Almost seven dozen shipping containers sitting in a Cambodian seaport that were found to be filled with plastic waste came from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's Environment Ministry said Wednesday.
Thomas Adamson and David McHugh, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 3:07am
The Group of Seven rich democracies' top finance officials gathered Wednesday at a chateau near Paris in search of common ground on the threats posed by digital currencies. The two-day meeting, however, risks being overshadowed by rifts over France's plan to tax Facebook, Google and other American technology giants.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedJul 17th - 12:04am
The United States will "do what it can" to help resolve festering trade and political disputes between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday after a series of meetings with Seoul officials.
Mark Sherman and Connie Cass, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 7:04pm
John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 3:59pm
Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is recommending that the agency cut back on inspections at the country's nuclear reactors, a cost-cutting move promoted by the nuclear power industry but denounced by opponents as a threat to public safety.
A group of U.S. senators from the West Coast is urging the government to ensure that planned changes to the national Wireless Emergency Alert system do not impair its ability to provide rapid warnings about earthquakes.
Mae Anderson, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 2:53pm
The CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager for women.