbers

Conservative media outlets used the new inflation data, which was lower than expected, to criticize President Biden’s handling of the economy. Liberal media outlets celebrated it.

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'Inside Out 2' arrives in theaters and could hit a 100-day run. Here's why that's increasingly rare

Both Walt Disney Animation and Pixar struggled to regain a foothold at the box office after pandemic restrictions lessened and audiences returned to theaters.

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French Stocks Tumble to Worst Week in Two Years Over Election Fears

Investors worry about a possible debt crisis in the country as polls show the far right could be brought to the brink of power in less than a month.

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The Aftermath of a U.K. Cyberattack: Blood Shortages and Delayed Operations

Several London hospitals, still reeling from a cyberattack last week, have made an urgent plea to medical students to help stem the disruption.

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Where the N.B.A. Sees Its Future

The league has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to cultivate an immense potential fan base in Africa and develop future stars.

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HBO Could Use a Hit and ‘House of the Dragon’ Could be the Answer

The network has hit an unusually fallow period. Executives hope “House of the Dragon,” which returns Sunday, could be the start of a new winning streak.

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$29 Trillion: That’s How Much Debt Emerging Nations Are Facing

A decades-long crisis is getting worse, and now dozens of nations are spending more on interest payments than on health care or education.

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Barclays suspends festival funding after protests

There had been protests over the bank's links to Download, Latitude and the Isle of Wight festivals.

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Tesco says shoppers are buying more as confidence returns

The UK's largest retailer reports higher sales, but controversy persists over its boss's pay package.

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China’s markets watchdog aims to enhance funds recognition scheme with Hong Kong to boost flows

Mainland China’s top securities watchdog has proposed amending a funds recognition scheme with Hong Kong in the latest move to boost cross-border trading and capital flow between the two markets.

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Tesla investors back $56bn Musk pay deal

The multi-billionaire had campaigned for the payout, which is worth up to $56bn.

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What Elon Musk’s Convincing Win Means for Tesla

Investors voted overwhelmingly to reinstate the C.E.O.’s multibillion-dollar compensation package, inextricably tying the car maker’s future to the tech billionaire.

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China unveils new fair-competition regulations in ongoing push to unify domestic market

The move aims to reduce monopolies and make business easier amid concerns over unfair competition, while exemptions include matters of national security, innovation and energy efficiency.

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First a Victim of Tax Return Identity Theft, Then a 2-Year Wait for a Refund

The I.R.S.’s Taxpayer Advocate Service found that many of those affected were lower-income people who depended on refunds to cover living costs. The wait is “ridiculous,” the head of the service said.

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Servers for GameStop annual shareholder meeting crash due to overwhelming interest

The debacle comes amid a meme stock craze that surged when Keith Gill, aka Roaring Kitty, resumed posting on his social accounts after more than three years.

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'Mouse jigglers' pretending to work fired by bank

Wells Fargo has fired a number of workers, after reviewing claims of fake keyboard activity.

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Is Elon Musk worth his $56bn Tesla pay package?

He is beloved by his millions of followers online, but would Musk's businesses have succeeded without him?

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Bezos' Blue Origin joins SpaceX, ULA in winning bids for $5.6 billion Pentagon rocket program

The Pentagon announced the first winning bidders in its rocket launch program sweepstakes on Thursday.

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Shanghai’s Yangpu district eyes smaller tech firms to complete its growing digital ecosystem

Shanghai’s northeastern Yangpu district , which has already attracted Big Tech firms such as Meituan and Bilibili, has set its sights on smaller technology businesses to form an ecosystem for its growing digital economy.

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China’s ‘hidden debt’ seen shrinking, but scaling that mountain remains a daunting challenge

As Beijing continues to crack down on problematic local-level debt, economist Luo Zhiheng has run the numbers to estimate how much progress has been made.

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Remo Saraceni, 89, Dies; Inventor of the Walking Piano Seen in ‘Big’

His keyboard, which became famous after Tom Hanks melodiously hopped on it, displayed Mr. Saraceni’s vision of technology powered by “people energy.”

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Does It Pencil?

