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New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 8:30pm

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online.

Garrett Popcorn sues ex-employee it says stole its recipes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:49pm

The owner of a famed Chicago popcorn business has sued a former employee, accusing her of stealing thousands of files including information about its secret recipes.

White House announces more trade talks with China

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 7:29pm

The White House says a U.S. delegation will travel to Beijing next week to continue trade negotiations, and a Chinese delegation will return to Washington for additional talks starting May 8.

Judge OKs bankrupt PG&E's plan for $235 million in bonuses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 6:59pm

A federal judge approved Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s plans Tuesday to pay $235 million in employee bonuses this year, despite the California utility's bankruptcy and objections from lawyers of victims of the state's massive wildfires.

Indictment: Ex-CEO ignored red flags as opioid crisis raged

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 6:27pm

The pharmaceutical industry executive hit Tuesday with criminal charges stemming from the opioid crisis doesn't have his name on a museum wing, and his company isn't within earshot of Apple or anyone else on the Fortune 500. Even his $1.5 million paycheck was a paltry sum compared to his peers.

Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 5:42pm

A Mississippi shipyard won a $746 million contract Tuesday to design and build the first of what could be three heavy polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard.

Google's Wing Aviation gets FAA OK for drone deliveries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 5:41pm

Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received federal approval allowing it to make commercial deliveries by drone.

Judge denies Republicans' attempt to join abortion lawsuit

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:58pm

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Wisconsin Republican lawmakers' attempt to intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit challenging the state's abortion restrictions, saying in a strongly worded order that they presented no evidence that the Democratic attorney general wouldn't adequately defend the laws.

Writings on gender issues magnify scrutiny of Trump Fed pick

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 4:37pm

Additional provocative commentaries about women written by Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, emerged Tuesday, a day after a second White House Fed choice withdrew from consideration.

The Latest: Mnuchin seeks more time on Trump tax request

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:49pm

The Latest on congressional investigations of the Trump administration (all times local):

Evers: Foxconn proposed renegotiating Wisconsin deal

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:45pm

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said in a letter his office released Tuesday that Foxconn Technology Group approached the state last month about wanting to renegotiate its contract for a project that could yield the global electronics giant more than $4 billion in state and local tax credits.

Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect sought

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:36pm

An on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was shot and killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother, police said Tuesday.

Future of Northwest e-recycler unclear after fraud sentences

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:28pm

The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its founders to prison for what prosecutors described as the largest known fraud of its type in the nation: a seven-year scheme to ship dangerous waste to Hong Kong, rather than safely handling it in the U.S. as promised.

Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:19pm

President Donald Trump said he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he's a Republican.

Tech firm VMware faces DACA discrimination lawsuit

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:18pm

A participant in the federal program shielding young immigrants from deportation is suing a Silicon Valley company, saying she was denied a job she was qualified for despite being authorized to work in the U.S.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's mythical view of presidents past

Christopher Rugaber and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:59pm

In golden olden times, as Donald Trump remembers them, a good economy kept critics of the president at bay. It doesn't take a village of historians to know that's not so.

Hospitals sue over new national liver transplant policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:26pm

Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.

Hasbro, Twitter and Coca-Cola rise while Verizon falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:26pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday:

Back to the same record, but it's a different stock market

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:21pm

Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the market may be in a healthier place after it.