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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.At a rare weekend …
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10 a.m.Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has told Parliament that the Brexit deal on which lawmakers are voting risks jobs, rights, the environment and the health service.The Labour Party leader told Parliament Saturday that Prime Minister …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders agree that growth has slowed but they remain hopeful for a modest rebound next year as long as trade and geopolitical tensions do not worsen.That was the assessment Friday from finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 major …
Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.Key differences were between state attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments, rather than with the drugmakers and distributors they are suing.One of the negotiators, …
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Friday it has decided not to join a U.S. coalition to protect commercial vessels in the Middle East but is preparing to send its own force to ensure the safe shipment of oil to Japan.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that Japan will keep …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's top regulator excoriated top executives of the state's largest utility even as Pacific Gas & Electric repeatedly said they know they failed to meet public expectations when the company cut the power to more than 2 million people last week.Marybel …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a massive power shut-off last week in Northern California (all times local):4:45 p.m.California Gov. Gavin Newsom has named the first director of a new Wildfire Safety Division.Newsom said Friday that Caroline Thomas Jacobs will head the new division under …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's economy kept humming in September, dropping the unemployment rate to a record low 4% statewide and under 2% in San Francisco and some of its neighboring counties, a level that economists once thought impossible."That is almost unthinkable," said Sung Won …
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management proposal published Friday would make it easier for mining companies to request lower government royalty rates for certain minerals, an idea backed by supporters of an industry that supplies much of the world's baking soda.The proposal …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former beauty salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago is suing Wynn Resorts and company executives, alleging they invaded his privacy and spied on him at his next job in a bid to undercut his …
DALLAS (AP) — A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max.The pilot, Mark Forkner, told another Boeing employee in …
A Google affiliate started using drones Friday to deliver customers' Walgreens and FedEx purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.Wing, which is owned by Google parent Alphabet, received federal approval earlier this year to make commercial deliveries by drone. It was the first drone …
NEW YORK (AP) — News Corp. says it has reached a licensing deal with Facebook that lets the social network feature headlines from The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and other publications on its upcoming news section.The companies did not give financial details of the deal. Facebook …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Friday that the company is prepared to be "open and transparent" as it looks to persuade the U.S. government that it can be trusted and that national security concerns about its technology are unfounded."The first thing we …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new quasi-independent oversight board will soon make decisions on some of the most difficult questions on what material belongs on Facebook's platform in a "very public way," an executive for the social-media company said Friday.The board will consider a small number …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a "total professional" with unparalleled experience.Trump acted quickly, just a day after Perry told the president that he …
The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday.Technology companies led the slide, which erased the major U.S. indexes' gains from the day before. Communication services, industrials and …
Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.The recalled lot covers 33,000 bottles, which were distributed last year.J&J said the U.S. Food and Drug …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Get on board, world.That's the message from the White House as it starts shaping plans for next year's Group of Seven summit in Florida.Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney this week outlined the priorities the administration would like America's strongest …
The S&P 500 index closed out a choppy week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday.Technology companies led the slide, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier. Communication services, industrials and health care …

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