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  • Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis

    Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:36:58 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.
  • Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

    Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

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

    Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:35:51 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

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

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:35:42 GMT
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:32:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:35:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.
  • FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

    FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:35:01 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
  • Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's president

    Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's president

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:11:56 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:34:29 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.
  • Novartis 1Q profit jumps 12 percent as heart drug sales soar

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

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:41:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:34:15 GMT
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for...
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for psoriasis drug Cosentyx.
  • Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:22:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:34:08 GMT
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.
  • China: Qualcomm plan 'has difficulty' resolving concerns

    China: Qualcomm plan 'has difficulty' resolving concerns

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:51:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:49 GMT
    The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors 'has difficulty' resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators.
    The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors 'has difficulty' resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators.
  • Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost

    Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 08:01:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:16 GMT
    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says that it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year.
    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says that it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year.
  • US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:41:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
  • Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

    Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

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

    Asian shares, oil prices rise on upbeat global outlook

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:32:05 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake...
    Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks.
    Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks.
  • House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.
  • Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Amazon's reveals its Prime service has 100 million members

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:22:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon said Wednesday, April 18, 2018, it has more than 100 million paid Prime members, the first time the company has given out a specific...
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.
    Amazon has persuaded more than 100 million shoppers to subscribe to its Prime service as its empire and ambitions expand.
  • Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

    Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:22:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:33:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 18.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 18.
    U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses as investors size up the latest company earnings and deal news.
    U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses as investors size up the latest company earnings and deal news.
  • Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

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

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:52:01 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...(AP Photo/Jenny Kane). This Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo shows the Wayfair website on a computer in New York. Wayfair, an online furniture seller, is calling April 25 Way Day, and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday d...
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.
    Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day.
  • Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.
  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:45 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:14 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:03 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.
  • EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    EU renews call for Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:01:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:24:59 GMT
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.
    The European Parliament is repeating a call for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the internet giant's data privacy scandal, after Zuckerberg offered to send someone else in his place.
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

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

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

    Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

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

    Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

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

    Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

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

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

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

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

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

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

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

    Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

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

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

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

    US sorghum growers fear China tariffs could cost them dearly

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

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

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

    Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:40:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:37:02 GMT
    (Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...(Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.
  • Wynn Resorts expands board of directors, adds 3 women

    Wynn Resorts expands board of directors, adds 3 women

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

    Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

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

    Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

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

    Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

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

    The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

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

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

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

    GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:52:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.
  • Amazon partners with Best Buy on smart TVs, a "win-win"

    Amazon partners with Best Buy on smart TVs, a "win-win"

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:11:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:23:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon is looking to expand its dominance globally, announcing international customers can now buy more than 45 million items via its app....(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Amazon is looking to expand its dominance globally, announcing international customers can now buy more than 45 million items via its app....
    Amazon opens the door to potential customers overseas, cuts deal with Best Buy.
    Amazon opens the door to potential customers overseas, cuts deal with Best Buy.
  • Northwest high-voltage transmission lines OK'd by officials

    Northwest high-voltage transmission lines OK'd by officials

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:01:36 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:04:18 GMT
    Federal officials have approved routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest's energy grid.
    Federal officials have approved routes for two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho intended to modernize the Pacific Northwest's energy grid.
  • Fed survey finds worries about higher tariffs

    Fed survey finds worries about higher tariffs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:21:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:03:05 GMT
    Federal Reserve latest business survey finds concerns about impact of Trump's trade policies.
    Federal Reserve latest business survey finds concerns about impact of Trump's trade policies.
  • Condemned Northern California house sells for $1.23 million

    Condemned Northern California house sells for $1.23 million

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:04:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). A condemned home is seen Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Fremont, Calif. The condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). A condemned home is seen Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Fremont, Calif. The condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million.
    A condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million.
    A condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million.
  • School shooting survivor calls for investment firm boycott

    School shooting survivor calls for investment firm boycott

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:31:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:22 GMT
    A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school is calling for a boycott of two of what he calls the biggest investors in gun manufacturers _ BlackRock and The Vanguard Group.
    A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school is calling for a boycott of two of what he calls the biggest investors in gun manufacturers _ BlackRock and The Vanguard Group.
  • Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:15:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:36:34 GMT
    A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season.
    A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season.
  • Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:51:39 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:35:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem...
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.
  • Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Waze causing LA traffic headaches, city council member says

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:51:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:46:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file). FILE--In this file photo taken March 27, 2017, the Waze application is displayed on a smartphone in San Francisco. A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the...
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in...
    A Los Angeles councilman is asking the city to consider legal action against Waze over complaints that the navigation app is recklessly guiding motorists off thoroughfares and into residential neighborhoods in search of shorter or quicker routes.
  • Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July

    Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:21:43 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:53:05 GMT
    Abu Dhabi's new Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July as massive Dubai park faces $300 million shortfall.
    Abu Dhabi's new Warner Bros. indoor amusement park opens in July as massive Dubai park faces $300 million shortfall.
  • Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:58:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:36:09 GMT
    (Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...(Michael Lund/Merck via AP). This 2015 photo made available by Merck shows the drug Keytruda. Research released on Monday, April 16, 2018 suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have ...
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.
    New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common cancer types.
  • Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Marijuana-based drug gets positive review from US agency

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:13:04 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:36:08 GMT
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.
    Federal health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the U.S.
  • US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

    US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:10:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:36:02 GMT
    US health officials propose steps to improve the government's oversight of medical devices.
    US health officials propose steps to improve the government's oversight of medical devices.
  • UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:32:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.
  • Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:21:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:13:23 GMT
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.
  • UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

    UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:32:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:52:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Ardern is in London to take part in the C...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Ardern is in London to take part in the C...
    Britain's key Brexit bill has hit a hurdle, with the House of Lords voting to seek continued membership in the European Union's customs union.
    Britain's key Brexit bill has hit a hurdle, with the House of Lords voting to seek continued membership in the European Union's customs union.
  • Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino sets June 28 opening date

    Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino sets June 28 opening date

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:41:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:52:02 GMT
    Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino resort announces June 28 opening date.
    Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino resort announces June 28 opening date.
  • Landing the right house in a tough market for homebuyers

    Landing the right house in a tough market for homebuyers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:15:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:37:23 GMT
    Shoppers need nerve, savvy and preferably cash to survive this home-buying season.
    Shoppers need nerve, savvy and preferably cash to survive this home-buying season.
  • UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:11:36 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:44:24 GMT
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.
  • Eni investing 7 billion euros in Italy over 4 years

    Eni investing 7 billion euros in Italy over 4 years

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:21:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:41:56 GMT
    Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi says that the oil giant will invest 7 billion euros ($8.6 billion) in activities in its home country of Italy over the next four years.
    Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi says that the oil giant will invest 7 billion euros ($8.6 billion) in activities in its home country of Italy over the next four years.
  • Fox News: Sean Hannity has our full support

    Fox News: Sean Hannity has our full support

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:50:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:32:50 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, Fox News personality Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York. Hannity is President Donald Trump's most...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, Fox News personality Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York. Hannity is President Donald Trump's most...
    Fox News says it was unaware before it was revealed in court that its prime-time host, Sean Hannity, shared a lawyer with President Donald Trump.
    Fox News says it was unaware before it was revealed in court that its prime-time host, Sean Hannity, shared a lawyer with President Donald Trump.
  • Toy manufacturer Hasbro announces pilot recycling program

    Toy manufacturer Hasbro announces pilot recycling program

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:01:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:24:09 GMT
    Rhode Island-based toy manufacturer Hasbro announces pilot toy recycling program.
    Rhode Island-based toy manufacturer Hasbro announces pilot toy recycling program.
  • Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:07:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:07:01 GMT
    A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season.
    A dearth of homes for sale, rising prices and a recent climb in mortgage rates dim prospects for buyers this spring homebuying season.
  • TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    TaskRabbit offline after security breach

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:41:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:35:19 GMT
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.
    TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform.
  • Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:24:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:33:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.
  • Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:32:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.
  • Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

    Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:32:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi). People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Was...(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi). People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after Beijing added to a swelling trade dispute with Was...
    Asian stock markets follow Wall Street higher despite Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in worsening trade dispute.
    Asian stock markets follow Wall Street higher despite Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in worsening trade dispute.
  • Morgan Stanley posts record 1Q profit, helped by trading

    Morgan Stanley posts record 1Q profit, helped by trading

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:51:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:52:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, the Morgan Stanley logo is displayed on its Times Square building, in New York. Morgan Stanley reports earnings Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, the Morgan Stanley logo is displayed on its Times Square building, in New York. Morgan Stanley reports earnings Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    Investment bank Morgan Stanley posts record profit in the first quarter, helped by a lower tax bill and a boost in revenue from last quarter's volatile markets.
    Investment bank Morgan Stanley posts record profit in the first quarter, helped by a lower tax bill and a boost in revenue from last quarter's volatile markets.
  • IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

    IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:34:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:12:17 GMT
    IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day.
    IRS online payment site is out of commission on tax day.
  • Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

    Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:41:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:07:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, the logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE- In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, the logo of American entertainment company Netflix is pictured at the Paris games week in Paris. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.
    Netflix success in video streaming won't be easily duplicated by Spotify, other wanna-be clones.
    Netflix success in video streaming won't be easily duplicated by Spotify, other wanna-be clones.
  • The Latest: Taxpayers get 1-day extension due to IRS glitch

    The Latest: Taxpayers get 1-day extension due to IRS glitch

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:20:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:04:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS website to make payments went down on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The IRS did not have an imme...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS website to make payments went down on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The IRS did not have an imme...
    IRS websites for payment and other key services are out of commission on tax day.
    IRS websites for payment and other key services are out of commission on tax day.
  • Germany: prosecutors carry out raids in Porsche diesel probe

    Germany: prosecutors carry out raids in Porsche diesel probe

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:11:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:52:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file). FILE - The Feb. 15, 2018 file photo shows a Porsche logo on a 2018 718 Cayman automobile on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. German police searched offices of Porsche on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file). FILE - The Feb. 15, 2018 file photo shows a Porsche logo on a 2018 718 Cayman automobile on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. German police searched offices of Porsche on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal.
    Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal.
  • High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:41:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.
  • French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

    French trains, Air France flights disrupted by strikes

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:11:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:32:24 GMT
    Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes Wednesday despite the insistence of French President Emmanuel Macron that protest actions won't prevent him from making changes to the...
    Rail traffic across France and Air France flights were disrupted by strikes Wednesday despite the insistence of French President Emmanuel Macron that protest actions won't prevent him from making changes to the country's economy.
  • Drop in UK inflation raises doubts over rate hike

    Drop in UK inflation raises doubts over rate hike

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:51:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:12:12 GMT
    Official figures show that inflation in Britain has unexpectedly fallen in March, a development that is likely to raise questions in the markets as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again...
    Official figures show that inflation in Britain has unexpectedly fallen in March, a development that is likely to raise questions in the markets as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again this month.
  • EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

    EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:01:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:31:38 GMT
    EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.
    EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.
  • Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:44:49 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:14:54 GMT
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.
  • IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.
  • Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

    Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:30:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:13:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to s...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, a Starbucks barista holds an iced tea drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to s...
    Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated.
    Through the looking glass: Arrest of black men is a blow to the inclusive image Starbucks has cultivated.
  • Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:50:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.
  • Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:20:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:04 GMT
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.
  • Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:20:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:51:46 GMT
    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.
    A Southwest Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport, and video from the scene appears to show a damaged engine.
  • Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent

    Japan fiscal year trade surplus with US up nearly 6 percent

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:21:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 08:11:28 GMT
    Japan's trade surplus with the U.S. grows nearly 6 percent in last fiscal year.
    Japan's trade surplus with the U.S. grows nearly 6 percent in last fiscal year.
  • Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:14:36 GMT
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.
  • Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

    Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:10:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:32:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 17.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, the facade of the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 17.
    U.S. stocks are moving solidly higher in early trading, adding to the market's gains from a day earlier.
    U.S. stocks are moving solidly higher in early trading, adding to the market's gains from a day earlier.
  • US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:32:07 GMT
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.
  • Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:40:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.
  • White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:50:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.
  • Counterfeit cosmetics seized in LA contained lead, feces

    Counterfeit cosmetics seized in LA contained lead, feces

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:50:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:51:45 GMT
    (Cpt. Marc Reina/Los Angeles Police Department via AP). This April 12, 2018, photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows counterfeit cosmetics to be seized by police in the Santee Alley area of Los Angeles. $700,000 worth of counterfeit c...(Cpt. Marc Reina/Los Angeles Police Department via AP). This April 12, 2018, photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows counterfeit cosmetics to be seized by police in the Santee Alley area of Los Angeles. $700,000 worth of counterfeit c...
    Los Angeles police say $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics seized from vendors in downtown's fashion district have tested positive for bacteria, lead and traces of animal feces.
    Los Angeles police say $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics seized from vendors in downtown's fashion district have tested positive for bacteria, lead and traces of animal feces.
  • CSX railroad's first-quarter profit jumps to $695 million

    CSX railroad's first-quarter profit jumps to $695 million

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:22:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    CSX's first-quarter profit nearly doubled thanks to further cost cuts at the railroad and a restructuring that weighed on its earnings a year ago.
    CSX's first-quarter profit nearly doubled thanks to further cost cuts at the railroad and a restructuring that weighed on its earnings a year ago.
  • The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:05:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.
  • Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies at 54

    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies at 54

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:20:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:52:31 GMT
    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54.
    Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54.
  • Conservative enthusiasm helps 'Roseanne' continue domination

    Conservative enthusiasm helps 'Roseanne' continue domination

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:41:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:23:54 GMT
    Research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the success of the 'Roseanne' reboot has enticed conservatives to check it out.
    Research indicates that enthusiasm expressed for the success of the 'Roseanne' reboot has enticed conservatives to check it out.
  • Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Microsoft turns to former rival to improve internet security

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:40:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:16:33 GMT
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.
    Microsoft is turning to a former rival, Linux, to improve the security of computing devices.
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:21:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:31 GMT
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.
  • The Latest: Police release call from Starbucks employee

    The Latest: Police release call from Starbucks employee

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:10:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:45:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). A plain-clothed police officer, right, mans a position behind the counter at the Starbucks that has become the center of protests Monday, April 16, 2018, in Philadelphia. Starbucks wants to add training for store managers o...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). A plain-clothed police officer, right, mans a position behind the counter at the Starbucks that has become the center of protests Monday, April 16, 2018, in Philadelphia. Starbucks wants to add training for store managers o...
    Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 for racial-bias education for employees.
    Starbucks will close more than 8,000 US stores on May 29 for racial-bias education for employees.
  • Trump energy adviser, fossil fuel champion, resigning

    Trump energy adviser, fossil fuel champion, resigning

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:21:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:36:25 GMT
    A top White House adviser for energy and environmental policy is resigning.
    A top White House adviser for energy and environmental policy is resigning.
  • The Latest: High court hears internet tax collection case

    The Latest: High court hears internet tax collection case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:50:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:24:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.
    The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that has to do with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases.
  • Russia blocks some Google, Amazon servers after Telegram ban

    Russia blocks some Google, Amazon servers after Telegram ban

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:40:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:41:44 GMT
    Russia's communications watchdog says it is blocking access to the servers owned tech giants Google and Amazon in order to comply with a court order to block a popular messaging app.
    Russia's communications watchdog says it is blocking access to the servers owned tech giants Google and Amazon in order to comply with a court order to block a popular messaging app.
  • ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

    ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:00:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:24:00 GMT
    (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos, left, appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on ...(Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos, left, appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on ...
    ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website.
    ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website.
  • Hannity shares world view with Trump, and lawyer, too

    Hannity shares world view with Trump, and lawyer, too

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:22:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:00:58 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, Fox News personality Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York. Hannity is President Donald Trump's most...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, Fox News personality Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York. Hannity is President Donald Trump's most...
    Fox News star Sean Hannity is revealed as a client of Trump attorney Michael Cohen in a New York court hearing.
    Fox News star Sean Hannity is revealed as a client of Trump attorney Michael Cohen in a New York court hearing.
  • Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

    Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:30:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:41:01 GMT
    China's government has announced plans to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years.
    China's government has announced plans to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years.
  • IT issue causes outage at supermarket chain in Australia

    IT issue causes outage at supermarket chain in Australia

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:38:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:13:26 GMT
    Cash registers are working again at Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia.
    Cash registers are working again at Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia.
  • Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

    Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:24:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:23:02 GMT
    The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement.
    The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement.
  • Goldman reports 26 percent surge in profits, helped by taxes

    Goldman reports 26 percent surge in profits, helped by taxes

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:20:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:11:26 GMT
    Goldman Sachs's profits rose 26 percent last quarter, helped by a lower tax bill and a surge in volatility that allowed the bank's traders to take advantage of wild moves in markets.
    Goldman Sachs's profits rose 26 percent last quarter, helped by a lower tax bill and a surge in volatility that allowed the bank's traders to take advantage of wild moves in markets.
  • Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:28:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:03:17 GMT
    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul.
    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul.
  • China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

    China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:10:27 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:41:03 GMT
    China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment.
    China's economic growth held steady at 6.8 percent over a year earlier in the quarter ending in March, buoyed by retail sales and investment.
  • Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

    Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:03:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:43:03 GMT
    (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves with his wife Akie Abe while boarding his plane before departure for the U.S. at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Abe is heading to U.S. Pres...(Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves with his wife Akie Abe while boarding his plane before departure for the U.S. at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Abe is heading to U.S. Pres...
    Domestic political scandals and a sinking support rating are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to talks with President Donald Trump.
    Domestic political scandals and a sinking support rating are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to talks with President Donald Trump.
  • UnitedHealth hikes 2018 forecast, books another big 1Q gain

    UnitedHealth hikes 2018 forecast, books another big 1Q gain

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:30:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:10:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    UnitedHealth: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.
    UnitedHealth: 1Q Earnings Snapshot.
  • Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q views on sales spike, but net dips

    Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q views on sales spike, but net dips

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:10:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:10:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products arranged for a photo, in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products arranged for a photo, in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    Johnson & Johnson is reporting better than expected profit and revenue for the first quarter.
    Johnson & Johnson is reporting better than expected profit and revenue for the first quarter.
  • How Facebook ads target you

    How Facebook ads target you

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:55:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:55:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year, second only to Google when...
    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.
    Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics.
  • US factory output ticked up just 0.1 percent in March

    US factory output ticked up just 0.1 percent in March

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:13 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this March 19, 2018, file photo a line technician walks past window panels near the NV Commercial Van assembly line at the Nissan Canton Assembly Plant, in Canton, Miss. On Tuesday, April 17, the Federal Rese...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this March 19, 2018, file photo a line technician walks past window panels near the NV Commercial Van assembly line at the Nissan Canton Assembly Plant, in Canton, Miss. On Tuesday, April 17, the Federal Rese...
    US factory output edged up 0.1 percent in March; yearly growth is 3 percent.
    US factory output edged up 0.1 percent in March; yearly growth is 3 percent.
  • US home building rose slightly in March, led by apartments

    US home building rose slightly in March, led by apartments

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Tuesday, April 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in March.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Tuesday, April 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in March.
    US home construction rose a modest 1.9 percent last month, driven by apartment building.
    US home construction rose a modest 1.9 percent last month, driven by apartment building.
  • Russians protest garbage dumps blighting Moscow region

    Russians protest garbage dumps blighting Moscow region

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-14 15:36:22 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:31:34 GMT
    Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against plans to build a garbage incinerator.
    Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against plans to build a garbage incinerator.
  • Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:18:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:25:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.
  • UK wages outstrip prices as Brexit squeeze runs its course

    UK wages outstrip prices as Brexit squeeze runs its course

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 09:10:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:20:43 GMT
    Wages in Britain are rising faster than prices, a positive development for households that will boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates again next month.
    Wages in Britain are rising faster than prices, a positive development for households that will boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates again next month.
  • Italian restaurant chain Bertucci's files for bankruptcy

    Italian restaurant chain Bertucci's files for bankruptcy

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:20:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:30:58 GMT
    Italian casual dining chain Bertucci's has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closed 15 restaurants.
    Italian casual dining chain Bertucci's has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closed 15 restaurants.
  • China rules US sorghum was dumped as trade tensions mount

    China rules US sorghum was dumped as trade tensions mount

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:00:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:30:47 GMT
    China has ordered importers of U.S. sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation, adding to growing trade conflict with Washington.
    China has ordered importers of U.S. sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation, adding to growing trade conflict with Washington.
  • Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings

    Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:50:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:30:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Passers-by look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher but little changed Tuesday, as global investors were rel...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). Passers-by look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher but little changed Tuesday, as global investors were rel...
    Asian shares are mixed but mostly flat amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S. China's GDP grew at a 6.8 percent annual pace in the first quarter, as expected.
    Asian shares are mixed but mostly flat amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S. China's GDP grew at a 6.8 percent annual pace in the first quarter, as expected.
  • The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 09:10:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:25:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...(AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.
  • New Zealand PM: talks needed before US rejoins Pacific pact

    New Zealand PM: talks needed before US rejoins Pacific pact

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:50:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:10:17 GMT
    (Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern prior to a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern prior to a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she can envision the United States re-joining the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal but not without renegotiation.
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she can envision the United States re-joining the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal but not without renegotiation.
  • White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:48:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:36:19 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...(Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad in its use of chemical weapons.
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad in its use of chemical weapons.
  • Trade fears weigh on outlook in export champ Germany

    Trade fears weigh on outlook in export champ Germany

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 09:30:02 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:01:00 GMT
    Fears about international trade conflict and the conflict in Syria have sent the outlook lower among finance professionals in Germany.
    Fears about international trade conflict and the conflict in Syria have sent the outlook lower among finance professionals in Germany.
  • China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

    China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:30:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:30:38 GMT
    (Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group via AP). In this April 15, 2018 photo released by Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group, more than 20,000 people take part in a "Rainbow Marathon," organized months earlier, to raise awareness of LGBT issues in Nanjing in e...(Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group via AP). In this April 15, 2018 photo released by Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group, more than 20,000 people take part in a "Rainbow Marathon," organized months earlier, to raise awareness of LGBT issues in Nanjing in e...
    One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan.
    One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan.
  • China to protect 'legitimate rights' after US penalizes ZTE

    China to protect 'legitimate rights' after US penalizes ZTE

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:10:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, a sign for the ZTE booth is seen at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain.  The U.S. Commerce Department is blocking Chinese ...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, a sign for the ZTE booth is seen at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. The U.S. Commerce Department is blocking Chinese ...
    China's government says it's ready to protect its 'legitimate interests' after U.S. authorities punished a major Chinese telecoms equipment maker over exports to North Korea and Iran.
    China's government says it's ready to protect its 'legitimate interests' after U.S. authorities punished a major Chinese telecoms equipment maker over exports to North Korea and Iran.
  • Trump says tax law, US economy helping Hispanics

    Trump says tax law, US economy helping Hispanics

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:58:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:01:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump is set to promote the Republican tax law during an event in South Florida.
    President Donald Trump is set to promote the Republican tax law during an event in South Florida.
  • Trump puts forward 2 more nominees for Fed board

    Trump puts forward 2 more nominees for Fed board

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:48:58 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:31:02 GMT
    Trump puts forward 2 more nominees for Fed board including Columbia professor as vice chairman.
    Trump puts forward 2 more nominees for Fed board including Columbia professor as vice chairman.
  • Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says

    Starbucks to train workers on 'unconscious bias,' CEO says

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:08:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:21:30 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...
    Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested last week after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.
    Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested last week after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.
  • Canadian pharmacy fined $34 million for illegal imports

    Canadian pharmacy fined $34 million for illegal imports

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:25:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ruth Bonneville, File). FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2003, file photo, CanadaDrugs.com Director of Pharmacy Robert Fraser, left, takes Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, second left, on a tour of the Internet pharmacy CanadaDrugs.com in Winnipeg, Manito...(AP Photo/Ruth Bonneville, File). FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2003, file photo, CanadaDrugs.com Director of Pharmacy Robert Fraser, left, takes Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, second left, on a tour of the Internet pharmacy CanadaDrugs.com in Winnipeg, Manito...
    A Canadian online pharmacy is expected to be fined $34 million for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States.
    A Canadian online pharmacy is expected to be fined $34 million for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States.
  • Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

    Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:09:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:21:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a statue of George Washington, on the steps Federal Hall, overlooks the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a statue of George Washington, on the steps Federal Hall, overlooks the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.
    U.S. stocks are broadly higher in early trading, with technology and health care companies posting solid gains.
    U.S. stocks are broadly higher in early trading, with technology and health care companies posting solid gains.
  • Backpage.com co-founder released from jail on a $1M bond

    Backpage.com co-founder released from jail on a $1M bond

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:20:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:41:50 GMT
    A co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
    A co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
  • Video: YouTube shooter tells police she won't hurt anyone

    Video: YouTube shooter tells police she won't hurt anyone

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:05:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:26:59 GMT
    Newly released police video shows officers talking to a woman in her car hours before she opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters.
    Newly released police video shows officers talking to a woman in her car hours before she opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters.
  • Lawsuit dropped between Elaine Wynn and ex's former company

    Lawsuit dropped between Elaine Wynn and ex's former company

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:20:58 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:31:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn, listens during a hearing in Las Vegas. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wyn...(AP Photo/John Locher). FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn, listens during a hearing in Las Vegas. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wyn...
    A years-long boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife has settled on the brink of the start of trial in Nevada state court.
    A years-long boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife has settled on the brink of the start of trial in Nevada state court.
  • Winter drilling in Alaska 'promising' for ConocoPhillips

    Winter drilling in Alaska 'promising' for ConocoPhillips

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:00:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:20:53 GMT
    ConocoPhillips say its 2018 winter exploration and appraisal program on Alaska's western North Slope produced promising results.
    ConocoPhillips say its 2018 winter exploration and appraisal program on Alaska's western North Slope produced promising results.
  • The Latest: Mayor says Starbucks 'contrite' over arrests

    The Latest: Mayor says Starbucks 'contrite' over arrests

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:28:34 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:45:34 GMT
    (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Protesters gather outside of a  Starbucks in Philadelphia, Sunday, April 15, 2018, where two black men were arrested Thursday after employees called police to say the men were trespassing. The arrest p...(Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Protesters gather outside of a Starbucks in Philadelphia, Sunday, April 15, 2018, where two black men were arrested Thursday after employees called police to say the men were trespassing. The arrest p...
    The CEO of Starbucks is in Philadelphia, hoping to meet with the two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.
    The CEO of Starbucks is in Philadelphia, hoping to meet with the two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.
  • Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

    Question of sales tax on online purchases goes to high court

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:48:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:00:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    A case before the Supreme Court could change the longstanding rule that businesses shipping merchandise to a state where it doesn't have a physical presence doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax.
    A case before the Supreme Court could change the longstanding rule that businesses shipping merchandise to a state where it doesn't have a physical presence doesn't have to collect the state's sales tax.
  • US bars China's telecom giant ZTE from buying US components

    US bars China's telecom giant ZTE from buying US components

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:38:32 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:40:57 GMT
    US accuses Chinese telecom giant of lying in sanctions case, bars it from importing US components.
    US accuses Chinese telecom giant of lying in sanctions case, bars it from importing US components.
  • Pizza al fresco: Domino's will deliver to beaches, parks

    Pizza al fresco: Domino's will deliver to beaches, parks

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:18:37 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:31:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - This Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a slice of pepperoni pizza on a Domino's Pizza box in Derry, N.H. Fla. The pizza chain said Monday, April 16, 2018, that its drivers can meet customers at beaches, parks and la...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - This Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a slice of pepperoni pizza on a Domino's Pizza box in Derry, N.H. Fla. The pizza chain said Monday, April 16, 2018, that its drivers can meet customers at beaches, parks and la...
    Domino's, known for bringing pizzas to doorsteps, will now deliver to the great outdoors.
    Domino's, known for bringing pizzas to doorsteps, will now deliver to the great outdoors.
  • Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

    Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:18:42 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:11:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Becker, File). File - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Shares of Allegiant Air’s parent company are tumbling in Monday, April 16, 2018, premarket trading follow...(AP Photo/David Becker, File). File - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Shares of Allegiant Air’s parent company are tumbling in Monday, April 16, 2018, premarket trading follow...
    Allegiant Air is under fire following a "60 Minutes" investigation that is raising significant safety concerns.
    Allegiant Air is under fire following a "60 Minutes" investigation that is raising significant safety concerns.
  • Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

    Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:54:49 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:05:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers Tuesd...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers Tuesd...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers the company hasn't broken its 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to overhaul its privacy practices, but didn't know if it had been fined.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly assured lawmakers the company hasn't broken its 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to overhaul its privacy practices, but didn't know if it had been fined.
  • Icahn's company strikes approximately $1.85B Tropicana deal

    Icahn's company strikes approximately $1.85B Tropicana deal

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:18:28 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:51:13 GMT
    Carl Icahn's company strikes approximately $1.85B deal that includes merging the gaming and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment into Eldorado Resorts.
    Carl Icahn's company strikes approximately $1.85B deal that includes merging the gaming and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment into Eldorado Resorts.
  • Shares in ad giant WPP fall amid breakup speculation

    Shares in ad giant WPP fall amid breakup speculation

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:18:24 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:50:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, visits the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertisi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 file photo, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, visits the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertisi...
    WPP shares fell as much as 5.6 percent as investors speculated that the world's biggest advertising company will be broken up after the resignation of CEO Martin Sorrell.
    WPP shares fell as much as 5.6 percent as investors speculated that the world's biggest advertising company will be broken up after the resignation of CEO Martin Sorrell.
  • Optimism among builders slides for fourth consecutive month

    Optimism among builders slides for fourth consecutive month

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:08:52 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:41:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, photo, construction workers work on a new townhouse in Wood-Ridge, N.J. On Monday, April 16, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its March index of builder sentiment.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2018, photo, construction workers work on a new townhouse in Wood-Ridge, N.J. On Monday, April 16, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its March index of builder sentiment.
    Rising mortgage rates and skyrocketing home prices chip away at the confidence of homebuilders.
    Rising mortgage rates and skyrocketing home prices chip away at the confidence of homebuilders.
  • EU wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    EU wants Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify over data scandal

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:05:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:13:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data...
    The European Union is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to come testify at the legislature of the 28-nation bloc about the widening data breach scandal at his company.
    The European Union is calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to come testify at the legislature of the 28-nation bloc about the widening data breach scandal at his company.
  • The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:48:32 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:04:03 GMT
    (Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...(Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.
  • In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

    In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:18:09 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:30:15 GMT
    (Warner Bros. via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. shows Dwayne Johnson in a scene from "Rampage."  Johnson’s arcade game-inspired “Rampage” crept past last week’s top film “A Quiet Place” to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts.(Warner Bros. via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. shows Dwayne Johnson in a scene from "Rampage." Johnson’s arcade game-inspired “Rampage” crept past last week’s top film “A Quiet Place” to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts.
    Dwayne Johnson's big budget arcade game-based "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely.
    Dwayne Johnson's big budget arcade game-based "Rampage" crept past last week's top film "A Quiet Place" to take the No. 1 spot on the box office charts, but just barely.
  • US retail sales rebounded a solid 0.6 pct. in March

    US retail sales rebounded a solid 0.6 pct. in March

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:38:50 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:29:46 GMT
    US retail sales increase a healthy 0.6 percent in March after 3 months of declines.
    US retail sales increase a healthy 0.6 percent in March after 3 months of declines.
  • In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

    In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:58:55 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:29:41 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.
    Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron said they discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries.
    Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron said they discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries.
  • Stocks stable, oil drops after US-led air strikes on Syria

    Stocks stable, oil drops after US-led air strikes on Syria

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:48:21 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 16, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia after an upbeat start to the week, with Chinese benchmarks leading the retreat. The air strikes on Syria a...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 16, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia after an upbeat start to the week, with Chinese benchmarks leading the retreat. The air strikes on Syria a...
    Asian shares mixed following weekend air strikes on Syria, Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.
    Asian shares mixed following weekend air strikes on Syria, Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.
  • APNewsBreak: 3-state online poker pool to debut May 1

    APNewsBreak: 3-state online poker pool to debut May 1

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:19:09 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:59:07 GMT
    Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other on May 1, in the long-awaited expansion of online gambling to involve multi-state pools.
    Internet poker players in three states will be able to face off against each other on May 1, in the long-awaited expansion of online gambling to involve multi-state pools.
  • China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms

    China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:58:14 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:11:46 GMT
    (Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP). Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, second from left, attend their meeting in Tokyo Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang starts two-day visit w...(Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP). Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, second from left, attend their meeting in Tokyo Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang starts two-day visit w...
    China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.
    China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.
  • American Express to end its Plenti frequent shopper program

    American Express to end its Plenti frequent shopper program

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:08:49 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:09:36 GMT
    American Express to end its frequent-shopper program Plenti, despite years of marketing and high-profile partners like RiteAid, ExxonMobil and Macy's.
    American Express to end its frequent-shopper program Plenti, despite years of marketing and high-profile partners like RiteAid, ExxonMobil and Macy's.
  • Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform

    Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:08:37 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:09:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union party speaks to board members as she arrives at a party's board meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union party speaks to board members as she arrives at a party's board meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 16, 2018.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the rights of Germany's parliament must be preserved as the eurozone rescue fund is converted into a "European Monetary Fund," and that the EU's executive Commission shouldn't...
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the rights of Germany's parliament must be preserved as the eurozone rescue fund is converted into a "European Monetary Fund," and that the EU's executive Commission shouldn't have sole control of the new body.
  • Liz Weston: Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad

    Liz Weston: Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:58:35 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:09:15 GMT
    Retiring in less popular places could mean a lower cost of living and a more authentic experience abroad.
    Retiring in less popular places could mean a lower cost of living and a more authentic experience abroad.
  • Bank of America 1Q profits rise to record $6.9 billion

    Bank of America 1Q profits rise to record $6.9 billion

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:28:36 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:59:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, April 16, 2018.
    Bank of America's first quarter profits jumps by 30 percent from a year earlier, as the company benefited greatly from the new tax law as well as higher interest rates.
    Bank of America's first quarter profits jumps by 30 percent from a year earlier, as the company benefited greatly from the new tax law as well as higher interest rates.
  • Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

    Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from work over tantrum

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:08:37 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:58:59 GMT
    Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering a police investigation and public outrage.
    Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering a police investigation and public outrage.
  • Germany to try man suspected of kidnapping ex-oil exec

    Germany to try man suspected of kidnapping ex-oil exec

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:10:23 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:20:35 GMT
    A German court says a Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin will go on trial next week.
    A German court says a Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin will go on trial next week.
  • Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:15:10 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:40:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.
  • Arrests, injuries as French protesters challenge Macron

    Arrests, injuries as French protesters challenge Macron

    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-04-15 07:57:44 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:19:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Demonstrators march during a protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's government reforms, in Marseille, France, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Banners read: "Indefinite general strike-Against the laws which oppress us, fre...(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Demonstrators march during a protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's government reforms, in Marseille, France, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Banners read: "Indefinite general strike-Against the laws which oppress us, fre...
    The French government says 63 people were arrested and nine police officers injured on the sidelines of protests in two cities, amid simmering anger at President Emmanuel Macron's government.
    The French government says 63 people were arrested and nine police officers injured on the sidelines of protests in two cities, amid simmering anger at President Emmanuel Macron's government.
  • GM ending shift at Ohio car plant amid sales slowdown

    GM ending shift at Ohio car plant amid sales slowdown

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-14 14:17:13 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:19:16 GMT
    General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs.
    General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs.
  • Far-right Austrian: Let's fire reporters who 'don't behave'

    Far-right Austrian: Let's fire reporters who 'don't behave'

    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:18:37 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:19:15 GMT
    A member of Austria's far-right Freedom Party wants to fire foreign correspondents working for public broadcaster ORF if they "don't behave.".
    A member of Austria's far-right Freedom Party wants to fire foreign correspondents working for public broadcaster ORF if they "don't behave.".
  • Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

    Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:57:50 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:01:58 GMT
    Starbucks' CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, prompting accusations of racism on social media.
    Starbucks' CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, prompting accusations of racism on social media.
  • Former Tronc Chairman Ferro selling all of his company stock

    Former Tronc Chairman Ferro selling all of his company stock

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:55:59 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:18:43 GMT
    A former chairman of the Tronc company who stepped down amid sexual-misconduct allegations is selling all of his stock for about $228 million.
    A former chairman of the Tronc company who stepped down amid sexual-misconduct allegations is selling all of his stock for about $228 million.
  • Martin Sorrell steps down as CEO of advertising giant WPP

    Martin Sorrell steps down as CEO of advertising giant WPP

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:37:45 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:08:49 GMT
    Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertising agency, following allegations of personal misconduct.
    Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertising agency, following allegations of personal misconduct.
  • Tesla, Feds clash over release of fatal crash information

    Tesla, Feds clash over release of fatal crash information

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:44:48 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:10:04 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla has been booted from the group investigating a fatal crash in California that involved a Tesla SUV and the company's Autopilot system.
    Electric car maker Tesla has been booted from the group investigating a fatal crash in California that involved a Tesla SUV and the company's Autopilot system.
  • Asian shares give up early gains as political risks loom

    Asian shares give up early gains as political risks loom

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:28:13 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:08:36 GMT
    Asian shares fall back after upbeat start, with Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.
    Asian shares fall back after upbeat start, with Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.
  • US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:37:57 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:39:02 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...(Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...
    Trump declares "mission accomplished" in aftermath of missile strike launched against Syria by U.S. and allies France and Britain.
    Trump declares "mission accomplished" in aftermath of missile strike launched against Syria by U.S. and allies France and Britain.
  • Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:08:01 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.
    Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.
  • The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:17:45 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:30:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.
  • Trump to welcome president of Nigeria to White House

    Trump to welcome president of Nigeria to White House

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:08:16 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-04-15 21:50:06 GMT
    Trump to welcome president of Nigeria to the White House on April 30.
    Trump to welcome president of Nigeria to the White House on April 30.
  • Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country

    Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:04:36 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:51:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, takes her seat before the start of an FCC open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality in Washington, D.C. Clyburn addressed a gathering of librarians ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, takes her seat before the start of an FCC open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality in Washington, D.C. Clyburn addressed a gathering of librarians ...
    Two western senators want to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has enabled schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as a way to close the digital...
    Two western senators want to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has enabled schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as a way to close the digital divide in American Indian communities.
  • In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:58:40 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.
    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.
  • Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:08:07 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:13:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...
    Clicking 'checkout' on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.
    Clicking 'checkout' on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.
  • Trump convenes task force to study US Postal Service

    Trump convenes task force to study US Postal Service

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:14:55 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:08:39 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order establishing a task force to study the United States Postal System.
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order establishing a task force to study the United States Postal System.
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