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Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day

Sep. 14, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs of sustained economic growth and reports that more tariffs on Chinese goods could be on the way. Stocks rose in early trading after the Federal Reserve said production of cars and...

Asian stocks mixed as investors await US tariff hike

Sep. 10, 2018 11:33 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street's gains as investors waited for a new U.S. tariff hike in a trade battle with China. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent to 2,661.33, while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 added 1 percent to 22,595.52. Hong Kong's Hang Seng...

NTSB investigating report of engine failure on a Delta jet

Sep. 6, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

Safety investigators said Thursday that they are looking into a reported engine breakdown on a Delta Air Lines jet shortly after takeoff. The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted that it was investigating a reported "uncontained" engine failure on Wednesday night's Delta Flight 1418 from Atlanta to...

NASA administrator supports Trump 'space force' proposal

Aug. 13, 2018 7:40 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump's proposed military "Space Force" but added that it will have a role separate from NASA. Bridenstine said in New Orleans that NASA's responsibilities involve science, space exploration and...

Stocks rise on company earnings, oil gains on Iran sanctions

Aug. 7, 2018 6:44 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday as investors looked past U.S.-China trade tensions and the price of oil increased after the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,701 and France's CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 5,516. London's FTSE 100...

Correction: Commercial Space-Astronauts story

Aug. 6, 2018 4:05 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 3 about nine astronauts picked for fly on commercial capsules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of one astronaut. His name is Josh Cassada, not John. A corrected version of the story is below: Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule...

Iran receives more airplanes ahead of renewed US sanctions

Aug. 5, 2018 8:03 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acquired five new commercial aircraft on Sunday, a day before the U.S. begins restoring sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers. The arrival of the ATR72-600 airplanes at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport represented perhaps the last...

Influence of organized labor gets big test in Missouri vote

Aug. 4, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — On the heels of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling weakening public-sector unions, labor's clout is being put to a new test by a voter referendum in Missouri over whether the state should ban compulsory union fees in all private-sector workplaces. The statewide vote in Tuesday's primary...

Asian markets flat after Apple value surpasses $1 trillion

Aug. 3, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares were flat Friday in mixed trading ahead of the U.S. jobs report later in the day. There appeared to be scant carry-over Friday from overnight gains on Wall Street as Apple reached $1 trillion in value. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 22,510.38 and the Shanghai...

Asia shares gain on reports China, US may resume trade talks

Aug. 1, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher as traders watch to see what might come of reports the U.S. and China are looking to restart trade talks. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.7 percent to 22,713.08 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,304.03. The Shanghai Composite index...