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  • Over 100 arrested in another large-scale immigration raid

    Over 100 arrested in another large-scale immigration raid

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:01:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:36 GMT
    U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.
    U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.
  • Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:55:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:20:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
  • Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:45 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:24:45 GMT
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
  • Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:42:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:24:39 GMT
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:51:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:22:39 GMT
    (Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.(Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.
  • Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

    Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:21:44 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:21:44 GMT
    Federal investigators blame engine crack for British Airways aborted takeoff, fire in 2015.
    Federal investigators blame engine crack for British Airways aborted takeoff, fire in 2015.
  • The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

    The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:31:30 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Ce...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Ce...

    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.

    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.

  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:01:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:46 GMT
    AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.
    AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.
  • Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

    Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:11:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry). This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the casino will go before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission seeking a casin...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry). This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the casino will go before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission seeking a casin...
    Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license.
    Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license.
  • Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:31:34 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:36 GMT
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
  • Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

    Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:41:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Powell is expected to speak about the job market at a Euro...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Powell is expected to speak about the job market at a Euro...
    US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation.
    US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation.
  • 2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:43 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:23 GMT
    United and American Airlines asked the federal government not to use their companies to transport migrant children who were separated from their parents. (Source: Facebook)United and American Airlines asked the federal government not to use their companies to transport migrant children who were separated from their parents. (Source: Facebook)

    American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents.

    American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents.

  • Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

    Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:21:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:17 GMT
    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.
    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.
  • Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:12:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:15 GMT
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
  • US stocks rise as trade fears ebb and tech companies lead

    US stocks rise as trade fears ebb and tech companies lead

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:41:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
  • EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday

    EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:01:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:05:02 GMT
    The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
    The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:52 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:04:47 GMT
    As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)As originally proposed, the new "association health plans" would have to cover people with pre-existing health conditions. However, they could offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.

    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.

  • Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

    Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:20:37 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:04:42 GMT
    Two new studies that looked at groundwater chemistry did not find much of an impact from horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. (Source: Pixabay)Two new studies that looked at groundwater chemistry did not find much of an impact from horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. (Source: Pixabay)

    New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom.

    New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom.

  • Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:02:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.
  • Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

    Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:02:15 GMT
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
  • Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

    Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:21:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:23:57 GMT
    Central bank chiefs from Europe, US and Japan raise worries about impact of trade conflicts.
    Central bank chiefs from Europe, US and Japan raise worries about impact of trade conflicts.
  • FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:51:38 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
  • Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:51:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:38 GMT
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
  • Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:30:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:35 GMT
    It is the first major U.S. wireless carrier to step back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. The data has allowed third parties to track wireless devices without their owners' knowledge or consent. (Source: Pixabay)It is the first major U.S. wireless carrier to step back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. The data has allowed third parties to track wireless devices without their owners' knowledge or consent. (Source: Pixabay)

    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.

    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.

  • IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:21:40 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

    Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:51:14 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:52:19 GMT
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
  • Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:30:41 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:55:02 GMT
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
  • U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

    U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:31:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:51:32 GMT
    (C.F. Sanchez /Philadelphia Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.  Almost four years after the...(C.F. Sanchez /Philadelphia Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia. Almost four years after the...
    Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted.
    Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted.
  • Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

    Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:11:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:38:16 GMT
    A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C.
    A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C.
  • Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:02:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:52:56 GMT
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:00:57 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:48:00 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
  • Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:40:56 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:32:41 GMT
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for...
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for children to summer camps.
  • Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

    Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:31:50 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:22:40 GMT
    A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
    A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
  • FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

    FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:01:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:06:34 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.
  • US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

    US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:21:51 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:42:04 GMT
    US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying.
    US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying.
  • Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:41:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:12:07 GMT
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
  • Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

    Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:21:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:32:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...
    Asian markets higher as traders sideline US-China trade tensions for encouraging US housing data.
    Asian markets higher as traders sideline US-China trade tensions for encouraging US housing data.
  • South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

    South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:31:16 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:32:23 GMT
    A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers.
    A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers.
  • Australian telecom Telstra to ax 8,000 jobs to save $740M

    Australian telecom Telstra to ax 8,000 jobs to save $740M

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:01:14 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:22:21 GMT
    Telstra Corp., Australia's largest telecommunications company, has announced plans to ax 8,000 jobs _ one in four employees _ over three years in a bid to save 1 billion Australian dollars ($740 million).
    Telstra Corp., Australia's largest telecommunications company, has announced plans to ax 8,000 jobs _ one in four employees _ over three years in a bid to save 1 billion Australian dollars ($740 million).
  • Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

    Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:21:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:22:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic Ci...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic Ci...
    Although revenue figures won't be released for a few weeks yet, Monmouth Park racetrack and Atlantic City's Borgata casino say they're delighted with the extra business sports betting has generated in its first few...
    Although revenue figures won't be released for a few weeks yet, Monmouth Park racetrack and Atlantic City's Borgata casino say they're delighted with the extra business sports betting has generated in its first few days.
  • Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:16 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:35:21 GMT
    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. (Source: Pixabay, file)Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.

    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.

  • GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

    GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:20:53 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:31:45 GMT
    S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that GE will be removed from the index before the open of trading next Tuesday. (Source: CNN)S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that GE will be removed from the index before the open of trading next Tuesday. (Source: CNN)

    General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years.

    General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years.

  • Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

    Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:01:15 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:02:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are set ...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are set ...
    Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International approve a new five-year contract.
    Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International approve a new five-year contract.
  • Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:31:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

  • The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:21:14 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:24:51 GMT
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
  • The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:01:07 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:32:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
  • Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:51:22 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:24:36 GMT
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
  • Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:11:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from China.
  • After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:40:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:22 GMT
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.
  • FedEx profit rises on increase in volume, shipping rates

    FedEx profit rises on increase in volume, shipping rates

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:41:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:51:26 GMT
    Higher rates, increase in deliveries and tax benefits help FedEx boost quarterly profit to $1.13 billion.
    Higher rates, increase in deliveries and tax benefits help FedEx boost quarterly profit to $1.13 billion.
  • Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output

    Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:30:39 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:21:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are ...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are ...
    The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy.
    The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy.
  • NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:18:50 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:23:05 GMT
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
  • US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

    US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:42:03 GMT
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
  • Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:20:44 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:31:43 GMT
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
  • Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

    Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:31:21 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:01:16 GMT
    Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas.
    Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas.
  • Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

    Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:21:38 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:43:13 GMT
    Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children.
    Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children.
  • German, French leaders propose Eurozone budget

    German, French leaders propose Eurozone budget

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:50:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:43:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses her mobile device as she waits for the arrival of the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, prior to talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses her mobile device as she waits for the arrival of the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, prior to talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    The leaders of Germany and France are meeting to coordinate the two major European powers' positions on the future of the European Union ahead of next week's EU summit.
    The leaders of Germany and France are meeting to coordinate the two major European powers' positions on the future of the European Union ahead of next week's EU summit.
  • California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:50:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:32:46 GMT
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.
  • The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:11:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:14:01 GMT
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
  • Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:39 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:23:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
  • Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:20:44 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:27 GMT
    (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday,  June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...(Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday, June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
  • IBM pits computer against human debaters

    IBM pits computer against human debaters

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:00:51 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

    Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:50:33 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:21:26 GMT
    The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor.
    The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor.
  • Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:30:02 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:55:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
  • The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:06 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:54:44 GMT
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.
  • China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:20:49 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:21:30 GMT
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
  • Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:30:29 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:01:40 GMT
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:10:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
  • The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:10:25 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
  • Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:40:44 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:01:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on trade tiff

    Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on trade tiff

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:30:47 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:02:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.
    Stocks are set for a sharply lower open as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil.
    Stocks are set for a sharply lower open as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil.
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:08:53 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:49:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
  • Audi names Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

    Audi names Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:41:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief ex...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief ex...
    German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham 'Bram' Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating.
    German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham 'Bram' Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating.
  • Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:03 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:31:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
  • Box Office Top 20: 'Incredibes 2' record inches higher

    Box Office Top 20: 'Incredibes 2' record inches higher

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:50:28 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:01:06 GMT
    (Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows the character Helen/Elastigirl, voiced by Holly Hunter in "Incredibles 2."(Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows the character Helen/Elastigirl, voiced by Holly Hunter in "Incredibles 2."
    Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than expected.
    Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than expected.
  • Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

    Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:28:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:23:44 GMT
    U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
    U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
  • Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:30:17 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mario Armas, File). File - In this July 18, 2013, file photo, Mexico's former president Vicente Fox speaks during a news conference on the first day of the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in San Francisco del...(AP Photo/Mario Armas, File). File - In this July 18, 2013, file photo, Mexico's former president Vicente Fox speaks during a news conference on the first day of the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in San Francisco del...
    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
  • Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:40:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:41:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
  • Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:11:02 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:01 GMT
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:30:14 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:24:07 GMT
    Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for intellectual properly theft. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on U.S. exports. (Source: Pixabay)Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for intellectual properly theft. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on U.S. exports. (Source: Pixabay)

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.

  • Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:20:33 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:51:11 GMT
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.
  • EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:40:34 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:21:22 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.
  • Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

    Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:09:59 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:50:50 GMT
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
  • AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs

    AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:38:05 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:35:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...

    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt...

    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt consumers.

  • 'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:29:36 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:02:53 GMT
    (Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.(Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.

    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.

    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.

  • EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

    EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:01:04 GMT
    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014.
    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014.
  • Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:48:27 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:31 GMT
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
  • In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:20:00 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:13:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...

    The greatest question mark surrounds a divisive ballot initiative that would change the way that restaurants and bars pay their tipped employees.

    The greatest question mark surrounds a divisive ballot initiative that would change the way that restaurants and bars pay their tipped employees.

  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:50:16 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:01:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
  • Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

    Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:23 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:30:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, a worker installs vinyl siding on a new home in Auburn, N.H. On Monday, June 18, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its June index of builder sentiment.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, a worker installs vinyl siding on a new home in Auburn, N.H. On Monday, June 18, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its June index of builder sentiment.
    U.S. homebuilders lower confidence about sales prospects on lumber cost, tariff concerns.
    U.S. homebuilders lower confidence about sales prospects on lumber cost, tariff concerns.
  • EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

    EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:29:54 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:48 GMT
    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
  • Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:38:35 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:12 GMT
    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. (Source: Jeff Chiu/AP, File)Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. (Source: Jeff Chiu/AP, File)

    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.

    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.

  • Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:57:59 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:56 GMT
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
  • Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

    Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:08:17 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:01:57 GMT
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
  • World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

    World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:59:55 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:20:57 GMT
    Asian markets are mostly lower as the U.S. and China made moves to put tough tariffs in motion, setting off fears of trade tensions.
    Asian markets are mostly lower as the U.S. and China made moves to put tough tariffs in motion, setting off fears of trade tensions.
  • 3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own

    3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:07 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:45 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.
    Hiring a financial expert may ultimately save you a bundle.
    Hiring a financial expert may ultimately save you a bundle.
  • Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-06-17 04:19:23 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:01:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...

    The company has said it aims to have a self-driving vehicle on the market by 2021.

    The company has said it aims to have a self-driving vehicle on the market by 2021.

  • Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:19:47 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:10:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.
  • China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:18:13 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:00:46 GMT
    China is raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods. (Source: CNN/Pool)China is raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.

    China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.

  • Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:19:28 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:52 GMT
    Kraninger is expected to continue to implement current policies. (Source: Department of State/CNN)Kraninger is expected to continue to implement current policies. (Source: Department of State/CNN)

    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.

    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.

  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:38:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:09 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...

    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.

    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.

  • Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:17:46 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:28 GMT
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
  • Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:09:57 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:20:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.
  • American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

    American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:29:02 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:00:15 GMT
    American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.
    American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.
  • Clothing maker Perry Ellis to go private in $437M buyout

    Clothing maker Perry Ellis to go private in $437M buyout

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:58:58 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:10:39 GMT
    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)
    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private. (Source: Raycom Image Bank)

    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private.

    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private.

  • Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

    Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:18:15 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:00:01 GMT
    China's former chief insurance regulator has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for helping people obtain loans, promotions and other favors.
    China's former chief insurance regulator has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for helping people obtain loans, promotions and other favors.
  • US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries

    US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:18:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:49:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...
    Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction.
    Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction.
  • Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:28:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:42:31 GMT
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.
  • US industrial production fell 0.1 percent in May

    US industrial production fell 0.1 percent in May

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:28:24 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:29:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File). FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, workers build washing machines on the assembly line at the Samsung washing machine facility in Newberry, S.C. On Friday, June 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial pr...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File). FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, workers build washing machines on the assembly line at the Samsung washing machine facility in Newberry, S.C. On Friday, June 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial pr...
    US industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, hurt by a major fire at truck parts supplier.
    US industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, hurt by a major fire at truck parts supplier.
  • The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:08:55 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:41:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • Citigroup to pay $100M to settle rate manipulation charges

    Citigroup to pay $100M to settle rate manipulation charges

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:48:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:39:08 GMT
    Citigroup agrees to pay $100 million to settle interest rate manipulation allegations.
    Citigroup agrees to pay $100 million to settle interest rate manipulation allegations.
  • FDA clears 1st generic film strip of addiction drug Suboxone

    FDA clears 1st generic film strip of addiction drug Suboxone

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:58:01 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-16 08:01:09 GMT
    U.S. regulators approve 1st generic version of an under-the-tongue treatment for opioid addiction.
    U.S. regulators approve 1st generic version of an under-the-tongue treatment for opioid addiction.
  • Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape

    Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:37:44 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:41:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla.  Comcast is making a $65 ...(AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is making a $65 ...

    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.

    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.

  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:49:18 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:29:37 GMT
    U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
    U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
  • Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:38:25 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:14:40 GMT
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
  • UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

    UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:57:45 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:11:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government...
    Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service.
    Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service.
  • Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:48:41 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:21:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
  • Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:07:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:52:05 GMT
    The flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting a few months earlier. (Source: Raycom Media, File)The flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting a few months earlier. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    The current flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting.

    The current flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting.

  • Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:28:38 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:35:55 GMT
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
  • New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
  • Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:39:43 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:41:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.  Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.
  • McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:08:25 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:29:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
  • Kirin investigates if donations went to Myanmar's forces

    Kirin investigates if donations went to Myanmar's forces

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:18:16 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:49:05 GMT
    Japanese beer company Kirin is investigating whether any of its donations went to Myanmar's military, accused of brutal attacks against Rohingya Muslims.
    Japanese beer company Kirin is investigating whether any of its donations went to Myanmar's military, accused of brutal attacks against Rohingya Muslims.
  • Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

    Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:18:11 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:09:54 GMT
    Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are deciding whether to approve their newly negotiated contract.
    Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are deciding whether to approve their newly negotiated contract.
  • Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

    Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:38:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:40:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Angela Missoni gestures during a press conference in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Angela Missoni gestures during a press conference in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the...
    The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the business.
    The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the business.
  • Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:58:17 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:06 GMT
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.
  • Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:18:18 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store.  A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store. A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.
  • Global stocks mostly lower as US plans tariffs on China

    Global stocks mostly lower as US plans tariffs on China

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:18:13 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:49:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...
    Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus.
    Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus.
  • Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:28:17 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:42:23 GMT
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.
  • Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:08:08 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:32:16 GMT
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong...
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.
  • The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:38:00 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:24:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...
    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger.
    The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger.
  • The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:47:47 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:19:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.
  • Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:28:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:01:27 GMT
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.
  • Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:07:52 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:01:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.
  • German government sets up Iran advice office for companies

    German government sets up Iran advice office for companies

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:48:21 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:59:12 GMT
    The German government has set up a special office to advise companies worried about their business dealings with Iran amid fears they'll be targeted by U.S. sanctions.
    The German government has set up a special office to advise companies worried about their business dealings with Iran amid fears they'll be targeted by U.S. sanctions.
  • Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

    Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:27:45 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:42:03 GMT
    A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes.
    A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes.
  • Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:38:22 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.
  • After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

    After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:27:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:49:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Disney has made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox, including the studios behind the “Av...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Disney has made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox, including the studios behind the “Av...

    Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.

    Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.

  • Asian stocks mixed after ECB announcement, US data

    Asian stocks mixed after ECB announcement, US data

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:18:41 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:48:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an unpr...(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an unpr...
    US stocks ticked higher Thursday after Europe's central bank laid out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in recent years.
    US stocks ticked higher Thursday after Europe's central bank laid out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it's flooded the market with in recent years.
  • Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:10:02 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:29:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). People take part in a Gay Pride parade in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 9, 2018. The pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is only motivating them to fight harder for their rights, ev...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). People take part in a Gay Pride parade in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 9, 2018. The pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is only motivating them to fight harder for their rights, ev...
    Polish top court sides with LGBT group against businessman who withheld service, refusing to print posters for the group.
    Polish top court sides with LGBT group against businessman who withheld service, refusing to print posters for the group.
  • Startup launches insurance for Uber, Lyft passengers

    Startup launches insurance for Uber, Lyft passengers

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:38:03 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:21:12 GMT
    Startup offers Uber and Lyft passengers ability to buy added insurance for the ride from their phone.
    Startup offers Uber and Lyft passengers ability to buy added insurance for the ride from their phone.
  • Fed sets limits on biggest banks' loans to each other

    Fed sets limits on biggest banks' loans to each other

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:08:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 03:48:35 GMT
    Federal Reserve sets limits on big banks' loans to each other.
    Federal Reserve sets limits on big banks' loans to each other.
  • AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:17:57 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:49:59 GMT

    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's...

    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's ruling. The deal could be closed soon.

  • AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

    AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:47:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:49:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats re...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats re...
    An Associated Press investigation finds that a leading sustainable seafood distributor who promised wild-caught, domestic fish traceable back to a dock has been duping chefs across the U.S.
    An Associated Press investigation finds that a leading sustainable seafood distributor who promised wild-caught, domestic fish traceable back to a dock has been duping chefs across the U.S.
  • Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

    Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-06-13 13:07:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:41:17 GMT
    The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.
    The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored.
  • New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-06-14 04:27:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:48:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...

    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.

    Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state.

  • Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:17:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:22:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.
  • IMF: Tax cuts boosting US now but will hurt growth later

    IMF: Tax cuts boosting US now but will hurt growth later

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:18:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:58:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, several ship to shore cranes work a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah loading and unloading container in Savannah, Ga. On Thursday, June 14, the Interna...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, several ship to shore cranes work a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah loading and unloading container in Savannah, Ga. On Thursday, June 14, the Interna...
    IMF projects tax cuts will boost US economy in 2018, 2019, but then hamper growth in following years.
    IMF projects tax cuts will boost US economy in 2018, 2019, but then hamper growth in following years.
  • Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:38:25 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:48:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.
  • Russia proposes raising retirement age, VAT

    Russia proposes raising retirement age, VAT

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:08:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:41:41 GMT
    Russia's government is calling for the country's retirement age to be raised gradually and for a hike in the value-added tax.
    Russia's government is calling for the country's retirement age to be raised gradually and for a hike in the value-added tax.
  • The Latest: Musk says O'Hare express line could open in 2021

    The Latest: Musk says O'Hare express line could open in 2021

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:37:57 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:32:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, listens as Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk, right, speaks at a news conference Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Chicago. The Boring Company has been selected to build a high-s...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, listens as Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk, right, speaks at a news conference Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Chicago. The Boring Company has been selected to build a high-s...
    Chicago has chosen a company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build an express service from downtown to O'Hare International Airport reaching speeds up to 150 mph.
    Chicago has chosen a company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build an express service from downtown to O'Hare International Airport reaching speeds up to 150 mph.
  • Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisis

    Massachusetts sues opioid maker, executives over drug crisis

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:05:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:30:12 GMT
    Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and has become the first state to also target the company's executives.
    Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and has become the first state to also target the company's executives.
  • Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

    Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:17 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:17:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:08:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, euro coins and banknotes are shown by a salesclerk at a shop in Vilnius, Lithuania. Italy's economy minister says the new populist government isn't discussing any prop...(AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, euro coins and banknotes are shown by a salesclerk at a shop in Vilnius, Lithuania. Italy's economy minister says the new populist government isn't discussing any prop...
    The European Central Bank could signal readiness to end its bond-purchase stimulus at Thursday's meeting of its 25-member governing council, with analysts pointing to the end of the year as a likely final exit date.
    The European Central Bank could signal readiness to end its bond-purchase stimulus at Thursday's meeting of its 25-member governing council, with analysts pointing to the end of the year as a likely final exit date.
  • The Latest: Murphy places state's first legal sports bets

    The Latest: Murphy places state's first legal sports bets

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:08:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, spo...
    Gov. Phil Murphy has placed New Jersey's first legal sports bets after state won US Supreme Court decision last month.
    Gov. Phil Murphy has placed New Jersey's first legal sports bets after state won US Supreme Court decision last month.
  • China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

    China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:47:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:38:37 GMT
    China's government says some Chinese exporters are rushing to fill orders due to concern about possible changes in trade risks.
    China's government says some Chinese exporters are rushing to fill orders due to concern about possible changes in trade risks.
  • 6 college-money lessons you didn't learn in high school

    6 college-money lessons you didn't learn in high school

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:37:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:18:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. More than two-thirds of college students at all levels said in a survey that they feel stressed about their...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn College students walk between classes on campus in New York. More than two-thirds of college students at all levels said in a survey that they feel stressed about their...
    College is a good time to begin good personal finance habits, including best practices for paying for school, building credit, creating a spending plan and avoiding financial predators.
    College is a good time to begin good personal finance habits, including best practices for paying for school, building credit, creating a spending plan and avoiding financial predators.
  • Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit

    Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:26:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:50:51 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 white-collar workers as it trims costs in an effort to become profitable.
    Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 white-collar workers as it trims costs in an effort to become profitable.
  • US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year at 4.62 percent

    US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year at 4.62 percent

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:57:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:28:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File). This May 25, 2018, photo shows a home for sale in Rutherford, N.J. On Thursday, June 7, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File). This May 25, 2018, photo shows a home for sale in Rutherford, N.J. On Thursday, June 7, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year average at 4.62 percent.
    US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year average at 4.62 percent.
  • In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

    In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:07:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:00:27 GMT
    Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions.
    Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions.
  • US retail sales boom in May, but inflation is lurking

    US retail sales boom in May, but inflation is lurking

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:37:54 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:41:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2018, photo, an advertisement for Saint Laurent is seen on a bus stop display as a pedestrian walks past a window display at the Lord & Taylor flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York. On Thur...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this June 6, 2018, photo, an advertisement for Saint Laurent is seen on a bus stop display as a pedestrian walks past a window display at the Lord & Taylor flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York. On Thur...
    US retail sales climb by the most in 6 months, as healthy consumers accelerate growth.
    US retail sales climb by the most in 6 months, as healthy consumers accelerate growth.
  • The Latest: European Central Bank says euro 'irreversible'

    The Latest: European Central Bank says euro 'irreversible'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:07:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:58:44 GMT
    The European Central Bank says it will end its bond-buying stimulus program at the end of the year.
    The European Central Bank says it will end its bond-buying stimulus program at the end of the year.
  • Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:07:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:29:07 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...

