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Supreme Court agrees to hear identity theft case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:08am

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case that could make it more difficult for states to prosecute identity theft and other crimes.

Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:07am

Apple has unveiled a new iPad that's thinner and slightly larger than its current entry-level tablet.

Markets Right Now: Stocks open mostly higher on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:43am

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

Trump to GM: Reopen Ohio plant, close one in Mexico or China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:31am

President Donald Trump is escalating his pressure on General Motors, as he calls for the company to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant.

Crews work to control fire at Texas petrochemicals plant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 6:21am

Emergency crews worked Monday to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.

Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:59am

Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula on Monday, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land grab.

Facebook says service hindered by lack of local news

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:14am

Facebook's effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company's technicians can find original reporting.

Lyft opens up its IPO road show, offers 30 million shares

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:08am

Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, putting 30 million shares up for sale Monday with an anticipated price of between $62 and $68 per share.

FIS spends $35B on Worldpay as digital payments surge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 4:55am

Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion with financial transactions increasingly move online.

Fidelity National Information Services to buy Worldpay for about $35B as financial transactions increasingly move online

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 4:23am

Fidelity National Information Services to buy Worldpay for about $35B as financial transactions increasingly move online.

The Latest: No breakthrough in May's Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:14am

The Latest on negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU (all times local):

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank shares up despite merger concerns

David McHugh and Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:11am

Shares in Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank rose on Monday after the two said they were in merger talks, but that didn't stop people from questioning what a merger would accomplish.

UK prime minister in last-minute push to win Brexit support

Jill Lawless and Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:07am

British Prime Minister Theresa May was making a last-minute push Monday to win support for her European Union divorce deal, warning opponents that failure to approve it would mean a long — and possibly indefinite — delay to Brexit.

Global shares rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 12:33am

European shares were mixed by midday while Asian markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies.

Group with consumer-friendly vibe pushes drugmakers' message

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 10:39pm

As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad warns that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs would be a nightmare for seniors.

Asian shares advance as investors watch US-China trade talks

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 10:23pm

Shares rose in Asia on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies.

Subway first step in easing Indonesian capital's carmageddon

Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 10:03pm

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month.

China's Xi to make 3-nation Europe visit starting Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:51pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Italy, France and Monaco from Thursday to March 26, the foreign ministry said Monday.

US-bound flights cancelled after fire at Toronto's airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 8:40pm

A fire at Toronto Pearson International Airport has caused officials to cancel all U.S.-bound flights from Terminal 1.