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  • US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

    US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:46:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:38:39 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand called Juul after months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators.>>
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand called Juul after months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators.>>
  • Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:55:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:38:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...(AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.>>
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.>>
  • For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:46:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...
    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.>>
    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.>>
  • Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

    Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:06:10 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:32:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2011 file photo, a Southwest Airlines plane sits in a remote area of the Yuma International Airport, after the plane had a section of fuselage tear from the plane during a flight in Yuma, Ariz....(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2011 file photo, a Southwest Airlines plane sits in a remote area of the Yuma International Airport, after the plane had a section of fuselage tear from the plane during a flight in Yuma, Ariz....
    Until last week, Southwest Airlines had a string of 47 years without a passenger dying in an accident, but it has also paid millions in fines over safety.>>
    Until last week, Southwest Airlines had a string of 47 years without a passenger dying in an accident, but it has also paid millions in fines over safety.>>
  • Cambridge Analytica whistleblower arrives on Capitol Hill

    Cambridge Analytica whistleblower arrives on Capitol Hill

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:08:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:31:05 GMT
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.>>
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.>>
  • AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:15:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:29:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge A...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge A...
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.>>
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.>>
  • From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

    From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:45:38 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:26:18 GMT
    From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate.>>
    From 'Jumanji' to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate.>>
  • Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:25:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:19:12 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.>>
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.>>
  • Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:26:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:19:00 GMT
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.>>
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.>>
  • Academic says suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO lied

    Academic says suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO lied

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:18:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:18:58 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.>>
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.>>
  • Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earnings

    Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earnings

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:06:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:18:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018.
    Google parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment.>>
    Google parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment.>>
  • Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

    Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:45:57 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:18:53 GMT
    Ireland will start collection more than 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes from Apple some 19 months after the European Commission decision concluding the tech giant had been given an unfair advantage.>>
    Ireland will start collection more than 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes from Apple some 19 months after the European Commission decision concluding the tech giant had been given an unfair advantage.>>
  • Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug

    Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:06:39 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:12:23 GMT
    Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients.>>
    Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients.>>
  • Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:13:22 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:09:03 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.>>
    The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states.>>
  • Consumer watchdog becomes alphabet soup of controversy

    Consumer watchdog becomes alphabet soup of controversy

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:36:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:07:01 GMT
    Under its acting director Mick Mulvaney, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau increasingly has been pushing publicly to have it referred to as the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" by lawmakers and the...>>
    Under its acting director Mick Mulvaney, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau increasingly has been pushing publicly to have it referred to as the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" by lawmakers and the media, in an effort to rebrand the bureau.>>
  • US sales of new homes shot up 4 percent in March

    US sales of new homes shot up 4 percent in March

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:16:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:06:58 GMT
    Sales of new US homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West.>>
    Sales of new US homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West.>>
  • Stocks give up an early gain; 10-year yield hits 3 percent

    Stocks give up an early gain; 10-year yield hits 3 percent

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:17:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:06:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 25.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 25.
    US stocks are rising as strong reports from companies including Caterpillar and Whirlpool put investors in a buying mood.>>
    US stocks are rising as strong reports from companies including Caterpillar and Whirlpool put investors in a buying mood.>>
  • Airline passenger fined after keeping free airline apple

    Airline passenger fined after keeping free airline apple

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:55:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:52:15 GMT
    The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has fined a woman $500 for not declaring she was bringing a free apple into the U.S. that she received on her Delta Air Lines flight from Paris.>>
    The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has fined a woman $500 for not declaring she was bringing a free apple into the U.S. that she received on her Delta Air Lines flight from Paris.>>
  • US consumer confidence rebounds in April

    US consumer confidence rebounds in April

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:26:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:46:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. On Tuesday, April 25, the Conference Board releases its April index on U.S. consumer confidence.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. On Tuesday, April 25, the Conference Board releases its April index on U.S. consumer confidence.
    Consumer confidence rebounds in April, index near 18-year high.>>
    Consumer confidence rebounds in April, index near 18-year high.>>
  • Diet Coke grows for first time in 8 years after makeover

    Diet Coke grows for first time in 8 years after makeover

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:35:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:36:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE- This Feb. 23, 2017, file photo shows a delivery van is painted with artwork for Classic Coca-Cola in downtown Pittsburgh. Coca-Cola Co. reports earnings Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). FILE- This Feb. 23, 2017, file photo shows a delivery van is painted with artwork for Classic Coca-Cola in downtown Pittsburgh. Coca-Cola Co. reports earnings Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Coke: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.>>
    Coke: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.>>
  • Spain: Mallorca to ban renting apartments to tourists

    Spain: Mallorca to ban renting apartments to tourists

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:15:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:25:53 GMT
    Palma on the island of Mallorca plans to become the first Spanish city to prohibit the rental of apartments to tourists.>>
    Palma on the island of Mallorca plans to become the first Spanish city to prohibit the rental of apartments to tourists.>>
  • Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

    Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:15:35 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:23:51 GMT
    Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites.>>
    Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites.>>
  • Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

    Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:05:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:23:44 GMT
    A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.>>
    A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.>>
  • Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

    Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:16:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:16:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, photo a home across the street from the Apple campus is advertised as sold in Sunnyvale, Calif. On Tuesday, April 24, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index fo...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, photo a home across the street from the Apple campus is advertised as sold in Sunnyvale, Calif. On Tuesday, April 24, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index fo...
    US home prices post a robust 6.3 percent gain in February as buyers fight over shrinking supply.>>
    US home prices post a robust 6.3 percent gain in February as buyers fight over shrinking supply.>>
  • Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on equipment sales

    Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on equipment sales

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:46:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:16:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE- This July 24, 2017, file photo shows the Caterpillar logo on the front grille of a Caterpillar 725C End Dump truck at a dealer in Miami. Caterpillar Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE- This July 24, 2017, file photo shows the Caterpillar logo on the front grille of a Caterpillar 725C End Dump truck at a dealer in Miami. Caterpillar Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on boost in construction, energy sector equipment sales.>>
    Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on boost in construction, energy sector equipment sales.>>
  • Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

    Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:45:57 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:46:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now,...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo, a package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery in New York. Last year, the online retailer introduced a system for letting people delivering packages into customers’ homes. Now,...
    Amazon begins delivering packages to newer General Motors and Volvo vehicles owned by Prime members.>>
    Amazon begins delivering packages to newer General Motors and Volvo vehicles owned by Prime members.>>
  • Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

    Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:05:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:35:05 GMT
    Police in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies.>>
    Police in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies.>>
  • Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

    Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:33:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:22:09 GMT
    (CSIRO via AP). This December 2016 photo provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, a dead shearwater bird rests on a table next to a plastic straw and pieces of a red balloon found inside of it on North Stradbroke Is...(CSIRO via AP). This December 2016 photo provided by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, a dead shearwater bird rests on a table next to a plastic straw and pieces of a red balloon found inside of it on North Stradbroke Is...
    Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem.>>
    Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem.>>
  • French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

    French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:56:02 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:17:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File). FILE - In this Oct.8, 2014 file photo, France's Vincent Bollore, head of the Bollore Group, sits in a customized Autolib electric car in Paris. French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an ...(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File). FILE - In this Oct.8, 2014 file photo, France's Vincent Bollore, head of the Bollore Group, sits in a customized Autolib electric car in Paris. French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an ...
    French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa.>>
    French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa.>>
  • Global stocks mostly rise amid upbeat corporate earnings

    Global stocks mostly rise amid upbeat corporate earnings

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:46:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:17:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Asian shares were mostly higher in directionless trading Tuesday after Wall Street couldn’t hang to an early gain and finished m...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher in directionless trading Tuesday after Wall Street couldn’t hang to an early gain and finished m...
    Asian shares are mostly higher as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushes the value of the dollar up against other major currencies.>>
    Asian shares are mostly higher as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushes the value of the dollar up against other major currencies.>>
  • German center-left leader to join Amazon protest

    German center-left leader to join Amazon protest

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:15:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:17:01 GMT
    The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon as company CEO Jeff Bezos receives a prize in Berlin.>>
    The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties says she plans to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon as company CEO Jeff Bezos receives a prize in Berlin.>>
  • New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

    New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:30:16 GMT
    (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford arrive in the East Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London as Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner ...(Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford arrive in the East Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London as Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner ...
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home.>>
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home.>>
  • Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

    Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:15:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:36:25 GMT
    Survey: Business economists' outlook is sunny but not because of Trump tax cuts.>>
    Survey: Business economists' outlook is sunny but not because of Trump tax cuts.>>
  • Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:05:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:26:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.>>
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.>>
  • Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:04:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:42 GMT
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.>>
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.>>
  • Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings

    Chipmaker SK Hynix reports 64 percent jump in 1Q earnings

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:15:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:40 GMT
    SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices.>>
    SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices.>>
  • German business confidence falls amid trade tensions

    German business confidence falls amid trade tensions

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:25:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:06:44 GMT
    A closely watched survey is showing a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions.>>
    A closely watched survey is showing a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions.>>
  • Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling

    Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:35:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:56:23 GMT
    Plans for a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner are in danger of collapse as his family's real estate company threatens legal action; Says Jersey City officials are 'playing...>>
    Plans for a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner are in danger of collapse as his family's real estate company threatens legal action; Says Jersey City officials are 'playing politics'.>>
  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:25:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:36:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.>>
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.>>
  • EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

    EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:25:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:20:35 GMT
    The European Union is opening a probe into the acquisition by Apple of song-recognition app Shazam because it wants to make sure consumers will still have a wide choice of streaming music.>>
    The European Union is opening a probe into the acquisition by Apple of song-recognition app Shazam because it wants to make sure consumers will still have a wide choice of streaming music.>>
  • Judge: Enbridge Line 3 project should follow existing route

    Judge: Enbridge Line 3 project should follow existing route

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:15:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:16:43 GMT
    (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, automated welding takes place as sections of the replacement Enbridge Energy Line 3 crude oil pipeline are joined together in Superior, Wis. An administrative...(Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, automated welding takes place as sections of the replacement Enbridge Energy Line 3 crude oil pipeline are joined together in Superior, Wis. An administrative...
    An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's...>>
    An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route.>>
  • UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:34:35 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:50:38 GMT
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.>>
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.>>
  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:52:21 GMT
    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.>>
    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.>>
  • Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:26:13 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:45:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif.  Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018 file photo shows Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif. Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday, April 23, that it...
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.>>
    NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.>>
  • US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

    US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:05:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:06:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a for sale sign is shown outside a single-family home on the market in Denver. On Monday, April 23, the National Association of Realtors reports on March sales of existing hom...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a for sale sign is shown outside a single-family home on the market in Denver. On Monday, April 23, the National Association of Realtors reports on March sales of existing hom...
    US sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March to sturdy annual rate of 5.6 million.>>
    US sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March to sturdy annual rate of 5.6 million.>>
  • Appeals court sides with states over fuel economy standards

    Appeals court sides with states over fuel economy standards

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:25:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:46:31 GMT
    An appeals court has said the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards.>>
    An appeals court has said the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards.>>
  • Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

    Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:05:35 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:36:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, specialist Anthony Rinaldi is silhouetted on a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 24, 20...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, specialist Anthony Rinaldi is silhouetted on a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 24, 20...
    Gains for health care and industrial companies are offsetting losses for energy companies as stocks start little changed.>>
    Gains for health care and industrial companies are offsetting losses for energy companies as stocks start little changed.>>
  • The Latest: Environmental groups oppose Enbridge ruling

    The Latest: Environmental groups oppose Enbridge ruling

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:26:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:26:34 GMT
    An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's...>>
    An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route.>>
  • In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

    In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:45:03 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:16:19 GMT
    (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, the Salt Lake Tribune Editor Matt Canham breaks out the champagne after their 2017 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting was announced, in Salt Like City. ...(Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, the Salt Lake Tribune Editor Matt Canham breaks out the champagne after their 2017 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting was announced, in Salt Like City. ...
    The Denver Post's cry for help in the form of an editorial pleading for new ownership resonated nationally.>>
    The Denver Post's cry for help in the form of an editorial pleading for new ownership resonated nationally.>>
  • With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

    With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:15:48 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:36:32 GMT
    The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which is reporting a loss and plunging revenue in its first quarter.>>
    The repercussions from the demise of Toys R Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which is reporting a loss and plunging revenue in its first quarter.>>
  • Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand

    Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:45:46 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:17:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, the Kenmore Elite Smart French Door Refrigerator appears on display at a Sears store in West Jordan, Utah. Private equity firm ESL Investments is offering to buy struggling Sear’s ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, the Kenmore Elite Smart French Door Refrigerator appears on display at a Sears store in West Jordan, Utah. Private equity firm ESL Investments is offering to buy struggling Sear’s ...
    Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, Sears' biggest shareholder, asks the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and home improvement unit, saying it might buy them.>>
    Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, Sears' biggest shareholder, asks the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and home improvement unit, saying it might buy them.>>
  • Elaine Wynn asks shareholders to oust board member

    Elaine Wynn asks shareholders to oust board member

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:15:14 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:15:28 GMT
    Wynn Resorts co-founder and biggest shareholder, Elaine Wynn, is calling for a board member that is part of a special committee investigating sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn to be removed.>>
    Wynn Resorts co-founder and biggest shareholder, Elaine Wynn, is calling for a board member that is part of a special committee investigating sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn to be removed.>>
  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:10:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.  An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.>>
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.>>
  • EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:45:13 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.>>
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.>>
  • Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

    Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:52:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:30:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows Marcus Hutchins, a British cybersecurity expert during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. Hutchins once hailed as a hero for stopping the WannaCry computer virus that...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows Marcus Hutchins, a British cybersecurity expert during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. Hutchins once hailed as a hero for stopping the WannaCry computer virus that...
    A British cybersecurity expert once hailed as a hero for stopping a computer virus will be in federal court in Milwaukee to try to weaken a criminal case against him by having his post-arrest statements tossed.>>
    A British cybersecurity expert once hailed as a hero for stopping a computer virus will be in federal court in Milwaukee to try to weaken a criminal case against him by having his post-arrest statements tossed.>>
  • US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:02:07 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:07:05 GMT
    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.>>
    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.>>
  • New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:42:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.>>
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.>>
  • Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

