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Grain mixed, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:32pm

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

Ohio museum's sale of antiquities from Egypt draws criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:31pm

Ohio's Toledo Museum of Art is selling 68 antiquities from its collection, a move drawing criticism from a nationally known archaeologist and Egyptian officials.

Grain mixed, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:31pm

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

Grain mixed, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:31pm

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

Wave of deals lead US stocks higher; tech companies jump

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:31pm

U.S. stocks are higher Monday afternoon following a series of corporate deals. AT&T is falling as investors wonder if its plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion will be approved by regulators. Technology companies are making the largest gains while energy companies fall with the price of oil.

TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:11pm

Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly expand its branch network at a time when many financial firms are expanding automated adviser programs.

Ex-wife of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle sues company

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:02pm

The ex-wife of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is suing the restaurant chain for damages, saying the company received three reports indicating his sexual interest in children but failed to take proper action.

Gov't: Cybersecurity should be part of auto design process

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:51pm

The government's highway safety agency says automakers should make cybersecurity part of their product development process by assessing risks and designing in protections.

Nurse who survived Ebola settles with Texas hospital system

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

A nurse who contracted Ebola two years ago while caring for the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease settled a lawsuit Monday against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.

1/4 of U.S. cancer deaths are due to smoking; Utah has lowest rate

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:31pm

Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. Utah has the lowest cancer death rate and the highest is among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.

Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:22pm

The scores of people who set up a new camp of tents and teepees on private land in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline won't immediately be removed, the local sheriff's office said Monday.

Blurring effect comes to iPhone 7 Plus with software update

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:20pm

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability — the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people or other objects in the foreground.

Trump took $17 million in insurance for damage few remember

Jeff Horwitz and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

Donald Trump said he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage.

Rockwell Collins to buy B/E Aerospace for $6.4 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:52am

The move by Rockwell Collins Inc. to buy B/E Aerospace Inc. will combine two of the biggest suppliers to airplane makers and airlines.

AMC Theatres to broadcast Nov. 8 election results

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:50am

AMC Theatres and CNN will broadcast the Nov. 8 presidential election on the big screen at 50 theaters in 25 cities nationwide.

EU, Canadian leaders say free trade deal still possible

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:43am

The European Union and Canada tried to remain upbeat Monday about the prospects for their trans-Atlantic free trade pact despite a small Belgian region persisting in its refusal to back the deal under the current conditions.

Soft energy markets mean more financial trouble for Wyoming

Ben Neary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:41am

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he intends to call on lawmakers to spend an undetermined amount from the state's $1.5-billion rainy day fund to cover government operations in the face of sagging energy revenues.

Columbia University plans to open new campus next spring

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:23am

Italian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University's new science center that is part of the school's $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion.

Genworth shares fall after agreeing to Chinese buyout offer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:11am

A Chinese holding company has agreed to buy U.S. insurer Genworth Financial for about $2.7 billion, another example of China's intense interest in American commerce.

Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:10am

Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the most reliable brands in Consumer Reports' latest survey, a reward for their conservative approach to new technology.