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Target plays up value for the holiday season

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:21pm

From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

Wyoming sends troopers to North Dakota pipeline protest

Ben Neary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:21pm

Some Indian leaders in Wyoming say they object to the state's decision to send six Highway Patrol troopers to North Dakota to help authorities there deal with Indian protesters opposing construction of an oil pipeline.

Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains

Brandon Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:21pm

After stumbling in 2016, Apple is betting on a better year ahead.

Police: Refugee kills former co-worker, self; injures 3

Alanna Durkin Richer and Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:21pm

A refugee from Kenya killed one former co-worker, wounded three others and then killed himself Tuesday in a workplace shooting that authorities are still trying to unravel in Virginia, police said.

New Wells Fargo CEO to employees: 'We're sorry'

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:11pm

Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan told employees Tuesday that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have suffered as a result of the company's sales practices scandal.

Chipotles sales fall again as it tries to win back customers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:04pm

Chipotle says its sales fell for the fourth-straight quarter, as the company struggles to win back customers after an E. coli scare last year.

Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to Kansas

Jim Suhr and John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:01pm

One of Kansas City's most venerable cultural institutions, the annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition, is moving to Kansas from Missouri, officials announced Tuesday.

Authorities: Tire treads were below standard in fatal crash

Elliot Spagat and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:43pm

The tread on four of the eight tires on a tour bus that slammed into a truck and killed 13 people on Interstate 10 were below government standards, an official said Tuesday, though the cause of one of California's deadliest vehicle crashes remained unclear.

'Give us the bowl back,' North Carolina demands from PayPal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:41pm

North Carolina has struck back at PayPal for canceling a planned expansion in the state to protest a law limiting protections for LGBT people.

DraftKings, FanDuel agree to $12M settlement with NY

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:40pm

DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Company asks pipeline protesters to leave North Dakota land

Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:32pm

The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Tuesday that the dozens of protesters who have camped on company-owned land since the weekend are trespassing and that "lawless behavior will not be tolerated."

Anger still flares after judge OKs Volkswagen emissions deal

Sudhin Thanawala and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:32pm

A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly a half-million Volkswagen owners and leaseholders the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don't cheat on emissions tests and spew excess pollution.

Belgium stretches talks on EU-Canada deal into eve of summit

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:31pm

Belgium is stretching talks to convince its region of Wallonia to give the necessary backing to a trade deal between the European Union and Canada into the eve of a summit to sign the landmark agreement.

The Latest: American Royal's new home to be $160M project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:31pm

The Latest on the American Royal's move to Kansas (all times local):

Pipeline remains closed following oil spill in Oklahoma

Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:31pm

A Seaway Crude Pipeline Co. pipeline that spilled oil at a storage hub in Oklahoma remained closed Tuesday, according to a spokesman for Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners, a 50 percent owner of Seaway.

Consumer stocks fall as Whirlpool, GM and others skid

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:31pm

Shaky results from consumer companies dragged the U.S. stock market lower on Tuesday as shares of well-known names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years.

Hungary: Publisher of suspended opposition newspaper sold

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:31pm

A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister said Tuesday it had acquired the publisher of the main opposition newspaper, which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago.

Harvard reaches tentative deal with striking dining workers

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:20pm

Harvard University has reached a tentative labor agreement with 700 of its cafeteria workers who have been on strike for almost three weeks.

Ryan urges Pentagon to suspend collection of Guard bonuses

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:20pm

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California who signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Universal health care experiment a tough sell in Colorado

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:11pm

The closing days of the push to make Colorado the nation's first state with universal health care are showing why supporters face such steep odds.