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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.China, a huge and growing customer for lobster, placed heavy tariffs on U.S. lobsters — and many other food products — in …
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall.As part of the collaboration with The Walt Disney Co., the Minneapolis-based discounter says it …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Liz O'Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral …
NEW YORK (AP) — "Angel Has Fallen" easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer.The Lionsgate film beat expectations going into …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight toward the heart of the city where leaders of the world's major democracies have been debating how to handle the country's nuclear ambitions.France's surprise invitation of …
The first judgment is expected Monday in a lawsuit from a state government seeking to hold a drug company accountable for a U.S. opioid crisis that has ripped apart lives and communities. More trials and legal settlements are likely to follow the ruling in Oklahoma as the nation looks for answers …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — A global attempt by more than 120 countries to find a way to more fairly tax global internet giants is moving ahead despite individual countries' deciding to impose their own tax, says the head of the international organization leading the project.Angel Gurria, …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Sunday that the prospect of a Brexit deal was "touch and go," as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain has with the withdrawal agreement.Speaking on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit, Johnson …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The global economy craves a double shot of confidence right now but the best that leaders of the Group of Seven can offer is a less intoxicating cocktail: not making things worse.Sharp differences over U.S. President Donald Trump's trade conflict with China and …
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 8 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.66.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that an abundant supply and low crude oil costs contributed to the …
ROME (AP) — Italy's economy minister tried to reassure financial markets and citizens as the nation's political leaders struggled Sunday to form a new government hoping to avoid early elections that could bring nationalist Matteo Salvini and his hard-right forces to power.Giovanni Tria, …
GENEVA (AP) — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup.Three …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven leaders' summit (all times local):4:15 p.m.A senior French official says France invited Iran's foreign minister to the venue of the G-7 summit to try to ease tensions over its nuclear program.The official said the decision to invite …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman says 'there will be no meetings or negotiations' with US officials at G-7 summit.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Spokesman says that Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has landed at French city hosting G-7 summit.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Flight data show plane registered to Iranian government has landed in Biarritz, France, where G-7 leaders are gathered.
MACAO (AP) — An elite pro-Beijing panel on Sunday chose a new leader for the Chinese casino gambling hub Macao.Ho Iat-seng was picked to be the next chief executive of the former Portuguese colony in a selection process with no other candidates.Ho, a pro-establishment businessman and …
Jo Ann Jenkins is the CEO of AARP, the world's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization. AARP is focused on helping people "improve their quality of life" as they age; it has more than 38 million members.Jenkins joined AARP in 2010 and became CEO in 2014. Previously she was chief …
LONDON (AP) — Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans Sunday to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps …
BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's central bank is warning against taking an overly pessimistic view of the economy, days after the bank cautioned that Europe's biggest economy could enter a recession in the current quarter.The German economy contracted by 0.1% in the April-June period and …

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