<![CDATA[National & International Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST National & International 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com World Bank to back India's solar power initiative http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823497.html#storylink=rss The World Bank signed an agreement on Thursday with the Indian-led International Solar Alliance to boost solar energy in developing countries by mobilizing $1 trillion in investments by 2030.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:10:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823497.html
New Mexico Gov. Martinez to announce 900 jobs in Rio Rancho http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823722.html#storylink=rss New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is set to announce that new 900 jobs are coming to Rio Rancho amid uncertainty around Intel.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 04:59:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823722.html
German jobless rate edges below 6 percent in June http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823347.html#storylink=rss Germany's unemployment rate edged below 6 percent in June, reflecting the robust state of Europe's biggest economy.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:44:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86823347.html
Louisiana firm gets $14M to close part of military tank farm http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86822817.html#storylink=rss A Louisiana firm has won a $14.6 million contract to close 27 underground fuel storage tanks at a military tank farm in San Pedro, California.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:14:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86822817.html
The Latest: French FM says no to EU deal with Scotland http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86822767.html#storylink=rss The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Uniohn (all times local):

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 03:09:11 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86822767.html
German regional official: cut EU spending after UK exit http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86821887.html#storylink=rss A German regional official says the European Union should cut spending rather than compensate for Britain's EU budget contribution by making his country pay more.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:59:09 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86821887.html
Malaysian opposition politician charged with graft http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86815637.html#storylink=rss A Malaysian opposition politician, who has strongly criticized financial scandals involving Prime Minister Najib Razak, was charged Thursday with corruption.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:14:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86815637.html
Amazon 'Prime Day' sales gimmick is back this July http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86816637.html#storylink=rss Amazon is renewing its "Prime Day" July sales gimmick as Wal-Mart also tries to go after online shoppers.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:07:54 CDT By MAE ANDERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86816637.html
Amazon 'Prime Day' sales gimmick is back this July http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86816292.html#storylink=rss Amazon is renewing its "Prime Day" July sales gimmick as Wal-Mart also tries to go after online shoppers this summer.

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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:02:53 CDT By MAE ANDERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86816292.html
Appeal to delay $50M settlement to Northeast dairy farmers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86813912.html#storylink=rss An appeal of a financial settlement to be paid by a national dairy marketing cooperative to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers could delay the payments for at least a year.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:19:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86813912.html
Cleveland police to wear body cameras during GOP convention http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86814072.html#storylink=rss Cleveland police officers will have body cameras affixed to their riot gear during the Republican National Convention this month.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:18:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86814072.html
Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86572252.html#storylink=rss It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their target: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three suicide attackers unleashed a deadly tide of bullets and bombs at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, leaving 42 dead.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:49:03 CDT By DOMINIQUE SOGUEL and SUZAN FRASER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86572252.html
Steven Stamkos decides to re-sign with Lightning http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86696332.html#storylink=rss Steven Stamkos insisted all along that he wanted to stay put in Tampa Bay to win the Stanley Cup.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:59:00 CDT By JOHN WAWROW and STEPHEN WHYNO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86696332.html
North America leaders urge against Trump's isolationism http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86581262.html#storylink=rss President Barack Obama and the leaders of Mexico and Canada pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against the isolationist and anti-immigrant sentiments that have roiled Britain and been championed by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The leaders warned against easy solutions peddled by "demagogues" who feed on economic anxiety.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:49:01 CDT By KEVIN FREKING and ROB GILLIES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86581262.html
Ruling party defeated in Mongolian parliament elections http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86796432.html#storylink=rss The opposition Mongolian People's Party has won a decisive victory in parliamentary elections in the landlocked nation where a fall in commodity prices has sent the economy into a sharp decline.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:49:01 CDT By GANBAT NAMJILSANGARAV ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86796432.html
Asian shares mostly up as markets get over Brexit shock http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86597542.html#storylink=rss Asian shares were mostly up Thursday as markets continued to gradually get over the shock set off by Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:14:04 CDT By YURI KAGEYAMA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86597542.html
Hawaii bucks trend with likely veto of Airbnb tax bill http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86787172.html#storylink=rss Hawaii, one of the top visitor destinations in the world, is bucking a trend now that Gov. David Ige said he intends to veto a bill that would allow online lodging services like Airbnb to collect state and local taxes.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:58:00 CDT By CATHY BUSSEWITZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86787172.html
Lavish features cut from over-budget Denver VA hospital http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86656937.html#storylink=rss Imported Brazilian wood has been scratched from the budget-busting design for a veterans hospital under construction outside Denver, eliminated to save money.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:54:00 CDT By DAN ELLIOTT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86656937.html
Wolves finalize addition of NBA's 1st Chinese minority owner http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86766662.html#storylink=rss The NBA has spent years making in-roads in basketball-loving China, installing offices there, bringing players stateside and playing exhibitions there to increase the league's presence in a country that can't get enough of it.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:39:01 CDT By JON KRAWCZYNSKI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86766662.html
Foundation distributing children's workbooks in Detroit http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86788312.html#storylink=rss A foundation focused on health and education is distributing 45,000 new children's workbooks to 45 Detroit-area nonprofits to promote summer literacy.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:02:54 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article86788312.html
Ige names new member to state Public Utilities Commission http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86775947.html#storylink=rss Gov. David Ige is appointing a new member to the commission that's expected to rule on Florida energy company NextEra's proposed purchase of Hawaiian Electric Industries.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:59:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86775947.html
Gordon McLeod stepping down as publisher of NY's Newsday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86741212.html#storylink=rss Gordon McLeod, the publisher of Newsday Media Group, is stepping down from his post.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:54:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86741212.html
Regulators fine BancorpSouth $10.6 million for redlining http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86695047.html#storylink=rss The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Mississippi-based BancorpSouth $10.6 million, alleging the bank deliberately discriminated against minorities in its lending practices.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:29:05 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86695047.html
Congress clears Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86581392.html#storylink=rss Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending President Barack Obama a last-minute financial rescue package to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:04:01 CDT By MARY CLARE JALONICK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article86581392.html
The Latest: DOT head urges haste in rail safety upgrades http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86707097.html#storylink=rss The Latest on the head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle (all times local):

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:54:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86707097.html
Officials speed up Mound House dumping investigation http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86700557.html#storylink=rss Nevada environmental officials said they are expediting an investigation into whether illegal dumping occurred at a foundry near Carson City after a video supposedly showing a spill there circulated online.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:53:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86700557.html
Health officials prepare for Zika, but local efforts tight http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86622687.html#storylink=rss The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:49:01 CDT By NOMAAN MERCHANT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article86622687.html
The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86595682.html#storylink=rss The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's summit Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (all times local):

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:34:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86595682.html
Alaska governor limits annual oil-wealth checks to $1,000 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86581597.html#storylink=rss Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska's governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state's oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:19:06 CDT By MARK THIESSEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86581597.html
Nixon backs Missouri power line for wind energy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86726392.html#storylink=rss Gov. Jay Nixon said Wednesday he backs a proposed power line that would cut through Missouri for a multistate wind energy project, despite objections from landowners and concerns from state regulators.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:59:04 CDT By SUMMER BALLENTINE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article86726392.html