Trump urges Republicans to start tax reform immediately: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump urged fellow Republicans on Friday to begin work on tax reform legislation immediately, exhorting them to hurry up after two days in which he stunned members of his party with overtures to opposition Democrats.

Equifax says it won’t bar consumers from joining breach-related lawsuits

 Equifax, which yesterday announced an enormous breach, will not require consumers to forfeit their right to join a class action lawsuit in order to receive credit protection. The company clarified the forced arbitration clause in its terms of service after outcry by consumer advocates, including NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who called the requirement “unacceptable and… Read More

Barbuda after Hurricane Irma: A Caribbean paradise lost

The BBC’s Laura Bicker is the first foreign journalist to arrive in Barbuda, as residents waited to leave.

Shenzhen lags behind Beijing, Shanghai in top 10 Chinese cities

While Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen remain the top three financial centers among Chinese mainland cities, the gap between Shenzhen and the other two is widening, according to the China Financial Center Index released by a Shenzhen-based think tank on Friday.

Real estate giant to build intelligent industrial city

Shenzhen-based real estate giant China Vanke Co announced, on Thursday, it would build an intelligent industrial city in Beijing under the capital’s drive to construct a national technological innovation center.

U.N. aviation agency to call for global drone registry

MONTREAL (Reuters) – The United Nations’ aviation agency is backing the creation of a single global drone registry, as part of broader efforts to come up with common rules for flying and tracking unmanned aircraft.