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Brazil's real below $0.25 amid uncertainty ahead of election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:24pm

Brazil's currency is falling against the U.S. dollar, continuing a slide fueled by uncertainty ahead of presidential elections.

The Latest: Judge: President, Congress should eye 3D guns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:40pm

The Latest on a lawsuit aimed at blocking a settlement that allows a company to post online plans for printing 3D guns. (all times local):

Bid to create new city in Georgia triggers a federal lawsuit

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:57am

Lawyers representing Stockbridge, Georgia, have filed a federal lawsuit claiming a plan to carve off part of that city to create a new, wealthier city is unconstitutional.

Editor-in-chief of Brazil's most read newspaper dies at 61

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:55am

Otavio Frias Filho, who as editor-in-chief helped turn a mid-sized, conservative paper into Brazil's most read daily, has died. He was 61.

Wallet lost decades ago finally returned to soldier's family

Michael Casey and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:43am

Sharon Moore had heard the stories about her father getting his duffel bag stolen on his way back from the Korean War. The New Hampshire woman never expected to see any of the contents.

Debate over longest bull market centers on rounding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:13am

It could become the longest bull market ever ... perhaps with an asterisk.

Idaho gets $3.2M in grant money for election security

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:11am

Idaho is receiving $3.2 million from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to secure and modernize its elections systems.

Italian company says new bridge can be built in 8 months

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:04am

The board of the private company that controls the bridge that collapsed in Genoa approved on Tuesday an initial 500 million euros ($576 million) in funding to help victims and finance a new steel bridge that it says can be ready in about eight months.

Plane blows 2 tires on takeoff, set to try emergency landing

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:00am

A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport was headed to an airport in New York on Tuesday afternoon to attempt an emergency landing.

Judge orders UTA to reinstate whistleblower, pay back wages

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:53am

The Utah Transit Authority illegally fired a transit planner for warning the agency that it was violating safety rules, according to a new federal ruling.

The Latest: EU, Britain agree to fast-track Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:34am

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):

Michigan man who swallowed BBQ grill bristle loses lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:31am

A Michigan man who says he swallowed a stray bristle from a grill brush after barbecuing chicken has failed to persuade an appeals court to revive his lawsuit.

Utah gets $4.1M in grant money to fortify election systems

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:06am

The state of Utah will use $4.1 million in federal grant money to help buy new voting equipment, replace the state's voter registration database and to train county and state officials on new voter security measures.

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 trades above previous high

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:51am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Venezuelans confused over new bills under economic overhaul

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:33am

Venezuelans confused over the new banknotes popping out of their ATMs on Tuesday resorted to using calculators and conversion charts to figure out the value of each bill as the country's new currency — with five fewer zeros — started circulating.

Judge allows subpoenas for neo-Nazi website publisher's dad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:33am

A federal magistrate is allowing attorneys to question a neo-Nazi website publisher's father and accountant in connection with a lawsuit against the publisher.

Ex-employee sues Pratt & Whitney over jet engines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:17am

A former engineer for jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney has filed a federal false claims lawsuit alleging the company knowingly sold "flawed" engines to the U.S. Air Force, which resulted in the likelihood of premature wear or even "catastrophic failure."

Herbalife distributors claim in $1B suit events were a sham

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:09am

Patricia and Jeff Rodgers figured they did everything right to get rich beyond their wildest dreams selling Herbalife health and personal care products. They attended all of the "Circle of Success" events, brought in new recruits, met their quotas on buying Herbalife goods to sell and even set up a storefront shop.

Sen. Warren: Ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Laurie Kellman and Anne Flaherty, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:01am

Sen. Elizabeth Warren called Tuesday for sweeping anti-corruption laws in Washington, including a lifetime ban on presidents, members of Congress and other officeholders from working as lobbyists. But even as she assailed members of President Donald Trump's administration, the Massachusetts Democrat refused to confirm or rule out her own run for president.