Report: Women won't earn as much as men for 170 yearsWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:07:08 -0400GENEVA (AP) — The global gap in earnings between men and women will not be closed for another 170 years if current trends continue, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.
Sales of new homes rose 3.1 percent in SeptemberWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:06:38 -0400WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans bought new homes in September, a sign that demand remains strong despite a shortage of properties on the market.
AP Explains: Why African states have started leaving the ICCWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:05:09 -0400JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Until last week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now, three African states — South Africa, Burundi and Gambia — have made official decisions to leave. Gambia announced its decision late Tuesday. Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. Here's a look at what it all means.
The Latest: Clinton limits role of lobbyists in transitionWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:04:23 -0400WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
Clinton leading among young voters, Harvard poll findsWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:03:54 -0400Democratic White House candidate Hillary Clinton is leading among likely voters aged 18 to 29, according to a Harvard University opinion poll released on Wednesday. The former U.S. secretary of state had the support of 49 percent of likely voters, ahead of Republican rival Donald Trump's 28 percent support, a substantially wider lead than Democratic President Barack Obama had over Republican former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at the same point in 2012. National polls of voters of all ages also show Clinton leading, though by a substantially narrower margin.
Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic dealsWed, 26 Oct 2016 10:03:40 -0400TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed Wednesday to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability, and acknowledged the importance of their alliances with the U.S., although a joint statement focused largely on Japan's contribution to Philippine maritime security and other projects totaling a 21 billion yen ($210 million) loan.
5 actresses to star in benefit 'Love, Loss and What I Wore'Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:42 -0400NEW YORK (AP) — A one-night-only benefit performance of the play "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" seems to really suit Rosie O'Donnell, Carol Kane, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lucy DeVito and Natasha Lyonne.
US new-home sales advanced 3.1 percent in September amid strong demand and tight suppliesWed, 26 Oct 2016 09:59:59 -0400WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales advanced 3.1 percent in September amid strong demand and tight supplies.
French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp emptyWed, 26 Oct 2016 09:59:51 -0400CALAIS, France (AP) — French authorities declared the Calais migrant camp known as "the jungle," empty on Wednesday, after fires set by departing migrants accelerated plans to evacuate the burgeoning slum.
Apple slips as supply woes weigh on holiday sales forecastWed, 26 Oct 2016 09:59:41 -0400(Reuters) - Apple Inc's smaller-than-expected margin forecast sent the company's shares down nearly 4 percent on Wednesday and raised concerns about its ability to capitalize on high demand for its bigger screen phones that bring in more money. Apple on Tuesday forecast profit margins of 38.0-38.5 percent for the current quarter, below the average analyst estimate of 38.8 percent. Strong demand for the iPhone 7 Plus, which features two cameras, caught Apple off-guard, resulting in a supply crunch that is expected to affect holiday sales.