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Unstable antenna atop Trump tower closes streets in Toronto

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:21pm

Police have closed off a number of blocks in Toronto's downtown financial district because of an unstable antenna on the Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto.

US stocks close out their worst month in 3 years

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:52pm

August was a brutal month for investors.

Massive gas find promises to ease Egypt's fuel crisis

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:42pm

The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won't bring Gulf-style riches to the Arab world's most populous country, experts said Monday.

Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:35pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.

Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning

Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:30pm

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday he has appointed Rep. Ross Hunter, the House budget writer, to be the new director of the Department of Early Learning.

Judge sides with anti-abortion group in birth control case

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:11pm

A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.

Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco's help

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:11pm

Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.

Samsung unveils circular smartwatch, but are apps available?

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it's unknown how many apps will be available for it.

Chevron and Medicines are big market movers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

India's antitrust probe into Google moves into next phase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

A lengthy investigation into whether Google has been abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in India is moving into its next phase.

Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:11pm

Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.

California doctor faces murder trial in 3 men's drug deaths

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:31pm

Even after several patients died of overdoses, the California doctor now charged with murder in their deaths continued to pass out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes, often without conducting physical exams, a prosecutor told jurors Monday.

NY ethics board drops Trump complaint about attorney general

Michael Virtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:11pm

New York's ethics commission has dropped Donald Trump's complaint that the state attorney general engaged in misconduct during an investigation of the former Trump University.

Boston mayor, city councilors seek hefty pay raises

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:01pm

Boston's mayor and City Council are again looking for pay raises that could make them among the best compensated of comparable cities across the country.

Grain mixed and livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:51pm

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

Huge blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 5, wounds 6

Ciaran Giles and Alan Clendenning, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:41pm

A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and injured six others, authorities said.

Grain mixed and livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:40pm

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

Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:31pm

Blue Bell ice cream is back.

APNewsBreak: Email shows U. Iowa 'mandate' for female coach

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:10pm

University of Iowa athletics department administrators ordered a female be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, an internal email from the head coach alleges.