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  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-02-24 00:54:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-02-24 12:15:40 GMT
    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-24 06:05:01 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-02-24 12:15:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
  • European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up

    European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up

    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-02-24 10:15:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-24 11:36:00 GMT
    The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and says the bank _ along with a branch in Luxembourg _ will be wound up under its home country's...
    The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and says the bank _ along with a branch in Luxembourg _ will be wound up under its home country's law.
  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-24 05:45:32 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...
    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
  • AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

    AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-24 05:25:16 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:52 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on U.S. outlook; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on U.S. outlook; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy.
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy.
  • Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

    Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-23 15:34:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading.
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading.
  • How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted

    How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-24 05:35:00 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:42 GMT
    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19.
    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19.
  • More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

    More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-02-23 16:15:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:38 GMT
    Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.
    Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.
  • US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

    US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-02-23 05:14:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due bac...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due bac...
    'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities...
    'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme.
  • Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes

    Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-23 16:14:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-an...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Jerome Powell arrives to take the oath of office as Federal Reserve Board chair at the Federal Reserve in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 23, the Federal Reserve will issue its semi-an...
    Federal Reserve expects economic strength to lead to further gradual Fed rate hikes this year.
    Federal Reserve expects economic strength to lead to further gradual Fed rate hikes this year.
  • Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

    Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-02-23 10:34:33 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:25 GMT
    (AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...(AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
  • American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-24 09:05:05 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-24 10:18:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea? Not likely

    AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea? Not likely

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-02-23 23:27:51 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-24 05:56:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 ves...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 ves...
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration overstates the severity of new sanctions on North Korea.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration overstates the severity of new sanctions on North Korea.
  • General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo

    General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:34 AM EST2018-02-23 11:34:33 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-24 05:45:38 GMT
    General Mills is buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products in a transaction valued at about $8 billion.
    General Mills is buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products in a transaction valued at about $8 billion.
  • China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:25 AM EST2018-02-23 10:25:11 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-24 05:35:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this June 14, 2017 photo, people walk past an entrance to the Anbang Insurance Group's offices in Beijing. China's insurance regulator said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 it is assuming management of insurer Anbang, owner of New...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this June 14, 2017 photo, people walk past an entrance to the Anbang Insurance Group's offices in Beijing. China's insurance regulator said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 it is assuming management of insurer Anbang, owner of New...
    China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family.
    China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family.
  • EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget

    EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-23 15:15:54 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-24 05:25:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, right, as they walk across the street to an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, right, as they walk across the street to an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels ...
    The leaders of European Union nations _ minus Britain's prime minister _ meet to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit.
    The leaders of European Union nations _ minus Britain's prime minister _ meet to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit.
  • US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

    US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-23 14:34:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:35 PM EST2018-02-24 02:35:45 GMT
    The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior...
    The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official.
  • EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

    EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-02-23 20:44:48 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-24 01:35:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, center right, walk together to a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brusse...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, center right, walk together to a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brusse...
    A top European Union official says Britain's view on its future ties with the EU after Brexit appears to be 'based on pure illusion'.
    A top European Union official says Britain's view on its future ties with the EU after Brexit appears to be 'based on pure illusion'.
  • Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut

    Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-24 00:15:02 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-02-24 01:16:21 GMT
    Online document storage service Dropbox is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock.
    Online document storage service Dropbox is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock.
  • Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

    Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-23 20:35:39 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-24 01:05:34 GMT
    The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean...
    The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.
  • White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-02-21 22:44:35 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...(AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File). FILE - In a March 22, 2015 file photo, U.S. writer Jared Taylor, author of the book "White Identity" speaks during the International Russian Conservative Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Taylor is suing Twitter for ban...
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.
    A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive.
  • Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm

    Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:04 AM EST2018-02-21 14:04:40 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:50 GMT
    Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after the chipmaker boosted its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors.
    Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after the chipmaker boosted its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors.
  • Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera

    Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-21 17:43:33 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File). FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners o...(AP Photo/Ryan Nakashima, File). FILE- This July 25, 2017, file frame grab from video shows the Nest Cam IQ camera. Google’s voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest’s deluxe security camera. The virtual assistant is being offered to owners o...
    Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns.
    Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns.
  • Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

    Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-02-21 19:55:07 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:48 GMT
    Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online.
    Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online.
  • Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors

    Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:44 PM EST2018-02-22 19:44:08 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:45 GMT
    Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay.
    Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay.
  • Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

    Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-23 15:14:49 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:41 GMT
    Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping.
    Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping.
  • Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience

    Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:16 AM EST2018-02-22 13:16:18 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-24 00:58:37 GMT
    (Walmart via AP). This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse ...(Walmart via AP). This undated artist rending provided by Walmart shows part of Walmart's new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, is the first glimpse ...
    Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.
    Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.
  • Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:05 PM EST2018-02-22 22:05:34 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-24 00:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
  • Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

    Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-23 23:14:55 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-02-23 23:55:55 GMT
    (Aimee Dilger/The Times Leader via AP). Jo-Ann Snyder reacts when she see's the check from Publishers Clearing House at her home in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(Aimee Dilger/The Times Leader via AP). Jo-Ann Snyder reacts when she see's the check from Publishers Clearing House at her home in Wilkes-Barre Twp., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago...
    Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago to California.
  • It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-21 19:54:47 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-23 23:49:18 GMT
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.
  • Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

    Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:13 AM EST2018-02-22 09:13:53 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-23 23:49:14 GMT
    Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.
    Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.
  • Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

    Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:13 PM EST2018-02-22 02:13:53 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-23 23:49:10 GMT
    New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
    New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
  • Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal

    Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-21 20:53:52 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-23 23:49:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, a woman enters the Novartis Greek offices in Athens. Greek lawmakers are debating in Athens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 whether to launch an investigation into 10 se...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, a woman enters the Novartis Greek offices in Athens. Greek lawmakers are debating in Athens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 whether to launch an investigation into 10 se...
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in...
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
  • US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

    US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-02-21 16:33:25 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-02-23 23:48:54 GMT
    Federal advisory panel recommends new vaccine against hepatitis B for adults.
    Federal advisory panel recommends new vaccine against hepatitis B for adults.
  • AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

    AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-23 15:47:26 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:06 PM EST2018-02-23 23:06:26 GMT
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy.
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy.
  • Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-23 17:34:43 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:45 PM EST2018-02-23 22:45:44 GMT
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
  • Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

    Correction: Fishing's Footprint story

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:14 PM EST2018-02-22 19:14:08 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-02-23 21:39:31 GMT
    (Global Fishing Watch via AP). This image provided by Global Fishing Watch shows fishing activity around the world in 2016. According to a study released Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, researchers found more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans are fished c...(Global Fishing Watch via AP). This image provided by Global Fishing Watch shows fishing activity around the world in 2016. According to a study released Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, researchers found more than 55 percent of the world’s oceans are fished c...
    A new global study gives the first comprehensive snapshot of how extensive industrial fishing is.
    A new global study gives the first comprehensive snapshot of how extensive industrial fishing is.
  • Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

    Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:21 PM EST2018-02-20 19:21:58 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-23 21:37:44 GMT
    Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.
    Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.
  • Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

    Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-23 06:14:27 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-23 21:36:47 GMT
    Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
    Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
  • The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-23 18:34:55 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-02-23 21:29:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
  • Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

    Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:55 PM EST2018-02-23 20:55:24 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-02-23 20:59:44 GMT
    A local news website in New York abruptly shut down late last year after reporters unionized has a new life thanks to public radio.
    A local news website in New York abruptly shut down late last year after reporters unionized has a new life thanks to public radio.
  • EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

    EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:15 PM EST2018-02-23 20:15:39 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-02-23 20:45:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, center right, walk together to a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brusse...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, center right, walk together to a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brusse...
    The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked an Italian rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas.
    The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked an Italian rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas.
  • Volkswagen says earnings up more than 50 percent in 2017

    Volkswagen says earnings up more than 50 percent in 2017

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-02-23 16:15:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-02-23 20:36:18 GMT
    Automaker Volkswagen AG says its net profit increased by more than half last year, while revenue climbed more than 6 percent.
    Automaker Volkswagen AG says its net profit increased by more than half last year, while revenue climbed more than 6 percent.
  • Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK

    Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-23 12:44:35 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-23 18:55:47 GMT
    Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's already having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain.
    Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's already having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain.
  • APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

    APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-20 23:12:33 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-23 18:48:33 GMT
    (Empire State Development via AP). This screen shot from a report released on the website of New York state's economic development agency, Empire State Development, shows seven towering heavy-lift cranes to help illustrate the state's growth, but the A...(Empire State Development via AP). This screen shot from a report released on the website of New York state's economic development agency, Empire State Development, shows seven towering heavy-lift cranes to help illustrate the state's growth, but the A...
    APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
    APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
  • Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors demand support

    Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors demand support

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-23 16:45:42 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-23 16:54:41 GMT
    Some 135 anti-corruption prosecutors have called on the country's top judicial body to defend their reputations, saying the independence of the justice system is at stake.
    Some 135 anti-corruption prosecutors have called on the country's top judicial body to defend their reputations, saying the independence of the justice system is at stake.
  • Ford names Lincoln chief to replace ousted N. American head

    Ford names Lincoln chief to replace ousted N. American head

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-22 14:24:30 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-02-23 16:15:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair, one of its top executives, over allegations of unspeci...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair addresses the North American International Auto show in Detroit. Ford has ousted Nair, one of its top executives, over allegations of unspeci...
    Ford Motor Co. has appointed the head of the Lincoln brand to replace the president for North America who was ousted Wednesday over allegations of inappropriate behavior.
    Ford Motor Co. has appointed the head of the Lincoln brand to replace the president for North America who was ousted Wednesday over allegations of inappropriate behavior.
  • Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities

    Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-02-23 10:15:14 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-02-23 15:56:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Taxi driver Claudio Falciola looks in the drives his taxi in Milan, Italy, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for ...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Taxi driver Claudio Falciola looks in the drives his taxi in Milan, Italy, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for ...
    Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for March 4 national elections.
    Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for March 4 national elections.
  • Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher

    Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-02-23 05:44:25 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-23 15:26:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher.
    Asian stocks have risen after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged up.
    Asian stocks have risen after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged up.
  • BMW looking at Chinese-made electric MINI

    BMW looking at Chinese-made electric MINI

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:34 AM EST2018-02-23 10:34:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-02-23 15:16:38 GMT
    BMW says it is talking with a Chinese automaker about a possible partnership to produce electric versions of its MINI cars for the world's biggest auto market.
    BMW says it is talking with a Chinese automaker about a possible partnership to produce electric versions of its MINI cars for the world's biggest auto market.
  • NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation

    NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:04 PM EST2018-02-22 22:04:30 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:06 AM EST2018-02-23 14:06:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). FILE - This April 15, 2013 file photo shows the headquarters for National Public Radio (NPR) on North Capitol Street in Washington. NPR has adopted new measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independe...(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). FILE - This April 15, 2013 file photo shows the headquarters for National Public Radio (NPR) on North Capitol Street in Washington. NPR has adopted new measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independe...
    National Public Radio's board of directors has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top...
    National Public Radio's board of directors has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.
  • Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

    Why millennials should care about Medicare right now

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-23 13:04:36 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:05 AM EST2018-02-23 14:05:29 GMT
    (NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.(NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.
    Millennials could feel impact of potential Medicare cuts before they hit their 60s.
    Millennials could feel impact of potential Medicare cuts before they hit their 60s.
  • How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

    How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-22 16:14:04 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:15 AM EST2018-02-23 13:15:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, photo, signs for sold homesites displayed near where new home are being built at a new housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. With the supply of existing homes available to buy at “an all-time low” nat...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, photo, signs for sold homesites displayed near where new home are being built at a new housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. With the supply of existing homes available to buy at “an all-time low” nat...
    Facing a shortage of homes to buy, a growing number of prospective homebuyers are looking to build.
    Facing a shortage of homes to buy, a growing number of prospective homebuyers are looking to build.
  • BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China

    BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:44 AM EST2018-02-23 11:44:33 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-02-23 12:55:06 GMT
    German automaker BMW says it's in talks to build battery electric models of its Mini cars in China, which would be the first time the iconic cars have been made outside Europe.
    German automaker BMW says it's in talks to build battery electric models of its Mini cars in China, which would be the first time the iconic cars have been made outside Europe.
  • UK taxpayer-owned RBS reports first profit in a decade

    UK taxpayer-owned RBS reports first profit in a decade

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:14 AM EST2018-02-23 09:14:40 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-02-23 12:15:15 GMT
    Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has reported its first profit in a decade but warned that 2018 results may be hit by a pending settlement with U.S. officials.
    Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has reported its first profit in a decade but warned that 2018 results may be hit by a pending settlement with U.S. officials.
  • Building starts on Afghan leg of Turkmenistan gas pipeline

    Building starts on Afghan leg of Turkmenistan gas pipeline

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:25 AM EST2018-02-23 10:25:16 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:44 AM EST2018-02-23 11:44:54 GMT
    Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
    Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
  • Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight

    Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:04 PM EST2018-02-22 18:04:29 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:25 AM EST2018-02-23 10:25:58 GMT
    Southwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding.
    Southwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding.
  • China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:54 PM EST2018-02-23 02:54:21 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:25 AM EST2018-02-23 10:25:50 GMT
    China insurance regulator takes control of Anbang, owner of Waldorf Astoria.
    China insurance regulator takes control of Anbang, owner of Waldorf Astoria.
  • Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

    Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-02-23 07:04:28 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-02-23 10:15:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi). In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, photo, Nissan Motor Co.'s Easy Ride robo-vehicle starts going from its global headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Starting next month, Nissan is testing on regular roads what it calls “a...(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi). In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, photo, Nissan Motor Co.'s Easy Ride robo-vehicle starts going from its global headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Starting next month, Nissan is testing on regular roads what it calls “a...
    Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.".
    Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.".
  • Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

    Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-02-23 04:04:47 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-23 06:54:58 GMT
    Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.".
    Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.".
  • States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata

    States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-22 19:34:24 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:44 AM EST2018-02-23 05:44:57 GMT
    States settle Takata legal claims for $650 million but agree not to collect most of it so victims get more money.
    States settle Takata legal claims for $650 million but agree not to collect most of it so victims get more money.
  • Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-22 06:27:36 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-02-23 05:30:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
  • Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

    Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-22 15:34:04 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-23 05:25:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, an American flag flies in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, an American flag flies in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    Technology companies and banks are helping to drive U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading.
    Technology companies and banks are helping to drive U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading.
  • Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City

    Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-22 23:44:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-02-23 04:05:09 GMT
    A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City.
    A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City.
  • Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance

    Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-02-22 20:44:36 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:55 PM EST2018-02-23 01:55:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a pre-ass...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a pre-ass...
    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
  • Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development project

    Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development project

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-22 18:24:38 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-22 23:25:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras waits for the arrival of the Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a welcome ceremony at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece'...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras waits for the arrival of the Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a welcome ceremony at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece'...
    Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program.
    Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program.
  • Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

    Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-22 06:05:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-02-22 22:55:22 GMT
    (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence for a meeting in Tokyo. When Turnbull arrives in Washingt...(Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence for a meeting in Tokyo. When Turnbull arrives in Washingt...
    Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
    Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
  • Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversight

    Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversight

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:44 AM EST2018-02-22 14:44:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:04 PM EST2018-02-22 22:04:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. The Latvian official on the European Central Bank’s top policymaking council, Ilmars Rimsevics...(AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. The Latvian official on the European Central Bank’s top policymaking council, Ilmars Rimsevics...
    The European Central Bank says it does not have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its corruption scandal.
    The European Central Bank says it does not have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its corruption scandal.
  • Woman who scammed Victoria's Secret online gets probation

    Woman who scammed Victoria's Secret online gets probation

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:54 PM EST2018-02-22 20:54:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:14 PM EST2018-02-22 21:14:29 GMT
    Woman who stole about $30,000 from Victoria's Secret through online scam avoids prison term, gets probation; she placed orders and lied about merchandise being lost, stolen or missing.
    Woman who stole about $30,000 from Victoria's Secret through online scam avoids prison term, gets probation; she placed orders and lied about merchandise being lost, stolen or missing.
  • German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities

    German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:54 AM EST2018-02-22 13:54:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-22 19:25:11 GMT
    (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP). FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018 file photo Greenpeace demonstrators in all-over bodysuits protest against pollution caused by vehicle emissions, while police guards on a road in Stuttgart, Germany. Poster front left reads: ...(Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP). FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018 file photo Greenpeace demonstrators in all-over bodysuits protest against pollution caused by vehicle emissions, while police guards on a road in Stuttgart, Germany. Poster front left reads: ...
    A German court is considering whether cities should ban diesel cars to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's auto industry.
    A German court is considering whether cities should ban diesel cars to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's auto industry.
  • Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-19 07:01:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...(AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.
  • The Brexit effect: UK economy grows at 5-year low in 2017

    The Brexit effect: UK economy grows at 5-year low in 2017

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:53 AM EST2018-02-22 09:53:55 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-22 18:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", ...
    Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017.
    Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017.
  • Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

    Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-22 14:34:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-22 18:54:11 GMT
    Turkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus.
    Turkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus.
  • Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes

    Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-02-21 19:13:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-22 16:54:41 GMT
    Fed officials in January felt rising growth prospects boosted chances for more rate hikes.
    Fed officials in January felt rising growth prospects boosted chances for more rate hikes.
  • European Central Bank hints at revising stimulus outlook

    European Central Bank hints at revising stimulus outlook

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:54 AM EST2018-02-22 13:54:09 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-02-22 15:54:35 GMT
    The minutes to the last policy meeting of the European Central Bank are showing that policymakers could tweak the language accompanying the bank's stimulus program as soon as March.
    The minutes to the last policy meeting of the European Central Bank are showing that policymakers could tweak the language accompanying the bank's stimulus program as soon as March.
  • China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

    China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:24 AM EST2018-02-22 11:24:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:48 AM EST2018-02-22 15:48:39 GMT
    (Ministry of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In the this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense shows what it says North Korean-flagged tanker Yu Jong 2, left, and Min Ning De You 078 lying alongside in the East China Sea. Chin...(Ministry of Defense via AP, File). FILE - In the this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo released by Japan's Ministry of Defense shows what it says North Korean-flagged tanker Yu Jong 2, left, and Min Ning De You 078 lying alongside in the East China Sea. Chin...
    China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea.
    China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea.
  • Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets

    Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-22 06:44:25 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-22 15:45:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Most Asian stock indexes fell Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s decline after the latest Fed report...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Most Asian stock indexes fell Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s decline after the latest Fed report...
    Asian stock indexes track Wall Street decline as Fed report rekindles fears of inflation, rising bond yields.
    Asian stock indexes track Wall Street decline as Fed report rekindles fears of inflation, rising bond yields.
  • Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

    Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior'

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-21 21:24:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:54 AM EST2018-02-22 14:54:50 GMT
    Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.
    Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.
  • Angry Air France staff hit with pepper spray at pay protest

    Angry Air France staff hit with pepper spray at pay protest

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:43 AM EST2018-02-22 11:43:57 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-22 14:34:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Air France employees demonstrate outside the French airline headquarters in Roissy, north of Paris, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Air France employees demonstrate outside the French airline headquarters in Roissy, north of Paris, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours...
    Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines headquarters in northern Paris during a strike pay that has grounded flights.
    Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines headquarters in northern Paris during a strike pay that has grounded flights.
  • Snowboarders White, Kim boost NBC to weekly ratings win

    Snowboarders White, Kim boost NBC to weekly ratings win

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-21 20:53:45 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:05 AM EST2018-02-22 14:05:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Chloe Kim, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Before Kim ...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Chloe Kim, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Before Kim ...
    The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lift the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory.
    The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lift the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory.
  • White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-02-21 17:13:41 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:44 AM EST2018-02-22 11:44:41 GMT
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
  • German business confidence drops amid global, local concerns

    German business confidence drops amid global, local concerns

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:03 AM EST2018-02-22 11:03:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:24 AM EST2018-02-22 11:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with reflections in a window of the visitors tribune, German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech about the European policy at the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with reflections in a window of the visitors tribune, German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech about the European policy at the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    German business confidence dropped strongly in February with a closely-watched survey showing companies particularly less satisfied with their current situation.
    German business confidence dropped strongly in February with a closely-watched survey showing companies particularly less satisfied with their current situation.
  • Judge orders gov't review of Keystone pipeline documents

    Judge orders gov't review of Keystone pipeline documents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-21 23:54:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:14 AM EST2018-02-22 09:14:12 GMT
    A judge has told federal officials to go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline after environmentalists accused the government of withholding details on the project's approval.
    A judge has told federal officials to go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline after environmentalists accused the government of withholding details on the project's approval.
  • Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-21 07:25:45 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:15 AM EST2018-02-22 07:15:48 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
  • To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

    To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-21 15:03:23 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-22 06:05:06 GMT
    Uber is rolling out a service called 'Express Pool,' which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations.
    Uber is rolling out a service called 'Express Pool,' which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations.
  • Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:21 AM EST2018-02-20 14:21:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:16 PM EST2018-02-22 04:16:54 GMT
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
  • Asian stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears

    Asian stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-21 15:03:28 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-02-22 04:14:35 GMT
    U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.
    U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.
  • Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

    Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-02-22 01:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-02-22 04:04:06 GMT
    Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia.
    Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia.
  • Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

    Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:13 AM EST2018-02-21 14:13:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:54 PM EST2018-02-21 23:54:46 GMT
    Will Smith and his 19-year-old son, Jaden, are announcing their latest collaboration, but it has nothing to do with music or movies. They've created an eco-friendly bottled water company.
    Will Smith and his 19-year-old son, Jaden, are announcing their latest collaboration, but it has nothing to do with music or movies. They've created an eco-friendly bottled water company.
  • Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years

    Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-21 15:14:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:45 PM EST2018-02-21 22:45:12 GMT
    US home sales fall 3.2 percent in January, post biggest annual decline in 3 years.
    US home sales fall 3.2 percent in January, post biggest annual decline in 3 years.
  • Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-21 15:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-02-21 20:58:43 GMT
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
  • Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

    Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:21 AM EST2018-02-20 15:21:52 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:27 PM EST2018-02-21 20:27:40 GMT
    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way.
    The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way.
  • Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community

    Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:34 PM EST2018-02-21 17:34:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-21 20:04:20 GMT
    Hard Rock making massive effort to engage Atlantic City's largely minority community when it opens this summer.
    Hard Rock making massive effort to engage Atlantic City's largely minority community when it opens this summer.
  • Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-21 00:52:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-21 18:55:56 GMT
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
  • Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard

    Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:42 AM EST2018-02-20 12:42:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-21 18:36:18 GMT
    Officials in Venezuela say going to the open market with the oil-rich country's own version of the bitcoin.
    Officials in Venezuela say going to the open market with the oil-rich country's own version of the bitcoin.
  • Bank of England's Carney predicts UK living standards boost

    Bank of England's Carney predicts UK living standards boost

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:23 AM EST2018-02-21 10:23:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:04 PM EST2018-02-21 18:04:28 GMT
    Official figures are showing that wages in Britain are on the up but are still lagging price rises, meaning that household incomes remain stretched as the country enters a crucial stage in Brexit discussions.
    Official figures are showing that wages in Britain are on the up but are still lagging price rises, meaning that household incomes remain stretched as the country enters a crucial stage in Brexit discussions.
  • Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans

    Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-02-20 15:22:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-21 17:14:22 GMT
    The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.
    The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.
  • Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-02-21 12:33:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-21 17:14:05 GMT
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
  • World markets mixed as investors eye Fed minutes

    World markets mixed as investors eye Fed minutes

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:53 AM EST2018-02-21 06:53:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:34 AM EST2018-02-21 16:34:05 GMT
    Shares gain in Asia, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan.
    Shares gain in Asia, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan.
  • Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoil

    Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoil

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:43 AM EST2018-02-21 09:43:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:33 AM EST2018-02-21 16:33:58 GMT
    A closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone has found business activity cooling slightly in February but still remaining near decade highs.
    A closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone has found business activity cooling slightly in February but still remaining near decade highs.
  • Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tide

    Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tide

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-02-21 12:33:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-02-21 16:03:50 GMT
    Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year.
    Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year.
  • Walmart's bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4Q results

    Walmart's bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4Q results

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:02 AM EST2018-02-20 12:02:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-21 15:14:48 GMT
    Walmart misses 4Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts.
    Walmart misses 4Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts.
  • South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

    South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-02-21 14:33:22 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-21 15:14:39 GMT
    South Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle.
    South Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle.
  • The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-16 19:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-21 15:08:26 GMT
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
  • Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

    Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:02 AM EST2018-02-20 13:02:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:34 AM EST2018-02-21 14:34:44 GMT
    The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain.
    The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain.
  • Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase

    Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:13 AM EST2018-02-21 11:13:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:14 AM EST2018-02-21 14:14:23 GMT
    Budget carrier flydubai says its earnings and profits have increased from the year before, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) and profits at 37.3 million dirhams ($10 million) last year.
    Budget carrier flydubai says its earnings and profits have increased from the year before, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) and profits at 37.3 million dirhams ($10 million) last year.
  • MGM misses 4Q profit forecasts, shows effects of shooting

    MGM misses 4Q profit forecasts, shows effects of shooting

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-21 01:02:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:54 AM EST2018-02-21 13:54:27 GMT
    MGM Resorts 4Q profit misses analysts' expectations, tops revenue forecasts.
    MGM Resorts 4Q profit misses analysts' expectations, tops revenue forecasts.
  • Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report

    Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:22 AM EST2018-02-20 11:22:02 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-02-21 12:33:53 GMT
    The head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigating into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank.
    The head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigating into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank.
  • Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike action

    Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike action

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:43 AM EST2018-02-21 09:43:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-02-21 12:33:48 GMT
    Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled for 24 hours during a strike over pay.
    Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled for 24 hours during a strike over pay.
  • EU anti-trust watchdog imposes big cartel fines

    EU anti-trust watchdog imposes big cartel fines

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:43 AM EST2018-02-21 10:43:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:43 AM EST2018-02-21 11:43:17 GMT
    The EU's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros ($600 million) in three anti-trust cases.
    The EU's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros ($600 million) in three anti-trust cases.
  • Asian retailer Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO

    Asian retailer Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:03 AM EST2018-02-21 09:03:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:53 AM EST2018-02-21 10:53:16 GMT
    Asian retail giant Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO.
    Asian retail giant Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO.
  • New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

    New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-02-20 07:11:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:43 AM EST2018-02-21 09:43:59 GMT
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.
  • 3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

    3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:31 AM EST2018-02-20 05:31:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:14 AM EST2018-02-21 09:14:01 GMT
    The state of Minnesota is heading to trial in an effort to force manufacturer 3M Co. to pay $5 billion to clean up environmental damage caused by pollution.
    The state of Minnesota is heading to trial in an effort to force manufacturer 3M Co. to pay $5 billion to clean up environmental damage caused by pollution.
  • Toy makers turn to the toilet for poop-inspired toys

    Toy makers turn to the toilet for poop-inspired toys

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:02 PM EST2018-02-21 00:02:28 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:53 AM EST2018-02-21 08:53:57 GMT
    Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations.
    Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations.
  • Asian shares gain on rosy Japan data, bucking Wall St losses

    Asian shares gain on rosy Japan data, bucking Wall St losses

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-02-20 15:22:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:03 AM EST2018-02-21 08:03:57 GMT
    U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading as the market reopens after a long holiday weekend.
    U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading as the market reopens after a long holiday weekend.
  • Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-02-20 05:21:36 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:37 AM EST2018-02-21 07:37:02 GMT
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
  • Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-16 16:48:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:51 AM EST2018-02-21 06:51:15 GMT
    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism.
    Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism.
  • Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK closed amid chicken shortage

    Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK closed amid chicken shortage

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-02-20 16:11:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:12 PM EST2018-02-21 00:12:23 GMT
    Chicken is still as scarce as hen's teeth at KFC's British outlets.
    Chicken is still as scarce as hen's teeth at KFC's British outlets.
  • Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

    Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-02-20 16:41:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-02-20 23:42:07 GMT
    Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc., to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.
    Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc., to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.
  • Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

    Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-02-20 05:14:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-20 19:25:15 GMT
    Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis.
    Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis.
  • India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

    India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:01 AM EST2018-02-20 09:01:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:23 PM EST2018-02-20 19:23:15 GMT
    India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case.
    India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case.
  • Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to about $43.22B

    Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to about $43.22B

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:02 AM EST2018-02-20 14:02:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-20 18:33:45 GMT
    Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to $127.50 per share.
    Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to $127.50 per share.
  • Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown

    Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-02-14 20:45:06 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-02-20 18:25:05 GMT
    Critics wary as Google's Chrome preps an ad-blocking crackdown.
    Critics wary as Google's Chrome preps an ad-blocking crackdown.
  • Picasso, Monet works up for auction in Rockefeller art trove

    Picasso, Monet works up for auction in Rockefeller art trove

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:01 AM EST2018-02-20 14:01:50 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:15 PM EST2018-02-20 17:15:47 GMT
    An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring.
    An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring.
  • Global shares mixed after US break, investors eye Fed notes

    Global shares mixed after US break, investors eye Fed notes

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:42 AM EST2018-02-20 07:42:11 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-20 15:23:36 GMT
    Asian shares mostly lower after U.S. holiday, attention turns to minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
    Asian shares mostly lower after U.S. holiday, attention turns to minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
  • Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat

    Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:42 AM EST2018-02-20 12:42:13 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-20 15:15:10 GMT
    A German newspaper reports that the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target _ including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon _ if Washington goes ahead with proposals to restrict imports of...
    A German newspaper reports that the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target _ including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon _ if Washington goes ahead with proposals to restrict imports of aluminum and steel.
  • Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed

    Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-02-20 13:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-02-20 14:43:15 GMT
    Cairo airport officials say planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt delayed till April.
    Cairo airport officials say planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt delayed till April.
  • Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement market

    Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement market

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:22 AM EST2018-02-20 11:22:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-02-20 13:21:49 GMT
    Home Depot tops 4Q net income and revenue expectations.
    Home Depot tops 4Q net income and revenue expectations.
  • Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

    Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-02-15 18:17:39 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-20 12:53:49 GMT
    The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza.
    The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza.
  • Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payout

    Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payout

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:02 AM EST2018-02-20 12:02:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 AM EST2018-02-20 12:52:24 GMT
    Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment.
    Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment.
  • Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' Brexit

    Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' Brexit

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:51 AM EST2018-02-20 10:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-20 12:44:02 GMT
    Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy.
    Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy.
  • HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings

    HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-02-20 04:51:38 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-20 12:44:11 GMT
    HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends.
    HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends.
  • Brain drain leaves Balkan nations on more uneven footing

    Brain drain leaves Balkan nations on more uneven footing

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:52 AM EST2018-02-20 10:52:28 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:32 AM EST2018-02-20 12:32:38 GMT
    Rampant unemployment, low wages and corruption are driving thousands of educated young adults to abandon Europe's Balkan nations.
    Rampant unemployment, low wages and corruption are driving thousands of educated young adults to abandon Europe's Balkan nations.
  • APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

    APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-19 14:31:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-02-20 11:42:57 GMT
    APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040.
    APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040.
  • Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief

    Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:41 AM EST2018-02-19 10:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-20 10:12:47 GMT
    ECB orders Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank to halt all payments, Bank of Latvia issues EUR97.5 million emergency loan.
    ECB orders Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank to halt all payments, Bank of Latvia issues EUR97.5 million emergency loan.
  • McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

    McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:11 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-20 08:52:53 GMT
    McDonald's is banishing cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu.
    McDonald's is banishing cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu.
  • Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await Fed notes

    Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await Fed notes

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-02-19 04:10:59 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:46 AM EST2018-02-20 07:46:36 GMT
    Asian markets are higher following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing.
    Asian markets are higher following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing.
  • New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

    New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-02-20 04:41:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-20 06:42:31 GMT
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.
    The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.
  • Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

    Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:11 AM EST2018-02-19 13:11:58 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-20 05:42:23 GMT
    Israeli energy company Delek Drilling has announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt.
    Israeli energy company Delek Drilling has announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt.
  • Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

    Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:01 PM EST2018-02-19 21:01:59 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:32 AM EST2018-02-20 05:32:16 GMT
    Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage.
    Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage.
  • Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses

    Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-20 00:22:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-20 05:12:14 GMT
    A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal.
    A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal.
  • Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB job

    Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB job

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:41 AM EST2018-02-19 14:41:29 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-02-20 04:42:06 GMT
    Ireland is withdrawing its candidate for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister will get the job.
    Ireland is withdrawing its candidate for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister will get the job.
  • The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is released on bail

    The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is released on bail

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-02-19 18:21:18 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-02-20 00:21:48 GMT
    Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.
    Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.
  • 'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:40 AM EST2018-02-18 16:40:43 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-19 21:33:06 GMT
    Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.
    Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.
  • Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-18 19:30:53 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-19 19:03:01 GMT
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
    Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
  • Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

    Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-02-18 15:20:44 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-19 18:03:28 GMT
    Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches.
    Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches.
  • Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

    Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:34 AM EST2018-02-14 07:34:55 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-02-19 17:54:02 GMT
    Mardi Gras produces a huge amount of garbage in addition to days of fun and parties.
    Mardi Gras produces a huge amount of garbage in addition to days of fun and parties.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-02-19 05:51:26 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-02-19 17:53:03 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement.
  • Japan logs trade deficit in January, as imports jump 8 pct

    Japan logs trade deficit in January, as imports jump 8 pct

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:41 AM EST2018-02-19 06:41:07 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:41 AM EST2018-02-19 13:41:31 GMT
    Japan reports trade deficit in January, first in eight months, despite a 12 percent jump in exports.
    Japan reports trade deficit in January, first in eight months, despite a 12 percent jump in exports.
  • Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

    Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe

    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-17 19:40:20 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:54 AM EST2018-02-19 12:54:12 GMT
    Latvia's state broadcaster says national anti-corruption agency raided office and property of the head of the country's central bank.
    Latvia's state broadcaster says national anti-corruption agency raided office and property of the head of the country's central bank.
  • Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting data

    Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting data

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-16 14:46:45 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-02-19 11:28:56 GMT
    Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.
    Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.
  • Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-14 05:35:13 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:54 AM EST2018-02-19 08:54:40 GMT
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-02-17 05:39:48 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:51 AM EST2018-02-19 08:51:17 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Dozens of Dutch budget carrier's flights canceled, delayed

