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The moves could hamstring the Chinese tech giant, escalating a cold war between China and the United States over technology and trade.
A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it.
Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer.
Groups like the Black Bourbon Society have formed to share an appreciation of the whiskey, and distillers are finally starting to pay attention.
Offering the chance of outsize returns on the back of a huge tax break, opportunity zones are attractive to investors. But there is a catch.
Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices.
The company, which has struggled with slowing sales globally, said it was cutting salaried workers to speed up decision making and increase profits.
People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence.
Shareholders are voting on whether to push the tech giant to examine the human rights and financial risks of the surveillance technology.
The White House’s hard-line approach threatens to speed up the development of two technology worlds, further isolating one-fifth of internet users.
When it comes to disinformation, all signs suggest the 2020 presidential campaign will make 2016 look like a mere test run, our columnist writes.
The frowning feline whose permanent scowl spoke for all of us in our darkest moments died in the arms of her “mommy” on Tuesday, her family said.
Artificial intelligence may help doctors make more accurate readings of CT scans used to screen for lung cancer.
The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.
Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found.
Google, Qualcomm and Broadcom are among the companies that have reportedly frozen their supply of components and software to Huawei.
Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and Jared Kushner. Bank managers said no.
The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley.
But the strong figure masks lingering weakness, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mixed bag as he tries to strike a trade deal with the U.S.
Tourists who visit Elba, off the coast of Tuscany, get one night back for every day during which it rains for more than two hours at a time.
A woman assaulted by a tour guide says the company’s policies discourage reporting and keep travelers from finding out the truth.
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.
Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall.
Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry.
The great hope for people without a bachelor’s degree hasn’t yet spread beyond small-scale success stories.
Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here’s a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season.
Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards.
An inquiry found that SoCalGas had not meaningfully investigated more than 60 leaks before the one in October 2015 that became the largest leak of methane in United States history.
As the trade war rages, ambivalence in China about the United States has posed an unusual challenge for the Communist Party.
Axminster has Buckingham Palace’s seal of approval. But thanks to social media, its best-known client is a chain of cut-price bars.
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose.
Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region.
Beijing once could count on allies in business and politics to help get its way. Now many of its old allies are staying on the sidelines.
The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes.
Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows.
The move will help end a yearlong standoff that has heightened North American tensions but does not guarantee passage of a new trade deal.
Life got complicated for this scion of a powerful Utah family when he became the publisher of a struggling newspaper.
The successful initial public offering by the rising coffee company bucks the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China.
The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business.
Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live.
Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations.
From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases.
The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”
Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won’t solve everything.
President Xi Jinping misjudged President Trump’s eagerness for a deal — and how far he could push the American negotiators.
Elon Musk’s company will wait until next week to test its system that aims to provide high-speed internet all over the world.