China slams surprise U.S. trade announcement, says ready to fight

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Wednesday lashed out at Washington’s unexpected statement that it will press ahead with tariffs and restrictions on investments by Chinese companies, saying Beijing was ready to fight back if Washington was looking to ignite a trade war. The United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of…

India says it only follows U.N. sanctions, not U.S. sanctions on Iran

India said on Monday it abided by sanctions imposed by the United Nations but not those imposed by any other country, such as those announced by the United States against Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump this month withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal and ordered the reimposition of U.S. sanctions suspended under…

Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday. Oklahoma City Police Capt. Bo Mathews said investigators were trying to determine a motive behind the…

Netflix's IPO was 16 years ago Wednesday — here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day (NFLX)

Wednesday was the 16th anniversary of Netflix’s initial public offering. Wednesday was the 16th anniversary of Netflix’s initial public offering, and an investor buying in then would have made a very impressive return over the years. After initially offering its stock at $15 per share on May 23, 2002, Netflix closed its first day of…