The Latest: G-7: EU backs France in Trump wine tax threat
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local): 12:40 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk has promised EU retaliation if the U.S.
Major issues, minimal expectations for G-7 summit in France
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The world economy is getting shakier by the day, the Amazon has burned its way to the center of the climate change debate, and the leaders of the world's leading democracies will sit around a single table, theoretically charged with coming up with solutions for the biggest problems of the day.
Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.
Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at global summit
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world.
Is Trump's economic team up for a trade war?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office.
Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.
'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering who is "our bigger enemy" — Powell or China's leader.
US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles investors
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S.
Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain in custody
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others.
As Gannett, GateHouse merge, newspaper cost-cutting persists
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after announcing its $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett , GateHouse Media was again laying off journalists and other workers at its newspapers, possibly foreshadowing the future awaiting employees of what will become the largest U.S.
Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles poured a fortune into right-wing causes, transforming the American political landscape and shaping U.S.
Markets Right Now: Markets shudder as trade tensions flare
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Markets are closing sharply lower after the latest escalation of the U.S.-China trade dispute.
The Latest: France halts Brazil trade deal over Amazon fires
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the reaction to the fires in the Amazon (all times local): 2:30 p.m. In a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil, France is accusing President Jair Bolsonaro of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and says it now opposes a trade deal with the South American bloc Mercosur because of his environmental back-peddling.
Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Friday that is working on a resolution with Tesla after the retailing giant sued the electric car company's energy division for installing rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
Appeals court insulates Qualcomm from FTC's antitrust win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court is temporarily protecting Qualcomm from an antitrust ruling that would have forced the mobile chipmaker to drastically change how it licenses key technology for connecting smartphones to the internet.
Nebraska court upholds state's approval of pipeline path
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline in the state on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who wanted to force the developer to reapply for state approval.
Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs.
Pilots union announces dates for British Airways strikes
LONDON (AP) — British Airways pilots will go on strike for three days next month in a long-running pay dispute with the airline. Pilots' union Balpa announced Friday that the pilots will strike Sept.
The Latest: Some see signal in Powell speech of rate cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (all times local): 12 noon. Some economists saw Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech in Jackson Hole as setting the stage for further interest rate cuts this year.
US new home sales slid 12.8% in July
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a steep 12.8% in July, but the drop came after revisions to June sales showed the sales highest growth in 12 years.
The Latest: Trump attacks Powell Fed after chairman's speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming (all times local): 11 a.m. Reacting to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, President Donald Trump, who has relentlessly attacked Powell and the Fed for its rate policies, kept up his verbal assaults on Twitter: "As usual, the Fed did NOTHING!" Trump tweeted.
Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal damages trust
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence, mainly on North Korea, is damaging mutual trust and vowed Friday to work closely with the U.S.
Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Friday ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman at a gathering of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
After 45 years, G-7 endures despite the Trump tweets
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — For the 45th year in a row, seven of the most powerful people in the world will get together for an informal summit that has weathered everything from the Cold War through the global financial crisis to U.S.
Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions in sea row
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Australia and Vietnam on Friday expressed serious concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi says China's gas survey ship has infringed on its territory and has disrupted Vietnam's exploration activities.