Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 9:20pm
Asian markets mostly rose Monday as Japan reported its trade balance swung to a surplus in September and strong Japanese manufacturing data from a purchasing manager's survey also suggested signs of improved activity in the world's third biggest economy. Attention is likely to focus this week on U.S. growth data.
Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 8:00pm
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens, according to tax records and government officials.
Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 5:01pm
AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion merger will lead to innovative new experiences for customers. But analysts, public-interest groups and some politicians are far from convinced.
Brian Rohan, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 4:51pm
Russia's oil minister signaled possible cooperation with Saudi Arabia at a meeting with his Gulf Arab counterparts in Riyadh on Sunday, as the kingdom seeks to convince major oil producing countries to cut production in order to increase prices.
Tom Hays, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 3:41pm
In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her little brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan. He carries a shopping bag. She wears a white dress, a necklace and a leather tote slung over one shoulder.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 2:31pm
If Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union's landmark free trade deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider canceling a signing ceremony scheduled for later in the week, two officials with knowledge of the negotiations said.
A settlement has been reached between the Michigan House and aides to two former lawmakers who alleged they were wrongfully fired after reporting their bosses' extramarital affair and other misconduct.
Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 12:21pm
Jeering protesters with referee whistles disturbed the Hungarian government's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the anti-Soviet revolution of 1956 on Sunday, as supporters of Prime Minister Viktor Orban tried to stifle them, sometimes violently.