A real estate term used by developers when they’re assessing whether a project makes financial sense.

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Patrick Gottsch, 70, Who Found Rural America Fertile Ground for TV, Dies

After a career as a satellite dish installer, he found success with RFD-TV, a 24-hour cable channel aimed at farmers and ranchers.

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China’s oil refiners are slowing down after decades of growth, in a blow to global supply

A prolonged property crisis has weighed on China’s economy this year, while the steady uptake of new-energy vehicles and trucks powered by gas are flashing bearish signs for future oil demand.

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Tyson Foods Suspends C.F.O. John Tyson After Arrest and D.W.I. Charge

John Randal Tyson, a fourth-generation member of the Tyson family business, was charged with driving while intoxicated, the company said, two years after he was found asleep in a stranger’s house.

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China Is Testing More Driverless Cars Than Any Other Country

Assisted driving systems and robot taxis are becoming more popular with government help, as cities designate large areas for testing on public roads.

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Clearview AI Used Your Face. Now You May Get a Stake in the Company.

The facial recognition start-up doesn’t have the funds to settle a class-action lawsuit, so lawyers are proposing equity for those whose faces were scraped from the internet.

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CEOs ‘cautiously optimistic’ about China’s economy amid ‘new competitive reality’

Confidence in Chinese business climate inches up as consumption slump, geopolitics and local competition test resilience, survey says.

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EU’s tariffs may stall SAIC’s exports of EV but do little to keep BYD at bay, analysts say

The additional tariffs the EU plans to levy will not be severe enough to shut most Chinese-made electric vehicles (EVs) out, as the cost advantages of companies like BYD will outweigh the curbs, analysts say.

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Tesla Shareholders Approve C.E.O. Elon Musk’s Pay Package

The vote was seen as a referendum on his management of the electric car maker and on the limits of executive pay.

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The battle for Gen Z social shoppers

If TikTok is banned in the US, where might its social shoppers go?

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JLR invests £1m to help police stop car thefts

It comes after the company’s boss denied reports that the Range Rover was "Britain's most stolen vehicle".

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Could China strangle Europe’s weapons output with cotton?

European politicians and arms producers have complained that China has cut its supply of nitrocellulose, known as guncotton, but experts say Europe would rather not ramp up production.

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Beatrice Advisors launches to serve millennial and Gen Z investors from diverse backgrounds

Beatrice aims to make education and accessibility paramount since many young inheritors will be new to managing wealth amid the 'great wealth transfer.'

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Courting C.E.O.s, Trump Says He Intends to Cut Corporate Taxes Again

Donald Trump cut the business tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent in 2017. Speaking privately to business leaders, he said if he retook power, he wanted to make it 20 percent.

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Warren Winiarski, Whose Fledgling Cabernet Bested the French, Dies at 95

His $6 bottle of Napa Valley cabernet won a historic tasting in Paris in 1976, astonishing connoisseurs and putting his Stag’s Leap winery on the map.

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Stellantis aims to correct 'arrogant' mistakes in U.S. market, CEO says

At the company's investor day, Stellantis executives also laid out how they plan to achieve ambitious financial targets amid industry and economic uncertainty.

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Netflix hunts for a production partner for its Christmas NFL games

Netflix will stream NFL games on Christmas Day over the next three years. Now the streaming giant needs a production partner.

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F.A.A. Administrator Says Previous Oversight of Boeing Was ‘Too Hands-Off’

Mike Whitaker, who heads the agency, told a Senate panel that changes were being made to the agency’s oversight of the plane manufacturer, including conducting more safety inspections.

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Christy Goldsmith Romero Nominated to be Next FDIC Chair

Christy Goldsmith Romero has been nominated to be the next chair of the bank regulator that has been shaken by a “toxic” workplace culture.

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Robotics startup cofounded by Synapse CEO is raising funds with exaggerated claims about GM ties

Foundation was started in April by Synapse CEO Sankaet Pathak, Tribe Capital CEO Arjun Sethi, and LeBlanc, cofounder of Cobalt Robotics.

