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Drug developer Kadmon skids following weak demand for IPO

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

Shares of drug developer Kadmon Holdings tumbled Wednesday after its initial public offering priced far below the company's estimates.

Coca-Cola cuts sales outlook amid weak international demand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

Coca-Cola cut its sales forecast for the year on Wednesday, but says it's making changes to address declining soda demand in the U.S. and key international markets.

Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails

Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics Wednesday, with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked emails that might damage his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Hospital network paying $2.5M to settle overbilling claims

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $2.5 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery.

Board of Metropolitan Community College asks leader to quit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:21pm

The board of a community college in Omaha has voted to ask its chairman to resign.

Fed keeps key interest rate steady but sees fewer risks

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:21pm

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged while noting that near-term risks to the economy have diminished.

Investigation continues after Kansas skydiver's body located

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10pm

Investigators are trying to determine how a Kansas skydiver was separated from her parachute and harness during a jump in Oklahoma.

APNewsBreak: Texas AG's $100K gift came despite agency rules

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10pm

Documents show the $100,000 that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted from the head of a company his office was investigating came despite internal agency rules that prohibit such gifts.

CEO of Harvard's $37B endowment resigns for personal reasons

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:10pm

The chief of Harvard University's $37 billion endowment is resigning after less than two years at the helm.

Most Idaho lawmakers receiving state health care coverage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:31am

Idaho lawmakers are eligible for the same health care benefits as full-time state employees even though they are considered part-time workers.

The Latest: Clinton adviser says Trump encouraging hackers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:22am

The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local):

Investment banker blames father at NY insider trading trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:11am

The lawyer for an investment banker on trial for insider trading has blamed the man's father for betraying his son by making illegal trades that made over $1 million.

Eni, former CEO indicted in Algeria bribery case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:01am

An Italian judge has indicted the Eni oil company, former CEO Paolo Scaroni and eight others on a charge of bribing an Algerian official to win an 8 billion euro ($8.8 billion) contract.

UN chief concerned at Turkey's restrictions on human rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:01am

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expressing concern at the Turkish government's restrictions on individual rights under the state of emergency imposed after a failed July 15 coup and "worrying reports" of mistreatment of some military detainees.

Time is money: Delays in teacher appeals costing taxpayers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:01am

Delays in hearing teacher appeals by the Charleston County School Board are costing taxpayers in South Carolina's second-largest school district hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Branson: Parents should join kids who insist on smoking pot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:51am

British billionaire Richard Branson says if kids are going to smoke marijuana, their parents should join them.

Chamber-backed group attacks Kansas moderates

Bryan Lowry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:51am

A group making questionable claims about legislative candidates was funded by the Kansas Chamber of Commerce's political action committee, according to campaign finance reports.

Gas company deploys crews restore service after Vegas fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:41am

A gas company official says crews are deploying door-to-door in a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood to restore service cut off to quell a fire sparked by a backhoe operator digging in the street.

Comey: Conversations about encryption issue still needed

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:21am

FBI Director James Comey says government and the tech industry need to sort out their differences over encryption before "something terrible happens" that would make productive conversations impossible.

Should you tip the Uber driver? Here's what to give them

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:21am

On-demand apps make life easier: A few taps on my phone and I can get a cab in minutes or groceries delivered to my door.