Wednesday, June 28, 2017

All posts by "Associated Press"

This Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Technology stocks led a broad reverse in global markets on Wednesday after Samsung downgraded its profit estimates and networks company Ericsson warned on its outlook

BY ALEX VEIGA The U.S. stock market notched its biggest gain in two months Wednesday, bouncing back from losses a day earlier. Banks and other financial companies led the rally ...
In this Monday, June 26, 2017 photo, migrants cross the Roja river near the northern Italian town of Ventimiglia, as they try to reach the French border.

BY NICOLE WINFIELD and LORNE COOK ROME (AP) — Italy threatened Wednesday to close its ports to aid groups rescuing migrants off Libya’s coast as it struggles to cope with ...
In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a Mississippi state flag is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the state’s Confederate-themed flag to the U.S. Supreme Court. In papers filed Wednesday, ...
In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., left, confers with Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to limit the influence of so-called shell corporations in the U.S. could get a boost as Congress probes the ways that ...
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing: 'Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations'.

BY JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley closed the door Wednesday to the possibility of moving the ambassador’s residence to Trump Tower, telling Congress ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats want to compel the Air Force to detail how much has been spent on trips that President Donald Trump has made ...
In this June 16, 2014, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks onstage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying “internet taxes.” Trump stated ...
This Oct. 6, 2014, file photo shows an example of a home delivered meal from Blue Apron, in Concord, New Hampshire.

NEW YORK (AP) — Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron on Wednesday slashed the price it expects to sell its shares in an initial public offering, a sign that it may ...
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports.

BY ALICIA A. CALDWELL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead ...
A Thursday, May 25, 2017 file photo of US President, Donald Trump, shaking hands with French President, Emmanuel Macron, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to celebrate Bastille Day in France. The White House announced Wednesday that Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation ...
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