(Bloomberg) — Billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Group is seeking a valuation north of $200 billion as it goes public in Hong Kong and Shanghai, people familiar with the matter said, kicking off a much-anticipated market debut for China’s leader in internet finance. The parent of China’s largest mobile payment company […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TikTok is under investigation for allegedly violating a settlement reached with U.S. authorities last year that resolved charges the popular app broke rules governing how children’s personal information is treated online. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which enforces the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, and […]

Lowe’s is preparing for home improvement’s busiest sales season. This spring, it will sell garden-to-go kits and supplies to help people enjoy a staycation. Lowe’s Gardening tools. Backyard grills. And supplies for a staycation? As home improvement’s peak sales season begins, Lowe’s said it expects shoppers’ spring purchases to continue […]

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley puts streamers on a trophy after an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Sunday, March 7, 2021, during the Southeastern Conference tournament final in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford) Sean Rayford AP COLUMBIA, S.C. Dawn Staley’s passion is evident when she’s on a basketball […]

BELTON — Chalk Ridge Falls, with its crystal-clear creeks, scenic waterfall and rocky cliffs, is a popular Bell County spot for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The Stillhouse Hollow Lake park is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is updating its comprehensive land and recreational management master plan […]

fox4now.com A Cuban-born man accused of supporting a foreign terrorist group by distributing propaganda videos on social media is being held in a Miami federal lock-up, according to court records. Jonathan Guerra Blanco, 23, was arrested this fall at his home near Fort Myers, denied bail and charged this past […]

Supporters of opposition political party Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz protesting in Quetta last month Opposition parties in Pakistan are keeping up the pressure on Imran Khan, holding a series of mass protests against his government. They allege the prime minister came to power in rigged 2018 elections backed by the […]

HAMAMATSU, Japan — Yamaha Motor, the world’s third-largest motorcycle maker, is stepping up marketing to attract new customers mainly in Asia such as Indonesia and India, its biggest markets, based on connectivity via a smartphone app. The new business strategy is aimed at developing Yamaha into a company that not […]

Andrew Dalton, Ap Entertainment Writer Updated 1:11 am EST, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, file photo, singer Britney Spears makes an appearance in front of the Park MGM hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Spears wants to be freed from her father. In a recent series […]

Noel Lyn Smith, Farmington Daily Times Published 9:41 a.m. MT Nov. 1, 2020 CLOSE Buy Photo The Northern Edge Casino in Upper Fruitland Chapter remains closed on Oct. 30. (Photo: Noel Lyn Smith/The Daily Times) FARMINGTON — Citing the need to protect 1,180 jobs, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is seeking approval […]

Vice President Pence is focusing his campaign travel this week on states where vulnerable Republican senators are up for reelection, seeking to bolster their prospects by highlighting their role in the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettBarrett starts fraught first week as Supreme Court faces fights […]

“Over the years we’ve been applying a lot of Band-Aid fixes to help manage congestion and crowds, but it’s time to really pull off those Band-Aids and start to work together to see how we can make this place sustainable and protected in the long term,” said Dana Soehn, management […]

LONDON (Reuters) – Aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce will ask shareholders on Tuesday for 2 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) in a make-or-break attempt to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, which has stopped planes flying and hammered its finances. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at Rolls Royce’s Trent Engine displayed at the Singapore Airshow […]

ONTWA TOWNSHIP — Area residents still have time to make their voices heard regarding the future of Ontwa Township parks. Ontwa Township is currently seeking input on its five-year parks plan. A five-year plan allows the township to assess the parks’ current conditions and plan for the community’s future recreational […]