Nation & World

United sued by passenger over alleged seat removal

United Airlines has another passenger complaint to deal with - this time in court.Karen Shiboleth claims she was forced out of her business-class seat ...

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Adidas partners with Siemens to tailor sporting goods

HANOVER - German sporting goods company Adidas and engineering giant Siemens are working together to improve the production of custom-made sportswear ...

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Target sharpens edge through brand partnerships

MINNEAPOLIS - Target saw the writing on the fogged-up bathroom mirror.Its sales of men's razors and blades, one of the biggest categories in its beaut ...

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Minimum wage hikes maybe do shutter restaurants — But not all of them, a study says

An increase in the minimum wage could be a factor in closing restaurants, a new study suggests. But only a certain kind of restaurant - the ones patro ...

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Trump, aides take hard line on border wall as threat of government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and his top aides applied new pressure Sunday on lawmakers to include money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border i ...

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Now it’s Keystone XL pipeline’s turn to face opposition

Neligh, Neb. - When President Donald Trump handed TransCanada Pipeline Co. a permit for its Keystone XL pipeline last month, he said the company could ...

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France’s Macron appears set for runoff with Le Pen

PARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step toward the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and q ...

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At least 160 reported dead after Taliban attack on major Afghan army base

KABUL, Afghanistan - The death toll from a Taliban raid on a key army base has exceeded 160, an official said Saturday, the bloodiest single incident ...

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Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for U.S. farm sector

CHICAGO - A fungus that causes #x201c;vomitoxin#x201d; has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test ...

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Break away from the USA? Effort to cleave California faces its own split

If there's one thing Jed Wheeler and Marcus Ruiz Evans agree on, it's that things in California need to change.The state sends too much money to Washi ...

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Starbucks Unicorn drink sparks backlash from baristas

NEW YORK - Starbucks baristas have taken to social media to complain about the coffee chain's entry into the latest food craze - Unicorn Frappucino.Th ...

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Trump says he plans tax reform announcement next Wednesday

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, signing executive orders calling for a re-examination of some Obama-era financial regulations, said on Friday he ...

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’Sanctuary cities’ told to comply on immigration or risk losing federal grants

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration fired an opening salvo in its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Friday, asking nine jurisdictions ...

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French candidates pledge to fight terror in cliffhanger election

PARIS - France's presidential candidates stressed their commitment to fight terrorism after the killing of a policeman on the Champs-Elysees in Paris ...

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Federal judge recalls VW’s glory years before imposing $2.8B fine

DETROIT - For a moment on Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Sean Cox grew wistful about Volkswagen's past.That was before Cox imposed a $2.8 billion c ...

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