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  • Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:12:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:33 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.
  • 'Wake-up call': Vegas casino workers vote on citywide strike

    'Wake-up call': Vegas casino workers vote on citywide strike

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:42:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.
  • UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:05 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.
  • APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:42:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:03 GMT
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.
  • Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...(AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:42:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.
  • Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

    Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:38 GMT
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.
  • Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:52:15 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:33 GMT
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.
  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:17 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.
  • The Latest: House OKs bill rolling back banking rules

    The Latest: House OKs bill rolling back banking rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:11 GMT
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:08 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
  • Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:52:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:24:29 GMT
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.
  • Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:52:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.
  • US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:23:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.
  • Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:42:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:23:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this April 13, 2018, photo Josephine Rizo sits in her home with her stack of bills from her ongoing battle with cancer in Phoenix. As treatment costs soar and insurance coverage shrinks, hospitals and patient advocates a...
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
    Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain.
  • Science and commercial satellites launched from California

    Science and commercial satellites launched from California

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:02:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:15:27 GMT
    (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). In this photo provided by NASA, The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft and onboard, Monday, May 21, 2018, at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg A...(Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP). In this photo provided by NASA, The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen with the NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences GRACE Follow-On spacecraft and onboard, Monday, May 21, 2018, at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg A...
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.
  • NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:04:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.
  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:53:38 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.
  • Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:12:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:43:13 GMT
    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families.
    Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families.
  • Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

    Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement...
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement retailer Lowe's.
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:15:39 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.
  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:15:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
  • Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:15:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:15:23 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

    APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

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

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:22:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:34:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...(AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.
  • Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

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

    Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

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

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:02:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:25:02 GMT
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:41:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.
  • Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

    Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

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

    Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival

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

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

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

    China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

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

    Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

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

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

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

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

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

    Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

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

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

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

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

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

    Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics

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

    EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand

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

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

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

    Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production

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

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

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

    New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

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

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

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

    Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:33:33 GMT
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.
    Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike.
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

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

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

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

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

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

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

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

    Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city

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

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

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

    Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

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

    Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire

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

    Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali

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

    Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

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

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

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

    Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

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

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

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

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

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

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

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

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

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

    General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

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

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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

    UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising

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

    AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

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

    Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

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

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

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

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

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

    International military company to be based in New Hampshire

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

    FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

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

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

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

    New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

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

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

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

    Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

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

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

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

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

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

    The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

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

    Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

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

    UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

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

    US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish

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

    Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

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

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

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

    Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

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

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:40:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.
  • Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

    Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

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

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

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

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

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

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

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

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

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

    Dismissal upheld in suit over Viacom payments to Redstone

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

    Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon

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

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:40:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:10:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.
  • Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

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

    Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong

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

    Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

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

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

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

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

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

    New attractions in Orlando power jump in park attendance

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

    Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal

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

    From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

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

    What rising interest rates mean for savers, borrowers

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:38 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:57:04 GMT
    Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing.
    Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing.
  • Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones

    Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:50:27 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:35:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...
    Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones.
    Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones.
  • Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

    Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:30:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:51:21 GMT
    (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP). Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio talks on the phone as he leaves the lower house of parliament, at the end of his meeting with League leader Matteo Salvini, in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018.  Italy's two populist lea...(Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP). Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio talks on the phone as he leaves the lower house of parliament, at the end of his meeting with League leader Matteo Salvini, in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Italy's two populist lea...
    The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government.
    The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government.
  • Former Deere factory manager in China loses court appeal

    Former Deere factory manager in China loses court appeal

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:11:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:30:52 GMT
    The Iowa Supreme Court says a former Deere & Co. factory manager can't sue the company under the Iowa Civil Rights Act because he worked and lived in China when he was disciplined for having sexual relationships...
    The Iowa Supreme Court says a former Deere & Co. factory manager can't sue the company under the Iowa Civil Rights Act because he worked and lived in China when he was disciplined for having sexual relationships with women who worked at the factory.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

    AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren't quite right

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:00:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., introduces the Model X car at the company's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are sa...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., introduces the Model X car at the company's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are sa...
    AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims are partly true but not quite right.
    AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims are partly true but not quite right.
  • Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:23 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:51:59 GMT
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.
  • Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

    Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:49:31 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:46:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says.
  • Major Swiss road tunnel closed after German bus catches fire

