News  /  Biz  / 

Most Recent

No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:33am

Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm.

Cruise ship off Norway issues mayday; begins evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:19am

Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is making plans to evacuate its 1,300 passengers and crew.

Reel-y! New beer can double as motion picture film developer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:02am

Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.

Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 9:21am

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:53am

The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.

Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:49am

Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S. since a wave of teacher unrest began last year. But protests aren't why the money is suddenly available.

Dispute over refinery near national park heats up in court

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:29am

Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park have filed their initial legal arguments in state court. Here's a look at the dispute over the $800 million Davis Refinery being built by Meridian Energy.

The Latest: Yellow vest march in Paris ends peacefully

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:54am

The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local):

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his record speaks

Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:39am

President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election.

Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:37am

Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday supporting Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.

The Latest: British expats in Spain hold anti-Brexit rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:29am

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

Algerian lawyers march to demand Bouteflika's departure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:03am

Hundreds of lawyers in Algeria marched in the country's capital, Algiers, to demand the departure of ailing 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the end of his term scheduled on April 28.

French yellow vests protest in Paris amid tighter security

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:43am

Thousands of French yellow vest demonstrators were marching through Paris on Saturday as authorities enforced bans on protests in certain areas and displayed enhanced security measures to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in the capital.

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:11am

Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:59am

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S. and others that it is shutting foreign firms out of key high-tech industries.

Pakistan celebrates National Day with military parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 11:01pm

Pakistanis are celebrating their National Day with a military parade that's showcasing short- and long-range missiles, tanks, jets, drones and other hardware.

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 9:47pm

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.

PG&E objects to judge's proposals to prevent wildfires

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:35pm

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pushed back Friday on a U.S. judge's revised proposals to prevent the utility's equipment from causing more wildfires, saying it could not "monitor every tree at every moment of every day" to ensure they don't pose a threat to its electric lines in violation of California laws.

IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 4:03pm

The Inter-American Development Bank is calling off its general assembly next week in China amid a dispute over the participation of a Venezuelan representative opposed by Beijing.