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  • July 10- Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its Atlantic Broadband unit would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, expanding its presence in the United States. In April, U.S. cable mogul John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp said it would acquire Alaska- based cable provider General Communication Inc while...

  • Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over Russia's actions in Syria and Ukraine, and allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump, who has angered world leaders with his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris accord on climate change, will likely have to leave...

  • The meeting of the U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue will take place in Washington on July 19, and will be the first covering economic and trade issues in a new format for U.S.- China dialogue agreed after a summit between Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in April. Shortly after their meeting, Trump said he had told Xi that China would get a...

  • *158,000 private jobs added in June vs. est. 185,000- ADP. July 6- U.S. stocks were lower in early afternoon trading on Thursday as weak jobs data from the private sector struck a bleak tone for the critical nonfarm payrolls report due on Friday, while investors fretted about rising tension in the Korean peninsula. We are expecting to see a little bit of a rebound from...

  • *158,000 private jobs added in June vs. est. 185,000- ADP. July 6- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Thursday as weak jobs data from the private sector struck a bleak tone for the critical nonfarm payrolls report due on Friday, while investors fretted about rising tension in the Korean peninsula. We are expecting to see a little bit of a rebound from last month,...

  • The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017.

    North Korea's test-firing of an ICBM ballistic missile came as the U.S. still faces serious gaps in its homeland missile defense system.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg recently visited Alaska, where he said basic income makes a lot of sense and gives residents a social safety net.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump makes his way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on June 9, 2017.

    U.S. President Donald Trump will get a chance to patch up trans-Atlantic ties this week when he meets with NATO allies.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intermediate-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2's launch test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, May 22, 2017.

    The U.S. confirmed North Korea's latest missile launch was an ICBM, as the North had boasted, with Tillerson calling it a "new escalation."

  • Despite those measures, "most analysts agree that U.S. and multilateral sanctions have not prevented North Korea from advancing its fledgling nuclear weapons capability," said a report last year from the U.S. Congressional Research Service. Reuters has reported that Trump is focusing his North Korea strategy for now on tougher sanctions, possibly including...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON, July 4- The United States now believes North Korea probably test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, but is still reviewing the data, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, as experts cautioned the U.S. state of Alaska may now be within range. If confirmed as an ICBM, it would mark a...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON, July 4- The United States now believes North Korea probably test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, but is still reviewing the data, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, as experts cautioned the U.S. state of Alaska may now be within range. If confirmed as an ICBM, it would mark a...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile,, which analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...

  • July 4- The United States has requested a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council on North Korea's latest missile launch, a spokesman for the U.S. mission to the United Nations said on Tuesday. The spokesman said the meeting of the 15- member council was likely to be scheduled for Wednesday. Pyongyang said on Tuesday it had successfully...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile, which analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile, which some analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the...

  • *Trump: "Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea". SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts said could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska. North Korea has said it wants to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead...

  • *Trump: "Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea". SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew a trajectory that an expert said could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska. Officials from South Korea, Japan and the United States said the missile landed in Japan's...

  • *Trump: "Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea". SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew a trajectory that an expert said could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska. Earlier on Tuesday, officials from South Korea, Japan and the United States said the missile had...

  • LONDON, June 29- Global shipping is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack that hit A.P. Several port terminals run by a Maersk division, including in the United States, India, Spain, the Netherlands, were still struggling to revert to normal operations on Thursday after experiencing massive disruptions. Anil Diggikar, chairman of JNPT port, near the Indian...