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Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian ones

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:48pm

Analysts say a cruise missile and drone fragments recovered from an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry bear similarities to Iranian-manufactured weapons.

Democrats block Pentagon funding bill as Senate leaders feud

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:34pm

Senate Democrats have blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud by the chamber's leaders over the rules of engagement for translating this summer's hard-won budget deal into binding legislation.

Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist content

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:28pm

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass shootings fueled by hatred.

Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

Tom Krisher and Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:48pm

The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members.

Former Odebrecht executive found dead in Rio apartment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:45pm

A former top executive at Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht who was an informant in the country's vast anti-graft probe has been found dead in his Rio de Janeiro apartment.

Safety Razor Shave Club Offers the One Dollar per Month Shave Consumers Never Got From Other Shave Clubs

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:12pm

the one dollar per month shave they were promised but never received.

FedEx shares tumbles after company lowers full-year outlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:11pm

FedEx shares tumbled after the delivery giant blamed slowing economic growth and trade tension for a disappointing quarter and cut its forecast of full-year earnings.

Governor signs law on protections for Uber drivers, others

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:07pm

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries.

The Latest: Tropical Storm Lorena lashes southern Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:03pm

The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):

Federal Reserve cuts key policy rate for 2nd time this year, with promise to "act as appropriate" to sustain expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:01pm

Federal Reserve cuts key policy rate for 2nd time this year, with promise to "act as appropriate" to sustain expansion.

Transgender man can sue Catholic hospital over hysterectomy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:00pm

A California appeals court has ruled that a transgender man can sue a Catholic hospital for canceling his hysterectomy.

California governor signs bill aimed at expanding wage, benefit protections for rideshare drivers and other workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:58am

California governor signs bill aimed at expanding wage, benefit protections for rideshare drivers and other workers.

Niger begins building largest pipeline project to Benin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:54am

Niger has started the construction of an oil pipeline that will link it to the coast through West African neighbor Benin, a project that Niger's president said will bolster the country's economic development.

Lawyer: Man charged with corn rake killing irate over affair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:49am

A prosecutor says an Iowa man accused of using a corn rake to kill his wife was irate over her affair and fearful he'd lose their farm if she divorced him.

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:26am

Stocks are lower at midday on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest decision on interest rates. Investors are expecting a small cut to rates and will be watching for any clues about what the Fed does next.

Utah attorney general: Purdue Pharma 'morally bankrupt'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:17am

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is calling OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma a "morally bankrupt" company and heralding that it will be out of the pharmaceutical industry thanks to terms of a tentative settlement with states.

Michigan joins New York in banning flavored e-cigarettes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:50am

Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who have used vaping devices.

Nigerian women protest over apparent serial killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:33am

Women in southern Nigeria have marched in the streets to protest the deaths of several women in hotel rooms by what appears to be a serial killer.

Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:45am

As big entertainment companies prepare to launch new streaming services, Comcast is trying to bolster its Flex streaming TV device by giving it away.

The Latest: Trump says California can't set fuel standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:39am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and California's fuel emissions standards (all times local):