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  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:20:21 GMT
    (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...(Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
  • Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

    Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:52:56 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:10:36 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday.(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). A view of the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday's collapse rose to 43 Saturday.
    Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking...
    Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking noises coming from the structure.
  • Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms

    Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:07:41 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:10:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). A butcher pushes beef ribs to sell at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Venezuelans are bracing for a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage on Monday, leaving one butcher contemplating firing ...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). A butcher pushes beef ribs to sell at Las Pulgas market in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Venezuelans are bracing for a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage on Monday, leaving one butcher contemplating firing ...
    Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage.
    Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage.
  • Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

    Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:10:15 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:09:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares to start the first human gene editing treatment for Hunter syndrome, an inherited metabolic disease, at a hospital in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares to start the first human gene editing treatment for Hunter syndrome, an inherited metabolic disease, at a hospital in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, ...
    U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments.
    U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments.
  • US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:00 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:09:04 GMT
    The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

  • PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

    PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:23:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:51 GMT
    Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion.
    Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion.
  • Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

    Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:22:54 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new polic...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new polic...
    Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past.
    Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past.
  • Retailers, airlines lead US stocks mostly higher

    Retailers, airlines lead US stocks mostly higher

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:18:22 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
    U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher in early trading, adding to the market's upbeat finish last week amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
    U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher in early trading, adding to the market's upbeat finish last week amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
  • Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth

    Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:27:53 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:37 GMT
    As a whole, the responses of the business economists represent a rebuke of the Trump administration's overall approach to the economy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)As a whole, the responses of the business economists represent a rebuke of the Trump administration's overall approach to the economy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    As a whole, the responses of the business economists represent a rebuke of the Trump administration's overall approach to the economy.

    As a whole, the responses of the business economists represent a rebuke of the Trump administration's overall approach to the economy.

  • A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

    A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:08:10 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). The pet bull terrier owned by Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek, wearing a doggy fitness tracker attached to the dog collar during a demonstration in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.  The Actijoy fitness tracker...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). The pet bull terrier owned by Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek, wearing a doggy fitness tracker attached to the dog collar during a demonstration in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The Actijoy fitness tracker...
    Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets.
    Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets.
  • Cliff house: Unique Swiss restaurant looks for new tenants

    Cliff house: Unique Swiss restaurant looks for new tenants

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:38:00 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:31 GMT
    (Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo people take a break outside the Gasthaus Aescher near Ebenalp, Switzerland. The Gasthaus Aescher, built into a cliff above a valley in northeastern Switzerland, has been run by ...(Steffen Schmidt/Keystone via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo people take a break outside the Gasthaus Aescher near Ebenalp, Switzerland. The Gasthaus Aescher, built into a cliff above a valley in northeastern Switzerland, has been run by ...
    One of Switzerland's most picturesque restaurants will soon be looking for new operators.
    One of Switzerland's most picturesque restaurants will soon be looking for new operators.
  • Conoco says Venezuela will pay $2 billion arbitration award

    Conoco says Venezuela will pay $2 billion arbitration award

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-20 13:08:05 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:27 GMT
    U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela*s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old expropriation dispute.
    U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela*s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old expropriation dispute.
  • US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:31:44 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:34 GMT
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
    Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
  • Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:43:22 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:33 GMT
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices...
    A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.
  • After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:37:15 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:31 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...

    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for...

    Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions.

  • More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:28:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build ...
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of...
    Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company.
  • Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option

    Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:47:14 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...(AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...
    Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option.
    Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option.
  • Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:25:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:10:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.
  • Iran oil minister: French oil giant Total pulls out of Iran

    Iran oil minister: French oil giant Total pulls out of Iran

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:12:59 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:18:25 GMT
    Iranian oil minister: France's oil giant Total SA pulls out of Iran after cancelling gas project.
    Iranian oil minister: France's oil giant Total SA pulls out of Iran after cancelling gas project.
  • Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

    Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:18:11 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:14:14 GMT
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.
  • US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:26:45 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:13:22 GMT
    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. (Source: Pixabay)

    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

    The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.

  • Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

    Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

    Monday, August 20 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:02:49 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:13:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dis...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dis...
    Asian stocks are mostly higher as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
    Asian stocks are mostly higher as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
  • New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

    New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:32:25 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:13:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). Supporters of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party headed by Imran Khan, shout slogans on traditional drum beat to celebrate the success of their leader, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Pakistan's cricket star-turned-p...(AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary). Supporters of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party headed by Imran Khan, shout slogans on traditional drum beat to celebrate the success of their leader, in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Pakistan's cricket star-turned-p...
    Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds.
    Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds.
  • Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

    Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:12:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:08:00 GMT
    (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file). File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany  due to a low water level because of a drought period.(Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP, file). File - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo the foundation walls of old buildings appear at the riverside of the Edersee in Waldeck, Germany due to a low water level because of a drought period.
    A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.
    A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.
  • As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

    As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:44:17 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:42:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...(AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...

    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking his company private.

    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking his company private.

  • Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

    Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

    Saturday, August 18 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 11:10:34 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:03:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan throws flowers to his supporters as he arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan throws flowers to his supporters as he arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) congress in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
    Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States.
    Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States.
  • Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

    Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:12:45 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 06:23:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...
    Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
    Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
  • Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

    Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:20:39 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-08-20 04:23:09 GMT
    Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable.
    Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable.
  • Venezuelans jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms

    Venezuelans jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:07:07 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-08-20 03:12:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). People line up to buy cheese at a market in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). People line up to buy cheese at a market in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange ...
    Venezuelans are scrambling even harder for supplies, nervous about dramatic economic measures the government's taking, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage.
    Venezuelans are scrambling even harder for supplies, nervous about dramatic economic measures the government's taking, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage.
  • Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

    Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:10:44 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-08-20 00:47:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. ED...
    US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower.
    US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower.
  • Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

    Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:13:50 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:22:58 GMT
    Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned.
    Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned.
  • California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

    California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 20:25:57 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:22:44 GMT
    California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires.
    California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires.
  • Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

    Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-08-19 09:46:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:27:35 GMT
    The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.
    The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.
  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

  • French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

    French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:06:47 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:12:43 GMT
    An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damages and at risk of eventual collapse.
    An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damages and at risk of eventual collapse.
  • Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:45:02 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:04:54 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.
    Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.
  • Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

    Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-19 07:26:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:47:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Iliana Mier). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 photo is seen a wind turbine on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece.  When the blades of the 800 kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run ...(AP Photo/ Iliana Mier). In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 photo is seen a wind turbine on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece. When the blades of the 800 kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run ...
    When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
    When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
  • Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

    Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:36:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 14:37:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, FILE). FILE - In this file photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks to media at a polling station after voting during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus. Alexander Lukashenk...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits, FILE). FILE - In this file photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks to media at a polling station after voting during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus. Alexander Lukashenk...
    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders.
    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders.
  • Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud

    Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud

    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:51:46 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-08-19 12:02:11 GMT
    Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges.
    Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges.
  • Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

    Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:45:31 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-08-19 11:42:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this May 18, 2018 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend news conference after their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea reso...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this May 18, 2018 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend news conference after their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea reso...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
  • UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'

    UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:52:26 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-08-19 10:13:49 GMT
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union.
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union.
  • Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:01:45 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:20:54 GMT
    The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors.
    The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors.
  • Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:29:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:16:30 GMT
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.
    The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.
  • The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:30:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
  • Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

    Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:59:57 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-18 15:26:09 GMT
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency.
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency.
  • Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

    Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:05:22 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:55:54 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
  • Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:26:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

    Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:05:46 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-08-18 10:46:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Shop owners wait for customers at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, one of the city's main tourist attractions, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Turkey's lira currency fell once again, as Turkey and the United States exchanged new threats o...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Shop owners wait for customers at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, one of the city's main tourist attractions, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Turkey's lira currency fell once again, as Turkey and the United States exchanged new threats o...
    The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions.
    The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions.
  • The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

    The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:30:30 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:16:39 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
  • Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate

    Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:50:58 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:20:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by John Raguso, left, a Gold Star Father, on the tarmac up his arrival at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, NY., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Raguso's son, Christopher R...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by John Raguso, left, a Gold Star Father, on the tarmac up his arrival at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, NY., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Raguso's son, Christopher R...
    President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.
    President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.
  • White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:38:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-08-18 00:00:48 GMT
    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of PFAS. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

    Officials are demanding that the EPA act quickly to clean up local water systems testing positive for dangerous levels of chemicals used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more.

  • Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

    Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:41:00 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
  • The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

    The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:40:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:20:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...(AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Electric car maker Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk has admitted in a wide-ranging interview with The New Y...
    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private.
    Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private.
  • Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

    Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 19:01:32 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:54:52 GMT
    (Tim Dunn/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, File). FILE - This Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, shows the expansive parking lot at the base village at Squaw Valley in Olympic Valley, Calif. Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major re...(Tim Dunn/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, File). FILE - This Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, shows the expansive parking lot at the base village at Squaw Valley in Olympic Valley, Calif. Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major re...
    Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.
    Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.
  • APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:16:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:39:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google service...

    Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

    Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

  • No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

    No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:10:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:37:53 GMT
    Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina.
    Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina.
  • Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria

    Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:38:56 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:57:16 GMT
    Saudi Arabia says it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for "stabilization projects" in areas once held by the Islamic State group.
    Saudi Arabia says it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for "stabilization projects" in areas once held by the Islamic State group.
  • Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:00:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:42:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
  • Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:00:25 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:01:11 GMT
    (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...(Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
  • Global markets lose steam in European trading

    Global markets lose steam in European trading

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:44:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China i...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Asian shares made moderate gains early Friday after U.S. stocks jumped on news China i...
    Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks.
    Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks.
  • Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:15 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...(AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
  • FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal

    FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:25:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:20:54 GMT
    FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.
    FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.
  • Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

    Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:30:16 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:40:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, a man pushes a cart while shopping at a Walmart store in North Bergen, N.J. Walmart Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, a man pushes a cart while shopping at a Walmart store in North Bergen, N.J. Walmart Inc. reports earnings on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.
    Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter.
    Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter.
  • The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:23 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:25:50 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
  • Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

    Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:20:32 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:45:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe enjoys some fresh air outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works trading cotton shares for VLM Commodities in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. st...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe enjoys some fresh air outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works trading cotton shares for VLM Commodities in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. st...
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street as China prepares to resume trade discussions with the U.S. Walmart is soaring after reporting a strong second quarter.
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street as China prepares to resume trade discussions with the U.S. Walmart is soaring after reporting a strong second quarter.
  • US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:38:10 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:30:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after giving a speech that didn't reference the ailing senator once. (Source: CNN)

    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".

    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".

  • Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:30:04 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:24:39 GMT
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
  • Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline

    Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:40:52 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-08-17 04:34:32 GMT
    A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route.
    A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route.
  • The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:00:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:00:10 GMT
    The mayor of Genoa, Italy, has declared two days of mourning following a bridge collapse which killed at least 39 people. (Source: CNN)The mayor of Genoa, Italy, has declared two days of mourning following a bridge collapse which killed at least 39 people. (Source: CNN)

    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.

    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.

  • Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:05:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:19:04 GMT
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.
    Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.
  • US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:34:37 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:16:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). University of California students, from left, Anjali Banerjee, Alice Ma and Tyler Heintz walk near the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. The students who were in Nice, France when a terror...

    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building...

    University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism.

  • The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

    The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:31:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:52:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to the media after finishing interviews on the North Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to the media after finishing interviews on the North Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'.
    Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'.
  • Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:13:53 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:52:12 GMT
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.
    Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.
  • July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

    July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:40:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE- This May 4, 2018, file photo shows a house under construction in Roseville, Calif. On Thursday, Aug. 16, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in July.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE- This May 4, 2018, file photo shows a house under construction in Roseville, Calif. On Thursday, Aug. 16, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in July.
    US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders.
    US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders.
  • Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:25:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:57:22 GMT
    A large section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, crumbled during a strong storm Tuesday, sending vehicles plunging to the ground. (Source: CNN)A large section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, crumbled during a strong storm Tuesday, sending vehicles plunging to the ground. (Source: CNN)

    Prosecutors are investigating both the maintenance and design of an Italian bridge as a cause of the deadly collapse that killed at least 39 people.

    Prosecutors are investigating both the maintenance and design of an Italian bridge as a cause of the deadly collapse that killed at least 39 people.

  • The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:23:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:49:44 GMT
    (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the fa...
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.
    Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation.
  • Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

    Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:05:24 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:30:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".
    President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".
  • In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:30:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:52:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
  • Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

    Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:15:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:11:33 GMT
    A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint...
    A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy.
  • Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook

    Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:29 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:11:24 GMT
    JC Penney posts a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a key sales figure fell well short of Wall Street's view.
    JC Penney posts a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a key sales figure fell well short of Wall Street's view.
  • Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:10:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:02:22 GMT
    (Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...(Josh Edelson/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July, 9, 2018, file photo, plaintiff DeWayne Johnson looks up during a brief break as the Monsanto trial in San Francisco. Monsanto is being accused of hiding the dangers of its popular Roundup pro...

    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

    Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant.

  • Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

    Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:55:05 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:56:22 GMT
    Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant.
    Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant.
  • Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance.
  • Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:00:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:08:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). This May 26, 2018, photo shows a home for sale in Gibsonia, Pa. On Thursday, Aug. 16, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey). This May 26, 2018, photo shows a home for sale in Gibsonia, Pa. On Thursday, Aug. 16, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent.
    Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent.
  • European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

    European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:04:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:56:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). People react as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Asian shares are falling as investors fret over slowing economic growth, especially in China. Technology stocks and oil and metals...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). People react as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Asian shares are falling as investors fret over slowing economic growth, especially in China. Technology stocks and oil and metals...
    Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China.
    Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China.
  • Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto

    Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:45:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:51:06 GMT
    German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business.
    German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business.
  • Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:26:25 GMT
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.
    Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.
  • Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

    Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:14:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:37:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). File - In this May 19, 2018 file photo tourists Randy Wilkie and Keya Cole from Buffalo, New York, check out the offerings of cannabis at one of the MedMen cannabis dispensaries in Los Angeles, prior to boarding the Gree...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). File - In this May 19, 2018 file photo tourists Randy Wilkie and Keya Cole from Buffalo, New York, check out the offerings of cannabis at one of the MedMen cannabis dispensaries in Los Angeles, prior to boarding the Gree...
    When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start.
    When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start.
  • A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

    A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:24:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo balloons are released in Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Ind. The celebration of releasing balloons into the air has lo...(AP Photo/AJ Mast, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo balloons are released in Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Ind. The celebration of releasing balloons into the air has lo...
    Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?.
    Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?.
  • World cup sales, warm weather push up Carlsberg beer sales

    World cup sales, warm weather push up Carlsberg beer sales

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:35:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:25:46 GMT
    Danish brewer Carlsberg says its second-quarter sales were above expectations thanks to the World Cup and warm weather, allowing the Copenhagen-based company to raise its full-year outlook.
    Danish brewer Carlsberg says its second-quarter sales were above expectations thanks to the World Cup and warm weather, allowing the Copenhagen-based company to raise its full-year outlook.
  • China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:25:06 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:53 GMT
    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy.

    The two governments are poised to impose a new round of tariff hikes on $16 billion of each other's goods next week in their worsening conflict over Beijing's technology policy.

  • Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:33 GMT
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
  • The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:52:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:55:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:36:00 GMT
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
  • Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image

    Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:10:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:31:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber reports earnings Wednesday, Aug. 15.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber reports earnings Wednesday, Aug. 15.
    Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor.
    Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor.
  • Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble

    Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:42:36 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:06:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, traffic makes it's way past the Macy's flagship store in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Aug. 15.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, traffic makes it's way past the Macy's flagship store in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Aug. 15.
    Macy's sales rebound continues in 2Q but momentum slows.
    Macy's sales rebound continues in 2Q but momentum slows.
  • Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

    Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:24:46 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:23:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018.
    Global stock markets are down amid a drop in commodity prices that suggests concern about economic growth.
    Global stock markets are down amid a drop in commodity prices that suggests concern about economic growth.
  • US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

    US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:42:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:20:43 GMT
    US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants.
    US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants.
  • Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level

    Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:11:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). A Tesla emblem is seen on the back end of a Model S in the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). A Tesla emblem is seen on the back end of a Model S in the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the...
    Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private.
    Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private.
  • Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:53:12 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:09:09 GMT
    (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...(Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah is viewed. The U.S. government is issuing draft proposals for how it would like to manage two natio...
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.
    The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.
  • Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

    Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:07:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:20:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this July 31, 2018, file photo employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung is expected to unveil a new phone on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.
    Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday.
  • Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:50:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:08:01 GMT
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.
    Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.
  • Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

    Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:46:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:54:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis.
    There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament.
    There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament.
  • The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'

