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How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine’s ties with Trump

For the first time in Ukraine’s history, U.S. anthracite is helping to keep the lights

Iran eyeing Iraqi flour market via Russia wheat deal

Iran is negotiating a wheat import deal with Russia that would allow it to increase

S Korea approves record $2.6 million budget for N Koreans’ Olympic visit

South Korea approved on Wednesday the use of a record 2.86 billion won ($2.64 million)

Russia World Cup to lift economy, drive inflation: central bank

This year’s soccer World Cup will bring a small boost to the Russian economy but

European shares bounce back after turbulent week

European shares rebounded from six-month lows on Monday as jitters over a sudden spike in

World Food Programme warns of deeper hunger across southern Africa

Poor rains and crop infestations in southern Africa are threatening deeper hunger across the region,

Entrepreneur

Jeff Bezos just revealed video of the massive 10,000 year clock being built inside a West Texas mountain

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos just revealed video of a massive 10,000-year clock that’s being built inside a West Texas mountain. Installation has begun—500 ft tall, all mechanical, powered by day/night thermal

Guess co-founder gives up duties during probe of alleged improper conduct

Guess Inc said on Tuesday its co-founder Paul Marciano will give up his day-to-day responsibilities at the company on an unpaid basis pending the completion of a probe into accusations

Japan’s Kodaira wins Olympic 500 over South Korea’s Lee

Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter

No reason given for my Jamaica team demotion, says Kiriasis

Former Olympic and world champion Sandra Kiriasis on Thursday blamed her sudden departure as coach of the Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team to an inexplicable demotion by team officials that she

Great Founders Usually Understand Business in a Unique Dimension: Here is How They Did it

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of products they’ve come to define. The vast majority

Business Trends

Japanese steel industry urges Trump to make careful trade decision

Japan’s steel industry said on Monday the U.S. Commerce Department proposal to President Donald Trump

Israeli visual aid company OrCam valued at $1 billion

Israel’s OrCam, which has developed a visual aid for the blind, has completed a funding

Japan’s Sony Corp to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system

Japan’s Sony Corp plans to form a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based taxi-hailing

Kenya’s KenGen says to add extra 1,745 MW to grid by 2025

State-run Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) plans to add 1,745 megawatts (MW) of electricity from

Australia, U.S., India and Japan in talks to establish Belt and Road alternative

Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure

Russian lawmaker Kerimov strikes deal to buy Vozrozhdenie bank

Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov has reached an agreement to buy Vozrozhdenie bank from

Vennomax Updates

Lesser-known N Korea cyber-spy group goes international

A North Korean cyber espionage group previously known only for targeting South Korea’s government and

Macron plans tighter asylum rules in test of parliamentary majority

Emmanuel Macron’s government will on Wednesday propose toughening France’s immigration and asylum laws amid strident

N Korea called off planned meeting with U.S. VP Pence

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader

Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the

Survivors of Florida school shooting launch gun control push

Dozens of students and parents from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff

Jeff Bezos just revealed video of the massive 10,000 year clock being built inside a West Texas mountain

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos just revealed video of a massive 10,000-year clock that’s being built inside

Uber CEO sees commercialization of flying taxis in 5-10 years

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialization

GM offers $2.2 billion debt for equity swap in return for Seoul’s support

General Motors has offered to convert debt of around $2.2 billion owed by its ailing

Xerox shareholders Icahn, Deason urge company to sell itself to rivals

Xerox Corp shareholders Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason said on Tuesday the U.S. company should

Guess co-founder gives up duties during probe of alleged improper conduct

Guess Inc said on Tuesday its co-founder Paul Marciano will give up his day-to-day responsibilities