Stocks rally on hopes for a breakthrough in trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied in early trading Friday, erasing their losses for the week, as investors hope for a breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war. President Donald Trump ga...

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app

The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper criticized Apple for a smartphone app that allows activists to report and track police movements in Hong Kong. The People's Daily said on Wednes...

Taiwan mulls tax exemption for book publishers to save brick-and-mortar bookstores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government is considering a business tax exemption for the publishing industry as its latest measure to save brick-and-mortar bookstores on the island. Mi...

New Taipei Pokémon GO Safari Zone sees 890,000 visitors, rakes in NT$2 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the course of the four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone, which ended on Sunday (Oct. 6), New Taipei City saw 890,000 trainers, and local businesses raked in an estim...

Taiwan's HTC reports 1st annualized rise in sales in over 2 years

HTC Corp., a Taiwan-based smartphone brand, which has entered the global virtual reality business, reported the first year-on-year increase in sales for September in more than two years. In a state...

Watchdog: Treasury's actions on Trump taxes being probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog has started investigating the Treasury Department's actions in handling Congress' request for President Donald Trump's tax returns in a long-running legal battle...

New International Swimming League debuts with cash prizes

The International Swimming League debuts this weekend, with some of the sport's biggest names competing for cash prizes in a team format that culminates in a splashy finale in Las Vegas. ...

Rylan defiant in face of detractors as NWHL opens 5th season

National Women's Hockey League founder and commissioner Dani Rylan has a blunt message for her detractors in preparing to open her fifth season. "We're not going anywhere. We're just...

PepsiCo and Meet Group advance while Tesla and GoPro slip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday. PepsiCo Inc., up $3.99 to $137.93 The food and beverage company gave investors an upb...

Huskers doing Spanish radio broadcast with eye toward future

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will be the first school in the Big Ten to offer a Spanish-language radio broadcast for a football game when the Cornhuskers play Northwestern on Saturday, and the hope i...

US stocks sink following weak services sector report

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell for a third straight day on Thursday after yet another disappointing report on the economy stoked fears of a slowdown. The services sector, which mak...

AP Exclusive: Colleges got $60M-plus from OxyContin family

BOSTON (AP) — Prestigious universities around the world have accepted at least $60 million over the past five years from the family that owns the maker of OxyContin, even as the company became embroil...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

Business Highlights

___ Stocks drop again to worst loss in weeks on economy worries NEW YORK (AP) _ Stocks tumbled again on Wednesday as worries about a weakening global economy boomer...

Stitch Fix, Acuity slip; Lennar, Johnson & Johnson gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday. United Natural Foods Inc., down $2.90 to $8.17 The organic and natural foods distrib...