Philippines Stock Exchange plummets to year low 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) dropped110.89 points April 19, falling about 1.24 percent. Yesterday marked the lowest close of the PSEi in a single day since arou...

On opening day of Tribeca, De Niro directs his ire at Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — As the curtain is going up on the 17th Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro is using the spotlight to direct all his ire at President Donald Trump. At a kickoff lunc...

Tradeoff: No cash but faster lines as restaurants forgo cash

NEW YORK (AP) — The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days — customers don't fumble for bills or coins, and employees don't make change. Since around New Year's, the Mexican food chain ha...

A homer at home: Lindor's shot helps Indians top Twins 6-1

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered in his native Puerto Rico, Corey Kluber allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday night. ...

Review: Sting and Shaggy collaborate on sunny reggae album

Sting & Shaggy, "44/876" (A&M/Interscope Records) The fact that Shaggy and Sting are teaming up on a CD does, admittedly, sound like a gimmick. Why are these two very differe...

Syrians displaced near capital recall years of deprivation

HORJELLI, Syria (AP) — Thousands of Syrians displaced by the battle for the once-lush suburbs of Damascus now find themselves in a crowded settlement, where for the first time in recent memory they ha...

Buffalo unveils 'wing trail' of chicken wing hot spots

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo, New York, is inviting tourists to eat their way through a new "wing trail" featuring a dozen chicken wing hot spots. Tourism officials unveiled the Buff...

Mower, tooth in a box, Vishnu doll in New Jersey beach trash

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — The bizarre trash items plucked from New Jersey's beaches last year might be enough to cause nausea or heartburn. But don't worry, a bottle of Pepto-Bismol was among ...

Salmonella in chicken salad kills 1, sickens 265 in 8 states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chicken salad contaminated with salmonella bacteria made by an Iowa food processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores has sickened 265 people in eight states and caused...

Dunkin' Donuts selling fries, pretzels and chicken tenders

BOSTON (AP) — Want some fries with that doughnut? Dunkin' Donuts is selling Donut Fries along with other non-traditional products as part of a new $2 snacking menu at a small number ...

AP News Guide: What's behind the US-China trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, have roiled financial markets and fueled fears of a protracted trade war by threatening tariffs this week on each othe...

AP News Guide: What's behind the US-China trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, have roiled financial markets and fueled fears of a protracted trade war by threatening tariffs this week on each othe...

British show's take on rendang curry riles Southeast Asians

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Judges on a popular British cooking show are being ridiculed for ignorance of Asian food after insisting the chicken in a Malaysian contestant's rendang curry should've been ...

'Other People's Houses' offers view from the carpool minivan

"Other People's Houses" (Berkley), by Abbi Waxman Frances Bloom can jam seven children into a minivan designed for six with no problem. Her daily carpooling duty tethers her neighbor...

All-star John Wall returns as Wizards beat Hornets

WASHINGTON (AP) — All-star John Wall had 15 points and 14 assists in his first game in two months, Otto Porter Jr. had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Charlotte Hornets ...