Small-craft advisories on East Coast; Ian no longer tropical

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Small-craft advisories were posted along the East Coast on Friday as Tropical Storm Julia continued to meander off the Carolinas. Two other storms spun in the Middle of the Atlantic, far from land.


EU leaders look at 6 months of rebuilding EU dream

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Bruised but refusing to be beaten by Britain's planned exit, European Union leaders on Friday gave themselves one long winter to prepare a fundamental reset of the bloc that should stave off increasing discontent and offer solutions for the multiple crises it faces.

  • Written by RAF CASERT, Associated Press GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press

Energy companies and banks lead a decline on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies are leading a broad decline on Wall Street on Friday as the price of crude oil turns lower. Banks also fell, led by a plunge in Deutsche Bank after the giant German bank said it wouldn't settle with the Department of Justice over its handling of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Written by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

FAA contemplating whether millions of drones will fill skies

WASHINGTON (AP) — So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses that federal aviation officials said Friday they are contemplating the possibility of millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation's skies in the not-too-distant future.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

MILAN (AP) — Italian prosecutors in Naples have opened a criminal investigation of the suicide of a 31-year-old woman who had fought unsuccessfully to have a video showing her having sex expunged from the internet.

  • Written by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press