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China seeks ways to revive slowing economy and salvage property market

China's efforts to restore confidence and rev up the economy will top the agenda during this month’s meeting of the ceremonial national legislature
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Chinese job seekers hold brochures is reflected on a mirror as they look for job vacancies at a job fair in Beijing on Feb. 23, 2024. China's efforts to restore confidence and rev up the economy will top the agenda during this month’s meeting of the ceremonial national legislature. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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China in a surprise announcement says it is eliminating annual news conference by premier

The Chinese government says it is eliminating an annual news conference by the premier that was one of the only times a top Chinese leader took questions from the news media
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National People's Congress spokesperson Lou Qinjian attends a press conference on the eve of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 4, 2024. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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How Chinese retailers can offer Americans steep bargains on clothes and why that could change

The flow of millions of small parcels into the U.S. from China thanks to the explosive growth of online shopping has caught the attention of Congress
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Counterfeit American currency is displayed at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection overseas mail inspection facility at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Feb. 23, 2024, in Chicago. The explosive growth of cross-border e-commerce involving major China-backed players such as Shein and Temu has caught the attention of the U.S. lawmakers amid a bitter U.S.-China trade war and cast a spotlight on a tax rule that critics say has allowed hundreds of millions of China-originated packages to enter the U.S. market each year without duty and without reliable information for lawfulness. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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Black women struggle to find their way in a job world where diversity is under attack

With attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives raging, Black women looking to climb the corporate ladder face a more hostile landscape than ever
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Charity Wallace, left, and Chassity Coston pose in Harvard Yard at Harvard University, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, in Cambridge, Mass. With attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives raging on, Black women looking to climb the work ladder are seeing a landscape that looks more hostile than ever. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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South Korea takes steps to suspend licenses of striking doctors after they refuse to end walkouts

South Korea’s government has begun steps to suspend the medical licenses of thousands of striking junior doctors, days after they missed a government-set deadline to end their joint walkouts, which have disrupted hospital operations
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Doctors stage a rally against the government's medical policy in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 3, 2024. Thousands of senior doctors rallied in Seoul on Sunday to express their support for junior doctors who have been on strike for nearly two weeks over a government plan to sharply increase the number of medical school admissions. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 03

Stock market today: Japan's Nikkei tops 40,000, as investors await China political meeting

Asian stocks are mostly higher ahead of China’s top annual political gathering, while Japan’s benchmark surpassed the 40,000 level for the first time
March 03
A person walks in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, March 4, 2024, in Tokyo. Japan's Nikkei 225 share benchmark has topped 40,000 for the first time as strong demand for technology shares keeps pushing the index higher.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 03

Japan's Nikkei 225 share index has topped 40,000 for the first time, lifted by buying of tech stocks

Japan's Nikkei 225 share index has topped 40,000 for the first time, lifted by buying of tech stocks
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March 03

Arkhouse and Brigade up Macy's takeover offer to $6.6 billion following rejection of previous deal

Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital Management are upping their offer.
March 03
FILE - Shoppers enter a Macy's department store in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, Dec. 12, 2023. Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital Management announced Sunday, March 3, 2024, that they are upping their offer to acquire Macy's in a deal now valued at $6.6 billion. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
March 03

OPEC+ production cuts deepen with extensions from Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil giants

Some members of oil cartel OPEC, led by Saudi Arabia, and allied producers like Russia are again deepening their voluntary crude supply cuts
March 03
FILE - The logo of the Organization of the Petroleoum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen outside of OPEC's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, March 3, 2022. Some members of oil cartel OPEC, led by Saudi Arabia, and allied producers like Russia are again deepening their voluntary crude supply cuts. Announcements from several OPEC+ countries extend reductions of some 2.2 million barrels a day, the secretariat for the multinational organization noted Sunday, March 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Lisa Leutner, file)
March 03

Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing marker plastic

More than 61,000 pounds of steamed chicken soup dumplings sold at Trader Joe’s are being recalled for possibly containing hard plastic, according to U.S. regulators
March 03
FILE - People stand in line waiting to enter Trader Joe's to buy groceries in Pembroke Pines, Fla., on March 24, 2020. More than 61,000 pounds of steamed chicken soup dumplings sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled for possibly containing hard plastic, U.S. regulators announced Saturday, March 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
March 03

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case

A court in Bangladesh has granted bail to Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus in a $2.3 million embezzlement case
March 03
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus speaks to the media after he was granted bail by a court in an embezzlement case, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Mar. 03, 2024. (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu)
March 03

The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption

The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is under investigation for corruption, the latest in a series of graft investigations focused on the country’s financial sector
March 03
FILE - A Chinese man uses his mobile phone near the logo for the Bank of Beijing in Beijing Jan. 29, 2005. The former chairman of state-owned Bank of Beijing is under investigation for corruption, according to an official notice Friday, March 1, 2024, the latest in a series of graft investigations focused on the country's financial sector. (AP Photo, File)
March 03

South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan

Thousands of senior doctors have rallied in the South Korean capital to express their support for junior doctors who have been on strike for nearly two weeks over a government plan to sharply increase the number of medical school admissions
March 03
Doctors stage a rally against the government's medical policy in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 3, 2024. Thousands of senior doctors rallied in Seoul on Sunday to express their support for junior doctors who have been on strike for nearly two weeks over a government plan to sharply increase the number of medical school admissions. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 03

What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway

One burning issue dominates as the 2024 session of China’s legislature gets underway this week: the economy
March 03
FILE- Ethnic minority delegates leave after the closing ceremony for China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 13, 2023. The National People's Congress is largely ceremonial in that it doesn't have any real power to decide on legislation. The deputies do vote, but it's become a unanimous or near-unanimous formalizing of decisions that have been made by Communist Party leaders behind closed doors. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
March 03

Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot

An unusual legal challenge may upend the future of a Chicago ballot measure that would hike a real estate tax on high-end properties sales to pay for services for homeless people
March 03
Brian Rodgers participates in a rally prior to a court hearing Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, on a Chicago ballot measure that would raise a one-time tax on luxury properties to fund services for homeless people in Chicago. A Cook County judge rejected the ballot measure last week after objections from real estate and business groups. An appeal is pending as early voting begins. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 03

Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Teachers at Head Start child care centers are paid far less than public school teachers, even though they have similar credentials
March 03
Doris Milton, 63, sits for a portrait at the Bethel New Life holistic wellness center Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, in Chicago. In some ways, Doris Milton is a Head Start success story. A student in one of Chicago's inaugural Head Start classes, when the federally-funded early education program was in its infancy. Milton followed in her teacher's footsteps, now a Head Start teacher in Chicago, but after more than four decades on the job, Milton, 63, earns $22 an hour. It's a wage that puts her above the federal poverty line, but she is far from financially secure. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 02

Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock

The lawyers who successfully argued that a massive pay package for Tesla CEO Elon Musk was illegal and should be voided are asking the presiding judge to award company stock worth $5.6 billion as legal fees
March 02
FILE - A Tesla electric vehicle emblem is affixed to a passenger vehicle Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Boston. The lawyers who successfully argued that a massive pay package for Tesla CEO Elon Musk was illegal and should be voided have asked the presiding judge to award them company stock worth $5.6 billion as legal fees. The attorneys, who represented Tesla shareholders in the case decided in January, made the request of the Delaware judge in court papers filed Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 02

Norway's hospitalized king gets pacemaker after falling ill during vacation

The royal house of Norway says King Harald has been implanted with a temporary pacemaker at a hospital in Malaysia’s resort island of Langkawi
March 02
A security officer walks outside the Sultanah Maliha Hospital, where King Harald V of Norway is believed to be admitted with an infection, on the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. Malaysian national news agency Bernama cited unidentified sources as confirming that Europe's oldest monarch was warded at the hospital’s Royal Suite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 02

How these 2 events are trying to save car culture in the US

ModaMiami and The Amelia are taking place the same weekend in Florida.
March 02
The Amelia is widely viewed as the East Coast’s premier concours event. Every year it takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island.
March 02

Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices

An estimated 450,000 people attended the Woodstock festival in August 1969
March 02
FILE - Visitors to the Museum at Bethel Woods view exhibits of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, June 14, 2018, in Bethel, N.Y. An estimated 450,000 people attended the Woodstock festival in August 1969, and most of that crowd was composed of teenagers or young adults now in the twilight of their lives. That ticking clock is why the Museum at Bethel Woods, based at the site of the festival, is immersed in a five-year project traveling around the United States recording the oral histories of people were there, preserving the Woodstock memories before they fade away. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 01

California authorizes expansion of Waymo's driverless car services to LA, SF peninsula

California regulators have authorized Waymo to expand services of its fleet of robotaxis into Los Angeles and to cities on the peninsula south of San Francisco
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College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature

College athletes in Utah who are looking to profit off their name, likeness and image will have to seek written approval from their school for any business deal exceeding $600
March 01
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during a news briefing during the final day of the Utah Legislature, Friday, March 1, 2024, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 01

World Trade Organization ends meeting in UAE after failing to reach major agreements

Negotiators taking part in a World Trade Organization meeting in the United Arab Emirates have ended their summit after failing to reach agreements on several major initiatives
March 01
World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks at a WTO summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. The World Trade Organization opened its biennial meeting Monday in the United Arab Emirates as the bloc faces pressure from the United States and other nations ahead of a year of consequential elections around the globe. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 01

How Apache Stronghold's fight to protect Oak Flat in central Arizona has played out over the years

Native American groups have struggled with mining interests over a decade over Oak Flat, a piece of national forest land in central Arizona
March 01
FILE - Freddie Lane, a member of the Lummi Nation who traveled from Washington State, with a totem pole touring across the country to stop the degradation of Native lands, joins members of the Apache Stronghold group gathered in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights at Self Help Graphics & Art paint protest signs on Monday, March 20, 2023. An Apache group that has fought to protect land it considers sacred from a copper mining project in central Arizona suffered a significant blow Friday, March 1, 2024, when a divided federal court panel voted 6-5 to uphold a lower court's denial of a preliminary injunction to halt transfer of land for the project. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
March 01

A US appeals court ruling will allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches

An Apache group that has fought to protect land it considers sacred from a copper mining project in central Arizona has suffered a significant blow
March 01
FILE - Naelyn Pike, who is Chiricahua Apache, leads a prayer outside the federal courthouse in Phoenix, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. An Apache group that has fought to protect land it considers sacred from a copper mining project in central Arizona suffered a significant blow Friday, March 1, 2024, when a divided federal court panel voted 6-5 to uphold a lower court's denial of a preliminary injunction to halt transfer of land for the project. (AP Photo/Cheyanne Mumphrey, File)
March 01

Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations

Brazil’s economy grew 2.9% in 2023, beating expectations in the first year of the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
March 01
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends the CELAC Summit in Buccament, Saint Vicent and the Grenadines, Friday, March 1, 2024. CELAC is the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States. (AP Photo/Lucanus Ollivierre)
March 01

Mistrial declared in Delaware lawsuit blaming landscaper's cancer on use of Roundup weedkiller

A Delaware judge has declared a mistrial in the latest lawsuit alleging that exposure to the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer
March 01
FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2019, file photo, containers of Roundup are displayed on a store shelf in San Francisco. A Delaware judge declared a mistrial Friday, March 1, 2024 in the latest lawsuit alleging that exposure to the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
March 01

Texas Panhandle ranchers face losses and grim task of removing dead cattle killed by wildfires

Ranchers in the fire-scarred Texas Panhandle are facing a grim task of disposing possibly thousands of dead cattle killed by smoke and flames
March 01
Cattle killed by the Smokehouse Creek Fire are seen on burned ranch land, Friday, March 1, 2024, in Skellytown, Texas. The wildfire, which started Monday, has left behind a charred landscape of scorched prairie, dead cattle and burned-out homes in the Texas Panhandle. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 01

Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service

The latest rail layoffs this week, combined with an investment fund's ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns among unions and regulators about all the cuts hurting safety and service
March 01
FILE - A BNSF railroad train hauling carloads of coal from the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming is seen east of Hardin, Mont., July 15, 2020. The latest BNSF rail layoffs in late Feb. 2024, combined with an investment fund's ongoing campaign for control of Norfolk Southern, are renewing concerns among union and regulators about all the cuts hurting safety and service. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
March 01

How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024

Wall Street added to its records as U.S. stocks closed out another winning week
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Judge puts brakes on new law banning foreign government spending on referendums

A federal judge is delaying the implementation of a voter-approved law in Maine that aimed to close an election law loophole to stop foreign government spending on referendums
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Legislation to legalize, tax skill games in Virginia heads to governor

Virginia lawmakers have passed legislation that would legalize skill games, the slots-like betting machines that proliferated in businesses around the state before an on-again, off-again ban took effect
March 01
FILE - House of Delegates members eat boxed lunches on the steps of the Virginia Capitol in Richmond, Va., April 22, 2020. Virginia lawmakers on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, defeated campaign finance reform legislation for another year that would have prohibited elected officials from spending political donations on personal expenses such as mortgages, vacations, or gym memberships. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, Pool, File)
March 01

Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot

Nebraska’s top election official has ruled voters will get to decide whether to repeal a law that pays for private school tuition scholarships with taxpayer money
March 01
FILE - Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen holds a news conference, Nov. 4, 2020, in Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska’s top election official has ruled that voters will get to decide this year whether to repeal a law that gives taxpayer money for private school scholarships. But both Evnen and state Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, who authored the school choice law and sought to have the repeal effort kept off the ballot, acknowledge that the courts will likely ultimately decide if the repeal question makes it onto November’s ballot. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
March 01

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery rose $1.71 to $79.97 per barrel Friday
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Geneva oil trader reaches $661M settlement with US, Swiss authorities over bribery in Ecuador

Geneva-based commodities trading firm Gunvor said Friday that it has reached $661 million settlement with U.S. and Swiss prosecutors after a conviction for bribery of foreign officials in connection with the petroleum industry in Ecuador
March 01
FILE - A man walks past the building where is located the Gunvor trading office in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday July 26, 2023. Geneva-based commodities trading firm Gunvor said Friday, March 1, 2024, that it has reached a $661 million settlement with U.S. and Swiss prosecutors after convictions for bribery of foreign officials in connection with the petroleum industry in Ecuador. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten, File)
March 01

Prince Harry gets OK to use key evidence in phone hacking case against Daily Mail publisher

Prince Harry has scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids
March 01
FILE - Britain's Prince Harry leaves the Royal Courts Of Justice in London, Thursday, March 30, 2023. Prince Harry scored a tactical victory in his battles with British tabloids Friday, March 1, 2024, when government ministers said he could use confidential documents that show payments by the publisher of the Daily Mail to private investigators who allegedly snooped on him and several celebrities. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
March 01

CVS and Walgreens plan to start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone soon

Drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone in a few states
March 01
FILE - Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022. Drugstore chains CVS Health and Walgreens plan to start dispensing the abortion pill mifepristone in a few states. CVS Health will start filling prescriptions for the medication in Rhode Island and neighboring Massachusetts “in the weeks ahead,” spokeswoman Amy Thibault said Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
March 01

Boeing is reportedly in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems

Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, which makes fuselages for Boeing 737 Max jetliners
March 01
FILE - In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits on the assembly line during a brief media tour in Boeing's 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., March 27, 2019. Boeing is in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, which builds fuselages for Boeing 737 Max jetliners including the one that suffered a door-panel blowout in January, according to a published report, Friday, March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
March 01

Elon Musk sues Open AI

Musk said that Open AI’s executives are in violation of an agreement that the company would not use their technology to pursue profits.
March 01
Musk said that Open AI’s executives are in violation of an agreement that the company would not use their technology to pursue profits.
March 01

Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall
March 01
March 01

New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

The man who launched New Jersey to years of national leadership in internet gambling and sports betting is retiring
March 01
March 01

China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy

Chinese Vice President Han Zheng has pledged to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy
March 01
U.S. ambassador to China Nicholas Burns speaks during an Amcham event held in Beijing, China on Friday, March 1, 2024. Chinese Vice President Han Zheng pledged Friday to provide more opportunities for foreign companies in China as the government tries to restore confidence in the world’s second largest economy. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
March 01

Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous delivers the latest business headlines.
March 01
VIDEO: Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns
March 01

The EU says it will send funds to Gaza's main aid provider after the UN agency agrees to an audit

The European Union says it will pay $54 million to the main provider of aid in Gaza next week
March 01
FILE - The Commissioner-General of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, Philippe Lazzarini, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the UNRWA headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023.The head of the main United Nations agency supporting people in Gaza alleges that Israel is intent on “destroying” it along with the idea that Palestinians are refugees and have a right one day to return home. Philippe Lazzarini in an interview with a Swiss newspaper accuses Israel of having a “long-term political goal” of eliminating the agency created decades ago to assist Palestinians who fled during the war over Israel’s creation. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
March 01

Loewe fuses high and low, tailoring and couture, to wow Paris Fashion Week

At Paris Fashion Week, Loewe presented a serene, green labyrinthine art gallery at Chateau de Vincennes, immersing guests in woodland tranquility
March 01
Designer Satoshi Kondo accepts applause after the Issey Miyake Fall/Winter 2024-2025 ready-to-wear collection presented Friday, March 1, 2024 in Paris. (Photo by Scott A Garfitt/Invision/AP)
March 01

Lobster catch dips to lowest level since 2009 as fishers grapple with climate change, whale rules

America’s lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales
March 01
FILE - Max Oliver moves a lobster to the banding table aboard his boat while fishing off Spruce Head, Maine, on Aug. 31, 2021. America's lobster fishing business dipped in catch while grappling with challenges including a changing ocean environment and new rules designed to protect rare whales. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
March 01

Zimbabwe's president cancels a renewable energy speech after a bomb scare at Victoria Falls Airport

An official says that a bomb scare has shut down Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Airport that forced the country’s president to cancel a planned address at a conference on renewable energy
March 01
FILE - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a session at the Africa Pavilion at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Nov. 7, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Zimbabwe’s Cabinet has agreed to back a move in Parliament to abolish the death penalty, a punishment that was last used in the southern African nation nearly 20 years ago. Mnangagwa, who won reelection for a second term in Aug, 2023, has repeatedly expressed his opposition to the death penalty, citing his own personal experience when he was sentenced to death in the 1960s for blowing up a train during Zimbabwe's independence war, when the country was called Rhodesia and under white minority rule. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 01

One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling

A New York bank is under severe pressure close to one year after absorbing a large chunk of another bank 30 miles away that had failed
March 01
FILE - The logo for New York Community Bancorp is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. Shares of New York Community Bancorp are plunging before the opening bell Friday, March 1, after the departure of the longtime CEO of the bank, which has now delayed mandatory financial disclosures with regulators after finding “material weakness” tied to loans. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 01

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, claiming betrayal of its goal to benefit humanity

Elon Musk is suing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman over what he says is a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker’s founding aims of benefiting humanity rather than pursuing profits
March 01
FILE - OpenAI CEO Sam Altman participates in the "Technology in a turbulent world" panel discussion during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 18, 2024. Elon Musk is suing OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman over what he says is a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker's founding aims of benefiting humanity rather than pursuing profits. In a lawsuit filed Thursday Feb. 29, 2024 at San Francisco Superior Court, billionaire Musk said that when he bankrolled OpenAI's creation, he secured an agreement with Altman and Greg Brockman, the president, to keep the AI company as a non-profit that would develop technology for the benefit of the public. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
March 01

Activists build treehouses to protest Tesla's plans to expand its plant near Berlin

Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks
March 01
Activists occupy an area in the forest in Groenheide, Germany, Friday March 1, 2024. Environmental activists are staging a protest in a forest near Berlin against plans to expand the grounds of electric car maker Tesla’s first plant in Europe and are vowing to stay in place for weeks. About 100 activists have been occupying part of the forest since early Thursday, according to an initiative called “Stop Tesla.” (Cevin Dettlaff/dpa via AP)
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