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IMF leader cites 'historic milestone' for China

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:22pm

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world's reserve currencies "an important and historic milestone" for the international financial system.

Gas company safety fines unpaid because of unsent bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:21pm

A company that operates a natural gas plant in southwest Wyoming never paid thousands of dollars in fines for a 2014 fire because state regulators failed to send a bill.

North Dakota tavern takes trademark as North American center

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:11pm

A small town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America.

Markets Right Now: Bank stocks lead a rebound on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The Latest: Feds seek witness accounts of deadly train crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:41pm

The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):

Trump: Presidential campaign could be good for his hotels

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:33pm

Donald Trump suggests in a newly released videotaped deposition that his presidential campaign could boost business at his hotels and increase the value of his personal brand.

Minnesota regulator: Insurance market in dire situation

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:31pm

Minnesota's individual health care market is in "an emergency situation," the state's top industry regulator said Friday, noting that it took the approval of massive rate increases to persuade all its remaining insurance companies not to pull out for next year.

2PreserveLA: Embattled Palladium Gets Historic Status

Coalition By Preserve L.a., Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

at least for now.

United fails to renew liquor license; 2 dry days at Newark

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

Airlines often frustrate road warriors with delays and cancellations. But this week United Airlines did something more egregious: it temporarily stopped serving free booze at two of its lounges.

Idaho auctions federal timber in deal with Forest Service

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:11pm

Some 600 square miles of U.S. Forest Service land burned in Idaho in 2015 in one of the most destructive summers ever for the cash-strapped agency that for years has faced a backlog of projects aimed at reducing wildfire risks and completing habitat restoration work.

Gubernatorial hopeful's coal mines settle with feds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:11pm

Federal officials have reached a settlement requiring $5 million in upgrades to prevent further pollution by Appalachian coal mines owned by West Virginia gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice.

APNewsBreak: Attorneys general cast doubt on Utah land push

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:04pm

A new legal analysis from a group of Western attorneys general casts doubt on many of the arguments Utah has put forward in its push to gain control of millions of acres of federal land.

Harvard's dining hall workers preparing for strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:01pm

Harvard University dining hall workers are preparing to go on strike.

Mexico raises interest rates, cites Trump as risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:51pm

The head of Mexico's central bank says U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump represents a "hurricane" sized threat to Mexico.

Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:51pm

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he's suing the state attorney general over his rejection of contracts with an anti-discrimination clause that would protect LGBT people.

Stocks say 'nevermind'; reverse recent losses as banks jump

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:51pm

U.S. stocks are climbing Friday and regaining the previous day's losses. Banks are recovering from a sharp drop as Deutsche Bank tries to reassure investors about its financial health. Strong earnings from Costco are giving consumer stocks a lift and energy companies are also trading higher.

Virginia's lethal injection costs set to skyrocket to $16.5K

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:43pm

In the span of a year, the cost for the state of Virginia to obtain lethal injection drugs has leapt from about $525 per execution to $16,500.