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Markets Right Now: Stocks end little changed on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Foreclosed mall once valued at $190M is auctioned for $100

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:10pm

A Pennsylvania mall that was foreclosed on after its owners failed to repay $143 million has been auctioned off for $100.

Esquire network will transition from cable to online channel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:10pm

Esquire Network said Wednesday it is shutting down as a cable channel and will transition into a digital online outlet.

Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks

Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:05pm

In a First Amendment clash over a law barring offensive trademarks, the Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about a government program that favors some forms of speech but rejects others that might disparage certain groups.

Court denies a request to arrest Samsung's de facto head

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:01pm

A Seoul court denied a request to arrest Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, a setback to prosecutors investigating an influence-peddling scandal that toppled South Korea's president.

Arkansas governor vows to seek deeper tax cuts in 2 years

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 2:01pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson got a cool reception from fellow Republicans when he proposed a tax cut for low-income residents that was more modest than some legislators had hoped. So, he made them a pledge: Pass it now and he'll push for much deeper cuts in two years.

Yellen: Expect Fed to gradually hike rates over next 3 years

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:52pm

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the Fed to raise its benchmark interest rate several times a year through 2019, as it moves closer toward to its economic goals of maximum employment and stable inflation.

Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:52pm

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

Commerce pick say NAFTA will be early target for team Trump

Stephen Ohlemacher and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:51pm

Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, a new Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement, a massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted trade but still stings laid off workers across the Midwest, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary told Congress on Wednesday.

The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:51pm

The Latest on Congress (all times EST):

Price tries to reassure on health care; Dems not buying it

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:51pm

Offering reassurances, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday the new administration won't "pull the rug out" from those covered by "Obamacare." Democrats were unimpressed, noting a lack of specifics.

Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:45pm

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

Florida city settles with 2 men injured in Zombicon shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:44pm

The city of Fort Myers, Florida, has settled lawsuits with two people who were wounded during a shooting at a Zombicom festival.

State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:41pm

South Dakota officials are optimistic that a 1992 Supreme Court ruling saying sales taxes can't be collected from companies not physically present in the state can be overturned.

Credit Suisse to pay $5.3B over mortgage-backed securities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:41pm

Credit Suisse is paying $5.3 billion to settle claims that it misled investors about the quality of mortgage-backed securities that it sold in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis.

Budget pick Mulvaney acknowledges payroll tax lapse

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:41pm

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the White House budget office, failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household worker more than a decade ago, prompting the Senate's top Democrat to issue a statement saying the lapse should disqualify his nomination.

American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:31pm

The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.

Colombia leader says peace talks to start with rebel group

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:31pm

Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician that it has held captive for almost a year, clearing the way for repeatedly postponed peace talks to begin next month, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.

Idaho Democrats want loan forgiveness for rural teachers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 1:21pm

Idaho's few Democratic lawmakers want to grant student loan forgiveness for teachers working in rural areas.