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  • Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races

    Tax law limit on deductions looms large in some House races

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:17:36 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:22:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this June 30, 2018, file photo, U.S. Congressional candidate Tom Malinowski speaks during a rally against President Donald Trump at Clarence Dillon Public Library, not far from Trump National Golf Club, where Tr...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - In this June 30, 2018, file photo, U.S. Congressional candidate Tom Malinowski speaks during a rally against President Donald Trump at Clarence Dillon Public Library, not far from Trump National Golf Club, where Tr...
    One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey.
    One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey.
  • Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:19 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:19:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:22:38 GMT
    (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North's Kim Jong Un start their third and possibly most challenging summit yet, with Moon hoping to break impasse in nuclear talks.
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North's Kim Jong Un start their third and possibly most challenging summit yet, with Moon hoping to break impasse in nuclear talks.
  • The Latest: China welcomes Korean summit, supports talks

    The Latest: China welcomes Korean summit, supports talks

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:37:15 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:22:34 GMT
    (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, wave during a welcoming ceremony at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang in North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his June summit with U.S. President Donald Trump has stabilized the regional security situation.
  • China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

    China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:37:45 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:22:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE- In this July 2, 2018, file photo, a truck carrying a cargo container drives under the Gerald Desmond Bridge under construction in Long Beach, Calif. China on Tuesday, Sept. 18, announced a tariff hike on $60 billion ...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE- In this July 2, 2018, file photo, a truck carrying a cargo container drives under the Gerald Desmond Bridge under construction in Long Beach, Calif. China on Tuesday, Sept. 18, announced a tariff hike on $60 billion ...
    China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle.
    China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle.
  • China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

    China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:57:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:21:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. The American Chamber of Commerce in China says Beijing will "dig its heels in" after U.S. tariff hikes and app...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing. The American Chamber of Commerce in China says Beijing will "dig its heels in" after U.S. tariff hikes and app...
    China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
    China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
  • World Bank: Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct.

    World Bank: Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct.

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:17:57 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:42 GMT
    World Bank: Global poverty rate dropped to a record low of 10 percent in 2015.
    World Bank: Global poverty rate dropped to a record low of 10 percent in 2015.
  • The Latest: EU chief says UK's Brexit offer must be reworked

    The Latest: EU chief says UK's Brexit offer must be reworked

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 13:37:32 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, background, is kissed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker before a meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. British Pr...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, background, is kissed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker before a meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. British Pr...
    A top European Union official says key parts of Britain's offer to conclude Brexit talks fall short of expectations and need to be improved, just six months before the country leaves the bloc.
    A top European Union official says key parts of Britain's offer to conclude Brexit talks fall short of expectations and need to be improved, just six months before the country leaves the bloc.
  • Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs

    Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:38:59 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
    Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.
    Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.
  • August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

    August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:47:56 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, file photo, a worker toils on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in August.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, file photo, a worker toils on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in August.
    US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August, fastest gain in 7 months.
    US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August, fastest gain in 7 months.
  • Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal

    Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-09-19 07:07:23 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:26 GMT
    Denmark's largest bank says its chief executive is resigning, hours before it presents the conclusions of an internal report into alleged major money laundering via its Estonian branch.
    Denmark's largest bank says its chief executive is resigning, hours before it presents the conclusions of an internal report into alleged major money laundering via its Estonian branch.
  • McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment

    McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:37:28 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:21 GMT
    McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
    McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • CEO of AutoNation, biggest US dealership, is stepping down

    CEO of AutoNation, biggest US dealership, is stepping down

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:57:29 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:18:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2006, file photo, Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation, poses at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. AutoNation’s longtime CEO Jackson is stepping...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2006, file photo, Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AutoNation, poses at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. AutoNation’s longtime CEO Jackson is stepping...
    AutoNation's longtime CEO Mike Jackson is stepping down from the automotive retailer.
    AutoNation's longtime CEO Mike Jackson is stepping down from the automotive retailer.
  • EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

    EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-09-19 10:07:26 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-09-19 13:48:21 GMT
    The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid.
    The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid.
  • Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

    Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:57:26 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:57:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people use smartphones in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, despite jitters over the escalating trade di...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people use smartphones in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, despite jitters over the escalating trade di...
    Asian shares gain despite jitters over escalating US-China trade dispute.
    Asian shares gain despite jitters over escalating US-China trade dispute.
  • Lawsuit filed against gas company after Massachusetts blasts

    Lawsuit filed against gas company after Massachusetts blasts

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:36:55 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:52:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A police officer stands in the doorway as residents stand in a block-long line outside a customer help center staffed by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts in Lawrence, Mass., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Dozens of homes were destroyed ...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A police officer stands in the doorway as residents stand in a block-long line outside a customer help center staffed by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts in Lawrence, Mass., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Dozens of homes were destroyed ...
    The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been.
    The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been.
  • UK lawmakers: 'Wild West' cryptocurrencies need regulation

    UK lawmakers: 'Wild West' cryptocurrencies need regulation

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:57:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:28:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, coins are displayed next to a Bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. British lawmakers are urging regulation for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a report that describes the current situation a...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, coins are displayed next to a Bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. British lawmakers are urging regulation for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a report that describes the current situation a...
    British lawmakers urge regulation for cryptocurrencies, say current situation is the "Wild West".
    British lawmakers urge regulation for cryptocurrencies, say current situation is the "Wild West".
  • Qatar Airways announces $69 million revenue loss this year

    Qatar Airways announces $69 million revenue loss this year

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-09-19 05:37:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 12:18:16 GMT
    Qatar Airways announces $69 million loss this year off revenue of $11.5 billion amid boycott of Doha by Arab quartet.
    Qatar Airways announces $69 million loss this year off revenue of $11.5 billion amid boycott of Doha by Arab quartet.
  • Germany to have 1 million electric cars by 2022

    Germany to have 1 million electric cars by 2022

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:27:49 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:57:58 GMT
    Germans are beginning to embrace electric cars, with experts predicting the country will have a million hybrid or battery-electric vehicles on the road by 2022.
    Germans are beginning to embrace electric cars, with experts predicting the country will have a million hybrid or battery-electric vehicles on the road by 2022.
  • Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

    Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:30:33 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:17:41 GMT
    Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal.
    Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal.
  • Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

    Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:37:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:47:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.
    An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.
    An on-again, off-again effort to restrict harmful methane emissions on federal lands is off _ again.
  • SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:56:49 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-09-19 09:41:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, after announcing him as the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawtho...
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.
    Japanese billionaire due to blast off on SpaceX mission a fashion tycoon, art collector.
  • Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

    Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:07:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-09-19 08:47:50 GMT
    Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.
    Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. fell more than 5 percent Tuesday after a report that it's under criminal investigation over statements about taking the company private.
  • Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

    Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:46:50 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:58:08 GMT
    Super sportscar maker Ferrari has unveiled two updated versions of its classic open-top "barchetta" racing model as it updates the investor community on a new 5-year business plan.
    Super sportscar maker Ferrari has unveiled two updated versions of its classic open-top "barchetta" racing model as it updates the investor community on a new 5-year business plan.
  • Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

    Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:27:01 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:18:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo specialist Peter Mazza, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 18.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo specialist Peter Mazza, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
    U.S. stocks are rising in early trading as investors weigh the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week.
    U.S. stocks are rising in early trading as investors weigh the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week.
  • Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

    Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:17:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:58:15 GMT
    Senate backs $854B bill to avert shutdown through Dec. 7, boost military spending.
    Senate backs $854B bill to avert shutdown through Dec. 7, boost military spending.
  • 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

    3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:27:07 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:38:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
    About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry...
    About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.
  • The Latest: China's premier appeals for global support

    The Latest: China's premier appeals for global support

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:07:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-09-19 04:18:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this July, 5, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane prepares to load a 40-foot shipping container onto a container ship at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China said Tuesday, Sept. 18, that it will t...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this July, 5, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane prepares to load a 40-foot shipping container onto a container ship at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China said Tuesday, Sept. 18, that it will t...
    China says it will increase tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation after President Donald Trump announced new U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
    China says it will increase tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation after President Donald Trump announced new U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
  • EU optimistic about Brexit border compromise

    EU optimistic about Brexit border compromise

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:36:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:47:32 GMT
    A top European Union official says Britain and the EU could yet fail to reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce, just six months before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc.
    A top European Union official says Britain and the EU could yet fail to reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce, just six months before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc.
  • Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

    Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:27:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:28:11 GMT
    In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug...
    In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.
  • European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

    European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:37:24 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:03:35 GMT
    (Philipp Schulze/dpa via AP). In this Sept. 16, 2018 photo a fuel cell train which is powered by hydrogen arrives in Bremervoerde, northern Germany. It is one of two trains that will go into regular service in 2019.(Philipp Schulze/dpa via AP). In this Sept. 16, 2018 photo a fuel cell train which is powered by hydrogen arrives in Bremervoerde, northern Germany. It is one of two trains that will go into regular service in 2019.
    European countries want to increase the use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the continent's carbon emissions.
    European countries want to increase the use of hydrogen as part of a plan to cut the continent's carbon emissions.
  • Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

    Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments data

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:47:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:03:24 GMT
    Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more...
    Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.
  • Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

    Renault-Nissan to use Android system in its dashboards

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:37:01 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:03:14 GMT
    Google teams with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add Android to dashboard media systems.
    Google teams with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to add Android to dashboard media systems.
  • Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

    Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:56:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-09-19 03:02:58 GMT
    Researchers say that an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected in 45 countries across the globe.
    Researchers say that an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected in 45 countries across the globe.
  • US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

    US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:37:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-09-19 02:18:49 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court is siding with bartenders and waiters in a fight over whether restaurants can pay them less because they receive tips.
    A U.S. appeals court is siding with bartenders and waiters in a fight over whether restaurants can pay them less because they receive tips.
  • Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

    Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:57:42 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-09-19 01:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps ...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps ...
    Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.
    Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.
  • Puerto Rico sues insurance companies amid unresolved claims

    Puerto Rico sues insurance companies amid unresolved claims

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:57:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-09-19 00:38:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, three containers for holding corpses, right, sit parked outside the Institute of Forensic Science, brought to give support in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto R...(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, three containers for holding corpses, right, sit parked outside the Institute of Forensic Science, brought to give support in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto R...
    Puerto Rico's government is suing insurance companies that officials say have not responded quickly enough to claims filed after Hurricane Maria.Gov.
    Puerto Rico's government is suing insurance companies that officials say have not responded quickly enough to claims filed after Hurricane Maria.Gov.
  • Cyprus, Egypt set to sign deal for offshore gas pipeline

    Cyprus, Egypt set to sign deal for offshore gas pipeline

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:07:04 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-09-19 00:37:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias). Cyprus' president Nicos Anastasiades, left, talks with Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla, right, as in the background seen the Cyprus' Energy Minister Georgios Lakkotrypis, left, and Forcing minister Nicos Christodoulide...(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias). Cyprus' president Nicos Anastasiades, left, talks with Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla, right, as in the background seen the Cyprus' Energy Minister Georgios Lakkotrypis, left, and Forcing minister Nicos Christodoulide...
    Egypt's oil minister says Europe stands to win from a deal Cyprus and his country will sign to pipe offshore natural gas to processing plants in Egypt where it will be liquefied for export to the continent.
    Egypt's oil minister says Europe stands to win from a deal Cyprus and his country will sign to pipe offshore natural gas to processing plants in Egypt where it will be liquefied for export to the continent.
  • The Latest: Polish leader proposes US base called Fort Trump

    The Latest: Polish leader proposes US base called Fort Trump

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-09-18 17:57:05 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:47:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he's "very seriously" considering a greater U.S. troop presence in Poland as he meets with the country's president at the White House.
    President Donald Trump says he's "very seriously" considering a greater U.S. troop presence in Poland as he meets with the country's president at the White House.
  • Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

    Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:27:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-09-18 23:09:40 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this Aug. 29, 2018, photo, a man works in an auto parts factory in Liaocheng in eastern China's Shandong province. The Trump administration announced Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, that it will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Ch...(Chinatopix via AP). In this Aug. 29, 2018, photo, a man works in an auto parts factory in Liaocheng in eastern China's Shandong province. The Trump administration announced Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, that it will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Ch...
    American business group says Beijing will "dig its heels in" after U.S. tariff hikes and appealed for a negotiated end to their trade battle.
    American business group says Beijing will "dig its heels in" after U.S. tariff hikes and appealed for a negotiated end to their trade battle.
  • Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months

    Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months

    Monday, September 17 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:06:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:19:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Jack Gerard, center, a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speaks with reporters following a news conference with opponents of Utah's medical marijuana ballot init...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Jack Gerard, center, a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speaks with reporters following a news conference with opponents of Utah's medical marijuana ballot init...
    Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge residents to vote against an insurgent ballot measure that would legalize it.
    Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge residents to vote against an insurgent ballot measure that would legalize it.
  • Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks

    Coca-Cannabis? Coke analyzing cannabis in wellness drinks

    Monday, September 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:27:37 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-09-18 22:19:40 GMT
    The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.
    The Coca-Cola Company says that it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.
  • ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

    ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:56:57 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 21:17:55 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women.
    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Facebook and 10 other companies, saying job ads placed on the social networking service discriminated against women.
  • Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

    Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:47:12 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:08:08 GMT
    Visa and Mastercard say they and a group of banks are settling part of a 13-year-old lawsuit over credit card transaction fees for a total of $6.2 billion.
    Visa and Mastercard say they and a group of banks are settling part of a 13-year-old lawsuit over credit card transaction fees for a total of $6.2 billion.
  • SeaWorld, ex-execs must pay $5M to settle 'Blackfish' claim

    SeaWorld, ex-execs must pay $5M to settle 'Blackfish' claim

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:37:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 20:07:48 GMT
    SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish" on business.
    SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish" on business.
  • Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Diver who helped with Thai cave rescue sues Elon Musk

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:06:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:43:36 GMT
    British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.
    British diver who helped with Thai cave rescue files defamation lawsuit against Elon Musk, who called the diver a pedophile on Twitter.
  • Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

    Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:56:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-09-18 18:29:57 GMT
    Trump intensifies trade war by imposing tariffs on $200B more of China goods starting next week.
    Trump intensifies trade war by imposing tariffs on $200B more of China goods starting next week.
  • Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

    Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:37:49 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:30:56 GMT
    An internal Air Force document says President Donald Trump's planned creation of a Space Force could cost nearly $13 billion in its first five years.
    An internal Air Force document says President Donald Trump's planned creation of a Space Force could cost nearly $13 billion in its first five years.
  • Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

    Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-09-17 06:26:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:27:27 GMT
    A former Chinese finance minister says Beijing can impose 'export controls' on goods needed by U.S. companies if it wants more leverage in its tariff battle with Washington.
    A former Chinese finance minister says Beijing can impose 'export controls' on goods needed by U.S. companies if it wants more leverage in its tariff battle with Washington.
  • EU investigates German carmakers for possible collusion

    EU investigates German carmakers for possible collusion

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:17 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:17:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-09-18 16:07:13 GMT
    The EU's anti-trust watchdog is investigating whether automakers BMW, Daimler and the VW group colluded to limit the development and roll out of car emission control systems.
    The EU's anti-trust watchdog is investigating whether automakers BMW, Daimler and the VW group colluded to limit the development and roll out of car emission control systems.
  • Amazon launches small business shop

    Amazon launches small business shop

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:27:18 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-09-18 15:25:25 GMT
    Amazon retailer launched a new section of its site Monday, called Amazon Storefronts, that only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.
    Amazon retailer launched a new section of its site Monday, called Amazon Storefronts, that only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S.
  • "Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

    "Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:27:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-09-18 15:20:50 GMT
    (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wave from a car during a parade through a street in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP). South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wave from a car during a parade through a street in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
    South Korean leader's visit to North Korea may be providing a unique opportunity to its leader, Kim Jong Un, as he tries to show his people that he's pushing inexorably for their long-delayed, long promised...
    South Korean leader's visit to North Korea may be providing a unique opportunity to its leader, Kim Jong Un, as he tries to show his people that he's pushing inexorably for their long-delayed, long promised prosperity.
  • Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

    Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:27:41 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:49:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2013, file photo people make their way through Grand Central Terminal in New York. Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you’re an introvert...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2013, file photo people make their way through Grand Central Terminal in New York. Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you’re an introvert...
    Introverts share their secrets for a more energized and pleasant travel experience.
    Introverts share their secrets for a more energized and pleasant travel experience.
  • Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

    Co-founder of Salesforce buys Time magazine for $190 million

    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:56:44 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:48:20 GMT
    Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer.
    Time magazine is being sold for $190 million to cloud computing pioneer.
  • Global stocks shrug off Trump's latest tariffs on China

    Global stocks shrug off Trump's latest tariffs on China

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:36:50 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:28:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). People look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping u...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). People look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping u...
    Asian markets have turned higher after President Donald Trump's move to place tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods was not immediately met with retaliation.
    Asian markets have turned higher after President Donald Trump's move to place tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods was not immediately met with retaliation.
  • Report urges UK to lift cap on skilled migrants after Brexit

    Report urges UK to lift cap on skilled migrants after Brexit

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:46:54 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:27:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 5, 2016 file photo, a man cycles past a Polish Specialties shop in London. A British government-commissioned report said Tuesday Sept. 18, 2018, that citizens of European Union countries shoul...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 5, 2016 file photo, a man cycles past a Polish Specialties shop in London. A British government-commissioned report said Tuesday Sept. 18, 2018, that citizens of European Union countries shoul...
    A British government-commissioned report says citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world.
    A British government-commissioned report says citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world.
  • Dutch government expects unemployment to fall to record low

    Dutch government expects unemployment to fall to record low

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:37:06 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:17:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Dejong). Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, center, arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at the Knight's Hall in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, for a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a...(AP Photo/Peter Dejong). Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, center, arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at the Knight's Hall in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, for a ceremony marking the opening of the parliamentary year with a...
    The Dutch government says the country's economy will grow by 2.6 percent next year and unemployment will fall to a record low of 3.5 percent of the workforce.
    The Dutch government says the country's economy will grow by 2.6 percent next year and unemployment will fall to a record low of 3.5 percent of the workforce.
  • Spain rejects extraditing HSBC whistleblower to Switzerland

    Spain rejects extraditing HSBC whistleblower to Switzerland

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:37:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:57:21 GMT
    A Spanish court has ruled that whistleblower Herve Falciani, whose HSBC bank data leaks prompted tax evasion probes worldwide, should not be sent to Switzerland to be imprisoned for economic espionage.
    A Spanish court has ruled that whistleblower Herve Falciani, whose HSBC bank data leaks prompted tax evasion probes worldwide, should not be sent to Switzerland to be imprisoned for economic espionage.
  • OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions Iran

    OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions Iran

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:56:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-09-18 13:27:14 GMT
    OPEC chief says cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy as Iran faces renewed US sanctions.
    OPEC chief says cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy as Iran faces renewed US sanctions.
  • Canadian gold mine owner seeks damages from Greece

    Canadian gold mine owner seeks damages from Greece

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:37:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:47:13 GMT
    Canadian gold mining firm Eldorado Gold is seeking 750 million euros ($875 million) in damages from the Greek state over delays in permits for mining work in the north of the country.
    Canadian gold mining firm Eldorado Gold is seeking 750 million euros ($875 million) in damages from the Greek state over delays in permits for mining work in the north of the country.
  • Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated

    Uber glitch leaves drivers unpaid and frustrated

    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:15:31 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:02:16 GMT
    Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.
    Drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber are frustrated over a glitch that is keeping them from being paid immediately.
  • Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force satellite contract

    Lockheed Martin wins $7.2B Air Force satellite contract

    Friday, September 14 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:24:47 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:39:38 GMT
    The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.
    The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites.
  • Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean Beyonce'

    Moon's traveling entourage includes CEOs, 'Korean Beyonce'

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 03:17:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:31:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, South Korean singer Ailee poses for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. South Korean President Moon Jae-in heads to his meeting with North Ko...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017, file photo, South Korean singer Ailee poses for photos on the red carpet of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong. South Korean President Moon Jae-in heads to his meeting with North Ko...
    The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce".
    The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce".
  • Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

    Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:04:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:44:13 GMT
    A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them.
    A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market them.
  • UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

    UK's Hunt says Britain can flourish even without Brexit deal

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:47:43 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:41:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating i...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt speaks during aN interview with The Associated Press at British Embassy in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Hunt said it’s time for North Korea to take concrete actions toward eliminating i...
    The U.K.'s top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union.
    The U.K.'s top diplomat says Britain will flourish with or without an agreement on its exit from the European Union.
  • Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother's bad press

    Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother's bad press

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:46:40 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-09-18 10:38:11 GMT
    (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal via AP). FILE- In this May 8, 2018, file photo, investor and entrepreneur Kimbal Musk listens to billionaire investor Steve Case as he speaks during the Rise of the Rest bus tour at Musk's restaurant, The Kitchen...(Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal via AP). FILE- In this May 8, 2018, file photo, investor and entrepreneur Kimbal Musk listens to billionaire investor Steve Case as he speaks during the Rise of the Rest bus tour at Musk's restaurant, The Kitchen...
    While Elon Musk is on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon, his brother Kimbal Musk is talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn.
    While Elon Musk is on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon, his brother Kimbal Musk is talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn.
  • Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

    Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

    Monday, September 17 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-09-17 14:26:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 4:17 AM EDT2018-09-18 08:17:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 9, 2017, file photo shows the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 9, 2017, file photo shows the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
    U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading amid speculation that the Trump administration is preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion-worth of Chinese goods.
    U.S. stocks are edging lower in early trading amid speculation that the Trump administration is preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion-worth of Chinese goods.
  • FedEx downplays US-China trade spat's impact on its business

    FedEx downplays US-China trade spat's impact on its business

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:57:34 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:57:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE- In this April 18, 2017, file photo, a FedEx cargo plane sits idle during the day at Richmond International Airport in Sandston, Va. FedEx Corp. reports earnings Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE- In this April 18, 2017, file photo, a FedEx cargo plane sits idle during the day at Richmond International Airport in Sandston, Va. FedEx Corp. reports earnings Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
    FedEx is reporting that quarterly profit is up 40 percent from a year ago, to $835 million, but the results are below Wall Street expectations.
    FedEx is reporting that quarterly profit is up 40 percent from a year ago, to $835 million, but the results are below Wall Street expectations.
  • N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

    N. Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-09-14 02:44:22 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-09-18 07:52:50 GMT
    North Korea strongly denies U.S. claims a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in Sony hack, Wannacry ransomware attack.
    North Korea strongly denies U.S. claims a computer programmer working for the North Korean government was involved in Sony hack, Wannacry ransomware attack.
  • 1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:16:55 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:42:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...(AP Photo/John Raoux). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canavera...
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.
    SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.
  • Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nike

    Rhode Island town council joins others boycotting Nike

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-09-17 16:56:52 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-09-18 06:08:08 GMT
    A Rhode Island town is considering asking departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, but the state ACLU is objecting.
    A Rhode Island town is considering asking departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, but the state ACLU is objecting.
  • Wall Street salaries highest since 2008 crisis, report finds

    Wall Street salaries highest since 2008 crisis, report finds

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-09-17 12:16:18 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 01:17:44 GMT
    APNewsBreak: New York comptroller's report finds Wall Street salaries at their highest levels since the 2008 economic crisis.
    APNewsBreak: New York comptroller's report finds Wall Street salaries at their highest levels since the 2008 economic crisis.
  • The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid

    The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid

    Monday, September 17 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:46:40 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-09-18 01:17:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence inundate the town of Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence inundate the town of Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
    The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.
    The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.
  • Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closes

    Long held as oldest in US, New Jersey nuclear plant closes

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:56:17 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:58:03 GMT
    (Peter Ackerman/The Asbury Park Press via AP, File). FILE - This 2010 file photo shows Exelon Corp.'s Oyster Creek Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. America’s oldest nuclear power plant is shutting down Monday, Sept. 17,...(Peter Ackerman/The Asbury Park Press via AP, File). FILE - This 2010 file photo shows Exelon Corp.'s Oyster Creek Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. America’s oldest nuclear power plant is shutting down Monday, Sept. 17,...
    America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday.
    America's oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday.
  • Tyson Foods CEO to step down for 'personal reasons'

    Tyson Foods CEO to step down for 'personal reasons'

    Monday, September 17 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:27:58 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-09-17 22:46:43 GMT
    (Beth Hall/Tyson Foods Inc. via AP). This April 4, 2017, photo provided by Tyson Foods Inc., shows Tyson executive Tom Hayes in Springdale, Ark. Tyson Foods has announced its president and chief executive officer Tom Hayes will step down at the end of ...(Beth Hall/Tyson Foods Inc. via AP). This April 4, 2017, photo provided by Tyson Foods Inc., shows Tyson executive Tom Hayes in Springdale, Ark. Tyson Foods has announced its president and chief executive officer Tom Hayes will step down at the end of ...
    Tyson Foods has announced its president and CEO Tom Hayes will step down at the end of September for 'personal reasons'.
    Tyson Foods has announced its president and CEO Tom Hayes will step down at the end of September for 'personal reasons'.
  • UK leader warns rebels: it's my Brexit agreement or no deal

