US stock indexes slip, extending losses from last week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging lower in midday trading, extending losses after the market had its worst week since the summer. The price of natural gas slumped as temperatures in the U.S. remained unusually warm. Traders were looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy meeting this week, at which the Fed is expected to raise interest rates for the first time in nine years.

  • Written by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer

Kosovo opposition releases tear gas in parliament

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Opposition lawmakers released tear gas Monday in Kosovo's parliament as they once again tried to pressure the government into renouncing deals with Serbia and Montenegro.

  • Written by FLORENT BAJRAMI, Associated Press

Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Police: Man fatally shot by LA deputies kept holding gun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A black man who was fatally shot by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies kept holding a gun as he lay dying on the ground, authorities said Sunday in response to questions about why they continued to fire on the man after he fell to the pavement.

  • Written by ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press