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Harvey Weinstein arrested on rape, criminal sex act charges

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:59am

Harvey Weinstein was arrested Friday on rape, criminal sex act and other charges from encounters with two women, police said Friday as the former movie mogul faced the first criminal case stemming from misconduct claims that scores of women made against him.

Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:50am

Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault charges.

US durable goods orders fell 1.7 percent in April

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:49am

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March — a sign of health for American industry.

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:47am

Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers.

Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:45am

Russia's former ambassador to the United States says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.

Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:44am

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.

Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:38am

Police say Weinstein charged with rape, criminal sex act for attacks on 2 women.

US durable goods orders down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:31am

US durable goods orders down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft.

World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:13am

World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors eyed the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea, developments in global trade disputes and prepared for a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain.

Law enforcement official: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with rape, criminal sex act, in attacks on 2 women

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:13am

Law enforcement official: Harvey Weinstein to be charged with rape, criminal sex act, in attacks on 2 women.

China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:04am

China says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States.

The Latest: Complaints vs Google, Facebook under new EU law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:39am

The Latest on the European Union's new data privacy law (all times local):

Mine issued violation notices in bulldozer driver's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:11am

A mine in West Virginia has been issued three violation notices over the death of a man in a bulldozer that plunged 100 feet (30 meters) when the ground underneath gave way.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:44am

Lars Andersen's business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children.

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:22am

Iran will pull out of a landmark deal to stop the country from developing nuclear weapons unless it receives concrete guarantees that the economic incentives of the pact will be protected by the other parties, following the U.S. decision to unilaterally withdraw and Washington's threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran, a senior Iranian official said Friday.

Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:54am

Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series' producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019.

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:28am

Thai police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were using a loophole to illegally import and process electronic waste.

Amid mounting Brexit concerns, UK economy is barely growing

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:24am

A day after the Bank of England's governor warned about the damaging consequences of a "disorderly" Brexit, official figures Friday confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year.

German data suggest eurozone economy still on upward path

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:08am

A closely watched survey of German business executives' optimism was unchanged in May after five straight monthly drops, offering a hopeful sign that Europe's economy is still growing strongly.

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:48am

A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.