Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir has fired his foreign minister a day after he spoke in parliament and complained how diplomats have received no salaries for the past seven months.
Asian shares fell back Friday after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment.
Ellen Knickmeyer and Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 11:39pm
Scott Pruitt's penchant for travel and concerns about security were notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency, according to newly obtained records that show that as Oklahoma's attorney general he frequently traveled out-of-state for appearances before conservative groups and used an office investigator as a driver.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 10:56pm
The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea.
Shares are lower in Asia after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment.
Ken Sweet, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 10:06pm
Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to its auto-lending and mortgage businesses, The New York Times and other news outlets reported, citing unnamed sources.
As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the U.S. market.
A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Thursday to hate crimes after prosecutors say he threatened prominent members of the Jewish community and had with a "kill list" that included the names of people in the entertainment industry.
Bernard Condon, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 9:42pm
The Kushner Cos. confirmed Thursday it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.
When her stay at the glamorous Grancreer residence turned into a nightmare of disrupted sleep and difficulties with the staff, retired harpist Yumi Makino opted out, and after a two-year legal battle got her deposit money back in a rare victory over a big real estate company.
Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 7:11pm
Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 6:46pm
The AMP's chief executive stepped down on Friday following revelations that Australia's largest wealth manager charged customers for financial services they never received and misled the industry watchdog.
Alexandra Villarreal, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 6:20pm
As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate.
Luis Alonso Lugo and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 19th - 6:01pm
Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, two U.S. Treasury officials said Thursday.