Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist working for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, walks with his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel, after being released from jail, in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018,(Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 1:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the German daily Die Welt, was detained...
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In this picture taken on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, exiled former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky poses for a portrait for the Associated Press during an interview in London. Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he’s not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president. Khodorkovsky told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that he might line up behind TV star Ksenia Sobchak in next month’s presidential election _ or he might just cast a spoiled ballot.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 16, 2018 - 1:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — He once was Russia's richest man, and then for 10 years its most famous prisoner. Now Mikhail Khodorkovsky wants to try a new mantle: godfather of Russian democracy. Khodorkovsky is playing a long game, looking well past the Russian presidential election on March 18 that is guaranteed...
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February 16, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks shook off a wobbly start and are higher at midday, putting the market on track for its sixth gain in a row. The market is headed for its biggest weekly gain since 2011 Friday as it recovers more of...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:12 am
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake. The recall covers certain 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups. Also included are 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks...
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This April 24, 2017, photo shows a Coca-Cola delivery van in downtown Pittsburgh. Coca-Cola reports financial results Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 16, 2018 - 8:06 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world's largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the...
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This Nov. 13, 2017, photo provided by Reveal, Adrienne Stokes, a longtime resident of Philadelphia’s historically black Point Breeze neighborhood, stands inside her home. In 2015, Stokes was denied a home improvement loan at her local bank, Firstrust Savings Bank. (Sarah Blesener/Reveal via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 6:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Jacobs had almost no savings, a modest income and a credit report marred by a disputed cellphone bill. But he easily bought a newly renovated row house in Point Breeze, a South Philadelphia neighborhood that's historically African American. "It took about 15 minutes" to...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room at the White House, in Washington, Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, about the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 16, 2018 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. Trump's latest budget would slash the major source of public funds for mental...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing the Nikkei 225 index, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Shares were higher in Japan and Australia, with all other Asian markets closed Friday for the lunar new year holiday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 15, 2018 - 10:43 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were higher in Japan and Australia, with all other Asian markets closed Friday for the lunar new year holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index climbed 1.1 percent to 21,699.71 and the S&P ASX 200 in Australia added 0.1 percent to 5,914.60. JAPAN CENTRAL BANK: As...
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February 15, 2018 - 10:42 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The government has nominated Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda to serve a second five-year term as the head of the central bank. The proposal Friday to a parliamentary committee was expected to gain approval before Kuroda's term expires at the end of March. A finance ministry veteran...
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February 15, 2018 - 8:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals. The company says it is pulling back shipments of several varieties of wet canned Gravy Train , Kibble 'N Bits , Skippy and Ol'...
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