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19 minutes ago // USA Today

business Why Ford is talking like auto sales have peaked

A $2-billion profit for three months is nothing to sneeze at, but Ford executives are sounding as if they had been debriefed by a coal miner's canary

19 minutes ago // BBC

business BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound

Airline group IAG, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, says currency movements cost it 148m in the latest quarter of trading, mainly due to the weak pound.

19 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: Pope Arrives at Auschwitz Death Camp

Pope Francis has walked beneath the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz, beginning a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp

23 minutes ago // New York Times

world Op-Ed Contributor: How the Vatican Can Shed Light on the Holocaust

The Vatican has refused to open all of its World War II archives. Pope Francis visit to Auschwitz on Friday is the perfect moment to change policy.

26 minutes ago // USA Today

sports 5 new sports move closer to approval for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Five sports, including surfing and skateboarding, moved a step closer to being included in the Tokyo 2020 Games after being described as "a dynamic and exciting" package by the IOC 

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Pope Francis Has Arrived at Auschwitz, Becoming 3rd Pontiff to Visit Site of Suffering

Pope Francis has arrived at Auschwitz, becoming 3rd pontiff to visit site of suffering

26 minutes ago // ABC

world 8 Die as Portion of Building Collapses in India

A fire official says a portion of a building under construction in the western Indian city of Pune has collapsed, killing at least eight workers.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Nick Easter: Ex-England and Harlequins captain retires from rugby union

Former England and Harlequins captain Nick Easter retires from playing at the age of 37.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur

32 minutes ago // BBC

tech Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur

34 minutes ago // The Province

business US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter

WASHINGTON - Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But the gloom seems to have lifted.

36 minutes ago // CNN

world 'World's deepest' underwater sinkhole found

Scientists have discovered what's being described as the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported.

38 minutes ago // CBS

world At Democratic convention, Chelsea Clinton tells Americans "who my mom is"

Former first daughter talked about Hillary Clinton as her role model in motherhood -- and in life

40 minutes ago // Reuters

tech Sony logs 42 percent plunge in first quarter operating profit on quake damage

TOKYO Reuters - Japan's Sony Corp on Friday said operating profit fell in its first quarter by 42 percent, less than analysts had estimated, as the electronics maker trimmed the impact of earthquake damage to one of its image sensor factories.

40 minutes ago // ABC

world Sony's Profit Falls on Yen, Lagging Cellphones, Japan Quake

Sony Corp.'s fiscal first quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen $205 million, as earnings got hammered by a strong yen and lagging smart phone sales, and a quake that struck southwestern Japan caused damages and production halts.

41 minutes ago // ABC

business US Growth Is Thought to Have Rebounded in April-June Quarter

US economic growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter after year's tepid start

41 minutes ago // USA Today

tech Weekend TV: 'Sharknado,' 'Preacher' finale

What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time

44 minutes ago // NPR

world Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?

44 minutes ago // BBC

business Barclays adds 400m to PPI payments as profits fall

Barclays sets aside an additional 400m to compensate customers mis-sold PPI as profits during the first half of the year fall 21%.

45 minutes ago // Reuters

tech Sharp posts smaller first quarter loss on cost cuts but revenue slides

TOKYO Reuters - Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp reported a smaller first-quarter loss helped by restructuring and cost cuts, although overall revenue suffered a steep decline.

45 minutes ago // ABC

world Pope to Visit Auschwitz, Will Become 3rd Pope to Do So

Pope Francis is traveling to the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau for a somber visit at the site of suffering

45 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Two San Diego police officers shot, conditions unknown, police department says

Reuters - Two San Diego police officers were shot on Thursday and the suspect or suspects were at large, the department said on social media.

46 minutes ago // Reuters

business Asia shares slip, Nikkei recovers, yen rises as BOJ disappoints

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Reuters - Asian shares slipped after touching a near one-year peak on Friday and the yen strengthened as the Bank of Japan's fresh stimulus measures disappointed markets, although Japanese stocks recovered on higher purchases of exchange-traded funds.

46 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Indonesia Executes Four Convicted Drug Traffickers

Indonesia executed four men convicted of drug trafficking, including three from Nigeria and a local citizen,resuming capital punishment after facing international reproach for the practice last year.

47 minutes ago // Fox News

world Pope to visit Auschwitz, will become 3rd pope to do so

Pope Francis is traveling to the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau for a somber visit at the site of suffering.

49 minutes ago // The New York Times

sports Nationals Hold Off Giants' Rally in 9th in 4-2 Win

With his team chasing the Chicago Cubs for the best record in baseball, Washington manager Dusty Baker is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Nationals close even if it means pulling closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. military to return 17 percent of land it controls in Okinawa

TOKYO Reuters - The U.S. military said on Friday it was preparing to hand back to the Japanese government more than a sixth of the land it controls in Okinawa, in a move that could help defuse opposition to the American presence on the island.

50 minutes ago // ABC

business Asian Markets Mixed; BoJ Announces Modest Stimulus Expansion

Asian markets were mixed Friday after the Bank of Japan announced a modest expansion of its lavish monetary stimulus to perk up sluggish growth, sending the Japanese stock index up

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

sports Four days later, bingo is accomplished

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 28, 2016, 11:52 p.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over: In her acceptance speech Hillary Clinton says the nation is facing a "moment of reckoning" but "we are not...

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

sports Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 28, 2016, 11:52 p.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over: In her acceptance speech Hillary Clinton says the nation is facing a "moment of reckoning" but "we are not...

54 minutes ago // VOA

world Analysts: Cambodia 'to Pay a Price' for Siding With China

Cambodian diplomacy may have succeeded in watering down an ASEAN communique aimed at tackling Chinese maritime ambitions, but analysts said it was a hollow victory, which has split the 10-nation trading bloc. They said Cambodia's refusal to back a multilateral approach aimed at resolving disputes in the South China Sea had also cost the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN its political bite and it is time for a rethink. When you actually look at ASEAN as a single unit, it can h

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

tech How Mobile Games Rake In Billions

Behind a pair of recent multibillion-dollar deals in the mobile videogame industry is an expertly crafted weapon: virtual goods sold inside apps for as little as 99 cents a pop. In-app purchases let players spend real money to bypass ads, acquire skills or grow powerful quickly.

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business How Mobile Games Rake In Billions

Behind a pair of recent multibillion-dollar deals in the mobile videogame industry is an expertly crafted weapon: virtual goods sold inside apps for as little as 99 cents a pop. In-app purchases let players spend real money to bypass ads, acquire skills or grow powerful quickly.

54 minutes ago // The Province

business Barclays says core profit before tax rose 19 per cent

LONDON - Barclays plc says core pretax profit rose 19 per cent to 2.4 billion pounds $3.2 billion in the second quarter as the bank expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of Britain's exit from the European Union.

54 minutes ago // The Province

business UBS posts 14 per cent drop in net profit in second quarter

GENEVA - Swiss bank UBS has reported a 14-per cent drop in net profit in the second quarter, citing "pronounced low client activity" amid economic and geopolitical uncertainties and other market weakness.

55 minutes ago // Reuters

business Asia shares slip, Japan stocks tumble and yen rises as BOJ disappoints

SINGAPORE/TOKYO Reuters - Asian shares slipped after touching a near one-year peak on Friday, while Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen strengthened as the Bank of Japan's fresh stimulus measures disappointed markets.