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NextEra agrees to buy Texas electric giant Oncor for $18.4B

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

A Florida-based energy company has announced an $18.4 billion deal that would give it an 80 percent stake in Oncor, Texas' largest electric utility.

Analysts still expect rebound despite disappointing GDP figures

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

Analysts say they're still hopeful that the economy will rebound in the second half of this year.

The Latest: Protesters turn out in Nevada school choice case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

The Latest on Nevada Supreme Court arguments about whether a broad program to allow public money to fund parents' choice to send children to private schools is constitutional (all times local):

Groups ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:00am

Cable and telecom industry groups want a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on "net neutrality" that preserved regulations forcing internet providers to treat all online traffic equally.

US regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:21am

Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved.

Sparks to pay woman shot by police $400,000 in settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:10am

The city of Sparks and its insurance company has agreed to pay a woman who was shot by police $400,000 in connection to the incident.

DC Metro train derails, 1 passenger hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:00am

Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia injuring one of about 75 passengers on board.

Markets Right Now: Stocks turn higher as oil price recovers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:00am

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

'Pokemon Go' creators working to be 'respectful' of reality

Derrik J. Lang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:00am

The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.

Hospital system: Remove our locations from Pokemon Go app

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:50am

Documents show a western Pennsylvania hospital system has asked the maker of the addictive cellphone game "Pokemon Go" to remove its facilities from the app out of safety, patient privacy and computer security concerns.

Oahu bakery worker confirmed to have Hepatitis A

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:41am

The latest food service employee who has tested positive for Hepatitis A on Oahu works in a Costco bakery, according to state health officials.

No vouchers for private school students needing monetary aid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:31am

State officials say nearly one out of three students who thought they would get a voucher for the 2016-17 school year are going on a waiting list instead.

20 Arkansas workforce programs get more than $15M in grants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:31am

Twenty workforce training programs in Arkansas have been awarded $15.7 million in state grants.

Brewer SABMiller board to recommend shareholders accept AB InBev offer despite shift in value

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:21am

Brewer SABMiller board to recommend shareholders accept AB InBev offer despite shift in value.

Grain mostly lower, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:01am

Grain futures were mostly lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Barclays bank confident it can weather Brexit uncertainty

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:51am

British bank Barclays said Friday its second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as it expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of the country's exit from the European Union.

Eurozone likely to get more stimulus as growth halves

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:51am

It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth.

Flight info screens at Vietnam's 2 major airports hacked

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:41am

Screens displaying flight information at Vietnam's two major airports were hacked Friday to contain distorted information about the South China Sea and insult Vietnam and the Philippines, state media reported.

Police: McDonald's worker fired for refusing officer service

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:30am

Police in suburban Houston say a McDonald's worker has been fired for refusing to serve an officer.