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Average gasoline price down 4 cents to $2.25 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 8:00pm

The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has dropped four cents over the past two weeks to $2.25 for regular grade.

Officials shoot at drone during weekend of pipeline protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:50pm

Law enforcement officials fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.

The Latest: Authorities: 2 roadblocks near pipeline protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:50pm

The Latest on the protests in North Dakota over the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline (all times local):

A merged AT&T-Time Warner may not do consumers much good

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 5:01pm

AT&T and Time Warner are playing up how their $85.4 billion merger will lead to innovative new experiences for customers. But analysts, public-interest groups and some politicians are far from convinced.

Russia oil minister signals cooperation with Saudis on price

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 4:51pm

Russia's oil minister signaled possible cooperation with Saudi Arabia at a meeting with his Gulf Arab counterparts in Riyadh on Sunday, as the kingdom seeks to convince major oil producing countries to cut production in order to increase prices.

Police believe body found in river is likely missing teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 4:12pm

Police have pulled the body of a young man from a Massachusetts river and say it's likely that of a teen who apparently fell down a storm drain in New Hampshire.

How one drug cartel banked its cash in New York City

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 3:41pm

In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her little brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan. He carries a shopping bag. She wears a white dress, a necklace and a leather tote slung over one shoulder.

Idaho unemployment holds at 3.8 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 2:51pm

Idaho reported a 3.8 percent unemployment rate in September, which was unchanged from August.

AP Sources: Belgium has Monday to end EU-Canada deal impasse

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 2:31pm

If Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union's landmark free trade deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider canceling a signing ceremony scheduled for later in the week, two officials with knowledge of the negotiations said.

2 aides settle whistleblower suit against Michigan House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 1:21pm

A settlement has been reached between the Michigan House and aides to two former lawmakers who alleged they were wrongfully fired after reporting their bosses' extramarital affair and other misconduct.

Amid opposition's whistles, Hungary leader hails 1956 revolt

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 12:21pm

Jeering protesters with referee whistles disturbed the Hungarian government's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the anti-Soviet revolution of 1956 on Sunday, as supporters of Prime Minister Viktor Orban tried to stifle them, sometimes violently.

WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 12:01pm

This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two.

Palestinians aim to promote local cinema with new award

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 11:40am

A Palestinian film organization has launched a new cinema award in an attempt to stimulate the local filmmaking industry and promote cinema culture in the Palestinian territories.

Airline: Flight delayed after unauthorized access to plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 11:31am

Authorities say a flight from Philadelphia to Boston was delayed and ultimately a different aircraft was used after a couple gained unauthorized access to the plane.

Freed hostages brought to Kenya, after being held in Somalia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 11:11am

Twenty-six Asian sailors freed after being held hostage by Somali pirates for more than four years arrived in Nairobi on Sunday.

Prosecutors: roofing employee ripped off companies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 11:00am

A Boise man has been charged with stealing from Treasure Valley roofing companies.

West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes

Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:41am

Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens.

Cherokee Nation donates to North Dakota pipeline fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:31am

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma has donated $10,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota to support its fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Yankee magazine, WGBH launching new travel/lifestyles show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:30am

Yankee magazine and Boston's public television station, WGBH, are teaming up to launch a new travel and lifestyles show exploring New England.

Insider Q&A: Global X Funds Research Director Jay Jacobs

Alex Veiga, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:10am

Millennials have eclipsed baby boomers as the largest living generation, and that represents an opportunity for investors who can identify companies offering the goods and services they want.