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Some American Airlines workers say uniforms are causing rash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:01pm

Some American Airlines flight attendants say they're getting a rash from new uniforms made of wool.

The Latest: Official: Train engineer is answering questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:01pm

The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):

Doctor: Concert promoter in $200 million fraud is bipolar

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:53pm

A doctor has testified that a former concert promoter who staged tours worldwide by acts such as the Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Fleetwood Mac suffers from bipolar disorder that colored his judgment in a $200 million fraud case.

Gas company safety fines unpaid because of unsent bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:51pm

A company that operates a natural gas plant in southwest Wyoming has not paid $46,000 in safety fines for a 2014 fire because state regulators neglected to send a bill.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:42pm

U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had feared.

Mother sues airline for flying 5-year-old son to wrong city

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

A New York City woman is suing JetBlue Airways for mixing up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flying him to the wrong city.

North Dakota tavern takes trademark as North American center

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.

Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards sued the state attorney general Friday for rejecting contracts with an anti-discrimination clause that would protect LGBT people, language the governor ordered to be included in nearly all state contracts.

Stocks say 'nevermind'; reverse recent losses as banks jump

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had feared.

Idaho auctions federal timber in deal with Forest Service

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

Some 600 square miles of U.S. Forest Service land burned in Idaho in 2015 in one of the most destructive summers ever for the cash-strapped agency that for years has faced a backlog of projects aimed at reducing wildfire risks and completing habitat restoration work.

Trump: Presidential campaign could be good for his hotels

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:41pm

Donald Trump suggests in a videotaped deposition released Friday that his presidential campaign could boost business at his hotels and increase the value of his personal brand.

Ferry reopens after man drives car into Potomac River

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:34pm

Authorities say a man driving under the influence crashed his car through a closed gate onto a ferry and then into the Potomac River. The driver was rescued and charged with DUI.

IMF leader cites 'historic milestone' for China

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:22pm

Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is calling the inclusion of China's renminbi as the fifth currency in an elite group of the world's reserve currencies "an important and historic milestone" for the international financial system.

Investigators want to question engineer in Hoboken crash

Michael Balsamo and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:14pm

Federal investigators trying to figure out the cause of the deadly rail crash at the Hoboken station hoped to question the engineer and lift clues Friday from the train's black box recorders, though one of the devices was proving difficult to extract from the wreckage.

Markets Right Now: Bank stocks lead a rebound on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:11pm

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

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Minnesota regulator: Insurance market in dire situation

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:31pm

Minnesota's individual health care market is in "an emergency situation," the state's top industry regulator said Friday, noting that it took the approval of massive rate increases to persuade all its remaining insurance companies not to pull out for next year.

2PreserveLA: Embattled Palladium Gets Historic Status

Coalition By Preserve L.a., Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

at least for now.

United fails to renew liquor license; 2 dry days at Newark

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:21pm

Airlines often frustrate road warriors with delays and cancellations. But this week United Airlines did something more egregious: it temporarily stopped serving free booze at two of its lounges.