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  • Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

    Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

    Saturday, October 20 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-10-20 04:40:23 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-10-20 06:58:53 GMT
    (Metafora Production via AP). In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early ...(Metafora Production via AP). In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early ...
    Influential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.More
    Influential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.More
  • What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

    What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-10-18 21:18:55 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-10-20 06:12:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE- In this Dec. 13, 2011, file photo Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen looks across at a model of a giant airplane and spaceship he plans on building, during a news conference about the plane in Seattle. Prior to his ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE- In this Dec. 13, 2011, file photo Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen looks across at a model of a giant airplane and spaceship he plans on building, during a news conference about the plane in Seattle. Prior to his ...
    What's next for Paul Allen's technology, research and philanthropy commitments? It's not clear.More
    What's next for Paul Allen's technology, research and philanthropy commitments? It's not clear.More
  • Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

    Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:59:37 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-10-20 04:41:22 GMT
    (Metafora Production via AP). In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early ...(Metafora Production via AP). In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early ...
    Influential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.More
    Influential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.More
  • Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

    Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

    Friday, October 19 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-10-19 22:29:29 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:51:20 GMT
    A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.More
    A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people.More
  • Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

    Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:09:30 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:14:24 GMT
    Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by...More
    Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc.More
  • Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

    Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:38:49 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:14:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A man works at his desk in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). A man works at his desk in the war room, where Facebook monitors election related content on the platform, in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.
    Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US.More
    Facebook gears up 'war room' to combat potential abuses of its social network heading into major elections in Brazil, US.More
  • European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security

    European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:38:45 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:14:01 GMT
    (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second...(Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second...
    After failing to reach a breakthrough on Britain's divorce terms from the European Union, EU leaders are rolling straight into another summit Thursday, this one aimed at forging closer links with Asia.More
    After failing to reach a breakthrough on Britain's divorce terms from the European Union, EU leaders are rolling straight into another summit Thursday, this one aimed at forging closer links with Asia.More
  • China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

    China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-10-19 05:59:20 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:13:52 GMT
    China's former internet censor is standing trial over allegations of accepting $4.6 million in bribes.More
    China's former internet censor is standing trial over allegations of accepting $4.6 million in bribes.More
  • Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights

    Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-10-19 02:39:02 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:13:41 GMT
    Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom.More
    Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom.More
  • EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

    EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

    Friday, October 19 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-10-19 12:19:16 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:13:30 GMT
    Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.More
    Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.More
  • Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races

    Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races

    Friday, October 19 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-10-19 22:19:35 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:55 GMT
    Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia has jumped into two competitive Senate races, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company calls its first foray into elective politics.More
    Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia has jumped into two competitive Senate races, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company calls its first foray into elective politics.More
  • New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone' investors

    New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone' investors

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-10-19 17:29:42 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:54 GMT
    The Trump administration has proposed rules for investors in a new program that officials say could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 "opportunity zones" have been...More
    The Trump administration has proposed rules for investors in a new program that officials say could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 "opportunity zones" have been set up to lure investors with tax breaks.More
  • US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

    US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

    Friday, October 19 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:09:26 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a sale signs stand outside a home on the market in Denver. On Friday, Oct. 19, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a sale signs stand outside a home on the market in Denver. On Friday, Oct. 19, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September.
    US home sales fell last month to slowest pace in nearly 3 years.More
    US home sales fell last month to slowest pace in nearly 3 years.More
  • CEO of mining company tears into analysts during rant

    CEO of mining company tears into analysts during rant

    Friday, October 19 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-10-19 19:09:38 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:47 GMT
    The CEO of mining company Cleveland-Cliffs went on a rant against Wall Street analysts, saying they can't read numbers and should resign.More
    The CEO of mining company Cleveland-Cliffs went on a rant against Wall Street analysts, saying they can't read numbers and should resign.More
  • Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leaves

    Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leaves

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-10-19 17:29:38 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:41 GMT
    A top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over...More
    A top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China.More
  • China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

    China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investors

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-10-19 02:29:09 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:12:16 GMT
    China's economic growth slows further in latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders amid a mounting tariff battle with Washington.More
    China's economic growth slows further in latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders amid a mounting tariff battle with Washington.More
  • Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attack

    Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attack

    Friday, October 19 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:29:26 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:10:05 GMT
    A former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury.More
    A former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury.More
  • US stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading

    US stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading

    Friday, October 19 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:19:32 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:10:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo specialist James Denaro works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 19.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo specialist James Denaro works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 19.
    US stocks climb following strong results from companies including Procter & Gamble and American Express.More
    US stocks climb following strong results from companies including Procter & Gamble and American Express.More
  • EU budget chief seeks to ease tensions with Italy

    EU budget chief seeks to ease tensions with Italy

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-10-19 17:19:28 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-10-20 01:09:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici talks to the media during a press conference, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The European Union's presidency says Italy must change it draft budget ...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici talks to the media during a press conference, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The European Union's presidency says Italy must change it draft budget ...
    EU's budget chief sought to ease tensions with Rome over its rule-busting budget after markets reacted by pushing up Italy's borrowing costs to the highest levels in five years.More
    EU's budget chief sought to ease tensions with Rome over its rule-busting budget after markets reacted by pushing up Italy's borrowing costs to the highest levels in five years.More
  • California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

    California rolling forward with pot delivery regulations

    Friday, October 19 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-10-19 21:29:37 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-10-20 00:42:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - This March 31, 2018 photo shows a booth advertising a delivery service for cannabis at the Four Twenty Games in Santa Monica, Calif. California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communiti...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE - This March 31, 2018 photo shows a booth advertising a delivery service for cannabis at the Four Twenty Games in Santa Monica, Calif. California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communiti...
    California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales.More
    California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales.More
  • Daimler profit sinks on diesel; outlook for year lowered

    Daimler profit sinks on diesel; outlook for year lowered

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:29:17 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-10-19 23:09:43 GMT
    German automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the year and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues.More
    German automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the year and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues.More
  • European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

    European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

    Friday, October 19 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-10-19 07:49:10 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-10-19 21:13:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders meet with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders meet with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues.
    European leaders are meeting with their Asian counterparts to discuss issues ranging from trade to climate change to peace moves on the Korean peninsula.More
    European leaders are meeting with their Asian counterparts to discuss issues ranging from trade to climate change to peace moves on the Korean peninsula.More
  • APNewsBreak: NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

    APNewsBreak: NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

    Thursday, October 18 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-10-19 00:39:09 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-10-19 19:06:10 GMT
    (Tom Heffernan Sr. via AP, File). FILE  - In this Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 file photo, a body is draped under a blanket at the scene of a fatal crash in Schoharie, N.Y. A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from conducting a full examina...(Tom Heffernan Sr. via AP, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 file photo, a body is draped under a blanket at the scene of a fatal crash in Schoharie, N.Y. A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from conducting a full examina...
    A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from being able to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York.More
    A criminal case is preventing federal safety officials from being able to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York.More
  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter airs election meddling data

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:08:11 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-10-19 18:54:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo two men wait to cross the street under a sign at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter says it is releasing all of the accounts and posts related to “information operations” i...
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.More
    Twitter releases all of the accounts and posts related to "information operations" it has found on its service since 2016.More
  • Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else

    Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:49:27 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-10-19 17:20:27 GMT
    A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism.More
    A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism.More
  • Can Pinterest succeed as the 'un'-social network?

    Can Pinterest succeed as the 'un'-social network?

