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Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 5:08am

Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion.

Hopis asking feds to explore other options for power plant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 5:03am

Hopi tribal officials are calling on the federal government to explore other options for the Navajo Generating Station near Page.

Novartis plans to cut 2,100 jobs in Switzerland, Britain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:14am

Novartis said Tuesday it's cutting some 2,100 jobs in Switzerland and Britain over several years as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant tweaks its corporate structure to become more nimble and more efficient.

Prince William visits Africa ahead of UK wildlife conference

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:37am

Britain's Prince William is in Africa this week to discuss threats to conservation ahead of a London conference on the illegal wildlife trade.

The Latest: WTO says it will try to minimize any Brexit pain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:29am

The Latest on Britain's planned exit from the European Union (all times local):

UK's Labour opposition says it will reject May's Brexit deal

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:23am

Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday it will reject Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament, saying the government was offering the country a choice between "really bad and even worse."

Virtium Solid State Storage and Memory Announces Global Distribution Agreement With Mouser Electronics

Virtium, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:02am

including StorFly® and TuffDrive® SSDs, vtView® SSD software, and DDR memory modules — are now available through the global distributor’s website, Mouser.com.

Trump and Macron: Realism replaces unlikely bromance

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:14am

French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Donald Trump aren't as chummy as they used to be.

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in 'free fall'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:52pm

The Gaza Strip's economy is in "free fall," a report from the World Bank warned Tuesday, calling for urgent action by Israel and the international community to avoid "immediate collapse."

Global stocks turn higher, price of oil keeps rising

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:31pm

Global stock markets turned higher Tuesday as investors parsed the latest news in the United States trade disputes, while the price of oil continued to gain on concerns that OPEC countries would not increase production.

China official says talks impossible with 'US holding knife'

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:33pm

China cannot hold talks with Washington on ending their escalating trade dispute while the United States "holds a knife" to Beijing's neck by imposing tariff hikes, a Chinese official said Tuesday.

Japan preschools using tablets to prep tots for digital age

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:05pm

It's drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital schooling has arrived in this nation long known for its zealous commitment to "three R's" education.

EU, Iran set financial "vehicle" to ease trade between them

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:42pm

Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key move sought by Tehran following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and its re-imposition of sanctions.

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:16pm

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation.

AP Interview: Brazil's Temer denies graft, defends legacy

Jennifer Peltz and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:23pm

Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin America's largest nation.

The Latest: Zinke says public lands not going to oil, gas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:19pm

The Latest on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's visit to Utah (all times local):

Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:36pm

The government says a Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls.

US approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:30pm

The Trump administration says it has approved the sale to Taiwan of $330 million in spare parts and related support for Taiwan's F-16 fighters and other military aircraft.

Ernst & Young faces 2nd sexual harassment complaint

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:07pm

Ernst & Young was slapped Monday with a second sexual harassment complaint in less than year describing a culture of discrimination and lewd behavior toward women at the accounting company.