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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for JD.com founder Richard Liu said Monday that surveillance video showing the Chinese businessman in an elevator and walking arm-in-arm with a woman who has accused him of rape provides a different account of what happened that night.Two edited videos of Liu …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California legislators considered a plan Monday intended to encourage more banks to do business with marijuana companies that have been frozen out of thousands of financial institutions.Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available in some form. But …
NEW YORK (AP) — Viji Devadas hasn't heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out just after the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that tore apart churches and hotels and killed hundreds in the South Asian nation.It's unsettling, but she knows he's ok, …
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you'll get an almost universal …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services.The vision sketched out …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is asking state regulators for another increase in rates and profits, saying it's needed for wildfire safety and to attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy.The Sacramento Bee reports Monday that …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Avianca Brasil canceled more than 1,045 domestic flights this week because it has to return 18 aircraft to leasing agencies.Brazil's National Aviation Agency said the planes needed to be returned Monday to avoid affecting Holy Week holiday passengers. Customers can …
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30%.In announcing his Green New Deal on Monday, the democratic mayor said all-glass facade skyscrapers …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.It …
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury was selected Monday to hear evidence in the trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business prospects with amateur basketball players.Opening statements by lawyers were scheduled to occur Tuesday …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Are two chief executives better than one? With Game of Thrones' Jon Snow revealing his royal lineage to his lover — and aunt — and potential rival Daenerys Targaryen during Sunday's episode, their beleaguered army at Winterfell is about to find out.Daenerys …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts.Herman Cain, a former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, asked to be …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil is raising concerns about global crude supply and sending oil prices to their highest levels since October.Industry experts said Monday that the sanctions could potentially remove up to …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with impressive views. It could also become the site of a new homeless shelter for up to 200 people.Angry residents have packed public meetings, jeering at city officials and even …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Tesla's plans for fully-autonomous vehicles (all times local):___1:50 p.m.Tesla says it will introduce a ride-hailing service with no humans driving the vehicles.CEO Elon Musk and others detailed the company's plans to have self-driving vehicles …
Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Monday, as losses in banks and other sectors offset solid gains in energy companies following a surge in crude oil prices.The price of crude oil rose to its highest level since October after the U.S. moved to further block Iranian oil exports. Banks, …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2000 folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking.The company had been planning to release the Galaxy Fold on Friday, but instead it will now run more tests and …
Wall Street capped a day of mostly sideways trading Monday with a slight gain for the benchmark S&P 500 index, as a spike in crude oil prices sent energy companies broadly higher.Energy sector stocks climbed as the price of crude oil hit its highest level since October after the U.S. …
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday:Kimberly-Clark Corp., up $6.70 to $130.25The maker of Kleenex tissues and other consumer products reported a surge in profit that beat forecasts.Marathon Oil Corp., up $1.16 to $18.78The oil company and its peers are …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in an appeal involving a defamation lawsuit that alleged a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers."A Columbus family sued WBNS-TV in 2016 after the station reported on a hover board robbery at …

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