Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle 2018-08-19T23:24:36Z 2018-08-19T15:21:59Z 2018-08-19T23:24:29Z Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce. US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative 2018-08-19T23:13:20Z 2018-08-19T11:26:44Z 2018-08-19T23:13:17Z The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.
Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy 2018-08-19T22:23:46Z 2018-08-19T19:32:19Z 2018-08-19T22:23:44Z Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds. US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads 2018-08-19T20:23:12Z 2018-08-17T18:31:43Z 2018-08-19T20:23:08Z Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order 2018-08-19T20:23:09Z 2018-08-17T20:43:21Z 2018-08-19T20:23:07Z A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week.
After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes 2018-08-19T20:23:06Z 2018-08-15T15:37:12Z 2018-08-19T20:23:04Z Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions. Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans 2018-08-19T20:23:02Z 2018-08-15T22:18:10Z 2018-08-19T20:23:01Z The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker.
More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search 2018-08-19T20:23:00Z 2018-08-17T01:28:30Z 2018-08-19T20:22:59Z Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company.
Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private 2018-08-19T20:22:59Z 2018-08-14T23:13:48Z 2018-08-19T20:22:57Z Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned.
Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option 2018-08-19T20:22:56Z 2018-08-19T19:47:11Z 2018-08-19T20:22:55Z Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option.
Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries 2018-08-19T20:22:53Z 2018-08-16T12:25:16Z 2018-08-19T20:22:48Z Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona. California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan 2018-08-19T20:22:50Z 2018-08-18T20:25:56Z 2018-08-19T20:22:41Z California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires.
Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake 2018-08-19T20:22:46Z 2018-08-19T15:12:02Z 2018-08-19T20:22:35Z A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago. Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports 2018-08-19T20:22:43Z 2018-08-17T12:20:39Z 2018-08-19T20:22:33Z Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable.
Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks 2018-08-19T20:22:40Z 2018-08-17T14:10:43Z 2018-08-19T20:22:29Z US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower.
As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act 2018-08-19T20:22:36Z 2018-08-17T05:44:15Z 2018-08-19T20:22:26Z Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private.
Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats 2018-08-19T20:22:33Z 2018-08-18T11:10:30Z 2018-08-19T20:22:23Z Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States.
Venezuelans jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms 2018-08-19T20:22:27Z 2018-08-19T18:07:06Z 2018-08-19T20:22:16Z Venezuelans are scrambling even harder for supplies, nervous about dramatic economic measures the government's taking, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage. Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign 2018-08-19T19:27:39Z 2018-08-19T09:46:39Z 2018-08-19T19:27:34Z The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.
Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43 2018-08-19T18:54:21Z 2018-08-18T08:10:30Z 2018-08-19T18:54:21Z Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41. French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse 2018-08-19T17:12:47Z 2018-08-19T12:06:47Z 2018-08-19T17:12:41Z An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damages and at risk of eventual collapse. Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments 2018-08-19T17:05:40Z 2018-08-14T21:45:02Z 2018-08-19T17:04:53Z Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments.
Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power 2018-08-19T16:47:51Z 2018-08-19T07:26:34Z 2018-08-19T16:47:43Z When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022 2018-08-19T15:28:51Z 2018-08-15T03:49:09Z 2018-08-19T15:28:49Z Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.
Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks 2018-08-19T14:38:11Z 2018-08-19T11:36:51Z 2018-08-19T14:37:31Z Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders. Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud 2018-08-19T12:02:15Z 2018-08-19T11:51:46Z 2018-08-19T12:02:10Z Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges.
Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria 2018-08-19T11:42:13Z 2018-08-18T10:45:30Z 2018-08-19T11:42:13Z Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments 2018-08-19T11:16:35Z 2018-08-15T22:10:13Z 2018-08-19T11:16:35Z U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments. US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen 2018-08-19T11:16:25Z 2018-08-16T19:46:59Z 2018-08-19T11:16:25Z US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen. UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out' 2018-08-19T10:13:47Z 2018-08-18T13:52:26Z 2018-08-19T10:13:47Z Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union. Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy 2018-08-18T22:20:55Z 2018-08-17T20:01:44Z 2018-08-18T22:20:53Z The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors. Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release 2018-08-18T22:16:32Z 2018-08-17T21:29:36Z 2018-08-18T22:16:28Z The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel.
The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further 2018-08-18T19:31:43Z 2018-08-17T12:30:34Z 2018-08-18T19:31:40Z Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat. Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul 2018-08-18T15:26:52Z 2018-08-18T00:59:56Z 2018-08-18T15:26:08Z Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency.
Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims 2018-08-18T13:55:53Z 2018-08-17T08:05:20Z 2018-08-18T13:55:53Z Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest 2018-08-18T13:21:02Z 2018-08-17T08:25:59Z 2018-08-18T13:20:57Z Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat 2018-08-18T10:47:03Z 2018-08-17T15:05:44Z 2018-08-18T10:46:18Z The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions.
Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants 2018-08-18T09:36:17Z 2018-08-17T22:29:42Z 2018-08-18T09:36:16Z Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous.
The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge 2018-08-18T01:16:39Z 2018-08-17T10:30:28Z 2018-08-18T01:16:39Z Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate 2018-08-18T00:20:50Z 2018-08-17T17:50:55Z 2018-08-18T00:20:47Z President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends.
White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare' 2018-08-18T00:00:57Z 2018-08-13T05:37:53Z 2018-08-18T00:00:45Z Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states.
Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon 2018-08-17T22:31:59Z 2018-08-17T14:40:59Z 2018-08-17T22:31:58Z Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview 2018-08-17T21:20:13Z 2018-08-17T13:40:44Z 2018-08-17T21:20:11Z Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private.
Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project 2018-08-17T20:54:54Z 2018-08-17T19:01:30Z 2018-08-17T20:54:51Z Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics.
APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy 2018-08-17T20:39:19Z 2018-08-16T20:16:48Z 2018-08-17T20:39:15Z Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history. No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years 2018-08-17T20:37:57Z 2018-08-17T13:10:39Z 2018-08-17T20:37:52Z Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria 2018-08-17T18:57:18Z 2018-08-17T04:38:55Z 2018-08-17T18:57:15Z Saudi Arabia says it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for "stabilization projects" in areas once held by the Islamic State group. Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers 2018-08-17T16:42:30Z 2018-08-16T17:00:48Z 2018-08-17T16:42:26Z President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried 2018-08-17T16:01:12Z 2018-08-17T09:00:23Z 2018-08-17T16:01:09Z Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
Global markets lose steam in European trading 2018-08-17T14:16:23Z 2018-08-17T06:44:32Z 2018-08-17T14:16:18Z Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks.
Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure 2018-08-17T13:42:41Z 2018-08-16T11:00:13Z 2018-08-17T13:42:35Z The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims. FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal 2018-08-17T12:20:57Z 2018-08-16T18:25:35Z 2018-08-17T12:20:53Z FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal.
Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook 2018-08-17T08:40:36Z 2018-08-16T11:30:14Z 2018-08-17T08:40:35Z Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter.
The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey 2018-08-17T08:26:44Z 2018-08-16T12:50:21Z 2018-08-17T08:25:48Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump 2018-08-17T07:52:12Z 2018-08-17T07:50:19Z 2018-08-17T07:52:08Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks 2018-08-17T05:46:36Z 2018-08-16T14:20:30Z 2018-08-17T05:45:04Z Stocks are climbing on Wall Street as China prepares to resume trade discussions with the U.S. Walmart is soaring after reporting a strong second quarter. US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people 2018-08-17T05:30:13Z 2018-08-15T22:38:09Z 2018-08-17T05:30:07Z America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people". Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis 2018-08-17T05:24:39Z 2018-08-16T07:30:03Z 2018-08-17T05:24:38Z The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy. Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline 2018-08-17T04:34:32Z 2018-08-16T16:40:51Z 2018-08-17T04:34:31Z A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route.
Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos 2018-08-17T02:35:33Z 2018-08-16T19:47:41Z 2018-08-17T02:35:27Z Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote. The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38 2018-08-17T02:00:11Z 2018-08-16T08:00:04Z 2018-08-17T02:00:08Z The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa. Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade 2018-08-17T00:19:03Z 2018-08-16T15:05:25Z 2018-08-17T00:19:03Z Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month.
US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack 2018-08-17T00:16:20Z 2018-08-11T15:34:32Z 2018-08-17T00:16:17Z University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism.
The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' 2018-08-16T22:52:17Z 2018-08-16T18:30:57Z 2018-08-16T22:52:03Z Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'. Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot 2018-08-16T21:52:16Z 2018-08-12T15:13:50Z 2018-08-16T21:52:10Z Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California.
July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite 2018-08-16T20:33:32Z 2018-08-16T12:40:32Z 2018-08-16T20:33:30Z US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders. Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse 2018-08-16T19:57:23Z 2018-08-16T07:25:02Z 2018-08-16T19:57:22Z The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy's main highway operator says that government pledges to revoke the concession were made without citing specific failures and before cause of deadly bridge collapse has been determined.
The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter 2018-08-16T19:49:44Z 2018-08-15T22:23:08Z 2018-08-16T19:49:44Z Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation. Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks 2018-08-16T18:30:28Z 2018-08-16T15:05:23Z 2018-08-16T18:30:25Z President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.".
In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts 2018-08-16T17:52:07Z 2018-08-16T16:30:28Z 2018-08-16T17:52:06Z A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments. Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job 2018-08-16T17:11:34Z 2018-08-15T16:15:08Z 2018-08-16T17:11:31Z A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy. Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook 2018-08-16T17:11:25Z 2018-08-16T12:50:29Z 2018-08-16T17:11:21Z JC Penney posts a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a key sales figure fell well short of Wall Street's view.
Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer 2018-08-16T17:02:26Z 2018-08-11T06:09:56Z 2018-08-16T17:02:21Z Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant. Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant 2018-08-16T16:56:22Z 2018-08-16T07:55:04Z 2018-08-16T16:56:21Z Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant.
Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat 2018-08-16T16:42:25Z 2018-08-15T18:20:00Z 2018-08-16T16:42:24Z Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance.
Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent 2018-08-16T16:08:20Z 2018-08-16T15:00:30Z 2018-08-16T16:08:20Z Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent.
European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia 2018-08-16T15:56:21Z 2018-08-16T07:04:44Z 2018-08-16T15:56:14Z Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China. Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto 2018-08-16T14:51:26Z 2018-08-16T13:45:27Z 2018-08-16T14:51:05Z German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business. Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created 2018-08-16T14:26:24Z 2018-08-10T14:18:34Z 2018-08-16T14:26:24Z Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created.
Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target 2018-08-16T13:37:31Z 2018-08-16T00:13:58Z 2018-08-16T13:37:31Z When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start.
A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny 2018-08-16T12:30:48Z 2018-08-15T14:24:51Z 2018-08-16T12:30:48Z Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?. World cup sales, warm weather push up Carlsberg beer sales 2018-08-16T12:26:32Z 2018-08-16T08:35:06Z 2018-08-16T12:25:45Z Danish brewer Carlsberg says its second-quarter sales were above expectations thanks to the World Cup and warm weather, allowing the Copenhagen-based company to raise its full-year outlook. China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks 2018-08-16T11:00:55Z 2018-08-16T02:25:05Z 2018-08-16T11:00:52Z China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute. Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions 2018-08-16T10:37:44Z 2018-08-15T15:47:12Z 2018-08-16T10:37:31Z The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse 2018-08-16T07:55:22Z 2018-08-15T08:52:26Z 2018-08-16T07:55:23Z The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud 2018-08-16T07:36:06Z 2018-08-15T04:14:43Z 2018-08-16T07:35:55Z Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image 2018-08-16T07:31:08Z 2018-08-15T19:10:02Z 2018-08-16T07:31:06Z Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor.
Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble 2018-08-16T07:06:26Z 2018-08-15T12:42:34Z 2018-08-16T07:05:58Z Macy's sales rebound continues in 2Q but momentum slows.
Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy 2018-08-16T05:23:22Z 2018-08-15T14:24:43Z 2018-08-16T05:23:21Z Global stock markets are down amid a drop in commodity prices that suggests concern about economic growth. US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July 2018-08-16T03:20:42Z 2018-08-15T12:42:49Z 2018-08-16T03:20:41Z US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants.
Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level 2018-08-16T00:11:56Z 2018-08-09T19:01:10Z 2018-08-16T00:11:52Z Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private.
Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments 2018-08-16T00:09:09Z 2018-08-15T22:53:10Z 2018-08-16T00:09:05Z The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.
Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed 2018-08-15T22:21:11Z 2018-08-09T14:07:10Z 2018-08-15T22:20:50Z Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday. Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link 2018-08-15T21:07:59Z 2018-08-13T13:50:37Z 2018-08-15T21:07:59Z Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized.
Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship 2018-08-15T20:54:49Z 2018-08-14T20:46:50Z 2018-08-15T20:54:32Z There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament.
The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly' 2018-08-15T20:53:24Z 2018-08-15T08:27:21Z 2018-08-15T20:53:21Z Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention.
China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels 2018-08-15T20:03:20Z 2018-08-15T03:43:38Z 2018-08-15T20:03:18Z China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs.
White House admits error for false claim on black employment 2018-08-15T19:56:36Z 2018-08-15T12:54:11Z 2018-08-15T19:56:11Z In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama. Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact 2018-08-15T18:51:16Z 2018-08-15T18:44:59Z 2018-08-15T18:50:58Z Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact.". Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake" 2018-08-15T18:40:57Z 2018-08-15T10:47:28Z 2018-08-15T18:40:55Z British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging 2018-08-15T17:22:21Z 2018-08-14T06:11:23Z 2018-08-15T17:22:21Z Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses. Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird 2018-08-15T16:58:40Z 2018-08-13T05:07:42Z 2018-08-15T16:58:32Z Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region. US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2 2018-08-15T16:16:18Z 2018-08-15T12:42:51Z 2018-08-15T16:15:57Z US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell.
US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July 2018-08-15T15:32:48Z 2018-08-15T13:19:02Z 2018-08-15T15:32:39Z US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, pulled down by mines, utilities.
Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal 2018-08-15T15:31:54Z 2018-08-15T15:26:54Z 2018-08-15T15:31:54Z Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea. EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze 2018-08-15T15:30:44Z 2018-08-14T19:49:07Z 2018-08-15T15:30:39Z Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer. Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever 2018-08-15T14:58:06Z 2018-08-15T11:12:49Z 2018-08-15T14:58:03Z Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry. Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week 2018-08-15T14:26:46Z 2018-08-15T03:43:30Z 2018-08-15T14:25:13Z Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.
Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters 2018-08-15T13:10:15Z 2018-08-15T03:29:24Z 2018-08-15T13:09:39Z Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkish currency. Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights 2018-08-15T12:54:29Z 2018-08-15T12:22:31Z 2018-08-15T12:54:26Z A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport. Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role 2018-08-15T12:33:14Z 2018-08-14T19:39:18Z 2018-08-15T12:33:11Z Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis. 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights 2018-08-15T12:30:49Z 2018-08-12T12:31:34Z 2018-08-15T12:30:46Z Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
Home Depot roars back in the second quarter 2018-08-15T11:13:19Z 2018-08-14T10:36:33Z 2018-08-15T11:13:09Z Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year and bounced back during the second quarter. New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July 2018-08-15T10:52:58Z 2018-08-14T19:39:20Z 2018-08-15T10:52:53Z New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted. German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth 2018-08-15T03:54:54Z 2018-08-14T06:16:21Z 2018-08-15T03:54:53Z Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly. Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall 2018-08-15T03:34:54Z 2018-08-14T20:46:59Z 2018-08-15T03:34:51Z Kroger to sell some products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by Internet giant Alibaba. Defamation lawsuit over alleged fake Western painting tossed 2018-08-15T02:22:55Z 2018-08-14T18:01:04Z 2018-08-15T02:22:55Z A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit a Western art collector filed against a prestigious auction house and the owner of a Reno gallery who claimed an early 20th century cowboy painting he sold for $750,000 was a fake. US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease 2018-08-14T23:56:27Z 2018-08-14T14:42:59Z 2018-08-14T23:56:23Z Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies are leading U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease. Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor 2018-08-14T23:21:29Z 2018-08-14T13:06:40Z 2018-08-14T23:21:25Z Coca-Cola is taking an ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor. Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO 2018-08-14T23:18:32Z 2018-08-09T18:51:52Z 2018-08-14T23:18:23Z Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services.
Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas 2018-08-14T23:18:30Z 2018-08-10T01:15:56Z 2018-08-14T23:18:22Z Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas.
The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking 2018-08-14T21:13:46Z 2018-08-13T22:18:01Z 2018-08-14T21:13:46Z AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history. Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar 2018-08-14T20:59:48Z 2018-08-14T11:16:35Z 2018-08-14T20:59:46Z Indian rupee falls to all-time low against U.S. dollar on worries Turkey financial crisis.
Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law 2018-08-14T20:48:13Z 2018-08-14T06:31:26Z 2018-08-14T20:48:11Z Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law.
Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks 2018-08-14T19:48:08Z 2018-08-14T08:26:29Z 2018-08-14T19:48:08Z The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day. The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil 2018-08-14T19:35:15Z 2018-08-14T08:46:37Z 2018-08-14T19:35:09Z Turkey's influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter monetary policy to help overcome the country's currency crisis.
Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct 2018-08-14T18:07:42Z 2018-08-14T04:10:42Z 2018-08-14T18:06:52Z A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country. Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story 2018-08-14T16:49:25Z 2018-08-14T01:03:43Z 2018-08-14T16:49:24Z Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week.
Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures 2018-08-14T16:07:46Z 2018-08-13T18:54:20Z 2018-08-14T16:06:55Z After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches. 'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong 2018-08-14T15:17:50Z 2018-08-12T16:18:20Z 2018-08-14T15:17:48Z The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday.
Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars 2018-08-14T15:01:19Z 2018-08-08T09:27:34Z 2018-08-14T15:01:13Z Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show. Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease 2018-08-14T14:43:35Z 2018-08-14T06:21:39Z 2018-08-14T14:43:35Z Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey. South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires 2018-08-14T13:52:43Z 2018-08-14T03:10:34Z 2018-08-14T13:52:41Z South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component.
Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary 2018-08-14T11:15:32Z 2018-08-13T15:52:01Z 2018-08-14T11:15:30Z President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the primary. Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling 2018-08-14T08:22:45Z 2018-08-13T07:05:01Z 2018-08-14T08:22:45Z Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency. Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes 2018-08-14T07:59:15Z 2018-08-13T19:10:52Z 2018-08-14T07:59:15Z The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first. Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges 2018-08-14T07:33:25Z 2018-08-13T01:11:12Z 2018-08-14T07:33:23Z Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges. VF, following millions of consumers, will shed its denim 2018-08-14T06:37:33Z 2018-08-13T12:35:21Z 2018-08-14T06:37:14Z VF to break off its denim business to hone its focus on money-making active-outerwear. Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters 2018-08-14T04:36:16Z 2018-08-13T14:35:27Z 2018-08-14T04:36:16Z Gains for technology and health care companies are leading US stocks higher as major indexes recover some of their losses from last week.
What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane 2018-08-14T03:36:25Z 2018-08-13T16:47:45Z 2018-08-14T03:36:20Z How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?.
Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont 2018-08-14T01:47:05Z 2018-08-13T19:00:00Z 2018-08-14T01:47:04Z A group of northeastern governors and premiers from eastern Canada are meeting in Vermont, where they are discussing a variety of joint issues, amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa.
Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man 2018-08-14T01:11:41Z 2018-08-13T04:27:45Z 2018-08-14T01:11:42Z Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image.
Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide 2018-08-14T01:07:01Z 2018-08-10T04:20:49Z 2018-08-14T01:06:58Z The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months.
Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal 2018-08-14T00:58:57Z 2018-08-13T10:25:14Z 2018-08-14T00:58:56Z Malaysia's prime minister says he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than ten times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts.
Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online 2018-08-13T22:40:05Z 2018-08-08T04:36:34Z 2018-08-13T22:40:00Z Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading 2018-08-13T21:29:25Z 2018-08-08T14:04:54Z 2018-08-13T21:29:23Z Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges. Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer 2018-08-13T20:23:49Z 2018-08-10T22:45:47Z 2018-08-13T20:23:44Z A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer. Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict 2018-08-13T19:16:25Z 2018-08-13T09:45:12Z 2018-08-13T19:16:21Z Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired.
Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief 2018-08-13T18:59:09Z 2018-08-12T05:15:40Z 2018-08-13T18:59:09Z Aviation expert say one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87 2018-08-13T17:54:09Z 2018-08-13T15:11:32Z 2018-08-13T17:54:07Z Warren Buffett's core investing philosophy hasn't changed much over his long career, but his approach continues to evolve even at age 87. Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow 2018-08-13T16:48:25Z 2018-08-13T09:40:11Z 2018-08-13T16:48:18Z Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport.
Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve 2018-08-13T15:40:45Z 2018-08-13T04:29:06Z 2018-08-13T15:40:40Z Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble. California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get 2018-08-13T15:18:17Z 2018-08-13T14:18:55Z 2018-08-13T15:17:59Z California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.
Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts 2018-08-13T15:16:06Z 2018-08-10T01:05:38Z 2018-08-13T15:15:03Z The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot. Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430 2018-08-13T15:08:33Z 2018-08-13T06:35:09Z 2018-08-13T15:08:32Z The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars. Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93 2018-08-13T14:51:58Z 2018-08-12T16:43:41Z 2018-08-13T14:51:54Z The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93.
Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets 2018-08-13T14:41:24Z 2018-08-13T07:50:05Z 2018-08-13T14:41:13Z Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets. The Latest: Germany urges solution on Turkish prisoners 2018-08-13T14:25:35Z 2018-08-13T08:50:08Z 2018-08-13T14:25:32Z Turkey's Interior Ministry announces that it will take legal action against hundreds of social media accounts provoking the ongoing plummet of the Turkish lira. Fox's Laura Ingraham: I wasn't talking about race 2018-08-13T13:26:40Z 2018-08-10T14:57:40Z 2018-08-13T13:26:23Z Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham is trying to tamp down a furor over her remark that 'demographic changes' that most Americans don't like have been forced on the country by immigration.
Tesla CEO's buyout bid raises eyebrows, legal concerns 2018-08-13T12:48:09Z 2018-08-09T01:34:48Z 2018-08-13T12:48:09Z Tesla CEO's attempt to escape Wall Street's pressure with buyout of electric car maker could bring new headaches. Founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain dies at age 89 2018-08-13T12:05:27Z 2018-08-12T20:18:53Z 2018-08-13T12:05:26Z The founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain who was considered a health food pioneer has died at age 89.
Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war 2018-08-13T10:30:44Z 2018-08-11T14:54:14Z 2018-08-13T10:30:40Z President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image 2018-08-13T09:40:41Z 2018-08-11T16:04:15Z 2018-08-13T09:40:36Z Spokane is booming, with a hot real estate market, a fast-growing population and a rising arts and entertainment sector.
Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets 2018-08-13T05:43:59Z 2018-08-13T04:01:28Z 2018-08-13T05:43:54Z Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets. Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott 2018-08-13T05:23:13Z 2018-08-12T21:39:17Z 2018-08-13T05:23:01Z President Donald Trump is backing calls for a Harley-Davidson boycott amid an ongoing steel tariff dispute. Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets 2018-08-12T21:40:10Z 2018-08-12T19:33:54Z 2018-08-12T21:39:56Z Turkey's president warns of drastic measures if businesses withdraw foreign currency from banks amid the country's ongoing currency crisis.
US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July 2018-08-12T19:34:10Z 2018-08-10T18:07:52Z 2018-08-12T19:34:06Z US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July, running 20.8 percent higher for year.
Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement 2018-08-12T19:22:10Z 2018-08-08T17:11:24Z 2018-08-12T19:22:08Z A nearly $120 million settlement has been reached in litigation stemming from a leak at a Southern California storage field where a massive methane release forced thousands from their homes three years ago.
Turkey's president: US waging "economic war" against Turkey 2018-08-12T15:58:47Z 2018-08-11T17:54:50Z 2018-08-12T15:58:47Z Turkey's president is blaming the country's economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging "war" against his country.
New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low 2018-08-12T15:05:51Z 2018-08-11T13:29:08Z 2018-08-12T15:05:44Z While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin. Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny 2018-08-12T14:49:30Z 2018-08-11T17:55:36Z 2018-08-12T14:49:24Z Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny, stock volatility.
Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end 2018-08-12T09:25:19Z 2018-08-10T13:22:11Z 2018-08-12T09:25:19Z Congressman Chris Collins' indictment on insider trading charges is drawing attention to the fact that members of Congress are not prohibited from serving on corporate boards as long as they don't receive compensation for doing so.
Turkish turmoil knocks US and European stocks lower 2018-08-11T23:14:59Z 2018-08-10T14:32:08Z 2018-08-11T23:14:59Z Stocks in the U.S. and Europe take sharp losses as financial instability in Turkey continues to rise and the lira keeps falling.
Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions 2018-08-11T16:25:23Z 2018-08-10T08:10:59Z 2018-08-11T16:24:37Z The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means. Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest 2018-08-11T15:54:37Z 2018-08-10T12:21:41Z 2018-08-11T15:54:38Z Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.
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