Companies set monthly record for mergers, acquisitions
U.S. companies are cutting merger deals at a record pace even though antitrust regulators have moved to oppose several recent high-profile combinations. So far this month, companies have agreed to mergers ...
Maduro warns Venezuelan legislators over 'political trial'
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) ? Venezuela's socialist president threatened on Friday to jail legislators if the opposition-controlled congress goes ahead with a symbolic "political trial" accusing him of trampling on the constitution and installing a dictatorship.
FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) ? A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husband of one of her closest aides.
With newfound vigor, Obama works to rebuild Democratic Party
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? Gone is the old President Barack Obama, who approached campaigning for other Democrats as a chore. The new Obama is throwing himself into rebuilding his party in his final months in the White House and vowing to keep at it once he's left.
FBI investigating new emails for classified informationWASHINGTON (AP) ? The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.
Arrestor beds help prevent disaster on Pence's campaign jet
NEW YORK (AP) ? A field of aerated cement blocks that crumble under the weight of an aircraft helped prevent Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane from barreling off a runway and onto a busy parkway nearby.
Eight injured in plane fire at Chicago airport
Eight people were injured when an American Airlines Boeing 767 bound for Miami caught fire Friday as it attempted to take off from Chicago's O'Hare airport, the company said. The blaze broke out on American Airlines Flight 383 -- with 161 passengers and nine crew on board -- as the plane was on the runway at one of the nation's busiest airports. "We are taking care of our customers and crew and are re-accommodating our passengers on another flight to Miami this evening," the airline said.
New standoff in pipeline protest ebbs without violence
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? A standoff between Dakota Access pipeline opponents and law enforcement over a highway roadblock diminished Friday without incident, a marked contrast to the forced removal a day earlier of protesters occupying private property.
Dylan says he wants to attend Nobel Prize ceremony if he can
Juror: Acquittal was not endorsement of Oregon occupiers
The stunning acquittal of seven people who occupied a federal wildlife sanctuary in Oregon was a rejection of the prosecution's conspiracy case, not an endorsement of the defendants' actions in the armed ...