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From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:56am

Lisa Meyer's hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr of hairdryers.

Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago's MB Financial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:52am

Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago's MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock.

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:52am

International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a "brutal" trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption.

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:41am

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was "on hold."

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:29am

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:34am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament about data privacy be broadcast publicly through web streaming.

Global markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:34am

Global stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty.

Europe wary as Italy moves toward populist government

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:29am

Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the president convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League in what could be a final consultations, 11 weeks after elections left the country with a hung parliament.

UK committee says dirty Russian money threatens security

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:36am

The British Parliament's foreign affairs committee has slammed the government for "turning a blind eye" to the role London's financial center plays in laundering the proceeds of Russian corruption, saying it helps the Kremlin finance its aggressive foreign policy.

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:42am

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training.

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:42am

Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training.

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:10pm

The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:17pm

Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty.

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:39pm

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding.

NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:54pm

The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:52pm

The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.

Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

Michael Weissenstein and Bert Wilkinson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:14pm

The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:05pm

A civil rights icon and a Caribbean politician who tangled with President Donald Trump offered Boston University graduates some choice words on America's cultural rifts.

International military company to be based in New Hampshire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:50pm

A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters.

'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:27pm

Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.