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France’s Tense Presidential Election Gets Under Way

April 23, 2017 |

French voters headed to the polls Sunday for the first round of a closely contested presidential election that has turned into a referendum on the future of France’s generous entitlement system and on the nation’s place in the European Union, amid heightened security days after a terror attack in the capital. What’s News Europe

Pence Says China Has Power to Calm Korean Peninsula

April 23, 2017 |

A peaceful end to growing tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic-missile ambitions remains possible thanks to China, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. What’s News Asia

Tokyo Warns U.S. Bilateral Trade Pact Would Disappoint

April 23, 2017 |

A top Japanese official pushed back against a new proposal from the U.S. to pursue a bilateral trade agreement, warning that the terms of such a pact would be less favorable than those offered under a multilateral deal abandoned by the Trump administration earlier this year What’s News Asia

In China, U.S. Steel Move Is Seen as Self-Destructive

April 22, 2017 |

As the White House threatened new U.S. barriers to steel imports, officials and experts from the world’s biggest steel-exporting nation, China,​said the real loser might be​America itself. What’s News Asia

United Says CEO Won’t Take Chairmanship

April 22, 2017 |

United Continental moved to further stem fallout from the incident in which police dragged off a paying passenger from one of its flights, saying its chief executive Oscar Munoz will no longer be taking on the chairman role and that it will revamp executive compensation incentives. US Business

Novartis Tests New Alzheimer’s Drugs on People Who Don’t Have the Disease

April 22, 2017 |

Subjects at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s—but who don’t actually have the disease—are being recruited to help test two experimental treatments from Novartis AG, in a new focus on preventive treatment. US Business

China Hacked South Korea Over Missile Defense: U.S. Firm

April 22, 2017 |

Chinese state-backed hackers have recently targeted South Korean entities involved in deploying a U.S. missile-defense system, says an American cybersecurity firm, despite Beijing’s denial of retaliation against Seoul over the issue. What’s News Asia

Trump Administration Won’t Waive Sanctions for Oil Project Exxon Planned in Russia

April 22, 2017 |

President Trump has rejected a bid by oil company Exxon Mobil to resume a Black Sea venture with Rosneft, a sanctioned Russian firm close to the Kremlin. US Business

Terror Strikes Champs-Élysées Days Before French Vote

April 22, 2017 |

A gunman opened fire on the Champs-Élysées on Thursday, killing a police officer and wounding two others in an assault authorities said was likely a terror attack, just days before France’s presidential elections begin. What’s News Asia

Theranos Secretly Bought Outside Lab Gear, Ran Fake Tests

April 21, 2017 |

An investor said in newly unsealed court filings that Theranos used a shell company to buy commercial-lab equipment, then pretended it was using its own technology in demonstrations for prospective partners and investors. US Business