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  • China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:34 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:13:16 GMT
    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.
    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.
  • Deadline looms for casinos' sports bet plans before football

    Deadline looms for casinos' sports bet plans before football

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:13:10 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:13:11 GMT
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.
  • 'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:47:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:08:53 GMT
    (Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."(Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.
  • 5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

    5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:23:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:07:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Corey Williams). In this July 11, 2018 photo, James Murphy, left, and Bryan Knoche work the counter at Fred's Key Shop in Midtown Detroit. Five years after Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Knoche says the sm...(AP Photo/Corey Williams). In this July 11, 2018 photo, James Murphy, left, and Bryan Knoche work the counter at Fred's Key Shop in Midtown Detroit. Five years after Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Knoche says the sm...
    Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month.
    Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month.
  • Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:19 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:07:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will ...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will ...
    Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods.
    Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods.
  • AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

    AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:55:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:07:17 GMT
    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.
    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.
  • Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants

    Jared Kushner's family firm accused of pushing out tenants

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:14 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:03:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
    Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
  • Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

    Former UK Cabinet secretary seeks new Brexit referendum

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:37:16 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:00:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister.
    A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister.
  • Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

    Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:06:55 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:35 GMT
    An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing...
    An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing market.
  • EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:35:11 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:35 GMT
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.
  • US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

    US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:35:12 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.
  • Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:25:22 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:07 GMT
    Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months.
    Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months.
  • US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

    US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:37:27 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this July 3, 2018, photo, a shopper carries bags in San Francisco. On Monday, July 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this July 3, 2018, photo, a shopper carries bags in San Francisco. On Monday, July 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June.
    US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic consumers spend more.
    US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic consumers spend more.
  • Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent due to tax law

    Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent due to tax law

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:51:47 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:59:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent, helped by lower tax bill and higher interest rates.
    Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent, helped by lower tax bill and higher interest rates.
  • US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:07:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:55:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
  • Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:31:20 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:37:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
  • Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:56:51 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable...
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market.
  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:45:27 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:33 GMT
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
  • Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:14:29 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:32 GMT
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2...
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.
  • Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:26:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:14 GMT
    (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...(Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:14:20 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:52:05 GMT
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.
  • Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:44:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:51:44 GMT
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.
  • China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

    China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:09:57 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:38:14 GMT
    China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington.
    China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington.
  • May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

    May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-07-15 09:37:28 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:24:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc.
  • Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high

    Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:25:25 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:22:10 GMT
    Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it foresees considerably higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter _ results that it says underline the company's "resilience.".
    Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it foresees considerably higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter _ results that it says underline the company's "resilience.".
  • China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

    China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:10:19 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:17:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.
  • Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

    Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:22:57 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:10:51 GMT
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.
  • Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

    Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:35:32 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:31:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.
  • Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:03:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:13:57 GMT
    Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger.
    Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger.
  • DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute

    DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:14:59 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:36:07 GMT
    Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.
    Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.
  • Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

    Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:22:50 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:16:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...
    Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers.
    Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers.
  • German authorities question Opel over diesel vehicles

    German authorities question Opel over diesel vehicles

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:19:58 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:15:35 GMT
    German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors.
    German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors.
  • Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

    Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:47:48 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:10:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). A board shows the World Cup soccer tournament odds as people look at information at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack started taking sports betting on Saturday, b...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). A board shows the World Cup soccer tournament odds as people look at information at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack started taking sports betting on Saturday, b...
    New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.
    New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.
  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:39:01 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:10:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and ...
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.
  • Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing

    Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:18:56 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:28:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...
    APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur.
    APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur.
  • JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

    JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:22:28 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 11, 2016, file photo shows a Chase bank branch in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 11, 2016, file photo shows a Chase bank branch in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's...
    JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law.
  • Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall as impact of scandals linger

    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall as impact of scandals linger

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:26:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:18:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, the logo for Wells Fargo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wells Fargo reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, the logo for Wells Fargo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wells Fargo reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises.
    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises.
  • Citigroup 2Q earnings rise 16 pct; revenue growth is tepid

    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise 16 pct; revenue growth is tepid

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:46:38 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, a Citibank sign is shown outside one of the bank's branch offices in New York. Citigroup reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, a Citibank sign is shown outside one of the bank's branch offices in New York. Citigroup reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise as revenue increases.
    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise as revenue increases.
  • Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

    Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:10:07 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:53:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...
    A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian...
    A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian manufacturing giant.
  • New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

    New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:40:39 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:53:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak holds up a ticket after he casted the very first bet at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack is the fourth sports betting outl...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak holds up a ticket after he casted the very first bet at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack is the fourth sports betting outl...
    A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.
    A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.
  • Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing

    Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:39:56 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:57:09 GMT
    Dozens of Ryanair passengers have been discharged from hospital after being treated for nausea following an unscheduled landing in Germany.
    Dozens of Ryanair passengers have been discharged from hospital after being treated for nausea following an unscheduled landing in Germany.
  • Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:40:55 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:31:52 GMT
    In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
  • The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

    The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:10:03 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:41:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is making his first trip to Britain as president a...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is making his first trip to Britain as president a...
    Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend.
    Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend.
  • As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

    As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:21:59 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:27:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 file photo a general view at top right of temporary stands in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. They were meant to show Russia was serious about saving money, bu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 file photo a general view at top right of temporary stands in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. They were meant to show Russia was serious about saving money, bu...
    Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas.
    Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas.
  • French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

    French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:39 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:39:51 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:55:36 GMT
    (Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP). rance's President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech after signing the armed forces annual law budget, at the Hotel de Brienne, in Paris, France, Friday, July 13, 2018. .(Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP). rance's President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech after signing the armed forces annual law budget, at the Hotel de Brienne, in Paris, France, Friday, July 13, 2018. .
    France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations.
    France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations.
  • Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:50:55 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:10:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.
  • The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

    The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:51:25 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:32:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    President Donald Trump has departed Windsor Castle after tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
    President Donald Trump has departed Windsor Castle after tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
  • UK politicians reel as Trump unleashes criticism then charm

    UK politicians reel as Trump unleashes criticism then charm

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 09:52:36 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump hovers next to the statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as it is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, Engl...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump hovers next to the statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as it is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, Engl...
    The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and...
    The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and boosted May's opponents over Brexit.
  • Pompeo visits Mexico, is urged to reunite migrant families

    Pompeo visits Mexico, is urged to reunite migrant families

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:42:08 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:17:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Pompeo finishes a trip to North Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi, and Brussels.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Pompeo finishes a trip to North Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi, and Brussels.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations.
  • Industrial park blast kills 19, hurts 12 in southwest China

    Industrial park blast kills 19, hurts 12 in southwest China

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:47:05 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:05:24 GMT
    China's official Xinhua News Agency says a blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others.
    China's official Xinhua News Agency says a blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others.
  • Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

    Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:34:24 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:45:32 GMT
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer.
  • AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

    AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:24:46 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:43:32 GMT
    U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.
    U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.
  • US agency urges automakers to speed up Takata recalls

    US agency urges automakers to speed up Takata recalls

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:14:17 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:39:48 GMT
    The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
    The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
  • Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

    Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:36:17 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:16:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, police officers escort Alexander Vinnik, center, as they leave a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. A Greek court has ruled Friday, July 13, 2018...(AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, police officers escort Alexander Vinnik, center, as they leave a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. A Greek court has ruled Friday, July 13, 2018...
    A Greek court has agreed to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia.
    A Greek court has agreed to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia.
  • Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:20:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:12:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This  April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.
  • Wife of late UAW official sentenced in corruption probe

    Wife of late UAW official sentenced in corruption probe

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:39:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:15:05 GMT
    The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers.
    The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers.
  • Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion

    Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-07-11 23:41:59 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:05:54 GMT
    Chipmaker Broadcom says it is buying IT management software company CA Technologies for $18.9 billion in cash.
    Chipmaker Broadcom says it is buying IT management software company CA Technologies for $18.9 billion in cash.
  • Despite some wobbles, stocks end the week with more gains

    Despite some wobbles, stocks end the week with more gains

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:18:49 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:54:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.
    Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.
  • Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

    Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:02:39 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:44:50 GMT
    (HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The show holds the series record for most awards in a year, a dozen, which it set in 2015 and matched the following year, and with a total of 38 Emmys stands as the most-hon...(HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The show holds the series record for most awards in a year, a dozen, which it set in 2015 and matched the following year, and with a total of 38 Emmys stands as the most-hon...
    Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling, but the Emmys honor popular shows like 'Game of Thrones.'.
    Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling, but the Emmys honor popular shows like 'Game of Thrones.'.
  • Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:15:56 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:51:12 GMT
    (Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...(Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...
    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.
    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.
  • Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

    Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:52:41 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:28:45 GMT
    A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn't violate the company's anti-harassment policy.
    A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn't violate the company's anti-harassment policy.
  • Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

    Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-07-11 08:15:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:50:07 GMT
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service.
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service.
  • Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

    Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:14 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:12:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vendors browse their smartphones at the Jingshen seafood market in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. China's government vowed on Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vendors browse their smartphones at the Jingshen seafood market in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. China's government vowed on Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands ...
    Chinese seafood merchants say they have already begun buying lobster and fish from other countries as tariffs make American seafood too expensive.
    Chinese seafood merchants say they have already begun buying lobster and fish from other countries as tariffs make American seafood too expensive.
  • Correction: US-China Tariffs story

    Correction: US-China Tariffs story

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:47:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:12:51 GMT
    Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union says steep auto tariffs could cost U.S. jobs.
    Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union says steep auto tariffs could cost U.S. jobs.
  • The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

    The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:17:22 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:07:24 GMT
    (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP). A helicopter leaves the grounds of the US ambassador residence in Regent's Park, London, while demonstrators protest against the visit of US President Donald Trump Thursday July 12, 2018.(Gareth Fuller/PA via AP). A helicopter leaves the grounds of the US ambassador residence in Regent's Park, London, while demonstrators protest against the visit of US President Donald Trump Thursday July 12, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is continuing to court controversy during his trip to Europe.
    President Donald Trump is continuing to court controversy during his trip to Europe.
  • Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

    Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:35:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:45:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...
    Papa John's founder resigns as chairman of the board hours after he apologized for using racial slur.
    Papa John's founder resigns as chairman of the board hours after he apologized for using racial slur.
  • Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:24:05 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:58:09 GMT
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".
  • Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:24:53 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:50:40 GMT
    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.
    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.
  • Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:33:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:49:53 GMT
    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth.
    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth.
  • US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

    US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:34:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:43:24 GMT
    Chart shows the top oil producing countries in March 2018 as the U.S. is on pace to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the leading oil producing country; 2c x 3 3/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 95 mm;Chart shows the top oil producing countries in March 2018 as the U.S. is on pace to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the leading oil producing country; 2c x 3 3/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 95 mm;
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
  • Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry's over eco-friendly claims

    Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry's over eco-friendly claims

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:08:45 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:37:29 GMT
    A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's alleging the company misleads consumers about its environmental practices.
    A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's alleging the company misleads consumers about its environmental practices.
  • Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

    Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:00:34 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:37:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Steven Aiello arrives to federal court in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A federal jury in New York has convicted key players including Aiello of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment prog...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Steven Aiello arrives to federal court in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A federal jury in New York has convicted key players including Aiello of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment prog...
    A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.
    A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.
  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:09:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:34:16 GMT
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.
  • Erdogan renews promise for strong Turkish economy by 2023

