US-China tensions spilling over into the military arena

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena. The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed ...

Southern Command nominee defends Navy record

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy admiral nominated to lead U.S. Southern Command is defending his decision to attend a dinner party in Hong Kong sponsored by a defense contractor who later pleaded guilty to...

Oil prices and interest rates rise, but US stocks are mixed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Tuesday morning as energy companies continue to rise with oil prices. Stock indexes took small losses the past two days. Facebook is slumping aft...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for th...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, September 25, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wedn...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, September 25, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wedn...

Senior U.S. APEC official visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States government’s Ambassador for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), Matthew Matthews, arrived in Taiwan Tuesday for trade talks, the American...

Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement in th...

Asian stocks mixed on US-China trade worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries, dampening hopes for a settlement in their escalat...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

Charles Kao, Nobel-winning optical fiber pioneer, dies at 84

HONG KONG (AP) — Charles K. Kao, a physicist who shared a 2009 Nobel Prize for groundbreaking work in fiber optic technology, has died at age 84. The Hong Kong government and news re...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, September 24, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, September 24, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday'...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, September 24, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday'...

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela. Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering ab...