Report: US plane leaves for North Korea to pick up US war remains
Associated Press Published 9:06 p.m. ET July 26, 2018 | Updated 9:11 p.m. ET July 26, 2018 Breaking news. (Photo: USA TODAY)   PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. military plane left from Osan Air Base for North Korea on Friday to pick up the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen…
Wary Eritreans say Ethiopia deal ‘means nothing’ without reforms
Just a few months ago, it barely seemed possible that the leaders of two of Africa's oldest rivals would communicate, let alone be in the same room together. Yet in recent weeks, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki have done much more than that. In the span of a few days,…
How Nicholas Moore remade Macquarie Group
Nicholas Moore is going out on top – literally. Before Macquarie's shares dipped 3 per cent on Thursday after Moore announced his retirement, the company's stock was sitting near its all-time high of $126.70, some 90 per cent higher than when Moore officially started as chief executive in May 2008. Total shareholder return over the…
San Francisco has news for future tech workers: your days of free lunch may be numbered
CLOSE The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city known for extreme wealth and poverty. (July 11) AP Facebook offers a typical tech company perk for its employees: free food in lavish cafeterias. But…
Trump administration to freeze Obama-era fuel standards for cars, light trucks
CLOSE The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is telling agency staffers that he has their backs and will seek their input as he sets the way forward for the troubled agency. (July 11) AP Acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler. (Photo: Jack Gruber, Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK) WASHINGTON – The…