Survey: Manufacturing in New York accelerated in October

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years.

Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for sale

Published Oct. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale.

Czech Republic's hot property market is becoming a problem

Published Oct. 16 2017

PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic's capital has the hottest residential property market in Europe, and it's becoming a problem.


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Report: Lufthansa preparing Alitalia bid with steep cuts

Published Oct. 16 2017

MILAN (AP) - With a deadline for binding bids for bankrupt Alitalia closing in, an Italian newspaper reported Monday that...

Euro back under pressure from populist politics

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - For months, the euro has been strengthening as fears over the rise in populism in Europe abated....

Hurricane Ophelia's remnants to batter UK, Ireland

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - Authorities in Ireland have closed schools, courts and government buildings amid concerns about potential damage from the...

UK leader makes surprise Brussels trip to undo Brexit logjam

Published Oct. 16 2017

LONDON (AP) - U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will have a dinner meeting in Brussels with senior European Union officials...

Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Published Oct. 16 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Driving sleepy? Hungry? Toyota will be highlighting an array of experimental technologies aimed at improving safety and...

White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an...

Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

Published Oct. 16 2017

A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling...

Asian shares higher after finance leaders back easy money

Published Oct. 16 2017

Shares rose in Asia on Monday after leaders of global finance appealed at a weekend meeting of the International Monetary...

Catalan leader's letter doesn't clarify independence status

Published Oct. 16 2017

Catalonia's leader hasn't clarified whether he declared independence from Spain in a letter to the central government and has renewed...


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'Happy Death Day' scares off 'Blade Runner' at box office

Published Oct. 15 2017

The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well.

Asian shares higher after finance leaders back easy money

Published Oct. 15 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Shares rose in Asia on Monday after leaders of global finance appealed at a weekend meeting of...

Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Published Oct. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to...

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Published Oct. 15 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed...

Yellen sounds upbeat note on economy and inflation prospects

Published Oct. 15 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for...

Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help...

Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

Published Oct. 14 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion...

Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews

Published Oct. 14 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric...

The Latest: US wants IMF to take aim at big trade surpluses

Published Oct. 14 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on global financial meetings in Washington (all times local):

Catalan separatist urges unity as pressure builds in Spain

Published Oct. 14 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - One of Catalonia's top separatist leaders pushing for a break from Spain has called for unity...

Anomalies abound in Vatican trial over diverted donations

Published Oct. 14 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican trial over $500,000 in donations to the pope's pediatric hospital that were diverted to...