    UK leader warns rebels: it's my Brexit agreement or no deal

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-09-17 09:26:13 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:58:01 GMT
    (Matt Dunham, Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May listens at the start of her meeting with the Qatar's emir at 10 Downing Street in London. May has told the BBC in an interview scheduled...(Matt Dunham, Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May listens at the start of her meeting with the Qatar's emir at 10 Downing Street in London. May has told the BBC in an interview scheduled...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against opponents of her blueprint for Brexit, saying Parliament will have to choose between her proposal and crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against opponents of her blueprint for Brexit, saying Parliament will have to choose between her proposal and crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
  • The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

    The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-09-13 07:38:47 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-09-17 21:43:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple Watch 4 at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple Watch 4 at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif.
    Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators.
    Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch into a life preserver with features that gain key clearances from US government regulators.
  • FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants

    FDA plans meeting to discuss safety data on breast implants

    Friday, September 14 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:14:43 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:37:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant at a manufacturing facility in Irving, Texas. On Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, U.S. health officials said they will convene a public meeting of medical...(AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, File). FILE - This Dec. 11, 2006 file photo shows a silicone gel breast implant at a manufacturing facility in Irving, Texas. On Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, U.S. health officials said they will convene a public meeting of medical...
    U.S. health officials say they'll convene a public meeting of medical advisers next year to discuss new science on breast implant safety.
    U.S. health officials say they'll convene a public meeting of medical advisers next year to discuss new science on breast implant safety.
  • Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears

    Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears

    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-09-16 05:35:30 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-09-17 20:27:41 GMT
    (Mike Spencer/The Star-News via AP). FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, the dried-up bed of an inactive coal ash pond is seen at Duke Energy's Sutton plant in Wilmington, N.C. Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence have caused a slope to coll...(Mike Spencer/The Star-News via AP). FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, the dried-up bed of an inactive coal ash pond is seen at Duke Energy's Sutton plant in Wilmington, N.C. Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence have caused a slope to coll...
    Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station.
    Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station.
  • US, EU and China vie for influence in Eastern Europe

    US, EU and China vie for influence in Eastern Europe

    Monday, September 17 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:07:17 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-09-17 19:19:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump reaffirms Washington's support for a business summit that aims to boost connectivity in Eastern Europe and improve ties between the region and the U.S. and European Union.
    President Donald Trump reaffirms Washington's support for a business summit that aims to boost connectivity in Eastern Europe and improve ties between the region and the U.S. and European Union.
  • 'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

    'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

    Sunday, September 16 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-09-16 15:46:01 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:27:33 GMT
    (Kimberley French/20th Century Fox via AP). This image released by 20th Century Fox shows a scene from "The Predator."(Kimberley French/20th Century Fox via AP). This image released by 20th Century Fox shows a scene from "The Predator."
    "The Predator" is at the top of the box office food chain in its first weekend in theaters while a "A Simple Favor" exceeded expectations.
    "The Predator" is at the top of the box office food chain in its first weekend in theaters while a "A Simple Favor" exceeded expectations.
  • Beyond fake news? Facebook to fact check photos, videos

    Beyond fake news? Facebook to fact check photos, videos

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:03:21 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-09-17 18:19:48 GMT
    Facebook says it is expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos.
    Facebook says it is expanding its fact-checking program to include photos and videos.
  • Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

    Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-09-12 07:24:03 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:20:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...
    Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives.
    Apple expected to expand iPhone line-up with biggest, expensive model yet along with cheaper alternatives.
  • Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

    Report: Machines to handle over half workplace tasks by 2025

    Monday, September 17 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-09-17 09:06:24 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-17 17:17:13 GMT
    Organizers of the annual Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines, not...
    Organizers of the annual Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines, not humans, by 2025.
  • Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

    Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-09-16 01:46:19 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-09-17 16:47:07 GMT
    Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
    Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
  • Montana photographer sues Netflix over copyright law

    Montana photographer sues Netflix over copyright law

    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:45:20 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-09-17 15:07:39 GMT
    A Montana photographer is suing Netflix, alleging the company violated copyright law by using one of his photos without permission to create storm images for the series "Stranger Things" and the movie "How It Ends.".
    A Montana photographer is suing Netflix, alleging the company violated copyright law by using one of his photos without permission to create storm images for the series "Stranger Things" and the movie "How It Ends.".
  • Renewed US tariff fears stalk global stock markets

    Renewed US tariff fears stalk global stock markets

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-09-17 06:36:10 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-09-17 13:37:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). An investor monitors shares prices in front of an electronic board displaying the Shanghai Composite index at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday on reports that President Do...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). An investor monitors shares prices in front of an electronic board displaying the Shanghai Composite index at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday on reports that President Do...
    Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff.
    Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff.
  • At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

    At Pyongyang trade fair, North Korea is ready to make a deal

    Monday, September 17 2018 3:46 AM EDT2018-09-17 07:46:10 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-09-17 12:26:53 GMT
    At Pyongyang's trade fair, car batteries, kangaroo essence and droves of entrepreneurs ready to make a deal.
    At Pyongyang's trade fair, car batteries, kangaroo essence and droves of entrepreneurs ready to make a deal.
  • Report: Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

    Report: Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

    Saturday, September 15 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-09-15 21:05:31 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:56:48 GMT
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to announce new tariffs of about $200 billion on Chinese imports.
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to announce new tariffs of about $200 billion on Chinese imports.
  • Steve Bannon: Time's Up is most powerful political movement

    Steve Bannon: Time's Up is most powerful political movement

    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-09-15 17:05:11 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:18:30 GMT
    President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment hasn't had more of an impact on corporate America.
    President Donald Trump's former chief strategist says he's surprised the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment hasn't had more of an impact on corporate America.
  • UK leader: Talk of leadership during Brexit 'irritating'

    UK leader: Talk of leadership during Brexit 'irritating'

    Sunday, September 16 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-09-16 07:55:33 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-09-17 07:36:21 GMT
    (Matt Dunham, Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May listens at the start of her meeting with the Qatar's emir at 10 Downing Street in London. May has told the BBC in an interview scheduled...(Matt Dunham, Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May listens at the start of her meeting with the Qatar's emir at 10 Downing Street in London. May has told the BBC in an interview scheduled...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has conceded she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has conceded she gets "irritated" by the debate over her leadership during the difficult Brexit negotiations.
  • Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

    Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

    Monday, September 17 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-09-17 04:06:05 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-09-17 06:26:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people are reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday on reports that U.S. President Donald Trump will soon place tariffs on $200 ...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people are reflected on an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday on reports that U.S. President Donald Trump will soon place tariffs on $200 ...
    Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff.
    Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff.
  • General Motors recalls some pickups and SUVs over brakes

    General Motors recalls some pickups and SUVs over brakes

    Saturday, September 15 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-09-15 17:55:12 GMT
    Monday, September 17 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-09-17 05:36:37 GMT
    General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals.
    General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals.
  • Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

    Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-09-16 01:36:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-09-17 02:27:00 GMT
    (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the ...(Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the ...
    South Korea's Moon faces growing skepticism about his North Korea policy ahead of his third summit with Kim.
    South Korea's Moon faces growing skepticism about his North Korea policy ahead of his third summit with Kim.
  • An old problem: Aging pipelines lead to deadly explosions

    An old problem: Aging pipelines lead to deadly explosions

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:25:39 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-09-17 01:16:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm). A house on Herrick Road in North Andover, Mass., is seen Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. The home was one of multiple houses that went up in flames on Thursday afternoon after gas explosions and fires triggered by a problem with a gas ...(AP Photo/Mary Schwalm). A house on Herrick Road in North Andover, Mass., is seen Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. The home was one of multiple houses that went up in flames on Thursday afternoon after gas explosions and fires triggered by a problem with a gas ...
    Many wonder what they can do to protect themselves after Thursday's stunning explosions in Lawrence, Mass., that left one dead and at least 25 others injured.
    Many wonder what they can do to protect themselves after Thursday's stunning explosions in Lawrence, Mass., that left one dead and at least 25 others injured.
  • SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

    SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:24:54 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-09-17 00:10:00 GMT
    SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveler.
    SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveler.
  • Federal court ponders next steps in DeVos for-profit suit

