Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk 2017-05-24T02:15:29Z 2017-05-24T02:15:18Z 2017-05-24T02:15:18Z Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program. Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget 2017-05-24T02:14:20Z 2017-05-24T02:14:14Z 2017-05-24T02:14:14Z How President Trump's proposed budget would affect individual government agencies.
Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military 2017-05-24T02:13:39Z 2017-05-24T02:13:39Z 2017-05-24T02:13:39Z Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion spending plan featuring deep cuts in safety net programs.
AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast 2017-05-24T02:13:33Z 2017-05-24T02:13:30Z 2017-05-24T02:13:30Z AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts.
Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground 2017-05-24T02:13:30Z 2017-05-24T02:13:29Z 2017-05-24T02:13:29Z They are stylistic and strategic opposites, one a bombastic and ostentatious president, the other a modest and wily pontiff.
Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores 2017-05-24T01:52:14Z 2017-05-24T01:52:10Z 2017-05-24T01:52:10Z Google is keeping an eye on what you're buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising.
FCC: No punishment for late-night host Colbert's Trump joke 2017-05-24T01:23:45Z 2017-05-24T01:23:42Z 2017-05-24T01:23:42Z There will be no fine for a risque joke about President Donald Trump by late-night host Stephen Colbert.
The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016 2017-05-24T01:02:22Z 2017-05-24T01:02:20Z 2017-05-24T01:02:20Z The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016.
Only on AP: CEO pay climbed faster last year, up 8.5 percent 2017-05-24T01:02:18Z 2017-05-24T01:02:18Z 2017-05-24T01:02:18Z The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies made $11.5 million last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now 2017-05-24T01:02:14Z 2017-05-24T01:02:11Z 2017-05-24T01:02:11Z The Trump administration is allowing to go forward an Obama-era rule that puts stricter requirements on professionals who advise retirement savers on their investments. US says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests 2017-05-24T01:02:07Z 2017-05-24T01:02:04Z 2017-05-24T01:02:04Z The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeeps cheat on emissions tests. Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress 2017-05-24T01:02:05Z 2017-05-24T01:02:02Z 2017-05-24T01:02:02Z With a proposal to cut the nation's largest domestic food aid program by almost a third, President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first 2017-05-24T01:02:00Z 2017-05-24T01:01:57Z 2017-05-24T01:01:57Z Fox News Channel isn't used to losing to its cable news rivals, but was beaten last week by MSNBC. Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars 2017-05-24T00:41:52Z 2017-05-24T00:41:51Z 2017-05-24T00:41:51Z Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past two and a half years.
Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision 2017-05-24T00:34:34Z 2017-05-24T00:34:32Z 2017-05-24T00:34:32Z Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions next year is growing deeper. Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in Greece 2017-05-24T00:34:17Z 2017-05-24T00:34:15Z 2017-05-24T00:34:15Z Unidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from Greece's austerity-battered hospitals. Chinese online retailer developing one-ton delivery drones 2017-05-24T00:24:15Z 2017-05-24T00:24:02Z 2017-05-24T00:24:02Z China's biggest online retailer, JD.com, says it is developing drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election 2017-05-24T00:24:09Z 2017-05-24T00:23:58Z 2017-05-24T00:23:58Z A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.
Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles 2017-05-24T00:24:06Z 2017-05-24T00:23:56Z 2017-05-24T00:23:56Z Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and more viewing angles for the screen. Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics 2017-05-24T00:24:05Z 2017-05-24T00:23:53Z 2017-05-24T00:23:53Z Sony's leader is promising a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades.
Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets 2017-05-24T00:24:01Z 2017-05-24T00:23:50Z 2017-05-24T00:23:50Z Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets.
With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix 2017-05-24T00:23:55Z 2017-05-24T00:23:46Z 2017-05-24T00:23:46Z This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in boos and applause.
Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company 2017-05-23T23:23:09Z 2017-05-23T23:23:05Z 2017-05-23T23:23:05Z Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company with a clear direction for the future. Target, states reach $18.5 million settlement on data breach 2017-05-23T22:53:01Z 2017-05-23T22:52:56Z 2017-05-23T22:52:56Z NY attorney general announces $18.5 million settlement with Target over 2013 data breach. Jury awards $256M to California auto dealer in Nissan suit 2017-05-23T22:52:42Z 2017-05-23T22:52:36Z 2017-05-23T22:52:36Z A jury has awarded more than $256 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan put him out of business during the recession. The Latest: Jury awards $256M to auto dealer in Nissan suit 2017-05-23T22:52:39Z 2017-05-23T22:52:35Z 2017-05-23T22:52:35Z A jury has awarded more than $256 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan put him out of business during the recession.
Stocks claw back more lost ground with 4th straight gain 2017-05-23T22:02:13Z 2017-05-23T22:02:05Z 2017-05-23T22:02:05Z Small gains for health care and beverage companies lead US stocks slightly higher.
