The Latest: Reports say shell hits Syrian fair 2017-08-20T15:01:48Z 2017-08-20T12:00:47Z 2017-08-20T15:01:45Z Sources say a shell has hit Syria's first international trade fair since the war broke out six years ago, killing and wounding several. Special eclipse glasses selling out quickly 2017-08-20T15:01:03Z 2017-08-18T19:19:50Z 2017-08-20T15:01:00Z Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years. Mexico: 1 dead, 5 hurt in blast at illegal fuel pipeline tap 2017-08-20T15:01:02Z 2017-08-19T19:00:25Z 2017-08-20T15:00:58Z Mexican authorities say an explosion at an illegal fuel pipeline tap has killed a person and injured five more in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. Report of Ukraine witness to DNC hacking stirs confusion 2017-08-20T15:00:58Z 2017-08-19T10:40:06Z 2017-08-20T15:00:56Z Report of Ukraine 'witness' to Democratic National Committee hack stirs confusion.
Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story 2017-08-20T15:00:56Z 2017-08-19T18:50:17Z 2017-08-20T15:00:54Z Billionaire investor Carl Icahn stepped down from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts just days before The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts.
Fox's James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response 2017-08-20T15:00:55Z 2017-08-18T11:19:29Z 2017-08-20T15:00:52Z The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists and expressed concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
11 US states added jobs in July 2017-08-20T15:00:52Z 2017-08-18T14:49:46Z 2017-08-20T15:00:50Z 11 US states added jobs in July, unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in 2 states. American Girl's first Native Hawaiian doll set to go on sale 2017-08-20T14:21:17Z 2017-08-19T21:20:35Z 2017-08-20T14:21:12Z American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll. 3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash 2017-08-20T12:50:53Z 2017-08-17T15:59:07Z 2017-08-20T12:50:52Z A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all.
FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia 2017-08-20T12:50:47Z 2017-08-17T21:59:10Z 2017-08-20T12:50:46Z FDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports 2017-08-20T12:01:10Z 2017-08-18T11:19:33Z 2017-08-20T12:01:08Z China is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, after a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions.
Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues 2017-08-20T11:52:25Z 2017-08-19T15:20:16Z 2017-08-20T11:52:20Z Responding to Trump's remarks about white supremacist violence could sidetrack Democrats from issues important to a wider range of voters in 2018 midterm elections.
California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis, immigration 2017-08-20T00:31:28Z 2017-08-19T16:10:20Z 2017-08-20T00:31:25Z California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S.
A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized 2017-08-19T22:44:17Z 2017-08-18T14:29:51Z 2017-08-19T22:44:17Z US stocks fall further as weak results from Deere hurt industrial companies while sporting goods companies sink again after disappointing results from Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports. MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups 2017-08-19T22:44:04Z 2017-08-19T22:40:48Z 2017-08-19T22:44:04Z One of the largest employers in Nevada is launching a donation match program benefiting civil rights organizations in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests. Hot stock tip: Chicken Soup for the Soul 2017-08-19T18:50:51Z 2017-08-18T13:59:55Z 2017-08-19T18:50:45Z Chicken Soup for the Soul, the provider of positive vibes, is becoming a publicly traded company. Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser 2017-08-19T16:10:44Z 2017-08-18T22:10:11Z 2017-08-19T16:10:40Z President Donald Trump is losing another informal adviser: billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president 2017-08-19T06:45:55Z 2017-08-18T08:20:22Z 2017-08-19T06:45:55Z Under fire over competence and moral leadership, Trump defends Confederate statues and attacks his critics. Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response 2017-08-19T06:45:41Z 2017-08-18T19:19:42Z 2017-08-19T06:45:41Z President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate.
California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers 2017-08-19T01:25:42Z 2017-08-18T22:49:56Z 2017-08-19T01:24:59Z California regulators say they're tightening the rules on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns.
Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn 2017-08-19T01:25:20Z 2017-08-17T11:09:00Z 2017-08-19T01:24:33Z The Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company 2017-08-19T01:25:19Z 2017-08-18T17:19:52Z 2017-08-19T01:24:32Z Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville 2017-08-19T01:25:15Z 2017-08-17T17:09:07Z 2017-08-19T01:24:25Z Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts 2017-08-19T01:25:12Z 2017-08-18T16:19:46Z 2017-08-19T01:24:23Z Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts.
Legal marijuana sale faces challenges by banks in Uruguay 2017-08-18T22:50:35Z 2017-08-18T22:49:47Z 2017-08-18T22:50:30Z The sale of marijuana in Uruguayan pharmacies is facing challenges as banks refuse to deal with companies linked to the drug in order to follow international financial laws. A sports rout on Wall Street 2017-08-18T22:10:27Z 2017-08-18T16:39:37Z 2017-08-18T22:10:22Z Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.
