Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a monthlong bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday.
John Seewer, Associated Press | PostedJun 20th - 8:42am
More than 100 workers were arrested Tuesday at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large-scale raid within the state in the past two weeks.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that has shaken her government.
U.S. stocks are mostly higher Wednesday morning as global markets let go of some of their fears about the growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Technology companies and banks are making some of the largest gains. Twenty-First Century Fox is jumping after it agreed to a new deal with Disney, which will buy Fox's entertainment businesses for $71.3 billion. Walgreens rose after it was added to the Dow Jones industrial average, where it will replace General Electric next week.
Almost four years after a Philadelphia food truck exploded into a fireball killing a woman and her teenage daughter, a U-Haul subsidiary and the general manager of one of its Philadelphia stores have been indicted.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.
An Ohio telemarketing company whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats, The Associated Press has learned.