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US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia

Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 4:18am

The U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region's energy reserves, a senior U.S. lawmaker said Monday.

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election

Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 2:33am

Greek markets reacted positively Monday to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European and local elections.

World stocks rise as EU vote avoids worst case scenarios

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 1:51am

Stocks rose in Europe on Monday, after a mixed day in Asia, as pro-EU forces retained a majority in the 28-nation bloc's parliament despite the rise of nationalist parties in a region-wide vote.

Fiat Chrysler wants to form global giant with Renault

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:50pm

Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France's Renault to create the world's third-biggest automaker and combine their investments in the race to make new electric and autonomous vehicles.

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France's Renault amid carmaker consolidation push

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:42pm

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France's Renault amid carmaker consolidation push.

China state TV carries Daily Show spot on Huawei lead in 5G

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:37pm

China has deployed an unlikely voice in its trade war with the U.S.: Trevor Noah of Comedy Central's The Daily Show.

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:19pm

Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday.

Asian shares mixed as markets await news on China-US trade

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:19pm

Shares were mixed early Monday in Asia in the absence of fresh news on the tariffs standoff between the U.S. and China.

Mexico auctions seized vehicles outside presidential mansion

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:09pm

Seventeen black, bulletproof Chevrolet Suburbans stretched in a neat, polished row outside the onetime official residence of Mexico's presidents. Nearby stood a 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago and a 2016 Ford Shelby pickup truck with a video camera embedded in the front grill and a hand-held radio next to the driver's seat.

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:45pm

North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "human defect" after he described its recent tests of short-range missiles as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:29pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local):

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:08pm

The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia.

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:18pm

Air New Zealand announced Monday that it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion.

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:43pm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections.

French government cautious on Fiat-Chrysler-Renault hookup

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:13pm

France's government is sounding a note of caution about a possible alliance between French automaker Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:07pm

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says.

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 3:18pm

Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women.

Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:25pm

U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts on Sunday to "get in trouble" and to build "bridges, not walls."

Exit poll: Poland's ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:03pm

Exit poll: Poland's ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%.

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:43pm

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens.