Ownership changes

President Donald Trump speaks at a Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative announcement in the East Room at the White House, Monday, June 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 05, 2017 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that the nation's air traffic control system needed a modern makeover and urged Congress to approve a privatization plan that he said would increase safety and reduce wait times for passengers. Dismissing the current system as an anachronism,...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative announcement in the East Room at the White House, Monday, June 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 05, 2017 - 12:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made his case Monday for privatizing the nation's air traffic control system, arguing that it will enhance safety and reduce wait times for consumers. Declaring the current system "stuck painfully in the past," Trump called for separating air traffic control...
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June 03, 2017 - 4:09 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese voters are heading to the polls a year early after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat called snap elections following an investigation into allegations his wife owned a company related to the Panama Papers scandal. Surveys show Labour's Muscat is likely to win a second,...
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June 01, 2017 - 7:48 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — PPG Industries is retreating from its attempt to take over AkzoNobel after repeated refusals to negotiate by the Dutch chemicals company. There has been an aggressive push to consolidate in the industry because of falling revenue and thin margins. DuPont and Dow are attempting to...
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A man inspects Proton's model "Ertiga" displayed inside a showroom at Kepong in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to buy a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian manufacturer Proton, in a deal aimed at reviving the loss-making company. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
May 24, 2017 - 5:09 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars agreed Wednesday to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton, gaining a platform to expand into Southeast Asia. The deal gives Geely a distribution network in Southeast Asia, where non-Japanese brands have struggled...
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May 22, 2017 - 12:54 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Texas' Huntsman Corp. will attempt to join and create a company with a market value of $13.8 billion, the latest proposed deal in a chemicals industry that is seeking to consolidate rapidly. The companies said Monday they plan to combine in...
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May 17, 2017 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican committee chairman called on lawmakers Wednesday to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new, non-profit corporation, saying no other infrastructure change has as much potential to improve travel for the average American flyer. President...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch the Labour Party's General Election manifesto in Bradford, England, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The British electorate go to the polls on June 8, in a general election. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party is appealing to voters with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost public spending, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says it is a "radical and responsible" program...
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May 15, 2017 - 10:28 am
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Uber to stop using technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the Alphabet Inc. autonomous car arm that was spun off from Google. The order filed Monday in a trade secrets theft lawsuit also forces Uber to return all downloaded...
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May 12, 2017 - 8:05 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the insider trading conviction of ex-baseball star Doug DeCinces (all times local): 5 p.m. Former baseball star Doug DeCinces has been convicted of federal insider trading in California. The U.S. attorney's office says the ex-Angels and Orioles third baseman...
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