    The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:27 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:27:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:53:22 GMT
    Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention.
    Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention.
  • China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

    China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:03:20 GMT
    (Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man walks by a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president T...(Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man walks by a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day president T...
    China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs.
    China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs.
  • White House admits error for false claim on black employment

    White House admits error for false claim on black employment

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:56:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles as she speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Washington. Sanders took questions about former White House st...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles as she speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Washington. Sanders took questions about former White House st...
    In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama.
    In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama.
  • Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact

    Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:45:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:50:59 GMT
    Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact.".
    Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact.".
  • Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:47:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:40:57 GMT
    (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP). Finland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, left, shakes hands with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, during their press conference, in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018.(Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP). Finland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, left, shakes hands with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, during their press conference, in Vantaa, Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
  • Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:11:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:22:22 GMT
    The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)The nearly three-week closure of Yosemite was the result of a massive wildfire that has burned 150 square miles and killed at least two firefighters since it started July 13. (Source: KCRA/CNN)

    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

    Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

  • Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:07:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:58:35 GMT
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
    Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.
  • US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

    US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:42:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:15:59 GMT
    US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell.
    US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell.
  • US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

    US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:19:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:32:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). In this July 25, 2018, photo a truck driver chains down a roll of steel to his flatbed at the NUCOR Steel Gallatin plant in Ghent, Ky. The rolls, weighing as much as 20 tons, are transported one at a time. On Wednesday, Au...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). In this July 25, 2018, photo a truck driver chains down a roll of steel to his flatbed at the NUCOR Steel Gallatin plant in Ghent, Ky. The rolls, weighing as much as 20 tons, are transported one at a time. On Wednesday, Au...
    US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, pulled down by mines, utilities.
    US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, pulled down by mines, utilities.
  • Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

    Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:26:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:31:54 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow during the 5th Caspian summit at the Friendship Palace in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhst...(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow during the 5th Caspian summit at the Friendship Palace in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhst...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea.
  • EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:49:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:30:41 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths. (Source: Raycom Media)The Environmental Protection Agency privately challenged the Trump administration's rationale for freezing Obama-era mileage standards, saying the proposal would actually increase U.S. highway deaths. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.

    Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.

  • Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:12:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:58:05 GMT
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork...
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.
  • Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:43:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:25:15 GMT
    Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)Twitter has suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. (Source: KEYE/WABC via CNN)

    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

    Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

  • Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

    Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:29:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:09:41 GMT
    Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkish currency.
    Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkish currency.
  • Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

    Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:22:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:27 GMT
    A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport.
    A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport.
  • Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

    Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:39:19 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:33:12 GMT
    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis.
    Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis.
  • 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:31:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:30:47 GMT
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
  • Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

    Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:36:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:13:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, store greeter Danny Olivar, right, lends a hand to a customer to heft an air conditioning unit from a rapidly declining stock at a Home Depot store ahead of an expected heat wav...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, store greeter Danny Olivar, right, lends a hand to a customer to heft an air conditioning unit from a rapidly declining stock at a Home Depot store ahead of an expected heat wav...
    Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year and bounced back during the second quarter.
    Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year and bounced back during the second quarter.
  • New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:39:21 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:52:56 GMT
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.
    New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted.
  • German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:16:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:54:54 GMT
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
  • Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall

    Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:47:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:34:53 GMT
    Kroger to sell some products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by Internet giant Alibaba.
    Kroger to sell some products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by Internet giant Alibaba.
  • Defamation lawsuit over alleged fake Western painting tossed

    Defamation lawsuit over alleged fake Western painting tossed

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:01:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:22:57 GMT
    A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit a Western art collector filed against a prestigious auction house and the owner of a Reno gallery who claimed an early 20th century cowboy painting he sold for...
    A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit a Western art collector filed against a prestigious auction house and the owner of a Reno gallery who claimed an early 20th century cowboy painting he sold for $750,000 was a fake.
  • US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

    US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:43:02 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:56:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 14.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 14.
    Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies are leading U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease.
    Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies are leading U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease.
  • Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor

    Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:06:40 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:21:27 GMT
    Coca-Cola is taking an ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor.
    Coca-Cola is taking an ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor.
  • Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

    Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:51:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:23 GMT
    Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services.
    Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services.
  • Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:15:58 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-08-14 23:18:22 GMT
    (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III,  in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP). This Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police o...
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.
    Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.
  • The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking

    The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:18:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-14 21:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this July 25, 2018 photo, Kalyanaraman Shankari poses for photos in Mountain View, Calif. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this July 25, 2018 photo, Kalyanaraman Shankari poses for photos in Mountain View, Calif. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your ...
    AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history.
    AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history.
  • Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar

    Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:16:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:59:47 GMT
    Indian rupee falls to all-time low against U.S. dollar on worries Turkey financial crisis.
    Indian rupee falls to all-time low against U.S. dollar on worries Turkey financial crisis.
  • Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

    Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:31:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:48:12 GMT
    (Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man stands near a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day presiden...(Color China Photo via AP). In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, photo, a man stands near a poster depicting a mural of U.S. President Donald Trump stating that all American costumers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day presiden...
    Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law.
    Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law.
  • Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:26:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:48:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...(AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.
  • The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil

    The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:46:39 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). A man shops in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...(AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). A man shops in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...
    Turkey's influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter monetary policy to help overcome the country's currency crisis.
    Turkey's influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter monetary policy to help overcome the country's currency crisis.
  • Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

    Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:49:24 GMT
    Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week.
    Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week.
  • Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

    Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:54:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 16:07:02 GMT
    Authorities in Washington state are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches. (Source: KOMO via CNN)Authorities in Washington state are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches. (Source: KOMO via CNN)

    After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches.

    After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches.

  • 'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:18:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:17:51 GMT
    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. (Source:CNN)

    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

    The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.

  • Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.
  • Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

    Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:21:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:43:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An investor walks in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled ...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An investor walks in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street declined as Turkey’s central bank struggled ...
    Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey.
    Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey.
  • South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

    South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:10:34 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:52:44 GMT
    South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component.
    South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component.
  • Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:52:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:15:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Eight Democrats are taking on Walker in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, as he seeks a third term, a sign of jus...
    President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the...
    President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the primary.
  • Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:05:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:22:45 GMT
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to...
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency.
  • Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:10:53 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:59 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:59:15 GMT
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.
    The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.
  • VF, following millions of consumers, will shed its denim

    VF, following millions of consumers, will shed its denim

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:35:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:37:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2010, file photo, shows shoes at the research and development room of Timberland Company in Stratham, N.H. VF Corp. says it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on clothing...(AP Photo/Jim Cole, File). FILE - This Aug. 11, 2010, file photo, shows shoes at the research and development room of Timberland Company in Stratham, N.H. VF Corp. says it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on clothing...
    VF to break off its denim business to hone its focus on money-making active-outerwear.
    VF to break off its denim business to hone its focus on money-making active-outerwear.
  • Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

    Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:35:29 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:36:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 13.(AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo people pass the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug 13.
    Gains for technology and health care companies are leading US stocks higher as major indexes recover some of their losses from last week.
    Gains for technology and health care companies are leading US stocks higher as major indexes recover some of their losses from last week.
  • What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

    What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:47:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:36:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this long-exposure photo, smoke and an orange glow are seen on Ketron Island in Washington state, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 as viewed from near Steilacoom, Wash. On Friday, an airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). In this long-exposure photo, smoke and an orange glow are seen on Ketron Island in Washington state, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 as viewed from near Steilacoom, Wash. On Friday, an airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air...
    How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?.
    How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?.
  • Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

    Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:27:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:11:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, then-Fox News co-president Bill Shine, leaves a New York restaurant. For years Shine carried out Roger Ailes’ orders, earning himself the nicknamed “the Butler” at Fox. Now, Shi...
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.
    Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.
  • Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-10 04:20:51 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:00 GMT
    A coalition of farmworkers and environmental groups sued last year after then-EPA chief Scott Pruitt reversed an Obama-era effort to ban chlorpyrifos, which is widely sprayed on citrus fruit, apples and other crops. (Source: CNN)A coalition of farmworkers and environmental groups sued last year after then-EPA chief Scott Pruitt reversed an Obama-era effort to ban chlorpyrifos, which is widely sprayed on citrus fruit, apples and other crops. (Source: CNN)

    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.

    The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.

  • Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

    Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:25:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:58:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is interviewed in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mahathir said he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his prede...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is interviewed in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Mahathir said he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his prede...
    Malaysia's prime minister says he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than ten times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts.
    Malaysia's prime minister says he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than ten times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts.
  • Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-08-08 04:36:37 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:40:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, youths look at computer screens at an Internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tech industry's use of persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens is...

