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Exclusive: India antitrust watchdog probes accusations that Google abused Android – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s antitrust commission is looking into accusations that Alphabet Inc’s unit Google abuses its popular Android mobile operating system to block its rivals, four sources with direct knowledge of the...

China January exports, imports seen falling again in blow to global growth

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s trade engine likely remained stuck in reverse in January, with imports and exports expected to fall for the second month in a row, adding to concerns the economy may be...

Exclusive: Walmart, Google-backed Deliv end online grocery partnership

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc and logistics firm Deliv pulled the plug on a key same-day grocery delivery partnership, dealing a setback in the retailer’s race against rival Amazon.com Inc to deliver groceries to customers’...

Delhi hotel fire kills at least 17, spurs safety concerns

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A fire swept through a hotel in New Delhi early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, authorities in the Indian capital said, raising fresh questions about safety standards in poorly regulated...

Party that nominated Thai princess for PM faces ban after king’s rebuke

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate for prime minister could be banned from a general election in March after an activist said on Sunday he would...

Oil prices fall on rising US rig count, Illinois refinery fire

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent on Monday as U.S. drilling activity picked up and as a refinery fire in the U.S. state of Illinois resulted in the shutdown...

Brexit referendum spurs British companies into investing in EU: research

LONDON (Reuters) - The 2016 Brexit vote spurred British companies into increasing investment in European Union countries sharply, likely at the expense of spending at home, an academic study showed on Monday. The referendum result...

Facebook toughens political ad policies in India ahead of election

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is toughening up the rules governing political advertisements in India to create more transparency ahead of the country’s general elections due before May, the social media giant said...

San Francisco police post reward for serial killer dubbed the ‘Doodler’

(Reuters) - San Francisco police have posted a $100,000 reward for a serial killer known as the “Doodler” as they renew their search for a suspect believed responsible for killing five gay men and...

Acting U.S. Attorney General Whitaker will testify before House panel on Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday after he threatened to not show up following the panel’s warning...

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