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San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:51pm

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.

Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:29pm

Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers.

The Latest: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:17pm

The Latest on gambling companies applying for permission to offer sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts (all times local):

APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:09pm

New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September.

Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

Bernard Condon and Garance Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:01pm

Twenty current and former residents of one of the largest buildings owned by the Kushner Cos. allege in a $10 million lawsuit that the firm used relentless, noisy construction that exposed them to cancer-causing dust as part of a campaign to get rent-stabilized tenants out and high-priced luxury condo buyers in.

Ex-Venezuelan energy official pleads guilty in graft case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:48pm

A former official at a state-run electric company in Caracas, Venezuela, pleaded guilty Monday to money laundering conspiracy relating to an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in the Venezuelan oil industry.

Kosher certifier reduces list of acceptable Starbucks drinks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:41pm

A leading company in Kosher certification has dropped some Starbucks drinks from its acceptable consumption list.

Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:19pm

Netflix is adding subscribers at a slower pace than envisioned, renewing fears that its growth may sputter as the video streaming service tries to fend off fiercer competition.

Black students wrongly accused of leaving without paying

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:02pm

Police in a St. Louis suburb are reviewing what happened after 10 black college students were stopped by officers and escorted with squad cars back to a restaurant after being wrongfully suspected of leaving without paying.

Ford to spend up to $299M to settle Takata air bag lawsuits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:41pm

Ford has agreed to spend up to $299 million to settle lawsuits filed by owners of about six million vehicles with potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

The Latest: Amazon says it's working to resolve glitches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:39pm

The Latest on Amazon's Prime Day (all times local):

Amazon’s Prime Day runs into early snags

Anne D’innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:35pm

Amazon’s website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:31pm

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a "common rule book" with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc.

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:27pm

Countries and businesses that continue to import Iranian oil could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions" as Washington re-imposes sanctions on Tehran later this year, according to top U.S. officials.

Stocks fall as crude oil prices drop 4 percent; banks climb

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:11pm

Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Monday as investors bought banks but sold most other types of stocks, including health care and technology companies. Energy stocks sank along with oil prices.

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:07pm

The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.

Bank of America and Arconic climb while Noble Energy skids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:53pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:

Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:48pm

Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory.

FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:23pm

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly lower on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:14pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):