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Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00am

All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivation.

APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:40pm

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.

ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady

Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:40pm

Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region's two largest economies, China and India, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.

Duterte: After tough talk, damage control prevails

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:30pm

The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing U.S. counterterrorism forces out of his country's volatile south. His key officials walk back the remarks and say everything is normal.

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:10pm

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax payment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:31pm

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China sentences 3 to suspended terms over labor activism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:21pm

A court in southern China's industrial heartland has sentenced three labor organizers who led strikes to suspended prison sentences.

Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

Lisa Lerer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:13pm

Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.

Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US debate

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:04pm

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates job losses to Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:51pm

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on discrimination in his business

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:02pm

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Federal Reserve

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:44pm

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The Latest: Herbert, Weinholtz talk Trump, Clinton in debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:01pm

The Latest on a debate between Utah's two candidates for governor (all times local):

Lawmakers' report finds crowded Airbnb rentals in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:01pm

A report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in a dining area and listings for up to 32 people, showing the need for tighter rules on the popular online home rental service, according to the two state lawmakers who issued the analysis.

California wildfire forces evacuation of 300 homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:21pm

A fast-moving wildfire prompted the evacuations of 300 homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains, while fire crews continued to battle a blaze burning close to a massive geothermal power producing facility in Sonoma County, officials said Monday.

Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions

Matthew Pennington and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:01pm

The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs.

Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned

Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:11pm

Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements.

Feds accuse Silicon Valley firm of hiring bias

Brandon Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:51pm

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants.

Utahns sue Wells Fargo over alleged fake bank accounts

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:35pm

Nine Utahns are part of a class-action lawsuit against Wells Fargo, claiming they were among hundreds of thousands of people for whom the bank opened fake accounts.