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World shares retreat after last week's gains on Wall Street

Jan. 30, 2023 03:52 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — European shares retreated Monday after a mixed session in Asia as attention turned to Wednesday’s decision by the Federal Reserve on interest rates. A report Friday showed that U.S. inflation is continuing to cool, raising hopes for a smaller increase that’s...

This Week: Fed rates, Alphabet earnings, employment update

Jan. 30, 2023 08:13 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: WATCHING THE FED The Federal Reserve will meet this week and announce its latest interest rate decision on Wednesday. The central bank is expected to raise its...

'24,' 'Runaways' actor Annie Wersching has died at 45

Jan. 30, 2023 08:10 AM EST

Actor Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24" and providing the voice for Tess in the video game “The Last of Us,” has died. She was 45. Wersching passed away Sunday morning in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer, her publicist...

Source: Dutch, Japanese join US limits on chip tech to China

Jan. 29, 2023 19:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan and the Netherlands have agreed to a deal with the U.S. to restrict China's access to materials used to make advanced computer chips, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person declined to be identified because the...

Elon Musk's mysterious ways on display in Tesla tweet trial

Jan. 29, 2023 12:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk’s enigmatic personality and unconventional tactics are emerging as key exhibits in a trial revolving around one of his most polarizing pursuits — tweeting. The trial, centered on a pair of tweets announcing Musk had obtained the money to take...

Online system to seek asylum in US is quickly overwhelmed

Jan. 28, 2023 07:51 AM EST

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hours before sunrise, migrants at one of Mexico’s largest shelters wake up and go online, hoping to secure an appointment to try to seek asylum in the U.S. The daily ritual resembles a race for concert tickets when online sales begin for a major act, as about 100 people...

IMSA takes North American sports cars into hybrid era

Jan. 27, 2023 21:35 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Cadillac growls, while the Porsche and BMW scream. The Acura sounds like an Indy car, and for fun, turn your back to the track and listen carefully as the cars roar around Daytona International Speedway in a new era of IMSA sports car racing. The top...

Wyoming crypto bank's Federal Reserve application denied

Jan. 27, 2023 19:07 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Federal Reserve Board has denied a Wyoming cryptocurrency bank's application for Federal Reserve System membership, officials announced Friday, dealing a setback to the crypto industry's attempts to build acceptance in mainstream U.S. banking. Many in...

Camera captures night sky spiral after SpaceX rocket launch

Jan. 27, 2023 19:01 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A camera atop Hawaii’s tallest mountain has captured what looks like a spiral swirling through the night sky. Researchers believe it was from the launch of a military GPS satellite that lifted off earlier on a SpaceX rocket in Florida. The images...

Amazon axes free grocery delivery on Prime orders under $150

Jan. 27, 2023 18:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is axing free grocery delivery for Prime members on orders less than $150. Customers who get their groceries delivered from Amazon Fresh -- and pay less than $150 — will be charged between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on the order size, the company said in...