Day: April 11, 2018

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Michael Cohen, personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee staff as the panel investigates alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. September 19, 2017. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen said Tuesday that FBI agents […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

China’s producer price inflation continued to cool in March, slowing to a 17-month low and backing expectations of a broader slackening in economic growth this year. Consumer inflation also eased in the previous month as the effects of booming demand spurred by the Lunar New Year holiday in February receded, official data showed on Wednesday. […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

An online travel agent is trying to shake off the dingy image of youth hostels by hiring pop singer Mariah Carey to star in a marketing campaign. In a three-minute ad for Hostelworld, Carey arrives with a full entourage at a Barcelona hostel and finds that her assistant appears to have missed her request for […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) addresses a news conference where he announced he would not seek re-election in November, on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 11, 2018. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s retirement, which comes after his momentous two-decade run as the representative for Wisconsin’s 1st District, may soon leave his […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee joint hearing about Facebook on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 10, 2018. Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana confronted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the transparency of the […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Lintao Zhang | Getty Images Yi Gang on March 12, 2016 in Beijing, China. China laid out a clearer timetable on Wednesday for opening its financial sector to more foreign investment by the end of 2018, as Beijing looks to fend off growing criticism from the United States and others that it unfairly limits competition. […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said Zuckerberg has a choice between fixing Facebook’s problems himself or seeing Congress pass legislation to do so. That applies not only to what he called Facebook’s “propaganda” problem but also its user privacy issues. “Here’s what’s going to happen. There are going to be a whole bunch of bills introduced […]

Tess Torelli April 11, 2018

As she seeks to combine CBS and Viacom into a single company, media mogul Shari Redstone risks losing her most talented executive, whose leadership could be critical to ensuring the proposed merger succeeds. Such is the difficulty facing Redstone. Her long-time friend and business ally, powerful CBS chief executive Les Moonves, has emerged as one […]