03/21/2014 1:30amRonald Reagan used to say the nine most terrifying words in the English language were: "I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
03/21/2014 1:41amThe Idaho Legislature has wrapped up for the year after appropriating $2.9 billion. The session lasted only 74 days — that's two weeks fewer than last year's session and only five days longer than the record shortest session in 2004. Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis commended his fellow lawmakers as their final day on the floor drew to a close.
03/21/2014 2:20amKay Collett once enjoyed a commute that would be the envy of many: cross a river, hang a left at the end of the bridge and walk into the bank branch she can see from her back porch. Total travel time: two minutes, maybe three if there's traffic.
03/21/2014 3:20amThe U.N. says Iran is curbing its atomic activities in line with a preliminary deal made in January.
03/21/2014 3:30amRatings agency Standard & Poor's says it believes Greece's economy is gradually rebalancing and that it will grow over the coming three years despite ongoing high debt levels.
03/21/2014 3:30amVietnam's government has fined a state-run newspaper 40 million dong ($1,900) for an article that said four of history's most famous communist leaders were also among the "most notorious dictators," state media said Friday.
03/21/2014 4:20amA new acting president has been appointed at Enterprise State Community College in south Alabama.
03/21/2014 4:40amMore than five years after the financial crisis struck, the biggest U.S. banks are better able to withstand a severe recession than at any time since the meltdown, the Federal Reserve has determined.
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03/21/2014 5:40amPilots at Germany's Lufthansa have voted for strike action in a long-running pay dispute with the airline, but their union hasn't yet set dates for any walkouts.
03/21/2014 5:50amIran's top leader said Friday that his nation can best counter Western sanctions by strengthening its economy and rallied Iranians to exert "extraordinary efforts" to take their country forward.
03/21/2014 5:50amTiffany & Co. posted a loss for its fiscal fourth quarter, dragged down by a hefty charge tied to an unfavorable arbitration ruling. But its sales improved during the critical holiday selling season.
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03/21/2014 6:40amA Norwegian museum says it has agreed to return a Matisse once looted by Hermann Goering to the family of Jewish art dealer Paul Rosenberg.
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03/21/2014 7:10amThe Hamilton County Board of Education has voted to sue the City of Chattanooga over $11 million in unpaid liquor taxes.
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03/21/2014 7:41amBlackBerry is selling most of its real estate holdings in Canada as the struggling smartphone company continues to look for ways to improve its business.
03/21/2014 7:51amStocks are higher in early trading as the market gets set to close out a turbulent week with solid gains.
03/21/2014 8:01amNew York City's Explorers Club is suing the parent company of Johnnie Walker for using its name on a new whiskey brand.
¿Es Así como Suena la Felicidad? Coca-Cola Celebra el Día Internacional de la Felicidad con un Popurrí de Canciones de Todo
03/21/2014 8:01amGeneral Motors Co.'s chief executive Mary Barra will get an honorary degree when she speaks at the University of Michigan's spring commencement.
03/21/2014 8:11amCongo's prime minister has welcomed a World Bank grant of $73.1 million to support the construction of a huge hydropower project.
03/21/2014 8:11amThe U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
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03/21/2014 8:31amRussia conceded Friday that it may scrap plans to tap international markets for money this year as it counts the cost of the sanctions imposed in the wake of the annexation of Crimea.
03/21/2014 8:31amMedia General is buying fellow TV broadcaster LIN Media in a deal worth about $1.6 billion in cash and stock, the companies announced Friday.
03/21/2014 8:31amIdaho's unemployment rate dropped another tenth of a percentage point in February to 5.3 percent, the lowest rate in 5½ years.
03/21/2014 9:00amA Federal Reserve official who dissented from this week's policy decision said Friday that the Fed should have said it planned to keep a key interest rate at a record low until unemployment falls below 5.5 percent.
03/21/2014 9:20amUganda's health minister says the government has lost up to $6 million in annual U.S. government support over the East African country's new anti-gay law.
03/21/2014 9:30amAbout 32,000 jobs were added to Utah's economy last month from the year earlier, holding the state's jobless rate steady.
03/21/2014 9:31amA federal judge says he won't put a lawsuit against a major private prison company on hold while the FBI investigates the company for possible criminal fraud charges.
03/21/2014 9:40amGov. Brian Sandoval says Nevada has inked its first contract with a drone industry company, and is working with 15 to 20 more companies interested in setting up shop in the state.
03/21/2014 9:41amDefense attorneys including a veteran First Amendment lawyer entered not-guilty pleas Friday for nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges following a daring demonstration at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters in Cincinnati.
03/21/2014 9:51amThe sheer gravitational pull of Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" has attracted a new huge fan — StubHub.
03/21/2014 10:00amFor uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for Stephanie Payne of St. Louis, who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: the chance to quit her job.
03/21/2014 10:01amRussia is feeling the bite of western sanctions imposed in the wake of its annexation of Crimea.
03/21/2014 10:02amBritish supermarket giant Tesco announced a joint venture in India on Friday with a company owned by Tata Group to invest in a chain of grocery and household goods stores.
03/21/2014 10:21amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
03/21/2014 10:41amAfter the Cold War, Sweden refocused its national security strategy to give more weight to deployments in faraway conflict zones and even non-military challenges like climate change. Critics who dwelled on a Russian threat were dismissed as dinosaurs.
03/21/2014 11:01amAn influential Ukrainian oligarch arrested in Vienna on an American warrant charging him with bribery and other offenses has been released on 125 million-euro ($172.5 million) bail by an Austrian court.
03/21/2014 11:01amWorld stock markets bounced back Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data helped shake off worries about future increases in U.S. interest rates.
03/21/2014 11:11amThe United States is planning to deliver a captured oil tanker to the Libyan government.
03/21/2014 11:11amThe Legislature's top Republican hastily left budget negotiations Friday complaining that there has been too much emphasis on New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio when it comes to prekindergarten funding.
03/21/2014 11:11amThree Michigan health systems announced Friday they're in talks about combining their operations in what would form a $3.8 billion nonprofit health system.
03/21/2014 11:21amCuba is giving hundreds of thousands of medical workers raises that in some cases exceed 100 percent, official media on the island announced Friday, though pay remains much lower than what medical professionals earn elsewhere.
03/21/2014 11:21amIn a story March 20 about the stock market, The Associated Press misidentified Charles Schwab's Omar Aguilar as the chief investment officer. He is Schwab's chief investment officer for equities.
03/21/2014 11:34amSo lucrative is the crime of tax return identity theft that criminals, many of them drug dealers, armed robbers and gang members, who once relied upon firearms to commit crimes, are now tucking them away in favor of laptops and direct deposit.
03/21/2014 11:43amWhen tens of thousands of Moroccans poured into the streets demanding change in 2011, they were particularly angry about the corruption pervasive at all levels of business and government.
03/21/2014 11:51amUniversity of Southern Maine students are protesting cuts and layoffs of faculty resulting from a budget shortfall.
03/21/2014 12:01pmOilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by six this week to 1,803.
03/21/2014 12:11pmDemocrats know they perform poorly in midterm elections. Just ask President Barack Obama.
03/21/2014 12:21pmSwiss bank Credit Suisse says it will pay $885 million to settle lawsuits over securities sold to U.S. government-controlled mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the financial crisis.
03/21/2014 12:21pmMinneopa State Park's expansive prairie could become home to a bison herd if approved by the Department of Natural Resources following a public comment period.
03/21/2014 12:21pmAn FBI agent died of a self-inflected gunshot to the head sometime after testifying at a securities-fraud trial, putting the trial on hold, officials in southwest Idaho said.
03/21/2014 12:31pmA federal appeals court has handed a defeat to a coalition of retail groups that challenged as too high the Federal Reserve's cap on how much banks can charge businesses for handling debit card transactions.
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03/21/2014 12:51pmThe new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets.
03/21/2014 12:51pmThe New York City letter-grade restaurant system has been revamped by the City Council with an eye toward easing the burden of fines on restaurant owners.
03/21/2014 12:51pmA geothermal company plans to build a $150 million energy facility near Malta in south-central Idaho.
03/21/2014 12:52pmA 3-year-old Hawaii girl who suffered a heart attack during a dentist visit likely died because of the drugs given to sedate her, according to a medical examiner's autopsy report.
03/21/2014 1:21pmNot long after Turkey's prime minister imposed a ban on Twitter, Internet users in Turkey went on — what else? — Twitter to find ways to circumvent the blockade. Twitter Inc. and Turkish news media also shared some tips, as did Turkish residents through low-tech means such as graffiti and street posters.
03/21/2014 1:31pmCrude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose 56 cents -- closing at $99.46 a barrel.
03/21/2014 1:31pmThe March gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1336.00 an ounce -- up $5.50.
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03/21/2014 1:41pmThe Hamilton County Board of Education plans to sue the city of Chattanooga over more than $11 million the city hasn't paid in liquor-by-the-drink taxes since 1998.
03/21/2014 1:51pmMore than five years after the financial crisis struck, the biggest U.S. banks are better able to withstand a severe recession than at any time since the meltdown, the Federal Reserve has determined.
03/21/2014 2:01pmGrain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
03/21/2014 2:01pmThe Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's decision allowing lawsuits against hospitals under a state law to protect vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation.
03/21/2014 2:01pmOrganizers say a planned dig into a New Mexico landfill for a rumored cache of what some consider the worst Atari video game of all time is expected to proceed despite state environmental regulators' concerns.
03/21/2014 2:01pmRepublican leaders in the state Senate stopped short of promising another vote on a bill that would make chemotherapy pills more affordable up for a vote, saying Friday that they need time to digest last-minute revisions that the Assembly made to the measure.