The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacity

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Mnuchin cautiously optimistic on trade

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local):

1:10 p.m. more »»

Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled financial markets and clouded the global economic... more »»

Stars Group doubles down with purchase of Sky Betting

April 21, 2018

Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion. more »»

IMF says trade tensions, debt load threaten world economy

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund's policymaking committee said Saturday that a strong world economy is threatened by increasing tension over trade and countries' heavy debt burden. more »»

The Latest: IMF says trade tensions, debt threaten economy

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local):

1:10 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Mnuchin, finance ministers talk US trade policy

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local):

1 p.m. more »»

US calls on IMF to do more to address unfair trade practices

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Steven Mnuchin wants the International Monetary Fund to do more to address what the Trump administration says are unfair trade practices and says the World Bank should... more »»

Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport terminal

April 21, 2018

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — It's not uncommon to see brand new commercial jets flying in and out of Paine Field, just north of Seattle, defying rain and low visibility that define the region. more »»

The Latest: Mnuchin urges lending shift to poorer countries

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the global finance meetings in Washington (all times local):

11:25 a.m. more »»

Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

April 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. more »»

European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

April 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involve... more »»

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

April 21, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching... more »»

Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of th... more »»

US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump's tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global finance leaders worried about the threat of ... more »»

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

April 21, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. more »»

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

April 20, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching... more »»

FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

April 20, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airline... more »»

Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet

April 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Southwest has sent a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an... more »»

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

April 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world's plastic pollution problem. more »»

Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

April 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot. more »»