    The advocates cite a recent study that found that teen girls who spend a lot of time on digital devices, including on social media, are at risk for depression and suicidal behaviors.

    The advocates cite a recent study that found that teen girls who spend a lot of time on digital devices, including on social media, are at risk for depression and suicidal behaviors.

  • GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-08-08 14:04:55 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-13 21:29:24 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. (Source: CNN)

    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

    Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges.

  • Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-08-10 22:45:48 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-08-13 20:23:47 GMT
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.
    A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer.
  • Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict

    Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:45:12 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:16:21 GMT
    Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired.
    Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired.
  • Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

    Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

    Sunday, August 12 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-08-12 05:15:52 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:59:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). People stand in the Alaska Airlines ticket area at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac Int...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). People stand in the Alaska Airlines ticket area at Sea-Tac International Airport Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in SeaTac, Wash. An airline mechanic stole an Alaska Airlines plane without any passengers and took off from Sea-Tac Int...

    "The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat," said a former FBI agent and transportation security expert, after an airline worker stole an empty plane before crashing it onto a remote island.

    "The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat," said a former FBI agent and transportation security expert, after an airline worker stole an empty plane before crashing it onto a remote island.

  • Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87

    Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:11:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:54:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this May 6, 2018, file photo Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, plays bridge outside Berkshire-owned Borsheims jewelry store in Omaha, Neb. Berkshire investors have generally profited as Buffe...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE- In this May 6, 2018, file photo Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, plays bridge outside Berkshire-owned Borsheims jewelry store in Omaha, Neb. Berkshire investors have generally profited as Buffe...
    Warren Buffett's core investing philosophy hasn't changed much over his long career, but his approach continues to evolve even at age 87.
    Warren Buffett's core investing philosophy hasn't changed much over his long career, but his approach continues to evolve even at age 87.
  • Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow

    Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:40:12 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:48:19 GMT
    Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport.
    Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport.
  • Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:05:41 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:15:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper presents his drivers license for identification purposes to Heather Ditty, elections manager for the Sacramento County Registrar of...
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.
    The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot.
  • Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93

    Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:43:42 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:51:55 GMT
    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93. (Source: Pixabay)The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93. (Source: Pixabay)

    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93.

    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93.

  • Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:50:08 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:41:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread t...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread t...
    Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.
    Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.
  • The Latest: Germany urges solution on Turkish prisoners

    The Latest: Germany urges solution on Turkish prisoners

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:50:10 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). A Turkish waits to change his US dollars with Turkish liras inside a currency exchange shop in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday as its currency nosedived on concern...(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). A Turkish waits to change his US dollars with Turkish liras inside a currency exchange shop in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday as its currency nosedived on concern...
    Turkey's Interior Ministry announces that it will take legal action against hundreds of social media accounts provoking the ongoing plummet of the Turkish lira.
    Turkey's Interior Ministry announces that it will take legal action against hundreds of social media accounts provoking the ongoing plummet of the Turkish lira.
  • Fox's Laura Ingraham: I wasn't talking about race

    Fox's Laura Ingraham: I wasn't talking about race

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:57:41 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:26:25 GMT
    Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham is trying to tamp down a furor over her remark that 'demographic changes' that most Americans don't like have been forced on the country by immigration.
    Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham is trying to tamp down a furor over her remark that 'demographic changes' that most Americans don't like have been forced on the country by immigration.
  • Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:34:52 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). Customers check out the Tesla X, at the Tesla showroom in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk's $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and s...
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.
    Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches.
  • Founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain dies at age 89

    Founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain dies at age 89

    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-08-12 20:18:54 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:05:27 GMT
    The founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain who was considered a health food pioneer has died at age 89.
    The founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain who was considered a health food pioneer has died at age 89.
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
  • Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

    Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:04:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:40:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this photo taken June 8, 2018, craft donut shop owner Amy Pruchnic, right, talks with an employee at her busy new store in downtown Spokane, Wash. The state's second-largest city is booming these days thanks to a goo...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this photo taken June 8, 2018, craft donut shop owner Amy Pruchnic, right, talks with an employee at her busy new store in downtown Spokane, Wash. The state's second-largest city is booming these days thanks to a goo...
    Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.
    Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.
  • Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:01:31 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:43:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread t...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). A woman walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index outside a Hong Kong local bank Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Asian stock prices sank Monday as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears contagion might spread t...
    Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.
    Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.
  • Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

    Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:39:17 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:23:02 GMT
    President Donald Trump is backing calls for a Harley-Davidson boycott amid an ongoing steel tariff dispute.
    President Donald Trump is backing calls for a Harley-Davidson boycott amid an ongoing steel tariff dispute.
  • Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets

    Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:33:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:39:59 GMT
    Turkey's president warns of drastic measures if businesses withdraw foreign currency from banks amid the country's ongoing currency crisis.
    Turkey's president warns of drastic measures if businesses withdraw foreign currency from banks amid the country's ongoing currency crisis.
  • US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July

    US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:07:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:34:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This March 5, 2018, file photo show the East Front of the U.S. Capitol at sunset in Washington. On Friday, Aug. 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for July.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This March 5, 2018, file photo show the East Front of the U.S. Capitol at sunset in Washington. On Friday, Aug. 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for July.
    US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July, running 20.8 percent higher for year.
    US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July, running 20.8 percent higher for year.
  • Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-08 17:11:27 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:22:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017 file photo shows gas gathering plant on a hilltop at the Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility near the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles. A tentative settlement h...
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.
    A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.
  • Turkey's president: US waging "economic war" against Turkey

    Turkey's president: US waging "economic war" against Turkey

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:54:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:58:47 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in his Black Sea hometown, Rize, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in his Black Sea hometown, Rize, Turkey, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.
    Turkey's president is blaming the country's economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging "war" against his country.
    Turkey's president is blaming the country's economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging "war" against his country.
  • Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:37 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:49:26 GMT
    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.
    Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.
  • Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:22:13 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:25:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins, center, leaves federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in New York. Rep. Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechn...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins, center, leaves federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in New York. Rep. Collins of western New York state has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechn...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive...
    Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive compensation for doing so.
  • Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower

    Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:32:10 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-08-11 23:15:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Aug 10.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Aug 10.
    Stocks in the U.S. and Europe take sharp losses as financial instability in Turkey continues to rise and the lira keeps falling.
    Stocks in the U.S. and Europe take sharp losses as financial instability in Turkey continues to rise and the lira keeps falling.
  • Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:11:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:24:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.
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  • Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

    Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-08-20 05:32:40 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:19:31 GMT
    Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north.
    Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north.
  • Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"

    Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:43:00 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:19:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis delivers a blessing during the Angelus noon prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis delivers a blessing during the Angelus noon prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.

    Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of...

    Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

  • Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

    Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 17:48:22 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:19:19 GMT
    Italy's civil protection agency says at least five people have been killed when a rain-swollen river flooded a gorge in the southern region of Calabria.
    Italy's civil protection agency says at least five people have been killed when a rain-swollen river flooded a gorge in the southern region of Calabria.
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  • Correction: Trump Portrait-Colorado Capitol story

    Correction: Trump Portrait-Colorado Capitol story

    Saturday, August 18 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-18 22:11:03 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:20:24 GMT
    An aide to a Colorado legislative leader was punished for helping a progressive group put a portrait of Vladimir Putin on display at the state capitol building after reports that no money had been donated to...
    An aide to a Colorado legislative leader was punished for helping a progressive group put a portrait of Vladimir Putin on display at the state capitol building after reports that no money had been donated to install a portrait of President Donald Trump.
  • Sign at high school named for Cardinal Wuerl is vandalized

    Sign at high school named for Cardinal Wuerl is vandalized

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:43:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:20:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paint covers the name of Cardinal Wuerl at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Wuerl, a Roman Catholic Cardinal, and the archbishop of Washington, D.C., has come und...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paint covers the name of Cardinal Wuerl at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Wuerl, a Roman Catholic Cardinal, and the archbishop of Washington, D.C., has come und...
    A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint.
    A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint.
  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:22:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-08-20 19:20:21 GMT
    (Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...(Eldon Cole/University of Missouri Extension via AP). In this Aug. 10, 2018 photo provided by the University of Missouri Extension, a steer takes shelter under a bush near a dry pond on a farm near Monett, Mo. Drought conditions across most of Missouri...
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.
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