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Trump administration said to court dissident Venezuelan military in potential action against Maduro

The Trump administration has held clandestine talks with rebellious military officers from Venezuela, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

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Argentina – the crisis in six charts

Fears grow that the economic crisis in Argentina could spread – but what’s behind the problems?

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Riot BlockChain CEO John O’Rourke is out, interim CEO is named in wake of unrelated SEC charges

The CEO and chairman of Riot BlockChain has resigned in the wake of unrelated charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against him for alleged fraud in connection with other companies.

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Serena Williams stunned by Naomi Osaka in dramatic US Open upset marred by a penalty call

Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the U.S. Open women’s final descended into chaos.

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Oil prices may spike on a coming mismatch between supply and demand, an expert says

Since hitting $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014 in May, prices have been range-bound. It could soon snap out of that range, says one energy expert.

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Amazon and Apple are getting into medical clinics — here’s why

Health care experts weigh in on the reasons why Amazon and Apple are getting more involved in medical clinics for their employees.

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France defends European tech giant tax, says its not an attack on US but hits Trump on tariffs

The French minister suggested that it was in fact America that had launched an attack on Europe by adopting a more aggressive trade policy targeting European imports with tariffs.

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Trump’s battle against Silicon Valley may create an opening for China in artificial intelligence

As China invests heavily in artificial intelligence, the US government and military will need a strong partnership with Silicon Valley to maintain an AI edge. President Trump’s war on tech companies won’t help. 

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The top 10 cheapest destinations for fall travel, including Europe, China and the U.S.

Still have vacation days to use? Visit one of these incredible places and travel cheap this fall. 

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Egypt sentences 75 people to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit-in

Critics say the erosion of freedoms and silencing of political opponents is the worst Egypt has seen in its modern history.