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China to unveil cap-and-trade program to cut emissions

Sep 25, 2015
The presidents of the world's two largest economies will unveil the plan Friday.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, cap and trade

Catalonia prepares for crucial vote Sunday

Sep 24, 2015
Some candidates want independence from Spain.
Posted In: spain, Catalonia, separatism, Europe
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives on an Air China Boeing in Seattle, Washington on Tuesday, beginning his one-week visit to the U.S.

What happens when 1 billion Chinese start to fly?

Sep 23, 2015
Boeing moves to challenge Airbus in China's burgeoning aviation market.
Posted In: China, Boeing, flights

Concerns overshadow Xi's meeting with U.S. tech CEOs

Sep 23, 2015
China's government is requiring the companies to sign a compliance pledge.
Posted In: Xi Jinping, China, NSA leaks
Police escort migrants through the countryside after they cross the border near the village of Zákány in Hungary to continue their trip to Germany.

Germany calling McKinsey to help with refugee crisis

Sep 22, 2015
Management consultants reportedly would help speed the processing of migrants.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Europe, syria, Germany
Chinese President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan wave to the crowd as they arrive in the United States for a one-week visit.

President Xi Jinping talks business in Seattle

Sep 22, 2015
What do U.S. firms dreaming of expansion in China hope to get from the visit?
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Xi Jinping, Seattle
Uber is expanding a carpooling service to India.

Uber expands its reach abroad

Sep 22, 2015
But it has to compete with other pre-established services in the markets it enters.
Posted In: Uber, ride sharing, India, China

For Xi Jinping's U.S. Visit, it's money before politics

Sep 22, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle today for a week-long state visit.
Posted In: Xi Jinping, China, cyber attacks
A group of Syrian refugees arrive to process their acceptance procedures at the Temporary Center for Immigrants and Asylum Seekers (CETI) of the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Monday.

Unpacking the U.S. refugee price tag

Sep 21, 2015
The resettlement spending begins long before refugees reach the U.S.
Posted In: refugees, migrants, Asylum

Wyoming debates refugee resettlement

Sep 21, 2015
There is stiff opposition to refugees in the only state without a resettlement program.
Posted In: refugees, wyoming, asylum-seekers