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SABMiller meets with investors amid takeover bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 4:10am

SABMiller is meeting with investors to underscore its strength as an independent company, as the world's second-biggest brewer seeks to head off a takeover by larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.

French labor tensions ease as garbage collector strike ends

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:30am

Air France is resuming negotiations with pilots' unions over hotly contested job cuts, and Paris garbage collectors have ended a smelly strike, soothing developments at the end of a week of high labor tensions.

Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75

Janet McConnaughey and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:02am

At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.

US maritime schools feel connection to cargo ship sinking

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 12:01am

The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive liquefied natural gas tanker.

$338M fund in deadly oil train derailment close to approval

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:42pm

A Canadian railroad's withdrawal of opposition to a $338 million fund for victims of an oil train derailment that killed 47 people in Quebec has set the stage for final approval and compensation for victims.

Asian stocks gain on hopes Fed won't hike rates this year

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:01pm

Asian stock markets rose Friday on expectations the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at a record low for several more months. Energy stocks advanced with the price of oil.

Beyond 'Like:' 6 ways you might soon emote on Facebook

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:02pm

Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?

Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies

Janet McConnaughey and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 8:51pm

Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.

The Latest: Homeland Security chief to visit South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 7:11pm

The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):

Caesars unit seeks more time for bankruptcy plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 4:20am

The debt-heavy subsidiary of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. is again asking a federal court to give it more time to file its bankruptcy plan to get out from under $10 billion of its $18.4 billion in debt.

Glencore cutting back zinc metal production

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 3:41am

Shares in commodities group Glencore rose strongly Friday after the company said it is slashing its zinc production by a third and cutting jobs in response to sharp fall in the price of the metal.

Baker culinary student wins top state award

Bob Gross(port Huron), Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 3:40am

Calie Nelson likes food.

Spain: VW investments guaranteed despite emission debacle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 3:30am

Spain's industry minister says Volkswagen has guaranteed it will follow through with 4.2 billion euros ($4.8 billion) in investments for two auto plants despite the diesel emissions scandal that is expected to significantly hurt the carmaker's finances.

Broomfield's Noodles & Co. launches fresh food campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 3:10am

The Colorado-based food company Noodles & Co. plans to discontinue its use of antibiotics as part of a new campaign focused on fresh food.

East Central Community College latest to become smoke-free

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:10am

East Central Community College will become the next state institution to ban tobacco anywhere on campus.

Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:40am

The Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining says a gravel mine near Draper has been digging outside its permit area, moving across the Utah County line into Salt Lake County. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that officials with the Geneva Rock mine denied that they were conducting any unauthorized mining in their Point of the Mountain operation.

Here is the latest Idaho news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:40am

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed for leaving his post in Afghanistan. Trump made the comments yesterday afternoon at a rowdy rally inside a packed Las Vegas theater at the casino-hotel Treasure Island. Trump says Bergdahl is a "no-good traitor" and would have been shot 30 years ago.

Frisbee named executive director of WVU Alumni Association

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:11am

Retired Air Force Col. Sean Frisbee has been named executive director of the West Virginia University Alumni Association.

US treasury secretary blames Congress for debt limit delays

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 7:31pm

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.