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  • Elon Musk, artist settle copyright row over tooting unicorn

    Elon Musk, artist settle copyright row over tooting unicorn

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-07-22 21:44:50 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:25 GMT
    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and an artist have settled a row over a farting unicorn.
    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and an artist have settled a row over a farting unicorn.
  • Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

    Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:59:18 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks during a press conference at the FCA headquarter, in Balocco, Italy. The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial have be...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks during a press conference at the FCA headquarter, in Balocco, Italy. The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial have be...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he created through a merger.
  • Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

    Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:08:45 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:15 GMT
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.
  • WSJ: Tesla seeking cash from suppliers

    WSJ: Tesla seeking cash from suppliers

    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-07-23 00:09:48 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:13 GMT
    WSJ reports Tesla seeking cash back from suppliers to help it become profitable.
    WSJ reports Tesla seeking cash back from suppliers to help it become profitable.
  • Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

    Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:56:43 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - This June 14, 2018, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox logo outside its New York office. Comcast says it’s dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, instead focusing...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - This June 14, 2018, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox logo outside its New York office. Comcast says it’s dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, instead focusing...
    Comcast drops out of fight for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business.
    Comcast drops out of fight for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business.
  • Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

    Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:52:49 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:29:07 GMT
    Facebook says it has suspended a Boston-based analytics firm while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
    Facebook says it has suspended a Boston-based analytics firm while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
  • NY Daily News slashes newsroom staffing in half

    NY Daily News slashes newsroom staffing in half

    Monday, July 23 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:35:45 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:26:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Copies of the  New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent.
    NY Daily News cuts staff less than a year after sale to tronc.
    NY Daily News cuts staff less than a year after sale to tronc.
  • Uber suspends driver who live-streamed St. Louis passengers

    Uber suspends driver who live-streamed St. Louis passengers

    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-23 01:59:53 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:22:38 GMT
    Ride-sharing company Uber has suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis-area riders without their permission and streamed the live video online.
    Ride-sharing company Uber has suspended a driver who recorded hundreds of St. Louis-area riders without their permission and streamed the live video online.
  • Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:13:02 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:22:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
  • Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage

    Asian stocks fall as trade tensions take center stage

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:35:06 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:21:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...
    Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
    Asian stocks lower as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
  • Papa John's tries to prevent founder from gaining control

    Papa John's tries to prevent founder from gaining control

    Monday, July 23 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-07-23 11:00:28 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:21:08 GMT
    Papa John's adopts poison pill to ward off founder, who now says resignation was a mistake.
    Papa John's adopts poison pill to ward off founder, who now says resignation was a mistake.
  • US stocks dip in early trading as busy earnings week starts

    US stocks dip in early trading as busy earnings week starts

    Monday, July 23 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:15:56 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:21:07 GMT
    U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading as losses in technology companies and retailers outweigh gains elsewhere.
    U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading as losses in technology companies and retailers outweigh gains elsewhere.
  • Detroit auto show switching to June starting in 2020

    Detroit auto show switching to June starting in 2020

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:05:15 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:21:03 GMT
    Organizers of the North American International Auto Show say that starting in 2020 the annual Detroit event will take place in June instead of January.
    Organizers of the North American International Auto Show say that starting in 2020 the annual Detroit event will take place in June instead of January.
  • China investigating European, Korean steel imports

    China investigating European, Korean steel imports

    Monday, July 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:35:03 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:21:01 GMT
    China has launched a trade investigation of steel from Europe and South Korea, potentially complicating efforts to recruit them as allies in its tariff dispute with Washington.
    China has launched a trade investigation of steel from Europe and South Korea, potentially complicating efforts to recruit them as allies in its tariff dispute with Washington.
  • Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

    Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

    Monday, July 23 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-07-23 07:30:10 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:20:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 21, 2010 file photo, Chrylser CEO Sergio Marchionne, left, is seen with Jeep brand President and CEO Mike Manley at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recomme...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 21, 2010 file photo, Chrylser CEO Sergio Marchionne, left, is seen with Jeep brand President and CEO Mike Manley at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recomme...
    Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have dropped 4 percent in the first trading since news that the Italian-American automaker's longtime CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced unexpectedly due to complications...
    Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have dropped 4 percent in the first trading since news that the Italian-American automaker's longtime CEO, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced unexpectedly due to complications from surgery.
  • US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

    US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

    Monday, July 23 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:15:44 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:20:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, photo a sign advertises the pending sale of a home in San Jose, Calif. Economists expect that sales of previously occupied U.S. homes edged higher in June.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, photo a sign advertises the pending sale of a home in San Jose, Calif. Economists expect that sales of previously occupied U.S. homes edged higher in June.
    US sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, 3rd straight monthly decline amid high prices, limited inventory.
    US sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, 3rd straight monthly decline amid high prices, limited inventory.
  • UK top diplomat warns no Brexit deal 'now a very real risk'

    UK top diplomat warns no Brexit deal 'now a very real risk'

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:25:33 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-07-23 15:08:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.
    Britain's top diplomat is warning that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels, causing economic and political damage on both sides.
    Britain's top diplomat is warning that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels, causing economic and political damage on both sides.
  • 'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

    'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:24:27 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:36:38 GMT
    (Glen Wilson/Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP). This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from "Equalizer 2."(Glen Wilson/Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP). This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from "Equalizer 2."
    In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia".
    In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia".
  • 'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

    'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-07-21 18:56:24 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:36:35 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Moderator Aisha Tyler speaks at the Warner Bros. Theatrical panel on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Moderator Aisha Tyler speaks at the Warner Bros. Theatrical panel on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in San Diego.
    Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins unveil early 'Wonder Woman 1984' footage at Comic-Con.
    Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins unveil early 'Wonder Woman 1984' footage at Comic-Con.
  • Trade tensions stalk markets at start of busy earnings week

    Trade tensions stalk markets at start of busy earnings week

    Monday, July 23 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-23 06:45:21 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:21:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower ...
    Asian stocks mixed as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
    Asian stocks mixed as trade tensions take center stage at G-20.
  • Chinese leaders order probe over vaccine scandal

    Chinese leaders order probe over vaccine scandal

    Sunday, July 22 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-07-23 03:24:57 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-23 14:21:27 GMT
    China's government orders investigation of vaccine industry after violations by a rabies vaccine maker prompted a public outcry.
    China's government orders investigation of vaccine industry after violations by a rabies vaccine maker prompted a public outcry.
  • Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

    Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:20:37 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-07-23 13:29:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
  • Apollo to spend $5.6B on rural hospital chain LifePoint

    Apollo to spend $5.6B on rural hospital chain LifePoint

    Monday, July 23 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-07-23 11:55:57 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-07-23 12:30:53 GMT
    Private equity firm Apollo Global Management will spend about $5.6 billion to buy the rural hospital chain LifePoint and combine it with the privately held health system operator RCCH HealthCare Partners.
    Private equity firm Apollo Global Management will spend about $5.6 billion to buy the rural hospital chain LifePoint and combine it with the privately held health system operator RCCH HealthCare Partners.
  • G-20 calls for more dialogue on rising trade tensions

    G-20 calls for more dialogue on rising trade tensions

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:54:30 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:36:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde reaches out to embrace Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, as they gather for a group picture at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers in Buenos Aires, Argent...(AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde reaches out to embrace Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, as they gather for a group picture at the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers in Buenos Aires, Argent...
    The European Financial Affairs Commissioner says that differences of position on trade remain despite talks between G-20 officials meeting in Argentina's capital.
    The European Financial Affairs Commissioner says that differences of position on trade remain despite talks between G-20 officials meeting in Argentina's capital.
  • Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

    Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

    Friday, July 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:14:13 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:26:54 GMT
    (Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals via AP). FILE - This image provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals shows the birth control implant Essure. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the maker of the permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury ...(Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals via AP). FILE - This image provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals shows the birth control implant Essure. On Friday, July 20, 2018, the maker of the permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury ...
    The maker of a permanent birth control implant said Friday it will stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year.
    The maker of a permanent birth control implant said Friday it will stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year.
  • Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

    Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:52:30 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:26:47 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by 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...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by 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...
    Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
    Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
  • Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

    Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

    Friday, July 20 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:06:23 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:26:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference to mark the end of the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. A cyberattack on Singapore’s public health sys...(AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks during a press conference to mark the end of the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore. A cyberattack on Singapore’s public health sys...
    A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor.
    A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor.
  • Some Ritz cracker products recalled over salmonella risk

    Some Ritz cracker products recalled over salmonella risk

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-07-22 21:44:43 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:25:43 GMT
    Mondelez recalls some Ritz cracker products over possible risk of salmonella.
    Mondelez recalls some Ritz cracker products over possible risk of salmonella.
  • Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

    Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-22 04:18:51 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-23 07:15:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive M...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive M...
    Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery.
    Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery.
  • Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

    Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:20:37 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-07-23 07:07:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo Microsoft Surfaces are seen before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE- In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo Microsoft Surfaces are seen before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Cleveland Browns in Chicago. Microsoft Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.
    Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses.
    Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses.
  • Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

    Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

    Saturday, July 21 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-21 20:46:39 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-23 04:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive M...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive M...
    The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker.
    The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker.
  • New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

    New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

    Sunday, July 22 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-07-22 06:33:55 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-07-23 03:25:42 GMT
    (Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's newly appointed chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab, left, and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speak to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19,...(Stephanie Lecocq/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's newly appointed chief Brexit negotiator Dominic Raab, left, and EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speak to the media ahead of a meeting at the European Commission in Brussels, Thursday, July 19,...
    Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached.
    Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached.
  • Analysts: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield trade deals

    Analysts: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield trade deals

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:06:19 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-07-23 02:15:06 GMT
    Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower.
    Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower.
  • The Latest: New FCA chief Manley had been seen as a star

    The Latest: New FCA chief Manley had been seen as a star

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-07-21 16:41:17 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-22 23:40:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit, USA.  Fiat Chrysler's board on Sat...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit, USA. Fiat Chrysler's board on Sat...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' board of directors has recommended that Jeep executive Mike Manley executive replace seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as CEO of the automaker.
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' board of directors has recommended that Jeep executive Mike Manley executive replace seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as CEO of the automaker.
  • Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-21 06:45:50 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-07-22 16:30:00 GMT
    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
  • Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

    Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-07-21 05:05:45 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-07-22 15:17:22 GMT
    In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump.
    In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump.
  • Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

    Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:14:35 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:29:36 GMT
    Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill.
    Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill.
  • Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

    Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

    Saturday, July 21 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-21 14:51:13 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:09:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine). U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and Brazil's Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia, pose for a photo shaking hands, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, July 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Nelson Antoine). U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and Brazil's Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia, pose for a photo shaking hands, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, July 20, 2018.
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates.
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates.
  • EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

    EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:20:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:01:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on a Competition Case involving Google Android at the European Commission building, in Brussels on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. he European Union's antitrust chief has...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on a Competition Case involving Google Android at the European Commission building, in Brussels on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. he European Union's antitrust chief has...
    European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the...
    European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening.
  • Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

    Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:36:50 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-07-22 11:24:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 20, 2018.
    US stocks are drifting between small gains and losses as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump.
    US stocks are drifting between small gains and losses as traders shrug off the latest trade threats from President Donald Trump.
  • Cuba approves new leader's Cabinet with old faces in place

    Cuba approves new leader's Cabinet with old faces in place

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-07-21 18:06:26 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-07-22 11:15:07 GMT
    Cuban lawmakers approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul's Castro government in place, except for in the key post of economic reforms.
    Cuban lawmakers approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul's Castro government in place, except for in the key post of economic reforms.
  • Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

    Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-21 16:46:18 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-22 09:25:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a press gaggle with reporters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserv...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a press gaggle with reporters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserv...
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump's get-tough policies although some individual sectors have...
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump's get-tough policies although some individual sectors have been hurt.
  • Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

    Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:05:07 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-07-22 02:29:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital is under construction in Aurora, Colo. The center is set to open Saturday, July 21, 2018, years behind schedule and more than...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, the campus of the Veterans Administration hospital is under construction in Aurora, Colo. The center is set to open Saturday, July 21, 2018, years behind schedule and more than...
    It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care.
    It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is finally opening in suburban Denver with the promise of state-of-the-art medical care.
  • Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

    Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

    Saturday, July 21 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-07-21 12:16:05 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-07-22 02:24:39 GMT
    The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial meet after CEO Sergio Marchionne's surgery.
    The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial meet after CEO Sergio Marchionne's surgery.
  • MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

    MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:52:38 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-07-22 00:02:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, an American flag waves near a police barricade on the Las Vegas Strip with the MGM Grand hotel and casino in the background after a mass shooting in Las Vegas. The unprecedented ...(AP Photo/Ronda Churchill, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, an American flag waves near a police barricade on the Las Vegas Strip with the MGM Grand hotel and casino in the background after a mass shooting in Las Vegas. The unprecedented ...
    The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas relies on an obscure U.S. law never tested in court.
    The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas relies on an obscure U.S. law never tested in court.
  • Director James Gunn fired from 'Guardians 3' over old tweets

    Director James Gunn fired from 'Guardians 3' over old tweets

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:52:49 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-07-21 23:59:57 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, filmmaker James Gunn arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Gunn has been fired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy 3” because of old tweets t...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, filmmaker James Gunn arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Gunn has been fired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy 3” because of old tweets t...
    James Gunn has been fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape.
    James Gunn has been fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape.
  • Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75 percent

    Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75 percent

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-21 16:01:31 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-07-21 17:36:44 GMT
    Egypt has raised natural gas prices for households and businesses by between 33.3 and 75 percent.
    Egypt has raised natural gas prices for households and businesses by between 33.3 and 75 percent.
  • UK PM May and her Brexit vision get little sympathy from EU

    UK PM May and her Brexit vision get little sympathy from EU

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:31:57 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-07-21 16:51:43 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Northern Ireland promoting her latest Brexit plan.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Northern Ireland promoting her latest Brexit plan.
  • Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

    Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:16:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-07-21 15:01:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, July 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, July 20, 2018.
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy.
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy.
  • Putin vows to hear 'all opinions' in pension controversy

    Putin vows to hear 'all opinions' in pension controversy

    Friday, July 20 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:46:38 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-07-21 13:56:39 GMT
    (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP). Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successfu...(Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP). Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successfu...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the state retirement pension age, saying that he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the state retirement pension age, saying that he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter.
  • Netflix unveils first 8 Shonda Rhimes projects for platform

    Netflix unveils first 8 Shonda Rhimes projects for platform

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:04:32 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-07-21 13:36:17 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Shonda Rhimes arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Partyin Beverly Hills, Calif. Rhimes’s first slate of shows for Netflix include a look at the migration of African-Ameri...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Shonda Rhimes arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Partyin Beverly Hills, Calif. Rhimes’s first slate of shows for Netflix include a look at the migration of African-Ameri...
    Netflix announces the first of 8 shows Shonda Rhimes and her company are producing for the streaming giant.
    Netflix announces the first of 8 shows Shonda Rhimes and her company are producing for the streaming giant.
  • Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration

    Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-07-20 08:41:11 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:47:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop). German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop). German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught relationship with the United States...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught relationship with the United States under Trump.
  • Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:28 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:45:38 GMT
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
  • The Latest: Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments

    The Latest: Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:06:07 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:45:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this July 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this July 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before signing an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House i...
    The Latest: White House Budget Director Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments.
    The Latest: White House Budget Director Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments.
  • 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
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:07:11 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".
  • Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

    Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:16:28 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:00:56 GMT
    Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A in a Chevrolet as he launches first car dealership.
    Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A in a Chevrolet as he launches first car dealership.
  • Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:59:12 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:38:01 GMT
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.
  • Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

    Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:31:48 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-07-20 19:36:56 GMT
    A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison.
    A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison.
  • Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

    Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-07-20 02:36:17 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:51:21 GMT
    Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified inappropriate statements that drew complaints from employees.
    Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified inappropriate statements that drew complaints from employees.
  • Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:37:26 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:50:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.
  • Chinese president meets top leaders in 1st visit to UAE

    Chinese president meets top leaders in 1st visit to UAE

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:31:41 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:38:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Malak Harb). Chinese President Xi Jinping, receives by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, ...(AP Photo/Malak Harb). Chinese President Xi Jinping, receives by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, ...
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is in the United Arab Emirates meeting with top leaders as the two countries seek to deepen economic ties.
    Chinese President Xi Jinping is in the United Arab Emirates meeting with top leaders as the two countries seek to deepen economic ties.
  • Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

    Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:15:45 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:27:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2010, file photo, characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television ser...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2010, file photo, characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television ser...
    The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.
    The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.
  • Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

    Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!'

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:26:42 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-20 16:44:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over...
    President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over its trade practices.
  • Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:12:17 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:52:01 GMT
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.
  • Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctions

    Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctions

    Friday, July 20 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:16:40 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-07-20 15:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Marshall Billingslea testifies during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on North...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Marshall Billingslea testifies during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on North...
    Turkey's foreign ministry says it is monitoring American sanctions on Iran, following a meeting with a United States delegation.
    Turkey's foreign ministry says it is monitoring American sanctions on Iran, following a meeting with a United States delegation.
  • Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

    Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-07-20 07:31:13 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-20 14:27:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People cross the road in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, July 20, 2018. Asian markets wobbled on Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were readying for the imposi...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People cross the road in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, July 20, 2018. Asian markets wobbled on Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were readying for the imposi...
    Asian stocks higher amid fears of more China, US tariff hikes.
    Asian stocks higher amid fears of more China, US tariff hikes.
  • China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

    China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-07-20 08:01:12 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-07-20 13:27:13 GMT
    China's yuan is drifting lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but raises the risk of reigniting an outflow of capital.
    China's yuan is drifting lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but raises the risk of reigniting an outflow of capital.
  • Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

    Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:42:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:42:59 GMT
    The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government.
    The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government.
  • FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:18:35 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:03:41 GMT
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.
  • Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

    Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:31:43 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:06:58 GMT
    Automakers, dealers and suppliers united in opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs.
    Automakers, dealers and suppliers united in opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs.
  • Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers

    Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:47:31 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:32:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies.
    President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies.
  • IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

    IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:51:40 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-07-20 10:32:14 GMT
    Some Senate Democrats opposing IRS nominee to protest donor policy change.
    Some Senate Democrats opposing IRS nominee to protest donor policy change.
  • Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

    Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:26:33 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:06:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 19.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 19.
    US stocks are falling as weak results from some banks and consumer products companies weigh on the market. Online retailer eBay is sharply lower after a disappointing second-quarter report.
    US stocks are falling as weak results from some banks and consumer products companies weigh on the market. Online retailer eBay is sharply lower after a disappointing second-quarter report.
  • In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

    In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:35:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-07-20 03:31:56 GMT
    In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds...
    In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
  • DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

    DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:11:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-07-20 01:41:42 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Luis Ramos, left, of San Diego takes a picture of his son Alek, 6, third from right, and daughter Anabel, 11, second from right, and their friends Emiliano Beltran, 12, fourth from right, and Isabel Beltran, 10, b...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Luis Ramos, left, of San Diego takes a picture of his son Alek, 6, third from right, and daughter Anabel, 11, second from right, and their friends Emiliano Beltran, 12, fourth from right, and Isabel Beltran, 10, b...
    A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans is launching in fall of 2018 and has set its annual membership fee at $74.99.
    A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans is launching in fall of 2018 and has set its annual membership fee at $74.99.
  • Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

    Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-19 11:06:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:46:41 GMT
    A new report singles out North Korea as the country with the highest prevalence of modern slavery.
    A new report singles out North Korea as the country with the highest prevalence of modern slavery.
  • Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

    Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:06:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:40:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). In this July 18, 2018 photo, soybean farmer Michael Petefish poses in his soybean field at his farm near Claremont in southern Minnesota. American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war esca...(AP Photo/Jim Mone). In this July 18, 2018 photo, soybean farmer Michael Petefish poses in his soybean field at his farm near Claremont in southern Minnesota. American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war esca...
    American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates.
    American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates.
  • Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

    Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:36:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-07-20 00:28:14 GMT
    Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian cannabis company has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to...
    Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian cannabis company has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide.
  • Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

    Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:06:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:36:36 GMT
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
  • State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

    State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:25:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 23:26:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, and Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert talk about strategies for increasing direct foreign investment in state economies Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M. Several governo...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, and Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert talk about strategies for increasing direct foreign investment in state economies Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M. Several governo...
    State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico.
    State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico.
  • The Latest: GOP governor bolsters trade diplomacy with China

    The Latest: GOP governor bolsters trade diplomacy with China

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:37:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:41:38 GMT
    A Chinese emissary is warning that a trade war with his country won't be easily won.
    A Chinese emissary is warning that a trade war with his country won't be easily won.
  • UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:36:36 GMT
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in...
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states.
  • APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:08:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:22:07 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
  • Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

    Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:01:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:16:03 GMT
    Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020.
    Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020.
  • The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs

    The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:40:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:01:05 GMT
    Apple and Boeing are among the companies that are committing to President Donald Trump to provide increased training to their workers.
    Apple and Boeing are among the companies that are committing to President Donald Trump to provide increased training to their workers.
  • Union Pacific's 2Q profit jumps as volume rises 4 percent

    Union Pacific's 2Q profit jumps as volume rises 4 percent

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:45:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:45:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this July 20, 2017, photo, a Union Pacific employee is seen on board a locomotive in a rail yard in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this July 20, 2017, photo, a Union Pacific employee is seen on board a locomotive in a rail yard in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Union Pacific Corp. reports earnings Thursday, July 19, 2018.
    Union Pacific Corp. hauled in 29 percent more second-quarter profit as the railroad handled 4 percent more shipments, but the results might have been better with some operational challenges.
    Union Pacific Corp. hauled in 29 percent more second-quarter profit as the railroad handled 4 percent more shipments, but the results might have been better with some operational challenges.
  • Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

    Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:41:15 GMT
    The commander of US forces in the Middle East says he has no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria.
    The commander of US forces in the Middle East says he has no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria.
  • Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

    Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:36:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:01:40 GMT
    The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system.
    The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system.
  • EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

    EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:11:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:50:48 GMT
    The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
    The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
  • EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

    EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:41:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:46:39 GMT
    The European Union's executive arm is urging member states to prepare for all possible Brexit scenarios including one where Britain leaves the bloc in a disorderly fashion, and without a deal with Brussels...
    The European Union's executive arm is urging member states to prepare for all possible Brexit scenarios including one where Britain leaves the bloc in a disorderly fashion, and without a deal with Brussels outlining future relations or trade arrangements.
  • Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent

    Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:28:47 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:29:49 GMT
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.52 percent from 4.53 percent a week earlier.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.52 percent from 4.53 percent a week earlier.
  • Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:08:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:22:22 GMT
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.
  • The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats

    The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats

    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:51:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:59:44 GMT
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
  • The Latest: Alabama factory worker warns against car tariffs

    The Latest: Alabama factory worker warns against car tariffs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:16:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:47:55 GMT
    The Latest: Proposed Trump auto tariffs would add $4,400 to price of typical new car, study finds.
    The Latest: Proposed Trump auto tariffs would add $4,400 to price of typical new car, study finds.
  • Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:22:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:20:16 GMT
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.
  • Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough

    Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough

    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:46:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:02:11 GMT
    Airbus and Boeing are reporting surging demands for orders as the biannual Farnborough International Airshow.
    Airbus and Boeing are reporting surging demands for orders as the biannual Farnborough International Airshow.
  • Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence

    Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:46:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:49:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo, the Chinese flag is projected onto the Bus Al Arab luxury hotel to celebrate the UAE Chinese Week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading to Abu Dhabi i...(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo, the Chinese flag is projected onto the Bus Al Arab luxury hotel to celebrate the UAE Chinese Week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading to Abu Dhabi i...
    Chinese president visiting Abu Dhabi as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties, expand investment.
    Chinese president visiting Abu Dhabi as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties, expand investment.
  • Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-19 16:15:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.
  • Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffs

    Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffs

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:55:55 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:47:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A bank employee stands near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). A bank employee stands near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, ...
    Asian stock markets drift lower as investors await further moves on trade.
    Asian stock markets drift lower as investors await further moves on trade.
  • Saudi Arabia signs deal for 5 Spanish-built warships

    Saudi Arabia signs deal for 5 Spanish-built warships

    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:01:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 15:11:50 GMT
    Saudi Arabian Military Industries says it has signed a with Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia to establish a joint venture to supply five warships.
    Saudi Arabian Military Industries says it has signed a with Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia to establish a joint venture to supply five warships.
  • Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

    Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:50:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:51:43 GMT
    Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. set up joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan.
    Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. set up joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan.
  • Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPC

    Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPC

    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:51:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:47:49 GMT
    State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and...
    State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey.
  • Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:00:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:27:40 GMT
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
  • UK pound sinks below $1.30 after retail sales disappoint

    UK pound sinks below $1.30 after retail sales disappoint

    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-07-19 11:01:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 14:11:48 GMT
    The British pound has fallen below $1.30 for the first time in ten months after disappointing retail sales news raised further questions over whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month.
    The British pound has fallen below $1.30 for the first time in ten months after disappointing retail sales news raised further questions over whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month.
  • Jailed Audi chief seeks release pending German fraud probe

    Jailed Audi chief seeks release pending German fraud probe

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:41:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:57:20 GMT
    Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is seeking his release from jail during an ongoing investigation of suspected fraud as part of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.
    Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is seeking his release from jail during an ongoing investigation of suspected fraud as part of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.
  • Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-19 13:41:51 GMT
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.
  • Japan prosecutors charge Kobe Steel in fake data scandal

    Japan prosecutors charge Kobe Steel in fake data scandal

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:50:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-07-19 11:56:28 GMT
    Prosecutors charge Japan's Kobe Steel for falsifying data on hundreds of products.
    Prosecutors charge Japan's Kobe Steel for falsifying data on hundreds of products.
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:51:45 GMT
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
  • AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

    AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:17:07 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:21:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, American Express credit cards are seen, in North Andover, Mass. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, July 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, American Express credit cards are seen, in North Andover, Mass. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate. But more customers are struggling to repay cards.
    American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate. But more customers are struggling to repay cards.
  • Local councils go to court to stop London Heathrow expansion

    Local councils go to court to stop London Heathrow expansion

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-07-19 09:06:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 10:11:15 GMT
    Five local government councils are going to court to stop the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.
    Five local government councils are going to court to stop the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.
  • Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

    Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:26:14 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-19 07:50:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    US stocks are little changed as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rise following strong earnings reports, but energy companies slide along with oil prices.
    US stocks are little changed as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rise following strong earnings reports, but energy companies slide along with oil prices.
  • Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

    Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:04:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:38:15 GMT
    Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker.
    Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker.
  • US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

    US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:57:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:21:26 GMT
    The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama.
    The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama.
  • Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:09 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:16:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif.  For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif. For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.
  • EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:42 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-07-19 04:13:17 GMT
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone...
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.
  • Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

    Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:39:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:05:56 GMT
    Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during financial crisis.
    Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during financial crisis.
  • Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:30:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:50:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.
  • The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-07-19 01:10:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.
  • Airline group faults Europe traffic controllers amid delays

    Airline group faults Europe traffic controllers amid delays

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:36:21 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:13:27 GMT
    The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced...
    The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced soaring delays this year.
  • US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:53:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:38:00 GMT
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.
  • Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops

    Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:05:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:36:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Netflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.
    Netflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.
  • Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

    Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:44 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:01:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). In this May 17, 2018 photo, zipper sliders travel through a machine that places them onto zipper chains at the Dunlap Industries facility in Dunlap, Tenn. The small zipper-making company is fighting to keep its pared-down staf...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). In this May 17, 2018 photo, zipper sliders travel through a machine that places them onto zipper chains at the Dunlap Industries facility in Dunlap, Tenn. The small zipper-making company is fighting to keep its pared-down staf...
    A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms.
    A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms.
  • US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

    US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:40:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:46:09 GMT
    US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction.
    US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction.
  • MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:19:11 GMT
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las...
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
  • Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

    Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:00:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:29:13 GMT
    Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks.
    Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks.
  • Texas Instruments' new CEO loses job for personal misconduct

    Texas Instruments' new CEO loses job for personal misconduct

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:42:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:20:02 GMT
    Texas Instruments dumps recently appointed CEO for bad behavior, brings back his predecessor to fill void.
    Texas Instruments dumps recently appointed CEO for bad behavior, brings back his predecessor to fill void.
  • Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:28:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:17:03 GMT
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.
  • The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit

    The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:15:22 GMT
    (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). Britain's MPs in the House of Commons read out the results of a vote on the so called new clause 17 amendment, marking the Government's first defeat on the Brexit Trade Bill, Tuesday July 17, 2018. British Prime M...(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). Britain's MPs in the House of Commons read out the results of a vote on the so called new clause 17 amendment, marking the Government's first defeat on the Brexit Trade Bill, Tuesday July 17, 2018. British Prime M...
    Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union.
    Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union.
  • Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:32 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:21:34 GMT
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian...
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.
  • Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

    Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:20:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:07:31 GMT
    Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business.
    Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business.
  • Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

    Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:22:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:06:40 GMT
    Source says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers.
    Source says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers.
  • Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:25:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:47:09 GMT
    Marriott says it will eliminate 1 billion plastic straws annually by 2019.
    Marriott says it will eliminate 1 billion plastic straws annually by 2019.
  • Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

    Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:00:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:37:38 GMT
    An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year.
    An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year.
  • US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

    US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:00:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:38:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted...
    Asian stocks ease after rallying on Fed comments, solid US performance.
    Asian stocks ease after rallying on Fed comments, solid US performance.
  • The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google

    The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:26:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:38:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE  - This Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager is planning a statement on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 amid reports t...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager is planning a statement on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 amid reports t...
    Analysts and tech companies are divided over the merits of the European Union's fine against Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system.
    Analysts and tech companies are divided over the merits of the European Union's fine against Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system.
  • New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:05:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:21:18 GMT
    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads,...
    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
  • San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:59:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:02:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
  • EU tries to limit influx of steel diverted by US tariffs

    EU tries to limit influx of steel diverted by US tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:56:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:06:07 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this June 8, 2018, photo, a worker transfers steel cables at a steel factory in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. The Trump administration on Monday, July 16, 2018, brought cases against China, the European Union, Canad...(Chinatopix via AP). In this June 8, 2018, photo, a worker transfers steel cables at a steel factory in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. The Trump administration on Monday, July 16, 2018, brought cases against China, the European Union, Canad...
    The European Union has announced measures to shield its market from a glut of steel imports heading to the continent following the imposition of U.S. tariffs.
    The European Union has announced measures to shield its market from a glut of steel imports heading to the continent following the imposition of U.S. tariffs.
  • Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:35:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:58:09 GMT
    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates.
    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates.
  • South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

    South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:50:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:05:53 GMT
    South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast.
    South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast.
  • EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.
  • FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:00:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-07-18 09:43:41 GMT
    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.
    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.
  • Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

    Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:10:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:52:02 GMT
    Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.
    Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.
  • Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:16:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:17:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.
  • Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

    Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:18:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-07-18 05:45:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    US stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday as big losses for Netflix affect consumer-focused companies and technology firms.
    US stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday as big losses for Netflix affect consumer-focused companies and technology firms.
  • The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:49:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:41:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian...
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling.
  • Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:03:23 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:20:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.
  • UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve

    UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:31:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:30:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    UnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations.
    UnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations.
  • Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

    Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:34:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:50:41 GMT
    The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs.
    The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs.
  • Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

    Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:37:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:50:21 GMT
    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon.
    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon.
  • The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:13:36 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:04:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:47:25 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.
  • CSX 2Q profit jumps as railroad keeps cutting expense

    CSX 2Q profit jumps as railroad keeps cutting expense

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:27:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:33:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX railroad will give investors another update on its efforts to cut costs and improve efficiency when it releases its quarterly earn...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX railroad will give investors another update on its efforts to cut costs and improve efficiency when it releases its quarterly earn...
    CSX. Corp. deliveres a 72 percent jump in its second-quarter profit as the railroad continued to cut its expenses and improve operations.
    CSX. Corp. deliveres a 72 percent jump in its second-quarter profit as the railroad continued to cut its expenses and improve operations.
  • JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video

    JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:32:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:32:28 GMT
    JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video.
    JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video.
  • Ocean Resort Casino joins New Jersey internet betting market

    Ocean Resort Casino joins New Jersey internet betting market

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:37:22 GMT
    Another New Jersey casino has gone online, with the launch of Ocean Resort Casino's internet gambling site.
    Another New Jersey casino has gone online, with the launch of Ocean Resort Casino's internet gambling site.
  • Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:34:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:13:00 GMT
    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it.
    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it.
  • Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:35:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:04:35 GMT
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.
  • UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

    UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:12:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:51:44 GMT
    The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law.
    The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law.
  • NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:38:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:28:53 GMT
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.
  • Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story

    Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:48:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:55:22 GMT
    (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP, File). FILE - This Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo shows Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the...(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP, File). FILE - This Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo shows Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the...
    A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public.
    A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public.
  • The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

    The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to 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 speaks to representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill.
  • Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant

    Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:44:05 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this undated photo provided on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, inspects the construction site of a hydroelectric power plant in No...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this undated photo provided on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, inspects the construction site of a hydroelectric power plant in No...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un harshly reprimanded local officials over the failure to finish building a hydroelectric power plant in a public rebuke indicating he's struggling to improve the economy.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un harshly reprimanded local officials over the failure to finish building a hydroelectric power plant in a public rebuke indicating he's struggling to improve the economy.
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:14:00 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.
  • Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:55:03 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.
  • Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

    Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:12:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:14:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Defense contractor Raytheon has reaffirmed its commitment to Britain amid ongoing political turmoil connected to its upcoming departure from the European Union.
    Defense contractor Raytheon has reaffirmed its commitment to Britain amid ongoing political turmoil connected to its upcoming departure from the European Union.
  • Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit

    Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:32:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:34:11 GMT
    Germany is hosting the launch of European Union-brokered talks between Moscow and Kiev on the future transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the current contract expires next year.
    Germany is hosting the launch of European Union-brokered talks between Moscow and Kiev on the future transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the current contract expires next year.
  • Johnson & Johnson beats revenue, profit projections for 2Q

    Johnson & Johnson beats revenue, profit projections for 2Q

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:57:07 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Oct. 10, 2008, file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Oct. 10, 2008, file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    Johnson & Johnson tops revenue and profit expectations.
    Johnson & Johnson tops revenue and profit expectations.
  • Goldman Sachs' 2Q profit up 44 pct; CEO Blankfein to retire

    Goldman Sachs' 2Q profit up 44 pct; CEO Blankfein to retire

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:17:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:18:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    Goldman Sachs posts 44 percent rise in 2Q earnings, driving by trading and investment banking.
    Goldman Sachs posts 44 percent rise in 2Q earnings, driving by trading and investment banking.
  • US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in June

    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in June

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:27:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:33:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo a worker assembles interior cabinets for a boat at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla. On Tuesday, July 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo a worker assembles interior cabinets for a boat at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla. On Tuesday, July 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.
    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent on rising factory output.
    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent on rising factory output.
  • World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

    World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:21:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:14:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track.
    Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment.
    Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment.
  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:41:55 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.
  • Amazon workers strike in Europe to coincide with Prime Day

    Amazon workers strike in Europe to coincide with Prime Day

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:27:08 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:23:35 GMT
    Amazon workers in Spain are holding their second of a three-day strike over salary and working conditions coinciding with the online retailing giant's major shopping holiday.
    Amazon workers in Spain are holding their second of a three-day strike over salary and working conditions coinciding with the online retailing giant's major shopping holiday.
  • US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

    US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:44:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:02:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese made children shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing. China announced it filled a World Trade Organization challenge Monday, July 16, 2018, ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese made children shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing. China announced it filled a World Trade Organization challenge Monday, July 16, 2018, ...
    US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs.
    US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs.
  • 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
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:17:27 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.
  • Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:25 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:57:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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