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AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems. The stricter standard...
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World stocks drift as stimulus cues awaited

A man cycles past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. sian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 0.3 percent to 17,333.52. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama) A man cycles...
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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

Handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear balloons through the parking lot at CitiField, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in New York. The two balloons were taken for practice runs along with four other new character balloons in preparation for the 88th Annual Macy’s...
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ECB’s Draghi: Euro monetary union ‘incomplete’

The President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi, left, and Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb pose for photos before their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Lehtikuva, Vesa Moilanen) FINLAND OUT. NO SALES The President of the European...
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OPEC unity tested by low prices, oil glut

Secretary General of OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri of Libya speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group would not...
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US economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

In this Nov. 11, 2014 photo, 2015 Ford F-150s move along the production line at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The Commerce Department releases third-quarter gross domestic product on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) In this Nov. 11, 2014 photo, 2015...

US stocks dip as oil pushes energy sector lower

NEW YORK (AP) — A slump in energy prices pushed the stock market back from record levels on Tuesday. Energy stocks slid as the price of oil resumed its descent. Traders speculated that member nations of the oil-producing group OPEC would fail to agree on production cuts...
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France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

FILE – This Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, file photo shows a Russian sailor standing next to the Vladivostok warship in the port of Saint-Nazaire, western France. France suspended the planned delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of growing speculation about...
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HP earnings show continued struggle

FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2010, file photo, Hewlett-Packard inks are seen on display in Mountain View, Calif. Hewlett-Packard Co. reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2010, file photo,...

AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems. The stricter standard...