Economy

Asian markets mixed in post-Easter trading

Apr 22, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed in post-Easter trading as investors look ahead to US quarterly data

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Apr 22, 2019

AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran

The Latest: French protesters demand attention from Macron

Apr 21, 2019

French yellow vest protesters have clashed with police and set fires in Paris to get attention from a government seen as out of touch with the economic problems of the poor

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Apr 20, 2019

French yellow vest protesters set fires along a march route through Paris to call attention to their problems

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

Apr 20, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and team claim a vindication from Russia probe that Mueller never conferred

Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

Apr 20, 2019

Corporate America is starting to embrace 420, the marijuana holiday long recognized by potheads around the world

Report: FTC considering oversight of Facebook's Zuckerberg

Apr 19, 2019

Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company's data-handing lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Rivals in Ukraine's presidential runoff debate at stadium

Apr 19, 2019

A comedian leading Ukraine's presidential race and the incumbent have faced off in a debate at the nation's largest sports arena two days before the election.

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends