German consumer confidence heads higher

BERLIN (AP) — A survey has found that German consumer confidence is continuing to rise on the back of a strong labor market and the prospect…

Your Top Plays for Today

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide –MLB MAY SUSPEND A-ROD UNDER LABOR RULES INSTEAD OF DRUG RAP Major League Baseball officials con…

Suspected US drone kills 3 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni military official says a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed three alleged al-Qaida militants in one of the …

Quotations of the day

“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” — Pope Francis striking a conciliatory stance toward …

Market solid as Fed decision looms

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets eked out modest gains as traders refrained from big moves ahead of a meeting of the U.S. central bank tha…

Pakistani lawmakers elect new president

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers began voting for the country’s new president Tuesday in an election that has been marred by controversy…

Bahraini banker shot to death in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Bahrain-born banker who founded Malaysia’s fifth-largest bank was shot to death in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian p…