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Grains mostly lower, livestock mixed.

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

Grain futures were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Target launching private label in fight for grocery share

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:52am

Target is launching a private food label next month as it attempts to energize grocery sales.

Idaho airline to service flights from Lewiston to Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:04am

An Idaho airline has plans to add flights to the state capital several months after the service was withdrawn.

German central bank suggests economy may be in recession

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:03am

Germany's central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe's largest economy may be entering a recession.

Markets Right Now: Tech stocks lead US indexes higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:43am

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

UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:54am

Britain's government plans to call a summit of social media companies to discuss what more they can do to fight online misinformation about vaccines following a spike in measles cases.

74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:51am

A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021.

Lithuania to buy iodine tables as Belarus plans power plant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:25am

The Lithuanian government says it has decided to purchase more than 4 million iodine tablets, estimated to be worth 900,000 euros ($1 million), because of plans in neighboring Belarus to launch a nuclear power plant.

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:51am

The Philippine agriculture chief said Monday that an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still-unidentified disease causing the swine deaths.

Juncker has successful surgery; will miss G7 Biarritz summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:36am

The EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder but will not be able to attend this weekend's Group of Seven meeting in Biarritz, France.

Kentucky gas pipeline has history of deadly accidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:32am

A natural gas pipeline in Kentucky that exploded this month and killed one person has a history of deadly accidents.

UK prime minister under pressure to recall Parliament

Danica Kirka and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:26am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday dismissed the notion of recalling Parliament from its summer break after leaked government documents warned of widespread shortages and border delays in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit.

More eurozone stimulus expected after inflation revised down

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:33am

Inflation across the 19-country eurozone was revised down for July, official figures showed Monday, bolstering expectations that the European Central Bank will provide another shot of stimulus to the single currency bloc next month.

Hong Kong bakery's mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:04am

A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city's pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message.

Iranian tanker sought by US heading toward Greece

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:34am

An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its next destination reported to be Greece.

Nepal protesters urge end to plan to chop trees for airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:25am

Around 100 people protested in Nepal's capital on Monday to voice their opposition to plans to cut down millions of trees to build an international airport in the southern part of the country.

Where'd all the stocks go? Nasdaq's CEO on shrinking market

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:04am

The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be.

Global shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:08pm

Global stock markets recovered some further ground Monday after last week's turbulence when ongoing concerns about a trade war between the United States and China and an array of worries about waning growth across the world weighed heavily on sentiment.

Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:47pm

The second trial of Malaysian's ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund was delayed Monday by a week to allow his first trial to end.