Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve 2018-07-20T10:35:01Z 2018-07-19T17:37:26Z 2018-07-20T10:34:57Z President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.
World stocks mixed under pressure of more US tariffs 2018-07-20T10:32:58Z 2018-07-20T07:31:13Z 2018-07-20T10:32:48Z Asian stocks higher amid fears of more China, US tariff hikes. China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters 2018-07-20T10:32:55Z 2018-07-20T08:01:12Z 2018-07-20T10:32:46Z China's yuan is drifting lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but raises the risk of reigniting an outflow of capital. Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs 2018-07-20T10:32:50Z 2018-07-19T14:31:43Z 2018-07-20T10:32:42Z Automakers, dealers and suppliers united in opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs.
Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief 2018-07-20T10:32:43Z 2018-07-19T05:20:37Z 2018-07-20T10:32:40Z Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano. Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot 2018-07-20T10:32:33Z 2018-07-18T22:08:45Z 2018-07-20T10:32:31Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook. Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers 2018-07-20T10:32:28Z 2018-07-19T17:47:31Z 2018-07-20T10:32:28Z President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies.
Chinese president meets top leaders in 1st visit to UAE 2018-07-20T10:32:23Z 2018-07-20T10:31:41Z 2018-07-20T10:32:23Z Chinese President Xi Jinping is in the United Arab Emirates meeting with top leaders as the two countries seek to deepen economic ties. IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition 2018-07-20T10:32:16Z 2018-07-19T15:51:40Z 2018-07-20T10:32:14Z Some Senate Democrats opposing IRS nominee to protest donor policy change.
Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms 2018-07-20T10:32:09Z 2018-07-20T00:15:45Z 2018-07-20T10:32:09Z The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum. Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision 2018-07-20T10:32:04Z 2018-07-20T10:31:57Z 2018-07-20T10:32:04Z British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Northern Ireland promoting her latest Brexit plan. Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species 2018-07-20T10:12:24Z 2018-07-19T17:42:30Z 2018-07-20T10:12:24Z The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government. Paramount fires its top television executive over comments 2018-07-20T09:21:57Z 2018-07-20T02:36:17Z 2018-07-20T09:21:54Z Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified inappropriate statements that drew complaints from employees.
Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon 2018-07-20T07:31:38Z 2018-07-19T21:20:37Z 2018-07-20T07:31:35Z Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $8.87 billion, boosted in part by its efforts to rival Amazon as a key cloud computing provider for retailers and other businesses.
Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs 2018-07-20T06:06:15Z 2018-07-19T14:26:33Z 2018-07-20T06:06:08Z US stocks are falling as weak results from some banks and consumer products companies weigh on the market. Online retailer eBay is sharply lower after a disappointing second-quarter report.
Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid 2018-07-20T05:02:48Z 2018-07-19T13:56:43Z 2018-07-20T05:02:15Z Comcast drops out of fight for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business. In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds 2018-07-20T03:32:08Z 2018-07-19T21:35:39Z 2018-07-20T03:31:56Z In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S. Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site 2018-07-20T03:12:36Z 2018-07-18T15:12:17Z 2018-07-20T03:12:32Z A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches. Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver 2018-07-20T03:12:18Z 2018-07-18T07:50:28Z 2018-07-20T03:12:12Z Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile. Trump on EU's $5B fine against Google: 'I told you so!' 2018-07-20T02:42:51Z 2018-07-19T14:26:42Z 2018-07-20T02:42:40Z President Donald Trump says the European Union's record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that the EU is taking advantage of the U.S. Trump is engaged in a running dispute with the EU over its trade practices.
EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says 2018-07-20T02:42:39Z 2018-07-19T04:20:34Z 2018-07-20T02:42:28Z European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening.
Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution 2018-07-20T02:28:01Z 2018-07-19T17:52:30Z 2018-07-20T02:27:57Z Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription 2018-07-20T01:41:49Z 2018-07-19T13:11:46Z 2018-07-20T01:41:42Z A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans is launching in fall of 2018 and has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes 2018-07-20T00:47:03Z 2018-07-19T11:06:05Z 2018-07-20T00:46:41Z A new report singles out North Korea as the country with the highest prevalence of modern slavery.
Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates 2018-07-20T00:41:35Z 2018-07-19T17:06:43Z 2018-07-20T00:40:47Z American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates. Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO 2018-07-20T00:28:20Z 2018-07-19T16:36:46Z 2018-07-20T00:28:14Z Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian cannabis company has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide. FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs 2018-07-20T00:27:36Z 2018-07-17T14:18:35Z 2018-07-20T00:27:33Z FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter. Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court 2018-07-20T00:27:31Z 2018-07-18T22:59:12Z 2018-07-20T00:27:29Z Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry. Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog faces skeptical Senate 2018-07-19T23:36:43Z 2018-07-19T14:06:32Z 2018-07-19T23:36:36Z Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats.
State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war 2018-07-19T23:26:03Z 2018-07-19T23:25:52Z 2018-07-19T23:26:02Z State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico. The Latest: GOP governor bolsters trade diplomacy with China 2018-07-19T21:41:39Z 2018-07-19T17:37:33Z 2018-07-19T21:41:38Z A Chinese emissary is warning that a trade war with his country won't be easily won. UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data 2018-07-19T21:36:49Z 2018-07-18T14:21:34Z 2018-07-19T21:36:36Z British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states. APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q 2018-07-19T21:22:07Z 2018-07-17T19:08:30Z 2018-07-19T21:22:07Z APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent 2018-07-19T21:16:10Z 2018-07-19T13:01:29Z 2018-07-19T21:16:03Z Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020. The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs 2018-07-19T21:01:13Z 2018-07-19T19:40:10Z 2018-07-19T21:01:05Z Apple and Boeing are among the companies that are committing to President Donald Trump to provide increased training to their workers.
Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit 2018-07-19T20:32:39Z 2018-07-14T20:31:20Z 2018-07-19T20:32:39Z Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
Union Pacific's 2Q profit jumps as volume rises 4 percent 2018-07-19T19:45:27Z 2018-07-19T19:45:04Z 2018-07-19T19:45:26Z Union Pacific Corp. hauled in 29 percent more second-quarter profit as the railroad handled 4 percent more shipments, but the results might have been better with some operational challenges. Votel: No new direction on Syria after Trump-Putin talks 2018-07-19T19:42:09Z 2018-07-19T14:31:33Z 2018-07-19T19:41:15Z The commander of US forces in the Middle East says he has no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria. Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch 2018-07-19T19:01:54Z 2018-07-19T15:36:37Z 2018-07-19T19:01:40Z The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system. EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports 2018-07-19T18:51:00Z 2018-07-19T10:11:02Z 2018-07-19T18:50:48Z The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit 2018-07-19T18:46:49Z 2018-07-19T14:41:33Z 2018-07-19T18:46:39Z The European Union's executive arm is urging member states to prepare for all possible Brexit scenarios including one where Britain leaves the bloc in a disorderly fashion, and without a deal with Brussels outlining future relations or trade arrangements. Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent 2018-07-19T18:29:49Z 2018-07-19T18:28:47Z 2018-07-19T18:29:49Z Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.52 percent from 4.53 percent a week earlier. Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI 2018-07-19T18:22:45Z 2018-07-17T16:08:36Z 2018-07-19T18:22:22Z Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends. The Latest: Watchdog nominee fails to sway Democrats 2018-07-19T17:59:44Z 2018-07-19T14:51:38Z 2018-07-19T17:59:44Z Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, faces the Senate Banking Committee, where is she is expected to face extremely hostile questioning from Senate Democrats. The Latest: Alabama factory worker warns against car tariffs 2018-07-19T17:47:58Z 2018-07-19T15:16:35Z 2018-07-19T17:47:55Z The Latest: Proposed Trump auto tariffs would add $4,400 to price of typical new car, study finds. Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years 2018-07-19T17:21:05Z 2018-07-17T12:22:02Z 2018-07-19T17:20:16Z A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat. Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough 2018-07-19T17:02:15Z 2018-07-19T16:46:40Z 2018-07-19T17:02:11Z Airbus and Boeing are reporting surging demands for orders as the biannual Farnborough International Airshow.
Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence 2018-07-19T16:49:14Z 2018-07-19T15:46:36Z 2018-07-19T16:49:08Z Chinese president visiting Abu Dhabi as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties, expand investment.
Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular 2018-07-19T16:15:18Z 2018-07-17T04:35:02Z 2018-07-19T16:15:18Z Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.
Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffs 2018-07-19T15:47:08Z 2018-07-19T07:55:55Z 2018-07-19T15:47:06Z Asian stock markets drift lower as investors await further moves on trade. Saudi Arabia signs deal for 5 Spanish-built warships 2018-07-19T15:12:02Z 2018-07-19T15:01:34Z 2018-07-19T15:11:50Z Saudi Arabian Military Industries says it has signed a with Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia to establish a joint venture to supply five warships. Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan 2018-07-19T14:51:46Z 2018-07-19T05:50:46Z 2018-07-19T14:51:43Z Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. set up joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPC 2018-07-19T14:47:57Z 2018-07-19T13:51:29Z 2018-07-19T14:47:49Z State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey. Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip 2018-07-19T14:27:51Z 2018-07-19T03:00:29Z 2018-07-19T14:27:40Z Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump. UK pound sinks below $1.30 after retail sales disappoint 2018-07-19T14:11:50Z 2018-07-19T11:01:05Z 2018-07-19T14:11:48Z The British pound has fallen below $1.30 for the first time in ten months after disappointing retail sales news raised further questions over whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Jailed Audi chief seeks release pending German fraud probe 2018-07-19T13:58:56Z 2018-07-19T10:41:11Z 2018-07-19T13:57:20Z Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is seeking his release from jail during an ongoing investigation of suspected fraud as part of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal. Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs 2018-07-19T13:42:10Z 2018-07-18T17:49:40Z 2018-07-19T13:41:51Z Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes. Japan prosecutors charge Kobe Steel in fake data scandal 2018-07-19T11:56:35Z 2018-07-19T07:50:54Z 2018-07-19T11:56:28Z Prosecutors charge Japan's Kobe Steel for falsifying data on hundreds of products. Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover 2018-07-19T10:51:48Z 2018-07-18T14:57:23Z 2018-07-19T10:51:45Z Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending 2018-07-19T10:21:22Z 2018-07-18T21:17:07Z 2018-07-19T10:21:18Z American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate. But more customers are struggling to repay cards. Local councils go to court to stop London Heathrow expansion 2018-07-19T10:11:21Z 2018-07-19T09:06:05Z 2018-07-19T10:11:15Z Five local government councils are going to court to stop the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.
Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade 2018-07-19T07:51:02Z 2018-07-18T14:26:14Z 2018-07-19T07:50:59Z US stocks are little changed as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rise following strong earnings reports, but energy companies slide along with oil prices. Lyft beefing up background checks after latest driver arrest 2018-07-19T06:38:15Z 2018-07-19T01:04:51Z 2018-07-19T06:38:15Z Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker. US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities 2018-07-19T05:21:27Z 2018-07-18T19:57:08Z 2018-07-19T05:21:26Z The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama.
Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits 2018-07-19T05:16:01Z 2018-07-18T14:21:09Z 2018-07-19T05:16:01Z Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone. EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices 2018-07-19T04:13:17Z 2018-07-18T10:05:42Z 2018-07-19T04:13:17Z The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp 2018-07-19T03:05:58Z 2018-07-18T16:39:08Z 2018-07-19T03:05:56Z Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during financial crisis.
Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges 2018-07-19T01:51:01Z 2018-07-18T18:30:32Z 2018-07-19T01:50:53Z Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.
The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking 2018-07-19T01:11:00Z 2018-07-18T14:41:11Z 2018-07-19T01:10:37Z The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel. Airline group faults Europe traffic controllers amid delays 2018-07-18T21:13:31Z 2018-07-18T14:36:21Z 2018-07-18T21:13:27Z The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced soaring delays this year. US launches national security probe into uranium imports 2018-07-18T20:39:46Z 2018-07-18T15:53:03Z 2018-07-18T20:38:00Z US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.
Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops 2018-07-18T20:36:46Z 2018-07-16T21:05:06Z 2018-07-18T20:36:20Z Netflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.
Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws 2018-07-18T19:01:50Z 2018-07-18T17:49:44Z 2018-07-18T19:01:47Z A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms. US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June 2018-07-18T18:46:10Z 2018-07-18T12:40:51Z 2018-07-18T18:46:09Z US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction. MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability 2018-07-18T18:19:31Z 2018-07-17T18:31:22Z 2018-07-18T18:19:11Z MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading 2018-07-18T16:29:22Z 2018-07-18T12:00:49Z 2018-07-18T16:29:13Z Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks. Texas Instruments' new CEO loses job for personal misconduct 2018-07-18T16:20:02Z 2018-07-17T22:42:23Z 2018-07-18T16:20:02Z Texas Instruments dumps recently appointed CEO for bad behavior, brings back his predecessor to fill void. Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather 2018-07-18T16:18:34Z 2018-07-17T14:28:25Z 2018-07-18T16:17:03Z Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.
The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit 2018-07-18T16:15:25Z 2018-07-18T14:41:06Z 2018-07-18T16:15:22Z Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union. Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers 2018-07-18T15:21:40Z 2018-07-17T15:33:32Z 2018-07-18T15:21:34Z Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint. Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms 2018-07-18T15:07:36Z 2018-07-18T07:20:37Z 2018-07-18T15:07:31Z Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business. Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination 2018-07-18T15:06:40Z 2018-07-16T19:22:33Z 2018-07-18T15:06:40Z Source says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers. Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019 2018-07-18T14:47:15Z 2018-07-18T04:25:22Z 2018-07-18T14:47:09Z Marriott says it will eliminate 1 billion plastic straws annually by 2019. Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance 2018-07-18T14:38:52Z 2018-07-17T20:00:00Z 2018-07-18T14:37:38Z An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year.
US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher 2018-07-18T14:38:22Z 2018-07-18T07:00:27Z 2018-07-18T14:38:22Z Asian stocks ease after rallying on Fed comments, solid US performance.
The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google 2018-07-18T14:38:05Z 2018-07-18T14:26:23Z 2018-07-18T14:38:05Z Analysts and tech companies are divided over the merits of the European Union's fine against Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system. New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors 2018-07-18T13:21:28Z 2018-07-17T18:05:57Z 2018-07-18T13:21:18Z The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless 2018-07-18T13:02:53Z 2018-07-17T01:59:16Z 2018-07-18T13:02:50Z San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
EU tries to limit influx of steel diverted by US tariffs 2018-07-18T12:06:13Z 2018-07-18T11:56:08Z 2018-07-18T12:06:07Z The European Union has announced measures to shield its market from a glut of steel imports heading to the continent following the imposition of U.S. tariffs. Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates 2018-07-18T11:58:09Z 2018-07-18T11:35:39Z 2018-07-18T11:58:09Z Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates. South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast 2018-07-18T11:05:53Z 2018-07-18T02:50:11Z 2018-07-18T11:05:53Z South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast.
EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour 2018-07-18T10:05:57Z 2018-07-17T19:04:05Z 2018-07-18T10:05:51Z After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal 2018-07-18T09:43:45Z 2018-07-16T19:00:03Z 2018-07-18T09:43:41Z The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft 2018-07-18T07:52:10Z 2018-07-17T20:10:29Z 2018-07-18T07:52:02Z Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.
Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business 2018-07-18T07:18:24Z 2018-07-16T21:16:16Z 2018-07-18T07:17:16Z Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.
Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits 2018-07-18T05:45:32Z 2018-07-17T14:18:30Z 2018-07-18T05:45:31Z US stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday as big losses for Netflix affect consumer-focused companies and technology firms.
The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall 2018-07-18T04:41:50Z 2018-07-17T16:49:59Z 2018-07-18T04:41:50Z President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling.
Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming 2018-07-18T03:20:56Z 2018-07-17T14:03:23Z 2018-07-18T03:20:52Z Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.
UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve 2018-07-18T01:30:22Z 2018-07-17T10:31:57Z 2018-07-18T01:30:20Z UnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations. Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs 2018-07-18T00:50:41Z 2018-07-17T02:34:41Z 2018-07-18T00:50:41Z The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs. Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over 2018-07-18T00:50:21Z 2018-07-17T12:37:04Z 2018-07-18T00:50:21Z Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon.
The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats 2018-07-18T00:04:07Z 2018-07-17T15:13:36Z 2018-07-18T00:04:03Z The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth. WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events 2018-07-17T22:47:34Z 2018-07-14T15:45:27Z 2018-07-17T22:47:25Z Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
CSX 2Q profit jumps as railroad keeps cutting expense 2018-07-17T22:33:12Z 2018-07-17T21:27:16Z 2018-07-17T22:33:08Z CSX. Corp. deliveres a 72 percent jump in its second-quarter profit as the railroad continued to cut its expenses and improve operations. JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video 2018-07-17T22:32:29Z 2018-07-17T22:32:18Z 2018-07-17T22:32:28Z JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video. Ocean Resort Casino joins New Jersey internet betting market 2018-07-17T21:38:51Z 2018-07-17T21:02:17Z 2018-07-17T21:37:22Z Another New Jersey casino has gone online, with the launch of Ocean Resort Casino's internet gambling site. Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line 2018-07-17T21:13:01Z 2018-07-17T19:34:03Z 2018-07-17T21:13:00Z A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it. Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program 2018-07-17T21:04:40Z 2018-07-17T20:35:35Z 2018-07-17T21:04:35Z A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology. UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill 2018-07-17T20:51:47Z 2018-07-17T10:12:28Z 2018-07-17T20:51:44Z The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law. NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines 2018-07-17T20:28:58Z 2018-07-17T15:38:35Z 2018-07-17T20:28:53Z The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.
Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story 2018-07-17T19:56:04Z 2018-07-17T19:48:31Z 2018-07-17T19:55:22Z A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public.
The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill 2018-07-17T19:04:32Z 2018-07-17T18:31:13Z 2018-07-17T19:04:28Z British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill.
Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant 2018-07-17T18:44:10Z 2018-07-17T04:35:16Z 2018-07-17T18:44:05Z North Korean leader Kim Jong Un harshly reprimanded local officials over the failure to finish building a hydroelectric power plant in a public rebuke indicating he's struggling to improve the economy. Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones 2018-07-17T18:14:07Z 2018-07-13T23:14:20Z 2018-07-17T18:14:00Z Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.
Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes 2018-07-17T17:55:23Z 2018-07-16T04:20:14Z 2018-07-17T17:55:03Z Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out.
Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK 2018-07-17T16:14:19Z 2018-07-17T13:12:58Z 2018-07-17T16:14:17Z Defense contractor Raytheon has reaffirmed its commitment to Britain amid ongoing political turmoil connected to its upcoming departure from the European Union. Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit 2018-07-17T15:34:18Z 2018-07-17T13:32:57Z 2018-07-17T15:34:11Z Germany is hosting the launch of European Union-brokered talks between Moscow and Kiev on the future transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the current contract expires next year.
Johnson & Johnson beats revenue, profit projections for 2Q 2018-07-17T15:33:58Z 2018-07-17T10:57:07Z 2018-07-17T15:33:53Z Johnson & Johnson tops revenue and profit expectations.
Goldman Sachs' 2Q profit up 44 pct; CEO Blankfein to retire 2018-07-17T15:18:55Z 2018-07-17T12:17:18Z 2018-07-17T15:18:47Z Goldman Sachs posts 44 percent rise in 2Q earnings, driving by trading and investment banking.
US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in June 2018-07-17T14:33:44Z 2018-07-17T13:27:49Z 2018-07-17T14:33:43Z US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent on rising factory output.
World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair 2018-07-17T14:14:19Z 2018-07-17T06:21:46Z 2018-07-17T14:14:18Z Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment.
Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags 2018-07-17T13:42:52Z 2018-07-16T07:25:19Z 2018-07-17T13:41:55Z Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. Amazon workers strike in Europe to coincide with Prime Day 2018-07-17T13:23:35Z 2018-07-17T12:27:08Z 2018-07-17T13:23:35Z Amazon workers in Spain are holding their second of a three-day strike over salary and working conditions coinciding with the online retailing giant's major shopping holiday.
US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs 2018-07-17T11:02:25Z 2018-07-16T16:44:42Z 2018-07-17T11:02:23Z US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs. China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan 2018-07-17T10:17:27Z 2018-07-16T08:55:34Z 2018-07-17T10:17:27Z China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.
Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward 2018-07-17T09:57:20Z 2018-07-16T08:55:25Z 2018-07-17T09:57:20Z U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers 2018-07-17T09:03:15Z 2018-07-16T12:37:16Z 2018-07-17T09:03:14Z A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister.
Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs 2018-07-17T05:22:05Z 2018-07-16T14:18:12Z 2018-07-17T05:22:02Z US stocks are little changed in early trading as banks rise with interest rates and Bank of America climbs after a solid second-quarter report. APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications 2018-07-17T04:42:00Z 2018-07-16T14:13:10Z 2018-07-17T04:41:54Z It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts. IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9 percent this year 2018-07-17T02:20:16Z 2018-07-16T14:18:33Z 2018-07-17T02:20:10Z IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about trade tensions.
Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence 2018-07-16T22:35:50Z 2018-07-16T16:34:57Z 2018-07-16T22:35:05Z Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.
'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles 2018-07-16T22:23:36Z 2018-07-15T15:47:58Z 2018-07-16T22:23:28Z "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust. US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports 2018-07-16T22:14:40Z 2018-07-16T19:27:33Z 2018-07-16T22:14:19Z US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions.".
Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law 2018-07-16T22:14:18Z 2018-07-12T15:26:17Z 2018-07-16T22:14:00Z An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act. Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow 2018-07-16T21:22:40Z 2018-07-16T04:25:22Z 2018-07-16T21:22:36Z Survey of economists: US sales, employment and wages will likely grow over next 3 months. Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal 2018-07-16T20:40:07Z 2018-07-10T22:44:02Z 2018-07-16T20:39:35Z The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data. Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers 2018-07-16T19:38:48Z 2018-07-13T16:14:29Z 2018-07-16T19:38:27Z A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company. EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order 2018-07-16T19:08:02Z 2018-07-16T03:35:11Z 2018-07-16T19:07:49Z European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos. EU says Airbnb must change presentation after complaints 2018-07-16T19:07:45Z 2018-07-16T15:23:48Z 2018-07-16T19:07:40Z The European Union is giving Airbnb until the end of August to answer some EU complaints that the U.S. company's pricing presentation does not meet EU consumer standards.
US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June 2018-07-16T19:07:23Z 2018-07-16T12:37:27Z 2018-07-16T19:07:23Z US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic consumers spend more. AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement 2018-07-16T18:27:01Z 2018-07-16T05:55:15Z 2018-07-16T18:27:02Z Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger 2018-07-16T18:26:27Z 2018-07-12T21:03:49Z 2018-07-16T18:26:19Z Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger.
US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard 2018-07-16T17:50:29Z 2018-07-15T16:07:49Z 2018-07-16T17:50:27Z Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company 2018-07-16T16:49:38Z 2018-07-16T04:35:12Z 2018-07-16T16:49:38Z American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.
Italy's Salvini doesn't exclude EU veto on Russia sanctions 2018-07-16T16:46:01Z 2018-07-16T16:09:07Z 2018-07-16T16:45:59Z Italy's populist government is hoping to convince the European Union to lift sanctions against Russia but won't rule out using its veto if diplomacy fails. Egypt lawmakers decry bill 'selling' foreigners citizenship 2018-07-16T16:36:01Z 2018-07-16T14:05:12Z 2018-07-16T16:35:26Z Egypt's parliament has backed a draft bill that grants foreigners citizenship if they deposit the sum of at least 7 million Egyptian pounds, or about $391,000, in a local bank, save it there for five years and reside in the country during that period.
Bank of America 2Q profits boosted by tax law, higher rates 2018-07-16T16:35:57Z 2018-07-16T11:51:47Z 2018-07-16T16:35:16Z Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent, helped by lower tax bill and higher interest rates.
5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost 2018-07-16T16:03:45Z 2018-07-15T16:23:54Z 2018-07-16T16:03:32Z Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month. Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring 2018-07-16T14:59:26Z 2018-07-16T11:06:55Z 2018-07-16T14:59:24Z An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing market.
Why traditional credit scores still matter 2018-07-16T14:28:42Z 2018-07-16T14:24:14Z 2018-07-16T14:28:42Z Alternative data, such as your social media and smartphone choices, will not replace traditional credit scores anytime soon.
Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program 2018-07-16T13:08:38Z 2018-07-13T01:56:51Z 2018-07-16T13:08:39Z The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market. China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions 2018-07-16T12:38:22Z 2018-07-16T02:09:57Z 2018-07-16T12:38:14Z China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington.
May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate 2018-07-16T12:25:28Z 2018-07-15T09:37:28Z 2018-07-16T12:24:55Z British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc. Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high 2018-07-16T12:22:15Z 2018-07-16T09:25:25Z 2018-07-16T12:22:10Z Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it foresees considerably higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter _ results that it says underline the company's "resilience.".
China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin 2018-07-16T12:17:15Z 2018-07-16T07:10:19Z 2018-07-16T12:17:15Z Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions. Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon 2018-07-16T07:10:52Z 2018-07-15T17:22:57Z 2018-07-16T07:10:51Z The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.
Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows 2018-07-16T06:31:11Z 2018-07-16T04:35:32Z 2018-07-16T06:31:11Z Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions. DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute 2018-07-16T04:36:09Z 2018-07-16T03:14:59Z 2018-07-16T04:36:07Z Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.
Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers 2018-07-16T04:16:34Z 2018-07-15T16:22:50Z 2018-07-16T04:16:35Z Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers. German authorities question Opel over diesel vehicles 2018-07-16T03:15:39Z 2018-07-14T10:19:58Z 2018-07-16T03:15:35Z German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors.
Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football 2018-07-16T03:10:01Z 2018-07-15T15:47:48Z 2018-07-16T03:10:02Z New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.
Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate 2018-07-16T00:10:29Z 2018-07-13T15:39:01Z 2018-07-16T00:10:25Z Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.
Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing 2018-07-15T17:28:39Z 2018-07-13T13:18:56Z 2018-07-15T17:28:40Z APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur.
JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes 2018-07-15T16:33:47Z 2018-07-13T11:22:28Z 2018-07-15T16:33:44Z JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law.
Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall as impact of scandals linger 2018-07-15T16:19:03Z 2018-07-13T13:26:00Z 2018-07-15T16:18:59Z Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises.
Citigroup 2Q earnings rise 16 pct; revenue growth is tepid 2018-07-15T15:53:40Z 2018-07-13T13:46:38Z 2018-07-15T15:53:33Z Citigroup 2Q earnings rise as revenue increases.
Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company 2018-07-15T15:53:37Z 2018-07-14T13:10:07Z 2018-07-15T15:53:31Z A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian manufacturing giant.
New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep 2018-07-15T13:53:18Z 2018-07-14T16:40:39Z 2018-07-15T13:53:18Z A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing 2018-07-14T23:57:13Z 2018-07-14T09:39:56Z 2018-07-14T23:57:09Z Dozens of Ryanair passengers have been discharged from hospital after being treated for nausea following an unscheduled landing in Germany.
Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa 2018-07-14T18:31:54Z 2018-07-14T16:40:55Z 2018-07-14T18:31:52Z Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march 2018-07-14T16:41:23Z 2018-07-14T12:10:03Z 2018-07-14T16:41:20Z Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend.
As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy 2018-07-14T15:27:37Z 2018-07-14T15:21:59Z 2018-07-14T15:27:37Z Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas.
French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost 2018-07-14T14:56:42Z 2018-07-14T07:39:51Z 2018-07-14T14:55:36Z France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations.
Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US 2018-07-14T13:10:52Z 2018-07-13T17:50:55Z 2018-07-14T13:10:43Z Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.
The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course 2018-07-14T12:33:02Z 2018-07-13T17:51:25Z 2018-07-14T12:32:57Z President Donald Trump has departed Windsor Castle after tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
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