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Former Klan Grand Dragon to MLK's daughter: I'm sorry

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 8:00am

Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy.

GM announces $1B factory investment, new jobs

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:40am

General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs.

So long, single market: Highlights of UK PM's Brexit speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:31am

Britain's approach to its exit talks with the European Union is clearer after Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a broad plan Tuesday.

Iran says Trump's talk on nuclear deal is 'mainly slogans'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:21am

Iran's president has compared talk of renegotiating its nuclear accord to "converting a shirt back to cotton," and says U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's talk of doing so is "mainly slogans."

New York manufacturing grows in January for 3rd month

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:20am

Manufacturing in New York state expanded in January for the third straight month, as new orders and shipments grew.

The Latest: Trump adviser: US/UK trade deal possible quickly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 7:20am

The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local):

88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:50am

The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date.

China's Xi defends trade as Beijing seeks bolder global role

Jamey Keaten and Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:41am

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday trumpeted the need for free trade and urged the world to "say no to protectionism," delivering a strong rebuke to isolationist tendencies that helped fuel Donald Trump's presidential election victory.

NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:41am

The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew.

'Momentous changes' push back release for Ivanka Trump book

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:20am

Citing "momentous changes" in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back the release of her book "Women Who Work" from early March to early May.

Greece favors IMF withdrawal from rescue loan program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 6:00am

Greece's left-led government says it would welcome a decision by the International Monetary Fund to pull out of the country's bailout program, which is bogged down in disagreements on further spending cuts.

Immaculata University to cut tuition by 23% for 2017-18

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:50am

A Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia has announced plans to reduce its tuition by 23 percent for the 2017-18 academic year to offset the rising cost of higher education.

Stocks drop but pound recovers as UK lays out Brexit plan

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:30am

Global stocks fell Tuesday but the pound rebounded as British Prime Minister Theresa May said her country will remain open to new trade opportunities as it withdraws from the European Union's single market.

Britain's prime minister warns European Union seeking "punitive" Brexit deal would "not be the act of a friend"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:30am

Britain's prime minister warns European Union seeking "punitive" Brexit deal would "not be the act of a friend"

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has 'open mind' to new customs union agreement with European Union

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:20am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has 'open mind' to new customs union agreement with European Union.

British prime minister: UK wants to trade, do business all around the globe; has started reaching out to other nations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:20am

British prime minister: UK wants to trade, do business all around the globe; has started reaching out to other nations.

British Prime Minister Theresa May says UK seeks a comprehensive free trade agreement, won't contribute to EU budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:20am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says UK seeks a comprehensive free trade agreement, won't contribute to EU budget.

British prime minister says that Britain wants to guarantee rights of European Union citizens in UK as early as she can

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:11am

British prime minister says that Britain wants to guarantee rights of European Union citizens in UK as early as she can.

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will get control of the number of people coming from the European Union

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 17th - 5:10am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will get control of the number of people coming from the European Union.