GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil.

  • Written by JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press

Global stocks choppy after G-7 fails to deliver

 

LONDON (AP) — Stock markets were choppy Monday after a meeting of the developed world's central bankers and finance ministers failed to yield fresh ideas for spurring economic growth.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Investigators: smoke detected on Egypt jet just before crash

CAIRO (AP) — Smoke was detected in multiple places on EgyptAir flight 804 moments before it plummeted into the Mediterranean, but the cause of the crash that killed all 66 on board remains unclear, the French air accident investigation agency said on Saturday.

  • Written by HAMZA HENDAWI, RAPHAEL SATTER

Trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the mosquito-borne virus while Congress haggles over how much money they really need.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer