HOUSTON — Harvey continued to intensify as it steered for the Texas coast, with the forecasters saying early Friday that it had strengthened to a Category 2 storm. The hurricane with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125-mph winds and 12-foot storm surges could be the fiercest such storm to hit the...
A South Korean court hearing bribery charges against the leader of Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, said on Friday he had provided bribes anticipating support from the then-president, Park Geun-hye, the Yon ... Read more
"He never saw it coming. That only happens every 99 years,' said Florida authorities after arresting a 22-year-old man for stealing a vehicle. Police caught the thief after he stopped to stare at a so ... Read more
WHEN tourists in Indonesia change money for the first time, they often get quite a shock. Even changing a small amount of currency, in the region of US$100, means you will end up with a large wad of b ... Read more
Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labour and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Austr ... Read more
Last week, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally initiated an investigation into China’s policies and practices on intellectual property rights. The allegations underlying the inves ... Read more