US stocks mostly fall on lower oil prices, inflation reportNEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. stocks slipped in early trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors were weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a government report that suggested a slight increase in inflation. Investors are looking ahead to a speech later in the day by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid
LONDON (AP) ? Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.
Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis
BEIJING (AP) ? Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes. Even the small African nation of Gambia has offered help, saying it could take in the migrants.
Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in CapitolWASHINGTON (AP) ? Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats.
Ireland votes in historic referendum on gay marriage
Dublin (AFP) - Ireland took to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.
Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees; UN call for helpKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) ? The U.N. refugee agency says an outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees from Burundi have massed.
Here come the judges as 'AGT' returns for its 10th season
Guinea families transport bodies on public busesCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) ? Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses upright between other passengers to skirt health controls and contributing to the spread of the deadly disease here, authorities said.
Deere boosts guidance as construction offsets ag swoon
French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictionsPARIS (AP) ? France's highest court has rejected ride-sharing company Uber's bid to have much of a recent law banning its services declared unconstitutional.