Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 9:35am
Ride hailing firm Uber said Monday it is raising the minimum age of its drivers in the Netherlands and taking other measures to increase road safety after a series of fatal accidents involving Uber drivers.
The Idaho office that provides support staff to the State Board of Education in overseeing the state's $2.3 billion education system from kindergarten through the doctoral level is requesting lawmakers approve a budget of about $16.5 million.
Ireland on Monday nominated the head of its national central bank, Philip Lane, for a top spot at the European Central Bank in a year that will see key leadership posts change hands at the monetary authority for the 19-country eurozone and its 340 million people.
Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 6:03am
The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for 2019. And China, the world's second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990.
David McHugh, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 4:49am
Multiple threats stalking Europe's economy mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates at rock-bottom levels longer than expected, extending skimpy returns for savers — but supporting indebted companies and governments with low borrowing costs.
French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday in hopes of producing support for his agenda as yellow vest protesters keep up their demonstrations to his government's economic policies.