Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 12:12pm
Prime Minister Theresa May signaled Friday that Britain is paving the way for trade talks with other countries well before it leaves the European Union but sought to reassure partners that this would not undermine the bloc's trade aims.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 11:45am
Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 11:41am
British American Tobacco has offered to buy out Reynolds American Inc. for $47 billion in an attempt to gain a strong presence in the U.S., a lucrative market where sales of electronic cigarettes are booming as traditional smoking fades.
Ratings agency DBRS has kept its investment grade classification for Portuguese bonds, ensuring the debt-heavy eurozone country remains eligible for vital help from the European Central Bank's stimulus program.
Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 11:11am
The launch of all-day breakfast helped McDonald's record higher sales at established U.S. locations for a fifth straight quarter, but the boost from that is shrinking and the company is hoping new menu items and recipe tweaks will keep customers coming back.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 10:31am
A Chicago-area judicial candidate who was once on the fast track to a high-salary, high-status job as a judge now faces charges of impersonating a judge when she was a court staff attorney early this year, prosecutors announced Friday.
Mike Corder and Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 10:21am
Canada walked out of talks Friday meant to save a massive trade deal with the European Union, unable to break a deadlock with a small Belgian region that has been defying multinational efforts to have the pact signed next week.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 9:51am
Lawmakers investigating New Jersey Transit after a deadly train crash said Friday that they're disappointed the agency's senior leadership didn't show up for a legislative hearing and that they will use subpoena power if the director doesn't appear at the next hearing.