States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal
States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Published reports say a group of state attorneys general plan to sue to stop a $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint in an unusual step ahead of a decision by federal antitrust authorities.

Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk
Daily HIV prevention pill urged for healthy people at risk

New recommendations are urging doctors to prescribe a daily HIV prevention pill to people who are at high risk of getting the virus.

June 11th, 11:21 AM EDT
Warsaw's plastic palm tree 'dies' to mark climate threat
Warsaw's plastic palm tree 'dies' to mark climate threat

A giant plastic palm tree that has become an artistic symbol of Warsaw has "died" as part of a stunt to draw attention to climate change.

June 7th, 8:21 AM EDT
US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case
US Supreme Court will hear Montana arsenic cleanup case

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue with their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic after a century of copper smelting.

June 10th, 2:51 PM EDT
France's Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit
France's Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit

French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue.

June 7th, 7:41 AM EDT
$1.6B pipeline proposed to move North Dakota crude oil
$1.6B pipeline proposed to move North Dakota crude oil

Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, though the route has not been disclosed.

June 11th, 12:31 PM EDT
The Latest: Biden: Trump wants to rewrite presidency limits
The Latest: Biden: Trump wants to rewrite presidency limits

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden plans to use his visit to Iowa to criticize President Donald Trump's economic policy as hurting voters who helped elect him.

June 11th, 6:51 AM EDT
Salesforce buying Tableau as businesses embrace data
Salesforce buying Tableau as businesses embrace data

Salesforce is buying Tableau Software in a $15.7B all stock deal.

June 10th, 7:31 AM EDT
Asian stocks mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street
Asian stocks mostly lower after retreat on Wall Street

U.S. stocks marched higher for a 6th day as investors hope trade disputes will cool down.

June 11th, 10:41 AM EDT
New Jersey mandates panic buttons for hotel room cleaners
New Jersey mandates panic buttons for hotel room cleaners

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a law requiring most of the state's hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to quickly summon help in an emergency.

June 11th, 10:31 AM EDT
Trump, Biden trade barbs amid dueling Iowa campaign visits
Trump, Biden trade barbs amid dueling Iowa campaign visits

After months of jabbing from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, critical to both of their political futures.

June 11th, 12:31 AM EDT
Private equity firm buying Shutterfly for $1.74 billion
Private equity firm buying Shutterfly for $1.74 billion

Photo printing website Shutterfly will be bought by private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $51 per share.

June 10th, 5:22 PM EDT
Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy
Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy

Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large Indiana dairy farm who face animal cruelty charges following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves.

June 11th, 1:11 PM EDT
'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates
'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

U.S. regulators want to clear up the confusion around date labels like "Sell by" and "Best by.".

June 6th, 9:21 AM EDT
EU publishes Europe-wide rules on drone operation
EU publishes Europe-wide rules on drone operation

The European Union has published EU-wide rules on drones that are meant to provide a clear framework for what is and isn't allowed, improve safety and make it easier for drone users to operate their craft in another European country.

June 11th, 6:21 AM EDT
Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race
Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race

Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers.

June 11th, 8:21 AM EDT
Japan premier hopes to ease US-Iran tensions in Tehran visit
Japan premier hopes to ease US-Iran tensions in Tehran visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's trip to Tehran represents the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

June 11th, 9:21 AM EDT
Seen as pro-business, Macron shifts to the left at UN body
Seen as pro-business, Macron shifts to the left at UN body

French President Emmanuel Macron called for an EU-wide minimum wage and a stepped-up fight against inequality, returning to his left-leaning political roots as critics try to paint him as overly pro-business.

June 11th, 10:31 AM EDT
US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop
US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop

A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace.

June 11th, 12:01 PM EDT
China mum on Trump-Xi meeting as Huawei says sales slowing
China mum on Trump-Xi meeting as Huawei says sales slowing

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting global expansion.

June 11th, 2:01 AM EDT
Amazon to shut down US restaurant delivery service
Amazon to shut down US restaurant delivery service

Amazon is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, Door Dash and others.

