Contracts and orders

June 04, 2018 - 4:35 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state-owned Qatar Petroleum has signed an agreement to acquire a 30 percent stake in two Exxon Mobil affiliates in Argentina. The agreement gives the Qatari oil and gas company shares in ExxonMobil Exploration Argentina S.R.L. and Mobil Argentina S.A. for...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims he later met with Mohammed bin Salman, who by then had been elevated to crown prince, and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a lobbying effort to alter U.S. policy in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 22, 2018 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims he later met with Mohammed bin Salman, who by then had been elevated to crown prince, and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a lobbying effort to alter U.S. policy in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business. He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Oct.12, 2016, the logo of French oil giant Total SA is pictured at company headquarters in La Defense business district, outside Paris. French oil and gas company Total says it will not continue a multi-billion dollars project in Iran unless it is granted a waiver by U.S. authorities. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 17, 2018 - 11:38 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV is reporting that the country has signed an agreement with a British consortium to develop an oil field, just as another major company, France's Total, says it will withdraw from Iran because of renewed U.S. sanctions. The new agreement is the first between Iran...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York City. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti, said Monday, May 14, he did nothing wrong by distributing a report last week that detailed the finances of the president's personal attorney, Cohen, and showed he had charged companies a hefty price for "insight" about Trump. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 16, 2018 - 9:15 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Wednesday that its top lawyer is retiring over a deal to hire U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as a consultant. The Basel-based company said general counsel Felix Ehrat is stepping down after about seven years in...
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In this April 25, 2018 photo, the site of a proposed Ferris wheel is seen in Staten Island borough of New York. Developers of a 630-foot Ferris wheel overlooking New York Harbor have four months to restart the tourism project or cancel it under an agreement submitted to bankruptcy court. The New York Wheel on Staten Island was stalled since last May when contractor Mammoet-Starneth halted work and was fired. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 13, 2018 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a soaring idea, intended to put the city's least-populous, least-visited borough on the tourism map. But six years after it was announced, a plan to build one of the world's largest Ferris wheels on Staten Island is still stuck on the ground. The four pedestals for the wheel...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2002 file photo, members of the Culinary Union Local 226 picket outside the Plaza hotel-casino in Las Vegas hours before their contract was to expire. Fifty-thousand unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts will expire at the end of the month are set to vote on whether to go on strike. The Culinary Union on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, said it will hold a strike vote May 22 at a university arena. (AP Photo/Lori Cain, File)
May 09, 2018 - 9:11 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing 50,000 Las Vegas casino employees whose contracts will expire at the end of the month announced Wednesday the workers are set to vote on whether to strike, a move that could cripple the city. The Culinary Union will hold the strike vote May 22 at a university...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 26, 2018, file photo, Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' attorney, talks to reporters outside of federal court in New York. Avenatti says he has information showing that President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, received $500,000 from a Russian billionaire within months of paying hush money to Daniels. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 09, 2018 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stormy Daniels' lawyer said Tuesday he has information showing that Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, received $500,000 from a company associated with a Russian billionaire within months of paying hush money to Daniels, a porn star who claims she...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, vehicles line the curb outside of "Trump Place," at 200 Riverside Boulevard in New York. A New York state judge ruled Thursday May 3, 2018, that condominium owners in the high-rise can stop displaying the name licensed from President Donald Trump nearly two decades ago. The ruling doesn't order the brassy letters removed from the tower overlooking the Hudson River. Rather, the decision clears the way for owners to vote on the issue. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 03, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The name "Trump Place" can be taken off a New York condominium high-rise if owners vote to do so, a judge ruled Thursday. The ruling doesn't order the big, brassy letters removed from the 46-story luxury tower overlooking the Hudson River. Rather, the decision clears the way for an...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, presents the Legion d'Honneur award to Australian war veteran William Mackay in Sydney, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Macron is on a three-day visit to Australia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, Pool)
May 02, 2018 - 6:17 am
SYDNEY (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday issued a reminder to China to respect a "rules-based" order in the South Pacific amid concerns about Beijing's growing influence in the region. Macron also stepped up his calls for the...
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