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NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

Damian Troise and Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:03am

The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre.

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:57pm

Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years.

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:39pm

Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia have expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:24pm

A majority of Americans believe the country's overall direction has dipped in the past year. What's more, only 28 percent are optimistic that things will get better in the year to come.

College president denies nixing hiring over Jewish heritage

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:50pm

The president of a private Baptist college in Louisiana on Friday disputed a lawsuit's claims that he refused to sign off on hiring a football coach because of the man's Jewish heritage.

The Latest: College president rejects anti-Semitism claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:19pm

The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses a Louisiana college and its president of discriminating against an applicant for a football coaching job (all times local):

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:30pm

Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:04pm

The U.S. president's son heaped praise on the Indian media and complained of coverage at home, as he neared the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate.

California's balancing act for harassment discipline

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:04pm

California Sen. Tony Mendoza's resignation this week spared his fellow lawmakers from a difficult decision about appropriate punishment after an investigation found he likely engaged in flirtatious and sexually suggestive behavior with a half-dozen women.

Judge agrees to halt construction of Louisiana oil pipeline

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:00pm

A federal judge agreed Friday to suspend construction of a crude oil pipeline through a swamp in Louisiana's Cajun country, a victory for environmental groups opposed to the project.

Brown University to pay tuition for future actors, directors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:54pm

Brown University is providing scholarships to cover the tuition for all master's degree students studying acting and directing.

Dropbox seeking to raise $500 million in stock market debut

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:37pm

One of the world's largest online services for backing up documents, photos and other video is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock.

Warren Buffett is stepping down from Kraft Heinz board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:06pm

Warren Buffett is stepping down from the board of directors of Kraft Heinz Co.

BB&T says 'equipment malfunction' led to service outage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:57pm

BB&T continued its work on Friday to restore all of its online banking services after an outage blamed on an equipment malfunction left some customers unable to access their accounts.

The Latest: Dems say Interior changes a gift to industry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:50pm

The Latest on a proposal to reorganize the Department of Interior and speed up permitting by the agency (all times local):

Companies that have cut ties with the NRA, at a glance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:46pm

U.S. companies that have partnered with the National Rifle Association to offer discounts and benefits to its members have begun to distance themselves from the gun lobbying group after the latest school shooting.

More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts

Damian Troise and Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:36pm

Three more companies said Friday they had ended discount programs with the National Rifle Association, as U.S. corporations take a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry after the latest school massacre.

Fed expects economic gains to prompt gradual rate hikes

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:32pm

The Federal Reserve says it expects that the ongoing strength of the U.S. economy will warrant gradual increases in interest rates this year, delivering the same steady-as-it-goes message under new leader Jerome Powell as it had provided under Janet Yellen.

US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:14pm

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appeared in court Friday for the first time since a judge locked him up for his online antics, and the brash former pharmaceutical CEO had a new look since his bail was revoked in September: a scruffy beard that made his appearance less boyish.

Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:04pm

A Pennsylvania retiree has won $1 million upfront and $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.