Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi 2019-02-20T13:43:45Z 2019-02-20T13:23:09Z 2019-02-20T13:43:45Z Britain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom. French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $4.2 billion fine 2019-02-20T13:43:44Z 2019-02-20T07:53:34Z 2019-02-20T13:43:43Z Swiss bank UBS could face a multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.
A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela 2019-02-20T13:43:42Z 2019-02-19T22:13:46Z 2019-02-20T13:43:42Z A look at the rival concerts planned by billionaire Richard Branson and Nicolas Maduro's government on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia.
Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history 2019-02-20T13:43:40Z 2019-02-20T08:23:36Z 2019-02-20T13:43:35Z A Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown. Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups 2019-02-20T13:43:39Z 2019-02-20T11:33:05Z 2019-02-20T13:43:33Z Microsoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections. The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion 2019-02-20T13:43:39Z 2019-02-20T13:13:07Z 2019-02-20T13:43:33Z A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. UK regulator casts doubt on Sainsbury's-Asda merger 2019-02-20T13:43:36Z 2019-02-20T09:13:06Z 2019-02-20T13:43:26Z British competition authorities say they have significant concerns about the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda in a preliminary report that that cast doubt on the future of the deal.
Failing Payless to honor gift cards, store credit into March 2019-02-20T13:43:22Z 2019-02-20T13:43:08Z 2019-02-20T13:43:22Z Failing Payless ShoeSource will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as it prepares to shutter 2,500 stores. Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case 2019-02-20T13:43:19Z 2019-02-20T10:13:01Z 2019-02-20T13:43:19Z Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case, says trial may not begin for months.
Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily 2019-02-20T13:43:18Z 2019-02-20T12:23:07Z 2019-02-20T13:43:18Z CVS Health tops quarterly forecasts but outlook for the year could leave investors wanting.
World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade 2019-02-20T13:43:17Z 2019-02-20T06:33:32Z 2019-02-20T13:43:17Z Asian shares mixed following advance on Wall Street. Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums 2019-02-20T13:43:16Z 2019-02-20T04:23:43Z 2019-02-20T13:43:16Z Japan's exports sink 8.4 percent in January, hit by slowdown in China. Britain presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks 2019-02-20T13:43:15Z 2019-02-20T10:33:02Z 2019-02-20T13:43:15Z Britain's foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is "of paramount importance.". 'Fight Back!' consumer reporter David Horowitz dies 2019-02-20T13:33:41Z 2019-02-20T00:33:38Z 2019-02-20T13:33:41Z David Horowitz, whose "Fight Back!" syndicated program made him perhaps the best-known consumer reporter in the U.S., has died. Former Sessions spokeswoman joins CNN 2019-02-20T13:33:36Z 2019-02-20T01:43:29Z 2019-02-20T13:33:35Z A spokeswoman for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined CNN's political desk.
EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks 2019-02-20T13:24:36Z 2019-02-19T10:23:02Z 2019-02-20T13:24:36Z The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks to get polluting CO2 levels down. UK cybersecurity chief: oversight of Huawei is working 2019-02-20T13:24:33Z 2019-02-20T13:23:08Z 2019-02-20T13:24:33Z UK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems. China accuses US of trying to block its tech development 2019-02-20T13:24:32Z 2019-02-18T09:53:05Z 2019-02-20T13:24:32Z China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat. Samsung poised to unveil new phones in bid to revive sales 2019-02-20T13:24:31Z 2019-02-20T08:03:35Z 2019-02-20T13:24:31Z Samsung poised to roll out new phones amid a lull in smartphone innovation. Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election 2019-02-20T13:24:28Z 2019-02-19T16:03:16Z 2019-02-20T13:24:28Z Twitter tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of spring elections. New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook 2019-02-20T13:24:27Z 2019-02-18T05:23:30Z 2019-02-20T13:24:27Z New Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax. Commodities giant Glencore to cap coal output over climate 2019-02-20T13:13:14Z 2019-02-20T11:53:04Z 2019-02-20T13:13:14Z Commodities giant Glencore says it will cap how much coal it mines amid shareholder pressure to reduce emissions to greenhouse gases. 'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook 2019-02-20T12:44:21Z 2019-02-18T01:53:41Z 2019-02-20T12:44:20Z A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook. Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M 2019-02-20T12:23:39Z 2019-02-20T11:43:05Z 2019-02-20T12:23:26Z Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M, threatens jail time for noncompliance. Air France and KLM end power struggle, agree to closer ties 2019-02-20T12:03:16Z 2019-02-20T06:53:32Z 2019-02-20T12:03:15Z Air France and KLM have reached a compromise deal on tightening ties between the airlines, ending a power struggle that had alarmed the Dutch government, staff and shareholders.
Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's global icon, dies in Paris 2019-02-20T11:43:33Z 2019-02-19T12:23:07Z 2019-02-20T11:43:33Z Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died.
Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations 2019-02-20T11:43:15Z 2019-02-19T12:33:16Z 2019-02-20T11:43:14Z Walmart: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot. Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M loss 2019-02-20T11:33:15Z 2019-02-20T08:53:35Z 2019-02-20T11:33:15Z FlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million. Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action 2019-02-20T10:54:09Z 2019-02-20T10:53:07Z 2019-02-20T10:54:07Z A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change. Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain 2019-02-20T10:53:23Z 2019-02-19T08:13:40Z 2019-02-20T10:53:19Z Honda says it plans to close its car factory in western England in 2022, with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intact 2019-02-20T10:34:04Z 2019-02-19T13:23:07Z 2019-02-20T10:34:04Z British Prime Minister Theresa May will be traveling to European Union headquarters to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, but she was told Tuesday on the eve of the talks that her most important demand is not even up for discussion. China seizes $1.5 billion in online lending crackdown 2019-02-20T08:13:59Z 2019-02-18T08:13:35Z 2019-02-20T08:13:55Z China's police ministry says it has investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets in a crackdown on misconduct in the huge but lightly regulated industry. Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May 2019-02-20T07:55:46Z 2019-02-19T13:53:18Z 2019-02-20T07:55:16Z The offer by Italy's populist 5-Star Movement to share its web platform with France's "yellow vest" protesters could be a harbinger of what's to come in the upcoming European Parliament elections.
Payless files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores 2019-02-20T06:54:05Z 2019-02-19T19:43:34Z 2019-02-20T06:53:37Z Payless files for bankruptcy as it winds down North American biz. Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself 2019-02-20T06:44:24Z 2019-02-20T00:23:24Z 2019-02-20T06:43:58Z Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself. Supreme Court staying out of actor's 'Empire' lawsuit 2019-02-20T06:14:13Z 2019-02-19T14:53:18Z 2019-02-20T06:14:01Z The Supreme Court is staying out of a lawsuit involving the television show 'Empire'.
Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance 2019-02-20T06:13:46Z 2019-02-19T15:23:12Z 2019-02-20T06:13:37Z Stocks edged between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as U.S. markets reopened following the Presidents Day holiday and as investors sized up the latest company earnings reports.
Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest 2019-02-20T04:44:29Z 2019-02-18T17:53:18Z 2019-02-20T04:43:56Z Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations.
FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets 2019-02-20T01:33:52Z 2019-02-20T00:03:32Z 2019-02-20T01:33:46Z Federal safety officials investigated the way Southwest Airlines calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes. New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei 2019-02-20T00:24:46Z 2019-02-19T03:33:31Z 2019-02-20T00:23:35Z New Zealand's Ardern says no final decision on Spark's use of Huawei 5G. Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint 2019-02-20T00:04:19Z 2019-02-18T16:33:12Z 2019-02-20T00:03:39Z Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, wants to be greener. Nobel laureates, advocates to advise G-7 on women's rights 2019-02-19T19:23:49Z 2019-02-19T16:13:22Z 2019-02-19T19:23:22Z Human rights advocates meet in Paris to discuss the strategy of the G7 group of industrialized nations for ending violence and discrimination against women. Cyprus issues 1st 15-year bond; pleased to find solid demand 2019-02-19T19:04:00Z 2019-02-19T19:03:31Z 2019-02-19T19:03:31Z Cyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's economy. Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services 2019-02-19T16:55:24Z 2019-02-18T11:23:04Z 2019-02-19T16:54:58Z Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to journey through the German capital. US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline 2019-02-19T16:25:22Z 2019-02-19T03:53:30Z 2019-02-19T16:24:22Z China's economy czar will go to Washington for talks this week aimed at ending tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions.
Millennial Money: Make your funds move at the speed of life 2019-02-19T16:06:42Z 2019-02-19T16:03:24Z 2019-02-19T16:06:23Z Here's how to handle the cost of change, including tips for managing moving expenses, commingling finances with a significant other and preparing for a new job.
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company 2019-02-19T16:06:09Z 2019-02-15T19:43:06Z 2019-02-19T16:05:53Z Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant. Greece's central banker protests, says minister is meddling 2019-02-19T16:04:15Z 2019-02-19T15:13:11Z 2019-02-19T16:03:33Z Greece's central bank chief has asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to intervene after a cabinet minister phoned him to tell him how to do his job and then allegedly leaked the conversation to the press.
Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay 2019-02-19T15:35:55Z 2019-02-15T14:33:26Z 2019-02-19T15:35:52Z It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development and extortion claims related to intimate selfies taken by its founder Jeff Bezos.
World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talks 2019-02-19T15:24:01Z 2019-02-19T06:43:35Z 2019-02-19T15:23:23Z Asian shares mixed ahead of China-U.S. trade talks in Washington.
Survey points to no rebound for slowing Germany economy 2019-02-19T14:53:57Z 2019-02-19T11:43:04Z 2019-02-19T14:53:23Z An index of investor confidence in Germany has improved slightly but remains well below its long-term average amid ongoing signs of weakness in Europe's largest economy. China auto sales fall in January for eighth month 2019-02-19T13:13:14Z 2019-02-19T05:53:33Z 2019-02-19T13:13:12Z China's auto sales fall for eighth month in January, extending painful decline for the biggest global market. Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson 2019-02-19T12:54:38Z 2019-02-18T17:33:14Z 2019-02-19T12:53:56Z Billionaire Richard Branson says that he hopes that the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and saves lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help.". HSBC reports net profit at $12.6B in 2018 2019-02-19T11:33:07Z 2019-02-19T05:33:33Z 2019-02-19T11:33:06Z Europe's biggest bank has reported its net profit jumped 30 percent in 2018 from the previous year to $12.6 billion.
Asian shares gain on hopes for progress on China-US trade 2019-02-19T09:33:12Z 2019-02-18T06:53:35Z 2019-02-19T09:33:05Z Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York 2019-02-19T08:55:15Z 2019-02-15T06:03:45Z 2019-02-19T08:54:55Z Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.
Liz Weston: Are you picking the wrong money goals? 2019-02-19T06:24:59Z 2019-02-19T05:13:31Z 2019-02-19T06:23:58Z Setting money goals is the first step to achieving them, but all of us can have blind spots that cause us to miss what's most important. Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs 2019-02-19T05:43:46Z 2019-02-18T14:43:09Z 2019-02-19T05:43:40Z Britain's Sky News says Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars 2019-02-19T05:03:35Z 2019-02-18T12:33:07Z 2019-02-19T05:03:33Z The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs.
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case 2019-02-19T03:33:46Z 2019-02-17T13:23:17Z 2019-02-19T03:33:37Z The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail.
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs 2019-02-19T03:25:36Z 2019-02-14T17:03:24Z 2019-02-19T03:24:48Z Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters. Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine 2019-02-19T01:45:19Z 2019-02-15T00:13:27Z 2019-02-19T01:45:03Z A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a record, "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.
Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop 2019-02-18T20:14:11Z 2019-02-18T01:53:30Z 2019-02-18T20:14:01Z Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is describing a squeeze on working families in America as she introduces herself to voters in the early nominating state of Nevada.
German market watchdog bans short-selling of Wirecard shares 2019-02-18T17:43:22Z 2019-02-18T17:43:14Z 2019-02-18T17:43:15Z Germany's financial market regulator has issued a two-month ban on short-selling shares in Wirecard AG, whose stock has swung sharply in recent months. Dutch company fined for exporting turbine parts to Iran 2019-02-18T17:04:16Z 2019-02-18T16:53:13Z 2019-02-18T17:03:57Z A Dutch company has been convicted of illegally exporting to Iran gas turbine parts that could be used in the manufacture of weapons.
In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor 2019-02-18T16:13:30Z 2019-02-17T07:23:34Z 2019-02-18T16:13:23Z With Britain due to exit the European Union in six weeks and still no certainty about the terms of its departure, supporters and opponents of Brexit are both in a state of high anxiety.
Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany 2019-02-18T15:14:30Z 2019-02-17T13:13:06Z 2019-02-18T15:14:01Z A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilos (440 pounds) of explosives.
Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart 2019-02-18T14:33:28Z 2019-02-16T13:03:15Z 2019-02-18T14:33:25Z When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling.
Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity 2019-02-18T13:33:18Z 2019-02-17T15:13:11Z 2019-02-18T13:33:13Z Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions. Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses 2019-02-18T12:23:18Z 2019-02-17T09:53:01Z 2019-02-18T12:23:14Z Hundreds of passengers have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers 2019-02-18T11:14:16Z 2019-02-13T23:23:23Z 2019-02-18T11:14:02Z Google plans to invest more than $13 billion on new and expanded offices and data centers across the U.S. this year.
Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt 2019-02-18T11:03:56Z 2019-02-17T09:33:04Z 2019-02-18T11:03:44Z French yellow vest protesters are marking three months since the kickoff of their anti-government movement, after anti-Semitic remarks by some demonstrators raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant radical fringe.
California governor wants users to profit from online data 2019-02-18T09:54:32Z 2019-02-14T00:13:24Z 2019-02-18T09:53:40Z California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.
Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months 2019-02-18T09:53:18Z 2019-02-16T14:53:11Z 2019-02-18T09:53:13Z A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges. Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info 2019-02-18T07:55:56Z 2019-02-13T22:43:21Z 2019-02-18T07:55:32Z Government authorities accusing former Apple lawyer of breaking insider trading rules he helped draft.
The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade 2019-02-18T05:44:37Z 2019-02-17T15:53:21Z 2019-02-18T05:44:35Z Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is greeting hundreds of voters in Rochester, New Hampshire, as he starts the second day in a weekend swing through the state that will hold the first primary next year.
Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks 2019-02-18T05:43:55Z 2019-02-18T03:33:27Z 2019-02-18T05:43:49Z Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit 2019-02-18T03:44:58Z 2019-02-17T16:13:15Z 2019-02-18T03:44:55Z Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan's capital for a four-day regional visit.
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism 2019-02-18T03:43:44Z 2019-02-17T09:23:09Z 2019-02-18T03:43:42Z A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows 2019-02-18T02:53:48Z 2019-02-15T15:43:10Z 2019-02-18T02:53:29Z Plans to extend key US-China trade talks into next week pushes stocks higher in early trading.
Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal 2019-02-18T02:34:14Z 2019-02-17T10:03:01Z 2019-02-18T02:34:11Z Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administration's efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran.
The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat 2019-02-17T16:33:27Z 2019-02-17T12:53:07Z 2019-02-17T16:33:24Z Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States. Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores 2019-02-17T13:24:25Z 2019-02-15T23:13:20Z 2019-02-17T13:23:36Z Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its U.S. stores, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have liquidated in the last year.
Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks 2019-02-17T12:33:34Z 2019-02-15T04:13:42Z 2019-02-17T12:33:31Z US, Chinese envoys hold trade talks, Trump's top economic adviser says 'no decision' on possible March 2 tariff hike. Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists 2019-02-17T09:54:23Z 2019-02-16T10:23:03Z 2019-02-17T09:53:53Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling on China to join in international disarmament negotiations after the collapse of a Cold War-era treaty on nuclear weapons in Europe.
The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe 2019-02-17T09:33:23Z 2019-02-16T10:53:03Z 2019-02-17T09:33:21Z Egypt's president has called on Western countries to boost efforts at tackling extremist ideology in online media and mosques. Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash 2019-02-17T09:23:31Z 2019-02-16T18:23:16Z 2019-02-17T09:23:20Z A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia.
Airlines to give customers 'nonbinary' choice under gender 2019-02-17T07:44:02Z 2019-02-15T22:23:09Z 2019-02-17T07:43:51Z Major airlines plan to expand gender options to include more than male and female. Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold 2019-02-17T00:54:25Z 2019-02-16T01:03:18Z 2019-02-17T00:53:58Z A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.
11,000 march in Brussels climate protest 2019-02-16T20:06:02Z 2019-02-14T12:03:05Z 2019-02-16T20:05:57Z Thousands of Belgian teenagers skipping school to protest for better climate protections have been joined by university students and grandparents for a sixth straight week of marches to keep pressure on authorities to do more. Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar 2019-02-16T18:13:52Z 2019-02-15T22:53:17Z 2019-02-16T18:13:47Z Gucci announcing major push to step up diversity hiring following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface.
US military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela border 2019-02-16T17:34:00Z 2019-02-15T15:33:10Z 2019-02-16T17:33:58Z U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he sees obvious signs that President Nicolas Maduro is starting to understand Venezuelans reject him as their leader.
In Nigeria, election spectacle at odds with rampant poverty 2019-02-16T15:34:44Z 2019-02-15T09:13:02Z 2019-02-16T15:34:44Z In Nigeria vote, the spectacle of campaign expenditure is at odds with the rampant poverty afflicting many. Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story 2019-02-16T15:25:20Z 2019-02-15T22:33:13Z 2019-02-16T15:24:25Z US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone batteries.
Fashion world descends on London for fashion week shows 2019-02-16T14:33:32Z 2019-02-15T16:03:20Z 2019-02-16T14:33:26Z London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up and coming designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry.
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois 2019-02-16T13:43:45Z 2019-02-15T21:43:12Z 2019-02-16T13:43:20Z A shooter has been apprehended after opening fire in an industrial park in in Aurora, Illinois.
Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges' 2019-02-16T13:04:11Z 2019-02-15T21:03:08Z 2019-02-16T13:04:02Z 'Everybody suffers too much:' Nigeria heads to the polls as its president tries to hang on.
Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by a day 2019-02-16T13:03:53Z 2019-02-16T06:13:21Z 2019-02-16T13:03:45Z Pakistani officials say visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been delayed by a day. Europeans fire back at criticism from US over Iran 2019-02-16T08:44:09Z 2019-02-15T10:03:06Z 2019-02-16T08:44:07Z More than 30 heads of state and government and 80 defense and foreign ministers are meeting in Munich for an annual security conference known for its frank exchanges and backroom diplomacy.
