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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:02am

Stocks are moving lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology and communications companies.

The Latest: Scheme allowed FCA to hire temp workers, GM says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:39am

The Latest on General Motors’ lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler (all times local):

GM sues FCA over union bribes

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:11am

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.

General Motors sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing UAW officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:10am

General Motors sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing UAW officials.

Escaping impeachment, Trump to showcase Apple plant in Texas

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:07am

President Donald Trump is getting out of Washington during the House impeachment probe. He’s headed to Texas to tour an Austin plant that produces Apple’s Mac Pro computer.

Police ID suspect in fatal San Francisco area train stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:04am

California authorities have identified a man arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man who apparently tried to stop a robbery on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train.

Lowe's 3Q profit buoyed by strong economy; lifts outlook

Michelle Chapman and Anne D’innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:02am

Lowe's third-quarter profit handily topped Wall Street’s view, thanks in part to the strong economy and sales to contractors. The home-improvement company boosted its full-year adjusted earnings outlook.

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Explore Crowd Funding for Innovators in Newest “Engineering Big Ideas” Video

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:54am

from discovery to design and eventually development.

Iran blames deadly unrest on outsiders, including US

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:51am

As a cold rain fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital on Wednesday, women swallowed by black chadors and men in green military-style jackets walked alongside the flag-draped coffin of a Revolutionary Guard member, one of over 100 people reported to be killed in protests across the country.

Lawmaker: Ohio State should do ‘right thing’ for abused men

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:42am

The speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives says he wants Ohio State University to “do the right thing” for men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor while school officials turned a blind eye.

FDA nominee ducks questions on Trump e-cigarette flavor ban

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:34am

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration sidestepped questions Wednesday on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most flavored electronic cigarettes.

Where to look for help with state/local laws, regulations

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:24am

for example, manufacturing facilities that must comply with many Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules — should consider a consultant or attorney with expertise in that area.

Businesses need help with labyrinth of state, local laws

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:20am

When American Rhino, a retailer inside Boston’s Faneuil Hall, expanded to an unused space on the landmark building’s second floor, the company discovered the labyrinth that is local laws and ordinances.

A glance at NATO’s aims for Dec. summit, as tensions simmer

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:05am

NATO foreign ministers met in Brussels Wednesday to make final preparations for an imminent summit of the military alliance’s leaders amid deep political tensions between the allies.

Uber to let users record audio of rides in Brazil, Mexico

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:50am

Uber will let passengers and drivers record audio of their rides in an attempt to improve its safety record.

The Latest: Power cut in California areas to prevent fires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:45am

The Latest on power outages in California (all times local):

Q&A: Mark Ruffalo on playing the lawyer who took on DuPont

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:43am

Mark Ruffalo learned about corporate attorney Rob Bilott, who for 20 years battled DuPont to expose the harmful effects of the chemical PFOA, along with most of the country: In 2016 through an article in The New York Times Magazine.

Saudi king touts reforms, Aramco IPO in annual address

Abdullah Al-Shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:34am

Saudi King Salman touted his country’s reforms in his annual address Wednesday and stressed the importance of his government’s decision to publicly list shares of the state-run oil giant Aramco. He also used his speech to warn rival Iran against further aggressions.

Stocks slip on Wall Street over new trade war concerns

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:29am

Stocks fell in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after a resolution by the Senate added a potential new hurdle to the latest push for a trade deal with China.