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  • NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. Yields, which move inversely to prices, had touched record lows on both the U.S. 10- year note and 30- year bonds during the last few weeks, driven by an uncertain global growth outlook and geopolitical events that rocked financial markets Turkey's coup attempt, which has been followed by a government purge of the army and police, came after...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. Management blamed the disappointing performance on cancellations by subscribers facing price increases of as much as $2 per month, following the expiration of a two-year rate freeze. The company's stock lost $14.36, or 14.3 percent, to $84.45 in after-hours trading.

  • NEW YORK— The Charles Schwab Corp. on Monday reported a 28 percent surge in its second-quarter profit on revenue gains from new accounts. The San Francisco- based company earned $452 million, or 30 cents per share, while revenue jumped 17 percent to $1.83 billion. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30...

  • The American Bar Association has said the searches are ethical, and a ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court bolstered arguments that attorneys have a duty to do online research of prospective jurors. Now, a federal judge's ruling in a copyright battle between Silicon Valley heavyweights Oracle and Google has reignited debate about the practice while also...

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores of people...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on Friday despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch. Vivid but often confusing scenes from Turkey unfolded on screens across the world as videos showed explosions at the Turkish parliament, helicopters firing...

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores...

  • MONTREAL/ SAO PAULO, July 15- Canada insisted on Friday that it plays by international trade rules after Brazil warned it may challenge government funding to planemaker Bombardier Inc, a move that would revive a two-decade-old dispute between the two countries. Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra told Reuters on Thursday it could move against Canada at the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on Friday despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch. YouTube said it was aware of reports that its site was down in Turkey although it was not experiencing any apparent technical difficulties, indicating that an...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • July 15- Flights to Turkey diverted and departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport were canceled as a coup attempt unfolded in the country on Friday and Turkey's military said it had seized power. A British Airways flight to Istanbul diverted to Sofia, Bulgaria, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul returned to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Access was restricted in Turkey on Friday to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's YouTube shortly after news that a military coup was under way, according to two internet monitoring groups. YouTube said it was aware of reports its site was down in Turkey but that "our systems seem to be functioning normally. Turkey Blocks, a group that...

  • July 15- A British Airways flight to Istanbul has diverted to Sofia due to an attempted military coup in Turkey, and a Lufthansa flight to Istanbul is returning to its origin in Frankfurt, company spokeswomen told Reuters. Turkey's military said on Friday it had seized power, but the prime minister said the attempted coup would be put down. Turkish Airlines and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Access was restricted in Turkey on Friday to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's YouTube shortly after news that a military coup was under way, according to two internet monitoring groups. Turkey Blocks, a group that monitors internet shutdowns in the country, and Dyn, which monitors internet performance and traffic globally, both...

  • MONTREAL/ SAO PAULO, July 15- Canada insisted on Friday that it plays by international trade rules after Brazil warned it may challenge government funding to planemaker Bombardier Inc, a move that would revive a two-decade-old dispute between the two countries. Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra told Reuters on Thursday it could move against Canada at the...

  • Organizers in San Francisco, Brooklyn and other cities are encouraging people to dress in costumes and form teams to compete in capturing the virtual Pokemon critters. Our entire staff plays it, "said Jeff Smith, a manager at the 16- Bit Bar and Arcade, the first stop on Saturday's" Pokemon Go "stroll through Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

  • CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire says it's the first state in the country where people can buy Powerball tickets using a smartphone app that is channeled through a convenience chain. The Concord Monitor reports the San Francisco- based startup AutoLotto has been selling the tickets through its app for several weeks. A high-profile launch is planned on Saturday as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft is backing off its ambitious goal of getting Windows 10 on 1 billion devices by 2018.. Microsoft said that's slowing efforts to deploy the newest version of its flagship software on PCs, game consoles and mobile devices like tablets and phones. Microsoft says Windows 10 is now running on more than 350 million PCs and other devices.

  • In a decision that could end 15 years of litigation, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said U.S. District Judge John Koeltl met a high legal standard in finding that borrowers whose mortgages had been owned or serviced by The Money Store and HomEq Servicing could not sue as a group. Borrowers accused The Money Store and HomEq of improperly charging...

  • Even as the San Francisco- based lender extended more loans, its profits fell 3.5 percent because it has started setting aside more money for possible losses in the future. Wells Fargo's shares fell 3 percent in afternoon trading following the results. At least five analysts asked Chief Executive John Stumpf and Chief Financial Officer John Shrewsberry about...