Haiti to unveil economic measures to quell violent protests 2019-02-16T07:44:07Z 2019-02-15T13:03:06Z 2019-02-16T07:43:47Z Haitians say they will keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the country.
Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fight 2019-02-16T05:44:28Z 2019-02-15T22:13:19Z 2019-02-16T05:44:03Z President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
Spain to get 3rd gov't in 4 years amid fragmenting politics 2019-02-15T23:55:07Z 2019-02-15T09:43:01Z 2019-02-15T23:54:28Z Spain's prime minister has called early general elections for late April after his government's budget was voted down by lawmakers. IG report: Ex-housing agency director Watt misused position 2019-02-15T23:54:18Z 2019-02-15T22:23:20Z 2019-02-15T23:53:33Z Inspector General report finds former director of housing agency Watt misused his position.
The Latest: Trump might extend March 2 trade deadline 2019-02-15T22:53:50Z 2019-02-15T10:23:02Z 2019-02-15T22:53:25Z US envoy says trade talks with China 'made headway' on important issues. US industrial output tumbled 0.6 percent in January 2019-02-15T22:33:45Z 2019-02-15T14:23:23Z 2019-02-15T22:33:37Z US industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, led by a plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts.
Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex 2019-02-15T22:33:37Z 2019-02-15T21:53:12Z 2019-02-15T22:33:32Z Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces bailout for the cash-strapped state-owned oil company.
Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation? 2019-02-15T22:15:10Z 2019-02-15T01:13:30Z 2019-02-15T22:15:10Z Olympic volunteers: Is it a case of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, or economic exploitation.
Markets Right Now: Stocks surge, boosted by trade talks 2019-02-15T21:54:17Z 2019-02-15T14:53:15Z 2019-02-15T21:53:34Z Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.
Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge 2019-02-15T21:26:06Z 2019-02-12T02:43:28Z 2019-02-15T21:25:16Z Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales. Ex-Cognizant execs accused of bribing Indian officials 2019-02-15T21:24:38Z 2019-02-15T16:43:11Z 2019-02-15T21:23:33Z The U.S. Justice Department alleges two former executives for Cognizant Technology Solutions paid more than $2 million in bribes to Indian officials in order to build a new office campus in the country. Veteran US investment manager detained in Moscow 2019-02-15T21:04:17Z 2019-02-15T10:53:09Z 2019-02-15T21:03:41Z A veteran U.S. investment fund manager has been detained in Moscow and faces fraud charges.
The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump's go-it-alone approach 2019-02-15T19:53:13Z 2019-02-15T17:13:12Z 2019-02-15T19:53:09Z The head of NATO says there's growing concern about China's increasing investment in critical infrastructure systems in countries around the world and that alliance nations need to address it together.
On immigration, Mideast and more, Kushner keeps pushing 2019-02-15T19:25:25Z 2019-02-14T23:43:23Z 2019-02-15T19:24:00Z On immigration, Mideast peace and much more, Kushner keeps pushing. Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics 2019-02-15T18:44:03Z 2019-02-15T01:13:38Z 2019-02-15T18:43:22Z President Donald Trump's company is scrapping plans for two new hotel chains announced two years ago, casting blame in part on a hostile political environment. Scientists in Hungary protest govt takeover of research 2019-02-15T18:34:30Z 2019-02-12T15:43:10Z 2019-02-15T18:34:14Z Scientists in Hungary are protesting government efforts to take control of their research funding, a move they say endangers academic freedom.
France's Le Pen boasts far-right power for EU elections 2019-02-15T18:25:34Z 2019-02-15T14:53:12Z 2019-02-15T18:24:09Z Where once she felt isolated, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen feels she's now part of a crowd, populist parties on the rise around Europe that she thinks can make inroads in European elections in May _ and start restructuring the EU from within.
Deere, hit on both sides of trade war, posts weak 1Q earns 2019-02-15T17:44:15Z 2019-02-15T15:53:11Z 2019-02-15T17:43:32Z Deere takes a 1Q trade-war hit, but is optimistic about 2019.
Democrats question pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint deal 2019-02-15T17:15:33Z 2019-02-13T06:43:38Z 2019-02-15T17:15:19Z Top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint are taking the case for their 26.5 billion merger to Congress. Portuguese govt faces no-confidence vote over public workers 2019-02-15T16:55:50Z 2019-02-15T16:53:29Z 2019-02-15T16:54:59Z A conservative party in Portugal's parliament is issuing a no-confidence vote in the minority Socialist government, but the motion is likely to fail because left-of-center parties are expected to join together against it.
French yellow vest figure on trial, new protests planned 2019-02-15T16:04:05Z 2019-02-15T15:53:14Z 2019-02-15T16:03:31Z A prominent figure of the French yellow vests has gone on trial in Paris for allegedly organizing illegal demonstrations, as the movement prepares for a 14th consecutive weekend of protests. Average tax refunds fall, creating political flashpoint 2019-02-15T15:54:18Z 2019-02-14T17:33:33Z 2019-02-15T15:53:37Z IRS: Average income tax refund down 8.7 percent from a year ago.
PepsiCo moves to profit in 4Q, sees tax benefit 2019-02-15T15:54:07Z 2019-02-15T13:33:08Z 2019-02-15T15:53:33Z PepsiCo moves to profit in 4Q, sees tax benefit.
European car sales slide in January 2019-02-15T15:44:02Z 2019-02-15T13:53:08Z 2019-02-15T15:43:30Z The European carmakers' association says new passenger car sales in the region dropped by 4.6 percent in January, weighed down by big declines in Spain and Italy.
Chinese in Spain stage protest over blocked bank accounts 2019-02-15T15:24:42Z 2019-02-15T13:33:11Z 2019-02-15T15:23:32Z Hundreds of Chinese have protested outside a Spanish bank's premises in Madrid, claiming they are being unfairly denied access to their accounts while the bank insists it is merely complying with money-laundering laws. Wildlife group: Malaysia seizes record 30-ton pangolin haul 2019-02-15T14:55:33Z 2019-02-12T06:13:31Z 2019-02-15T14:54:57Z A wildlife monitoring group says Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and pangolin products in eastern Sabah state, the biggest such bust in the country.
AP Explains: Polarized by Catalonia, Spain heads to election 2019-02-15T14:34:09Z 2019-02-15T08:53:36Z 2019-02-15T14:33:55Z AP Explains how Spain is heading to its third general election in less than four years due to the increasingly fragmented political landscape and because of the unresolved crisis with separatists in Catalonia.
Report finds problems with student loan servicing, oversight 2019-02-15T14:33:53Z 2019-02-14T16:43:13Z 2019-02-15T14:33:37Z A new government report finds some lax practices and inefficient oversight in the student loan industry.
California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs 2019-02-15T14:26:49Z 2019-02-14T23:53:24Z 2019-02-15T14:25:19Z Two California officials want the most populous state to take out insurance to help cover taxpayers' costs in bad wildfire seasons.
UK students protest lack of action on climate change 2019-02-15T13:53:21Z 2019-02-15T12:43:14Z 2019-02-15T13:53:16Z Chanting "Save our Planet!" thousands of students around Britain are rallying to demand that Britain's government take action on climate change.
World stocks recover as US-China trade talks extended 2019-02-15T13:33:21Z 2019-02-15T06:43:33Z 2019-02-15T13:33:18Z Asian markets tumble on poor Wall Street leads as US-China talks wrap up. GE to downsize Boston headquarters, reimburse state $87M 2019-02-15T12:43:54Z 2019-02-14T20:03:20Z 2019-02-15T12:43:22Z General Electric is downsizing plans for its world headquarters in Boston. Vatican, Microsoft team up on artificial intelligence ethics 2019-02-15T12:35:16Z 2019-02-13T18:33:15Z 2019-02-15T12:35:05Z The Vatican and Microsoft are teaming up to promote ethics in artificial intelligence.
French minister: Britain must hurry up and decide on Brexit 2019-02-15T12:33:34Z 2019-02-15T09:23:08Z 2019-02-15T12:33:27Z France's Europe minister is urging Britain to "hurry up" and decide whether it's leaving the European Union with or without a deal. Ex-telecom execs acquitted of paying bribes in Uzbekistan 2019-02-15T12:13:08Z 2019-02-15T11:13:04Z 2019-02-15T12:13:05Z A Sweden court has acquitted three former executives of telecoms company Telia of corruption charges involving contracts in Uzbekistan, citing lack of evidence.
Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest 2019-02-15T11:35:03Z 2019-02-15T00:23:37Z 2019-02-15T11:34:24Z Illinois legislators have sent Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker one of his top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage that would more than double the standard in most of its Midwestern neighbors require.
Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets 2019-02-15T10:53:16Z 2019-02-15T05:23:32Z 2019-02-15T10:53:13Z Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, testing new waters in developing markets.
US mortgage rates fall to 12-month low; 30-year at 4.37 pct 2019-02-15T08:25:06Z 2019-02-14T16:03:26Z 2019-02-15T08:25:06Z U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to a 12-month low, an enticement for prospective homebuyers in the upcoming season. The average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage declined to 4.37 percent from 4.41 percent last week. Too big to sell: Airbus bids pained adieu to superjumbo A380 2019-02-15T06:26:46Z 2019-02-14T05:23:31Z 2019-02-15T06:26:46Z European aviation giant Airbus says it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 after struggling to sell the world's biggest passenger jet.
Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York 2019-02-15T06:05:48Z 2019-02-15T06:03:36Z 2019-02-15T06:04:09Z Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.
Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer 2019-02-15T06:05:44Z 2019-02-15T04:53:37Z 2019-02-15T06:04:07Z Asian markets tumble on poor Wall Street leads as US-China talks wrap up.
The Latest: House passes border bill, sends to Trump's desk 2019-02-15T05:55:35Z 2019-02-14T15:43:16Z 2019-02-15T05:55:09Z Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley says he's praying that President Donald Trump will sign the border security deal into law to prevent a government shutdown. Humbug holidays: US retail sales drop 1.2 pct in December 2019-02-15T05:24:15Z 2019-02-14T13:43:17Z 2019-02-15T05:23:43Z Humbug holidays: US retail sales drop 1.2 percent in December, worst since September 2009.
UK's May suffers embarrassing defeat on Brexit strategy 2019-02-15T04:54:28Z 2019-02-14T09:33:09Z 2019-02-15T04:53:51Z Britain's prime minister is facing defeat on her European Union divorce plan amid outrage from hard-line members of her own party who fear she is pressing in the wrong direction in her efforts to solve the impasse on the deal. Activision to lay off 800 workers as video game sales drop 2019-02-15T02:05:39Z 2019-02-13T00:33:29Z 2019-02-15T02:05:15Z Video game maker Activision Blizzard is laying off nearly 800 workers as the company braces for a steep downturn in revenue following the best year in its history.
The Latest: Arlington says it's sticking to its Amazon plans 2019-02-15T01:13:25Z 2019-02-14T17:13:16Z 2019-02-15T01:13:25Z Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.
EPA too slow on limiting toxic chemicals, critics say 2019-02-15T01:05:00Z 2019-02-14T05:13:31Z 2019-02-15T01:05:00Z EPA expected to release a plan for dealing with a class of long-lasting chemical contaminants amid criticism from Congress.
Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea 2019-02-14T23:37:27Z 2019-02-14T16:23:36Z 2019-02-14T23:37:26Z TVA votes to close Kentucky coal-fired power plant over objections from President Trump, state GOP leaders.
China, US open trade talks as Beijing says exports rebound 2019-02-14T23:34:08Z 2019-02-14T09:53:03Z 2019-02-14T23:34:01Z China, US haggle over technology dispute as deadline for tariffs hike looms.
Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers 2019-02-14T22:36:20Z 2019-02-14T18:33:23Z 2019-02-14T22:36:14Z A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in wildfires in California is demanding more answers from the utility.
Mixed finish for US stock indexes over weak retail sales 2019-02-14T22:04:31Z 2019-02-14T15:33:20Z 2019-02-14T22:03:39Z Stock prices fell in early trading after the government reported that retail sales dropped sharply last month, raising concerns about the economy's health.
Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage 2019-02-14T21:54:34Z 2019-02-13T17:53:24Z 2019-02-14T21:53:30Z Prada has announced formation of a diversity council chaired by artist and activist Theaster Gates and film director Ava DuVernay in response to recent backlash over racist imagery. Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices 2019-02-14T21:35:23Z 2019-02-12T16:53:31Z 2019-02-14T21:35:21Z Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit, amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era.
Trump still coy on border deal - but claims victory anyway 2019-02-14T21:13:46Z 2019-02-13T05:13:31Z 2019-02-14T21:13:42Z Trump says he's not expecting another government shutdown, a signal that he's leaning toward accepting a budget compromise. Several dozen miners believed trapped after Zimbabwe floods 2019-02-14T20:33:58Z 2019-02-14T07:33:36Z 2019-02-14T20:33:55Z Media in Zimbabwe say several dozen artisanal miners are missing after rains flooded mines while they were underground. Israeli spyware company NSO is re-acquired by its founders 2019-02-14T20:33:43Z 2019-02-14T19:53:17Z 2019-02-14T20:33:41Z An Israeli software firm known for its phone-surveillance technology says it has been re-acquired by its founders in a major sale. Oversight of federal student loans is lacking, watchdog says 2019-02-14T19:26:18Z 2019-02-14T17:43:27Z 2019-02-14T19:25:40Z The Education Department's independent watchdog says the agency hasn't done enough to stop student loan servicers that break federal rules. National Retail Group: holiday sales fell short 2019-02-14T19:13:54Z 2019-02-14T17:23:12Z 2019-02-14T19:13:44Z National Retail Federation says that holiday sales increased 2.9 percent, as worries about trade war, shutdown and stock market meltdown dragged down spending.
AP Source: Broncos to acquire Joe Flacco from Ravens 2019-02-14T19:06:21Z 2019-02-13T17:33:15Z 2019-02-14T19:06:14Z AP source: Ravens agree to trade veteran QB Joe Flacco to Denver Broncos for 4th-round pick in this year's draft.
US unemployment claims rise by 4,000 to 239,000 2019-02-14T17:34:00Z 2019-02-14T13:43:11Z 2019-02-14T17:33:52Z US unemployment claims rise to 239,000; four-week average highest since January 2018.
Outlook overshadows strong quarter at Coca-Cola 2019-02-14T17:33:47Z 2019-02-14T12:33:06Z 2019-02-14T17:33:41Z Coca-Cola's strong quarter overshadowed by outlook with the strong dollar weighing on organic revenue. The Latest: German minister says Airbus must find jobs 2019-02-14T17:33:39Z 2019-02-14T05:43:41Z 2019-02-14T17:33:38Z The long-haul carrier Emirates says it has struck a deal valued at $21.4 billion with Airbus, while saying it is sad to see the end of production of its the double-decker A380 jetliner. Is it love? Maybe not, as romance scams proliferate 2019-02-14T16:54:41Z 2019-02-13T20:03:22Z 2019-02-14T16:54:21Z FTC says romance scams have surged, accounting for largest losses of any fraud in 2018. What the FDA's actions mean for dietary supplements 2019-02-14T16:34:45Z 2019-02-11T20:33:36Z 2019-02-14T16:34:41Z The FDA says it plans to step up its policing of the growing dietary supplements industry. Germany barely avoids recession with zero growth 2019-02-14T16:04:38Z 2019-02-14T07:43:42Z 2019-02-14T16:03:47Z Germany economic growth has stagnated in the last three months of the year, skirting a technical recession but registering only zero growth as foreign trade made little contribution to Europe's largest economy. Apple resumes sale of iPhones in Germany, with Qualcomm chip 2019-02-14T15:44:52Z 2019-02-14T15:13:22Z 2019-02-14T15:44:15Z Apple is resuming sales of older iPhone models in Germany after pulling them off shelves, having lost a patent dispute against chipmaker Qualcomm last year.
US wholesale prices dip 0.1 percent in January 2019-02-14T15:24:55Z 2019-02-14T13:43:09Z 2019-02-14T15:23:34Z US wholesale prices down 0.1 percent in January, second decline, as inflation remains docile. Austrian antitrust agency opens investigation into Amazon 2019-02-14T13:44:39Z 2019-02-14T12:53:09Z 2019-02-14T13:43:42Z Austria's antitrust agency says it has initiated an investigation of online retailer Amazon over complaints of unfair trade practices on its "marketplace" platform. Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence 2019-02-14T13:25:02Z 2019-02-14T06:53:38Z 2019-02-14T13:25:02Z Etihad Airways says it's restructured planned airplane purchases from Airbus, Boeing amid financial turbulence.
Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest 2019-02-14T12:34:16Z 2019-02-14T05:43:38Z 2019-02-14T12:34:12Z The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered Duterte has been freed on bail after an overnight jail stay in a libel case.
Stocks move higher as US, China begin talks on tariffs war 2019-02-14T12:33:39Z 2019-02-14T07:33:38Z 2019-02-14T12:33:34Z Asian stocks mixed as China, US kick off trade negotiations in Beijing. Nestle profit rise amid deal-making, eyes future of Herta 2019-02-14T11:43:30Z 2019-02-14T11:13:02Z 2019-02-14T11:43:25Z Nestle says net profit rose more than 40 percent last year, pointing to revived growth in its key Chinese and U.S. markets and laying out plans to slice off its Herta cold cuts businesses to focus more on plant-based foods and "high-growth" categories.
Renault's revenue, net profit down in 2018 2019-02-14T11:04:24Z 2019-02-14T07:13:34Z 2019-02-14T11:03:40Z French carmaker Renault says its revenue is down 2.3 percent to 57.4 million euros ($64.89 million) last year. Double duty: Senators juggle presidential bids and day jobs 2019-02-14T09:44:59Z 2019-02-13T22:13:22Z 2019-02-14T09:44:27Z The nearly half-dozen Democratic senators also seeking their party's presidential nomination in 2020 are facing a juggling act, crisscrossing the country while keeping an eye on their constituents and making it to votes in Washington.
China, US start trade talks ahead of March tariff deadline 2019-02-14T09:43:56Z 2019-02-14T02:03:27Z 2019-02-14T09:43:26Z US, Chinese negotiators begin trade talks Trump says will help decide whether he postpones a planned tariff on $200 billion of imports from China. Papua New Guinea on hunt for 275 cars missing after APEC 2019-02-14T09:04:40Z 2019-02-14T07:03:37Z 2019-02-14T09:04:01Z About 270 cars have disappeared since Papua New Guinea hosted the APEC summit in November.
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