Organizers claimed that nearly 2 million Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday in a rally to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but...China Politicsread more
African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to...Asia Economyread more
Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has...Marketing.Media.Moneyread more
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In the survey, 66% of Democratic primary voters say they'd be enthusiastic or comfortable about Biden as their nominee to take on President Trump in the 2020 election. Just...Politicsread more
Heavy rains caused unprecedented delays in planting this year and contributed to record floods across the central United States.Agricultureread more
Target's registers were down on Saturday for several hours preventing customers from checking out.Retailread more
Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to...Technologyread more
U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman called the gesture a "birthday present" to Trump, who turned 73 on Friday.Politicsread more
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The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general...Bondsread more
More than eight months after winning the election, President Donald Trump last night declared Hillary Clinton's defeat "the greatest loss" in American politics. At a rally in West Virginia, he also painted the Russian investigation as a "total fabrication" by Democrats. (NBC News)
* Special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe heats up (WSJ)
* Senators propose legislation to protect special counsel from Trump (Reuters)
* Flynn details tie to controversial data firm, Trump transition team pay (AP)
* Kushner companies said to be under investigation over visa program (NY Times)
A week after his dramatic call for bipartisanship in Congress, Sen. John McCain said he wants to revive a long-standing attempt to reform the nation's immigration system when he returns to Washington after getting treatment for brain cancer. (USA Today)
Australia's prime minister insists his relationship with President Trump is "warm," despite transcripts of January's heated conversation. The two leaders sparred over an Obama-era deal, under which the U.S. would take hundreds of refugees in Australian detention camps. (Washington Post)
The White House has asked the likes of Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Oracle (ORCL), and Qualcomm (QCOM) to lend some of their digital expertise in the coming months to help the Trump administration rethink the way that federal agencies use technology. (Recode)
Ousted Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick has hired high-profile CEO advisory firm Teneo to help him manage his own embattled interests. Meanwhile, the search for a new CEO to replace the co-founder continues. (Recode)
* Uber was slow to pull recalled cars off the road in Singapore, until one caught fire (CNBC)
Toyota and Mazda plan to build a $1.6 billion U.S. assembly plant, the two announced on Friday, as part of an alliance that will also see the Japanese automakers jointly develop electric vehicle technologies. (Reuters)
Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT) , rising for 11 consecutive sessions, their longest winning streak since their 12-session string that ended in February 1995. (CNBC Trading Nation)
Viacom (VIAB) reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.17 per share, 12 cents above estimates, and revenue that beat forecasts. The beat comes despite a two percent drop in ad revenue.
Shake Shack (SHAK) came in 4 cents ahead of estimates with adjusted quarterly profit of 20 cents per share. Revenue also beat. However, the restaurant chain's comparable store sales drop of 1.8 percent missed expectations.
Kraft Heinz (KHC) reported adjusted quarterly profit of 98 cents per share, 3 cents better than estimates, but the food company's revenue was short of consensus forecasts. Sales were impacted by weak North American demand, but the bottom line was helped by expense controls.
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) earned an adjusted 43 cents per share for its latest quarter, beating estimates of 30 cents per share. The videogame maker's revenue also came in ahead of forecasts, but its full-year guidance falls short of projections.
Online crafts marketplace Etsy (ETSY) reported earnings of 10 cents per share for the second quarter, compared to forecasts of a loss. Revenue was slightly above estimates, helped by an increase in active sellers and cost cuts.
Walt Disney (DIS) is creating a "Star Wars" virtual reality experience at some of its resorts. Lucasfilm, a Disney subsidiary, and VR company The Void are teaming up to create the attraction beginning this holiday season. (CNBC)
Nike (NKE) is re-releasing the futuristic Air Max shoes, which originally debuted two decades ago, on Friday. The "premiums" offer a more modernized look and lighter, more cushioned feel while still paying homage to the originals. (USA Today)