MILAN (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is launching a two-day official visit aimed at deepening economic and cultural ties with Italy through an ambitious infrastructure building program that has raised suspicions among Italy's U.S.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Friday as caution set in ahead of U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing next week. The Shanghai Composite index was 0.1 percent lower at 3,097.81 while the Kospi in South Korea rose 0.1 percent to 2,186.95.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political and economic crisis in Venezuela tops the agenda of President Donald Trump's meeting Friday with leaders from the Caribbean, a region that has been far from united in joining the U.S.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer will meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co.'s return to the public markets got an enthusiastic reception from investors who believe the iconic brand is ready for a comeback — and still has a lot more room to grow.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Levi Strauss & Co.'s initial public offering (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Shares of Levi Strauss surged after it began trading as public company for the second time in the clothing brand's 166-year history.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It was just after midnight on March 24, 1989, when an Exxon Shipping Co. tanker ran aground outside the town of Valdez, Alaska, spewing millions of gallons of thick, toxic crude oil into the pristine Prince William Sound.
NEW YORK (AP) — Levi Strauss & Co. is going back to the public markets after 34 years. Here are milestones of this iconic brand whose roots date back to 1853 when its founder Levi Strauss opened his first dry good business.
NEW YORK (AP) — So much for those worries about rising interest rates. Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors after the Federal Reserve put through seven quarter-point increases in 2017 and 2018.
Ford Motor Co. said its chief financial officer, Bob Shanks, will retire in December, capping a 42-year career at the automaker. The Dearborn, Michigan-based company on Thursday said that Tim Stone will succeed Shanks as chief financial officer.
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Europe on Thursday and headed for a lower open on Wall Street amid Brexit uncertainties and after the Federal Reserve promised not to raise interest rates this year.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The defense chiefs of Turkey and Greece could soon meet as part of confidence-building measures aimed at reducing tensions between the NATO allies, Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday.