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Cuomo to 'set aside' cash from developers facing charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign will "set aside" $350,000 it received from developers facing federal corruption charges.

Global wildlife meeting approves ban on trade in pangolins

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

The pangolin is described as the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. The nocturnal, ant-eating animal got a much-needed boost Wednesday at a U.N. wildlife conference that approved a ban on trade in all eight species of Asian and African pangolins.

Police: Former Florida bank employee stole nearly $700,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

Authorities in Florida say a former bank employee is accused of stealing almost $700,000 from her aunt and customers.

Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving.

Grain mostly higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:01am

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

Air rage incidents reported by airlines on the rise

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 9:00am

A global airline trade group says the number of incidents of unruly passengers on planes is increasing, and it's calling for more effective deterrents.

French regulators lure British companies as EU exit looms

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:51am

The markets authority in France has a message for UK-based companies: We want you.

Bank at Wells Fargo? Here are 4 things you should do soon

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:41am

Attention, Wells Fargo customers: It's time to sit down and make sure no funny business went on with your accounts.


Trump has turned over tax returns — for lawsuits and loans

Chad Day and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:41am

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him.

Honda says Takata air bag ruptured in Malaysia crash, 1 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:33am

Japanese automaker Honda said Wednesday a Takata air bag ruptured in a crash in Malaysia which killed the driver, in the fifth such case in the country.

Stock indexes edge higher in early trading

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:31am

U.S. stock markets are slightly higher in a quiet start to Wednesday trading as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Phone and utility companies are slipping. Beer makers AB InBev and Molson Coors are rising after SABMiller's shareholders approved the $103 billion deal that will combine InBev with SABMiller, forming the world's largest brewe.

UK's globalized car industry wary of Brexit impact

Gregory Katz and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:30am

This should be a fine time for British carmakers, with sales on the rise, but for one major storm front — the impossible-to-predict ramifications of the country's vote to leave the European Union.

Takata sells auto interiors unit as recall costs rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:22am

Troubled air bag maker Takata Corp. of Japan is selling its automotive interior trim and seating material operation, raising cash as its inflator recall costs continue to mount.

Yellen defends tougher banking regulations

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:21am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the financial health of the nation's banking system has strengthened considerably since the 2008 financial crisis, in part because of tougher regulations passed by Congress in 2010.

Owner of Malaysia's Proton shortlists 5 bids for equity sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:10am

The owner of Malaysian national carmaker Proton said Wednesday it has shortlisted five potential foreign partners for a tie-up that includes an equity sale aimed at reviving the loss-making company.

The Latest: John Warner says Trump disrespects military

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:10am

The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive's salary

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:07am

Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in pay as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.

Fired officer apologizes for racial slur on social media

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:01am

A white Pennsylvania police officer who was fired for a social media post that included a racial slur is apologizing.

French government plans tax cuts in its 2017 budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 8:01am

The French government has presented a 2017 budget plan that includes 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in tax cuts expected to benefit 5 million low and middle-income households.