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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 use tear gas for 2nd time on day of protests

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

A protest march on climate change brought thousands of people to the streets of Paris, including some agitators who scuffled with police and drew tear gas in response Saturday.

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.

The Latest: US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:56pm

The Latest on the U.S. response to attacks on the Saudi oil industry (all times local):

Former Charlie Rose makeup artist sues, alleging harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:23pm

The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose's interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a "toxic work environment" for women.

Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from floods

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:08pm

Fresh water from Midwestern floods has killed oysters along the coasts of three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs.

Goodbye, Three Mile Island: Remaining reactor shuts down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:04pm

The money-losing Three Mile Island, the 1979 site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, was shut down Friday by its energy giant owner.

Fed announces plans to provide more support for repo market

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:56pm

The Federal Reserve says it will keep pumping cash into a vital but obscure corner of U.S. financial markets in coming weeks.

House intel chief says Facebook working on election threats

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:17pm

The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday he has been assured by the CEO of Facebook that the company is working on ways to prevent foreign actors from disrupting next year's elections.

Feds charges 11th person in ongoing UAW corruption probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:39pm

Federal prosecutors in Detroit have filed charges against an 11th person in an investigation of corruption in the United Auto Workers.

Company to sell stake in Louisiana medical marijuana program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:35pm

A Nevada-based company has agreed to sell its 50% stake of a Louisiana medical marijuana business.

Twitter: Accounts targeting Ecuador's president deleted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:32pm

Twitter has taken down 1,019 accounts in Ecuador, saying they're mostly fake and aimed at undermining President Lenín Moreno.

Las Vegas developer plans high-rise, luxury hotel in Reno

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:30pm

A Las Vegas-based developer is proposing to build a 20-story luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Reno.

Why you don't need a 5G phone just yet

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:11pm

No 5G iPhone? No problem. You probably don't want one anyway.

Facebook says it has suspended 'tens of thousands' of apps

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:07pm

Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Puerto Rico faces slow recovery 2 years after Maria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:05pm

Weekly power outages. Hundreds of uncleared landslides. More than 25,000 homes with blue tarps as roofs.

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:52am

Walmart is getting out of the vaping business.

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:26am

Stocks are moving lower in midday trading on Wall Street, giving up earlier modest gains.