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Judges signal they'll revive Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:29am

A federal appeals panel seems poised to reinstate a defamation lawsuit Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times.

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly higher, building on gains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:54am

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

Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:53am

Authorities in Taiwan have arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. for paying an underage girl for sex, official media reported.

San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:43am

The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye.

APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:34am

APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River.

Board finalizes a Puerto Rico debt deal for $17B in savings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:18am

A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances has finalized a debt-restructuring deal that represents nearly a quarter of the U.S. territory's $70 billion public debt load.

Peabody to purchase Shoal Creek coal mine in Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:07am

The St. Louis-based coal company Peabody Energy has agreed to purchase Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from Drummond Co. Inc. for $400 million.

UK coroner is urged to study all options in Russian's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:44am

The insurance company for a Russian businessman who died near his home in London six years ago is urging a coroner to rule whether or not he was murdered using poison.

Economy keeps growing even with rising oil prices

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:06am

America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.

Congressmen question Google over kids' privacy on YouTube

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:01am

Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.

Is $1,100 too much for an iPhone? Get an older one for less

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:51am

The $1,100 price tag on Apple's latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good camera, a decent-sized screen and other popular features.

Honolulu panel rejects bill regulating short-term rentals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:47am

The Honolulu Planning Commission has rejected Mayor Kirk Caldwell's proposed bill that would ban short-term vacation rentals in residential zones, but allow homeowners to run bed-and-breakfast establishments in the properties where they live.

World trade body to rule on US, China anti-dumping spat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:27am

A World Trade Organization arbitrator will step into a years-old dispute brought by China over U.S. anti-dumping measures.

Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:25am

Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

The Latest: May gets Brexit backing from Northern Irish ally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:21am

The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local):

British prime minister says Brexit negotiations 'at an impasse'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:09am

British prime minister says Brexit negotiations 'at an impasse'

Kremlin slams new US sanctions affecting arms exports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:01am

The Kremlin has dismissed the latest round of U.S. sanctions that affected an aircraft-making factory as an "unfair" move to undercut Russia as a major arms exporter.

Micron outperforms, but trade war costs emerge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:23am

Micron's stock is down nearly 6 percent ahead of the opening bell with collateral damage from the U.S.-China trade war overshadowing a strong performance from the chipmaker in its most recent quarter.

Mass tourism threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' town

Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:49am

Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege. Now it's a nightmare.