    Musk's LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:52:52 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:39:50 GMT
    A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system.>>
    A Los Angeles City Council committee has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel Elon Musk wants to dig to test a novel underground transportation system.>>
  • 'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

    'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-22 16:14:44 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:16:22 GMT
    (Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures via AP). This image released by Paramount Pictures shows John Krasinski, left, and Noah Jupe in a scene from "A Quiet Place."(Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures via AP). This image released by Paramount Pictures shows John Krasinski, left, and Noah Jupe in a scene from "A Quiet Place."
    "A Quiet Place" and "Rampage" are fighting it out again for the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend and easily beating newcomers like Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" and "Super Troopers 2.".>>
    "A Quiet Place" and "Rampage" are fighting it out again for the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend and easily beating newcomers like Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" and "Super Troopers 2.".>>
  • Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

    Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:55:47 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:06:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). A woman reacts at a brokerage house displaying stock trading index in Beijing, Monday, April 23, 2018. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). A woman reacts at a brokerage house displaying stock trading index in Beijing, Monday, April 23, 2018. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only...
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.>>
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.>>
  • Greece beats budget target as it looks to post-bailout era

    Greece beats budget target as it looks to post-bailout era

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:15:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:46:10 GMT
    Greece has beaten bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction as the country prepares to exit its international rescue program in four months.>>
    Greece has beaten bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction as the country prepares to exit its international rescue program in four months.>>
  • GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

    GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:55:08 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:46:07 GMT
    GM, SKorean union reach tentative agreement on cost cutting, new car models for GM Korea factories.>>
    GM, SKorean union reach tentative agreement on cost cutting, new car models for GM Korea factories.>>
  • Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

    Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:34:28 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:19:16 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
    US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions.>>
    US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions.>>
  • Sweeping EU trade deal with Mexico seen as signal to US

    Sweeping EU trade deal with Mexico seen as signal to US

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:45:18 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:36:02 GMT
    (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto chat as they tour the Hannover Messe fair where Mexico is this year's guest country in Hannover, northern Germany, Monday, April 23, 2018.(Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto chat as they tour the Hannover Messe fair where Mexico is this year's guest country in Hannover, northern Germany, Monday, April 23, 2018.
    The European Union says a sweeping new trade deal with Mexico is a signal to the rest of the world _ including the Trump administration.>>
    The European Union says a sweeping new trade deal with Mexico is a signal to the rest of the world _ including the Trump administration.>>
  • Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019

    Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:45:12 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:45:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war...(AP Photo/Michael Probst, file). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war...
    Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war between the United State and China mean the European Central Bank is in no hurry at all to start withdrawing its monetary stimulus efforts.>>
    Weaker signals from the economy and worries about a trade war between the United State and China mean the European Central Bank is in no hurry at all to start withdrawing its monetary stimulus efforts.>>
  • HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:45:08 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.>>
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.>>
  • China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

    China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-04-22 02:44:24 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:05:54 GMT
    Global automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year.>>
    Global automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year.>>
  • Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:21 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:56:40 GMT
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.>>
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.>>
  • Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

    Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:24:46 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:56:30 GMT
    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83.>>
    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83.>>
  • Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

    Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:15:43 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:46:19 GMT
    Korean Air Lines says daughters of chairman resign over smuggling probe, scandals.>>
    Korean Air Lines says daughters of chairman resign over smuggling probe, scandals.>>
  • Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials

    Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:54:19 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:45:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standar...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standar...
    A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by EPA chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf of a client earlier this year.>>
    A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by EPA chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf of a client earlier this year.>>
  • Stars Group doubles down with purchase of Sky Betting

    Stars Group doubles down with purchase of Sky Betting

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:54:42 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:35:55 GMT
    Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion.>>
    Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion.>>
  • Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

    Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:44:59 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:16:06 GMT
    (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexico's President  Enrique Pena Nieto, arrive for the opening of the Hannover Fair, in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, arrive for the opening of the Hannover Fair, in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.>>
    Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.>>
  • China's ZTE says it's seeking a solution to US tech ban

    China's ZTE says it's seeking a solution to US tech ban

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 12:44:39 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:15:49 GMT
    ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, says it is taking steps to comply with a ban on U.S. technology and is actively seeking a solution to an issue it says threatens its survival.>>
    ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, says it is taking steps to comply with a ban on U.S. technology and is actively seeking a solution to an issue it says threatens its survival.>>
  • At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

    At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:24:59 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:37:39 GMT
    HOLD FOR RELEASE SUNDAY APRIL 22 1 a.m. ; Illustration shows a Tmall and a JD.com hand wrestling for control over online Chinese commerce;HOLD FOR RELEASE SUNDAY APRIL 22 1 a.m. ; Illustration shows a Tmall and a JD.com hand wrestling for control over online Chinese commerce;
    Executives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing.>>
    Executives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing.>>
  • Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport terminal

    Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport terminal

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:44:23 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:25:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this April 11, 2018 photo, Brett Smith, CEO of Propeller Airports, left, talks with project engineer Todd Raynes, right, inside the privately-run commercial U.S. airport terminal Smith's company is building at Paine Field i...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this April 11, 2018 photo, Brett Smith, CEO of Propeller Airports, left, talks with project engineer Todd Raynes, right, inside the privately-run commercial U.S. airport terminal Smith's company is building at Paine Field i...
    An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government.>>
    An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government.>>
  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:53:28 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:16:07 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.>>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.>>
  • Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:22:41 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:08:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.>>
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.>>
  • The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacity

    The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacity

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:44:36 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:05:08 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to pursue reforms that will support Trump administration foreign policy initiatives.>>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to pursue reforms that will support Trump administration foreign policy initiatives.>>
  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:33:43 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:06:14 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.>>
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.>>
  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:45 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:49:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.>>
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.>>
  • Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:33:07 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:44:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows a sign at a Wells Fargo bank location in Philadelphia. The New York Times and other news outlets are reporting Thursday, April 19, 2018, that federal regulators plan to fine Well...
    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.>>
    Wells Fargo fined a combined $1 billion by federal regulators for abuses tied to its mortgage and auto lending businesses.>>
  • Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement

    Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:14:26 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 08:44:57 GMT
    Mexico says it has reached a deal with the European Union to update their trade agreement, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of agricultural products.>>
    Mexico says it has reached a deal with the European Union to update their trade agreement, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of agricultural products.>>
  • Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

    Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:03:54 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:26:42 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Trump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings.>>
    Trump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings.>>
  • Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:34:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:55:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.  Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.>>
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.>>
  • European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:44:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:24:53 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.>>
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.>>
  • Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

    Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:53:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:55:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., confers with his communications aide Matt House as he speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., confers with his communications aide Matt House as he speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    The Senate's top Democrat says he now supports making marijuana legal under federal laws.>>
    The Senate's top Democrat says he now supports making marijuana legal under federal laws.>>
  • Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:11:33 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.>>
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.>>
  • Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:23:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:07:27 GMT
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.>>
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.>>
  • First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:13:03 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:35:49 GMT
    (Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...(Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.>>
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.>>
  • The Latest: Global leaders fear rising trade tensions

    The Latest: Global leaders fear rising trade tensions

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:33:17 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:35:14 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Argentina's Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne speaks during a news conference after the G20 meeting at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Argentina's Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne speaks during a news conference after the G20 meeting at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Global finance ministers see rising trade tensions between the United States and China as a major threat facing the world economy.>>
    Global finance ministers see rising trade tensions between the United States and China as a major threat facing the world economy.>>
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:12:44 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:54:10 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.>>
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.>>
  • Mattel CEO to step down after being at helm for 14 months

    Mattel CEO to step down after being at helm for 14 months

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:02:30 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:14:19 GMT
    Mattel's CEO Margaret Georgiadis is leaving the company; company names a Mattel director.>>
    Mattel's CEO Margaret Georgiadis is leaving the company; company names a Mattel director.>>
  • Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:47:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:14 GMT
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.>>
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.>>
  • Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

    Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:42:53 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:04:18 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.>>
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.>>
  • Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not good'

    Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not good'

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:03:27 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:14:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC "is at it again," and that efforts to maintain high prices "will not be accepted!".>>
    President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC "is at it again," and that efforts to maintain high prices "will not be accepted!".>>
  • Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

    Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:40:18 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:46:51 GMT
    (Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...(Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.>>
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.>>
  • EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:01:33 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:07:51 GMT
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.>>
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.>>
  • Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet

    Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:33:48 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:22:25 GMT
    Southwest offers apology and compensation to passengers involved in emergency landing incident.>>
    Southwest offers apology and compensation to passengers involved in emergency landing incident.>>
  • Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

    Big banks saved $3.6B in taxes last quarter under new law

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:23:04 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:15:02 GMT
    The nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes just last quarter due to new tax law, giving public a first glimpse in how Corporate America is benefiting from the new Trump tax law.>>
    The nation's six big Wall Street banks saved at least $3.59 billion in taxes just last quarter due to new tax law, giving public a first glimpse in how Corporate America is benefiting from the new Trump tax law.>>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:04:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:22:24 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get...>>
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea.>>
  • Fairfax bids $300 million for Toys R Us's Canada business

    Fairfax bids $300 million for Toys R Us's Canada business

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:43:48 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:05:08 GMT
    Fairfax bids $300 million for Toys R Us's Canada's business; retailer designates bidder as "stalking horse".>>
    Fairfax bids $300 million for Toys R Us's Canada's business; retailer designates bidder as "stalking horse".>>
  • Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

    Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:14 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:05:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, an NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 20.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, an NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 20.
    The major U.S. stock indexes are down in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses a day earlier.>>
    The major U.S. stock indexes are down in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses a day earlier.>>
  • SunTrust says ex-worker may have stolen data on 1.5M clients

    SunTrust says ex-worker may have stolen data on 1.5M clients

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:33:05 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:33:12 GMT
    SunTrust says 1.5 million clients' data potentially compromised in following employee theft.>>
    SunTrust says 1.5 million clients' data potentially compromised in following employee theft.>>
  • Brexit pushes European dairy giant to make cuts

    Brexit pushes European dairy giant to make cuts

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:13:03 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:03:51 GMT
    A major European dairy cooperative says "2 unexpected developments" _ the currency impact of Brexit and the impact of the reversal in commodity prices on fat and protein _ have forced them to a more than 400...>>
    A major European dairy cooperative says "2 unexpected developments" _ the currency impact of Brexit and the impact of the reversal in commodity prices on fat and protein _ have forced them to a more than 400 million euro of savings.>>
  • Walmart tests new employee dress code at some stores

    Walmart tests new employee dress code at some stores

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:53:22 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:53:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE - This June 1, 2017, file photo, shows a Walmart sign at a store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.  Walmart is testing a new dress code that gives employees more freedom. Under the pilot program at less than 100 stores, workers ...(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE - This June 1, 2017, file photo, shows a Walmart sign at a store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart is testing a new dress code that gives employees more freedom. Under the pilot program at less than 100 stores, workers ...
    Retail giant Walmart is testing a new dress code that gives employees more freedom.>>
    Retail giant Walmart is testing a new dress code that gives employees more freedom.>>
  • ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

    ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:32:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:43:33 GMT
    Chinese tech company ZTE protests 'unfair' US penalty, says it's seeking legal solution.>>
    Chinese tech company ZTE protests 'unfair' US penalty, says it's seeking legal solution.>>
  • Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:52:01 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...(AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.>>
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.>>
  • New Jersey governor signs drill ban to thwart Trump plan

    New Jersey governor signs drill ban to thwart Trump plan

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:03:20 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:03:20 GMT
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling in more distant federal waters.>>
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling in more distant federal waters.>>
  • Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:04 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:58:51 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.>>
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.>>
  • 2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

    2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:42:02 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:33:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...
    Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for...>>
    Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives.>>
  • Stock markets steady, oil slips after Trump slams OPEC

    Stock markets steady, oil slips after Trump slams OPEC

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:13:35 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:25:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by 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 Korea, F...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by 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 Korea, F...
    Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook.>>
    Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook.>>
  • 1 person in custody after raids at Porsche

    1 person in custody after raids at Porsche

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:13:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:33:57 GMT
    Prosecutors say one person is in custody in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal.>>
    Prosecutors say one person is in custody in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal.>>
  • UK pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk

    UK pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:42:55 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:13:46 GMT
    The British pound's descent from post-Brexit highs has gathered pace after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike from the bank next month.>>
    The British pound's descent from post-Brexit highs has gathered pace after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike from the bank next month.>>
  • Australian financial firm CEO steps down over fee scandal

    Australian financial firm CEO steps down over fee scandal

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:52:56 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:44:30 GMT
    The AMP's chief executive has stepped down following revelations that Australia's largest wealth manager charged customers for financial services they never received and misled the industry watchdog.>>
    The AMP's chief executive has stepped down following revelations that Australia's largest wealth manager charged customers for financial services they never received and misled the industry watchdog.>>
  • Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

    Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1B as early as Friday

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:12:45 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:54:08 GMT
    Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses.>>
    Reports: Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto lending and mortgage businesses.>>
  • 'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    'Fearless Girl' to leave Wall Street's 'Charging Bull'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:12:14 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:43:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, people gather at the "Fearless Girl" sculpture in lower Manhattan, New York. After she came to prominence staring down a symbol of Wall Street, a bronze bull at the foot of Broadw...
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange.>>
    New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down the Wall Street 'Charging Bull' to a location facing the New York Stock Exchange.>>
  • Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

    Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:32:05 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, the interior of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 19.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, the interior of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 19.
    U.S. stocks are broadly lower in early trading, weighed down by losses in technology companies and makers of consumer products.>>
    U.S. stocks are broadly lower in early trading, weighed down by losses in technology companies and makers of consumer products.>>
  • US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

    US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:10:25 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:43:10 GMT
    US health officials propose steps to improve the government's oversight of medical devices.>>
    US health officials propose steps to improve the government's oversight of medical devices.>>
  • Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:44:54 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:13:43 GMT
    (Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.(Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.>>
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.>>
  • IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

    IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:32:22 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:35:00 GMT
    IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy.>>
    IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy.>>
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:11:56 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:09 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...>>
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.>>
  • Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:03 GMT
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.>>
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.>>
  • US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

    US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:33:23 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:43:54 GMT
    Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by...>>
    Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders.>>
  • Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:53:48 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.>>
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.>>
  • Dakotas sunflower seed competitors settle federal lawsuits

    Dakotas sunflower seed competitors settle federal lawsuits

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:52:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:52:40 GMT
    Federal lawsuits between two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas who accused each other of false advertising have been settled out of court.>>
    Federal lawsuits between two sunflower seed competitors in the Dakotas who accused each other of false advertising have been settled out of court.>>
  • Michigan sues company over Great Lakes power cable damage

    Michigan sues company over Great Lakes power cable damage

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:52:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:23:13 GMT
    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette sues the company he says damaged electric cables and oil pipelines in a Great Lakes channel by dragging a tugboat anchor across them.>>
    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette sues the company he says damaged electric cables and oil pipelines in a Great Lakes channel by dragging a tugboat anchor across them.>>
  • Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

    Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:04:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:07:22 GMT
    The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.>>
    The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.>>
  • The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

    The Latest: Police chief apologizes to men from Starbucks

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:42:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:04:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Their arrests at a local Starbucks quic...
    Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city.>>
    Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city.>>
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:23 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.>>
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.>>
  • Correction: Obit-Mellon story

    Correction: Obit-Mellon story

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:20:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:52:19 GMT
    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54.>>
    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54.>>
  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:44:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:44:49 GMT
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.>>
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.>>
  • Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:32:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:33:46 GMT
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.>>
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.>>
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:09 GMT
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.>>
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.>>
  • Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:42:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:55:10 GMT
    (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.>>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.>>
  • UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:56:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.>>
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.>>
  • 'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

    'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stay

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:32:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:27:30 GMT
    The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.>>
    The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.>>
  • Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

    Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:32:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:26:05 GMT
    The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.>>
    The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.>>
  • Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownership

    Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownership

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:46:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:24:29 GMT
    Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now has some form of a bank account, the World Bank said, fueled by the proliferation of cell phone-based bank accounts and other simple bank account programs in...>>
    Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now has some form of a bank account, the World Bank said, fueled by the proliferation of cell phone-based bank accounts and other simple bank account programs in places like India and Sub-Saharan Africa.>>
  • China: Qualcomm plan 'has difficulty' resolving concerns

    China: Qualcomm plan 'has difficulty' resolving concerns

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:51:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:45:11 GMT
    The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors 'has difficulty' resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators.>>
    The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors 'has difficulty' resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators.>>
  • Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:13:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:25:09 GMT
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.>>
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.>>
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:32:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:24:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.>>
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.>>
  • Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:22:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:54:13 GMT
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.>>
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.>>
  • When to ignore credit card advice

    When to ignore credit card advice

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:42:21 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:52:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE- In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, a credit card advertisement decorates a bank's window in Atlanta. Credit card tips might be easier to understand when they’re binary, do this, don’t do that, but that advice usual...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE- In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, a credit card advertisement decorates a bank's window in Atlanta. Credit card tips might be easier to understand when they’re binary, do this, don’t do that, but that advice usual...
    Credit card advice isn't one-size-fits-all, and in some cases generic tips could hurt more than help.>>
    Credit card advice isn't one-size-fits-all, and in some cases generic tips could hurt more than help.>>
  • P&G reports flat 3Q profit, buys Merck unit

    P&G reports flat 3Q profit, buys Merck unit

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:12:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:33:28 GMT
    P&G reports flat 3Q profit on tougher competition as it expands with Merck unit purchase.>>
    P&G reports flat 3Q profit on tougher competition as it expands with Merck unit purchase.>>
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:58:38 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...>>
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.>>
  • House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:57:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.>>
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.>>
  • Procter & Gamble pays $4.2 bln for unit of Germany's Merck

    Procter & Gamble pays $4.2 bln for unit of Germany's Merck

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:22:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:52:51 GMT
    German pharmaceutical and materials company Merck says has agreed to sell its global consumer health business to Procter & Gamble for 3.4 billion euros in cash.>>
    German pharmaceutical and materials company Merck says has agreed to sell its global consumer health business to Procter & Gamble for 3.4 billion euros in cash.>>
  • Global stocks take a breather as oil price rally continues

    Global stocks take a breather as oil price rally continues

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:32:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:52:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake...
    Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks.>>
    Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks.>>
  • Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:58:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:46:33 GMT
    (Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...(Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.>>
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.>>
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:52:06 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit). Founder and chairman of Alibaba Jack Ma arrives for signing the memorandums of understanding linked to the investment in Thailand,  during a press conference Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit). Founder and chairman of Alibaba Jack Ma arrives for signing the memorandums of understanding linked to the investment in Thailand, during a press conference Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand.>>
    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand.>>
  • Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:23:24 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.>>
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.>>
  • Novartis 1Q profit jumps 12 percent as heart drug sales soar

