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This Saturday, July 21, 2012, photo shows the headquarters of Equifax Inc., in Atlanta. Equifax expects the financial impact from a massive data breach earlier in 2017 to linger and weigh down fourth-quarter results. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
November 10, 2017 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after posting sizeable profit declines due to a massive data breach, Equifax said it expects to incur related costs of between $60 million and $75 million in the current quarter. The Atlanta company reported a 27 percent slump in third-quarter profit, largely due to a hack...
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An electronic stock board shows the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Asian shares sank Friday, following declines on Wall Street after a proposed delay to U.S. tax cut plan dented investor sentiment.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 10, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — So that's what a losing streak feels like. Stocks fell for the second day in a row Friday, which hadn't happened in a month, as Amazon put a scare into yet another industry: medical device and health care equipment companies. Those companies slumped after an analyst for Citi...
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In this Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters as he encourages support for Republican tax reform legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences create headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein attends a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" in New York. More than 75 women have publicly accused Weinstein of inappropriate behavior ranging from requests for massages to intimidating sexual advances to rape. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in Hollywood and media have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape. A look at some of the men accused: — Producer...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, traffic crowds a road in Moscow, Russia after a sunset as smoke billows from a power plant in background. The COP 23 Fiji UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 10, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a global climate conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 7:35 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he will urge leaders at climate talks in Bonn to respond to the latest alarming data by further cutting emissions, helping countries respond to...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles as she arrives for talks about a potential coalition between her Christian Democrats, the Free Democratic party FDP and the Greens in Berlin Friday, Nov. 20, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Negotiators from parties in talks to form Germany's next government said Friday they're optimistic ahead of what they called a decisive week, though significant differences remain. The pro-business Free Democrats and the traditionally left-leaning Greens would join Chancellor Angela...
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In this photo provided by NASA, the Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. Orbital ATK's eighth contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver approximately 7,400 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 12:51 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station is getting a delivery shipped from Virginia for a change. Orbital ATK, one of NASA's chief suppliers, plans to launch the capsule Saturday morning from Wallops Island, aboard an unmanned Antares rocket. It will be Orbital ATK's first...
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November 10, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says her legislation to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling would generate $2 billion in royalties over the next decade — with half the money going to her home state. But environmental groups and other critics call those...
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November 10, 2017 - 11:34 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House speaker is proposing six laws aimed at protecting consumers from the consequences of a failed project to build two nuclear reactors. South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. and the state-owned utility Santee Cooper have sought to insulate themselves from...
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November 10, 2017 - 11:24 am
LONDON (AP) — A Flybe plane carrying more than 50 people has made an emergency landing without its nose gear at Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland. The Bombardier Q-400 took off from Belfast City Airport for Inverness, Scotland, on Friday before being diverted. The plane circled in a...
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