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  • 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 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:23:03 GMT
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
  • 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 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:22:18 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:22:17 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 2:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:12:45 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:03:31 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • China says will 'firmly defend' rights over auto tariffs

    China says will 'firmly defend' rights over auto tariffs

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:31:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:02:24 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 1:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:53:20 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:43:02 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.More >>
    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.More >>
  • 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 1:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:42:50 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.More >>
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.More >>
  • 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 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:56 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.More >>
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.More >>
  • 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 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:49 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:40 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.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.More >>
  • 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 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:35 GMT
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • 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 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:32:33 GMT
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy.More >>
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy.More >>
  • 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 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:49 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'.More >>
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:38 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.More >>
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.More >>
  • 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
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:44:26 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Fed minutes: Officials expect to keep raising rates at gradual pace but noted risks.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:57 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:49 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:45 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.More >>
    FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:42 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

    Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:23:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:39 GMT
    Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it head-to-head with Disney for the business.More >>
    Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it head-to-head with Disney for the business.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:35 GMT
    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.More >>
    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:22 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.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is courting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:13 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.More >>
    Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.More >>
  • 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
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:09 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Maine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy stock; company posts net profit on sale of businesses.More >>
  • 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.".More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Target, which is pushing through what is being called a transition year, posted weaker-than-expected profits for the first quarter.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law.More >>
  • 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Bulgaria runs into setback in bid for euro membership; ECB says 'wide-ranging' reforms needed.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

    The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:06:38 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...
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Lowe's, which named a new CEO this week, posts weak profit and revenue numbers in 1Q.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The Thai government has tightened restrictions on use of the weed killer paraquat amid mounting concerns over health risks, especially for farmers.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Officials of the northern German city of Hamburg have announced a ban on some diesel cars, to combat air pollution.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased further back towards the Bank of England's target during April.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino employees vote to authorize a strike.More >>
  • 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.More >>
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:02:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:53:14 GMT
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >>
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >>
  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:12:30 GMT
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >>
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >>
  • Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:01:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
  • Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city

    Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:22:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:22:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on ...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on ...
    Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are planning to vote on whether to go on strike.More >>
    Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are planning to vote on whether to go on strike.More >>
  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:23:13 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.More >>
  • Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:23:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
  • Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire

    Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:22:10 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:52:44 GMT
    A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years.More >>
    A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years.More >>
  • Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali

    Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:42:19 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:23:02 GMT
    (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrit...(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrit...
    The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef.More >>
    The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef.More >>
  • Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

    Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:32:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:07 GMT
    A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities.More >>
    A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities.More >>
  • Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:10:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:46:40 GMT
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect...More >>
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.More >>
  • Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:18 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:56:20 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion at a luncheon given by the Economic Club of New York on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in New York.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion at a luncheon given by the Economic Club of New York on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in New York.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
  • China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

    China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:54 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:40 GMT
    China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".More >>
    China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".More >>
  • Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:56 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium i...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium i...
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:24:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
  • The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

    The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:32:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:23:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
  • General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

    General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:21:56 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric is joining with Wabtec Corp....(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric is joining with Wabtec Corp....
    GE train engine division ties up with Wabtec as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.More >>
    GE train engine division ties up with Wabtec as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.More >>
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:11:46 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >>
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >>
  • UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising

    UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:11:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:33:04 GMT
    A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis.More >>
    A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis.More >>
  • AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:13:17 GMT
    (Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo.  The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security.   ...(Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo. The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. ...
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
  • PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

    PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:09:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:46:40 GMT
    PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.More >>
    PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.More >>
  • 'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:36 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:23:44 GMT
    (Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File). FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estima...(Joe Lederer/Twentieth Century Fox via AP, File). FILE - This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Shioli Kutsuna, left, and Brianna Hildebrand in a scene from "Deadpool 2." Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million according to studio estima...
    Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.More >>
    Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.More >>
  • The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
  • US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:33:00 GMT
    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.More >>
    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.More >>
  • Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

    Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:21:51 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty.More >>
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty.More >>
  • Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

    Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:01:41 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:03:44 GMT
    International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption.More >>
    International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption.More >>
  • Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago's MB Financial

    Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago's MB Financial

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:02:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:03:23 GMT
    Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock.More >>
    Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock.More >>
  • Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:31:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:44:49 GMT
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
  • Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:11:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:42:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...(AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
  • Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

    Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:31:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:12:15 GMT
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.More >>
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.More >>
  • Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:11:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:37 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
  • International military company to be based in New Hampshire

    International military company to be based in New Hampshire

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:51:32 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:42:29 GMT
    A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.More >>
    A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.More >>
  • FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:30:28 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:23:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
  • Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

    Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:17:54 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:27:30 GMT
    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.More >>
    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.More >>
  • New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:10:56 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:22 GMT
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.More >>
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.More >>
  • Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money

    Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:01:29 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, licensed eel fishermen Jessica Card, left, and Julie Keene shine flashlights into the water on the banks of the Penobscot River after setting a net in Brewer, Maine. America's ...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, licensed eel fishermen Jessica Card, left, and Julie Keene shine flashlights into the water on the banks of the Penobscot River after setting a net in Brewer, Maine. America's ...
    America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights.More >>
    America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights.More >>
  • Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:31:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:02:20 GMT
    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured 20 people and left one missing.More >>
    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured 20 people and left one missing.More >>
  • German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:49:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:33:12 GMT
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
  • Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:04:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...More >>
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More >>
  • The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:21:42 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:03:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >>
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >>
  • Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

    Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:21:45 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.More >>
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.More >>
  • The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:21:22 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:41 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
  • High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

    High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:31:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:06:35 GMT
    An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.More >>
    An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.More >>
  • Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

    Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:54 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:55:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File). In this May 21, 2016 file photo, a northern sea otter floats on its back while crushing a clam shell with its teeth in the small boat harbor at Seward, Alaska. Sea otters, once wiped out by hunting along Alaska's Panhandle,...(AP Photo/Dan Joling, File). In this May 21, 2016 file photo, a northern sea otter floats on its back while crushing a clam shell with its teeth in the small boat harbor at Seward, Alaska. Sea otters, once wiped out by hunting along Alaska's Panhandle,...
    Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites.More >>
    Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites.More >>
  • Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

    Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:26 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:35:37 GMT
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran.More >>
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran.More >>
  • UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

    UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:51:33 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:53:27 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
  • Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

    Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-19 11:53:09 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:57:15 GMT
    (Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
  • Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

    Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:09:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, photo, a restaurant worker sits on crates of beer outside a convenience store as he uses his smartphone in Beijing. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers ar...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, photo, a restaurant worker sits on crates of beer outside a convenience store as he uses his smartphone in Beijing. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers ar...
    Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.More >>
    Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.More >>
  • Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky

    Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:10:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:02:23 GMT
    Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.More >>
    Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.More >>
  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:16 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...More >>
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.More >>
  • US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish

    US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:30:45 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:02:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sample of license plates for sale at a souvenir stand are shown in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in the Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sample of license plates for sale at a souvenir stand are shown in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in the Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at...
    U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.More >>
    U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.More >>
  • Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:59:53 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:07 GMT
    (AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...(AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister...More >>
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak.More >>
  • US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 13:11:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released on Thursday, May 17...
    Last year saw the lowest number of U.S. births in 30 years, with birth rates declining not only for women in their teens and 20s but also women in their 30s.More >>
    Last year saw the lowest number of U.S. births in 30 years, with birth rates declining not only for women in their teens and 20s but also women in their 30s.More >>
  • Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

    Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:45:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:41:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with international observers invited by Venezuela's electoral authority at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is seeking a...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with international observers invited by Venezuela's electoral authority at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is seeking a...
    A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.More >>
    A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.More >>
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:40:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:17 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.
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >>
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >>
  • Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

    Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:21:07 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:51:56 GMT
    A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the...More >>
    A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:00 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:36:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a school bus and dump truck collision, injuring multiple people, on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.More >>
    Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher.More >>
  • Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:19:58 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:44:30 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:47 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >>
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >>
  • Dismissal upheld in suit over Viacom payments to Redstone

    Dismissal upheld in suit over Viacom payments to Redstone

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:10:31 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:40:46 GMT
    Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone.More >>
    Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone.More >>
  • Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon

    Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:10:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:41:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Campbell's soups on display at a local supermarket in Orlando, Fla. The Campbell Soup Company reports earnings Friday, May 19, 2018.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Campbell's soups on display at a local supermarket in Orlando, Fla. The Campbell Soup Company reports earnings Friday, May 19, 2018.
    Campbell Soup CEO Denise M. Morrison retires amid struggling sales and strategic review.More >>
    Campbell Soup CEO Denise M. Morrison retires amid struggling sales and strategic review.More >>
  • Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:40:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:10:37 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.More >>
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
  • Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:41:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:01:13 GMT
    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.More >>
    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.More >>
  • Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong

    Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 07:49:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:53:31 GMT
    A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from...More >>
    A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway.More >>
  • Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

    Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:49:58 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:47:46 GMT
    Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one...More >>
    Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China.More >>
  • The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:51:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:49:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:30:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Visitors to the 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo look at robots and helicopter drone displayed in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Trump administration has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 bil...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Visitors to the 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo look at robots and helicopter drone displayed in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Trump administration has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 bil...
    China drops anti-dumping investigation into imported US sorghum, says not in public interest.More >>
    China drops anti-dumping investigation into imported US sorghum, says not in public interest.More >>
  • New attractions in Orlando power jump in park attendance

    New attractions in Orlando power jump in park attendance

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:00:09 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:11 GMT
    The arms race to build new theme park attractions in Orlando is paying dividends.More >>
    The arms race to build new theme park attractions in Orlando is paying dividends.More >>
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal

    Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:31:38 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:22:02 GMT
    Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.More >>
    Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.More >>
  • From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:20:14 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:21:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
  • What rising interest rates mean for savers, borrowers

    What rising interest rates mean for savers, borrowers

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:38 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:57:04 GMT
    Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing.More >>
    Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing.More >>
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