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  • Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

    Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:13:29 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:56:01 GMT
    Court says Education Department violated privacy law with cheated for-profit students.Full Story >
    Court says Education Department violated privacy law with cheated for-profit students.Full Story >
  • US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

    US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:14:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:55:55 GMT
    (South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP). In this May 26, 2018 photo provided on May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, is guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong...(South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via AP). In this May 26, 2018 photo provided on May 27, 2018, by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, is guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong...
    The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean...Full Story >
    The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Full Story >
  • Italy's premier-designate quits bid to form government

    Italy's premier-designate quits bid to form government

    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:54:16 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:54:21 GMT
    (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian Premier-Designate Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after meeting Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Conte relinquished a presidential mandate to put together an acceptable Cabinet.(Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian Premier-Designate Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after meeting Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Conte relinquished a presidential mandate to put together an acceptable Cabinet.
    Italy's political uncertainty worsens after premier-designate abandons bid to form a government.Full Story >
    Italy's political uncertainty worsens after premier-designate abandons bid to form a government.Full Story >
  • 'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:54:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:38:43 GMT
    (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."(Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.Full Story >
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.Full Story >
  • Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:44:10 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:38:36 GMT
    (Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...(Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.Full Story >
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.Full Story >
  • No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

    No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-27 04:13:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:36:25 GMT
    (AP Photos/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro on April 23, 2014, left, and Ivan Duque on May 20, 2018, both in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian voters head to the polls S...(AP Photos/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro on April 23, 2014, left, and Ivan Duque on May 20, 2018, both in Bogota, Colombia. Colombian voters head to the polls S...
    For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box.Full Story >
    For decades, Colombia's bloody conflict with leftist rebels influenced decisions in the ballot box.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

    The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:24:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:35:45 GMT
    (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian Premier designate Giuseppe Conte arrives at his home in the centre of Rome, Saturday, May 26, 2018.(Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP). Italian Premier designate Giuseppe Conte arrives at his home in the centre of Rome, Saturday, May 26, 2018.
    Italy's premier-designate has told the president he has been unable to form what would have been western Europe's first populist government.Full Story >
    Italy's premier-designate has told the president he has been unable to form what would have been western Europe's first populist government.Full Story >
  • Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

    Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:14:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:35:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). In this May 1, 2015 file photo, former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone delivers a speech during the annual meeting on Japan's constitution reform in Tokyo. One of Japan’s most prominent former leaders, Nakasone...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). In this May 1, 2015 file photo, former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone delivers a speech during the annual meeting on Japan's constitution reform in Tokyo. One of Japan’s most prominent former leaders, Nakasone...
    It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age.Full Story >
    It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age.Full Story >
  • Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

    Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-27 09:23:54 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:35:26 GMT
    British meteorologists says up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was...Full Story >
    British meteorologists says up to 20,000 lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport is reporting flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged.Full Story >
  • Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:13:27 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:25:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...
    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.Full Story >
    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.Full Story >
  • E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

    E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:11:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:25:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, a customer exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. In a large study of company wellness programs released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, e-cigarettes worked no ...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, a customer exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. In a large study of company wellness programs released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, e-cigarettes worked no ...
    In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did.Full Story >
    In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did.Full Story >
  • Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

    Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:22:27 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:45:32 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...
    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.Full Story >
    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.Full Story >
  • Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

    Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:33:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:44:55 GMT
    (Daniel Buck Soules/Daniel Buck Auctions via AP). This undated photo provided by Daniel Buck Auctions, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, shows a portion of a pair of 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co., denim blue jeans that sold for nearly $100,000 this in May ...(Daniel Buck Soules/Daniel Buck Auctions via AP). This undated photo provided by Daniel Buck Auctions, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, shows a portion of a pair of 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co., denim blue jeans that sold for nearly $100,000 this in May ...
    Someone has paid a mint for some vintage denim in Maine.Full Story >
    Someone has paid a mint for some vintage denim in Maine.Full Story >
  • Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

    Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:12:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:44:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.Full Story >
  • Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

    Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:53:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:44:32 GMT
    The International Maritime Organization has signed off on the first two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean.Full Story >
    The International Maritime Organization has signed off on the first two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean.Full Story >
  • Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

    Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:12:49 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:44:29 GMT
    Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing.Full Story >
    Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing.Full Story >
  • Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply

    Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:22:41 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:44:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 25.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 25.
    US stocks are mostly lower as energy companies continue to fall along with oil prices.Full Story >
    US stocks are mostly lower as energy companies continue to fall along with oil prices.Full Story >
  • S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

    S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-27 01:23:50 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-05-27 18:07:01 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this May 26, 2018, photo provided on May 27, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shake hands before their...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this May 26, 2018, photo provided on May 27, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shake hands before their...
    S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization.Full Story >
    S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization.Full Story >
  • Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone

    Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:22:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:35:27 GMT
    A gold exploration proposal just north of Yellowstone National Park has suffered a major setback with a court ruling that says Montana officials understated mining's potential harm to land, water and wildlife.Full Story >
    A gold exploration proposal just north of Yellowstone National Park has suffered a major setback with a court ruling that says Montana officials understated mining's potential harm to land, water and wildlife.Full Story >
  • APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

    APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:52:36 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:18:17 GMT
    (South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...(South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.Full Story >
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.Full Story >
  • Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:42:20 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-05-27 08:34:05 GMT
    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.Full Story >
    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.Full Story >
  • Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

    Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:22:51 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-26 23:04:13 GMT
    Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election.Full Story >
    Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election.Full Story >
  • Famed chef Mario Batali's Vegas Strip restaurants will close

    Famed chef Mario Batali's Vegas Strip restaurants will close

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:12:51 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:55:33 GMT
    Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will close July 27 as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations.Full Story >
    Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will close July 27 as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations.Full Story >
  • Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

    Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:42:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:06:31 GMT
    Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking...Full Story >
    Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled.Full Story >
  • London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

    London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:43:10 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:06:28 GMT
    London's Metropolitan police seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of Bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.Full Story >
    London's Metropolitan police seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of Bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.Full Story >
  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:06:21 GMT
    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.Full Story >
    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.Full Story >
  • Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

    Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:52:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:06:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, May 25, 2018, My ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, May 25, 2018, My ...
    Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.Full Story >
    Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.Full Story >
  • Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone

    Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:12:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-26 16:06:12 GMT
    A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products.Full Story >
    A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products.Full Story >
  • Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

    Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:32:15 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-05-26 15:37:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...
    Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.Full Story >
    Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.Full Story >
  • Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

    Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:43:25 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-26 15:34:11 GMT
    A proposal to create health care price controls in California has died.Full Story >
    A proposal to create health care price controls in California has died.Full Story >
  • Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:02:40 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-05-26 14:35:11 GMT
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of...Full Story >
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

    The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:42:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:44:32 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...
    Harvey Weinstein has arrived at a police station in New York where he is expected to surrender himself to face criminal charges in a sexual assault probe.Full Story >
    Harvey Weinstein has arrived at a police station in New York where he is expected to surrender himself to face criminal charges in a sexual assault probe.Full Story >
  • Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

    Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:42:47 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:54:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018.
    Putin says politically motivated sanctions cause the global economy to suffer.Full Story >
    Putin says politically motivated sanctions cause the global economy to suffer.Full Story >
  • Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniers

    Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniers

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:53:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:17:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...
    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.Full Story >
    Newly released emails show senior political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency working closely with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.Full Story >
  • Canadian investor backs away from Alaska mine project

    Canadian investor backs away from Alaska mine project

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:13:12 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 12:13:49 GMT
    A Canadian company, courted as a potential partner in a copper-and-gold mine near a major salmon fishery in Alaska, has backed away from the project.Full Story >
    A Canadian company, courted as a potential partner in a copper-and-gold mine near a major salmon fishery in Alaska, has backed away from the project.Full Story >
  • 2 members of secretive sect plead guilty to fraud charges

    2 members of secretive sect plead guilty to fraud charges

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:47:15 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-05-26 07:56:52 GMT
    A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina have pleaded guilty to charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money...Full Story >
    A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina have pleaded guilty to charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church.Full Story >
  • Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

    Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:32:40 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:43:26 GMT
    Fed Chair Powell highlights importance of independent central bank.Full Story >
    Fed Chair Powell highlights importance of independent central bank.Full Story >
  • Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

    Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:12:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:16:47 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. After more than a decade at So...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. After more than a decade at So...
    At Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM.Full Story >
    At Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM.Full Story >
  • US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

    US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:43:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:23:53 GMT
    US durable goods down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft.Full Story >
    US durable goods down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft.Full Story >
  • Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash

    Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:18 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:29:31 GMT
    Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.Full Story >
    Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

    The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 10:12:56 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:44:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Seen through an internal window, the founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. S...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Seen through an internal window, the founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. S...
    The Los Angeles is freezing readers in parts of Europe out of its website as new privacy rules come into force across the European Union.Full Story >
    The Los Angeles is freezing readers in parts of Europe out of its website as new privacy rules come into force across the European Union.Full Story >
  • Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:52:56 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:54:14 GMT
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with...Full Story >
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.Full Story >
  • Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:32:11 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:53:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington.  In a dramatic di...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. In a dramatic di...
    President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.Full Story >
  • World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

    World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:33 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:13:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A man stands next to a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, May 25, 2018. Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A man stands next to a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, May 25, 2018. Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty...
    Asian stock indexes mostly lower as US-North Korean summit adds geopolitical uncertainty.Full Story >
    Asian stock indexes mostly lower as US-North Korean summit adds geopolitical uncertainty.Full Story >
  • China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

    China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:32:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:04:30 GMT
    China says US commerce secretary due in Beijing for talks on settling trade dispute.Full Story >
    China says US commerce secretary due in Beijing for talks on settling trade dispute.Full Story >
  • Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:51:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:47:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.Full Story >
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.Full Story >
  • Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

    Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:02:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:35:38 GMT
    Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste, in a sign that China's crackdown on the waste recycling industry is pushing such operations offshore.Full Story >
    Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste, in a sign that China's crackdown on the waste recycling industry is pushing such operations offshore.Full Story >
  • Amid mounting Brexit concerns, UK economy is barely growing

    Amid mounting Brexit concerns, UK economy is barely growing

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:32:42 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:24:27 GMT
    (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP). Bank of England Governor Mark Carney delivers a speech, during the Bank of England Markets Forum 2018, at Bloomberg, in central London, Thursday May 24, 2018.(Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP). Bank of England Governor Mark Carney delivers a speech, during the Bank of England Markets Forum 2018, at Bloomberg, in central London, Thursday May 24, 2018.
    Official figures have confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year, partly but not wholly because of the impact of a long protracted winter.Full Story >
    Official figures have confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year, partly but not wholly because of the impact of a long protracted winter.Full Story >
  • Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:43:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.Full Story >
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.Full Story >
  • German data suggest eurozone economy still on upward path

    German data suggest eurozone economy still on upward path

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:12:52 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:23:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). A police boat speeds over the river Main as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). A police boat speeds over the river Main as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    A closely watched index of German business sentiment was unchanged in May after five straight monthly drops, offering a hopeful sign that Europe's economy recovery is still in business.Full Story >
    A closely watched index of German business sentiment was unchanged in May after five straight monthly drops, offering a hopeful sign that Europe's economy recovery is still in business.Full Story >
  • Science and commercial satellites launched from California

    Science and commercial satellites launched from California

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:02:47 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:27:53 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). In this photo provided by NASA, The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft and onboard, Monday, May 21, 2018, at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg A...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). In this photo provided by NASA, The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft and onboard, Monday, May 21, 2018, at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg A...
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.Full Story >
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.Full Story >
  • APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

    APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:42:46 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:23:36 GMT
    (South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...(South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.Full Story >
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.Full Story >
  • Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

    Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:22:15 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:32:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, a man smokes a cigar while walking on Wall Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 24.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, a man smokes a cigar while walking on Wall Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 24.
    US stocks are falling after President Donald Trump said he'd canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for June.Full Story >
    US stocks are falling after President Donald Trump said he'd canceled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for June.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Auto workers head cautious about tariff proposal

    The Latest: Auto workers head cautious about tariff proposal

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:11:58 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:33:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2012 photo, cars for export park at a port in Kawasaki, west of Tokyo. China and Japan both condemned Thursday, May 24, 2018 the Trump administration's decision to launch an investigation into whe...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2012 photo, cars for export park at a port in Kawasaki, west of Tokyo. China and Japan both condemned Thursday, May 24, 2018 the Trump administration's decision to launch an investigation into whe...
    The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. intention to raise auto tariffs are "another nasty blow to our economic relations" with the United States.Full Story >
    The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. intention to raise auto tariffs are "another nasty blow to our economic relations" with the United States.Full Story >
  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:22:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:18:50 GMT
    Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.Full Story >
    Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.Full Story >
  • Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

    Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:32:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:53:16 GMT
    A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn.Full Story >
    A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn.Full Story >
  • China's Tencent: Tech world must tackle privacy concerns

    China's Tencent: Tech world must tackle privacy concerns

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:32:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:26:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Seng Yee Lau , senior executive vice president of Tencent, China's biggest tech company, answers the Associated Press, in the Royal Monceau Hotel, in Paris, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Seng Yee Lau told The Associated Press that ...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Seng Yee Lau , senior executive vice president of Tencent, China's biggest tech company, answers the Associated Press, in the Royal Monceau Hotel, in Paris, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Seng Yee Lau told The Associated Press that ...
    China's biggest tech company says the industry needs to tackle users' privacy concerns head-on, amid growing anger about abuse of personal data.Full Story >
    China's biggest tech company says the industry needs to tackle users' privacy concerns head-on, amid growing anger about abuse of personal data.Full Story >
  • Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:12:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.Full Story >
    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.Full Story >
  • Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms

    Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:22:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:02:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, talks with LVMH luxury group CEO Bernard Arnault at the VivaTech gadget show in Paris, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Macron took on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants ...(AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, talks with LVMH luxury group CEO Bernard Arnault at the VivaTech gadget show in Paris, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Macron took on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants ...
    French President Emmanuel Macron says his innovation policies aim to make France the gateway to Europe for tech companies.Full Story >
    French President Emmanuel Macron says his innovation policies aim to make France the gateway to Europe for tech companies.Full Story >
  • Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:52 GMT
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.Full Story >
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Trump administration defends Keystone pipeline

    The Latest: Trump administration defends Keystone pipeline

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:02:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...
    Attorneys for the Trump administration have asked a judge to uphold approval of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.Full Story >
    Attorneys for the Trump administration have asked a judge to uphold approval of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline.Full Story >
  • Gap profit misses forecasts on sales slump at namesake brand

    Gap profit misses forecasts on sales slump at namesake brand

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:42:28 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:53:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a Gap store in Miami. Gap reports earnings on Thursday, May 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a Gap store in Miami. Gap reports earnings on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
    Gap 1Q profit misses Street estimates.Full Story >
    Gap 1Q profit misses Street estimates.Full Story >
  • NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

    NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:32:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:45:17 GMT
    The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.Full Story >
    The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.Full Story >
  • Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's populists

    Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's populists

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:02:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:12:40 GMT
    (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP). Premier-designate Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after a round of consultations to form the Cabinet ministers, in Rome, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte spent his first day on the job...(Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP). Premier-designate Giuseppe Conte addresses the media after a round of consultations to form the Cabinet ministers, in Rome, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte spent his first day on the job...
    Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's new populists as premier-designate gets to work.Full Story >
    Europe looks for deeds, not words, from Italy's new populists as premier-designate gets to work.Full Story >
  • CEO, board members quit Russian metals giant amid sanctions

    CEO, board members quit Russian metals giant amid sanctions

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:03:20 GMT
    Russia's aluminum maker Rusal says its CEO and seven board members have quit, a move that comes as the company is struggling to survive under the impact of U.S. sanctions.Full Story >
    Russia's aluminum maker Rusal says its CEO and seven board members have quit, a move that comes as the company is struggling to survive under the impact of U.S. sanctions.Full Story >
  • Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

    Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:31:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:42:44 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, Chinese customs officials inspect cars being loaded for export at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that it will "firmly defend" its rights and i...(Chinatopix via AP). In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, Chinese customs officials inspect cars being loaded for export at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that it will "firmly defend" its rights and i...
    China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade.Full Story >
    China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade.Full Story >
  • Analysis says Trump budget won't curb deficits as promised

    Analysis says Trump budget won't curb deficits as promised

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:02:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:25:18 GMT
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump's budget plan wouldn't curb the spiraling budget deficit like it claims.Full Story >
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump's budget plan wouldn't curb the spiraling budget deficit like it claims.Full Story >
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:36:17 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.Full Story >
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.Full Story >
  • Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business

    Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:03:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mead Gruver). In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networ...(AP Photo/Mead Gruver). In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networ...
    Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.Full Story >
    Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.Full Story >
  • IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:42:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:03 GMT
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.Full Story >
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.Full Story >
  • Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:13:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:25:12 GMT
    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.Full Story >
    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.Full Story >
  • Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:12:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:37:39 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.Full Story >
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.Full Story >
  • Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

    Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:03:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
    Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.Full Story >
    Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.Full Story >
  • US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct.

    US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct.

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:52:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:02:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a for sale sign sits in front of a home in Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, May 24, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a for sale sign sits in front of a home in Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, May 24, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.66 percent, up from 4.61...Full Story >
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.66 percent, up from 4.61 percent last week.Full Story >
  • UK lawmakers slam 'unsatisfactory' progress in Brexit talks

    UK lawmakers slam 'unsatisfactory' progress in Brexit talks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:33:05 GMT
    Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's European Union exit say progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and the U.K. may have no choice but to stay in the EU customs union for years after Brexit.Full Story >
    Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's European Union exit say progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and the U.K. may have no choice but to stay in the EU customs union for years after Brexit.Full Story >
  • Deutsche Bank to slash thousands of jobs to control costs

    Deutsche Bank to slash thousands of jobs to control costs

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:31:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:12:35 GMT
    Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank says it's slashing thousands of jobs as it reshapes its stocks trading business and tries to limit costs.Full Story >
    Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank says it's slashing thousands of jobs as it reshapes its stocks trading business and tries to limit costs.Full Story >
  • McDonald's not ready to let go of plastic straws

    McDonald's not ready to let go of plastic straws

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:02:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:12:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE- This April 24, 2017, photo shows the outside of a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald’s isn’t ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns. A shareholder proposal to pre...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE- This April 24, 2017, photo shows the outside of a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald’s isn’t ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns. A shareholder proposal to pre...
    McDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws at its more than 37,000 locations globally.Full Story >
    McDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws at its more than 37,000 locations globally.Full Story >
  • AP Interview: John Henry on reviving Liverpool

    AP Interview: John Henry on reviving Liverpool

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:14:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:05:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Super, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Liverpool owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti arrive ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield Stadium, Live...(AP Photo/Jon Super, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Liverpool owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti arrive ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield Stadium, Live...
    John Henry is preparing for his first Champions League final as Liverpool owner.Full Story >
    John Henry is preparing for his first Champions League final as Liverpool owner.Full Story >
  • Best Buy posts strong sales, but investors sour on outlook

    Best Buy posts strong sales, but investors sour on outlook

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:52:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:02:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, a Best Buy store sign is illuminated, in Orange, Calif. Best Buy Co. Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, a Best Buy store sign is illuminated, in Orange, Calif. Best Buy Co. Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
    Best Buy is thriving, but Wall Street wanted more from its outlook.Full Story >
    Best Buy is thriving, but Wall Street wanted more from its outlook.Full Story >
  • Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

    Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:57:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Elvis tribute artist Eddie Powers poses for a photo with newlyweds Rob and Kelly Roznowski after he married them at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign in Las Vegas. What happen...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Elvis tribute artist Eddie Powers poses for a photo with newlyweds Rob and Kelly Roznowski after he married them at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign in Las Vegas. What happen...
    Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide.Full Story >
    Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide.Full Story >
  • US home sales fell 2.5 percent in April

    US home sales fell 2.5 percent in April

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:12:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:43:37 GMT
    US sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5 percent in April; inventory shortage and higher costs weigh on market.Full Story >
    US sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5 percent in April; inventory shortage and higher costs weigh on market.Full Story >
  • France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:22:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:15:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is courting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference.Full Story >
    French President Emmanuel Macron is courting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference.Full Story >
  • Global stocks subdued as US mulls auto import tariffs

    Global stocks subdued as US mulls auto import tariffs

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:31:54 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman stands with a parasol in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 24, 2018. Shares are mixed in Asia after U.S. stocks reversed early losses and f...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman stands with a parasol in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 24, 2018. Shares are mixed in Asia after U.S. stocks reversed early losses and f...
    Asian shares mixed after Trump administration launches probe into raising tariffs on imports of autos, auto parts.Full Story >
    Asian shares mixed after Trump administration launches probe into raising tariffs on imports of autos, auto parts.Full Story >
  • China's Li says German companies welcome amid US trade spat

    China's Li says German companies welcome amid US trade spat

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:52:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:12:45 GMT
    (Jason Lee/Pool Photo vi AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, May 24, 2018.(Jason Lee/Pool Photo vi AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, May 24, 2018.
    China's premier says his country welcomes German companies during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel that gives Beijing an opportunity to try to recruit an ally in its trade feud with U.S. President Donald Trump.Full Story >
    China's premier says his country welcomes German companies during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel that gives Beijing an opportunity to try to recruit an ally in its trade feud with U.S. President Donald Trump.Full Story >
  • FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

    FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:55:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:37:38 GMT
    FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.Full Story >
    FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.Full Story >
  • APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:42:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:17:34 GMT
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.Full Story >
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.Full Story >
  • Lawyer who helped prosecute Cosby joining Philadelphia firm

    Lawyer who helped prosecute Cosby joining Philadelphia firm

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:32:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:03 GMT
    A lawyer who was part of the team that prosecuted Bill Cosby is taking a job with a Philadelphia-based law firm.Full Story >
    A lawyer who was part of the team that prosecuted Bill Cosby is taking a job with a Philadelphia-based law firm.Full Story >
  • EU imposes sales conditions on Russia's Gazprom

    EU imposes sales conditions on Russia's Gazprom

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:31:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:32:13 GMT
    The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in eastern Europe.Full Story >
    The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in eastern Europe.Full Story >
  • CBS renews NAI fight, seeks court approval of dilution vote

    CBS renews NAI fight, seeks court approval of dilution vote

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:01:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:02:38 GMT
    CBS Corp. is asking a judge's blessing of a board move aimed at diluting the stock voting power of its controlling shareholder, the latest step in an ongoing legal battle.Full Story >
    CBS Corp. is asking a judge's blessing of a board move aimed at diluting the stock voting power of its controlling shareholder, the latest step in an ongoing legal battle.Full Story >
  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:36:06 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.Full Story >
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.Full Story >
  • UK retail sales bounce back strongly from snow impact

    UK retail sales bounce back strongly from snow impact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:33:36 GMT
    Official figures show that retail sales bounced back strongly in April after a weather hit the previous month.Full Story >
    Official figures show that retail sales bounced back strongly in April after a weather hit the previous month.Full Story >
  • FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:13:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:36:35 GMT
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.Full Story >
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.Full Story >
  • Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

    Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

    The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:01:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.Full Story >
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.Full Story >
  • Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

    Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:11:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.     German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of...Full Story >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.Full Story >
  • New wind projects would deliver enough power for 600K homes

    New wind projects would deliver enough power for 600K homes

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:51:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:52:19 GMT
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy.Full Story >
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy.Full Story >
  • Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost

    Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:23:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:12:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the sun shines from behind the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 23.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the sun shines from behind the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 23.
    US stocks are down and European indexes are taking sharp losses as investors worry about the European economy after an index measuring the strength of the business sector hit an 18-month low.Full Story >
    US stocks are down and European indexes are taking sharp losses as investors worry about the European economy after an index measuring the strength of the business sector hit an 18-month low.Full Story >
  • Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

    Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:01:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:07:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...
    Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.Full Story >
    Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.Full Story >
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:06:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.Full Story >
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.Full Story >
  • Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

    Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:03:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A a geothermal plant is seen from the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at the plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volca...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). A a geothermal plant is seen from the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at the plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volca...
    Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.Full Story >
    Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.Full Story >
  • Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely 'soon'

    Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely 'soon'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:23:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:22:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File). FILE- In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell listens as he tours mHUB during a visit to Chicago. The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers’ meeting o...(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File). FILE- In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell listens as he tours mHUB during a visit to Chicago. The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers’ meeting o...
    Fed minutes: Officials expect to keep raising rates at gradual pace but noted risks.Full Story >
    Fed minutes: Officials expect to keep raising rates at gradual pace but noted risks.Full Story >
  • Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:13:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:16:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.Full Story >
  • Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California

    Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:51:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:02:21 GMT
    Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California.Full Story >
    Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California.Full Story >
  • BE MINE: Maker of candy hearts, Necco Wafers sold at auction

    BE MINE: Maker of candy hearts, Necco Wafers sold at auction

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:21:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:55:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, colored "Sweethearts" candy is held in bulk prior to packaging at the New England Confectionery Company in Revere, Mass. Four bidders are vying to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, colored "Sweethearts" candy is held in bulk prior to packaging at the New England Confectionery Company in Revere, Mass. Four bidders are vying to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of...
    The 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day is up for grabs in bankruptcy court.Full Story >
    The 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day is up for grabs in bankruptcy court.Full Story >
  • Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal sales

    Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal sales

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:21:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:36:23 GMT
    Maine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales.Full Story >
    Maine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales.Full Story >
  • US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports

    US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:15:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:12:02 GMT
    A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.Full Story >
    A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.Full Story >
  • Turkish central bank raises key rate and helps lift currency

    Turkish central bank raises key rate and helps lift currency

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:53:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:02:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers his speech in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahead of sna...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers his speech in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahead of sna...
    Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.Full Story >
    Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.Full Story >
  • Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.Full Story >
  • Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:32:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...
    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.Full Story >
    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.Full Story >
  • Kroger buys Home Chef to take bigger bite of meal-kit market

    Kroger buys Home Chef to take bigger bite of meal-kit market

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:51:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:52:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - This June 17, 2014, file photo, shows a Kroger store in Houston. Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef. Home Chef, like other meal-kit companies...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - This June 17, 2014, file photo, shows a Kroger store in Houston. Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef. Home Chef, like other meal-kit companies...
    Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef.Full Story >
    Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef.Full Story >
  • Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy company stock

    Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy company stock

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:51:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:02:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber reports earnings Wednesday, March 23.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber reports earnings Wednesday, March 23.
    Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy stock; company posts net profit on sale of businesses.Full Story >
    Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy stock; company posts net profit on sale of businesses.Full Story >
  • Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".Full Story >
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".Full Story >
  • Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.Full Story >
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.Full Story >
  • Spain PM gets budget backing in test of separatist strength

    Spain PM gets budget backing in test of separatist strength

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:33:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:05:04 GMT
    The Spanish parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism.Full Story >
    The Spanish parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism.Full Story >
  • Target's bright spot: robust customer traffic

    Target's bright spot: robust customer traffic

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:03:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:02:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - This May 3, 2017, file photo shows the logo on a Target store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target Corp. reports earnings on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - This May 3, 2017, file photo shows the logo on a Target store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target Corp. reports earnings on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Target, which is pushing through what is being called a transition year, posted weaker-than-expected profits for the first quarter.Full Story >
    Target, which is pushing through what is being called a transition year, posted weaker-than-expected profits for the first quarter.Full Story >
  • New Jersey OKs $300M annually to rescue nuclear industry

    New Jersey OKs $300M annually to rescue nuclear industry

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:13:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:43:12 GMT
    Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law.Full Story >
    Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:37:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first...Full Story >
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first populist government.Full Story >
  • Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin project

    Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin project

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:13:30 GMT
    Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report out of Asia that it's considering reducing initial costs by making display...Full Story >
    Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report out of Asia that it's considering reducing initial costs by making display screens for smaller electronics.Full Story >
  • Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

    Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:05:35 GMT
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.Full Story >
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.Full Story >
  • US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April

    US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:13:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:24:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE- This May 4, 2018, file photo shows a house is under construction in Roseville, Calif. On Wednesday, May 23, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in April.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE- This May 4, 2018, file photo shows a house is under construction in Roseville, Calif. On Wednesday, May 23, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in April.
    Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West.Full Story >
    Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West.Full Story >
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:05:05 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.Full Story >
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.Full Story >
  • Bulgaria hits setback in bid for euro membership

    Bulgaria hits setback in bid for euro membership

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:23:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:04:10 GMT
    (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP). In this May 22, 2018 photo a thunderbolt goes down behind the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany.(Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP). In this May 22, 2018 photo a thunderbolt goes down behind the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany.
    Bulgaria runs into setback in bid for euro membership; ECB says 'wide-ranging' reforms needed.Full Story >
    Bulgaria runs into setback in bid for euro membership; ECB says 'wide-ranging' reforms needed.Full Story >
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:41:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:05:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.Full Story >
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.Full Story >
  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:29 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
  • Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:43:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:46:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.     German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran...Full Story >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.Full Story >
  • China pledges to work seriously with US ahead of Ross' visit

    China pledges to work seriously with US ahead of Ross' visit

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:53:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:34:03 GMT
    China's government has pledged to work conscientiously with Washington on resolving a sprawling trade dispute ahead of a visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Beijing.Full Story >
    China's government has pledged to work conscientiously with Washington on resolving a sprawling trade dispute ahead of a visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Beijing.Full Story >
  • UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:26:51 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.Full Story >
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.Full Story >
  • Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

    Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:12:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:24:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea aft...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea aft...
    Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.Full Story >
    Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.Full Story >
  • Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:22:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...(AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.Full Story >
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.Full Story >
  • Lowe's 1Q falls flat as extended winter cuts into sales

    Lowe's 1Q falls flat as extended winter cuts into sales

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:33:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:53:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE- In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo sales associate Bob Henriques, of Framingham, Mass., moves items at a Lowe's retail home improvement and appliance store, in Framingham. Lowe's Companies Inc. reports earnings on We...(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File). FILE- In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo sales associate Bob Henriques, of Framingham, Mass., moves items at a Lowe's retail home improvement and appliance store, in Framingham. Lowe's Companies Inc. reports earnings on We...
    Lowe's, which named a new CEO this week, posts weak profit and revenue numbers in 1Q.Full Story >
    Lowe's, which named a new CEO this week, posts weak profit and revenue numbers in 1Q.Full Story >
  • US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:53:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.Full Story >
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.Full Story >
  • Eurozone economy's slowdown may be longer than expected

    Eurozone economy's slowdown may be longer than expected

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:03:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Four people row a boat over the river Main as the sun sets over the buildings of the skyline district in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Four people row a boat over the river Main as the sun sets over the buildings of the skyline district in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    The much-anticipated second-quarter economic pick-up across the 19-country eurozone does not appear to be materializing, if one closely-watched survey is anything to go by.Full Story >
    The much-anticipated second-quarter economic pick-up across the 19-country eurozone does not appear to be materializing, if one closely-watched survey is anything to go by.Full Story >
  • Thailand to up controls on paraquat, other farm chemicals

    Thailand to up controls on paraquat, other farm chemicals

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:43:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:33:47 GMT
    The Thai government has tightened restrictions on use of the weed killer paraquat amid mounting concerns over health risks, especially for farmers.Full Story >
    The Thai government has tightened restrictions on use of the weed killer paraquat amid mounting concerns over health risks, especially for farmers.Full Story >
  • German city to ban some diesel cars to combat air pollution

    German city to ban some diesel cars to combat air pollution

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:53:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - The  Sept. 29, 2015 photo shows the street sign of the Dieselstrasse (Diesel Street) in Wolfsburg, Germany. The northern German city of Hamburg is going to ban older Diesel cars from two streets to combat air p...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - The Sept. 29, 2015 photo shows the street sign of the Dieselstrasse (Diesel Street) in Wolfsburg, Germany. The northern German city of Hamburg is going to ban older Diesel cars from two streets to combat air p...
    Officials of the northern German city of Hamburg have announced a ban on some diesel cars, to combat air pollution.Full Story >
    Officials of the northern German city of Hamburg have announced a ban on some diesel cars, to combat air pollution.Full Story >
  • Another drop in UK inflation dims prospect of rate hike soon

    Another drop in UK inflation dims prospect of rate hike soon

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:03:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:33:51 GMT
    Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased further back towards the Bank of England's target during April.Full Story >
    Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased further back towards the Bank of England's target during April.Full Story >
  • Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

    Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:52:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:14:27 GMT
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.Full Story >
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.Full Story >
  • Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:12:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:53:22 GMT
    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families.Full Story >
    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:13:30 GMT
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.Full Story >
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'

    The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:42:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:06:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.Full Story >
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.Full Story >
  • Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

    Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement...Full Story >
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement retailer Lowe's.Full Story >
  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:41 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.Full Story >
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.Full Story >
  • Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

    Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:42:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:25:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.Full Story >
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.Full Story >
  • Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

    Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:52:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:43:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.Full Story >
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Vegas casino workers OK strike for June or later

    The Latest: Vegas casino workers OK strike for June or later

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:42:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:09:15 GMT
    (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP). Union organizers Angie Qin, left, and David Saba hold signs as members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Ve...(Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP). Union organizers Angie Qin, left, and David Saba hold signs as members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Ve...
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino employees vote to authorize a strike.Full Story >
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino employees vote to authorize a strike.Full Story >
  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:56:35 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...Full Story >
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.Full Story >
  • Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:07:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...(AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.Full Story >
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.Full Story >
  • NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

    NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:24:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.Full Story >
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.Full Story >
  • Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:52:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:24:29 GMT
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.Full Story >
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.Full Story >
  • APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

    APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:12:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:55:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo, McDonald's workers and supporters rally outside a McDonald's in Chicago. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Fight for $15 is announcing that it’s helping women in several U.S. cities ...(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo, McDonald's workers and supporters rally outside a McDonald's in Chicago. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Fight for $15 is announcing that it’s helping women in several U.S. cities ...
    Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.Full Story >
    Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.Full Story >
  • Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:32:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:13:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.Full Story >
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.Full Story >
  • Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

    Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:32:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:03:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, center, CEO and Co-Founder of THC Staffing Group talks to fellow entrepreneurs Etienne Fontan, right, Director of Berkeley Patients Group and Amber Senter, CEO of Leisure...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, center, CEO and Co-Founder of THC Staffing Group talks to fellow entrepreneurs Etienne Fontan, right, Director of Berkeley Patients Group and Amber Senter, CEO of Leisure...
    Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.Full Story >
    Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.Full Story >
  • Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:02:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:25:02 GMT
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.Full Story >
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.Full Story >
  • Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

    Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:03:23 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:53:17 GMT
    Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market.Full Story >
    Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market.Full Story >
  • Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival

    Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:42:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:28:08 GMT
    British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.Full Story >
    British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.Full Story >
  • In Salah's Nile delta village, the Egyptian is a super hero

    In Salah's Nile delta village, the Egyptian is a super hero

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:32:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:27:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this May 2, 2018 photo, boys play football at the sports and youth center in Mohamed Salah's hometown Nile delta village of Nagrig, Egypt. Residents boast of how the Liverpool winger has poured millions of pounds into th...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this May 2, 2018 photo, boys play football at the sports and youth center in Mohamed Salah's hometown Nile delta village of Nagrig, Egypt. Residents boast of how the Liverpool winger has poured millions of pounds into th...
    In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model.Full Story >
    In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model.Full Story >
  • China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

    China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:52:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:43:52 GMT
    China has announced it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and to ease controls on the industry.Full Story >
    China has announced it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and to ease controls on the industry.Full Story >
  • Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:41:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:15:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.Full Story >
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.Full Story >
  • For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

    For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:52:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:23:12 GMT
    The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman.Full Story >
    The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman.Full Story >
  • J.C. Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

    J.C. Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:12:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:02:55 GMT
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.Full Story >
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.Full Story >
  • Sweet for Necco: 3 new bidders emerge in wafer maker's sale

    Sweet for Necco: 3 new bidders emerge in wafer maker's sale

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:01:22 GMT
    Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies.Full Story >
    Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies.Full Story >
  • Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:56:16 GMT
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.Full Story >
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.Full Story >
  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:43:14 GMT
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.Full Story >
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.Full Story >
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.Full Story >
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.Full Story >
  • Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

    Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:22:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool). Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018.  Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predict...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool). Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predict...
    Britain's top central banker says the country's vote nearly two years ago to leave the European Union has already cost the average household in the country 900 pounds.Full Story >
    Britain's top central banker says the country's vote nearly two years ago to leave the European Union has already cost the average household in the country 900 pounds.Full Story >
  • Ask Brianna: I'm 18. Should I worry about my credit yet?

    Ask Brianna: I'm 18. Should I worry about my credit yet?

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:02:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:22:47 GMT
    (NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out.(NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out.
    It's not too early to start thinking about credit-building at 18, but choose a method that won't torpedo your goal as soon as you start.Full Story >
    It's not too early to start thinking about credit-building at 18, but choose a method that won't torpedo your goal as soon as you start.Full Story >
  • EU braces for US to go ahead with steel and aluminum tariffs

    EU braces for US to go ahead with steel and aluminum tariffs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:12:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:13:13 GMT
    European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says the EU still has no clear idea whether U.S. President Donald Trump will slap tariffs on the bloc's steel and aluminum exports within two weeks.Full Story >
    European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says the EU still has no clear idea whether U.S. President Donald Trump will slap tariffs on the bloc's steel and aluminum exports within two weeks.Full Story >
  • Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics

    Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:32:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:33:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.
    Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.Full Story >
    Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.Full Story >
  • EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand

    EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:12:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:22:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom, left, talks with Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto during an EU foreign affairs council on trade at the Europa building in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom, left, talks with Hungary's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto during an EU foreign affairs council on trade at the Europa building in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    The EU has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as a boost for global trade in the face of increasing U.S. isolationism.Full Story >
    The EU has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as a boost for global trade in the face of increasing U.S. isolationism.Full Story >
  • JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's, shares plunge

    JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's, shares plunge

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:13:18 GMT
    (Jessica A. Stewart/The St. Joseph News-Press via AP, File). FILE- In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Marvin Ellison, CEO of J.C. Penney Co., visits the boyhood home of the company's founder James Cash Penney in Hamilton, Mo.  J.C. Penney's CEO is lea...(Jessica A. Stewart/The St. Joseph News-Press via AP, File). FILE- In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Marvin Ellison, CEO of J.C. Penney Co., visits the boyhood home of the company's founder James Cash Penney in Hamilton, Mo. J.C. Penney's CEO is lea...
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.Full Story >
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.Full Story >
  • Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production

    Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:42:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:52:57 GMT
    Ford says it will invest some 200 million euros ($236 million) and creating 1,500 new jobs to manufacture a second vehicle at its plant in Romania.Full Story >
    Ford says it will invest some 200 million euros ($236 million) and creating 1,500 new jobs to manufacture a second vehicle at its plant in Romania.Full Story >
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:03:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.Full Story >
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.Full Story >
  • New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:52 GMT
    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.Full Story >
    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.Full Story >
  • Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse

    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:40:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:36:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.Full Story >
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.Full Story >
  • Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

    Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:33:33 GMT
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.Full Story >
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.Full Story >
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