US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of Asia
TOKYO (AP) — A top U.S. energy official says Asia is the center of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports.
Strikes begin to weigh on Ryanair's profits
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair says its first-half profit fell 7 percent as Europe's biggest discount airline faced rising costs and flight cancellations due to staff shortages and air traffic control strikes.
OECD predicts unsustainable rise in use of raw materials
BERLIN (AP) — The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that the world's consumption of raw materials will rise sharply, putting greater pressure on the environment.
FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the sale of its auto components division to Japanese automotive component supplier Calsoni Kansei Corporation in a deal valued at 6.2 billion euros ($7 billion).
Trump space force - a real need but hazy planning
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has demanded that Pentagon create a new military service, a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space."
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on migrants, Saudis, Hispanic vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.
Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as Chinese benchmarks rallied after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.
Parson resigning from CBS board for health reasons
CBS Corp. says that Richard Parsons, its interim chairman, has resigned from its board because of illness. The media company named Strauss Zelnick, another media industry leader, as his replacement.
'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.
Climate fund approves $1B for projects in poor countries
BERLIN (AP) — A U.N.-backed fund has approved more than $1 billion for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change, officials said Sunday.
Ryanair under fire over racist incident on flight
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair has faced criticism after a video posted online apparently showed the airline's crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler.
Cybersecurity 'Paul Revere' touts adversarial model
BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Wysopal and his Boston hacker collective pals from the L0pht sounded the alarm on the sad state of software vulnerability in a now-legendary 1998 appearance before Congress.
Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal on startup lessons
Chris Wysopal was in his early 30s when he and his cohorts from the Boston hacker collective pals L0pht formed the early cybersecurity firm @stake.
Siemens, GE vie for Iraq electricity contracts
BAGHDAD (AP) — Multinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's electricity infrastructure.
Brexit minister urges UK Conservatives to unite behind May
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit Secretary has urged rebellious Conservative lawmakers to stop attacking Prime Minister Theresa May and "play for the team."
Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'
LONDON (AP) — The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business group warned Sunday.
Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California.
Amid housing crisis, Reno's motor lodges become last resort
RENO, Nev. (AP) — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination.
Marchers clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.
Italy approves final budget draft yet vows dialogue with EU
ROME (AP) — Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of Saudi arms deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.
Chinese broadens its propaganda drive to heartland America
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration.
Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia jumped into two competitive Senate races Friday, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company called its first foray into elective politics.
California hopefuls blame incumbents as farm towns struggle
HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town.
US stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued to sell former favorites like retailers.

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