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Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:07am

The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei says he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs due to the political climate in Washington but expressed confidence the company will thrive because it is developing its own technology.

Huawei founder says he expects no relief from U.S. sanctions but is confident it will thrive with its own technology

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:05am

Huawei founder says he expects no relief from U.S. sanctions but is confident it will thrive with its own technology.

UK regulator launches investigation into electricity outage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:44am

The U.K.'s energy regulator says it has launched an investigation into a widespread electricity outage on Aug. 9 that left a hospital without power and rail passengers stranded for hours during the busy evening commute.

Department stores make room for used fashion

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:02am

Out with the new and in with the old.

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:58am

Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:08am

On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars and squinted.

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:04am

On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars and squinted.

California smuggler of erectile dysfunction drug gets prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:05pm

A Southern California man who smuggled $11 million worth of erectile dysfunction drugs into the U.S. from China has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for conspiracy and smuggling contraband.

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:06pm

Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period.

Asian shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:04pm

Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rallied on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.

Former Los Angeles Times columnist awarded nearly $15.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:36pm

A jury on Monday awarded nearly $15.5 million to a former sports columnist for The Los Angeles Times who said he was forced out of his job because of age and health discrimination.

Clarification: Exchange- Fertility Treatment-Contest story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:31pm

In a story Aug. 16, The Associated Press reported that a radio station told listeners in July they could enter a contest to win IVP treatments with the Reproductive Care Center, with winners announced in September. The story did not specify that the deadline to enter the contest has passed.

With eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

Zeke Miller and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:11pm

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.

Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Grant Schulte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:44pm

Nebraska officials are moving 24 teenage girls out of a state-run facility for female juvenile offenders after learning that many were confined to buildings with fire hazards, holes in the wall and mold and water damage.

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:43pm

The Writers Guild of America filed claims Monday in federal court alleging the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws, the latest move in a long and heated battle between those who write scripts and the agents who represent them.

Estee Lauder, Nordstrom and Aramark rise while PG&E falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:37pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:

Q&A: Recession jitters are rising. Is there reason to worry?

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:22pm

Nerves are being frayed by a global economy that increasingly looks breakable.

Romney says climate change happening, humans contribute

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:48pm

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he believes climate change is happening and human activity is a significant contributor.

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

Linda A. Johnson and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:02pm

Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:02pm

Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.