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Some French media ban IDs of attackers to stop "hero" effect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:51pm

Some leading French media outlets say they will stop publishing the names and images of attackers linked to the Islamic State group to prevent individuals from being inadvertently glorified.

Mercedes-Benz Vans breaks ground on $500M US plant

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:31pm

Prompted by growing North American demand for its vans, Mercedes-Benz Vans broke ground Wednesday on a new $500 million U.S. assembly plant in South Carolina.

Whole Foods says key sales figure falls again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:52pm

Whole Foods said quarterly sales at established locations fell for the fourth straight quarter, as it fights to distinguish itself from competitors that are also offering organic and natural foods.

Drug developer Kadmon skids following weak demand for IPO

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:51pm

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

Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails

Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:51pm

Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.

Most Idaho lawmakers receiving state health care coverage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:41pm

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

Moody's: Atlantic City likely to default Monday without loan

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:33pm

Atlantic City is likely to default on $3.4 million worth of debt — and become more likely to go bankrupt — if a loan promised by the state isn't received by Monday, a Wall Street firm said.

SABMiller suspends integration work for beer merger

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:32pm

SABMiller has suspended work on integrating its operations with those of Anheuser-Busch InBev while it reviews AB InBev's sweetened bid, raising concern about completion of the 79 billion pound ($104 billion) takeover.

Gas company deploys crews restore service after Vegas fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:21pm

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.

Fed's more upbeat tone suggests rate hike as early as Sept.

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:13pm

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that near-term risks to the U.S. economy have diminished, reviving the prospect that it will resume raising interest rates as soon as September.

Board of Metropolitan Community College asks leader to quit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:11pm

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

Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Investment banker blames father at NY insider trading trial

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:11pm

An investment banker defending himself against insider trading charges blamed his father Wednesday, saying through his lawyer that his father triggered over $1 million in illegal stock trades after hearing him talk about upcoming mergers and acquisitions.

Appeal filed in copyright case of Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:11pm

Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the intro to its classic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven."

Bloomberg to warn of Trump economic plans at Dem convention

Jonathan Lemire and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:11pm

Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention.

Grain mixed lower mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:01pm

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

Cities turn to local action to block oil trains

Phuong Le, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:52pm

As crude oil trains began rolling through its downtown a few years ago, Spokane was among the first cities to pass a resolution calling for stronger federal safety regulations.

Grain mixed lower mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:51pm

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

Damon's company is taking steps to address diversity crisis

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:41pm

Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, and collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at USC's Annenberg School. They're the latest high-profile names in the industry who are throwing their weight behind the goal of inclusion, including J.J. Abrams and Ryan Murphy.