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MOBILE, Ala. (Reuters) - The chief executive of European planemaker Airbus said on Wednesday British ministers had expressed a “certain degree of optimism” that Britain would not leave the European Union without a transition deal.
LONDON (Reuters) - Business leaders in Britain and beyond warned on Wednesday of catastrophic job losses and chaos at ports if the country does not agree a European Union withdrawal, turning up the heat on politicians to deliver clarity.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government won a confidence vote in parliament.
(Reuters) - Apple Inc will cut back on hiring for some divisions after lower-than-expected iPhone sales and missing its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on imported vehicles, a move that could prompt the European Union to agree a new trade deal, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley on Wednesday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is actively considering stricter security requirements and other ways to exclude China’s Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] from a buildout of fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, the Handelsblatt newspaper reported.
PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - From her red-roofed home near Papua New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby, Isabelle Dikana Iveiri overlooks a giant plant used by Exxon Mobil Corp to liquefy billions of dollars’ worth of natural gas before it is shipped to Asian buyers.
LONDON (Reuters) - For Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi, Thursday’s sell-out NBA clash with New York Knicks in London is about as close as he’ll ever get to playing in his own backyard.
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods, who capped a dramatic comeback with his 80th PGA Tour win in September, will launch his 2019 campaign at Torrey Pines Golf Course next week, organizers of the Farmers Insurance Open said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Britain’s Tyson Fury must agree to terms on a rematch by Feb. 5 or else it will be put to a purse bid with a 60-40 split in Wilder’s favor, the sanctioning body said on Wednesday.
Speaking as one two-sport standout to another, Deion Sanders said he thinks Kyler Murray should choose baseball over the NFL.
“If I’m in his shoes, I’m picking up that baseball bat and I’m not looking back,” Sanders told ESPN earlier this week.