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EU stops short of recommending ban on China's Huawei

Jan. 29, 2020 7:46 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The European Union unveiled security guidelines for next generation high-speed wireless networks that stop short of banning Huawei, in the latest setback for the U.S. campaign against the Chinese tech company. The EU's executive Commission on Wednesday outlined a set of strategic and...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo customers come and go at a Starbucks on South Claiborne Ave. in New Orleans. Starbucks Corp. reports financial earns on Tuesday, Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Starbucks' results top estimates but coronavirus slows sales

Jan. 28, 2020 7:13 PM EST

It was a happy holiday at Starbucks, but the company's sales momentum could start to slow due to the coronavirus outbreak in China. Starbucks said it had intended to raise its full-year earnings guidance Tuesday, but uncertainty about China put that on pause. Starbucks said it has already closed more than half of...

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Terri White, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner, answers a question during a news conference In Norman, Okla. White, Oklahoma's long serving mental health commissioner announced her resignation on Tuesday and says her last day on the job will be Feb. 1. White didn't say why she was stepping down in a statement released by the agency. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Oklahoma's mental health commissioner announces resignation

Jan. 28, 2020 6:51 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's long-serving mental health commissioner announced her resignation Tuesday, saying her last day in office will be Feb. 1. Oklahoma State Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Terri White didn't say why she was stepping down in a statement released by the...

An iPad Pro and a Macbook Pro are displayed an Apple store Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in suburban Boston. Apple reports financial earns on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Apple holiday season tops projections as iPhone bounces back

Jan. 28, 2020 6:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the growing popularity of its smartwatch, digital services and wireless earbuds. That combination produced a banner holiday season for a company whose fortunes appeared to be sliding...

Delaware company to pay $70K for air pollution violations

Jan. 28, 2020 10:37 AM EST

DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) — The Delaware City Refining Company will pay $70,000 in a settlement involving months of air pollution violations, state officials said. The settlement announced Monday would resolve the refinery's air pollution-related violations that occurred between November 2018 and June...

Passengers wear protective face masks arrive at the high speed train station in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Hong Kong's leader has announced that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

US, others prepare evacuations as virus spreads from China

Jan. 28, 2020 9:36 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and several other nations prepared Tuesday to airlift citizens out of a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak that has killed more than 100 people. Hong Kong's leader said it will cut all rail links to mainland China and halve the number of flights as authorities...

FILE - In this July 8, 2019, file photo, national security adviser John Bolton speaks at the Christians United for Israel's annual summit, in Washington.  A single paper copy in a nondescript envelope arrived at the White House on Dec. 30. Four weeks later, news of John Bolton’s book manuscript about his time as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser has exploded into public view, sending a jolt through the president’s impeachment trial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Trial highlights: Bolton takes center stage from afar

Jan. 28, 2020 3:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton took center stage at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even though he was nowhere near the Capitol. Bolton's claims in a forthcoming book — that Trump told him he wanted to withhold security aid from Ukraine until it launched...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jan. 27, 2020 8:34 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Sen. Portman must vote for more impeachment witnesses Akron Beacon Journal Jan. 27 This is a big week for Rob Portman, Ohio’s Republican U.S. senator. With the impeachment trial of President Trump continuing in the Senate, at least...

Concerns raised about medical marijuana licensing process

Jan. 27, 2020 4:20 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several would-be marijuana business owners in Missouri who failed in their bids for licenses are raising questions about how the state selected winners and losers. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been announcing licenses as the state prepares for the...

Frontier Airlines to resume service in Delaware

Jan. 27, 2020 2:45 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Frontier Airlines is returning service to Delaware, almost five years after it ended its operation in the state, according to state officials. Gov. John Carney’s schedule for this week shows that he will attend an event Tuesday at the Wilmington- New Castle Airport to announce...