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State AG won't consider GOP election complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:36am

The Wyoming Attorney General's office has declined to consider the state Republican Party's complaints against an organization that sent voters mail last year praising Democratic legislative candidates and criticizing their GOP opponents.

Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:36am

A South Carolina man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years while running a successful real estate business pleaded guilty Friday to seven counts of murder and a number of other charges.

Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:23am

Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of the man who is now president of the United States from his signature casino.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:20am

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

The Latest: G-7 spouses get tours of Mount Etna, monastery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:20am

The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):

The Latest: South Carolina man pleads guilty to 7 killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:20am

The Latest in the prosecution of a man charged in the deaths of seven people in South Carolina (all times local):

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:10am

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

Muslim man sues Little Caesars over pizza labeled 'halal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:06am

A Muslim man who says Little Caesars served him a pizza with pepperoni made with pork has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million from the restaurant chain.

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:26am

The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2 percent — better than an earlier estimate of 0.7 percent but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets.

Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis

Steve Peoples and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:26am

He slept next to his son's ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump.

Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:19am

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can fly open

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:18am

BMW is recalling more than 45,000 older 7-Series cars in the U.S. because the doors can open unexpectedly while they're being driven.

Fireworks ignite inside grocery store, prompting evacuation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:18am

Rattled shoppers at an Atlanta grocery store had to abandon their carts and flee after someone ignited a indoor fireworks display, causing some to fear a shooter was inside the building.

Moldova: Chisinau mayor detained over city parking contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:06am

Moldovan anti-corruption prosecutors say the mayor of Chisinau has been detained on suspicion of influence trafficking in a city parking contract.

US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:57am

U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere for the second straight month.

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:50am

Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn't come cheap, especially if it protects people in poor health, older adults not yet eligible for Medicare, and the poor.

NGOs urge Poland to stop extensive logging in old forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:46am

Environmentalists say Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in Europe's last primeval forest, or face EU court.

US orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April for the first time in 5 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:38am

US orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April for the first time in 5 months.

US economy grew at modest 1.2 percent rate in Q1, better than first believed but well below Trump goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:38am

US economy grew at modest 1.2 percent rate in Q1, better than first believed but well below Trump goal.

Report: EU trade boss says pre-Brexit trade deal unrealistic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:23am

The European Union's trade commissioner says it's "unrealistic" to expect that a trade deal between the EU and Britain will be ready by the time the U.K. leaves the bloc in 2019.