Government Business And Finance

Sweden charges ex-telecom execs in Uzbek corruption scandal

Sep 22, 2017

Sweden's prosecution authority says three former executives with Swedish telecom company Telia have been charged with corruption involving contracts in Uzbekistan

The Latest: Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

Sep 22, 2017

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un issues a rare statement, branding Trump as "deranged" and warning he will "pay dearly" for his threat to "totally destroy" the North if it attacks

China criticizes S&P credit rating cut as 'wrong decision'

Sep 22, 2017

The Chinese finance ministry has criticized the cut in the Standard & Poor's rating agency's credit rating on the country's borrowing as a 'wrong decision' and said it ignores China's financial strength

Canadian retailers see potential NAFTA change as threat

Sep 22, 2017

Canadian retailers fear their survival is at stake if a change to the North American Free Trade Agreement that is being pushed by Washington leads to online U.S. retailers being able to sell their goods into Canada free of tax and duty

Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new role

Sep 22, 2017

Comic Jimmy Kimmel's withering attacks on Republican health care legislation have become a major part of the debate this week

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

Sep 22, 2017

Analysts say provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill are dangling extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin

The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulation

Sep 21, 2017

The Latest: Warner eyes regulation of political ads on social media

The Latest: Analysts say Alaska gets help in health bill

Sep 21, 2017

Analysts say that the health care bill that Republicans hope to push through the Senate next week contains language helping Alaska

US Navy awards $5B to finish ballistic-missile sub design

Sep 21, 2017

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $5 billion contract to General Dynamics' Electric Boat to finish designing a new class of ballistic-missile submarines so construction can start

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

Sep 21, 2017

Houston homeowners face new potential financial burden: higher property taxes

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