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Pay $1 to Hear Wu-Tang Clan’s Secret Album (Eventually)

An online art collective that spent $4 million on “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” is telling fans their purchases will accelerate the one-of-a-kind album’s 2103 release date.

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Supreme Court Backs Starbucks Over ‘Memphis 7’ Union Case

In a blow to the National Labor Relations Board, the justices made it more difficult to order employers to reinstate fired workers.

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Stellantis plans to grow Jeep sales 50% by 2027

Stellantis expects to grow sales of Jeep vehicles during the next three years to roughly 1.5 million units globally.

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Tyson Foods suspends CFO after second arrest

Tyson had previously been arrested two years ago for falling asleep in the wrong house.

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Kendall Toole, a Popular Peloton Instructor, Announces Her Departure

Ms. Toole shared the news in an Instagram reel on Thursday morning, adding that she was grateful for her time at Peloton, the connected-fitness company.

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Restaurant Near St. Louis Bars Patrons Under 30

Customers generally support Bliss Caribbean Restaurant’s ban on male customers under 35 and women under 30. But some legal experts say there may be a problem.

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Montana Has More Cows Than People. Why Are Locals Eating Beef From Brazil?

Cole Mannix, of Old Salt Co-op, is trying to change local appetites and upend an industry controlled by multibillion-dollar meatpackers.

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Housing demand wanes as buyers bank on rate cut

Housebuilder Crest Nicholson warns on profits as the market softens while surveyors see confidence dip.

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Ford ends EV dealership program that required hefty investment to sell electric models

Amid slower-than-expected demand, Ford will open EV sales to all of its dealers.

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Disney and DeSantis Reach Agreement, Ending Protracted Fight

The deal locks in a 15-year expansion plan for Disney World and clears a path for Disney to restart in-kind political donations in Florida.

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From dying mall brand to Wall Street winner: How Abercrombie & Fitch pulled off retail's biggest comeback

Abercrombie & Fitch nearly faded into irrelevance, but under the direction of CEO Fran Horowitz, it has transformed into one of Wall Street's biggest winners.

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'My son's generation was sold a lie on housing'

Ahead of the upcoming general election, many voters are calling for housing and rental reforms.

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Tesla’s Stock Price Shows Doubts About Outlook Under Elon Musk

A huge run-up in the stock’s value followed a 2018 vote on Elon Musk’s compensation package. But investors have recently become less enamored.

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China’s ‘super apps’, visa-free travel help send high fives – and cash – to Singapore goalie

A Muslim food stall owned by footballer Hassan Sunny has been inundated with gracious Chinese fans who also took advantage of a new visa-free-travel policy with Singapore.

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Why Investors Don’t Believe the Fed

Markets appear to be dismissing the central bank’s more pessimistic take on inflation, as the S&P 500 nears a new high.

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Here's what's next for Paramount after Skydance deal is stopped in its tracks

Shari Redstone's National Amusements stopped deal talks between Paramount Global and Skydance. What's next for the media giant with three leaders at the helm?

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China vows new-energy regulations to optimise industry, while still refuting ‘overcapacity’

Beijing will help guide the green sector that has come under increasing fire from the West, and the threshold for market entry will be raised with higher standards.

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Elden Ring Raised Masochists, and They’re Back for More

Influencers who have guided players through an unforgiving world are powering anticipation for the video game’s next chapter, Shadow of the Erdtree.

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US Fed pencils in one interest rate cut this year

America's central bank scaled back forecasts for cuts in 2024 despite annual inflation easing.

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Airport bosses criticise sudden liquids U-turn

Airport bosses have criticised the lack of notice they were given for re-introducing 100ml liquids limits.

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Tesla’s Nordic Shareholders Seek to Promote Workers’ Rights in Vote

Tesla mechanics in Sweden have been striking for six months with little movement from their employer. Nordic shareholders hope to change that.

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China’s central bank backs Beijing’s property destocking plan as housing sales crawl

China’s central bank has backed the government’s plans to absorb the nation’s unsold homes and fix an inventory overhang which a data provider said could take as long as 18 months to work through.

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Driverless Cars in China: How Safe Are They?

