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Australia's highest-paid public servant quits $4.3M job

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:41pm

Australia's highest-paid public servant announced his resignation on Thursday, two weeks after a revelation that he made 5.6 million Australian ($4.3 million) last year sparked a public furor.

4 richest Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:24pm

A report on inequality in Indonesia says its four richest men now have more wealth than 100 million of the country's poorest people.

Man arrested in Staten Island cash advance company killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:10pm

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shootings of two men inside a cash advance company in New York City.

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:23pm

Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.

Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike expected soon

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:22pm

Asian shares slipped Thursday after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a U.S. rate hike could come sooner than expected.

David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:51pm

The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent Wednesday — but the ceremony was overshadowed by the much-missed David Bowie and George Michael.

Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:53pm

Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health insurance to high finance, has died. He was 95.

Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businesses

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:46pm

Ivanka Trump has expanded her research on economic policy with a visit to a Baltimore center for minority-owned small businesses.

Gucci presents otherworldly fall-winter collection in Milan

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:42pm

Milan fashion designers launched six days of fall-winter fashion previews Wednesday, as the long-accepted runway format undergoes challenges like never before.

Judge blocks California law on posting actors' ages

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:23pm

A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any meaningful way, a federal judge said Wednesday.

Kansas lawmakers scramble for budget fix after tax hike veto

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:14pm

Kansas legislators pushing to roll back Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's signature income tax cuts scrambled Wednesday to find a new plan to fix the state's dire budget problems after he vetoed their bill.

Spirit Airlines CEO dismisses new, cheaper fares by rivals

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:52pm

The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United.

Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:33pm

Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016.

Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:25pm

Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who defied the order in a final show of dissent.

Republican US senator: I'm open to subpoena of Trump's taxes

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:23pm

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia.

The Latest: Police: About 20 fires set at Dakota Access camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:10pm

The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times local):

In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxiety

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:37pm

Hollywood is ready for its close-up. Again.

Environmental group appeals SW Idaho power line approval

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:08pm

An environmental group has filed an appeal seeking to stop the construction of two high-voltage transmission lines in southwestern Idaho.

LePage asks Trump 'to make Maine woods great again'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:45pm

The governor has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it.