Monday , December 9 2019

AOC, Sanders say I told you so as Amazon, FB move to NYC

Bloomberg Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are taking a victory lap after Amazon.com Inc and other technology giants leased millions of square feet of office space in New York City — without the billions of dollars in government support that Amazon tried to negotiate earlier this ...

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Ericsson to pay $1bn to settle US corruption probe

Bloomberg A unit of Ericsson AB pleaded guilty to foreign bribery and the parent company agreed to pay more than $1 billion to resolve a long-running US corruption investigation involving payoffs in Asia and the Middle East. The Stockholm-based company admitted to a years-long campaign of corruption aimed at solidifying ...

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North Korea’s UN envoy says denuclearisation off table

Bloomberg Denuclearisation is off the negotiating table with the US, North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said in a strongly-worded statement that also criticized EU member nations for playing “the role of pet dog” to Washington. Ambassador Kim Song said that the “sustained and substantial dialogue” sought by the ...

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US Pentagon chief wants to reallocate forces to Indo-Pacific to counter China

Bloomberg The Pentagon chief wants to prioritise the deployment of US forces to the Asia-Pacific region from other areas, including Afghanistan, to confront a growing military competition with China. “What I want to do is reallocate forces” to the Indo-Pacific Command, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said at the Reagan National ...

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