    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

  • Prosecutor: VW responsible as a whole for diesel scandal

    Prosecutor: VW responsible as a whole for diesel scandal

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:38:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:58:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo Volkswagen cars are presented to media inside a delivery tower in Wolfsburg, Germany. Automaker Volkswagen says it's being fined 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion) by German autho...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016 file photo Volkswagen cars are presented to media inside a delivery tower in Wolfsburg, Germany. Automaker Volkswagen says it's being fined 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion) by German autho...
    German prosecutor says the Volkswagen administration has to hold the overall responsibility in the diesel scandal.
    German prosecutor says the Volkswagen administration has to hold the overall responsibility in the diesel scandal.
  • Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:57:55 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:08:05 GMT
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
    Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020.
  • Global stocks sink after Fed hike signal, eyes turn to ECB

    Global stocks sink after Fed hike signal, eyes turn to ECB

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:37:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:08:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an unpr...(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an unpr...
    Asian stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases.
    Asian stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases.
  • Rolls-Royce to axe 4,600 jobs in restructuring push

    Rolls-Royce to axe 4,600 jobs in restructuring push

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:07:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 13:07:52 GMT
    Rolls-Royce plans to cut 4,600 jobs over the next 2 years as part of a major restructuring effort by the British plane engine manufacturer.
    Rolls-Royce plans to cut 4,600 jobs over the next 2 years as part of a major restructuring effort by the British plane engine manufacturer.
  • Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways posts losses for consecutive year

    Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways posts losses for consecutive year

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:47:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:58:12 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad has posted losses of $.1.52 billion despite a slight bump in revenue compared to the previous year.
    The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad has posted losses of $.1.52 billion despite a slight bump in revenue compared to the previous year.
  • AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers

    AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:46:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:51:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this March 22, 2018, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. The judge presiding over the government's legal effort to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE- In this March 22, 2018, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. The judge presiding over the government's legal effort to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner...
    AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers.
    AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers.
  • Geopolitical tensions lead to drop in company IPOs - study

    Geopolitical tensions lead to drop in company IPOs - study

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:17:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:28:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk past an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an un...(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama). People walk past an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an un...
    A survey says that the amount of shares that companies list on stock exchanges fell by a fifth in the first half of 2018 due to geopolitical tensions like Brexit and the threat of trade wars.
    A survey says that the amount of shares that companies list on stock exchanges fell by a fifth in the first half of 2018 due to geopolitical tensions like Brexit and the threat of trade wars.
  • Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

    Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:17:54 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:47:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...
    Fed hikes key rate for second time this year and signals possible acceleration in future hikes.
    Fed hikes key rate for second time this year and signals possible acceleration in future hikes.
  • Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

    Salmonella linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 in Midwest

    Saturday, June 9 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-06-09 19:32:07 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:28:28 GMT
    Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.
    Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people in five Midwestern states.
  • White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:38:11 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:28:04 GMT
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:17:19 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:58:08 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.
  • Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:17:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:39 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:39:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla.  Comcast is making a $65 ...(AP Photo/File). FILE- This combo of file photos shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building on Aug. 1, 2017, in New York, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is making a $65 ...

    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.

    Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.

  • InternationalMore>>

  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:20:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
  • The Latest: UN says human rights are 'pillar' of its work

    The Latest: UN says human rights are 'pillar' of its work

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:11:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:23:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...
    The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief.
    The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief.
  • On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the air

    On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the air

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:21:24 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:22:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
    On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente.
    On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente.
  • NationalMore>>

  • Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:22:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".
  • Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:42:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...(AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in...
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court.
  • Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:41:31 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:25:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.
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