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3 charged with running $722M cryptocurrency scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:49pm

Three men were charged with running a cryptocurrency mining operation that officials labeled a “high-tech Ponzi scheme" that bilked investors out of $722 million, federal officials announced Tuesday.

Amid climate change concern, GM rolls out big new Chevy SUVs

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:01pm

Global concerns about climate change are not stopping General Motors from making large SUVs for U.S. drivers.

Wynn lawyers raise jurisdiction issue in Nevada license case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:21pm

Attorneys for former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn say Nevada gambling regulators can’t discipline Wynn over allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he’s no longer licensed by the state or has any ties to the company that carries his name.

Jury: Lawmaker didn't lie to FBI, hung on 2 other charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:15pm

A federal jury in western Michigan on Tuesday cleared a Republican state lawmaker of lying to federal authorities but was hung on two other charges against him.

Pelosi offers some trade policy with that impeachment

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:02pm

For the House progressives: a pair of impeachment articles against President Donald Trump. For the vulnerable Democratic freshmen: charges that are narrowly focused on Ukraine. And for the whole House Democratic majority — and, however backhandedly, Trump himself: a sweeping new trade deal.

Chevron will write down assets by at least $10 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:50pm

Chevron Corp. said Tuesday it will book a charge of at least $10 billion because lower long-term prices for oil and natural gas will reduce the value of its assets.

NFL, NCAA football fuel Fox TV's win of the prime-time week

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:34pm

Fueled by both college and pro football, Fox won a rare title as champ of the broadcast week among networks.

New judge to decide on removing life support for Texas baby

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:33pm

A new judge will consider if a Texas hospital can take a 10-month-old girl off life support despite her family's opposition after the impartiality of the previous judge was questioned.

Woman rescued from West Virginia mine enters guilty plea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:29pm

A West Virginia woman who was rescued along with two other people from an inactive coal mine last year has pleaded guilty to destruction of property and conspiracy.

Airbus beats Boeing again in aircraft orders and deliveries

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:27pm

63 new orders but 52 cancellations.

Longtime Patriot Ledger editor Chazy Dowaliby dies at 69

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:58pm

Chazy Dowaliby, a longtime newspaper editor and consultant and a onetime aide to former U.S. Sen. Joe Biden, has died. She was 69.

Trump pays up: $2M to charities as fine for foundation abuse

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:51pm

President Donald Trump is paying up after conceding that he used his charitable foundation at times as a personal piggy bank.

Ex-marketing executive gets prison for $855K fraud plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:48pm

A Maryland woman was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an airline and a hospitality company that both employed her as a marketing executive, prosecutors said.

Key dates in the House impeachment inquiry into Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:31pm

APRIL 21, 2019

Peloton shares tumble as bearish report adds to ad woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 2:16pm

Shares of exercise bike company Peloton were under pressure Tuesday from a scathing research report that comes on the heels of blowback from its widely mocked ad.

NYC lawmakers vote 43-3 to require 'bird-friendly' glass

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:56pm

New York's City Council voted 43-3 Tuesday to mandate “bird-friendly”glass in new buildings in hopes of cutting down on the tens of thousands of birds that die by flying into the city's buildings every year.

Democrats agree to North America trade pact: What's in it?

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:56pm

After months of political wrangling, House Democrats agreed Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s revamped version of a 25-year-old North American free trade agreement. But they pried some concessions out of the Trump administration before saying they’d go along.

Testing tech ideas in public? San Francisco says get permit

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:51pm

Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are now requiring businesses to get permits before trying out new high-tech ideas in public.

Pilots, flight attendants sue Frontier for discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:25pm

A group of Frontier Airlines pilots and flight attendants filed two lawsuits on Tuesday claiming the company discriminated against them during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.