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EU, Iran set financial "vehicle" to ease trade between them

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:42pm

Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key move sought by Tehran following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and its re-imposition of sanctions.

Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:16pm

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation.

AP Interview: Brazil's Temer denies graft, defends legacy

Jennifer Peltz and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:23pm

Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin America's largest nation.

The Latest: Zinke says public lands not going to oil, gas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:19pm

The Latest on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's visit to Utah (all times local):

Company penalized for disabling vehicles' emissions controls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:36pm

The government says a Florida company will spend more than $6 million in penalties and repair costs for selling computer software that disables automotive emissions controls.

US approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:30pm

The Trump administration says it has approved the sale to Taiwan of $330 million in spare parts and related support for Taiwan's F-16 fighters and other military aircraft.

Ernst & Young faces 2nd sexual harassment complaint

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:07pm

Ernst & Young was slapped Monday with a second sexual harassment complaint in less than year describing a culture of discrimination and lewd behavior toward women at the accounting company.

Appeals court reverses Tennessee coal ash cleanup order

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:14pm

A federal appellate panel on Monday overturned an order that would have required the nation's largest public utility to unearth and remove a massive amount of coal ash at one of its Tennessee power plants.

Comcast and Michael Kors skid; Barrick Gold and Concho rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:55pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:

President Trump, South Korean President Moon sign trade agreement in first major pact for Trump trade agenda

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:32pm

President Trump, South Korean President Moon sign trade agreement in first major pact for Trump trade agenda.

Kansas child welfare system faces sexual assault case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:26pm

Kansas' troubled child welfare system was beginning to make progress after months of issues when rape allegations were made public last week involving a teen in the state's custody.

After disasters, IRS gives more time for returns, payments

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:16pm

When a region is declared a federal disaster area, like parts of the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence, small business owners can get some tax relief from the government.

3 deaths found in investigation of impaired pathologist

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:12pm

A Veterans Affairs hospital official said Monday investigators have discovered 11 significant errors including three deaths in more than 30,000 cases originally seen by a fired Arkansas pathologist officials say was working while impaired.

The Latest: Georgia nuclear plant gets tentative up vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:47pm

The Latest on budget overruns in construction of a Georgia nuclear power facility (all times local):

Coroner: LA mail carrier died of overheating on broiling day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:04pm

The coroner's office says a Los Angeles mail carrier found dead inside her postal truck amid scorching temperatures died primarily from overheating.

NBC's top entertainment executive, Robert Greenblatt, exits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:03pm

Robert Greenblatt, who has run NBC's entertainment division for nearly eight years and engineered a comeback, said Monday that he is calling it quits and the network named two of his executives to replace him.

Employers giving paid leave getting tax credits in new law

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:57am

Employers who offer paid family and medical leave to their workers earning up to $72,000 a year can receive tax credits under the new tax law, the government has affirmed.

Greece: Drones used to spot tax cheats on Santorini

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:51am

Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts.

Disney World changes flexible-pricing with new tool

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:47am

Ticket prices at Walt Disney World will vary based on the date picked with a new online planning tool debuting next month.

The Latest: Scores oppose Trump mileage proposal at hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:22am

The Latest on a California hearing on a proposal to roll back car-mileage standards (all times local):