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Airbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulation

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:51am

San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings — or face steep fines.

Utah car dealers weighing in on Tesla court fight

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:41am

Car dealers in Utah are pushing back against Tesla's court effort to sell its sleek electronic cars in the state.

Democrats will meet in a city of great economic inequality

Kathy Matheson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:30am

When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself.

Provo airport expansion could create up to 700 jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:50am

A proposed expansion of Provo's airport could mean hundreds of new jobs and more airline service.

Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjorn Falldin dead at 90

Malin Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:00am

Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-Socialist government after World War II, has died at 90.

As a test, NKU economist 'goes on' food stamps for a year

Fatima Hussein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

An expert's opinion on poverty is only as good as their experience. That's the reason Janet Harrah, a Northern Kentucky University economist, decided to live one year on food stamps, also known as SNAP benefits.

Spanish minister: No EU budget fines for Spain, Portugal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

Spain's acting economy minister says he doesn't expect the European Union to fine Spain or Portugal for not reducing their budget deficits below prescribed levels.

Southern Illinois lacks hospitals with trauma centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:11am

Southern Illinois residents continue to lack easy access to hospitals with trauma centers that offer specialized care for severe injuries.

Afterschool programs get funds for academic support efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:30am

Ten afterschool programs offered in different South Dakota communities are receiving grants to provide academic support opportunities to students.

The Latest: 3 hurt in Virginia shooting, suspect sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 7:00am

The Latest on a shooting in Virginia that left three people injured early Sunday (all times local):

AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 6:01am

A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show.

China imposes anti-dumping duties on Japan, Korean, EU steel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 4:00am

China's Ministry of Commerce said Sunday that it has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel imports from Japan, South Korea and the European Union.

G-20 countries pledge to protect against Brexit shock

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 3:10am

Global finance officials promised Sunday to protect the world economy from the shockwaves of Britain's European Union referendum and to boost sluggish growth.

China rolls out world's largest amphibious aircraft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 1:20am

An official news agency says China has unveiled the world's largest amphibious aircraft that Beijing plans to use for marine missions and fighting forest fires.

ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row

Vijay Joshi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:00pm

Southeast Asia's main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up an increasing diplomatic quagmire.

First home delivery of medical marijuana made in Florida

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:20pm

The first organization authorized to dispense medical marijuana in Florida has made its first home delivery.

Clapton guitar auctioned for $45,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:00pm

A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.

Construction at NIU stalled by state budget ready to resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:01pm

Northern Illinois University has been given approval to resume work on a $27.4 million project that came to a halt amid the state's budget crisis.

Security concern causes flight to divert to Portland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:40pm

Officials with regional carrier Compass Airlines say a flight from Seattle to San Diego landed in Portland because of an unverified threat.

Report says prison spending outpacing education budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:00pm

The U.S. Department of Education has found that Maryland's spending on prisons is growing at a rate that's twice as fast as spending on education.