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Toyota adds 5.8M vehicles to global Takata recall total

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:52am

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

US stocks slip as real estate falls and industrials climb

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:41am

U.S. stocks are slightly lower Wednesday afternoon as real estate companies skid. Apple is sliding after its latest results failed to impress investors, pulling technology stocks down with it. However banks and industrial companies are trading higher.

The Latest: Cuba organizes vote-watching party on US embargo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:33am

The Latest on the U.S. abstention from a U.N. resolution condemning the embargo against Cuba (all times local):

Arby's to sell venison sandwiches in 6 deer-hunting states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:31am

Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.

Boeing has a banner 3Q and sees more of the same ahead

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:31am

Boeing's third-quarter profit rose 34 percent on lower taxes, and the company raised its forecast for 2016 earnings, revenue and airplane deliveries.

South African police use stun grenades on student protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:31am

South African police have used stun grenades to disperse student protesters outside parliament, where the finance minister was giving a budget speech.

Windows 10 to bring 3-D to two-dimensional experiences

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:22am

Microsoft wants to bring life to common computing experiences by adding a third dimension to widely used software such as Windows and Office.

A fast track to ruin? Amtrak opponents fear high-speed plans

Susan Haigh and Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:21am

This quaint shoreline community, proud of its role as a nursery of American Impressionist art, fears the destruction of its heritage if a federal proposal to someday run an East Coast high-speed rail line through its historic center becomes reality.

Are there 'vertical integration' benefits? Look at Comcast

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:21am

While many are skeptical of the business logic behind AT&T's desire to buy Time Warner, a similar deal from earlier this decade, Comcast's marriage with NBCUniversal, foreshadows some of the possibilities — as well as the potential competitive and consumer harms — that could result.

The Latest: Pipeline protesters won't move off private land

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:12am

The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local):

Ex-coal CEO argues he's wrongly imprisoned after 29 deaths

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:11am

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.

Pipeline protester: Removal imminent from company property

James MacPherson and Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:03am

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.

Some buyers call classes by 'Flip or Flop' stars misleading

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:02am

For Doug Stephens, the free event seemed like a good way to learn how to flip homes. An online ad for the December gathering sported pictures of Tarek and Christina El Moussa, the stars of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" who buy rundown homes, renovate them and try to sell them for a profit. Stephens watched "Flip or Flop" regularly, along with 2.8 million other Americans, so he went.

New Jersey Transit moves forward with train control system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:01am

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.

Pennsylvania Turnpike: Commercial scofflaws owe $1.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:54am

The Pennsylvania Turnpike is trying to shame trucking firms and other commercial haulers into coughing up more than $1.5 million in unpaid tolls.

Proposed settlement in West Virginia chemical spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:41am

A proposed settlement has been reached between Charleston residents and a chemical company accused of not doing enough to safeguard West Virginia's capital city from a spill that polluted the drinking water of 300,000 people in 2014.

Despite ratings drop, Olympics boosts Comcast in 3Q

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:34am

Comcast's profit rose 12 percent in the July-September quarter thanks to the Olympics and the first third-quarter gains in video subscribers in a decade.

Subaru recalls 4 models; turbo air pump can catch fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:11am

Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 of its top-selling models in the U.S. because a turbocharger air pump can run continuously, overheat and could cause fires.

Markets Right Now: Stocks trade mixed on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:00am

The latest on developments in U.S. financial markets: