Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis 2019-01-18T02:14:19Z 2019-01-17T05:13:38Z 2019-01-18T02:14:19Z Microsoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness in Seattle.
Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemployment 2019-01-18T02:14:11Z 2019-01-17T22:23:24Z 2019-01-18T02:14:08Z Tens of thousands of federal workers and their families have been forced to turn to programs such as unemployment insurance and food stamps to stay afloat during the government shutdown.
Brazil's Bolsonaro makes stumbling start as president 2019-01-18T02:13:46Z 2019-01-17T19:33:20Z 2019-01-18T02:13:45Z Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's first two weeks on the job have been filled with missteps and communication gaffes _ and little in the way of his promised sweeping changes.
Thousands skip school again to go to Belgium climate protest 2019-01-18T02:05:08Z 2019-01-17T12:13:05Z 2019-01-18T02:04:01Z More than 10,000 youngsters skipped school again in Belgium to join a march demanding better protections of the globe's fragile climate. World's permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most 2019-01-18T02:05:05Z 2019-01-16T13:03:08Z 2019-01-18T02:04:00Z Scientists say permafrost measurements around the world show it has warmed by an average of 0.3 degrees Celsius (0.54 Fahrenheit) over a decade.
The Latest: Trump cancels US delegation's trip to Davos 2019-01-18T01:45:54Z 2019-01-17T16:03:22Z 2019-01-18T01:45:00Z The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the partial government shutdown and topped 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5. Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch 2019-01-18T01:45:52Z 2019-01-17T18:13:23Z 2019-01-18T01:44:58Z The House has voted overwhelmingly to maintain sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, protesting the Treasury Department's decision to lift the financial penalties.
The shutdown today: Political tit-for-tat continues 2019-01-18T01:45:48Z 2019-01-09T23:17:25Z 2019-01-18T01:44:55Z The shutdown today: Candy and a walkout by the president. Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case 2019-01-18T01:45:27Z 2019-01-17T23:33:32Z 2019-01-18T01:44:12Z A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal.
TSA absentee rate still high, but down from Sunday's peak 2019-01-18T01:45:26Z 2019-01-16T23:33:31Z 2019-01-18T01:44:10Z TSA officials say the rate of TSA screeners missing work during the partial government shutdown has stabilized just days before a three-day holiday weekend.
Stocks climb on report US may pare back tariffs on China 2019-01-18T01:45:23Z 2019-01-17T15:43:24Z 2019-01-18T01:44:07Z US stocks are little changed in early trading as weak results from Morgan Stanley weigh on banks, but health care and communications companies move higher.
Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015 2019-01-18T01:45:21Z 2019-01-17T16:43:39Z 2019-01-18T01:44:06Z President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer is acknowledging paying a technology company to artificially boost Trump's standing in two online polls, saying Trump directed him to do it.
John Bogle dies at 89; fought for lower fees for investors 2019-01-18T01:45:20Z 2019-01-17T00:23:30Z 2019-01-18T01:44:05Z John Bogle, who simplified investing and fought for lower fees for investors, dies at age 89.
American Express posts 4Q profit that tops forecasts 2019-01-18T01:45:18Z 2019-01-17T22:03:18Z 2019-01-18T01:44:04Z American Express is reporting that it swung to a fourth-quarter profit, helped by a lower tax rate and more spending on the company's namesake credit cards.
Sears creditors challenge hedge fund chairman's winning bid 2019-01-18T01:45:16Z 2019-01-17T18:13:20Z 2019-01-18T01:44:03Z Sears confirms that chairman's hedge fund wins bid in auction.
Netflix's solid 4Q eclipsed by projected slowing US growth 2019-01-18T01:45:14Z 2019-01-17T22:33:25Z 2019-01-18T01:44:02Z Netflix's posts stellar 4Q subscriber growth, but signals U.S. growth will slow to start new year amid double-digit increase in US.
Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition 2019-01-18T01:45:12Z 2019-01-17T08:13:36Z 2019-01-18T01:45:12Z British Prime Minister Theresa May is reaching out to opposition parties and other lawmakers in a battle to keep Brexit on track after surviving a no-confidence vote.
The Latest: Dem says EPA's Wheeler 'as extreme' as Pruitt 2019-01-18T00:33:40Z 2019-01-16T14:33:10Z 2019-01-18T00:33:37Z President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, is describing himself as a champion of deregulation and the environment. Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest 2019-01-18T00:26:14Z 2019-01-17T10:23:24Z 2019-01-18T00:26:14Z US 'alarmed' as Zimbabwe targets activists amid unrest; doctors' group treats 68 gunshot cases.
Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise 2019-01-18T00:14:38Z 2019-01-15T14:23:18Z 2019-01-18T00:14:28Z Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Pole held for China spying worked on security for pope visit 2019-01-18T00:14:37Z 2019-01-17T17:13:13Z 2019-01-18T00:14:27Z A Polish radio station reports that a cybersecurity expert charged with spying for China cooperated with the government on the security of the 2016 visit by Pope Francis and hundreds of thousands of young people.
Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts 2019-01-18T00:14:34Z 2019-01-17T12:23:10Z 2019-01-18T00:14:26Z Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages and accounts it says were part of two big disinformation operations. Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan 2019-01-18T00:14:33Z 2019-01-17T02:03:34Z 2019-01-18T00:14:24Z The Trump administration is about to roll out a new strategy for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system.
Battle lines forming ahead of a looming US privacy law fight 2019-01-18T00:14:31Z 2019-01-17T05:23:32Z 2019-01-18T00:14:23Z Battle lines are forming ahead of a looming fight over a US privacy law. China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks 2019-01-18T00:13:37Z 2019-01-17T08:03:38Z 2019-01-18T00:13:35Z China says its economy czar, Vice Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at resolving a costly tariff war.
Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit 2019-01-17T23:34:52Z 2019-01-17T12:23:06Z 2019-01-17T23:34:49Z France's government is kicking off a 50 million-euro plan to prepare for the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will leave the European Union March 29 without a plan.
Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs 2019-01-17T23:24:13Z 2019-01-16T14:03:20Z 2019-01-17T23:23:45Z Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s. FDA resuming some food inspections halted by shutdown 2019-01-17T22:55:07Z 2019-01-14T23:53:22Z 2019-01-17T22:54:29Z FDA to resume inspections of riskier food despite government shutdown. Sinclair debuts streaming service for its local TV stations 2019-01-17T22:15:42Z 2019-01-16T18:03:24Z 2019-01-17T22:15:30Z Sinclair Broadcast, the nation's largest owner of television stations, is launching a free, ad-supported streaming service.
3 colleges that help you handle student debt 2019-01-17T22:13:55Z 2019-01-17T15:03:19Z 2019-01-17T22:13:46Z These three universities help you handle student debt. Morgan Stanley 4Q profit, revenue hit by volatile markets 2019-01-17T22:13:43Z 2019-01-17T13:03:06Z 2019-01-17T22:13:38Z Morgan Stanley says fourth-quarter profit totaled $1.53 billion.
Ex-CBS CEO Les Moonves to challenge severance denial 2019-01-17T22:03:32Z 2019-01-17T19:53:17Z 2019-01-17T22:03:29Z Ex-CBS CEO Les Moonves demands arbitration proceedings to challenge the denial of his $120 million severance package.
Commuter's 'delay scarf' bought by German train company 2019-01-17T21:46:22Z 2019-01-17T11:53:05Z 2019-01-17T21:45:30Z Germany's biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her "delay scarf".
German official says neighbors closely watching coal debate 2019-01-17T19:56:18Z 2019-01-16T14:53:10Z 2019-01-17T19:56:17Z A senior German official says neighboring countries are closely watching Germany's political debate on phasing out the use of coal. Trump weighs dramatic tightening of US embargo on Cuba 2019-01-17T19:55:42Z 2019-01-17T19:43:17Z 2019-01-17T19:55:39Z The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades.
Number of federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubles 2019-01-17T19:54:25Z 2019-01-17T13:43:14Z 2019-01-17T19:54:16Z Number of furloughed federal workers seeking US jobless aid doubled in week of Jan. 5.
Outpouring of generosity for TSA workers, others without pay 2019-01-17T19:46:18Z 2019-01-16T22:13:23Z 2019-01-17T19:46:18Z The government shutdown has generated an outpouring of generosity to Transportation Safety Administration agents and other federal employees who are working without pay. Dutch prosecutors: Reporter expelled by Turkey is a suspect 2019-01-17T17:34:30Z 2019-01-17T08:53:36Z 2019-01-17T17:34:24Z A Dutch newspaper says Turkish authorities has detained and later deported a journalist, the latest foreign reporter to be ousted from the country which is accused of stifling media freedoms.
US average mortgage rates steady; 30-year stays at 4.45 pct. 2019-01-17T17:33:43Z 2019-01-17T16:03:11Z 2019-01-17T17:33:39Z US average mortgage rates steady; 30-year average stays at 4.45 percent.
German union puts airport security strikes on hold for now 2019-01-17T17:23:35Z 2019-01-17T17:13:33Z 2019-01-17T17:23:15Z A German union that has called a string of disruptive strikes by airport security staff says it won't hold any further walkouts ahead of and during pay talks next week.
The Latest: UK PM May to skip Davos amid Brexit uncertainty 2019-01-17T17:14:16Z 2019-01-17T08:23:41Z 2019-01-17T17:14:15Z France's prime minister is a holding a special government meeting on how his country will cope with a possible "no-deal" Brexit. Grocery robots detect spills - with some far-off human help 2019-01-17T16:46:41Z 2019-01-15T22:03:36Z 2019-01-17T16:46:13Z A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. Snap to lose chief financial officer, its 2nd in a year 2019-01-17T15:35:06Z 2019-01-16T13:53:26Z 2019-01-17T15:34:12Z Snap Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone plans to leave the camera company.
Renewed worries over U.S.-China trade spat stalk markets 2019-01-17T15:33:55Z 2019-01-17T06:53:34Z 2019-01-17T15:33:16Z Asian shares mixed on report of US investigation against Huawei.
