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Kellogg headquarters' tower evacuated; suspected Freon leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:46pm

Nearly two dozen workers at Kellogg Co.'s Battle Creek headquarters have been hospitalized as a precaution following a suspected Freon leak.

The Latest: May says EU's bill for Brexit hasn't come due

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:30pm

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

2 states settle with Santander over 'unfair' car loans

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:24pm

Santander has agreed to a $26 million settlement with officials in two states over the bank's role in issuing subprime auto loans to thousands of consumers who could not afford to repay them, officials said Wednesday.

Idaho lawmakers adjourn 2017 regular session

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:10pm

Idaho lawmakers closed out the 2017 legislative session Wednesday, finishing the year by passing a contentious repeal of the state's 6 percent sales tax on groceries while clearing a sweeping transportation funding plan.

Little change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:05pm

The March gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,253.40 an ounce, down $1.90.

Officials now say northern Oklahoma earthquake 4.1 magnitude

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:05pm

Officials have slightly downgraded a relatively powerful earthquake that struck a remote area of northern Oklahoma.

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:55pm

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday visited an Arctic archipelago, part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the oil-rich region.

After setback, abortion foes keep pressing Congress to act

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:55pm

The collapse of the Republican health care overhaul was a sharp setback for anti-abortion leaders, whose hopes of halting federal funding to Planned Parenthood were derailed. But they continue to pursue that goal and also are pushing for a federal ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Top EU Brexit official says Brexit would stun Churchill

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:44pm

The top Brexit official at the European Parliament thinks British political giants such as Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher would not look kindly on Prime Minister Theresa May turning over the hourglass on her country's withdrawal from the European Union.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

To believe or not to believe? That is the question, when it comes to President Donald Trump's comments about what comes next on health care.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:35pm

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

Alan Fram and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:30pm

Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different.

It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:26pm

Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain future as "global Britain."

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:26pm

Samsung seems to be playing it safe —at least with its battery — as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

Lawmakers approve $90 million for new research centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:20pm

Idaho lawmakers have approved the use of $90 million worth of bonds for the construction of two new buildings at a federal research facility in Idaho Falls.

Unpaid bills put trial of Texas attorney general in limbo

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:14pm

As courtroom twists go, this one is practically unheard-of: On the brink of bringing Texas' attorney general, Ken Paxton, to trial on felony securities fraud charges, the government's prosecutors are threatening to bail out of the case unless they get paid.

2 women charge racial discrimination at Fox News

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:04pm

Two black women who work at Fox News Channel have charged in a lawsuit that they were subjected to "yearslong relentless racial" hostility at the hands of a top financial executive at the network who has since been fired.