Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:52pm
U.S. stocks are mixed Tuesday as retailers move up and energy companies climb along with oil prices. Facebook is dropping again following reports that the Federal Trade Commission will investigate its handling of user data and Oracle is plunging after releasing disappointing results and forecasts. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday and banks are rising along with bond yields.
Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:50pm
A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:49pm
An Idaho company could be forced to pay the state of Montana more than $30 million in cleanup costs from pollution at several former mine sites before it can pursue two new projects proposed beneath a wilderness area, state regulators said Tuesday.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:46pm
At 32 years old, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman controls a vast fortune, a well-heeled military and the future of a nation in the throes of sweeping economic and social change. His ambitious bid to remake Saudi Arabia received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from President Donald Trump as the future leader opened a marathon tour of the United States.
Gun retailers in Canada would be required to keep records of firearms inventory and sales for at least 20 years under government legislation introduced Tuesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government.
Gregory Katz, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:08pm
Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix has said in comments that were secretly recorded and broadcast Tuesday by Britain's Channel 4 news that his company played a major role in securing Donald Trump's narrow victory in the 2016 presidential election.
Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:08pm
The Maryland attorney general's office on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to dismiss claims made against the state in a racial discrimination case brought by a former police chief and two other black officers from a small city on Maryland's eastern shore.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:00pm
Peter G. Peterson, a billionaire and business executive who became one of the most prominent voices to argue for entitlement reform and reducing the U.S. national debt, died of natural causes early Tuesday, his family said. He was 91.