Asian shares fall on North Korea sanctions, China rate cut

HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets fell Friday as investors turned cautious following new U.S. sanctions targeting North Korea and a China credit rating downgrade. Source: Business –…

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear…

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need…

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the…

Markets Right Now: Stocks wobble after Fed, but close higher

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

Apple says its new watch has cellular connectivity problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple confirmed that its new Series 3 Apple Watch can encounter problems connecting to a cellular network. The problems arise when the watch joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi…

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made airlines’ longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America’s infrastructure. But his prospects for…

Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move…

EU Chamber warns China: Open economy faster or risk backlash

BEIJING (AP) — A foreign business group appealed to China on Tuesday to move faster in carrying out promises to open its state-dominated economy and warned that inaction might fuel…

Wisconsin governor signs $3 billion Foxconn bill into law

STURTEVANT, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker signed a $3 billion incentive package Monday for Foxconn Technology Group to build a flat-screen plant in southeastern Wisconsin, a deal he says…

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane…

APNewsBreak: California wants millions to fund water project

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California’s water southward…

Irma's damage a reminder of Florida economy's vulnerability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People. Source: Business – The Eagle

BA flight in Paris gets extra security checks after threat

PARIS (AP) — Police and firefighters checked a British Airways plane on the tarmac of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport Sunday morning after reports of a security threat but authorities…

Boris Johnson fuels speculation about UK leadership bid

LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fueled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May by spelling out his Brexit goals days before her…

Beer flowing in Munich: Thousands head to Oktoberfest

MUNICH (AP) — The beer is flowing again at Munich’s fabled Oktoberfest. Source: Business – The Eagle

Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’…

In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States’ allies and warnings to…

Hyundai Motor to launch Genesis midsize sedan in US in 2018

HWASEONG, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor says it will launch its first midsize sports sedan under the Genesis brand in South Korea next week and in the U.S. early…

Asia shares fall after North Korea's latest missile launch

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. Source: Business –…