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Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:52pm

Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged.

Vegemite being bought by Australian dairy company

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:41pm

Vegemite, the salty spread beloved in Australia, is being sold by the maker of Oreo cookies to an Australian dairy company.

The Latest: London mayor wants softer Brexit, market access

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:41pm

The latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain future

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:41pm

Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service.

JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuit

Ken Sweet and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:41pm

JPMorgan Chase will pay $55 million to settle federal charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages during the housing crisis.

In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax

Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:41pm

Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements.

How to improve your sex life without breaking the bank

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:32pm

For many older couples, fun in the bedroom requires help from prescription drugs, but prices of popular brand-name sexual dysfunction drugs have tripled since 2010 and insurance coverage is spotty.

Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks

Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:32pm

In a First Amendment clash over a law barring offensive trademarks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about a government program that favors some forms of speech but rejects others that might disparage certain groups.

American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:31pm

The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.

Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forward

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:23pm

A federal judge said Wednesday he won't keep the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

Illinois governor's office: Senate plan won't erase deficit

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:21pm

An Illinois Senate plan to end the state's two-year budget stalemate would still leave a $4.3 billion deficit, Gov. Bruce Rauner's office said Wednesday in a review obtained by The Associated Press.

The Latest: Out-of-state lawyers approved for protest cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:20pm

The Latest on disputes over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota (all times local):

The Latest: George HW Bush, Barbara, in hospital overnight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:12pm

The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

North Dakota GOP says Burgum can't have heated garage floor

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 4:11pm

North Dakota's multimillionaire Republican Gov. Doug Burgum wants to pay for additions such as a heated garage floor to a new $5 million governor's mansion but GOP leaders in the Legislature say no.

Canadian Pacific accelerates CEO's retirement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is accelerating the retirement of CEO Hunter Harrison by about six months after he inquired about the possibility of working with other major freight railroads.

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100.

US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than others

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, claiming that the technology giant has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.

Consumer agency sues Navient over student loan repayments

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

Federal regulators have sued Navient, accusing the biggest U.S. student loan company of making it harder for borrowers to repay loans by giving them bad information, processing payments incorrectly and failing to act on complaints.

Missouri, New Hampshire could become right-to-work states

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 3:51pm

Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces.