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Tight funding could eliminate beds at Wyoming State Hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:25am

Wyoming Department of Health officials say they might have to shut down parts of the State Hospital in Evanston if they don't get enough funding.

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:17am

A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer Cigna Corp, saying that a bigger company is not better for consumers.

The Latest: Russia: Montenegro adds little to NATO

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:07am

The Latest on Montenegro and NATO membership (all times local):

No government shutdown for at least one week: Senate backs short-term spending bill, sends measure to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:06am

No government shutdown for at least one week: Senate backs short-term spending bill, sends measure to Trump.

Correction: Exploding Air Bags-New Problem story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:55am

In a story April 19 about a woman injured by an exploding air bag inflator, The Associated Press reported erroneously that there is no federal law prohibiting salvage yards from selling recalled parts taken out of wrecked cars. A law prohibiting this was passed in 2000, although it is seldom enforced.

Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions

Michael Biesecker and Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:55am

At the Trump administration's request, a federal appeals court agreed Friday to postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions.

Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:51am

Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.

US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:50am

Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder getting it.

Court: Affluent NY county is making fair housing 'excuses'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:47am

A federal appeals court says an affluent county north of New York City is "engaging in total obstructionism" of a plan to build affordable housing that can be marketed to nonwhites.

Germany says reviving G-8 with Russia 'not up for debate'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:25am

The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations.

Tillerson eyes cutting 2,300 jobs at State Department

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:14am

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is proposing to eliminate 2,300 jobs as part of a plan to cut more than a quarter of the State Department's budget for the next fiscal year, officials said Friday. The plan will almost certainly meet resistance from lawmakers opposing President Donald Trump's proposal to shrink the size of the federal government.

House easily OKs one-week spending bill to avert partial government shutdown at midnight, Senate votes next

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:14am

House easily OKs one-week spending bill to avert partial government shutdown at midnight, Senate votes next.

Time board: company not for sale; stock plunges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:40am

Time's stock is plummeting after the publisher said its board is not considering a sale of the company.

Exxon's 1Q profit more than doubles on higher oil prices

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:36am

Exxon more than doubled its profit in the first quarter as rising crude prices magnified the cost cuts made by the company as energy prices tumbled.

General transportation strike brings much of Brazil to halt

Mauricio Savarese and Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:36am

Public transport largely came to a halt across much of Brazil on Friday as protesters blocked roads and scuffled with police in a general strike to protest proposed changes to labor laws and the pension system.

Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrols

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:54am

The leaders of Indonesia and the Philippines pledged Friday to boost bilateral ties and launch maritime patrols of their sea border to prevent kidnappings.

Warren 'troubled' by report of Wall Street-paid Obama speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:47am

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:47am

Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.

GM is motoring, profit spikes 34 pct on US truck, SUV sales

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:45am

Rising sales of high-profit trucks and SUVs in the U.S. helped push General Motors to a first-quarter profit record as the company put up $2.6 billion in net income.