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Atlanta leaders seek more details on Amazon-sized project

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:04am

As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown.

Moldova mulls new gas contract with Romania, not Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:49am

Moldova's government says it will wait for a new Romanian gas pipeline to be built rather than extend a deal with Russian energy company Gazprom.

After bailout Odyssey, Greece ready to be 'normal' again

Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:33am

Greece's eight-year bailout ordeal will forever be bookended by two of the country's iconic islands.

'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

Derek Cai, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:13am

The craze for "Crazy Rich Asians" is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in several neighboring countries later this week.

Malaysia sees no terror link in radioactive item lost 1 week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:47am

Malaysian police said Tuesday the disappearance of an industrial item containing radioactive material more than a week ago appeared to have no link to terrorism.

Malaysian PM says China-financed projects canceled

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:41am

Multibillion-dollar China-financed projects in Malaysia have been canceled because they aren't needed and will saddle the country with an unsustainable amount of debt, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told reporters on the final day of a visit to Beijing on Tuesday.

Malaysian state news agency cites Prime Minister Mahathir as saying multibillion-dollar China-financed projects canceled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:18am

Malaysian state news agency cites Prime Minister Mahathir as saying multibillion-dollar China-financed projects canceled.

Global shares mostly gain, focus on China-US talks, Fed

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:37am

Global shares were mostly higher in subdued trading Tuesday, tracking gains in Asia despite doubts over the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

Small firms thrive as customers seek more unique clothing

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:03pm

Claudio Belotti knows he cut the denim that became the jeans Meghan Markle wore on one of her first outings as the fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry.

Trump plan rolls back Obama's coal emissions standards

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:14pm

The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, the Clean Power Plan that restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Poll shows support for charter schools, vouchers is growing

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:13pm

Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday.

A look at the leading candidates for Brazil's presidency

Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:09pm

With poll-leading former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in jail and likely to be barred from running, Brazil's presidential election is wide open. A look at the five contenders with the best chances, according to polls:

Primaries for governor, US House top Alaska ballot

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:01pm

Primaries for governor and U.S. House top the ticket in Alaska Tuesday.

Utah rooftop solar installations drop 23 percent in 1 year

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:41pm

Utah rooftop solar installations dropped about 23 percent in one year thanks, in part, to the end of a system called net metering, industry experts say.

Asian shares gain despite doubts over US-China trade talks

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:01pm

Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday amid doubts about the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

Federal officials pledge readiness for pipeline spills

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:36pm

Federal officials said Monday they were prepared to act quickly if oil pipelines in a sensitive Michigan waterway leak, drawing a skeptical response from a U.S. senator who said the handling of a suspected anchor strike last spring exposed flaws in the system.

Farmers protest California water plan aimed to save salmon

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:47pm

Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials' proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the Central Valley.

Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:05pm

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time in the U.S.

The Latest: Judge's order prevents hunting of wolf pack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:54pm

The Latest on efforts to kill a wolf pack in Washington state to prevent them from preying on cattle (all times local):

The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:33pm

The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local):