Airlines suspend China flights, cut services on virus fears
British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air are suspending all flights to China as fears spread about the outbreak of a new virus that has killed more than 130 people.
Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between EU, UK
The United Kingdom and the European Union are parting ways on Friday and one of the first issues to address is what will happen to the fishing grounds they shared.
Apple holiday season tops projections as iPhone bounces back
Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the growing popularity of its smartwatch, digital services and wireless earbuds.
Trump looks to sign trade deal, show wins during impeachment
President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.
The end is nigh: European Parliament to approve Brexit
The European Parliament is set to seal Britain's departure from the European Union in a vote.
Bad timing: New virus poses threat to fragile world economy
China's new virus is striking at a bad time for the world economy.
World shares mostly higher after rebound on Wall Street
Shares are mostly higher in Asia after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before.
McDonald's wraps up tumultuous year on a strong note
McDonald's is ending 2019 on a high note despite internal turmoil at the company.
Britain's EU Journey: When Johnson gambled to deliver Brexit
Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum.
Sudan to tackle fuel subsidies as economy hangs on the edge
Sudan’s new finance minister says his country is moving forward with an ambitious economic plan that will slash government subsidies starting in March and replace them with a cash payment to the poorest segment of the population.
In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks
Britain's National Security Council is poised to decide whether to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build aspects of its new high-speed mobile network.
California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system
California's secretary of state has approved Los Angeles County’s unique new publicly owned computerized voting system.
'I did it': Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon
A Portuguese hacker is claiming responsibility for leaking confidential documents implicating the billionaire daughter of a former prominent African leader in alleged murky business deals.
German privacy watchdog investigates clothing retailer H&M
A German privacy watchdog says it has opened an investigation into clothing retailer H&M amid evidence that the Swedish retailer had committed “massive data protection breaches” by spying on its customer service representatives in Germany.
The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target
You probably don't think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target.
Darknet moderator pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy
Authorities say a moderator for the darknet site AlphaBay has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and could face up to 20 years in federal prison.
'American Dirt' Latino backlash part of long publishing war
“American Dirt,” a novel about migrants from Mexico and cartel violence, continues to draw criticism from some Latino writers and activists.
Budget deficit to break $1 trillion despite strong economy
An annual congressional report says that the U.S. budget deficit is likely to burst through the symbolic $1 trillion barrier this year despite a healthy economy.
536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe rescued in Russia
Russia's emergency services have rescued 536 ice fishermen after they got stranded on a giant ice floe that tore off the island of Sakhalin in eastern Siberia.
Bulgaria ruling coalition survives no-confidence vote
Bulgaria’s ruling coalition has survived a no-confidence vote called by the opposition, which accused the government of failing to protect the environment and guarantee water supplies.