    Major Swiss road tunnel closed after German bus catches fire

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:40:52 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:10:15 GMT
    A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus, which left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.
    A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus, which left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.
  • The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:58 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:51:36 GMT
    (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
  • Porsche ordered to recall 60,000 vehicles in Europe

    Porsche ordered to recall 60,000 vehicles in Europe

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:30:07 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:21:02 GMT
    German authorities have ordered the EU-wide recall of 60,000 Cayenne and Macan vehicles from Volkswagen's Porsche sports car division after finding that the vehicles emitted excessive pollutants.
    German authorities have ordered the EU-wide recall of 60,000 Cayenne and Macan vehicles from Volkswagen's Porsche sports car division after finding that the vehicles emitted excessive pollutants.
  • Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

    Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:00:23 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:20:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 18, 2018. Asian stock markets trade marginally higher as U.S. and Chinese official...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on the phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 18, 2018. Asian stock markets trade marginally higher as U.S. and Chinese official...
    Asian stocks higher on backdrop of US-China talks.
    Asian stocks higher on backdrop of US-China talks.
  • The Latest: Putin says gas may keep going via Ukraine

    The Latest: Putin says gas may keep going via Ukraine

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:17 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:20:15 GMT
    (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
  • Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

    Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:50:21 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:11:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in three decades, a trend that...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in three decades, a trend that...
    US births fell last year to 30-year low, a potential drag on the economy in coming years.
    US births fell last year to 30-year low, a potential drag on the economy in coming years.
  • US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:19:51 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.
  • Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:53:25 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
  • Shares in troubled Italian bank dive on government plans

    Shares in troubled Italian bank dive on government plans

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:17 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:41:53 GMT
    Shares in troubled bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena took a nosedive after it emerged the populist parties negotiating to form a new government intend to keep the bank under state control.
    Shares in troubled bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena took a nosedive after it emerged the populist parties negotiating to form a new government intend to keep the bank under state control.
  • JC Penney outlook spooks Wall Street

    JC Penney outlook spooks Wall Street

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:09:34 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:41:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, the JC Penney logo is seen hanging outside the Manhattan mall in New York.  J.C. Penney Co. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, the JC Penney logo is seen hanging outside the Manhattan mall in New York. J.C. Penney Co. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17.
    J.C. Penney is reporting a first-quarter loss along the lines of what analysts had expected, but also strong revenue.
    J.C. Penney is reporting a first-quarter loss along the lines of what analysts had expected, but also strong revenue.
  • Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:19:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.
  • Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

    Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:29:46 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:00:25 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 Thursday, May 17.(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 Thursday, May 17.
    Stock indexes edge mostly higher in morning trading, shaking off an early stumble.
    Stock indexes edge mostly higher in morning trading, shaking off an early stumble.
  • CBS board approves special dividend in face of likely veto

    CBS board approves special dividend in face of likely veto

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:50:00 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:43:18 GMT
    A Delaware judge has refused to grant CBS Corp. a restraining order against its majority shareholder in a power struggle that could decide control of the company.
    A Delaware judge has refused to grant CBS Corp. a restraining order against its majority shareholder in a power struggle that could decide control of the company.
  • Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:11 GMT
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.
  • Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:39:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:00:16 GMT
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.
  • Nordstrom posts strong profit but its sales gains are meager

    Nordstrom posts strong profit but its sales gains are meager

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:39:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:50:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE- In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, a Nordstrom sign is displayed outside of a mall in Indianapolis. Nordstrom Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE- In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, a Nordstrom sign is displayed outside of a mall in Indianapolis. Nordstrom Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    Nordstrom beats 1Q expectations.
    Nordstrom beats 1Q expectations.
  • Vermont drug importation program will need federal approval

    Vermont drug importation program will need federal approval

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:09:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:42:43 GMT
    Vermont's first-in-the-nation program to allow the wholesale importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada will need federal approval from skeptical Trump officials.
    Vermont's first-in-the-nation program to allow the wholesale importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada will need federal approval from skeptical Trump officials.
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:03 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.
  • EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:39:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.
  • Walmart beats all around, with online sales rebounding

    Walmart beats all around, with online sales rebounding

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 11:29:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:10:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    Walmart reports better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rising e-commerce sales.
    Walmart reports better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rising e-commerce sales.
  • Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

    Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:29:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:54:07 GMT
    Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road are suing the railroad for allegedly ignoring a safety hazard that's left a trail of horrific...
    Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road are suing the railroad for allegedly ignoring a safety hazard that's left a trail of horrific injuries.
  • Britain's main stock market closes at record high

    Britain's main stock market closes at record high

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:20:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:51:20 GMT
    Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high.
    Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high.
  • The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:29:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.
  • Church with $2K in gas driller's stock wins methane vote

    Church with $2K in gas driller's stock wins methane vote

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:20:05 GMT
    A church with a minuscule stake in Range Resources has won shareholder approval of a resolution to force Pennsylvania's largest natural gas driller to produce a report on its effort to scale back methane emissions.
    A church with a minuscule stake in Range Resources has won shareholder approval of a resolution to force Pennsylvania's largest natural gas driller to produce a report on its effort to scale back methane emissions.
  • Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:11:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:09:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.
  • EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:49:30 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.
  • Wynn completes $68 million pollution cleanup at casino site

    Wynn completes $68 million pollution cleanup at casino site

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:59:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:30:40 GMT
    Wynn Resorts has completed the costly cleanup of the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino.
    Wynn Resorts has completed the costly cleanup of the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino.
  • In Denmark, Airbnb to report hosts' rent to tax authorities

    In Denmark, Airbnb to report hosts' rent to tax authorities

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:09:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:26:00 GMT
    Denmark says online room-rental platform Airbnb will start to automatically report its users' deals to taxation authorities, the first country to do so.
    Denmark says online room-rental platform Airbnb will start to automatically report its users' deals to taxation authorities, the first country to do so.
  • Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:09:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:40:37 GMT
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before...
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.
  • US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.61 pct.

    US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.61 pct.

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:26:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:20:45 GMT
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, marking their highest levels in seven years in the peak home buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.61...
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week, marking their highest levels in seven years in the peak home buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.61 percent, up from 4.55 percent last week.
  • Grave crisis drives apathy in Venezuelan election

    Grave crisis drives apathy in Venezuelan election

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:41:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this May 11, 2018 photo, Vaceliza Villa holds a bag of raw chicken skin in an outdoor market, as a boisterous electoral campaign marches past, in Caracas, Venezuela. “I really don’t care what happens on Sunday,” said Villa...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this May 11, 2018 photo, Vaceliza Villa holds a bag of raw chicken skin in an outdoor market, as a boisterous electoral campaign marches past, in Caracas, Venezuela. “I really don’t care what happens on Sunday,” said Villa...
    Despite pleas from the candidates ahead of Venezuela's presidential election, apathy could play a large role among voters opting to stay home as Venezuelans endure the worst political and economic crisis in their...
    Despite pleas from the candidates ahead of Venezuela's presidential election, apathy could play a large role among voters opting to stay home as Venezuelans endure the worst political and economic crisis in their country's history.
  • China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

    China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:49:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:41:10 GMT
    China vows to fight for its own interests in trade talks with US.
    China vows to fight for its own interests in trade talks with US.
  • Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

    Trump's bid to help Chinese firm draws fire but raises hopes

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:24:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:23:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this May 8, 2018, photo, a woman pass by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. President Donald Trump's weekend social media musings about China injected new uncertainty into the Washington's punishment of Chinese tech giant ZTE ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this May 8, 2018, photo, a woman pass by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. President Donald Trump's weekend social media musings about China injected new uncertainty into the Washington's punishment of Chinese tech giant ZTE ...
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.
  • 18 acquitted in massive Brussels Airport 2013 diamond heist

    18 acquitted in massive Brussels Airport 2013 diamond heist

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:29:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:13:41 GMT
    A court acquitted for lack of evidence 18 suspects accused of involvement in a massive 2013 diamond heist at Brussels airport when tens of millions worth of gems were stolen from the hold of a departing Swiss-bound...
    A court acquitted for lack of evidence 18 suspects accused of involvement in a massive 2013 diamond heist at Brussels airport when tens of millions worth of gems were stolen from the hold of a departing Swiss-bound place.
  • Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

    Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:09:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:13:08 GMT
    (F. Hoffmann-La Roche via AP). This undated image made available by F. Hoffmann-La Roche shows a vial of the company's Herceptin medication. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, many women with a common and aggressive form of breas...(F. Hoffmann-La Roche via AP). This undated image made available by F. Hoffmann-La Roche shows a vial of the company's Herceptin medication. According to a study released on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, many women with a common and aggressive form of breas...
    New research suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12.
    New research suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by with six months of the drug instead of the usual 12.
  • Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:46 GMT
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.
  • Credit card payments evolve beyond the mobile wallet

    Credit card payments evolve beyond the mobile wallet

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:20:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:40:56 GMT
    (Leo Correa/AP Images for Visa). In this June 30, 2016, image taken by AP Images for Visa, Team Visa athlete Popole Misenga uses his Visa payment ring at the Copacabana Megastore in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Payment networks and manufacturers are buildi...(Leo Correa/AP Images for Visa). In this June 30, 2016, image taken by AP Images for Visa, Team Visa athlete Popole Misenga uses his Visa payment ring at the Copacabana Megastore in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Payment networks and manufacturers are buildi...
    Devices beyond the mobile wallet - accessories, appliances, vehicles - will offer checkout options as households become more connected.
    Devices beyond the mobile wallet - accessories, appliances, vehicles - will offer checkout options as households become more connected.
  • Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact

    Greenpeace: Paper giant cut forests during conservation pact

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:48:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:48 GMT
    Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on...
    Greenpeace has ended a five-year truce with one of the world's largest pulp and paper companies, accusing it of cutting down tropical forests in Indonesia during the entire time the two were cooperating on conservation.
  • FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

    FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:29:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:23:12 GMT
    (US WorldMeds via AP). This undated photo provided by US WorldMeds shows Lucemyra. Federal regulators have approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms from quitting opioids.(US WorldMeds via AP). This undated photo provided by US WorldMeds shows Lucemyra. Federal regulators have approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms from quitting opioids.
    FDA approves 1st nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms.
    FDA approves 1st nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms.
  • Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

    Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:54:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:05:48 GMT
    (Heather E. Hedenschau/Big Island Brokers via AP). This October 2017 photo shows the home of Patricia Deter in Leilani Estates near the town of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii. Deter owned her Hawaii home for about a month before lava from a volcano erup...(Heather E. Hedenschau/Big Island Brokers via AP). This October 2017 photo shows the home of Patricia Deter in Leilani Estates near the town of Pahoa on the island of Hawaii. Deter owned her Hawaii home for about a month before lava from a volcano erup...
    Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.
    Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.
  • Iran deal: Merkel cautious on compensation after US pullout

    Iran deal: Merkel cautious on compensation after US pullout

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:39:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:23:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture, in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture, in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is signaling it won't be feasible to offer wide-ranging compensation to companies affected by U.S. sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is signaling it won't be feasible to offer wide-ranging compensation to companies affected by U.S. sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.
  • Iran signs oil deal with UK group as France's Total exits

    Iran signs oil deal with UK group as France's Total exits

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 07:29:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:00:00 GMT
    Iran's state TV is reporting that Tehran has signed an agreement with a British consortium to develop an oil field in the country's south.
    Iran's state TV is reporting that Tehran has signed an agreement with a British consortium to develop an oil field in the country's south.
  • Spain, China stand together against US tariff threats

    Spain, China stand together against US tariff threats

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:56 GMT
    The foreign ministers of Spain and China say they want free trade and will fight protectionism amid disputes with the United States over possible tariffs on international business.
    The foreign ministers of Spain and China say they want free trade and will fight protectionism amid disputes with the United States over possible tariffs on international business.
  • Vermont positioned for cheaper Canadian prescription drugs

    Vermont positioned for cheaper Canadian prescription drugs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:29:40 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:32:53 GMT
    Vermont has become the first state to create a program to import more affordable prescription drugs from Canada, but it's not clear whether it will happen because it needs federal approval and the White House has...
    Vermont has become the first state to create a program to import more affordable prescription drugs from Canada, but it's not clear whether it will happen because it needs federal approval and the White House has not endorsed it.
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  • Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:43:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:55 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer. (Source: Baltimore County Police/CNN)

    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

    The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was run over by a Jeep and fatally injured, authorities say.

  • Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:07:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...(AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...

    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:20 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)

    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...

    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.

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