Gen Z sniffs at farming coffee in Central America

Global consumer demand for speciality brews is booming, but small farmers can’t afford to grow the beans, beaten back by Brazil

US senator calls for investigation into Russian-made FaceApp

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says the popular free app, based in Skolkovo high-tech hub near Moscow, poses 'national security and privacy risks'

Donald Trump mocked for tweet on terror suspect

Pakistanis make fun of US president’s mistake about the alleged mastermind behind the Mumbai attacks

The bane of Wall Street guns for private equity

US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren wants to rein in financial industry ‘so it stops sucking money out of the rest of the economy’

Trump, Cohen, the porn star and the now unsealed documents

A judge has ordered documents about payments to Stormy Daniels and a Playboy model from Donald Trump via Michael Cohen to be made public

Trump intensifies attacks on ‘the squad’ as Democrats slam comments as racist

US president is using vitriol against the four women as fuel for his re-election fight, say sources

Facebook rejects US legislators’ demand for Libra pilot

In heated hearing in Congress concerns focus on data privacy, consumer protections and money laundering controls

US judge blasts drug lord El Chapo’s ‘overwhelming evil’, imposes life sentence

Former top leader of the violent Sinaloa Cartel gets life imprisonment plus 30 years for use of firearms

Donald Trump pushes WTO into crisis

Move to block nomination of judges could paralyse the body, say global finance officials

US housing starts dip 0.9% in June, permits reach two-year low

Weak housing and manufacturing are holding back the economy, offsetting strong consumer spending

Former Credit Suisse banker builds weed wealth on legal US pot

Boris Jordan, who helped the Russian government sell off thousands of state enterprises during privatisation, has bought a 31% stake in Curaleaf, the biggest ...

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and overvalued dollar

The assessment is likely to give Trump more fodder for his frequent complaints that dollar strength is hampering US exports

House condemns Trump over his racist tweets

Representatives split on party lines in voting to slam president's comments about four congresswomen

Trump campaign aims to draw female voters

Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law, will launch a coalition dedicated to recruiting and activating women in support of his re-election in 2020

US retail sales rise as households spend more

Hike of 0.4% in June beats analysts’ forecast of 0.1%

Trump vs the four, female freshman Democrats of colour

Even some Republicans are disgusted by Trump's remarks; others think the Democrats should be left to fight among themselves and self-destruct

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