Lyft lands $600 million in fresh funding

SAN FRANCISCO Ride services company Lyft has raised $600 million in fresh funding, one of its investors said on Tuesday. Private equity firm KKR & Co (KKR.N) said it had joined a $600 million financing round, giving a sizeable financial boost to San Francisco-based Lyft as it continues to compete fiercely with rival Uber Technologies

Tillerson heads to Moscow carrying Western call for Russia to abandon Assad

LUCCA, Italy/MOSCOW U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a message from world powers to Moscow on Tuesday denouncing Russian support for Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, as the Trump administration took on America’s traditional mantle as leader of a unified West. Tillerson flew on the administration’s first cabinet mission to Russia after meeting foreign ministers from

FDA warns Mylan over quality concerns at India facility

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised concerns over quality controls at a Mylan NV manufacturing plant in India, according to a warning letter from the agency dated April 3. India-based drug manufacturing facilities have been criticized by the FDA in recent years for violating quality standards, as the agency increases oversight of

U.S. job openings rise to seven-month high in February

WASHINGTON U.S. job openings rose to a seven-month high in February while the pace of hiring slipped, pointing to a growing skills mismatch and a further tightening of labor market conditions. Job openings, a measure of labor demand, increased 118,000 to a seasonally adjusted 5.7 million, the Labor Department said on Tuesday. That was the

The defiant French community opening its doors to refugees

By Eliza Mackintosh, CNNVideo by Edward Kiernan, CNN Updated 1101 GMT (1901 HKT) April 11, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Breil-sur-Roya, France (CNN)In the south of France, heartland of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, a small community is sending a defiant message.