AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them
Asia stocks and pound sag, May speech awaited for Brexit stance
Asian stocks and the pound sagged on Tuesday ahead of a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May that could have implications for broader risk sentiment. Media have reported that May, due to speak later on Tuesday, will lay out plan to exit the European Union that would see Britain lose access to the bloc's single market. Growing uncertainty over the policies of Donald Trump have also hurt equities, which had rallied in many parts of the world thanks to speculation that the U.S. President-elect would enact bold stimulus and reflationary measures once in office.
Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82
Carroll: Sherman played 2nd half of season with knee injury
Asked about sterling fall, BoE's Carney says it moves up and downBank of England Governor Mark Carney declined on Monday to say if the central bank would respond to the sharp fall in the pound, saying only that the value of sterling goes up and down. "The best I can say is that the value of the pound will go up and down," Carney said, after being asked a question about the outlook for the currency after delivering a speech at the London School of Economics. Carney also repeated his view that leaving the European Union has the potential to reinforce existing risks facing Britain's economy.
88 million tons a year: Auditors decry EU food waste
BRUSSELS (AP) ? The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date.
Bankrupt U.S. retailer American Apparel starts layoffs
American Apparel LLC said it had started to lay off staff on Monday, after Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc withdrew its initial plan to acquire some of the bankrupt U.S. fashion retailer's manufacturing operations. Gildan won the rights to American Apparel's brand with an $88 million bid in a bankruptcy auction last week. It had previously indicated it would assume some of its manufacturing operations, which had made the brand synonymous with "Made in the U.S.A." American Apparel spokeswoman Arielle Patrick said the company was laying off about 2,400 workers in Southern California.
Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76
Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday.
Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways
Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. Hooded parkas with contrasting color panels, straight trousers, boxy jackets ...