ATLANTA  | Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in ’92

ATLANTA  — The campaign of Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams is defending her involvement in burning the state flag, which contained a prominent Confederate symbol, during a protest while in college more 25 years ago. Abrams’ role in that flag-burning protest resurfaced in The New York Times on Monday, the eve of her … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in ’92

MOSCOW  | The Latest: Polish leader calls treaty move ‘understandable’

MOSCOW  — The Latest on John Bolton’s meetings in Moscow (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Poland’s president says President Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to pull the United States out of a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty is “understandable” in light of Russian activities. President Andrzej Duda was asked in Berlin on Tuesday whether Poland … Continue reading MOSCOW  | The Latest: Polish leader calls treaty move ‘understandable’

NEW YORK | Rosie O’Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set

NEW YORK— Rosie O’Donnell is getting married. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney. O’Donnell says their wedding date is “a long time in the future.” They’ve had a long-distance relationship because O’Donnell lives in New York and Rooney lives in Boston. O’Donnell says the Army veteran is … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rosie O’Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia  | Saudi investment forum opens under haze of Khashoggi’s death

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia  — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, the kingdom’s first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Khashoggi’s death loomed large over the Future Investment Initiative forum and coincided with Turkish … Continue reading RIYADH, Saudi Arabia  | Saudi investment forum opens under haze of Khashoggi’s death

BATTLE CREEK, Mich | Honey Smacks returns to shelves with new recipe after recall

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg’s Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states. The company announced on Monday the cereal will return next month in limited quantities with “a simpler, updated recipe.” The company says production was moved to a “trusted and tested Kellogg-owned facility … Continue reading BATTLE CREEK, Mich | Honey Smacks returns to shelves with new recipe after recall

SINGAPORE | Chinese market drop leads world stocks lower

SINGAPORE— A sharp drop in Chinese stocks led global markets broadly lower on Tuesday, as investors digest the impact of trade tensions on the country as well as other geopolitical worries, such as Italy’s debt problems. After the Shanghai index closed down 2.3 percent at 2,594.83, European markets traded lower. Germany’s DAX slipped 1.8 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Chinese market drop leads world stocks lower

Business News: Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Returns $84 million to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends Generates highest level of Revenue, Net Income and EBITDA since emergence Records a 60-percent increase in operating margins in its PRB segment ST. LOUIS, MO – Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) today reported net income of $123.2 million, or $6.10 per diluted share, in the … Continue reading Business News: Arch Coal, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

LONDON | Top scientists say Brexit could hurt research across Europe

LONDON — Top scientists from around Europe warned Tuesday that Brexit could leave Britain and the European Union “more insular,” harming research across the continent. A letter signed by 29 Nobel laureates and six winners of the Fields Medal mathematics prize urged British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to ensure … Continue reading LONDON | Top scientists say Brexit could hurt research across Europe