European Union

NEW YORK | Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it’s committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there. That means no matter where you live, you’ll be able to see what Microsoft collects about you and correct or delete that information if necessary. You’ll also be able … Continue reading NEW YORK | Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

ROME | The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

ROME (AP) — The Latest on talks to form a government in Italy (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy’s soon-to-be-born populist government. The League party chief and fellow euroskeptic leader Luigi Di Maio, of the 5-Star Movement, told Italy’s president Monday … Continue reading ROME | The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

TEHRAN, Iran | Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran. The report quotes Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met with EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Union Miguel Arias Canete in … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

SOFIA, Bulgaria | US stocks veer mostly higher in morning trade; oil slides

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious Wednesday as EU leaders gathered to count the likely economic damage U.S. policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal. In a striking rhetorical assault on the leader of Europe’s biggest ally, … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | US stocks veer mostly higher in morning trade; oil slides

TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Iran’s Guard welcomes US move on nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to pull America out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has welcomed President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was clear from the beginning that the Americans … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Iran’s Guard welcomes US move on nuclear deal

WASHINGTON | Administration puts off decision on tariffs for EU, others

WASHINGTON — The White House is postponing a decision on imposing tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico for 30 days, avoiding the potential for a trade battle with Europe as the U.S. prepares for tense trade talks in China this week. The Trump administration said Monday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Administration puts off decision on tariffs for EU, others