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Florida governor candidate Gillum releases some tax returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:02am

Florida's Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum is releasing some of his tax returns ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

Grains mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:52am

Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:49am

The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken businesses' confidence in the country as a place to do business, with potential consequences for billions of dollars in investments into and out of the country.

South Korea, Britain in talks about future trade talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:48am

South Korea's foreign minister says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations after Britain leaves the European Union.

US stocks jump following strong company earnings

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:14am

Strong earnings are sending U.S. stocks higher Friday at the end of a choppy week of trading. Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble is surging after reporting strong sales of beauty products in its latest quarter, while credit card company American Express and payment processor PayPal also jumped. Technology and internet companies are on the rebound after some recent losses.

Severe turbulence injures 15 on flight to Buenos Aires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:06am

An Argentine airline says fifteen passengers aboard a flight from Miami to Buenos Aires suffered minor injuries after their plane hit turbulence.

US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:02am

U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.

Real estate firm buys Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:01am

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui has been sold to an affiliate of the same investment group that purchased the Grand Wailea resort earlier this year.

US home sales fall for 6th straight month to slowest pace in nearly 3 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:01am

US home sales fall for 6th straight month to slowest pace in nearly 3 years.

Markets Right Now: Strong earnings send US stocks higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:42am

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

Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:41am

A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism.

Daimler profit sinks on diesel; outlook for year lowered

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:08am

German automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the second time this year on Friday and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues.

Global government body warns Iran on terrorism financing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:06am

A global financial watchdog Force has given Iran until February to crack down on terrorism funding or risk deeper economic isolation.

Facebook recruits EU veteran to help with tougher scrutiny

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:06am

Facebook has hired former U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny in the region and snowballing challenges to its reputation.

EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:13am

Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine's wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths.

Spain considers new taxes on internet companies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:00am

Spain's Socialist government wants to introduce new taxes on big internet companies and on financial transactions as a way of paying for improved pensions and public services.

Russia to build two-reactor nuclear plant in Uzbekistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:56am

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the president of Uzbekistan have agreed that Russia will build the ex-Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.

Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair-friendly rooms tough to find

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:34am

The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics promise to be the best. They're being promoted just like the Olympics, planning is ahead of recent games in Rio de Janeiro and London, and the athletes village will offer easy access for anyone with disabilities.

The Latest: EU official tries to calm Italian budget dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:03am

The Latest on Italy's spat with the European Union over its budget (all times local):