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Trump’s Impeachment Trial—Live Analysis

The president’s legal team went to the microphones in the Senate basement to rebut the House impeachment managers’ presentation so far. They are expected to begin their formal response on the Senate floor on Saturday. Asked how they will respond to the videos that the managers are playing showing Republicans saying abuse of power is…


China Has an Apology Playbook. The NBA Has Another Idea.

China Has an Apology Playbook. The NBA Has Another Idea.

SHANGHAI—China usually gets what it wants from companies that come here and play by its rules. But what Beijing wants in its standoff with the NBA is the one concession the league has been unwilling to make: an apology. Many companies have apologized to China after “hurting the feelings of the Chinese people,” with hardly…


U.S. Says Russia Orchestrated Chechen Rebel’s Murder in Germany

U.S. Says Russia Orchestrated Chechen Rebel’s Murder in Germany

Russia was behind the murder last month of a former Chechen rebel in Germany, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, rekindling concerns that Moscow is ramping up an assassination campaign against the country’s perceived enemies abroad.The victim, a 40-year-old Georgian who once commanded forces against Russia during a Chechen uprising, was gunned down in a Berlin…


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‘Friends’ to Move to HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s New Streaming Service

WarnerMedia’s new direct-to-consumer service will be the exclusive streaming home of the classic sitcom “Friends” as well as more than a dozen original shows and movies, as the entertainment giant sharpens its strategy to take on Netflix Inc.The new service, HBO Max, will launch widely in the spring, following a limited launch late this year,…



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Canopy’s Linton out, NJ ups medical cannabis licenses, 280E MJ tax case a no-go with Supreme Court – Marijuana Business Daily

Canopy Growth’s board sacks CEO Bruce Linton, New Jersey boosts number of medical marijuana business licenses, the U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear a 280E marijuana tax case – plus other important news from around the industry. Linton out as Canopy faces pressure from Constellation Bruce Linton, CEO and chairman of Canada’s Canopy Growth, the…




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Boeing Stock Drags DJIA Lower as FAA Punts on 737 MAX Timetable

Boeing stock entered another tailspin, and the key DJIA component dragged its index lower after the FAA punted on the 737 MAX’s return to flight. | Source: JOHN GRESS / POOL / AFP (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN.By CCN Markets: The breakneck Dow Jones (DJIA) rally looks to be faltering. Spearheading the decline was Boeing…


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Canada looks set to hold off on Huawei 5G decision until after the election

The Canadian government believes there’s now less urgency to make a decision on whether to ban Huawei Technologies Co. from 5G telecommunications systems — and that decision could now come after the October federal election, officials familiar with the matter say.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government believes it’s facing less pressure from telecommunications firms than before…