Republicans Are Bending Over Backwards to Help Kanye West's 2020 Campaign

Ready or not, Kanye 2020 is happening. The producer-turned-rapper-turned-[unclassifiable] is already on the ballot in three states, and is navigating various filing requirements and legal challenges to get a bubble next to his name in a handful of others. But myriad questions remain unanswered about the Wyoming resident’s slipshod run at White House. One of those questions: Why? Another good […]

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Nasdaq moves to delist Luckin Coffee

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Investors are getting nervous about iQiyi (IQ), the online streaming provider often referred to as the “Netflix of China,” as regulators examine allegations of inflated earnings. Shares of the Nasdaq-listed company fell 11.6% in pre-market trading Friday after iQiyi revealed that the US Securities and Exchange Commission had opened an investigation into its practices following a controversial […]

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Gold Fever Spurs Dollar Oddity Not Seen Since Erdogan Took Power

It took weeks of frenzied gold trading in Istanbul’s historic commercial center to spur one of the biggest gaps between the cost of physical dollar bills and the official exchange rate in 18 years. Home to scores of foreign-exchange kiosks that double up as brokers for the precious metal, the Grand Bazaar is often seen as the benchmark for the […]

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Why Protesters Are Back on the Streets in Thailand

Thailand’s 2019 election was billed as an end to five years of military rule. Yet not much changed after the disputed vote: Former army chief and coup leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha returned as prime minister with the help of a military-backed party and the military-appointed Senate. After a court early this year ordered an opposition party to disband, student-led rallies for […]

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Apple takes a gamble to become the great entertainer

Apple is to launch a dramatic bid to sign up millions of iPhone users for its streaming services as it takes on Amazon Prime and Netflix in a battle to dominate the entertainment industry. The company will announce a new service called Apple One which will allow customers to bundle together its Apple TV+, Music and iCloud products for a […]

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Texas Governor Says Positive-Rate Surge Under Investigation

Texas officials have launched an investigation into why statewide Covid-19 data is showing a surge in positive-test rates even as hospital admissions and other metrics indicate the virus’s spread is slowing. A special “data team” has been brought in to examine state health department analyses and calculations, Governor Greg Abbott said during a media briefing in Lubbock on Thursday. One […]

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Chinese tech giant stock plunges after Trump's WeChat ban

(CNN Business)President Trump’s executive order last week banning TikTok if it doesn’t find a buyer by next month potentially threatened to upend a vibrant social network and the broader social media marketplace. But another executive order issued the same day against a different Chinese-owned app has the potential to rattle even more businesses in the global tech industry. Trump called […]

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