    Novartis 1Q profit jumps 12 percent as heart drug sales soar

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:41:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:33:16 GMT
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for...>>
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for psoriasis drug Cosentyx.>>
  • Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost

    Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 08:01:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:32:55 GMT
    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says that it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year.>>
    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says that it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year.>>
  • US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:41:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:52:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.>>
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.>>
  • Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

    Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:41:19 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:36:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...
    Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.>>
    Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.>>
  • Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

    Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:31:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:11 GMT
    (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japan's Vice Finance Minister Junichi Fukuda, center, bows after he announced his resignation to the reporters at the ministry in Tokyo Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  The top Japanese finance ministry official has r...(Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japan's Vice Finance Minister Junichi Fukuda, center, bows after he announced his resignation to the reporters at the ministry in Tokyo Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The top Japanese finance ministry official has r...
    Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.>>
    Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.>>
  • Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

    Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:22:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:33:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 18.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 18.
    U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses as investors size up the latest company earnings and deal news.>>
    U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses as investors size up the latest company earnings and deal news.>>
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:16:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, sit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe before dinner Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, sit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe before dinner Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea.>>
    Trump is seeking to reassure Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of their close alliance ahead of Trump's planned talks with North Korea.>>
  • Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

    Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:11:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:45 GMT
    Department store operator The Bon-Ton Stores facing liquidation after bankruptcy auction.>>
    Department store operator The Bon-Ton Stores facing liquidation after bankruptcy auction.>>
  • Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:21:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:44 GMT
    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.>>
    Slide Fire, the maker of bump stock devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously, is shutting down its business.>>
  • Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:13:11 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'.>>
    The National Transportation Safety Board says a preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of 'metal fatigue'.>>
  • 'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:01:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:10:36 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.>>
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.>>
  • The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:51:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:08:29 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.>>
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.>>
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:52:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:15:02 GMT
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.>>
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.>>
  • Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:35:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:55:08 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.>>
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.>>
  • Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:48:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...
    An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With...>>
    An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when a U.S. official suggested U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered from "momentary confusion" and Haley retorted: "With all due respect, I don't get confused.".>>
  • US sorghum growers fear China tariffs could cost them dearly

    US sorghum growers fear China tariffs could cost them dearly

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:11:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:12:33 GMT
    American sorghum farmers fear they will lose their largest export market if China follows through with a tariff on their crop.>>
    American sorghum farmers fear they will lose their largest export market if China follows through with a tariff on their crop.>>
  • Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:00:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.>>
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.>>
  • Wynn Resorts expands board of directors, adds 3 women

    Wynn Resorts expands board of directors, adds 3 women

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:52:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:03:07 GMT
    Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has expanded its board of directors to 11 members, with the appointment of 3 women.>>
    Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has expanded its board of directors to 11 members, with the appointment of 3 women.>>
  • Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:11:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:56:57 GMT
    (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 photo, Max Schachter, whose son Alex was killed during the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks to the audience during a congressional town hall ...(John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 photo, Max Schachter, whose son Alex was killed during the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks to the audience during a congressional town hall ...
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows...>>
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows teachers to communicate during a crisis.>>
  • Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

    Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:11:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:32:52 GMT
    (Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...(Marla Brose/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). In this 2017 photo, Jennifer Riordan, of Albuquerque, N.M., poses for a photo in Albuquerque. Family, friends and community leaders are mourning the death of Riordan, a bank executive on a Southwest Airline...
    A New Mexico bank executive who died on Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated the mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious...>>
    A New Mexico bank executive who died on Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated the mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious sides together.>>
  • Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

    Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:41:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:17:08 GMT
    (Ryan Welch/Havre Daily News via AP). Ben Miller looks at the sand bags around the house he owns as water runs over South Main Street in Harlem, Mont., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The sand bags, all 235 of them, go around the house he rents to Jeff Werk w...(Ryan Welch/Havre Daily News via AP). Ben Miller looks at the sand bags around the house he owns as water runs over South Main Street in Harlem, Mont., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The sand bags, all 235 of them, go around the house he rents to Jeff Werk w...
    Snowmelt is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks in much of northern Montana.>>
    Snowmelt is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks in much of northern Montana.>>
  • The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:11:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:52:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.>>
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.>>
  • American Express 1Q profits rise 31 percent, helped by taxes

    American Express 1Q profits rise 31 percent, helped by taxes

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:12:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company in New York. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company in New York. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    Credit card giant American Express says it had the second-highest quarterly profit in its history last quarter, driven by strong customer spending on its namesake credit cards and a much lower tax bill.>>
    Credit card giant American Express says it had the second-highest quarterly profit in its history last quarter, driven by strong customer spending on its namesake credit cards and a much lower tax bill.>>
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