WASHINGTON — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump’s presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law.
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NEW YORK—Stores can't keep them in stock. Parents are scrambling to find them. And some schools have banned them.
The mania for fidget spinners—the three-inch twirling gadgets taking over classrooms and cubicles—is unlike many other toy crazes.
They're not made by a major company, timed for the holiday season, or promoted in TV commercials.
FRESNO, Calif. — The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a man accused of stealing thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California’s almond orchards in one of the biggest such thefts on record.
TOKYO — Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend’s worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack.
BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed ambitious hopes Monday for Asian and European governments to work closely on finance, law enforcement and a broad range of other issues under a Beijing-led trade initiative as leaders of 30 countries ended a meeting to promote the effort.
TORONTO — Evidence of overvaluation is moderating, however Canada’s federal housing agency maintained its “strong” overall risk rating for the country’s housing market in its quarterly assessment.
TORONTO — An Ontario facility will start producing French’s ketchup early next month as condiment companies continue to battle for Canadian dollars with displays of national pride.
Select Food Products Ltd. will produce all of the company’s ketchup sold in Canada at its North York plant.
Previously some French’s ketchup sold in Canada was manufactured in the United States.
NEW YORK—Bill O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations.
DETROIT — General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of a factory in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
The plant was confiscated on Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with authorities in a country that is roiling in economic troubles such as food shortages and triple-digit inflation.
KENOSHA, Wis. — President Donald Trump hopes to revive the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, signing an order Tuesday in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers.