A Chinese investor group led by Anta Sports Products Ltd. reached a $5.2 billion deal to acquire the maker of Wilson tennis rackets and Louisville Slugger baseball bats, as it seeks to bring high-end athletic equipment to China's wealthy consumers.
President Donald Trump and his party took a drubbing in the midterm elections. But the results held a bit of good news for Trump as he prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina: the $50 billion in retaliatory tariffs China targeted at Trump-friendly congressional districts failed utterly to cause the kind of political pain that would have weakened Trump's bargaining position.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) lambasted congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday for her comparison of the migrants trekking toward the U.S. in the latest Central American caravan to the Jews who fled Germany during the Holocaust and other targets of genocide.
An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church for 11 months was detained Friday at a scheduled appointment with immigration officials, prompting more than a dozen supporters to block a law enforcement van and wind up under arrest themselves.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Anna Stebbins pulled up to the Walmart in Palmdale on Thursday night and came upon a pre-Black Friday scene she had heard about before, but had never experienced at the megastore: