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Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:50am

Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad.

Uber, rival Careem suspend services in UAE capital Abu Dhabi

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:21am

Ride-hailing service Uber and competitor Careem have unexpectedly suspended services in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi.

UK leader May, Cabinet to chart EU exit at Chequers retreat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:10am

British Prime Minister Theresa May is bringing her Cabinet together at her rural retreat to plot Britain's first steps on leaving the European Union.

Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UN

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:10am

A U.N. report says sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gender inequality, jeopardizing the continent's efforts for economic growth.

Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:02am

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

States review clean energy projects for New England region

Susan Haigh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:50am

Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states.

The Latest: Italy lowers quake death toll back to 290

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:30am

The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug 24 earthquake (all times local):

Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:10am

Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed.

2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:30am

Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States.

Trump warns of regulations, taxes harming family farmers

Scott Bauer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:12am

Donald Trump said rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers as he campaigned in Iowa, an agricultural state that remains a presidential election battleground.

US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:35pm

The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish 1.1 percent pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment. Yet most analysts forecast much faster growth in the summer and fall, fueled by healthy consumer spending.

Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

Scott Bauer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:11pm

Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to shut down family farms" and implement anti-agriculture policies.

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:30pm

Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream.

Authorities: chlorine leak in W.Va. under control

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:03pm

A chlorine leak in West Virginia that caused evacuations and sent at least two people to hospitals is under control, authorities said Saturday.

Defense witnesses testify in trial of Brazil's president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:51pm

Brazilian senators on Saturday questioned the last two witnesses summoned by the defense for President Dilma Rousseff in her impeachment trial for allegedly breaking fiscal rules in the management of the federal budget.

Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted by engine problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:10pm

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando, Florida, made an emergency landing Saturday morning due to a major problem with one of its two engines.

Hunting, fishing licenses on sale again in Washington

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:51pm

Hunting and fishing licenses are on sale again in Washington state, after someone hacked or attempted to hack into an outside vendor's system, exposing several million records containing the personal information of hunters and anglers throughout the Northwest.

Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:20pm

A man working on the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline was killed in an apparent accident in western North Dakota, a state regulator said Saturday.

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:00pm

A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:

Washington responders to get notice of oil train shipments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:00pm

Emergency responders in communities along oil train routes in Washington state will start receiving advance notice of the shipments this fall.