LONDON | The Latest: EU proposes no-deal Brexit fishing rules

LONDON—Jan 23, 2019—The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 12 noon The European Union is offering Britain an option to continue fishing in EU waters for the rest of the year in case of a no-deal Brexit, if Britain grants the same rights to EU fishermen. The EU wants to … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: EU proposes no-deal Brexit fishing rules

SINGAPORE | World markets cautious on worries over US-China talks

SINGAPORE—Jan 23, 2019— World stock markets were subdued Wednesday as news of possible hiccups in U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up growth worries. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX was up 0.1 percent to 11,102 and the CAC 40 in France rose 0.3 percent to 4,860. Britain’s FTSE 100 was 0.3 percent lower at 6,878. Wall Street was … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets cautious on worries over US-China talks

NEW YORK | Comcast loses cable users, but internet subscribers surge

NEW YORK —Jan 23, 2019—Comcast continues to lose its U.S. cable customers, but racked up more internet subscribers and got a revenue boost from Sky, its big bet on European TV. The Philadelphia company said Wednesday that it lost 29,000 U.S. cable customers in the fourth quarter, but added 351,000 internet subscribers. It also gained … Continue reading NEW YORK | Comcast loses cable users, but internet subscribers surge

Vermont News: Vermont To Receive Over $1.2 Million in a Settlement Regarding Hip Implant Devices

Montpelier, VT – Jan. 23, 2019 – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced yesterdasy that he and 45 other attorneys general reached a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and DePuy to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted its metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet.  Vermont will receive over … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont To Receive Over $1.2 Million in a Settlement Regarding Hip Implant Devices

DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: Afghan CEO urges patience for troubled country

DAVOS, Switzerland —Jan 23, 2019—The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Afghanistan’s chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, urged the world not to give up on his impoverished country, which has struggled with corruption, political instability and a long Taliban insurgency. He told The Associated Press in an interview … Continue reading DAVOS, Switzerland | The Latest: Afghan CEO urges patience for troubled country

NEW YORK | Devour Super Bowl ad

NEW YORK—Jan 23, 2019— Sex sells … frozen food dishes? Kraft Heinz’ frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super Bowl debut with an ad taking a humorous jab at one man’s “frozen food porn addiction.” The ad shows a woman talking about her boyfriend’s problem with “frozen food porn,” and says … Continue reading NEW YORK | Devour Super Bowl ad

DAKAR, Senegal | In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

DAKAR, Senegal—Jan 23, 2019— Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father’s shadow to become Congo’s next president. For decades that post eluded his father, the venerated opposition politician, Etienne, whose death in 2017 helped catapult his son into the limelight. The passage of power from father to son is a familiar story in Congo, where … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | In Congo, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

LONDON | Correction: Polio-Mozambique story

LONDON —Jan 23, 2019—In a story Jan. 22 about polio in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of polio cases. There is one case, not two. A corrected version of the story is below: Global health officials say they have identified one case of polio in Mozambique caused by a mutated virus in … Continue reading LONDON | Correction: Polio-Mozambique story