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US mortgage rates increased this week with 30-year at 4.17%

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:51am

U.S. long-term mortgage rates increased this week, though they remain lower than a year ago in a positive sign for home sales.

Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:39am

Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other's devices.

Japanese airline lands test flight of new plane in Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:38am

All Nippon Airways has completed a test flight of a new wide-body aircraft with its arrival in Hawaii.

Baltimore mayor, 5 of her staffers now on paid leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:25am

Baltimore's embattled mayor and five of her staffers are now on paid leave amid a scandal over book sales.

Before 'Endgame' arrives, a look at Marvel's box-office hits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:19am

Marvel's Avengers are back to save the world, and the box office.

Uber rolls out feature urging riders to 'check your ride'

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:18am

Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they're getting into the right vehicles.

Man struck, killed while crossing FrontRunner tracks in Orem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:57am

A man was killed when struck by a FrontRunner train as he crossed the tracks in Orem Thursday morning.

Markets Right Now: Industrial companies lead stock gains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:49am

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Google: Android users get browser, search options in EU case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:49am

Google said Thursday it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on its Android operating system, in changes designed to comply with an EU antitrust ruling.

Notre Dame fire raises fears for UK's crumbling Parliament

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:43am

For some Britons who watched Notre Dame burn so fiercely in Paris, the horror was mixed with apprehension. What happened to the French landmark this week could easily befall the Houses of Parliament in London.

Marvel closes a decade-long story with 'Avengers: Endgame'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:37am

About five years ago, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige found himself on a retreat in Palm Springs plotting the future for the wild, experimental "cinematic universe" that he helped start in 2008 . He wanted to do something that they hadn't done. He wanted an ending.

Cyprus mulling early repayment of Russian loan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:23am

Cyprus is considering repaying early the remainder of a 2.5 billion euro ($2.83 billion) loan that Russia granted the island nation in 2012 amid a financial crisis.

US retail sales soared 1.6% in March

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:34am

U.S. retail sales surged in March at the fastest pace since late 2017, as spending on autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing jumped.

US retail sales surged 1.6% in March, fastest pace since September 2017 in a positive for economic growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:32am

US retail sales surged 1.6% in March, fastest pace since September 2017 in a positive for economic growth.

Ukraine reverses nationalization of tycoon's bank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 5:55am

A Ukrainian court on Thursday ruled that the 2016 nationalization of a major bank owned by a tycoon was illegal, sending shockwaves through the country's financial community.

Erdogan lashes out at Financial Times over report on economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 5:05am

Turkey's president has lashed out at the Financial Times and other western media, accusing them of falsely portraying the economy as being on the brink of collapse.

Pakistan's finance minister quits amid criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 4:32am

Pakistan's finance minister said Thursday he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government's handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring.

Portuguese truckers end strike that caused gas shortages

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:55am

Portugal's government says truckers have called off a strike over pay and working conditions that caused hundreds of gas stations across the country to run dry.

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:43am

Japan's top court said Thursday it has rejected an appeal by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers against his extended detention after his fourth arrest on allegations of financial misconduct.