Skeptics dismiss Bannon's call for economic war with China 2017-08-18T21:30:17Z 2017-08-18T07:49:33Z 2017-08-18T21:30:07Z Advocates of a measured approach by the U.S. in dealing with China as an economic rival are dismissing White House adviser Steve Bannon's call for economic war. Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating by 1 notch to B- 2017-08-18T21:30:00Z 2017-08-18T21:20:20Z 2017-08-18T21:29:57Z Fitch Ratings has upgraded Greece's credit rating from CCC to B-, a one-notch improvement that still leaves the bonds issued by the crisis-battered country well below investment grade.
New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future 2017-08-18T18:51:35Z 2017-08-17T11:28:58Z 2017-08-18T18:51:09Z The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports 2017-08-18T17:42:51Z 2017-08-18T12:00:51Z 2017-08-18T17:41:57Z Furious Chinese businesspeople say Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest after the surprise move choked off the trade.
The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly passes $3B Foxconn bill 2017-08-18T17:30:10Z 2017-08-17T21:59:28Z 2017-08-18T17:30:06Z A $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group is poised to pass the Wisconsin Assembly on a bipartisan vote.
Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks 2017-08-18T14:20:10Z 2017-08-18T06:09:23Z 2017-08-18T14:19:50Z Asian shares slide, tracking big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil, deadly Spain attack.
Starbucks chairman questions country's 'moral fiber' 2017-08-18T13:30:21Z 2017-08-17T11:29:35Z 2017-08-18T13:30:15Z Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz has told employees that bigotry, hatred and senseless acts of violence against "people who are not white" cannot stand.
The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments 2017-08-18T13:21:45Z 2017-08-17T11:59:01Z 2017-08-18T13:21:43Z Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism. Indian IT company Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns 2017-08-18T12:10:24Z 2017-08-18T05:59:21Z 2017-08-18T12:10:09Z Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns following differences with company's founders. Lithuanian man brought to US to face $100 million fraud case 2017-08-18T09:10:01Z 2017-08-17T21:19:29Z 2017-08-18T09:09:56Z A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped U.S.-based Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million.
Under fire _ from GOP _ Trump digs in on Confederate icons 2017-08-18T08:10:42Z 2017-08-17T07:49:04Z 2017-08-18T08:10:42Z President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils-an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
'Maniacal' focus on China puts Trump aide out of mainstream 2017-08-18T07:02:18Z 2017-08-17T22:19:20Z 2017-08-18T07:02:12Z Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering China's emerging superpower status, but his call for an "economic war" on the Asian nation puts him far outside the mainstream. Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh 2017-08-18T05:59:36Z 2017-08-17T14:19:03Z 2017-08-18T05:59:33Z US stocks start lower as Wal-Mart's results weigh on retailers and a disappointing sales forecast from Cisco Systems puts pressure on technology companies. Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud' 2017-08-18T04:40:14Z 2017-08-17T20:09:29Z 2017-08-18T04:40:10Z A lawsuit claims that bottled water brand Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say the water contains "100 percent natural spring water" that is "proudly from Maine.".
LL Bean boosting production of iconic boot 2017-08-18T03:59:56Z 2017-08-17T04:38:48Z 2017-08-18T03:59:56Z L.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic boot.
FAA changes San Francisco landing rules after close call 2017-08-17T22:11:49Z 2017-08-17T19:49:06Z 2017-08-17T22:11:40Z Federal officials are imposing new rules on nighttime landings at San Francisco International Airport after an Air Canada jet nearly struck planes on the ground last month.
Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled 2017-08-17T22:09:43Z 2017-08-16T07:58:26Z 2017-08-17T22:09:43Z President Donald Trump is defiantly blaming "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia and rebuffing the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests.
Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea 2017-08-17T22:02:02Z 2017-08-17T08:18:51Z 2017-08-17T22:02:00Z President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China.
Peer pressure, applied well, boosts financial health 2017-08-17T22:00:03Z 2017-08-17T14:49:05Z 2017-08-17T21:59:58Z Peers can hold you accountable and keep you motivated with financial goals.
Walmart's online sales soar as it seeks to catch Amazon 2017-08-17T21:09:53Z 2017-08-17T11:38:58Z 2017-08-17T21:09:39Z Wal-Mart Stores posts 2Q profit, results top Wall Street estimates. White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month 2017-08-17T19:52:57Z 2017-08-16T20:28:38Z 2017-08-17T19:51:40Z The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace. Average US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 3.89 pct. 2017-08-17T19:29:54Z 2017-08-17T14:49:14Z 2017-08-17T19:29:48Z Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 3.89 percent from 3.90 percent last week. Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line 2017-08-17T18:30:02Z 2017-08-16T19:08:44Z 2017-08-17T18:29:53Z Missouri utility regulators reject proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest. Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them 2017-08-17T18:29:38Z 2017-08-16T17:18:32Z 2017-08-17T18:29:34Z The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump.
The Latest: White House reacts to Steve Bannon comments 2017-08-17T17:52:23Z 2017-08-17T09:38:52Z 2017-08-17T17:52:11Z China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump advocated a tougher stance toward Beijing in published comments.
Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies 2017-08-17T16:11:09Z 2017-08-16T08:18:17Z 2017-08-17T16:11:03Z Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies. China warns Washington against 'trade war' 2017-08-17T15:51:45Z 2017-08-17T09:39:01Z 2017-08-17T15:51:45Z China's government has warned Washington 'there is no winner in a trade war' after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. New Zealand lawmaker says good chance of Pacific trade deal 2017-08-17T14:19:17Z 2017-08-17T04:08:43Z 2017-08-17T14:19:07Z New Zealand's trade minister says he believes there's an odds-on chance that a group of 11 Pacific nations including Japan and Australia will sign a free trade deal, despite the U.S. pulling out.
US weekly requests for jobless aid down 12,000 to 232,000 2017-08-17T13:40:28Z 2017-08-17T12:49:00Z 2017-08-17T13:39:41Z Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remained close to historic lows. The Labor Department says that weekly unemployment applications fell by 12,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 244,000.
Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range 2017-08-17T13:40:19Z 2017-08-17T07:18:51Z 2017-08-17T13:39:18Z Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups.
US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production 2017-08-17T13:40:10Z 2017-08-17T13:09:06Z 2017-08-17T13:39:08Z US factory production slipped 0.1 percent in July; overall industrial production rose 0.2 percent.
European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation 2017-08-17T13:10:32Z 2017-08-17T12:08:59Z 2017-08-17T13:09:29Z An account of the European Central Bank's last meeting shows its policymakers were still concerned that inflation was too low. UK retail sales grow modestly as consumers remain cautious 2017-08-17T12:59:32Z 2017-08-17T08:58:54Z 2017-08-17T12:59:29Z Official figures are showing that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before.
Global stocks slip as investors digest central bank reports 2017-08-17T12:39:49Z 2017-08-17T07:38:48Z 2017-08-17T12:38:58Z Asian share benchmarks meander after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data. New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port 2017-08-17T11:32:25Z 2017-08-16T06:48:13Z 2017-08-17T11:32:17Z Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare.
Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC 2017-08-17T11:32:10Z 2017-08-15T22:18:01Z 2017-08-17T11:32:06Z The company behind Fritos and Tostitos is celebrating its Cheetos brand with a three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to the cheesy puffed cornmeal snack that coats your hands with orange dust.
The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads 2017-08-17T11:29:56Z 2017-08-16T15:28:56Z 2017-08-17T11:29:45Z A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director.
Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea 2017-08-17T08:10:45Z 2017-08-17T07:49:29Z 2017-08-17T08:10:45Z President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China.
Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea 2017-08-17T07:51:13Z 2017-08-17T02:58:42Z 2017-08-17T07:51:13Z President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again 2017-08-17T06:19:13Z 2017-08-16T11:38:28Z 2017-08-17T06:19:09Z President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers.". The Latest: Guam starts new school year despite NK threat 2017-08-17T05:19:59Z 2017-08-16T12:18:25Z 2017-08-17T05:19:58Z Russia says it's against further tightening sanctions on North Korea, warning that economic pressure on Pyongyang has reached its limit.
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle 2017-08-17T05:19:36Z 2017-08-14T07:57:12Z 2017-08-17T05:19:29Z A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses.
South Carolina sues drug manufacturer over opioid crisis 2017-08-17T05:19:30Z 2017-08-15T17:37:49Z 2017-08-17T05:19:23Z South Carolina is the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing.
Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally 2017-08-17T04:50:23Z 2017-08-16T08:38:21Z 2017-08-17T04:50:22Z A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. Asian shares mostly higher following gains on Wall Street 2017-08-17T04:39:03Z 2017-08-16T14:18:27Z 2017-08-17T04:38:57Z US stocks are rising as retailers including Urban Outfitters recover from their stumble a day ago. Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, US 2017-08-17T04:29:12Z 2017-08-17T00:58:45Z 2017-08-17T04:29:08Z Japan trade surges on strong demand from U.S., China, Southeast Asia, surplus down 17 percent from year earlier. Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags 2017-08-17T04:09:04Z 2017-08-16T18:38:36Z 2017-08-17T04:09:04Z A Delaware bankruptcy judge is temporarily halting the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators.
US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks 2017-08-17T03:19:24Z 2017-08-16T14:58:51Z 2017-08-17T03:19:18Z US demands big changes to NAFTA, setting stage for tough talks with Canada, Mexico.
The Latest: Pence promotes US trade with Latin America 2017-08-17T01:10:13Z 2017-08-16T15:48:41Z 2017-08-17T01:10:10Z Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet after arriving in the country. Florida bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuela 2017-08-17T00:58:58Z 2017-08-16T21:18:44Z 2017-08-17T00:58:57Z Florida is taking official steps to protest the current government of Venezuela, although the proposal under consideration could be considered more symbolic than substantive. NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin 2017-08-17T00:18:54Z 2017-08-16T22:38:49Z 2017-08-17T00:18:41Z An editor at The New York Times was grilled in court Wednesday by a lawyer for Sarah Palin. Fed officials split in July over inflation worries 2017-08-16T22:39:28Z 2017-08-16T18:08:50Z 2017-08-16T22:39:21Z Fed split at July meeting over inflation worries, pace of future rate hikes.
Facebook bans white nationalist's accounts over hate speech 2017-08-16T22:29:27Z 2017-08-16T16:28:35Z 2017-08-16T22:29:18Z Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Int'l arrivals to US increased 2 percent in January 2017-08-16T22:09:41Z 2017-08-16T20:38:42Z 2017-08-16T22:09:14Z International arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared with January 2016, government data says. Protests at Google offices over worker's firing are canceled 2017-08-16T21:09:22Z 2017-08-16T16:18:30Z 2017-08-16T21:09:17Z Protests planned at Google offices around the country over the firing of an employee who questioned company diversity efforts have been postponed. UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade 2017-08-16T19:49:28Z 2017-08-16T11:58:38Z 2017-08-16T19:48:45Z UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month by promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to CEO to replace Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006. World's biggest shipper: cyberattack cost up to $300 million 2017-08-16T18:21:11Z 2017-08-16T08:28:38Z 2017-08-16T18:21:06Z Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says the June cyberattack that chiefly paralyzed its core shipping business is estimated to have cost $200 million-$300 million.
US home construction slumped in July 2017-08-16T18:18:54Z 2017-08-16T12:38:19Z 2017-08-16T18:18:44Z US housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July as apartment construction plunged.
Target tops Street 2Q forecasts 2017-08-16T17:28:59Z 2017-08-16T10:58:32Z 2017-08-16T17:28:57Z Target beats 2Q net income and revenue expectations.
Judge blocks 176-million ton coal mine expansion in Montana 2017-08-16T17:19:07Z 2017-08-15T23:18:01Z 2017-08-16T17:18:51Z A judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton expansion of an underground coal mine in central Montana because federal officials did not consider the climate change impacts of burning the fuel. US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists 2017-08-16T17:09:18Z 2017-08-16T14:48:29Z 2017-08-16T17:09:01Z The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists, blocking any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions.
Ryanair files complaint with EU after Air Berlin bankruptcy 2017-08-16T16:40:23Z 2017-08-16T08:08:55Z 2017-08-16T16:39:10Z Irish budget airline Ryanair has filed a complaint with European Union competition authorities after Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy protection and then got a 150 million euro ($177 million) government loan. UK vows Brexit won't mean the return of Irish border posts 2017-08-16T16:30:41Z 2017-08-16T07:58:41Z 2017-08-16T16:30:05Z Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit.
DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery van 2017-08-16T16:10:17Z 2017-08-16T16:08:42Z 2017-08-16T16:09:02Z Deutsche Post DHL Group and U.S. automaker Ford have unveiled a jointly manufactured electric delivery van amid growing demand for emission-free utility vehicles. Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC 2017-08-16T15:11:55Z 2017-08-14T07:06:57Z 2017-08-16T15:11:50Z Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the popular television series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a deal to make new series for Netflix.
Global stocks higher as North Korean tensions ease further 2017-08-16T14:18:53Z 2017-08-16T05:18:10Z 2017-08-16T14:18:44Z Asian stock markets are mixed after US indexes took small losses and Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions. Squeeze on UK living standards eases as wages pick up 2017-08-16T14:18:51Z 2017-08-16T08:58:19Z 2017-08-16T14:18:42Z Official figures are suggesting that the squeeze on living standards in Britain since last year's Brexit vote is abating.
Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter 2017-08-16T14:10:05Z 2017-08-12T15:16:11Z 2017-08-16T14:10:02Z Montana's health care co-op resumes accepting new enrollees on Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December. Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm 2017-08-16T13:51:07Z 2017-08-15T16:37:47Z 2017-08-16T13:51:07Z A federal judge has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup firm from scraping users' personal profiles for data. New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector 2017-08-16T13:13:30Z 2017-08-15T17:47:53Z 2017-08-16T13:12:29Z Facebook plans to invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, marking additional growth in the state's technology sector.
Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally 2017-08-16T13:13:28Z 2017-08-14T21:17:31Z 2017-08-16T13:12:27Z Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists who attended violent rally in Charlottesville. Germany indicts Swiss man of espionage in tax evasion case 2017-08-16T12:09:43Z 2017-08-16T12:08:30Z 2017-08-16T12:08:30Z Authorities in Germany have formally indicted a Swiss citizen on suspicion of espionage for spying on German tax investigators. Swedish lawmakers boost defense budget over next 2 years 2017-08-16T11:09:14Z 2017-08-16T09:58:27Z 2017-08-16T11:08:38Z Sweden's center-left defense minister says a majority of lawmakers, including two center-right opposition parties, has agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) over the next two years. Hong Kong's Cathay posts $262M 1H loss on fierce competition 2017-08-16T10:58:40Z 2017-08-16T09:58:26Z 2017-08-16T10:58:37Z Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific posts $262M loss as fierce competition takes its toll.
Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed 2017-08-16T09:59:04Z 2017-08-16T06:38:10Z 2017-08-16T09:59:01Z The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. Carlsberg profits rise despite stagnant sales 2017-08-16T09:48:47Z 2017-08-16T09:28:14Z 2017-08-16T09:48:46Z Carlsberg profit rises despite sluggish revenue growth as beer consumption stalls in eastern Europe.
Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard 2017-08-16T08:39:00Z 2017-08-15T01:57:39Z 2017-08-16T08:38:47Z The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House's American Manufacturing Council.
Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction 2017-08-16T08:09:08Z 2017-08-15T20:48:01Z 2017-08-16T08:09:01Z President Donald Trump says he's signing a new executive order "streamlining" the federal permitting process to speed up construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment. Wingtip of Delta Air Lines plane clips another plane 2017-08-16T07:58:50Z 2017-08-16T06:48:13Z 2017-08-16T07:58:48Z Officials say the wingtip of a Delta Air Lines plane struck an American Airlines plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Latest: AFL-CIO leader resigns from Trump jobs council 2017-08-16T06:50:45Z 2017-08-15T19:38:03Z 2017-08-16T06:50:45Z Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon is criticizing President Donald Trump's response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, at a white supremacist rally. Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO 2017-08-16T04:21:47Z 2017-08-14T21:07:18Z 2017-08-16T04:21:22Z Music service Pandora has named Roger Lynch, the head of Dish's streaming video service, as its CEO as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer music apps.
Asian shares mixed after US indexes take small losses 2017-08-16T04:18:43Z 2017-08-15T14:37:46Z 2017-08-16T04:18:22Z Declines for retailers including Advance Auto Parts and Coach are pulling US stocks lower Tuesday.
Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste 2017-08-16T03:58:44Z 2017-08-15T23:38:05Z 2017-08-16T03:58:44Z Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota. 'Weekend Update,' Diana special modest winners for networks 2017-08-16T03:28:52Z 2017-08-15T20:18:05Z 2017-08-16T03:28:48Z During a midsummer week dominated by prime-time competition series, NBC's summer run of 'Weekend Update' and ABC's two-part special on Princess Diana did well for their networks. Pence praises Argentina as model for Latin America 2017-08-16T02:50:18Z 2017-08-15T12:07:40Z 2017-08-16T02:50:15Z Pence in Argentina, expected to praise economic reforms days after local midterm election. US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018 2017-08-16T01:39:20Z 2017-08-15T21:38:13Z 2017-08-16T01:39:18Z U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter.
US retail sales jumped 0.6 percent in July 2017-08-16T00:48:37Z 2017-08-15T12:47:52Z 2017-08-16T00:48:16Z US retail sales rose 0.6 percent in July amid strong auto demand, best gain in 7 months.
Trump seeks probe by his trade office of China's practices 2017-08-15T23:39:30Z 2017-08-14T08:07:15Z 2017-08-15T23:38:23Z Even as he seeks Beijing's help with North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements 2017-08-15T22:39:41Z 2017-08-15T20:48:11Z 2017-08-15T22:38:20Z The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a group opposing new food labeling regulations for chain grocery and convenience stores.
The Latest: Pence tells Latin America the US still cares 2017-08-15T22:20:14Z 2017-08-15T14:47:50Z 2017-08-15T22:20:14Z Pence in Argentina commemorates Argentina's liberator at Buenos Aires cathedral. Elizabeth Duke to become next chairwoman of Wells Fargo 2017-08-15T22:18:50Z 2017-08-15T21:18:10Z 2017-08-15T22:18:43Z Wells Fargo says Elizabeth Duke will become its chairwoman next year, making her the first woman to hold the position at a major Wall Street bank. Pressured by government, Uber agrees to protect rider data 2017-08-15T22:00:16Z 2017-08-15T16:48:04Z 2017-08-15T22:00:12Z Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect customer data and audit the use of rider information in order to settle a complaint filed by the federal government. Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crew 2017-08-15T21:39:21Z 2017-08-15T15:18:04Z 2017-08-15T21:38:23Z Four Teamsters have been acquitted of threatening the cast and nonunion crew of the TV reality show "Top Chef.".
US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August 2017-08-15T20:58:36Z 2017-08-15T17:08:19Z 2017-08-15T20:58:28Z US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August amid growing demand. No 'Game of Thrones' in latest HBO hacker leak 2017-08-15T18:49:35Z 2017-08-13T20:47:09Z 2017-08-15T18:49:27Z Hackers continue to pester HBO, leaking 3 episodes from the upcoming season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' airing this fall, Sunday night's episode of 'Insecure' and episodes of several lower-profile HBO shows. Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug 2017-08-15T17:48:38Z 2017-08-15T11:37:45Z 2017-08-15T17:48:12Z Struggling German airline Air Berin says it's filing for bankruptcy after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available.
New York factory activity rises, nears 3-year high in August 2017-08-15T17:38:43Z 2017-08-15T12:47:43Z 2017-08-15T17:38:03Z New York manufacturing activity surges this month to highest level since September 2014.
Safety council: Motor vehicle deaths dip slightly in 2017 2017-08-15T17:09:42Z 2017-08-15T12:47:47Z 2017-08-15T17:08:50Z The National Safety Council says preliminary data shows motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they are still significantly higher than two years ago.
Home Depot beats Street 2Q forecasts 2017-08-15T17:09:32Z 2017-08-15T10:17:54Z 2017-08-15T17:08:40Z Home Depot tops 2Q net income and revenue expectations. UK inflation lower than expected, easing rate hike prospects 2017-08-15T16:48:20Z 2017-08-15T08:47:35Z 2017-08-15T16:48:09Z Official figures show that inflation in Britain held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent.
Water agency hires firm to evaluate Niagara Falls discharge 2017-08-15T16:29:57Z 2017-08-15T04:17:34Z 2017-08-15T16:29:54Z The public agency that was responsible for black, smelly water being discharged into water below Niagara Falls says it's hired an engineering firm to evaluate the discharge.
US businesses increase stockpiles in June 2017-08-15T14:27:46Z 2017-08-15T14:17:54Z 2017-08-15T14:27:44Z US businesses increased stockpiles 0.5 percent in June, the most in seven months.
UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU 2017-08-15T13:48:12Z 2017-08-15T08:57:40Z 2017-08-15T13:48:09Z Britain says it might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc. Facebook anonymously launched an app in China 2017-08-15T12:50:46Z 2017-08-12T19:46:03Z 2017-08-15T12:50:37Z Facebook has launched a photo-sharing app in China that does not carry the company's name.
Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US 2017-08-15T12:48:29Z 2017-08-15T07:07:33Z 2017-08-15T12:48:07Z Asian shares gain on cooling of tensions over North Korean nuclear program.
China says US trade probe would violate international rules 2017-08-15T12:38:34Z 2017-08-15T10:47:48Z 2017-08-15T12:38:00Z China says it will "resolutely safeguard" its interests in response to a possible trade probe ordered by President Donald Trump into Beijing's technology policies. Italy to host fall G-7 interior ministers summit on security 2017-08-15T12:38:28Z 2017-08-15T11:47:46Z 2017-08-15T12:37:53Z Italy will host a G-7 summit of interior ministers to discuss security matters. German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth 2017-08-15T11:39:12Z 2017-08-15T07:17:41Z 2017-08-15T11:38:00Z The German economy, Europe's largest, continued its strong performance in the second quarter with gross domestic product growing 0.6 percent over the previous quarter. China says US trade probe would violate international rules 2017-08-15T10:49:11Z 2017-08-15T02:57:28Z 2017-08-15T10:49:09Z China says it will respond to a possible trade probe ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump with "all appropriate measures" to protect Chinese interests.
Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year 2017-08-15T10:18:25Z 2017-08-15T04:27:30Z 2017-08-15T10:18:21Z Poll shows support for charter schools falling significantly, but no direct link seen to Trump.
Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon 2017-08-15T08:58:14Z 2017-08-14T17:37:22Z 2017-08-15T08:58:10Z NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon.
Lots of questions still hang over Trump's tax plan 2017-08-15T07:28:09Z 2017-08-14T16:27:18Z 2017-08-15T07:28:03Z Trump's tax plan has few details but plenty of open questions. Wisconsin Assembly committee approves Foxconn incentives 2017-08-15T07:08:38Z 2017-08-14T17:27:21Z 2017-08-15T07:07:58Z A Wisconsin state Assembly committee is set to vote on a $3 billion tax incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group. Asian stocks rise after Koreas, US make diplomatic overtures 2017-08-15T06:57:58Z 2017-08-15T06:27:33Z 2017-08-15T06:57:45Z Asian shares are higher as both Koreas and the U.S. appeared to indicate a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program.
Asian stocks rise after Koreas, US make diplomatic overtures 2017-08-15T06:39:37Z 2017-08-14T14:37:07Z 2017-08-15T06:39:37Z Stocks are rising broadly as the international tensions that affected the market last week appear to ease. Target moves to shore up grocery, improve delivery service 2017-08-15T05:17:37Z 2017-08-14T16:37:16Z 2017-08-15T05:17:33Z Target buying delivery software maker Grand Junction to help it offer same-day delivery service to in-store shoppers.
The Latest: Trump signs executive action on trade with China 2017-08-15T04:30:44Z 2017-08-14T10:37:08Z 2017-08-15T04:30:40Z China has announced that it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. Washington state utility's nuclear waste shipments suspended 2017-08-15T04:18:37Z 2017-08-12T18:56:15Z 2017-08-15T04:18:35Z Officials in Washington state indefinitely suspended a public utility's authority to ship low-level radioactive waste after the utility mislabeled a shipment.
The TV-streaming paradox: Why you may miss the cable bundle 2017-08-15T02:20:56Z 2017-08-11T15:45:14Z 2017-08-15T02:20:37Z The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming packages that wind up costing pretty close to a $100 cable bundle but are more difficult to use.
One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening 2017-08-15T02:08:40Z 2017-08-14T04:17:13Z 2017-08-15T02:07:54Z The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. Trump attacks exec for quitting council over Charlottesville 2017-08-14T23:49:52Z 2017-08-14T13:17:12Z 2017-08-14T23:49:35Z Merck CEO says he's stepping down from President's American Manufacturing Council. North Dakota offers to settle with Dakota Access developer 2017-08-14T23:41:30Z 2017-08-14T20:47:19Z 2017-08-14T23:41:30Z North Dakota regulators are offering to settle a complaint against the Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute 2017-08-14T21:10:39Z 2017-08-11T05:24:54Z 2017-08-14T21:09:39Z Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled a town hall meant to address gender discrimination Thursday after leaks of the company's internal message platform began to appear online. China appeals to Trump to avoid 'trade war' 2017-08-14T20:57:56Z 2017-08-14T04:46:53Z 2017-08-14T20:57:45Z A Chinese state newspaper has warned President Donald Trump "could trigger a trade war" if he goes ahead with plans to launch an investigation of whether China is stealing U.S. technology.
Snap stock hits lowest level since IPO after paltry earnings 2017-08-14T20:42:24Z 2017-08-11T16:05:12Z 2017-08-14T20:42:24Z Shares of Snap Inc. are down sharply following paltry earnings results.
Guam's tourism popularity unhurt by North Korea threats 2017-08-14T20:08:42Z 2017-08-13T19:46:40Z 2017-08-14T20:07:28Z The U.S. territory of Guam has been the subject of angry threats exchanged by North Korea and the United States during the past week, but that's not keeping tourists away from the tropical island.
After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid 2017-08-14T19:49:14Z 2017-08-14T16:47:25Z 2017-08-14T19:49:07Z Supporters of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, saying demise of the $14 billion project could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity.
German leader sees end of the road for diesel, gasoline cars 2017-08-14T19:08:18Z 2017-08-14T18:57:20Z 2017-08-14T19:07:22Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she thinks the internal combustion engines that are the mainstay of her country's auto industry will eventually have to be phased out.
Trump mocks exec for quitting advisory council over racism 2017-08-14T18:08:32Z 2017-08-14T17:37:16Z 2017-08-14T18:07:46Z Trump blasts drugmaker Merck's CEO for quitting advisory group over Trump not condemning racist rally. Drinking problem: Ryanair wants UK airports to curb alcohol 2017-08-14T17:39:27Z 2017-08-14T15:17:08Z 2017-08-14T17:39:27Z Budget airline Ryanair is calling on British airports to take steps to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions 2017-08-14T17:27:49Z 2017-08-14T09:27:00Z 2017-08-14T17:27:35Z China has announced it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore, fish and other goods on Sept. 5 under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear program.
Snapchat's not-growing pains are a boom for Instagram 2017-08-14T17:21:59Z 2017-08-10T18:55:01Z 2017-08-14T17:20:48Z Snap Inc. should be very worried about Facebook's Instagram Stories, which now has more users than Snapchat itself.
Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018 2017-08-14T16:40:54Z 2017-08-10T07:44:19Z 2017-08-14T16:39:32Z Study: Trump administration actions are triggering double-digit premium increases for next year on individual health insurance policies. Daily Mail branches into TV with syndicated US show 2017-08-14T16:38:31Z 2017-08-14T13:27:09Z 2017-08-14T16:37:55Z The Daily Mail is branching into television, hiring ESPN football analyst Jesse Palmer to host a daily syndicated show starting next month. Israeli tycoon among several arrested for bribery, fraud 2017-08-14T16:38:16Z 2017-08-14T08:17:04Z 2017-08-14T16:37:32Z Israeli police say they arrested prominent billionaire tycoon, 4 others in major bribery and money laundering sting. Eurozone industry shows signs of slowing amid euro's rise 2017-08-14T16:27:53Z 2017-08-14T09:07:08Z 2017-08-14T16:27:49Z Official figures show that industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, a development that will likely reinforce concerns about the export-sapping impact of the rising euro.
VP Pence says US won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles' 2017-08-14T16:18:17Z 2017-08-14T08:07:22Z 2017-08-14T16:18:09Z Vice President Mike Pence, traveling Sunday in Colombia, tried to strike a balance between Latin American opposition to U.S. military intervention in neighboring Venezuela, and President Donald Trump's assertion that military action is an option.
Liz Weston: How to stop being the family ATM 2017-08-14T15:09:11Z 2017-08-14T14:57:12Z 2017-08-14T15:09:11Z Your family probably knows how to push your buttons - including the ones that enable their self-destructive financial behaviors.
Confidence returns to markets as North Korea tensions ease 2017-08-14T14:27:32Z 2017-08-14T03:56:52Z 2017-08-14T14:27:23Z Shares gain in Asia. Japan's Nikkei 225 benchmark falls as yen strong against the U.S. dollar. Costly crossing: London bridge project closed down 2017-08-14T14:19:38Z 2017-08-14T12:27:12Z 2017-08-14T14:19:27Z Supporters of a proposed footbridge and public garden in London spanning the River Thames have abandoned the project after support from the city withered away.
Police reduce effect of security strike at Barcelona airport 2017-08-14T14:17:53Z 2017-08-14T08:16:59Z 2017-08-14T14:17:37Z An indefinite strike by workers handling carry-on baggage checks at Barcelona's airport is having a more limited impact on passengers after police have been deployed to help. Dubai's Emaar posts first-half profits, announces new IPO 2017-08-14T12:38:13Z 2017-08-14T12:27:20Z 2017-08-14T12:37:04Z Dubai developer Emaar Properties has posted 2.8 billion dirhams ($772 million) in net profits for the first half of 2017 and laid out plans to spin off its domestic real estate business. Commonwealth Bank of Australia's CEO to retire within a year 2017-08-14T12:08:02Z 2017-08-14T07:46:58Z 2017-08-14T12:07:16Z The Commonwealth Bank of Australia says chief executive to retire by June 2018 as bank accused of breaching money laundering, terrorism financing laws.
'Annabelle' scares up $35M, jolting sleepy box office 2017-08-14T11:39:14Z 2017-08-13T15:36:34Z 2017-08-14T11:39:14Z The 'Conjuring' spinoff 'Annabelle: Creation' scares up $35 million, jolting a sleepy August box office. Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices 2017-08-14T07:57:41Z 2017-08-12T18:36:18Z 2017-08-14T07:57:40Z An administration official says President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his trade office to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property.
Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules 2017-08-14T04:39:56Z 2017-08-10T07:14:24Z 2017-08-14T04:38:49Z A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration. Japan economy grows at 4 percent annual pace in April-June 2017-08-14T04:17:36Z 2017-08-14T00:27:16Z 2017-08-14T04:17:28Z Japan economy gains momentum, growing at 4.0 percent annual pace in April-June helped by stronger consumer, corporate demand.
The Latest: In Colombia, Pence strikes balance on Venezuela 2017-08-14T00:40:37Z 2017-08-13T14:56:40Z 2017-08-14T00:39:09Z President Donald Trump's national security adviser is defending the president's statement that he's not ruling out a "military option" to resolve the political crisis in Venezuela. Newspaper files for bankruptcy protection, gets new owners 2017-08-13T21:42:00Z 2017-08-13T21:37:22Z 2017-08-13T21:41:07Z The Alaska Dispatch News in Anchorage, Alaska, has announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and in the process of transitioning to new ownership.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some