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Amazon on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. Chris Dignam has more.
China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as the U.S.-China trade war took a mounting toll on tech giant Huawei.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is touring struggling communities nationwide as it assesses whether a new approach to monetary policy could boost employment among those left behind in the economic recovery.
Nikko Asset Management chief global strategist John Vail tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the markets have been right to overlook political risk in the past.
Shares of Qualcomm had their worst day in two years after a federal judge ruled the wireless technology company used its dominance to extort higher licensing payments and squeeze out the competition. Conway G.
President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russia investigation, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups." Nathan
John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban" captured in Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks, is due to be released on Thursday after 17 years in U.S. federal prison.
Staff at the Justice Department's antitrust division recommends the agency block T-Mobile US' $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to sources.
Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital.
British Steel, the country’s second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardizing some 25,000 jobs.
Commerzbank may refine its strategy and is still open to mergers following the collapse of talks with its larger rival Deutsche Bank, the lender's chief executive said on Wednesday.
Japanese exports fell for the fifth month in April in a sign of the growing economic strain exerted by the Sino-U.S. trade war.
Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package.
Shareholders will vote on whether Amazon’s sales of its facial recognition technology to governments threatens civil rights at the tech giant's annual meeting in Seattle on Wednesday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday - just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party.
The Trump administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed.
China's three biggest airlines want compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 MAX 8 jets, while relatives of crash victims are also filing suits.
British inflation rose last month by less than investors and the Bank of England had expected - but sterling hit its lowest since January as Theresa May's Brexit plan crumbles.
Britain's Marks & Spencer reported a 10% fall in full-year profit, a third straight decline, showing the pain of its latest attempt at a multi-year turnaround.
Toyota Motor’s Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo’s budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company says it's a money losing project.