Computer-aided driving has official support and public acceptance, but state media seldom reports crashes or safety incidents, and online posts are censored.

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Sony Pictures is buying Alamo Drafthouse theater chain

Sony Pictures has acquired Alamo Drafthouse, the seventh-largest movie theater chain in North America.

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U.S. Expands Sanctions on Russia as G7 Leaders Gather

The Biden administration is taking new measures aimed at stopping China from helping the Kremlin sustain its war effort against Ukraine. U.S. officials hope European nations will take similar steps.

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Amtrak Pays Executives Hefty Bonuses as Losses Continue

Some executives received payments of nearly half a million dollars as the rail service remained $1.7 billion in the red and the new Acela program continued to face challenges.

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Chinese EV makers’ price wars in overseas markets will sow doubts over quality: Bain

Bain advises Chinese assemblers, which already enjoy a cost advantage, to focus on premium models when building their global image, rather than selling cheaper cars to lure budget-conscious consumers.

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Sony Pictures Acquires Alamo Drafthouse in Lifeline to Cinema Chain

The deal is a rare example of a traditional Hollywood studio owning a movie theater chain.

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US widens Russia sanctions in banking crackdown

The US broadens Russia sanctions, including a fresh crackdown on banks and tech.

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'We are creating new crops five-times faster'

How artificial intelligence is increasingly helping the arable farming sector.

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What to Know About Europe’s Extra Tariffs on Chinese Electric Cars

The tariffs had been expected for months, but many European automakers warned that they would drive up prices for consumers and set off a trade war with China.

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Elon Musk Sued by Former SpaceX Employees

The eight workers say they were wrongfully fired after circulating a memo raising concerns about sexual harassment at the rocket company led by Elon Musk.

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Did Jerry West Inspire the NBA’s Logo? ‘There Was Never Any Doubt.’

After decades of the league having avoided the issue, Commissioner Adam Silver said what most people knew all along: It is Jerry West in the league’s iconic logo.

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Tesla Shareholders to Vote on Elon Musk’s Pay Package

The vote is seen as a referendum on the limits of executive pay and the accountability of Silicon Valley billionaires.

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Influencer Jake Paul launching men's skin, personal care line at Walmart

The line, called W, will feature products priced at less than $10 and looks to tap into the growing market for men's grooming.

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Fisker recalls thousands of Ocean EVs for safety and compliance issues

The company issued voluntary recalls for at least 11,000 Ocean SUVs across the U.S., Canada, and Europe for software-related issues.

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How to Read the Fed’s Projections Like a Pro

The Federal Reserve is expected to leave rates unchanged on Wednesday. But Wall Street is focused on what comes next.

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Southwest CEO vows change as activist investor pushes for new leadership

Elliott Management on Monday disclosed a nearly $2 billion stake in Southwest Airlines and said it wanted new leadership.

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At Stellantis investor day, cost cuts and China come into focus

Stellantis has aggressively cut operations under Tavares, with some executives describing the measures as difficult or grueling.

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Student Loan Bills Are Dropping Next Month for Many, but There’s a Hiccup

The Education Department has not finished recalculating payments for millions of borrowers enrolled in SAVE, forcing loan servicers to put many loans into forbearance.

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How Fed Rates Influence Mortgages, Credit Cards and More

Higher rates benefit those who can save, but for borrowers falling rates would reduce bills on credit cards, home equity loans and other forms of debt.

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New US wave of Ukraine sanctions includes targets in Hong Kong and mainland China

‘We are increasing the risk for financial institutions dealing with Russia’s war economy and eliminating paths for evasion,’ US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says.

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EU threatens China EVs with tariffs of up to 38%

The decision comes as an investigation continues into what the EU calls China’s "unfair subsidisation".

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Cooling Inflation Revives Biden’s Hope of Rate Cuts

The chances of at least one pre-election cut appeared to be helped by a new inflation report.

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Housing Costs Cool, but Remain a Source of Concern

Housing costs were up 5.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the smallest increase in more than two years. But monthly progress has slowed.

