Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Some of the defendants charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol are turning away defense lawyers and electing to represent themselves, undeterred… Read more

Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction

LONDON  — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched almost 18.6… Read more

Aging equipment, spills test ties between oil, California

LOS ANGELES  — Hoping to recover a lost anchor chain, a work boat dragged a grappling hook along the seabed near an oil platform off the Southern California… Read more

Major indexes rise broadly on Wall Street, adding to gains

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Thursday as the market builds momentum a day after breaking a three-day losing streak.

The S&P 500 rose 1.6%… Read more

China exports up 28% in September; surplus with US at $42B

BEIJING — China’s import and export growth slowed in September amid shipping bottlenecks and other disruptions combined with coronavirus outbreaks,… Read more

Brother, can you spare a coin — a $1 trillion one?

WASHINGTON — Some politicians think they’ve found a silver bullet for the impasse over the debt limit, except the bullet is made of platinum: Mint… Read more

Trading of China’s Evergrande shares in Hong Kong suspended

HONG KONG — Shares in troubled real estate developer China Evergrande Group and its property management unit Evergrande Property Services were suspended… Read more

Asian markets mixed; China Evergrande shares suspended

Asian markets were mixed on Monday, with Shanghai closed for the National Day holiday.

Hong Kong’s benchmark shed more than 2 Read more

China tightens political control of internet giants

BEIJING  — The ruling Communist Party is tightening political control over China’s internet giants and tapping their wealth to pay for its ambitions… Read more

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