Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain’s Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. Source:…

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line

CHICO, California (AP) — A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire said it contacted a customer about a power line on her property…

Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is performing well but he’s eyeing potential risks ahead. Source: Business – The Eagle

Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering. Source: Business – The Eagle

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

A flare burns on May 24, 2018 atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad, N.M., that Wayne Smith leased for ranching before his death in October. The development covered…

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

SHANGHAI (AP) — Online shoppers in China have shattered last year’s record by making $30.8 billion in sales on the country’s annual buying frenzy Sunday, as the tradition marked its…

Pabst says MillerCoors is trying to put it out of business

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding…

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China’s slumping stock market: Sell. Source: Business – The Eagle

UK ex-minister says other officials may resign over Brexit

LONDON (AP) — A former U.K. minister says others may step down from the government to protest Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Source: Business – The Eagle

France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

PARIS (AP) — Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add “your plane has been seized by the government” to the list of things that can delay your flight. …

Report: Google planning big New York City expansion

NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is planning a major expansion in New York City. Source: Business – The Eagle

Australian watchdog approves Nine network, Fairfax merger

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s competition watchdog on Thursday approved the proposed merger of television network Nine Entertainment and newspaper publisher Fairfax Media into a media giant to be known…

Boeing plane crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated…

Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after Republicans expanded their Senate majority, the Trump administration on Wednesday finalized a policy change that allows some employers with religious or moral objections to…

UK PM May: I won't agree on a Brexit deal 'at any cost'

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that she wouldn’t agree upon a Brexit deal with the European Union “at any cost,” as the two sides remained…

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge higher in early trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Russia tightens control of anonymous messenger apps

MOSCOW (AP) — Tightening its control over popular anonymous chat apps, the Russian government has approved regulations that would identify users by their cellphone numbers. Source: Business – The Eagle

Heads of World Bank, IMF say risks of trade tensions growing

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other global financial organizations warned Tuesday that trade tensions pose a growing risk for emerging economies. Source: Business…

Newlyweds From Sam Houston State Are Killed In A Helicopter Crash

UVALDE, Texas (AP) _ The Latest on a Texas helicopter crash that killed three people (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A federal official says a helicopter carrying a young couple…

Social media's misinformation battle: No winners, so far

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and other social platforms have been fighting online misinformation and hate speech for two years. With the U.S. midterm elections just a few days away,…