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BidFair USA taking Sotheby's private in deal worth $3.7B

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:30am

BidFair USA is taking auction house Sotheby's private in a deal valued at $3.7 billion.

The New York auction house Sotheby's is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:12am

The New York auction house Sotheby's is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion.

Elon Musk claims he's deleting his Twitter account

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:27am

Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators.

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:17am

German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million).

APNewsBreak: 'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:03am

A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year.

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:51am

France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States.

Pfizer to buy Array BioPharma in deal worth $11.4 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:15am

Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring.

Pfizer is buying the cancer treatment company Array BioPharma in a deal worth more than $11 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:58am

Pfizer is buying the cancer treatment company Array BioPharma in a deal worth more than $11 billion.

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:40am

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil.

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:27am

Japan has protested what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands, officials said Monday.

EU's Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:16am

Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country's prime minister.

Europol calls for action to clamp down on ATM attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:14am

The European Union's police agency is calling for concerted action across the continent to tackle attacks by criminal gangs targeting ATMs.

Baltimore Symphony locks out its musicians as talks stall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:52am

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is locking out its musicians now that contract and salary negotiations have stalled.

Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:02am

Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak that has killed 1,400 and which has spread to neighboring Uganda where two deaths have been caused by the deadly hemorrhagic fever.

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:26am

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):

The Latest: Boeing's 737 MAX apology receives mixed response

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:58am

The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local):

Boeing executive says 'sorry' to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:50am

Boeing executive says 'sorry' to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

Boeing says 'sorry' for Max crashes, seeks renewed trust

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:44am

Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public.

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:02am

What happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn't already hit with 25% import taxes?