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  • 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 14:21:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:45:16 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • 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 20:22:16 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:44:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >>
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >>
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:42:05 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:44:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
  • 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
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:42:24 GMT
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    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...

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    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.

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  • 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 21:02:32 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:26:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...(AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.More >>
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.More >>
  • 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 17:42:22 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:48 GMT
    (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrit...(Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled celebrit...
    The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef.More >>
    The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef.More >>
  • 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 13:02:22 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:35 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
  • 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 18:22:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:27 GMT
    A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years.More >>
    A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years.More >>
  • 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 13:52:08 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:17 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
  • 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 20:52:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:11 GMT
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.More >>
    Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.More >>
  • Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

    Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:32:08 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:08 GMT
    A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities.More >>
    A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities.More >>
  • 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 09:41:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:09 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's Tuesday meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company will be open to the public through web streaming.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Tuesday meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company will be open to the public through web streaming.

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  • 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 23:40:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
  • 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 04:21:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:14:59 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.

    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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  • 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 22:10:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:46:42 GMT
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect...More >>
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.More >>
  • Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping

    Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:33:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
  • 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 04:40:19 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:56:25 GMT
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
  • China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:52:42 GMT
    China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".More >>
    China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".More >>
  • Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:54 GMT
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
  • 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 18:32:53 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:23:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
  • General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

    General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:21:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric is joining with Wabtec Corp....(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, the General Electric logo is displayed at the top of their Global Operations Center in the Banks development of downtown Cincinnati. General Electric is joining with Wabtec Corp....
    GE train engine division ties up with Wabtec as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.More >>
    GE train engine division ties up with Wabtec as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.More >>
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:11:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:47 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...

    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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  • 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 14:11:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:33:05 GMT
    A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis.More >>
    A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis.More >>
  • AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:13:18 GMT
    (Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo.  The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security.   ...(Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo. The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. ...
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
  • PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:09:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:46:41 GMT
    PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.More >>
    PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.More >>
  • 'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:39 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:23:47 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.

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    Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.

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  • 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 12:52:05 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:58 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...
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
  • US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:33:01 GMT
    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. (Source: Raycom Media)US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines. (Source: Raycom Media)

    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

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    US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.

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  • 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 08:21:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty.More >>
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty.More >>
  • 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 11:02:03 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:03:24 GMT
    Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock.More >>
    Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock.More >>
  • Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:31:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:44:50 GMT
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
  • Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:11:51 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:42:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...(AP Photo/Dan Elliott). In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there shoul...
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
    Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.More >>
  • Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:31:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:12:16 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. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)

    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.

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    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.

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  • 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 14:11:39 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:38 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
  • International military company to be based in New Hampshire

    International military company to be based in New Hampshire

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:51:33 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:42:30 GMT
    A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.More >>
    A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.More >>
  • FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:30:30 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:23:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
  • Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:17:56 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:27:31 GMT
    For hate speech, Facebook's human reviewers and computer algorithms identified just 38 percent of the violations. (Source: Pixabay)For hate speech, Facebook's human reviewers and computer algorithms identified just 38 percent of the violations. (Source: Pixabay)

    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.

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    Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others.

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  • 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 17:10:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:23 GMT
    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms. (Source: Pixabay)

    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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    New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.

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  • 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 17:01:32 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, licensed eel fishermen Jessica Card, left, and Julie Keene shine flashlights into the water on the banks of the Penobscot River after setting a net in Brewer, Maine. America's ...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, licensed eel fishermen Jessica Card, left, and Julie Keene shine flashlights into the water on the banks of the Penobscot River after setting a net in Brewer, Maine. America's ...
    America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights.More >>
    America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights.More >>
  • Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:31:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:02:22 GMT
    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people. (Source: KIAH/CNN)

    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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    Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured at least 20 people.

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  • 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 08:49:28 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:33:13 GMT
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
  • 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 04:21:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Kore...
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.More >>
    Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade.More >>
  • The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:21:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:42 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
  • High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:31:44 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:06:36 GMT
    An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.More >>
    An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.More >>
  • Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

    Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:55:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File). In this May 21, 2016 file photo, a northern sea otter floats on its back while crushing a clam shell with its teeth in the small boat harbor at Seward, Alaska. Sea otters, once wiped out by hunting along Alaska's Panhandle,...(AP Photo/Dan Joling, File). In this May 21, 2016 file photo, a northern sea otter floats on its back while crushing a clam shell with its teeth in the small boat harbor at Seward, Alaska. Sea otters, once wiped out by hunting along Alaska's Panhandle,...
    Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites.More >>
    Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites.More >>
  • 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 18:51:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:53:27 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
  • Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

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

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-19 11:53:14 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:57:15 GMT
    (Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
  • Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:10:00 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, photo, a restaurant worker sits on crates of beer outside a convenience store as he uses his smartphone in Beijing. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers ar...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, photo, a restaurant worker sits on crates of beer outside a convenience store as he uses his smartphone in Beijing. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers ar...
    Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.More >>
    Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.More >>
  • Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:10:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:02:24 GMT
    Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.More >>
    Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh.More >>
  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    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...

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    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.

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  • 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 14:30:47 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:02:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sample of license plates for sale at a souvenir stand are shown in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in the Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sample of license plates for sale at a souvenir stand are shown in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in the Financial District. The U.S. stock market opens at...
    U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.More >>
    U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.More >>
  • Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:59:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:10 GMT
    (AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...(AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister...More >>
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak.More >>
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 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.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • 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 19:21:08 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:51:57 GMT
    A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the...More >>
    A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:09 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:36:54 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.

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    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.

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  • Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:20:01 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:44:31 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 to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:48 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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  • 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 21:10:32 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:40:47 GMT
    Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone.More >>
    Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone.More >>
  • Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon

    Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:10:33 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:41:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Campbell's soups on display at a local supermarket in Orlando, Fla. The Campbell Soup Company reports earnings Friday, May 19, 2018.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Campbell's soups on display at a local supermarket in Orlando, Fla. The Campbell Soup Company reports earnings Friday, May 19, 2018.
    Campbell Soup CEO Denise M. Morrison retires amid struggling sales and strategic review.More >>
    Campbell Soup CEO Denise M. Morrison retires amid struggling sales and strategic review.More >>
  • Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:40:58 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:10:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2017, file photo, a man checks his phone in an alley in downtown Chicago. A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cel...
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
    Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse.More >>
  • Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:41:37 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:01:14 GMT
    The provision approved Thursday states that a product cannot be marketed as meat if it isn't derived from an animal with two or four feet. (Source: Pixabay)The provision approved Thursday states that a product cannot be marketed as meat if it isn't derived from an animal with two or four feet. (Source: Pixabay)

    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.

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    Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat.

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  • 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 07:49:27 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:53:33 GMT
    A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from...More >>
    A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway.More >>
  • Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

    Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:49:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:47:48 GMT
    Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one...More >>
    Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China.More >>
  • The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:28 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:51:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:49:56 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Visitors to the 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo look at robots and helicopter drone displayed in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Trump administration has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 bil...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Visitors to the 21st China Beijing International High-tech Expo look at robots and helicopter drone displayed in Beijing, China, Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Trump administration has threatened to impose tariffs on up to $150 bil...
    China drops anti-dumping investigation into imported US sorghum, says not in public interest.More >>
    China drops anti-dumping investigation into imported US sorghum, says not in public interest.More >>
  • New attractions in Orlando power jump in park attendance

    New attractions in Orlando power jump in park attendance

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:00:10 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:13 GMT
    The arms race to build new theme park attractions in Orlando is paying dividends.More >>
    The arms race to build new theme park attractions in Orlando is paying dividends.More >>
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal

    Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable energy deal

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:31:40 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:22:04 GMT
    Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.More >>
    Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer.More >>
  • From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:20:18 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
  • 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 21:50:29 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:35:12 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.More >>
    Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones.More >>
  • 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 13:30:49 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:51:24 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 17:11:36 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:30:53 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 08:00:11 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:32:02 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.More >>
    AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims are partly true but not quite right.More >>
  • Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:24 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:52:00 GMT
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >>
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >>
  • 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 15:49:34 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:46:27 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 15:10:16 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:52:02 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:51:37 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 12:30:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:21:03 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 07:00:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:21:01 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.More >>
    Asian stocks higher on backdrop of US-China talks.More >>
  • 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 13:51:20 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:20:16 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 19:50:23 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:11:17 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.More >>
    US births fell last year to 30-year low, a potential drag on the economy in coming years.More >>
  • 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 20:19:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:55 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.More >>
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
  • 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 22:00:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:53:27 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
  • 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 10:20:18 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:41:54 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • JC Penney outlook spooks Wall Street

    JC Penney outlook spooks Wall Street

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:09:37 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:41:27 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.More >>
    J.C. Penney is reporting a first-quarter loss along the lines of what analysts had expected, but also strong revenue.More >>
  • 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 00:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:56 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.More >>
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.More >>
  • 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 14:29:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:00:28 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.More >>
    Stock indexes edge mostly higher in morning trading, shaking off an early stumble.More >>
  • 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 17:50:01 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:43:22 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 15:09:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:14 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 04:00:17 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 20:39:51 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.More >>
    Nordstrom beats 1Q expectations.More >>
  • 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 20:09:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:42:44 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 16:08:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:04 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
  • 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 16:39:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:39 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.More >>
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.More >>
  • 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 11:29:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:10:58 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.More >>
    Walmart reports better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rising e-commerce sales.More >>
  • 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 15:29:38 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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.More >>
    Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high.More >>
  • 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 22:00:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:20:06 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 17:11:57 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.More >>
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >>
  • 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 08:49:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:56 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 18:59:44 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.More >>
    Wynn Resorts has completed the costly cleanup of the former chemical plant site where it's building a $2.5 billion Boston-area casino.More >>
  • 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 10:09:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:26:01 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.More >>
    Denmark says online room-rental platform Airbnb will start to automatically report its users' deals to taxation authorities, the first country to do so.More >>
  • 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 12:09:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:40:39 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 04:49:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:41:11 GMT
    China vows to fight for its own interests in trade talks with US.More >>
    China vows to fight for its own interests in trade talks with US.More >>
  • 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 20:24:17 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, Chinese men 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 ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). In this May 8, 2018, photo, Chinese men 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 ...
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.More >>
    Trump's surprise offer to help Chinese company ZTE draws fire but raises hopes in trade talks.More >>
  • 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 15:29:40 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:13:42 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 21:09:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:13:09 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 16:40:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:47 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 14:20:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:40:57 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.More >>
    Devices beyond the mobile wallet - accessories, appliances, vehicles - will offer checkout options as households become more connected.More >>
  • 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 01:48:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:50 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...More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 22:29:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:23:14 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.More >>
    FDA approves 1st nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms.More >>
  • 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 06:54:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:05:49 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?.More >>
    Destructive lava prompts worried Hawaii homeowners to ask: Am I covered for volcanos?.More >>
  • 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 13:39:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:23:12 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 16:00:02 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • 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 15:09:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:57 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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

    European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 09:19:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S....
    Asian stocks mostly lower as investors digest US, Japan data.More >>
    Asian stocks mostly lower as investors digest US, Japan data.More >>
  • Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:59:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:27:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
  • Ireland warns Brexit talks could collapse over border issue

    Ireland warns Brexit talks could collapse over border issue

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:39:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:20:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Virginia Mayo). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, right, meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, on the sidelines of an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday,...(AP Photo/ Virginia Mayo). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, right, meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, on the sidelines of an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, Thursday,...
    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is warning Britain to say how it plans to keep open his country's border with Northern Ireland or face the possible collapse of a Brexit deal.More >>
    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is warning Britain to say how it plans to keep open his country's border with Northern Ireland or face the possible collapse of a Brexit deal.More >>
  • New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools

    New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:39:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:50:06 GMT
    New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip.More >>
    New Zealand's government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip.More >>
  • Bosnia says it will stop illegal migration amid increase

    Bosnia says it will stop illegal migration amid increase

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 11:19:53 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:32:37 GMT
    Bosnia says it wants to stop illegal entry of migrants as the Balkan country struggles to cope with the influx of people trying to reach Western Europe.More >>
    Bosnia says it wants to stop illegal entry of migrants as the Balkan country struggles to cope with the influx of people trying to reach Western Europe.More >>
  • 6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

    6 US states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdoses

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:33:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:01:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File). FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nevada and five other states are filing new lawsuits alleging that a pharmaceutical company used deceptive m...(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File). FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nevada and five other states are filing new lawsuits alleging that a pharmaceutical company used deceptive m...
    Six U.S. states are accusing the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.More >>
    Six U.S. states are accusing the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.More >>
  • Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:18:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:54:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
  • Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
  • Macy's sees robust mobile, online sales as profits soar

    Macy's sees robust mobile, online sales as profits soar

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:58:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File). FILE- This May 2, 2017, file photo shows corporate signage at Macy's flagship store in Manhattan, in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, May 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File). FILE- This May 2, 2017, file photo shows corporate signage at Macy's flagship store in Manhattan, in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
    Macy's surpasses all profit and revenue expectations for the first quarter of the year.More >>
    Macy's surpasses all profit and revenue expectations for the first quarter of the year.More >>
  • Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless

    Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:55:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:12:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Seattle. The council on Monda...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Seattle. The council on Monda...

    Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.

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    Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.

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  • Judge wants to ensure 'Wolf of Wall Street' is paying back

    Judge wants to ensure 'Wolf of Wall Street' is paying back

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:29:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:00:26 GMT
    A federal judge in New York City says she wants to make sure real-life 'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort continues to pay back the nearly $100 million he owes in restitution.More >>
    A federal judge in New York City says she wants to make sure real-life 'Wolf of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort continues to pay back the nearly $100 million he owes in restitution.More >>
  • Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation

    Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:08:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 09:20:32 GMT
    The chairwoman of the internal committee of Wynn Resorts looking into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the casino operator's founder says more than 100 people have been interviewed in the...More >>
    The chairwoman of the internal committee of Wynn Resorts looking into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the casino operator's founder says more than 100 people have been interviewed in the investigation.More >>
  • Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data

    Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:29:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-05-17 08:50:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe enjoys some fresh air outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wedne...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe enjoys some fresh air outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wedne...
    U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading, and Macy's is leading a retail sector rally.More >>
    U.S. stock indexes are edging higher in early trading, and Macy's is leading a retail sector rally.More >>
  • Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

    Suit: Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:30:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-05-17 07:16:55 GMT

    A homeless Boston man who was wrongfully accused of trying to use counterfeit cash at Burger King and spent three months in jail is suing the fast food giant.

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    A homeless Boston man who was wrongfully accused of trying to use counterfeit cash at Burger King and spent three months in jail is suing the fast food giant.

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  • Poland ready to end extensive logging in pristine old forest

    Poland ready to end extensive logging in pristine old forest

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:46:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-17 05:03:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File). In a Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, people take part in a protest against large-scale government logging in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland. Poland’s environment authorities say that a decision has been taken to off...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File). In a Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, people take part in a protest against large-scale government logging in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland. Poland’s environment authorities say that a decision has been taken to off...
    Poland's environment authorities say that a decision has been taken to officially stop the extensive logging in one of Europe's oldest forests that has been declared illegal by a top European Union court.More >>
    Poland's environment authorities say that a decision has been taken to officially stop the extensive logging in one of Europe's oldest forests that has been declared illegal by a top European Union court.More >>
  • Brexit in space: EU, Britain fight over Galileo navigation

    Brexit in space: EU, Britain fight over Galileo navigation

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 12:14:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:03:03 GMT
    (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). From left, Liberal Democrat former deputy PM Nick Clegg, Tory ex-education secretary Nicky Morgan and Labour former foreign secretary David Miliband speaking at a cross-party intervention Brexit negotiation at Tilda Rice Mi...(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). From left, Liberal Democrat former deputy PM Nick Clegg, Tory ex-education secretary Nicky Morgan and Labour former foreign secretary David Miliband speaking at a cross-party intervention Brexit negotiation at Tilda Rice Mi...
    Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined with politicians from rival parties to call for Britain to retain the closest possible ties with the European Union after Brexit.More >>
    Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined with politicians from rival parties to call for Britain to retain the closest possible ties with the European Union after Brexit.More >>
  • Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

    Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:18:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:11:29 GMT
    (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File). In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, file courtroom sketch, defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, center, listens to proceedings from the defense table in New York. Defense lawyers say Atilla, a Turkish banker convicted of helpin...(Elizabeth Williams via AP, File). In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, file courtroom sketch, defendant Mehmet Hakan Atilla, center, listens to proceedings from the defense table in New York. Defense lawyers say Atilla, a Turkish banker convicted of helpin...
    Defense lawyers say a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions deserves leniency, but prosecutors want him locked up for at least 15 years.More >>
    Defense lawyers say a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions deserves leniency, but prosecutors want him locked up for at least 15 years.More >>
  • Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder

    Judge mulls CBS restraining order against major shareholder

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:29:09 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:10:36 GMT
    CBS and the company that controls it, National Amusements, are duking it out in court as CBS tries to gain its independence.More >>
    CBS and the company that controls it, National Amusements, are duking it out in court as CBS tries to gain its independence.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:59:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court

    Trump reversal of mining pollution rule challenged in court

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:59:53 GMT
    Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up mining pollution.More >>
    Environmental groups are challenging the Trump administration's rejection of an Obama-era rule that would have required companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up mining pollution.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:13:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:49:43 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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  • Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

    Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:36:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:34:06 GMT
    Police in southern Switzerland are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla that he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames.More >>
    Police in southern Switzerland are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla that he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames.More >>
  • Wedding of prince and actress brings outsized media interest

    Wedding of prince and actress brings outsized media interest

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:08:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:11:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrenc...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrenc...
    More than 5,000 members of the media have credentials to cover the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle on Saturday.More >>
    More than 5,000 members of the media have credentials to cover the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle on Saturday.More >>
  • Ford could restart truck assembly at 2 plants on May 18

    Ford could restart truck assembly at 2 plants on May 18

    Friday, May 11 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-05-11 22:31:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:55:50 GMT

    Ford could restart production of F-Series pickups as soon as May 18 at two factories that stopped making trucks due to a fire at a parts supplier plant.

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    Ford could restart production of F-Series pickups as soon as May 18 at two factories that stopped making trucks due to a fire at a parts supplier plant.

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  • Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

    Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:28:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:09:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York City. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti, said Monday, May 14, he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last we...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York City. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti, said Monday, May 14, he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last we...
    Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.More >>
    Novartis says its top lawyer is retiring over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Italy's populists brush off EU concerns about possible gov't

    Italy's populists brush off EU concerns about possible gov't

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:28:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:02:37 GMT
    (Riccardo Antimiani/ANSA via AP). Leader of the League party, Matteo Salvini, addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, at the Quirinale presidential palace, in Rome, Monday, May 14, 2018. Italy’s rival populist leader...(Riccardo Antimiani/ANSA via AP). Leader of the League party, Matteo Salvini, addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, at the Quirinale presidential palace, in Rome, Monday, May 14, 2018. Italy’s rival populist leader...
    Italy's two populist leaders are brushing off fears in Brussels and the markets over the outlines of their possible government, and are insisting they are close to a deal designed to help ordinary Italians.More >>
    Italy's two populist leaders are brushing off fears in Brussels and the markets over the outlines of their possible government, and are insisting they are close to a deal designed to help ordinary Italians.More >>
  • Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy

    Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:18:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:49:49 GMT
    Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy despite challenges after Fukushima disaster.More >>
    Japan draft plan sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy despite challenges after Fukushima disaster.More >>
  • Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods

    Amazon to give Prime members extra discounts at Whole Foods

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:18:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:00:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, a sign at a Whole Foods Market greets shoppers in Tampa, Fla. Amazon is bringing its Prime membership to Whole Foods, giving members special discounts and deals at the or...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File). FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, a sign at a Whole Foods Market greets shoppers in Tampa, Fla. Amazon is bringing its Prime membership to Whole Foods, giving members special discounts and deals at the or...
    Amazon says it will start rolling out special discounts at Whole Foods for its Prime members.More >>
    Amazon says it will start rolling out special discounts at Whole Foods for its Prime members.More >>
  • EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:48:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:19:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa,  European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and...More >>
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and security in this tumultuous region.".More >>
  • SpaceX's upgraded rocket soars with satellite for Bangladesh

    SpaceX's upgraded rocket soars with satellite for Bangladesh

    Friday, May 11 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-05-11 20:31:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:03:30 GMT
    SpaceX launches a satellite for Bangladesh using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights.More >>
    SpaceX launches a satellite for Bangladesh using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights.More >>
  • Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    Traffic opens on bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:19:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:59:44 GMT
    (AP Photo). A view of the new bridge across the Kerch Strait linking Russia's Taman Peninsula with Crimea, after regular traffic began, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The 19-kilometer (11.8-mile) bridge, which took two years to build and co...(AP Photo). A view of the new bridge across the Kerch Strait linking Russia's Taman Peninsula with Crimea, after regular traffic began, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The 19-kilometer (11.8-mile) bridge, which took two years to build and co...
    A long-anticipated bridge linking Russia's Taman Peninsula with Crimea has opened for regular traffic.More >>
    A long-anticipated bridge linking Russia's Taman Peninsula with Crimea has opened for regular traffic.More >>
  • US home building slides 3.7 percent in April

    US home building slides 3.7 percent in April

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:48:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:59:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Tuesday, May 15, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its May index of builder sentiment.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Tuesday, May 15, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its May index of builder sentiment.
    US home building slides 3.7 percent in April on drop in apartment construction.More >>
    US home building slides 3.7 percent in April on drop in apartment construction.More >>
  • Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

    Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:00:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on ...
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college sports.More >>
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college sports.More >>
  • US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April

    US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:19:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:19:35 GMT
    US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April on strong output of machinery, appliances.More >>
    US factory production rose a healthy 0.5 percent in April on strong output of machinery, appliances.More >>
  • LA Times suspends Beijing chief amid sexual misconduct probe

    LA Times suspends Beijing chief amid sexual misconduct probe

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 07:28:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:49:25 GMT
    The Los Angeles Times has suspended the head of its Beijing bureau after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time.More >>
    The Los Angeles Times has suspended the head of its Beijing bureau after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time.More >>
  • Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:52:09 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
  • Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

    Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 13:14:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:13:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop). In this Friday, May 11, 2018 photo a man charges his BMW electric vehicle at the rest stop Brohltal Ost at the A61 motorway in Niederzissen, Germany. Munich-based Ionity build a highway network of fast charging stations tha...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop). In this Friday, May 11, 2018 photo a man charges his BMW electric vehicle at the rest stop Brohltal Ost at the A61 motorway in Niederzissen, Germany. Munich-based Ionity build a highway network of fast charging stations tha...
    Some of Europe's biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience by building a highway network of fast charging stations.More >>
    Some of Europe's biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience by building a highway network of fast charging stations.More >>
  • Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor site as it tries to go upscale

    Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor site as it tries to go upscale

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:48:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:00:03 GMT
    Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor store on its online site, part of a broader move to appeal to higher-income shoppers.More >>
    Walmart unveils Lord & Taylor store on its online site, part of a broader move to appeal to higher-income shoppers.More >>
  • Global stocks subdued amid North Korea summit uncertainty

