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Foot Locker 1Q results miss Street, cuts earnings outlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:43am

Shares of Foot Locker tumbled in early trading Friday on weak profit and revenue numbers. The shoe retailer also cut its outlook for the year.

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond price-fixing

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:41am

Pennsylvania's treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years.

US orders for long-lasting goods fall 2.1% in April

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:34am

Orders to U.S. factories for large manufactured goods fell sharply last month, pulled down by lower demand for commercial aircraft and cars.

The Latest: Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:34am

The Latest on Michigan's auto insurance legislation (all times local):

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:32am

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls.

Michigan's governor, lawmakers reach deal on auto insurance

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:47am

Michigan's Democratic governor and Republican leaders announced Friday morning that they've reached an agreement on legislation to cut the country's highest insurance premiums.

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds

Laurentiu Colintineanu, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:48am

In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election — all of 19.3%. 

EU chief Juncker lauds May as 'a woman of courage,' sees her resignation 'without personal joy'

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:28am

EU chief Juncker lauds May as 'a woman of courage,' sees her resignation 'without personal joy'

Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:47am

A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister:

Theresa May: A prime minister defined and defeated by Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:43am

Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union.

The Latest: SKorea says it's discussing 5G security with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:43am

The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local):

The Latest: French far-right leader says Brexit must happen

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 3:13am

The Latest on Brexit and Britain's political crisis (all times local):

China to support airlines seeking compensation from Boeing

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 2:49am

China's airline industry association has thrown its support behind 13 Chinese carriers seeking compensation from Boeing for groundings of the 737 Max 8.

Trump Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 1:23am

President Donald Trump will be treated to an imperial banquet, a round of golf and a ringside view of a sumo match during his state visit to Japan as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe focuses on personal ties rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea.

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:59am

Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to "colonize global business" with moves against Huawei and other Chinese technology companies.

Global stocks recover with focus on trade, Brexit

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:43am

Global stocks are rebounding following Thursday's sell-off, with markets hoping for an easing in the U.S.-China trade dispute and after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to resign as of June 7.

India's ruling party takes 303 of 525 seats in election win

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:41am

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with leaders of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday after his thunderous victory in national elections.

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers

Manuel Rueda and Cesar Garcia, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:09pm

In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world's most coveted frogs.

Lawyer: Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits

Michael R. Sisak and Tom McElroy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:18pm

A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women.

Family of incapacitated woman who was raped blames Arizona

Terry Tang and Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:08pm

The parents of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center alleges in a $45 million legal claim that the facility and state broke their promise to have only female caregivers tend to their daughter.