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Aramco attacks show company entanglement in Saudi politics

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:59am

The weekend drone attack on one of the world's largest crude oil processing plants that dramatically cut into global oil supplies is the most visible sign yet of how Aramco's stability and security is directly linked to that of its owner — the Saudi government and its ruling family.

Satellite images examined by AP appear to show damage at heart of attacked Saudi oil processing facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:50am

Satellite images examined by AP appear to show damage at heart of attacked Saudi oil processing facility.

"It" is tops again; "Hustlers" full of flash at box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:37am

It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even its high expectations at the weekend box office.

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

Jonathan Drew and Thomas Peipert, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:29am

When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million from a developer who would likely evict her family and friends to build luxury homes, or sell to the county for a fraction of that to preserve affordable housing in one of the most expensive areas in the United States.

Mobile home parks move from mom-and-pop to corporate

Jennifer Brown and Kevin Simpson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:27am

In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett's door -- for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to make the single mother leave. And eventually, she did.

Fire can be risky, deadly drawback of living in mobile homes

Trevor Reid, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:24am

For many with low or fixed incomes, mobile homes provide an affordable housing option that's hard to beat as housing costs continue to rise in Colorado.

Mobile home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

Michael By Yoanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:24am

When the flood waters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado's Front Range returned to see what happened to their homes. One of them was Amanda Anderson.

NYSE's Betty Liu talks about corporate board diversity

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 11:07am

The world's largest stock exchange is stepping up to address a pressing challenge for its listed companies: recruiting more women and minorities to serve on their boards of directors.

New York moves to enact statewide flavored e-cig ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:49am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people.

New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:46am

New York governor asks state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing surge in youth addiction.

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:39am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to hold on to power in Tuesday's historic repeat election as the shadow of various corruption charges loom over his future.

Trump targets border state with rally amid defiant Democrats

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:14am

Donald Trump lost New Mexico by 8 percentage points in 2016. Last year, his party lost a House seat and the governor's mansion. Last week, a congressional candidate went viral by taunting the president by name in an ad.

The United Auto Workers union says talks with General Motors have broken down and its members will strike Sunday night

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:03am

The United Auto Workers union says talks with General Motors have broken down and its members will strike Sunday night.

Teachers in Chicago inch closer to possible strike

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 7:44am

Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could happen as early as next month.

Zimbabwean doctors protest against abduction of union leader

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:35am

A group of Zimbabwean doctors marched at the country's biggest hospital Sunday, demanding the release of one of their leaders who they say was abducted after calling for a pay strike.

Rise in health uninsured may be linked to immigrants' fears

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:19am

When the Census Bureau reported an increase in the number of people without health insurance in America, it sent political partisans reaching for talking points on the Obama-era health law and its travails. But the new numbers suggest that fears of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown may be a more significant factor in the slippage.

The Latest: Source: GM offers new products for closed plants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 6:17am

The Latest on labor strife at General Motors factories (all times local):

The Latest: Satellite images show damage at Saudi oil site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:22am

The Latest on the tensions in the Persian Gulf a day after Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attacked major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local):

Activists block main entrance to Frankfurt auto show

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:50am

Activists blocked the main entrance to the Frankfurt Motor Show on Sunday in a protest against what they call the "climate and environment destroyers" produced by the auto industry.