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Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probe

Bank of America has confirmed that a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it would not comment on reports of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations.Omeed Malik is no longer a bank employee, spokesman Bill Halldin...

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Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably will emerge unscathed. A longer impasse, economists say, could rattle consumer and investor confidence, pulling...

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Mountains yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.But across the country in New York, the nation's most famous monuments to immigration — the Statue of Liberty...

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French airport activists start unblocking road

French activists say they are have started to unblock a road they used to occupy, in a move that eases tensions three days after the government abandoned plans to build a new airport in the west.Anarchists, farmers and environmental activists said...

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Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and the new tax revenue to pay off the roughly $200,000 in debt that resulted from an embezzlement...

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British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane

A British Airways pilot has been removed from the cockpit of a flight amid fears he was drunk.The Sun newspaper reported Saturday that police "rushed on the plane and headed straight for the cockpit. The first officer was cuffed and led away." The...

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The Latest: Danish chef behind Noma thanks Bocuse

The Latest on the death of French chef Paul Bocuse at 91 (all times local):4:50 p.m.The Danish chef behind one of Europe's most famous restaurants, Noma, has thanked Paul Bocuse for "a lifetime of work and inspiration."On Twitter, Rene Redzepi wrote...

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Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, dies at 91

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced that Paul Bocuse, the world-famous master of French cuisine, has died at the age of 91.Collomb tweeted Saturday that "Mister Paul was France. Simplicity and generosity. Excellence and art de vivre...

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French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules.In remarks released...

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Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say

Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say.The purported Russian activity involves the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo, a reference...

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