• Navajo Gaming purchases Flagstaff restaurant, nearby land

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has purchased a $5.2 million plot of land in northern Arizona that could develop into a casino or gaming facility aimed at increasing business and drawing people to other Navajo property, officials said.

  • Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

    LONDON (AP) — The prospect of Russian interference in Britain’s election flared anew Saturday after the social media platform Reddit concluded that people from Russia leaked confidential British government documents on Brexit trade talks just days before the general U.K. vote.

  • Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging off President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts.

  • Tensions as yellow vests join French retirement protests

    PARIS (AP) — Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France on Saturday as truckers blocked highways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies.

  • Cannabis stocks’ 2019 skid showing few signs of easing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to investing in cannabis stocks, the marijuana bud’s faded bloom has shown few signs of returning this year.

  • Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.S. rides in 2018.

  • US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts and a global slowdown and added 266,000 jobs.

  • Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story first published on Dec. 5, 2019, about the safety of Uber’s ride-hailing service, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of reported rapes in 2018. There were 235 reports of rape, not 229. There were 229 rapes reported in the previous year, 2017.

  • Asian shares advance after meager gains on Wall Street

    BANGKOK (AP) — Global shares rose Friday as investors awaited what’s expected to be a healthy U.S. jobs report, while monitoring the China-U.S. trade talks as more tariffs are due to go into effect this month.