The Associated Press - Big Company News Sun Feb 25 6:16 AM
Abu Dhabi hosts international trade show of military drones
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The United Arab Emirates is hosting a stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing the power these weapons have across the Middle East.
Feb 25 8:31AM AP

Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO's John Oliver
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver.
Feb 24 8:03PM AP

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage
PANAMA CITY (AP) One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding.
Feb 24 7:44PM AP

Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign
ROME (AP) Italians demonstrated Saturday against racism, revivals of fascism, labor reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly-debated issues, at some points clashing with police, as antagonism flared between far-left and far-right activists in a violence-marred election campaign.
Feb 24 5:35PM AP

The Latest: Warren Buffett compares CEOs to oversexed teens
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Latest on investor Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders (all times local):
Feb 24 3:20PM AP

Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed.
Feb 24 2:56PM AP

Italians march to protest fascism, racism, labor, vaccines
ROME (AP) Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend for political action before the March 4 national election.
Feb 24 2:20PM AP

Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29B boost in 4Q
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Berkshire Hathaway's fourth-quarter profit more than quadrupled as it received a $29 billion boost from the new tax law that easily offset any weakness in the company's businesses.
Feb 24 2:19PM AP

European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind up
BERLIN (AP) The European Central Bank said Saturday it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and the bank will be wound up under its home country's law.
Feb 24 2:01PM AP

Angry French farmers boo President Macron at Paris ag fair
PARIS (AP) With boos and whistles, French farmers gave President Emmanuel Macron a piece of their mind at a major agriculture event where he was trying to promote his policies.
Feb 24 1:52PM AP

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official
WASHINGTON (AP) Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia have expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
Feb 24 5:37AM AP

How the AP-NORC poll on America's mood was conducted
The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on America's outlook about the country was conducted by NORC from Feb. 15-19. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,337 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.
Feb 24 5:27AM AP

AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy
WASHINGTON (AP) A majority of Americans believe the country's overall direction has dipped in the past year. What's more, only 28 percent are optimistic that things will get better in the year to come.
Feb 24 5:22AM AP

Olympic commercial glory: 'Reminds me of Black Friday sales
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) All Amber Batchelder wanted was a postcard.
Feb 24 5:13AM AP

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official
WASHINGTON (AP) Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.
Feb 24 1:29AM AP

Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) One of the world's largest online services for backing up documents, photos and other video is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock.
Feb 24 12:36AM AP

US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets
NEW YORK (AP) "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish.
Feb 23 11:13PM AP

Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher
Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week.
Feb 23 9:56PM AP

Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks
PARIS (AP) The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.
Feb 23 8:31PM AP

Tech, health care companies leading US stocks higher
Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a slight gain.
Feb 23 8:22PM AP