Apple iPhone sales fall but beat estimates; shares slip
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street had expected in the latest quarter, and the company forecast higher-than-expected revenue for the critical holiday-shopping season. The world's most valuable publicly traded company said on Tuesday it sold 45.51 million iPhones in the three months ended Sept. 24, beating the average analysts' estimate of 44.8 million, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Revenue from Greater China, once seen as Apple's next growth engine, fell 29.8 percent in the quarter, after dropping 33 percent in the preceding period.
Ohio museum sells pieces despite protests from Cyprus, EgyptTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) ? The sale of nearly two dozen antiquities from an Ohio art museum brought in $640,000 on Tuesday despite objections to the auction from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus.
New Wells Fargo CEO to employees: 'We're sorry'Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan has told employees that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have felt as a result of the company's sales practices scandal. Sloan's ...
Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to KansasKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) ? One of Kansas City's most venerable cultural institutions, the annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition, is moving to Kansas from Missouri, officials including Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday.
U.S. stocks slip on earnings, dollar off highs
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on disappointing earnings reports on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar slipped from multi-month highs after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney cast doubt on expectations for more monetary stimulus. Oil prices fell more than 1 percent, with U.S. crude breaking below $50 per barrel for a second straight day, ahead of weekly data that could show a build in inventories. On Wall Street, nine of the eleven sectors in the benchmark S&P 500 stock index closed lower, with housing and consumer products companies among those failing to live up to forecasts on third-quarter earnings.
Clinton warns supporters against complacency in U.S. election
By Luciana Lopez COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with exactly two weeks left until the Nov. 8 election. Clinton received a further boost when Colin Powell, who served as Republican President George W. Bush's secretary of state, said he would vote for her, according to media reports. Clinton told a rally in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election is likely to be decided, that Democrats cannot afford to slacken.
As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A new fundraising email from House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation, over former Speaker Newt Gingrich's signature, seeks money for Republican congressional candidates by calling the appeal "our very last chance to stop Pelosi and Hillary."
Chipotles sales fall again as it tries to win back customersNEW YORK (AP) ? Chipotle says its sales fell for the fifth straight quarter, as the company struggles to win back customers after an E. coli scare last year.
Schwarber on Cubs' World Series roster; starting at DH
Jury selection in officer's murder trial begins amid prayers
CINCINNATI (AP) ? Social activists held hands in a prayer circle outside a courthouse while potential jurors were inside amid tight security Tuesday for the racially charged murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.