Business Travel

Catalonia faces 10 percent tourism hit in fourth quarter

Nov 6, 2017

The restive Spanish region of Catalonia faces a potential $500 million financial hit in the fourth quarter as business-related travel dips following the attack in Barcelona and the uncertainty generated by the disputed independence referendum

Small Business

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

Jul 18, 2018

A lawyer who attended a Las Vegas concert where a gunman killed 58 people last year is calling a casino operator's lawsuits against hundreds of victims a "bullying tactic"

Trade Policy

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Jul 18, 2018

The European Union and Japan signed a pact that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade in an ambitious deal that runs counter to Trump's moves to hike US tariffs

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

Jul 17, 2018

After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

Jul 17, 2018

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming at gradual pace

Transportation And Shipping

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

Jul 18, 2018

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House."

Cuba disputes Mexican airline finding on deadly May crash

Jul 17, 2018

A finding by a Mexican airline that pilot error was to blame for a deadly passenger jet crash in May was dismissed as premature Tuesday by the Cuban authorities charged with determining the cause of the accident

A century ago, German sub brought World War I home to US

Jul 17, 2018

Cape Cod town shelled by German sub during WWI plans commemoration 100 years later

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