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EU hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal despite slow progress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:36am

The European Union's top energy official says he's optimistic Russia and Ukraine can conclude a new gas transit agreement by the end of the year even though several issues need to be resolved.

Amazon vows to cut emissions to combat climate change

Joseph Pisani and Bani Sapra, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:35am

Amazon vowed Thursday to cut emissions and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly.

Average 30-year mortgage rate rose to 3.73%

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:19am

U.S. long-term mortgage rates shot up this week, yet they stayed close to the historic lows that appear to be helping the real estate market.

Trump sues Manhattan DA seeking to block tax return subpoena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:03am

President Donald Trump is asking a federal judge to block an effort by New York prosecutors to obtain his tax returns.

President Donald Trump files lawsuit in attempt to block New York prosecutors from getting his tax returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:59am

President Donald Trump files lawsuit in attempt to block New York prosecutors from getting his tax returns.

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:28am

Home-sharing company Airbnb Inc. says it plans to go public in 2020.

President Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:08am

Despite all of his attacks on the Federal Reserve, President Donald Trump says Chairman Jerome Powell's job is safe.

Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in August

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:01am

U.S. home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months, as mortgage rates near historic lows have spurred a rush of home-buying.

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to highest level in 17 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:00am

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to highest level in 17 months.

US takes back $100 million from Afghan govt over corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:57am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington is taking back $100 million intended for an Afghan energy infrastructure project, citing unacceptably high levels of corruption in the Afghan government.

Ex-lover in corn rake killing: Woman was afraid of husband

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:56am

The field manager of an Iowa hog farm has testified that a woman with whom he was having an affair told him last year she was deathly afraid of her husband — a man now accused of using a corn rake to kill her.

The Latest: Labor nominee Eugene Scalia cites 'public trust'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:54am

The Latest on Eugene Scalia, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department (all times local):

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise led by tech, energy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:41am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Huawei launches new phone with own version of Android

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:26am

Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions.

House set to pass stopgap spending bill to prevent shutdown

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:24am

The House is set to pass a government-wide temporary spending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30.

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:13am

France's finance minister says Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on U.S. goods as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing.

Watchdog says global oil consortium hurting South Sudan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:05am

A watchdog says the largest multinational oil consortium in South Sudan is "proactively participating in the destruction" of the country after years of civil war.

Kronos Receives Quadruple Praise as a Great Place to Work in Technology and for Women

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:01am

including half of the Fortune 1000 ® — and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. Visit www.kronos.com. Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works.

Nancy Pelosi unveils an ambitious plan to lower drug prices

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:00am

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) is unveiling an ambitious plan to lower drug prices for seniors on Medicare and younger people with private insurance.