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China’s fast fashion, globally popular shopping apps prove boon to Shenzhen’s e-commerce sector

Recognising the industry’s role in boosting China’s economy, the State Council gets behind a new plan to help e-commerce-related enterprises ‘go global’ and build overseas warehouses.

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Gaming giant Steam accused of ripping off 14m UK gamers

Legal claim alleges Steam's market dominance means consumers are paying too much for video games.

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DFS warning as Red Sea disruption hits deliveries

Cargo ships are having to take long detours to avoid the Suez Canal amid attacks by Houthi rebels.

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Easy Life band renamed after EasyGroup legal row

The band changed their name after a threat of legal action by the brand owners of airline EasyJet.

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UK economy fails to grow during wet April

The main political parties disagree about what the data suggests about longer-term economic health.

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China’s Xi Jinping again calls for greater corporate governance at state-owned firms ahead of third plenum

Ahead of July’s third plenum, fresh comments by the president offer insight into what sort of economy-boosting reforms will be prioritised.

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5 critical shifts Chinese firms need to make to be successful

The formula for success has fundamentally changed and the strategies that led to success in the past decade will not ensure the same outcome again.

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Payments taken twice from some Co-op bank accounts

The bank is trying to resolve the glitch after payments were debited twice from some business accounts.

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Elon Musk unexpectedly drops case against OpenAI

The multi-billionaire Tesla boss filed the lawsuit against the ChatGPT developer at the end of February.

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GameStop raises over $2bn after Roaring Kitty rally

The company said it had sold all 75 million shares it had offered to investors.

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With CPI rebounding for fourth month, has China shrugged off deflation fear?

May’s consumer price index figures remain well below government control target but have stayed the same as the April increase.

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The sceptics say Hong Kong is over. China’s trajectory says otherwise

Beijing’s plan to become a developed economy within the next decade bodes well for Hong Kong’s status as a global financial centre.

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Nathan's hot dog contest parts ways with champion Joey Chestnut over plant-based frank partnership

Major League Eating will part ways with 16-time champion Joey Chestnut ahead of this year's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, hosted by Nathan's Famous.

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National Amusements stops discussions with Skydance on Paramount deal, sources say

Share Redstone's National Amusements has stopped talks with Skydance on proposed merger deal with Paramount Global, CNBC reported Tuesday.

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'Insane' amounts of data spurs new storage tech

Storing information with holograms and in glass is being proposed to deal with a deluge of data.

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Tesla pay fight tests power of Elon Musk's mystique

Elon Musk wants the biggest pay package in history, but will investors back the $50bn deal?

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China’s ‘freedom to eat beef’ belies farmers’ mood of udder chaos as cash cow hits tipping point

Beef prices are down sharply in the past year, hitting China’s agriculture industry amid broader deflationary pressure.

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Affirm buy now, pay later loans will be embedded into Apple Pay later this year

Affirm will surface as an option for U.S. Apple Pay users on iPhones and iPads later this year.

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Ex-BHS directors must pay £18m over chain's collapse

Two former directors of the collapsed retail chain have been found guilty of wrongful trading.

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GM trims 2024 EV forecast amid slower-than-expected demand

General Motors is trimming its expected sales and production of all-electric vehicles this year, as U.S. adoption of EVs occurs slower than expected.

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Raspberry Pi shares soar on stock market debut

Raspberry Pi's listing is seen as a boost for the London stock market, which has seen some firms moving abroad.

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China hits out at keyboard warriors, closes accounts to rectify chaos of ‘smearing’ firms

China’s internet watchdog closed dozens of social media accounts over dissemination of false and misleading information concerning companies and entrepreneurs.

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Warner Bros. Discovery strikes 10-year deal to broadcast the French Open in the U.S.

Warner Bros. Discovery has been upping the ante with sports offerings as the company continues negotiations to extend its partnership with the NBA.

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China EVs: Xpeng unveils Mona brand with eye on mass-market buyers, global leader BYD

The Guangzhou-based carmaker will officially launch the M03 EV and development strategy for the brand at an official ceremony late next month.

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GM board approves new $6 billion share buyback authorization

The new buyback authorization comes as a previously announced accelerated $10 billion share repurchase program is expected to be completed this month.

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China property crisis: Dexin joins list of developers ordered to liquidate in Hong Kong

Dexin China Holdings joins the growing list of troubled Chinese property developers facing liquidation as impatient creditors take them to court in an attempt to claw back their money.

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Unemployment rate highest for more than two years

The rate has risen to 4.4%, official figures show, the highest figure since September 2021.

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China’s travel spending surges over Dragon Boat holiday, signals more ‘stable’ tourism market

Three-day holiday figures bode well for the coming summer vacation, with students expected to help drive domestic tourism.

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China risks falling behind in the AI race, but can a cutthroat price war balance the scales?

In this week’s issue of the Global Impact newsletter, we take a look at the price war that is developing in China as tech firms fight to keep up with the likes of Nvidia.

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Land, sea and air: 5 visa-free ways to travel to mainland China from 72 hours up to 30 days

Mainland China has rolled out policies, including visa-free entry, to boost its tourism sector that was hit hard by three years of the coronavirus.

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UAW president under investigation by federal monitor

The monitor accuses UAW leaders of obstructing and interfering with his access to information amid accusations that the union president abused his powers.

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Why the EU might be about to make Chinese electric cars more expensive

Brussels is widely expected to introduce tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles coming to Europe.

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Beijing can restore private sector confidence with another third plenary ‘magic touch’

Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin used third plenary sessions to usher in new eras of growth. Beijing should do it again.

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China is changing: foreigners return to Shanghai, but they’re here for a good time, not a long time

A loosening of visa restrictions is finally luring back tourists to mainland China’s most international city, so why are they not staying to work like they used to?

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FDA advisors recommend Eli Lilly's Alzheimer's drug donanemab, paving way for approval

If approved, Eli Lilly's donanemab would become the second Alzheimer's drug of its kind currently on the U.S. market after Leqembi from Biogen and Eisai.

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Tiana's Bayou Adventure is the next step in Disney's $60 billion theme park investment

Tiana's Bayou Adventure, the rethemed Splash Mountain, is set to reopen June 28 at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

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Elliott takes $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines, seeks to oust CEO and chair

Elliott is seeking to replace Southwest CEO Bob Jordan and Chairman Gary Kelly with outside candidates, the activist said in a letter and presentation Monday.

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Overcapacity? China’s competitive edge lies elsewhere

Conversations about China’s industrial policy or overcapacity distract us from understanding what’s behind the country’s economic success.

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Moderna's combination Covid, flu vaccine is more effective than existing shots in late-stage trial

Moderna is the first company to release positive phase three data on a Covid and flu combination shot, giving it a lead over rivals Pfizer and Novavax. 

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China’s EU trade wrangling has Australian winemakers, exporters eyeing new opportunities

Speculation over the possibility of Beijing imposing tariffs on European wine is seen as a golden opportunity for the Australian wine industry to get back in after a three-year dry spell.

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China’s EV makers return to fast lane helped by government subsidies tailwind

China’s premium electric car makers can expect a smooth road ahead of them in 2024 as both consumer demand and product margins improve

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Can rich China regions embrace a Greater Shanghai Metropolitan Area, or is it a bridge too far?

An ambitious plan, months in the works and still being drafted, involves 14 cities around eastern China’s Yangtze River Delta, and ‘heated debate’ reflects a daunting bid for regional synergy.

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Have Milei's first six months improved the Argentine economy?

Javier Milei has been Argentina's president for half a year - how has it gone?

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Don’t doubt China’s resolve to tackle youth unemployment

Recent reports of Xi Jinping telling young people to ‘eat bitterness’ suggests a helpless government asking youth to simply endure. This is far from the truth.

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European firms in southern China have less confidence than in any other region: survey

Annual findings by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China flag worrisome drops in revenue and profitability, with a sharp rise in concerns over the country’s economic slowdown.

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How Modi’s ballot box stumble could benefit China

The bet global punters made was that winning a third term in a landslide would catalyse Modi-the-reformer as never before. That’s now moot.

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Price hikes and boycotts: Is trouble brewing at Starbucks?

