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U.S., South Korea Brace for North’s Fury Over War Games

August 21, 2017 |

A new cycle of escalation on the Korean Peninsula looked set to begin this week as the U.S. and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises that have a history of enraging Pyongyang. What’s News Asia

Sempra Energy Reaches Deal to Buy Oncor After Outbidding Berkshire

August 21, 2017 |

Sempra Energy has reached a deal to buy Oncor for $ 9.45 billion after swooping in to snatch the power-transmission company away from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. US Business

10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer, Merchant Ship Collide

August 21, 2017 |

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was on its way to a port call in Singapore before the collision, making it the second U.S. Navy destroyer accident in two months. What’s News Asia

Alipay, WeChat Take Battle for Mobile-Payment Dominance Overseas

August 21, 2017 |

China’s tech titans are expanding into foreign markets, signing partnerships with merchants in Southeast Asia and Europe and looking to invest in payment systems in other countries. What’s News Asia

Eurozone Surplus Suggests Economy Is Unfazed by Strong Euro

August 20, 2017 |

The eurozone’s trade surplus widened in June, an indication that the euro’s recent rise against other major currencies has yet to hinder economic growth. What’s News Europe

Old Oil Is New Again

August 20, 2017 |

As the costs of shale fracking rise, a growing number of small- and mid-sized oil firms from California to Oklahoma are forgoing expensive projects and opting for old-school wells instead. US Business

Post-Brexit Trade Rules as Murky as Ever for U.K.

August 20, 2017 |

New British proposals over ‘frictionless trade’ in goods leaves both exporters and importers in a quandary. What’s News Europe

Spanish Attacks Prompt Airlines to Let Travelers Rebook Flights

August 20, 2017 |

Airlines are offering passengers with Barcelona flights flexibility to rebook travel after dual terrorist attacks hit the European tourist hot spot. What’s News Europe

Airlines Jump on Board Eclipse Excitement

August 20, 2017 |

As millions of people move into position for Monday’s solar eclipse, some airlines are encouraging travelers to get a little closer to the action. US Business

North Korean Threat Spurs an Identity Crisis on Guam

August 20, 2017 |

Bluster from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has breathed life into Guamanian opposition to a bigger U.S. military presence on the island. What’s News Asia