AP Explains: What T-Mobile takeover of Sprint means for you

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint could mean higher or lower phone bills, depending on whom you ask. A federal judge in New York ultimately took T-Mobile's ...

Lagarde: Central banks have less room to combat a downturn

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde has warned that the world's central banks have less room to stimulate the economy in case there's a recession. ...

Taiwan scrambles to assemble medics as compatriots return from Wuhan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High pay is being offered as an incentive as Taiwan scrambles to assemble a team of medical personnel to help quarantine Taiwanese coming home from Wuhan via chartered pla...

Mexico tries to sell presidential jet to Canada; raffle next

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is trying to sell its luxurious presidential jet to Canada, but will raffle the plane off if the Canadians don't want it, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday. ...

US attorney announces $145M settlement in opioid case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A San Francisco-based health information technology company will pay $145 million to resolve criminal and civil charges that it helped set up an electronic health records system...

Pro Bowl packed with pending free agents like Brees, Henry

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A number of Pro Bowlers are about to get paid. And not just the relative pocket change ($35,000 or $70,000) that comes with competing in the NFL’s annua...

Players Championship raises purse to $15 million

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million, making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year. ...

Long-term US mortgage rates slump to 3-month lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest level in three months, deepening the incentive for prospective homebuyers although they face eroded affordability as pric...

Former Osasuna director admits to match-fixing in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A former director of Spanish club Osasuna said Tuesday the team made payments to fix Spanish league results more than five years ago. Ángel Vizcay told a judge in a mat...

Mexico's president hopes to raffle off presidential jet

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced the latest in a series of desperate ideas Friday to sell off his predecessor's official jet, which he says is too luxurious f...

Poultry farmers in Taiwan support leopard cat protection despite losses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s poultry farmers have demonstrated their unwavering support for leopard cat conservation despite suffering losses inflicted upon by the endangered species. ...

Will Henry's runs or Mahomes' passes decide AFC champion?

The Titans haven't been to the Super Bowl since 2000. That's barely a blip on the football history screen: The Chiefs haven't been there since 1970. One of them is headed for the big game in Miami. He...

China-US trade deal a blip in seismic shifts of Asian trade

BANGKOK (AP) — The trade agreement signed by President Donald Trump and Beijing's lead trade envoy comes amid seismic shifts in supply chains and investment hastened by the tariff war that began in 20...

Senate expected to give Trump back-to-back trade victories

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after signing a new trade deal with China, President Donald Trump is expected to get more good news on his trade agenda as the Senate considers a new North American pact. ...

Alex Wood returns to Dodgers with incentive-laden new deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left-hander Alex Wood has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The seven-time defending NL West champions announced the ...