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‘The Ultimate Hold’: Why Disney has investors stuck in place

By David Randall NEW YORK - Walt Disney Co is planning to reopen its Orlando-based Walt Disney World theme park on July 11, ending the...

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh FTC authority to seek ill-gotten gains

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether the Federal Trade Commission can continue to require scam artists and firms...

Tesla appears poised to electrify S&P 500

By Noel Randewich and Chuck Mikolajczak Wall Street's most controversial stock may be about to go mainstream. Tesla Inc appears on the verge of joining the...

S&P, Dow futures dip ahead of jobless claims report

By Medha Singh Futures tracking the S&P 500 and Dow indexes edged lower on Thursday ahead of the closely watched weekly jobless claims report, with...

U.S. has not yet decided how it will retaliate to France digital tax

WASHINGTON - The United States has not yet finalized a decision on how it will respond to France's digital tax, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven...

U.S. weekly jobless claims stay elevated; labor market improvement stalling

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON - Weakening demand and a resurgence in new COVID-19 cases are keeping new U.S. applications for unemployment benefits extraordinarily high, suggesting...

Severe bread shortages loom for Syria as fresh U.S. sanctions grip

By Maha El Dahan and Ellen Francis DUBAI/BEIRUT - Syria could face severe bread shortages for the first time since the start of the war,...

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Judge seeks clarity on the scope of Trump’s clemency order for Roger Stone

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON - The federal judge who presided over Roger Stone's criminal case ordered the government on Monday to explain the scope...

Brazil’s offshore oil workers chilled by coronavirus outbreaks

By Gram Slattery RIO DE JANEIRO - On Friday, May 1, two workers on the PXA-1 offshore platform owned by Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras...

U.S. consumers more secure about jobs but earnings expectations drop

By Jonnelle Marte U.S. consumers are more optimistic that the worst of the economic crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic is behind them, but are...

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy ‘protest’ vote might have violated new security laws

By Jessie Pang and James Pomfret HONG KONG - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday that an unofficial city-wide election conducted by the...

Actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, dies at 57

American actress Kelly Preston who has appeared in films including "Jerry Maguire" and "Twins", has died aged 57 after battling breast cancer for nearly...