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Japan survey shows corporate sentiment at 11-year highA quarterly business outlook survey by Japan's central bank shows manufacturer sentiment at 11-year high
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Torrey Holistics retail business building is seen in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. California on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state’s upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin to adults in January. The first license for recreational retail sales went to Torrey Holistics. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
California issues 1st licenses for its legal pot marketCalifornia has issued its first business licenses for the state's coming legal marijuana market
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Weber County Sheriff's Office shows Aaron Shamo, 27, who was arrested at his home in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Shamo, a Utah man charged with running a multimillion-dollar opioid drug ring out of a suburban Salt Lake City basement pleaded not guilty Thursday, June 29, 2017. Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring in Utah are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to some $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Utah cites the digital currency's volatility in court documents pressing for the sale. The bitcoin cache was worth less than $500,000 when 27-year-old Aaron Shamo was arrested a year ago.For federal prosecutors in Utah, sales of seized assets like cars are routine, but bitcoin is new territory, spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch said Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. . (Weber Sounty Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoinFederal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Closed signs are displayed on the front door to a marijuana dispensary along South Federal Boulevard Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in south Denver. Twenty-six legal marijuana businesses were closed by Denver officials Thursday amid a police investigation expected to lead to criminal charges. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Denver shuts down 26 legal pot businesses, makes arrestsDenver authorities have shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses and arrested 12 people suspected of illegal distribution of pot after a yearlong criminal investigation
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels and are set to move Brexit talks into a new phase as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May over her plans to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc. (Francois Lenoir, Pool Photo via AP)
EU nations bicker over migration policy as summit opensEuropean Union nations are bickering over their migration policy in an east-west divide centered on several nations that refuse to accept refugee quotas
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People protest during the "Chain of the lights" demonstration against judicial reforms, near the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.  Some thousands of protesters across Poland demonstrate against proposed new legislation that may give the ruling party control over courts and a key judicial body. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
New Polish PM seeks understanding for his gov't at EU summitA new Polish prime minister makes his foreign debut at a European Union summit Thursday, a first test if the Western-educated former banker can bridge a deepening rift between his right-wing government and Brussels
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Dec. 13, 2017 photo, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger poses for a photo on the 16th floor of the New York Times building in New York. The Times announced on Thursday, Dec. 14, that Sulzberger will take over for his father, Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., as publisher of the Times when the elder Sulzberger steps down on Dec. 31, 2017. (Damon Winter/ The New York Times via AP )
Retiring New York Times publisher to be replaced by his sonNew York Times publisher stepping down after 25 years, to be succeeded by his 37-year-old son
The Associated Press2 hours ago
European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels and are set to move Brexit talks into a new phase as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May over her plans to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc. (Francois Lenoir, Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: Tusk distances himself from anti-migrant viewsDonald Tusk, president of the European Council, sought to distance himself from the hard-line anti-migrant views of leaders in his native Poland, saying he would never speak about migrants the way they do
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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