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Hospital chain settles Medicare suit for $32.7 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:01am

A national hospital chain headquartered in central Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $32.7 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare for medically unnecessary services.

Kerry says TPP rejection would hurt US national security

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:01am

Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress on Wednesday to adopt a landmark 12-nation Asia-Pacific trade deal, arguing that rejection would badly damage U.S. credibility and national security.

Air rage incidents reported by airlines on the rise

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:01am

Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday.

APNewsBreak: Autopsy of woman found dead in freezer amended

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:51am

A medical examiner says an exit button inside a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out.

The Latest: US backs report that Russian missile downed MH17

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:50am

The Latest on the probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014 (all times local):

Anheuser-Busch pays $6M to settle India bribery accusations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:42am

Anheuser-Busch will pay $6 million to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it paid off government officials in India to boost sales and production, then tried to quiet an employee who raised the issue.

Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:32am

Apple will be setting up its London headquarters in the boiler room of the Battersea Power Station, a London landmark that has long defined the skyline on the south bank of the River Thames.

Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review to become online-only newspaper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:31am

The Tribune-Review newspaper says it will stop putting out its Pittsburgh print edition at the end of November and become an online-only publication.

Anheuser-Busch pays $6M to settle India bribery accusations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:21am

Anheuser-Busch will pay $6 million to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it paid off government officials in India to boost sales, then tried to quiet an employee who raised the issue.

Russia insists no Russian missile systems have crossed Ukrainian border, contrary to Dutch MH17 probe report

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:11am

Russia insists no Russian missile systems have crossed Ukrainian border, contrary to Dutch MH17 probe report.

Yellen says rate hike likely appropriate this year

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:11am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no "fixed timetable" for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the end of the year.

US at UN table on China importing North Korean coal, ore

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:11am

The Obama administration says it's negotiating at the U.N. Security Council to address a provision in U.N. sanctions that allows China to import coal and iron ore from North Korea.

Orders for US durable goods slipped slightly in August

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:03am

U.S. factories saw slightly fewer orders for big-ticket manufactured goods in August, with a decline in aircraft orders accounting for the modest slip.

The Latest: Chem board: West Virginia spill 'preventable'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:02am

The Latest on the U.S. Chemical Safety Board releasing its report on the 2014 West Virginia chemical spill (all times local):

BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:02am

BlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology.

North Dakota asks pipeline company to explain ranch purchase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:02am

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is asking the developer of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline to explain its purchase of a ranch where a protest turned violent earlier this month.

Markets Right Now: Stocks turn lower in midday trading

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:01am

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

Tribune Media completes sale of Tribune Tower, other assets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:53am

Tribune Media has completed the sale of several real estate assets, including the Tribune Tower in Chicago.

Trump has turned over tax returns — for lawsuits and loans

Chad Day and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:50am

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him.

Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:42am

Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving.