Taiwan starts building missile corvettes and minelayers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan took a new step in its domestic defense program Friday (May 24) by beginning to build three Tuo Chiang-class missile corvettes and four rapid mine-laying ships ...

Air China asks Boeing compensation for MAX 8 delays

BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China's three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following t...

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver d...

Ryanair warns Boeing grounding is hurting business

LONDON (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair says its profit fell 29% last year and warns that the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max planes will limit its ability to cut costs. Europe's largest ...

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night. Chicago led 6-1 befor...

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals on Saturday night after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery. ...

Meadows HR in 11th, Rays top Yanks 2-1, back into 1st place

NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Meadows homered off Luis Cessa in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Yankees 2-1 Saturday and regain the AL East lead after dropping behind New York for...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has...

Business Highlights

___ Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil pric...

England wins series as Roy sets up victory over Pakistan

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Jason Roy smashed 114 and Ben Stokes finished on 71 not out as England chased down a target of 341 with three deliveries to spare to win the fourth one-day international aga...

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo

LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investor...

Stocks climb for 3rd day in a row, erasing Monday's plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the worsening trade fight between China and the U.S. ...

Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has died. He ...

Burger King parent plans to accelerate global growth

NEW YORK (AP) — The company that owns the Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons chains is broadening delivery service in the U.S. and will expand the number of its restaurants by 54 percent worldwide i...

On the Money: More groceries are offering delivery

DETROIT (AP) — Want to ditch the shopping cart? Grocery delivery services are growing rapidly, but shoppers need to decide if the convenience is worth the higher cost. Big companies ...