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Austria's chancellor says the European Union has come up with a way to prevent a no-deal Brexit next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:33pm

Austria's chancellor says the European Union has come up with a way to prevent a no-deal Brexit next week.

European Union chief says bloc has unanimously decided on a response to the UK's request to delay Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:25pm

European Union chief says bloc has unanimously decided on a response to the UK's request to delay Brexit.

US senator's $580,000 jury award upheld in Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:24pm

A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a new trial from a man who a jury said should pay more than $580,000 to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul for injuries Paul suffered when he was tackled by the man.

Duke Energy CEO's pay dropped to $14M after big 2017 bounty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:09pm

Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good's reported compensation is down to $14 million after a big raise in 2017 put her at more than $21 million.

Donny and Marie Osmond announce end of Las Vegas residency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:07pm

Donny and Marie Osmond say they will end their Las Vegas show later this year, concluding an 11-year run on the Strip.

Marines cut training to fund hurricane costs, border mission

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 3:45pm

The U.S. Marine commandant is warning that some unexpected costs, including from major hurricane damage and unplanned deployments to the U.S.-Mexico border, are forcing him to cancel training exercises and will degrade combat readiness.

Tribes push to protect sacred New Mexico site from drilling

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:49pm

Native American leaders are banding together to pressure U.S. officials to ban oil and gas exploration around a sacred tribal site that features massive stone structures and other remnants of an ancient civilization but are facing the Trump administration's pro-drilling stance.

Biogen and Guess slide while Darden and Micron rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:30pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:

Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

Barbara Ortutay and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:30pm

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company said Thursday, an acknowledgement it offered after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

Family of slain Kansas deputy to receive $300K in settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:08pm

A Kansas county commission honored a sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty last year as a hero and announced his family will receive $300,000 in a worker's compensation settlement.

Feds seek return of 'Amorous Couple' art looted by Nazis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 1:24pm

The U.S. government says it wants to return a painting to its true owner that was looted from a museum in Nazi-controlled Ukraine near World War II's end.

New Jersey governor: Push to legalize pot is short on votes

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 12:59pm

Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass.

MillerCoors sues Anheuser-Busch over corn syrup ads

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 12:44pm

A fight between beer giants escalated Thursday after MillerCoors filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch that accused its rival of trying to "frighten" consumers into switching to Bud Light with "misleading" Super Bowl ads.

Mexico's last penal colony starts new life as nature center

Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 12:20pm

It's unclear if Islas Marias ever really worked as a penal colony: The remote Mexican archipelago is battered regularly by hurricanes, and its ramshackle, often century-old installations are sprinkled with the ruins of failed "productive" projects that once aimed to make the prison population self-sustaining.

Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 12:06pm

The top U.S. military officer will meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the U.S.

Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:47am

Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land.

Dixie State University newspaper believes it is target of fee cut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:44am

A Utah university newspaper believes budget cuts are targeting the publication and could impact the school's journalism program.

You dumped cable? Comcast hopes to reel you back in

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:43am

Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month to appeal to cord-cutters.

Officials lift shelter-in-place order for people living near a suburban Houston petrochemicals plant that burned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:32am

Officials lift shelter-in-place order for people living near a suburban Houston petrochemicals plant that burned.