    Erdogan renews promise for strong Turkish economy by 2023

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:58:47 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:09:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to his special adviser Ibrahim Kalin prior to a working session of a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to his special adviser Ibrahim Kalin prior to a working session of a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, July 12, 2018.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened his Cabinet's first meeting since taking office in a new term with sweeping powers, renewing a promise to make Turkey one of the world's top economies.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened his Cabinet's first meeting since taking office in a new term with sweeping powers, renewing a promise to make Turkey one of the world's top economies.
  • Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

    Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

    Friday, July 13 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:27:30 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:51:25 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, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters ove...(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, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters ove...
    Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar.
    Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar.
  • China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

    China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:27:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:47:05 GMT
    China's trade grows by double digits in June despite tensions with Washington.
    China's trade grows by double digits in June despite tensions with Washington.
  • Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

    Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:34:00 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:22:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, a Delta Air Lines Connection regional jet operated by GoJet Airlines takes off from Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta Air Lines reports earns on Thursday, July 12.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, a Delta Air Lines Connection regional jet operated by GoJet Airlines takes off from Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta Air Lines reports earns on Thursday, July 12.
    Delta puts up impressive second-quarter numbers, but soaring fuel costs are starting to take a toll.
    Delta puts up impressive second-quarter numbers, but soaring fuel costs are starting to take a toll.
  • Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:38:07 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:57:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.
  • Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:07:44 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:17:13 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.
  • NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

    NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:53 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:53:59 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference before departing the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference before departing the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, July 12, 2018.
    A raucous and divisive NATO summit concluded Thursday with all 29 NATO member states agreeing that there still is a common commitment to the military alliance after U.S. President Donald Trump said everyone had...
    A raucous and divisive NATO summit concluded Thursday with all 29 NATO member states agreeing that there still is a common commitment to the military alliance after U.S. President Donald Trump said everyone had committed to push up defense budgets.
  • Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:53:46 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.
  • China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

    China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:16:53 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:02:54 GMT
    China's customs agency says the country's trade with North Korea in June fell by more than half compared with a year earlier amid U.N. sanctions imposed to stop its nuclear and missile programs.
    China's customs agency says the country's trade with North Korea in June fell by more than half compared with a year earlier amid U.N. sanctions imposed to stop its nuclear and missile programs.
  • Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weak yen

    Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weak yen

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:31:05 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:52:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a sign for a Wall Street subway station is shown in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 12.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a sign for a Wall Street subway station is shown in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 12.
    US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover a piece of the steep losses they took the day before.
    US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover a piece of the steep losses they took the day before.
  • Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

    Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:37:58 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
    President barrels into NATO summit, questioning the value of the military alliance, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending.
    President barrels into NATO summit, questioning the value of the military alliance, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending.
  • The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

    The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:44:31 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:05:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/pool). U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat as he attends the multilateral meeting of the North Atlantic Council, Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
    President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels.
    President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels.
  • US official links economic protests in Iran to sanctions

    US official links economic protests in Iran to sanctions

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:28:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:52:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). Sigal P. Mandelker, the undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the U.S. Treasury, listens to questions at a press briefing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A top U.S. official focu...(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). Sigal P. Mandelker, the undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the U.S. Treasury, listens to questions at a press briefing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A top U.S. official focu...
    Top US official focused on sanctions against Iran links American financial pressure on Tehran with protests there.
    Top US official focused on sanctions against Iran links American financial pressure on Tehran with protests there.
  • 7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

    7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:19:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:01:57 GMT
    Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches _ limiting wages and job opportunities _ under the threat of legal action from the state.
    Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches _ limiting wages and job opportunities _ under the threat of legal action from the state.
  • Trump says May's Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal

    Trump says May's Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:14:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:33:24 GMT
    (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...
    The British government has released proposals for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit _ plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and face likely resistance from...
    The British government has released proposals for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit _ plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and face likely resistance from the European Union.
  • Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

    Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:03:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:10:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Electric car producer Tesla says it will build its first...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Electric car producer Tesla says it will build its first...
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.
  • US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:19:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. On Thursday, July 12, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. On Thursday, July 12, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.
    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments.
    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments.
  • Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast

    Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:46:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:24:57 GMT
    (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). A large swath of downtown Sun Prairie remains closed Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018 in the wake of a gas leak explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a downtown Sun Prairie bar, caused a massive fire at a p...(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). A large swath of downtown Sun Prairie remains closed Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018 in the wake of a gas leak explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a downtown Sun Prairie bar, caused a massive fire at a p...
    Communications company: Subcontractor working "on site" before explosion that killed Wisconsin firefighter, unclear if subcontractor responsible for breaking gas main ahead of blast.
    Communications company: Subcontractor working "on site" before explosion that killed Wisconsin firefighter, unclear if subcontractor responsible for breaking gas main ahead of blast.
  • Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

    Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:49:56 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:15:04 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Eight-year-old Skylar Baughey, of Clearwater, Fla., hugs her troll moments after completing its construction at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Westfield Countryside Mall Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Clearwater...(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Eight-year-old Skylar Baughey, of Clearwater, Fla., hugs her troll moments after completing its construction at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Westfield Countryside Mall Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Clearwater...
    Build-a-Bear halts "Pay Your Age" deal, citing overwhelming crowds and safety concerns.
    Build-a-Bear halts "Pay Your Age" deal, citing overwhelming crowds and safety concerns.
  • The Latest: Trump says Johnson would be 'excellent' PM

    The Latest: Trump says Johnson would be 'excellent' PM

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:31:55 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:12:43 GMT
    (Downing Street via AP). This is a handout photo provided by Downing Street showing a Cabinet meeting, in London, Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  British Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet as she tries to restore government unity after the re...(Downing Street via AP). This is a handout photo provided by Downing Street showing a Cabinet meeting, in London, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet as she tries to restore government unity after the re...
    President Donald Trump has accused British Prime Minister Theresa May of ruining what her country stands to gain from Brexit and says her "soft" blueprint would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the...
    President Donald Trump has accused British Prime Minister Theresa May of ruining what her country stands to gain from Brexit and says her "soft" blueprint would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the United States.
  • Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

    Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:55:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:50:52 GMT
    Two federal agencies are at odds over a lawsuit that claims the nation's largest student loan servicer caused some students to pay back too much on their loans.
    Two federal agencies are at odds over a lawsuit that claims the nation's largest student loan servicer caused some students to pay back too much on their loans.
  • Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

    Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:35:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:39:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Steven Aiello arrives to federal court in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A federal jury in New York has convicted key players including Aiello of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment prog...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Steven Aiello arrives to federal court in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A federal jury in New York has convicted key players including Aiello of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment prog...
    A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.
    A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.
  • News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:14:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:22:06 GMT
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.
  • Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

    Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:35:55 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:09:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno). In this Wednesday, July11, 2018 photo, Kirby Bridges, left, and Megan Garlington pose with the Bird scooters they were taking for an afternoon ride in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is suing California-based Bird to stop the company from ...(AP Photo/Ivan Moreno). In this Wednesday, July11, 2018 photo, Kirby Bridges, left, and Megan Garlington pose with the Bird scooters they were taking for an afternoon ride in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is suing California-based Bird to stop the company from ...
    Cities across the U.S. are grappling with how to deal with dockless electric scooters that have begun appearing along sidewalks overnight without any regulations.
    Cities across the U.S. are grappling with how to deal with dockless electric scooters that have begun appearing along sidewalks overnight without any regulations.
  • US watchdog criticizes FAA oversight of American Airlines

    US watchdog criticizes FAA oversight of American Airlines

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:28:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:59:18 GMT
    Government investigator says an FAA inspector was too cozy with American Airlines and didn't act on safety concerns.
    Government investigator says an FAA inspector was too cozy with American Airlines and didn't act on safety concerns.
  • How Apple's app store changed our world

    How Apple's app store changed our world

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:15:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:36:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...
    How Apple's app store changed our world.
    How Apple's app store changed our world.
  • Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

    Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:28:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:44:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a working session during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a working session during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West.
    The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West.
  • Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:46:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this June 8, 2018, photo a for sale sign stands in front of a house, in Jenkintown, Pa. On Thursday, July 12, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this June 8, 2018, photo a for sale sign stands in front of a house, in Jenkintown, Pa. On Thursday, July 12, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from...
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.
  • Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:07:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:12:09 GMT
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.
  • UK clears 21st Century Fox to buy satellite broadcaster Sky

    UK clears 21st Century Fox to buy satellite broadcaster Sky

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:54:56 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:47:18 GMT
    Britain's culture secretary has cleared the way for 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky following pledges that it will safeguard the independence of Sky News.
    Britain's culture secretary has cleared the way for 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky following pledges that it will safeguard the independence of Sky News.
  • Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

    Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:30:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:42:54 GMT
    Thousands of workers and retirees are rallying in Ohio's capital in a push to solve the nation's burgeoning pension crisis.
    Thousands of workers and retirees are rallying in Ohio's capital in a push to solve the nation's burgeoning pension crisis.
  • South Korea's central bank cuts outlook on trade battle

    South Korea's central bank cuts outlook on trade battle

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:43:07 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:26:04 GMT
    South Korea's central bank has cut its forecast on the South Korean economy, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.-China trade battle.
    South Korea's central bank has cut its forecast on the South Korean economy, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.-China trade battle.
  • White House taps economic aide for legislative post

    White House taps economic aide for legislative post

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:22:17 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:26:02 GMT
    The White House announces that economic aide Shahira Knight will become President Donald Trump's new director of legislative affairs.
    The White House announces that economic aide Shahira Knight will become President Donald Trump's new director of legislative affairs.
  • Trump says there 'might be an escalation' between US, Iran

    Trump says there 'might be an escalation' between US, Iran

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:15:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:06:17 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pressing European nations to get tough on Iran by cutting off all funding the country may use to foment instability in the Middle East and beyond.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pressing European nations to get tough on Iran by cutting off all funding the country may use to foment instability in the Middle East and beyond.
  • Papa John's says founder resigned as chairman of the board.

    Papa John's says founder resigned as chairman of the board.

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:24:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:04:55 GMT
    Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using racial slur.
    Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using racial slur.
  • UK jury convicts 2 former bankers of bending interest rate

    UK jury convicts 2 former bankers of bending interest rate

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:29:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:29:34 GMT
    A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged.
    A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged.
  • There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:33:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:40:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo, shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. As Amazon gears up for its Prime Day promotion, other big-name retailers like Macy’s and eBay are launching deals and sales of their own. B...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo, shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. As Amazon gears up for its Prime Day promotion, other big-name retailers like Macy’s and eBay are launching deals and sales of their own. B...
    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day.
    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day.
  • US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:39:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:34:21 GMT
    (Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Bob Harris carefully selects which tomatoes to buy at Paducah, Kentucky's Downtown Farmers' Market. On Thursday, July 12, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer...(Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Bob Harris carefully selects which tomatoes to buy at Paducah, Kentucky's Downtown Farmers' Market. On Thursday, July 12, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer...
    US consumer prices rise in June from year ago at fastest pace in 6 years.
    US consumer prices rise in June from year ago at fastest pace in 6 years.
  • Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

    Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:13:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:29:31 GMT
    (Wallace Woon/Pool Photo via AP). South Korea President Moon Jae-in, left, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a press conference at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to Sin...(Wallace Woon/Pool Photo via AP). South Korea President Moon Jae-in, left, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a press conference at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to Sin...
    South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region.
    South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region.
  • Speaker Ryan makes election year pitch for GOP tax law

    Speaker Ryan makes election year pitch for GOP tax law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:30:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:26:32 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is crediting the GOP's tax plan with improving the U.S. economy, an argument that's central to the Republican pitch to voters ahead of the midterm election.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is crediting the GOP's tax plan with improving the U.S. economy, an argument that's central to the Republican pitch to voters ahead of the midterm election.
  • Trade war fears a clear concern of European bank officials

    Trade war fears a clear concern of European bank officials

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:08:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:40:28 GMT
    The European Union has downgraded its growth forecasts for the 28-country bloc amid fears of a global trade war.
    The European Union has downgraded its growth forecasts for the 28-country bloc amid fears of a global trade war.
  • Chicago mayor meets Chinese VP amid trade dispute

    Chicago mayor meets Chinese VP amid trade dispute

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:48:09 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:30:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expres...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expres...
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute...
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute with Washington.
  • Trump administration slashes 'Obamacare' sign-up assistance

    Trump administration slashes 'Obamacare' sign-up assistance

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:27:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:16:41 GMT
    Trump administration announces steep cuts to 'Obamcare' sign-up helpers called 'navigators'.
    Trump administration announces steep cuts to 'Obamcare' sign-up helpers called 'navigators'.
  • Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

    Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:58:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:05:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Harvey Weinstein is escorted in handcuffs to a courtroom in New York, Monday, July 9, 2018. Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court for arraignment on charges alleging he committe...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Harvey Weinstein is escorted in handcuffs to a courtroom in New York, Monday, July 9, 2018. Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court for arraignment on charges alleging he committe...
    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
  • Samsung Biologics to face criminal probe on accounting fraud

    Samsung Biologics to face criminal probe on accounting fraud

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:58:42 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:57:15 GMT
    A South Korean regulator says Samsung Biologics has intentionally breached accounting rules.
    A South Korean regulator says Samsung Biologics has intentionally breached accounting rules.
  • Global stocks rebound but trade war fears remain

    Global stocks rebound but trade war fears remain

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:48:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:36:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, photo, people stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rose Thursday, July 12, 2018, following Wall Street’s decline amid U.S.-Chinese tra...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Wednesday, July 11, 2018, photo, people stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets rose Thursday, July 12, 2018, following Wall Street’s decline amid U.S.-Chinese tra...
    Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.
    Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.
  • Putin extends ban on Western food imports

    Putin extends ban on Western food imports

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:26:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:29:37 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended a ban on Western food imports for another 18 months after the European Union's decision to prolong its anti-Russian sanctions.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended a ban on Western food imports for another 18 months after the European Union's decision to prolong its anti-Russian sanctions.
  • Uber to give Czech authorities details for tax purposes

    Uber to give Czech authorities details for tax purposes

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-07-12 09:38:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the busine...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the busine...
    Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the business of their drivers.
    Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the business of their drivers.
  • Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

    Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:55:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:40:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (yehnz STOHL'-tehn-burg) at the start of a summit of the military alliance.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (yehnz STOHL'-tehn-burg) at the start of a summit of the military alliance.
  • Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

    Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:28:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:29:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Workers inside this boat apply finishing details at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Some U.S. manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs of up to 25 percent that the Trump administration h...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Workers inside this boat apply finishing details at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Some U.S. manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs of up to 25 percent that the Trump administration h...
    Lawmakers have acted on their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs, with senators passing a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in...
    Lawmakers have acted on their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs, with senators passing a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security.
  • YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

    YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:09:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:40:53 GMT
    Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to make news better on its platform, including supporting news organizations and cracking down on misinformation.
    Google's YouTube says it is taking several steps to make news better on its platform, including supporting news organizations and cracking down on misinformation.
  • US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

    US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:38:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:29:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, oil derricks are busy pumping as the moon rises near the La Paloma Generating Station in McKittrick, Calif. The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia as the wo...(AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, oil derricks are busy pumping as the moon rises near the La Paloma Generating Station in McKittrick, Calif. The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia as the wo...
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
  • Bigger is better? NATO opens up to Macedonia as rifts linger

    Bigger is better? NATO opens up to Macedonia as rifts linger

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-07-11 09:20:26 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:29:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, speaks to a Latvian soldier as he inspects the troops as he visits Adazi Military Base in Kadaga, Latvia, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Canadian prime minister says he hopes the upco...(AP Photo/Roman Koksarov). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, speaks to a Latvian soldier as he inspects the troops as he visits Adazi Military Base in Kadaga, Latvia, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Canadian prime minister says he hopes the upco...
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq for the first year and stands ready to provide 250 troops plus helicopters for the effort.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq for the first year and stands ready to provide 250 troops plus helicopters for the effort.
  • The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions

    The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:27:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-07-12 08:20:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu for a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he arrives with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu for a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. NATO leaders...
    The Turkish foreign minister has defended his country's purchase of a Russian-made air defense system, the first of its kind by a NATO member.
    The Turkish foreign minister has defended his country's purchase of a Russian-made air defense system, the first of its kind by a NATO member.
  • New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach

    New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:35:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:28:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks to EPA staff, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at EPA Headquarters in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks to EPA staff, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at EPA Headquarters in Washington.
    The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is meeting with staffers to set the way forward for the troubled agency.
    The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is meeting with staffers to set the way forward for the troubled agency.
  • BMW says no change in South Carolina expansion plans

    BMW says no change in South Carolina expansion plans

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:03:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured in Munich, Germany. Automaker BMW said Monday July 9, 2018, it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs ...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured in Munich, Germany. Automaker BMW said Monday July 9, 2018, it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs ...
    BMW says it will continue plans to add 1,000 jobs in South Carolina, even though the company will start production of a new vehicle in China.
    BMW says it will continue plans to add 1,000 jobs in South Carolina, even though the company will start production of a new vehicle in China.
  • Steady drum of Trump's anti-Germany remarks raises questions

    Steady drum of Trump's anti-Germany remarks raises questions

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:26:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:13:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this file photo from April 27, 2018, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump said in Brussels on Wednesd...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this file photo from April 27, 2018, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump said in Brussels on Wednesd...
    Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list.
    Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list.
  • Asian markets rebound from trade fears

    Asian markets rebound from trade fears

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:07:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:13:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Global stocks are lower after the U.S. threatened to put import taxes on $200 billion in exports from China and Beijing said it will retaliate.
    Global stocks are lower after the U.S. threatened to put import taxes on $200 billion in exports from China and Beijing said it will retaliate.
  • The Latest: Trump questions value of NATO, slams Germany

    The Latest: Trump questions value of NATO, slams Germany

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:35:17 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:01:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump is pressing NATO allies to bolster their defense spending as he opens talks with leaders of the military alliance.
    President Donald Trump is pressing NATO allies to bolster their defense spending as he opens talks with leaders of the military alliance.
  • Trump will get red carpet treatment in UK _ and big protests

    Trump will get red carpet treatment in UK _ and big protests

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:23:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:48:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 10, 2018,  a six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump stands inflated during a practice session in Bingfield Park, north London. Trump will get the red carpet treatmen...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, a six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump stands inflated during a practice session in Bingfield Park, north London. Trump will get the red carpet treatmen...
    President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands, lunch with the prime minister, then tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before flying off...
    President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands, lunch with the prime minister, then tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before flying off to one of his golf clubs in Scotland.
  • China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

    China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:55:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:18:16 GMT
    China slams latest US threat of tariff hikes as 'totally unacceptable,' vows to retaliate.
    China slams latest US threat of tariff hikes as 'totally unacceptable,' vows to retaliate.
  • Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

    Appeals court backs $10B Volkswagen emissions cheating deal

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:42:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-11 21:27:32 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
    A U.S. appeals court has approved a $10 billion settlement between Volkswagen and car owners caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal.
  • Top Ecuador court upholds $9 billion ruling against Chevron

    Top Ecuador court upholds $9 billion ruling against Chevron

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:38:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:51:38 GMT
    Ecuador's highest court has upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage that harmed indigenous people.
    Ecuador's highest court has upheld a $9.5 billion judgment against oil giant Chevron for decades of rainforest damage that harmed indigenous people.
  • Uber poised to make investment in scooter-rental business

    Uber poised to make investment in scooter-rental business

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:34:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:21:22 GMT
    Uber is set to reach into more forms of transportation by investing in scooter-renter Lime.
    Uber is set to reach into more forms of transportation by investing in scooter-renter Lime.
  • BBC list shows men dominate top jobs despite pay promises

    BBC list shows men dominate top jobs despite pay promises

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:38:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:46:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE- In this Tuesday, April 24, 2012, file photo, former England soccer player Gary Lineker speaks ahead of the draw for the London 2012 Olympic Soccer tournament, at Wembley Stadium in London. A list of top earne...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE- In this Tuesday, April 24, 2012, file photo, former England soccer player Gary Lineker speaks ahead of the draw for the London 2012 Olympic Soccer tournament, at Wembley Stadium in London. A list of top earne...
    A list of top earners at the BBC shows that men dominate the highest paid jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay.
    A list of top earners at the BBC shows that men dominate the highest paid jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay.
  • ECB taking action to reduce bad loans at eurozone banks

    ECB taking action to reduce bad loans at eurozone banks

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:28:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:45:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). Birds fly over the river Main as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). Birds fly over the river Main as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    The European Central Bank says it's taking further steps to reduce the amount of bad loans carried by banks _ a factor that hindered economic recovery and complicated debate on strengthening the setup of the euro.
    The European Central Bank says it's taking further steps to reduce the amount of bad loans carried by banks _ a factor that hindered economic recovery and complicated debate on strengthening the setup of the euro.
  • How China could hurt US once it ran out of imports to tax

    How China could hurt US once it ran out of imports to tax

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-07-09 14:07:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:45:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Saturday, July 7, 2018, file photo, whiskeys distilled and bottled in the U.S. are displayed for sale in a grocery store in Beijing. China’s options to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute with Was...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Saturday, July 7, 2018, file photo, whiskeys distilled and bottled in the U.S. are displayed for sale in a grocery store in Beijing. China’s options to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute with Was...
    China's options to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute with Washington go beyond matching U.S. tariff hikes to targeting American companies and government debt.
    China's options to retaliate in an escalating trade dispute with Washington go beyond matching U.S. tariff hikes to targeting American companies and government debt.
  • Irish Senate backs bill banning Israeli settlement goods

    Irish Senate backs bill banning Israeli settlement goods

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:38:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:39:21 GMT
    The Irish Senate has voted in favor of a bill seeking to ban the import of West Bank settlement products _ a measure that would still have to pass several hurdles before becoming law.
    The Irish Senate has voted in favor of a bill seeking to ban the import of West Bank settlement products _ a measure that would still have to pass several hurdles before becoming law.
  • US wholesale prices shoot up 3.4 percent over past year

    US wholesale prices shoot up 3.4 percent over past year

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:36:31 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:39:09 GMT
    US wholesale prices up 0.3 percent in June and 3.4 percent for past year, fastest pace in 6 years.
    US wholesale prices up 0.3 percent in June and 3.4 percent for past year, fastest pace in 6 years.
  • Management shift begins at US nuclear weapons lab

    Management shift begins at US nuclear weapons lab

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-09 21:43:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:16:21 GMT
    The U.S. government has cleared the way for a new management team to begin taking over one of the nation's top nuclear weapons laboratories.
    The U.S. government has cleared the way for a new management team to begin taking over one of the nation's top nuclear weapons laboratories.
  • Pfizer reorganizes to handle aging consumers and patents

    Pfizer reorganizes to handle aging consumers and patents

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:36:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-11 14:13:15 GMT
    Pfizer, reassessing future needs, reorganizes.
    Pfizer, reassessing future needs, reorganizes.
  • World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

    World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:55:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:37:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion o...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion o...
    Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products.
    Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products.
  • SoftBank raises stake in Yahoo Japan in purchase from Altaba

    SoftBank raises stake in Yahoo Japan in purchase from Altaba

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:55:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:37:52 GMT
    Japan's SoftBank Corp. to spend $2 billion on raising stake in Yahoo Japan to 48 percent.
    Japan's SoftBank Corp. to spend $2 billion on raising stake in Yahoo Japan to 48 percent.
  • Thai court acquits migrant poultry workers of defamation

    Thai court acquits migrant poultry workers of defamation

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:55:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:17:46 GMT
    A court in Thailand dismisses criminal defamation charges brought against 14 migrant workers from by their former employer, a poultry farm they had accused of labor and human rights violations.
    A court in Thailand dismisses criminal defamation charges brought against 14 migrant workers from by their former employer, a poultry farm they had accused of labor and human rights violations.
  • Cuba lifting freeze on new private tourism businesses

    Cuba lifting freeze on new private tourism businesses

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-07-10 10:56:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:57:08 GMT
    The Cuban government will allow new restaurants, bed-and-breakfasts and transportation businesses by the end of the year, reopening the most vibrant sectors of the private economy after freezing growth for more...
    The Cuban government will allow new restaurants, bed-and-breakfasts and transportation businesses by the end of the year, reopening the most vibrant sectors of the private economy after freezing growth for more than a year.
  • Tesla announces deal for Shanghai factory

    Tesla announces deal for Shanghai factory

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-07-10 15:02:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:49:38 GMT
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.
  • 6 major wealth funds agree to encourage greener economy

    6 major wealth funds agree to encourage greener economy

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-07-06 08:08:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:49 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:49:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant Manager Tim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif. A California legislative...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file). FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Solar Tech Joshua Valdez, left, and Senior Plant Manager Tim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif. A California legislative...
    The sovereign wealth funds of several major oil-producing countries have agreed upon a common roadmap to encourage investments toward a greener economy.
    The sovereign wealth funds of several major oil-producing countries have agreed upon a common roadmap to encourage investments toward a greener economy.
  • New York Times wins environmental journalism award

    New York Times wins environmental journalism award

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:21:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:42:08 GMT
    Columbia Journalism School says The New York Times has won the 2018 John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism.
    Columbia Journalism School says The New York Times has won the 2018 John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism.
  • Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

    Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-07-09 10:46:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:21:43 GMT
    Starbucks says it will stop offering plastic straws in its stores globally by 2020.
    Starbucks says it will stop offering plastic straws in its stores globally by 2020.
  • Libya to resume oil exports from eastern terminals

    Libya to resume oil exports from eastern terminals

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:10:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:21:24 GMT
    Libya will resume oil exports after the U.N.-backed government reached a deal with a powerful militia that controls key terminals in the east.
    Libya will resume oil exports after the U.N.-backed government reached a deal with a powerful militia that controls key terminals in the east.
  • Slovakia approves purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US

    Slovakia approves purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:11:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-11 12:17:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 file photo, a U.S-made F16 fighter jet takes off from an air base in Campia Turzii, Romania. The Slovak government on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 has approved a Defense Ministry plan t...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 file photo, a U.S-made F16 fighter jet takes off from an air base in Campia Turzii, Romania. The Slovak government on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 has approved a Defense Ministry plan t...
    Slovakia's government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States.
    Slovakia's government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States.
  • Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:35:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:49:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. The chairman of the U.K. Parliament’s media committee ...(AP Photo/Noah Berger, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. The chairman of the U.K. Parliament’s media committee ...
    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal.
    Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal.
  • UK prime minister seeks to stem Cabinet exodus over Brexit

    UK prime minister seeks to stem Cabinet exodus over Brexit

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:50:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:46:05 GMT
    (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet as she tries to restore government unity after the resignations of two top ministers over Brexit.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet as she tries to restore government unity after the resignations of two top ministers over Brexit.
  • Malaysia says mastermind behind 1MDB looting fled Macau

    Malaysia says mastermind behind 1MDB looting fled Macau

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:10:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:33:52 GMT
    Malaysian police say businessman Low Taek Jho, wanted for the looting of state investment fund 1MDB, has fled Macau to an unknown destination.
    Malaysian police say businessman Low Taek Jho, wanted for the looting of state investment fund 1MDB, has fled Macau to an unknown destination.
  • Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

    Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

    Sunday, July 8 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-07-08 11:27:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.The Trump administration says it’s freezing payments under an ‘Obamacare’ program ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.The Trump administration says it’s freezing payments under an ‘Obamacare’ program ...
    Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.
    Trump administration says it's freezing payments under an "Obamacare" program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses.
  • European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs

    European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-07-10 06:10:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:00:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured in Munich, Germany. Automaker BMW said Monday July 9, 2018, it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs ...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured in Munich, Germany. Automaker BMW said Monday July 9, 2018, it will have to raise prices on the U.S.-built SUVs ...
    Business group says European companies exporting from China changing supply chains to avoid higher American tariffs.
    Business group says European companies exporting from China changing supply chains to avoid higher American tariffs.
  • China auto sales growth weakens in June amid trade battle

    China auto sales growth weakens in June amid trade battle

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-07-11 08:05:20 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 10:11:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Chinese visitors stand near a glass panel reflecting a Chinese auto brand Lifan X70 SUV on display at the China Auto Show in Beijing. China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Chinese visitors stand near a glass panel reflecting a Chinese auto brand Lifan X70 SUV on display at the China Auto Show in Beijing. China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, ...
    China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, adding to economic worries facing Beijing amid a worsening trade battle with Washington.
    China's auto sales growth decelerated in June, adding to economic worries facing Beijing amid a worsening trade battle with Washington.
  • South Korea, India plan to double bilateral trade by 2030

    South Korea, India plan to double bilateral trade by 2030

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-07-10 12:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 08:11:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, waves as he arrives with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a delegation level meeting in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to India.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, waves as he arrives with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a delegation level meeting in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to India.
    India and South Korea aiming to boost trade to US $50 billion by 2030.
    India and South Korea aiming to boost trade to US $50 billion by 2030.
  • China's Xi pledges billions in loans, aid to Arab nations

    China's Xi pledges billions in loans, aid to Arab nations

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-07-10 05:20:46 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:45:37 GMT
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries in a major push for influence among the region's war-torn and impoverished...
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries in a major push for influence among the region's war-torn and impoverished nations.
  • PepsiCo's beverage sales dip, but snack sales increase

    PepsiCo's beverage sales dip, but snack sales increase

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-07-10 10:36:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:40:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, cans of Pepsi are displayed in New York. PepsiCo Inc. reports earns on Tuesday, July 10.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 7, 2018, file photo, cans of Pepsi are displayed in New York. PepsiCo Inc. reports earns on Tuesday, July 10.
    PepsiCo tops most profit expectations and revenue rose 2.4 percent.
    PepsiCo tops most profit expectations and revenue rose 2.4 percent.
  • Vietnam arrests phone exec, gov't official over fund losses

    Vietnam arrests phone exec, gov't official over fund losses

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-07-11 03:09:14 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:11:06 GMT
    A former mobile phone company executive and a senior communications ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement.
    A former mobile phone company executive and a senior communications ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement.
  • Saudi Arabia arrests defense official on bribery charges

    Saudi Arabia arrests defense official on bribery charges

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:40:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:11:01 GMT
    Authorities in Saudi Arabia say a Defense Ministry official has been arrested on suspicion of accepting over $260,000 in a bribe.
    Authorities in Saudi Arabia say a Defense Ministry official has been arrested on suspicion of accepting over $260,000 in a bribe.
  • Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

    Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-07-10 14:17:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:10:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 10.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- This April 5, 2018, file photo shows part of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 10.
    US stocks are starting the day higher and are on track for another gain as energy companies rise with oil prices.
    US stocks are starting the day higher and are on track for another gain as energy companies rise with oil prices.
  • US proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports

    US proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 23:24:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:21:01 GMT
    From burglar alarms to mackerel, US proposes tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods.
    From burglar alarms to mackerel, US proposes tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods.
  • Google says Google Documents is secure despite Russian issue

    Google says Google Documents is secure despite Russian issue

    Thursday, July 5 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-07-05 12:28:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:36:09 GMT
    A Russian Internet search engine says that it has received complaints that it was turning up some Google documents that appeared to be meant for personal use.
    A Russian Internet search engine says that it has received complaints that it was turning up some Google documents that appeared to be meant for personal use.
  • Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

    Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:52:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-07-11 03:19:01 GMT
    The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry.
    The Trump administration is advancing its plan to replace the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts against global warming with a new rule expected to be friendlier to the coal industry.
  • Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

    Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:52:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:39:41 GMT
    A Florida-based unit of a Spanish sports media group must pay a hefty penalty after pleading guilty to bribing Latin American soccer officials.
    A Florida-based unit of a Spanish sports media group must pay a hefty penalty after pleading guilty to bribing Latin American soccer officials.
  • American Airlines says it's getting rid of plastic straws

    American Airlines says it's getting rid of plastic straws

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:44:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:59:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and r...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and r...
    American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and stir sticks in lounges and on planes.
    American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and stir sticks in lounges and on planes.
  • German pharmacist gets 12 years for diluting cancer drugs

    German pharmacist gets 12 years for diluting cancer drugs

    Friday, July 6 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-07-06 10:38:29 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:24:53 GMT
    A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on a massive scale in order to finance his luxury lifestyle.
    A court in western Germany has sentenced a pharmacist to 12 years in prison for diluting cancer drugs on a massive scale in order to finance his luxury lifestyle.
  • JM Smucker's search for balance, growth goes on

    JM Smucker's search for balance, growth goes on

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:42:55 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:24:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2010, file photo, a jar of Smucker's preserves is displayed in Philadelphia. J.M. Smucker is doing just about everything asked of it in trying to find areas of faster growth, while ditching some of ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2010, file photo, a jar of Smucker's preserves is displayed in Philadelphia. J.M. Smucker is doing just about everything asked of it in trying to find areas of faster growth, while ditching some of ...
    J.M. Smucker is doing just about everything asked of it in trying to find areas of faster growth, while ditching some of the packaged foods that fewer people seemingly want.
    J.M. Smucker is doing just about everything asked of it in trying to find areas of faster growth, while ditching some of the packaged foods that fewer people seemingly want.
  • Temple business school dean forced out over falsified data

    Temple business school dean forced out over falsified data

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:28:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:43:43 GMT
    The dean of Temple University's business school has been forced out over falsified data submitted to rankings organizations about the school's online master's program.
    The dean of Temple University's business school has been forced out over falsified data submitted to rankings organizations about the school's online master's program.
  • American workers' willingness to quit hits 17-year high

    American workers' willingness to quit hits 17-year high

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-10 14:47:37 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-07-10 21:40:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this June 20, 2018, photo, a "Now Hiring" sign is posted outside a gas station in Raymond, N.H. On Tuesday, July 10, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for May.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this June 20, 2018, photo, a "Now Hiring" sign is posted outside a gas station in Raymond, N.H. On Tuesday, July 10, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for May.
    US job openings slip in May, while quits reach a 17-year high.
    US job openings slip in May, while quits reach a 17-year high.
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