Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove 2018-02-25T23:16:53Z 2018-02-25T04:45:45Z 2018-02-25T23:16:50Z Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia.
Second weekend for 'Black Panther' is one of the best ever 2018-02-25T22:57:13Z 2018-02-25T16:35:54Z 2018-02-25T22:57:09Z "Black Panther" has scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales.
'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes after 25 years 2018-02-25T21:58:32Z 2018-02-25T16:16:55Z 2018-02-25T21:58:27Z It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday.
New Samsung phone: Nicer camera, static design, higher price 2018-02-25T21:36:26Z 2018-02-25T17:26:09Z 2018-02-25T21:36:26Z Samsung is unveiling new smartphones that won't look or feel much different from last year's models.
Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business 2018-02-25T20:47:09Z 2018-02-25T14:35:51Z 2018-02-25T20:46:58Z Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage 2018-02-25T20:47:05Z 2018-02-24T16:55:21Z 2018-02-25T20:46:56Z One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations. Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find 2018-02-25T20:46:56Z 2018-02-24T13:55:13Z 2018-02-25T20:46:48Z Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed.
UK Labour Party poised to change stance on post-Brexit 2018-02-25T20:46:51Z 2018-02-25T11:06:07Z 2018-02-25T20:46:46Z Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing increasing pressure to change the party's Brexit stance ahead of a key speech on Britain's plan to leave the European Union. At drone fair, Chinese show off armed model likely in UAE 2018-02-25T20:46:47Z 2018-02-25T08:45:42Z 2018-02-25T20:46:40Z United Arab Emirates hosts stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing their power across Mideast. Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q 2018-02-25T20:46:36Z 2018-02-24T14:25:13Z 2018-02-25T20:46:29Z Berkshire Hathaway's fourth-quarter results received a $29 billion boost from the new tax law last year and more than offset any weaknesses in the company's businesses. Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut 2018-02-25T20:28:27Z 2018-02-24T00:15:02Z 2018-02-25T20:28:26Z Online document storage service Dropbox is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock.
Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera 2018-02-25T20:28:18Z 2018-02-21T17:43:33Z 2018-02-25T20:28:17Z Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns. Airbnb unveils new category of rentals rated by inspectors 2018-02-25T20:28:14Z 2018-02-22T19:44:08Z 2018-02-25T20:28:14Z Airbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate a new category of properties listed on its home-rental service in an effort to reassure travelers they're booking nice places to stay. Stores make push in scan and go tech, hope shoppers adopt it 2018-02-25T20:28:01Z 2018-02-23T15:14:49Z 2018-02-25T20:28:01Z Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping. Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online 2018-02-25T20:18:23Z 2018-02-21T19:55:07Z 2018-02-25T20:18:22Z Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online.
Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes 2018-02-25T20:16:37Z 2018-02-23T16:14:50Z 2018-02-25T20:16:34Z Federal Reserve expects economic strength to lead to further gradual Fed rate hikes this year.
Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign 2018-02-25T19:56:53Z 2018-02-24T14:25:32Z 2018-02-25T19:56:52Z Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.
Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby 2018-02-25T19:56:38Z 2018-02-24T12:25:12Z 2018-02-25T19:56:36Z A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine.
Correction: Fishing's Footprint story 2018-02-25T19:28:31Z 2018-02-22T19:14:08Z 2018-02-25T19:28:25Z A new global study gives the first comprehensive snapshot of how extensive industrial fishing is. Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline 2018-02-25T19:28:13Z 2018-02-20T19:21:58Z 2018-02-25T19:28:11Z Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project.
White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban 2018-02-25T18:01:25Z 2018-02-21T22:44:35Z 2018-02-25T18:01:09Z A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive. It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says 2018-02-25T17:59:59Z 2018-02-21T19:54:47Z 2018-02-25T17:59:38Z Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again. Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case 2018-02-25T17:59:51Z 2018-02-22T09:13:53Z 2018-02-25T17:59:33Z Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter. Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan 2018-02-25T17:59:47Z 2018-02-22T02:13:53Z 2018-02-25T17:59:30Z New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets 2018-02-25T17:59:45Z 2018-02-23T05:14:27Z 2018-02-25T17:59:28Z 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme. US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B 2018-02-25T17:59:41Z 2018-02-21T16:33:25Z 2018-02-25T17:59:23Z Federal advisory panel recommends new vaccine against hepatitis B for adults.
The Latest: Prices rise for new Samsung phones 2018-02-25T17:47:04Z 2018-02-25T17:35:59Z 2018-02-25T17:47:00Z The Latest: Prices rise for new Samsung phones.
School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies 2018-02-25T17:16:46Z 2018-02-25T04:25:55Z 2018-02-25T17:16:44Z Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA.
Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO's John Oliver 2018-02-25T16:36:35Z 2018-02-24T20:15:21Z 2018-02-25T16:36:33Z A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against HBO host John Oliver brought by coal company Murray Energy. Jordan Cabinet reshuffle amid continued economic downturn 2018-02-25T15:56:24Z 2018-02-25T15:47:08Z 2018-02-25T15:56:07Z With economy in trouble, Jordan's king replaces government ministers in key domestic portfolios such as interior, labor, economics.
APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo 2018-02-25T14:08:01Z 2018-02-20T23:12:33Z 2018-02-25T14:07:59Z APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history 2018-02-25T13:57:30Z 2018-02-24T13:36:25Z 2018-02-25T13:57:29Z AP FACT CHECK: The reality behind Trump's claims that he is outperforming predecessor, if not all of history. Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm 2018-02-25T12:31:07Z 2018-02-21T14:04:40Z 2018-02-25T12:31:03Z Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after the chipmaker boosted its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors. More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts 2018-02-25T12:27:19Z 2018-02-23T16:15:02Z 2018-02-25T12:27:13Z Investment firm Blackrock wants to know how gun makers will respond to school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.
Angry French farmers boo President Macron at Paris ag fair 2018-02-25T11:06:23Z 2018-02-24T13:55:17Z 2018-02-25T11:06:23Z French President Emmanuel Macron faced angry farmers' whistles and boos at a major agriculture event where he was trying to promote his policies.
Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal 2018-02-25T10:57:19Z 2018-02-21T20:53:52Z 2018-02-25T10:57:10Z In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too 2018-02-24T22:18:36Z 2018-02-24T06:05:01Z 2018-02-24T22:18:36Z Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role 2018-02-24T21:27:58Z 2018-02-24T16:28:09Z 2018-02-24T21:27:55Z Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is calling on the U.S. to maintain its global leadership role.
Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit 2018-02-24T20:46:35Z 2018-02-23T10:34:33Z 2018-02-24T20:46:34Z Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech. The Latest: Warren Buffett's letter leaves some wanting more 2018-02-24T19:16:14Z 2018-02-24T15:25:40Z 2018-02-24T19:16:10Z Billionaire Warren Buffett says encouraging CEOs to pursue acquisitions is a bit like encouraging a "ripening teenager to be sure to have a normal sex life.".
AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy 2018-02-24T15:48:59Z 2018-02-24T05:25:16Z 2018-02-24T15:48:54Z Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel better about the economy. European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up 2018-02-24T15:26:37Z 2018-02-24T10:15:15Z 2018-02-24T15:26:17Z The European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and says the bank _ along with a branch in Luxembourg _ will be wound up under its home country's law.
Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher 2018-02-24T15:06:06Z 2018-02-23T15:34:39Z 2018-02-24T15:06:02Z Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP are leading technology companies higher and banks are also rising as US indexes climb in early trading.
Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official 2018-02-24T14:58:10Z 2018-02-24T05:45:32Z 2018-02-24T14:58:02Z AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted 2018-02-24T13:56:00Z 2018-02-24T05:35:00Z 2018-02-24T13:55:45Z The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19. Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official 2018-02-24T13:16:03Z 2018-02-24T00:54:57Z 2018-02-24T13:15:57Z AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany 2018-02-24T10:18:18Z 2018-02-24T09:05:05Z 2018-02-24T10:18:18Z American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.
AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea? Not likely 2018-02-24T05:56:29Z 2018-02-23T23:27:51Z 2018-02-24T05:56:26Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump administration overstates the severity of new sanctions on North Korea. General Mills gets pet-friendly again by buying Blue Buffalo 2018-02-24T05:45:44Z 2018-02-23T11:34:33Z 2018-02-24T05:45:38Z General Mills is buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products in a transaction valued at about $8 billion.
China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment 2018-02-24T05:35:48Z 2018-02-23T10:25:11Z 2018-02-24T05:35:41Z China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family.
EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget 2018-02-24T05:25:44Z 2018-02-23T15:15:54Z 2018-02-24T05:25:26Z The leaders of European Union nations _ minus Britain's prime minister _ meet to begin what are expected to be acrimonious talks on how the bloc will cope with a multibillion-euro hole in its budget caused by Brexit. US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping 2018-02-24T02:35:45Z 2018-02-23T14:34:37Z 2018-02-24T02:35:45Z The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official.
EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties 2018-02-24T01:35:33Z 2018-02-23T20:44:48Z 2018-02-24T01:35:31Z A top European Union official says Britain's view on its future ties with the EU after Brexit appears to be 'based on pure illusion'. Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks 2018-02-24T01:05:35Z 2018-02-23T20:35:39Z 2018-02-24T01:05:34Z The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.
Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience 2018-02-24T00:58:57Z 2018-02-22T13:16:18Z 2018-02-24T00:58:37Z Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.
Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin 2018-02-24T00:08:39Z 2018-02-22T22:05:34Z 2018-02-24T00:08:39Z The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66 2018-02-23T23:55:55Z 2018-02-23T23:14:55Z 2018-02-23T23:55:55Z Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago to California. AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country 2018-02-23T23:06:29Z 2018-02-23T15:47:26Z 2018-02-23T23:06:26Z Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy. Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules 2018-02-23T22:45:53Z 2018-02-23T17:34:43Z 2018-02-23T22:45:44Z A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount 2018-02-23T21:36:48Z 2018-02-23T06:14:27Z 2018-02-23T21:36:47Z Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts 2018-02-23T21:29:18Z 2018-02-23T18:34:55Z 2018-02-23T21:29:03Z President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Gothamist news sites brought back to life by public radio 2018-02-23T20:59:45Z 2018-02-23T20:55:24Z 2018-02-23T20:59:44Z A local news website in New York abruptly shut down late last year after reporters unionized has a new life thanks to public radio.
EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt 2018-02-23T20:45:49Z 2018-02-23T20:15:39Z 2018-02-23T20:45:39Z The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked an Italian rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas. Volkswagen says earnings up more than 50 percent in 2017 2018-02-23T20:36:22Z 2018-02-23T16:15:00Z 2018-02-23T20:36:18Z Automaker Volkswagen AG says its net profit increased by more than half last year, while revenue climbed more than 6 percent. Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK 2018-02-23T18:56:08Z 2018-02-23T12:44:35Z 2018-02-23T18:55:47Z Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's already having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors demand support 2018-02-23T16:54:41Z 2018-02-23T16:45:42Z 2018-02-23T16:54:41Z Some 135 anti-corruption prosecutors have called on the country's top judicial body to defend their reputations, saying the independence of the justice system is at stake.
Ford names Lincoln chief to replace ousted N. American head 2018-02-23T16:15:34Z 2018-02-22T14:24:30Z 2018-02-23T16:15:25Z Ford Motor Co. has appointed the head of the Lincoln brand to replace the president for North America who was ousted Wednesday over allegations of inappropriate behavior.
Italian campaign promises gloss over grim economic realities 2018-02-23T15:56:17Z 2018-02-23T10:15:14Z 2018-02-23T15:56:06Z Italian economic pickup belies weaknesses in real economy, few of which are being addressed directly as politicians stump for March 4 national elections.
Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher 2018-02-23T15:26:11Z 2018-02-23T05:44:25Z 2018-02-23T15:26:06Z Asian stocks have risen after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged up. BMW looking at Chinese-made electric MINI 2018-02-23T15:16:40Z 2018-02-23T10:34:37Z 2018-02-23T15:16:38Z BMW says it is talking with a Chinese automaker about a possible partnership to produce electric versions of its MINI cars for the world's biggest auto market.
NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation 2018-02-23T14:07:09Z 2018-02-22T22:04:30Z 2018-02-23T14:06:39Z National Public Radio's board of directors has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.
Why millennials should care about Medicare right now 2018-02-23T14:05:34Z 2018-02-23T13:04:36Z 2018-02-23T14:05:29Z Millennials could feel impact of potential Medicare cuts before they hit their 60s.
How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet 2018-02-23T13:15:18Z 2018-02-22T16:14:04Z 2018-02-23T13:15:14Z Facing a shortage of homes to buy, a growing number of prospective homebuyers are looking to build. BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China 2018-02-23T12:55:27Z 2018-02-23T11:44:33Z 2018-02-23T12:55:06Z German automaker BMW says it's in talks to build battery electric models of its Mini cars in China, which would be the first time the iconic cars have been made outside Europe. UK taxpayer-owned RBS reports first profit in a decade 2018-02-23T12:15:30Z 2018-02-23T09:14:40Z 2018-02-23T12:15:15Z Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has reported its first profit in a decade but warned that 2018 results may be hit by a pending settlement with U.S. officials. Building starts on Afghan leg of Turkmenistan gas pipeline 2018-02-23T11:44:59Z 2018-02-23T10:25:16Z 2018-02-23T11:44:54Z Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight 2018-02-23T10:26:04Z 2018-02-22T18:04:29Z 2018-02-23T10:25:58Z Southwest Airlines says a child was hurt by a support dog on jet in Phoenix while passengers were boarding. China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment 2018-02-23T10:25:51Z 2018-02-23T02:54:21Z 2018-02-23T10:25:50Z China insurance regulator takes control of Anbang, owner of Waldorf Astoria.
Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides 2018-02-23T10:15:32Z 2018-02-23T07:04:28Z 2018-02-23T10:15:23Z Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.". Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides 2018-02-23T06:55:19Z 2018-02-23T04:04:47Z 2018-02-23T06:54:58Z Nissan Motor Co. is starting tests next month on regular roads of its "Easy Ride," what it calls a "robo-vehicle mobility service.". States to forego most of $650M legal settlement with Takata 2018-02-23T05:44:58Z 2018-02-22T19:34:24Z 2018-02-23T05:44:57Z States settle Takata legal claims for $650 million but agree not to collect most of it so victims get more money.
Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties 2018-02-23T05:30:07Z 2018-02-22T06:27:36Z 2018-02-23T05:30:06Z Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds 2018-02-23T05:25:16Z 2018-02-22T15:34:04Z 2018-02-23T05:25:02Z Technology companies and banks are helping to drive U.S. stocks broadly higher in early trading. Judge: Ads can run in Uber, Lyft vehicles in New York City 2018-02-23T04:05:16Z 2018-02-22T23:44:37Z 2018-02-23T04:05:09Z A federal judge has given the green light to a Minnesota company that wants to put advertising in ride-hailing vehicles in New York City.
Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance 2018-02-23T01:55:29Z 2018-02-22T20:44:36Z 2018-02-23T01:55:06Z Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development project 2018-02-22T23:25:26Z 2018-02-22T18:24:38Z 2018-02-22T23:25:20Z Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program.
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors 2018-02-22T22:55:27Z 2018-02-22T06:05:15Z 2018-02-22T22:55:22Z Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversight 2018-02-22T22:04:59Z 2018-02-22T14:44:16Z 2018-02-22T22:04:49Z The European Central Bank says it does not have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its corruption scandal. Woman who scammed Victoria's Secret online gets probation 2018-02-22T21:14:37Z 2018-02-22T20:54:10Z 2018-02-22T21:14:29Z Woman who stole about $30,000 from Victoria's Secret through online scam avoids prison term, gets probation; she placed orders and lied about merchandise being lost, stolen or missing.
German court defers ruling on banning diesel cars in cities 2018-02-22T19:25:20Z 2018-02-22T13:54:01Z 2018-02-22T19:25:11Z A German court is considering whether cities should ban diesel cars to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country's auto industry.
Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands 2018-02-22T19:16:57Z 2018-02-19T07:01:12Z 2018-02-22T19:16:50Z A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.
The Brexit effect: UK economy grows at 5-year low in 2017 2018-02-22T18:54:34Z 2018-02-22T09:53:55Z 2018-02-22T18:54:22Z Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017. Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold 2018-02-22T18:54:21Z 2018-02-22T14:34:31Z 2018-02-22T18:54:11Z Turkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus. Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes 2018-02-22T16:55:00Z 2018-02-21T19:13:31Z 2018-02-22T16:54:41Z Fed officials in January felt rising growth prospects boosted chances for more rate hikes. European Central Bank hints at revising stimulus outlook 2018-02-22T15:54:54Z 2018-02-22T13:54:09Z 2018-02-22T15:54:35Z The minutes to the last policy meeting of the European Central Bank are showing that policymakers could tweak the language accompanying the bank's stimulus program as soon as March.
China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea 2018-02-22T15:48:47Z 2018-02-22T11:24:10Z 2018-02-22T15:48:39Z China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea.
Worries about US rate hikes return to stalk markets 2018-02-22T15:45:24Z 2018-02-22T06:44:25Z 2018-02-22T15:45:22Z Asian stock indexes track Wall Street decline as Fed report rekindles fears of inflation, rising bond yields. Ford ousts top exec over 'inappropriate behavior' 2018-02-22T14:55:18Z 2018-02-21T21:24:06Z 2018-02-22T14:54:50Z Ford has ousted one of its top executives over allegations of unspecified inappropriate behavior.
Angry Air France staff hit with pepper spray at pay protest 2018-02-22T14:34:38Z 2018-02-22T11:43:57Z 2018-02-22T14:34:36Z Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines headquarters in northern Paris during a strike pay that has grounded flights.
Snowboarders White, Kim boost NBC to weekly ratings win 2018-02-22T14:05:28Z 2018-02-21T20:53:45Z 2018-02-22T14:05:26Z The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lift the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory. White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate 2018-02-22T11:44:48Z 2018-02-21T17:13:41Z 2018-02-22T11:44:41Z The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
German business confidence drops amid global, local concerns 2018-02-22T11:24:37Z 2018-02-22T11:03:56Z 2018-02-22T11:24:06Z German business confidence dropped strongly in February with a closely-watched survey showing companies particularly less satisfied with their current situation.
Judge orders gov't review of Keystone pipeline documents 2018-02-22T09:14:13Z 2018-02-21T23:54:23Z 2018-02-22T09:14:12Z A judge has told federal officials to go back and review documents related to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline after environmentalists accused the government of withholding details on the project's approval.
Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency 2018-02-22T07:15:49Z 2018-02-21T07:25:45Z 2018-02-22T07:15:48Z Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
To get a ride, Uber says take a walk 2018-02-22T06:06:14Z 2018-02-21T15:03:23Z 2018-02-22T06:05:06Z Uber is rolling out a service called 'Express Pool,' which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums 2018-02-22T04:17:03Z 2018-02-20T14:21:53Z 2018-02-22T04:16:54Z Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
Asian stocks lower after Fed report renews bond yield fears 2018-02-22T04:14:37Z 2018-02-21T15:03:28Z 2018-02-22T04:14:35Z U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier.
Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back 2018-02-22T04:04:12Z 2018-02-22T01:23:40Z 2018-02-22T04:04:06Z Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia.
Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just 2018-02-21T23:55:00Z 2018-02-21T14:13:41Z 2018-02-21T23:54:46Z Will Smith and his 19-year-old son, Jaden, are announcing their latest collaboration, but it has nothing to do with music or movies. They've created an eco-friendly bottled water company. Sales of US homes fall year over year by most in 3½ years 2018-02-21T22:45:58Z 2018-02-21T15:14:07Z 2018-02-21T22:45:12Z US home sales fall 3.2 percent in January, post biggest annual decline in 3 years. Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow 2018-02-21T20:59:00Z 2018-02-21T15:43:27Z 2018-02-21T20:58:43Z The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly. Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story 2018-02-21T20:27:47Z 2018-02-20T15:21:52Z 2018-02-21T20:27:40Z The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community 2018-02-21T20:04:23Z 2018-02-21T17:34:05Z 2018-02-21T20:04:20Z Hard Rock making massive effort to engage Atlantic City's largely minority community when it opens this summer. Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors 2018-02-21T18:56:07Z 2018-02-21T00:52:11Z 2018-02-21T18:55:56Z Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S. Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard 2018-02-21T18:36:27Z 2018-02-20T12:42:08Z 2018-02-21T18:36:18Z Officials in Venezuela say going to the open market with the oil-rich country's own version of the bitcoin. Bank of England's Carney predicts UK living standards boost 2018-02-21T18:04:52Z 2018-02-21T10:23:18Z 2018-02-21T18:04:28Z Official figures are showing that wages in Britain are on the up but are still lagging price rises, meaning that household incomes remain stretched as the country enters a crucial stage in Brexit discussions.
Investors are winners as companies lay out tax-saving plans 2018-02-21T17:14:25Z 2018-02-20T15:22:54Z 2018-02-21T17:14:22Z The tax overhaul was sold by its backers as a way to help American workers, but a flurry of recent corporate announcements suggest the lion's share of tax savings will go to investors.
Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens 2018-02-21T17:14:07Z 2018-02-21T12:33:18Z 2018-02-21T17:14:05Z The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
World markets mixed as investors eye Fed minutes 2018-02-21T16:34:11Z 2018-02-21T06:53:40Z 2018-02-21T16:34:05Z Shares gain in Asia, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan.
Eurozone economy cools amid stock market turmoil 2018-02-21T16:34:05Z 2018-02-21T09:43:32Z 2018-02-21T16:33:58Z A closely monitored economic survey of the 19-country eurozone has found business activity cooling slightly in February but still remaining near decade highs.
Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tide 2018-02-21T16:03:55Z 2018-02-21T12:33:24Z 2018-02-21T16:03:50Z Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year.
Walmart's bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4Q results 2018-02-21T15:15:17Z 2018-02-20T12:02:13Z 2018-02-21T15:14:48Z Walmart misses 4Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts. South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffle 2018-02-21T15:14:52Z 2018-02-21T14:33:22Z 2018-02-21T15:14:39Z South Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle. The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election 2018-02-21T15:08:26Z 2018-02-16T19:03:00Z 2018-02-21T15:08:26Z Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system. Grocer Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push 2018-02-21T14:34:50Z 2018-02-20T13:02:17Z 2018-02-21T14:34:44Z The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain. Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase 2018-02-21T14:14:49Z 2018-02-21T11:13:18Z 2018-02-21T14:14:23Z Budget carrier flydubai says its earnings and profits have increased from the year before, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) and profits at 37.3 million dirhams ($10 million) last year.
MGM misses 4Q profit forecasts, shows effects of shooting 2018-02-21T13:54:43Z 2018-02-21T01:02:16Z 2018-02-21T13:54:27Z MGM Resorts 4Q profit misses analysts' expectations, tops revenue forecasts.
Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes report 2018-02-21T12:33:59Z 2018-02-20T11:22:02Z 2018-02-21T12:33:53Z The head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigating into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank. Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike action 2018-02-21T12:33:52Z 2018-02-21T09:43:30Z 2018-02-21T12:33:48Z Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will be cancelled for 24 hours during a strike over pay. EU anti-trust watchdog imposes big cartel fines 2018-02-21T11:44:28Z 2018-02-21T10:43:18Z 2018-02-21T11:43:17Z The EU's anti-trust watchdog is sounding the warning to business cartels by announcing fines totaling more than half a billion euros ($600 million) in three anti-trust cases. Asian retailer Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO 2018-02-21T10:53:16Z 2018-02-21T09:03:12Z 2018-02-21T10:53:16Z Asian retail giant Lotte accepts resignation from jailed co-CEO.
New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul 2018-02-21T09:44:00Z 2018-02-20T07:11:53Z 2018-02-21T09:43:59Z The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month.
3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal 2018-02-21T09:14:06Z 2018-02-20T05:31:53Z 2018-02-21T09:14:01Z The state of Minnesota is heading to trial in an effort to force manufacturer 3M Co. to pay $5 billion to clean up environmental damage caused by pollution. Toy makers turn to the toilet for poop-inspired toys 2018-02-21T08:54:15Z 2018-02-21T00:02:28Z 2018-02-21T08:53:57Z Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations.
Asian shares gain on rosy Japan data, bucking Wall St losses 2018-02-21T08:04:47Z 2018-02-20T15:22:23Z 2018-02-21T08:03:57Z U.S. stocks are mostly lower in early trading as the market reopens after a long holiday weekend. Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India 2018-02-21T07:38:06Z 2018-02-20T05:21:36Z 2018-02-21T07:37:02Z The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism 2018-02-21T06:51:18Z 2018-02-16T16:48:00Z 2018-02-21T06:51:15Z Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism. Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK closed amid chicken shortage 2018-02-21T00:12:26Z 2018-02-20T16:11:56Z 2018-02-21T00:12:23Z Chicken is still as scarce as hen's teeth at KFC's British outlets. Democrats on House panel urge Equifax to extend protections 2018-02-20T23:43:45Z 2018-02-20T16:41:56Z 2018-02-20T23:42:07Z Democratic lawmakers on a House investigative panel are asking Equifax Inc., to provide its free credit monitoring and identity theft protection for at least three years.
Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to make ends meet 2018-02-20T19:25:19Z 2018-02-20T05:14:55Z 2018-02-20T19:25:15Z Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis. India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case 2018-02-20T19:23:46Z 2018-02-20T09:01:56Z 2018-02-20T19:23:15Z India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case. Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to about $43.22B 2018-02-20T18:33:52Z 2018-02-20T14:02:09Z 2018-02-20T18:33:45Z Qualcomm raises bid for NXP to $127.50 per share. Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown 2018-02-20T18:25:42Z 2018-02-14T20:45:06Z 2018-02-20T18:25:05Z Critics wary as Google's Chrome preps an ad-blocking crackdown. Picasso, Monet works up for auction in Rockefeller art trove 2018-02-20T17:15:55Z 2018-02-20T14:01:50Z 2018-02-20T17:15:47Z An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring.
Global shares mixed after US break, investors eye Fed notes 2018-02-20T15:24:23Z 2018-02-20T07:42:11Z 2018-02-20T15:23:36Z Asian shares mostly lower after U.S. holiday, attention turns to minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve meeting. Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat 2018-02-20T15:15:10Z 2018-02-20T12:42:13Z 2018-02-20T15:15:10Z A German newspaper reports that the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target _ including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon _ if Washington goes ahead with proposals to restrict imports of aluminum and steel. Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed 2018-02-20T14:43:15Z 2018-02-20T13:01:48Z 2018-02-20T14:43:15Z Cairo airport officials say planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt delayed till April.
Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement market 2018-02-20T13:22:31Z 2018-02-20T11:22:19Z 2018-02-20T13:21:49Z Home Depot tops 4Q net income and revenue expectations.
Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse 2018-02-20T12:54:21Z 2018-02-15T18:17:39Z 2018-02-20T12:53:49Z The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against influenza.
Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payout 2018-02-20T12:52:26Z 2018-02-20T12:02:20Z 2018-02-20T12:52:24Z Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment. Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' Brexit 2018-02-20T12:44:33Z 2018-02-20T10:51:49Z 2018-02-20T12:44:02Z Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy. HSBC annual profit rises as Asian growth drives earnings 2018-02-20T12:44:11Z 2018-02-20T04:51:38Z 2018-02-20T12:44:11Z HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends. Brain drain leaves Balkan nations on more uneven footing 2018-02-20T12:32:38Z 2018-02-20T10:52:28Z 2018-02-20T12:32:38Z Rampant unemployment, low wages and corruption are driving thousands of educated young adults to abandon Europe's Balkan nations. APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 2018-02-20T11:43:39Z 2018-02-19T14:31:31Z 2018-02-20T11:42:57Z APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040. Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chief 2018-02-20T10:13:10Z 2018-02-19T10:41:04Z 2018-02-20T10:12:47Z ECB orders Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank to halt all payments, Bank of Latvia issues EUR97.5 million emergency loan.
McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu 2018-02-20T08:53:09Z 2018-02-15T09:46:11Z 2018-02-20T08:52:53Z McDonald's is banishing cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu. Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await Fed notes 2018-02-20T07:46:36Z 2018-02-19T04:10:59Z 2018-02-20T07:46:36Z Asian markets are higher following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing.
New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims against founder 2018-02-20T06:42:59Z 2018-02-20T04:41:40Z 2018-02-20T06:42:31Z The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month. Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt 2018-02-20T05:43:11Z 2018-02-19T13:11:58Z 2018-02-20T05:42:23Z Israeli energy company Delek Drilling has announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt. Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial 2018-02-20T05:32:20Z 2018-02-19T21:01:59Z 2018-02-20T05:32:16Z Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage. Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses 2018-02-20T05:12:35Z 2018-02-20T00:22:15Z 2018-02-20T05:12:14Z A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal.
Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB job 2018-02-20T04:43:25Z 2018-02-19T14:41:29Z 2018-02-20T04:42:06Z Ireland is withdrawing its candidate for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister will get the job.
The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is released on bail 2018-02-20T00:22:56Z 2018-02-19T18:21:18Z 2018-02-20T00:21:48Z Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.
'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend 2018-02-19T21:33:20Z 2018-02-18T16:40:43Z 2018-02-19T21:33:06Z Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too. Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling 2018-02-19T19:03:01Z 2018-02-18T19:30:53Z 2018-02-19T19:03:01Z Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.
Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses 2018-02-19T18:03:28Z 2018-02-18T15:20:44Z 2018-02-19T18:03:28Z Some cities wanting to lure new companies to town are including the diversity of the people who live and work there in pitches.
Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling effort targets parade trash 2018-02-19T17:54:25Z 2018-02-14T07:34:55Z 2018-02-19T17:54:02Z Mardi Gras produces a huge amount of garbage in addition to days of fun and parties.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe 2018-02-19T17:53:06Z 2018-02-19T05:51:26Z 2018-02-19T17:53:03Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement. Japan logs trade deficit in January, as imports jump 8 pct 2018-02-19T13:41:31Z 2018-02-19T06:41:07Z 2018-02-19T13:41:31Z Japan reports trade deficit in January, first in eight months, despite a 12 percent jump in exports. Latvian member of European Central Bank detained in probe 2018-02-19T12:54:16Z 2018-02-17T19:40:20Z 2018-02-19T12:54:12Z Latvia's state broadcaster says national anti-corruption agency raided office and property of the head of the country's central bank. Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting data 2018-02-19T11:28:57Z 2018-02-16T14:46:45Z 2018-02-19T11:28:56Z Belgian media say a Brussels court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data about citizens in the country or face fines for every day it fails to comply.
Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies 2018-02-19T08:54:44Z 2018-02-14T05:35:13Z 2018-02-19T08:54:40Z Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.
Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents 2018-02-19T08:51:18Z 2018-02-17T05:39:48Z 2018-02-19T08:51:17Z Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents. Dozens of Dutch budget carrier's flights canceled, delayed 2018-02-19T08:11:12Z 2018-02-19T08:10:59Z 2018-02-19T08:11:07Z Dozens of flights by Dutch budget carrier Transavia have been canceled or delayed because of a strike by pilots angry at the lack of progress in months of negotiations toward a new collective labor agreement. Even as markets shook, many investors held steady 2018-02-19T03:11:53Z 2018-02-17T15:11:22Z 2018-02-19T03:11:26Z This month's sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors' mettle in years.
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