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FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, six fitness tracking devices measuring step counts and other fitness features are worn in New York. A new Pentagon order says military troops and other defense personnel on certain sensitive bases and warzone areas won’t be allowed to use fitness tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location. The memo stops short of banning the fitness trackers or other electronic devices, which are often linked to cell phone applications and can provide the users’ GPS details to social media. It says GPS technologies present significant risk to personnel. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 06, 2018 - 7:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order. The memo, obtained by The Associated Press, stops...
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This undated photo provided by Sag Harbor Village Police Department on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, shows Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, taken after his arrest in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. (Sag Harbor Village Police Department via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 6:13 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced on Monday he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his arrest in the Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was seen blowing through a stop sign in Sag Harbor...
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This undated photo provided by Sag Harbor Village Police Department on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, shows Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, taken after his arrest in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. (Sag Harbor Village Police Department via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 4:14 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR chairman Brian France (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Brian France has taken a leave of absence as chairman and CEO of NASCAR following his arrest in New York's Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of...
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August 06, 2018 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court has rejected an antitrust lawsuit brought against publishers by what was once one of the country's largest wholesale magazine distributors. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed in an opinion published on Monday with a lower-court judge in rejecting...
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FILE- In this Jan. 29, 2009, file photo, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Indra Nooyi speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. With Nooyi exiting PepsiCo as its longtime chief executive, the circle of CEOs in the S&P 500 is losing one of its highest profile women. Nooyi has been with PepsiCo Inc. for 24 years and held the top job for 12. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
August 06, 2018 - 10:38 am
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — With Indra Nooyi exiting PepsiCo as its longtime chief executive, the circle of CEOs in the Fortune 500 is losing one of its highest profile women. Nooyi, who was born in India, is a rarity on Wall Street as a woman and a minority leading a Fortune 500 company. She oversaw...
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August 06, 2018 - 3:30 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — BMW AG's Korean unit says the company is sorry over engine fires that prompted recalls and a probe. BMW Korea Chairman Kim Hyo-joon said Monday the German carmaker will fully cooperate with the transport ministry's investigation and complete emergency safety inspections on...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, people walk past an HSBC local branch in Hong Kong. Global bank HSBC says its pre-tax profit in the first half of the year rose 4.6 percent as its strategy focused on growing markets paid off. The London-based bank $10.7 billion pre-tax profit in January-June compared with $10.2 billion a year earlier. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
August 06, 2018 - 12:59 am
Global bank HSBC reported Monday that its pre-tax profit in the first half of the year rose 4.6 percent as its strategy focused on growing markets paid off. The London-based bank's $10.7 billion pre-tax profit in January-June compared with $10.2 billion a year earlier. Quarterly pre-tax profit...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager is delaying his return from vacation until a probe into sexual misconduct claims wraps up. CBS hired two outside law firms to investigate CEO Les Moonves after a New Yorker article published claims of sexual misconduct from six women spanning three decades. The article also contained allegations of inappropriate behavior by Fager. Fager has denied any wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 05, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive producer of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" is delaying his return from vacation until an investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the network wraps up. Meanwhile, CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told reporters on Sunday that CBS isn't saying it's perfect...
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People sunbathe on a beach during a hot summer day in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Hot air from Africa is bringing a heat wave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high temperatures that could peak at 47 degrees Celsius (117 Fahrenheit) in Spain and Portugal. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 05, 2018 - 5:56 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 12:50 p.m. France's health minister says only about 4 percent of the visits to hospital emergency rooms across the country are linked to the current heat wave, which the government considers a relatively low level. Minister...
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August 04, 2018 - 10:28 am
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Saturday reported a $12 billion second-quarter profit. Warren Buffett's conglomerate reported a profit of $4.87 per Class B share. A year ago, Berkshire reported $4.3 billion in net income, or $1.73 per Class B share. Buffett has long said Berkshire's operating earnings...
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