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Tanzania ferry capsizes with unknown number on board

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:20am

A government agency in Tanzania says a passenger ferry has capsized on Lake Victoria while carrying an unknown number of people.

Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:15am

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the fourth consecutive week, with the key 30-year rate reaching its highest level since May.

Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault case

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:14am

Minneapolis police have finished their initial investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors for possible charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.

US home sales were flat in August

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:03am

U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 — a level considered to be affordable for the middle class — has become a drag on the real estate market.

US sales of existing homes unchanged in August as price gains moderated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:01am

US sales of existing homes unchanged in August as price gains moderated.

UK's Theresa May says her Brexit plan is the 'only serious and credible' proposal on the table

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:56am

UK's Theresa May says her Brexit plan is the 'only serious and credible' proposal on the table.

The Latest: 1 workplace shooting victim improves

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:55am

The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local):

Markets Right Now: Dow industrials on track for record high

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:49am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

African defense expo reflects South African budget cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:47am

U.S. military aircraft and Russian sniper rifles are on display at a defense fair in South Africa, whose military is increasingly stretched because of budget cuts.

The Latest: May says hers is only serious plan on table

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:39am

The Latest on Brexit talks at the European Union summit (all times local):

EU President Tusk says key parts of British plan for Brexit "will not work"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:28am

EU President Tusk says key parts of British plan for Brexit "will not work"

Releasing tax returns an issue again - in governor's races

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:53am

The candidate had just chided the media minutes earlier for not being tougher on his opponent when the moderator asked him what might be his least favorite campaign question: Why won't you release your tax returns?

Under Armour cuts 400 jobs as it streamlines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:29am

Under Armour will cut about 400 jobs, part of a restructuring that the sports gear maker announced earlier this year.

Student pilot boards plane, causes Florida airport lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:24am

A 26-year-old student pilot boarded a vacant Airbus 321 American Airlines aircraft in a maintenance facility early Thursday disrupting travel at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, police and airport officials said.

Turkey expects lower growth amid currency turmoil

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:04am

Turkey expects lower economic growth in coming years amid concerns over inflation and a sliding currency.

Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:51am

Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases.

Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:28am

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation.

Cruise ship moors in Rotterdam with dozens of ill passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:54am

Dozens of cruise ship passengers who fell ill during their voyage were temporarily held on board Thursday after the liner moored in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam.

Egypt court orders release of former president's sons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:52am

An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release from detention of former president Hosni Mubarak's two sons who are on trial on insider trading charges.