US President Donald Trump acknowledged his loss in the November 3 election for the first time overnight Thursday and said there “will be an orderly transition on January 20th,” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory and after a day of violence when his supporters stormed the US Capitol.
Boeing Co will pay over US$ 2.5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into criminal conspiracy charges related to two deadly 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people, the Justice Department said, but the plane maker will not be required to plead guilty.
China compared on Thursday the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump with last year's often-violent pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, but noted that no one had died when demonstrators took over the Parliament of Hong Kong.
The English Football Association (FA) panel handed Edinson Cavani a three-match suspension despite acknowledging the Manchester United striker was not deliberately racist and had not known his language on social media was offensive.
Donald Trump's supporters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday in an attempt to stop Joe Biden from being certified the winner. Although the situation was quickly brought under control, politicians and public opinion condemned the riots, and Congress officially certified Biden's victory afterwards, the far-reaching implications of the incident may not be controllable.
Facebook Inc said it would block U.S. President Donald Trump's accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed.
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday night extended the public emergency to 15 days, until the day after President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Fearing of doing business with politically-exposed clients in a sanctions-hit country, Credit Suisse Group AG has cut relationships with a number of Venezuela’s wealthy.
Uruguay announced on Wednesday a raft of new measures to help contain the growing number of Covid-19 positive cases which if sustained could strain hospital and sanitary capacities.
An investigation published this week showed six Brazilian meatpacker firms bought cattle from ranches that used slave labor. Labor experts suggested on Wednesday that the firms must clean up their supply chains.