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BT shares plunge on cost of Italian accounting scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:23am

Shares in telecoms giant BT plunged by almost a fifth Tuesday after the London-based company warned of the cost of an accounting scandal at its Italian business and broad weakness in the global market.

Crews restore power to most of Hawaii's Lanai Island

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:14am

Crews restored power to most of the residents of Hawaii's Lanai Island early Tuesday, but people living in one small town remain without electricity, Maui Electric Co. said.

Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:14am

Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread.

Petrobras investors seek compensation in the Netherlands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:10am

Institutional investors who say they lost billions of dollars as a result of the corruption scandal at Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras have launched a compensation case in the Netherlands.

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:10am

Senate Democrats say they plan to offer a proposal Tuesday to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground.

Johnson & Johnson tops 4Q profit forecasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 5:00am

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.81 billion.

Etihad Airways boss who led acquisition strategy on way out

Adam Schreck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:40am

Etihad Airways said Tuesday that the CEO of its parent company, who led an aggressive multi-year buying spree that saw the Mideast carrier snap up stakes in airlines from Europe to Australia, is leaving.

UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:40am

Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.

Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:30am

It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more.

Trump budget pick Mulvaney faces Senate hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:30am

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's staunchly conservative choice to lead the White House budget office, says the government's "debt is a problem that must be addressed sooner, rather than later."

NJ Transit resumes service after storm delays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:21am

New Jersey Transit trains resumed normal service Tuesday after making repairs to storm damage that delayed thousands of commuters.

The Latest: NJ Transit trains roll after storm delays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:20am

The Latest on New Jersey Transit service in wake of storm delays (all times local):

What the UK Supreme Court ruling means for Brexit

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:12am

Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that parliamentary approval is needed before the government can start the process of taking Britain out of the European Union.

Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dies

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:10am

Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest businessmen who was serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died. He was 68.

The Latest: Downing Street reacts to losing Brexit case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 4:02am

The Latest on the British Supreme Court ruling on Brexit (all times local):

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:42am

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as promised, is prompting other member countries to seek ways to salvage the trade pact.

EU-Canada trade deal clears big hurdle in EU parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:40am

The trade agreement between the European Union and Canada has cleared a big hurdle in the EU's parliament when the trade committee backed the deal and prepared it for full ratification next month.

Eurozone economy starts 2017 with steady growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:30am

A survey shows that the economy of the 19-country eurozone began 2017 with relatively strong growth.

French internet censorship rose sharply in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:10am

France's interior minister says authorities have blocked or ordered search engines to de-list hundreds of websites in 2016, a significant increase over 2015.

Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 3:00am

Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit.