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BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Efforts to salvage consensus among the G-7 rich democracies frayed Saturday in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's unpredictable America-first approach even before the official start of the summit in southern France.European Council President Donald Tusk said …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local):3:10 p.m.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has touched down in the French seaside resort of Biarritz for his first Group of Seven summit, a gathering where he will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.The crew …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local):11:10 a.m.The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has successfully test-fired a "new missile" amid growing tensions with the United States and the unraveling of the nuclear deal …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days.The "Iron Man" and "Avengers: Endgame" star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, said his first visit to the Southern California resort included a brief detention for "smoking pot in a …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.The as-yet untitled Disney Plus show drew big cheers when it was announced …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies (all times local):12:35 a.m.President Donald Trump is pushing back against those questioning whether he has the authority to order American companies to cut trade ties with …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office.The assembled brain trust for Friday's urgent consultations included an economics chief best known for his stint as a …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of billionaire David Koch (all times local):5:55 p.m.Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch's (kohk's) twin brother is mourning the man he calls his best friend despite a billion-dollar business dispute decades ago.Bill Koch said in a statement …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.He also blamed Jerome Powell, the man he appointed as chairman of the Federal …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a furious and highly personal Twitter attack Friday against the Federal Reserve and Chairman Jerome Powell, fuming that the Fed once more "did NOTHING!" and wondering who is "our bigger enemy" — Powell or China's leader.The outburst …
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight weekly loss.Stocks tumbled after President Donald Trump responded angrily …
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others.At a hearing in Seattle, U.S. Magistrate Judge Michelle …
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hot spots and the beach this month had measles and may have exposed others, public health agencies announced Friday.The girl arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 11 …
CHICAGO (AP) — Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.The Illinois …
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after announcing its $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett , GateHouse Media was again laying off journalists and other workers at its newspapers, possibly foreshadowing the future awaiting employees of what will become the largest U.S. newspaper company.GateHouse …
TORONTO (AP) — China's embassy in Canada said Friday the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls "typical bullying behavior."An embassy statement to The Associated Press said the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada at the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is sending a technical team to Argentina on Saturday to discuss the policy plans of President Mauricio Macri's administration.The IMF said Friday that the team headed by Roberto Cardarelli will also meet with the economic advisers of the main …
BEIRUT (AP) — Fitch Ratings downgraded Lebanon's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to CCC from B- Friday, while Standard & Poor's Global Ratings affirmed its long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings for Beirut at B-/B, saying the country's …
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the country's top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor's planned use of captions for an education-driven program.The so-called "Big Five" of publishing — Penguin …

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