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Judge says mining company violates federal water rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:46am

A federal judge says an Idaho mining company has not complied with court orders and continues to violate clean water rules.

Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:59am

Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients.

Trump, Modi show unity between world's largest democracies

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:23am

Deafening drums marked the entrance of President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi as they clasped hands and walked across the stage in a packed Texas stadium Sunday, sending a message of unity between the world's two largest democracies despite trade tensions.

Portugal's Socialists focus on economy in re-election bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:54am

Portugal's ruling Socialist Party hopes an economic recovery during its four years of governing will persuade voters in an upcoming general election to return the party to power.

Israel begins cutting Palestinian electricity, citing debts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:52am

Israel's national electric company says it has begun reducing power supplies to Palestinian areas of the occupied West Bank due to a financial dispute.

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 6:22am

President Donald Trump's vision of America's tomorrows looks much like its yesterdays.

EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal Brexit

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:52am

The European Union will insist that border controls be put up along the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal and the British government will be responsible for that, a top EU official said.

Travel firm Thomas Cook teeters on edge as talks continue

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:20am

More than 600,000 vacationers who booked through tour operator Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday, wondering if they will be able to get home, as one of the world's oldest and biggest travel companies teetered on the edge of collapse.

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires

Katie Tam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:18pm

Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set at least two street fires on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again.

Barron Hilton, hotel magnate and AFL founder, dies at 91

Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:27pm

Barron Hilton, a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91.

Army recruit dies before training exercise in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:06pm

An 18-year-old Army recruit at Fort Jackson in South Carolina has died before a training exercise.

UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

David Eggert and Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:23pm

Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show solidarity. It's a union they long have aligned with politically.

Marks & Spencer finance director to step down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:26am

Marks & Spencer says its chief financial officer is to step down, just weeks after the retailer learned it would drop out of the FTSE 100 of leading British shares for the first time.

'Chemical spill' at Phoenix post office involved acetone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:47am

Authorities in Phoenix say a reported chemical spill at a post office Saturday turned out to involve a shattered glass bottle of acetone, which is used in nail polish remover.

UK government urged to help save Thomas Cook holiday firm

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:07am

The British government was urged Saturday to step in and prevent Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, from going bust potentially within days, a development that could leave around 150,000 British holidaymakers struggling to get home.

GM electric car push could mean fewer and lower paying jobs

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:09am

If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble.

Paris police repeatedly use tear gas on day of protests

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 2:41am

Clusters of anti-government activists in Paris repeatedly scuffled with police who responded with tear gas Saturday as supporters of France's yellow vest protests tried to revive the movement opposed to President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.

Utah unemployment rate remains steady at 2.8% in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:02pm

Utah's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has held steady at 2.8% for three straight months.

South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:59pm

South Korea said Saturday that tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears over the spread of the illness that has ravaged pig herds across Asia.

2 vaping companies settle LA suit, won't sell to minors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:19pm

Two vaping companies have agreed not to promote their products to minors under a settlement with Los Angeles prosecutors.