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-10-16 16:15:59 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-10-19 16:35:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer, poses for a photo in his office beside a wall of pinned photos he has taken at Pinterest headquarters in San Francisco. “Social me...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer, poses for a photo in his office beside a wall of pinned photos he has taken at Pinterest headquarters in San Francisco. “Social me...
    Pinterest has long shunned being labeled as a social network _ and with it, an emphasis on connections and networks that has led to explosive growth among competitors.More
    Pinterest has long shunned being labeled as a social network _ and with it, an emphasis on connections and networks that has led to explosive growth among competitors.More
  • Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

    Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-10-18 04:18:41 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-10-19 16:03:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants who are traveling to the United States as a group, get food from a a group of volunteers in Teculutan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemal...(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants who are traveling to the United States as a group, get food from a a group of volunteers in Teculutan, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemal...
    Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States have been helped at every turn in Guatemala by residents offering food, water, and rides in private pickups or...More
    Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States have been helped at every turn in Guatemala by residents offering food, water, and rides in private pickups or on flatbed of semi-trailer trucks.More
  • South Korea, Britain in talks about future trade talks

    South Korea, Britain in talks about future trade talks

    Friday, October 19 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:59:29 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-10-19 15:01:58 GMT
    South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations.More
    South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations.More
  • Hawley tries to paint McCaskill as too liberal for Missouri

    Hawley tries to paint McCaskill as too liberal for Missouri

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-10-19 01:39:10 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:53:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. McCaskill and Hawley are...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. McCaskill and Hawley are...
    Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley has used a debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer her challenger over...More
    Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley has used a debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer her challenger over his positions on health care.More
  • Global stocks mixed as Chinese economy slows

    Global stocks mixed as Chinese economy slows

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-10-19 05:39:06 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-10-19 14:19:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed.
    Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street declines and Chinese economic growth slows.More
    Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street declines and Chinese economic growth slows.More
  • American Express profits jump 22 percent, beating forecasts

    American Express profits jump 22 percent, beating forecasts

    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 21:38:55 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:49:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company in New York. American Express reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Oct. 4, 2016, file photo shows a mockup of an American Express Platinum Card provided by the company in New York. American Express reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.
    American Express 3Q profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, benefiting from a lower tax rate and increased spending on the company's credit cards.More
    American Express 3Q profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, benefiting from a lower tax rate and increased spending on the company's credit cards.More
  • Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

    Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

    Friday, October 19 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-10-19 08:49:25 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:33:55 GMT
    Japan orders maker of quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings to investigate, make repairs in latest quality fraud scandal.More
    Japan orders maker of quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings to investigate, make repairs in latest quality fraud scandal.More
  • Global government body warns Iran on terrorism financing

    Global government body warns Iran on terrorism financing

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:09:28 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:29:34 GMT
    A global financial body has given Iran until February to crack down on terrorism funding or risk deeper economic isolation.More
    A global financial body has given Iran until February to crack down on terrorism funding or risk deeper economic isolation.More
  • US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

    US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:55:19 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:22:42 GMT
    Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.More
    Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.More
  • StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

    StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:38:52 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:20:23 GMT
    Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry.More
    Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry.More
  • Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Paying-Mortgage- story

    Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Paying-Mortgage- story

    Monday, October 15 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-10-15 17:15:14 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:19:38 GMT
    (NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.(NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.
    Paying off your mortgage before retiring is usually ideal, but it's not always possible, so consider alternatives.More
    Paying off your mortgage before retiring is usually ideal, but it's not always possible, so consider alternatives.More
  • YouTube goes down for more than an hour

    YouTube goes down for more than an hour

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:47:53 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-10-19 11:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 file, a YouTube sign is shown across the street from the company's offices in San Bruno, Calif. YouTube’s video streaming service went out for more than an hour on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018 file, a YouTube sign is shown across the street from the company's offices in San Bruno, Calif. YouTube’s video streaming service went out for more than an hour on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018...
    YouTube goes down for more than an hour.More
    YouTube goes down for more than an hour.More
  • CFPB investigates controversial writings of Trump appointee

    CFPB investigates controversial writings of Trump appointee

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:59:09 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-10-19 11:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo a sign stands at the construction site for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new headquarters in Washington. The nation’s financial watchdog has opened a formal investigat...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo a sign stands at the construction site for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new headquarters in Washington. The nation’s financial watchdog has opened a formal investigat...
    Federal financial watchdog opens investigation into writings and comments of Republican appointee overseeing the agency's anti-discrimination efforts.More
    Federal financial watchdog opens investigation into writings and comments of Republican appointee overseeing the agency's anti-discrimination efforts.More
  • Italian markets hit by concerns over budget spat

    Italian markets hit by concerns over budget spat

    Friday, October 19 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 10:09:13 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-10-19 10:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, left, and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici meet the media during a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Italian leaders say the b...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, left, and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici meet the media during a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Italian leaders say the b...
    Italy's financial markets are shaken following the European Union's stinging rebuke of the new populist government's budget bill, which pushes the deficit beyond previously agreed levels.More
    Italy's financial markets are shaken following the European Union's stinging rebuke of the new populist government's budget bill, which pushes the deficit beyond previously agreed levels.More
  • Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

    Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:08:49 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-10-19 09:38:01 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference.More
    Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference.More
  • Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

    Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:20:22 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-10-19 06:11:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). A Turkish forensic officer arrives at the Saudi consulate to conduct a new search over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, early Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Pro-government newspaper Y...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). A Turkish forensic officer arrives at the Saudi consulate to conduct a new search over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, early Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Pro-government newspaper Y...
    France's finance minister has canceled his attendance at an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid doubts over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.More
    France's finance minister has canceled his attendance at an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid doubts over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.More
  • Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan

    Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan

    Thursday, October 18 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-10-18 12:48:58 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-10-19 05:52:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump is lashing out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, saying that if Mexico does not stop the effort, he will use the military to "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN...More
    President Donald Trump is lashing out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, saying that if Mexico does not stop the effort, he will use the military to "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER.".More
  • Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

    Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:18:56 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-10-19 05:12:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Peter Mazza, left, works with trader Daniel Trimble on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 18.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Peter Mazza, left, works with trader Daniel Trimble on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 18.
    US stocks are falling as interest rates turn higher again and industrial companies including Textron report disappointing third-quarter results.More
    US stocks are falling as interest rates turn higher again and industrial companies including Textron report disappointing third-quarter results.More
  • Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

    Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:19:01 GMT
    Friday, October 19 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 04:09:39 GMT
    Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million.More
    Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million.More
  • Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she's not bipartisan

    Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she's not bipartisan

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-10-18 05:00:51 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-10-19 03:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Dakota Senate candidates, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, during a campaign stop in Grand Forks, and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer at a campaign stop in Fa...(AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows North Dakota Senate candidates, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, left, during a campaign stop in Grand Forks, and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer at a campaign stop in Fa...
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control.More
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer match up in their first debate Thursday after months of bitter campaigning in a race seen as vital to Senate control.More
  • South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

    South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:38:56 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-10-19 00:19:15 GMT
    (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP). South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a roundtable discussion on economic development and the cyber industry at SRP Park in North Augusta, S.C., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP). South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a roundtable discussion on economic development and the cyber industry at SRP Park in North Augusta, S.C., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state.More
    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state.More
  • China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

    China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-10-18 09:29:03 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:39:54 GMT
    China says it regrets the U.S. decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage amid a worsening trade dispute between the world's top two economies.More
    China says it regrets the U.S. decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage amid a worsening trade dispute between the world's top two economies.More
  • UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU

    UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:18 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:18:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-10-18 22:39:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ah...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ah...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is considering a European Union proposal that would keep Britain bound to the bloc's rules for more than two years after Brexit.More
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is considering a European Union proposal that would keep Britain bound to the bloc's rules for more than two years after Brexit.More
  • China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

    China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-10-18 09:18:38 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-10-18 21:40:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). In this photo taken on Aug. 25, 2010, a bank clerk counts Chinese 100 Yuan notes in Shanghai. China’s politically sensitive yuan has sunk to a 22-month low against the dollar after the U.S. Treasury declined to label Beijing ...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). In this photo taken on Aug. 25, 2010, a bank clerk counts Chinese 100 Yuan notes in Shanghai. China’s politically sensitive yuan has sunk to a 22-month low against the dollar after the U.S. Treasury declined to label Beijing ...
    China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report.More
    China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report.More
  • After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

    After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-10-18 05:59:00 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-10-18 21:19:50 GMT
    (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday.(John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday.
    Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.More
    Canada's decision to legalize marijuana could influence other countries mulling whether to end their own bans on the drug.More
  • The Latest: EU voices concerns over Italy's budget deficit

    The Latest: EU voices concerns over Italy's budget deficit

    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:59:18 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:40:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, left, and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici meet the media during a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Italian leaders say the b...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, left, and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici meet the media during a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Italian leaders say the b...
    The European Commission has chastised Italy for a spending plan that will triple its deficit from what was previously agreed, calling the deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the EU's stability and growth...More
    The European Commission has chastised Italy for a spending plan that will triple its deficit from what was previously agreed, calling the deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the EU's stability and growth compact.More
  • Netflix's 3Q subscriber growth gets rave reviews on Wall St.

    Netflix's 3Q subscriber growth gets rave reviews on Wall St.

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:46:12 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:34:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16.
    Netflix regains its stride with strong subscriber growth during the summer after stumbling badly in spring.More
    Netflix regains its stride with strong subscriber growth during the summer after stumbling badly in spring.More
  • The Latest: Fox Business Network pulls out of Saudi meeting

    The Latest: Fox Business Network pulls out of Saudi meeting

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:08:43 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-10-18 20:19:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Turkish police officers prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 20...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Turkish police officers prepare to enter the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi to conduct a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 20...
    Britain's trade minister has pulled out of a Saudi investment conference over the kingdom's involvement in the disappearance and alleged slaying of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.More
    Britain's trade minister has pulled out of a Saudi investment conference over the kingdom's involvement in the disappearance and alleged slaying of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.More
  • Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

    Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

    Thursday, October 18 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-10-18 07:38:34 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-10-18 19:09:29 GMT
    Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations amid a struggle to find investors.More
    Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations amid a struggle to find investors.More
  • MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

    MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:59:05 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-10-18 19:01:40 GMT
    Operations at MoviePass discount service for tickets are being investigated by the New York Attorney General.More
    Operations at MoviePass discount service for tickets are being investigated by the New York Attorney General.More
  • Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers

    Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:08:50 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-10-18 19:01:36 GMT
    Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city Warsaw causing some traffic jams in protest against low earnings and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber.More
    Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city Warsaw causing some traffic jams in protest against low earnings and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber.More
  • The Latest: Gibraltar 'not a problem' in Brexit discussions

    The Latest: Gibraltar 'not a problem' in Brexit discussions

    Thursday, October 18 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-10-18 15:18:59 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-10-18 18:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ah...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ah...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the remaining differences on Brexit terms between the U.K. and the European Union are "few but considerable".More
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the remaining differences on Brexit terms between the U.K. and the European Union are "few but considerable".More
  • Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

    Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:28:43 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:59:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A pro-EU demonstrator holds up an EU flag to oncoming traffic outside the Palace of Westminster as the British government holds a cabinet meeting on Brexit inside 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.  The Brexit...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A pro-EU demonstrator holds up an EU flag to oncoming traffic outside the Palace of Westminster as the British government holds a cabinet meeting on Brexit inside 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The Brexit...
    The uncertainty over Brexit that's hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected.More
    The uncertainty over Brexit that's hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected.More
  • Spain arrests 4, seizes 115 properties in Venezuelan probe

    Spain arrests 4, seizes 115 properties in Venezuelan probe

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:48:55 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-10-18 17:22:13 GMT
    Police in Spain say they have seized more than 115 properties as they dismantled a network that allegedly purchased real estate in Spain to launder illicit money from former officials in Venezuela.More
    Police in Spain say they have seized more than 115 properties as they dismantled a network that allegedly purchased real estate in Spain to launder illicit money from former officials in Venezuela.More
  • Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaints

    Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaints

    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:38:43 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:59:05 GMT
    Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist.More
    Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist.More
  • US mortgage rates fall slightly; 30-year at 4.85 percent

    US mortgage rates fall slightly; 30-year at 4.85 percent

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:58:47 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:58:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo shows a sign for a home for sale in Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, Oct. 18, Freddie Mac reports on this week's average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). In this Sept. 21, 2018 photo shows a sign for a home for sale in Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, Oct. 18, Freddie Mac reports on this week's average U.S. mortgage rates.
    US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year average at 4.85 percent.More
    US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year average at 4.85 percent.More
  • Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

    Ebay sues Amazon, saying it tried to poach its sellers

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:08:29 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:19:06 GMT
    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying that the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers.More
    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying that the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers.More
  • The Latest: Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security

    The Latest: Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:49:28 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:09:21 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, drives the Aurus, or Cortege, limousine during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia, We...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, drives the Aurus, or Cortege, limousine during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia, We...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes that President Donald Trump would like to improve relations with Russia.More
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes that President Donald Trump would like to improve relations with Russia.More
  • Google to charge for apps on Android phones in Europe

    Google to charge for apps on Android phones in Europe

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:45:46 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-10-18 16:03:54 GMT
    Google to start charging for pre-installed apps on Android phones sold in Europe.More
    Google to start charging for pre-installed apps on Android phones sold in Europe.More
  • Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

    Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:15:05 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-10-18 15:54:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). FILE - This Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo shows the beer cooler behind the counter in a convenience store in Sheridan, Ind. In future sweltering years with a double whammy of heat and drought, losses of barley yield ca...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). FILE - This Wednesday, April 19, 2017 file photo shows the beer cooler behind the counter in a convenience store in Sheridan, Ind. In future sweltering years with a double whammy of heat and drought, losses of barley yield ca...
    A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer.More
    A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer.More
  • EU chief plays down trans-Atlantic trade rift concerns

    EU chief plays down trans-Atlantic trade rift concerns

    Thursday, October 18 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 15:19:10 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 15:19:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders met for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to ...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders met for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to ...
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is playing down trans-Atlantic trade tensions, after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross accused the EU of dragging its feet in exploratory trade talks.More
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is playing down trans-Atlantic trade tensions, after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross accused the EU of dragging its feet in exploratory trade talks.More
  • Email: Political appointee tapped to lead Interior watchdog

    Email: Political appointee tapped to lead Interior watchdog

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:48:29 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:29:06 GMT
    The Trump administration is apparently reassigning a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development to lead an internal watchdog agency at the Interior Department.More
    The Trump administration is apparently reassigning a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development to lead an internal watchdog agency at the Interior Department.More
  • Report: European taxpayers bilked out of 55 billion euros

    Report: European taxpayers bilked out of 55 billion euros

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:28:59 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:29:00 GMT
    A group of media outlets led by Germany's non-profit Correctiv are reporting traders have manipulated transactions in multiple European countries over years, draining tax coffers of some 55.2 billion euros.More
    A group of media outlets led by Germany's non-profit Correctiv are reporting traders have manipulated transactions in multiple European countries over years, draining tax coffers of some 55.2 billion euros.More
  • Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

    Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-10-16 09:55:32 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:22:05 GMT
    Facebook says anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation.More
    Facebook says anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase transparency and curb misinformation.More
  • World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

    World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

    Thursday, October 18 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-10-18 07:28:35 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:19:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a sell-off of technology shares, homebuilders and retaile...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Shares fell Thursday in Asia after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a sell-off of technology shares, homebuilders and retaile...
    Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.More
    Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.More
  • 4 tax breaks for teachers

