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Asian stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:32pm

Asian stocks were mixed in listless trading Wednesday ahead of key jobs data later this week in the U.S. that could lead to higher interest rates.

The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:30pm

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

Police: 5 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:20pm

Five kayakers were injured Tuesday when they were struck by a ferry departing a Manhattan pier and tossed into the Hudson River, police said.

Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:51pm

Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring three dozen.

Comey: FBI wants 'adult conversation' on device encryption

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:12pm

FBI Director James Comey warned again Tuesday about the bureau's inability to access digital devices because of encryption and said investigators were collecting information about the challenge in preparation for an "adult conversation" next year.

Newmont inks deal to help sage grouse habitat in Nevada

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:41pm

Newmont Mining Corp. officials signed an agreement Tuesday with the U.S. government and the state of Nevada to protect some of the most critical sage grouse habitat in the West in exchange for assurances it will be allowed to develop other public lands in the future in the largest gold mining state in the nation.

Prankster who tossed crickets on subway train arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:12pm

A Brooklyn woman who tossed hundreds of live crickets and worms on a crowded subway train last week as part of a video prank was arrested Tuesday.

Los Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:11pm

Los Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

Gov. Matt Mead says more budget cuts would require layoffs

Ben Neary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:11pm

Wyoming won't be able to implement further budget cuts, if necessary, without laying off state employees, the governor said Tuesday.

Hospital, hepatitis C outbreak victims reach settlement

Blake Nicholson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:02pm

Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most people were sickened will continue.

Lawyer investigating lead at Indiana housing complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:01pm

An attorney for families in an Indiana public housing complex slated to be demolished because of lead contamination says he's investigating whether public officials knew about the problem and allowed children to be "poisoned."

Los Angeles developer buys iconic Tribune Tower in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:50pm

The iconic Tribune Tower on Chicago's Michigan Avenue will have a new owner.

APNewsBreak: Ohio State tells alumni clubs to fall in line

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:41pm

Ohio State University is requiring its roughly 150 alumni clubs and societies to keep mum when it comes to disparaging comments about the school, or risk losing the money and other perks it provides them. For the most part, they are signing on.

California farmworkers on edge over historic overtime bill

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:34pm

Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state on Tuesday were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers who are paid by the hour.

High court dismisses ex-Miss Utah's case against Provo

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:20pm

Citing an unpaid court fee, the Utah Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Miss Utah who says she was wrongly arrested on suspicion of stealing from the skin-care company Nu Skin.

Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:20pm

Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber.

David's Bridal says its CEO has stepped down

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:00pm

David's Bridal says its CEO Pam Wallack has left the company and chairman Paul Pressler will replace her.

Snyder OKs $2.2M more for lawyers in Flint water crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:40pm

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has approved spending up to $2.2 million more in state money for outside legal services related to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis.

The Latest: Senators want info. about driver in US illegally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:31pm

The Latest on fatal bus crash in Louisiana (all times local):

1st professional circus school in US coming to Philadelphia

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:30pm

No clowning around: The first full-time, professional training school for circus artists in the United States is set to open in Philadelphia next year, officials announced Tuesday.