MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United Nations’ aviation agency on Friday recommended scaling back criteria for biofuels used on international flights as part of a compromise with developing countries who felt the rules would be too stringent, two sources familiar with the discussions said. Aviation biofuels, now produced in small volumes from renewable sources, are expected
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA.N) said sales topped 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) in just over three minutes from the opening of Singles’ Day, an annual online discount sales gala that has become the world’s biggest shopping spree. Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group, attends a show during Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was involved in an alleged plan to seize a Muslim cleric and deliver him to Turkey in exchange for millions of dollars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – President Michel Aoun told Saudi Arabia’s envoy on Friday that Saad al-Hariri must return to Lebanon and the circumstances surrounding his resignation as prime minister while in Saudi Arabia were unacceptable, presidential sources said. REFILE – CORRECTING SPELLING Lebanese President Michel Aoun meets with Saudi Charge d’Affaires Walid al-Bukhari at the presidential
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a tax plan on Thursday that differed from the House of Representatives’ version on several key fronts, including how they treat the corporate tax rate, the tax deduction for state and local taxes, and the estate tax. Complicating a Republican push for the biggest overhaul of U.S. tax
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran’s Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Needles used for shooting heroin and other opioids along with other paraphernalia litter the ground in
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday: Nov 9, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles the ball as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) defends during the fourth quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Rockets 117, Cavaliers 113 James Harden produced
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