    Dozens of Dutch budget carrier's flights canceled, delayed

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:10 AM EST2018-02-19 08:10:59 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:11 AM EST2018-02-19 08:11:07 GMT
    Dozens of flights by Dutch budget carrier Transavia have been canceled or delayed because of a strike by pilots angry at the lack of progress in months of negotiations toward a new collective labor agreement.
    Dozens of flights by Dutch budget carrier Transavia have been canceled or delayed because of a strike by pilots angry at the lack of progress in months of negotiations toward a new collective labor agreement.
  • Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

    Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-17 15:11:22 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-02-19 03:11:26 GMT
    This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years.
    This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-17 14:31:19 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-19 00:23:17 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
  • Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters

    Jeep in hot water over ad with SUV romping in wild waters

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:15 PM EST2018-02-14 20:15:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-18 20:35:41 GMT
    The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill seekers.
    The head of one of the nation's largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads "glorified" the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to off-road thrill seekers.
  • UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

    UK prime minister seeks post-Brexit EU security alliance

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:29 AM EST2018-02-17 10:29:53 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-18 19:31:50 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling on her country's European Union partners not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security partnership.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is calling on her country's European Union partners not to let "rigid institutional restrictions" get in the way of a wide-ranging post-Brexit security partnership.
  • Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-15 19:16:06 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-18 17:05:44 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.
    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.
  • Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-16 06:27:20 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:51 AM EST2018-02-18 16:51:35 GMT
    The Trump administration considers replacing food stamps with pre-assembled boxes of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods.
    The Trump administration considers replacing food stamps with pre-assembled boxes of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods.
  • Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:35 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-18 16:45:24 GMT
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
  • Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

    Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:31 AM EST2018-02-17 15:31:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-18 15:47:39 GMT
    Documentary delves into historically black colleges and universities, shows they have been about more than learning what's in books and have been driving forces for African-American economic and political advancement.
    Documentary delves into historically black colleges and universities, shows they have been about more than learning what's in books and have been driving forces for African-American economic and political advancement.
  • Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning

    Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning

    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:30 AM EST2018-02-18 11:30:31 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-18 14:28:39 GMT
    The prime minister of Latvia says that the country's top central banker has been detained following questions from the national anti-corruption agency.
    The prime minister of Latvia says that the country's top central banker has been detained following questions from the national anti-corruption agency.
  • Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-16 05:56:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:12 AM EST2018-02-18 14:12:18 GMT
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
  • 'Black Panther' scores mighty $25.2 million Thursday debut

    'Black Panther' scores mighty $25.2 million Thursday debut

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-02-16 17:07:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:11 PM EST2018-02-17 20:11:00 GMT
    "Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office.
    "Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office.
  • Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

    Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-17 13:50:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-02-17 19:50:41 GMT
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in India on a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in India on a weeklong visit aimed at enhancing business ties between the two countries.
  • UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:45 AM EST2018-02-15 09:45:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-17 17:04:45 GMT
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
  • Houston firm sues ex Venezuelan oil czar Ramirez over bribes

    Houston firm sues ex Venezuelan oil czar Ramirez over bribes

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-02-17 01:19:49 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-17 13:50:54 GMT
    Venezuela's former oil czar Rafael Ramirez is being sued by a Houston company that alleges he was behind alleged demands for at least $10 million in bribes to sign off on deals to sell its energy assets in the...
    Venezuela's former oil czar Rafael Ramirez is being sued by a Houston company that alleges he was behind alleged demands for at least $10 million in bribes to sign off on deals to sell its energy assets in the country.
  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-16 17:47:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-17 11:50:16 GMT
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
  • Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-16 05:16:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-17 08:52:55 GMT
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-17 00:59:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-02-17 06:11:30 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

    Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:26 AM EST2018-02-16 08:26:29 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:39 PM EST2018-02-17 02:39:04 GMT
    Developers rebuilding a Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the rebirth of the Coco Palms Resort when two men showed up claiming to own the property.
    Developers rebuilding a Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the rebirth of the Coco Palms Resort when two men showed up claiming to own the property.
  • Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

    Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-16 16:48:07 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-02-17 02:38:45 GMT
    A termination agreement between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the casino and resorts company bearing his name shows that he won't receive any compensation and can't be involved in any competing gambling...
    A termination agreement between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the casino and resorts company bearing his name shows that he won't receive any compensation and can't be involved in any competing gambling business for two years.
  • Arkansas judge dismisses Monsanto lawsuit on dicamba ban

    Arkansas judge dismisses Monsanto lawsuit on dicamba ban

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:59 PM EST2018-02-16 22:59:21 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-02-17 00:09:12 GMT
    An Arkansas judge dismissed a company's challenge of the state's ban on a controversial weed killer that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage.
    An Arkansas judge dismissed a company's challenge of the state's ban on a controversial weed killer that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage.
  • Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

    Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-14 22:25:46 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-16 23:04:01 GMT
    Apple's new speaker is making an unwelcome mark in some homes.
    Apple's new speaker is making an unwelcome mark in some homes.
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