Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

TORONTO (AP) — A high-end hotel and condominium tower in Toronto will no longer bear the Trump brand name. An investment partnership recently acquired the 65-story tower from the developer and the property will no longer be managed by the Trump Organization. JCF Capital ULC...

IMF trims economic forecast for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump’s plans to boost economic growth. The IMF forecasts that the U.S. economy will grow this year at an...

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River

AP Photo/Mike Groll ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in...

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

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3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers...

Sheriff: Altercation over dead raccoon prompted shooting

ALLYN, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon led to a shooting in rural Washington state. Mason County sheriff’s Lt. Travis Adams tells Seattle news station KOMO-TV (https://goo.gl/aYfZgc ) that a man was walking along a highway Sunday...

Report finds USA Gymnastics policies muddled on sex abuse

FILE – In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels speaks about the newly-formed Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. USA Gymnastics needs to undergo a “complete cultural change” to become...

Red Sox manager Farrell suspended 1 game after poking umpire

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell, right, argues with third base umpire Bill Miller after a called balk during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Boston. Farrell was ejected. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) NEW YORK (AP)...

Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands

NEW YORK (AP) — Some shoppers are fretting about big companies they don’t like taking over their favorite brands. The latest: Amazon’s move to purchase Whole Foods has spurred worries about a decline in quality and ethical standards, or that the store will...

The Latest: Ukraine premier: Cyberattack 'unprecedented'

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack in Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Ukraine’s prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is “unprecedented,” but “vital systems haven’t been affected.” A new...