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  • President Donald Trump in New York on Sunday ahead of the second round of trade dialogues between the two countries this week. He told reporters in New York that they spoke about trade and investment and reaffirmed their commitment to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula. Abe and Trump will hold a summit meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of a United Nations...

  • Statistics establishing a pattern are hard to come by, but police in some of the nation's biggest cities told The Associated Press they are also seeing a shift, if sometimes only in the age of the sex workers they're encountering. Jimmy Sides, of the San Antonio police. Law enforcement in San Antonio arrested 296 people for prostitution between March 21, when the...

  • PANAMA CITY— The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela. At that gathering, financial forensic investigators from the U.S. and three conservative Latin American allies— Mexico, Panama and Colombia— traced transactions by companies believed to be controlled by a government-connected...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 24- Chicago soybean futures slid for a second session on Monday as fears of a prolonged trade war between Washington and Beijing weighed on the market with new tariffs taking effect. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active soybean contract was down 0.8 percent at $8.40-3/ 4 a bushel, as of 0339 GMT, having closed down 0.4 percent on Friday.

  • FRESNO, Calif.— Doctors, environmental groups and California officials will weigh in on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at what could be a raucous hearing in a region with some of the nation's worst air pollution. The daylong session in Fresno on Monday is the first of three events by the U.S. Environmental Protection...

  • Despite trade disputes between China and the United States, he said, U.S. crude supply was an important new source for Chinese refiners as it allows diversification away from Middle East and African crudes, on which China has relied heavily. Trade war tensions between the United States and China will last just "for the time being, and in the future we'll be active in...

  • BENGALURU, Sept 24- Gold edged lower on Monday as the dollar held firm on news that China has canceled trade talks with the United States, with the market also eyeing this week's U.S. Investors were squarely focused on Sino-U.S. trade tensions, after China canceled mid-level trade talks with the United States, as well as a proposed visit to Washington by vice...

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 24- London copper eased on Monday as buying was thinned by holidays in China and Japan, a session after it notched up its biggest one-day advance in more than five years on receding trade war concerns. *TRADE: The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 24- Singapore's competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies a total S $13 million and announced other measures to address competition concerns arising from the two companies' merger in the city-state. The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore has fined Uber S $6.6 million and Grab S $6.4 million, it...

  • Sept 24- Walmart Inc's Flipkart unit is considering naming a new chief executive officer at the group level in place of Binny Bansal, the Mint daily reported on Monday, citing two people familiar with the matter. Flipkart Chief Executive Officer Kalyan Krishnamurthy is one of the leading candidates for the position, the newspaper said https://bit.ly/2Q04pRX,...

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 21- When the song "Eagle Rock" played at a bar in an outback Australian mining town of Kalgoorlie late one night, a dozen young men scattered around a pool table dropped their trousers and heartily sang along in their underwear. Later that night, they piled behind the counter of the bar attached to the Western Australian School of Mines, singing an...

  • MELBOURNE, Sept 21- When the song "Eagle Rock" played at a bar in an outback Australian mining town of Kalgoorlie late one night, a dozen young men scattered around a pool table dropped their trousers and heartily sang along in their underwear. Later that night, they piled behind the counter of the bar attached to the Western Australian School of Mines, singing an...

  • *Tighter U.S. market comes ahead of new Iran sanctions. Morgan says crude could spike abobve $90 in coming months. SINGAPORE, Sept 24- Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. markets tightened just weeks ahead of Washington's plan to impose new sanctions against Iran, with U.S. bank J.P.

  • WALMART IS CONSIDERING BOTH INTERNAL, EXTERNAL CANDIDATES FOR FLIPKART CEO ROLE; FLIPKART CEO KALYAN KRISHNAMURTHY IS ONE OF THE CANDIDATES- MINT.

  • FLIPKART MAY APPOINT NEW GROUP CEO IN PLACE OF BINNY BANSAL - MINT.

  • *Dollar little changed with Japan and China on holiday. SYDNEY, Sept 24- The safe-haven Japanese yen briefly blipped higher on Monday as investors reacted to news China had cancelled trade talks with the United States just as the latest round of tariffs are set to take effect. The early currency moves came in very thin conditions with Japan and China on holiday and...

  • JAKARTA/ BEIJING Sept 21- Indonesian authorities have generally opened their arms to fintech companies offering online loans in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, viewing them as a way of getting credit to tens of millions of people often unable to access bank lending. For Chinese platforms, Indonesia's youthful market of over 260 million people is an...

  • BENGALURU, Sept 24- Gold edged lower on Monday as the dollar held firm on news that China has canceled trade talks with the United States, with the market also eyeing this week's U.S. *Liquidity is expected to be thin during Asian hours as markets in Japan, China and South Korea are closed for a holiday. *China also canceled mid-level trade talks with the United States,...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 24- U.S. soybean futures fell nearly 1 percent on Monday on reports China had canceled the upcoming tariff talks with the United States, stoking concerns of a prolonged trade spat. **The United States does not have a scheduled date to announce another round of talks with China, a senior White House official said. *The safe-haven yen gained on Monday in...

  • LONDON, Sept 21- The United States has sent mixed messages to OPEC and its allies over the last week about whether they need to do more to raise oil production and hold down prices. "The OPEC monopoly must get prices down now" President Donald Trump demanded on Twitter on Sept. 20. But just seven days earlier, the president's own energy secretary had told reporters that...