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  • US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

    US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

    Sunday, December 9 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-12-09 15:28:11 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:31 PM EST2018-12-09 23:31:02 GMT
    With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
    With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
  • GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

    GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

    Saturday, December 8 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-12-08 13:48:11 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-12-09 23:30:59 GMT
    General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city, but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's remarkable comeback.
    General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city, but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit's remarkable comeback.
  • Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

    Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-12-09 14:48:10 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-12-09 23:30:46 GMT
    Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming.
    Kansas' new Democratic governor has promised not to raise taxes to boost state spending, but Republicans who control the Legislature argue that one is already coming.
  • GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

    GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-12-09 14:18:09 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-12-09 23:30:08 GMT
    General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories...
    General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.
  • Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen portrayed as greedy opportunist

    Ex-Trump fixer Michael Cohen portrayed as greedy opportunist

    Friday, December 7 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-12-08 04:58:14 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-12-09 23:30:06 GMT
    Federal prosecutors are assailing Michael Cohen's attempt to portray himself as a man who found his ethical compass after years of shady business dealings and unquestioning loyalty to President Donald Trump.
    Federal prosecutors are assailing Michael Cohen's attempt to portray himself as a man who found his ethical compass after years of shady business dealings and unquestioning loyalty to President Donald Trump.
  • The Latest: French official says Trump should keep quiet

    The Latest: French official says Trump should keep quiet

    Sunday, December 9 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-12-09 09:18:03 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:54 GMT
    France's Interior Ministry says 1,220 people were taken into custody around France during the latest yellow vest protests _ a roundup the scale of which the country hasn't seen in years.
    France's Interior Ministry says 1,220 people were taken into custody around France during the latest yellow vest protests _ a roundup the scale of which the country hasn't seen in years.
  • UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed

    UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed

    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-12-09 11:28:04 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:48 GMT
    Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers they could take Britain into "uncharted waters" and trigger a general election if they reject her Brexit deal in a crucial parliamentary vote this week.
    Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers they could take Britain into "uncharted waters" and trigger a general election if they reject her Brexit deal in a crucial parliamentary vote this week.
  • Armenia premier's bloc winning vote, early returns show

    Armenia premier's bloc winning vote, early returns show

    Sunday, December 9 2018 5:08 AM EST2018-12-09 10:08:03 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:41 GMT
    Armenians are casting their ballots in snap parliamentary elections expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister.
    Armenians are casting their ballots in snap parliamentary elections expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister.
  • Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

    Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

    Sunday, December 9 2018 3:18 AM EST2018-12-09 08:18:36 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:36 GMT
    Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage.
    Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage.
  • China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

    China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

    Saturday, December 8 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-12-09 01:48:23 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:29 GMT
    China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei, calling it "unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature" and warning of "grave...
    China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei, calling it "unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature" and warning of "grave consequences" if she is not released.
  • Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

    Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

    Sunday, December 9 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-12-09 18:18:20 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-12-09 23:29:21 GMT
    Elected officials say the deal to bring a new Amazon headquarters to New York City is a big win for taxpayers, but the math behind billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives isn't that simple.
    Elected officials say the deal to bring a new Amazon headquarters to New York City is a big win for taxpayers, but the math behind billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives isn't that simple.
  • China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks

    China exports weaken ahead of US trade talks

    Saturday, December 8 2018 1:38 AM EST2018-12-08 06:38:25 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-12-09 22:28:54 GMT
    China's export growth decelerates in November amid tariff battle with Washington, cooling global demand.
    China's export growth decelerates in November amid tariff battle with Washington, cooling global demand.
  • Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools

    Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools

    Sunday, December 9 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-12-09 20:18:23 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-12-09 22:28:53 GMT
    Seattle's days as a real estate market where homes attract multiple bids are slowing down.
    Seattle's days as a real estate market where homes attract multiple bids are slowing down.
  • Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

    Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

    Sunday, December 9 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-12-09 20:08:25 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-12-09 22:28:51 GMT
    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $2.51.
    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $2.51.
  • Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

    Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:28 PM EST2018-12-08 03:28:10 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-12-09 21:19:12 GMT
    A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported.
    A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump's New Jersey golf club doesn't regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported.
  • German railway workers' union calls strike over pay

    German railway workers' union calls strike over pay

    Sunday, December 9 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-12-09 15:58:13 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-12-09 20:08:47 GMT
    A labor union representing German railway workers is calling on its members to go on strike Monday after failing to reach a deal on pay.
    A labor union representing German railway workers is calling on its members to go on strike Monday after failing to reach a deal on pay.
  • The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

    The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

    Saturday, December 8 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-12-09 03:38:27 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-12-09 19:59:54 GMT
    A former foreign policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Chinese pressure on the Canadian government to release a top executive of Huawei won't work.
    A former foreign policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Chinese pressure on the Canadian government to release a top executive of Huawei won't work.
  • Panel to take closely watched vote on pipeline station

    Panel to take closely watched vote on pipeline station

    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-12-09 14:28:12 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-12-09 18:28:34 GMT
    A normally low profile citizen panel that votes on air pollution permits is set to take a closely watched vote Monday on a key natural gas infrastructure project in a historically black community.
    A normally low profile citizen panel that votes on air pollution permits is set to take a closely watched vote Monday on a key natural gas infrastructure project in a historically black community.
  • Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

    Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-12-09 14:28:18 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 12:29 PM EST2018-12-09 17:29:34 GMT
    Negotiators at the U.N. climate summit are resting after the first week of talks ended on a sour note when the U.S. sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in blocking endorsement of a key scientific report on...
    Negotiators at the U.N. climate summit are resting after the first week of talks ended on a sour note when the U.S. sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in blocking endorsement of a key scientific report on global warming.
  • Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing

    Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing

    Friday, December 7 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-12-07 23:58:08 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-12-09 17:18:25 GMT
    A man who uses a wheelchair and takes marijuana for back pain has been evicted from his federally subsidized apartment in upstate New York.
    A man who uses a wheelchair and takes marijuana for back pain has been evicted from his federally subsidized apartment in upstate New York.
  • US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

    US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

    Friday, December 7 2018 7:35 AM EST2018-12-07 12:35:35 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-12-09 17:18:24 GMT
    Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the U.N. climate talks to show many Americans remain committed to curbing global warming.
    Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the U.N. climate talks to show many Americans remain committed to curbing global warming.
  • US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

    US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-12-06 14:39:49 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 11:50 AM EST2018-12-09 16:50:13 GMT
    The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species.
    The Trump administration is advancing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activities on huge swaths of land in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species.
  • Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight

    Paris riots over fuel taxes dim hopes for climate fight

    Thursday, December 6 2018 2:49 AM EST2018-12-06 07:49:20 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 11:50 AM EST2018-12-09 16:50:11 GMT
    The 'yellow vests' protests in France highlight a problem with fighting global warming with taxes on fossil fuels.
    The 'yellow vests' protests in France highlight a problem with fighting global warming with taxes on fossil fuels.
  • Japan OKs divisive bill allowing more foreign workers

    Japan OKs divisive bill allowing more foreign workers

    Friday, December 7 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-12-07 09:05:26 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 11:08 AM EST2018-12-09 16:08:32 GMT
    Japan set to approve opening door to foreign workers for unskilled jobs.
    Japan set to approve opening door to foreign workers for unskilled jobs.
  • Stocks drop 4 percent in rocky week on trade, growth worries

    Stocks drop 4 percent in rocky week on trade, growth worries

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-12-07 15:35:31 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-12-09 14:28:44 GMT
    U.S. stocks are down in morning, adding to modest losses from a day earlier.
    U.S. stocks are down in morning, adding to modest losses from a day earlier.
  • Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

    Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

    Saturday, December 8 2018 4:28 AM EST2018-12-08 09:28:01 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-12-09 14:28:41 GMT
    Campaign group Climate Action Network says one of its employees has been allowed to enter Poland after earlier being stopped by border guards citing unspecified security threats.
    Campaign group Climate Action Network says one of its employees has been allowed to enter Poland after earlier being stopped by border guards citing unspecified security threats.
  • Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: 'Go for it Mitch!'

    Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: 'Go for it Mitch!'

