Labor nominee says he won't be influenced by…

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Labor Department is trying to assure senators that legal work for corporate clients won't influence his actions as a Cabinet member

Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US…

Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise led by tech, energy

Stocks are opening with modest gains on Wall Street Thursday, led by technology and energy shares.

Mortgage rates boosted US home sales 1.3% in…

US home sales rose 1.3% in August to the highest level in 17 months

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A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year at 3.73%

A glance at US mortgage rates: average rates climbed this week but still down from a year ago

Nancy Pelosi unveils an ambitious plan to lower…

Nancy Pelosi unveils an ambitious plan to lower drug prices for seniors on Medicare and younger people with private insurance

Weak manufacturing threatens consumer-fueled growth

Manufacturers are facing stunted growth amid the damaging trade war between the U.S. and China, and that has some on Wall Street worried that it will crimp the consumer-fueled economy

California looks for ways to preserve…

The Trump administration has decided to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks, and that move would undermine the state's ability to convince automakers that they should make more environmentally friendly vehicles.

President Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

Despite all his attacks on the Federal Reserve, President Trump says Fed Chairman Powell's job is safe

Walmart CEO McMillon named Business Roundtable chairman

The Business Roundtable selects Walmart CEO Doug McMillon as its new chairman

Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty in Fukushima…

A Japanese court found three former Tokyo Electric Power executives were not criminally responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster following a massive earthquake and tsunami

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing dispute

France's finance minister says Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on U.S. goods as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing

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Dominion Energy plans 220 turbine offshore wind…

Dominion Energy wants to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast

Tonga in national holiday to bid farewell to…

Tongans in national holiday to bid farewell, mourn leader Pohiva

World shares mixed following Fed's decision to…

Shares are higher in Europe after a mixed session in Asia following the Federal Reserve's decision to cut its benchmark interest rate

Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit…

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.75% as rate-setters await developments on the Brexit front

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid…

Before taking out student loans for unexpected college costs, exhaust options that don't have to be repaid - like crowdfunding, work and emergency aid programs

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

A recession looms for Germany yet the government, despite pleas from economists for more spending, is keeping tight control on its finances.

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate

Big money urges governments to tackle climate…

A group of more than 500 major institutional investors is calling on governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, ahead of a U.N. summit on the issue next week

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran

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Asian shares mixed following Fed's decision to…

Shares are mixed in Asia, with Tokyo and Sydney logging moderate gains, after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year