KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

KATOWICE, Poland — More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change. The funds, with over $32 trillion in assets, issued their appeal Monday as ministers gathered in Katowice, Poland, … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

PARIS | Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and Liverpool

PARIS — The Anfield roar will be thunderous when Liverpool hosts Napoli, and the crowd will likely be just as loud in Belgrade when Red Star takes on Paris Saint-Germain. Group C has lived up to its billing as the toughest in the Champions League competition and any one of the three big teams can … Continue reading PARIS | Champions League: Crunch time for PSG, Napoli and Liverpool

SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.2 percent to 21,197.74 after revised data showed that the economy shrank by a … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

LAKE FOREST, Ill | Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles’ high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams (11-2) missed a chance to secure a first-round playoff bye and fell into a … Continue reading LAKE FOREST, Ill | Goldman, dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

TOKYO | Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spending

TOKYO— Japan’s economy shrank at a worse than anticipated annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September due to weaker consumer demand and corporate investment. The revised figure released Monday was more than double the 1.2 percent contraction reported earlier. Economists say the setback for the world’s third-largest economy is likely temporary. The data from the … Continue reading TOKYO | Japan’s economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spending

LAS VEGAS | Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen

LAS VEGAS — Harold Baines was given a save as big as any Lee Smith ever posted. In a vote sure to spark renewed cries of cronyism at Cooperstown, Baines surprisingly was picked for the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday after never coming close in any previous election. “Very shocked,” the career .289 hitter … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.3 percent in early trading to 21,191.23, after revised data showed that its economy … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout