Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne will make a final strategic plan presentation before handing over the reins next year, and told investors on Thursday that it would take into account whether to spin off any part of the business.
The Ohio State Fair opened Thursday but its amusement rides remained closed one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart and flung people into the air.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 9:58am
U.S. stocks are on track to set more records Thursday as media companies and phone companies rise. Verizon Communications and Comcast are climbing after their second-quarter reports, while Facebook jumps as investors are pleased with its earnings, advertising revenue, and spending. Health care companies are lagging the rest of the market.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 9:11am
President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.
Rival Palestinian lawmakers came together for the first time in a decade on Thursday in Gaza's parliament, the latest sign that an emerging Gaza power-sharing deal between the territory's Hamas rulers and a former Gaza strongman is moving forward.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 9:01am
Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by former top campaign aides to President Donald Trump and another specialized in digging up dirt on U.S. politicians, signaling it wants to challenge Saudi Arabia's massive lobbying efforts in America's capital amid a diplomatic dispute among Arab nations.
Tali Arbel, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 27th - 8:41am
Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. The federal government was pressuring cable companies to open up their near-monopoly on boxes to more competition, and industry leader Comcast promised apps that could render some boxes obsolete.
Germany's transport minister said Thursday that it's too soon to talk about burying the combustion engine, underlining his government's reluctance to follow Britain and others in banning the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline from 2040.