NEW YORK | MoviePass parent plans to spin it off into separate company

NEW YORK— The parent company of MoviePass says that it plans to spin off the discount movie ticket subscription service into a separate public company. Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. said Tuesday that the new subsidiary will be called MoviePass Entertainment Holdings Inc. and be a film production, marketing and exhibition company. Helios and Matheson … Continue reading NEW YORK | MoviePass parent plans to spin it off into separate company

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading

NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street following big drops in Asia and Europe. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 300 points in early trading, pulled down by big drops in Caterpillar and 3M. 3M fell 6.3 percent … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Sweden, Denmark react to Erdogan speech

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The leaders of Sweden and Denmark are reacting after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia murdered Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi after plotting his death. Stefan Lofven, Sweden’s acting prime minister, says “it seems very credible … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Sweden, Denmark react to Erdogan speech

BRUSSELS | EU rejects Italy’s budget, raising stakes in dispute

BRUSSELS — The European Commission has rejected Italy’s proposed budget for next year, arguing its deficit and spending are out of line to keep its debt in control. It is the first time the EU executive rejects a member state’s budget. The EU’s executive wants the Italian government to produce a new budget proposal after … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU rejects Italy’s budget, raising stakes in dispute

HUIXTLA, Mexico | Weary migrants still far reaching US border

HUIXTLA, Mexico — Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border. The caravan, estimated to include more than 7,000 people, had advanced about 45 miles (75 kilometers) since crossing … Continue reading HUIXTLA, Mexico | Weary migrants still far reaching US border

PARIS | French media calls on Macron not to close palace press room

PARIS  — France’s Presidential Associated Press has called on President Emmanuel Macron to reconsider his decision to close the press room inside the presidential palace. In a statement Tuesday, the association that represents French and foreign media accredited with the presidency said the press room’s closure would be “a lockdown of the Elysee Palace and a … Continue reading PARIS | French media calls on Macron not to close palace press room