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Wal-Mart Courts Lord & Taylor For Online Challenge to Amazon

October 20, 2017 |

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is near a deal to add Lord & Taylor to its website, part of a broader effort by the retail giant to build an online shopping destination that can compete with Inc. US Business

European Leaders Rebuff May’s Bid to Revive Brexit Talks

October 20, 2017 |

European leaders rebuffed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s pitch to revive stalled Brexit talks on Thursday. What’s News Europe

China’s Xi Feeds Expectations for a Lengthy Reign

October 19, 2017 |

Opening a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress, Chinese President Xi Jinping signaled his ambition to shape the country far into the future as he set a new goal potentially achievable in his lifetime: to build a modern nation by 2035. What’s News Asia

China Leans on Old-Time Drivers to Reach 6.8% Growth

October 19, 2017 |

The Chinese economy expanded at a robust 6.8% pace in the third quarter, meeting market expectations, as traditional growth drivers such as manufacturing and exports gained steam. What’s News Asia

Spain Poised to Strip Catalonia of Powers

October 19, 2017 |

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is poised to exercise constitutional powers to impose tighter control on Catalonia, plunging Spain into uncharted waters as Madrid seeks to quell the region’s bid for independence. What’s News Europe

Germany’s Top Court Denies Request to Halt ECB Bond Buying

October 19, 2017 |

Germany’s constitutional court threw out a cease-and-desist request that could have halted the European Central Bank’s giant bond-buying program as the central bank prepares to extend its purchases into 2018. What’s News Europe

Europeans Pay Little Heed to British Warnings on Brexit

October 19, 2017 |

One of the striking features of the International Monetary Fund annual meetings last week was that no one was talking about Brexit—other than the British, of course, who could talk of little else. What’s News Europe

Baidu Plans Fully Self-Driving Bus in China Next Year

October 19, 2017 |

Chinese search giant Baidu Inc. is pushing aggressively ahead with autonomous vehicles, its chief executive said, including plans to release a fully self-driving bus in China next year. What’s News Asia

China Uses ‘Digital Leninism’ to Manage Economy and Monitor Citizens

October 18, 2017 |

China’s leader aspires to reinforcing Beijing’s authoritarian model with high-tech tools to micromanage the economy and keep tabs on its citizens. What’s News Asia

Insurers Brace for Drop in Enrollment Amid ACA Turmoil

October 18, 2017 |

With enrollment for Affordable Care Act health-insurance plans starting in just two weeks, insurers are bracing for a drop-off among consumers put off by higher rates, confusion about the law’s standing and a shorter window to choose coverage. US Business