President Donald Trump is preparing to pull the United States out of an international postal treaty that allows China to ship packages to America at discounted rates. The move would escalate a trade dispute with China.
Federal prosecutors say they've arrested a 46-year-old German woman on terrorism charges as she attempted to return to the country after marrying an Islamic State fighter and living in Iraqi homes seized by the extremist group.
A group of federal regulators on Wednesday lifted the strict government oversight imposed on big insurer Prudential Financial Inc. It was the last financial company still carrying the label that subjected it to special restrictions stemming from the 2008 financial crisis.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 8:11am
Like a lot of parents, Mike Herrick occasionally sees his 13-year-old daughter getting lost in her smartphone and wonders: Is technology messing with children's brains, even as it enlightens and empowers them in ways that weren't possible when his generation grew up?
With the aim of reducing animal populations and cutting off puppy mill suppliers, Salt Lake City officials are considering a new ordinance to prohibit local pet stores from selling animals unless they come from shelters or rescues.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 3:33am
Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. said it signed an agreement Wednesday to secure land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead with development despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 2:41am
Inflation in Britain eased markedly during September, official figures showed Wednesday, a development that lowers the pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates at a time when the country faces acute uncertainty from Brexit.
including challenger banks, non-bank payments institutions and big tech companies — are amassing up to one-third of new revenue, which is challenging the competitiveness of traditional banks, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN).