Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks

February 21, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ending a tariff battl. more »»

 
 
 
Commodities giant Glencore to cap coal output over climate

February 21, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Commodities giant Glencore said Wednesday it will cap how much coal it mines amid shareholder pressure for it to help reduce global emissions of greenhouse gase. more »»

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

February 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries... more »»

Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

February 21, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he's married to tennis pro Serena Williams. more »»

Aid wars: US-Russia vie to ease Venezuelan crisis

February 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Call it the aid wars. more »»

Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

February 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted greater threats to the U.S. more »»

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

February 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovation funk that has beset the smartphone market. more »»

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

February 20, 2019

Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry's leading collectors of personal... more »»

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

February 20, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday proposed making Brazilians work longer before they can receive a pension, a signature campaign promise aimed at rescuing a troubled... more »»

US stocks cap day of listless trading with modest gains

February 20, 2019

Wall Street capped another day of listless trading Wednesday with a slight gain, extending the market's winning streak to a third da. more »»

Trump says EU trade talks key to outcome on auto tariffs

February 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that tariffs on autos imported from Europe are something "we certainly think about" as the White House reviews a Commerce Department report... more »»

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

February 20, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — After the resignations of three of her party's lawmakers over Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May came away from more talks on preventing the U.K. more »»

Morocco: Arab Spring anniversary brings reflection, beatings

February 20, 2019

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan police fired water cannons at protesting teachers who were marching toward a royal palace and beat people with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital... more »»

Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation drags on

February 20, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly four years ago, the U.S. more »»

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

February 20, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Brexit, Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems

February 20, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing its mechanics, suggesting that they are purposely grounding planes in order to gain leverage in new contract negotiations. more »»

Caesars Entertainment talks with billionaire investor Icahn

February 20, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment said Wednesday that it has talked with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who began pushing for fundamental changes this week after revealing a 10 percent... more »»

UK's May presses EU for Brexit compromise as clock ticks

February 20, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — Fresh from a political setback at home, British Prime Minister Theresa May landed Wednesday at European Union headquarters in Brussels for more talks on Brexit with Commission... more »»

Moroccan police crackdown on protesting teachers

February 20, 2019

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan police fired water cannons at protesting teachers who were marching toward a royal palace and beat people with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital... more »»

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

February 20, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said Wednesday, adding to a growing debate among countries... more »»

Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily

February 20, 2019

CVS Health is setting 2019 earnings expectations well below Wall Street forecasts, as the company struggles to fix part of its business while blending in a major acquisition and attempting to... more »»