Talks on spending bill drag on as shutdown deadline nears 2018-03-21T11:10:17Z 2018-03-21T04:26:05Z 2018-03-21T11:10:16Z Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill are dragging on as lawmakers find themselves tangled in side issues ahead of a midnight Friday deadline for avoiding a shutdown.
Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended 2018-03-21T11:09:18Z 2018-03-21T09:44:12Z 2018-03-21T11:09:17Z The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections.
The Latest: Academic in Facebook case says he is a scapegoat 2018-03-21T11:08:47Z 2018-03-21T09:44:05Z 2018-03-21T11:08:44Z The Cambridge University researcher who developed an app used by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from millions of Facebook users claims he has been made a scapegoat. Nielsens illustrate the popularity of political shows 2018-03-21T11:06:41Z 2018-03-20T20:43:54Z 2018-03-21T11:06:34Z Nielsens illustrate the popularity of cable political shows, which are becoming a pastime for many Americans. Judge grants initial motions in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy 2018-03-21T11:06:27Z 2018-03-20T02:25:21Z 2018-03-21T11:06:18Z The Weinstein Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm. BMW says spending to rise on autonomous, electric technology 2018-03-21T11:06:14Z 2018-03-21T10:34:11Z 2018-03-21T11:06:10Z Automaker BMW says this year's profits will at least equal last year's results as the company sinks billions into developing electric and autonomous car technology to meet expected changes in how people get from one place to another.
Investors cautious ahead of Fed interest rate decision 2018-03-21T11:06:10Z 2018-03-21T10:45:05Z 2018-03-21T11:06:08Z Investors are cautious as they await the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's first meeting under its new chairman, Jerome Powell, and his subsequent news conference.
Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast 2018-03-21T11:05:56Z 2018-03-21T06:15:40Z 2018-03-21T11:05:56Z Authorities face promise of valuable new leads as they pursue a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital. EU approves Bayer takeover of Monsanto after concessions 2018-03-21T11:05:52Z 2018-03-21T11:04:52Z 2018-03-21T11:05:34Z The European Union has approved Bayer's buyout of Monsanto in a massive global agro-business deal, but insisted that the new company will have to shed some $7.4 billion in firms and other remedies to maintain a competitive field. Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access 2018-03-21T11:05:48Z 2018-03-21T09:04:06Z 2018-03-21T11:05:31Z South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services.
Judge holds climate change class in suits against big oil 2018-03-21T11:05:47Z 2018-03-21T06:44:27Z 2018-03-21T11:05:27Z A federal judge presiding over lawsuits accusing big oil companies of lying about global warming is turning his courtroom into a classroom in what could be the first court hearing to study the science of climate change. German panel ups growth forecast but warns on trade war 2018-03-21T11:05:45Z 2018-03-21T10:04:08Z 2018-03-21T11:05:25Z A council of economic advisers to the German government is upping its estimate for this year's gross domestic product growth.
World shares waver as investors await Fed decision on rates 2018-03-21T11:05:42Z 2018-03-21T07:34:02Z 2018-03-21T11:05:21Z Asian stock markets mixed ahead of Federal Reserve meeting.
Can self-driving cars withstand first fatality? 2018-03-21T10:45:01Z 2018-03-20T21:34:16Z 2018-03-21T10:44:55Z The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren't needed.
Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill 2018-03-21T10:44:27Z 2018-03-20T04:45:35Z 2018-03-21T10:44:27Z Two major issues, the border wall and a tunnel and rail project, are holding up the massive government-wide spending bill that must pass Congress before a midnight Friday deadline to avoid another government shutdown. Russian court: Telegram app must cooperate with spy agency 2018-03-21T10:38:55Z 2018-03-20T11:15:41Z 2018-03-21T10:38:33Z Russia's top court has ruled that the Telegram messaging app can be forced to provide user data to security services.
Crash marks 1st death involving fully autonomous vehicle 2018-03-21T10:38:45Z 2018-03-20T07:25:45Z 2018-03-21T10:38:21Z The death of a woman who was struck by a self-driving Uber SUV as she crossed a street in suburban Phoenix is the event that many in the auto and technology industries had been dreading.
Cambridge Analytica: We designed Trump campaign strategy 2018-03-21T10:38:43Z 2018-03-20T19:13:47Z 2018-03-21T10:38:16Z Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has said in comments that were secretly recorded by Britain's Channel 4 news that his company played a major role in securing Donald Trump's narrow victory. Egyptian court rules Uber, Careem illegal; appeal expected 2018-03-21T10:38:40Z 2018-03-20T13:35:41Z 2018-03-21T10:38:13Z An Egyptian court has ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-sharing services and to block their mobile apps and software.
The Latest: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower regrets work 2018-03-21T10:38:39Z 2018-03-20T19:44:49Z 2018-03-21T10:38:08Z The board of Cambridge Analytica says it has suspended CEO Alexander Nix pending a full independent investigation of his actions. Amazon Go execs share insights into shopper behavior 2018-03-21T10:38:35Z 2018-03-19T12:45:00Z 2018-03-21T10:38:03Z Chicken sandwiches, meal kits and fresh fruit are top of Amazon Go's shoppers' list.
Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks 2018-03-21T10:38:33Z 2018-03-20T20:34:31Z 2018-03-21T10:37:59Z Facebook's latest privacy scandal is leading some users to reconsider their relationship status with the social network. Trump tariffs set off industry scramble for exemptions 2018-03-21T10:05:24Z 2018-03-20T21:33:52Z 2018-03-21T10:04:43Z President Donald Trump's strong-armed trade policies have set off an intense scramble among industry groups, companies and foreign countries seeking exemptions from tariffs on steel and aluminum. Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended 2018-03-21T09:25:38Z 2018-03-20T09:15:48Z 2018-03-21T09:25:37Z Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of Facebook data by Cambridge Analytica to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Asian stocks advance ahead of Fed meeting, Tokyo closed 2018-03-21T09:14:52Z 2018-03-20T14:25:42Z 2018-03-21T09:14:48Z US stocks are rising as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates. US regulators renew scrutiny of menthol, tobacco flavors 2018-03-21T08:26:08Z 2018-03-20T15:15:50Z 2018-03-21T08:26:02Z Federal health officials taking closer look at flavors in tobacco products that appeal to young people, particularly menthol-flavored cigarettes. Judge says groups can sue to keep Arctic, Atlantic drill ban 2018-03-21T07:24:47Z 2018-03-20T22:05:10Z 2018-03-21T07:24:24Z A lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's reversal of a ban on petroleum drilling in most of the Arctic Ocean and select areas of the Atlantic can move forward.
Fur is dead: Animal welfare groups cheer San Francisco ban 2018-03-21T06:34:49Z 2018-03-20T07:35:31Z 2018-03-21T06:34:40Z San Francisco could become the largest US city to ban the sale of fur, meaning no more fur salons at upscale department stores and no more key chains with real rabbit feet.
Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast 2018-03-21T06:29:39Z 2018-03-20T05:15:57Z 2018-03-21T06:29:39Z Four explosions have rocked Texas' capital in less than three weeks; authorities say a serial bomber is likely to blame but they don't appear closer to making any arrests.
Tariffs on steel, aluminum set off scramble for exemptions 2018-03-21T04:54:25Z 2018-03-21T04:25:58Z 2018-03-21T04:54:21Z President Donald Trump's trade policies have sent industry groups, companies and foreign countries scrambling to seek exemptions from tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on imported aluminum.
The Latest: Spending talks drag as deadline approaches 2018-03-21T02:07:04Z 2018-03-20T14:55:45Z 2018-03-21T02:07:05Z House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's hoping bargainers can resolve the final disputes in a government-wide spending bill on Tuesday. Montana pipeline protester avoids jail, must pay restitution 2018-03-21T01:24:27Z 2018-03-20T21:34:12Z 2018-03-21T01:24:28Z An Oregon climate change activist has avoided jail time and been ordered to pay $3,775 after he was convicted of illegally shutting down a crude oil pipeline in Montana.
FedEx beats profit forecasts, raises 12-month outlook 2018-03-21T00:35:06Z 2018-03-20T21:25:56Z 2018-03-21T00:34:38Z FedEx profit soars on tax reduction, higher rates and strength in its ground-shipping business.
Saudi crown prince soaks in Trump's praise as US tour opens 2018-03-21T00:26:41Z 2018-03-20T04:45:26Z 2018-03-21T00:26:42Z Saudi Arabia's young crown prince is opening a marathon tour of the United States with a stop in Washington, where he plans to meet with President Donald Trump. Nordstrom ends buyout talks with members of founder's family 2018-03-21T00:24:22Z 2018-03-20T22:44:56Z 2018-03-21T00:24:18Z Nordstrom ends buyout talks with family members of the company's founder, saying it couldn't get the group to raise its price. Utility investigates coal silo failure at New Mexico plant 2018-03-20T23:44:38Z 2018-03-20T21:25:44Z 2018-03-20T23:44:38Z One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its coal silos. Lawmakers voice frustration with pace of air bag repairs 2018-03-20T23:35:03Z 2018-03-20T17:54:46Z 2018-03-20T23:34:34Z Federal officials say they're exploring new ways to reach out to car owners to get more people to participate in the Takata air bag recall.
What's likely as Fed meeting ends and Powell takes questions 2018-03-20T22:15:15Z 2018-03-20T15:45:56Z 2018-03-20T22:15:10Z What to watch for as Fed meeting ends and Powell holds first news conference as chairman.
China's premier appeals to US to 'act rationally' over trade 2018-03-20T22:05:38Z 2018-03-20T05:55:29Z 2018-03-20T22:05:38Z China's premier has appealed to Washington to 'act rationally' and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes. Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls 2018-03-20T21:31:24Z 2018-03-16T21:53:53Z 2018-03-20T21:31:19Z Federal appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls.
Top Greek prosecutor seeks retrial for ex-statistics chief 2018-03-20T21:24:26Z 2018-03-20T20:23:48Z 2018-03-20T21:24:26Z A Greek supreme court prosecutor has called for the retrial of the country's former statistics chief, convicted a year ago for alleged breach of duty in a highly politicized case.
The Latest: Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO pending probe 2018-03-20T20:35:36Z 2018-03-20T13:45:52Z 2018-03-20T20:34:19Z A British parliamentary committee has asked Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, to give evidence into an investigation into fake news.
The Latest: Report says Facebook security chief to leave 2018-03-20T20:27:24Z 2018-03-19T17:05:12Z 2018-03-20T20:27:24Z The head of the European Union's parliament says the bloc will investigate Facebook over the use of its data by a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm.
Germany reassures Ireland over Brexit border impasse 2018-03-20T20:06:03Z 2018-03-20T17:54:55Z 2018-03-20T20:05:54Z Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday reassured Ireland that it can rely on Germany in Brexit talks as the EU and Britain struggle to find a way to maintain an open border after Britain's departure. Peter Peterson, billionaire and philanthropist, dies at 91 2018-03-20T20:04:51Z 2018-03-20T18:34:50Z 2018-03-20T20:04:18Z Peter G. Peterson, an executive and philanthropist who argued passionately that the U.S. must reduce its national debt, dies of natural causes at age 91.
Facebook's recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections 2018-03-20T19:50:54Z 2018-03-18T14:34:50Z 2018-03-20T19:49:56Z Facebook's recurring nightmare: Helping muddy up elections.
Facebook under pressure again, UK promises investigation 2018-03-20T19:50:38Z 2018-03-20T13:55:45Z 2018-03-20T19:49:43Z Facebook shares under pressure again as investigations into data misuse goes into high gear. Russia grounds planes similar to the one that crashed 2018-03-20T19:24:30Z 2018-03-20T18:13:41Z 2018-03-20T19:24:28Z A Russian aviation agency has ordered the operator of a plane that crashed near Moscow last month to ground four other such aircraft in its fleet.
The Latest: Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump 2018-03-20T18:56:34Z 2018-03-20T16:37:46Z 2018-03-20T18:55:41Z President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia has been a great friend to the United States and is a "great purchaser" and "investor" in its economy. Orbitz says legacy travel site likely hacked, affecting 880K 2018-03-20T18:54:08Z 2018-03-20T14:01:26Z 2018-03-20T18:54:06Z Orbitz says a legacy travel booking platform may have been hacked, possibly exposing the personal information of people that made certain purchases between January 1, 2016 and December 22, 2017. Germany doubts EU will be exempt from Trump steel tariffs 2018-03-20T18:05:24Z 2018-03-20T09:45:34Z 2018-03-20T18:05:03Z A senior German government official is doubtful that the EU will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's potentially damaging steel and aluminum tariffs. Google closes on $2.4 billion Chelsea Market purchase in NYC 2018-03-20T17:13:39Z 2018-03-20T16:36:47Z 2018-03-20T17:13:39Z Google Inc. finalizes $2.4 billion purchase of New York City's Chelsea Market building. German prosecutors search automaker BMW's HQ in diesel probe 2018-03-20T16:55:14Z 2018-03-20T15:46:31Z 2018-03-20T16:55:07Z German prosecutors and police have searched offices at the Munich headquarters of automaker BMW in connection with an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel vehicle emissions. Trump Org. partner in India accused of bilking investors 2018-03-20T16:37:45Z 2018-03-19T22:45:35Z 2018-03-20T16:37:42Z An Indian real estate company that is partnering with the Trump Organization has been accused of cheating investors out of nearly $150 million. The claims make no mention of the Trump Organization. How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation 2018-03-20T16:28:05Z 2018-03-19T14:46:36Z 2018-03-20T16:27:57Z A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says the firm "took fake news to the next level".
On the menu for McDonald's: Cut greenhouse gas emissions 2018-03-20T15:56:19Z 2018-03-20T15:35:50Z 2018-03-20T15:56:09Z McDonald's is trying to cut greenhouse gases, and changing the way the beef in Big Macs and Quarter Pounders is produced. Trade war fears weigh on investor sentiment in Germany 2018-03-20T15:16:56Z 2018-03-20T11:26:34Z 2018-03-20T15:16:54Z Jitters over a possible U.S.-led trade war are weighing on a key index of sentiment among investment professionals in export-oriented Germany.
Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed 2018-03-20T14:17:32Z 2018-03-20T07:15:31Z 2018-03-20T14:17:27Z Asian shares are mixed as some indexes recouped earlier losses set off by an overnight decline on Wall Street. German pensions to rise by more than 3 percent this year 2018-03-20T14:17:30Z 2018-03-20T14:06:37Z 2018-03-20T14:17:25Z The German government says pensions will rise by more than 3 percent this year as a result of higher wages in Europe's biggest economy, an increase that is well above the country's inflation rate.
Emboldened Xi to protect 'every inch' of China's territory 2018-03-20T14:09:32Z 2018-03-20T02:36:09Z 2018-03-20T14:09:32Z China's Xi Jinping strikes nationalistic tone in closing address to parliament session that lifted term limits on rule. Self-driving vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona 2018-03-20T13:42:46Z 2018-03-19T17:25:56Z 2018-03-20T13:42:46Z Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrian. UK official to seek access to Cambridge Analytica's servers 2018-03-20T13:41:00Z 2018-03-19T23:25:28Z 2018-03-20T13:40:55Z Britain's information commissioner plans to apply for a warrant to access the servers of Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly used data mined from Facebook to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election. UK households get some relief as inflation dips 2018-03-20T13:37:24Z 2018-03-20T09:55:34Z 2018-03-20T13:37:17Z Official figures show that inflation in Britain eased markedly in February, a development that will help ease the pressure on households who have seen price rises outstrip wage increases for months. Ryanair takes stake in Lauda's new Austrian airline 2018-03-20T12:27:59Z 2018-03-20T09:05:32Z 2018-03-20T12:27:26Z Budget airline Ryanair says it is taking an initial 24.9 percent stake in an Austrian-based airline being set up by former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda and plans to raise its holding to 75 percent. Steve Wynn settled with second woman over sex allegations 2018-03-20T11:16:59Z 2018-03-19T18:25:11Z 2018-03-20T11:16:54Z Attorneys for embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn say in court documents that he brokered a settlement with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct more than a decade ago. Trump bans US use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency 2018-03-20T10:27:58Z 2018-03-19T17:25:22Z 2018-03-20T10:27:57Z The Trump administration is banning all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions.
Victims' families urge California to end gun investments 2018-03-20T09:26:30Z 2018-03-19T15:25:04Z 2018-03-20T09:26:16Z California State Treasurer John Chiang is calling on the nation's largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault-style weapons and devices that allow guns to fire more rapidly.
Fed set to raise rates as Powell gives 1st news conference 2018-03-20T09:26:12Z 2018-03-19T16:25:09Z 2018-03-20T09:25:52Z Fed is set to resume raising rates as investors await Powell's first news conference. Microsoft finds few gender discrimination complaints valid 2018-03-20T07:40:15Z 2018-03-14T15:32:26Z 2018-03-20T07:40:11Z Unsealed court documents from an on-going gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft claims that the tech giant confirmed only one of 118 complaints made by female employees was "founded.".
China's premier urges US to 'act rationally' over trade 2018-03-20T07:38:14Z 2018-03-20T03:16:05Z 2018-03-20T07:38:11Z Premier Li Keqiang has promised China 'will open even wider' to foreign investment and imports. Court filing claims Education Dept illegally got SSN data 2018-03-20T07:36:55Z 2018-03-19T19:55:17Z 2018-03-20T07:36:52Z Court filing claims Education Department illegally obtained social security data for defrauded Corinthian students.
Talks on $1.3T catchall spending bill nearing completion 2018-03-20T04:49:21Z 2018-03-19T05:05:09Z 2018-03-20T04:49:17Z Congressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill before a midnight Friday deadline. Romney seeks Marriott post he can't hold as a US Senator 2018-03-20T04:49:12Z 2018-03-19T20:45:37Z 2018-03-20T04:49:08Z Mitt Romney is running for re-election to Marriott International's board of directors, a role that U.S. Senate rules bar him from holding if he wins election to a Utah Senate seat this November.
Asian shares track US tech slump, focus on Fed meeting 2018-03-20T04:47:49Z 2018-03-19T14:35:02Z 2018-03-20T04:47:49Z US stocks are falling as a steep loss for Facebook helps take technology companies lower. NTSB urges ban on copter flights with unsafe harness systems 2018-03-20T04:19:53Z 2018-03-19T22:15:32Z 2018-03-20T04:19:48Z New York City's deadly helicopter crash has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to call on federal regulators to prohibit commercial flights that use passenger harness systems that do not allow for easy release.
German, Polish leaders discuss EU unity on sanctions, ex-spy 2018-03-20T03:07:46Z 2018-03-19T18:25:22Z 2018-03-20T03:07:27Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Poland for top-level talks on the future and security of Europe as well as on bilateral issues between the neighboring states.
G-20 meeting in Argentina eclipsed by potential trade war 2018-03-20T01:46:04Z 2018-03-19T21:25:21Z 2018-03-20T01:45:38Z Finance ministers and central bankers of G-20 countries are meeting in Argentina at a summit that has been eclipsed by growing concerns over U.S. President Donald Trump's import tariffs on steel and aluminum and the potential of a trade war. The Latest: Uber cancels media event following fatal crash 2018-03-20T01:36:08Z 2018-03-19T17:55:10Z 2018-03-20T01:36:04Z Uber says it has suspended all of its self-driving testing following what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian accident involving the vehicles.
Putin's dilemma: Scrap term limits or choose a successor 2018-03-20T00:47:29Z 2018-03-19T06:35:15Z 2018-03-20T00:47:28Z Russian President Vladimir Putin's crushing re-election victory puts his opponents in a tough spot. Ex-employee sues celebrity chef, claiming sexual harassment 2018-03-20T00:28:45Z 2018-03-19T21:45:14Z 2018-03-20T00:28:29Z A woman who was formerly employed as a manager by celebrity chef Mike Isabella is suing him and his business partners, alleging sexual harassment. Claire's, the ear-piercing mall chain, files for bankruptcy 2018-03-19T22:37:04Z 2018-03-19T15:15:07Z 2018-03-19T22:36:59Z Claire's, the mall chain where millions of teens have pierced their ears, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Envoys hail Brexit progress but no Irish border breakthrough 2018-03-19T21:26:20Z 2018-03-19T12:55:00Z 2018-03-19T21:25:55Z Negotiators from the European Union and Britain hailed on Monday major progress in Brexit talks, but conceded that there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border.
The Latest: Trump, Dems at odds over immigrants, border wall 2018-03-19T21:09:29Z 2018-03-19T18:16:27Z 2018-03-19T21:09:27Z Congressional Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall. Cyprus Co-Operative Bank up for sale 2018-03-19T20:18:26Z 2018-03-19T20:05:13Z 2018-03-19T20:18:17Z The Cyprus Cooperative Bank says it's looking for investors to buy up the lender either in whole or in part.
Facebook's Zuckerberg comes under fire from UK, US lawmakers 2018-03-19T19:59:59Z 2018-03-18T12:54:37Z 2018-03-19T19:59:56Z The head of the British Parliament's media committee says Facebook misled lawmakers by downplaying the risk of users' data being shared without their consent. Trump-linked data analysis firm taps 50M Facebook profiles 2018-03-19T19:59:58Z 2018-03-17T06:33:40Z 2018-03-19T19:59:52Z Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm that worked for the Trump campaign over suspected. FDA begins push to cut addictive nicotine in cigarettes 2018-03-19T19:57:56Z 2018-03-15T14:12:48Z 2018-03-19T19:57:43Z Federal health officials take first step to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes. Greenpeace says brands refusing to reveal palm oil sources 2018-03-19T19:46:31Z 2018-03-19T04:04:47Z 2018-03-19T19:45:45Z Greenpeace says household brands including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson are refusing to disclose where they get their palm oil from despite vows to stop buying from companies that cut down tropical forests to grow the widely used commodity. Bolivia takes sea access dispute with Chile to world court 2018-03-19T19:26:41Z 2018-03-19T11:54:59Z 2018-03-19T19:25:17Z Land-locked Bolivia is calling on the International Court of Justice to order Chile to enter negotiations over granting Bolivia access to the Pacific Ocean. White House names deputy chief for policy 2018-03-19T18:59:21Z 2018-03-19T15:35:05Z 2018-03-19T18:59:10Z White House official Christopher Liddell has been tapped as a deputy chief of staff for policy coordination. Fight for control of Newell draws in Icahn 2018-03-19T17:56:22Z 2018-03-19T11:54:57Z 2018-03-19T17:56:18Z Carl Icahn has jumped in to the fight for control over Newell Brands, buying a minority stake in the consumer products company.
'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend 2018-03-19T16:47:03Z 2018-03-18T15:34:28Z 2018-03-19T16:46:41Z "Black Panther" has become the first film since 2000's "Avatar" to top the weekend box office five straight weekends. YouTube tries to crack down on conspiracy videos 2018-03-19T16:39:58Z 2018-03-14T18:52:41Z 2018-03-19T16:39:46Z YouTube says it is cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it's scant on the details. Dior men's designer Kris Van Assche departs after 11 years 2018-03-19T16:08:17Z 2018-03-19T10:55:04Z 2018-03-19T16:08:17Z Christian Dior has announced that its long-time menswear designer Kris Van Assche is to exit the Parisian house.
EU trade chief demands exemption from US steel tariffs 2018-03-19T15:55:30Z 2018-03-19T15:05:04Z 2018-03-19T15:55:23Z The European Union's top trade official says the entire 28-nation bloc should be excluded from President Donald Trump's new steel and trade tariffs, which enter force this week.
China appoints US-trained central banker 2018-03-19T15:35:50Z 2018-03-19T05:54:49Z 2018-03-19T15:35:46Z A US-trained economist has been named to succeed China's longtime central bank governor as the ruling Communist Party tries to reduce financial risks and surging debt. Volkswagen to build new SUV at Chattanooga plant 2018-03-19T15:15:35Z 2018-03-19T13:25:22Z 2018-03-19T15:15:31Z Volkswagen plans to build a new five-passenger SUV in Chattanooga.
Why reverse mortgages are a harder sell now 2018-03-19T15:06:43Z 2018-03-19T14:55:05Z 2018-03-19T15:05:47Z New federal rule changes are making reverse mortgages less appealing for some homeowners with higher upfront costs and lower borrowing amounts. China's next economic czar: Harvard-trained Xi adviser 2018-03-19T14:46:18Z 2018-03-19T03:04:42Z 2018-03-19T14:46:16Z China's next economy czar is a Harvard-trained supporter of free markets who is President Xi Jinping's top adviser but has no experience fighting the bureaucratic battles the post can require.
Trade war fears stalk global markets ahead of G20 meeting 2018-03-19T14:15:48Z 2018-03-19T05:24:51Z 2018-03-19T14:15:46Z Asian stock markets are mixed following Wall Street gains and China's appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials. Japan's February exports, imports grow amid trade war fears 2018-03-19T14:06:36Z 2018-03-19T02:24:54Z 2018-03-19T14:05:37Z Japan's exports in February grew 1.8 percent as worries grow about possibility of trade war with US.
French court issues mixed ruling in Facebook nudity case 2018-03-19T13:28:47Z 2018-03-15T20:03:31Z 2018-03-19T13:28:43Z A French court has ruled Facebook failed to fulfill its contractual obligations by closing without notice the account of a user who had posted a photo of famous nude painting.
German economy minister heads to US with trade war looming 2018-03-19T11:15:21Z 2018-03-18T17:14:29Z 2018-03-19T11:15:15Z Germany's economy minister is heading to Washington with the message that American tariffs on European steel and aluminum could prompt a trade war, which would be in nobody's interest. House to try again on bill easing use of unapproved drugs 2018-03-19T09:27:00Z 2018-03-15T22:03:55Z 2018-03-19T09:26:54Z The House will try again next week to pass a Republican bill to help fatally ill people try unproven treatments. China appoints US-trained central banker 2018-03-19T08:45:25Z 2018-03-19T03:04:50Z 2018-03-19T08:45:22Z China's leadership has appointed a US-trained economist to succeed the longtime governor of its central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan.
Putin calls UK accusations over ex-spy poisoning 'nonsense' 2018-03-19T07:26:35Z 2018-03-18T09:34:19Z 2018-03-19T07:26:35Z Russian diplomat hints UK lab could be source of nerve agent in poisoning of ex-spy. 1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email 2018-03-19T06:07:13Z 2018-03-16T21:33:54Z 2018-03-19T06:07:07Z Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees say that nearly one-third opened the email. Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains 2018-03-19T05:25:14Z 2018-03-19T04:04:45Z 2018-03-19T05:25:05Z Asian stock markets are mixed following Wall Street gains and China's appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials.
Lawmakers quibble over details of $1.3T US spending bill 2018-03-19T04:46:46Z 2018-03-17T13:43:58Z 2018-03-19T04:46:40Z Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration issues, abortion-related controversies and a battle over a massive rail project.
If you savor scallops, good news: Price drop may be in store 2018-03-19T04:16:00Z 2018-03-17T17:04:10Z 2018-03-19T04:15:56Z Scallops are already one of the most readily available higher-priced seafoods to consumers, and prices could fall this year. US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed 2018-03-19T04:15:39Z 2018-03-17T13:23:58Z 2018-03-19T04:15:35Z US probes 4 deaths in crashes involving Hyundai-Kia cars in which air bags failed to inflate.
Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games 2018-03-19T03:05:57Z 2018-03-17T05:43:53Z 2018-03-19T03:05:05Z Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash spent at the stadium.
US factory output jumped 1.2 percent in February 2018-03-19T02:55:25Z 2018-03-16T13:23:13Z 2018-03-19T02:55:14Z US factory production jumped 1.2 percent in February on strong production of cars, computers. Retirees protest across Spain to demand a pension hike 2018-03-18T23:55:52Z 2018-03-17T13:43:54Z 2018-03-18T23:55:44Z Tens of thousands of elderly Spaniards rallied in protests across the country Saturday to ask for an increase in public pension payouts for retirees.
Merkel defends Germany's trade surplus as US trade war looms 2018-03-18T15:34:56Z 2018-03-17T13:03:50Z 2018-03-18T15:34:51Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel's defending the country's trade surplus, saying the government's working to encourage domestic demand but that not all factors are in its control.
Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling 2018-03-18T14:35:16Z 2018-03-17T04:43:38Z 2018-03-18T14:35:11Z President Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, and that has industry groups and some lawmakers up in arms _ in the U.S. Abu Dhabi signs $1.45B offshore deal with Total 2018-03-18T13:55:08Z 2018-03-18T11:24:20Z 2018-03-18T13:55:04Z The state oil company of the energy-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates says it has signed a deal worth $1.45 billion with French oil giant Total SA granting it stakes in new offshore fields.
EU releases list of US products that could face tariffs 2018-03-18T11:25:19Z 2018-03-16T15:03:19Z 2018-03-18T11:24:33Z The EU has published a list of U.S. products it plans to introduce duties on if the 28-nation bloc is not exempted from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.
Southeast Asia leaders use Australia meet to talk NKorea 2018-03-18T10:16:35Z 2018-03-17T08:43:53Z 2018-03-18T10:16:35Z Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the displacement of Rohingya Muslims is no longer solely a domestic issue for Myanmar, as Southeast Asian nations signed a counterterrorism cooperation agreement at a regional leaders' conference.
Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting 2018-03-18T00:38:10Z 2018-03-16T15:03:30Z 2018-03-18T00:38:10Z A new U.S. advisory board is meeting for the first time to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos.
US stocks inch higher as banks and industrial companies rise 2018-03-17T23:25:32Z 2018-03-16T14:23:22Z 2018-03-17T23:24:40Z US stocks are moving higher as banks, technology companies including Adobe Systems and retailers such as Ulta Beauty advance. US says Russian hack did not compromise power grid, plants 2018-03-17T19:35:49Z 2018-03-16T17:33:20Z 2018-03-17T19:35:44Z The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a Russian government hacking operation did not compromise operations at any of the nation's commercial nuclear power plants.
After Shkreli conviction, what will happen to Wu-Tang album? 2018-03-17T18:14:59Z 2018-03-15T21:23:22Z 2018-03-17T18:14:57Z Two prized and rare rap albums that once seemed unreachable to fans may now be up for auction following the criminal conviction of the albums' owner, pharmaceutical company investor Martin Shkreli.
A media giant in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off 2018-03-17T14:27:38Z 2018-03-16T14:33:26Z 2018-03-17T14:26:12Z A media behemoth in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off.
US job openings soar to record high of 6.3 million 2018-03-17T13:25:10Z 2018-03-16T14:43:15Z 2018-03-17T13:24:08Z US job openings soar to record high of 6.3 million, as employers ramp up demand for workers.
Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests _ in US 2018-03-17T11:56:26Z 2018-03-16T20:33:25Z 2018-03-17T11:56:26Z President Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, and that has industry groups and some lawmakers up in arms _ in the U.S. Emirates: Attendant who fell from emergency exit has died 2018-03-17T10:05:03Z 2018-03-17T10:03:45Z 2018-03-17T10:05:03Z Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.
For some defrauded students, only partial loan forgiveness 2018-03-17T09:25:15Z 2018-03-16T05:13:12Z 2018-03-17T09:24:21Z "It's a kick in my face:" Students defrauded by for-profit Corinthian colleges begin receiving notices of partial relief.
Southeast Asian leaders to sign security agreement in Sydney 2018-03-17T04:56:17Z 2018-03-17T01:24:02Z 2018-03-17T04:56:17Z Southeast Asian leaders will sign an agreement on regional cooperation against violent extremism as the risk from returning foreign fighters grows with Islamic State group militant losses in the Middle East. Dog sent overseas by mistake returned to Kansas family 2018-03-17T04:45:12Z 2018-03-16T22:04:17Z 2018-03-17T04:44:03Z A dog that United Airlines mistakenly flew to Japan is back with its family in Kansas. Rwandan tax body to auction off assets of jailed govt critic 2018-03-17T01:28:36Z 2018-03-16T21:23:48Z 2018-03-17T01:28:31Z Rwanda's Revenue Authority says it will put assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government up for auction to pay off a debt to the tax body _ a move the family calls politically motivated. UK opens murder probe into death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov 2018-03-17T01:28:10Z 2018-03-16T16:13:29Z 2018-03-17T01:28:10Z British police say they are treating the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov as a homicide, after a post-mortem revealed he died from compression to the neck. Correction: Chemical Plant Fire-Texas story 2018-03-16T23:17:13Z 2018-03-15T18:43:13Z 2018-03-16T23:17:10Z A fire at a Texas chemical plant has critically injured one worker and another is missing.
WSJ: Fed investigation into Wells Fargo broadens 2018-03-16T22:15:14Z 2018-03-16T17:44:11Z 2018-03-16T22:15:06Z Federal authorities are investigating Wells Fargo's wealth management arm: The Wall Street Journal. 'Slap Rihanna' ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies 2018-03-16T21:39:28Z 2018-03-15T21:53:15Z 2018-03-16T21:39:26Z An ad on Snapchat asking users if they'd rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris Brown" has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself. Radio giant iHeartMedia files bankruptcy plan to reduce debt 2018-03-16T21:39:20Z 2018-03-15T16:02:41Z 2018-03-16T21:39:20Z IHeartMedia, one of the world's largest radio and billboard companies, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. German economy minister to visit US for trade talks 2018-03-16T21:25:23Z 2018-03-16T16:23:17Z 2018-03-16T21:24:00Z Germany's economy minister is flying to Washington on Sunday to discuss the looming trade war between Europe and the United States.
APNewsBreak: EPA may be overstating claims from mine spill 2018-03-16T21:09:47Z 2018-03-16T19:08:43Z 2018-03-16T21:09:41Z The Environmental Protection Agency says it has almost finished a review of damage claims from a Colorado mine spill the agency accidentally triggered, but an internal agency accounting of those claims could be off by tens of millions of dollars. Ombudsman: Kosovo must legalize Serbia's displaced Albanians 2018-03-16T21:06:41Z 2018-03-16T21:03:34Z 2018-03-16T21:06:06Z Kosovo's ombudsman urges the government to issue residence papers for ethnic Albanians displaced from neighboring Serbia for "security, social or economic reasons.". Bridge shutdown a reminder of cost of aging infrastructure 2018-03-16T20:35:10Z 2018-03-16T18:33:45Z 2018-03-16T20:35:07Z As politicians feud over a multibillion-dollar rail project, the perils facing commuters were evident again Friday morning when a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service in and out of New York. Correction: Trump-Trophy Hunting story 2018-03-16T20:18:15Z 2018-03-15T21:22:47Z 2018-03-16T20:17:33Z A new advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump and his family.
Germany, France start work on 'road map' for EU future 2018-03-16T19:25:07Z 2018-03-16T09:53:11Z 2018-03-16T19:24:10Z German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to France to meet President Emmanuel Macron in her first trip abroad since her new government was sworn in.
Trump jokes 'who's next?' as tumult engulfs his White House 2018-03-16T19:24:51Z 2018-03-16T19:13:35Z 2018-03-16T19:23:32Z Trump jokes 'who's next?' The very question that has the whole White House on edge.
US February housing starts fell 7 pct after January surge 2018-03-16T19:14:00Z 2018-03-16T12:43:14Z 2018-03-16T19:13:56Z Slowdown in apartment construction causes US housing starts to tumble 7 percent in February.
Fox News extends anchor Shepard Smith's contract 2018-03-16T18:34:46Z 2018-03-15T17:43:02Z 2018-03-16T18:34:39Z Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has re-signed a multiyear contract with the network. LL Bean: No bonus after tough year, more jobs to be cut 2018-03-16T16:54:36Z 2018-03-16T15:33:56Z 2018-03-16T16:54:31Z L.L. Bean says sales declined slightly over the past year and that there will be no bonus for workers for the first time since 2008. US and French companies form venture for nuke waste storage 2018-03-16T16:25:18Z 2018-03-16T15:13:37Z 2018-03-16T16:24:01Z A Dallas company and a France-based multinational corporation are forming a joint venture to licenses an interim storage site in West Texas for high-level nuclear waste.
Trophy hunters pack Trump wildlife protection board 2018-03-16T16:14:45Z 2018-03-16T05:53:08Z 2018-03-16T16:14:38Z A new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants, lions and rhinos is stacked with trophy hunters, including some members with direct ties to President Donald Trump's family. Barbershop study trimmed black men's hair and blood pressure 2018-03-16T15:47:41Z 2018-03-12T12:10:51Z 2018-03-16T15:46:02Z Black male customers in a study at dozens of Los Angeles barbershops trimmed more than their hair and beards: They also lowered their blood pressure. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing retires shy of 90th birthday 2018-03-16T15:14:09Z 2018-03-16T09:13:19Z 2018-03-16T15:14:03Z Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing retiring as chairman of conglomerate just shy of 90th birthday.
Trump owns up to making things up 2018-03-16T15:07:15Z 2018-03-16T04:42:59Z 2018-03-16T15:07:15Z Trump offers a rare admission that he's been known to make things up. US gets tougher on Russia; new sanctions, accusations 2018-03-16T15:07:01Z 2018-03-15T14:42:39Z 2018-03-16T15:07:01Z The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, including 13 indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller.
End of an era: Toys R Us is going the way of stickball 2018-03-16T15:05:49Z 2018-03-15T21:13:41Z 2018-03-16T15:04:06Z With the likely demise of Toys R Us, a piece of Americana is disappearing.
Trump touts Irish ties, but jokes about country's taxes 2018-03-16T14:48:28Z 2018-03-15T16:05:22Z 2018-03-16T14:47:29Z President Donald Trump is welcoming Ireland's prime minister to the White House for the leader's traditional St. Patrick's Day visit.
Trump owns up to making things up 2018-03-16T14:45:32Z 2018-03-15T21:14:40Z 2018-03-16T14:44:26Z Trump offers a rare admission that he's been known to make things up.
Stockholders agreement involving Steve Wynn, ex-wife invalid 2018-03-16T14:45:17Z 2018-03-15T23:33:01Z 2018-03-16T14:44:02Z An agreement involving embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife that has kept her from controlling her stock in Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts has been deemed invalid. Former Siemens exec pleads guilty in US-Argentina case 2018-03-16T14:34:42Z 2018-03-16T12:33:33Z 2018-03-16T14:34:41Z A former Siemens executive has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to pay $100 million in bribes to Argentina government officials in exchange for a $1 billion contract to produce national identity cards.
Global stocks mixed, with trade and US politics in focus 2018-03-16T14:04:14Z 2018-03-16T07:23:04Z 2018-03-16T14:03:33Z Asian stock markets mixed on caution over U.S. plans to slap tariffs on imports.
Without Toys R Us, 30,000 jobs, a black hole for toy makers 2018-03-16T12:34:02Z 2018-03-15T07:32:28Z 2018-03-16T12:34:01Z Toys R Us downfall to have impact on toy makers to landlords. US Chamber of Commerce warns Trump against China tariffs 2018-03-16T11:53:25Z 2018-03-15T20:32:54Z 2018-03-16T11:53:20Z US Chamber of Commerce warns Trump against imposing big tariffs on China.
Trump again wrongly says US has trade deficit with Canada 2018-03-16T11:46:04Z 2018-03-15T11:32:43Z 2018-03-16T11:45:19Z President Donald Trump freestyled with the facts when talking trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Appeals court lifts halt to Louisiana pipeline construction 2018-03-16T09:53:31Z 2018-03-16T03:12:58Z 2018-03-16T09:53:28Z A federal appeals court has lifted a judge's order that temporarily halts construction of a crude oil pipeline in a Louisiana swamp.
Asian stocks decline, with trade, US politics in focus 2018-03-16T06:05:09Z 2018-03-15T14:32:41Z 2018-03-16T06:05:09Z US stocks move up after two days of losses, with some of the biggest gains going to technology and health care companies.
Ford pledges to revamp aging product line, add SUVs, by 2020 2018-03-16T05:05:51Z 2018-03-15T23:23:10Z 2018-03-16T05:04:09Z Ford, with a sagging U.S. market share and one of the oldest vehicle lineups in the industry, is promising to revamp three-quarters of its models in the next two years.
The Latest: Sanders defends Trump's Canada trade talk 2018-03-16T00:26:10Z 2018-03-15T17:02:42Z 2018-03-16T00:25:08Z Canada is weighing in after President Donald Trump is said to have insisted that the United States runs a trade deficit with Canada.
Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco 2018-03-15T23:56:21Z 2018-03-15T06:32:33Z 2018-03-15T23:56:21Z Smoke is thick and business brisk at marijuana smoking lounge in San Francisco, one of the few places in America with Amsterdam-like marijuana bars. Judge: Trump administration violated law over smog findings 2018-03-15T23:55:14Z 2018-03-12T19:58:14Z 2018-03-15T23:55:11Z A federal judge says the Trump administration violated federal law when it failed to meet a deadline to identify all parts of the country with dangerous smog levels.
Study: Cholesterol drug lowers risk of death, heart attack 2018-03-15T22:46:16Z 2018-03-10T17:54:59Z 2018-03-15T22:46:16Z A newer type of cholesterol drug modestly lowered heart risks and deaths in a big study.
Regulators OK environmental review for disputed oil pipeline 2018-03-15T22:35:01Z 2018-03-15T22:33:28Z 2018-03-15T22:34:53Z Minnesota regulators have approved the final environmental review for Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.
Behind the Broadcom deal block: Rising telecom tensions 2018-03-15T22:19:38Z 2018-03-13T14:01:41Z 2018-03-15T22:19:01Z Trump decision to scuttle a hostile takeover by Singapore's Broadcom of the U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm caught some on Wall Street off guard. The Latest: White House says Trump has been tough on Russia 2018-03-15T21:18:11Z 2018-03-15T15:12:47Z 2018-03-15T21:17:48Z The Trump administration is accusing Russia of a new and ongoing operation to penetrate the U.S. energy grid. Toys R Us' liquidation will send ripples 2018-03-15T21:05:24Z 2018-03-15T07:42:28Z 2018-03-15T21:05:24Z The likely liquidation of Toys R Us could add stress for the companies that make toys and games, and mean changes for the owners of the strip malls where most of its stores are. Bulgaria launches natural gas hub project with EU support 2018-03-15T19:53:59Z 2018-03-15T19:13:33Z 2018-03-15T19:53:50Z Bulgaria is creating a natural gas hub at its Black Sea coast.
Trump confirms CNBC contributor Kudlow to be economic aide 2018-03-15T19:49:53Z 2018-03-15T11:52:37Z 2018-03-15T19:48:10Z President Donald Trump is confirming he's picked CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow as his top economic adviser and says the country is in line for a long run of upbeat financial news. House rejects GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs 2018-03-15T19:35:02Z 2018-03-13T19:51:34Z 2018-03-15T19:34:55Z A Republican bill easing how experimental drugs are provided to people with terminal illnesses is headed toward a House vote.
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