AP News Articles

BERLIN (AP) — Bayer's top managers are facing shareholders amid discontent over the fallout from the German company's acquisition of Monsanto, the maker of Roundup weed killer.

Chairman Werner Wenning told the annual general meeting in Bonn on Friday...Read more

LONDON (AP) — German carmaker Daimler endured a weak start to the year, echoing trouble at other major manufacturers, as a global economic slowdown weighed on sales, particularly in the big Chinese market.

The company said Friday that vehicle sales fell...Read more

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is introducing a plan to help vulnerable communities by strengthening the Environmental Protection Agency.

The New Jersey senator is set to unveil the first phase of his environmental...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing giant Uber is planning to sell 180 million shares for between $44 and $50 per share, in a sign of caution.

That would raise up to $9 billion for the San Francisco-based company, which reportedly values the company at $80 to...Read more

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares edged lower in Europe on Friday following a lackluster day in Asia ahead of the release of U.S. economic growth data later in the day.

Benchmarks fell Friday in Paris, London, Tokyo and Shanghai but rose in Hong Kong and Sydney....Read more

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians are massing for a 10th week of protests against their country's ruling class, calling for the ex-president's brother to be put on trial.

Friday's protest took aim at Said Bouteflika, whose brother Abdelaziz was Algeria'...Read more

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At 12:10 p.m. Friday, men and boys in a Muslim neighborhood in Sri Lanka's capital did something everyone had warned them not to do: They came together to pray.

Hundreds gathered at the Masjidus Salam Jumma mosque for their...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.

Ignoring the...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank said Friday its net income profit rose 67 percent in the first quarter, though revenue dropped 9 percent as proceeds from trading declined sharply. The company lowered its revenue outlook for the year.

Germany's biggest bank...Read more

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Government dysfunction and an intelligence failure that preceded the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka are traced to simmering divisions between the president and prime minister.

The government has admitted to a "lapse of...Read more

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