Bayer to Buy Gene-Therapy Firm AskBio for Up to $4 Billion

BERLIN— Bayer AG BAYRY 0.16% said Monday it would pay as much as $4 billion for U.S. biotech firm Asklepios BioPharmaceutical Inc. to strengthen the…

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U.K. Detains Stowaways Aboard Oil Tanker After Standoff With Crew

LONDON—British authorities detained seven stowaways on an oil tanker just a few miles from the English coast, after crew members called for help and locked…

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Apple’s Booming Services Business Could Be Hit in Google Antitrust Battle

The Justice Department’s attempt to punish Google for its competitive practices in internet search could end up taking a major toll on a different tech…

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Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s Chairman, Dies at 78

SEOUL—Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed a second-tier electronics parts maker into the world’s biggest manufacturer of smartphones and televisions, died Sunday after lying incapacitated…

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Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee Dies at 78

SEOUL—Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed a second-tier electronics parts maker into the world’s biggest manufacturer of smartphones and televisions, died Sunday after lying incapacitated…

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U.S. Has Authority to Ban TikTok, Government Lawyers Say

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration defended its attempt to ban Americans from using popular Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok over national security concerns, saying in court papers that…

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A Corporate Feud Stings London Stock Market, Global Banks

To understand the origins of a multibillion-dollar collapse of a corporate empire, consider a pair of Bentleys that were gifts to two brothers at the…

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Israel-Sudan Deal: What Does the Pact Mean, and Why Now?

Sudan on Friday became the latest nation to make peace with Israel, after reaching a deal with the Trump administration ending the African nation’s designation…

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McDonald’s Seeks Dismissal of Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by Black Former Franchisees

McDonald’s Corp. MCD -0.19% on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of selling Black owners subpar stores and failing to…

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Israel, Sudan Agree to Normalize Ties in U.S.-Brokered Deal

TEL AVIV—Israel and Sudan agreed to normalize ties in a U.S.-brokered deal on Friday, the White House said, ending decades of hostility as one of…

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