• In this undated file photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, death row inmate Daniel Anthony Lucas is seen. Lucas, 37, was sentenced to die in 1999 for the killings of Steven Moss, 37, his 11-year-old son Bryan and 15-year-old daughter Kristin, who interrupted a burglary at their home near Macon in central Georgia. Lucas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, April 27, 2016  at the state prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)

    Georgia set to execute man convicted in triple killing

    JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executed a man Wednesday who was convicted in the 1998 killings of a central Georgia trucking company owner and his two children during a home burglary.

  • This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo shows a sign outside Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.  Yahoo says it reached an agreement on Wednesday, April 27, 2016,  with activist investor Starboard Value to add four new members to its board, including the CEO of Starboard. Starboard has been pushing the troubled Internet company to shake up its board. As part of the agreement, Yahoo has withdrawn its nominees for the board and two current members will not stand for re-election at the company's annual meeting in June.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    Yahoo reshuffles board in truce with rebellious shareholder

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has reached a truce with an activist investor threatening to oust CEO Marissa Mayer and the rest of its board, removing a major distraction as the company evaluates bids to buy its Internet operations.

  • Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Stocks indexes are mostly lower in early trading as weakness in the technology sector pulls the broader market lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Tech companies drag US stocks lower following Apple earnings

    HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese stocks rallied Thursday as the latest economic data spurred hopes for more central bank stimulus, leading gains in other Asian benchmarks after the Fed left interest rates unchanged.

  • This April 29, 2014, file photo, shows an Exxon sign at an Exxon gas station in Carnegie, Pa. Low oil prices have helped cost Exxon its pristine "AAA" credit rating from Standard & Poor's, a label it held for over six decades, S&P announced Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Stung by low oil prices, Exxon loses ‘AAA’ rating from S&P

    NEW YORK (AP) — Low oil prices have helped cost Exxon its pristine “AAA” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s, a label it held for over six decades.

  • In this March 21, 2016, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an event to announce new products at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Apple reported that quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company to come up with its next big product. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple sold more than 51 million iPhones in the first three months of this year — and that’s the problem.

  • Turner, Criterion Collection launch movie-streaming service

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turner and the Criterion Collection are teaming up to launch a movie-streaming TV service to cater to art house aficionados.

  • This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were trading largely higher Tuesday, April 26, 2016, as traders digested a raft of corporate earnings statements from around the world in the run-up to the latest policy decisions from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US stocks rise with oil prices, machinery companies climb

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after an overnight surge in oil prices raised questions about the outlook for the energy sector. Investors are watching for the outcome of policy meetings by the U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.

  • Chevron CEO: Company to invest more in the Permian Basin

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Chevron Corp. plans to move from massive, billion-dollar oil and gas projects to the Permian Basin in West Texas and eastern New Mexico.

  • In this March 23, 2016, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a press conference in Sydney. Australia announced Tuesday, April 26, 2016, that French company DCNS had beat bidders from Japan and Germany to build the next generation of submarines in Australia's largest-ever defense contract. Turnbull said the French-designed submarines would be built in the Australian manufacturing hub of Adelaide. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

    Australia says French company wins huge submarine contract

    PARIS (AP) — Australia’s largest-ever defense contract has gone to a French shipbuilder to produce a new generation of submarines, thrilling officials in Paris and inaugurating half a century of close defense cooperation between the nations.

  • In this May 26, 2015, file photo, the Time Warner Cable corporate logo is displayed at a company store, in New York. On Monday, April 25, 2016, the Justice Department approved Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create another cable giant. Monday’s OK comes with conditions meant to preserve competition from online services. Additional approvals are required, but expected, before the deal closes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Time Warner Cable deal gets OK, with online video conditions

    NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators will impose several conditions meant to protect online video services as they back Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the country’s second-largest home Internet provider.