In Trump stronghold, factories are humming but paychecks are thin

In Trump stronghold, factories are humming but paychecks are thin

When President-elect Donald Trump returns to this factory town on Friday for a victory celebration, he will find a region that is already experiencing the manufacturing renaissance he promised on the campaign trail. With local factories employing more workers than any time since the late 1990s, assembly line jobs are not hard to find. Those that pay a decent wage,…

California fire death toll rises to 33 in grim search through warehouse

California fire death toll rises to 33 in grim search through warehouse

A fire that devastated an Oakland, California, loft building during a weekend dance party has taken at least 33 lives and the toll will likely rise, authorities said on Sunday, as criminal investigators joined recovery teams at the charred ruin. Firefighters in Oakland, east of San Francisco, found the remains of nearly three dozen victims as they sifted through the…

Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles

Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan's president raised hackles in Beijing. Trump's unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday prompted a diplomatic protest with the United States on Saturday, although Vice President-elect Mike Pence downplayed its…

Citic-Carlyle near deal to buy McDonald’s China assets: source

Citic-Carlyle near deal to buy McDonald’s China assets: source

A consortium led by private-equity firm Carlyle Group (CG.O) and Chinese conglomerate Citic Group Corp has neared a deal to buy McDonald's Corp's (MCD.N) stores in China and Hong Kong for up to $3 billion, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The deal is likely to be signed before Christmas, the source said. Reuters had reported in…

Putin curbs anti-Western rhetoric, says wants to get on with Trump

Putin curbs anti-Western rhetoric, says wants to get on with Trump

President Vladimir Putin struck an unusually conciliatory tone in his annual state of the nation address on Thursday, saying Moscow wanted to get on with the incoming U.S. administration and was looking to make friends not enemies. Putin has used previous set-piece speeches to lash out at the West and the United States in particular, but he reined in his…

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