River north of San Francisco has flooded 2,000 homes, businesses and other buildings; water up to 8 feet deep

GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — River north of San Francisco has flooded 2,000 homes, businesses and other…

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Saudi king extends allowances as living costs rise

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia  — Saudi Arabia‘s King Salman has extended monthly allowances for government employees, military…

LONDON | The Latest: UK Cabinet backs more ‘no-deal’ Brexit planning

LONDON  — The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 1:55 p.m.…

NEW YORK | Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

NEW YORK — A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and…

LONDON | The Latest: UK business alarmed at May confidence vote

LONDON  — The Latest on political turmoil in Britain (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Business figures…

WASHINGTON | US hiring slower but steady as employers add 155K jobs

WASHINGTON  — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough…

KATOWICE, Poland | US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland— Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s thin grasp of trade, science policy

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump floated the idea this past week of using tariffs to make America…

ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Police say woman was killed for refusing sex

ST. LOUIS  — The Latest on the investigation into a fatal attack at a religious supplies…

WASHINGTON | Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide

WASHINGTON — U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government…

LONDON | The Latest: Businesses tentatively back Brexit deal

LONDON— The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Businesses…

RICHMOND, Va | A look at what’s in Amazon’s new deal with Virginia

RICHMOND, Va.  — Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move…

LONDON | ‘French Spiderman’ arrested after scaling London skyscraper

LONDON— French urban climber Alain Robert has been arrested after scaling one of London’s tallest buildings.…

WASHINGTON | Russia probe revival expected if Dems win House

WASHINGTON— House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election…

TIRANA, Albania | Turkey asks Albania to close US-based cleric’s businesses

TIRANA, Albania — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says he expects Albania to close all businesses…

JOHANNESBURG | South African finance minister criticized after testimony

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa‘s finance minister is under pressure after he acknowledged visiting the home of…

NEW YORK | Pass It On: Advice for businesses from Stephen Badger

NEW YORK — In “Pass It On,” AP beat reporters ask executives to share experiences and…

TORONTO | Canada-US reach free trade deal with Mexico

TORONTO — Canada and the United States reached a deal Sunday night for Canada to stay…

FRANKFURT, Germany | German business confidence holds up amid trade worries

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Business confidence in Europe’s largest economy fell only slightly in September despite worries…

NEW YORK | Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messages

NEW YORK— Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages…

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid

WILMINGTON, N.C.— The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 8:45 p.m. More North Carolina…

WASHINGTON | Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

WASHINGTON — Ports are closing. Farmers are moving hogs to high ground. Dealers are moving cars…

DETROIT | Water coolers replace school drinking fountains in Detroit

DETROIT— Thousands of Detroit public schools students were told Tuesday to drink from district-supplied water coolers…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Trump signs order to increase access to retirement plans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Donald Trump on Friday directed the Labor and Treasury departments to work…

NEW YORK | 4 reasons why shoppers are in the mood to spend

NEW YORK — The store isn’t dead for Home Depot, Kohl’s, Best Buy or Target. Many…

ATHENS, Greece | Blackout disrupts water supply on Greek island of Hydra

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on the resort island of…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump suggests ‘flipping’ should be ‘illegal’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7 a.m. President Donald Trump…

HONOLULU | With no place to run, people in Hawaii brace for hurricane

HONOLULU — Hawaii residents emptied store shelves Wednesday, claimed the last sheets of plywood to board…

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkish Central Bank takes steps to provide liquidity

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage…

OMAHA, Neb. | Immigration raids in Nebraska, Minnesota target businesses

OMAHA, Neb. — A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and…