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  • Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

    Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:11:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:06:24 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 protest in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a natio...
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.
    With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.
  • OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:01:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:05:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.
  • Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:22:18 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:05:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.
  • High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:32:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:05:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
  • Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:21:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:04:24 GMT
    (Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...(Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to...
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized.
  • Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:51:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.
  • Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

    Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:11:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:47 GMT
    A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children.
    A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children.
  • Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

    Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

    Thursday, June 21 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-21 11:31:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...
    American distilleries have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.
    American distilleries have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.
  • Ocean Resort Casino, formerly Revel, gets casino license

    Ocean Resort Casino, formerly Revel, gets casino license

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:02:12 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Bruce Deifik, owner of the Ocean Resort Casino, testifies before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, seeking a casino license for the former Revel casino, which plans to open on June 28.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry). Bruce Deifik, owner of the Ocean Resort Casino, testifies before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, seeking a casino license for the former Revel casino, which plans to open on June 28.
    Atlantic City's former Revel casino is getting a second chance as the Ocean Resort Casino.
    Atlantic City's former Revel casino is getting a second chance as the Ocean Resort Casino.
  • The Latest: Wayfair: No big impact from Supreme Court case

    The Latest: Wayfair: No big impact from Supreme Court case

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:12:05 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...
    South Dakota's attorney general says a Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax is a win for South Dakota and Main Street businesses across the country.
    South Dakota's attorney general says a Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax is a win for South Dakota and Main Street businesses across the country.
  • EU says tax on Harleys aimed to 'make noise' in trade debate

    EU says tax on Harleys aimed to 'make noise' in trade debate

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:20 GMT
    European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says it has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will "make noise" in the trade debate...
    European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says it has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will "make noise" in the trade debate and put pressure on U.S. leaders.
  • Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

    Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:41:48 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:18 GMT
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich out after consensual relationship with employee.
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich out after consensual relationship with employee.
  • US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

    US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:01:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-06-21 18:02:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 photo, a house is advertised for sale in Miami. On Thursday, June 21, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018 photo, a house is advertised for sale in Miami. On Thursday, June 21, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 4.57 percent.
    US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 4.57 percent.
  • Merkel pledges $100 million loan for troubled Jordan

    Merkel pledges $100 million loan for troubled Jordan

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-06-21 07:01:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:34:46 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun a visit to Jordan, a major refugee host country, amid an escalating domestic conflict over migration that has shaken her coalition government.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun a visit to Jordan, a major refugee host country, amid an escalating domestic conflict over migration that has shaken her coalition government.
  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:51:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:57:28 GMT
    (Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.(Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.
  • Don't let puppy love blind you to the expense of a dog

    Don't let puppy love blind you to the expense of a dog

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:52:19 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:53 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Harbor, an 8-week old labrador retriever, takes a nap during a news conference at the American Kennel Club headquarter in New York. New dog owners can expect to shell out $1,200 ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Harbor, an 8-week old labrador retriever, takes a nap during a news conference at the American Kennel Club headquarter in New York. New dog owners can expect to shell out $1,200 ...
    Learn how to budget for - and save on - essential pet expenses.
    Learn how to budget for - and save on - essential pet expenses.
  • Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:22:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:36:13 GMT
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.
  • US stocks skid as industrial and energy companies fall

    US stocks skid as industrial and energy companies fall

    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:42:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:33:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, an NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 21.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, an NYSE logo adorns the entrance to the trading floor the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 21.
    Global markets are mostly lower as investors turn their attention back to trade tensions between the U.S. and China after China criticized the tariffs the US government has proposed.
    Global markets are mostly lower as investors turn their attention back to trade tensions between the U.S. and China after China criticized the tariffs the US government has proposed.
  • The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:31:29 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:15:17 GMT
    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
    The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
  • FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:51:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:15:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows the Federal Trade Commission building in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind i...
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
    The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years.
  • Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:26:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:15:12 GMT
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
    California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing.
  • Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service

    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:51:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:15:08 GMT
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.
    AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.
  • Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to media

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:15:04 GMT
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
    Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the company's manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets.
  • Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:12:30 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:14:55 GMT
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
    Instagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads.
  • Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:20:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:13:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this photo taken with a red television camera control light in the fore ground, German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement with the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte prior to talks at the chancellery ...
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
    Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement.
  • Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

    Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:21:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:24:14 GMT
    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.
    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.
  • Greek phone executive's death in wiretap case ruled murder

    Greek phone executive's death in wiretap case ruled murder

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:22:22 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 15:22:22 GMT
    A Greek prosecutor has brought murder charges against unknown perpetrators over a telecoms executive's death _ initially dismissed as suicide _ on the eve of a major wiretap scandal in 2005.
    A Greek prosecutor has brought murder charges against unknown perpetrators over a telecoms executive's death _ initially dismissed as suicide _ on the eve of a major wiretap scandal in 2005.
  • Europe looks for an end to Greece's 8-year bailout saga

    Europe looks for an end to Greece's 8-year bailout saga

    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:22:11 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:52:54 GMT
    Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable.
    Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable.
  • China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

    China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:21:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:52:40 GMT
    China has accused the U.S. of using pressure tactics and blackmail in its threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports.
    China has accused the U.S. of using pressure tactics and blackmail in its threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports.
  • Stocks mostly lower amid caution over US-China tensions

    Stocks mostly lower amid caution over US-China tensions

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-06-21 07:01:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:32:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, visitors look around Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday, June 21, 2018, as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncerta...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, visitors look around Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday, June 21, 2018, as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncerta...
    Asian shares are mixed as concern fades over the trade tension between the U.S. and China.
    Asian shares are mixed as concern fades over the trade tension between the U.S. and China.
  • Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:51:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:27:01 GMT
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.
  • Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

    Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:11:40 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:22:23 GMT
    Malaysia's government says it will not cancel a mega financial district being developed in Kuala Lumpur even though $747 million from the project has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund set up by former...
    Malaysia's government says it will not cancel a mega financial district being developed in Kuala Lumpur even though $747 million from the project has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund set up by former premier Najib Razak.
  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:10:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-21 14:04:07 GMT
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.
  • Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hub

    Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hub

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:11:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-06-21 13:53:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London. Hammond is expect...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London. Hammond is expect...
    Britain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives...
    Britain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday night.
  • Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:30:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:55:57 GMT
    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.
    Verizon says it will no longer sell your phone-location data through middlemen.
  • Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

    Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:51:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:32:42 GMT
    Australia's prime minister has won a political victory with the Senate passing personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade.
    Australia's prime minister has won a political victory with the Senate passing personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade.
  • AMC Theatres unveils $20-a-month rival to MoviePass

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:01:22 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 12:12:39 GMT
    AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.
    AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie theater chain, has unveiled a $20-a-month subscription service to rival the flagging MoviePass.
  • Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:52:33 GMT
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.
  • Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

    Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-21 00:01:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-06-21 10:42:25 GMT
    (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP). Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks during a press conference as Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justi...(Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP). Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks during a press conference as Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justi...
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal nationwide starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the nation's young people.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal nationwide starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the nation's young people.
  • No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globe

    No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globe

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:12:08 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:52:41 GMT
    Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest...
    Migration declined last year in the developed world for the first time since 2011 but the overall trend is inevitably up, according to a new report from an economic organization representing the world's wealthiest countries.
  • Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

    Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:41:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-06-21 09:12:07 GMT
    German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China.
    German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China.
  • UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

    UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:11:49 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-06-21 08:53:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...
    The British government has gotten its flagship Brexit legislation through Parliament, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union.
    The British government has gotten its flagship Brexit legislation through Parliament, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union.
  • IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:21:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:55:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:54:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant f...
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
    Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players.
  • Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:21:42 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:52:30 GMT
    American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents.
    American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents.
  • Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying US-China tension

    Asian stocks mostly up despite underlying US-China tension

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:41:18 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:52:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
    US stocks are making modest gains and recovering most of their losses from the day before, while stock indexes overseas are mostly higher as well.
  • Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:41:04 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:44:35 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.
  • FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

    FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:01:27 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-21 06:24:00 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.
  • Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

    Feds: Engine crack caused 2015 British Airways incident

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:21:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-06-21 05:04:29 GMT
    Federal investigators blame engine crack for British Airways aborted takeoff, fire in 2015.
    Federal investigators blame engine crack for British Airways aborted takeoff, fire in 2015.
  • Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-06-21 04:22:12 GMT
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
    Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.
  • Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

    Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:01:45 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:54:38 GMT
    U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.
    U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks.
  • Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:42:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:32:36 GMT
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

    Ocean Resort Casino owner: We'll surprise the world

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:11:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry). This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the casino will go before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission seeking a casin...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry). This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the casino will go before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission seeking a casin...
    Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license.
    Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license.
  • Northern California landlord charged with shooting tenant

    Northern California landlord charged with shooting tenant

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:41:58 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:01:34 GMT
    A Northern California landlord has been charged with trying to kill a tenant in the third such violent incident between renters and property owners in recent weeks in a region mired in an affordable housing crisis.
    A Northern California landlord has been charged with trying to kill a tenant in the third such violent incident between renters and property owners in recent weeks in a region mired in an affordable housing crisis.
  • Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:56:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.
  • EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:01:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:35:03 GMT
    The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
    The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
  • Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

    Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes in tame inflation era

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:41:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:12:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Powell is expected to speak about the job market at a Euro...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Powell is expected to speak about the job market at a Euro...
    US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation.
    US Fed chairman Powell signals interest rate hikes will remain gradual in an era of tame inflation.
  • Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

    Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:20:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:04:39 GMT
    New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom.
    New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom.
  • Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Clarification: Commerce Secretary-Russian Company story

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:01:09 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:02:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.
  • Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

    Central bank chiefs of 4 major nations raise trade concerns

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:21:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:23:56 GMT
    Central bank chiefs from Europe, US and Japan raise worries about impact of trade conflicts.
    Central bank chiefs from Europe, US and Japan raise worries about impact of trade conflicts.
  • Tariff troubles: Volvo opens 1st US plant in changed economy

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:51:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:52:18 GMT
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
    Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles.
  • The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:12:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:45:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands.
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands.
  • Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:30:40 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:55:01 GMT
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
    Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.
  • U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

    U-Haul company, employee charged in food truck explosion

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:31:55 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:51:31 GMT
    (C.F. Sanchez /Philadelphia Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.  Almost four years after the...(C.F. Sanchez /Philadelphia Daily News via AP, File). FILE - In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia. Almost four years after the...
    Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted.
    Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted.
  • Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

    Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:11:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-20 17:38:15 GMT
    A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C.
    A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C.
  • Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:02:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:52:55 GMT
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
    Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology.
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:00:56 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:47:58 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.
  • Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Fox News Channel faces backlash from Hollywood creators

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:40:55 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:32:40 GMT
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for...
    Hollywood creators are speaking up against Fox News Channel for its coverage of the debate over President Trump's immigration policies, the latest coming after Fox's Laura Ingraham likened detention centers for children to summer camps.
  • Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

    Automakers improve quality to record level in annual survey

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:31:49 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:22:38 GMT
    A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
    A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
  • US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

    US home sales fell 0.4 percent in May amid inventory crunch

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:21:50 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:42:02 GMT
    US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying.
    US home sales slipped 0.4 percent in May, as prolonged shortage of properties on the market deters home-buying.
  • Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:41:19 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:12:05 GMT
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
    A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict.
  • Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

    Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:21:09 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:32:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday as traders sidelined tariffs that the U.S. and China have threatened ...
    Asian markets higher as traders sideline US-China trade tensions for encouraging US housing data.
    Asian markets higher as traders sideline US-China trade tensions for encouraging US housing data.
  • South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

    South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:31:16 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:32:21 GMT
    A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers.
    A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers.
  • Australian telecom Telstra to ax 8,000 jobs to save $740M

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

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

    Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 04:21:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-20 14:22:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic Ci...(AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. The Borgata casino in Atlantic Ci...
    Although revenue figures won't be released for a few weeks yet, Monmouth Park racetrack and Atlantic City's Borgata casino say they're delighted with the extra business sports betting has generated in its first few...
    Although revenue figures won't be released for a few weeks yet, Monmouth Park racetrack and Atlantic City's Borgata casino say they're delighted with the extra business sports betting has generated in its first few days.
  • Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:35:20 GMT
    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.
    Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century.
  • GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:20:52 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:31:43 GMT
    General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years.
    General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's position in the 30-company blue chip index after more than 100 years.
  • Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

    Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

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

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:31:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.
  • The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:21:14 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:24:50 GMT
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
    The Latest: AT&T also vows to cut off location-data brokers.
  • The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:01:03 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:31:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.
  • Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Google, Facebook, others speak out against child separation

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:51:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:24:34 GMT
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
    CEOs of Facebook, Google, Apple and others speak out against child separations at the border.
  • Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:11:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:42:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in the financial district in New York. The U.S. stock market...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from...
    US stocks are falling and indexes in Europe and Asia are also falling after President Donald Trump stepped up a trade dispute with China by threatened to put a tariff of 10 percent on $200 billion in imports from China.
  • After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

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

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

    FedEx profit rises on increase in volume, shipping rates

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:40:59 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:51:26 GMT
    Higher rates, increase in deliveries and tax benefits help FedEx boost quarterly profit to $1.13 billion.
    Higher rates, increase in deliveries and tax benefits help FedEx boost quarterly profit to $1.13 billion.
  • China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:40:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:22:17 GMT
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.
  • Iran rebuffs Trump's call for OPEC to increase oil output

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:30:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:21:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are ...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, file). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are ...
    The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy.
    The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel are arriving in Vienna to discuss later this week whether to increase production of crude oil and help ease the price of global energy.
  • Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:52:15 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:01:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.
  • NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:18:49 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-20 00:23:05 GMT
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
  • US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:41:03 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:42:01 GMT
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
    US housing starts climbed 5 percent in May to strongest pace since 2007.
  • Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Russia to slam retaliatory tariffs on US imports

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:20:43 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:31:42 GMT
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
    Russia has announced retaliatory measures in response to the U.S. steel tariffs, saying they will strike a variety of U.S. imports to Russia.
  • Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

    Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:31:20 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:01:15 GMT
    Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas.
    Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas.
  • Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

    Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:21:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:43:13 GMT
    Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children.
    Business leaders condemn Trump administration policy on separation of immigrant children.
  • German, French leaders propose Eurozone budget

    German, French leaders propose Eurozone budget

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:50:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:43:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses her mobile device as she waits for the arrival of the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, prior to talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel uses her mobile device as she waits for the arrival of the Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, prior to talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    The leaders of Germany and France are meeting to coordinate the two major European powers' positions on the future of the European Union ahead of next week's EU summit.
    The leaders of Germany and France are meeting to coordinate the two major European powers' positions on the future of the European Union ahead of next week's EU summit.
  • California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-06-19 01:50:31 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:32:43 GMT
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.
  • The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:11:21 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:14:00 GMT
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.
  • Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:23:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union.
  • Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:20:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:27 GMT
    (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday,  June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...(Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP). A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday, June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took o...
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
    Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane.
  • IBM pits computer against human debaters

    IBM pits computer against human debaters

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:00:46 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 18:23:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Noa Ovadia, left, and Dan Zafrir, right, prepare for their debate against the IBM Project Debater, Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. IBM on Monday will pit a computer against two human debaters in the first public demons...
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
    IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
  • Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

    Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:50:32 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 17:21:23 GMT
    The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor.
    The Los Angeles Times says veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor.
  • Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:30:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:55:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, steam rises in the air from the brown coal power plant Schwarze Pumpe in the Lusatia, (Lausitz) area in Germany.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
    Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change.
  • The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:05 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:54:42 GMT
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.
  • China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:20:48 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:21:28 GMT
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
    China's government has denounced Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures".
  • Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Immigration detention policy becomes major issue in media

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:30:28 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:01:38 GMT
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
    The Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy on immigration bubbled over as a major issue in the media Monday.
  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:10:23 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
  • The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:10:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:51:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.
  • Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:40:41 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:01:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated...
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
    Asian stocks have tumbled after Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods.
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on trade tiff

    Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply lower on trade tiff

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:30:45 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:02:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.
    Stocks are set for a sharply lower open as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil.
    Stocks are set for a sharply lower open as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil.
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:08:51 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:47:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
  • Audi names Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

    Audi names Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:41:20 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:01:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief ex...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief ex...
    German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham 'Bram' Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating.
    German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham 'Bram' Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating.
  • NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

    NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:00:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:11:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    NATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance.
    NATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance.
  • Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:01 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:31:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 3, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, attends the shareholders' meeting of the Volkswagen stock company in Berlin, Germany. German prosecutors say they have expanded their probe ...
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
    German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.
  • Box Office Top 20: 'Incredibes 2' record inches higher

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:50:25 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:01:03 GMT
    (Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows the character Helen/Elastigirl, voiced by Holly Hunter in "Incredibles 2."(Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows the character Helen/Elastigirl, voiced by Holly Hunter in "Incredibles 2."
    Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than expected.
    Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than expected.
  • Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

    Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

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

    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:30:14 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:24:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mario Armas, File). File - In this July 18, 2013, file photo, Mexico's former president Vicente Fox speaks during a news conference on the first day of the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in San Francisco del...(AP Photo/Mario Armas, File). File - In this July 18, 2013, file photo, Mexico's former president Vicente Fox speaks during a news conference on the first day of the U.S.-Mexico Symposium on Legalization and Medical Use of Cannabis in San Francisco del...
    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
    Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda.
  • Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:40:08 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:41:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, a trader talks on his phone before the start of trading at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, June 18.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
    Health care companies, consumer products makers and technology companies decline as US stock indexes follow global markets lower.
  • Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:11:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:00 GMT
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.
  • Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:30:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:24:07 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.
  • Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:20:32 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:51:10 GMT
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.
  • EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:40:33 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:21:21 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.
  • Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:09:57 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:50:49 GMT
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
    Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets.
  • AT&T, Time Warner close $81B merger 2 days after judge OKs

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

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:38:04 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:35:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018, file photo, the logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion me...
    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt...
    AT&T and Time Warner have completed their merger, one of the biggest media deals ever, just two days after a federal judge approved the combination over objections by the Trump Justice Department that it would hurt consumers.
  • 'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:29:34 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:02:52 GMT
    (Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.(Disney/Pixar via AP). This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.
    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.
    Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film.
  • EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

    EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:05 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:01:03 GMT
    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014.
    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014.
  • Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Lawsuit over white nationalist's Twitter ban clears hurdle

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:48:26 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:29 GMT
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
    A California judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading figure in the white nationalist movement by permanently banning his social media account.
  • In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

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

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:19:58 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:13:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.
  • Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:50:13 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:01:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, photo, trucks cross the Ambassador Bridge from Windsor, Ontario into Detroit. In nearly a quarter-century since NAFTA was approved, a complex chain of automotive parts makers has sprung up on both...
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
    Experts say Trump's threatened auto tariffs would raise prices, cut sales and would bring industry layoffs.
  • Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

    Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:22 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:30:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, a worker installs vinyl siding on a new home in Auburn, N.H. On Monday, June 18, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its June index of builder sentiment.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo, a worker installs vinyl siding on a new home in Auburn, N.H. On Monday, June 18, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its June index of builder sentiment.
    U.S. homebuilders lower confidence about sales prospects on lumber cost, tariff concerns.
    U.S. homebuilders lower confidence about sales prospects on lumber cost, tariff concerns.
  • EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

    EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:29:53 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:46 GMT
    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
  • Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:38:32 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:26:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors said Friday, June 15, 2018, they have indicted Holmes on crimin...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors said Friday, June 15, 2018, they have indicted Holmes on crimin...
    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.
    Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges.
  • Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:57:58 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:25:55 GMT
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
    Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year.
  • Germany wants EU-wide safety system for truck 'blind spots'

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

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:08:16 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:01:56 GMT
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
    Germany's transport minister wants trucks fitted with compulsory 'blind spot' safety systems to prevent pedestrians and cyclists from being killed by careless drivers.
  • Abbas aide slams reported US plans to raise funds for Gaza

    Abbas aide slams reported US plans to raise funds for Gaza

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:30:07 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:41:54 GMT
    Palestinian official condemns reported Trump administration plan to secure Gulf funding for major economic projects in blockaded, impoverished Gaza.
    Palestinian official condemns reported Trump administration plan to secure Gulf funding for major economic projects in blockaded, impoverished Gaza.
  • World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

    World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:59:54 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:20:54 GMT
    Asian markets are mostly lower as the U.S. and China made moves to put tough tariffs in motion, setting off fears of trade tensions.
    Asian markets are mostly lower as the U.S. and China made moves to put tough tariffs in motion, setting off fears of trade tensions.
  • 3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own

    3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:06 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:10:43 GMT
    (NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.(NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.
    Hiring a financial expert may ultimately save you a bundle.
    Hiring a financial expert may ultimately save you a bundle.
  • Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-06-17 04:19:18 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:01:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is embarking on a 4-year renovation of the 1...
    Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.
    Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.
  • Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

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

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:19:44 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:10:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.
  • China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:18:12 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 10:00:42 GMT
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

    How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:37:30 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:53:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.  The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twen...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twen...
    The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation.
    The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation.
  • Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:19:28 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:50 GMT
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.
  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:38:04 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:09 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Spacewalking astronauts set up TV cameras for arriving ships

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:17:45 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:31:27 GMT
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
    Spacewalking astronauts are setting up TVs for new crew capsules set to arrive in coming months.
  • Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:09:55 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:20:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.
  • American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

    American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:29:02 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:00:14 GMT
    American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.
    American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price of airfares.
  • Clothing maker Perry Ellis to go private in $437M buyout

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

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:58:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:10:37 GMT
    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private.
    Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don't already own and taking it private.
  • Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy

    Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:22:05 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:02:59 GMT
    Gas prices, tepid pay, student debt, housing costs leave many left out of a robust US economy.
    Gas prices, tepid pay, student debt, housing costs leave many left out of a robust US economy.
  • Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

    Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

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

    US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:18:45 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:49:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...
    Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction.
    Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction.
  • Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:28:48 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:42:30 GMT
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.
  • Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

    Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

    Saturday, June 16 2018 5:08 AM EDT2018-06-16 09:08:45 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:49:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, taxi drivers chat as they refuel their vehicles at a gas station in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt announced Saturday, June 16, 2018 steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of th...(AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File). FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, taxi drivers chat as they refuel their vehicles at a gas station in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt announced Saturday, June 16, 2018 steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of th...
    Egypt's Ministry of Oil has announced steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures.
    Egypt's Ministry of Oil has announced steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures.
  • US industrial production fell 0.1 percent in May

    US industrial production fell 0.1 percent in May

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:28:22 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:29:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File). FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, workers build washing machines on the assembly line at the Samsung washing machine facility in Newberry, S.C. On Friday, June 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial pr...(AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File). FILE- In this March 16, 2018, file photo, workers build washing machines on the assembly line at the Samsung washing machine facility in Newberry, S.C. On Friday, June 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial pr...
    US industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, hurt by a major fire at truck parts supplier.
    US industrial production slipped 0.1 percent in May, hurt by a major fire at truck parts supplier.
  • The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

