HONG KONG — Hong Kong police said on Monday that violence in the Asian financial hub had escalated to a “life-threatening level,” citing the explosion of a small bomb and the stabbing of a police officer in clashes with protesters overnight. Peaceful rallies descended into chaos on Sunday with running
Lyft Inc, following its rival Uber’s move, has sued New York City seeking to nullify a new rule limiting the time its drivers are allowed to spend cruising in Manhattan without passengers, the company said on Saturday. The lawsuit, filed by the San Francisco-based ride-hail company on Friday, argues that
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials on Friday promised a “Phase 1” deal with China on a host of conflicts from intellectual property to currency was imminent, but China’s official state-owned news organization Xinhua struck a more cautious tone. “We’ve come to a deal pretty much subject to getting it written,” U.S.
DETROIT/WASHINGTON — General Motors Co took the unusual step of appealing directly to employees in a blog post on Friday that laid out the terms of the automaker’s latest offer aimed at ending a month-long strike. While emphasizing GM’s commitment to the collective bargaining process, the letter, signed by Gerald
Pot stocks slid on Thursday after Quebec-based cannabis producer Hexo Corp. issued a revenue warning and pulled its guidance for its coming fiscal year, marking the latest jolt for a sector that has become increasingly sensitive to concerns over sluggish growth and mounting losses. In a press release, Hexo said
TOKYO — Global stocks recouped early losses as news reports raised hopes that the United States and China would settle some economic disputes, but investors were kept on edge by an earlier report that trade talks due to begin on Thursday could be cut short. U.S. S&P500 mini futures traded
NEW YORK — Most Democrats want to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, even if that means weakening their party’s chances of winning back the White House in the 2020 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. The poll, conducted on Monday and Tuesday, found that while support for impeachment remains