• NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit's board has voted to secure the final piece of radio frequency spectrum it needs to install an automatic train braking system.

  • U.S. Secretary of Defence, Ash Carter, arrives for a meeting of the North Atlantic Council Defence Ministers session at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. NATO defence ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss tense relations with Russia, how to help Middle East nations combat extremism and cooperation between the military alliance and the European Union. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a public outcry, Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday ordered the Pentagon to suspend its effort to seek repayments of enlistment bonuses given to thousands of California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, together with his family, from left, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump, cut the ribbon during the grand opening of Trump International Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Donald Trump and his children hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference to celebrate the grand opening of his new hotel. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With his White House dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump is spending precious campaign time promoting his business in the final week of the long presidential race.

  • Protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline encampment sits Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, on private property near Cannon Ball, N.D., owned by the pipeline developer, Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners. Both the local sheriff and Energy Transfer Partners have said the protesters are trespassing and must leave. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Protesters trying to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota believe law enforcement officers could take quick action Wednesday to remove them from private land owned by the pipeline company.

  • Hilton cut its expectations for a key revenue figure, overshadowing an otherwise solid third-quarter performance

  • DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

  • Amazon is failing to steal Costco's customers

    Shoppers crowd the entrance to the Costco store on Oct. 5, 2016 in Altamonte Springs, Fla,. Amazon (AMZN) is an e-commerce behemoth, tackling every category, from consumer products to entertainment (Transparent, anyone?). Actually, of the 23% who are Costco members, 45% are Amazon Prime members as well, according to a …

  • US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, pictured on October 13, 2016, told the General Assembly that the US would abstain from a vote calling for the end of the US embargo against Cuba

    The UN General Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution calling for an end to the US embargo against Cuba after the United States for the first time abstained from the vote. It was the 25th time that the resolution presented by Cuba was passed, by a vote of 191 countries in favor in the 193-nation assembly.

  • Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella talks at a Microsoft news conference October 26, 2016 in New York

    Microsoft launched a consumer offensive Wednesday, unveiling new high-performance computers and an updated Windows operating system that showcases three-dimensional content and "mixed reality." The US tech giant announced its first desktop computer, called Surface Studio, a $3,000 high-end "all-in-one" device that aims …

  • The Pennsylvania Turnpike is trying to shame trucking firms and other commercial haulers into coughing up more than $1.5 million in unpaid tolls. One firm, Green Coast Logistics of South Plainfield, New ...

  • Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic has long dominated the small Balkan country, serving several times as premier and once as president since 1991

    Montenegro's longtime leader Milo Djukanovic will not continue as prime minister in the next government, his party said Wednesday after topping the country's recent parliamentary polls. The Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) announced that Djukanovic's deputy and former national security chief, Dusko Markovic, had been …

  • Christian Borgward, chair of German car manufacturer Borgward Group, announced October 26, 2016 a new car factory set to open in Breman in 2018, with high levels of automation and between 50 and 100 employees on hand to build electric cars

    Cars bearing the stamp of once-defunct manufacturer Borgward will once again roll off an assembly line in north Germany from 2018, the firm said Wednesday. Managers at Borgward have picked Bremen as the site for a new factory that will assemble vehicles from components -- so-called "semi knocked-down" assembly -- shipped …

  • FILE - In a Wednesday, April 6, 2016, file photo, former Massey CEO Don Blankenship is escorted by Homeland Security officers from the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse in Charleston, W. Va. Attorneys for Blankenship and the federal government head to court this week in the ex-coal operator's appeal of his conviction in connection with the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. Oral arguments are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26, before a three-judge panel at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. (F. Brian Ferguson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File)

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was wrongly convicted and sent to prison because jury instructions made it too easy to conclude that he willfully violated safety rules at a West Virginia coal mine, his attorneys argued Wednesday.

  • Turkish anti riot police officers stand in front of the Diyarbakir's municipality headquarters, after the arrest of two mayors, on October 25, 2016 in Diyarbakir

    Turkish police clashed with protesters in Diyarbakir on Wednesday, using tear gas and water cannon to prevent them demonstrating against the detention of the Kurdish-majority city's co-mayors. Gultan Kisanak and Firat Anli were taken into custody on Tuesday night in a surprise move against the leaders of a city hit by …

  • On Wednesday, Microsoft held an event in which it showed off a whole bunch of 3D software baked...