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  • The Latest: Pakistan orders early closure of businesses

    ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities have ordered all businesses, including restaurants, wedding halls and markets, be closed after 10 p.m. to contain a coronavirus resurgence that began this month. Also, authorities in the capital, Islamabad, asked police to arrest anyone violating social distancing rules by not wearing masks at public places. The government Thursday reported some […]
  • Asian shares lower, US futures up after S&P 500 sinks 3.5%

    Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures were higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in U.S. markets followed broad declines in Europe, where the French president announced tough measures to slow the virus’ spread and German officials agreed to impose a four-week partial lockdown. So […]
  • FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

    BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they […]
  • FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

    BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they […]
  • Samsung reports record sales amid questions about future

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The flood of obituaries for Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-Hee since his death over the weekend have mostly shared his most defining quote: “Change everything except for your wife and children.” Lee’s rant against what he saw as complacency during a senior management meeting in 1993 reflects the demanding leadership […]
  • Samsung reports record sales amid questions about future

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The flood of obituaries for Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-Hee since his death over the weekend have mostly shared his most defining quote: “Change everything except for your wife and children.” Lee’s rant against what he saw as complacency during a senior management meeting in 1993 reflects the demanding leadership […]
  • S. Korea’s top court upholds 17-year jail term on ex-leader

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s top court upheld a 17-year sentence on former President Lee Myung-bak for a range of corruption crimes in a final ruling Thursday that will send him back to prison soon. Lee has been convicted of taking bribes worth millions of dollars from big companies including Samsung, embezzling corporate […]
  • General Electric, First Solar rise; Callaway, Carnival fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: First Solar Inc., up $10.92 to $93.31. The largest U.S. solar company reported surprisingly strong third-quarter profits and revenue. Automatic Data Processing Inc., up $9.05 to $155.08. The payroll and human resources company beat analysts’ fiscal first-quarter earnings and revenue forecasts. Callaway Golf […]
  • Asia Today: Virus arrives in once-clear Marshall Islands

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Marshall Islands has reported its first cases of the coronavirus after two people who flew from Hawaii to a U.S. military base tested positive. The small Pacific nation had been among the last places in the world to have no reported cases of the virus. The Office of the […]
  • FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

    BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they […]