Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been adequately prepared to handle the new aircraft.
High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it won't referee a dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a famous image of basketball great Michael Jordan.
World markets slide on concerns over global growth
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mostly down on Monday, extending last week's late sell-off as surveys suggest significant slowdowns in economic growth in Europe and the U.S.
Liz Weston: How to know when it's OK to spend
Some people are much better savers than spenders. That can become a problem. Certified financial planner DeDe Jones recalls clients, retired schoolteachers, who loved to travel but kept putting off the trip to China and Southeast Asia they'd always wanted to take.
What Next? UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit, and May
LONDON (AP) — Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the European Union, and of Prime Minister Theresa May, both hanging in the balance.
Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.
US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effects.
German business confidence climbs after 6-month decline
BERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, is improving after six months of declines.
Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday
Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails an exoneration not offered
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, claiming vindication from a summary of the Mueller report after attacking his work for months as biased, unreliable and illegal.
Asian shares sink, tracking Friday's retreat on Wall Street
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares tumbled in Asia on Monday after Wall Street ended last week with a broad retreat, while Thailand's market saw a moderate loss following a general election that appeared likely to keep the incumbent, junta-backed prime minister in power.
American Airlines extends 737 Max-related cancellations
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines is extending cancellations of flights through April 24 due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as federal regulators continue to investigate two deadly crashes involving the plane model.
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit
LONDON (AP) — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that they were plotting to oust her.
Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries
MONACO (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn't worried about China's growing global clout or its ambitions to dominate the future of technology: Monaco.
Average US price of gas jumps 16 cents per gallon, to $2.66
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 16 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.66.
German family to give $11M after hearing extent of Nazi past
BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany's richest families, whose company owns a controlling interest in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger and other well-known businesses, plans to donate millions to charity after learning about their ancestors' enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler and use of forced laborers under the Nazis, according to a report Sunday.
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm
HELSINKI (AP) — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation.
The Latest: Protesters in London demand halt to Brexit
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9 p.m. Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots
PARIS (AP) — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastated the capital a week ago.
FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week
NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
US underground nuclear waste dump explained
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It wasn't long after the atomic bomb was dropped on Japan and World War II ended that the United States began to realize it had to do something with the waste that was being generated by defense-related nuclear research and bomb-making that would continue through the Cold War — and indefinitely.
First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground, rendering it less of a threat to the environment.
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have been adequate, in light of the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote
LONDON (AP) — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.