June 11th, 10:51 AM EDT
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings
FDA: 'Influencers' promoted vaping without suitable warnings

The Food and Drug Administration is sending warnings to companies that inappropriately pushed their e-cigarette formulas online through paid social media influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites.

June 7th, 11:01 AM EDT
The Latest: States sue to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal
The Latest: States sue to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal

A group of 10 state attorneys general led by New York and California are filing a lawsuit to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.

June 11th, 12:31 PM EDT
Investors should guard against tunnel vision on trade wars
Investors should guard against tunnel vision on trade wars

Investors who worry only about trade wars could overlook some looming issues.

June 11th, 3:13 AM EDT
Millennial Money: What couples gain by merging finances
Millennial Money: What couples gain by merging finances

Millennial couples are less likely to combine finances than other generations, but there are benefits to merging financial lives.

June 11th, 11:01 AM EDT
Starbucks launches reusable cups trial at UK airport
Starbucks launches reusable cups trial at UK airport

Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain's Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste.

June 10th, 7:21 AM EDT
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals
US-China trade war sparks worries about rare minerals

Rising trade tensions are shining a spotlight on the 17 rare earth minerals needed for high-tech products like electric cars and robotics. But trade experts say China's rising tariffs and threats to stop imports of them to the U.S. are not cause for panic.

June 8th, 11:41 AM EDT
Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas
Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas

Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, DC, are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country.

June 10th, 10:11 AM EDT
Wholesale prices blip up 0.1% in May
Wholesale prices blip up 0.1% in May

Producer prices rose 0.1% in May, another sign that inflationary pressures are under control.

June 11th, 8:41 AM EDT
Trump signals frustration with Fed's independent policies
Trump signals frustration with Fed's independent policies

Trump signals frustration with Fed's independent policies in contrast to China's central bank.

June 10th, 2:31 PM EDT
Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after quick 2017 exit
Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after quick 2017 exit

Uber rival Bolt relaunches London service after quick exit in 2017.

June 11th, 7:41 AM EDT
Global shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader
Global shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader

Asian shares are mostly higher as investor jitters over trade eased after U.S. President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexican imports and said he expects to meet with the Chinese leader.

June 11th, 2:41 AM EDT
Leader say Brexit shows Scotland must chart a new path
Leader say Brexit shows Scotland must chart a new path

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the "horror show" of the British government leadership contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a different path, probably outside the United Kingdom.

June 11th, 6:41 AM EDT
Mexico denies Trump's claim of secret concessions in deal
Mexico denies Trump's claim of secret concessions in deal

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico to halt planned tariffs.

June 10th, 12:21 AM EDT
Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split
Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split

Is Biden's climate plan a win for the Green New Deal? Climate activists split on front-runner's proposal.

June 7th, 12:21 AM EDT
HBO ending its nightly newscast produced by Vice Media
HBO ending its nightly newscast produced by Vice Media

HBO says it is ending its weeknight newscast produced by Vice Media after three years.

June 10th, 3:31 PM EDT
US employers hired a record number of people in April
US employers hired a record number of people in April

US employers hired 5.9 million people in April, highest on records dating to 2000.

June 10th, 10:41 AM EDT
Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris
Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris

Paris police said a man on an electric scooter died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night.

June 11th, 6:01 AM EDT
SC gun supplier files for bankruptcy; majority owner sued
SC gun supplier files for bankruptcy; majority owner sued

A South Carolina gun and sporting goods distributor is filing for bankruptcy amid allegations of mishandled borrowed funds by its majority owner.

June 11th, 7:21 AM EDT
Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration
Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration

A deal between Washington and Mexico City to head off tariffs on Mexican imports is being hailed by both countries, but it remains to be seen how effective it may be in slowing immigration.

June 8th, 7:11 PM EDT
Hudson's Bay executive leads bid to take retailer private
Hudson's Bay executive leads bid to take retailer private

Hudson's Bay executive chairman leads proposal to take retailer private, stock bid is at 48% premium.

June 10th, 11:11 AM EDT
Stern words from Iran: US cannot 'expect to stay safe'
Stern words from Iran: US cannot 'expect to stay safe'

Iran's foreign minister warns US it 'cannot expect to stay safe' after launching 'economic war' against Tehran.

June 10th, 6:01 AM EDT
Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort
Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation's remaining coal plants by 2030.

June 6th, 9:41 PM EDT
Asian shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader
Asian shares rise as Trump plans to meet Chinese leader

U.S. stocks move higher after new tariff threat is lifted in a deal with Mexico.

June 10th, 10:31 AM EDT
Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks
Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks

Major automakers are urging the Trump administration and California to go back to the negotiating table over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle.

June 6th, 8:01 PM EDT
Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech
Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech

Europe's experience reining in digital giants holds lessons, warnings for US regulators girding for tech war.

June 7th, 6:41 AM EDT
Warren challenges Sanders for progressives' 2020 support
Warren challenges Sanders for progressives' 2020 support

Bernie Sanders has a new challenge in his second presidential campaign: He's not the only progressive alternative to the front-runner, Joe Biden.

June 10th, 12:11 AM EDT
Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones
Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones.

June 7th, 9:21 AM EDT
Senior executives leave Uber after internal shakeup
Senior executives leave Uber after internal shakeup

Uber is parting ways with two of its top executives less than a month after the company's rocky initial public offering.

June 7th, 5:31 PM EDT
Trump threatens tariffs if China's Xi doesn't meet with him
Trump threatens tariffs if China's Xi doesn't meet with him

Trump threatens tariffs if Xi doesn't meet with him, criticizes Chamber of Commerce.

June 10th, 9:32 AM EDT
3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy
3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy

Animal cruelty charges are being pressed against three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves.

June 10th, 5:41 PM EDT
Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers
Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers

The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping.

June 10th, 10:31 AM EDT
How major US stock indexes fared Monday
How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks are closing higher Monday after President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico.

June 10th, 5:11 PM EDT
Raytheon and United Technologies to create a defense giant
Raytheon and United Technologies to create a defense giant

Raytheon and United Technologies to merge in deal that will close next year.

June 9th, 6:21 PM EDT
Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico
Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico

Stocks are rising Monday as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs.

June 10th, 10:01 AM EDT
'Secret Life of Pets 2' bests 'Dark Phoenix' at box office
'Secret Life of Pets 2' bests 'Dark Phoenix' at box office

'Secret Life of Pets 2' bests 'Dark Phoenix,' a low for the X-Men franchise, at box office.

June 9th, 12:51 PM EDT
Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew
Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew

Turkey says it would not hesitate to give the "necessary response" to Cyprus following reports that Greek Cypriot authorities had issued international arrest warrants against crew members of a Turkish drilling ship as well as Turkey's foreign partners.

June 10th, 11:41 AM EDT
Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand's top court
Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand's top court

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand's top court.

June 10th, 2:51 AM EDT
Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case
Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case

A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of an owner and former employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

June 7th, 6:01 PM EDT
Hungarian rescuers 'not far' from lifting tour boat wreckage
Hungarian rescuers 'not far' from lifting tour boat wreckage

Hungarian rescuers say that preparations to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River are mostly finished and the lifting of the wreckage is 'not far' from happening.

June 10th, 12:01 PM EDT
Locusts, devouring hay, plague sheep ranchers in Sardinia
Locusts, devouring hay, plague sheep ranchers in Sardinia

An unusually large swarm of local locusts is plaguing farmers raising sheep in Sardinia.

June 10th, 12:21 PM EDT
Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states
Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy.

June 9th, 11:01 AM EDT
World shares rise after US drops planned tariffs on Mexico
World shares rise after US drops planned tariffs on Mexico

Asian financial markets are advancing after China released better-than-expected trade data for May, though worries remain over trade negotiations between the Washington and Beijing.

June 10th, 3:01 AM EDT
Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute
Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute

The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute.

June 10th, 10:31 AM EDT
Liz Weston: Don't believe these Social Security myths
Liz Weston: Don't believe these Social Security myths

Getting the most out of Social Security means disregarding some of the most common myths, particularly about when to file.

June 10th, 10:41 AM EDT
G-20 finance officials pledge to protect global growth
G-20 finance officials pledge to protect global growth

G-20 officials discuss trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit.

June 9th, 12:01 AM EDT

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