UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety 2017-06-25T15:23:06Z 2017-06-25T10:42:05Z 2017-06-25T15:22:53Z Britain's government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" after tests found that all cladding samples so far have failed fire safety tests.
Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US 2017-06-25T14:52:22Z 2017-06-25T12:42:07Z 2017-06-25T14:52:19Z Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.
5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it 2017-06-25T14:42:55Z 2017-06-23T07:50:58Z 2017-06-25T14:42:55Z Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill 2017-06-25T14:42:49Z 2017-06-23T04:40:41Z 2017-06-25T14:42:48Z Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate.
Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation took too long 2017-06-25T14:03:14Z 2017-06-23T17:21:11Z 2017-06-25T14:03:01Z The Iowa Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a lottery security expert charged with attempting to claim a $16.5 million Iowa jackpot that he rigged.
Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budget 2017-06-25T14:02:43Z 2017-06-24T15:21:42Z 2017-06-25T14:02:40Z Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come.
Trumps attend wedding of treasury secretary and actress 2017-06-25T14:02:37Z 2017-06-24T15:41:44Z 2017-06-25T14:02:36Z President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin weds a Scottish actress. Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with shoe company 2017-06-25T14:02:35Z 2017-06-23T22:51:11Z 2017-06-25T14:02:32Z A New York judge says Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company's shoe designs.
The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests 2017-06-25T14:02:32Z 2017-06-24T09:51:27Z 2017-06-25T14:02:32Z A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers. UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts 2017-06-25T14:02:27Z 2017-06-24T16:11:34Z 2017-06-25T14:02:25Z British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.".
US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole 2017-06-25T02:12:54Z 2017-06-23T14:31:06Z 2017-06-25T02:12:53Z Stocks were listless in early trading on Wall Street, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace to end the week almost exactly where it started. Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads 2017-06-24T20:44:27Z 2017-06-23T19:03:46Z 2017-06-24T20:44:24Z Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads. Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure 2017-06-24T20:44:26Z 2017-06-21T20:29:22Z 2017-06-24T20:44:23Z As Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate _ Sheryl Sandberg _ says no. Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case 2017-06-24T20:44:22Z 2017-06-22T22:10:49Z 2017-06-24T20:44:22Z Uber says former CEO Travis Kalanick knew a self-driving car expert accused of stealing trade secrets from Google possessed information that didn't belong to him before he joined Uber last year. Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act 2017-06-24T20:44:20Z 2017-06-21T06:30:05Z 2017-06-24T20:44:18Z Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk 2017-06-24T20:44:17Z 2017-06-23T08:11:05Z 2017-06-24T20:44:17Z Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted. Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups 2017-06-24T20:44:15Z 2017-06-22T16:20:29Z 2017-06-24T20:44:14Z Facebook is nearing 2 billion users and as it does, it wants to be a more 'meaningful' force in their lives. China tightens online video controls, jolting investors 2017-06-24T20:44:12Z 2017-06-23T04:20:39Z 2017-06-24T20:44:11Z Chinese censors have ordered three popular internet services to stop streaming video, prompting a sell-off in the U.S.-trade shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo. Honda denies covering up dangers of Takata air bags 2017-06-24T17:52:17Z 2017-06-23T18:31:03Z 2017-06-24T17:52:11Z Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered them up.
The Latest: Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters 2017-06-24T15:43:32Z 2017-06-22T14:50:46Z 2017-06-24T15:43:27Z Senate Republicans are holding a private meeting to hear from leaders about their long-awaited plan for eliminating much of President Barack Obama's health law. New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May 2017-06-24T15:42:29Z 2017-06-23T14:10:53Z 2017-06-24T15:41:56Z New home sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May, led by gains in the South and West. Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts 2017-06-24T15:32:09Z 2017-06-23T22:11:17Z 2017-06-24T15:32:08Z Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia.
Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative 2017-06-24T15:12:33Z 2017-06-24T07:01:58Z 2017-06-24T15:12:28Z Major issues for consumers as Republicans pursue their health care initiative.
Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do not offend' 2017-06-24T14:32:19Z 2017-06-24T14:31:32Z 2017-06-24T14:31:35Z Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the most important principle for journalists should be to avoid upsetting those featured in their writing and broadcasting.
After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off 2017-06-24T12:12:38Z 2017-06-23T08:41:06Z 2017-06-24T12:11:48Z There has been diplomatic movement in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries and the nation of Qatar. Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks 2017-06-24T12:12:29Z 2017-06-24T11:51:28Z 2017-06-24T12:11:28Z Italy's premier says holders of accounts in 2 troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings.
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights 2017-06-24T09:32:44Z 2017-06-23T11:10:49Z 2017-06-24T09:32:37Z British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" on how to proceed with the negotiations to leave the bloc.
London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns 2017-06-24T07:12:31Z 2017-06-23T08:00:46Z 2017-06-24T07:12:31Z British authorities are studying samples of cladding similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people. Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says 2017-06-24T07:03:12Z 2017-06-23T17:41:26Z 2017-06-24T07:03:11Z The Trump administration is set to authorize the $2 billion sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India. ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency 2017-06-24T02:32:50Z 2017-06-23T20:21:32Z 2017-06-24T02:32:29Z The European Central Bank says two troubled Italian banks will be wound down because they were about to fail. FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers 2017-06-24T00:22:07Z 2017-06-22T21:30:27Z 2017-06-24T00:22:02Z U.S. regulators have approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers.
The Latest: Envoy says Qatar feeling no economic pressure 2017-06-24T00:02:47Z 2017-06-23T09:20:46Z 2017-06-24T00:02:38Z The Latest: Turkey has no plans to shut down military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi, other Arab states. Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts 2017-06-23T22:14:55Z 2017-06-23T22:01:09Z 2017-06-23T22:14:41Z Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia. Sears closes another 20 stores 2017-06-23T21:42:05Z 2017-06-23T14:40:57Z 2017-06-23T21:41:58Z Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business.
Line messaging digital theme park to open in Thai capital 2017-06-23T21:35:52Z 2017-06-23T00:50:34Z 2017-06-23T21:35:46Z The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand's capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second biggest market after Japan. Snyder urges Michigan House to OK incentives for Foxconn 2017-06-23T21:32:00Z 2017-06-23T15:41:18Z 2017-06-23T21:31:56Z Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan. Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit 2017-06-23T21:31:50Z 2017-06-23T16:11:06Z 2017-06-23T21:31:50Z A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed.
Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin 2017-06-23T20:26:28Z 2017-06-22T10:40:10Z 2017-06-23T20:25:04Z Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Clarification: Science Says-Too Hot To Fly story 2017-06-23T20:26:14Z 2017-06-20T19:48:00Z 2017-06-23T20:26:14Z Triple-digit heat is baking the American Southwest and keeping some planes grounded because of simple physics.
Mayors: Look to us, not Washington, for results 2017-06-23T20:02:36Z 2017-06-23T15:50:57Z 2017-06-23T20:02:21Z America's leading mayors want voters and higher-ranking politicians to look to the nation's city halls for example of government actually working. Italian farmers alarmed as dry spell prompts water rationing 2017-06-23T19:01:35Z 2017-06-23T11:50:50Z 2017-06-23T19:01:35Z Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of a prolonged heat and dry spell that prompted authorities to ration water and declare a state of emergency in some areas. The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed case 2017-06-23T16:31:07Z 2017-06-23T16:31:01Z 2017-06-23T16:31:05Z Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety.
Eurozone economy enjoyed 'best quarter in over 6 years' 2017-06-23T14:51:02Z 2017-06-23T08:20:53Z 2017-06-23T14:51:02Z A closely watched survey shows that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone has slipped back in June to a five-month low but that the region still enjoyed its best quarter for more than six years.
The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start' 2017-06-23T14:31:31Z 2017-06-22T09:30:44Z 2017-06-23T14:31:30Z European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union officially started this week.
Oil prices remain driver across financial markets 2017-06-23T14:11:27Z 2017-06-23T06:10:42Z 2017-06-23T14:11:26Z Most Asian shares little changed as oil halts its decline, China stocks fall as regulators step up scrutiny.
Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the money 2017-06-23T13:31:20Z 2017-06-23T13:10:55Z 2017-06-23T13:31:18Z The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to curb deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year. How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare' 2017-06-23T11:44:07Z 2017-06-22T20:40:44Z 2017-06-23T11:43:54Z Comparing the Senate health care bill to its House counterpart and 'Obamacare'.
Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard 2017-06-23T11:43:54Z 2017-06-22T08:00:07Z 2017-06-23T11:43:44Z Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill. 8 years after nationalization, Irish bank back in market 2017-06-23T11:40:56Z 2017-06-23T10:30:47Z 2017-06-23T11:40:56Z The Irish government has sold 25 percent of Allied Irish Banks' shares, eight years after nationalizing the firm during the financial crisis.
Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election 2017-06-23T11:02:06Z 2017-06-23T11:00:52Z 2017-06-23T11:02:00Z Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to preserve the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth. European Central Bank seeks power over key financial sector 2017-06-23T10:00:55Z 2017-06-23T10:00:46Z 2017-06-23T10:00:53Z The European Central Bank asks for legal powers to oversee how transactions involving financial derivatives are settled _ a hot topic in the Brexit negotiations.
Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching Lyft 2017-06-23T09:22:49Z 2017-06-20T20:58:06Z 2017-06-23T09:22:14Z Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton 2017-06-23T09:22:06Z 2017-06-23T03:01:12Z 2017-06-23T09:21:18Z The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars says it has signed a final agreement to buy a stake in Malaysia's Proton, gaining a platform to expand in Southeast Asia. Swiss take action over insider trading, market manipulation 2017-06-23T09:11:14Z 2017-06-23T09:01:10Z 2017-06-23T09:11:10Z Switzerland's financial markets authority says it has taken action in two cases of insider trading and market manipulation, seizing millions of Swiss francs (dollars) of illegal profits.
How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare' 2017-06-23T08:22:05Z 2017-06-23T08:20:45Z 2017-06-23T08:22:05Z Comparing the Senate health care bill to its House counterpart and 'Obamacare'. Scientist gets time served for theft of military documents 2017-06-23T08:01:39Z 2017-06-22T21:11:43Z 2017-06-23T08:01:38Z A scientist who pleaded guilty to taking sensitive documents from a Connecticut military contractor to his native China has been sentenced to the 2 1/2 years in prison he has already served. Qatar Airways seeks stake in American in 'puzzling' move 2017-06-23T07:31:26Z 2017-06-22T13:00:23Z 2017-06-23T07:31:23Z Qatar Airways is interest in buying about a 10 pct stake in American Airlines.
Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise 2017-06-23T06:42:23Z 2017-06-22T08:10:06Z 2017-06-23T06:41:53Z European Union leaders are gathering to weigh measures to tackle terrorism, closer defense ties and migration, convinced that anti-EU sentiment and support for populist parties are waning.
Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slavery 2017-06-23T06:11:19Z 2017-06-22T08:00:29Z 2017-06-23T06:11:06Z People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery. Ringing the changes: Dutch bike lock blocks rider's phone 2017-06-23T06:01:49Z 2017-06-21T09:58:39Z 2017-06-23T06:01:47Z Dutch telecom company teams up with the country's traffic safety authority to develop a bicycle lock that also locks mobile phones, in a move aimed at protecting young riders who regularly pedal through busy streets while looking at their phone. Asian shares flat as weak oil prices weigh on investors 2017-06-23T06:01:11Z 2017-06-22T14:10:26Z 2017-06-23T06:00:59Z U.S. stock indexes were close to flat in early trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now.
London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels 2017-06-23T05:43:55Z 2017-06-22T08:40:15Z 2017-06-23T05:43:51Z The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people. Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter 2017-06-23T04:12:10Z 2017-06-21T16:58:47Z 2017-06-23T04:11:52Z Officials: Last winter's flu vaccine was essentially ineffective in protecting older Americans against the illness.
Government health insurance markets holding up--barely 2017-06-23T03:15:39Z 2017-06-21T19:18:55Z 2017-06-23T03:15:39Z Enough insurers are planning to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year to keep them working _ if only barely _ in most parts of the country. Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession 2017-06-23T03:15:14Z 2017-06-22T20:40:46Z 2017-06-23T03:15:14Z The Federal Reserve says all of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending.
Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delaying for Trump 2017-06-23T02:23:19Z 2017-06-22T16:10:24Z 2017-06-23T02:23:05Z House Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill to hit Iran and Russia with sanctions. Armed services chairman to seek $640 billion in DOD spending 2017-06-23T02:01:29Z 2017-06-22T22:50:31Z 2017-06-23T02:01:20Z The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says he'll push to increase defense spending by $37 billion more than the Trump administration proposed to pay for more troops and new weapons. AP Newsbreak: US, EU urge China to limit food import control 2017-06-23T01:03:09Z 2017-06-22T09:50:13Z 2017-06-23T01:03:06Z Food exporters including the United States and Europe are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say will hamper access to its fast-growing market.
San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid 2017-06-22T23:04:37Z 2017-06-21T20:40:06Z 2017-06-22T23:04:33Z San Francisco has approved a bill that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products.
Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house 2017-06-22T22:17:17Z 2017-06-20T13:08:18Z 2017-06-22T22:17:17Z Amazon tests new clothing service that lets customers try on clothes at comfort of their home before they buy.
Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend 2017-06-22T22:01:29Z 2017-06-22T04:28:50Z 2017-06-22T22:01:21Z Cheap gasoline and a decent economy are expected to push July 4th travel to a record.
GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic 2017-06-22T21:23:28Z 2017-06-21T07:39:23Z 2017-06-22T21:23:16Z Republican efforts to roll back former President Barack Obama's health care law could mean deep cuts to treatment programs in states hard hit by the opioid crisis. Perry tells senators he did not write Trump energy budget 2017-06-22T19:53:02Z 2017-06-22T18:21:02Z 2017-06-22T19:52:59Z Senators from both parties are denouncing President Donald Trump's proposed energy budget, and even Trump's energy secretary is distancing himself from the plan.
Boeing beats Airbus in order race at Paris show 2017-06-22T19:50:51Z 2017-06-22T12:10:13Z 2017-06-22T19:50:46Z Boeing flew past Airbus in the race for plane orders at this year's Paris Air Show, thanks to a surge in interest in the newest version of the 737.
Buffett's company lends $1.5B to Home Capital, invests $300M 2017-06-22T19:21:19Z 2017-06-22T19:20:40Z 2017-06-22T19:20:55Z Warren Buffett's company is lending $1.5 billion to Home Capital and spending roughly $300 million to purchase nearly 40 percent of the troubled Canadian lender's shares. Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation 2017-06-22T18:51:17Z 2017-06-22T14:51:06Z 2017-06-22T18:51:01Z Coal company Murray Energy is suing HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening. Foxconn founder: US expansion might top $10 billion 2017-06-22T18:50:59Z 2017-06-22T04:58:50Z 2017-06-22T18:50:48Z The chairman of Foxconn says there is 'still a chance' the Taiwanese electronics giant might be able to buy Toshiba's chip business despite the Japanese company's choice of another bidder as its preferred buyer.
Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241,000 2017-06-22T18:13:41Z 2017-06-22T13:00:17Z 2017-06-22T18:13:41Z Applications for US unemployment aid last week rose to still-low 241,000, a sign of healthy job market. Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims 2017-06-22T18:13:27Z 2017-06-22T04:48:50Z 2017-06-22T18:13:27Z A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute found a 2.7 percent increase crash claims in the first three states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- when compared with neighboring states.
Scandal-hit South Africa leader says doing job 'very well' 2017-06-22T17:13:24Z 2017-06-22T09:40:09Z 2017-06-22T17:13:24Z South Africa's highest court says it is up to the speaker of parliament to decide whether a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma can be done by secret ballot.
High winds, rain disrupts travel in Germany; 1 man killed 2017-06-22T16:30:33Z 2017-06-22T14:20:18Z 2017-06-22T16:30:33Z At least one person was killed, train lines were shut down and some planes were grounded as a low-pressure front brought high winds and driving rain to northern Germany.
All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show 2017-06-22T16:22:15Z 2017-06-21T13:28:46Z 2017-06-22T16:22:11Z A guide to some of the cool and quirky things on show at the Paris Air Show this week. Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq 2017-06-22T15:21:05Z 2017-06-22T13:20:14Z 2017-06-22T15:21:04Z Report: Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq. House GOP stalls Iran, Russia sanctions, blames procedure 2017-06-22T14:22:34Z 2017-06-21T22:21:30Z 2017-06-22T14:22:25Z House Republicans are stalling a hugely popular bill to slap Iran and Russia with economic sanctions over a procedural issue they're blaming the Senate for creating.
Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain 2017-06-22T13:01:19Z 2017-06-22T06:19:06Z 2017-06-22T13:01:18Z Asian financial markets are higher after low oil prices dragged down U.S. energy stocks.
Well-known names surface as possible Uber CEO candidates 2017-06-22T10:30:29Z 2017-06-22T04:18:50Z 2017-06-22T10:30:26Z As Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate _ Sheryl Sandberg _ says no.
Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions 2017-06-22T10:02:25Z 2017-06-21T12:38:26Z 2017-06-22T10:02:01Z The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions and warned of possible retaliation. Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal 2017-06-22T10:00:45Z 2017-06-21T18:38:38Z 2017-06-22T10:00:38Z Global liquor behemoth Diageo says it will pay up to $1 billion to buy a tequila brand co-founded by movie star George Clooney.
US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections 2017-06-22T09:40:43Z 2017-06-21T07:58:24Z 2017-06-22T09:40:39Z Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is set to testify at a House intelligence committee hearing as the panel presses ahead with its investigation of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict 2017-06-22T09:00:43Z 2017-06-22T08:50:17Z 2017-06-22T09:00:38Z The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source.
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict 2017-06-22T08:42:27Z 2017-06-22T08:00:51Z 2017-06-22T08:42:25Z The Wall Street Journal has fired its chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deals, including one involving arms sales to foreign governments, with a businessman who was a key source. Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne 2017-06-22T08:31:53Z 2017-06-21T03:58:13Z 2017-06-22T08:31:53Z Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession. Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser 2017-06-22T08:30:52Z 2017-06-22T08:14:16Z 2017-06-22T08:30:47Z President Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser at his own hotel in Washington next week.
Q&A: More questions than answers on legal pot in Nevada 2017-06-22T08:13:07Z 2017-06-22T08:10:12Z 2017-06-22T08:13:07Z The highly anticipated launch of Nevada's recreational marijuana industry comes down to confusion over who will distribute it.
AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes 2017-06-22T08:04:13Z 2017-06-21T07:48:55Z 2017-06-22T08:04:12Z Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Ivanka Trump returns to Hill to talk workforce issues 2017-06-22T08:01:31Z 2017-06-21T12:08:44Z 2017-06-22T08:01:27Z Ivanka Trump is heading back to Capitol Hill to discuss workforce issues with Republican lawmakers.
Oklahoma officials, others dispute California climate claim 2017-06-22T06:21:49Z 2017-06-21T21:48:45Z 2017-06-22T06:21:49Z Officials from Oklahoma and several other states are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry.
Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties 2017-06-22T05:39:42Z 2017-06-21T14:08:41Z 2017-06-22T05:39:32Z Leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to expand their dialogue on international issues.
Asian stocks higher after Wall Street declines 2017-06-22T04:59:23Z 2017-06-21T14:28:45Z 2017-06-22T04:59:19Z U.S. stock indexes held steady in early trading Wednesday after the price of oil stabilized.
Tyson adopting video checks, animal rights groups want more 2017-06-22T04:29:03Z 2017-06-21T22:08:44Z 2017-06-22T04:29:01Z Tyson Foods has unveiled a plan to stop abuses down on the farm, but an animal rights group says monitoring slaughterhouses with video cameras won't stop other cruelty that exists within the poultry industry.
US: China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea 2017-06-21T22:50:37Z 2017-06-21T08:28:20Z 2017-06-21T22:50:36Z Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korea is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S.-Chinese talks Wednesday. Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute 2017-06-21T22:23:29Z 2017-06-20T12:07:48Z 2017-06-21T22:23:12Z Apple is seeking to void some of Qualcomm's patent claims and licensing agreements, intensifying its legal battle with the chip maker over the technology in iPhones and iPads. US to issue more temporary worker visas this summer 2017-06-21T22:19:50Z 2017-06-21T20:29:21Z 2017-06-21T22:19:42Z Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has decided to offer more visas for temporary, seasonal workers this year.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin getting married 2017-06-21T22:13:17Z 2017-06-21T17:18:39Z 2017-06-21T22:13:17Z Commerce Secretary Ross lets secret out that Treasury Secretary Mnuchin getting married. House GOP reviving effort to privatize air traffic control 2017-06-21T21:49:56Z 2017-06-21T17:38:51Z 2017-06-21T21:49:48Z With a boost from President Donald Trump, House Republicans will revive efforts to shift responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations to a private, non-profit corporation.
AP-NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord 2017-06-21T21:41:08Z 2017-06-20T07:37:38Z 2017-06-21T21:40:45Z A new poll finds that Americans are more likely to oppose than support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
As pot comes out of black market, regulators face scrutiny 2017-06-21T20:50:18Z 2017-06-21T08:38:21Z 2017-06-21T20:50:14Z As marijuana industry comes out of black market, allegations of unscrupulous regulators sound alarms.
Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids 2017-06-21T20:30:16Z 2017-06-21T04:48:15Z 2017-06-21T20:29:58Z A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.
Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies 2017-06-21T19:29:35Z 2017-06-21T14:28:49Z 2017-06-21T19:29:32Z Oil prices fall further to a new 7 month low, with the international benchmark for crude sliding below $46 a barrel.
Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year 2017-06-21T19:29:28Z 2017-06-21T17:19:02Z 2017-06-21T19:29:26Z Kia tops J.D. Power's new car quality survey for the second straight year.
APNewsBreak: Congressman's wife works part-time in $240K job 2017-06-21T17:51:02Z 2017-06-21T13:20:08Z 2017-06-21T17:51:00Z The wife of a likely Senate candidate averages a 26.5-hour work week in her $240,000-a-year job doing legal consulting for an Indianapolis suburb. Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices 2017-06-21T17:49:13Z 2017-06-21T14:08:38Z 2017-06-21T17:49:09Z US sales of existing homes rose 1.1 percent in May, but buyers face intensifying shortage of properties for sale. Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids 2017-06-21T17:39:13Z 2017-06-21T17:28:34Z 2017-06-21T17:39:10Z Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is suing three large pharmaceutical companies, saying their "campaign of deception" led to a startling opioid crisis in the state. Egypt doubles subsidized food available on ration cards 2017-06-21T17:39:11Z 2017-06-21T14:18:32Z 2017-06-21T17:39:08Z Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the government will increase the monthly capacity of ration cards through which it distributes food subsidies in an attempt to ease the effects of hard-hitting economic reforms.
The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince 2017-06-21T17:30:49Z 2017-06-21T04:48:27Z 2017-06-21T17:30:44Z Saudi King Salman has issued an order for high-ranking royals to pledge their allegiance to his son, 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, at a ceremony in Mecca.
White House to negotiate tax overhaul behind closed doors 2017-06-21T17:29:10Z 2017-06-21T08:08:19Z 2017-06-21T17:29:05Z Trump's top economic aide says the administration plans to introduce its tax overhaul during the first two weeks of September. Toshiba prefers US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale 2017-06-21T16:51:30Z 2017-06-21T03:38:42Z 2017-06-21T16:51:07Z Troubled Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in its attempt to sell its lucrative memory chip business.
Few opioid-addicted youth get standard treatment medication 2017-06-21T15:40:09Z 2017-06-19T16:25:24Z 2017-06-21T15:40:03Z A new study finds only 1 in 4 teens and young adults with opioid addiction receive recommended treatment medication despite having good health insurance. Croatian taxi drivers in protest against Uber 2017-06-21T15:18:50Z 2017-06-21T10:48:41Z 2017-06-21T15:18:46Z Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers have blocked one of the capital's main boulevards with their cars in protest against the Uber services in the country.
Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters 2017-06-21T14:59:31Z 2017-06-21T07:38:19Z 2017-06-21T14:59:29Z President Donald Trump makes his first visit to Iowa since he won the state in last year's elections, but many of his independent voters are rethinking their support.
Global stocks slip, oil price stabilizes after fall 2017-06-21T14:39:35Z 2017-06-21T06:28:26Z 2017-06-21T14:39:22Z Asian markets trade mostly lower after overnight losses on Wall Street.
Toshiba chooses US-Japan bidder for memory chip biz sale 2017-06-21T14:39:22Z 2017-06-21T07:18:35Z 2017-06-21T14:39:14Z Money-losing Toshiba Corp. has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business.
Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship' 2017-06-21T14:30:53Z 2017-06-19T23:15:28Z 2017-06-21T14:30:49Z Whole Foods CEO says deal with Amazon was the result of a 'whirlwind courtship.'.
FedEx tops 4Q forecasts with boost from online shoppers 2017-06-21T14:18:56Z 2017-06-20T22:58:31Z 2017-06-21T14:18:50Z FedEx posts 4Q profit, results beat Wall Street estimates. Greece's Tsipras lays out prospect of bond market return 2017-06-21T13:59:34Z 2017-06-21T11:08:56Z 2017-06-21T13:59:32Z Greece's prime minister says his financially struggling country will "very soon" be in a position to tap bond markets again, testing investor sentiment for the first time since 2014.
Merkel marks 70 years of Marshall Plan amid concern at Trump 2017-06-21T13:20:08Z 2017-06-21T11:08:23Z 2017-06-21T13:20:02Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel is marking the 70th anniversary of the launch of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets served America's own interests. Coke tweet targeting Pittsburghers uses map of Philadelphia 2017-06-21T12:21:09Z 2017-06-19T18:55:28Z 2017-06-21T12:21:05Z Coca-Cola is apologizing for using a map of Philadelphia in an advertising tweet aimed at encouraging residents of Pittsburgh to drink Coke as temperatures climbed into the high 80s.
MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move 2017-06-21T08:58:47Z 2017-06-21T05:38:33Z 2017-06-21T08:58:46Z Global stock benchmark provider MSCI has made a long-awaited decision to include mainland China-listed shares on its widely followed stock benchmarks. Student loan servicer fights back as states eye protections 2017-06-21T08:19:38Z 2017-06-20T20:48:32Z 2017-06-21T08:19:33Z A company fighting to become the nation's single servicer of student loans under a plan backed by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has lobbied against licensing efforts in Maine and elsewhere this year. GOP leaders plan to finalize tax bill behind closed doors 2017-06-21T08:00:23Z 2017-06-20T17:38:38Z 2017-06-21T08:00:22Z The White House aide says administration plans to introduce its tax overhaul during the first two weeks of September.
Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill 2017-06-21T07:50:28Z 2017-06-20T07:57:38Z 2017-06-21T07:50:26Z Democrats lack the votes to stop the still-evolving Republican health care bill in the Senate, but they're criticizing it as a stealthy measure that GOP leaders want to rush through the chamber before anyone knows what's really in it.
Republicans' Medicaid rollback collides with opioid epidemic 2017-06-21T07:40:34Z 2017-06-20T21:08:06Z 2017-06-21T07:40:26Z Republican efforts to roll back former President Barack Obama's health care law could mean deep cuts to treatment programs in states hard hit by the opioid crisis.
As heat wave hits, air-conditioner fixers are in hot demand 2017-06-21T07:30:51Z 2017-06-20T07:58:09Z 2017-06-21T07:30:51Z As a scorching heat wave hits Phoenix, air conditioning repairmen have been besieged with phone calls from desperate homeowners. Barbie's companion Ken gets new looks: Man bun, beefy bod 2017-06-21T07:29:12Z 2017-06-20T13:58:03Z 2017-06-21T07:29:11Z He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, giving him new skin tones, body shapes and hair styles.
Asian stocks lower after Wall Street losses 2017-06-21T06:32:21Z 2017-06-20T14:17:49Z 2017-06-21T06:32:21Z The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier.
Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada in limbo 2017-06-21T06:10:08Z 2017-06-19T08:35:25Z 2017-06-21T06:10:08Z Nevada regulators are working against a fast-approaching deadline to launch recreational marijuana sales July 1. MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move 2017-06-21T05:08:42Z 2017-06-21T02:58:11Z 2017-06-21T05:08:23Z Global stock benchmark provider MSCI has made a long-awaited decision to include mainland China-listed shares on its widely followed stock benchmarks. EU considers sanctions to respond to cyberattacks 2017-06-21T04:59:22Z 2017-06-19T09:15:30Z 2017-06-21T04:59:22Z European Union foreign ministers have agreed to prepare a joint response to cyberattacks in the 28-nation bloc, including imposing sanctions on offenders. Ford to move Focus production to China, sees no US job loss 2017-06-21T04:28:45Z 2017-06-20T13:07:47Z 2017-06-21T04:28:37Z In a first, Ford will import Focus small car from China in 2019;.
Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less 2017-06-21T03:39:22Z 2017-06-20T04:16:01Z 2017-06-21T03:39:22Z A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its dangerous exploding air bag inflators, according to legal experts.
Ex-Chicago politician, labor unions bid for Sun-Times 2017-06-21T01:58:32Z 2017-06-20T21:58:11Z 2017-06-21T01:58:31Z An investor group headed by a former Chicago alderman has submitted a bid to buy the Chicago Sun-Times.
Google promises YouTube crackdown on online extremism 2017-06-21T01:39:56Z 2017-06-19T11:35:11Z 2017-06-21T01:39:54Z Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups.
Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed 2017-06-21T01:38:44Z 2017-06-21T00:38:10Z 2017-06-21T01:38:41Z Tokyo's huge, and hugely popular, Tsukiji fish market won't be destroyed but will be rebuilt as a "food theme park," the governor says.
Back to Iowa, Trump faces some disgruntled independents 2017-06-21T01:30:34Z 2017-06-20T20:08:24Z 2017-06-21T01:30:31Z President Donald Trump returns to Iowa Wednesday to rally GOP faithful, but independents who helped him carry the state are rethinking their support. Alaska court hears dispute over oil-wealth fund checks 2017-06-21T00:18:40Z 2017-06-20T19:08:12Z 2017-06-21T00:18:40Z An Alaska lawmaker is making one last legal push to put about $1,000 back in the hands of nearly every state resident for their share of the state's oil wealth. APNewsBreak: Study: Seattle minimum wage hasn't cut jobs 2017-06-20T23:38:35Z 2017-06-20T19:28:04Z 2017-06-20T23:38:35Z A new study says Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant industry workers without costing jobs.
The Latest: Alaska court hears oil-wealth fund check dispute 2017-06-20T23:22:22Z 2017-06-20T23:18:21Z 2017-06-20T23:21:15Z An Alaska lawmaker has argued that Gov. Bill Walker overstepped his authority in reducing the size of the yearly check that state residents receive from Alaska's oil-wealth fund. wealth. Russia sanctions backers fear Trump pressure to weaken bill 2017-06-20T22:01:51Z 2017-06-20T14:28:18Z 2017-06-20T22:01:45Z Legislation that would hit Russia with economic sanctions and limit President Donald Trump's authority to lift the penalties faces an uncertain future in the House.
Ryan promises tax overhaul this year despite GOP divisions 2017-06-20T21:59:06Z 2017-06-20T08:07:50Z 2017-06-20T21:59:04Z House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress. High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer 2017-06-20T21:58:43Z 2017-06-20T20:18:00Z 2017-06-20T21:58:41Z Experts say a Supreme Court ruling this week could have a "chilling effect" on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes a deadly form of cancer in women, including cases in which millions of dollars in damages have been awarded. Judge announces Trump won't be defendant in pipeline lawsuit 2017-06-20T21:42:37Z 2017-06-20T17:27:54Z 2017-06-20T21:42:36Z A federal judge has announced President Donald Trump won't be a defendant in a lawsuit over the disputed Dakota Access pipeline.
Italy says G-20 a chance to pressure Trump on climate pact 2017-06-20T21:41:59Z 2017-06-19T12:25:08Z 2017-06-20T21:41:57Z Italy is pledging to keep up the pressure on President Donald Trump to re-think his opposition to the Paris climate pact.
Poll: More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course 2017-06-20T20:50:55Z 2017-06-20T19:18:04Z 2017-06-20T20:50:50Z An opinion poll shows that an increasing share of Russians have become disillusioned with President Vladimir Putin's ability to improve the economy and curb rampant corruption. NBA Finals helped ABC retain its ratings crown last week 2017-06-20T20:39:02Z 2017-06-20T18:27:56Z 2017-06-20T20:38:53Z On a rerun-riddled schedule last week, viewers flocked to the limited ration of fresh fare, Nielsen said.
Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rule amid rewrite 2017-06-20T20:38:39Z 2017-06-20T17:18:16Z 2017-06-20T20:38:34Z Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production.
Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society 2017-06-20T20:22:20Z 2017-06-20T06:17:04Z 2017-06-20T20:22:08Z The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction 2017-06-20T20:18:40Z 2017-06-20T17:07:53Z 2017-06-20T20:18:31Z Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. Trump nominates Republican Marvin Kaplan to NLRB 2017-06-20T19:29:34Z 2017-06-20T18:28:57Z 2017-06-20T19:29:32Z President Donald Trump has named a Republican attorney to the government's board of referees between unions and businesses as the White House seeks to roll back decisions made during a decade of Democratic control.
Shulkin: VA plans quicker action to stem employee drug theft 2017-06-20T18:31:13Z 2017-06-20T18:18:03Z 2017-06-20T18:31:04Z Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says the department is taking immediate steps to remove employees found to have stolen opioid and other drugs from VA medical centers.
Minnesota lieutenant governor visits Cuba 2017-06-20T18:29:30Z 2017-06-20T18:28:30Z 2017-06-20T18:29:19Z The lieutenant governor of Minnesota has become the first U.S. state official to make an official visit to Cuba since President Donald Trump announced the new U.S. policy toward the island. Barclays, former CEO charged with fraud over Qatar deal 2017-06-20T18:29:20Z 2017-06-20T07:07:37Z 2017-06-20T18:29:09Z Barclays charged by UK's Serious Fraud Office in Qatar capital raising case. Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79 2017-06-20T18:19:00Z 2017-06-20T08:57:40Z 2017-06-20T18:18:51Z Carla Fendi, one of five sisters who transformed the family leather goods business into a global luxury fashion house long known for its furs, has died following a long illness at the age of 79. Delta adds facial recognition kiosks at Twin Cities airport 2017-06-20T18:18:35Z 2017-06-20T15:48:07Z 2017-06-20T18:18:26Z Delta Airlines says it is the first airline to use facial recognition technology to speed the process of checking baggage. Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved 2017-06-20T17:41:31Z 2017-06-19T11:05:06Z 2017-06-20T17:41:11Z Religious, indigenous leaders call for end to deforestation in an international multi-faith and multi-cultural plea to reduce emissions that fuel climate change that is killing tropical rainforests. US hits 2 Russian officials, dozens more with sanctions 2017-06-20T17:18:58Z 2017-06-20T15:07:56Z 2017-06-20T17:18:55Z The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on two Russian officials and three dozen other individuals and companies over Russian activities in Ukraine.
GOP budget deadlock imperils Trump hopes for tax overhaul 2017-06-20T15:09:52Z 2017-06-20T07:57:54Z 2017-06-20T15:09:42Z In GOP-controlled Congress, an impasse over budget puts in peril Trump hopes for a tax overhaul.
Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles 2017-06-20T15:01:13Z 2017-06-20T04:15:56Z 2017-06-20T15:00:44Z House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress. Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government 2017-06-20T14:30:56Z 2017-06-19T10:05:05Z 2017-06-20T14:30:31Z Top technology CEOS are expected at the White House Monday for an event focused on modernizing government.
AP Interview: Drones 'a huge game changer' for aviation 2017-06-20T14:28:46Z 2017-06-20T12:27:46Z 2017-06-20T14:28:43Z The head of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says the boom in drone popularity is 'a huge game changer' similar 'to powered flight or jet engines'.
The Latest: Boeing, Airbus compete for orders at air show 2017-06-20T13:58:54Z 2017-06-20T13:08:02Z 2017-06-20T13:58:48Z Boeing has landed a string of new plane deals while Airbus has won lucrative promises at the Paris Air Show, as both plane makers stressed the growing importance of digital technology in aviation.
The Latest: Dutch to oblige new migrants to sign plege 2017-06-20T13:58:37Z 2017-06-20T09:37:49Z 2017-06-20T13:58:37Z Starbucks has announced plans to hire 2,500 refugees in its European stores by 2022, as part of a global program announced in January.
Vatican auditor latest resignation in finance reform effort 2017-06-20T13:20:13Z 2017-06-20T13:08:24Z 2017-06-20T13:19:54Z The Vatican's auditor general has resigned, the latest twist in the Holy See's long-running effort to get its financial statements in order. Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional 2017-06-20T13:18:47Z 2017-06-19T14:15:21Z 2017-06-20T13:18:44Z The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive. US current account deficit expands to $116.8 billion 2017-06-20T13:18:15Z 2017-06-20T12:48:13Z 2017-06-20T13:18:13Z US current account deficit grew to $116.8 billion in first quarter, highest level in a year.
Pound dips as rate hike talk eases; oil prices hit 2017 lows 2017-06-20T13:08:54Z 2017-06-20T07:07:39Z 2017-06-20T13:08:48Z Asian shares were lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains, except for Tokyo's benchmark, which rose, cheered by gains on Wall Street led by technology shares.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some