Nissan, Carlos Ghosn Charged With Underreporting His Compensation, Japanese Media Says

TOKYO—Japanese prosecutors on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges of underreporting his compensation on five years of Nissan’s financial reports, Kyodo News reported. In addition, Nissan as a company was indicted over the same charges, Kyodo said. A Nissan representative declined to comment. The formal…

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Two British Banks Ensnared in Huawei Dispute

Two large British banks are among those ensnared in the controversy over Huawei Technologies Co., which escalated over the weekend after the Chinese government warned Canada it would face “severe consequences” if it didn’t release the Chinese telecommunications giant’s finance chief. Canada this month arrested Meng Wanzhou at the behest of U.S. authorities, who are…

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Uber-Lyft Showdown Shifts to Public Markets

The race between Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. to go public next year promises to extend their rivalry for customers to competition for global investors. Uber this past week confidentially filed its S-1 paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its planned initial public offering, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Lyft,…

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Protests Threaten Macron’s Campaign to Remake France

PARIS—President Emmanuel Macron is facing unprecedented pressure to roll back his overhauls of the French economy after a fourth consecutive weekend of “yellow vest” protests unleashed another torrent of rioting despite stepped-up security. The Macron government deployed the full weight of France’s security apparatus on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to contain a movement that…

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Secret Workforce Funds North Korea—and Defies Sanctions

NAKASONGOLA, Uganda—Inside one of Uganda’s air bases behind rings of security lurks a resource the nation pledged two years ago to jettison—North Korean soldiers. The commandos, from North Korea’s special-operations division, are covertly training Uganda’s elite troops in skills from martial arts to helicopter-gunnery operations, say senior Ugandan military officers. The…

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Thieves Can Now Nab Your Data in a Few Minutes for a Few Bucks

As investigators work to assess who hacked Marriott International Inc. and the extent of the damage, one place they are hunting is the shadowy digital bazaars where thieves and spies trade stolen personal data. A seemingly endless string of breaches have hit big companies and their users in recent years: 500 million potential victims at…

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U.S. Maintains Hard Line as Details Emerge in Trade Truce With China

The Trump administration’s point man on U.S.-China trade negotiations said the U.S. would hold fast to its 90-day deadline for the conclusion of a lasting agreement, adding that the U.S. would impose punishing tariffs on Chinese imports if none is reached. “If there’s a deal to be done, we’ll make it. The president wants us…

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