US says Fiat Chrysler used software to beat emissions tests

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 11:21 am

Only on AP: CEO pay climbed faster last year, up 8.5 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:34 am

The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016

Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:33 am

Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:56 am

Google aims to connect online ads to physical stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google already monitors your online shopping — but now it's also keeping an eye on what you're buying in physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 8:41 am