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Low oil prices, freight rates hit Maersk group's Q1 profits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 1:00am

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says first-quarter underlying profit plunged to $224 million from $1.5 billion a year earlier, with all sectors showing a drop in performance except drilling and tanker shipping services.

Officials to decide on nuclear reactor site in eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 12:50am

Officials say a Utah energy cooperative is narrowing down its selections for a site to build a nuclear reactor in eastern Idaho.

Siemens' underlying profit jumps as order book swells

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 12:40am

Siemens AG, maker of heavy industrial equipment including power stations and trains, saw net profit fall in the most recent quarter due to large one-time gains in the year earlier period.

Chinese court rules local company can use iPhone name

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 12:40am

Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on its products.

Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 12:00am

In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them.

Celebrities jam Havana streets for Chanel's Cuban takeover

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:42pm

Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel.

Australia rules out sale of cattle empire to foreigners

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:10pm

Australia's treasurer says his government will never sell Australia's largest cattle empire to foreigners.

Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination

Julie Pace and Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:10pm

In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

College student launches new line of dolls for boys of color

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:01pm

A Massachusetts college student is launching a new line of dolls intended for boys of color.

Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:51pm

A $2.6 billion capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House.

Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:41pm

Ohio cities, townships, school districts and public universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote.

Pig attacks, injures 2 people at Massachusetts farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:21pm

A pig attacked and seriously injured a man less than two hours after the same animal attacked a woman at a Massachusetts farm.

The Latest: Hawaii OKs bills on mental health, prison, guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:11pm

The Latest on the Hawaii Legislature passing dozens of bills ahead of a legislative deadline (all times local):

'Happy Together' copyright dispute in NY top court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:51pm

New York's highest court has agreed to rule on a case pitting the owner of The Turtles' 1967 hit "Happy Together" against Sirius XM Radio.

The Latest: Democrats' effort to adds KidsCare fails

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:31pm

The Latest on Arizona's budget (all times local):

Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:01pm

Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness — among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.

Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:22pm

Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Company recalls frozen vegetables linked to listeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:12pm

A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria outbreak that has sickened eight people.

Arizona House, Senate advancing budget after K-12 agreement

Bob Christie and Ryan Van Velzer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:11pm

The Arizona Legislature on Tuesday was on track to finally enact a spending package for the state budget year beginning July 1 after a week spent wrangling over additional funding for K-12 schools that wasn't included in the initial budget agreement.