• NFL union releases Brady testimony in “Deflategate”

    NEW YORK (AP) — The public now has more information to decide whether New England quarterback Tom Brady was truthful about deflated footballs.

  • In this July 25, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The 17 Republican presidential candidates made a total of 273 separate appearances on Fox News in May, June and July, according a count by Media Matters for America. Six candidates, Trump, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rand Paul and Rick Perry, have appeared 20 times or more each on Fox or Fox Business Channel in that period, according to the network. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

    Debate illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there’s the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week’s first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever.

    Updated: 6:59 pm

  • In this April 22, 2014 file photo, a man uses his phone near an Apple store in Beijing. Apple Inc., the world's most valuable public company, saw its stock price drop for a fifth straight day on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, as investors fretted over China's economy and whether Apple can keep growing at the pace it's maintained over the last few quarters. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.

    Updated: 4:20 pm

  • EU regulators clear Pfizer’s purchase of Hospira

    NEW YORK (AP) — European Union regulators on Tuesday approved Pfizer’s $15.23 billion purchase of injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira.

  • Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    US stocks edge higher; Allstate slumps on weak earnings

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.

    Updated: 10:13 pm

  • This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo, shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. Global stocks were uneven Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    US stocks open mostly higher; Coach gains on results

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in early trading as investors focus on the latest earnings and deal news.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens to an interpreter during a press conference following a meeting with foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 in Doha. Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah on Monday backed the deal on Iran's nuclear program as the best available option, after talks in Doha with US Secretary of State John Kerry. (Brendan Smialowski/pool photo via AP)

    Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore

    SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.

  • Traders Anthony Riccio, left, and Michael Urkonis work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Stocks are opening slightly lower in the U.S. as energy companies slide along with the price of crude oil. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Asia stocks uneven as China data weighs on confidence

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.

  • A man carries a closet past an abandoned branch of the National bank in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. In Athens, the heads of the EU-IMF audit mission met with the Greek ministers of finance and economy with the talks focusing on bank recapitalisation, privatisations and fiscal targets, the finance ministry said.  (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

    Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.

  • In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, oil pump jacks work behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in recent years, delivering big breaks for consumers and decimating energy company profits and leading to huge layoffs. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

    Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

    NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.