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Senate leaders vow fast action on North Korea sanctions bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:41am

Senate leaders are pledging swift action on legislation to impose more stringent sanctions on North Korea for what they say are flagrant violations of international law.

Moscow small businesses razed, sparking anger

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:40am

Russian activists and political commentators are criticizing Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of small businesses when a number of buildings were flattened around the city on orders from city mayor's office.

The Latest: Wall Street tracks Europe higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:31am

The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local):

Debate on tax on tampons arrives in Utah

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:03am

International debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products has made its way to conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men.

Japan Internet company SoftBank's profit suffers over Sprint

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:30am

Japanese telecommunications and Internet company SoftBank is reporting an 88 percent drop in fiscal third quarter profit as it struggles to turn around its U.S. carrier Sprint.

Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:20am

Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, it said Wednesday that it would split off some operations in Europe to allay monopoly fears.

S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:20am

South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs.

VW recalls 680,000 vehicles with suspect air bag inflators

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:50am

Automaker Volkswagen says it is recalling 680,000 vehicles with suspect air bag inflators in the United States.

Government will consider Google computer to be car's driver

Tom Krisher and Justin Pritchard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:41am

The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control cars of the future can be considered their driver.

Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:41am

Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:11am

Twitter is tweaking its timeline.

President: Czechs paid $6.2M ransom to Pakistan kidnappers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:11am

President Milos Zeman says the Czech Republic paid a ransom for the release of two Czech women who were kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013.

Inadequate oversight blamed in deadly Illinois highway crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:00am

A federal accident investigations board says inadequate safety oversight was partly to blame for a fatal crash near Chicago in which a truck driver fell asleep and plowed into stopped emergency vehicles.

Asahi looking to get Peroni, Grolsch beers from AB Inbev

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:00am

The Japanese brewer Asahi Group Holdings is seeking to buy the classic European beer brands Grolsch and Peroni and Britain's Meantime for 2.55 billion euros ($2.85 billion) from AB InBev, the world's biggest brewer.

SC State budget improves; bailout forgiveness bill advances

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:50am

The budget picture at South Carolina State University is improving.

Chinese investors bid $1.2B for Norwegian tech firm Opera

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:40am

Opera Software, a Norwegian company behind one of the world's most popular browsers, says Chinese investors have made a $1.2 billion takeover offer, causing its stock to jump more than 30 percent.

Sales tax hike for teacher pay set for House consideration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:31am

The state House is set to take up the proposed half-cent sales tax increase that would help fund Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to boost teacher pay in South Dakota.

Yellen: Slower rate hikes if economy disappoints

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:31am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.

Car strikes gas tanker in Pakistan, killing 10

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:31am

A Pakistani police official says a car slammed into a gas tanker, causing a fireball that killed 10 people, including six children.

Yellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:31am

Yellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints.