A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people.
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Ross Perot, the colourful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president in the 1990s against Republican and Democratic candidates, has died at 89.
Several African heads of state gathered in Niger's capital Sunday to launch a continent-wide free trade area that represents an estimated market of $3.4 trillion US.
Whether the U.S. women's soccer team wins its fourth World Cup Sunday or not, it has already won big for women in sports, shattering a glass retail ceiling with record jersey sales for Nike.
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar.
Existing U.S. tariffs will have to be removed if there is to be a trade deal between Beijing and Washington, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday.
The Trump administration on Friday labelled 36 countries as inadequately protecting U.S. intellectual property rights, keeping China on a priority watch list and adding Canada over concerns about its border controls and pharmaceutical practices.
U.S. President Donald Trump said again on Twitter on Tuesday that he does not like the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership deal for the United States.
On-air employees of Sinclair Media Group are facing criticism for reading a message about fake news on air that was mandated by head office. But had they resigned in protest, they could have been asked to pay back 40 per cent of their annual compensation because of a rare contract clause.
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would hit China with 25 per cent tariffs on some 1,300 industrial technology, transport and medical products as part of its drive to force changes in Beijing's intellectual property practices.