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-12-07 20:18:12 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 9:09 AM EST2018-12-09 14:09:04 GMT
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's blockade of a popular criminal justice reform package has angered top senators.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's blockade of a popular criminal justice reform package has angered top senators.
  • Obama health law sign-ups lagging for 2019

    Obama health law sign-ups lagging for 2019

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:40 PM EST2018-12-06 17:40:55 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-12-09 13:48:49 GMT
    Obama health law sign-ups lag for 2019; number of new customers down about 18 percent.
    Obama health law sign-ups lag for 2019; number of new customers down about 18 percent.
  • Is there a Brexit 'Plan B?' UK minister offers alternatives

    Is there a Brexit 'Plan B?' UK minister offers alternatives

    Saturday, December 8 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-12-08 14:18:17 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 6:18 AM EST2018-12-09 11:18:44 GMT
    A senior British Cabinet minister has said that a second referendum or a so-called "Norway-plus" deal could be in the cards if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to win lawmakers' approval for her Brexit deal.
    A senior British Cabinet minister has said that a second referendum or a so-called "Norway-plus" deal could be in the cards if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to win lawmakers' approval for her Brexit deal.
  • The Latest: France: 135 hurt in protests; 1,000 detained

    The Latest: France: 135 hurt in protests; 1,000 detained

    Saturday, December 8 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-12-08 07:48:20 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 3:20 AM EST2018-12-09 08:20:24 GMT
    The French yellow vest protest movement is crossing borders, with demonstrations planned in neighboring Belgium and in the Netherlands.
    The French yellow vest protest movement is crossing borders, with demonstrations planned in neighboring Belgium and in the Netherlands.
  • Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

    Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

    Saturday, December 8 2018 1:38 AM EST2018-12-08 06:38:17 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 2:49 AM EST2018-12-09 07:49:00 GMT
    Paris monuments and shopping meccas are locked down and tens of thousands of police are taking position around the country, fearing worsening violence in a new round of anti-government protests.
    Paris monuments and shopping meccas are locked down and tens of thousands of police are taking position around the country, fearing worsening violence in a new round of anti-government protests.
  • Wall Street whiplash: Stocks' volatility looks here to stay

    Wall Street whiplash: Stocks' volatility looks here to stay

    Friday, December 7 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-12-07 23:38:06 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 10:28 PM EST2018-12-09 03:28:48 GMT
    The stock market hasn't been this dizzying in years, and investors may need to get used to it.
    The stock market hasn't been this dizzying in years, and investors may need to get used to it.
  • Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Friday, December 7 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-12-07 18:08:14 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-12-08 23:50:26 GMT
    Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology.
    Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology.
  • Disneyland tower suggested as Legionnaires' disease source

    Disneyland tower suggested as Legionnaires' disease source

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 2:09 PM EST2018-12-05 19:09:17 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-12-08 16:49:23 GMT
    A health official testified that a cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland guests more comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak last year near the theme park.
    A health official testified that a cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland guests more comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak last year near the theme park.
  • US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth

    US hiring pullback could signal mild slowdown in growth

    Friday, December 7 2018 8:35 AM EST2018-12-07 13:35:32 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-12-08 16:48:23 GMT
    US hiring slowed to 155,000 jobs in November, unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%.
    US hiring slowed to 155,000 jobs in November, unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%.
  • Oil producers join forces and cut production again

    Oil producers join forces and cut production again

    Friday, December 7 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-12-07 10:15:30 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 8:58 AM EST2018-12-08 13:58:25 GMT
    OPEC countries are meeting for a second day in Vienna as they try and decide upon a possible cut to oil production to try and stabilize prices.
    OPEC countries are meeting for a second day in Vienna as they try and decide upon a possible cut to oil production to try and stabilize prices.
  • Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana

    Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana

    Friday, December 7 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-12-07 13:26:02 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-12-08 13:48:30 GMT
    Marlboro maker dives into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in.
    Marlboro maker dives into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in.
  • A look at where companies stand on marijuana business

    A look at where companies stand on marijuana business

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-12-07 20:18:07 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 2:52 AM EST2018-12-08 07:52:36 GMT
    When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry _ and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action.
    When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry _ and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action.
  • France girds for weekend protests, fearing more violence

    France girds for weekend protests, fearing more violence

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:45 AM EST2018-12-07 08:45:33 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 2:08 AM EST2018-12-08 07:08:41 GMT
    Drastic security measures will put a lockdown on downtown Paris on Saturday as French authorities try to prevent another outbreak of violence during anti-government protests.
    Drastic security measures will put a lockdown on downtown Paris on Saturday as French authorities try to prevent another outbreak of violence during anti-government protests.
  • Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

    Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

    Friday, December 7 2018 5:55 AM EST2018-12-07 10:55:26 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-08 05:10:14 GMT
    Australian leader says new cybersecurity laws urgently needed.
    Australian leader says new cybersecurity laws urgently needed.
  • Tech execs at White House field ideas for US dominance

    Tech execs at White House field ideas for US dominance

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-12-06 05:19:50 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-08 05:10:11 GMT
    Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry.
    Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry.
  • Bull's eye on US' Permian Basin as oil prices rise

    Bull's eye on US' Permian Basin as oil prices rise

    Friday, December 7 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-12-07 18:58:05 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-08 05:10:07 GMT
    Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation's richest and most prolific oil and...
    Some of the largest energy companies in the U.S. have already invested billions of dollars on claims up and down the Texas-New Mexico state line, tapping one of the nation's richest and most prolific oil and natural gas regions.
  • Report: Uber files preliminary papers for Wall Street debut

    Report: Uber files preliminary papers for Wall Street debut

    Friday, December 7 2018 9:08 PM EST2018-12-08 02:08:09 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-08 05:10:06 GMT
    Report: Ride-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public.
    Report: Ride-hailing giant Uber has filed confidential preliminary paperwork for selling stock to the public.
  • Lyft aims to beat Uber to US stock market with IPO

    Lyft aims to beat Uber to US stock market with IPO

    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:59 AM EST2018-12-06 12:59:27 GMT
    Saturday, December 8 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-08 05:10:06 GMT
    Lyft says it's confidentially submitted a draft registration statement for a proposed IPO of its shares.
    Lyft says it's confidentially submitted a draft registration statement for a proposed IPO of its shares.
  • The Latest: Huawei awaits 'right conclusion' in CFO's arrest

    The Latest: Huawei awaits 'right conclusion' in CFO's arrest

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:45 AM EST2018-12-07 08:45:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-12-08 04:58:25 GMT
    A Japanese official has cast doubt over reports that Japan plans to exclude Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. from government purchases due to security concerns.
    A Japanese official has cast doubt over reports that Japan plans to exclude Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. from government purchases due to security concerns.
  • Foie gras off Amazon's offerings in California in settlement

    Foie gras off Amazon's offerings in California in settlement

    Friday, December 7 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-12-07 19:18:04 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-12-08 02:28:17 GMT
    California prosecutors say Amazon has agreed to stop selling foie gras in the state from birds that have been force fed after state lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy.
    California prosecutors say Amazon has agreed to stop selling foie gras in the state from birds that have been force fed after state lawmakers banned that form of the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy.
  • Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

    Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

    Thursday, December 6 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-12-07 04:24:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-12-08 00:59:36 GMT
    The chairwoman of a government organization that signed an agreement with a Google affiliated company to create a smart-city development says she and two other appointed board members have been fired.
    The chairwoman of a government organization that signed an agreement with a Google affiliated company to create a smart-city development says she and two other appointed board members have been fired.
  • Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

    Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

    Thursday, December 6 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-12-06 20:42:01 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-12-07 23:08:39 GMT
    Drugmaker Sandoz to sell slightly cheaper generic rival of EpiPen emergency allergy medication.
    Drugmaker Sandoz to sell slightly cheaper generic rival of EpiPen emergency allergy medication.
  • Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

    Documents show Facebook used user data as competitive weapon

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-12-05 15:29:32 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-12-07 22:30:24 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee has a release a cache of documents that shows Facebook considered charging developers for data access.
    The British Parliament's media committee has a release a cache of documents that shows Facebook considered charging developers for data access.
  • US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago

    US consumer borrowing climbed 7.73% in Oct. from a year ago

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-12-07 20:08:12 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-12-07 22:28:25 GMT
    Americans boosted their borrowing by 7.73% in October from a year ago, the largest increase in nearly a year as consumer.
    Americans boosted their borrowing by 7.73% in October from a year ago, the largest increase in nearly a year as consumer.
  • Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses

    Markets Right Now: US stocks dive again, extending losses

    Friday, December 7 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-12-07 19:18:17 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 4:58 PM EST2018-12-07 21:58:49 GMT
    Major indexes are sinking again as traders continue to unload stocks, extending dismal streak for the stock market. Friday's sell-off erased more than 500 points from the Dow.
    Major indexes are sinking again as traders continue to unload stocks, extending dismal streak for the stock market. Friday's sell-off erased more than 500 points from the Dow.
  • Italian lawmakers give deficit-busting budget 1st approval

    Italian lawmakers give deficit-busting budget 1st approval

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-12-07 20:38:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-12-07 20:58:20 GMT
    Italian lawmakers in Parliament's lower chamber have given first approval to the populist government's deficit-budget spending plan.
    Italian lawmakers in Parliament's lower chamber have given first approval to the populist government's deficit-budget spending plan.
  • UK PM May deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

    UK PM May deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

    Friday, December 7 2018 4:25 AM EST2018-12-07 09:25:47 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-12-07 20:08:28 GMT
    Britain's prime minister is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union.
    Britain's prime minister is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union.
  • Press group says reporters are being harassed in Poland

    Press group says reporters are being harassed in Poland

    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:05 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-12-07 19:58:57 GMT
    A leading press freedom group is calling on Polish authorities to "end their harassment and attempts to intimidate independent journalists," after a string of incidents that have raised concerns about media freedom.
    A leading press freedom group is calling on Polish authorities to "end their harassment and attempts to intimidate independent journalists," after a string of incidents that have raised concerns about media freedom.
  • Polish political leader rejects converting to euro currency

    Polish political leader rejects converting to euro currency

    Friday, December 7 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-12-07 19:58:08 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-12-07 19:58:13 GMT
    The leader of Poland's ruling party has spoken against the conversion to the European Union's currency, the euro.
    The leader of Poland's ruling party has spoken against the conversion to the European Union's currency, the euro.
  • Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

    Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

    Friday, December 7 2018 6:25 AM EST2018-12-07 11:25:34 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-12-07 19:18:30 GMT
    A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates for carbon taxes as the best way to address the problems of greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect President Donald Trump to make any moves...
    A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates for carbon taxes as the best way to address the problems of greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect President Donald Trump to make any moves toward accepting that view.
  • Dem leader: Infrastructure bills must tackle climate change

    Dem leader: Infrastructure bills must tackle climate change

    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:12 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-12-07 17:58:29 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says legislation boosting federal investment in roads, bridges and other infrastructure must include efforts to curb global warming.
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says legislation boosting federal investment in roads, bridges and other infrastructure must include efforts to curb global warming.
  • The Latest: OPEC backs 6-month oil production cut package

    The Latest: OPEC backs 6-month oil production cut package

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-12-07 15:05:34 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:49 PM EST2018-12-07 17:49:18 GMT
    Iraq's representative in OPEC says the oil cartel has agreed to a proposal that will see global in oil production reduced by 1.2 million barrels a day.
    Iraq's representative in OPEC says the oil cartel has agreed to a proposal that will see global in oil production reduced by 1.2 million barrels a day.
  • $1.3B award upheld against racecar driver over payday loans

    $1.3B award upheld against racecar driver over payday loans

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-12-03 22:38:29 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File). FILE- In this March 19, 2010, file photo, Level 5 Motorsports driver Scott Tucker waits during a break in a practice session for the American Le Mans Series' 12 Hours of Sebring auto race in Sebring, Fla. A U.S. appeals c...(AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File). FILE- In this March 19, 2010, file photo, Level 5 Motorsports driver Scott Tucker waits during a break in a practice session for the American Le Mans Series' 12 Hours of Sebring auto race in Sebring, Fla. A U.S. appeals c...
    A U.S. appeals court has upheld a nearly $1.3 billion award against a pro racecar driver who ran a payday loan business accused by federal authorities of deceiving consumers.
    A U.S. appeals court has upheld a nearly $1.3 billion award against a pro racecar driver who ran a payday loan business accused by federal authorities of deceiving consumers.
  • Amazon workers treated after bear repellent releases fumes

    Amazon workers treated after bear repellent releases fumes

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 12:00 PM EST2018-12-05 17:00:58 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:50 GMT
    Authorities say 24 workers at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey have been taken hospitals for treatment after bear repellant fell off a shelf and released fumes, including one person who is in critical condition.
    Authorities say 24 workers at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey have been taken hospitals for treatment after bear repellant fell off a shelf and released fumes, including one person who is in critical condition.
  • Former CBS chief Moonves accused of more sexual misconduct

    Former CBS chief Moonves accused of more sexual misconduct

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-12-05 04:18:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:29 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. The New York Times says ...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. The New York Times says ...
    Report says a probe by CBS lawyers outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves.
    Report says a probe by CBS lawyers outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves.
  • The Latest: Evers: Wisconsin GOP desperate to cling to power

    The Latest: Evers: Wisconsin GOP desperate to cling to power

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 9:29 AM EST2018-12-05 14:29:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:20 GMT
    The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has approved a sweeping package of bills weakening the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.
    The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has approved a sweeping package of bills weakening the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.
  • Hong Kong businessman guilty of bribery in African oil deal

    Hong Kong businessman guilty of bribery in African oil deal

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-12-05 19:39:44 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:12 GMT
    Hong Kong businessman convicted of bribing leaders of Chad and Uganda to land oil rights for Chinese energy firm.
    Hong Kong businessman convicted of bribing leaders of Chad and Uganda to land oil rights for Chinese energy firm.
  • Lawyer: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

    Lawyer: Trump resort hired undocumented workers

    Thursday, December 6 2018 8:04 PM EST2018-12-07 01:04:49 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:08 PM EST2018-12-07 17:08:10 GMT
    The New York Times reports that two women hired to clean at one of President Donald Trump's resorts say they were in the country illegally when they got their jobs, supervisors knew it and that many other employees...
    The New York Times reports that two women hired to clean at one of President Donald Trump's resorts say they were in the country illegally when they got their jobs, supervisors knew it and that many other employees there are also undocumented.
  • New Democratic governors show shift on US charter schools

    New Democratic governors show shift on US charter schools

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-12-06 14:39:55 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-12-07 17:07:05 GMT
    With new Democrats set to take over the governor's mansion across the country, the charter school movement may face a shifting political landscape in several key states.
    With new Democrats set to take over the governor's mansion across the country, the charter school movement may face a shifting political landscape in several key states.
  • Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage

    Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage

    Monday, December 3 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-12-03 18:48:30 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:07 GMT
    (Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...(Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...
    The Port of Anchorage doesn't appear to have suffered any damage in the Friday earthquake.
    The Port of Anchorage doesn't appear to have suffered any damage in the Friday earthquake.
  • Key congressman optimistic about passing farm bill soon

    Key congressman optimistic about passing farm bill soon

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-12-04 22:08:54 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-12-07 17:04:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski). U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, is shown ahead of a news conference about the farm bill on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Pa...(AP Photo/Steve Karnowski). U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, is shown ahead of a news conference about the farm bill on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the South St. Paul Municipal Airport in South St. Pa...
    A key congressional voice on agriculture says he's optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week.
    A key congressional voice on agriculture says he's optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week.
  • Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is color of the year

    Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is color of the year

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-12-05 22:39:04 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-12-07 17:04:56 GMT
    The stuff of sea reefs and sunsets: Pantone picks Living Coral as its color of the year.
    The stuff of sea reefs and sunsets: Pantone picks Living Coral as its color of the year.
  • Empty boxes top high-tech toys on doctor-recommended list

    Empty boxes top high-tech toys on doctor-recommended list

    Monday, December 3 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-12-03 05:38:11 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-12-07 17:04:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles rather than co...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 photo, toys sit on the shelves at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Pediatricians say the best toys for young children are simple, old-fashioned toys like blocks and puzzles rather than co...
    Pediatricians tout blocks, puzzles, even throwaway boxes over high-tech toys for young children.
    Pediatricians tout blocks, puzzles, even throwaway boxes over high-tech toys for young children.
  • Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility

    Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility

    Friday, December 7 2018 7:45 AM EST2018-12-07 12:45:47 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-12-07 17:01:09 GMT
    Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility.
    Solid US jobs report expected amid sharp market volatility.
  • Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

    Coal question looms large as climate talks begin in Poland

    Sunday, December 2 2018 2:47 AM EST2018-12-02 07:47:40 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:53 AM EST2018-12-07 16:53:16 GMT
    (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP). Demonstrators take part in a climate demonstration in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Thousands of people are marching in Berlin and Cologne to demand that Germany make a quick exit from coal-fired energy, a day b...(Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP). Demonstrators take part in a climate demonstration in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Thousands of people are marching in Berlin and Cologne to demand that Germany make a quick exit from coal-fired energy, a day b...
    Negotiators from around the world are meeting in Poland for talks on curbing climate change, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius...
    Negotiators from around the world are meeting in Poland for talks on curbing climate change, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit).
  • The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet

    The Latest: Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet

    Thursday, December 6 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-06 16:30:43 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-12-07 16:52:59 GMT
    A Swiss adventurer who flew around the world in a solar-powered plane is using this year's U.N. climate talks to showcase high-tech ideas for saving the planet.
    A Swiss adventurer who flew around the world in a solar-powered plane is using this year's U.N. climate talks to showcase high-tech ideas for saving the planet.
  • China demands Canada release executive of tech giant Huawei

    China demands Canada release executive of tech giant Huawei

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-12-06 05:59:18 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-12-07 16:52:58 GMT
    China demands Canada release Huawei executive arrested in case that adds to technology tensions with Washington.
    China demands Canada release Huawei executive arrested in case that adds to technology tensions with Washington.
  • EU steps up fight against 'fake news' ahead of elections

    EU steps up fight against 'fake news' ahead of elections

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-12-05 13:18:33 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-12-07 16:52:55 GMT
    EU authorities step up efforts to fight Russian-backed disinformation campaigns ahead of continent's elections next year.
    EU authorities step up efforts to fight Russian-backed disinformation campaigns ahead of continent's elections next year.
  • Netflix maintains high-priced relationship with 'Friends'

    Netflix maintains high-priced relationship with 'Friends'

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-12-05 00:18:26 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-12-07 16:52:53 GMT
    Netflix will still be there for fans of the old TV series "Friends," but maintaining the relationship will come at a steep price.
    Netflix will still be there for fans of the old TV series "Friends," but maintaining the relationship will come at a steep price.
  • The Latest: Trump greets tech execs at White House

    The Latest: Trump greets tech execs at White House

    Thursday, December 6 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-06 16:30:36 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-12-07 16:52:52 GMT
    Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry.
    Top executives from Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Qualcomm are planning to meet at the White House amid strained ties between President Donald Trump's administration and the tech industry.
  • Thousands march in Germany to demand quick exit from coal

    Thousands march in Germany to demand quick exit from coal

    Saturday, December 1 2018 8:57 AM EST2018-12-01 13:57:20 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:58 GMT
    Thousands of people are marching in Berlin to demand that Germany make a quick exit from coal-fired energy, a day before a U.N. climate summit opens in neighboring Poland.
    Thousands of people are marching in Berlin to demand that Germany make a quick exit from coal-fired energy, a day before a U.N. climate summit opens in neighboring Poland.
  • Brazil warns against sidelining poorer countries on climate

    Brazil warns against sidelining poorer countries on climate

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 8:18 AM EST2018-12-05 13:18:35 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:53 GMT
    The United Nations says curbing climate change will have significant benefits for people's health worldwide.
    The United Nations says curbing climate change will have significant benefits for people's health worldwide.
  • Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

    Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 4:08 AM EST2018-12-04 09:08:20 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from aroun...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from aroun...
    Negotiators gathered for the U.N. climate talks in Poland are getting down to the nitty-gritty part of the two-week meeting.
    Negotiators gathered for the U.N. climate talks in Poland are getting down to the nitty-gritty part of the two-week meeting.
  • The Latest: Trump says Macron's decision justifies his own

    The Latest: Trump says Macron's decision justifies his own

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 4:58 AM EST2018-12-04 09:58:21 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from aroun...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Visitors to the U.N. climate conference watch a speech by Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The COP24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice, Poland. Negotiators from aroun...
    Five international banks are pledging to use the billions at their disposal to steer clients away from businesses that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases.
    Five international banks are pledging to use the billions at their disposal to steer clients away from businesses that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases.
  • Leaders stress need to win support for climate measures

    Leaders stress need to win support for climate measures

    Monday, December 3 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-12-03 07:58:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). A demonstrator holds a placard which reads 'climate first, politics second' during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. The climate change conference, COP24, will take place in Poland from De...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). A demonstrator holds a placard which reads 'climate first, politics second' during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. The climate change conference, COP24, will take place in Poland from De...
    Leaders from around the world are arriving for the ceremonial opening of the climate conference in southern Poland that will discuss ways of curbing climate change.
    Leaders from around the world are arriving for the ceremonial opening of the climate conference in southern Poland that will discuss ways of curbing climate change.
  • Report: US health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows

    Report: US health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows

    Thursday, December 6 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-12-06 22:42:36 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-12-07 16:44:20 GMT
    Government report: US health tab hits $3.5 trillion last year, or $10,739 per person, but growth slows.
    Government report: US health tab hits $3.5 trillion last year, or $10,739 per person, but growth slows.
  • Trump, German auto executives meet at White House

    Trump, German auto executives meet at White House

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 1:58 PM EST2018-12-04 18:58:11 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-12-07 16:44:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). BMW Vice President for Government and External Affairs Bryan Jacobs arrives for a meeting with Trump Administration officials at the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). BMW Vice President for Government and External Affairs Bryan Jacobs arrives for a meeting with Trump Administration officials at the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
    President Donald Trump plans to meet briefly Tuesday with the leaders of three leading German automakers.
    President Donald Trump plans to meet briefly Tuesday with the leaders of three leading German automakers.
  • Pelosi takes hard line on paying for Trump's border wall

    Pelosi takes hard line on paying for Trump's border wall

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:45 PM EST2018-12-06 17:45:51 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-12-07 16:43:56 GMT
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is rejecting the idea of paying for President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for a deal to help hundreds of thousands of young immigrants avoid deportation.
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is rejecting the idea of paying for President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for a deal to help hundreds of thousands of young immigrants avoid deportation.
  • Congress seeks 2-week extension to avert government shutdown

    Congress seeks 2-week extension to avert government shutdown

    Monday, December 3 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-12-03 14:28:42 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-12-07 16:43:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump is keeping the pressure on Democrats over funding for a border wall.
    President Donald Trump is keeping the pressure on Democrats over funding for a border wall.
  • Trump EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

    Trump EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

    Thursday, December 6 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-12-06 20:22:50 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-12-07 16:43:16 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation, this one for new coal plants.
    The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation, this one for new coal plants.
  • Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

    Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

    Monday, December 3 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-12-03 06:48:22 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:43 AM EST2018-12-07 16:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Trump and Xi buy time in trade war. A permanent peace will likely prove much harder.
    Trump and Xi buy time in trade war. A permanent peace will likely prove much harder.
  • DC, Md. officials ready with subpoenas in Trump hotel case

    DC, Md. officials ready with subpoenas in Trump hotel case

    Monday, December 3 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-12-03 21:38:16 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-12-07 16:42:32 GMT
    Attorneys general for Maryland and District of Columbia immediately move to subpoena for Trump records in emoluments case accusing him of profiting off president.
    Attorneys general for Maryland and District of Columbia immediately move to subpoena for Trump records in emoluments case accusing him of profiting off president.
  • White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

    White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 12:28 AM EST2018-12-04 05:28:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-12-07 16:42:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.
    Trump administration lauds China trade deal, yet provides few details, spurring skepticism.
    Trump administration lauds China trade deal, yet provides few details, spurring skepticism.
  • Lebanese businessman pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

    Lebanese businessman pleads guilty to violating US sanctions

    Thursday, December 6 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-12-06 23:55:57 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-12-07 16:42:12 GMT
    A Lebanese businessman accused of providing millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group has pleaded guilty to violating U.S. sanctions.
    A Lebanese businessman accused of providing millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group has pleaded guilty to violating U.S. sanctions.
  • 2 attorneys general to subpoena Trump Organization, Treasury

    2 attorneys general to subpoena Trump Organization, Treasury

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-12-04 19:58:13 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-12-07 16:42:07 GMT
    The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas Tuesday against The Trump Organization, other entities, and a handful of federal agencies for records in their case accusing...
    The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland plan to file subpoenas Tuesday against The Trump Organization, other entities, and a handful of federal agencies for records in their case accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency.
  • White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

    White House intensifies confusion and fear on US-China deal

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 6:18 AM EST2018-12-05 11:18:38 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-12-07 16:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.
    Rising doubts over US-China trade deal contribute to sharp market drop.
    Rising doubts over US-China trade deal contribute to sharp market drop.
  • The Latest: Meeting over US funding bill set for next week

    The Latest: Meeting over US funding bill set for next week

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-12-03 22:38:09 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-12-07 16:41:17 GMT
    Congressional leaders have introduced a two-week funding bill to avert a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's border wall, as business in the Capitol came to a standstill for ceremonies...
    Congressional leaders have introduced a two-week funding bill to avert a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump's border wall, as business in the Capitol came to a standstill for ceremonies honoring former President George H.W. Bush.
  • Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141 on final Texas ride

    Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141 on final Texas ride

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-12-06 05:49:36 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-12-07 16:41:15 GMT
    George H.W. Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial.
    George H.W. Bush, president and patriarch, is home for Texas burial.
  • The Latest: Bush's body to lie in repose all night at church

    The Latest: Bush's body to lie in repose all night at church

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-12-05 11:50:36 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-12-07 16:40:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican Prefect of the Pontifical Household, Archbishop Georg Ganswein, delivers his message during a weekly general audience, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis, flanked by Vatican Prefect of the Pontifical Household, Archbishop Georg Ganswein, delivers his message during a weekly general audience, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.
    Pope Francis is sending his condolences to the Bush family and says he's praying it finds strength and peace as it prepares to bid farewell to former President George H.W. Bush.
    Pope Francis is sending his condolences to the Bush family and says he's praying it finds strength and peace as it prepares to bid farewell to former President George H.W. Bush.
  • US coal consumption drops to lowest level since 1979

    US coal consumption drops to lowest level since 1979

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-12-04 18:38:02 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-12-07 16:40:20 GMT
    Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency, a federal report says, despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
    Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency, a federal report says, despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
  • China gets US tariff delay but movement on tech unclear

    China gets US tariff delay but movement on tech unclear

    Monday, December 3 2018 12:48 AM EST2018-12-03 05:48:13 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-12-07 16:40:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump listens to China's President Xi Jinping speak during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump listens to China's President Xi Jinping speak during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    US-China trade cease fire does little to narrow differences.
    US-China trade cease fire does little to narrow differences.
  • Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor

    Nation bids goodbye to Bush with high praise, cannons, humor

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 12:28 AM EST2018-12-05 05:28:28 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-12-07 16:40:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
    Washington bidding its final farewell to George H.W. Bush in a national service of prayer and praise.
    Washington bidding its final farewell to George H.W. Bush in a national service of prayer and praise.
  • France fears more riots; Museums, Eiffel Tower to close

    France fears more riots; Museums, Eiffel Tower to close

    Thursday, December 6 2018 3:59 AM EST2018-12-06 08:59:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-12-07 16:33:06 GMT
    Paris police and store owners are bracing for new violence at protests Saturday, despite President Emmanuel Macron's surrender over a fuel tax hike that unleashed weeks of unrest.
    Paris police and store owners are bracing for new violence at protests Saturday, despite President Emmanuel Macron's surrender over a fuel tax hike that unleashed weeks of unrest.
  • Macron caves in to French protesters - too late, they say

    Macron caves in to French protesters - too late, they say

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:18 AM EST2018-12-04 08:18:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Ambulance workers took to the streets and gathered close to the National Assembly in downtown Paris to complain about changes to workin...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Ambulance workers took to the streets and gathered close to the National Assembly in downtown Paris to complain about changes to workin...
    French media say Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will announce a suspension of fuel tax hikes in an effort to appease a protest movement that has radicalized.
    French media say Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will announce a suspension of fuel tax hikes in an effort to appease a protest movement that has radicalized.
  • Soros-backed university in Hungary moves programs to Vienna

    Soros-backed university in Hungary moves programs to Vienna

    Monday, December 3 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-12-03 12:38:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:33 GMT
    Central European University is confirming that it will move its U.S.-accredited programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna as Hungary's government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay.
    Central European University is confirming that it will move its U.S.-accredited programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna as Hungary's government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay.
  • If Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, uncertainty reigns

    If Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, uncertainty reigns

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-12-04 14:19:06 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address Parliament Tuesday, opening five days of debate before a Dec.11 vote on ...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address Parliament Tuesday, opening five days of debate before a Dec.11 vote on ...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to be on a collision course with Parliament over her Brexit plan.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May looks to be on a collision course with Parliament over her Brexit plan.
  • The Latest: Dutch PM rules out Brexit rejig if May loses

    The Latest: Dutch PM rules out Brexit rejig if May loses

    Monday, December 3 2018 8:08 AM EST2018-12-03 13:08:35 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens to a question during a press conference after the G20 Leader's Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations met f...(AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens to a question during a press conference after the G20 Leader's Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations met f...
    The prime minister of the Netherlands is dismissing the idea that the European Union might revise the accord on its post-Brexit relationship with the United Kingdom.
    The prime minister of the Netherlands is dismissing the idea that the European Union might revise the accord on its post-Brexit relationship with the United Kingdom.
  • Violent protests in France reveal a hard-to-heal fracture

    Violent protests in France reveal a hard-to-heal fracture

    Monday, December 3 2018 3:38 AM EST2018-12-03 08:38:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A man takes a snapshot of charred cars the day after a demonstration, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in the French capit...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A man takes a snapshot of charred cars the day after a demonstration, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in the French capit...
    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is holding crisis talks with representatives of major political parties in the wake of violent anti-government protests that have rocked Paris.
    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is holding crisis talks with representatives of major political parties in the wake of violent anti-government protests that have rocked Paris.
  • World shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives trade jitters

    World shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives trade jitters

    Thursday, December 6 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-12-06 05:50:08 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-12-07 16:32:10 GMT
    Asian shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives China-US trade jitters.
    Asian shares skid as Huawei CFO arrest revives China-US trade jitters.
  • OPEC delays oil output decision pending Russia talks

    OPEC delays oil output decision pending Russia talks

    Thursday, December 6 2018 3:09 AM EST2018-12-06 08:09:20 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:58 GMT
    OPEC members are meeting to agree on their response to recent declines in oil prices, with analysts predicting a cut in production of at least 1 million barrels per day.
    OPEC members are meeting to agree on their response to recent declines in oil prices, with analysts predicting a cut in production of at least 1 million barrels per day.
  • China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

    China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 11:58 PM EST2018-12-05 04:58:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:57 GMT
    China promises action on trade deal with Washington but gives no details amid confusion about what Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump committed to in Argentina.
    China promises action on trade deal with Washington but gives no details amid confusion about what Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump committed to in Argentina.
  • Qatar to pull out of Saudi-dominated OPEC amid Doha boycott

    Qatar to pull out of Saudi-dominated OPEC amid Doha boycott

    Monday, December 3 2018 2:08 AM EST2018-12-03 07:08:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:56 GMT
    Energy-rich Qatar withdrawing from OPEC in January; country's energy minister makes surprise announcement.
    Energy-rich Qatar withdrawing from OPEC in January; country's energy minister makes surprise announcement.
  • Putin voices support for Venezuelan leader visiting Russia

    Putin voices support for Venezuelan leader visiting Russia

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 8:08 AM EST2018-12-05 13:08:40 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:53 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced his support for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro who is visiting Moscow amid a spiraling economic crisis in his country.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced his support for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro who is visiting Moscow amid a spiraling economic crisis in his country.
  • UK Parliament delivers rebuke to government over Brexit

    UK Parliament delivers rebuke to government over Brexit

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 4:08 AM EST2018-12-04 09:08:59 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
    A top official at the European Union's highest court advised Tuesday that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU.
    A top official at the European Union's highest court advised Tuesday that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU.
  • UK's May says she'll still have her job after Brexit vote

    UK's May says she'll still have her job after Brexit vote

    Monday, December 3 2018 7:58 AM EST2018-12-03 12:58:38 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens to a question during a press conference after the G20 Leader's Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations met f...(AP Photo/Gustavo Garello). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens to a question during a press conference after the G20 Leader's Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations met f...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has brushed aside questions about whether she will resign if her Brexit deal is rejected by Parliament, saying she's confident she'll still have a job after the crucial vote.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has brushed aside questions about whether she will resign if her Brexit deal is rejected by Parliament, saying she's confident she'll still have a job after the crucial vote.
  • Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade

    Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade

    Sunday, December 2 2018 3:47 AM EST2018-12-02 08:47:43 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). A demonstrator watches a burning car near the Champs-Elysees avenue during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris. French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contai...(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). A demonstrator watches a burning car near the Champs-Elysees avenue during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris. French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contai...
    Paris police said 133 people including 23 police officers have been injured during France's worst urban riot in years.
    Paris police said 133 people including 23 police officers have been injured during France's worst urban riot in years.
  • Mexico's new leader says military essential to fight crime

    Mexico's new leader says military essential to fight crime

    Sunday, December 2 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-12-02 05:27:37 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:31 AM EST2018-12-07 16:31:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets the crowd at the end of his inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Sa...(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets the crowd at the end of his inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Sa...
    Leftist politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has assumed Mexico's presidency promising to profoundly transform Latin America's second-biggest economy and to lead a government free of corruption.
    Leftist politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has assumed Mexico's presidency promising to profoundly transform Latin America's second-biggest economy and to lead a government free of corruption.
  • The Latest: Macron visits building torched by protesters

