Government Business And Finance

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

Conservation groups are airing TV ads and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water in the nation

The Latest: Trump says US will 'probably' end NAFTA

Aug 23, 2017

President Donald Trump says he thinks the U.S. will "end up probably terminating" the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico "at some point."

S. Korea says no to US request to discuss renegotiating FTA

Aug 23, 2017

South Korea's top trade negotiator says Seoul will not discuss renegotiation of the free trade agreement with the U.S. without first looking into what is really causing the trade imbalance

Regulators to dig deeper into US luxury property deals

Aug 22, 2017

Federal regulators searching for money laundering are digging deeper into who's behind luxury real estate buys in certain parts of the US

Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs

Aug 22, 2017

A federal appeals court says day laborers in a Long Island town have a First Amendment right to solicit passing drivers for jobs

Walker aides assure legislators Foxconn will change economy

Aug 22, 2017

Gov. Scott Walker's top aides offered legislators another round of assurances Tuesday that a Foxconn Technology Group plant in southeastern Wisconsin would transform the state's economy

The Latest: Walker aide: Foxconn to hire Wisconsin residents

Aug 22, 2017

The head of Gov. Scott Walker's economic development agency is trying to persuade the Legislature's budget committee to sign off on a $3 billion incentives bill designed to lure a Foxconn plant to southeastern Wisconsin

Man seeks remains of woman convicted in collar bomb killing

Aug 22, 2017

A man claiming to be the common-law husband of a woman convicted in a bizarre Pennsylvania bank robbery plot that killed a pizza delivery driver with a bomb strapped to his neck wants federal prison officials to confirm her death and release her remains

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes higher

Aug 22, 2017

Stocks bounced higher on Wall Street, led by gains in big tech companies, health care and banks.

France's Macron heads east to tame flow of cheaper workers

Aug 22, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron is making his first visit to Central Europe this week to push for new European Union rules that would protect French workers in a bleak job market