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Man charged with attempted murder in attack on Afghan

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:24pm

Mohammed Fawad Mohammadi survived the war in his native Afghanistan, where he served as an interpreter for U.S. military forces.

Girlfriend waits for word of missing chemical plant worker

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:22pm

Amber Gutierrez repeatedly dialed the cellphone number of her boyfriend on Friday, hoping that the man missing after a Texas chemical plant exploded would answer or rescuers would hear the sound and find him.

State: Voicemail about cracks 2 days before bridge fell

Adriana Gomez Licon and Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:09pm

An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn't picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday.

The Latest: Search halted for man missing after plant blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:12pm

The Latest on an explosion at a Texas chemical plant that left one worker missing, presumed dead, and two others injured (all times local):

Southeast Asian leaders to sign security agreement in Sydney

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:00pm

Southeast Asian leaders will sign an agreement on regional cooperation against violent extremism as the risk to the region grows due to militants fleeing Islamic State group losses in the Middle East, an official said on Saturday.

Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests _ in US

Lisa Mascaro and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

French fraud body unveils huge Cotes-du-Rhone wine scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:50pm

France's anti-fraud body says it has uncovered a huge scam in which a merchant tried to sell more than 48 million liters (some 12.7 million gallons) of wine falsely labeled as Cotes-du-Rhone.

Jimmie Johnson plans to race on without Lowe's sponsorship

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:49pm

Jimmie Johnson's sweater and baseball cap still bore the familiar Lowe's branding while he walked around the garage Friday at Auto Club Speedway.

Judge upholds Mississippi mandate on doctors who do abortion

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:14pm

A federal judge is upholding part of a Mississippi law that says doctors who perform abortions must be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology.

Correction: Chemical Plant Fire-Texas story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:00pm

In a story March 15 about an explosion and fire at a North Texas chemical plant, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a missing worker is named Dillon Mitchell. His name is Dylan Mitchell.

Correction: Chemical Plant Fire-Texas-The Latest story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:59pm

In a story March 15 about an explosion and fire at a North Texas chemical plant, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a missing worker is named Dillon Mitchell. His name is Dylan Mitchell.

Aretha Franklin cancels concerts due to doctor's orders

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:56pm

Aretha Franklin is canceling two upcoming concerts on doctor's orders.

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:47pm

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad.

5 doctors charged with taking kickbacks to tout painkiller

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:33pm

Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.

APNewsBreak: US demands proof steel is safe in nuke plant

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:24pm

The federal government is demanding that the company building a giant nuclear waste treatment plant in Washington state provide records proving that the steel used in the nearly $17 billion project meets safety standards.

US stocks inch higher as banks and industrial companies rise

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:14pm

U.S. stocks edged higher Friday as gains from energy companies, industrial firms and smaller companies helped the market end a modest losing streak.

US court affirms Ohioan's 20-year sentence for Ponzi scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:14pm

A federal appeals court has affirmed an Ohio ex-fugitive's 20-year prison sentence for a Ponzi scheme that victimized hundreds of investors in the 1990s.

Nike says a second senior executive is leaving company

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:09pm

Nike says a second high-level executive has left the sneaker company, a day after it said another executive was stepping down.

1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 4:02pm

Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees said Friday that nearly one-third opened the email, a quarter clicked on the link and almost one-fifth entered their user ID and password.