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The Latest: Police say 3 people shot at Oklahoma restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:59am

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Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:53am

Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday on charges of rape and a criminal sex act in the first criminal prosecution to result from the wave of allegations against him that sparked a national reckoning over sexual misconduct.

The Latest: Accuser's lawyer praises Weinstein arraignment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:43am

The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local):

Twin Metals wants to build ore processor closer to BWCA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:22am

Twin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes an ore processing facility on the east bank of Birch Lake, which puts it closer to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness than earlier planned.

New $12.9 billion warship already needs upgrades and fixes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:20am

The U.S. Navy's brand-new $12.9 billion aircraft carrier is headed back to a Virginia shipbuilding yard after problems were discovered during sea trials.

Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:19am

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.

Harvey Weinstein leaves court; his lawyer says sex assault charges aren't supported by evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:16am

Harvey Weinstein leaves court; his lawyer says sex assault charges aren't supported by evidence.

Oil prices and energy companies keep falling; US stocks dip

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:13am

Energy companies and oil prices are sinking again Friday morning on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Overall U.S. stocks are slightly lower again as falling bond yields put pressure on banks, even as they help dividend-payers like household goods makers. Gap is tumbling after it had a weak first quarter as its namesake brand continued to struggle.

US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:07am

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March — a sign of health for American industry.

Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:07am

"Toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Moscow, Russia's former ambassador in the United States and a long-time Trump campaign contact told The Associated Press on Friday.

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:59am

A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.

Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, sex assault charges; will post $1 million bail and wear electronic monitor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:45am

Harvey Weinstein arraigned on rape, sex assault charges; will post $1 million bail and wear electronic monitor.

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:41am

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

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:39am

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the Fed's independence from political pressure is key in enabling the central bank to fight inflation, stabilize the economy, and regulate the financial system.

Putin says sanctions cause the global economy to suffer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:35am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the global economy has suffered from politically driven sanctions.

Maryland curbs inmate access to books, citing drug smuggling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29am

Maryland is limiting the access prison inmates have to books, saying it's necessary to keep drugs from entering state prisons.

London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29am

London police have seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.

French government takes on railway company debt amid strikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:22am

The French government has agreed to take on 35 billion euros ($40.8 billion) in debt from the national railway company SNCF as it seeks to end months-long rolling strikes.

Brazil schools close as truckers' strike enters fifth day

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:17am

Truckers angry over fuel price hikes are striking for a fifth straight day in Brazil despite a deal reached with unions to suspend the stoppage.

Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:50am

Harvey Weinstein emerges from police station smiling, in handcuffs, taken to court to face rape and sex assault charges.