Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China's slumping stock market: Sell. Lu's shares soared over the past decade. But the 65-year-old cashed out...

Tuesday Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. The 13-member selection c...

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history. But two Republican congressmen are attempting to do just that in November's midterm elections: Reps. Duncan Hunter ...

Ex-Equifax manager gets home confinement for insider trading

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Equifax manager was sentenced Tuesday to serve eight months home confinement for engaging in insider trading in the wake of the company's massive data breach last year. ...

Iceland seeks financial crash closure with last prosecution

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy threw the United States into an epoch-defining financial storm. Imagine 300 of them going bust at once. That, in relative ter...

House seat suddenly in play after Trump backer's indictment

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York's most conservative congressional district is unexpectedly in play as Republican incumbent Chris Collins, one of President Donald Trump's first supporters, fights insider...

Former Chinese stock market regulator jailed for corruption

BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese stock market regulator has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of taking bribes and insider trading. A court in Handan, southwest of Beiji...

Carroll: Thomas will face consequences for missing practice

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that disgruntled free safety Earl Thomas will face "consequences" for skipping a pair of practices last week, but he didn't detail what the...

Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sons

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court has rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges. Saturday's rul...

Egypt court removes judge who got Mubarak's sons detained

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has accepted a defense motion to remove a judge who ordered the detention of former President Hosni Mubarak's two sons in connection with their ongoing trial on insider ...

Bears win despite up-down performance by Trubisky

CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky started fast, slowed down and picked it up down the stretch. Despite another inconsistent performance by their prized quarterback, the Bears pulled o...

GOP officials: Collins to stay on ballot, despite indictment

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Republican official says U.S. Rep. Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite previously suspending his campaign amid an insider trading indictment. ...

Egyptian court sends Mubarak's 2 back to prison

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say police have detained the sons of former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with insider trading charges. They said the arrests were ordered Sat...

Friday's Sports in Brief

TENNIS LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance before a business convention in Las Vegas. ...

Magistrate of Taiwan’s Hualien County handed 8 months in prison for insider trading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Magistrate of Hualien County Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁) has been sentenced to eight months in prison in a final verdict on charges of insider trading that violate the Securities...