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  • Time to get a watch? What to know about buying preowned

    NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury watches have long been a symbol of the wealthy. That’s changing thanks to a booming trade in preowned luxury watches, driven by a growing number of specialized retailers. Established luxury watchmakers and dealers are also getting into the trade. “Retailers seem to get much more excited about selling preowned than […]
  • Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

    NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy. At the headquarters of Govberg, they’re not dealing in diamonds or gold but […]
  • Pope decries that ‘wealthy few’ feast on what belongs to all

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Championing the cause of the poor, Pope Francis on Sunday lamented that “the wealthy few” enjoy what, “in justice, belongs to all” and said Christians cannot remain indifferent to the growing cries of the exploited and the indigent, including migrants. Francis invited about 6,000 poor people as well as some of […]
  • The Latest: Macron addresses Germany’s parliament

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the French president’s visit to Germany (all times local): 3:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has called for Europe to take more responsibility for its defense and security and for France and Germany to play a leading role together. Macron made the remarks while speaking in the German […]
  • The Latest: Labour leader: New EU vote ‘not for today’

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says another referendum on Britain and the European Union is “an option for the future” — but not today. The Labour Party leader also panned British Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Brexit agreement with the EU, calling it […]
  • UK leader warns ousting her won’t make Brexit talks easier

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn’t make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union officials. As furious Conservative rebels try to gather the […]
  • Ousted Sri Lankan PM’s party asks Facebook to protect users

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister’s party urged Facebook to safeguard the identity of its supporters on the social media platform, fearing information sharing with what it calls the country’s “illegal” government can lead to a crackdown against the users.  In a letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, the United National […]
  • Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to U.S. President Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency. The two need a little mutual support right now given their respective political shakiness at home as Macron visits […]
  • Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said. US Ecology, which runs the site, said Monte “Alex” Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of […]
  • The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

    PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final communique. Trudeau told reporters Sunday that […]