    4 tax breaks for teachers

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:08:45 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:08:58 GMT
    (Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP, File). FILE- In this July 24, 2017, file photo, pencils are at the ready on a teachers desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C. The Educator Expense Deduction is a $250 tax deduction to help recoup out-of-p...(Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP, File). FILE- In this July 24, 2017, file photo, pencils are at the ready on a teachers desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C. The Educator Expense Deduction is a $250 tax deduction to help recoup out-of-p...
    Tax pros share lesson plans for cutting teachers' tax bills.More
    Tax pros share lesson plans for cutting teachers' tax bills.More
  • Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

    Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:08:21 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:29:29 GMT
    Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level.More
    Fed minutes: Officials discussed possible need to push interest rates to restrictive level.More
  • Volkswagen offers more incentives to unload old diesels

    Volkswagen offers more incentives to unload old diesels

    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:28:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 12:09:40 GMT
    German automaker Volkswagen says it is offering more incentives to trade in older diesel models in an effort to improve air quality.More
    German automaker Volkswagen says it is offering more incentives to trade in older diesel models in an effort to improve air quality.More
  • Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

    Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:15:48 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:42:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE--In this June 18, 1997, file p photo, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen joins in with the band and plays electric guitar at an election night victory party in the early morning hours in Seattle. Alle...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE--In this June 18, 1997, file p photo, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen joins in with the band and plays electric guitar at an election night victory party in the early morning hours in Seattle. Alle...
    Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with...More
    Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.More
  • Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US

    Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-10-17 09:37:59 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:39 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:39:28 GMT
    Tesla Inc. secures land in Shanghai for first electric car factory outside the United States.More
    Tesla Inc. secures land in Shanghai for first electric car factory outside the United States.More
  • Dutch leader asks Italy to stick to budget rules

    Dutch leader asks Italy to stick to budget rules

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:58 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:58:49 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:29:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybers...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybers...
    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is warning his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte not to break the budgetary rules set out by the European Union.More
    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is warning his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte not to break the budgetary rules set out by the European Union.More
  • London's black cabs soon to be seen on the streets of Paris

    London's black cabs soon to be seen on the streets of Paris

    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:48:42 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 11:19:03 GMT
    London's black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the London Electric Vehicle Co. begins selling its wares in the City of Light.More
    London's black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the London Electric Vehicle Co. begins selling its wares in the City of Light.More
  • Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

    Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-10-18 02:08:26 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:48:51 GMT
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, as the nation got hit by natural disasters.More
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, as the nation got hit by natural disasters.More
  • Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

    Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:26:10 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:43:29 GMT
    Shanghai's Hongqiao airport has unveiled an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life.More
    Shanghai's Hongqiao airport has unveiled an automated flight check-in system powered by facial recognition technology, as China pushes to integrate biometrics into daily life.More
  • Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

    Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:38:03 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-10-18 10:33:59 GMT
    (Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Thomas Clarke poses for a photo outside his cannabis store, THC Distribution, in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada ...(Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Thomas Clarke poses for a photo outside his cannabis store, THC Distribution, in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada ...
    And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.More
    And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.More
  • US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

    US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-10-17 12:38:11 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 09:19:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a workers toil on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in September.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a workers toil on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in September.
    US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September as mortgage rates have climbed.More
    US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September as mortgage rates have climbed.More
  • Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move

    Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:48:19 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-10-18 09:19:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union Wednesday, which sets flat rates for international postage.More
    President Donald Trump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union Wednesday, which sets flat rates for international postage.More
  • UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit

    UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 4:07 AM EDT2018-10-17 08:07:58 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:33:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.More
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.More
  • Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

    Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:38 PM EDT2018-10-18 01:38:31 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:33:02 GMT
    (Tien Minh/ Vietnam News Agency via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, center, a prominent Vietnamese blogger, stands trial in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Vietnam has freed a well...(Tien Minh/ Vietnam News Agency via AP, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, center, a prominent Vietnamese blogger, stands trial in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. Vietnam has freed a well...
    Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States.More
    Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger, "Mother Mushroom," after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States.More
  • US criticizes EU for moving too slowly in trade talks

    US criticizes EU for moving too slowly in trade talks

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-10-17 16:28:18 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-10-18 08:15:05 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the EU is moving too slowly in trade talks and is warning that President Donald Trump's patience with the Europeans might soon run out.More
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the EU is moving too slowly in trade talks and is warning that President Donald Trump's patience with the Europeans might soon run out.More
  • Insurer Anthem will pay record $16M for massive data breach

    Insurer Anthem will pay record $16M for massive data breach

    Monday, October 15 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:45:24 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-10-18 06:11:27 GMT
    Insurer Anthem agrees to pay $16 million in data breach that exposed sensitive information of 79 million people.More
    Insurer Anthem agrees to pay $16 million in data breach that exposed sensitive information of 79 million people.More
  • Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

    Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:08:16 GMT
    Thursday, October 18 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-10-18 06:09:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 17.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
    US stocks have mostly recovered from a sharp early loss as gains for banks cancel out losses from other sectors including retailers and technology companies.More
    US stocks have mostly recovered from a sharp early loss as gains for banks cancel out losses from other sectors including retailers and technology companies.More
  • Trump administration won't brand China currency manipulator

    Trump administration won't brand China currency manipulator

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:08:22 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-10-18 02:11:46 GMT
    Administration decides not to cite China as currency manipulator but puts 6 nations on watch list.More
    Administration decides not to cite China as currency manipulator but puts 6 nations on watch list.More
  • Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare

    Dems shift line of attack, warning of GOP threat to Medicare

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:48:21 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-10-18 00:32:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are...
    With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will go after cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they control Congress after...More
    With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will go after cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they control Congress after the midterms.More
  • The Latest: May says UK, EU need 'courage, trust' on Brexit

    The Latest: May says UK, EU need 'courage, trust' on Brexit

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-10-17 11:08:03 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:18:52 GMT
    (PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, London, with an update on the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations, Monday Oct. 15, 2018.(PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, London, with an update on the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations, Monday Oct. 15, 2018.
    The European Union is playing down the importance of a U.S. announcement that it will pursue a trade deal with Britain, noting London cannot negotiate such pacts until it leaves the bloc.More
    The European Union is playing down the importance of a U.S. announcement that it will pursue a trade deal with Britain, noting London cannot negotiate such pacts until it leaves the bloc.More
  • Beaches closed on the French Riviera due to oil pellets

    Beaches closed on the French Riviera due to oil pellets

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:48:14 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-10-17 20:25:01 GMT
    (Benoit Emile/Marine Nationale via AP, file). FILE - In this file photo provided Monday Oct.8, 2018 by the Marine Nationale, a Tunisian ship and a Cypriot ship are seen after a collision in the Mediterranean Sea north of Corsica island. France’s Ecolog...(Benoit Emile/Marine Nationale via AP, file). FILE - In this file photo provided Monday Oct.8, 2018 by the Marine Nationale, a Tunisian ship and a Cypriot ship are seen after a collision in the Mediterranean Sea north of Corsica island. France’s Ecolog...
    France's Ecology ministry said oil pellets have reached beaches near Saint-Tropez on the French Riviera on Wednesday, ten days after two cargo ships collided north of the island of Corsica.More
    France's Ecology ministry said oil pellets have reached beaches near Saint-Tropez on the French Riviera on Wednesday, ten days after two cargo ships collided north of the island of Corsica.More
  • Turkmenistan opens $3.4 billion chemical plant

    Turkmenistan opens $3.4 billion chemical plant

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:38:45 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:27:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Vershinin). Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov applauds as he attends an opening ceremony of a chemical plant that cost $3.4 billion to build, its latest effort to diversity its gas-dependent economy, in Kiyanly, Tu...(AP Photo/Alexander Vershinin). Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov applauds as he attends an opening ceremony of a chemical plant that cost $3.4 billion to build, its latest effort to diversity its gas-dependent economy, in Kiyanly, Tu...
    The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has opened a $3.4 billion chemicals plants in its latest effort to diversity its gas-dependent economy.More
    The Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has opened a $3.4 billion chemicals plants in its latest effort to diversity its gas-dependent economy.More
  • Trump ask Cabinet to cut next year's budgets by 5 percent

    Trump ask Cabinet to cut next year's budgets by 5 percent

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:28:41 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he's asking every Cabinet secretary to trim their budgets for next year by 5 percent, dubbing it the "nickel plan.".More
    President Donald Trump says he's asking every Cabinet secretary to trim their budgets for next year by 5 percent, dubbing it the "nickel plan.".More
  • US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

    US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:28:19 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:23:15 GMT
    US regulators remove strict oversight of Prudential, ending restrictions imposed after 2008 financial crisis.More
    US regulators remove strict oversight of Prudential, ending restrictions imposed after 2008 financial crisis.More
  • Stocks head lower, giving back some of a big rally

    Stocks head lower, giving back some of a big rally

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:28:13 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:07:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 17.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo trader Sal Suarino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
    US stocks are lower after a big rally the day before, with homebuilders and home improvement retailers falling after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes fell in September.More
    US stocks are lower after a big rally the day before, with homebuilders and home improvement retailers falling after the Commerce Department said construction of new homes fell in September.More
  • Netflix shares jump 6 percent on strong subscriber growth

    Netflix shares jump 6 percent on strong subscriber growth

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-10-17 13:48:06 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:07:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16.
    Netflix shares are jumping 6 percent at the opening of trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers.More
    Netflix shares are jumping 6 percent at the opening of trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers.More
  • World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

    World markets steady after earnings-driven rally

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-10-17 06:48:28 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-10-17 18:04:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Asian markets rose on Wednesday, bolstered by robust U.S. corporate earnings and ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Asian markets rose on Wednesday, bolstered by robust U.S. corporate earnings and ...
    Asian shares climb as strong US corporate earnings, data dull concern over softening growth.More
    Asian shares climb as strong US corporate earnings, data dull concern over softening growth.More
  • US tops revised competiveness ranking for 1st time since '08

    US tops revised competiveness ranking for 1st time since '08

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:16:06 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:56:12 GMT
    Organizers of the annual Davos conference say the U.S. is atop their list of the world's most competitive economies for the first time in a decade, reflecting a new methodology and long-term factors more than...More
    Organizers of the annual Davos conference say the U.S. is atop their list of the world's most competitive economies for the first time in a decade, reflecting a new methodology and long-term factors more than recent policies of the Trump administration.More
  • Swallowing $16B purchase of Flipkart, Walmart cuts outlook

    Swallowing $16B purchase of Flipkart, Walmart cuts outlook

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:55:42 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:56:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart trimmed its annual profit outlook citing the $16 billion acquisition of the Indian online retailer Flip...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, a shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in Pittsburgh. Walmart trimmed its annual profit outlook citing the $16 billion acquisition of the Indian online retailer Flip...
    Walmart cuts outlook, citing $16 billion deal for online retailer in India, but says quarterly online sales growth will slow.More
    Walmart cuts outlook, citing $16 billion deal for online retailer in India, but says quarterly online sales growth will slow.More
  • Biggest Nordic bank accused of money laundering

    Biggest Nordic bank accused of money laundering

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:48:21 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:34:46 GMT
    Kremlin critic Bill Browder has asked Nordic authorities to investigate whether up to $175 million of potentially illicit funds have flowed through the region's largest bank, Nordea.More
    Kremlin critic Bill Browder has asked Nordic authorities to investigate whether up to $175 million of potentially illicit funds have flowed through the region's largest bank, Nordea.More
  • Russian and Egyptian presidents sign partnership treaty

    Russian and Egyptian presidents sign partnership treaty

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-10-17 11:08:13 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-10-17 16:34:30 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground right, and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, foreground left, talk with local people during their meeting on embankment of the Olympic Park in t...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground right, and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, foreground left, talk with local people during their meeting on embankment of the Olympic Park in t...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi for talks focusing on ways to boost trade between the two nations.More
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi for talks focusing on ways to boost trade between the two nations.More
  • Trump escalates his attacks on Fed: 'My biggest threat'

    Trump escalates his attacks on Fed: 'My biggest threat'

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:05:54 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:20:49 GMT
    (CBS via AP). This image taken from video provided by CBS shows President Donald Trump, left, with Lesley Stahl during the taping of an interview for "60 Minutes" that aired on Sunday, Oct. 14.  President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his "60 ...(CBS via AP). This image taken from video provided by CBS shows President Donald Trump, left, with Lesley Stahl during the taping of an interview for "60 Minutes" that aired on Sunday, Oct. 14. President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his "60 ...
    Trump launches new round of criticism at Federal Reserve, saying it is 'my biggest threat'.More
    Trump launches new round of criticism at Federal Reserve, saying it is 'my biggest threat'.More
  • United 3Q profit up 30 percent as it recoups fuel costs

    United 3Q profit up 30 percent as it recoups fuel costs

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:46:18 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:20:41 GMT
    United Airlines third quarter profit soared 30 percent as the airline boosted average fares to recover higher fuel costs.More
    United Airlines third quarter profit soared 30 percent as the airline boosted average fares to recover higher fuel costs.More
  • The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast trip

    The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast trip

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-10-16 07:05:34 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-10-17 11:14:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Cleaning personnel wait to enter Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Turkey says an "inspection" of the consulate is expected to take place later on Monday, nearly two weeks after Saudi journalis...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Cleaning personnel wait to enter Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Turkey says an "inspection" of the consulate is expected to take place later on Monday, nearly two weeks after Saudi journalis...
    The Latest: Secretary of State Pompeo lands in Saudi Arabia to meet with king over Saudi writer's disappearance.More
    The Latest: Secretary of State Pompeo lands in Saudi Arabia to meet with king over Saudi writer's disappearance.More
  • Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

    Uber driver charged with kidnapping New York woman

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:27:53 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-10-17 11:09:10 GMT
    (Photo Courtesy of the FBI, via AP). Harbir Parmar is seen in this photo provided by the FBI, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in New York. Parmar, an Uber driver, was charged in U.S. District Court with kidnapping. According to federal authorities, Parmar kidna...(Photo Courtesy of the FBI, via AP). Harbir Parmar is seen in this photo provided by the FBI, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in New York. Parmar, an Uber driver, was charged in U.S. District Court with kidnapping. According to federal authorities, Parmar kidna...
    Authorities say an Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut.More
    Authorities say an Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut.More
  • Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

    Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:15:45 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:10 AM EDT2018-10-17 10:10:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Thomas Ferrigno works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 16.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Thomas Ferrigno works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
    Global stocks are rising after strong results from US companies including health care companies Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth and investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.More
    Global stocks are rising after strong results from US companies including health care companies Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth and investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.More
  • Saudis have a $6 million lobbying payroll despite departures

    Saudis have a $6 million lobbying payroll despite departures

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:48:22 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:41 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:41:59 GMT
    Saudi Arabia is paying influential lobbyists, lawyers and public relations experts nearly $6 million a year to engage U.S. officials and promote the Middle East nation.More
    Saudi Arabia is paying influential lobbyists, lawyers and public relations experts nearly $6 million a year to engage U.S. officials and promote the Middle East nation.More
  • Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

    Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:30:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:39:18 GMT
    Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy will have a ripple effect but not all of it will be bad.More
    Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy will have a ripple effect but not all of it will be bad.More
  • Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist

    Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:44:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:33:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File). FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a Saudi trader is seen on a stock market monitor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi stock market sharply fell Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened "severe pu...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File). FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a Saudi trader is seen on a stock market monitor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi stock market sharply fell Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened "severe pu...
    Saudi Arabia says it will respond to threats with tough measures as the US presses for more info about missing Saudi writer.More
    Saudi Arabia says it will respond to threats with tough measures as the US presses for more info about missing Saudi writer.More
  • As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

    As an oil giant, Saudi threats against US loom large

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:05:51 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:33:18 GMT
    (Leah Millis/Pool via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Sa...(Leah Millis/Pool via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Sa...
    Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it power to jolt the global economy but it's not expected to carry out threats against the US.More
    Saudi Arabia's status as the biggest oil exporter gives it power to jolt the global economy but it's not expected to carry out threats against the US.More
  • Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana

    Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:17:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-10-17 03:32:10 GMT
    (Stephen MacGillivray/The Canadian Press via AP). Brian Harriman, Cannabis NB president and CEO, speaks with media inside a Cannabis NB retail store in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.(Stephen MacGillivray/The Canadian Press via AP). Brian Harriman, Cannabis NB president and CEO, speaks with media inside a Cannabis NB retail store in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
    Canada is about to become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.More
    Canada is about to become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.More
  • Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

    Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:26:35 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this Oct. 1, 2018 photo, Stormy Nichole Day, left, sits on a sidewalk on Haight Street with Nord (last name not given) and his dog Hobo while interviewed about being homeless in San Francisco. A measure on San Francisco's Nov. ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). In this Oct. 1, 2018 photo, Stormy Nichole Day, left, sits on a sidewalk on Haight Street with Nord (last name not given) and his dog Hobo while interviewed about being homeless in San Francisco. A measure on San Francisco's Nov. ...
    San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.More
    San Francisco voters have a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that would tax hundreds of the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill.More
  • Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

    Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:35:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-10-17 00:59:19 GMT
    Prosecutors say law enforcement officials have conducted searches at German automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions.More
    Prosecutors say law enforcement officials have conducted searches at German automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions.More
  • US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

    US, South African farmers cry fowl over Trump metal tariffs

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:26:37 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-10-16 23:48:24 GMT
    (Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). President Donald Trump raises his fist to chants of "USA" during a visit Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, to Lynn Haven, Fla., to see storm damage and recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael. Trump marve...(Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). President Donald Trump raises his fist to chants of "USA" during a visit Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, to Lynn Haven, Fla., to see storm damage and recovery efforts following Hurricane Michael. Trump marve...
    President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum are jeopardizing an export deal with South Africa worth millions of dollars to American chicken farmers.More
    President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum are jeopardizing an export deal with South Africa worth millions of dollars to American chicken farmers.More
  • Trump criticizes Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

    Trump criticizes Fed for raising interest rates too quickly

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:45:57 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:08:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump is criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates too quickly.More
    President Donald Trump is criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates too quickly.More
  • How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

    How DC unleashed fossil-fuel exports despite climate worries

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 09:25:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:56:23 GMT
    (AP photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Since Donald Trump took office, America’s exports of liquid natural gas and crude oil have surged, ri...(AP photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Since Donald Trump took office, America’s exports of liquid natural gas and crude oil have surged, ri...
    On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials.More
    On oil and gas exports, Trump administration took cues from Obama officials.More
  • Goldman, Morgan report strong 3Q profits; shares jump

    Goldman, Morgan report strong 3Q profits; shares jump

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:45:58 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:46:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
    Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley each report 3Q profits beating analysts' expectations, helped by strong performance in trading operations and strong deal making.More
    Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley each report 3Q profits beating analysts' expectations, helped by strong performance in trading operations and strong deal making.More
  • Japanese bank Nomura to pay $480M for role in housing crisis

    Japanese bank Nomura to pay $480M for role in housing crisis

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:46:31 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:36:27 GMT
    Japanese bank Nomura to pay $480 million to US authorities for its alleged role in the housing market bubble.More
    Japanese bank Nomura to pay $480 million to US authorities for its alleged role in the housing market bubble.More
  • Macron seeks new start in French govt reshuffle in TV speech

    Macron seeks new start in French govt reshuffle in TV speech

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-10-16 08:15:30 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-10-16 20:11:52 GMT
    French president Emmanuel Macron has named a key political ally as interior minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.More
    French president Emmanuel Macron has named a key political ally as interior minister in an expected cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday.More
  • US employers post record number of open jobs in August

    US employers post record number of open jobs in August

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:36:33 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:36:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo, a sign outside a business in Salem, N.H. says "Now Hiring." On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for August.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo, a sign outside a business in Salem, N.H. says "Now Hiring." On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for August.
    US employers post record number of open jobs in August; hiring also reaches record high.More
    US employers post record number of open jobs in August; hiring also reaches record high.More
  • US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September

    US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:25:47 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:16:41 GMT
    Storm-proof: US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September despite Hurricane Florence.More
    Storm-proof: US industrial production climbed 0.3 percent in September despite Hurricane Florence.More
  • After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women

    After men's razors, Harry's launches shaving brand for women

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:25:27 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:56:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo Brittania Boey, left, and Allie Melnick, right, leaders behind Harry's new shaving and body care brand Flamingo pose for a photo in New York. The company behind men’s shaving brand Harr...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo Brittania Boey, left, and Allie Melnick, right, leaders behind Harry's new shaving and body care brand Flamingo pose for a photo in New York. The company behind men’s shaving brand Harr...
    Harry's invites women to talk about hair with new shaving and body care brand Flamingo.More
    Harry's invites women to talk about hair with new shaving and body care brand Flamingo.More
  • US targets network backing Iran's use of child soldiers

    US targets network backing Iran's use of child soldiers

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:15:51 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:40:43 GMT
    Treasury is targeting a network of businesses that provide financial support to a paramilitary force in Iran that allegedly trains and deploys child soldiers to fight with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.More
    Treasury is targeting a network of businesses that provide financial support to a paramilitary force in Iran that allegedly trains and deploys child soldiers to fight with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.More
  • Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

    Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:05:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). An American flag flies above a Sears department store sign in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). An American flag flies above a Sears department store sign in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.More
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.More
  • Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

    Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

    Thursday, October 11 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-10-11 19:12:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-10-16 18:07:11 GMT
    As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, the plethora of new services creates a risk for streaming fatigue.More
    As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, the plethora of new services creates a risk for streaming fatigue.More
  • Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

    Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:35:03 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:07:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., talks to campaign volunteers at a Democratic campaign office in Phoenix. As the November elections near, Democrats are focusing on health care. I...
    Democrats focus on health care as top issue to close out midterm campaigns.More
    Democrats focus on health care as top issue to close out midterm campaigns.More
  • Prescription drugs, lower taxes, power J&J 3Q beat

    Prescription drugs, lower taxes, power J&J 3Q beat

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-10-16 11:05:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:06:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, shows a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
    Johnson & Johnson edges out profit and revenue expectations for the third quarter, raises profit outlook as domestic sales rise.More
    Johnson & Johnson edges out profit and revenue expectations for the third quarter, raises profit outlook as domestic sales rise.More
  • How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

    How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:24:21 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-10-16 15:47:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago.(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE - This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago.
    Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or the party photo you were tagged in?.More
    Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or the party photo you were tagged in?.More
  • Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

    Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-10-16 01:05:25 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-10-16 15:21:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this July 17, 2001 file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen appears in a suite in the team's stadium in Seattle. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-fo...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this July 17, 2001 file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen appears in a suite in the team's stadium in Seattle. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-fo...
    Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died.More
    Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and went on to become a billionaire philanthropist, has died.More
  • China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations

    China wants to deepen economic ties in 16 European nations

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:26:04 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:55:47 GMT
    An official says China wants to further boost cooperation with central and eastern Europe where it is already financing infrastructure and other projects as part of a wider bid to increase global influence.More
    An official says China wants to further boost cooperation with central and eastern Europe where it is already financing infrastructure and other projects as part of a wider bid to increase global influence.More
  • The Latest: Tusk says new thinking required in Brexit talks

    The Latest: Tusk says new thinking required in Brexit talks

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:45:42 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:51:30 GMT
    (PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, London, with an update on the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations, Monday Oct. 15, 2018.(PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, London, with an update on the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations, Monday Oct. 15, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged her divided Cabinet to back her as Brexit negotiations with the European Union go down to the wire.More
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged her divided Cabinet to back her as Brexit negotiations with the European Union go down to the wire.More
  • US retail sales edged up in September

    US retail sales edged up in September

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:55:23 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo a customer shops at a Target department store in Pembroke Pines, Fla. On Monday, Oct. 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for September.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo a customer shops at a Target department store in Pembroke Pines, Fla. On Monday, Oct. 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for September.
    US retail sales edge up scant 0.1 percent in September, matching weak August performance.More
    US retail sales edge up scant 0.1 percent in September, matching weak August performance.More
  • Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

    Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

    Thursday, October 11 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-10-11 19:43:28 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2013, file photo, the Facebook "like" symbol is on display on a sign outside the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2013, file photo, the Facebook "like" symbol is on display on a sign outside the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts...
    Facebook says it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with garbage links and clickbait.More
    Facebook says it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with garbage links and clickbait.More
  • Chinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandal

    Chinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandal

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:25:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:26:27 GMT
    Chinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandal.More
    Chinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandal.More
  • Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted

    Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-10-16 07:45:39 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:26:20 GMT
    Investors have reacted with calm to the new Italian budget draft that delivers on electoral promises to restore pensions to thousands whose retirement age had been pushed back and the creation of a basic salary for...More
    Investors have reacted with calm to the new Italian budget draft that delivers on electoral promises to restore pensions to thousands whose retirement age had been pushed back and the creation of a basic salary for some job-seekers.More
  • High-flying tech stocks at forefront of Wall Street's slump

    High-flying tech stocks at forefront of Wall Street's slump

    Thursday, October 11 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-10-11 07:19:43 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:20:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Stocks are extending their slump on Wall Street, led by drops in big technology companies, as rising bond yield...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Stocks are extending their slump on Wall Street, led by drops in big technology companies, as rising bond yield...
    Rising interest rates are weighing on high-flying tech stocks that have led the way for much of Wall Street's bull market run.More
    Rising interest rates are weighing on high-flying tech stocks that have led the way for much of Wall Street's bull market run.More
  • Global stocks rise amid strong earnings reports

    Global stocks rise amid strong earnings reports

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-10-16 07:45:41 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:16:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An investor sits at private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An investor sits at private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government...
    Asian shares gain on hopes for thaw in China trade tensions, but inflation drags on Chinese benchmarks.More
    Asian shares gain on hopes for thaw in China trade tensions, but inflation drags on Chinese benchmarks.More
  • UnitedHealth beats all around in 3Q, raises outlook again

    UnitedHealth beats all around in 3Q, raises outlook again

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:35 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:46:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows part of the UnitedHealth Group, Inc. campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows part of the UnitedHealth Group, Inc. campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
    UnitedHealth posts better-than-expected profits and revenue for the third quarter, ups outlook on strong insurance trends.More
    UnitedHealth posts better-than-expected profits and revenue for the third quarter, ups outlook on strong insurance trends.More
  • US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

    US budget deficit hits highest level in 6 years

    Monday, October 15 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-10-15 18:25:43 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:46:14 GMT
    The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018.More
    The federal budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018.More
  • Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissions

    Audi fined $925 million in Germany over diesel emissions

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-10-16 09:55:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:46:07 GMT
    German authorities have fined luxury automaker Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars with excessive diesel emissions..More
    German authorities have fined luxury automaker Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars with excessive diesel emissions..More
  • Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India

    Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 09:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:26:11 GMT
    Global payments companies hit deadline for keeping data inside India.More
    Global payments companies hit deadline for keeping data inside India.More
  • Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks

    Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks

    Monday, October 15 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 08:15:13 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-10-16 11:16:30 GMT
    (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt walks with Slovakian Europe Minister Frantisek Ruzickas, left, during a walk in the grounds of Chevening House, in Sevenoaks, England, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Hunt played host to E...(Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt walks with Slovakian Europe Minister Frantisek Ruzickas, left, during a walk in the grounds of Chevening House, in Sevenoaks, England, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Hunt played host to E...
    Britain's foreign secretary is cautiously optimistic that the U.K. and the European Union will secure an agreement on Britain leaving the bloc although perhaps not at an EU summit this week.More
    Britain's foreign secretary is cautiously optimistic that the U.K. and the European Union will secure an agreement on Britain leaving the bloc although perhaps not at an EU summit this week.More
  • West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

    West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

    Monday, October 15 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:38:08 GMT
    The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia.More
    The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia.More
  • Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India

    Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-10-16 09:26:01 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:17:26 GMT
    Global payments companies hit deadline for keeping data inside India.More
    Global payments companies hit deadline for keeping data inside India.More
  • The Amazon of its day, Sears' woes were years in the making

    The Amazon of its day, Sears' woes were years in the making

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-10-16 05:05:46 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:08:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). A sign for a Sears department store is displayed in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). A sign for a Sears department store is displayed in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.More
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.More
  • Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Democrats lead Republicans on fundraising ahead of midterms

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-10-16 02:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-10-16 10:08:10 GMT
    Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks from the midterm elections that will determine who controls Capitol Hill in January.More
    Democrats are leading Republicans in the money race in many of the key Senate and House campaigns three weeks from the midterm elections that will determine who controls Capitol Hill in January.More
  • California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:35:45 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:21:00 GMT
    (Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...(Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar...More
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.More
  • AT&T's WarnerMedia to offer their own streaming service

    AT&T's WarnerMedia to offer their own streaming service

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-10-10 19:09:02 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:19:47 GMT
    AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of streaming video services with their own product due to launch late next year.More
    AT&T and WarnerMedia are joining the ever-expanding list of streaming video services with their own product due to launch late next year.More
  • Asian shares up on hopes that US, China will solve dispute

    Asian shares up on hopes that US, China will solve dispute

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:35:19 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:16:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 15.(AP Photo/Richard Drew). FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 15.
    US stocks are falling again as technology companies continue to take sharp losses and retailers fall after a disappointing report on retail sales in September.More
    US stocks are falling again as technology companies continue to take sharp losses and retailers fall after a disappointing report on retail sales in September.More
  • Jurors: Don't throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict

    Jurors: Don't throw out $289M weed killer cancer verdict

    Monday, October 15 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:35:16 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-10-16 05:58:25 GMT
    Jurors who found that Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper's cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor.More
    Jurors who found that Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper's cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor.More
  • Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

    Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

    Monday, October 15 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:25:19 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-10-16 01:10:29 GMT
    Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died.More
    Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died.More
  • Dating site owner to repay $1 million to customers

    Dating site owner to repay $1 million to customers

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:35:20 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:35:20 GMT
    The company that owns Christian Mingle, Jdate and other online dating sites will pay a $500,000 fine and nearly $1 million in restitution to customers whose subscriptions were automatically renewed or who were...More
    The company that owns Christian Mingle, Jdate and other online dating sites will pay a $500,000 fine and nearly $1 million in restitution to customers whose subscriptions were automatically renewed or who were denied refunds when requested.More
  • Google's Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

    Google's Waze expands carpooling service throughout US

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-10-10 14:38:37 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:19:05 GMT
    Google's Waze app opens up pay-to-carpool service all US drivers, passengers.More
    Google's Waze app opens up pay-to-carpool service all US drivers, passengers.More
  • The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

    The Latest: US wants drugmakers to put prices in TV ads

    Monday, October 15 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:55:14 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-10-15 23:16:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in New York.  In a move announced Monday, Oct. 14, by the industry's largest t...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. In a move announced Monday, Oct. 14, by the industry's largest t...
    Federal government wants drugmakers to disclose list price of prescription drugs in TV commercials.More
    Federal government wants drugmakers to disclose list price of prescription drugs in TV commercials.More
  • Bank of America 3Q profits rise 32 percent, beats forecasts

    Bank of America 3Q profits rise 32 percent, beats forecasts

    Monday, October 15 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 11:55:07 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-10-15 22:06:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE- In this July 9, 2018, file photo a customer makes a transaction at a Bank of America ATM at the company's headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, Oct. 15.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE- In this July 9, 2018, file photo a customer makes a transaction at a Bank of America ATM at the company's headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, Oct. 15.
    Bank of America third-quarter profits rise by 32 percent from a year ago, as the bank was able to charge more for loans and also benefited from a much lower tax rate.More
    Bank of America third-quarter profits rise by 32 percent from a year ago, as the bank was able to charge more for loans and also benefited from a much lower tax rate.More
  • Shareholders must vote on Musk's return as Tesla chairman

    Shareholders must vote on Musk's return as Tesla chairman

    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:43:50 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:59:24 GMT
    If Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to return as chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it.More
    If Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to return as chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it.More
  • The Latest: Austria's Kurz sees border as Brexit 'tactic'

    The Latest: Austria's Kurz sees border as Brexit 'tactic'

    Monday, October 15 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-10-15 09:05:05 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:55:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorne Cook). In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, a sign in a parking lot of a cemetery reads: "No EU border in Ireland" near Carrickcarnan, Ireland, just next to the Jonesborough Parish church in Northern Ireland. The land around...(AP Photo/Lorne Cook). In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, a sign in a parking lot of a cemetery reads: "No EU border in Ireland" near Carrickcarnan, Ireland, just next to the Jonesborough Parish church in Northern Ireland. The land around...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a Brexit crisis, with her political allies insisting they will scuttle a divorce deal with the European Union over the issue of the Irish border.More
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a Brexit crisis, with her political allies insisting they will scuttle a divorce deal with the European Union over the issue of the Irish border.More
  • Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

    Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-10-11 12:51:55 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:48:35 GMT
    Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect a modest increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher.More
    Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect a modest increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher.More
  • Slight increase in Medicare's outpatient 'Part B' premium

    Slight increase in Medicare's outpatient 'Part B' premium

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-10-12 16:13:23 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-10-15 20:16:58 GMT
    Medicare 'Part B' premium for outpatient care will rise by just $1.50 a month next year.More
    Medicare 'Part B' premium for outpatient care will rise by just $1.50 a month next year.More
  • Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open

    Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open

    Monday, October 15 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-10-15 20:05:16 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-10-15 20:06:07 GMT
    MGM has earned $27 million from gambling after one full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino.More
    MGM has earned $27 million from gambling after one full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino.More
  • Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

    Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

    Monday, October 15 2018 1:34 AM EDT2018-10-15 05:34:53 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:26:57 GMT
    Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.More
    Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.More
  • Business sales have healthy gain, prices up over 11 percent

    Business sales have healthy gain, prices up over 11 percent

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:55:05 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-10-15 18:16:14 GMT
    Sales of small businesses had a healthy gain in the third quarter.More
    Sales of small businesses had a healthy gain in the third quarter.More
  • California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

    California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:50:41 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:30:24 GMT
    A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test.More
    A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test.More
  • 2 journalists face jail over criticism of US pastor's trial

    2 journalists face jail over criticism of US pastor's trial

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:05:46 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:08:06 GMT
    Two Turkish journalists have been charged with insulting the Turkish nation and institutions for suggesting that a Turkish court may have taken government instructions when ruling in the case against an American...More
    Two Turkish journalists have been charged with insulting the Turkish nation and institutions for suggesting that a Turkish court may have taken government instructions when ruling in the case against an American pastor.More
  • Supreme Court won't take up lead paint issue from California

    Supreme Court won't take up lead paint issue from California

    Monday, October 15 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:15:03 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:45:48 GMT
    The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that required paint companies to fund the removal of lead paint from California homes.More
    The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that required paint companies to fund the removal of lead paint from California homes.More
  • Correction: Gas Explosions story

    Correction: Gas Explosions story

    Thursday, October 11 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-10-11 19:53:38 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:25:24 GMT
    Federal investigators are confirming that over pressurized natural gas lines were the source of a series of explosions and fires in communities north of Boston last month.More
    Federal investigators are confirming that over pressurized natural gas lines were the source of a series of explosions and fires in communities north of Boston last month.More
  • Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

    Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

    Sunday, October 14 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-10-14 06:14:40 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:21:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hans Pennink). Members of the National Transportation Safety Board work at the scene of yesterday's fatal crash, in Schoharie, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Hans Pennink). Members of the National Transportation Safety Board work at the scene of yesterday's fatal crash, in Schoharie, N.Y., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.
    U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says there are glaring gaps in safety data about limousines because federal officials haven't done enough to investigate limo wrecks.More
    U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says there are glaring gaps in safety data about limousines because federal officials haven't done enough to investigate limo wrecks.More
  • Report: Bullying, harassment rife at UK Parliament

    Report: Bullying, harassment rife at UK Parliament

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:45:02 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:05:36 GMT
    An independent report says Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed.".More
    An independent report says Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed.".More
  • Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

    Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

    Monday, October 15 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-10-15 08:35:11 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:46:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson). Horst Seehofer, German Interior Minister and Chairman of the Christian Social Union, CSU, arrives for a statement in the state parliament in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, after his party lost in he Bavarian state ...(AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson). Horst Seehofer, German Interior Minister and Chairman of the Christian Social Union, CSU, arrives for a statement in the state parliament in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, after his party lost in he Bavarian state ...
    The leader of Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria is vowing to support the German Chancellor's national government despite his party's poor result in regional elections Sunday.More
    The leader of Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria is vowing to support the German Chancellor's national government despite his party's poor result in regional elections Sunday.More
  • Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

    Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

    Monday, October 15 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 06:55:07 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:36:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A worker stands in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank In Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospect...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A worker stands in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank In Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospect...
    Asian stocks are slipping as investor worries continue about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.More
    Asian stocks are slipping as investor worries continue about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth.More
  • UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

    UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

    Saturday, October 13 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-10-13 12:03:49 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 14:15:11 GMT
    (Toby Melville, Pool via AP). Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave St George's Chapel after their wedding at Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018.(Toby Melville, Pool via AP). Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave St George's Chapel after their wedding at Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018.
    The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of TV viewership.More
    The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of TV viewership.More
  • Who's Trump listen to on trade? Chinese ambassador at a loss

    Who's Trump listen to on trade? Chinese ambassador at a loss

    Sunday, October 14 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-10-14 18:54:53 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:55:49 GMT
    China's ambassador to the United States says he and other diplomats in Washington are having a hard time figuring out which trade advisers President Donald Trump listens to in his administration.More
    China's ambassador to the United States says he and other diplomats in Washington are having a hard time figuring out which trade advisers President Donald Trump listens to in his administration.More
  • Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-10-13 17:33:55 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:25:47 GMT
    (Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...(Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups...More
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims.More
  • Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

    Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:04:18 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 11:15:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A security personnel stands at the entrance of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple ...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A security personnel stands at the entrance of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple ...
    The Saudi stock market has dropped more than 6.8 percent after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.More
    The Saudi stock market has dropped more than 6.8 percent after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.More
  • Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

    Defense contractors Harris, L3 Technologies to merge

    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-10-15 00:24:42 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-10-15 11:15:32 GMT
    Harris Corp., L3 Technologies merging to form one of world's largest defense contractors.More
    Harris Corp., L3 Technologies merging to form one of world's largest defense contractors.More
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