Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe. ...

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game

SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil with gate receipts of more than $5.7 million. It was the atmosphere in the stands, though, t...

'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe's economy in shambles and political tensions rising, leaving the country seems the best option for many who are desperate for jobs. But those dreams often end at ...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC s 55.040 Up ...

BC-US--Grain Prices, US

CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Friday.: Settle ...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

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

Stocks don't always get a boost when the Fed cuts rates

When the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, or even hints that it's about to, investors cheer. That's because lowering rates stokes the overall economy, which sends stock prices hi...

CPC Taiwan estimates losses from Sea of Oman tanker at NT$8 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – State oil refiner CPC Corporation, Taiwan said Friday (June 14) it estimated losses after insurance payments from the burning of a tanker in the Sea of Oman at NT$8 millio...

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oi...

BC-US--Grain Prices, US

CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday.: Settle ...

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.82%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week, after six straight weeks of declines putting them at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Ma...

Rise in price of oil pushes energy stocks, market higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading Thursday on Wall Street as a rise in oil prices boosted energy companies following a suspected attack on two oil tankers in the strategic Str...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, oil up on tanker incident

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rising at midday Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boo...

Oil surges on Mideast tanker incident, stocks rise

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose Thursday and energy prices surged after two oil tankers suffered a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman, raising tensions over a key trade route for crude. ...

AP Explains: Mideast tensions threaten key global oil route

News that two tanker ships have suffered suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, has pushed up the price of crude oil and focused new attention on the region as ten...