Deere, hit on both sides of trade war, posts weak 1Q earns

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Deere & Co., a manufacturer that faces threats from both ends of a trade war, cited rising costs and anxious farmers as it reported a profit shortfall for the first quarter Fri...

The Latest: Trump plans to spend $8B on border barriers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and border security (all times local): 10:35 a.m. President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on b...

Pompeo: Venezuelans reject Maduro's 'model of governance'

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he sees obvious signs that President Nicolas Maduro is starting to understand Venezuelans reject him as their leader. ...

Ex-Massachusetts governor to challenge Trump for GOP nod

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, has become the first Republican to announce a challenge ...

The Latest: US, China mum at end 2nd day of trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Two days of U.S.-Chinese trade talks have ended with no immediate indica...

China to buy more semiconductors from U.S. to end trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China was likely to buy more semiconductors from the United States in an attempt to resolve the trade war, but U.S. manufacturers feared the offer was a ploy to obtain mor...

Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing. Japan's benchmark Ni...

Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitting for a man who saw so much darkness in the world, Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, his name little known to anyone under 50, his death rumored online a day before ...

As Democrats lean left, will voters follow?

WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the r...

US Senate confirms William Barr to head DOJ as Attorney General

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr was sworn in Thursday for his second stint as the nation’s attorney general, taking the helm of the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller inve...

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs. The Str...

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs. The Str...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2019. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 15, 19...

Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing. Japan's benchmark Ni...

US, China hold 2nd day of talks with no tariff decision

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese envoys are holding a second day of trade talks after the top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said he has yet to decide whether to go ahead with a March 2 tar...