    Global stocks subdued amid North Korea summit uncertainty

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:48:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:49:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Share prices fell Wednesday in Asia after losses in technology and health care companies snapped...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Share prices fell Wednesday in Asia after losses in technology and health care companies snapped...
    World shares mixed with European markets higher; NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower.More >>
    World shares mixed with European markets higher; NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower.More >>
  • Japan's economy contracts in Jan-March, as spending lags

    Japan's economy contracts in Jan-March, as spending lags

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:48:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:29:36 GMT
    Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in the quarter through March, as private investment and public spending declined, according to preliminary government estimates.More >>
    Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in the quarter through March, as private investment and public spending declined, according to preliminary government estimates.More >>
  • UK central banker apologizes for 'menopausal' remark

    UK central banker apologizes for 'menopausal' remark

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:48:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:00:19 GMT
    (Victoria Jones/PA via AP, file). This Feb. 8, 2018 file photo shows Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent in London. One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "m...(Victoria Jones/PA via AP, file). This Feb. 8, 2018 file photo shows Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent in London. One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "m...
    One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment.More >>
    One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment.More >>
  • AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

    AP sources: Tepper to buy Panthers for record $2.2 billion

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:06:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:32:30 GMT
    People familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Carolina Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson for a record $2.2 billion.More >>
    People familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Carolina Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson for a record $2.2 billion.More >>
  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:38:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:18:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
  • US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign

    US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:44:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:29:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Jesus Reyes pushes a television down an aisle as he shops at a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store in Overland Park, Kan. On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the Commerce Department rel...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Jesus Reyes pushes a television down an aisle as he shops at a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store in Overland Park, Kan. On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the Commerce Department rel...
    US retail sales rose a solid 0.3 pct. in April, a sign confident consumers are spending more.More >>
    US retail sales rose a solid 0.3 pct. in April, a sign confident consumers are spending more.More >>
  • NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower

    NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:26:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:39 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:39:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, specialist Anthony Rinaldi is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, specialist Anthony Rinaldi is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
    U.S. stocks are moving broadly lower in early trading, led by declines in technology, health care and consumer-focused companies.More >>
    U.S. stocks are moving broadly lower in early trading, led by declines in technology, health care and consumer-focused companies.More >>
  • China, Airbus investigating blown-out windshield on plane

    China, Airbus investigating blown-out windshield on plane

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:59:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 08:28:36 GMT
    China, Airbus investigating why a windshield detached during a flight.More >>
    China, Airbus investigating why a windshield detached during a flight.More >>
  • Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

    Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct on service

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-05-15 10:34:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:59:10 GMT
    The shift announced by Uber Tuesday will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment in courts and mediation, rather than being locked into arbitration. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)The shift announced by Uber Tuesday will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment in courts and mediation, rather than being locked into arbitration. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)

    Uber's ride-hailing service changes US rules governing riders, drivers seeking to pursue claims of sexual misconduct.

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    Uber's ride-hailing service changes US rules governing riders, drivers seeking to pursue claims of sexual misconduct.

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  • With big season endings, 'NCIS' and 'Bang' soar in ratings

    With big season endings, 'NCIS' and 'Bang' soar in ratings

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:28:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:59:32 GMT
    CBS gets big ratings for their two most popular shows, 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS,' with major plot points on their season finales.More >>
    CBS gets big ratings for their two most popular shows, 'The Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS,' with major plot points on their season finales.More >>
  • US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:45:16 GMT
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
  • US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

    US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on coal shipments

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:47:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:00:43 GMT
    A federal judge in California has struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port.More >>
    A federal judge in California has struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port.More >>
  • Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:59:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
  • Wynn Resorts female directors address policies after scandal

