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Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:37am

Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation's ruler.

Asian stocks sink ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:03am

Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for renewed trade talks.

Singapore probes drones at airport that disrupted 63 flights

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:40pm

Drones buzzing around Singapore's Changi Airport have caused 63 flights to be delayed or diverted in the past week, triggering an investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders.

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:14pm

A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage.

Climate standoff: Why are Republicans in Oregon AWOL?

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:13pm

Republican state senators in Oregon left the Capitol — and in some cases, the state — last week to try to derail landmark climate legislation being pushed by Democrats. The dispute shows no signs of ending soon.

Skydiver of previous wreck on Hawaii plane 'extremely upset'

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:47pm

A man who was involved in a terrifying 2016 skydiving accident on the same plane that crashed and killed 11 people in Hawaii on Friday says he wishes he could have done more to prevent the tragedy.

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders' approval

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:37pm

Scandal-battered Nissan won its shareholders' approval Tuesday for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board.

Electric scooter program is coming to Provo this summer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:09pm

Provo Mayor Michelle Kafusi has announced 200 electric scooters are coming to the city this August.

Cambodia charges 7, including Chinese, in building collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:09pm

A court in Cambodia said Tuesday that seven people, including four Chinese nationals, have been charged with crimes related to a building collapse that killed 28 construction workers who were sleeping in the unfinished structure that doubled as their housing.

California Legislature OKs health insurance mandate

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:37pm

The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law in the country's most populous state after it was eliminated by Republicans in Congress.

North Carolina company announces recall of frozen sausage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:17pm

Federal officials say a North Carolina-based food processor is recalling more than 800 pounds (363 kilograms) of ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausage which may be contaminated with metal.

FedEx sues to block enforcement of export regulations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:14pm

FedEx is suing the United States government over export rules it says are virtually impossible to follow because it handles millions of packages a day.

Official blasts complacency before fatal 2017 train crash

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:13pm

The National Transportation Safety Board has published its final report Monday on a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state in 2017, with the agency's vice chairman blasting what he described as a "Titanic-like complacency" among those charged with ensuring train operations were safe.

Latest: Oregon governor: Climate talks hinge on GOP return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:43pm

The Latest on a walkout by state senators in Oregon to protest climate change legislation (all times local):

Bristol-Myers, Eldorado Resorts fall; MGM, Del Frisco's rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:40pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:

The Latest: Health-care provider to appeal $3M verdict

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:07pm

The Latest on the trial of a Detroit-area doctor who was accused of malpractice in the wrong diagnosis of epilepsy in a child (all times local):

Bookmaker gives $50K from copyright suit to writing class

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:07pm

A bookmaker that accused a rival of copying its sports betting guide almost word for word is, in a sarcastic jab, donating part of a lawsuit settlement involving the matter to a New Jersey college for creative writing courses.

81-year-old deemed mentally fit for trial on robbery charge

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:43pm

An 81-year-old man who has spent decades behind bars for stealing from banks is mentally fit to stand trial in a credit union robbery in Arizona, despite his claim that he has had symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a judge ruled.

Suit: Generic drug makers used code to fix price increases

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:26pm

Representatives of some of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers used code words to collude with competitors to divvy up market share and coordinate price increases according to a federal lawsuit.

APNewsBreak: Oregon governor says GOP must return to state

Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:04pm

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Monday she won't negotiate with Republicans who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation, at least not until they return to the Capitol.