Evidence of Apple switch ruled inadmissible in Qualcomm antitrust case

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:40
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that evidence provided by chip supplier Qualcomm Inc that major phone makers like Apple Inc have moved to competing suppliers like Intel Corp cannot be used to fight allegations Qualcomm acted to preserve a monopoly on some mobile phone chips.
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Instacart, Amazon's Whole Foods relationship to end next year

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:32
Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods next year, ending a partnership that has been under stress since Amazon.com Inc bought the upmarket grocer last year.
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New York sues Target, Walmart for sale of lead-contaminated toys

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:31
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said on Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit against Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys.
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Wall Street ends flat as nervous investors flock to defensive shares

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:20
The S&P 500 finished little changed after a volatile session on Thursday, as investors continued to be spooked by uncertainty on both domestic and international issues, driving up bids for defensive shares while financials and consumer discretionary stocks were the biggest drags.
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May urges EU to help get Brexit 'over the line'

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:18
Britain's weakened prime minister, Theresa May, appealed to fellow EU leaders on Thursday for concessions to help her win support in parliament next month for a deal that can smooth Britain's exit from the European Union.
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Long-time GE bear ditches negative view, shares jump

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:18
A JP Morgan analyst who has long held a negative outlook on General Electric Co shares as they have tumbled upgraded his view on the conglomerate's stock on Thursday.
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EU leaders agreed Irish backstop should only be temporary: Austria's Kurz

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 18:17
EU leaders agreed on Thursday to spell out that the "backstop" guarantee to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland should only be a temporary solution, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said.
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Butina admits being Russian agent, pleads guilty in U.S. to conspiracy

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 17:55
A Russian woman pleaded guilty in a U.S. court on Thursday to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with prosecutors and admitted to working with a top Russian official to infiltrate a powerful gun rights group and make inroads with American conservative activists and the Republican Party as an agent for Moscow.
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Virgin Galactic completes crewed space test, more flights soon

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 17:53
A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of testing to become the first U.S. commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle program ended in 2011.
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Bomb threats demanding bitcoin emailed across U.S. and Canada, none found credible

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:42
A rash of bomb threats were sent via email on Thursday to dozens of businesses and public buildings across the United States and Canada demanding payment in cryptocurrency, but none of the threats was immediately found to be credible, law enforcement officials said.
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Global stocks lose steam as nerves persist, euro dips after ECB

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:36
A gauge of world equities was little changed after giving up early gains on Thursday, continuing a pattern seen for the past several sessions, while the euro eased after the European Central Bank formally ended its bond purchasing scheme.
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FBI aware of bomb threats in multiple U.S. cities

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:34
The FBI said on Thursday it was aware of bomb threats made in cities around the United States and had offered assistance to local law enforcement authorities.
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Main suspect in Strasbourg attack has been killed: police sources

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:33
The suspected gunman, who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, has been killed, two police sources said on Thursday, ending his 48-hours on the run.
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French interior minister confirms death of suspected Strasbourg shooter

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:32
French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Thursday that the man suspected of killing three people in Strasbourg on Tuesday had been killed by police.
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Starbucks partners with UberEats for delivery in U.S., to double China stores

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:28
Starbucks Corp said on Thursday it is partnering with UberEats to deliver food and coffee from nearly a quarter of its restaurants in the U.S. and will nearly double its outlets in China over the next four years.
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U.S. Senate hands Trump double rebuke on Saudi Arabia

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:26
The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Instacart to close Whole Foods delivery operation next year

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:20
Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods next year, ending a partnership that has been under stress since Amazon.com Inc acquired the upmarket grocer last year.
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Exclusive: U.S.-backed SDF vows to fight any Turkish attack in north Syria

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:17
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces will respond strongly to any Turkish attack but is pressing diplomatic efforts to deter an assault, its commander-in-chief said on Thursday.
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S&P 500 ends choppy session little changed

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:07
The S&P 500 ended little changed after a volatile session on Thursday, as investors favored defensive sectors while the biggest drag came from financials and consumer discretionary stocks.
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House Democrats to seek Trump tax returns: Pelosi

World News - Thu, 2018-12-13 16:06
Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that members of congress from her party will seek to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns when they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January - a move the White House is likely to strongly resist.
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