Carmakers join forces in Europe to make electrics widespread

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles.


  • Written by By DAVID McHUGH and GEIR MOULSON , Associated Press

Why tax plan might not put US firms' overseas cash to work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican tax bill is meant to send trillions in corporate profits overseas pouring back home and, in the process, give the U.S. economy a healthy boost.

  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

Facing tumult at home, Trump sets out on lengthy Asia trip

HONOLULU (AP) — On his most grueling and consequential trip abroad, President Donald Trump stands ready to exhort Asian allies and rivals on the need to counter the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

AP finds hackers hijacked at least 195 Trump web addresses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, well before the furor over allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 election that put Donald Trump in the White House, at least 195 web addresses belonging to Trump, his family or his business empire were hijacked by hackers possibly operating out of Russia, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Written by By TAMI ABDOLLAH , Associated Press

Ex-Catalan leader angling to delay facing Spanish justice

BRUSSELS (AP) — The ousted leader of Catalonia was a wanted man after Spain issued a European warrant for his arrest — and the main question Saturday was how long he could elude the Spanish justice system by staying undercover in Belgium and delaying extradition.

Catalonia Puigdemont

  • Written by By LORNE COOK and JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press