Reports: DOJ, SEC probe Apple for slowing older iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. authorities are investigating Apple’s slowing of older iPhones, according to published reports. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are probing whether Apple violated securities laws. In December, Apple apologized for the slowdown after a blogger’s tests revealed […]

The Latest: Agriculture secretary to skip State of the Union, Trump to hail ‘our new American moment’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will skip Tuesday’s State of the Union address, serving as the so-called “designated survivor.” A member of the presidential line of succession traditionally skips the address to the joint session of Congress […]

Losses for airlines, tech mostly offset other stock gains

By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks spent a second day flipping between small gains and losses Thursday as investors again looked for hints about the Trump administration’s stance on international trade and the dollar. Major indexes ended the day mixed as airlines plunged while biotech drug makers climbed. Homebuilders fell […]

Nassar deemed ‘serial’ sex abuser; investigations ongoing

By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar listened silently as a prosecutor deemed him “possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history” and a judge sentenced him to decades in prison for molesting some of the sport’s top athletes, capping an extraordinary hearing during […]