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MILAN | Fiat Chrysler taps Amazon, Shell execs to fill roles

MILAN— Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is tapping executives from Amazon and Shell Oil Company with previous automotive industry experience to fill its ranks. CEO Mike Manley said in a letter to employees Thursday that Mark Stewart would join FCA as chief operating officer of North America from Amazon, “a company known for its culture of innovation, … Continue reading MILAN | Fiat Chrysler taps Amazon, Shell execs to fill roles

NEW YORK | Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is color of the year

NEW YORK — It’s the color of underwater reefs hanging on for dear life. The sky at dusk. Some of the latest iPhones and the latest looks on the runways of Marc Jacobs and other top fashion designers. Living Coral has been chosen by the Pantone Color Institute as its 2019 color of the year. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is color of the year

HOUSTON | The Latest: Gulf Arab nations offer condolences

HOUSTON — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 4:48 a.m. Gulf Arab nations allied with the U.S. have offered their condolences over the death of President George H.W. Bush. Bush’s death at the age of 94 takes on greater importance in the region over his actions in … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: Gulf Arab nations offer condolences

BANGKOK | UN: Climate change, depleted resources leave world hungry

BANGKOK — Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization said Wednesday as it renewed appeals for better policies and technologies to reach “zero hunger.” Population growth requires supplies of more nutritious food at affordable prices, … Continue reading BANGKOK | UN: Climate change, depleted resources leave world hungry

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Kremlin critic welcomes new Interpol president

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the election of Interpol’s next president (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who warned about the Russian candidate for the Interpol presidency, is hailing the election of the South Korean nominee as a victory. Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in a Russian prison on … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Kremlin critic welcomes new Interpol president

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: SKorea’s leader proud of next Interpol chief

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the election of Interpol’s next president (all times local): 1: 20 p.m. South Korea’s president says he’s “very proud” of the fact that fellow national Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president. President Moon Jae-in tweeted from Seoul on Wednesday that Kim is the … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: SKorea’s leader proud of next Interpol chief

U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following: One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous.  This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the region … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

NEW YORK | Billboard names Ariana Grande 2018 Woman of the Year

NEW YORK — The music industry is honoring Ariana Grande. Billboard on Tuesday named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York City. Previous recipients include Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Selena Gomez. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Billboard names Ariana Grande 2018 Woman of the Year