Stocks plunge on weak industrial earnings; tech skid resumes

October 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are sharply lower Thursday as technology and internet companies, industrials, and companies that rely on consumer spending all skid. more »»

 
 
 
Spain arrests 4, seizes 115 properties in Venezuelan probe

October 18, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested a former Venezuelan official and an exiled opposition leader's relative and seized more than 115 properties in a money-laundering investigation into a... more »»

Western government officials cancel trip to Saudi event

October 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Senior government officials from the United States, France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia ami... more »»

UK's May says Brexit transition period could grow, draws ire

October 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May stood firm Thursday in the face of stinging domestic criticism, saying the U.K. more »»

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

October 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors. more »»

Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers

October 18, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city of Warsaw, causing traffic jams as they protested low wages and competition from unlicensed... more »»

French, UK, Dutch ministers cancel trip to Saudi conference

October 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Senior government officials from France, Britain and the Netherlands joined a growing list of people cancelling out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over th... more »»

Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

October 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The uncertainty over Brexit that's hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected, leaving companies and households in a limbo. more »»

May says Brexit transition era could grow, angers many in UK

October 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May came under attack from across Britain's political spectrum Thursday after saying she's considering a European Union proposal that would keep the... more »»

Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan

October 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, saying that if Mexico does not stop the effort, he will use... more »»

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

October 18, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly dipped on Thursday on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive. more »»

French, Dutch ministers cancel trip to Saudi conference

October 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister is the latest high-level official or executive to cancel out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid questions over the kingdom's involvement in th... more »»

China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

October 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday criticized Washington's decision to leave the United Nations treaty that regulates international postage, amid a worsening trade dispute between the world's top... more »»

Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaints

October 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist. more »»

European and Asian leaders to boost ties, trade, security

October 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — After failing to reach a breakthrough on Britain's divorce terms from the European Union, EU leaders are rolling straight into another summit Thursday, this one aimed at forging... more »»

China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

October 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China's politically sensitive yuan sank to a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday after the U.S. more »»

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

October 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — London's black cabs will be seen on the streets of Paris next year as the company that makes them begins selling its wares in the City of Light.

London Electric Vehicle Co. more »»

Dutch leader asks Italy to stick to budget rules

October 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is warning his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte not to break the budgetary rules set out by the European Union. more »»

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

October 18, 2018

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room. more »»

Cyprus airline Cobalt halts flights amid lack of investment

October 18, 2018

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air suspended all its operations indefinitely after failing to find new investors to keep it flying, officials said Thursday. more »»

World shares mixed after Wall St retreat, weaker Japan data

October 18, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares turned higher in Europe on Thursday after declines in Asia and on Wall Stree. more »»