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The Latest: Judge's order prevents hunting of wolf pack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:54pm

The Latest on efforts to kill a wolf pack in Washington state to prevent them from preying on cattle (all times local):

The Latest: Police investigating Colorado man found affair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:33pm

The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local):

Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:18pm

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time in the U.S.

Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:07pm

Propelled by an extra strong Sunday, the opening weekend grosses for "Crazy Rich Asians" were even higher than expected. The Warner Bros. romantic comedy earned $26.5 million in its first weekend in theaters, and $35.3 million since it hit theaters Wednesday.

Logo: Kentucky distiller sues Dylan company over trademark

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:52pm

Heaven Hill Distillery of Kentucky is taking Bob Dylan's whiskey company to court, claiming trademark infringement involving its logo.

FBI: Chinese man kidnapped after business meeting in LA

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:11pm

The FBI is looking for three suspects who kidnapped a Chinese man after a business meeting in the Los Angeles area last month, but authorities haven't heard from the kidnappers since they demanded a $2 million ransom and the man remains missing, investigators said Monday.

Maine's governor calls lawmaker 'the most repugnant human'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:10pm

Gov. Paul LePage called a fellow Republican "the most repugnant human being" on Monday and stormed away from lawmakers who are investigating whether his administration retaliated against mill owners at odds with the governor on softwood lumber tariffs.

AbbVie donates $100M to Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:26pm

Drugmaker AbbVie is donating $100 million to Ronald McDonald House Charities, which help provide housing to pediatric patients and their families throughout the U.S.

Keystone XL company moves to condemn South Dakota land

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:29pm

The company planning the Keystone XL oil pipeline is moving to condemn private land in South Dakota.

Washington judge blocks kill order on wolves to save cattle

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:21pm

A judge in Washington has issued an emergency order blocking the state from killing members of a wolf pack that have been preying on cattle.

Blue Cross makes steps to combat opioid crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:04am

Blue Cross of Idaho, which insures more than 500,000 residents, is implementing new guidelines for the prescription of opioid painkillers.

AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:38am

Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen told The Associated Press prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former personal lawyer of Donald Trump that could be brought this month.

Silicon Valley vet to head women's advocacy group Catalyst

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:35am

A former Silicon Valley CEO is taking the helm of a prominent organization dedicated to the promotion of women in the workplace, saying the #MeToo era is a "fantastic time" to champion gender equality.

Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:30am

Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot accused of threatening on Facebook to harm a 12-year-old transgender girl for using the girls bathroom at her Oklahoma school.

A dog's life: Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Adam Pemble, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:00am

When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull terrier sick with fatigue.

Fourth quarter looking good for small, independent retailers

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:39am

The latest retail sales report from the government augurs well for small and independent retailers for the fourth quarter, with one possible snag: the impact of trade tariffs.

German minister declares nation's bridges safe and reliable

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:28am

Germany's transport minister says the country has reliable procedures for checking bridges "that I trust and citizens can trust too."

7-year-old boy reopens lemonade stand shuttered by inspector

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:56am

A 7-year-old New York boy is back selling lemonade and raising money for a friend in need after a state health inspector put the squeeze on him last month.

Trump sends mean tweets, first lady talks positivity online

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:17am

Melania Trump talked up the importance of teaching children positive cyber habits Monday on the same morning that her husband sent tweets deriding current and former U.S. officials, including one message referring to a former CIA director as a "political hack."

NYC commuters are spared a nightmare as road project starts

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:53am

The first day of a long-term road project expected to bring epic traffic jams for commuters to and from New York failed to live up to the hype Monday, giving them at least some hope that the predictions of "carmageddon" were overstated.