Business

Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Supreme Court Arbitration

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about...

Business

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

Britain Europe Data Privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lars Andersen’s business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children. The owner of London-based My Nametags, which makes personalized nametags to iron into children’s clothing, says protecting that information is fundamental to his...


Business

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

Malaysia Corruption

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Friday the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million). Police seized 284 boxes of expensive designer handbags and...


National

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was expected to turn himself in to police Friday morning to face charges involving an aspiring actress who said he forced her to perform oral sex on him, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein to...


Business

The alarming statistics that show the US economy isn't as good as it seems

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The U.S. economy has a problem. The usual economic bench marks look really good: America in 2018 is enjoying faster growth, low unemployment, record numbers of job openings and a stock market near an all-time high. Yet an alarming number of Americans are still...


Business

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

Tesla Crash Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


Business

Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

James Bond 25-Distribution

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series’ producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions announced Thursday that production on the 25th official James Bond thriller will...


Business

AP Top Business News at 6:52 a.m. EDT

Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect The Latest: Some Europeans confused by scope of new data law Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe...


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The Latest: Some Europeans confused by scope of new data law

AP Explains-European Data Privacy-1

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the European Union’s new data privacy law (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The new data privacy law has some Europeans scratching their heads over what to do. In Finland, the government says it has been contacted by households asking whether the law means they can no longer...


Business

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

Thailand E Waste

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were using a loophole to illegally import and process electronic waste. Police and industry ministry officials said Friday that they were still investigating after raids this week on at least four factories in...


World

Amid mounting Brexit concerns, UK economy is barely growing

Britain Economy

LONDON (AP) — A day after the Bank of England’s governor warned about the damaging consequences of a “disorderly” Brexit, official figures Friday confirmed that the British economy barely grew in the first three months of the year. The Office for National Statistics said the economy expanded by a...


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