MILAN (AP) — The Benetton fashion group has announced the death of Gilberto Benetton, one of the four founding siblings of the Italian brand known as much for its shock factor ad campaigns as its colorful knitwear. He was 77.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A co-founder of Facebook's virtual-reality division is joining the exodus of executives to leave the company after striking it rich in lucrative sales of their startups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to push a new middle-income tax cut through Congress after the midterm elections.
Credit scores are about to get a tweak that might help those with weaker credit.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix plans to borrow another $2 billion to help pay for the exclusive series and movies that its management credits for helping its video streaming service reel in millions of new subscribers during the past five years.
NEW YORK (AP) — General contractors and other small businesses in the home remodeling industry can expect revenue to slow in 2019, the result of rising mortgage rates and sluggish home sales.
U.S. stocks veered broadly lower in early trading Monday as losses in health care companies and banks outweighed gains elsewhere. Energy companies declined along with the price of crude oil. Toy makers slumped after Hasbro reported quarterly results that fell well short of Wall Street's expe…
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers' interest in a possible expansion of the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down.
MILAN (AP) — Italy's leader on Monday gave no indication that his government would rein in public spending plans, keeping alive a dispute with the European Union, which wants the country to revise its budget.
BERLIN (AP) — A top German official pressed Monday for the European Union to show a united front on arms exports to Saudi Arabia after Berlin backed a freeze on such exports over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro continues to wrestle with the demise of Toys R Us and shifting consumer trends, and it's falling well short of third-quarter expectations.
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.
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets rose on Monday, brushing off lagging Chinese growth and a downgrade in Italy's credit rating after its lawmakers approved a budget plan with room for a higher deficit.
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.
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.
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).
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying Britain's divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has demanded that Pentagon create a new military service, a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space." And with that demand, Trump has injected urgency into the debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and c…
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as Chinese benchmarks rallied after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.
CBS Corp. says that Richard Parsons, its interim chairman, has resigned from its board because of illness.
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity.
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.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Multinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's electricity infrastructure.
BERLIN (AP) — Officials overseeing a U.N.-backed fund to help poor countries tackle climate change have approved more than $1 billion in new investments after a four-day meeting in Bahrain.
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. Then-Sen. Joe Lieberman hailed the group as "modern-day Paul Reveres."
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit Secretary has urged rebellious Conservative lawmakers to stop attacking Prime Minister Theresa May and "play for the team."
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.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle.
BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-two people are trapped in a coal mine in China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, officials said Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — Anti-Brexit protesters are gathering in central London for a demonstration calling for a second referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union.
ROME (AP) — Italy's deputy premier on Saturday brushed off a ratings downgrade and vowed to forge ahead with the government's rule-busting budget as Italy prepared to respond to European Union concerns about its high deficit targets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say a government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people. The breached system was shut down and technicians are working to restore it before sign-up season sta…
CLEVELAND (AP) — The CEO of a mining company exploded at Wall Street analysts on Friday, saying they can't read financial reports and should resign.
MILAN (AP) — The European Union's budget chief sought to ease tensions with Rome on Friday over Italy's rule-busting budget, after markets reacted by pushing up Italy's borrowing costs to the highest levels in five years.
BRUSSELS (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations after Britain leaves the European Union.
NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings are sending U.S. stocks higher Friday at the end of a choppy week of trading. Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble is surging after reporting strong sales of beauty products in its latest quarter, while credit card company American Express and payment …
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has become a weak spot for the economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales fall for 6th straight month to slowest pace in nearly 3 years.
PARIS (AP) — A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the year and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues.
PARIS (AP) — A global financial watchdog Force has given Iran until February to crack down on terrorism funding or risk deeper economic isolation.
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government on Friday ordered a company that falsified quality data for earthquake "shock absorbers" used in hundreds of buildings to speed up an investigation and fix any problems quickly.
MILAN (AP) — Italy's financial markets are shaken following the European Union's stinging rebuke of the new populist government's budget bill, which pushes the deficit far beyond previously agreed levels.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European and Asian leaders gathered Friday to pledge their support for free trade, at a meeting that underscored trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump.
BEIJING (AP) — China's former internet censor has gone on trial over allegations of corruption.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed.
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for Communist leaders as they fight a tariff battle with Washington.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The president of Australia's top lawyers' group has told a parliamentary inquiry that proposed cybersecurity laws to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by extremists and other crimina…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety investigators have been unable to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York because of a criminal case against the limo company's operator.