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Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:31pm

Saudi Arabia said early on Friday that it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for "stabilization projects" in areas once held by the Islamic State group and now controlled by U.S.-backed forces.

Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:29pm

Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.

Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:19pm

Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. Trump said he'd had to do "something" about the "rigged" federal probe of Russian election interference.

Trump team predicts an economic boom, defying most analysts

Josh Boak and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:07pm

Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:46pm

Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:45pm

An Atlanta-area property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over "extensive damage" to two homes he rented.

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:19pm

More than a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship.

Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San Francisco

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:35pm

An Uber driver from San Francisco is accused of picking up a woman while off-duty and sexually assaulting her, police said Thursday.

The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:15pm

The Latest on the Veterans Day military parade (all times local):

Chilean officials: Flights hit by wave of false bomb threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:14pm

At least three airliners were forced to make emergency landings or turn back to their original airports in Chile and Peru amid what aviation officials said was a wave of false bomb threats Thursday.

Trump seeks corporate lawyer for US attorney in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:51pm

President Donald Trump plans to nominate a former federal prosecutor who is now a partner at a major corporate law firm to the position of U.S. attorney in Northern California, the White House announced on Thursday.

US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:15pm

U.S. health officials on Thursday approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication that triggered a public backlash due to its rising price tag.

US authorities seize fake luxury goods shipped from China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:53pm

Federal homeland security agents seized a large haul of counterfeit luxury handbags, wallets and belts smuggled through ports in the New York-city area and Los Angeles, officials said Thursday.

Nordstrom 2Q earnings jump 47 percent as sales grow

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:51pm

Upscale department store chain Nordstrom Inc. reported a 47 percent jump in second-quarter earnings on solid sales growth, and it raised its profit outlook for the year.

Tesla files lawsuit against Ontario government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:49pm

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Thursday it is suing Ontario's new government, claiming it was treated unfairly in the cancellation of a program providing rebates to residents who bought electric vehicles.

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

Josh Boak and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:09pm

Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

Josh Boak and Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:07pm

Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

1770s cartoon commemorating Boston Tea Party to be auctioned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:57pm

A political cartoon published shortly after the Boston Tea Party is hitting the auction block.

In reversal, Ball State removes name of Papa John's founder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:38pm

Ball State University's trustees have voted to remove the name of alumnus and Papa John's founder John Schnatter from a business institute because of his use of a racial slur.

Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:33pm

Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900.