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Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:13pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer from what he called a "thickening" border, a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated.

Greece's Tsipras eyes market return after bailout talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:13pm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his government is aiming to return to international bond markets this year after the current round of bailout negotiations is concluded.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:10pm

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.

Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

Wells Fargo's top management faced a series of protesters and apologized to investors Tuesday, but board members kept their jobs — albeit barely in some cases — at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices erupted.

Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC.

Indiana court rules wounded officer can't sue gun seller

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled that a wounded police officer can't sue a sporting goods store that sold a handgun that was later used to shoot him.

Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories quickly by turning to a presidential tool he once derided.

United plane lands after engine-overheat warning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:47am

United Airlines says a flight from Costa Rica to Houston was cut short by an engine-overheating warning.

Lawyer: Doctor charged with fraud made honest mistakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:40am

An attorney for a prominent Florida eye doctor charged with Medicare fraud is telling jurors his client is being prosecuted for honest mistakes that were "cherry-picked" to elicit the maximum outrage.

Last words haunt surviving teen's sentencing in fatal fire

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:33am

In the last moments of his 14-year life, Joe Phillips dialed his friend's cellphone, cursing in panic. He was trapped by flames that had gotten out of control during what had been a summer afternoon of mischief inside a vacant building.

The Latest: Sentencing of teen for fatal fire still pending

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:26am

The Latest on the sentencing of a 14-year-old boy for the death of a friend in massive arson fire at a New York recycling plant last summer (all times local):

Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:25am

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to break U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organizations after a trip there in 2015, leaders of a House committee investigating possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign said Tuesday.

Oil pipeline spill pollutes North Dakota tributary

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:08am

A 1,050-gallon oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota polluted a tributary of the Little Missouri River but was prevented from flowing into the larger waterway by its fast-moving current, a state Health Department official said Tuesday.

The Latest: All proposed Wells Fargo board members elected

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:57am

The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices (all times local):

Cost cuts at Coca-Cola go deeper, including jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:49am

Coca-Cola's sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business, and the world's biggest beverage maker said it will cut 1,200 jobs starting later this year as it deepens its cost-cutting.

McDonald's US sales climb, customer traffic still a focus

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:49am

McDonald's says new Big Mac sizes helped boost a key sales figure in the U.S., but that it is still working on trying to attract more customers to its stores.

Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:49am

Congressional and White House negotiators made progress Tuesday on a must-pass spending bill to keep the federal government open days ahead of a deadline as President Donald Trump indicated that U.S. funding for a border wall with Mexico could wait until September.

Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:40am

Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as a White House adviser.

Healthy profits push stocks higher yet; Nasdaq crosses 6,000

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:37am

Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices.