Netflix isn't absent at Cannes. It's everywhere.
CANNES, France (AP) — If you're going to earnestly shout "Vive le cinema!" the Cannes Film Festival is the place to do it. That's what Quentin Tarantino declared from atop Cannes' red-carpet stairs on his way into the premiere of "Once Upon a Time ...
Dow falls 400 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff
The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 400 points Thursday as investors worried that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute.
Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3B
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.
House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans.
Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series
Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas.
Britain's May delays Brexit bill but resists calls to resign
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May backed down Thursday from plans to seek Parliament's support for a Brexit bill already rejected by much of her Conservative Party.
Trump admin sending another $16 billion to ailing farmers
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delivering another $16 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade policies, an effort to relieve the economic pain among his supporters in rural America.
GOP, Dems team up to address 'surprise medical bills'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills.
Markets Right Now: Stocks tumble on trade fears; oil down 5%
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Stocks are falling at midday on Wall Street as investors worry about an apparent stalemate in trade talks between the U.S.
Tesla shares bounce on leaked memo about rising sales
Shares of Tesla, suffering one of the worst stretches in company history, rebounded Thursday after CEO Elon Musk told employees that orders are up.
Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post
NEW YORK (AP) — A banker who prosecutors say tried to buy himself a senior post in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was arrested Thursday on a financial institution bribery charge.
Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination
CHICAGO (AP) — Are older workers being discriminated against on the job? The answer appears to depend on the age of the person asked.
US new-home sales fell 6.9% in April
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes sank 6.9% in April, driven by a decline in the sale of homes worth less than $300,000 that are generally bought by middle class and first-time buyers.
China has more weapons in US tariff war - but do they work?
BEIJING (AP) — Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths - exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology.
World shares sink as US-China spat takes center stage
SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets fell sharply Thursday as traders focused on tensions between the U.S. and China and braced for the impact of their tariff hikes.
Deutsche Bank ready for 'tough cuts' as share price sags
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The CEO of Deutsche Bank says he is ready to make "tough cuts" to improve the struggling bank's profitability and raise a "disappointing" share price as negative headlines continue to plague Germany's biggest bank.
Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.
Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread
NEW YORK (AP) — An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing.
Asian shares slip as US-China spat takes center stage
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday as traders focused on tensions between the U.S. and China and braced for the impact of their tariff hikes.
Judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law in chip market
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Qualcomm unlawfully squeezed out cellphone chip rivals and charged excessive royalties to manufacturers such as Apple in a decision that undercuts a key part of its business.
Supreme leader criticizes Iran's politicians amid US tension
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader publicly chastised the country's moderate president and foreign minister Wednesday, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers.
Judge approves $105M fund for California wildfire survivors
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's equipment.
Bankruptcy judge approves sale of Reading Eagle to chain
READING, Pa. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the sale of the 150-year-old Reading Eagle to a publisher known for its aggressive cost-cutting.
Brazil's Natura announces purchase of Avon Products
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura announced Wednesday that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal that it valued at $3.7 billion, in move that would create the world's fourth-largest group of beauty products.
Ski resort leaders, businessman indicted on fraud charges
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case were indicted on federal charges unsealed Wednesday over a failed plan to build a biotechnology plant using foreign investors' money.