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German businesses see hope on horizon; consumers concerned

BERLIN — German consumers are growing more pessimistic amid concerns about the global economic downturn, trade conflicts and Brexit, a survey showed F...
9:18 25 October 2021

Congregations, community to commemorate synagogue shooting

PITTSBURGH — A virtual remembrance, an overseas concert and community service projects highlight the many plans for commemorating the deadliest attack...
5:07 25 October 2021

Asian shares mixed after US gains amid global uncertainties

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Friday, after Wall Street indexes posted modest gains, cheered by solid profits and forecasts from U.S. technology com...
3:09 25 October 2021

Wind-whipped fires rage across California as lights go out

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. — Fast-growing fires throughout California forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes Thursday as dry winds and hi...
2:53 25 October 2021

Pence takes swipe at NBA, Nike in critical speech on China

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and huma...
1:07 25 October 2021

The Latest: UK police get 24 hours to question truck driver

LONDON — The Latest on the death of 39 people found in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):
14:16 24 October 2021

DNA test reunites half brothers; both were cops in Florida

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — When police Sgt. Dave Stull took a DNA test to learn more about his biological parents, he wasn't expecting much. He was tired o...
12:10 24 October 2021

World shares advance as earnings remain in focus

BANGKOK — Stock markets rose on Thursday after some upbeat company earnings and as investors awaited the European Central Bank's monetary policy decis...
11:13 24 October 2021

Iconic AmEx ‘Green Card’ turns 50, gets a needed revamp

NEW YORK — For 50 years, the American Express "Green Card" has been everywhere its card members wanted to be.
11:03 24 October 2021

AP Explains: A look at Franco and why he is being exhumed

MADRID — The body of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco is being exhumed Thursday from the grandiose mausoleum at the Valley of the Fallen before being tr...
8:27 24 October 2021

Mountain skeleton may be man from Japanese internment camp

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In the closing days of World War II, a Japanese American set out with other men from the infamous internment camp at Manzanar o...
1:00 24 October 2021

Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s currency plans before Congress

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambi...
23:06 23 October 2021

Stocks eke out gains after a mixed set of earnings reports

U.S. stock indexes eked out tiny gains Wednesday following a wobbly day of trading as investors reviewed another set of mixed quarterly report cards f...
21:05 23 October 2021

Analysis: Trump’s ‘success’ in Syria cedes region to Russia

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared success in Syria on Wednesday and created a bumper-sticker moment to illustrate his campaign promise to p...
20:59 23 October 2021

Harvard paper blasted for seeking immigration agency comment

For student and professional journalists alike, it's a matter of ethical standards: The Harvard Crimson student newspaper, in its coverage of a campus...
20:56 23 October 2021

Ford 3Q profit falls nearly 60% on restructuring costs

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co.'s third-quarter net income tumbled nearly 60% as the company booked $1.5 billion in charges mainly for restructuring,...
20:38 23 October 2021

Google claims breakthrough in blazingly fast computing

SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced Wednesday it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, saying it has developed an experimental processor that...
20:00 23 October 2021

In Scorsese and Coppola, Marvel meets formidable foes

NEW YORK — It's not exactly the stuff of "Stop the presses!" that some of the greatest filmmakers in the world have misgivings about the rise of the s...
19:00 23 October 2021

Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office

KYIV, Ukraine — More than two months before the phone call that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Ukraine's newly elected ...
17:03 23 October 2021

Uncertainties escalate for Fed as it weighs another rate cut

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve finds itself in an unusually delicate spot as it considers how much more to try to stimulate an economy that's still ...
15:07 23 October 2021

Slowing global growthrowth hits Caterpillar in 3Q

NEW YORK — A slowing global economy is taking a toll on Caterpillar, which cut its outlook for the year Wednesday after profits and revenue slid in th...
14:30 23 October 2021

Boeing costs for 737 Max jump, profit falls short in 3Q

DALLAS — Boeing's third-quarter earnings fell 51% as it added another $900 million in costs for the troubled 737 Max and deliveries of new planes tumb...
14:11 23 October 2021

Iraq official: US troops from Syria to leave Iraq in 4 weeks

BAGHDAD — U.S troops withdrawing from northeastern Syria to Iraq are "transiting" and will leave the country within four weeks, Iraq's defense ministe...
10:23 23 October 2021

Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed ...
7:22 23 October 2021

Body of missing Alabama girl found; 2 being charged

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Investigators searching through garbage found the body of a 3-year-old girl who was missing more than a week, and authorities are c...
6:28 23 October 2021

Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a threat

CHICAGO — Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope — the very symbol of the medical profession — is facing an uncertain prognosis.
5:37 23 October 2021

Blood guacamole: In Mexico, avocados bring income, cartels

SAN JUAN PARANGARICUTIRO, Mexico — Small-scale avocado growers armed with AR-15 rifles take turns manning a vigilante checkpoint to guard against thie...
4:00 23 October 2021

US diplomat: Trump linked Ukraine aid to demand for probe

WASHINGTON — A top U.S. diplomat testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump was holding back military aid for Ukraine unless the country agreed to ...
1:27 23 October 2021