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Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

BANGKOK — Ride-hailing giant Uber is selling its business in Southeast Asia to regional rival Grab while gaining a robust stake in the fast-growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business. Grab said Monday that Uber will take a 27.

SKorea to open auto market wider to US in revised trade deal

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea has agreed to further open its auto market to the United States as the two countries prepare to amend their six-year-old trade agreement following complaints by President Donald Trump.

Watch it, Facebook: new EU data rules may have broad impact

LONDON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is promising to do a better job protecting user data following reports that a political consultant misused the personal information of millions of the company's subscribers.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: G7 get-together Employment Minister Patty Hajdu and Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains host the Meeting of Employment and Innovation Ministers of the G7 in Montreal
What Facebook's privacy policy allows may surprise you

What Facebook's privacy policy allows may surprise you

NEW YORK — To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it.
China's new central banker pledges to rein in financial risk

China's new central banker pledges to rein in financial risk

BEIJING — China's new central bank governor outlined sweeping plans Sunday to rein in rising debt and financial risk, but expressed confidence that Beijing can prevent potential dangers.
'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

WASHINGTON — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S.

China's economic czar tells US Beijing will defend interests

BEIJING — China's newly-appointed economic czar told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Saturday that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion Chinese imports.
Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

MIAMI — H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80.
US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies.