• Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet

    Updated: 12 min ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Clearly, the powers that be believe that they have the...

  • Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

    Updated: 13 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — so they huddled on an 11:30 a.m. conference call Wednesday. The frustrated members of the White House policy...

  • Passengers sue Boeing for 2016 Emirates crash in Dubai

    Updated: 17 min ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Passengers who were aboard an Emirates plane that crash-landed in August 2016 are suing Chicago-based Boeing for an alleged malfunction of the aircraft's electronics. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court alleges the aircraft's electronics system...

  • US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

    Updated: 33 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. President Donald Trump has called the 23-year-old trade pact the "worst" in history...

  • Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

    Updated: 52 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aiming to stay ahead of an evolving threat against transit systems worldwide, officials in Los Angeles are testing out airport-style body scanners that screen subway passengers for firearms and explosives. As commuters raced to get on their trains Wednesday, the Los...

  • Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels

    Updated: 53 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump announced the action via...

  • New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San Francisco

    Updated: 54 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building. The $1.1 billion skyscraper has already changed the city's...

  • White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will make this month's payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday. Trump has repeatedly threatened to end the payments, which help reduce...

  • Facebook bans white nationalist's accounts over hate speech

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja tells The Associated Press that the profile pages of...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ___ Corporate chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump on Wednesday disbanded a pair of advisory business councils. It was the latest fallout from his comments on racially charged violence in...

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