    The Latest: Macron visits building torched by protesters

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-12-04 11:48:33 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Ambulance workers took to the streets and gathered close to the National Assembly in downtown Paris to complain about changes to workin...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Ambulance workers took to the streets and gathered close to the National Assembly in downtown Paris to complain about changes to workin...
    The French soccer league says it has postponed Saturday's match between Paris Saint-Germain and Montpellier amid expected anti-government protests.
    The French soccer league says it has postponed Saturday's match between Paris Saint-Germain and Montpellier amid expected anti-government protests.
  • The Latest: French PM: 89,000 police to be deployed Saturday

    The Latest: French PM: 89,000 police to be deployed Saturday

    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:09 AM EST2018-12-06 12:09:26 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:49 GMT
    French left-wing opposition parties are seeking a no-confidence vote in President Emmanuel Macron's government amid growing protests and fears of violence.
    French left-wing opposition parties are seeking a no-confidence vote in President Emmanuel Macron's government amid growing protests and fears of violence.
  • Canada arrests CFO of China's Huawei Technologies

    Canada arrests CFO of China's Huawei Technologies

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 5:59 PM EST2018-12-05 22:59:10 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:47 GMT
    Canadian authorities have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who is facing extradition to the United States.
    Canadian authorities have arrested the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, who is facing extradition to the United States.
  • Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

    Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

    Friday, December 7 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-12-07 05:14:17 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:15 GMT
    Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers and President-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
    Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers and President-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
  • Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

    Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-12-06 12:50:00 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:12 GMT
    A Dutch appeals court has refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation against tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists.
    A Dutch appeals court has refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation against tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists.
  • Belgian billionaire Albert Frere has died at age 92

    Belgian billionaire Albert Frere has died at age 92

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-12-03 10:18:34 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:11 GMT
    Albert Frere, the industrialist who became one of Belgium's richest people during more than a half-century of deal-making, has died at 92, according to his GBL group.
    Albert Frere, the industrialist who became one of Belgium's richest people during more than a half-century of deal-making, has died at 92, according to his GBL group.
  • The Latest: UK Parliament censures government on Brexit

    The Latest: UK Parliament censures government on Brexit

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:48 AM EST2018-12-04 08:48:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors are reflected in a puddle as they wave European flags to demonstrate against Brexit in front of the Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
    A top official at the European Union's highest court is advising that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU.
    A top official at the European Union's highest court is advising that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU.
  • German factory orders up for 3rd straight month in October

    German factory orders up for 3rd straight month in October

    Thursday, December 6 2018 2:29 AM EST2018-12-06 07:29:18 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-12-07 16:30:01 GMT
    German factory orders edged up 0.3 percent in October as a large increase in demand from other countries in the eurozone outweighed a fall in domestic orders.
    German factory orders edged up 0.3 percent in October as a large increase in demand from other countries in the eurozone outweighed a fall in domestic orders.
  • With arms fair, big-buyer Egypt aims to diversify sources

    With arms fair, big-buyer Egypt aims to diversify sources

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 11:50 AM EST2018-12-05 16:50:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:56 GMT
    Egypt's first international weapons fair is giving the major arms purchaser vast opportunities to diversify its weapons sources.
    Egypt's first international weapons fair is giving the major arms purchaser vast opportunities to diversify its weapons sources.
  • UK Parliament, PM May's govt face off in Brexit showdown

    UK Parliament, PM May's govt face off in Brexit showdown

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-12-05 15:19:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:52 GMT
    Britain's Brexit debate has become a bruising battle between lawmakers and Prime Minister Theresa May's government.
    Britain's Brexit debate has become a bruising battle between lawmakers and Prime Minister Theresa May's government.
  • Macron scraps French fuel tax hike amid violent protests

    Macron scraps French fuel tax hike amid violent protests

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-12-05 14:59:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:47 GMT
    French trade unions and farmers are pledging to join nationwide demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.
    French trade unions and farmers are pledging to join nationwide demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron.
  • The Latest: Macron cancels Serbia trip after clashes

    The Latest: Macron cancels Serbia trip after clashes

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:38 AM EST2018-12-03 10:38:17 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). A man rides his bicycle past by charred cars, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in the French capital Saturday, as activis...(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu). A man rides his bicycle past by charred cars, near the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living turned into a riot in the French capital Saturday, as activis...
    Germany's foreign minister says his country isn't worried about anti-government protests in neighboring France and he's confident the situation will calm down soon.
    Germany's foreign minister says his country isn't worried about anti-government protests in neighboring France and he's confident the situation will calm down soon.
  • UK leader may let Parliament decide on Brexit backstop

    UK leader may let Parliament decide on Brexit backstop

    Thursday, December 6 2018 4:39 AM EST2018-12-06 09:39:29 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:33 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she may let Parliament decide whether to trigger the controversial Northern Ireland "backstop" as she struggles to overcome opposition to her Brexit deal.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she may let Parliament decide whether to trigger the controversial Northern Ireland "backstop" as she struggles to overcome opposition to her Brexit deal.
  • China promises prompt action on US trade pact

    China promises prompt action on US trade pact

    Thursday, December 6 2018 4:09 AM EST2018-12-06 09:09:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:26 GMT
    China promises prompt action on US trade pact.
    China promises prompt action on US trade pact.
  • China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

    China promises action on US trade deal but gives no details

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 2:38 AM EST2018-12-05 07:38:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Shares were moderately lower in Asia on Wednesday following a bloodletting on Wall Street as goodwil...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Shares were moderately lower in Asia on Wednesday following a bloodletting on Wall Street as goodwil...
    China promises action on trade deal with Washington but gives no details to dispel confusion about what Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump committed to in Argentina.
    China promises action on trade deal with Washington but gives no details to dispel confusion about what Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump committed to in Argentina.
  • South Africa power cuts hurt economy even as recession ends

    South Africa power cuts hurt economy even as recession ends

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:48 AM EST2018-12-04 08:48:18 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:47 GMT
    South Africa's troubled power utility implements power cuts nationwide, intensifying concern about attempts to spur growth in one of Africa's biggest economies.
    South Africa's troubled power utility implements power cuts nationwide, intensifying concern about attempts to spur growth in one of Africa's biggest economies.
  • UK's Boris Johnson reprimanded for failing to report income

    UK's Boris Johnson reprimanded for failing to report income

    Thursday, December 6 2018 5:39 AM EST2018-12-06 10:39:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:45 GMT
    Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been reprimanded for failing to report income within time limits set by Parliament.
    Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been reprimanded for failing to report income within time limits set by Parliament.
  • The Latest: Dutch PM: All must be involved in climate fight

    The Latest: Dutch PM: All must be involved in climate fight

    Monday, December 3 2018 4:58 AM EST2018-12-03 09:58:17 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. The COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice,...(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File). FILE- In this July 26, 2011 photo, a melting iceberg floats along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland ice sheet near Nuuk, Greenland. The COP 24 UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Katowice,...
    No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities.
    No global climate summit would be complete without a few celebrities.
  • The Latest: French protests ahead despite Macron concession

    The Latest: French protests ahead despite Macron concession

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-12-05 20:39:03 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:29 GMT
    French protesters are welcoming President Emmanuel Macron's decision to scrap a fuel tax rise planned for next year _ but say it may not be enough to contain public anger.
    French protesters are welcoming President Emmanuel Macron's decision to scrap a fuel tax rise planned for next year _ but say it may not be enough to contain public anger.
  • Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob

    Police arrest 84 in European crackdown on Italian mob

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-12-05 08:08:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-12-07 16:28:19 GMT
    Authorities are conducting coordinated raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on organized crime.
    Authorities are conducting coordinated raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on organized crime.
  • Ukraine: Shipping traffic resumes following Russia standoff

    Ukraine: Shipping traffic resumes following Russia standoff

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-12-04 09:18:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-12-07 16:27:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka). A Ukrainian serviceman stands on board a coast guard ship in the Sea of Azov port of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The Ukrainian military has been on increased readiness as part of martial law introduced...(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka). A Ukrainian serviceman stands on board a coast guard ship in the Sea of Azov port of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. The Ukrainian military has been on increased readiness as part of martial law introduced...
    Ukraine says that traffic has resumed to and from its ports on the Sea of Azov following a standoff with Russia.
    Ukraine says that traffic has resumed to and from its ports on the Sea of Azov following a standoff with Russia.
  • China strengthens foothold in EU with Portugal agreements

    China strengthens foothold in EU with Portugal agreements

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 9:08 AM EST2018-12-05 14:08:35 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-12-07 16:27:07 GMT
    Portugal is embracing China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure projects.
    Portugal is embracing China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure projects.
  • Former tennis star Boris Becker drops immunity claim

    Former tennis star Boris Becker drops immunity claim

    Monday, December 3 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-12-03 15:38:42 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-12-07 16:26:38 GMT
    Retired German tennis star Boris Becker has dropped his claim to have diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain.
    Retired German tennis star Boris Becker has dropped his claim to have diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain.
  • EU official calls on Kosovo to revoke tariff on Serb goods

    EU official calls on Kosovo to revoke tariff on Serb goods

    Monday, December 3 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-12-03 15:08:40 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-12-07 16:24:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Florent Bajrami). Kosovo Serb MP's stand in protest as they refuse to leave the Kosovo parliament building to protest against the 100 percent tax imposed on all goods imported from Serbia, in Pristina, Sunday Dec. 2, 2018.  The group said the...(AP Photo/Florent Bajrami). Kosovo Serb MP's stand in protest as they refuse to leave the Kosovo parliament building to protest against the 100 percent tax imposed on all goods imported from Serbia, in Pristina, Sunday Dec. 2, 2018. The group said the...
    European Union's enlargement commissioner is visiting Kosovo to try to push authorities to revoke a recent decision to impose a 100-percent tariff on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
    European Union's enlargement commissioner is visiting Kosovo to try to push authorities to revoke a recent decision to impose a 100-percent tariff on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
  • China again tops UN agency's ranking of top patent filers

    China again tops UN agency's ranking of top patent filers

    Monday, December 3 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-12-03 14:58:39 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-12-07 16:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.
    A U.N. agency says China has issued the most international patent applications for an eighth straight year, showing the country's heft in intellectual property amid U.S. President Donald Trump's accusation that the...
    A U.N. agency says China has issued the most international patent applications for an eighth straight year, showing the country's heft in intellectual property amid U.S. President Donald Trump's accusation that the growing Asia power steals it.
  • Hungary exempts pro-govt media firm from competition rules

    Hungary exempts pro-govt media firm from competition rules

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-12-05 19:29:03 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-12-07 16:23:30 GMT
    The recent creation in Hungary of a gigantic pro-government media conglomerate will not have to be scrutinized by media or competition authorities.
    The recent creation in Hungary of a gigantic pro-government media conglomerate will not have to be scrutinized by media or competition authorities.
  • Aegean signs preliminary deal to buy Pratt & Whitney engines

    Aegean signs preliminary deal to buy Pratt & Whitney engines

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-12-05 18:29:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:21 AM EST2018-12-07 16:21:52 GMT
    Greece's dominant Aegean Airlines has signed a preliminary agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide new fuel-efficient and lower-pollution engines for up to 62 new passenger jets.
    Greece's dominant Aegean Airlines has signed a preliminary agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide new fuel-efficient and lower-pollution engines for up to 62 new passenger jets.
  • Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction

    Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains amid trade friction

    Thursday, December 6 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-12-06 15:29:36 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-12-07 16:19:48 GMT
    U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average.
    U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average.
  • Markets Right Now: Trade truce sends stocks solidly higher

    Markets Right Now: Trade truce sends stocks solidly higher

    Monday, December 3 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-12-03 14:48:50 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-12-07 16:18:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, file photo trader Dennis Maguire, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 3.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, file photo trader Dennis Maguire, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 3.
    Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street, following gains in overseas markets after the U.S. and China struck a 90-day truce in their trade dispute.
    Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street, following gains in overseas markets after the U.S. and China struck a 90-day truce in their trade dispute.
  • Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

    Markets Right Now: US stocks dive as trade jitters return

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-12-04 18:18:17 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-12-07 16:18:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 4.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
    Stocks turn sharply lower on Wall Street as trading turns jittery again, erasing more than 500 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
    Stocks turn sharply lower on Wall Street as trading turns jittery again, erasing more than 500 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
  • Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-12-04 15:28:30 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-12-07 16:15:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 4.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
    U.S. stocks are down in early trading, giving up some of the market's gains from a day earlier.
    U.S. stocks are down in early trading, giving up some of the market's gains from a day earlier.
  • US-China trade truce seen boosting US stock market

    US-China trade truce seen boosting US stock market

    Sunday, December 2 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-12-03 01:18:08 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-12-07 16:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo, specialist John O'Hara, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The new cease-fire in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost r...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo, specialist John O'Hara, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The new cease-fire in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost r...
    The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China is poised to boost financial markets, at least likely through year's end.
    The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China is poised to boost financial markets, at least likely through year's end.
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks claw back from an early plunge

    Markets Right Now: Stocks claw back from an early plunge

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:49 AM EST2018-12-06 14:49:29 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-12-07 16:15:46 GMT
    Stocks are opening sharply lower as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between China and the.
    Stocks are opening sharply lower as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between China and the.
  • Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

    Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

    Monday, December 3 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-12-03 15:28:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-12-07 16:12:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, file photo trader Dennis Maguire, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 3.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, file photo trader Dennis Maguire, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 3.
    U.S. stocks surged in early trading Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 300 points.
    U.S. stocks surged in early trading Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 300 points.
  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' fails to click with Chinese audiences

    'Crazy Rich Asians' fails to click with Chinese audiences

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 4:08 AM EST2018-12-05 09:08:26 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:59 AM EST2018-12-07 15:59:13 GMT
    Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity.
    Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity.
  • Rapper sues makers of video game 'Fortnite' over dance moves

    Rapper sues makers of video game 'Fortnite' over dance moves

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-12-06 00:19:15 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-12-07 15:58:59 GMT
    Rapper 2 Milly is suing the makers of Fortnite, saying they're illegally using his dance moves in the wildly popular video game.
    Rapper 2 Milly is suing the makers of Fortnite, saying they're illegally using his dance moves in the wildly popular video game.
  • Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatre chain

    Cohen Media Group purchases Landmark Theatre chain

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-12-04 22:08:11 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-12-07 15:58:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File). FILE - In this May 12, 2016 file photo, Cohen Media Group founder Charles S. Cohen appears at the screening of the film "Money Monster" at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Representatives from t...(AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File). FILE - In this May 12, 2016 file photo, Cohen Media Group founder Charles S. Cohen appears at the screening of the film "Money Monster" at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Representatives from t...
    Cohen Media Group, an Oscar-winning production and distribution company, purchases Landmark Theatre chain.
    Cohen Media Group, an Oscar-winning production and distribution company, purchases Landmark Theatre chain.
  • Investors hear 3 words they fear: inverted yield curve

    Investors hear 3 words they fear: inverted yield curve

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-12-04 22:58:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo specialist Michael Pistillo watches the screens at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. One of the most reliable warning signals for recession just got a bit bright...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo specialist Michael Pistillo watches the screens at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. One of the most reliable warning signals for recession just got a bit bright...
    One of the most reliable warning signals for recession just got a bit brighter.
    One of the most reliable warning signals for recession just got a bit brighter.
  • Toyota US chief says car sales are close to bottoming out

    Toyota US chief says car sales are close to bottoming out

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-12-05 20:49:10 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:41 GMT
    Toyota's top U.S. executive says car sales nationwide have bottomed out and his company will keep making them despite a dramatic shift to trucks and SUVs.
    Toyota's top U.S. executive says car sales nationwide have bottomed out and his company will keep making them despite a dramatic shift to trucks and SUVs.
  • Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

    Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

    Saturday, December 1 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-12-01 16:37:53 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo buildings and officer workers are reflected on windows in downtown Los Angeles. General Motors’ plans to cut more than 8,000 white-collar workers are a warning that few jobs are sa...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo buildings and officer workers are reflected on windows in downtown Los Angeles. General Motors’ plans to cut more than 8,000 white-collar workers are a warning that few jobs are sa...
    General Motors' plan to cut more than 8,000 white-collar employees is a humbling warning that in this fast-changing economy, few jobs are safe.
    General Motors' plan to cut more than 8,000 white-collar employees is a humbling warning that in this fast-changing economy, few jobs are safe.
  • Sears' biggest holder bids $4.6B for rest of bankrupt chain

    Sears' biggest holder bids $4.6B for rest of bankrupt chain

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-12-06 14:39:59 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:39 GMT
    Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy the rest of the bankrupt retailer for $4.6 billion.
    Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy the rest of the bankrupt retailer for $4.6 billion.
  • US-China trade truce gives global stocks and oil a big lift

    US-China trade truce gives global stocks and oil a big lift

    Monday, December 3 2018 2:18 AM EST2018-12-03 07:18:18 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 . Shares are advancing in Asia following the meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, who agreed moderate tensions ove...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 . Shares are advancing in Asia following the meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, who agreed moderate tensions ove...
    Shares advance in Asia following Trump agreement to hold off on further tariff hikes.
    Shares advance in Asia following Trump agreement to hold off on further tariff hikes.
  • Small business owners upbeat about companies, look to expand

    Small business owners upbeat about companies, look to expand

    Monday, December 3 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-12-03 17:48:28 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:23 GMT
    Small business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs.
    Small business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs.
  • Oil prices perk up on trade truce, possible OPEC decision

    Oil prices perk up on trade truce, possible OPEC decision

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:28 AM EST2018-12-04 08:28:20 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:20 GMT
    (AP Photos/Maneesh Bakshi, File). FILE - This April 4, 2009, file photo, shows a gas production facility at Ras Laffan, Qatar. The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirati...(AP Photos/Maneesh Bakshi, File). FILE - This April 4, 2009, file photo, shows a gas production facility at Ras Laffan, Qatar. The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirati...
    Oil prices reverse a long slump, for a day at least, on US-China trade truce and expectation of OPEC production cuts.
    Oil prices reverse a long slump, for a day at least, on US-China trade truce and expectation of OPEC production cuts.
  • Nexstar offers just over $4B for Tribune Media

    Nexstar offers just over $4B for Tribune Media

    Monday, December 3 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-12-03 14:58:45 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:10 GMT
    Nexstar Media Group is buying Tribune Media for about $4.08 billion.
    Nexstar Media Group is buying Tribune Media for about $4.08 billion.
  • NYC taxi board sets minimum pay for app-based drivers

    NYC taxi board sets minimum pay for app-based drivers

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-12-04 19:58:15 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:08 GMT
    New York City taxi regulators have approved new pay standards for app-based car services that they say will raise drivers' annual earnings by $10,000 a year.
    New York City taxi regulators have approved new pay standards for app-based car services that they say will raise drivers' annual earnings by $10,000 a year.
  • Nissan discloses more dubious inspections amid Ghosn arrest

    Nissan discloses more dubious inspections amid Ghosn arrest

    Friday, December 7 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-12-07 09:05:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-12-07 15:56:07 GMT
    Nissan, the Japanese automaker under scrutiny after its former chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on suspicion of financial misconduct, is recalling 150,000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious...
    Nissan, the Japanese automaker under scrutiny after its former chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on suspicion of financial misconduct, is recalling 150,000 vehicles spanning 11 models in Japan for dubious inspections for brakes and steering.
  • Fed Chairman Powell says economic challenges remain

    Fed Chairman Powell says economic challenges remain

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-12-03 22:58:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:53 GMT
    Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says even with economic gains, challenges remain.
    Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says even with economic gains, challenges remain.
  • Fed survey cites rising concerns about trade tariffs

    Fed survey cites rising concerns about trade tariffs

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-12-05 21:30:10 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:52 GMT
    Fed survey cites rising concerns about tariffs, interest rates and labor markets.
    Fed survey cites rising concerns about tariffs, interest rates and labor markets.
  • Ford, Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at US Ford plants

    Ford, Volkswagen in talks to build VWs at US Ford plants

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 7:29 PM EST2018-12-05 00:29:01 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:57 GMT
    Ford and Volkswagen are in talks about building VW vehicles in some of Ford's U.S. factories.
    Ford and Volkswagen are in talks about building VW vehicles in some of Ford's U.S. factories.
  • GlaxoSmithKline to spend $5.1B on cancer drugmaker Tesaro

    GlaxoSmithKline to spend $5.1B on cancer drugmaker Tesaro

    Monday, December 3 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-12-03 13:48:39 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:51 GMT
    Shares of Tesaro soared early Monday after GlaxoSmithKline said it would pay about $5.1 billion in cash to buy the cancer drugmaker.
    Shares of Tesaro soared early Monday after GlaxoSmithKline said it would pay about $5.1 billion in cash to buy the cancer drugmaker.
  • US construction spending down 0.1% in October

    US construction spending down 0.1% in October

    Monday, December 3 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-12-03 15:18:51 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo an Ironworker helps to construct a building in Philadelphia. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in October.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo an Ironworker helps to construct a building in Philadelphia. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. construction spending in October.
    US construction spending falls for third straight month in October, slipping 0.1%.
    US construction spending falls for third straight month in October, slipping 0.1%.
  • Eurozone ministers reach compromise deal on reform package

    Eurozone ministers reach compromise deal on reform package

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 5:28 AM EST2018-12-04 10:28:38 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, front second right, and Portuguese Economy Minister Mario Centeno, center right, hold giant euro coins during a group photo of EU finance ministers in Brussels, Monday, Dec. 3, 2...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, front second right, and Portuguese Economy Minister Mario Centeno, center right, hold giant euro coins during a group photo of EU finance ministers in Brussels, Monday, Dec. 3, 2...
    Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to strengthen the single currency bloc's defenses against any future financial crisis.
    Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to strengthen the single currency bloc's defenses against any future financial crisis.
  • Industrial production drops in Germany in October

    Industrial production drops in Germany in October

    Friday, December 7 2018 3:55 AM EST2018-12-07 08:55:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:31 GMT
    Factory production in Germany dropped in October in another sign that Europe's largest economy may be slowing.
    Factory production in Germany dropped in October in another sign that Europe's largest economy may be slowing.
  • SoftBank cell functions down for several hours in Japan

    SoftBank cell functions down for several hours in Japan

    Thursday, December 6 2018 5:09 AM EST2018-12-06 10:09:27 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:32 GMT
    SoftBank cell phone networks disrupted by 4G telecommunications glitch.
    SoftBank cell phone networks disrupted by 4G telecommunications glitch.
  • Source: Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area

    Source: Fiat Chrysler to put assembly plant in Detroit area

    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-12-07 00:37:34 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:22 GMT
    Fiat Chrysler will open another assembly plant in the Detroit area, according to a person familiar with automaker's plan.
    Fiat Chrysler will open another assembly plant in the Detroit area, according to a person familiar with automaker's plan.
  • US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year loan at 4.75%

    US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year loan at 4.75%

    Thursday, December 6 2018 11:20 AM EST2018-12-06 16:20:30 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:18 GMT
    US average mortgage rates fall amid stock market decline; 30-year loan at 4.75%.
    US average mortgage rates fall amid stock market decline; 30-year loan at 4.75%.
  • Shell agrees to set short-term caps on carbon emissions

    Shell agrees to set short-term caps on carbon emissions

    Monday, December 3 2018 3:08 PM EST2018-12-03 20:08:12 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:12 GMT
    Energy giant Shell has agreed to set short term caps on reducing carbon emissions that will be linked to executive pay.
    Energy giant Shell has agreed to set short term caps on reducing carbon emissions that will be linked to executive pay.
  • Utility aims for zero carbon emission from electric power

    Utility aims for zero carbon emission from electric power

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-12-05 00:48:28 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:11 GMT
    A utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states says it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.
    A utility serving 3.6 million electricity customers in eight states says it will try to eliminate all its carbon emissions from electrical generation by 2050.
  • The Latest: OPEC output decision delayed until Russia talks

    The Latest: OPEC output decision delayed until Russia talks

    Thursday, December 6 2018 5:59 AM EST2018-12-06 10:59:26 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:05 GMT
    Saudi Arabia's energy minister says his country sees an oil production cut of 1 million barrels per day as "adequate" to respond to recent declines in oil prices.
    Saudi Arabia's energy minister says his country sees an oil production cut of 1 million barrels per day as "adequate" to respond to recent declines in oil prices.
  • Global stocks give up chunk of US-China trade truce gains

    Global stocks give up chunk of US-China trade truce gains

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:38 AM EST2018-12-04 07:38:22 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-12-07 15:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as investors wondered if a 90-day ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as investors wondered if a 90-day ...
    Asian markets tumble, dollar slips as traders question US-China tariffs truce after relief rally.
    Asian markets tumble, dollar slips as traders question US-China tariffs truce after relief rally.
  • Survey: US manufacturing grew in November

    Survey: US manufacturing grew in November

    Monday, December 3 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-12-03 15:28:33 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-12-07 15:54:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo final inspector Mary Skinner inspects the rear end of a General Motors Chevrolet Cruze at Jamestown Industries in Youngstown, Ohio. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Institute for Supply Managem...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo final inspector Mary Skinner inspects the rear end of a General Motors Chevrolet Cruze at Jamestown Industries in Youngstown, Ohio. On Monday, Dec. 3, the Institute for Supply Managem...
    Survey: US manufacturing grew in November amid surge in new orders.
    Survey: US manufacturing grew in November amid surge in new orders.
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