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

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:08:52 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:39:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.
  • Citigroup to pay $100M to settle rate manipulation charges

    Citigroup to pay $100M to settle rate manipulation charges

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:48:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:39:07 GMT
    Citigroup agrees to pay $100 million to settle interest rate manipulation allegations.
    Citigroup agrees to pay $100 million to settle interest rate manipulation allegations.
  • FDA clears 1st generic film strip of addiction drug Suboxone

    FDA clears 1st generic film strip of addiction drug Suboxone

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:58:00 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-16 08:01:09 GMT
    U.S. regulators approve 1st generic version of an under-the-tongue treatment for opioid addiction.
    U.S. regulators approve 1st generic version of an under-the-tongue treatment for opioid addiction.
  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:49:17 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:29:36 GMT
    U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
    U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies.
  • Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of cashier-less stores

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:38:24 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:14:38 GMT
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
    Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores.
  • UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

    UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:57:43 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:11:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government...
    Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service.
    Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service.
  • China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

    China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:38:37 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:01:08 GMT
    A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood.
    A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood.
  • Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case

    Harvard, Asian-Americans group spar over data in bias case

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:28:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:01:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). FILE-- In this March 7, 2017 file photograph, rowers pass the campus of Harvard University as they paddle down the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass.  Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions will file dueling analyse...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). FILE-- In this March 7, 2017 file photograph, rowers pass the campus of Harvard University as they paddle down the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions will file dueling analyse...
    An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process.
    An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process.
  • Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:48:40 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:21:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
    Stocks are opening lower after the US announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China.
  • In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 11:48:21 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:05:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...(AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.
  • Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:07:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:52:04 GMT
    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement.
    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement.
  • Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Yelp shuts down teachers' account sharing student reviews

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:28:36 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:35:55 GMT
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
    Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students.
  • New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    New Mexico national forest says no to geothermal drilling

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:18:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File). FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010, file photo, the East Fork of the Jemez River cuts through Valles Caldera National Preserve, in N.M. Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produc...
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
    Underground pockets of boiling water and steam that could have been tapped to produce electricity are now off limits as one national forest in northern New Mexico has said no to the prospect of geothermal development.
  • Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:39:40 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:41:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.  Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, FILE). FILE - This is a June 29, 2016, file photo showing Boris Becker at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Lawyers for Becker claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday June 14, 2018, that Becker's role as a sport...
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.
    Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings.
  • McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

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

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:08:24 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:29:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, plastic straws from a McDonald's restaurant are shown in Doral, Fla. McDonald’s said Friday, June 15, 2018 it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom...
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
    McDonald's to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland, test an alternative to plastic in some U.S. restaurants later this year.
  • Kirin investigates if donations went to Myanmar's forces

    Kirin investigates if donations went to Myanmar's forces

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

    Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:18:10 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:09:52 GMT
    Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are deciding whether to approve their newly negotiated contract.
    Unionized workers at the casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas are deciding whether to approve their newly negotiated contract.
  • Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

    Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:38:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:41:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Angela Missoni gestures during a press conference in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Angela Missoni gestures during a press conference in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 15, 2018. The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the...
    The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the business.
    The family-owned Missoni fashion house has announced that the Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake to help expand the business.
  • Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy

    Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:22:02 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:22:02 GMT
    Gas prices, tepid pay, student debt, housing costs leave many left out of a robust US economy.
    Gas prices, tepid pay, student debt, housing costs leave many left out of a robust US economy.
  • Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:58:16 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:05 GMT
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.
  • Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:18:14 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store.  A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store. A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.
  • Global stocks mostly lower as US plans tariffs on China

    Global stocks mostly lower as US plans tariffs on China

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:18:09 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:49:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader talks on phone at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street largely finished wi...
    Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus.
    Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street largely finished with gains following the European Central Bank's announcement to phase out its bond-buying stimulus.
  • Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:28:16 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:42:23 GMT
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.
    The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year.
  • Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:08:07 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:32:13 GMT
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong...
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.
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