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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit. British media reports said Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017, the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The bill is a key sticking point in divorce negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is reportedly planning to offer more money to settle its bill with the European Union in a bid to unblock stalled Brexit negotiations — but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The size of the bill, covering commitments Britain has made while an...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — State-owned airline Air China suspended flights Tuesday between Beijing and North Korea due to a lack of demand, deepening the North's isolation amid mounting U.N. sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. The move followed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to add...
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People watch a TV screen showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 21, 2017 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. North Korea on Monday joined Iran, Sudan and Syria on the terror blacklist, a largely symbolic step...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:33 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slapped a travel ban and asset freeze on the top official in the city of Sevastopol, which Russia annexed along with Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. The EU said Tuesday that Dmitry Vladimirovich Ovsyannikov was added to a list of those accused of "actions...
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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Furman in Durham, N.C., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 21, 2017 - 2:36 am
Nike founder Phil Knight is throwing a birthday party and every college basketball fan is invited. Well, they can at least watch it on TV. Knight is celebrating his 80th birthday by staging a two-bracket tournament — the PK80 — beginning Thursday in Oregon. It includes some of the sport's heaviest...
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This undated photo shows a screen shot from a commercial that will air on television starting the week of Nov. 26. Under court order, the largest U.S. tobacco companies have to publicize the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than a decade after a judge ruled that the industry had misled the public about the risks of cigarettes, which continue to kill about a half-million Americans annually. The ads will run for 52 weeks. (U.S. Department of Justice via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 1:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time in two years, federal prosecutors charged foreign businessmen with paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure business deals with one of the schemes relying on gifts paid to a former president of the United Nations General Assembly. Dr. Chi Ping Patrick Ho,...
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November 20, 2017 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump sharply increased the amount of money he gave away through his foundation last year as the charity drew scrutiny during the campaign. A 2016 tax return posted on the nonprofit monitoring website GuideStar shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave away $3...
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President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 20, 2017 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027. Speaking before a Cabinet meeting, Trump said, "We're going to give the American...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen listens to introductions as she is awarded the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn is as Fed chairman. Yellen’s four-year term as Fed chair ends on Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 20, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman. In a letter to the president, Yellen said she would her "utmost" to ensure a smooth transition...
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