November 3, 2020

Market debut of Chinese e-finance giant Ant Group postponed

HONG KONG — The planned stock market debut of the world’s biggest online finance company, Ant Group, was suspended in Shanghai and Hong Kong on […]
November 3, 2020

Conviction and 10-year sentence upheld in payday loan scam

NEW YORK — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction and 10-year sentence for a man who ran a $220 million predatory payday lending […]
November 3, 2020

Kentucky police head resigns after report on old training

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The head of Kentucky State Police is stepping down days after a report surfaced about old training materials the agency used that […]
November 3, 2020

Busiest October in 15 years for Twin Cities homebuilders

Election jitters normally put a lid on home buying. Not this year. Record low mortgage rates and a flurry of buyers on the hunt for […]
November 3, 2020

Minnesota firms join the rush to hire part-time workers for holidays

Seasonal workers are in high demand in Minnesota and across the country as retailers try to fill positions that can help with distribution and contactless […]
November 3, 2020

Millennial Money: Minimalist tips to maximize the holidays

After spending nearly $2,000 in gifts for her daughter’s first Christmas in 2017, Meg Nordmann knew her holiday strategy had to change. “I totally blew […]
November 3, 2020

Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t. Longtime alliances have […]
November 3, 2020

China tightens restrictions on Australian exports

CANBERRA, Australia — China has stepped up trade restrictions against Australia, suspending imports of some timber and barley, the agriculture minister said Tuesday, amid tension […]
November 3, 2020

The Latest: Sri Lanka postpones school reopening for virus

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Authorities in Sri Lanka have extended the school holidays for two more weeks, postponing the opening of classes amid a surge […]
November 3, 2020

Huge voter turnout expected despite virus, political rancor

The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the U.S., persuading record numbers of Americans to cast their ballots […]