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British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:35pm

British aviation authority says tour operator Thomas Cook ceases trading, cancelling hundreds of thousands of vacations.

Bus driver in Utah crash that killed 4 Chinese was 1st trip

Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:44pm

The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that only been in business for a short time, investigators said Sunday.

Reports: Some WeWork directors seek to remove CEO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:20pm

Some members of the WeWork board are unhappy with its leadership and plan to push WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to give up that title, according to several media reports.

United Auto Workers strike against GM may be headed to day 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:02pm

A strike against General Motors by 49,000 auto workers appears headed to an eighth day.

Gucci takes a kinky turn; Dolce&Gabbana give a jungle roar

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:03pm

Fashion, according to Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, now is above all "a great platform. It has great power."

Honest Co.'s CFO shares lessons learned and his vision ahead

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:03am

The Honest Company, known for its eco-friendly diapers, wipes and cleaning products, is back on the upswing after a series of stumbling blocks.

Judge says mining company violates federal water rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:46am

A federal judge says an Idaho mining company has not complied with court orders and continues to violate clean water rules.

Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:59am

Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients.

Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:23am

President Donald Trump's run-up to the U.N. General Assembly was a dash on Sunday through two key political states with two world leaders at events that felt like his raucous campaign rallies.

Portugal's Socialists focus on economy in re-election bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:54am

Portugal's ruling Socialist Party hopes an economic recovery during its four years of governing will persuade voters in an upcoming general election to return the party to power.

Israel begins cutting Palestinian electricity, citing debts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:52am

Israel's national electric company says it has begun reducing power supplies to Palestinian areas of the occupied West Bank due to a financial dispute.

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:22am

President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays.

EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal Brexit

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:52am

The European Union will insist that border controls be put up along the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal and the British government will be responsible for that, a top EU official said.

Fate of travel firm Thomas Cook up in the air after talks

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:20am

More than 600,000 vacationers who booked through tour operator Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday, wondering if they will be able to get home, as one of the world's oldest and biggest travel companies teetered on the edge of collapse.

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires

Katie Tam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:18pm

Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set at least two street fires on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again.

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:27pm

Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91.

Army recruit dies before training exercise in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:06pm

An 18-year-old Army recruit at Fort Jackson in South Carolina has died before a training exercise.

UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

David Eggert and Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:23pm

Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. It's a union they long have aligned with politically.

Marks & Spencer finance director to step down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:26am

Marks & Spencer says its chief financial officer is to step down, just weeks after the retailer learned it would drop out of the FTSE 100 of leading British shares for the first time.

'Chemical spill' at Phoenix post office involved acetone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:47am

Authorities in Phoenix say a reported chemical spill at a post office Saturday turned out to involve a shattered glass bottle of acetone, which is used in nail polish remover.