The coffee giant is suffering as customers "lose it" over price hikes and other controversies.

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Mexico is ground zero as China takes Global South battle to US backyard

Since its free trade agreement with the US, Mexico has seen more crime and obesity, but little economic growth. Now, it is seeing a surge in Chinese investment.

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How 'Swiftonomics' is impacting the music industry

The Eras tour, which has arrived in Edinburgh, is reckoned to be pushing her wealth well north of $1bn.

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Chinese solar panel makers face dilemma as US plugs trade loophole in Southeast Asia

US has opened investigations into solar panel products from Southeast Asia to block a well-trodden tariff workaround used by Chinese manufacturers.

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Green hydrogen: will China, US or EU dominate the global clean energy race?

In the first of a four-part series, Peggy Sito and Yujie Xue look at the competitive edge of different countries and regions in the green hydrogen industry.

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AI computing pushes Taiwan’s geopolitics-weary tech sector into party mode

Taiwan’s trade data already reflects the rising global popularity of AI-optimised consumer electronics – a point hammered home at the recent Computex Taipei trade show.

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The rise and rise of fashion giant Shein

The retailer could be heading for London's stock market, but its rise has not come without controversy.

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Hong Kong needs ‘honest brokers’ to tell its story

Hong Kong should focus on connections with people and organisations that can serve the city’s unique role in global trade and investment.

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China’s exports set to ‘defy’ tariffs: 5 takeaways from May trade data as shipments rose

China’s exports beat expectations last month despite heightened trade frictions, fuelled by surging demand from Southeast Asia, according to data released on Friday.

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Shimao is latest developer to see sales rise since China’s property rescue package

Shimao has become the latest Chinese home builder to report higher property sales aided by Beijing’s stimulus package aimed at reviving its crisis-hit real estate sector.

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China’s exports surge in May, boosted by Asean, but US and EU tariff headwinds cloud outlook

China’s exports beat expectations in May, data released on Friday showed, but looming import tariffs from the United States and European Union are set to weigh on the outlook, analysts said.

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Why is Nvidia boss the 'Taylor Swift of tech'?

Jensen Huang is at the forefront of an AI boom, which coincides with Nvidia's rise as a leading chip firm.

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China’s export growth rebounds in May despite trade tensions, fuelled by Asean demand

China’s exports rose by 7.6 per cent from a year earlier in May, while imports rose by 1.8 per cent last month, data released on Friday showed.

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What is green hydrogen and what is China’s role in its production and use?

Hydrogen is seen as a viable long-term solution that can reduce emissions in the most carbon-intensive sectors, but the path to making the zero-emission fuel commercially viable is long and arduous.

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Concern rises over AI in adult entertainment

AI in adult entertainment could have negative effects on society and individuals, experts say.

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For China’s eager emigrants, the FOMO is real, and a move overseas may be now or never

Middle-class Chinese with the means to move abroad see a rapidly closing window of opportunity as developed countries tighten immigration policies, and the race is on as applicant interest surges.

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The Canton Fair trade exposition, 67 years on, still draws an American crowd

Founded in 1957, the China Import and Export Fair in Guangzhou has weathered embargoes, trade wars and pandemics, with supporters saying it remains essential.

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Poly Property’s sales slump as Beijing’s market rescue package produces mixed results

The Chinese state-backed developer saw sales fall by almost a fifth in May, adding to a mixed picture of the impact of Beijing’s historic measures to rescue its crisis-hit real estate segment.

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Why Canadians are angry with their biggest supermarket

Food prices, including a $40 chicken, has stoked fury and calls for big foreign supermarket chains to come to Canada.

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Could AI put an end to animal testing?

Artificial intelligence systems are increasingly being used to help test new drugs and chemicals.

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Australia wants to become a renewable energy superpower. Can it?

The country has come up with an ambitious plan to become the engine room of the new green economy.

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Can 'energy hog' hot tubs be greener?

Hot tubs are becoming a standard feature at holiday parks, but can they be made more energy efficient?

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Could a housing revolution transform Canadian cities?

The Canadian government is pushing hard for cities to build more "fourplex" apartment blocks.

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