- Alibaba won and lost a friend in Washington; how it happened Updated: May-27-16 10:13 pm
SHANGHAI - In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.
- Pence asks feds to investigate China steelmakers' actions Updated: May-21-16 1:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is urging the federal government to investigate complaints by U.S. Steel that China is violating international trade laws.
- GOP-led House decisively approves $602 billion defense bill Updated: May-18-16 10:31 pm
WASHINGTON - The Republican-led House voted convincingly Wednesday to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill after rejecting attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to repeal the war powers President Barack Obama relies on to fight the Islamic State.
- Colombia battles world's biggest drugmaker over cancer drug Updated: May-18-16 5:47 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals.
- France threatens 'no' to US-EU trade zone, amid new tensions Updated: May-03-16 2:14 pm
PARIS - France is threatening to reject a huge free-trade deal between the U.S. and the European Union, saying it's too friendly to U.S. business and probably doomed.