China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica 2017-05-23T21:31:19Z 2017-05-23T21:26:15Z 2017-05-23T21:31:19Z A top Chinese leader says a "proper balance" must be struck between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica as climate change exposes its vulnerabilities. CFO of Soup Nazi-inspired company indicted on tax charges 2017-05-23T21:23:06Z 2017-05-23T21:23:04Z 2017-05-23T21:23:04Z The chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" has been charged with cheating the government of over a half-million dollars in revenues.
US new-home sales drop 11.4% in April, most in 2 years 2017-05-23T21:02:22Z 2017-05-23T21:02:19Z 2017-05-23T21:02:19Z US new-home sales last month down 11.4 percent in April, biggest drop in 2 years.
Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans 2017-05-23T19:52:39Z 2017-05-23T19:52:39Z 2017-05-23T19:52:39Z President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is getting an icy reception on Capitol Hill, even from his fellow Republicans.
More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade 2017-05-23T19:33:02Z 2017-05-23T19:32:38Z 2017-05-23T19:32:38Z More sponsors have dropped out of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. German business confidence hits 26-year high in May 2017-05-23T19:32:55Z 2017-05-23T19:32:21Z 2017-05-23T19:32:21Z A survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in 26 years.
The Latest: Democrats criticize Trump budget plan 2017-05-23T18:51:58Z 2017-05-23T18:51:53Z 2017-05-23T18:51:53Z Top GOP leaders in Congress are praising President Donald Trump's budget plan for promising a balanced federal ledger over time. Trump names nuclear chief Svinicki to a new five-year term 2017-05-23T18:12:00Z 2017-05-23T18:11:56Z 2017-05-23T18:11:56Z President Donald Trump has selected Kristine Svinicki, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to lead the panel for another five years. Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes 2017-05-23T17:52:43Z 2017-05-23T17:52:40Z 2017-05-23T17:52:40Z Nokia, Apple collaborate with patent license pact, settling all litigation. German prosecutors to search Daimler offices in diesel probe 2017-05-23T15:29:30Z 2017-05-23T15:26:04Z 2017-05-23T15:29:30Z German automaker Daimler AG says prosecutors will be searching several of its offices in Germany as part of a preliminary investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emission controls.
Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market 2017-05-23T15:29:28Z 2017-05-23T15:26:02Z 2017-05-23T15:29:28Z French President Emmanuel Macron is holding meetings with unions and business organizations to discuss reforming the country's labor market, which many blame for France's sub-par economic performance over recent years. Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown 2017-05-23T15:22:58Z 2017-05-23T15:22:43Z 2017-05-23T15:22:43Z Hong Kong police have launched a fresh crackdown on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center.
Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt? 2017-05-23T15:02:35Z 2017-05-23T15:02:19Z 2017-05-23T15:02:19Z When you're searching for your first post-college job, knowing about your student loan repayment options may help you start a career that's both satisfying and lets you pay the bills.
European markets push higher on strong economic news 2017-05-23T14:22:22Z 2017-05-23T14:22:16Z 2017-05-23T14:22:16Z Asian shares mostly higher after Manchester explosion; oil prices fall back. Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack 2017-05-23T13:16:26Z 2017-05-23T13:16:11Z 2017-05-23T13:16:11Z Was North Korea really behind the WannaCry cyberattack? Experts say that's far from certain. European economic rebound showing surprising strength 2017-05-23T13:14:45Z 2017-05-23T13:12:49Z 2017-05-23T13:14:45Z A closely watched survey of business activity across the 19-country eurozone shows economic growth holding steady at a six-year high in May while job creation has picked up to near-decade highs. Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision 2017-05-23T13:14:35Z 2017-05-23T13:12:35Z 2017-05-23T13:14:35Z The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers.
New deadline for Greece set after another stalemate 2017-05-23T12:35:11Z 2017-05-23T12:35:08Z 2017-05-23T12:35:08Z Hopes for a breakthrough are dashed again and another deadline is set. Clariant, Huntsman, latest chemical makers seeking to merge 2017-05-23T10:42:01Z 2017-05-23T10:41:52Z 2017-05-23T10:41:52Z Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and The Woodlands, Texas-based Huntsman Corp. say they are merging to create a company worth some $20 billion. Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers 2017-05-23T10:04:27Z 2017-05-23T10:04:22Z 2017-05-23T10:04:22Z A French researcher has released a free software that he claims can restore some of the computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware. Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO 2017-05-23T09:32:11Z 2017-05-23T09:32:07Z 2017-05-23T09:32:07Z Ford replaces CEO, shakes up executives in new push to transform business.
Hasbro to hold first-ever convention for company's brands 2017-05-23T08:32:05Z 2017-05-23T08:31:55Z 2017-05-23T08:31:55Z From G.I. Joe to My Little Pony, toy maker Hasbro says it's holding the first-ever convention to bring all of its brands together.
Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts 2017-05-23T07:42:08Z 2017-05-23T07:42:08Z 2017-05-23T07:42:08Z Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump budget proposal targeting benefit programs. Three lawsuits allege foot-dragging by Fox on harassment 2017-05-23T06:54:49Z 2017-05-23T06:54:40Z 2017-05-23T06:54:40Z Fox News is hit by three more lawsuits alleging sexual harassment or racial discrimination, which the network says in response has no legal merit.
The Latest: Trump budget slashes safety-net programs 2017-05-23T05:47:55Z 2017-05-23T05:47:52Z 2017-05-23T05:47:52Z Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump budget proposal targeting benefit programs.
Greece falls short in efforts to secure deal with creditors 2017-05-23T04:47:14Z 2017-05-23T04:47:10Z 2017-05-23T04:47:10Z French President Emmanuel Macron says his administration will push for an international debt relief deal for austerity-weary Greece. Uber threatens to fire key exec in self-driving car dispute 2017-05-23T03:29:16Z 2017-05-23T03:29:14Z 2017-05-23T03:29:14Z Uber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional rights against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order.
Box office Top 20: 'Alien: Covenant' dethrones 'Guardians 2' 2017-05-23T03:26:57Z 2017-05-23T03:25:53Z 2017-05-23T03:25:53Z Ridley Scott's space horror film "Alien: Covenant" scared reigning box office champ "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2" out of the No. 1 spot this week _ but just barely.
The Latest: Eurozone and Greece fail to agree bailout deal 2017-05-23T03:06:51Z 2017-05-23T03:06:48Z 2017-05-23T03:06:48Z The German and French finance ministers say they're confident of an agreement to unlock further aid for Greece.
EU nations set tough negotiating mandate for Brexit talks 2017-05-23T02:25:16Z 2017-05-23T02:25:10Z 2017-05-23T02:25:10Z The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings. Asian shares drift as blast in Manchester rattles investors 2017-05-23T02:24:59Z 2017-05-23T02:24:58Z 2017-05-23T02:24:58Z US stocks climb as defense companies rise after President Donald Trump completes a large sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases 2017-05-22T22:17:55Z 2017-05-22T22:17:51Z 2017-05-22T22:17:51Z The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. Arconic allows activist investor to add board members 2017-05-22T21:54:56Z 2017-05-22T21:54:52Z 2017-05-22T21:54:52Z Arconic says activist investor Elliott Management will be allowed to nominate members to the precision metal parts maker's board and have a say in naming the next CEO. Puerto Rico seeks court's help to save public pension system 2017-05-22T20:05:04Z 2017-05-22T20:05:00Z 2017-05-22T20:05:00Z Puerto Rico's governor says he'll ask a court to restructure the debts of the U.S. territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year.
Germany, France pledge new efforts to strengthen eurozone 2017-05-22T19:27:26Z 2017-05-22T19:26:17Z 2017-05-22T19:26:17Z Germany and France are pledging to seek ways to strengthen the eurozone, with harmonization of corporate taxes among possible measures. France's Le Pen would accept exit of rival on euro issue 2017-05-22T19:07:40Z 2017-05-22T19:07:32Z 2017-05-22T19:07:32Z French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she would find it natural if the National Front's No. 2 official leaves the party if it drops one of the top issues she defended during her unsuccessful run for the presidency: giving up the euro currency. Citigroup settles claims over possible money laundering 2017-05-22T18:35:30Z 2017-05-22T18:35:25Z 2017-05-22T18:35:25Z Citigroup to pay nearly $100 million to settle claims that negligence in Mexican subsidiary may have allowed money laundering. Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule 2017-05-22T17:40:24Z 2017-05-22T17:39:53Z 2017-05-22T17:39:53Z A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration. Supreme Court rejects businesses' challenge to Michigan tax 2017-05-22T17:05:21Z 2017-05-22T17:05:19Z 2017-05-22T17:05:19Z The Supreme Court is rejecting challenges by IBM, Goodyear and other businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from Michigan. China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor 2017-05-22T15:58:35Z 2017-05-22T15:57:01Z 2017-05-22T15:57:01Z Commercial development of the globe's vast reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor.
Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell 2017-05-22T15:57:59Z 2017-05-22T15:56:32Z 2017-05-22T15:56:32Z President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. Czechs to build rail network for high-speed trains 2017-05-22T15:55:27Z 2017-05-22T15:55:23Z 2017-05-22T15:55:23Z The Czech government has approved a nearly $28 billion plan to build a rail network for high-speed trains. Romanian court nixes request to put bishop under home arrest 2017-05-22T15:54:55Z 2017-05-22T15:54:53Z 2017-05-22T15:54:53Z A Romanian court has rejected a request by anti-corruption prosecutors to place Teodosie, the Archbishop of Tomis, under house arrest for allegedly defrauding the European Union.
Asian stocks track Wall St's rally, Europe opens mixed 2017-05-22T14:24:57Z 2017-05-22T14:24:47Z 2017-05-22T14:24:47Z Asian stocks cheered by Wall Street rally, shrug off global political uncertainties. EU urges members to address inequality as economy recovers 2017-05-22T13:45:04Z 2017-05-22T13:45:00Z 2017-05-22T13:45:00Z The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances and push through reforms that tackle social inequality.
AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel 2017-05-22T11:15:05Z 2017-05-22T11:14:58Z 2017-05-22T11:14:58Z Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show that the World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel. Maker of Nathan's hot dogs issues recall over metal concerns 2017-05-22T11:04:55Z 2017-05-22T11:04:51Z 2017-05-22T11:04:51Z The company that makes Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of the products after getting complaints of metal found in the packages.
Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat 2017-05-22T10:55:00Z 2017-05-22T10:55:00Z 2017-05-22T10:55:00Z Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish citizen who attempted to sit in first-class on board a Los Angeles-Honolulu flight.
Brazilians call for president to resign after graft charges 2017-05-22T10:06:47Z 2017-05-22T10:06:34Z 2017-05-22T10:06:34Z Brazilians around the country protested on Sunday to call for their president to step down after the highest court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed the payment of hush money to a jailed former lawmaker.
Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US 2017-05-22T10:04:42Z 2017-05-22T10:04:39Z 2017-05-22T10:04:39Z The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam have committed to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out.
'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office 2017-05-22T09:44:50Z 2017-05-22T09:44:42Z 2017-05-22T09:44:42Z "Alien: Covenant" edges "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in weekend box-office space fight.
Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal 2017-05-22T09:14:39Z 2017-05-22T09:14:35Z 2017-05-22T09:14:35Z President Donald Trump's budget hasn't been released yet, but that's not stopping some of Congress' most important Republicans from giving it a cold shoulder.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates record while abroad 2017-05-22T08:17:09Z 2017-05-22T08:17:04Z 2017-05-22T08:17:04Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump gets ahead of developments in citing his record during Saudi Arabia speech. Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure 2017-05-22T06:03:43Z 2017-05-22T06:03:39Z 2017-05-22T06:03:39Z Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways says it's laying off nearly 600 staff as it faces rising competition from rival carriers and tough business conditions.
Asian stocks track Wall St's rally despite global worries 2017-05-22T05:33:30Z 2017-05-22T05:33:27Z 2017-05-22T05:33:27Z Asian stocks cheered by Wall Street rally, shrug off global political uncertainties.
Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package 2017-05-22T04:03:15Z 2017-05-22T04:03:15Z 2017-05-22T04:03:15Z Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism. Japan exports gain in April; rising oil prices pinch surplus 2017-05-22T04:03:12Z 2017-05-22T04:02:55Z 2017-05-22T04:02:55Z Japan reports its exports rose a solid 7.5 percent in April though its trade surplus fell sharply as higher oil prices pushed the value of imports higher. 'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate 2017-05-22T02:42:55Z 2017-05-22T02:42:55Z 2017-05-22T02:42:55Z A California museum is exhibiting photographs by the late Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II.
The Latest: Trump budget envisions cuts totaling $1.7T 2017-05-22T01:34:42Z 2017-05-22T01:34:40Z 2017-05-22T01:34:40Z Food stamps take 25 percent hit in Trump budget proposal, just one of several benefit programs to face cuts.
LL Bean's newest Bootmobile is kicking it in Japan 2017-05-21T22:33:12Z 2017-05-21T22:33:09Z 2017-05-21T22:33:09Z L.L. Bean has created a special "Bootmobile" for Japan, a four-wheeled tribute to the retailer's iconic boot.
Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety 2017-05-21T20:44:08Z 2017-05-21T20:44:07Z 2017-05-21T20:44:07Z After a car barreled down the crowded sidewalks of Times Square, killing a teenage tourist and leaving 22 people injured, some New Yorkers are calling for the installation of more protective bollards at the ends of city sidewalks. At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles 2017-05-21T17:23:23Z 2017-05-21T17:22:58Z 2017-05-21T17:22:58Z More than 1,100 politicians and business people have come together in search of ways to transform stagnant economies of the troubled Middle East and North Africa. Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison 2017-05-21T12:42:58Z 2017-05-21T12:42:54Z 2017-05-21T12:42:54Z After a year in prison, an ex-West Virginia coal CEO is still seeking vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions 2017-05-21T10:23:24Z 2017-05-21T10:23:07Z 2017-05-21T10:23:07Z Iran has sanctioned nine more U.S.-linked businesses, organizations and people over America's sanctions for its ballistic missile program. Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US 2017-05-21T09:53:03Z 2017-05-21T09:52:59Z 2017-05-21T09:52:59Z The Pacific Rim trade ministers have started their two-day meeting in Hanoi focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism.
Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters 2017-05-21T08:12:59Z 2017-05-21T08:12:53Z 2017-05-21T08:12:53Z Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous.
The Latest: Trump gets royal treatment from Saudis. 2017-05-21T06:12:52Z 2017-05-21T06:12:52Z 2017-05-21T06:12:52Z Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism.
Fox News fires Bob Beckel for racially insensitive remark 2017-05-20T21:52:29Z 2017-05-20T21:52:27Z 2017-05-20T21:52:27Z Fox News Channel says it has fired commentator Bob Beckel for making a racially insensitive remark to a black employee. Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border 2017-05-20T19:56:49Z 2017-05-20T19:55:38Z 2017-05-20T19:55:38Z Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. Critical Turkish newspaper publishes blank issue in protest 2017-05-20T18:02:29Z 2017-05-20T18:02:25Z 2017-05-20T18:02:25Z A Turkish opposition paper has published its Saturday edition left blank to protest detentions.
The Latest: Mogherini warns against US cuts in UN funding 2017-05-20T17:52:54Z 2017-05-20T17:52:42Z 2017-05-20T17:52:42Z The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies.
Vaccine may cut HPV infections, an oral cancer risk, in men 2017-05-20T16:14:36Z 2017-05-20T16:14:36Z 2017-05-20T16:14:36Z New study finds the HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers.
US stocks close broadly higher; oil rises 2017-05-20T14:22:33Z 2017-05-20T14:22:28Z 2017-05-20T14:22:28Z U.S. stocks edge higher in early trading, extending the market's modest gains from the day before.
Taiwan's Tsai keeps domestic focus amid China's isolation 2017-05-20T07:53:19Z 2017-05-20T07:53:15Z 2017-05-20T07:53:15Z After a year in office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen's administration is shunned by an angry China, but domestic concerns appear to be trumping relations with Beijing. Trump's pick for deputy treasury secretary withdraws 2017-05-19T21:32:20Z 2017-05-19T21:30:21Z 2017-05-19T21:32:20Z President Donald Trump's choice to be deputy treasury secretary, bank executive Jim Donovan, is withdrawing from consideration to be second in command for Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
FCC vote kicks off a battle over regulation of the internet 2017-05-19T21:23:54Z 2017-05-19T21:23:53Z 2017-05-19T21:23:53Z A federal agency has voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. 9 years after recession began, some states still unrecovered 2017-05-19T20:09:56Z 2017-05-19T20:09:49Z 2017-05-19T20:09:49Z Even as the nation has left behind the job-market trauma of 2008 and 2009, some states have been slow to recover. Acosta, Trump's man on Labor, wants more apprenticeships 2017-05-19T18:50:06Z 2017-05-19T18:49:58Z 2017-05-19T18:49:58Z Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is telling his counterparts overseas that President Donald Trump's administration wants more apprenticeships to fill gaps in the American workforce.
Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter 2017-05-19T18:34:53Z 2017-05-19T18:33:20Z 2017-05-19T18:33:20Z Google is about to provide the latest peek at its digital services and gadgets as it seeks to become an even more influential force in people's lives.
Indonesia arrests Japanese man in reptile smuggling 2017-05-19T17:15:35Z 2017-05-19T17:15:15Z 2017-05-19T17:15:15Z Indonesian authorities have arrested a Japanese man who conservationists says is a major player in the illegal wildlife trade for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 250 reptiles out of the country.
Green Machine is back, Deere posts a big 1Q and ups outlook 2017-05-19T17:10:11Z 2017-05-19T17:10:01Z 2017-05-19T17:10:01Z Deere shares hit new heights on a strong quarter and an even stronger outlook.
At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar 2017-05-19T17:03:11Z 2017-05-19T17:03:07Z 2017-05-19T17:03:07Z Google announced several new "smart" features for its apps and services _ several of which are already offered by rivals such as Amazon, Apple and Facebook.
The Latest: Familiarity in Google's newly unveiled services 2017-05-19T16:53:32Z 2017-05-19T16:53:19Z 2017-05-19T16:53:19Z Google's latest tool lets you point your phone's camera at places and objects to get information about them. Standard & Poor's raises Indonesia credit rating 2017-05-19T16:10:30Z 2017-05-19T16:10:11Z 2017-05-19T16:10:11Z Standard & Poor's has raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to investment grade in recognition of a more stable political environment and improved control over government finances. Toyota, Nissan, others get behind fuel cell push in Japan 2017-05-19T16:10:17Z 2017-05-19T16:10:02Z 2017-05-19T16:10:02Z Japan backs push for pollution-free vehicles that run on hydrogen, plans to build more hydrogen fueling stations and boost number of fuel-cell vehicles on roads to 40,000 by 2020.
Correction: Russia-Navalny story 2017-05-19T15:09:54Z 2017-05-19T15:09:49Z 2017-05-19T15:09:49Z Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov has launched a video attack on opposition leader Alexei Navalny shortly before the trial in Usmanov vs. Navalny defamation case was to begin. EU fines Facebook over misleading information 2017-05-19T14:42:20Z 2017-05-19T14:42:14Z 2017-05-19T14:42:14Z The EU's competition watchdog has fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) for providing misleading information over its buyout of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
Stocks bounce back after Trump-related losses 2017-05-19T14:10:00Z 2017-05-19T14:09:49Z 2017-05-19T14:09:49Z Asian stocks are mixed as investors fret over the U.S. political situation and a crisis brewing in Brazil.
Ailes' political legacy: GOP control in divided America 2017-05-19T12:31:30Z 2017-05-19T12:29:37Z 2017-05-19T12:31:30Z Roger Ailes is gone, but the world he created is not.
AP Explains: Voting, governance and clerical power in Iran 2017-05-19T12:11:28Z 2017-05-19T12:11:26Z 2017-05-19T12:11:26Z AP Explains: How do presidential power and elections work under a supreme leader in Iran's Islamic Republic.
Wal-Mart sees online sales surge, more shoppers at stores 2017-05-19T12:09:57Z 2017-05-19T12:09:55Z 2017-05-19T12:09:55Z Wal-Mart Stores beats 1Q earnings expectations, misses revenue forecasts.
Cisco Systems announces 1,100 more layoffs 2017-05-19T11:33:21Z 2017-05-19T11:31:02Z 2017-05-19T11:33:21Z Cisco Systems is laying off 1,100 more workers as the internet gear maker battles declining revenue while it struggles to meet shifting technology markets. EU moves toward greater freedom for watching online content 2017-05-19T10:01:08Z 2017-05-19T10:01:03Z 2017-05-19T10:01:03Z The European Union has taken a major step that will allow subscribers to online movies and television to watch the content throughout the 28 members of the union instead of being blocked once they leave their country.
Reactions to the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes 2017-05-19T09:59:23Z 2017-05-19T09:59:23Z 2017-05-19T09:59:23Z Reactions to the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, who died Thursday at age 77.
Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct 2017-05-19T09:10:23Z 2017-05-19T09:10:20Z 2017-05-19T09:10:20Z Analysts say a framework agreement between China and ASEAN menbers on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward cooling tensions in the strategic waterway.
China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea 2017-05-19T09:09:18Z 2017-05-19T09:09:18Z 2017-05-19T09:09:18Z Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech U.S. missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats.
Greek parliament approves new creditor-demanded cutbacks 2017-05-19T08:00:37Z 2017-05-19T08:00:37Z 2017-05-19T08:00:37Z Despite torrential rain, protest rallies are continuing in Athens for a second day, hours before a major austerity vote in parliament that would impose additional income losses for another three years. President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave 2017-05-19T07:51:54Z 2017-05-19T07:51:51Z 2017-05-19T07:51:51Z President Donald Trump's 2018 budget will include a paid family leave plan.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Russia claims under scrutiny 2017-05-19T07:51:02Z 2017-05-19T07:51:01Z 2017-05-19T07:51:01Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes some questionable claims about Russia investigation.
Lithuania court delays extradition ruling in phishing case 2017-05-19T07:43:19Z 2017-05-19T07:43:05Z 2017-05-19T07:43:05Z A court in Lithuania wants more information from the United States before ruling on the extradition of a local businessman suspected of conning Google and Facebook out of more than $100 million.
French President Macron talks to Putin, faces media uproar 2017-05-19T07:41:31Z 2017-05-19T07:41:30Z 2017-05-19T07:41:30Z French President Emmanuel Macron has gathered his newly-named officials for his first Cabinet meeting _ an assembly that looks significantly different than previous French governments. Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe 2017-05-19T07:40:17Z 2017-05-19T07:40:00Z 2017-05-19T07:40:00Z Canada's government is warning it could cancel a planned purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing Co. because of U.S. Department of Commerce anti-dumping investigations against Canadian plane maker Bombardier.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims unearned exoneration on Russia 2017-05-19T07:33:58Z 2017-05-19T07:33:58Z 2017-05-19T07:33:58Z AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims unearned exoneration on Russia. Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA 2017-05-19T05:49:52Z 2017-05-19T05:49:52Z 2017-05-19T05:49:52Z Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Asian shares mostly lower on Trump, Brazil worries 2017-05-19T04:19:13Z 2017-05-19T04:19:10Z 2017-05-19T04:19:10Z Stock markets around the world fell sharply Thursday as investors fretted over a drumbeat of worrying developments surrounding President Donald Trump.
Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations 2017-05-19T04:12:18Z 2017-05-19T04:12:14Z 2017-05-19T04:12:14Z Brazilian federal police are searching the office and homes of a top senator and presidential contender. Colombians seek probe of Chiquita execs for terror funding 2017-05-18T22:59:40Z 2017-05-18T22:59:37Z 2017-05-18T22:59:37Z Human rights groups in Colombia are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate executives from Chiquita Brands for complicity in crimes against humanity as a result of payments made to paramilitary groups.
House speaker promises tax overhaul this year despite chaos 2017-05-18T21:51:49Z 2017-05-18T21:51:42Z 2017-05-18T21:51:42Z Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the United States can achieve a goal of 3 percent economic growth if there are historic changes in taxes and regulation.
Fox News founder Roger Ailes died of complications from fall 2017-05-18T21:39:11Z 2017-05-18T21:39:09Z 2017-05-18T21:39:09Z Fox News Channel founder Roger Ailes has died at 77, his wife said. Kochs unveil campaign to 'jolt' stalled tax debate 2017-05-18T21:36:52Z 2017-05-18T21:33:31Z 2017-05-18T21:36:52Z The Koch Brothers' political network is preparing to spend millions of dollars to inject new urgency into the stalled tax debate. Toyota, 3 other automakers settle suit over Takata air bags 2017-05-18T21:19:34Z 2017-05-18T21:19:29Z 2017-05-18T21:19:29Z Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW reach settlement in Takata air bag lawsuit. Ralph Lauren posts quarterly loss a day after naming new CEO 2017-05-18T21:19:29Z 2017-05-18T21:19:20Z 2017-05-18T21:19:20Z Ralph Lauren reports quarterly loss; reports another round of sales declines for a key measure.
Gap shares climb after profit exceeds expectations 2017-05-18T21:19:05Z 2017-05-18T21:19:04Z 2017-05-18T21:19:04Z Shares of Gap climb after the retailer reports a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations.
The Latest: French media voice access concerns to Macron 2017-05-18T20:49:24Z 2017-05-18T20:49:23Z 2017-05-18T20:49:23Z The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia and France have discussed possible cooperation on international issues, including the fight against terrorism. Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks 2017-05-18T20:35:02Z 2017-05-18T20:32:09Z 2017-05-18T20:35:02Z European Union and U.S. transport and security officials will meet in Brussels Wednesday to discuss U.S. plans to broaden an in-flight ban on laptops and tablets to include plans from Europe. The Latest: NAFTA critic calls Trump plans "markedly vague" 2017-05-18T19:09:24Z 2017-05-18T19:09:22Z 2017-05-18T19:09:22Z Congressional leaders promise to work with Trump administration to renegotiate NAFTA. Trump's Japan envoy pick says he's optimistic on trade deal 2017-05-18T18:49:22Z 2017-05-18T18:49:16Z 2017-05-18T18:49:16Z The businessman in line to be U.S. ambassador to Japan says he's optimistic about reaching deal with Japan that could mean equal or better results than the Asia-Pacific pact that President Donald Trump pulled the United States from after taking office. McDonald's says it removed artificial flavor from soft serve 2017-05-18T18:19:15Z 2017-05-18T18:19:14Z 2017-05-18T18:19:14Z McDonald's says it soft serve is now being made with natural vanilla flavor instead of artificial vanilla flavor.
Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution 2017-05-18T18:11:24Z 2017-05-18T18:11:05Z 2017-05-18T18:11:05Z Researchers find government lab tests don't accurately measure real-world tailpipe pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars. Poll says blacks less likely to have enough for retirement 2017-05-18T18:02:50Z 2017-05-18T18:02:46Z 2017-05-18T18:02:46Z A new poll shows that older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found.
Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K 2017-05-18T17:32:55Z 2017-05-18T17:30:15Z 2017-05-18T17:32:55Z Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week to 3-month low of 232,000. Canada-European Union pact worries US lobster industry 2017-05-18T16:59:14Z 2017-05-18T16:59:12Z 2017-05-18T16:59:12Z Members of the U.S. seafood industry are fearful that Canada's approval of a new trade deal with the European Union will cause big problems for the American lobster business, just as catch is hitting historic highs. Tests for lead poisoning may be faulty, US regulators warn 2017-05-18T16:40:58Z 2017-05-18T16:40:56Z 2017-05-18T16:40:56Z Federal health agencies are warning that some tests of lead levels in the blood produce inaccurate results, so children under six years and pregnant and nursing women may need to be retested.
Trump developments weigh on global stocks once again 2017-05-18T16:39:31Z 2017-05-18T16:39:24Z 2017-05-18T16:39:24Z Asian stocks slide after big Wall Street losses as Trump's mounting political woes rattle investors.
Donald Trump Jr., Dubai business partner discuss 'new ideas' 2017-05-18T16:09:39Z 2017-05-18T16:09:32Z 2017-05-18T16:09:32Z Donald Trump Jr. traveled recently to Dubai to discuss 'new ideas' with a billionaire business partner. Conquer fear of credit cards now, reap benefits later 2017-05-18T16:08:56Z 2017-05-18T16:08:53Z 2017-05-18T16:08:53Z Fear of debt has many young Americans avoiding credit cards, consumer credit experts say, which is hampering their ability to build a credit history required for loan approvals. ECB could start considering stimulus exit at next meeting 2017-05-18T15:49:14Z 2017-05-18T15:49:13Z 2017-05-18T15:49:13Z Officials at the European Central Bank have indicated that their next meeting would be a good time to consider shifting toward an exit from stimulus efforts that have boosted a strengthening recovery. Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent 2017-05-18T15:40:00Z 2017-05-18T15:39:47Z 2017-05-18T15:39:47Z Long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched lower this week, with average 30-year mortgage slipping to 4.02 percent.
Another round of premium hikes: blame Trump or Obama? 2017-05-18T15:20:02Z 2017-05-18T15:20:02Z 2017-05-18T15:20:02Z Another year of big premium increases and dwindling choice is looking like a distinct possibility for many consumers who buy their own health insurance _ but why, and who's to blame?. APNewsBreak: Sesame Street, SeaWorld plan more joint parks 2017-05-18T15:19:46Z 2017-05-18T15:19:45Z 2017-05-18T15:19:45Z SeaWorld and Sesame Street, two decades-old educational and entertainment brands trying to adjust to 21st century tastes, are expanding their partnership to build another theme park in the next four years, and possibly more parks in the years beyond. 2 US private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire 2017-05-18T15:19:21Z 2017-05-18T15:19:14Z 2017-05-18T15:19:14Z Australia's second largest newspaper empire, Fairfax Media, says it has received rival takeover offers from two U.S. private equity investment firms. Royal Jordanian diverts flight after suspicious object claim 2017-05-18T14:49:23Z 2017-05-18T14:49:18Z 2017-05-18T14:49:18Z Jordan's national carrier says it diverted flight following claim of suspicious object; search showed claim to be bogus. Chevrolet to pull out of India, South Africa 2017-05-18T14:39:38Z 2017-05-18T14:39:34Z 2017-05-18T14:39:34Z General Motors pulls Chevrolet brand out of India, South Africa to cut costs. Spain's parliament passes port reform to avoid EU fines 2017-05-18T13:59:25Z 2017-05-18T13:59:23Z 2017-05-18T13:59:23Z Spain's parliament has approved a new government bill that aims to liberalize the country's port operations in line with European Union directives and avoid hefty fines. Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar 2017-05-18T13:49:04Z 2017-05-18T13:49:02Z 2017-05-18T13:49:02Z Japan reports its economy expanded at a 2.2 percent annual pace in the first quarter of the year, faster than expected. Asian stocks slide as Trump's mounting woes rattle investors 2017-05-18T12:59:14Z 2017-05-18T12:59:14Z 2017-05-18T12:59:14Z Financial companies are leading U.S. stocks sharply lower in early trading as investors fret over the potential fallout roiling the Trump administration.
What we currently know about the global cyberattack 2017-05-18T12:12:56Z 2017-05-18T12:11:57Z 2017-05-18T12:11:57Z As danger from the global cyberattack continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage. Qualcomm: Apple is pressuring contractors in patent dispute 2017-05-18T11:40:03Z 2017-05-18T11:39:50Z 2017-05-18T11:39:50Z Manufacturers that build Apple's iPhone and iPad are now being drawn in to an escalating dispute with the chipmaker Qualcomm.
Deutsche Bank chairman expects former execs to pay 2017-05-18T11:31:11Z 2017-05-18T11:29:28Z 2017-05-18T11:31:11Z Deutsche Bank's board chairman is telling shareholders the bank is seeking "substantial" amounts of money from former executives who were in charge when the bank engaged in costly misconduct. With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal 2017-05-18T11:31:05Z 2017-05-18T11:29:19Z 2017-05-18T11:31:05Z The Trump administration is extending nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but also slapping Iran with more non-nuclear sanctions over its ballistic missile activity.
New Las Vegas casino-resort pushes opening date to 2020 2017-05-18T08:59:05Z 2017-05-18T08:59:04Z 2017-05-18T08:59:04Z A long-delayed casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to Chinese tourists is delaying its opening date another year. House chairman pushes privatizing air traffic control in US 2017-05-18T08:48:44Z 2017-05-18T08:48:42Z 2017-05-18T08:48:42Z The Republican chairman of a House panel is urging lawmakers to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new non-profit corporation. In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani 2017-05-18T08:19:05Z 2017-05-18T08:19:01Z 2017-05-18T08:19:01Z Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he has settled a lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani, reversing course from previous claims he would never back down in the defamation case.
Amazon refreshes lineup of low-cost tablets, new kids model 2017-05-18T07:32:31Z 2017-05-18T07:31:26Z 2017-05-18T07:31:26Z Amazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, 7-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off the price of an 8-inch model.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some