Air China asks Boeing compensation for MAX 8 delays
BEIJING (AP) — Air China Ltd., one of China's three major state-owned airlines, is joining carriers that are asking Boeing Co. for compensation for the grounding of their 737 Max jetliners following two fatal crashes.
Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.
Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans
BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job.
Congressional leaders make progress on debt, spending talks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top leaders of both parties in Congress made progress Tuesday on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government's borrowing limit.
Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls
NEW YORK (AP) — One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports.
Colorado won't halt drilling as it refocuses rules on safety
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials said Tuesday that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top priority.
Land deals, incentives OK'd for new auto plant in Detroit
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant in Detroit and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another.
Tesla reduces prices on Models S and X amid stock slump
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla has reduced the prices of its two most expensive models, raising concerns about fading interest in its cars and whether the company can generate enough cash to pay all the bills.
Department stores woes reflected in latest batch of results
NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook for department stores grew murkier Tuesday after J.C. Penney, Kohl's and Nordstrom reported fiscal first quarter results that reflected their struggles at the start of the year.
Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he's filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company that manufactures OxyContin, one of the drugs believed to be partly responsible for the opioid crisis.
Minister: Gas drilling at 8 sites off Cyprus over 24 months
LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' energy minister says energy companies will drill in search of natural gas in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation's southern coast at eight separate sites over the next two years.
UK government promises to do utmost to help British Steel
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government pledged Tuesday to do its utmost to support British Steel amid reports the company is facing bankruptcy.
AP Explains: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?
Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear. U.S. companies that supply the Chinese tech powerhouse with computer chips face a drop in sales, and Huawei's smartphone sales could get decimated with the anticipated loss of Google's popular software and services.
Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system
BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
US delay to Huawei ban gives tech sector time to adjust
The United States is delaying some restrictions on U.S. technology sales to Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei in what it calls an effort to ease the blow on Huawei smartphone owners and smaller U.S.
Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency
LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.
EU election: Farage supporters eager for Brexit litmus test
FRIMLEY GREEN, England (AP) — No one in Britain is more enthusiastic about this week's European Union elections than people who hate the EU.
Markets Right Now: Stock rise, led by rebound in tech shares
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Stocks are higher at midday on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies lead solid gains across the market.
'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "Medicare for All" plan embraced by leading 2020 Democrats appears more lavish than what other advanced countries offer, compounding the cost but also potentially broadening its popular appeal.
US home sales fell 0.4% in April amid limited supply
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales slipped 0.4% in April, as would-be homebuyers face affordability challenges and a limited supply of starter houses.
EU elections: German port city a key battleground for center
BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — If Joachim Schuster is worried about his job, he's not letting on. A jolly German in his mid-fifties with spiky greying hair and a broad smile, Schuster was elected to the European Parliament five years ago for the center-left Social Democrats.
Global markets gain on Huawei grace period
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Tuesday after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar U.S.
Home Depot posts strong profit, revenue
Home Depot reported better than expected profit and revenue for the first quarter despite a damp start to 2019. That inclement weather and an extra week in the previous fiscal year weighed on the home improvement retailer's comparable store sales.
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street fall on Huawei anxiety
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after anxiety over U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei pulled Wall Street lower.