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Spain seizes 115 properties in crackdown on Venezuelan funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:47am

Police in Spain say they have seized more than 115 properties as they dismantled a network that allegedly purchased real estate in Spain to launder illicit money from former officials in Venezuela.

Grains lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:43am

Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Constellation Brands CEO to step down in March

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:35am

Constellation Brands chief executive officer Rob Sands will step down next year and hand over the reins of one of the world's largest beverage companies to its current president.

Facebook dismissed from suit involving fatal shooting video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:34am

Facebook has been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by the family of a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was recorded and shared on the social media platform.

Rap lyrics, Kavanaugh take the stage in pivotal House race

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:26am

Hip-hop, health care and Brett Kavanaugh have emerged as issues in a tight congressional race in New York's Hudson Valley that pits a freshman Republican congressman against a rapper-turned-corporate lawyer seeking his first political office.

Report: European taxpayers bilked out of 55 billion euros

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:22am

A group of media outlets led by Germany's non-profit Correctiv are reporting traders have manipulated transactions in multiple European countries over years, draining tax coffers of some 55.2 billion euros ($63.5 billion).

Stocks skid as interest rates rise and earnings disappoint

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:16am

U.S. stocks are falling Thursday morning as interest rates resume their upward climb and several industrial companies post disappointing third-quarter results. Interest rates started rising a day ago after the Federal Reserve released minutes showing that a minority of its leaders think interest rates will need to keep rising to a level that slightly restricts economic growth. Slower economic growth would affect stocks because it means smaller corporate profits and less spending by consumers.

Actor Bruce Willis sells central Idaho ranch for $5.5M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:08am

Actor Bruce Willis has sold his 20-acre (8-hectare) ranch in central Idaho for $5.5 million.

4 tax breaks for teachers

Tina Orem, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:06am

if they do their homework. Three tax pros share their own lesson plans for cutting teachers' tax bills.

Big Island panel advances vacation rental regulations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:05am

A Big Island panel has advanced a measure that would prohibit short-term vacation rentals in residential and agricultural zones.

Taxi drivers in Warsaw protest unlicensed Uber drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:05am

Hundreds of taxi drivers have driven slowly through Poland's capital city of Warsaw, causing traffic jams as they protested low wages and competition from unlicensed companies like Uber.

GE and Clarke Energy to Supply Turnkey CHP Plant for Municipal Electricity Utility in Michigan

Ge, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:02am

GE’s authorized Channel Partner of Jenbacher* gas engines in Michigan — today announced that they will provide a turnkey combined heat and power (CHP) plant to municipal electricity utility Sebewaing Light & Water (SL&W). The CHP plant, funded by a public bond, will augment SL&W’s existing power plant assets with GE’s high-efficiency, natural gas-fueled Jenbacher gas engines, allowing for lower electricity costs for residential, commercial and industrial customers in Sebewaing. Following completion of the project, Clarke Energy will provide a long-term comprehensive service agreement with associated availability guarantees.

MoviePass operations under investigation by NY AG

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:54am

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

Markets Right Now: Stocks open broadly lower on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:42am

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

The Latest: Migrants in caravan set sights on Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:18am

The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to advance toward the United States. (all times local):

Brexit uncertainty set to hobble UK economy through winter

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:09am

The uncertainty over Brexit that's hobbling the British economy is set to go on for longer than expected, leaving companies and households in a limbo.

The Latest: Putin says he'll wait for writer probe results

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:04am

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local):

MedImpact Selects ExtraHop to Drive Innovation and Improve Customer Care

Extrahop Networks, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:03am

the nation’s largest privately held independent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) — has selected ExtraHop to help ensure a seamless delivery of pharmacy services for more than 50 million people.

Funeral directors' expo showcases alternative burial methods

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:46am

The 2018 National Funeral Directors Association International Convention and Expo at the Salt Palace Convention Center hosted hundreds of funeral products and service providers, including alternative and green burial options.

Trump threatens Mexico over migrant caravan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:42am

President Donald Trump is lashing out over a caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, saying that if Mexico does not stop the effort, he will use the military to "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER."