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A reason Democrats won't wait: Trump cases tied up in court

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:42pm

Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the impeachment of President Donald Trump and that they instead could be enlisting the courts to try to help procure the testimony of key figures in Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden.

Military official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:38pm

Military official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weapons.

Judge upholds arbitration in Las Vegas newspaper battle

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:31pm

A Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator’s finding in an ongoing legal battle over one of the few remaining U.S. newspaper joint-operating agreements, ruling that the dominant Las Vegas Review-Journal has to submit to an audit and pay profits and expenses that its crosstown rival Las Vegas Sun claims have been improperly deducted in recent years.

Education Secretary pushes school vouchers at Arizona event

Jonathan J. Cooper and Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:26pm

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday touted her $5 billion plan to fund tuition for private school students, telling a room of supportive parents and lobbyists that it would improve the quality of education.

Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:22pm

Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco on Thursday set a share price for its IPO — expected to be the biggest ever — that puts the value of the company at $1.7 trillion, more than Apple or Microsoft.

Saudi oil producer Aramco announces $25.6 billion share sale, valuing company at $1.7 trillion in world’s biggest IPO

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:14pm

Saudi oil producer Aramco announces $25.6 billion share sale, valuing company at $1.7 trillion in world’s biggest IPO.

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:48am

Stock indexes are mixed in midday trading on Wall Street as investors wait for the latest news on negotiations to end the trade war between the U.S. and China.

EPA rejects ban on poison bombs against cattle predators

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:09am

Trappers can keep using sodium cyanide bombs to kill coyotes and other livestock predators, the Trump administration said Thursday, rejecting calls for a ban despite repeated instances of the devices also poisoning other wildlife, pets and people.

Trump asks Supreme Court to void financial records subpoena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:28am

President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to void a subpoena from the House of Representatives that seeks the president's financial records from his accounting firm.

US long-term mortgage rates steady; 30-year loan at 3.68%

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:23am

U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week amid mixed signs in the housing market. Rates remain at historically low levels as a lure to prospective homebuyers.

Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Bev O’shea Of Nerdwallet, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:16am

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. However, you can position yourself to recognize — and overcome — overspending triggers.

Experts split sharply over experimental Alzheimer’s drug

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:08am

A company that claims to have the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday but left them sharply divided over whether there’s enough evidence of effectiveness for the medicine to warrant federal approval.

Wyoming wind farm gets permit for 277 turbines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:43am

The Wyoming Industrial Siting Council has approved a permit to construct a 277-turbine wind farm on the border of Albany and Carbon counties.

Sisense Deepens Relationship With Amazon Web Services, Announces New Agreements

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:43am

from complex data to ML to business insights. With Sisense, builders can simplify data analysis and embed interactive analytic apps to democratize insights for anyone. Further, Sisense's deepening relationship with AWS across the board can rapidly accelerate data literacy for these companies.

Horizon Air warns about lax safety culture among its pilots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:30am

Horizon Air’s head of flight operations recently warned of a a lax safety culture among the airline’s pilots and called for urgent action to prevent a serious air accident.

NAPE Summit Announces 2020 Global Business Conference Speaker Lineup and Schedule

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:22am

NAPE Summit and Summer NAPE. To register for 2020 NAPE Summit Week, visit www.NAPEexpo.com.

UN says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage hurts aid delivery efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:20am

The World Food Program says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage complicates efforts to rush aid to millions of people facing severe hunger.

Pelosi sets showdown vote on Medicare drug negotiations

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:04am

The House will hold a showdown vote next week on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's bill empowering Medicare to negotiate prices for costly prescription drugs, her office announced Thursday.

Lynn Vojvodich Joins Figma’s Board of Directors

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:01am

to make design accessible to all,” said Dylan Field, co-founder and CEO of Figma. “Lynn will be an invaluable source of guidance for us as we continue to deepen relationships with existing clients and accelerate our growth efforts.”