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The Latest: Sanders defiant about Democratic establishment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:44pm

The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):

San Diego sheriff agrees to share immigration information

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 5:50pm

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will share records of people who were criminally arrested with immigration authorities, becoming the first local law enforcement agency in five states to comply with unusual demands for information, authorities said Friday.

US lifts Brazilian beef import ban amid quality concerns

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:37pm

The federal government has decided to once again allow raw beef products to be imported into the United States from Brazil, a move that has angered some cattlemen and food safety groups who are voicing concerns about the quality of the meat.

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO Max

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:23pm

WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”

Kansas business groups mobilize to stop local plastics bans

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:02pm

Kansas business groups have mobilized to snuff out a budding movement among a few cities to ban single-use plastic bags and straws, frustrating environmentalists who can't get the Republican-controlled Legislature to tackle climate issues.

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:59pm

Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks.

Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:55pm

When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions?

UK's Prince Harry, Meghan, abandon use of SussexRoyal brand

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:51pm

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have abandoned plans to use the "SussexRoyal" brand after they step back from royal duties.

NFL player reps won't vote on labor terms approved by owners; union wants more negotiations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:47pm

NFL player reps won't vote on labor terms approved by owners; union wants more negotiations.

Oklahoma AG to dismiss federal opioid case, refile in state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:42pm

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said Friday he plans to dismiss the state's lawsuit against three opioid distributors that has been moved to federal court and refile new lawsuits in state court.

First Solar, TrueCar fall; Deere, Dropbox rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:23pm

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

Ken Sweet and Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:15pm

Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.

US pushes changes to Western land plans that judge blocked

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:13pm

U.S. Interior Department officials are seeking to bolster their case for easing restrictions on energy development, mining and grazing in Western states inhabited by a declining bird species.

Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to settle federal investigations into creation of millions of unauthorized accounts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:11pm

Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to settle federal investigations into creation of millions of unauthorized accounts.

FDA approves drug that lowers cholesterol in a new way

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:52pm

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who can't tolerate — or don't get enough help from — widely used statin pills like Lipitor and Crestor.

Minnesota shuts down recycling plant, site of massive fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:48pm

The state of Minnesota on Friday shut down a metal recycling company where a fire burned for days and sent up plumes of smoke.

Arizona governor pulls immigration plan amid business revolt

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:30pm

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent much of his first term working to repair the damage to the state's reputation caused by a 2010 tough-on-immigrants law known as SB 1070 that his predecessor signed.

Judge questions plan to remove capsized ship in huge chunks

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:16pm

A federal judge Friday ordered attorneys for the U.S. Coast Guard and a maritime salvage company to answer detailed questions about plans to remove an overturned cargo ship on the Georgia coast by sawing it into eight enormous chunks.

Report: Feds need to do more to prevent failures at Hanford

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:10pm

The federal government needs to do more to prevent the failure of radioactively contaminated facilities at an aging nuclear weapons production site in Washington state, the Government Accountability Office said this week.