US factories grew more slowly in October

Business 11/01/18, 10:51

American manufacturers grew at a slower pace in October as factories contended with supply disruptions caused by disputes with China, Europe and other trading partners.The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Thursday that its manufacturing index ...

Russia’s Dalaloyan wins men’s all-around on tiebreaker

Sports 10/31/18, 12:01

Artur Dalaloyan of Russia won the men's world all-around gymnastics title, edging China's Xiao Ruoteng during a taut and tense final on Wednesday.China's Xiao Ruoteng performs on the rings during the Men's All-Around Final of the Gymnastics World Chamionships at ...

Rising prices, margins drive GM’s third quarter

Business 10/31/18, 08:00

General Motors swung to a third-quarter profit and blew past Wall Street expectations on rising prices in North America and surprising resilience in China.The automaker reported $2.5 billion in profits Wednesday, or $1.75 per share, far exceeding analyst projections for ...

Kobe Bryant made ambassador for 2019 World Cup in China

Basketball 10/31/18, 07:31

Kobe Bryant has been made an ambassador for the 2019 basketball World Cup in China.The five-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist made the announcement on Twitter .Bryant joins former NBA rival Yao Ming, now leading the Chinese Basketball ...

Spy chief wanted ban on China telecoms from Australian 5G

Business 10/30/18, 02:19

Australia's critical infrastructure including electricity grids, water supplies and hospitals could not have been adequately safeguarded if Chinese-owned telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE Corp. were allowed to help roll out the nation's 5G network, a spy chief said.Mike Burgess, director-general ...

US limits tech exports to Chinese firm on security grounds

Business 10/30/18, 02:03

The Trump administration has imposed restrictions on technology exports to a state-supported Chinese semiconductor maker, citing national security grounds amid a mounting tariff battle.The controls imposed Monday on Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. reflect concern Chinese competition could drive American ...

China edges Russia for team gold at gymnastics worlds

Sports 10/29/18, 12:07

China is back on top in men's gymnastics.The longtime superpower surged past Russia on Monday to capture the team gold medal at the world championships to give China its first major international title in four years. China's team total of ...

China’s 1st private rocket fails after launch

Science 10/28/18, 22:13

The first attempt by a private Chinese company to send a rocket into space has failed. Beijing-based Landscape said late Saturday that the first and second stage of its ZQ-1 rocket worked normally but something went wrong with the final of ...

Partner up for China trade reform

U.S. 10/28/18, 20:22

The recently unveiled U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement would update one of the most important free trade agreements in U.S. history. While there are still hurdles to clear before the USMCA is implemented, attention to ongoing trade negotiations now focuses on China and ...

Japan, India leaders build ties amid trade, security worries

Business 10/28/18, 01:51

The leaders of Japan and India are reaffirming their ties amid growing worries about trade and regional stability. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center right, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center left, walk together at a hotel garden in Yamanakako ...

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