China's Li says German companies welcome amid US trade spat 2018-05-24T11:33:19Z 2018-05-24T10:52:03Z 2018-05-24T11:33:12Z China's premier says his country welcomes German companies during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel that gives Beijing an opportunity to try to recruit an ally in its trade feud with U.S. President Donald Trump.
The Latest: EU says US car tariffs would break trade rules 2018-05-24T11:33:15Z 2018-05-24T10:11:58Z 2018-05-24T11:33:07Z The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. intention to raise auto tariffs are "another nasty blow to our economic relations" with the United States.
Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs 2018-05-24T11:33:12Z 2018-05-24T05:31:51Z 2018-05-24T11:33:03Z China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade. Deutsche Bank to slash thousands of jobs to control costs 2018-05-24T11:33:10Z 2018-05-24T06:31:52Z 2018-05-24T11:33:00Z Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank says it's slashing thousands of jobs as it reshapes its stocks trading business and tries to limit costs.
Disputed Keystone Pipeline project focus of court hearing 2018-05-24T11:33:06Z 2018-05-24T06:51:57Z 2018-05-24T11:32:58Z Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.
Global stocks subdued as US mulls auto import tariffs 2018-05-24T11:33:02Z 2018-05-24T07:31:54Z 2018-05-24T11:32:56Z Asian shares mixed after Trump administration launches probe into raising tariffs on imports of autos, auto parts.
Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms 2018-05-24T11:32:45Z 2018-05-24T11:22:03Z 2018-05-24T11:32:44Z French President Emmanuel Macron says his innovation policies aim to make France the gateway to Europe for tech companies.
Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect 2018-05-24T11:25:20Z 2018-05-24T07:12:00Z 2018-05-24T11:25:20Z Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide. APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions 2018-05-24T11:24:47Z 2018-05-22T18:42:46Z 2018-05-24T11:24:44Z APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed. FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones 2018-05-24T11:24:44Z 2018-05-23T16:55:04Z 2018-05-24T11:24:41Z FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption. Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after fatal crash 2018-05-24T11:24:42Z 2018-05-23T17:43:18Z 2018-05-24T11:24:39Z Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles. Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox 2018-05-24T11:24:41Z 2018-05-23T12:23:11Z 2018-05-24T11:24:38Z Comcast says it's considering making an offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox, which would put it head-to-head with Disney for the business. Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US 2018-05-24T11:24:37Z 2018-05-23T16:13:37Z 2018-05-24T11:24:37Z Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.
France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push 2018-05-24T11:24:31Z 2018-05-23T06:22:56Z 2018-05-24T11:24:31Z French President Emmanuel Macron is courting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference.
Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business 2018-05-24T11:24:18Z 2018-05-23T07:03:03Z 2018-05-24T11:24:16Z Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual. Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police 2018-05-24T11:24:13Z 2018-05-22T14:12:42Z 2018-05-24T11:24:12Z The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.
Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts 2018-05-24T11:05:37Z 2018-05-24T04:12:20Z 2018-05-24T11:05:06Z As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports. Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter 2018-05-24T11:05:22Z 2018-05-23T17:43:15Z 2018-05-24T11:04:52Z A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. CEO, board members quit Russian metals giant amid sanctions 2018-05-24T11:03:02Z 2018-05-24T10:32:14Z 2018-05-24T11:02:53Z Russia's aluminum maker Rusal says its CEO and seven board members have quit, a move that comes as the company is struggling to survive under the impact of U.S. sanctions. UK retail sales bounce back strongly from snow impact 2018-05-24T11:03:01Z 2018-05-24T09:12:00Z 2018-05-24T11:02:51Z Official figures show that retail sales bounced back strongly in April after a weather hit the previous month. EU imposes sales conditions on Gazprom in Eastern Europe 2018-05-24T11:02:57Z 2018-05-24T10:31:57Z 2018-05-24T11:02:49Z The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in eastern Europe. CBS renews NAI fight, seeks court approval of dilution vote 2018-05-24T10:42:22Z 2018-05-23T20:01:36Z 2018-05-24T10:42:18Z CBS Corp. is asking a judge's blessing of a board move aimed at diluting the stock voting power of its controlling shareholder, the latest step in an ongoing legal battle.
Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect 2018-05-24T10:42:18Z 2018-05-23T06:53:03Z 2018-05-24T10:42:13Z Tens of thousands of casino employees could walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z 2018-05-23T18:13:23Z 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.
Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal 2018-05-24T10:32:41Z 2018-05-23T12:33:18Z 2018-05-24T10:32:33Z President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.
Science and commercial satellites launched from California 2018-05-24T10:23:57Z 2018-05-22T20:02:47Z 2018-05-24T10:23:44Z A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites has blasted off from the central California coast.
The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks 2018-05-24T09:52:35Z 2018-05-24T01:01:51Z 2018-05-24T09:52:31Z Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.
Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech 2018-05-24T09:22:16Z 2018-05-24T03:11:57Z 2018-05-24T09:22:16Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.
US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama 2018-05-24T09:15:01Z 2018-05-22T04:12:46Z 2018-05-24T09:14:08Z US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.
Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain 2018-05-24T09:14:52Z 2018-05-22T14:42:38Z 2018-05-24T09:13:55Z Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain. Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA 2018-05-24T09:14:51Z 2018-05-23T16:23:13Z 2018-05-24T09:13:50Z The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.
E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study 2018-05-24T09:14:46Z 2018-05-23T21:11:39Z 2018-05-24T09:13:44Z In a large study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches did. New wind projects would deliver enough power for 600K homes 2018-05-24T08:52:23Z 2018-05-23T20:51:37Z 2018-05-24T08:52:19Z Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy.
Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost 2018-05-24T07:12:44Z 2018-05-23T14:23:20Z 2018-05-24T07:12:40Z US stocks are down and European indexes are taking sharp losses as investors worry about the European economy after an index measuring the strength of the business sector hit an 18-month low.
Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax 2018-05-24T07:07:36Z 2018-05-23T23:01:44Z 2018-05-24T07:07:01Z Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.
Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster' 2018-05-24T07:07:30Z 2018-05-22T09:52:33Z 2018-05-24T07:06:53Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.
Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane 2018-05-24T05:55:02Z 2018-05-23T06:03:00Z 2018-05-24T05:54:00Z Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.
Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely 'soon' 2018-05-24T04:22:40Z 2018-05-23T18:23:16Z 2018-05-24T04:22:35Z Fed minutes: Officials expect to keep raising rates at gradual pace but noted risks.
Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs 2018-05-24T04:17:19Z 2018-05-23T17:13:25Z 2018-05-24T04:16:54Z President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement. Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California 2018-05-24T01:02:23Z 2018-05-23T20:51:43Z 2018-05-24T01:02:21Z Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California.
BE MINE: Maker of candy hearts, Necco Wafers sold at auction 2018-05-23T23:56:06Z 2018-05-23T19:21:55Z 2018-05-23T23:55:40Z The 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day is up for grabs in bankruptcy court. Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal sales 2018-05-23T23:36:23Z 2018-05-23T19:21:52Z 2018-05-23T23:36:23Z Maine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales. US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports 2018-05-23T23:12:15Z 2018-05-23T21:15:01Z 2018-05-23T23:12:02Z A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.
Turkish central bank raises key rate and helps lift currency 2018-05-23T23:02:06Z 2018-05-23T08:53:08Z 2018-05-23T23:02:06Z Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.
Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King" 2018-05-23T22:35:27Z 2018-05-23T15:33:16Z 2018-05-23T22:35:27Z President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations 2018-05-23T22:32:37Z 2018-05-23T04:43:20Z 2018-05-23T22:32:19Z Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.
Kroger buys Home Chef to take bigger bite of meal-kit market 2018-05-23T21:52:48Z 2018-05-23T21:51:59Z 2018-05-23T21:52:14Z Kroger, looking to take a bigger bite of the online grocery market, is buying meal-kit seller Home Chef.
Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy company stock 2018-05-23T21:02:30Z 2018-05-23T20:51:52Z 2018-05-23T21:02:28Z Uber valued at about $62B in new offer to buy stock; company posts net profit on sale of businesses.
Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants 2018-05-23T20:36:38Z 2018-05-22T13:32:44Z 2018-05-23T20:35:05Z Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".
Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate 2018-05-23T19:32:01Z 2018-05-23T14:53:18Z 2018-05-23T19:32:01Z Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government. Spain PM gets budget backing in test of separatist strength 2018-05-23T19:05:39Z 2018-05-23T14:33:25Z 2018-05-23T19:05:04Z The Spanish parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism.
Target's bright spot: robust customer traffic 2018-05-23T19:02:45Z 2018-05-23T11:03:03Z 2018-05-23T19:02:40Z Target, which is pushing through what is being called a transition year, posted weaker-than-expected profits for the first quarter. New Jersey OKs $300M annually to rescue nuclear industry 2018-05-23T18:43:45Z 2018-05-23T16:13:34Z 2018-05-23T18:43:12Z Legislation authorizing $300 million annually in ratepayer-financed assistance to rescue New Jersey's nuclear energy industry has been signed into law.
The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU 2018-05-23T18:37:00Z 2018-05-23T17:43:19Z 2018-05-23T18:37:00Z Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first populist government. Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin project 2018-05-23T18:13:38Z 2018-05-23T17:53:18Z 2018-05-23T18:13:30Z Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report out of Asia that it's considering reducing initial costs by making display screens for smaller electronics. Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide 2018-05-23T18:05:37Z 2018-05-21T20:52:10Z 2018-05-23T18:05:35Z Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there.
US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April 2018-05-23T17:24:16Z 2018-05-23T14:13:14Z 2018-05-23T17:24:09Z Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April; buying plunged in the West. Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye 2018-05-23T17:05:13Z 2018-05-21T13:52:07Z 2018-05-23T17:05:05Z A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Bulgaria hits setback in bid for euro membership 2018-05-23T17:04:17Z 2018-05-23T13:23:26Z 2018-05-23T17:04:10Z Bulgaria runs into setback in bid for euro membership; ECB says 'wide-ranging' reforms needed.
Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote 2018-05-23T16:05:15Z 2018-05-21T12:41:58Z 2018-05-23T16:05:13Z Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.
The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants 2018-05-23T15:25:43Z 2018-05-22T14:05:45Z 2018-05-23T15:25:43Z The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants. EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course 2018-05-23T15:25:32Z 2018-05-22T16:12:43Z 2018-05-23T15:25:29Z The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law 2018-05-23T14:46:41Z 2018-05-23T14:43:19Z 2018-05-23T14:46:35Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. China pledges to work seriously with US ahead of Ross' visit 2018-05-23T14:34:09Z 2018-05-23T12:53:24Z 2018-05-23T14:34:03Z China's government has pledged to work conscientiously with Washington on resolving a sprawling trade dispute ahead of a visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Beijing. UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal 2018-05-23T14:27:21Z 2018-05-21T13:02:21Z 2018-05-23T14:26:51Z Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.
Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas 2018-05-23T14:24:18Z 2018-05-23T08:12:59Z 2018-05-23T14:24:08Z Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.
The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank 2018-05-23T14:06:47Z 2018-05-23T12:23:07Z 2018-05-23T14:06:38Z President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.
Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies 2018-05-23T13:06:21Z 2018-05-22T23:22:57Z 2018-05-23T13:06:17Z U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.
Lowe's 1Q falls flat as extended winter cuts into sales 2018-05-23T12:54:04Z 2018-05-23T10:33:20Z 2018-05-23T12:53:56Z Lowe's, which named a new CEO this week, posts weak profit and revenue numbers in 1Q.
US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo 2018-05-23T12:53:46Z 2018-05-22T19:02:40Z 2018-05-23T12:53:41Z US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.
Eurozone economy's slowdown may be longer than expected 2018-05-23T12:33:50Z 2018-05-23T10:03:02Z 2018-05-23T12:33:43Z The much-anticipated second-quarter economic pick-up across the 19-country eurozone does not appear to be materializing, if one closely-watched survey is anything to go by. Thailand to up controls on paraquat, other farm chemicals 2018-05-23T10:33:50Z 2018-05-23T08:43:18Z 2018-05-23T10:33:47Z The Thai government has tightened restrictions on use of the weed killer paraquat amid mounting concerns over health risks, especially for farmers.
German city to ban some diesel cars to combat air pollution 2018-05-23T09:53:34Z 2018-05-23T09:23:07Z 2018-05-23T09:53:30Z Officials of the northern German city of Hamburg have announced a ban on some diesel cars, to combat air pollution. Another drop in UK inflation dims prospect of rate hike soon 2018-05-23T09:33:55Z 2018-05-23T09:03:02Z 2018-05-23T09:33:51Z Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased further back towards the Bank of England's target during April. Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors 2018-05-23T09:14:30Z 2018-05-22T02:52:15Z 2018-05-23T09:14:27Z Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing. Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many 2018-05-23T08:53:23Z 2018-05-22T19:12:40Z 2018-05-23T08:53:22Z Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families. The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules 2018-05-23T08:13:37Z 2018-05-22T21:55:02Z 2018-05-23T08:13:30Z Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.
The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry' 2018-05-23T07:06:46Z 2018-05-22T16:42:39Z 2018-05-23T07:06:44Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.
Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas 2018-05-23T07:03:33Z 2018-05-22T14:32:34Z 2018-05-23T07:03:30Z US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement retailer Lowe's. Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation 2018-05-23T06:53:47Z 2018-05-22T22:12:56Z 2018-05-23T06:53:41Z A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.
Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts 2018-05-23T06:25:01Z 2018-05-22T19:42:42Z 2018-05-23T06:25:00Z Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.
Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU 2018-05-23T05:43:25Z 2018-05-22T17:52:40Z 2018-05-23T05:43:26Z The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.
The Latest: Vegas casino workers OK strike for June or later 2018-05-23T05:09:15Z 2018-05-23T04:42:58Z 2018-05-23T05:09:15Z Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino employees vote to authorize a strike. Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules 2018-05-23T04:56:35Z 2018-05-22T16:33:03Z 2018-05-23T04:56:35Z Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.
Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking 2018-05-23T04:07:15Z 2018-05-21T21:02:29Z 2018-05-23T04:07:13Z Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.
NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers 2018-05-23T02:24:29Z 2018-05-22T19:02:48Z 2018-05-23T02:24:21Z The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper. Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march 2018-05-23T01:24:29Z 2018-05-22T07:52:26Z 2018-05-23T01:24:29Z French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.
APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims 2018-05-22T23:56:34Z 2018-05-22T10:12:30Z 2018-05-22T23:55:50Z Two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.
Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal 2018-05-22T22:13:50Z 2018-05-22T16:32:48Z 2018-05-22T22:13:35Z After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.
Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry 2018-05-22T22:04:09Z 2018-05-22T06:32:40Z 2018-05-22T22:03:51Z Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream. Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises 2018-05-22T21:25:05Z 2018-05-22T13:02:34Z 2018-05-22T21:25:02Z Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners. Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent 2018-05-22T20:53:25Z 2018-05-22T19:03:23Z 2018-05-22T20:53:17Z Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market. Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival 2018-05-22T20:28:16Z 2018-05-22T17:42:40Z 2018-05-22T20:28:08Z British billionaire Richard Branson's company Virgin Pulse to merge with its rival and use Providence as corporate headquarters.
In Salah's Nile delta village, the Egyptian is a super hero 2018-05-22T20:27:48Z 2018-05-22T15:32:58Z 2018-05-22T20:27:14Z In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model. China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1 2018-05-22T19:43:57Z 2018-05-22T08:52:30Z 2018-05-22T19:43:52Z China has announced it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and to ease controls on the industry.
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast 2018-05-22T19:16:16Z 2018-05-21T09:41:56Z 2018-05-22T19:15:36Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming. For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE 2018-05-22T18:23:27Z 2018-05-22T11:52:32Z 2018-05-22T18:23:12Z The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. J.C. Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's 2018-05-22T18:03:01Z 2018-05-22T13:12:32Z 2018-05-22T18:02:55Z JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging. Sweet for Necco: 3 new bidders emerge in wafer maker's sale 2018-05-22T18:01:22Z 2018-05-22T14:42:34Z 2018-05-22T18:01:22Z Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies. Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important 2018-05-22T17:56:41Z 2018-05-22T17:32:39Z 2018-05-22T17:56:16Z The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients. Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US 2018-05-22T16:44:03Z 2018-05-22T12:12:36Z 2018-05-22T16:43:14Z Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z 2018-05-20T04:21:07Z 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.
Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households 2018-05-22T15:22:55Z 2018-05-22T13:32:49Z 2018-05-22T15:22:52Z Britain's top central banker says the country's vote nearly two years ago to leave the European Union has already cost the average household in the country 900 pounds.
Ask Brianna: I'm 18. Should I worry about my credit yet? 2018-05-22T15:22:51Z 2018-05-22T15:02:38Z 2018-05-22T15:22:47Z It's not too early to start thinking about credit-building at 18, but choose a method that won't torpedo your goal as soon as you start. EU braces for US to go ahead with steel and aluminum tariffs 2018-05-22T15:14:04Z 2018-05-22T08:12:27Z 2018-05-22T15:13:13Z European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says the EU still has no clear idea whether U.S. President Donald Trump will slap tariffs on the bloc's steel and aluminum exports within two weeks.
Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics 2018-05-22T14:33:50Z 2018-05-22T05:32:21Z 2018-05-22T14:33:46Z Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.
EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand 2018-05-22T14:22:51Z 2018-05-22T14:12:46Z 2018-05-22T14:22:50Z The EU has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as a boost for global trade in the face of increasing U.S. isolationism.
JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's, shares plunge 2018-05-22T14:13:21Z 2018-05-22T13:32:35Z 2018-05-22T14:13:18Z JC Penney CEO Ellison departs for top job at Lowe's, sending shares of the department store plunging. Ford to invest in Romanian plant to ramp up production 2018-05-22T13:52:59Z 2018-05-22T13:42:33Z 2018-05-22T13:52:57Z Ford says it will invest some 200 million euros ($236 million) and creating 1,500 new jobs to manufacture a second vehicle at its plant in Romania.
Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham" 2018-05-22T13:04:00Z 2018-05-21T17:12:19Z 2018-05-22T13:03:55Z The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government. New York Stock Exchange names first female leader 2018-05-22T12:13:06Z 2018-05-22T04:12:25Z 2018-05-22T12:12:52Z The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.
Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse 2018-05-22T11:36:49Z 2018-05-18T23:40:53Z 2018-05-22T11:36:49Z Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse. Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike 2018-05-22T11:34:13Z 2018-05-22T00:22:11Z 2018-05-22T11:33:33Z Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike. US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam 2018-05-22T09:53:15Z 2018-05-22T07:02:29Z 2018-05-22T09:53:14Z The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers 2018-05-22T08:44:27Z 2018-05-21T20:22:13Z 2018-05-22T08:44:23Z AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates. Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers 2018-05-22T08:12:32Z 2018-05-21T14:21:58Z 2018-05-22T08:12:30Z A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win 2018-05-22T07:53:32Z 2018-05-21T07:01:55Z 2018-05-22T07:53:20Z Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.
Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city 2018-05-22T07:23:00Z 2018-05-22T06:22:21Z 2018-05-22T07:22:59Z Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are planning to vote on whether to go on strike. US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal 2018-05-22T06:23:16Z 2018-05-21T12:52:00Z 2018-05-22T06:23:13Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains 2018-05-22T05:23:24Z 2018-05-21T14:12:09Z 2018-05-22T05:23:19Z Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks. Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire 2018-05-22T01:52:49Z 2018-05-21T18:22:10Z 2018-05-22T01:52:44Z A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years.
Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario Batali 2018-05-22T00:23:10Z 2018-05-21T17:42:19Z 2018-05-22T00:23:02Z The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef. Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities 2018-05-21T22:23:15Z 2018-05-21T20:32:07Z 2018-05-21T22:23:07Z A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities. Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws 2018-05-21T21:47:10Z 2018-05-18T22:10:23Z 2018-05-21T21:46:40Z Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.
Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering 2018-05-21T20:56:49Z 2018-05-18T04:40:18Z 2018-05-21T20:56:20Z Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs. China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US 2018-05-21T20:52:43Z 2018-05-21T11:01:54Z 2018-05-21T20:52:40Z China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold".
Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues 2018-05-21T20:43:55Z 2018-05-21T11:01:56Z 2018-05-21T20:43:53Z An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.
Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier 2018-05-21T20:25:29Z 2018-05-21T17:22:04Z 2018-05-21T20:24:56Z Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.
The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists 2018-05-21T20:23:10Z 2018-05-21T18:32:50Z 2018-05-21T20:23:03Z Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.
General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal 2018-05-21T20:22:25Z 2018-05-21T12:21:56Z 2018-05-21T20:22:21Z GE train engine division ties up with Wabtec as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate.
Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z 2018-05-21T05:11:46Z 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising 2018-05-21T18:33:20Z 2018-05-21T14:11:58Z 2018-05-21T18:33:04Z A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis.
AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter 2018-05-21T17:14:06Z 2018-05-21T13:52:09Z 2018-05-21T17:13:17Z The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter. PayPal gains bigger in-store presence with $2.2B acquisition 2018-05-21T15:46:43Z 2018-05-18T00:09:55Z 2018-05-21T15:46:40Z PayPal is buying financial services startup iZettle for $2.2 billion to expand its digital payment service into thousands of brick-and-mortar stores in Europe and Latin America.
'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M 2018-05-21T15:24:46Z 2018-05-20T17:11:36Z 2018-05-21T15:23:44Z Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce 2018-05-21T15:13:21Z 2018-05-21T12:52:02Z 2018-05-21T15:12:56Z President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.". US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines 2018-05-21T14:33:16Z 2018-05-17T23:20:11Z 2018-05-21T14:33:00Z US regulators approve 1st drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.
Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold 2018-05-21T14:12:31Z 2018-05-21T08:21:51Z 2018-05-21T14:12:21Z Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of trade negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty. Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat 2018-05-21T14:03:49Z 2018-05-21T02:01:41Z 2018-05-21T14:03:44Z International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption. Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago's MB Financial 2018-05-21T14:03:33Z 2018-05-21T11:02:02Z 2018-05-21T14:03:23Z Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock. Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay 2018-05-21T13:45:03Z 2018-05-18T18:31:55Z 2018-05-21T13:44:49Z Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.
Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 2018-05-21T13:43:05Z 2018-05-20T16:11:49Z 2018-05-21T13:42:57Z Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers. Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon 2018-05-21T13:12:24Z 2018-05-20T17:31:27Z 2018-05-21T13:12:15Z The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00. Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019 2018-05-21T13:02:43Z 2018-05-20T14:11:38Z 2018-05-21T13:02:37Z Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year. International military company to be based in New Hampshire 2018-05-21T12:42:33Z 2018-05-20T18:51:32Z 2018-05-21T12:42:29Z A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.
FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics 2018-05-21T12:23:39Z 2018-05-17T18:30:28Z 2018-05-21T12:23:04Z U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions. Facebook: We're better at policing nudity than hate speech 2018-05-21T11:27:35Z 2018-05-15T14:17:54Z 2018-05-21T11:27:30Z Facebook report reveals its screening system is better at detecting some forms of offensive content than others. New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes 2018-05-21T11:12:52Z 2018-05-19T17:10:56Z 2018-05-21T11:12:22Z New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms.
Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money 2018-05-21T11:12:49Z 2018-05-20T17:01:29Z 2018-05-21T11:12:20Z America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights. Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant 2018-05-21T10:02:30Z 2018-05-19T17:31:06Z 2018-05-21T10:02:20Z Authorities say an explosion and fire at a chemical plant near Houston injured 20 people and left one missing. German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests 2018-05-21T09:33:16Z 2018-05-17T08:49:27Z 2018-05-21T09:33:12Z American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.
Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election 2018-05-21T07:04:23Z 2018-05-20T04:21:57Z 2018-05-21T07:04:22Z Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.
The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue 2018-05-21T07:03:55Z 2018-05-20T12:21:42Z 2018-05-21T07:03:55Z Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.
Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold 2018-05-21T05:22:59Z 2018-05-21T04:21:45Z 2018-05-21T05:22:48Z Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade. The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold 2018-05-21T05:14:43Z 2018-05-20T14:21:22Z 2018-05-21T05:14:41Z Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress. High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip 2018-05-21T03:06:35Z 2018-05-19T02:31:42Z 2018-05-21T03:06:35Z An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer.
Alaska fishermen: Sea otter comeback is eating into profits 2018-05-20T23:56:01Z 2018-05-17T04:39:54Z 2018-05-20T23:55:48Z Sea otters have come back from the brink of extinction along Alaska's Panhandle but fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites. Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment 2018-05-20T19:35:38Z 2018-05-20T16:31:26Z 2018-05-20T19:35:37Z Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran. UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators 2018-05-20T18:53:29Z 2018-05-20T18:51:33Z 2018-05-20T18:53:27Z The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.
Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller 2018-05-20T17:57:15Z 2018-05-19T11:53:09Z 2018-05-20T17:57:15Z British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.
Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China 2018-05-20T17:12:02Z 2018-05-18T06:09:58Z 2018-05-20T17:11:55Z Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet, slightly musky 2018-05-20T17:02:36Z 2018-05-18T20:10:22Z 2018-05-20T17:02:23Z Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill 2018-05-20T16:31:34Z 2018-05-18T14:33:16Z 2018-05-20T16:31:34Z The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.
US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a mixed finish 2018-05-20T16:02:20Z 2018-05-18T14:30:45Z 2018-05-20T16:02:06Z U.S. stocks indexes are edging lower in early trading, adding to the market's modest losses from a day earlier.
Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat 2018-05-20T14:12:22Z 2018-05-18T02:59:53Z 2018-05-20T14:12:07Z Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak.
US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy 2018-05-20T13:11:34Z 2018-05-17T04:39:38Z 2018-05-20T13:11:34Z Last year saw the lowest number of U.S. births in 30 years, with birth rates declining not only for women in their teens and 20s but also women in their 30s.
Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes 2018-05-20T12:41:36Z 2018-05-19T14:45:31Z 2018-05-20T12:41:37Z A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.
US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods 2018-05-20T09:55:41Z 2018-05-19T18:40:57Z 2018-05-20T09:55:17Z Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services. Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate 2018-05-20T09:52:07Z 2018-05-19T19:21:07Z 2018-05-20T09:51:56Z A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord.
Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US 2018-05-20T04:02:11Z 2018-05-18T21:41:02Z 2018-05-20T04:02:05Z Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.
Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash 2018-05-19T13:36:53Z 2018-05-18T04:40:00Z 2018-05-19T13:36:53Z Investigators are working to determine why a school bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and tipped over in New Jersey, killing a student and a teacher. Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue 2018-05-19T09:44:30Z 2018-05-18T06:19:58Z 2018-05-19T09:44:30Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules 2018-05-19T05:44:56Z 2018-05-16T17:08:47Z 2018-05-19T05:44:56Z The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet. Dismissal upheld in suit over Viacom payments to Redstone 2018-05-19T05:40:48Z 2018-05-18T21:10:31Z 2018-05-19T05:40:46Z Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone.
Campbell Soup CEO out, steel tariffs to bite soon 2018-05-19T02:41:46Z 2018-05-18T12:10:32Z 2018-05-19T02:41:41Z Campbell Soup CEO Denise M. Morrison retires amid struggling sales and strategic review.
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