    Wynn Resorts female directors address policies after scandal

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:04:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:20:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). From left, Betsy Atkins, entrepreneur, Pat Mulroy, senior fellow for the Brookings Institute, Kim Sinatra, Dee Dee Myers, executive vice president at Warner Bros., and Wendy Webb, CEO of Kestrel Advisors, participate during a wo...(AP Photo/John Locher). From left, Betsy Atkins, entrepreneur, Pat Mulroy, senior fellow for the Brookings Institute, Kim Sinatra, Dee Dee Myers, executive vice president at Warner Bros., and Wendy Webb, CEO of Kestrel Advisors, participate during a wo...
    The four female directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts said at a forum Monday they are committed to helping the company move onto a new chapter following the sexual misconduct scandal that engulfed its founder...More >>
    The four female directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts said at a forum Monday they are committed to helping the company move onto a new chapter following the sexual misconduct scandal that engulfed its founder earlier this year.More >>
  • Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:14:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:13:48 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. (Source: CNN)The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. (Source: CNN)

    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

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    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

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  • Trump pick for vice chair pledges support for key Fed goals

    Trump pick for vice chair pledges support for key Fed goals

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:37:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:18 GMT
    Trump Fed nominee pledges support for the Fed's twin goals of stable prices and maximum employment.More >>
    Trump Fed nominee pledges support for the Fed's twin goals of stable prices and maximum employment.More >>
  • Audit: EPA could do more to catch VW-type emissions fraud

    Audit: EPA could do more to catch VW-type emissions fraud

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:56:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:04 GMT
    Auditors say federal regulators have stepped up the kind of testing that could have caught years of emissions-rigging by Volkswagen.More >>
    Auditors say federal regulators have stepped up the kind of testing that could have caught years of emissions-rigging by Volkswagen.More >>
  • North Carolina beer distribution law: Brewers' suit bubbling

    North Carolina beer distribution law: Brewers' suit bubbling

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:11:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:21:21 GMT
    Lawsuit bubbles up against North Carolina law requiring beer brewers to hand over substantial control of their product to outside distributors.More >>
    Lawsuit bubbles up against North Carolina law requiring beer brewers to hand over substantial control of their product to outside distributors.More >>
  • Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment

    Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:50:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:41:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, Thursday, May 10, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, Thursday, May 10, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Environmental groups and Montana landowners are suing to cancel the U.S. government's sale of 287 oil and gas leases on federal land in the state.More >>
    Environmental groups and Montana landowners are suing to cancel the U.S. government's sale of 287 oil and gas leases on federal land in the state.More >>
  • Kellogg latest US brand to ditch crisis-wracked Venezuela

    Kellogg latest US brand to ditch crisis-wracked Venezuela

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:26:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:01:30 GMT
    The Kellogg Company says it's closing operations in Venezuela at a time of widespread hunger in the crisis-wracked South American nation.More >>
    The Kellogg Company says it's closing operations in Venezuela at a time of widespread hunger in the crisis-wracked South American nation.More >>
  • Texas city of Arlington says it's out of bid for Amazon HQ2

    Texas city of Arlington says it's out of bid for Amazon HQ2

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:19:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:51:10 GMT
    The Texas city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters.More >>
    The Texas city of Arlington says it's "no longer moving forward" in the competition to become Amazon's second headquarters.More >>
  • Clarification: Tesla Crash-Utah story

    Clarification: Tesla Crash-Utah story

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:44:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:50:42 GMT
    (South Jordan Police Department via AP). In this Friday, May 11, 2018, photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South ...(South Jordan Police Department via AP). In this Friday, May 11, 2018, photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South ...
    The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire department vehicle this weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with...More >>
    The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire department vehicle this weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features.More >>
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  • Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:42:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:46:04 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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    Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.

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  • Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:45:59 GMT
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.More >>
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.More >>
  • Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:41:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:45:58 GMT
    (Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...(Gaston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This Sunday, May 20, 2018, booking photo provided by the Gaston County Sheriff's Office shows Roger Self. Police say that Self intentionally rammed a vehicle into a restaurant shortly after midday Sunday, May 20...
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
    Authorities say man intentionally rammed vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy with weekend lunch crowd, killing his daughter, another person and injuring several others.More >>
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