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Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson defies political gravity.Britain’s prime minister has failed to deliver on his core promise -- to take the country out...
US productivity edges down 0.2% in third quarter

US productivity edges down 0.2% in third quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity fell in the summer, the first decline in nearly four years, underscoring the struggles companies are facing in boosting...
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World...
China's electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers

China's electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers

BEIJING (AP) — Looking for a new car, Yang Zhibo considered an electric but balked at prices that are thousands of dollars higher after...
Japanese regulators recommend $22 million fine on Nissan

Japanese regulators recommend $22 million fine on Nissan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese securities regulators are recommending that automaker Nissan be fined 2.4 billion yen ($22 million) over the under-reporting of compensation of...
French pension strikes expand, police gird for new protests

French pension strikes expand, police gird for new protests

PARIS (AP) — French airport workers, teachers and others joined nationwide strikes Tuesday as unions cranked up pressure on the government to scrap changes...
Ministers arrive to tackle climate talks' hot issues

Ministers arrive to tackle climate talks' hot issues

MADRID (AP) — U.N. climate talks in Madrid are kicking into high gear Tuesday, with ministers arriving to tackle some of the tough issues...
Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australia bush fires

Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australia bush fires

SYDNEY (AP) — Wildfires engulfed the Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday in haze so thick in some places it was 11 times worse...
Kim Woo-choong, founder of Daewoo business group, dies

Kim Woo-choong, founder of Daewoo business group, dies

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Woo-choong, founder of the now-collapsed Daewoo business group whose rise and fall symbolized South Korea’s much turbulent rapid...
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World...

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