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Global postal union meets amid Trump threat to pull US out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:49am

The effects of President Donald Trump's standoff with China could soon be coming to a post office near you, and higher shipping rates for some types of mail are the likely outcome.

Massive trial in France for diet-pill scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:28am

A massive trial with more than 4,000 plaintiffs is opening for French pharmaceutical giant Servier Laboratoires and France's medicines watchdog, accused of involuntary manslaughter, fraud and other charges in a scandal over a diabetes medication suspected of causing hundreds of deaths.

Global shares slip as Iran tensions loom

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:04am

World shares were mostly lower Monday as investors kept a wary eye on tensions with Iran and on prospects for a resolution of the tariffs war between China and the U.S.

Florida man charged with making racist threats asks for bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:13pm

A Florida man charged with cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist seeking to run for office in Virginia is asking to be released on bond, saying he is no flight risk.

Johnson says he'll tell Trump: Hands off UK health service

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:09pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he'll tell U.S. President Donald Trump that the U.K.'s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and that the U.S. will have to open its markets to British goods if it wants to make a deal.

The Latest: Up to 30,000 tourists stranded in Canary Islands

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:04pm

The Latest on the collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook (all times local):

Asian shares fall as Iran, China-US trade tensions loom

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:28pm

Stocks got a downbeat start to the week as investors kept a wary eye on tensions with Iran and on signals from China and the U.S. on prospects for a resolution of their tariffs war.

Film explores mystery of Latina union leader who disappeared

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:21pm

A new film dives into the mystery around a Latina labor leader who organized farmworkers years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and then disappeared.

In UN building, Trump sees a real estate deal that got away

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:09pm

As President Donald Trump visits the United Nations building in New York this week, he won't be focused only on the global challenges facing the world body — he's still reliving the real estate deal there that got away.

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, 150,000 people stranded

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:38pm

British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad.

British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:35pm

British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations.

Tour bus driver in deadly Utah crash was on 1st trip

Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:44pm

The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that had only been in business for a short time, investigators said Sunday.

Reports: Some WeWork directors seek to remove CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:20pm

Some members of the WeWork board are unhappy with its leadership and plan to push WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to give up that title, according to several media reports.

United Auto Workers strike against GM may be headed to day 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:02pm

A strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers appears headed to an eighth day.

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:03pm

Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power."

Honest Co.'s CFO shares lessons learned and his vision ahead

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:03am

The Honest Company, known for its eco-friendly diapers, wipes and cleaning products, is back on the upswing after a series of stumbling blocks.

Judge says mining company violates federal water rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:46am

A federal judge says an Idaho mining company has not complied with court orders and continues to violate clean water rules.

Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:59am

Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients.

Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:23am

President Donald Trump's run-up to the U.N. General Assembly was a dash on Sunday through two key political states with two world leaders at events that felt like his raucous campaign rallies.