Automaker Daimler loses $1.3 billion on diesel, air bag woes
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, says it lost 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the second quarter as the company saw 4.2 billion euros in one-time charges for troubles with diesel cars and air bag recalls.
Did Facebook data help Trump? 'Great Hack' explores scandal
NEW YORK (AP) — The new documentary "The Great Hack" captures how Facebook's cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy.
Justice Dept. puts Big Tech under the antitrust microscope
WASHINGTON (AP) — Like Europe before it, the U.S. government looks ready to try reining in its technology giants. But doing so may be more difficult than it seems.
Asian stocks rise on report of revived US-China trade talks
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday following a report U.S. and Chinese trade envoys will meet for talks next week.
Justice Dept. ratchets up antitrust scrutiny of Big Tech
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
GOP, Dems offer compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people.
Boris Johnson chosen as new UK leader, now faces Brexit test
LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson, Britain's blustering Brexit campaigner, was chosen as the U.K.'s next prime minister on Tuesday, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country.
US economy dodges the threat of painful spending cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The budget agreement that congressional leaders and President Donald Trump forged late Monday lifted a big potential drag on the U.S.
The Latest: Agency promises 'fair-minded' probe on Big Tech
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. regulation of technology companies (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The Justice Department says its new review of Big Tech's market power will delve into competition "in an objective and fair-minded manner."
Slow ratings start for CBS' O'Donnell after first week
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS chose the middle of the summer for Norah O'Donnell to debut as "CBS Evening News" anchor, so probably should not be surprised that not too many people noticed.
Visa Inc. 3Q profits rise 11%, beating expectations
NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal third quarter profits rose by an adjusted 11% from a year earlier, as more consumers spent more on Visa credit and debit cards.
Opposition rallies as Venezuela blackout eases in some areas
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday sought to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at a Caracas demonstration was relatively modest as many Venezuelans despair of an imminent solution to their plight.
Trump sues House panel, NY to protect state tax returns
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening up another legal front against the Democrats investigating him, President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over to the congressional committee.
Lawmakers approve financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A roughly $1 billion financial rescue for Ohio's two nuclear power plants is on the way after lawmakers and the governor signed off on a plan Tuesday that will add a new fee to every electricity bill in the state.
Johnson's win elevates 'no-deal' Brexit risks to UK economy
LONDON (AP) — With Boris Johnson confirmed as the next U.K. prime minister, the outlook for the British economy has become murkier — and potentially more perilous.
BA fails to win injunction against pilots on strike action
LONDON (AP) — British Airways has failed to win a temporary injunction from a U.K. court to halt strike by pilots demanding better pay.
Lawmakers return to assess budget and debt agreement
WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump, but there's no evidence of any last-gasp drama that could upset the hard-won compromise.
Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science
PARIS (AP) — Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France's lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe.
US home sales fall 1.7% with prices high and supply low
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales tumbled 1.7% in June, with rising prices and a scarce supply locking out many Americans from ownership.
AutoNation replaces new CEO with a new CEO
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four months after the country's largest auto dealership chain named a new chief executive to replace its longtime CEO, it's making another change at the top.
IMF sees a weaker global economy but upgrades US forecast
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for the world economy because of simmering international trade tensions.
Global stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade talks
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Tuesday on optimism over the potential re-opening of U.S.-China trade talks and despite heightened Middle East tensions.
Deal sealed on federal budget ensures no shutdown, default
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first federal default.
Channel Tunnel operator: 'no-deal' Brexit now main scenario
LONDON (AP) — Channel Tunnel operator Getlink is warning that Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal is now "very likely" and is its main scenario as it forecasts earnings.
Colonial-era Korean laborers want Mitsubishi compensation
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Colonial-era Korean forced laborers launched a legal step Tuesday to get court approval for the sale of local assets of their former Japanese employer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which has refused to compensate the former workers.