• Britain backs Heathrow airport expansion despite splits October 25, 2016
    The British government approved a new third runway at London's Heathrow airport on Tuesday in a long-awaited decision that has stoked divisions and follows decades of debate over the issue. The move was hailed by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling as a "momentous step" but sparked protests and threats of legal action from opponents. Following Britain's […]
  • Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes October 25, 2016
    FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Talk of fraud, vigilante observers and angry voters is prompting communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.
  • The Latest: FBI ready to respond to Election Day crimes October 25, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
  • Gamesa shareholders approve merger with Siemens October 25, 2016
    Shareholders of Spanish renewable energy group Gamesa on Tuesday approved a merger with the wind power division of German engineering giant Siemens. This tie-up "will create one of the world's main companies in the sector," said Gamesa president Ignacio Martin during a special general assembly at its headquarters in Zamudio in northern Spain. Gamesa will […]
  • Stocks slip as earnings hit consumer companies October 25, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as corporate earnings dominate the news and consumer companies like athletic apparel maker Under Armour and appliance maker Whirlpool absorb their largest losses in years. However strong results for household goods maker Procter & Gamble are sending its stock higher.