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Asian lender says trade wars, debt adding to financial risks

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:09pm

Trade conflicts, rising debt and the potential impact from rising interest rates in the U.S. will likely dampen growth in the coming year, the Asian Development Bank said Wednesday in an update of its regional economic outlook report.

CBS taps media industry veteran Parsons as interim chairman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:19pm

CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves.

Bill overhauling songwriter royalties heads to Trump's desk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:31pm

Legislation to substantially overhaul the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated for songs online is being sent to the president's desk for his signature.

Environmental, tribal groups ask PUC to reconsider Line 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:11pm

Environmental and tribal groups asked Minnesota regulators on Tuesday to reconsider their approval of Enbridge Energy's plans to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.

Rochester firm wins $1M NY clean energy contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:41pm

A Rochester firm that makes a product that makes trucks more energy efficient has won a $1 million state competition.

Prosecutors: Chinese citizen arrested in Chicago for spying on U.S. engineers, including defense contractors, for China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:35pm

Prosecutors: Chinese citizen arrested in Chicago for spying on U.S. engineers, including defense contractors, for China.

Into the fold? What's next for Instagram as founders leave

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:23pm

When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold Instagram to Facebook in 2012, the photo-sharing startup's fiercely loyal fans worried about what would happen to their beloved app under the social media giant's wings.

US attorneys general discuss social media privacy concerns

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:12pm

A meeting between top state law enforcement officials and Attorney General Jeff Sessions about how the government can safeguard the privacy of social media users ended Tuesday without a decision on whether to investigate.

'America's Got Talent' finale gives boost to NBC

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:09pm

"America's Got Talent" ended its summer run last week with the most-watched entertainment programs on television since May, although its popularity dipped this summer.

Kavanaugh classmate who wrote of partying goes silent

Stephen Braun, Jeff Horwitz and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:51pm

Mark Judge spent decades mining his recollections and writing books and articles full of semi-confessional details about the suburban Maryland prep school he attended with future Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Now, though, Judge's memory has drawn a blank.

Sonic and Halliburton rise; Facebook and CenturyLink dip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:34pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:

Parent company of Boise psychiatric hospital goes bankrupt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:19pm

A company that owns one of Idaho's only independent psychiatric hospitals has declared bankruptcy, putting the future of the facility in question.

Wildfire smoke costs famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:18pm

The famed Oregon Shakespeare Festival that attracts tourists from around the world said Tuesday that it lost $2 million this summer because wildfire smoke forced it to cancel more than two dozen outdoor performances.

The Latest: Gas tax fans, critics spar over new initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:12pm

The Latest on a proposed California gas tax initiative (all times local):

Judge upholds unemployment benefit denial for fired diabetic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:58pm

A judge has upheld the denial of unemployment benefits for a diabetic worker fired by a Delaware poultry company.

4th Circuit halts pipeline work in national forest land

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:52pm

A federal appeals court has halted work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through stretches of national forest land.

US-China tensions spilling over into the military arena

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:47pm

A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their escalating trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena.

Dog pepper sprayed at Wyoming shelter, board members resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:22pm

Two members of a Wyoming animal shelter board have resigned after the board suspended the CEO instead of firing him for ordering a dog to be pepper sprayed after it bit a shelter employee.

Iranian president says 'unilateral' U.S. sanctions amount to "economic terrorism"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:18pm

Iranian president says 'unilateral' U.S. sanctions amount to "economic terrorism" .

Wisconsin workplace shooter passed company background check

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:55am

A man who shot and wounded four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company last week passed the firm's background check.