COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—While authorities here try to unravel the suicide-bombing plot that killed over 200 people on Easter Sunday, a local preacher who promoted hard-line Islamist views in fiery online sermons
A cryptocurrency exchange that claims real dollars back its popular digital coin Tether raided those reserves to cover up $850 million that went missing, the New York Attorney General’s office said Thursday.
Mattel Inc.’s sales fell 3% in the first quarter as slumps at Fisher-Price, American Girl and other brands continued to offset gains by Barbie and Hot Wheels toys. Mattel posted a significantly narrower
WASHINGTON—The share of recent high-school graduates who enrolled in college rebounded last year, showing the strongest labor market in decades has yet to entice young Americans away from pursuing more
Ford Motor Co.’s first-quarter operating profit rose 12%, as the auto maker shored up overseas losses and notched sharp gains from the strength of its pickup-truck and sport-utility lineup in the U.S.
Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett Co. to sell itself, plans to cut the number of seats it is seeking on Gannett’s board in half, according to people familiar with
California’s attorney general said Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations the company misled investors, including pension funds serving the state’s teachers and public employees.
PRAGUE—Far-right politicians from around Europe held a rally in a historic square here Thursday, addressing a modest crowd of a few hundred, but proclaiming a continent-sized ambition: to remake the European
The U.S. homeownership rate fell for the first time in more than two years in the first quarter, putting the brakes on the recovery of an important piece of the economy. The homeownership rate fell to
Licensing company Authentic Brands Group LLC has emerged as a leading contender to buy Sports Illustrated from Meredith Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The price is said to be about
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Sri Lanka’s health ministry said Thursday that the death toll of Sunday’s bombings would be lowered to about 250 from 359—the latest figure released by police—citing difficulties identifying
OTTAWA—Canada’s main privacy watchdog said Thursday a year-long probe found Facebook Inc. broke the country’s privacy laws and failed to protect Canadians’ personal information, and will go to court to
The complex relationship between Antarctica’s glaciers and the land on which they rest may help slow the rate of ice loss in the long term, according to a new method for modeling such interactions. Scientists
For many legacy media companies, streaming behemoths like Netflix look a little like the grim reaper: an existential threat to their businesses. For Comcast, however, the picture is more complicated. the
Telecommunications-equipment maker Avaya Holdings Corp. is in talks to combine with rival Mitel Networks Corp. in a stock deal worth more than $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said. Closely
BALTIMORE—Federal agents raided locations across Baltimore, including City Hall and two homes owned by Mayor Catherine Pugh, as part of an investigation into deals involving Ms. Pugh’s self-published Holly”
PARIS—French President Emmanuel Macron promised to cut taxes in a long-awaited address that sidestepped demands for sweeping measures to quell months of violent yellow-vest protests. Speaking from within
MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to extend an olive branch to Ukraine’s president-elect in his first public comments since Sunday’s vote, while tightening the screws on a Russia-occupied
RIYADH—Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market for billions of dollars it needs for investments to help deliver Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitious economic overhaul,
WASHINGTON—U.S. trade officials acknowledged steps by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to curb the sale of counterfeit goods on the Chinese company’s Taobao.com platform but left the e-commerce site on the of