A senior U.S. intelligence official warned on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had risen in recent months, and the targeting of critical infrastructure in such operations suggested an attempt to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks.U.S.
Donald Trump has called on Opec to reduce prices by pumping up supplieswww.independent.co.uk
Earlier this year, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced price jumps for many of its brand name drugs, including the smoking cessation aid Chantix and the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. But less than a month later, the company reversed course, seemingly bending to pressure from President Donald Trump, who called out the company on—what else—Twitter and then spoke to Pfizer CEO Ian Read directly. It was perhaps the best sign yet that the administration might do something meaningful about...www.gizmodo.com.au
The United States has moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly fund militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah.in.reuters.com
The United States said on Tuesday it had moved to disrupt an Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and hundreds of millions of dollars to indirectly fund militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah.U.S.
While falling prices help consumers, another big decline of the kind the president is seeking could hurt the economy in oil-producing states like Texas.www.nytimes.com
Canada's ambassador to the United States says he has done some pre-emptive diplomacy with the Trump administration on Alberta's plans to force output cuts on its oil industry.Global News