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  • Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

    Trump picks ambassador to Canada for UN post

    Friday, February 22 2019 6:23 PM EST2019-02-22 23:23:27 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
    President Donald Trump has picked Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  • The Latest: Trump raises prospect of dropping Huawei charges

    The Latest: Trump raises prospect of dropping Huawei charges

    Friday, February 22 2019 3:43 PM EST2019-02-22 20:43:08 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....
    Trump says he would consider an extension of deadline if trade talks are going well.
    Trump says he would consider an extension of deadline if trade talks are going well.
  • Dems' choice: Scrap the system or make gradual change?

    Dems' choice: Scrap the system or make gradual change?

    Friday, February 22 2019 4:13 PM EST2019-02-22 21:13:11 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The growing Democratic presidential field is increasingly splitting into two camps: those who want t...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The growing Democratic presidential field is increasingly splitting into two camps: those who want t...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The growing Democratic presidential field is increasingly splitting into two camps: those who want t...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The growing Democratic presidential field is increasingly splitting into two camps: those who want t...
    Democratic presidential candidates are increasingly split into two camps: those who want to quickly overhaul economic systems that have existed for decades and those who favor more gradual change.
    Democratic presidential candidates are increasingly split into two camps: those who want to quickly overhaul economic systems that have existed for decades and those who favor more gradual change.
  • US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

    US and China extend trade talks; Xi-Trump meeting may follow

    Friday, February 22 2019 12:43 PM EST2019-02-22 17:43:05 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing....
    US and China resume trade talks as Trump's March 2 deadline for an agreement draws near.
    US and China resume trade talks as Trump's March 2 deadline for an agreement draws near.
  • Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

    Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referrals

    Friday, February 22 2019 1:43 PM EST2019-02-22 18:43:03 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:18 GMT
    Trump administration acts to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions.
    Trump administration acts to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions.
  • China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

    China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offenses

    Friday, February 22 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-22 11:43:08 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:05 GMT
    China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior.
    China blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior.
  • UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal

    UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal

    Friday, February 22 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-22 16:13:07 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:45 PM EST2019-02-23 02:45:02 GMT
    The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives.
    The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives.
  • The Latest: Venezuela partially closes Colombian border

    The Latest: Venezuela partially closes Colombian border

    Friday, February 22 2019 9:33 AM EST2019-02-22 14:33:11 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:44 PM EST2019-02-23 02:44:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). Youths wearing white T-shirts and Venezuelan flags hike through an unmarked trail between high bushes to sneak into Colombia, for the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert on the Colombian side of the border, in Palotal, Venezuela, Fr...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). Youths wearing white T-shirts and Venezuelan flags hike through an unmarked trail between high bushes to sneak into Colombia, for the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert on the Colombian side of the border, in Palotal, Venezuela, Fr...
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). Youths wearing white T-shirts and Venezuelan flags hike through an unmarked trail between high bushes to sneak into Colombia, for the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert on the Colombian side of the border, in Palotal, Venezuela, Fr...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). Youths wearing white T-shirts and Venezuelan flags hike through an unmarked trail between high bushes to sneak into Colombia, for the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert on the Colombian side of the border, in Palotal, Venezuela, Fr...
    British billionaire Richard Branson said he hopes a fundraising concert he is organizing on behalf of Venezuela will convince soldiers to disobey President Nicolas Maduro and allow shipments of humanitarian aid...
    British billionaire Richard Branson said he hopes a fundraising concert he is organizing on behalf of Venezuela will convince soldiers to disobey President Nicolas Maduro and allow shipments of humanitarian aid sitting on the border to pass.
  • Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

    Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

    Friday, February 22 2019 4:43 PM EST2019-02-22 21:43:14 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:44 PM EST2019-02-23 02:44:30 GMT
    General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor.
    General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor.
  • Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

    Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens

    Friday, February 22 2019 6:03 PM EST2019-02-22 23:03:25 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:44 PM EST2019-02-23 02:44:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 16, 2018, file photo, American Airlines aircrafts aircrafts are seen at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines an...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 16, 2018, file photo, American Airlines aircrafts aircrafts are seen at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines an...
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 16, 2018, file photo, American Airlines aircrafts aircrafts are seen at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines an...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE- In this June 16, 2018, file photo, American Airlines aircrafts aircrafts are seen at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines an...
    Some planes have cameras in their seat-back entertainment systems.
    Some planes have cameras in their seat-back entertainment systems.
  • Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention

    Google's Nest hub has a microphone it forgot to mention

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:03 PM EST2019-02-20 22:03:29 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:23 GMT
    Google says it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in a security product it began selling in 2017, but blames the omission on an error.
    Google says it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in a security product it began selling in 2017, but blames the omission on an error.
  • Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000

    Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:03 AM EST2019-02-20 08:03:35 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:20 GMT
    Samsung poised to roll out new phones amid a lull in smartphone innovation.
    Samsung poised to roll out new phones amid a lull in smartphone innovation.
  • Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

    Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

    Friday, February 22 2019 3:43 PM EST2019-02-22 20:43:13 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:19 GMT
    Several apps are sending sensitive user data to Facebook, including health information, without users' consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
    Several apps are sending sensitive user data to Facebook, including health information, without users' consent, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
  • Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns

    Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns

    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:03 PM EST2019-02-21 21:03:34 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:18 GMT
    Nestle, Epic Games and others are removing ads from YouTube while the company deals with comments from pedophiles on innocuous videos of kids.
    Nestle, Epic Games and others are removing ads from YouTube while the company deals with comments from pedophiles on innocuous videos of kids.
  • Google to end forced arbitration for all worker disputes

    Google to end forced arbitration for all worker disputes

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-02-21 22:13:31 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:17 GMT
    Google said Thursday it would end mandatory arbitration for workers after months of pressure from employees.
    Google said Thursday it would end mandatory arbitration for workers after months of pressure from employees.
  • BMW, Daimler: You can trust us with car-sharing data

    BMW, Daimler: You can trust us with car-sharing data

    Friday, February 22 2019 5:23 AM EST2019-02-22 10:23:02 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:15 GMT
    Automakers Daimler and BMW are formally launching their joint venture in services that make it possible to use their cars without necessarily owning one.
    Automakers Daimler and BMW are formally launching their joint venture in services that make it possible to use their cars without necessarily owning one.
  • White House ends California talks on mileage dispute

    White House ends California talks on mileage dispute

    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:23 PM EST2019-02-21 17:23:15 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:13 GMT
    The Trump administration says it has broken off talks with California in a dispute over mileage standards, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to roil the auto industry.
    The Trump administration says it has broken off talks with California in a dispute over mileage standards, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to roil the auto industry.
  • Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

    Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

    Friday, February 22 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-02-22 22:13:11 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:54 PM EST2019-02-23 01:54:13 GMT
    A group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company cancel a contract supplying U.S. Army soldiers with HoloLens headsets that could help them spot adversaries on the battlefield.
    A group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company cancel a contract supplying U.S. Army soldiers with HoloLens headsets that could help them spot adversaries on the battlefield.
  • Disabled greeter meets with Walmart about job; no resolution

    Disabled greeter meets with Walmart about job; no resolution

    Friday, February 22 2019 5:03 PM EST2019-02-22 22:03:14 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-23 01:53:30 GMT
    (Holly Catlin via AP). In this Dec. 14, 2018 photo provided by Holly Catlin, Adam Catlin gets out of a car before starting his shift at a Walmart in Selinsgrove, Pa. Catlin, who has cerebral palsy, is afraid he'll be out of work after store officials c...(Holly Catlin via AP). In this Dec. 14, 2018 photo provided by Holly Catlin, Adam Catlin gets out of a car before starting his shift at a Walmart in Selinsgrove, Pa. Catlin, who has cerebral palsy, is afraid he'll be out of work after store officials c...
    (Holly Catlin via AP). In this Dec. 14, 2018 photo provided by Holly Catlin, Adam Catlin gets out of a car before starting his shift at a Walmart in Selinsgrove, Pa. Catlin, who has cerebral palsy, is afraid he'll be out of work after store officials c...(Holly Catlin via AP). In this Dec. 14, 2018 photo provided by Holly Catlin, Adam Catlin gets out of a car before starting his shift at a Walmart in Selinsgrove, Pa. Catlin, who has cerebral palsy, is afraid he'll be out of work after store officials c...
    A beloved Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy has met with store management in a bid to keep his job but came away with no guarantees, and his family is girding for a fight.
    A beloved Walmart greeter with cerebral palsy has met with store management in a bid to keep his job but came away with no guarantees, and his family is girding for a fight.
  • Cuomo says losing Amazon HQ 'greatest tragedy' of his tenure

    Cuomo says losing Amazon HQ 'greatest tragedy' of his tenure

    Friday, February 22 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-22 17:33:07 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-23 01:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hans Pennink). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump during a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.  Cuomo says Amazon's...(AP Photo/Hans Pennink). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump during a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo says Amazon's...
    (AP Photo/Hans Pennink). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump during a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.  Cuomo says Amazon's...(AP Photo/Hans Pennink). FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump during a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo says Amazon's...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he has been in government.
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he has been in government.
  • EU says it's ready to hit back if US imposes car tariffs

    EU says it's ready to hit back if US imposes car tariffs

    Friday, February 22 2019 10:13 AM EST2019-02-22 15:13:14 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-23 01:53:27 GMT
    A European Union official says "there is full support" from member states to hit back if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on cars and car parts.
    A European Union official says "there is full support" from member states to hit back if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on cars and car parts.
  • Trump: Amazon's dropped deal 'a big loss' for hometown NYC

    Trump: Amazon's dropped deal 'a big loss' for hometown NYC

    Friday, February 22 2019 4:43 PM EST2019-02-22 21:43:08 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-23 01:53:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
    Trump says Amazon's decision to drop plans for New York City headquarters is "a big loss" for the city.
    Trump says Amazon's decision to drop plans for New York City headquarters is "a big loss" for the city.
  • Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march

    Swedish teen leads Belgian students on 7th climate march

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:03 AM EST2019-02-21 10:03:02 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:04 PM EST2019-02-23 01:04:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, center, speaks during an event at the EU Charlemagne building in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Thunberg will also participate in a climate march through the city later in the day.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, center, speaks during an event at the EU Charlemagne building in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Thunberg will also participate in a climate march through the city later in the day.
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, center, speaks during an event at the EU Charlemagne building in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Thunberg will also participate in a climate march through the city later in the day.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, center, speaks during an event at the EU Charlemagne building in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Thunberg will also participate in a climate march through the city later in the day.
    Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to get more attention to fighting climate change.
    Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is joining Belgian students who are skipping classes for the seventh Thursday in a row to march through Brussels to get more attention to fighting climate change.
  • Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

    Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:53 AM EST2019-02-20 10:53:07 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 8:04 PM EST2019-02-23 01:04:48 GMT
    A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change.
    A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change.
  • At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down

    At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down

    Friday, February 22 2019 6:13 AM EST2019-02-22 11:13:04 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 7:23 PM EST2019-02-23 00:23:27 GMT
    Shares in Kraft Heinz are expected to plunge when markets open Friday after the consumer goods company said it was being investigated by U.S. regulators and it reported a massive loss.
    Shares in Kraft Heinz are expected to plunge when markets open Friday after the consumer goods company said it was being investigated by U.S. regulators and it reported a massive loss.
  • 'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as grocers end tests

    'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as grocers end tests

    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-21 17:33:31 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 7:14 PM EST2019-02-23 00:14:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, photo, Jamie Shae, of Grimes, Iowa, talks about the lemons she found in the imperfect produce section at the Hy-Vee grocery store in Urbandale, Iowa. She didn’t realize there was anything sp...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, photo, Jamie Shae, of Grimes, Iowa, talks about the lemons she found in the imperfect produce section at the Hy-Vee grocery store in Urbandale, Iowa. She didn’t realize there was anything sp...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, photo, Jamie Shae, of Grimes, Iowa, talks about the lemons she found in the imperfect produce section at the Hy-Vee grocery store in Urbandale, Iowa. She didn’t realize there was anything sp...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, photo, Jamie Shae, of Grimes, Iowa, talks about the lemons she found in the imperfect produce section at the Hy-Vee grocery store in Urbandale, Iowa. She didn’t realize there was anything sp...
    'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as some grocers end tests aimed at reducing food waste.
    'Ugly produce' trend may have limits, as some grocers end tests aimed at reducing food waste.
  • Government headed for close to half of nation's health tab

    Government headed for close to half of nation's health tab

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 4:13 PM EST2019-02-20 21:13:28 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 7:14 PM EST2019-02-23 00:14:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medi...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medi...
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medi...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File). FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medi...
    Report: Government to pay for nearly half the nation's health care tab in less than 10 years.
    Report: Government to pay for nearly half the nation's health care tab in less than 10 years.
  • Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

    Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:23 PM EST2019-02-20 22:23:38 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 6:06 PM EST2019-02-22 23:06:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019, photo Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, speaks during an interview in New York. Ohanian says he can't imagine how he and Serena Williams would have coped with a new ba...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019, photo Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, speaks during an interview in New York. Ohanian says he can't imagine how he and Serena Williams would have coped with a new ba...
    (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019, photo Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, speaks during an interview in New York. Ohanian says he can't imagine how he and Serena Williams would have coped with a new ba...(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews). In this Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019, photo Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, speaks during an interview in New York. Ohanian says he can't imagine how he and Serena Williams would have coped with a new ba...
    Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian pushes hard for paid parental leave in the US.
    Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian pushes hard for paid parental leave in the US.
  • Fed will be 'patient' in rate hikes amid global growth woes

    Fed will be 'patient' in rate hikes amid global growth woes

    Friday, February 22 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-22 16:03:08 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-02-22 22:13:37 GMT
    Federal Reserve says slowing global economy shows need to be 'patient' in raising interest rates.
    Federal Reserve says slowing global economy shows need to be 'patient' in raising interest rates.
  • Stocks climb, giving S&P 500 its 4th straight weekly gain

    Stocks climb, giving S&P 500 its 4th straight weekly gain

    Friday, February 22 2019 10:23 AM EST2019-02-22 15:23:15 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-02-22 22:13:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 22.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 22.
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 22.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 22.
    Technology and energy companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in early trading Friday, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier, as investors weighed a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports.
    Technology and energy companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in early trading Friday, erasing some of the market's losses from a day earlier, as investors weighed a mixed batch of corporate earnings reports.
  • Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need

    Ireland publishes no-deal Brexit bill it hopes it won't need

    Friday, February 22 2019 5:23 AM EST2019-02-22 10:23:04 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 4:43 PM EST2019-02-22 21:43:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...
    The Irish government has published legislation designed to ease the damage if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal _ but says it hopes the law will never be needed.
    The Irish government has published legislation designed to ease the damage if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal _ but says it hopes the law will never be needed.
  • Ford begins probe into whether gas mileage was overstated

    Ford begins probe into whether gas mileage was overstated

    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:33 PM EST2019-02-21 21:33:33 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 3:53 PM EST2019-02-22 20:53:36 GMT
    Ford Motor Co. says it has launched an investigation into whether a flawed mathematical model caused it to overstate gas mileage and understate pollution from a wide range of vehicles.
    Ford Motor Co. says it has launched an investigation into whether a flawed mathematical model caused it to overstate gas mileage and understate pollution from a wide range of vehicles.
  • Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

    Report: US company to stop sales of genetic tech in Xinjiang

    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:13 AM EST2019-02-21 06:13:50 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 3:04 PM EST2019-02-22 20:04:59 GMT
    Report: Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will stop selling genetic sequencers in China's Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism its products were used for surveillance.
    Report: Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will stop selling genetic sequencers in China's Muslim region of Xinjiang following criticism its products were used for surveillance.
  • AutoNation names USAA executive as new CEO

    AutoNation names USAA executive as new CEO

    Friday, February 22 2019 9:23 AM EST2019-02-22 14:23:09 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 3:03 PM EST2019-02-22 20:03:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE - This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, file photo shows a Land Rover dealership in Pompano Beach, Fla.  AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, has named an executive from the USAA financial services company as its n...(AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE - This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, file photo shows a Land Rover dealership in Pompano Beach, Fla. AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, has named an executive from the USAA financial services company as its n...
    (AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE - This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, file photo shows a Land Rover dealership in Pompano Beach, Fla.  AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, has named an executive from the USAA financial services company as its n...(AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE - This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, file photo shows a Land Rover dealership in Pompano Beach, Fla. AutoNation, the country’s largest auto dealership chain, has named an executive from the USAA financial services company as its n...
    AutoNation, the country's largest automobile dealership chain, names Carl Liebert to succeed Mick Jackson as CEO.
    AutoNation, the country's largest automobile dealership chain, names Carl Liebert to succeed Mick Jackson as CEO.
  • Trump pledges to expand opportunity for every race

    Trump pledges to expand opportunity for every race

    Thursday, February 21 2019 8:43 PM EST2019-02-22 01:43:28 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 12:44 PM EST2019-02-22 17:44:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, left, Vice President Mike Pence, right, and his wife Karen Pence, speaks during a National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White Hous...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, left, Vice President Mike Pence, right, and his wife Karen Pence, speaks during a National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White Hous...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, left, Vice President Mike Pence, right, and his wife Karen Pence, speaks during a National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White Hous...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, left, Vice President Mike Pence, right, and his wife Karen Pence, speaks during a National African American History Month reception in the East Room of the White Hous...
    President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History Month.
    President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History Month.
  • Mokulele Airlines loses about 24 employees after purchase

    Mokulele Airlines loses about 24 employees after purchase

    Friday, February 22 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-02-22 16:23:09 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-22 17:33:24 GMT
    Southern Airways says it is laying off 10 percent of Mokulele Airlines' staff after acquiring the Big Island-based carrier earlier this month.
    Southern Airways says it is laying off 10 percent of Mokulele Airlines' staff after acquiring the Big Island-based carrier earlier this month.
  • Volkswagen CEO expects stiffer headwinds after 'decent' 2018

    Volkswagen CEO expects stiffer headwinds after 'decent' 2018

    Friday, February 22 2019 12:13 PM EST2019-02-22 17:13:02 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 12:23 PM EST2019-02-22 17:23:06 GMT
    (Peter Steffen/dpa via AP). Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess talks to the media about sales at the headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.(Peter Steffen/dpa via AP). Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess talks to the media about sales at the headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
    (Peter Steffen/dpa via AP). Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess talks to the media about sales at the headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.(Peter Steffen/dpa via AP). Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess talks to the media about sales at the headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019.
    Volkswagen says it increased operating earnings and sales in 2018 despite troubles getting vehicles certified under new European emissions tests.
    Volkswagen says it increased operating earnings and sales in 2018 despite troubles getting vehicles certified under new European emissions tests.
  • Oregon housing squeeze sets stage for statewide rent control

    Oregon housing squeeze sets stage for statewide rent control

    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:43 AM EST2019-02-21 05:43:35 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 12:04 PM EST2019-02-22 17:04:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives debates a bill in Salem, Ore., that would make Oregon the first state to impose mandatory rent controls statewide. The committee ...(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives debates a bill in Salem, Ore., that would make Oregon the first state to impose mandatory rent controls statewide. The committee ...
    (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives debates a bill in Salem, Ore., that would make Oregon the first state to impose mandatory rent controls statewide. The committee ...(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, a committee of the Oregon House of Representatives debates a bill in Salem, Ore., that would make Oregon the first state to impose mandatory rent controls statewide. The committee ...
    Oregon is on track to becoming the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving through the Legislature.
    Oregon is on track to becoming the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving through the Legislature.
  • US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

    US home sales tumbled 1.2 percent in January

    Thursday, February 21 2019 10:03 AM EST2019-02-21 15:03:10 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-02-22 16:23:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a price reduced for sale sign sit in front of a home in north Dallas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in January.(AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a price reduced for sale sign sit in front of a home in north Dallas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in January.
    (AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a price reduced for sale sign sit in front of a home in north Dallas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in January.(AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a price reduced for sale sign sit in front of a home in north Dallas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in January.
    US home sales slid 1.2 percent in January to the worst pace in more than 3 years.
    US home sales slid 1.2 percent in January to the worst pace in more than 3 years.
  • Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks

    Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks

    Friday, February 22 2019 12:13 AM EST2019-02-22 05:13:44 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 10:13 AM EST2019-02-22 15:13:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervous...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervous...
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervous...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). An Investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervous...
    Asian shares trend lower after Wall Street retreat as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks.
    Asian shares trend lower after Wall Street retreat as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks.
  • Hundreds of students march in Paris for climate action

    Hundreds of students march in Paris for climate action

    Friday, February 22 2019 10:03 AM EST2019-02-22 15:03:23 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 10:04 AM EST2019-02-22 15:04:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, center, leads a march of thousands of French students through Paris, France, to draw more attention to fighting climate change, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Sign reads : "school strike for the climat...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, center, leads a march of thousands of French students through Paris, France, to draw more attention to fighting climate change, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Sign reads : "school strike for the climat...
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, center, leads a march of thousands of French students through Paris, France, to draw more attention to fighting climate change, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Sign reads : "school strike for the climat...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, center, leads a march of thousands of French students through Paris, France, to draw more attention to fighting climate change, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Sign reads : "school strike for the climat...
    Hundreds of French students have taken to the streets of Paris to call for more action to fight climate change, one day after a similar march in Brussels.
    Hundreds of French students have taken to the streets of Paris to call for more action to fight climate change, one day after a similar march in Brussels.
  • China says coal handling delayed by environmental checks

    China says coal handling delayed by environmental checks

    Friday, February 22 2019 1:43 AM EST2019-02-22 06:43:33 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-22 14:53:25 GMT
    Australia's trade minister says delays in handling of coal shipments at Chinese port not a ban.
    Australia's trade minister says delays in handling of coal shipments at Chinese port not a ban.
  • Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

    Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

    Friday, February 22 2019 12:13 AM EST2019-02-22 05:13:34 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:24 AM EST2019-02-22 14:24:23 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
    U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
    U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  • A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders

    A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders

    Friday, February 22 2019 9:23 AM EST2019-02-22 14:23:12 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 9:24 AM EST2019-02-22 14:24:22 GMT
    (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP). In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, right, greets supporters as he departs from Daura, Nigeria, bound f...(Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP). In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, right, greets supporters as he departs from Daura, Nigeria, bound f...
    (Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP). In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, right, greets supporters as he departs from Daura, Nigeria, bound f...(Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria State House via AP). In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, Nigeria's incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, right, greets supporters as he departs from Daura, Nigeria, bound f...
    A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders in Saturday's delayed election.
    A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders in Saturday's delayed election.
  • German business confidence drops for 6th straight month

    German business confidence drops for 6th straight month

    Friday, February 22 2019 4:43 AM EST2019-02-22 09:43:01 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 7:13 AM EST2019-02-22 12:13:09 GMT
    A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany has fallen for the sixth consecutive month as worries mount about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy.
    A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany has fallen for the sixth consecutive month as worries mount about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy.
  • Maine governor adds boost to major power line project

    Maine governor adds boost to major power line project

    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:13 PM EST2019-02-21 18:13:23 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-22 11:43:21 GMT
    Central Maine Power's package of incentives has won Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' support for a 145-mile transmission line to supply Canadian hydropower to consumers in Massachusetts.
    Central Maine Power's package of incentives has won Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' support for a 145-mile transmission line to supply Canadian hydropower to consumers in Massachusetts.
  • US says airfares hit new lows after factoring inflation

    US says airfares hit new lows after factoring inflation

    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:43 PM EST2019-02-21 19:43:29 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 5:13 AM EST2019-02-22 10:13:08 GMT
    Airfares within the US hit their lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation.
    Airfares within the US hit their lowest level since the government started keeping track in 1995, after adjusting for inflation.
  • Brigade of volunteers vow to bring aid to Venezuela's needy

    Brigade of volunteers vow to bring aid to Venezuela's needy

    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-02-21 19:33:40 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 4:43 AM EST2019-02-22 09:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Feb. 19. 2019 photo, people fill forms to joint to the group of volunteers that will help to introduce humanitarian aid into Venezuela, during a meeting to recruit volunteers, at a square in Caracas, Venezuela. The op...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Feb. 19. 2019 photo, people fill forms to joint to the group of volunteers that will help to introduce humanitarian aid into Venezuela, during a meeting to recruit volunteers, at a square in Caracas, Venezuela. The op...
    (AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Feb. 19. 2019 photo, people fill forms to joint to the group of volunteers that will help to introduce humanitarian aid into Venezuela, during a meeting to recruit volunteers, at a square in Caracas, Venezuela. The op...(AP Photo/Fernando Llano). In this Feb. 19. 2019 photo, people fill forms to joint to the group of volunteers that will help to introduce humanitarian aid into Venezuela, during a meeting to recruit volunteers, at a square in Caracas, Venezuela. The op...
    President Nicolas Maduro deploys missiles and infantryman to the border bracing for what he claims is a U.S. coup plot disguised as humanitarian aid, as his opponents rally their own troops.
    President Nicolas Maduro deploys missiles and infantryman to the border bracing for what he claims is a U.S. coup plot disguised as humanitarian aid, as his opponents rally their own troops.
  • Sanctions could ease with greatly reduced North Korea threat

    Sanctions could ease with greatly reduced North Korea threat

    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:53 PM EST2019-02-21 17:53:19 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 2:13 AM EST2019-02-22 07:13:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Jan. 25, 2019 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks at the State Department in Washington. Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. will not move to ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Jan. 25, 2019 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks at the State Department in Washington. Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. will not move to ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident th...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Jan. 25, 2019 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks at the State Department in Washington. Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. will not move to ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). In this Jan. 25, 2019 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks at the State Department in Washington. Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. will not move to ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident th...
    Pompeo says the US will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang has been "substantially reduced".
    Pompeo says the US will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang has been "substantially reduced".
  • Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

    Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

    Thursday, February 21 2019 6:03 PM EST2019-02-21 23:03:24 GMT
    Friday, February 22 2019 12:04 AM EST2019-02-22 05:04:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicola...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicola...
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicola...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicola...
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed, just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid he has refused to accept.
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed, just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid he has refused to accept.
  • Deadly Bangladesh fire shows lapses in development

    Deadly Bangladesh fire shows lapses in development

    Thursday, February 21 2019 7:13 AM EST2019-02-21 12:13:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:56 PM EST2019-02-22 04:56:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury). Flames rise from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scor...(AP Photo/Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury). Flames rise from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scor...
    (AP Photo/Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury). Flames rise from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scor...(AP Photo/Zabed Hasnain Chowdhury). Flames rise from a fire in a densely packed shopping area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scor...
    A deadly fire in Bangladesh gutted a section of Chawkbazar, an ancient section of Dhaka that dates to the Mughal era, in a stark reminder of the lapses in public safety that continue despite rapid economic...
    A deadly fire in Bangladesh gutted a section of Chawkbazar, an ancient section of Dhaka that dates to the Mughal era, in a stark reminder of the lapses in public safety that continue despite rapid economic development.
  • US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

    US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:23 PM EST2019-02-21 22:23:22 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 10:15 PM EST2019-02-22 03:15:30 GMT
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
    (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.(Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft speaks after presenting her credentials during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.
    U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
    U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  • Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

    Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

    Thursday, February 21 2019 10:53 AM EST2019-02-21 15:53:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 10:13 PM EST2019-02-22 03:13:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 21.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 21.
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 21.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 21.
    U.S. stocks are headed lower in early trading, putting the S&P 500 index on pace for just its fourth decline this month.
    U.S. stocks are headed lower in early trading, putting the S&P 500 index on pace for just its fourth decline this month.
  • US durable goods orders up 1.2 percent in December

    US durable goods orders up 1.2 percent in December

    Thursday, February 21 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-21 13:43:08 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 8:33 PM EST2019-02-22 01:33:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, file photo an unsold 2019 Escape sports-utility vehicles sit in a long row at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Commerce Department releases its Dece...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, file photo an unsold 2019 Escape sports-utility vehicles sit in a long row at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Commerce Department releases its Dece...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, file photo an unsold 2019 Escape sports-utility vehicles sit in a long row at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Commerce Department releases its Dece...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, file photo an unsold 2019 Escape sports-utility vehicles sit in a long row at a Ford dealership in Broomfield, Colo. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Commerce Department releases its Dece...
    US durable goods orders up 1.2 percent in December but investment category fell for second month.
    US durable goods orders up 1.2 percent in December but investment category fell for second month.
  • Applications for US jobless benefits fell to a low 216,000

    Applications for US jobless benefits fell to a low 216,000

    Thursday, February 21 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-21 13:43:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:33 PM EST2019-02-21 21:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo lights illuminate the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last we...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo lights illuminate the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last we...
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo lights illuminate the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last we...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo lights illuminate the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last we...
    Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week to a low level of 216,000.
    Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week to a low level of 216,000.
  • USA Today editor apologizes for yearbook blackface photo

    USA Today editor apologizes for yearbook blackface photo

    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:13 PM EST2019-02-21 21:13:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:16 PM EST2019-02-21 21:16:54 GMT
    The editor of USA Today is apologizing for an image portraying blackface that was published in the Arizona State University yearbook on her watch.
    The editor of USA Today is apologizing for an image portraying blackface that was published in the Arizona State University yearbook on her watch.
  • Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid

    Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid

    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:33 AM EST2019-02-21 06:33:46 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:16 PM EST2019-02-21 21:16:13 GMT
    Japanese spacecraft approaching asteroid about 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) from Earth.
    Japanese spacecraft approaching asteroid about 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) from Earth.
  • As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

    As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-20 13:23:08 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:06 PM EST2019-02-21 21:06:22 GMT
    UK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems.
    UK cybersecurity chief says government oversight of Huawei proves its worth in flagging problems.
  • UK acknowledges key trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

    UK acknowledges key trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

    Thursday, February 21 2019 6:03 AM EST2019-02-21 11:03:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:05 PM EST2019-02-21 21:05:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude ...
    EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says despite constructive talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May he remains downbeat on the prospect of Britain avoiding a chaotic exit from the bloc next month.
    EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says despite constructive talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May he remains downbeat on the prospect of Britain avoiding a chaotic exit from the bloc next month.
  • Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

    Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groups

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:33 AM EST2019-02-20 11:33:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 3:35 PM EST2019-02-21 20:35:40 GMT
    Microsoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections.
    Microsoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections.
  • Average US mortgage rates fell this week

    Average US mortgage rates fell this week

    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:53 AM EST2019-02-21 16:53:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:43 PM EST2019-02-21 19:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a coming soon for sale sign sits in front of a home in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a coming soon for sale sign sits in front of a home in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    (AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a coming soon for sale sign sits in front of a home in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/LM Otero). In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo a coming soon for sale sign sits in front of a home in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    US long-term mortgage rates dipped this week to the lowest average in more than a year.
    US long-term mortgage rates dipped this week to the lowest average in more than a year.
  • Spain: Pro-secession protesters block roads in Catalonia

    Spain: Pro-secession protesters block roads in Catalonia

    Thursday, February 21 2019 3:03 AM EST2019-02-21 08:03:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-02-21 19:33:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Daniel Cole). Police officers try to remove burning tires, set by demonstrators to block a highway in protest of the imprisonment of pro-independence political leaders during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Daniel Cole). Police officers try to remove burning tires, set by demonstrators to block a highway in protest of the imprisonment of pro-independence political leaders during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Daniel Cole). Police officers try to remove burning tires, set by demonstrators to block a highway in protest of the imprisonment of pro-independence political leaders during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Daniel Cole). Police officers try to remove burning tires, set by demonstrators to block a highway in protest of the imprisonment of pro-independence political leaders during a general strike in Catalonia, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
    Strikers advocating for Catalonia's secession from Spain are blocking major highways, train lines and roads across the northeastern region.
    Strikers advocating for Catalonia's secession from Spain are blocking major highways, train lines and roads across the northeastern region.
  • Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems

    Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-20 16:13:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:13 PM EST2019-02-21 18:13:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing ...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing ...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing ...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing ...
    Southwest attacks mechanics' union over a high number of canceled flights ahead of contract talks.
    Southwest attacks mechanics' union over a high number of canceled flights ahead of contract talks.
  • Shares in world's top shipping firm sink on US tariffs risk

    Shares in world's top shipping firm sink on US tariffs risk

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:33 AM EST2019-02-21 10:33:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-21 17:33:55 GMT
    Shares in the world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, have plunged after it warned of commercial damage from a U.S. escalation in the trade war with China.
    Shares in the world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, have plunged after it warned of commercial damage from a U.S. escalation in the trade war with China.
  • US embassy urges Russia to allow visit to jailed US investor

    US embassy urges Russia to allow visit to jailed US investor

    Thursday, February 21 2019 7:43 AM EST2019-02-21 12:43:21 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:23 PM EST2019-02-21 17:23:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey looks through a cage's class in the court room in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calve...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey looks through a cage's class in the court room in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calve...
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey looks through a cage's class in the court room in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calve...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey looks through a cage's class in the court room in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calve...
    The United States Embassy in Moscow has called on Russian authorities to allow its staff to visit a U.S. investment fund manager who has been jailed pending a fraud investigation.
    The United States Embassy in Moscow has called on Russian authorities to allow its staff to visit a U.S. investment fund manager who has been jailed pending a fraud investigation.
  • Airlines need better info before flying over conflict zones

    Airlines need better info before flying over conflict zones

    Thursday, February 21 2019 4:23 AM EST2019-02-21 09:23:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:04 PM EST2019-02-21 17:04:37 GMT
    A Dutch safety watchdog says that airlines around the world need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over conflict zones.
    A Dutch safety watchdog says that airlines around the world need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over conflict zones.
  • Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

    Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-20 20:13:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:53 AM EST2019-02-21 16:53:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its January meeting, when it held ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its January meeting, when it held ...
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its January meeting, when it held ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference in Washington. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its January meeting, when it held ...
    Fed policymakers last month noted increased threats to U.S. economy and opted for patience.
    Fed policymakers last month noted increased threats to U.S. economy and opted for patience.
  • The Latest: UK says trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

    The Latest: UK says trade deals won't be ready by Brexit day

    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:33 AM EST2019-02-21 16:33:14 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:43 AM EST2019-02-21 16:43:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, and shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmar leave EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21 2019. Corbyn is in Brussels to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, and shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmar leave EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21 2019. Corbyn is in Brussels to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel ...
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, and shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmar leave EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21 2019. Corbyn is in Brussels to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, and shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmar leave EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 21 2019. Corbyn is in Brussels to meet European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel ...
    The British government says trade deals with Japan, Turkey and other countries won't be in place by March 29, the day Britain is due to leave the European Union.
    The British government says trade deals with Japan, Turkey and other countries won't be in place by March 29, the day Britain is due to leave the European Union.
  • Report: Commercial flight fatalities tick up, but remain low

    Report: Commercial flight fatalities tick up, but remain low

    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:03 AM EST2019-02-21 14:03:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:33 AM EST2019-02-21 16:33:51 GMT
    A leading airline trade group says fatal commercial fight accidents increased in 2018 from a record low set in 2017.
    A leading airline trade group says fatal commercial fight accidents increased in 2018 from a record low set in 2017.
  • Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US-China tariff war talks

    Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US-China tariff war talks

    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:13 AM EST2019-02-21 06:13:51 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 10:33 AM EST2019-02-21 15:33:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ...
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ...
    Asian stock markets have risen as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese negotiations on a tariff war following a listless day on Wall Street.
    Asian stock markets have risen as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese negotiations on a tariff war following a listless day on Wall Street.
  • European Central Bank concerned by economic slowdown

    European Central Bank concerned by economic slowdown

    Thursday, February 21 2019 7:43 AM EST2019-02-21 12:43:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:03 AM EST2019-02-21 14:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). The last sunlight is reflected in the facade of the European Central Bank as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). The last sunlight is reflected in the facade of the European Central Bank as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst). The last sunlight is reflected in the facade of the European Central Bank as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Probst). The last sunlight is reflected in the facade of the European Central Bank as the sun sets in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
    Top officials of the European Central Bank worried at their last meeting that the slowdown in economic growth might be "deeper and more broad-based" than previously suspected.
    Top officials of the European Central Bank worried at their last meeting that the slowdown in economic growth might be "deeper and more broad-based" than previously suspected.
  • Trump says EU trade talks key to outcome on auto tariffs

    Trump says EU trade talks key to outcome on auto tariffs

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:03 PM EST2019-02-20 20:03:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-21 13:43:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    President Donald Trump says that tariffs on imported vehicles from Europe are something "we certainly think about" and suggested that a final decision will hinge on the United States and the European Union reaching...
    President Donald Trump says that tariffs on imported vehicles from Europe are something "we certainly think about" and suggested that a final decision will hinge on the United States and the European Union reaching a trade deal in the coming months.
  • Aid wars: US-Russia vie to ease Venezuelan crisis

    Aid wars: US-Russia vie to ease Venezuelan crisis

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-20 13:23:07 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 3:14 AM EST2019-02-21 08:14:54 GMT
    Russian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela.
    Russian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela.
  • French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

    French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 2:53 AM EST2019-02-20 07:53:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 2:33 AM EST2019-02-21 07:33:53 GMT
    Swiss bank UBS could face a multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.
    Swiss bank UBS could face a multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.
  • Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

    Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:43 PM EST2019-02-20 18:43:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:33 AM EST2019-02-21 06:33:57 GMT
    (Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File). FILE- This July 14, 2015, file photo shows the ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tenn. Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflat...(Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File). FILE- This July 14, 2015, file photo shows the ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tenn. Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflat...
    (Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File). FILE- This July 14, 2015, file photo shows the ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tenn. Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflat...(Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File). FILE- This July 14, 2015, file photo shows the ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tenn. Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflat...
    Driver hurt by shrapnel from ARC air bag inflator, prompting GM recall as nearly 4-year-old federal investigation continues.
    Driver hurt by shrapnel from ARC air bag inflator, prompting GM recall as nearly 4-year-old federal investigation continues.
  • Commodities giant Glencore to cap coal output over climate

    Commodities giant Glencore to cap coal output over climate

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:53 AM EST2019-02-20 11:53:04 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 1:23 AM EST2019-02-21 06:23:41 GMT
    Commodities giant Glencore says it will cap how much coal it mines amid shareholder pressure to reduce emissions to greenhouse gases.
    Commodities giant Glencore says it will cap how much coal it mines amid shareholder pressure to reduce emissions to greenhouse gases.
  • Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks

    Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 10:33 AM EST2019-02-20 15:33:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 12:53 AM EST2019-02-21 05:53:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 20.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 20.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Matesic, right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
    U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Wednesday, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports.
    U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Wednesday, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports.
  • China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

    China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

    Monday, February 18 2019 4:53 AM EST2019-02-18 09:53:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 9:06 PM EST2019-02-21 02:06:08 GMT
    China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat.
    China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat.
  • EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

    EU gets heavy-duty on pollution: 1st standards for trucks

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 5:23 AM EST2019-02-19 10:23:02 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:05 PM EST2019-02-20 22:05:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, truck drivers stand among trucks on the highway from Brussels to Luxembourg, in Spontin, Belgium. The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specif...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, truck drivers stand among trucks on the highway from Brussels to Luxembourg, in Spontin, Belgium. The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specif...
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, truck drivers stand among trucks on the highway from Brussels to Luxembourg, in Spontin, Belgium. The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specif...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, truck drivers stand among trucks on the highway from Brussels to Luxembourg, in Spontin, Belgium. The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specif...
    The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks to get polluting CO2 levels down.
    The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks to get polluting CO2 levels down.
  • Caesars Entertainment talks with billionaire investor Icahn

    Caesars Entertainment talks with billionaire investor Icahn

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 2:03 PM EST2019-02-20 19:03:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:03 PM EST2019-02-20 22:03:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE- This Feb. 7, 2017, file photo shows Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself. The activist investor disclosed in a...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE- This Feb. 7, 2017, file photo shows Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself. The activist investor disclosed in a...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE- This Feb. 7, 2017, file photo shows Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself. The activist investor disclosed in a...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE- This Feb. 7, 2017, file photo shows Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself. The activist investor disclosed in a...
    Caesars Entertainment says it's talked with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who began pushing for changes after revealing a 10 percent stake in the casino operator.
    Caesars Entertainment says it's talked with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who began pushing for changes after revealing a 10 percent stake in the casino operator.
  • Brazil's president: Workers must put in more years to retire

    Brazil's president: Workers must put in more years to retire

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:23 PM EST2019-02-20 20:23:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 4:53 PM EST2019-02-20 21:53:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lucio Tavora). Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, arrives at the National Congress to deliver a proposal to overhaul Brazil's pension system, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Lawmakers received this week an anti-crime bi...(AP Photo/Lucio Tavora). Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, arrives at the National Congress to deliver a proposal to overhaul Brazil's pension system, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Lawmakers received this week an anti-crime bi...
    (AP Photo/Lucio Tavora). Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, arrives at the National Congress to deliver a proposal to overhaul Brazil's pension system, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Lawmakers received this week an anti-crime bi...(AP Photo/Lucio Tavora). Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, arrives at the National Congress to deliver a proposal to overhaul Brazil's pension system, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Lawmakers received this week an anti-crime bi...
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is presenting a proposal to make Brazilians work longer before they can receive a pension as part of an effort to rescue the troubled retirement system.
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is presenting a proposal to make Brazilians work longer before they can receive a pension as part of an effort to rescue the troubled retirement system.
  • Morocco: Arab Spring anniversary brings reflection, beatings

    Morocco: Arab Spring anniversary brings reflection, beatings

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 9:13 AM EST2019-02-20 14:13:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 4:25 PM EST2019-02-20 21:25:10 GMT
    Moroccan police are firing water cannon at protesting teachers and beating people back with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital.
    Moroccan police are firing water cannon at protesting teachers and beating people back with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital.
  • UK's May, EU chief call latest Brexit talks 'constructive'

    UK's May, EU chief call latest Brexit talks 'constructive'

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:33 AM EST2019-02-20 10:33:02 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 4:13 PM EST2019-02-20 21:13:40 GMT
    Britain's foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is "of paramount importance.".
    Britain's foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is "of paramount importance.".
  • Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history

    Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:23 AM EST2019-02-20 08:23:36 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:34 PM EST2019-02-20 20:34:29 GMT
    (Pavel Otdelnov, Photo via AP). In this handout photo taken in 2018, Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist poses for a photo in front of his work "Ruins. Building 538» in Moscow, Russia . Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist who grew up in Dzerzhinsk, the cente...(Pavel Otdelnov, Photo via AP). In this handout photo taken in 2018, Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist poses for a photo in front of his work "Ruins. Building 538» in Moscow, Russia . Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist who grew up in Dzerzhinsk, the cente...
    (Pavel Otdelnov, Photo via AP). In this handout photo taken in 2018, Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist poses for a photo in front of his work "Ruins. Building 538» in Moscow, Russia . Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist who grew up in Dzerzhinsk, the cente...(Pavel Otdelnov, Photo via AP). In this handout photo taken in 2018, Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist poses for a photo in front of his work "Ruins. Building 538» in Moscow, Russia . Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist who grew up in Dzerzhinsk, the cente...
    A Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown.
    A Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown.
  • The Latest: UK's May, EU's Juncker say talks 'constructive'

    The Latest: UK's May, EU's Juncker say talks 'constructive'

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-02-20 16:23:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:34 PM EST2019-02-20 20:34:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers a speech about Britain and Europe at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers a speech about Britain and Europe at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers a speech about Britain and Europe at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers a speech about Britain and Europe at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    Britain's foreign secretary says London needs a change "of legal significance" to the wording of arrangements meant to ensure that the U.K.-Ireland border stays open after Brexit, but isn't specifying how that...
    Britain's foreign secretary says London needs a change "of legal significance" to the wording of arrangements meant to ensure that the U.K.-Ireland border stays open after Brexit, but isn't specifying how that might be achieved.
  • New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

    New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, Facebook

    Monday, February 18 2019 12:23 AM EST2019-02-18 05:23:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:15 PM EST2019-02-20 20:15:28 GMT
    New Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax.
    New Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax.
  • UK regulator casts doubt on Sainsbury's-Asda merger

    UK regulator casts doubt on Sainsbury's-Asda merger

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 4:13 AM EST2019-02-20 09:13:06 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-20 20:13:48 GMT
    British competition authorities say they have significant concerns about the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda in a preliminary report that that cast doubt on the future of the deal.
    British competition authorities say they have significant concerns about the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda in a preliminary report that that cast doubt on the future of the deal.
  • Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily

    Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-02-20 12:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-20 20:13:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo a CVS Pharmacy building sign rests on a Jackson, Miss., store. CVS Health Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo a CVS Pharmacy building sign rests on a Jackson, Miss., store. CVS Health Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo a CVS Pharmacy building sign rests on a Jackson, Miss., store. CVS Health Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo a CVS Pharmacy building sign rests on a Jackson, Miss., store. CVS Health Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
    CVS Health tops quarterly forecasts but outlook for the year could leave investors wanting.
    CVS Health tops quarterly forecasts but outlook for the year could leave investors wanting.
  • Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

    Twitter tightens up EU political ad rules ahead of election

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-19 16:03:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-02-20 20:05:06 GMT
    Twitter tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of spring elections.
    Twitter tightening up rules for European Union political ads ahead of spring elections.
  • Failing Payless to honor gift cards, store credit into March

    Failing Payless to honor gift cards, store credit into March

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-20 13:43:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 2:33 PM EST2019-02-20 19:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE- In this May 18, 2006, file photo a worker puts the finishing touches on a sign unveiling the company's new look at a Payless Shoesource store at a mall in Independence, Mo. Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE- In this May 18, 2006, file photo a worker puts the finishing touches on a sign unveiling the company's new look at a Payless Shoesource store at a mall in Independence, Mo. Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE- In this May 18, 2006, file photo a worker puts the finishing touches on a sign unveiling the company's new look at a Payless Shoesource store at a mall in Independence, Mo. Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter...(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE- In this May 18, 2006, file photo a worker puts the finishing touches on a sign unveiling the company's new look at a Payless Shoesource store at a mall in Independence, Mo. Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter...
    Failing Payless ShoeSource will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as it prepares to shutter 2,500 stores.
    Failing Payless ShoeSource will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as it prepares to shutter 2,500 stores.
  • Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

    Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:23 PM EST2019-02-20 04:23:43 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 2:03 PM EST2019-02-20 19:03:35 GMT
    Japan's exports sink 8.4 percent in January, hit by slowdown in China.
    Japan's exports sink 8.4 percent in January, hit by slowdown in China.
  • A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

    A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-02-19 22:13:46 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:53 PM EST2019-02-20 18:53:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Workers build the stage for an upcoming concert coined: "Concert for the freedom of Venezuela" on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, ...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Workers build the stage for an upcoming concert coined: "Concert for the freedom of Venezuela" on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, ...
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Workers build the stage for an upcoming concert coined: "Concert for the freedom of Venezuela" on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, ...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Workers build the stage for an upcoming concert coined: "Concert for the freedom of Venezuela" on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, ...
    A look at the rival concerts planned by billionaire Richard Branson and Nicolas Maduro's government on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia.
    A look at the rival concerts planned by billionaire Richard Branson and Nicolas Maduro's government on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia.
  • Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi

    Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to Saudi

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-20 13:23:09 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 12:53 PM EST2019-02-20 17:53:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file). File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplom...(AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file). File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplom...
    (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file). File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplom...(AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file). File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplom...
    Britain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom.
    Britain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom.
  • Zimbabwe launches new currency measure

    Zimbabwe launches new currency measure

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 11:43 AM EST2019-02-20 16:43:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 12:24 PM EST2019-02-20 17:24:30 GMT
    Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, has converted electronic money into a stand-alone local currency to freely float against other major currencies, abandoning an official but artificial parity with...
    Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, has converted electronic money into a stand-alone local currency to freely float against other major currencies, abandoning an official but artificial parity with the dollar.
  • Former Sessions spokeswoman joins CNN

    Former Sessions spokeswoman joins CNN

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 8:43 PM EST2019-02-20 01:43:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 11:23 AM EST2019-02-20 16:23:36 GMT
    A spokeswoman for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined CNN's political desk.
    A spokeswoman for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has joined CNN's political desk.
  • World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

    World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:33 AM EST2019-02-20 06:33:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-20 16:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended th...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended th...
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended th...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended th...
    Asian shares mixed following advance on Wall Street.
    Asian shares mixed following advance on Wall Street.
  • 'Fight Back!' consumer reporter David Horowitz dies

    'Fight Back!' consumer reporter David Horowitz dies

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:33 PM EST2019-02-20 00:33:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 10:43 AM EST2019-02-20 15:43:54 GMT
    David Horowitz, whose "Fight Back!" syndicated program made him perhaps the best-known consumer reporter in the U.S., has died.
    David Horowitz, whose "Fight Back!" syndicated program made him perhaps the best-known consumer reporter in the U.S., has died.
  • Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case

    Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:13 AM EST2019-02-20 10:13:01 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:53 AM EST2019-02-20 13:53:19 GMT
    Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case, says trial may not begin for months.
    Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case, says trial may not begin for months.
  • The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion

    The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:13 AM EST2019-02-20 13:13:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-20 13:43:33 GMT
    A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.
    A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities.
  • 'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

    'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

    Sunday, February 17 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-18 01:53:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 7:44 AM EST2019-02-20 12:44:20 GMT
    A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook.
    A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook.
  • Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M

    Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-20 11:43:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-02-20 12:23:26 GMT
    Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M, threatens jail time for noncompliance.
    Indian court orders top industrialist to pay Ericsson $77M, threatens jail time for noncompliance.
  • Air France and KLM end power struggle, agree to closer ties

    Air France and KLM end power struggle, agree to closer ties

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:53 AM EST2019-02-20 06:53:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 7:03 AM EST2019-02-20 12:03:15 GMT
    Air France and KLM have reached a compromise deal on tightening ties between the airlines, ending a power struggle that had alarmed the Dutch government, staff and shareholders.
    Air France and KLM have reached a compromise deal on tightening ties between the airlines, ending a power struggle that had alarmed the Dutch government, staff and shareholders.
  • Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's global icon, dies in Paris

    Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's global icon, dies in Paris

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-02-19 12:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-20 11:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its i...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its i...
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its i...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its i...
    Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died.
    Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died.
  • Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations

    Walmart flexes in the fourth quarter, beats all expectations

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:33 AM EST2019-02-19 12:33:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-20 11:43:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo shoppers look at toys at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo shoppers look at toys at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo shoppers look at toys at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo shoppers look at toys at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
    Walmart: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot.
    Walmart: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot.
  • Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M loss

    Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M loss

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:53 AM EST2019-02-20 08:53:35 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 6:33 AM EST2019-02-20 11:33:15 GMT
    FlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million.
    FlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million.
  • Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

    Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken Britain

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 3:13 AM EST2019-02-19 08:13:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:53 AM EST2019-02-20 10:53:19 GMT
    Honda says it plans to close its car factory in western England in 2022, with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
    Honda says it plans to close its car factory in western England in 2022, with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
  • EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intact

    EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intact

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-19 13:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:34 AM EST2019-02-20 10:34:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file). In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prepares to shake hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, before their meeting at the European Commissi...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file). In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prepares to shake hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, before their meeting at the European Commissi...
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file). In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prepares to shake hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, before their meeting at the European Commissi...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file). In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prepares to shake hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, before their meeting at the European Commissi...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be traveling to European Union headquarters to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, but she was told Tuesday on the eve of the talks that her most important...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be traveling to European Union headquarters to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations, but she was told Tuesday on the eve of the talks that her most important demand is not even up for discussion.
  • China seizes $1.5 billion in online lending crackdown

    China seizes $1.5 billion in online lending crackdown

    Monday, February 18 2019 3:13 AM EST2019-02-18 08:13:35 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 3:13 AM EST2019-02-20 08:13:55 GMT
    China's police ministry says it has investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets in a crackdown on misconduct in the huge but lightly regulated industry.
    China's police ministry says it has investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets in a crackdown on misconduct in the huge but lightly regulated industry.
  • Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

    Tech could unite Europe's populists ahead of EU vote in May

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 8:53 AM EST2019-02-19 13:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 2:55 AM EST2019-02-20 07:55:16 GMT
    The offer by Italy's populist 5-Star Movement to share its web platform with France's "yellow vest" protesters could be a harbinger of what's to come in the upcoming European Parliament elections.
    The offer by Italy's populist 5-Star Movement to share its web platform with France's "yellow vest" protesters could be a harbinger of what's to come in the upcoming European Parliament elections.
  • Payless files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores

    Payless files for bankruptcy, closing North American stores

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 2:43 PM EST2019-02-19 19:43:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:53 AM EST2019-02-20 06:53:37 GMT
    Payless files for bankruptcy as it winds down North American biz.
    Payless files for bankruptcy as it winds down North American biz.
  • Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

    Billionaire Icahn wants Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:23 PM EST2019-02-20 00:23:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:43 AM EST2019-02-20 06:43:58 GMT
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself.
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to drive casino giant Caesars Entertainment to sell itself.
  • Supreme Court staying out of actor's 'Empire' lawsuit

    Supreme Court staying out of actor's 'Empire' lawsuit

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-19 14:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:14 AM EST2019-02-20 06:14:01 GMT
    The Supreme Court is staying out of a lawsuit involving the television show 'Empire'.
    The Supreme Court is staying out of a lawsuit involving the television show 'Empire'.
  • Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

    Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:23 AM EST2019-02-19 15:23:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 1:13 AM EST2019-02-20 06:13:37 GMT
    Stocks edged between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as U.S. markets reopened following the Presidents Day holiday and as investors sized up the latest company earnings reports.
    Stocks edged between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as U.S. markets reopened following the Presidents Day holiday and as investors sized up the latest company earnings reports.
  • Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

    Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

    Monday, February 18 2019 12:53 PM EST2019-02-18 17:53:18 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:43 PM EST2019-02-20 04:43:56 GMT
    Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations.
    Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations.
  • FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

    FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:03 PM EST2019-02-20 00:03:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 8:33 PM EST2019-02-20 01:33:46 GMT
    Federal safety officials investigated the way Southwest Airlines calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes.
    Federal safety officials investigated the way Southwest Airlines calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes.
  • New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

    New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

    Monday, February 18 2019 10:33 PM EST2019-02-19 03:33:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:23 PM EST2019-02-20 00:23:35 GMT
    New Zealand's Ardern says no final decision on Spark's use of Huawei 5G.
    New Zealand's Ardern says no final decision on Spark's use of Huawei 5G.
  • Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

    Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

    Monday, February 18 2019 11:33 AM EST2019-02-18 16:33:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:03 PM EST2019-02-20 00:03:39 GMT
    Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, wants to be greener.
    Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, wants to be greener.
  • Nobel laureates, advocates to advise G-7 on women's rights

    Nobel laureates, advocates to advise G-7 on women's rights

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-19 16:13:22 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 2:23 PM EST2019-02-19 19:23:22 GMT
    Human rights advocates meet in Paris to discuss the strategy of the G7 group of industrialized nations for ending violence and discrimination against women.
    Human rights advocates meet in Paris to discuss the strategy of the G7 group of industrialized nations for ending violence and discrimination against women.
  • Cyprus issues 1st 15-year bond; pleased to find solid demand

    Cyprus issues 1st 15-year bond; pleased to find solid demand

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 2:03 PM EST2019-02-19 19:03:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 2:03 PM EST2019-02-19 19:03:31 GMT
    Cyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's...
    Cyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's economy.
  • Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

    Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

    Monday, February 18 2019 6:23 AM EST2019-02-18 11:23:04 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:54 AM EST2019-02-19 16:54:58 GMT
    Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to journey through the German capital.
    Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to journey through the German capital.
  • US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline

    US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadline

    Monday, February 18 2019 10:53 PM EST2019-02-19 03:53:30 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:24 AM EST2019-02-19 16:24:22 GMT
    China's economy czar will go to Washington for talks this week aimed at ending tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions.
    China's economy czar will go to Washington for talks this week aimed at ending tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions.
  • Millennial Money: Make your funds move at the speed of life

    Millennial Money: Make your funds move at the speed of life

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-19 16:03:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:06 AM EST2019-02-19 16:06:23 GMT
    Here's how to handle the cost of change, including tips for managing moving expenses, commingling finances with a significant other and preparing for a new job.
    Here's how to handle the cost of change, including tips for managing moving expenses, commingling finances with a significant other and preparing for a new job.
  • Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

    Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

    Friday, February 15 2019 2:43 PM EST2019-02-15 19:43:06 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:05 AM EST2019-02-19 16:05:53 GMT
    Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.
    Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.
  • Greece's central banker protests, says minister is meddling

    Greece's central banker protests, says minister is meddling

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:13 AM EST2019-02-19 15:13:11 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-19 16:03:33 GMT
    Greece's central bank chief has asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to intervene after a cabinet minister phoned him to tell him how to do his job and then allegedly leaked the conversation to the press.
    Greece's central bank chief has asked Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to intervene after a cabinet minister phoned him to tell him how to do his job and then allegedly leaked the conversation to the press.
  • Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay

    Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but the debris may stay

    Friday, February 15 2019 9:33 AM EST2019-02-15 14:33:26 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:35 AM EST2019-02-19 15:35:52 GMT
    It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development and extortion claims related to intimate selfies taken by its founder Jeff Bezos.
    It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development and extortion claims related to intimate selfies taken by its founder Jeff Bezos.
  • World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talks

    World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talks

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 1:43 AM EST2019-02-19 06:43:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 10:23 AM EST2019-02-19 15:23:23 GMT
    Asian shares mixed ahead of China-U.S. trade talks in Washington.
    Asian shares mixed ahead of China-U.S. trade talks in Washington.
  • Survey points to no rebound for slowing Germany economy

    Survey points to no rebound for slowing Germany economy

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-02-19 11:43:04 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-19 14:53:23 GMT
    An index of investor confidence in Germany has improved slightly but remains well below its long-term average amid ongoing signs of weakness in Europe's largest economy.
    An index of investor confidence in Germany has improved slightly but remains well below its long-term average amid ongoing signs of weakness in Europe's largest economy.
  • China auto sales fall in January for eighth month

    China auto sales fall in January for eighth month

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 12:53 AM EST2019-02-19 05:53:33 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 8:13 AM EST2019-02-19 13:13:12 GMT
    China's auto sales fall for eighth month in January, extending painful decline for the biggest global market.
    China's auto sales fall for eighth month in January, extending painful decline for the biggest global market.
  • Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson

    Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard Branson

    Monday, February 18 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-18 17:33:14 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 7:53 AM EST2019-02-19 12:53:56 GMT
    Billionaire Richard Branson says that he hopes that the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and saves lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help.".
    Billionaire Richard Branson says that he hopes that the concert he's throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and saves lives by raising funds for "much-needed medical help.".
  • HSBC reports net profit at $12.6B in 2018

    HSBC reports net profit at $12.6B in 2018

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 12:33 AM EST2019-02-19 05:33:33 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 6:33 AM EST2019-02-19 11:33:06 GMT
    Europe's biggest bank has reported its net profit jumped 30 percent in 2018 from the previous year to $12.6 billion.
    Europe's biggest bank has reported its net profit jumped 30 percent in 2018 from the previous year to $12.6 billion.
  • Asian shares gain on hopes for progress on China-US trade

    Asian shares gain on hopes for progress on China-US trade

    Monday, February 18 2019 1:53 AM EST2019-02-18 06:53:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 4:33 AM EST2019-02-19 09:33:05 GMT
    Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
    Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
  • Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

    Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

    Friday, February 15 2019 1:03 AM EST2019-02-15 06:03:45 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 3:54 AM EST2019-02-19 08:54:55 GMT
    Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.
    Amazon decision to walk away from New York City could scare off other tech companies.
  • Liz Weston: Are you picking the wrong money goals?

    Liz Weston: Are you picking the wrong money goals?

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 12:13 AM EST2019-02-19 05:13:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 1:23 AM EST2019-02-19 06:23:58 GMT
    Setting money goals is the first step to achieving them, but all of us can have blind spots that cause us to miss what's most important.
    Setting money goals is the first step to achieving them, but all of us can have blind spots that cause us to miss what's most important.
  • Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

    Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

    Monday, February 18 2019 9:43 AM EST2019-02-18 14:43:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 12:43 AM EST2019-02-19 05:43:40 GMT
    Britain's Sky News says Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
    Britain's Sky News says Honda is to close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs.
  • EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars

    EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars

    Monday, February 18 2019 7:33 AM EST2019-02-18 12:33:07 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 12:03 AM EST2019-02-19 05:03:33 GMT
    The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs.
    The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs.
  • Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

    Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

    Sunday, February 17 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-17 13:23:17 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 10:33 PM EST2019-02-19 03:33:37 GMT
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail.
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail.
  • Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

    Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

    Thursday, February 14 2019 12:03 PM EST2019-02-14 17:03:24 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 10:24 PM EST2019-02-19 03:24:48 GMT
    Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.
    Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters.
  • Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

    Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

    Thursday, February 14 2019 7:13 PM EST2019-02-15 00:13:27 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 8:45 PM EST2019-02-19 01:45:03 GMT
    A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a record, "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.
    A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a record, "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.
  • Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

    Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

    Sunday, February 17 2019 8:53 PM EST2019-02-18 01:53:30 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 3:14 PM EST2019-02-18 20:14:01 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is describing a squeeze on working families in America as she introduces herself to voters in the early nominating state of Nevada.
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is describing a squeeze on working families in America as she introduces herself to voters in the early nominating state of Nevada.
  • German market watchdog bans short-selling of Wirecard shares

    German market watchdog bans short-selling of Wirecard shares

    Monday, February 18 2019 12:43 PM EST2019-02-18 17:43:14 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 12:43 PM EST2019-02-18 17:43:15 GMT
    Germany's financial market regulator has issued a two-month ban on short-selling shares in Wirecard AG, whose stock has swung sharply in recent months.
    Germany's financial market regulator has issued a two-month ban on short-selling shares in Wirecard AG, whose stock has swung sharply in recent months.
  • Dutch company fined for exporting turbine parts to Iran

    Dutch company fined for exporting turbine parts to Iran

    Monday, February 18 2019 11:53 AM EST2019-02-18 16:53:13 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 12:03 PM EST2019-02-18 17:03:57 GMT
    A Dutch company has been convicted of illegally exporting to Iran gas turbine parts that could be used in the manufacture of weapons.
    A Dutch company has been convicted of illegally exporting to Iran gas turbine parts that could be used in the manufacture of weapons.
  • In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

    In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

    Sunday, February 17 2019 2:23 AM EST2019-02-17 07:23:34 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-18 16:13:23 GMT
    With Britain due to exit the European Union in six weeks and still no certainty about the terms of its departure, supporters and opponents of Brexit are both in a state of high anxiety.
    With Britain due to exit the European Union in six weeks and still no certainty about the terms of its departure, supporters and opponents of Brexit are both in a state of high anxiety.
  • Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

    Former coal-fired power plant is demolished in Germany

    Sunday, February 17 2019 8:13 AM EST2019-02-17 13:13:06 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 10:14 AM EST2019-02-18 15:14:01 GMT
    A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilos (440 pounds) of explosives.
    A long-shut coal-fired power plant in western Germany has been demolished with the help of more than 200 kilos (440 pounds) of explosives.
  • Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

    Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

    Saturday, February 16 2019 8:03 AM EST2019-02-16 13:03:15 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 9:33 AM EST2019-02-18 14:33:25 GMT
    When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling.
    When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling.
  • Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

    Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity

    Sunday, February 17 2019 10:13 AM EST2019-02-17 15:13:11 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-02-18 13:33:13 GMT
    Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions.
    Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions.
  • Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

    Hundreds stranded as British airline Flybmi collapses

    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:53 AM EST2019-02-17 09:53:01 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 7:23 AM EST2019-02-18 12:23:14 GMT
    Hundreds of passengers have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.
    Hundreds of passengers have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi.
  • Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers

    Google to invest $13 billion in new US offices, data centers

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 6:23 PM EST2019-02-13 23:23:23 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 6:14 AM EST2019-02-18 11:14:02 GMT
    Google plans to invest more than $13 billion on new and expanded offices and data centers across the U.S. this year.
    Google plans to invest more than $13 billion on new and expanded offices and data centers across the U.S. this year.
  • Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

    Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:33 AM EST2019-02-17 09:33:04 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 6:03 AM EST2019-02-18 11:03:44 GMT
    French yellow vest protesters are marking three months since the kickoff of their anti-government movement, after anti-Semitic remarks by some demonstrators raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant...
    French yellow vest protesters are marking three months since the kickoff of their anti-government movement, after anti-Semitic remarks by some demonstrators raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant radical fringe.
  • California governor wants users to profit from online data

    California governor wants users to profit from online data

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 7:13 PM EST2019-02-14 00:13:24 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 4:53 AM EST2019-02-18 09:53:40 GMT
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state's consumers should get a piece of the billions of dollars that technology companies make off the personal data they collect.
  • Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months

    Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months

    Saturday, February 16 2019 9:53 AM EST2019-02-16 14:53:11 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 4:53 AM EST2019-02-18 09:53:13 GMT
    A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges.
    A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges.
  • Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info

    Ex-Apple lawyer accused of profiting from confidential info

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 5:43 PM EST2019-02-13 22:43:21 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 2:55 AM EST2019-02-18 07:55:32 GMT
    Government authorities accusing former Apple lawyer of breaking insider trading rules he helped draft.
    Government authorities accusing former Apple lawyer of breaking insider trading rules he helped draft.
  • The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade

    The Latest: Booker talks policy, plays Pac-Man at barcade

    Sunday, February 17 2019 10:53 AM EST2019-02-17 15:53:21 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 12:44 AM EST2019-02-18 05:44:35 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is greeting hundreds of voters in Rochester, New Hampshire, as he starts the second day in a weekend swing through the state that will hold the first primary next year.
    Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is greeting hundreds of voters in Rochester, New Hampshire, as he starts the second day in a weekend swing through the state that will hold the first primary next year.
  • Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

    Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

    Sunday, February 17 2019 10:33 PM EST2019-02-18 03:33:27 GMT
    Monday, February 18 2019 12:43 AM EST2019-02-18 05:43:49 GMT
    Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
    Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week.
  • Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

    Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

    Sunday, February 17 2019 11:13 AM EST2019-02-17 16:13:15 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 10:44 PM EST2019-02-18 03:44:55 GMT
    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan's capital for a four-day regional visit.
    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan's capital for a four-day regional visit.
  • Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

    Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:23 AM EST2019-02-17 09:23:09 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 10:43 PM EST2019-02-18 03:43:42 GMT
    A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
    A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
  • Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

    Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows

    Friday, February 15 2019 10:43 AM EST2019-02-15 15:43:10 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 9:53 PM EST2019-02-18 02:53:29 GMT
    Plans to extend key US-China trade talks into next week pushes stocks higher in early trading.
    Plans to extend key US-China trade talks into next week pushes stocks higher in early trading.
  • Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal

    Iran pressures Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal

    Sunday, February 17 2019 5:03 AM EST2019-02-17 10:03:01 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 9:34 PM EST2019-02-18 02:34:11 GMT
    Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administration's efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with...
    Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administration's efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran.
  • The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat

    The Latest: Qatari minister warns of remaining IS threat

    Sunday, February 17 2019 7:53 AM EST2019-02-17 12:53:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 11:33 AM EST2019-02-17 16:33:24 GMT
    Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States.
    Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States.
  • Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

    Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

    Friday, February 15 2019 6:13 PM EST2019-02-15 23:13:20 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 8:23 AM EST2019-02-17 13:23:36 GMT
    Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its U.S. stores, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have liquidated in the last year.
    Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its U.S. stores, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have liquidated in the last year.
  • Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks

    Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks

    Thursday, February 14 2019 11:13 PM EST2019-02-15 04:13:42 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 7:33 AM EST2019-02-17 12:33:31 GMT
    US, Chinese envoys hold trade talks, Trump's top economic adviser says 'no decision' on possible March 2 tariff hike.
    US, Chinese envoys hold trade talks, Trump's top economic adviser says 'no decision' on possible March 2 tariff hike.
  • Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

    Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

    Saturday, February 16 2019 5:23 AM EST2019-02-16 10:23:03 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:53 AM EST2019-02-17 09:53:53 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling on China to join in international disarmament negotiations after the collapse of a Cold War-era treaty on nuclear weapons in Europe.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling on China to join in international disarmament negotiations after the collapse of a Cold War-era treaty on nuclear weapons in Europe.
  • The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe

    The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe

    Saturday, February 16 2019 5:53 AM EST2019-02-16 10:53:03 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:33 AM EST2019-02-17 09:33:21 GMT
    Egypt's president has called on Western countries to boost efforts at tackling extremist ideology in online media and mosques.
    Egypt's president has called on Western countries to boost efforts at tackling extremist ideology in online media and mosques.
  • Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

    Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

    Saturday, February 16 2019 1:23 PM EST2019-02-16 18:23:16 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 4:23 AM EST2019-02-17 09:23:20 GMT
    A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia.
    A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia.
  • Airlines to give customers 'nonbinary' choice under gender

    Airlines to give customers 'nonbinary' choice under gender

    Friday, February 15 2019 5:23 PM EST2019-02-15 22:23:09 GMT
    Sunday, February 17 2019 2:43 AM EST2019-02-17 07:43:51 GMT
    Major airlines plan to expand gender options to include more than male and female.
    Major airlines plan to expand gender options to include more than male and female.
  • Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

    Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

    Friday, February 15 2019 8:03 PM EST2019-02-16 01:03:18 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 7:53 PM EST2019-02-17 00:53:58 GMT
    A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.
    A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.
  • 11,000 march in Brussels climate protest

    11,000 march in Brussels climate protest

    Thursday, February 14 2019 7:03 AM EST2019-02-14 12:03:05 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-02-16 20:05:57 GMT
    Thousands of Belgian teenagers skipping school to protest for better climate protections have been joined by university students and grandparents for a sixth straight week of marches to keep pressure on authorities...
    Thousands of Belgian teenagers skipping school to protest for better climate protections have been joined by university students and grandparents for a sixth straight week of marches to keep pressure on authorities to do more.
  • Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar

    Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar

    Friday, February 15 2019 5:53 PM EST2019-02-15 22:53:17 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 1:13 PM EST2019-02-16 18:13:47 GMT
    Gucci announcing major push to step up diversity hiring following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface.
    Gucci announcing major push to step up diversity hiring following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface.
  • US military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela border

    US military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela border

    Friday, February 15 2019 10:33 AM EST2019-02-15 15:33:10 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 12:33 PM EST2019-02-16 17:33:58 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he sees obvious signs that President Nicolas Maduro is starting to understand Venezuelans reject him as their leader.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he sees obvious signs that President Nicolas Maduro is starting to understand Venezuelans reject him as their leader.
  • In Nigeria, election spectacle at odds with rampant poverty

    In Nigeria, election spectacle at odds with rampant poverty

    Friday, February 15 2019 4:13 AM EST2019-02-15 09:13:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 10:34 AM EST2019-02-16 15:34:44 GMT
    In Nigeria vote, the spectacle of campaign expenditure is at odds with the rampant poverty afflicting many.
    In Nigeria vote, the spectacle of campaign expenditure is at odds with the rampant poverty afflicting many.
  • Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

    Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

    Friday, February 15 2019 5:33 PM EST2019-02-15 22:33:13 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 10:24 AM EST2019-02-16 15:24:25 GMT
    US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone batteries.
    US seeks ways to develop lithium-ion battery recycling to address global demand, potential shortages of materials for electric vehicle, phone batteries.
  • Fashion world descends on London for fashion week shows

    Fashion world descends on London for fashion week shows

    Friday, February 15 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-02-15 16:03:20 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 9:33 AM EST2019-02-16 14:33:26 GMT
    London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up and coming designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and...
    London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up and coming designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry.
  • Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

    Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

    Friday, February 15 2019 4:43 PM EST2019-02-15 21:43:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 8:43 AM EST2019-02-16 13:43:20 GMT
    A shooter has been apprehended after opening fire in an industrial park in in Aurora, Illinois.
    A shooter has been apprehended after opening fire in an industrial park in in Aurora, Illinois.
  • Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'

    Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'

    Friday, February 15 2019 4:03 PM EST2019-02-15 21:03:08 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 8:04 AM EST2019-02-16 13:04:02 GMT
    'Everybody suffers too much:' Nigeria heads to the polls as its president tries to hang on.
    'Everybody suffers too much:' Nigeria heads to the polls as its president tries to hang on.
  • Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by a day

    Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by a day

    Saturday, February 16 2019 1:13 AM EST2019-02-16 06:13:21 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 8:03 AM EST2019-02-16 13:03:45 GMT
    Pakistani officials say visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been delayed by a day.
    Pakistani officials say visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been delayed by a day.
  • Europeans fire back at criticism from US over Iran

    Europeans fire back at criticism from US over Iran

    Friday, February 15 2019 5:03 AM EST2019-02-15 10:03:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 16 2019 3:44 AM EST2019-02-16 08:44:07 GMT
    More than 30 heads of state and government and 80 defense and foreign ministers are meeting in Munich for an annual security conference known for its frank exchanges and backroom diplomacy.
    More than 30 heads of state and government and 80 defense and foreign ministers are meeting in Munich for an annual security conference known for its frank exchanges and backroom diplomacy.
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