Apple, Microsoft, Adobe Called By Lawmakers To Defend Higher Prices In Australia
Three American companies-Apple, Microsoft and Adobe-have been summoned by the Australian Parliament to explain why they charge higher prices Down Under than in other countries.
Russian Parliament Gives Final Approval to U.S. Adoption Ban
The legislation is an attempt to retaliate against the United States for a new human rights law, but American officials urged Russia not to play politics with the lives of orphans.
Russia bill to ban U.S. adoptions of Russian children advances
The State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, approves the bill in a move seen as retaliation for a U.S. anti-corruption law. MOSCOW — Russia's parliament took a first step Wednesday toward banning the adoption of Russian children by American parents, a move intended as retaliation for an anti-corruption law recently passed by Congress.