    Federal court ponders next steps in DeVos for-profit suit

    Friday, September 14 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-09-14 05:45:01 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-16 23:06:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal court has ruled that a decision by DeVos to delay an Obama-er...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. A federal court has ruled that a decision by DeVos to delay an Obama-er...
    A federal court has ruled it was "arbitrary and capricious" for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to delay an Obama-era rule meant to protect students swindled by for-profit colleges.
    A federal court has ruled it was "arbitrary and capricious" for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to delay an Obama-era rule meant to protect students swindled by for-profit colleges.
  • Deluged by Hurricane Matthew, rural town waits for Florence

    Deluged by Hurricane Matthew, rural town waits for Florence

    Saturday, September 15 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-09-15 15:55:45 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-09-16 15:44:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Nichole Worley looks out from her home in Lumberton, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, as rains from Hurricane Florence threaten the neighborhood with flooding. Two years ago, Worley’s house, and most of the houses around her, too...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Nichole Worley looks out from her home in Lumberton, N.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, as rains from Hurricane Florence threaten the neighborhood with flooding. Two years ago, Worley’s house, and most of the houses around her, too...
    A rural town, battered by the collapse of its blue-collar economy and then by Hurricane Matthew, might also bear the brunt of Florence.
    A rural town, battered by the collapse of its blue-collar economy and then by Hurricane Matthew, might also bear the brunt of Florence.
  • Turkey union official: Airport construction workers detained

    Turkey union official: Airport construction workers detained

    Saturday, September 15 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-09-15 13:05:06 GMT
    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-09-16 05:36:06 GMT
    A trade union leader says police in Turkey have rounded up hundreds of construction workers at Istanbul's new airport after they staged a protest denouncing poor working conditions.
    A trade union leader says police in Turkey have rounded up hundreds of construction workers at Istanbul's new airport after they staged a protest denouncing poor working conditions.
  • Layoffs hit, prices lag as tariff pinches lobster industry

    Layoffs hit, prices lag as tariff pinches lobster industry

    Friday, September 14 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-09-14 15:55:58 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-09-16 02:06:34 GMT
    The American lobster industry is starting to feel the pinch of China's tariff on U.S. seafood as exporters and dealers report sagging prices and financial pressure.
    The American lobster industry is starting to feel the pinch of China's tariff on U.S. seafood as exporters and dealers report sagging prices and financial pressure.
  • Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day

    Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:45:29 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-09-16 00:05:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File, File). FILE- This June 25, 2018, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 14.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File, File). FILE- This June 25, 2018, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 14.
    US stocks are little changed as investors balance a strong gain in monthly industrial production with a report showing a weaker-than-expected gain in retail sales.
    US stocks are little changed as investors balance a strong gain in monthly industrial production with a report showing a weaker-than-expected gain in retail sales.
  • The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

    The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:58:51 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-09-15 23:27:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as part of...
    Apple rolls out iPhone with larger screen along with two other models for more austere tastes.
    Apple rolls out iPhone with larger screen along with two other models for more austere tastes.
  • San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as president

    San Francisco Federal Reserve names Mary Daly as president

    Friday, September 14 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-09-14 20:55:34 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:46:23 GMT
    San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank names economist Mary Daly as president.
    San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank names economist Mary Daly as president.
  • Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

    Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

    Friday, September 14 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-09-14 20:45:55 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:16:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras, file). FILE--In this Aug 16, 2018, file photo, former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico. Johnson is disclosing his personal fin...(AP Photo/ Russell Contreras, file). FILE--In this Aug 16, 2018, file photo, former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico. Johnson is disclosing his personal fin...
    U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico is disclosing personal financial interests in the cannabis sector.
    U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico is disclosing personal financial interests in the cannabis sector.
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

    WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

    Saturday, September 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-09-15 04:24:56 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-09-15 22:10:25 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence on the eastern coast of the United States on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.(NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence on the eastern coast of the United States on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
    Florence is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, hundreds of thousands of power outages and...
    Florence is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, hundreds of thousands of power outages and a handful of deaths.
  • Henri Bendel, 123-year-old luxury retailer, closes the doors

    Henri Bendel, 123-year-old luxury retailer, closes the doors

    Friday, September 14 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:34:34 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-09-15 20:56:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File). FILE- In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo shoppers gather outside the Henri Bendel store on Fifth Avenue during Fashion's Night Out in New York. Henri Bendel, known for its brown and white striped shopping bags, is closing...(AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File). FILE- In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo shoppers gather outside the Henri Bendel store on Fifth Avenue during Fashion's Night Out in New York. Henri Bendel, known for its brown and white striped shopping bags, is closing...
    Luxury retailer Henri Bendel, which opened its doors in New York's Greenwich Village at the end of the 19th century, turns out the lights.
    Luxury retailer Henri Bendel, which opened its doors in New York's Greenwich Village at the end of the 19th century, turns out the lights.
  • Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

    Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

    Friday, September 14 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-09-14 12:45:40 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-09-15 09:26:26 GMT
    The heir to the Fiat-founding Agnelli family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne who died suddenly in July, saying "he taught all of us ... to have the courage to change.''.
    The heir to the Fiat-founding Agnelli family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne who died suddenly in July, saying "he taught all of us ... to have the courage to change.''.
  • As Trump threatens election meddlers, Russia says 'so what?'

    As Trump threatens election meddlers, Russia says 'so what?'

    Friday, September 14 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:44:32 GMT
    Saturday, September 15 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-09-15 06:35:41 GMT
    Russia is shrugging off President Donald Trump's new sanctions order for foreign election meddling.
    Russia is shrugging off President Donald Trump's new sanctions order for foreign election meddling.
  • Qualcomm to repurchase $16 billion of its shares from banks

    Qualcomm to repurchase $16 billion of its shares from banks

    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:04:48 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:27:33 GMT
    Qualcomm to buy back $16 billion in shares from Bank of America, other financial institutions.
    Qualcomm to buy back $16 billion in shares from Bank of America, other financial institutions.
  • Exec pushes back against drug hike 'moral requirement' quote

    Exec pushes back against drug hike 'moral requirement' quote

    Friday, September 14 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-09-14 19:34:57 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:25:33 GMT
    The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending himself after a financial publication reported that he said he had a "moral requirement" to raise the price of a 65-year-old antibiotic by 400...
    The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending himself after a financial publication reported that he said he had a "moral requirement" to raise the price of a 65-year-old antibiotic by 400 percent.
  • Kobach aims to drive out migrants living in Kansas illegally

    Kobach aims to drive out migrants living in Kansas illegally

    Friday, September 14 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:34:57 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:15:34 GMT
    Republican Kris Kobach says Kansas is spending $377 million a year on benefits for immigrants living in the U.S illegally, and he promises to put a stop to it if he's elected governor.
    Republican Kris Kobach says Kansas is spending $377 million a year on benefits for immigrants living in the U.S illegally, and he promises to put a stop to it if he's elected governor.
  • Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

    Notorious Russian cybercriminal pleads guilty to US charges

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:42:21 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:07:32 GMT
    A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distributed bulk spam emails...
    A Russian man considered to be one of the world's most notorious hackers has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges alleging he operated a network of devices used to steal computer credentials, distributed bulk spam emails and installed malicious software.
  • US retail sales up just 0.1 pct. after previous strong gain

    US retail sales up just 0.1 pct. after previous strong gain

    Friday, September 14 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-09-14 12:45:38 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-09-14 23:05:18 GMT
    US retail sales rise 0.1 percent, weakest gain in six months, as auto, clothing sales fall.
    US retail sales rise 0.1 percent, weakest gain in six months, as auto, clothing sales fall.
  • US industrial production rose a solid 0.4 percent in August

    US industrial production rose a solid 0.4 percent in August

    Friday, September 14 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:25:07 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:35:40 GMT
    US industrial production improved a healthy 0.4 percent in August, boosted by gains in auto production.
    US industrial production improved a healthy 0.4 percent in August, boosted by gains in auto production.
  • China factory output holds up in August, investment weakens

    China factory output holds up in August, investment weakens

    Friday, September 14 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 07:25:11 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-09-14 21:06:40 GMT
    Chinese factory output holds up in August but investment weakens, adding to challenges amid tariff battle with Washington.
    Chinese factory output holds up in August but investment weakens, adding to challenges amid tariff battle with Washington.
  • AP Interview: Poland seeks EU 'empathy' for US sanctions

    AP Interview: Poland seeks EU 'empathy' for US sanctions

    Friday, September 14 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:24:57 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-09-14 17:05:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz says that President Andrzej Duda will discuss boosting the U.S. military presence in Poland and greater U.S. economic involvement when he is hosted by President Donald Trump at t...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Poland's Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz says that President Andrzej Duda will discuss boosting the U.S. military presence in Poland and greater U.S. economic involvement when he is hosted by President Donald Trump at t...
    Poland's foreign minister says Warsaw sees itself as a bridge in trans-Atlantic rifts between the European Union and the Trump administration and wants the EU to show "greater empathy" for U.S. sanctions on Iran.
    Poland's foreign minister says Warsaw sees itself as a bridge in trans-Atlantic rifts between the European Union and the Trump administration and wants the EU to show "greater empathy" for U.S. sanctions on Iran.
  • Bank of England chief issues another Brexit warning

    Bank of England chief issues another Brexit warning

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:04:27 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:35:25 GMT
    The Bank of England governor has warned senior government ministers of the severe economic problems that would be created if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on future relations.
    The Bank of England governor has warned senior government ministers of the severe economic problems that would be created if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on future relations.
  • Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak

    Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak

    Friday, September 14 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-09-14 15:55:49 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-09-14 16:35:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe Health Minister Obadiah Moyo washes his hands before entering a cholera quarantine area in Harare, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, after a cholera emergency was declared in Zimbabwe's capital following the deaths of mo...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe Health Minister Obadiah Moyo washes his hands before entering a cholera quarantine area in Harare, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, after a cholera emergency was declared in Zimbabwe's capital following the deaths of mo...
    Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak that has killed 25, spread from capital.
    Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak that has killed 25, spread from capital.
  • Turkish leader Erdogan criticizes central bank's rate hike

    Turkish leader Erdogan criticizes central bank's rate hike

    Friday, September 14 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:35:27 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-09-14 15:35:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People stand outside an exchange office in Istiklal Avenue, the main shopping road in Istanbul, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank on Thursday raised its key interest rate sharply to contain inflation and sup...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People stand outside an exchange office in Istiklal Avenue, the main shopping road in Istanbul, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank on Thursday raised its key interest rate sharply to contain inflation and sup...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reproached the central bank's move to sharply raise interest rates, saying the country would "see the results" of the bank's independence.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reproached the central bank's move to sharply raise interest rates, saying the country would "see the results" of the bank's independence.
  • Stocks continue to rise on hopes for trade war cease-fire

    Stocks continue to rise on hopes for trade war cease-fire

    Friday, September 14 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-09-14 07:15:36 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-09-14 14:45:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and...
    Asian shares are mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease.
    Asian shares are mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease.
  • China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

    China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-09-13 01:22:35 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 13:25:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this July 20, 2018 photo, people walk past a mural displaying world currency symbols on the outside of a bank in Beijing. Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications ...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this July 20, 2018 photo, people walk past a mural displaying world currency symbols on the outside of a bank in Beijing. Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications ...
    Survey: Two-thirds of US companies in China hurt by tariff war.
    Survey: Two-thirds of US companies in China hurt by tariff war.
  • Congress passes spending deal, bids to avert gov't shutdown

    Congress passes spending deal, bids to avert gov't shutdown

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:52:24 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-09-14 12:56:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead t...
    As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
    As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
  • Debate on new tax cuts undercut by GOP election pressure

    Debate on new tax cuts undercut by GOP election pressure

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:35:26 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-09-14 12:05:03 GMT
    House lawmakers are debating a Republican proposal to expand the new tax law by making permanent the individual tax cuts now set to expire in 2026.
    House lawmakers are debating a Republican proposal to expand the new tax law by making permanent the individual tax cuts now set to expire in 2026.
  • VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

    VW to stop making iconic Beetle next summer

    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-09-13 21:52:15 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-09-14 10:04:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File). FILE- In this April 21, 2017, file photo Volkswagen Beetles displayed during the annual gathering of the "Beetle club" in Yakum, central Israel. Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year. ...(AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File). FILE- In this April 21, 2017, file photo Volkswagen Beetles displayed during the annual gathering of the "Beetle club" in Yakum, central Israel. Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year. ...
    Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.
    Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year.
  • Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

    Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:09:37 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-09-14 09:48:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar, gestures during a one-on-one discussion at the World Economic Forum's meeting at the National Convention Center Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Suu Kyi says the c...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar, gestures during a one-on-one discussion at the World Economic Forum's meeting at the National Convention Center Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Suu Kyi says the c...
    Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi handling of its Muslim Rohingya minority could have been better handled.
    Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi handling of its Muslim Rohingya minority could have been better handled.
  • Big safety testing failure rate for California pot products

    Big safety testing failure rate for California pot products

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:21:13 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-09-14 09:48:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, marijuana samples are organized at Cannalysis, a cannabis testing laboratory, in Santa Ana, Calif. Nearly 20 percent of the marijuana and marijuana products tested in California for pot...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, marijuana samples are organized at Cannalysis, a cannabis testing laboratory, in Santa Ana, Calif. Nearly 20 percent of the marijuana and marijuana products tested in California for pot...
    Nearly 20 percent of 11,000 marijuana products tested for potency and purity in California since July 1 have been rejected.
    Nearly 20 percent of 11,000 marijuana products tested for potency and purity in California since July 1 have been rejected.
  • Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

    Lawsuit renews focus on privacy policies for mobile apps

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:52:00 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-09-14 07:25:21 GMT
    Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users.
    Researchers have warned that many popular free mobile apps aimed at children are potentially violating a U.S. law designed to protect the privacy of young users.
  • The Latest: Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane

    The Latest: Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane

    Thursday, September 13 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-09-13 13:55:54 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-09-14 06:31:54 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 5:52 p.m. EDT.(NOAA via AP). This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 5:52 p.m. EDT.
    The police chief of a barrier island in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence is warning any stragglers who refused to evacuate that they are making a dangerous choice.
    The police chief of a barrier island in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence is warning any stragglers who refused to evacuate that they are making a dangerous choice.
  • Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

    Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:30:57 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-09-14 05:55:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, left, and trader Anthony Carannante work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 13.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, left, and trader Anthony Carannante work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 13.
    US stocks rise as chipmaker Qualcomm leads a rally in technology companies following sharp losses last week.
    US stocks rise as chipmaker Qualcomm leads a rally in technology companies following sharp losses last week.
  • Republicans lack votes _ and appetite _ to end 'Obamacare'

    Republicans lack votes _ and appetite _ to end 'Obamacare'

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-09-11 05:06:19 GMT
    Friday, September 14 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-09-14 04:05:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., waits to be sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence during his ceremonial swearing-in at the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill, in Washington. After years of trying to de...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, photo, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., waits to be sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence during his ceremonial swearing-in at the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill, in Washington. After years of trying to de...
    After years of trying to demolish former President Barack Obama's prized health care law, GOP leaders still lack the votes to succeed.
    After years of trying to demolish former President Barack Obama's prized health care law, GOP leaders still lack the votes to succeed.
  • Sears sales decline improved in latest quarter; shares soar

    Sears sales decline improved in latest quarter; shares soar

    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:03:22 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-09-14 03:45:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Saturday, July 21, 2018, photo the outdoor sign stands in the parking lot of a Sears department store in Saint Paul, Minn. Sears Holdings Corp. reports earns Thursday, Sept. 13.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Saturday, July 21, 2018, photo the outdoor sign stands in the parking lot of a Sears department store in Saint Paul, Minn. Sears Holdings Corp. reports earns Thursday, Sept. 13.
    Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling department store operator, said it key sales figure improved and its stock soared in after-hours trading.
    Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling department store operator, said it key sales figure improved and its stock soared in after-hours trading.
  • Average US mortgage rates climb; 30-year at 4.60 percent

    Average US mortgage rates climb; 30-year at 4.60 percent

    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:45:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-09-14 00:14:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, photograph, a sale signs stand outside a home on the market in Denver. On Thursday, Sept. 13, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, photograph, a sale signs stand outside a home on the market in Denver. On Thursday, Sept. 13, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest level since the start of August, raising costs for would-be homebuyers.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest level since the start of August, raising costs for would-be homebuyers.
  • The Latest: Bill sent to Trump to avoid possible shutdown

    The Latest: Bill sent to Trump to avoid possible shutdown

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:42:37 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-09-13 23:06:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead t...
    Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7.
    Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7.
  • US budget deficit hits $214.1 billion in August

    US budget deficit hits $214.1 billion in August

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:16:04 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:33:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE- In this Sept. 3, 2018, file photo an American flag flies on the U.S. Capitol in Washington. On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for August.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE- In this Sept. 3, 2018, file photo an American flag flies on the U.S. Capitol in Washington. On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for August.
    US budget deficit hits $214.1 billion in August, reflecting calendar quirks.
    US budget deficit hits $214.1 billion in August, reflecting calendar quirks.
  • ECB's Draghi: Trade war chief worry for global economy

    ECB's Draghi: Trade war chief worry for global economy

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:32:27 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:12:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). The sun rises behind the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018. The governing council of the ECB will meet on Thursday.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). The sun rises behind the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018. The governing council of the ECB will meet on Thursday.
    The European Central Bank is phasing out its extraordinary stimulus efforts left over from the Great Recession and the eurozone debt crisis _ but doing it so gradually and predictably that markets are looking ahead...
    The European Central Bank is phasing out its extraordinary stimulus efforts left over from the Great Recession and the eurozone debt crisis _ but doing it so gradually and predictably that markets are looking ahead to Thursday's meeting as no big deal.
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:05:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:05:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Bezos said Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, that he will start a $2 billion ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2016, file photo, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Bezos said Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, that he will start a $2 billion ...
    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says he will start a $2 billion charitable fund to help homeless families and open new preschools in low-income neighborhoods.
    Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says he will start a $2 billion charitable fund to help homeless families and open new preschools in low-income neighborhoods.
  • CBS reporter says she felt threatened by Fager message

    CBS reporter says she felt threatened by Fager message

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:35:41 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-09-13 22:03:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager, who was named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace at CBS...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager, who was named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace at CBS...
    CBS News reporter Jericka Duncan says she was threatened to get a message from '60 Minutes' top executive Jeff Fager to 'be careful' in reporting accusations about him.
    CBS News reporter Jericka Duncan says she was threatened to get a message from '60 Minutes' top executive Jeff Fager to 'be careful' in reporting accusations about him.
  • Trump scoffs at 'nervous mess' Dimon, says he's not smart

    Trump scoffs at 'nervous mess' Dimon, says he's not smart

    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:08:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-09-13 21:12:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2012, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon, is saying he would be able to beat President Donald Trump ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2012, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon, is saying he would be able to beat President Donald Trump ...
    President Donald Trump is scoffing at a claim by Jamie Dimon, the JP Morgan Chase CEO, that he could beat Trump in an election.
    President Donald Trump is scoffing at a claim by Jamie Dimon, the JP Morgan Chase CEO, that he could beat Trump in an election.
  • Andorra charges Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering

    Andorra charges Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:11:07 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-09-13 20:51:52 GMT
    A judge in Andorra has charged 28 people, including former officials in Venezuela, with money laundering offenses over a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that plundered $2 billion from the Venezuelan state oil...
    A judge in Andorra has charged 28 people, including former officials in Venezuela, with money laundering offenses over a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that plundered $2 billion from the Venezuelan state oil company between 2007 and 2012.
  • Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

    Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:47:38 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:35:57 GMT
    (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). In this July 29, 2018 photo, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, Chris Pratt, center, and George Skarich, executive vice president of sales at Mid Continent Nail Corporation, walk through a shut down line at...(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). In this July 29, 2018 photo, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, Chris Pratt, center, and George Skarich, executive vice president of sales at Mid Continent Nail Corporation, walk through a shut down line at...
    A Missouri nail manufacturer suffering under President Donald Trump's steel tariffs is putting Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley in a bind between support for Trump and concerns the plant could close.
    A Missouri nail manufacturer suffering under President Donald Trump's steel tariffs is putting Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley in a bind between support for Trump and concerns the plant could close.
  • Turkish central bank raises rates to stem currency crisis

    Turkish central bank raises rates to stem currency crisis

    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-09-13 08:04:13 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-09-13 19:35:48 GMT
    The Turkish central bank is discussing possible changes to its monetary policy amid concerns over the weakening Turkish currency.
    The Turkish central bank is discussing possible changes to its monetary policy amid concerns over the weakening Turkish currency.
  • New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns

    New Mexico sues mobile app makers over kid privacy concerns

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:41:18 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:53:19 GMT
    New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.
    New Mexico is suing Google, Twitter and other companies that develop and market mobile gaming apps for children, saying the apps violate state laws by collecting personal information that could compromise privacy.
  • US energy chief: sanctions possible on new Russia pipeline

    US energy chief: sanctions possible on new Russia pipeline

    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:35:47 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, right, welcomes U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry for the talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, right, welcomes U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry for the talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has restated U.S. opposition to a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline during talks in Moscow.
    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has restated U.S. opposition to a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline during talks in Moscow.
  • US consumer prices rose an annual 2.7 percent in August

    US consumer prices rose an annual 2.7 percent in August

    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:40:27 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-09-13 18:12:00 GMT
    (Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo customers use the check out lines inside the new Aldi store in Tyler, Texas. On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for...(Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo customers use the check out lines inside the new Aldi store in Tyler, Texas. On Thursday, Sept. 13, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for...
    US consumer prices rose an annual 2.7 percent in August, a downshift from July.
    US consumer prices rose an annual 2.7 percent in August, a downshift from July.
  • Rhode Island governor defeats liberal primary challenger

    Rhode Island governor defeats liberal primary challenger

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-09-12 04:07:24 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:57:19 GMT
    Rhode Island's Democratic governor faces a spirited but poorly funded challenge in the primary, while the mayor of the state's second-largest city is seeking the GOP primary for another shot at the governor's seat...
    Rhode Island's Democratic governor faces a spirited but poorly funded challenge in the primary, while the mayor of the state's second-largest city is seeking the GOP primary for another shot at the governor's seat in November.
  • Musk apologizes for snags in Model 3 delivery information

    Musk apologizes for snags in Model 3 delivery information

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-09-12 22:53:50 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:43:40 GMT
    Tesla apparently is having trouble informing customers about deliveries of the Model 3 mass-market electric car.
    Tesla apparently is having trouble informing customers about deliveries of the Model 3 mass-market electric car.
  • 2 major organizations of newsroom leaders agree to merge

    2 major organizations of newsroom leaders agree to merge

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-09-12 22:35:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:38:58 GMT
    The American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors will merge and form the News Leaders Association.
    The American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors will merge and form the News Leaders Association.
  • '60 Minutes' chief Jeff Fager fired over policy violation

    '60 Minutes' chief Jeff Fager fired over policy violation

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:03:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-09-13 16:27:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager, who was named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace at CBS...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager, who was named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace at CBS...
    Jeff Fager, top executive at CBS' '60 Minutes,' is out. He's been under investigation after being accused of groping women at parties and tolerating an abusive workplace.
    Jeff Fager, top executive at CBS' '60 Minutes,' is out. He's been under investigation after being accused of groping women at parties and tolerating an abusive workplace.
  • A year after Equifax breach, no enforcement actions

    A year after Equifax breach, no enforcement actions

    Saturday, September 8 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-09-08 22:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-09-13 15:20:06 GMT
    Congressional investigators detail mistakes that led to Equifax breach of American's personal financial information.
    Congressional investigators detail mistakes that led to Equifax breach of American's personal financial information.
  • Malaysian ex-PM's lawyer charged with money laundering

    Malaysian ex-PM's lawyer charged with money laundering

    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:57:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:41:14 GMT
    A top Malaysian lawyer for former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with receiving 9.5 million ringgit ($2.3 million) from his client in allegedly ill-gotten wealth.
    A top Malaysian lawyer for former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with receiving 9.5 million ringgit ($2.3 million) from his client in allegedly ill-gotten wealth.
  • Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit developments

    Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit developments

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:27:17 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:33:24 GMT
    (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, speaks during a media conference to present the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report, in London. Carney has agreed to ...(Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, speaks during a media conference to present the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report, in London. Carney has agreed to ...
    The Bank of England is set to keep interest rates on hold Thursday and will likely indicate that they won't be raised again until the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has been resolved.
    The Bank of England is set to keep interest rates on hold Thursday and will likely indicate that they won't be raised again until the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has been resolved.
  • Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

    Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

    Saturday, September 8 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-09-08 18:34:10 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:22:43 GMT
    Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.
    Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.
  • World stocks rise on report of US-China trade talks

    World stocks rise on report of US-China trade talks

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:42:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-09-13 14:09:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
    Asian markets are mostly higher as a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China boosted sentiment.
    Asian markets are mostly higher as a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China boosted sentiment.
  • Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo to depart

    Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo to depart

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:47:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-09-13 12:05:03 GMT
    Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is leaving.
    Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is leaving.
  • EU prolongs sanctions over meddling in Ukraine

    EU prolongs sanctions over meddling in Ukraine

    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:19 AM EDT2018-09-13 08:19:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-09-13 11:56:10 GMT
    The European Union has prolonged for six months sanctions against senior Russian officials, lawmakers and military officers accused of meddling in Ukraine.
    The European Union has prolonged for six months sanctions against senior Russian officials, lawmakers and military officers accused of meddling in Ukraine.
  • Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

    Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

    Monday, September 10 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-09-10 20:38:49 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-09-13 10:14:10 GMT
    Today's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media constantly and prefer texting over face-to-face communication.
    Today's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media constantly and prefer texting over face-to-face communication.
  • Senate OKs Trump choice for IRS head over Democrats' protest

    Senate OKs Trump choice for IRS head over Democrats' protest

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:13:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-09-13 08:26:35 GMT
    The Senate has approved President Donald Trump's choice to become the new head of the IRS over the protests of many Democrats.
    The Senate has approved President Donald Trump's choice to become the new head of the IRS over the protests of many Democrats.
  • Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

    Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:41:46 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 4:19 AM EDT2018-09-13 08:19:43 GMT
    (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP, File). FILE- In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo a man walks out of the boarded up Robert's Grocery in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Though it’s far from clear how much economi...(Matt Born/The Star-News via AP, File). FILE- In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, file photo a man walks out of the boarded up Robert's Grocery in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Though it’s far from clear how much economi...
    Closed businesses, drowned livestock, washed-away cars: Hurricane's likely economic impact.
    Closed businesses, drowned livestock, washed-away cars: Hurricane's likely economic impact.
  • Booming sales for Woodward's 'Fear,' Trump presidency book

    Booming sales for Woodward's 'Fear,' Trump presidency book

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:34:12 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:53:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Copies of Bob Woodward's "Fear" are seen for sale at Costco, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Arlington, Va. It's not clear whether President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name h...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Copies of Bob Woodward's "Fear" are seen for sale at Costco, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Arlington, Va. It's not clear whether President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name h...
    Bob Woodward's "Fear" is spreading quickly as Simon & Schuster says Woodward's account of a dysfunctional Trump White House sold more than 750,000 copies through Tuesday, the first day it was in stores.
    Bob Woodward's "Fear" is spreading quickly as Simon & Schuster says Woodward's account of a dysfunctional Trump White House sold more than 750,000 copies through Tuesday, the first day it was in stores.
  • US household incomes grew in 2017, yet inequality worsens

    US household incomes grew in 2017, yet inequality worsens

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-09-12 15:28:16 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:48:08 GMT
    US middle-class incomes increased in 2017 for 3rd straight year as full-time work rebounds.
    US middle-class incomes increased in 2017 for 3rd straight year as full-time work rebounds.
  • US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

    US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-09-12 17:15:37 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:43:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017 photo, residents past through one of the many security check points in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang region. Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017 photo, residents past through one of the many security check points in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang region. Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to ...
    Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim...
    Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim population.
  • Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

    Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-09-12 14:26:39 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:32:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
    US stocks are little changed as energy companies and oil prices rise for a second day but technology companies head lower.
    US stocks are little changed as energy companies and oil prices rise for a second day but technology companies head lower.
  • Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump, walks back comment

    Jamie Dimon says he could beat Trump, walks back comment

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-09-12 16:28:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:27:28 GMT
    The nation's most powerful banker, JPMorgan Chase's Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, said he would be able beat President Donald Trump in an election, but immediately walked back his comments.
    The nation's most powerful banker, JPMorgan Chase's Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, said he would be able beat President Donald Trump in an election, but immediately walked back his comments.
  • Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown

    Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:21:10 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-09-13 05:04:55 GMT
    As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
    As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
  • US 'likely' has taken over as the world's top oil producer

    US 'likely' has taken over as the world's top oil producer

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:16:33 GMT
    Thursday, September 13 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-09-13 04:21:42 GMT
    US energy agency says the United States has likely passed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
    US energy agency says the United States has likely passed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer.
  • What's in the Amazon box? Maybe a real 7-foot Christmas tree

    What's in the Amazon box? Maybe a real 7-foot Christmas tree

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-09-11 14:12:04 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:05:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo fog drifts through a Christmas tree farm near Starks Mountain in Fryeburg, Maine. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. They’ll go on sale i...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo fog drifts through a Christmas tree farm near Starks Mountain in Fryeburg, Maine. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. They’ll go on sale i...
    Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
    Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
  • Japan opposition leader says its PM is too close to Trump

    Japan opposition leader says its PM is too close to Trump

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:23:50 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-09-13 03:04:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthew Pennington). Yukio Edano, who heads the Constitutional Democratic Party, is photographed in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. He says the nation’s prime minister is papering over differences on trad...(AP Photo/Matthew Pennington). Yukio Edano, who heads the Constitutional Democratic Party, is photographed in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. He says the nation’s prime minister is papering over differences on trad...
    Japan's main opposition leader says the nation's prime minister is papering over differences on trade and other issues with President Donald Trump, and that could ultimately hurt the U.S.-Japan alliance.
    Japan's main opposition leader says the nation's prime minister is papering over differences on trade and other issues with President Donald Trump, and that could ultimately hurt the U.S.-Japan alliance.
  • New Zealand dairy giant posts loss after China stake sours

    New Zealand dairy giant posts loss after China stake sours

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-09-13 00:41:14 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-09-13 02:02:45 GMT
    New Zealand's largest company, which sells dairy products, says it will completely review its business after a disastrous financial year saw it post its first-ever loss.
    New Zealand's largest company, which sells dairy products, says it will completely review its business after a disastrous financial year saw it post its first-ever loss.
  • Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

    Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-09-12 18:19:11 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:42:19 GMT
    Eldorado Resorts has been given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment.
    Eldorado Resorts has been given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment.
  • Report: Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo in talks to depart

    Report: Head of Verizon's AOL, Yahoo in talks to depart

    Friday, September 7 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-09-07 16:09:15 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-09-12 23:18:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is interviewed during "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo," on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Armstrong is in t...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Dec. 3, 2014, file photo AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is interviewed during "Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo," on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Armstrong is in t...
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave.
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon's media and advertising chief, Tim Armstrong, is in talks to leave.
  • Fed survey finds concerns about rising trade tensions

    Fed survey finds concerns about rising trade tensions

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-09-12 21:03:06 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-09-12 22:45:42 GMT
    Federal Reserve survey finds rising concerns about impact of Trump trade policies on economy.
    Federal Reserve survey finds rising concerns about impact of Trump trade policies on economy.
  • Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually

    Small private US college slashes tuition by $17K annually

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:53:09 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-09-12 21:31:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, photo, St. John's College President Mark Roosevelt talks about trends in student tuition and spending by colleges in Santa Fe, N.M. The college with campuses in Santa Fe and Annapolis, Md., is red...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, photo, St. John's College President Mark Roosevelt talks about trends in student tuition and spending by colleges in Santa Fe, N.M. The college with campuses in Santa Fe and Annapolis, Md., is red...
    A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition and acknowledged that steady price increases in had inadvertently driven away...
    A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition and acknowledged that steady price increases in had inadvertently driven away students.
  • Report: Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

    Report: Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

    Friday, September 7 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-09-08 01:30:32 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:45:51 GMT
    The New York Times is reporting that Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, is retiring.
    The New York Times is reporting that Jack Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group, is retiring.
  • Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly flat on Wall Street

    Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly flat on Wall Street

    Wednesday, September 12 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-09-12 13:46:27 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-09-12 20:37:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
    Stocks mixed at open, energy stocks gains as Hurricane Florence heads for the U.S. East Coast.
    Stocks mixed at open, energy stocks gains as Hurricane Florence heads for the U.S. East Coast.
  • CBS exec's downfall shows the power _ and limits _ of #MeToo

    CBS exec's downfall shows the power _ and limits _ of #MeToo

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-09-11 21:45:52 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:36:48 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.  On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, CBS said longtime CEO Les Moonves...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. On Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, CBS said longtime CEO Les Moonves...
    #MeToo activists welcome CBS executive's fall but want to see deeper change.
    #MeToo activists welcome CBS executive's fall but want to see deeper change.
  • Twitter's Alex Jones ban: Blip in sea of abuse?

    Twitter's Alex Jones ban: Blip in sea of abuse?

    Friday, September 7 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-09-07 19:01:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 12 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-09-12 19:24:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey test...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist, walks the corridors of Capitol Hill after listening to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey test...
    Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscores the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad...
    Twitter's permanent ban of conspiracy-monger Alex Jones on Thursday again underscores the difficulty many social-media services face in trying to consistently apply their rules against harassment and other bad behavior.
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