French voters headed to the polls Sunday for the first round of a closely contested presidential election that has turned into a referendum on the future of France’s generous entitlement system and on the nation’s place in the European Union, amid heightened security days after a terror attack in the capital.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has reinstated allowances and bonuses for state employees as its finances improve, a move aimed at boosting local consumer sentiment and supporting growth as the kingdom overhauls its oil-dependent economy.
Economic leaders from around the world sought to find common ground Saturday, worried building geopolitical tensions and uncertainty around the Trump administration risk derailing an accelerating global economy.
Robert Taylor, who led teams at the Pentagon and a Xerox lab, nurtured researchers who created the forerunners of today’s internet and easy-to-use computers. Mr. Taylor died April 13 at 85.
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A flight attendant for American Airlines was suspended after a video was posted on social media showing him in a heated argument with a passenger who was protesting the way the crew member had treated another customer.
The concert promoter first hired to produce a Prince tribute concert sued the late pop star’s estate and former administrator and advisers for alleged fraud, the latest cloud over the deals the estate has signed since Prince’s death a year ago.
In an attempt to set itself apart from the competition, AT&T Inc. is offering home television through its DirecTV and U-verse brands, and, if regulators bless its pending Time Warner Inc. takeover, discounted access to entertainment on every screen.
Subjects at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s—but who don’t actually have the disease—are being recruited to help test two experimental treatments from Novartis AG, in a new focus on preventive treatment.
A day before the first round of a tightly fought presidential election, French voters used the sudden quiet provided by the end of official campaigning to ponder how to wield their ballots.
The death toll from a Taliban attack on the Afghan army’s northern headquarters rose to at least 130 people, a day after militants breached the base hidden in military vehicles in the group’s deadliest assault since the group was ousted from power in 2001.