FBI may have disrupted major cyberattack on Ukraine

LONDON (AP) — The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from…

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over…

Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

HONOLULU (AP) — Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Source: Business – The Eagle

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ripple effects are likely to be felt if 50,000 workers employed at more than 30 world-famous casino-hotels in Las Vegas go on strike. Source: Business –…

Spain premier gets backing for budget in key political test

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018 on Wednesday, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it…

US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April as buying plunged in the West. Source: Business – The Eagle

Lingering limbo: Businesses uncertain about tax law impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Five months after massive federal tax changes became law, many small business owners still don’t know whether they’ll be winners or losers. Source: Business – The…

Bulgaria hits setback in bid for euro membership

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bulgaria has hit a setback to its hopes of soon becoming a member of the shared euro currency after the European Central Bank said the EU’s…

The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to roll back rules for banks (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Workers at Las Vegas hotel-casinos vote on whether to strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Unionized Las Vegas casino workers descended on a university arena in red T-shirts and work uniforms as they voted Tuesday on whether to call for a…

NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

ATLANTA (AP) — The new owner of the Carolina Panthers is committed to keeping the team in the Carolinas. Source: Business – The Eagle

AP Explains: Congress moves to roll back Dodd-Frank law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just over decade ago, the first inklings of the coming recession emerged as a housing bubble fueled by scant regulation, low-interest rates and easy credit gradually began…

A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth’s mass on and beneath the planet’s surface successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT…

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Josephine Rizo survived chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, but breast cancer treatment wrecked her finances. Source: Business – The Eagle

US stocks edge higher as technology companies, banks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks are rising Tuesday morning as U.S. stocks head higher for the second day in a row. Automakers are climbing after China said…

For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Source: Business – The Eagle

JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney’s CEO Marvin Ellison, one of only a handful of African American CEOs to lead a Fortune 500 company, is leaving to become the top…

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. Source: Business – The Eagle

Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on whether to authorize a strike, a move…

Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new regulations there. That’s in contrast to some of…