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Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

Amir Bibawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:01am

Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.

The Latest: Macron addresses Germany's parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:12am

The Latest on the French president's visit to Germany (all times local):

The Latest: Labour leader: New EU vote 'not for today'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:48am

The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):

UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:46am

Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union officials.

Ousted Sri Lankan PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:18am

The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party urged Facebook to safeguard the identity of its supporters on the social media platform, fearing information sharing with what it calls the country's "illegal" government can lead to a crackdown against the users. 

Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:42am

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to U.S. President Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency.

The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:12am

The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local):

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:58pm

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique.

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:08pm

An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S.

US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:39pm

The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia said they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific.

Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:20pm

Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain after unfurling "Save our Rainforest" and "Drop Dirty Palm Oil" banners.

North Dakota oil and gas production hit new highs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:45pm

North Dakota set oil and gas production records in September, but a slowdown is expected in the coming months due to a sharp drop in oil prices.

The Latest: Espy says he's better for women than Hyde-Smith

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 1:08pm

The Latest on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff (all times local):

Clothing retailer J.Crew's chief executive stepping down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:52pm

The chief executive of J.Crew Group Inc. is stepping down.

The Latest: CVS says Florida's opioid claim 'without merit'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:48am

The Latest on Florida's lawsuit accusing CVS and Walgreens of illegal opioid sales (all times local):

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:00am

Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to stop illegal sales.

Thousands of homes still without gas service after blasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:28am

The company at the center of the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September says it has restored gas service to about 60 percent of affected homes, but nearly 1,760 families remain in temporary housing.

Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:49am

Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he's lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron's mouth

Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:38am

President Donald Trump put fighting words in his French counterpart's mouth this past week and assailed the special counsel's Russia investigation with a familiar and false characterization of the man leading it.

Czechs rally against PM on Velvet Revolution anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:58am

Thousands of Czechs have used the anniversary of their country's 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution to rally against Prime Minister Andrej Babis.