Striking Greek school teachers shut down traffic in Athens 2019-01-17T15:05:13Z 2019-01-17T10:43:19Z 2019-01-17T15:04:33Z Hundreds of striking Greek civil servants, mostly school teachers, are marching through central Athens to protest proposed new hiring criteria for state school teachers. Tunisia hit by general strike, amid economic tensions 2019-01-17T15:04:40Z 2019-01-17T09:23:03Z 2019-01-17T15:03:42Z Workers around Tunisia are on strike to demand higher pay in a standoff with a government struggling to tame unemployment, poverty and social tensions. Gymboree begins winding down operations after 2nd bankruptcy 2019-01-17T13:45:40Z 2019-01-17T12:13:13Z 2019-01-17T13:45:40Z Children's clothing retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection again, begins winding down operations.
Ukraine OKs property law that could affect 12,000 churches 2019-01-17T13:43:43Z 2019-01-17T12:43:22Z 2019-01-17T13:43:12Z Ukraine's parliament has adopted a bill spelling out procedures for transferring church property after a new unified Ukrainian Orthodox church was granted independence from the Russian church.
Facebook to invest $300 million in news, focusing on local 2019-01-17T13:35:40Z 2019-01-15T11:33:15Z 2019-01-17T13:35:35Z Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. Morgan Stanley's 4Q results miss forecasts, hurt by trading 2019-01-17T13:13:30Z 2019-01-17T13:13:11Z 2019-01-17T13:13:25Z Morgan Stanley 4Q results miss analysts' expectations, as bank struggled in last year's volatile markets. Work on UK nuclear power plant halted over financing impasse 2019-01-17T12:54:12Z 2019-01-17T10:03:03Z 2019-01-17T12:53:35Z Work on a major new nuclear power station in Britain has been suspended after the contracted developer, Japan's Hitachi, said it had been unable to agree on financing. Pot deliveries OK'd into Calif. communities that ban sales 2019-01-17T12:13:43Z 2019-01-17T03:13:28Z 2019-01-17T12:13:40Z California regulators endorse rule that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales. BOJ warns Japan faces new risks as population shrinks 2019-01-17T12:03:17Z 2019-01-17T05:43:35Z 2019-01-17T12:03:13Z Japan's central bank governor Kuroda warns of unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as the country's population declines. Sears survives a near-death experience, but for how long? 2019-01-17T11:43:51Z 2019-01-16T12:33:22Z 2019-01-17T11:43:26Z Sears avoids liquidation after 11th-hour negotiations buy more time for the 132-year-old department store. Tokyo court denies appeal by Nissan ex-chair Ghosn for bail 2019-01-17T10:03:29Z 2019-01-17T03:53:39Z 2019-01-17T10:03:16Z Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers have appealed to a court rejection earlier this week to their request for his release on bail. Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests 2019-01-17T09:44:54Z 2019-01-16T07:33:35Z 2019-01-17T09:44:44Z Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.
The Latest: UK's May looks to rivals for Brexit's Plan B 2019-01-17T08:25:14Z 2019-01-16T09:13:16Z 2019-01-17T08:24:04Z Britain's envoy to Germany says the European Union might help avert a "no-deal" Brexit if it's prepared to shift its position on the issue of future border controls with Ireland.
May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by Brexit 2019-01-17T08:14:59Z 2019-01-16T08:53:41Z 2019-01-17T08:14:59Z British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by an historic margin.
Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings 2019-01-17T07:54:02Z 2019-01-16T15:43:20Z 2019-01-17T07:53:42Z U.S. stocks are rising as banks and other financial companies including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and BlackRock surge after reporting strong fourth-quarter results.
Democrats hit Trump EPA nominee on coal lobbying, rollbacks 2019-01-17T06:14:37Z 2019-01-16T06:03:55Z 2019-01-17T06:14:30Z Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler's past lobbying work for coal companies and other industries regulated by the agency is expected to draw scrutiny Wednesday when a Senate committee considers his nomination to the post full time. Sri Lanka considers big China loan to repay foreign debts 2019-01-17T06:04:29Z 2019-01-17T00:33:26Z 2019-01-17T06:03:48Z A finance ministry official says Sri Lanka is considering a $300 million loan offer from the Bank of China as it prepares to repay foreign debts this year.
Government shutdown may upend State of the Union speech 2019-01-17T05:25:45Z 2019-01-16T06:04:08Z 2019-01-17T05:24:54Z Congress is planning to skip next week's planned recess if the partial government shutdown continues. John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, dies at 89 2019-01-17T05:25:38Z 2019-01-16T23:03:22Z 2019-01-17T05:24:44Z John Bogle, investing pioneer and founder of Vanguard Group, who brought index funds to millions of investors, dies at age 89, the company says. Feds to ease rules on drone flights over crowds and at night 2019-01-17T02:35:50Z 2019-01-14T21:23:18Z 2019-01-17T02:35:47Z Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on drone flights over crowds and at night.
SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles 2019-01-17T02:33:59Z 2019-01-17T02:23:35Z 2019-01-17T02:33:55Z SpaceX says it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs. Study: Top US firms are diversifying their boards faster 2019-01-17T01:45:02Z 2019-01-16T20:13:31Z 2019-01-17T01:45:02Z Study: America's largest companies added women and minorities to corporate boards at a faster pace over the past two years,.
Too much brine? Study highlights growing toxic brine problem 2019-01-17T01:34:22Z 2019-01-14T16:03:14Z 2019-01-17T01:34:19Z According to a U.N.-backed report, desalination plants are producing 142 million cubic meters (5,014 million cubic feet) of brine each day.
EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on Brexit 2019-01-17T00:25:17Z 2019-01-16T08:23:36Z 2019-01-17T00:25:17Z The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the bloc is stepping up preparations for a chaotic no-deal departure of Britain from the bloc after the rejection of the draft withdrawal deal in London.
Fed survey finds businesses worried by political uncertainty 2019-01-17T00:03:31Z 2019-01-16T19:13:34Z 2019-01-17T00:03:30Z Fed survey cites rising concerns about stock market volatility and political uncertainty. Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk 2019-01-16T23:33:50Z 2019-01-16T17:13:15Z 2019-01-16T23:33:46Z Kia says it will ignore recall more than 68,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can cause engine fires.
Justices appear ready to void Tennessee alcohol sales law 2019-01-16T23:05:25Z 2019-01-16T17:53:15Z 2019-01-16T23:04:34Z The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a Tennessee provision that requires people to live in the state for two years before obtaining a license to sell alcohol.
The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Kenya attack 2019-01-16T22:35:08Z 2019-01-16T05:43:35Z 2019-01-16T22:35:08Z Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address the nation this morning about the extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi. Judge opens hearing on major Puerto Rico debt restructuring 2019-01-16T21:43:40Z 2019-01-16T11:23:04Z 2019-01-16T21:43:38Z Dozens of protesters crowd outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico as judge prepares to hear a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved. Senate upholds Treasury decision to ease Russian sanctions 2019-01-16T21:13:40Z 2019-01-16T18:43:21Z 2019-01-16T21:13:36Z The Senate has narrowly upheld a Treasury Department decision to lift sanctions from three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
The Latest: Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot wounds 2019-01-16T21:05:49Z 2019-01-16T18:43:19Z 2019-01-16T21:04:48Z The Latest: Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide amid protests over dramatic fuel price increases.
Huawei fires sales manager who Poland charged with spying 2019-01-16T19:56:18Z 2019-01-12T15:43:13Z 2019-01-16T19:56:09Z Chinese tech company Huawei says it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China.
Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet 2019-01-16T19:14:06Z 2019-01-15T20:53:32Z 2019-01-16T19:14:01Z Other government workers are driving for Uber, relying on word of mouth and social networks to find handyman work and looking for traditional temp gigs to help pay the bills during the longest shutdown in US history.
Craft beer taps squeezed as shutdown delays new releases 2019-01-16T18:33:30Z 2019-01-16T05:33:32Z 2019-01-16T18:33:30Z Craft beer taps get squeezed as government shutdown delays new releases and brewery openings. Supreme Court rejects appeal over military burn pits 2019-01-16T18:15:34Z 2019-01-14T15:03:28Z 2019-01-16T18:15:09Z The Supreme Court is rejecting appeals from military veterans who claim they suffer health problems because of open burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions 2019-01-16T18:14:07Z 2019-01-16T10:43:25Z 2019-01-16T18:14:04Z Organizers of next week's annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos say worsening international relations are hindering efforts to resolve a series of global challenges.
Similar struggles have led to recent teacher strikes in US 2019-01-16T16:46:10Z 2019-01-15T14:43:09Z 2019-01-16T16:45:53Z The complaints of teachers who have gone on strike in Los Angeles are echoing those heard in walkouts elsewhere. US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules 2019-01-16T16:36:02Z 2019-01-16T00:13:46Z 2019-01-16T16:35:58Z The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling.
Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized 2019-01-16T15:54:20Z 2019-01-16T00:03:33Z 2019-01-16T15:53:43Z 'The Big Bang Theory' is picking up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run. Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products 2019-01-16T15:46:43Z 2019-01-16T00:33:23Z 2019-01-16T15:45:44Z Oregon's two senators are urging the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. Fiserv buys First Data for $22B, creating fintech giant 2019-01-16T15:44:59Z 2019-01-16T13:23:18Z 2019-01-16T15:43:36Z Fiserv buys First Data in $22B all-stock deal to create financial tech behemoth. Spain draws record number of tourists, visitor spending up 2019-01-16T15:13:22Z 2019-01-16T13:33:15Z 2019-01-16T15:13:20Z Spanish government figures show the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year.
Democrats roll out big health care proposals in the states 2019-01-16T15:05:09Z 2019-01-12T16:53:15Z 2019-01-16T15:04:11Z Health care proposals are among the first actions for some new Democratic governors and Democratically controlled legislatures.
Goldman's 4Q profits beat estimates, despite trading worries 2019-01-16T14:44:25Z 2019-01-16T13:03:06Z 2019-01-16T14:43:47Z Goldman Sachs Group says fourth-quarter net income totaled $2.54 billion.
Famed Naples pizzeria latest target of bombs linked to mob 2019-01-16T14:05:30Z 2019-01-16T14:03:12Z 2019-01-16T14:04:41Z A popular pizzeria is the latest target of bombings in the Naples area. YouTube revises policy, bans dangerous prank videos 2019-01-16T13:55:11Z 2019-01-16T12:43:06Z 2019-01-16T13:55:11Z YouTube is trying to prevent otherwise bright people from doing dangerous things.
Bank of America 4Q profits jump on higher interest rates 2019-01-16T13:33:45Z 2019-01-16T12:23:08Z 2019-01-16T13:33:37Z Bank of America's fourth quarter profits rise by 39 percent on an adjusted basis, helped by last year's steady rise in interest rates as well as a lower tax rate. Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen 2019-01-16T13:33:38Z 2019-01-16T11:33:06Z 2019-01-16T13:33:32Z Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year.
World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo 2019-01-16T13:13:18Z 2019-01-16T07:33:39Z 2019-01-16T13:13:15Z Asian shares higher despite growth worries, uncertainties over Brexit.
The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns 2019-01-16T11:33:25Z 2019-01-15T21:43:39Z 2019-01-16T11:33:20Z The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown _ nearly 60 percent of its workforce _ to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid. EU court rules annuls regulator move to block UPS-TNT merger 2019-01-16T11:24:32Z 2019-01-16T09:43:04Z 2019-01-16T11:23:28Z The European Union's top court says a decision by anti-trust regulators to block a merger between U.S. delivery giant UPS and Dutch firm TNT must be annulled.
Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets 2019-01-16T11:13:22Z 2019-01-15T09:23:04Z 2019-01-16T11:13:19Z Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets with Chinese government. No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool 2019-01-16T10:33:17Z 2019-01-15T22:23:41Z 2019-01-16T10:33:13Z Detroit's auto show joins others in retooling their events to bring back automakers.
Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, growth fears 2019-01-16T09:23:10Z 2019-01-15T15:23:18Z 2019-01-16T09:23:08Z US stocks are rising, led by Netflix and other technology and internet stocks.
The Latest: Macron tells Britain "good luck" with Brexit 2019-01-16T09:14:47Z 2019-01-15T11:03:13Z 2019-01-16T09:14:46Z The German government is denying a British tabloid report claiming Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered to help U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May get a better Brexit deal.
UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed 2019-01-16T08:54:56Z 2019-01-15T09:43:02Z 2019-01-16T08:54:55Z Lawmakers in Britain are preparing to deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union after two years of political upheaval and talks with the bloc.
Venezuela's opposition outlines roadmap for power transfer 2019-01-16T08:33:57Z 2019-01-16T05:03:31Z 2019-01-16T08:33:54Z Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has declared President Nicolas Maduro "illegitimate," moving closer to a plan to challenge the socialist leader by declaring a caretaker government and calling early elections.
PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits 2019-01-16T07:05:49Z 2019-01-16T00:13:47Z 2019-01-16T07:05:42Z Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pending bankruptcy is raising concern that prices will rise and victims of wildfires who are suing the nation's largest utility won't get all the money they may be owed. Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions 2019-01-16T07:04:18Z 2019-01-15T20:03:19Z 2019-01-16T07:03:47Z Ahead of vote, Mnuchin seeks to persuade GOP senators to support administration's decision to ease sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Deripaska.
German, Japanese leaders to attend Davos as Trump sits out 2019-01-16T05:04:31Z 2019-01-15T17:13:12Z 2019-01-16T05:04:22Z World Economic Forum leaders say Germany's Angela Merkel, Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and Shinzo Abe of Japan will be among key world leaders attending its annual Davos event. APNewsBreak: New pen may allow sale of horses for slaughter 2019-01-16T03:56:36Z 2019-01-15T19:13:17Z 2019-01-16T03:56:33Z The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral in California that could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and lead to the slaughter of wild horses.
JPMorgan misses estimates, caused by trading troubles 2019-01-16T03:54:18Z 2019-01-15T12:43:21Z 2019-01-16T03:54:04Z JPMorgan Chase's earnings miss analysts' estimates, caused by troubles in the bank's bond-trading business.
Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Brexit deal 2019-01-16T03:25:31Z 2019-01-15T17:33:29Z 2019-01-16T03:25:28Z Prime Minister Theresa May faces widespread opposition to her divorce deal with the European Union, primarily because of the "backstop" _ a provision designed to prevent the reintroduction of border controls between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar 2019-01-16T02:54:03Z 2019-01-15T21:43:31Z 2019-01-16T02:53:47Z Gillette ad encouraging men to 'say the right thing' and 'act the right way' draws online ire.
United Airlines posts smaller profit but tops expectations 2019-01-16T01:54:16Z 2019-01-15T23:23:46Z 2019-01-16T01:53:52Z United Airlines reports strong gain in revenue, but higher costs for fuel and labor push profit down 20 percent.
Trump's AG pick vows not to target marijuana businesses 2019-01-16T01:46:27Z 2019-01-15T22:43:22Z 2019-01-16T01:46:23Z Attorney general nominee William Barr says he would "not go after" marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal.
Ivanka Trump to work on World Bank president search 2019-01-16T01:26:05Z 2019-01-15T22:43:24Z 2019-01-16T01:25:57Z The White House says Ivanka Trump will take part in the nomination process for a new head of the World Bank. Russian attempt to control orbiting radio telescope fails 2019-01-16T00:35:13Z 2019-01-13T15:13:10Z 2019-01-16T00:35:02Z Russia's space agency says another attempt by its specialists to establish contact with an orbiting radio telescope has failed.
Hampered by scandals, Wells Fargo's profits stagnate 2019-01-15T23:04:15Z 2019-01-15T14:03:12Z 2019-01-15T23:03:34Z Wells Fargo, the consumer banking giant, said its fourth-quarter profits fell slightly as the bank remains restrained by federal regulators,.
Delta says shutdown is costing $25M in January revenue 2019-01-15T22:04:19Z 2019-01-15T12:43:05Z 2019-01-15T22:04:01Z Delta's expectations for the new year overshadow strong profit in final quarter of 2018. China to cut taxes, keep policy flexible to counter slowdown 2019-01-15T21:44:33Z 2019-01-15T04:43:28Z 2019-01-15T21:44:07Z Chinese senior economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country's worst slowdown since the global financial crisis.
EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year low 2019-01-15T21:35:03Z 2019-01-15T05:43:55Z 2019-01-15T21:34:58Z Government figures show the EPA has hit a 30-year low in the number of pollution cases referred for criminal prosecution. Board seeks to invalidate $6B worth of Puerto Rico's debt 2019-01-15T21:34:06Z 2019-01-15T13:23:07Z 2019-01-15T21:34:02Z A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances is asking a court to invalidate more than $6 billion worth of debt issued by the U.S. territory, a move that would hit bondholders.
Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels 2019-01-15T20:54:50Z 2019-01-11T11:27:07Z 2019-01-15T20:54:34Z Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels showing the beer's ingredients and calories as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving.
UnitedHealth shares climb after 4Q earnings beat 2019-01-15T19:54:11Z 2019-01-15T11:33:03Z 2019-01-15T19:53:48Z UnitedHealth profit slips, but it beats expectations all around in the fourth quarter. White House names scaled-back delegation for Swiss forum 2019-01-15T19:54:07Z 2019-01-15T13:53:09Z 2019-01-15T19:53:47Z The White House has named the members of a scaled-back delegation that will represent the Trump administration next week at an annual economic conference in Switzerland.
Trump says changes coming in US handling of high-tech visas 2019-01-15T19:26:57Z 2019-01-11T14:17:18Z 2019-01-15T19:26:52Z President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad.
California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy 2019-01-15T19:15:35Z 2019-01-15T06:33:44Z 2019-01-15T19:15:25Z California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers must now deal with the fallout of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s announcement it will file for bankruptcy.
VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics 2019-01-15T19:13:35Z 2019-01-15T13:13:07Z 2019-01-15T19:13:34Z Volkswagen and Ford say they're forming a global alliance in which they will work together to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups while exploring broader cooperation on battery-powered and autonomous vehicles. Zimbabwe military quells fuel price protests; several deaths 2019-01-15T18:44:58Z 2019-01-15T08:43:46Z 2019-01-15T18:44:32Z 5 killed in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests, activists say; more than 2 dozen with gunshot wounds.
US wholesale prices fell 0.2 percent in December 2019-01-15T18:44:08Z 2019-01-15T14:03:10Z 2019-01-15T18:43:35Z US wholesale prices fell 0.2 percent in December, suggesting inflation remains muted.
Company known for deep cost-cutting offers to buy Gannett 2019-01-15T17:46:43Z 2019-01-14T21:33:29Z 2019-01-15T17:46:26Z The bid by a hedge-fund backed media company for the owner of USA Today is raising more fears in the battered newspaper industry about further contraction and job cuts.
Family's fight for liquor license leads to Supreme Court 2019-01-15T17:25:52Z 2019-01-15T05:43:34Z 2019-01-15T17:25:41Z Supreme Court set to hear dispute over Tennessee's residency requirements for liquor store owners.
France's Macron launches 'grand debate' following protests 2019-01-15T17:05:13Z 2019-01-15T08:33:38Z 2019-01-15T17:05:04Z French President Emmanuel Macron is formally launching a "grand debate" to try to appease the yellow vest movement following weeks of anti-government protests.
EU OKs Poland's wild boar slaughter to fight swine disease 2019-01-15T16:14:44Z 2019-01-11T16:07:10Z 2019-01-15T16:14:35Z The European Union's executive body has supported Poland's massive killing of wild boar as a way of protecting farm pigs and meat production from the deadly African swine fever. Correction: NerdWallet-Government Shutdown-Mortgages story 2019-01-15T15:47:27Z 2019-01-11T14:37:10Z 2019-01-15T15:46:32Z See how the government shutdown is directly impacting homeowners and homebuyers alike and what you can do.
At Trump's side, Border Patrol union leader in spotlight 2019-01-15T15:05:34Z 2019-01-14T19:23:34Z 2019-01-15T15:05:27Z Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents thousands of border patrol agents, has flipped the axiom about there being no winners in a government shutdown.
Stocks edge up on Chinese growth plan, ahead of Brexit vote 2019-01-15T15:04:14Z 2019-01-15T06:53:33Z 2019-01-15T15:03:35Z Asian shares rebound on Chinese policy reassurance, hopes for progress on trade tension.
German economy slowed in 2018, adding to global concerns 2019-01-15T14:24:46Z 2019-01-15T09:33:14Z 2019-01-15T14:23:44Z Germany's economic growth eased to 1.5 percent last year amid a second-half slowdown in Europe and signs of weakness in the wider global economy. Justice Department opinion could threaten online gambling 2019-01-15T12:44:07Z 2019-01-15T05:43:50Z 2019-01-15T12:43:44Z A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice could threaten the viability of U.S. online gambling that crosses state lines.
Family's fight for liquor license leads to Supreme Court 2019-01-15T11:43:46Z 2019-01-15T05:43:40Z 2019-01-15T11:43:19Z Supreme Court set to hear dispute over Tennessee's residency requirements for liquor store owners.
AT&T to end all location-data sales to data brokers 2019-01-15T11:25:36Z 2019-01-11T02:27:27Z 2019-01-15T11:25:06Z AT&T will stop selling customer location data to third-party brokers, even if that information was used in helpful circumstances such as roadside assistance. NBCUniversal jumps into the streaming fray 2019-01-15T11:25:28Z 2019-01-14T20:43:17Z 2019-01-15T11:24:59Z NBCUniversal will launch an ad-supported streaming service in 2020, free for anyone who pays for a cable service. Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions 2019-01-15T10:43:59Z 2019-01-14T15:23:38Z 2019-01-15T10:43:31Z A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive. Zimbabwe's president in Russia to meet Putin and seek loans 2019-01-15T10:03:46Z 2019-01-15T10:03:01Z 2019-01-15T10:03:17Z The president of Zimbabwe, whose country is facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, is visiting Russia in hopes of securing long-term loans.
UK leader in frantic final push to win Brexit deal backing 2019-01-15T09:34:16Z 2019-01-14T09:13:00Z 2019-01-15T09:34:07Z British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to tell lawmakers she has received further assurances about her Brexit deal from the European Union, in a last-ditch attempt to win support for the unpopular agreement.
Trade war delaying Chinese automaker's US plans 2019-01-15T09:33:24Z 2019-01-14T23:23:21Z 2019-01-15T09:33:18Z Chinese automaker GAC Motor says the U.S.-China trade war has delayed its plans to enter the American market.
Trump's evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomat 2019-01-15T08:24:52Z 2019-01-14T06:43:41Z 2019-01-15T08:24:14Z Pompeo in Saudi Arabia for Mideast crises talks: Syria, Yemen wars, threats from Iran, murder of journalist Khashoggi.
Big winners in Trump rollback of wetlands rules? Developers 2019-01-15T07:03:57Z 2019-01-14T06:03:42Z 2019-01-15T07:03:50Z President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposal last month rolling back federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country.
Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans 2019-01-15T06:53:59Z 2019-01-14T15:33:11Z 2019-01-15T06:53:45Z Stock indexes around the world are slipping after China said its exports fell in December, contributing to concerns its economy is getting weaker. Utility seeks bankruptcy protection over California fires 2019-01-15T06:35:18Z 2019-01-14T03:03:29Z 2019-01-15T06:35:07Z The CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric is stepping down and a newspaper says employees could learn this week if the utility will declare insolvency while facing billions of dollars in liability over its role in recent California wildfires.
Zimbabwe army deploys to disperse fuel protests, 13 injured 2019-01-15T06:03:55Z 2019-01-14T08:03:38Z 2019-01-15T06:03:50Z Protesters block roads in some parts in Zimbabwe's capital after the government more than doubled the price of gasoline.
The Latest: May says Brexit won't see workers' rights cut 2019-01-15T05:54:19Z 2019-01-14T11:33:04Z 2019-01-15T05:53:48Z The British government has published a letter from European Union leaders that it hopes will ease U.K. lawmakers' worries over the Brexit agreement between Britain and the bloc. Cold, hard safety blanket: Cash rules as stocks, bonds waver 2019-01-15T05:46:28Z 2019-01-15T05:16:26Z 2019-01-15T05:46:21Z The best investment last year was not investing.
Trump declares he'll 'never back down' in shutdown fight 2019-01-15T05:15:45Z 2019-01-14T05:43:50Z 2019-01-15T05:15:40Z Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will face with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end?.
US tells Saudis to hold 'accountable' killers of journalist 2019-01-15T05:15:43Z 2019-01-14T22:53:25Z 2019-01-15T05:15:38Z U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia that Trump administration expects them to hold 'accountable' those responsible for death of journalist.
Sears' chairman stands at the center of fight for company 2019-01-15T02:03:51Z 2019-01-14T05:13:38Z 2019-01-15T02:03:41Z As Sears teeters on the brink of collapse, its chairman stands to come out on top. Fiat Chrysler CEO says company strong enough to stand alone 2019-01-15T00:33:37Z 2019-01-14T17:43:13Z 2019-01-15T00:33:33Z Fiat Chrysler's new CEO says major job cuts or alliance with other automakers are not in the plans for Italian-American automaker.
Gov. Pritzker gives Democrats near-record power in Illinois 2019-01-14T23:55:16Z 2019-01-14T18:33:24Z 2019-01-14T23:54:53Z Billionaire J.B. Pritzker took the oath as Illinois governor, giving Democrats nearly unprecedented power at the Statehouse after four years of divided government only worsened the economic woes of a state billions of dollars in debt.
Trump seeks to sell shutdown, trade policies to farmers 2019-01-14T23:34:27Z 2019-01-14T16:53:32Z 2019-01-14T23:34:27Z President Donald Trump is on his way to Louisiana after a mechanical issue delayed Air Force One's departure from Washington.
If UK Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, what's Plan B? 2019-01-14T23:24:28Z 2019-01-14T14:43:09Z 2019-01-14T23:24:02Z A look at what might happen if British lawmakers vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Detroit show has SUVs, horsepower, but electric cars are few 2019-01-14T23:03:57Z 2019-01-14T12:33:09Z 2019-01-14T23:03:43Z Automakers have promised to start selling hordes of electric cars in the next few years, but only two will be unveiled at the big Detroit auto show that kicks off this week.
The Latest: Trump tells farmers that wall won't hurt them 2019-01-14T22:55:36Z 2019-01-14T17:53:14Z 2019-01-14T22:55:19Z Farmers are gathering in New Orleans to hear from President Donald Trump as their businesses feel the effects of his trade policies and the partial government shutdown. Newmont's $10B offer would create world's biggest gold miner 2019-01-14T21:43:58Z 2019-01-14T12:13:15Z 2019-01-14T21:43:49Z Newmont Mining is buying Goldcorp in a deal valued at about $10 billion.
Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show 2019-01-14T21:43:41Z 2019-01-13T09:23:02Z 2019-01-14T21:43:33Z SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise sports cars and electric vehicles on the agenda. Chinese exports to US sank last month as tariffs took a toll 2019-01-14T21:34:03Z 2019-01-14T02:33:28Z 2019-01-14T21:34:01Z China 2018 exports up 7.1 percent, imports up 12.9 percent as trade battle heats up.
Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients 2019-01-14T21:24:58Z 2019-01-10T14:37:10Z 2019-01-14T21:24:19Z Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away from the best treatment options _ or maybe even push the products off the market. Cold, hard safety blanket: Cash rules as stocks, bonds waver 2019-01-14T21:06:09Z 2019-01-14T21:06:07Z 2019-01-14T21:06:07Z The best investment last year was not investing.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years 2019-01-14T20:45:19Z 2019-01-09T17:27:13Z 2019-01-14T20:45:00Z Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announces on Twitter that he and his wife of 25 years have decided to divorce.
New Democratic Kansas governor promises bipartisan approach 2019-01-14T20:24:48Z 2019-01-14T17:53:34Z 2019-01-14T20:24:22Z Kansas' new Democratic governor has called for the state to "forge a new chapter" of bipartisanship.
Liberals dare Trump to back their bills lowering drug prices 2019-01-14T20:14:52Z 2019-01-10T11:07:11Z 2019-01-14T20:14:35Z Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation that echoes some of his own themes.
Industry wary of alternatives tries to protect a word: meat 2019-01-14T19:46:18Z 2019-01-13T15:03:10Z 2019-01-14T19:46:03Z More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and other items that look and taste like meat.
Center where comatose woman had baby faced criminal probe 2019-01-14T19:45:04Z 2019-01-13T20:03:21Z 2019-01-14T19:44:38Z State regulators reportedly wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from a Phoenix long-term care facility years before a woman in a vegetative state gave birth. New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary 2019-01-14T19:34:12Z 2019-01-14T11:03:03Z 2019-01-14T19:34:01Z Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises. USA Today publisher targeted for buyout 2019-01-14T19:24:32Z 2019-01-14T08:03:37Z 2019-01-14T19:23:36Z Report says Digital First planning bid for USA Today publisher Gannett. House Dems announce sweeping investigation of drug pricing 2019-01-14T19:05:39Z 2019-01-14T16:43:18Z 2019-01-14T19:04:56Z House Oversight Committee launches sweeping investigation of drug company pricing. Egypt launches regional gas forum, including Israel in fold 2019-01-14T18:55:28Z 2019-01-14T17:03:48Z 2019-01-14T18:55:16Z Egypt has hosted its first ever regional gas forum, with several government delegations attending including the Israeli Energy Minister in the first such official visit since its 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
Russia tells Japan retaking Pacific islands not on horizon 2019-01-14T18:14:49Z 2019-01-14T10:43:04Z 2019-01-14T18:14:15Z The foreign Ministers of Russia and Japan are conducting talks on disputed Pacific islands. 2 top auto awards go to Hyundai, 1 to Ram 1500 2019-01-14T17:33:37Z 2019-01-14T13:53:09Z 2019-01-14T17:33:28Z Hyundai Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and the Ram pickup win North American car, sport utility and truck of the year awards.
Lower expenses and taxes send Citigroup's profits higher 2019-01-14T17:13:15Z 2019-01-14T13:33:12Z 2019-01-14T17:13:14Z Citigroup 4Q profits rise by 9 percent on an adjusted basis, beating estimates. It's not too late to save money on 2018 business taxes 2019-01-14T16:56:35Z 2019-01-14T16:53:30Z 2019-01-14T16:55:45Z Small business owners with sloppy records will not only find it harder to compile their returns, the haphazard books may be costing them money; they may overlook expenses that will lower their tax bills.
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