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Owners of collapsed hotel plan implosion; no date given

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:09pm

Owners of a New Orleans hotel that partly collapsed during construction say they'll implode the remaining floors but didn't say when that might happen.

Former grain trader gets 8 years in prison for $11M scam

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:58pm

A former North Dakota grain trader who admitted to bilking farmers, elevators and commodity brokers out of millions of dollars was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison.

The Greenspan Co./Adjusters International Launches FAQ Video Series for Homeowners

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:36pm

not insurance companies — in assessing property damage and preparing insurance claims. The firm, which includes licensed public insurance adjusters, estimators, inventory specialists, and forensic accountants, provides both residential and commercial services throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada.

NTSB: Oversight could have prevented Miami bridge collapse

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:34pm

Federal transportation officials have concluded that design flaws and a lack of oversight led to the collapse of a Miami university bridge that killed six people last year.

Tribe to argue against expansion of Dakota Access pipeline

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:17pm

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members have long maintained that a leak in the Dakota Access oil pipeline would threaten their Missouri River water supply, and on Wednesday they will argue that a new proposal to double the line's capacity magnifies the probability of a disastrous oil spill.

Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol refinery project

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:54pm

A new federal lawsuit aims to kill plans for building one of the world's biggest methanol refineries along the Columbia River in Washington state.

2 Paula Deen's Family Kitchen restaurants close in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:53pm

Two Paula Deen's Family Kitchen locations have closed in the Florida Panhandle.

Gold, silver fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:29pm

The October gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1452.10 an ounce -- down $3.40.

Crude falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:25pm

Crude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell six cents -- closing at $56.80 a barrel.

AP Exclusive: FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved pipeline

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:21pm

The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned.

Dollar mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:09pm

The U.S. dollar is unchanged against other North American currencies in New York trading.

Morales' exit stymies comeback for Latin America's left

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:52pm

a reference to the tumult that, starting in 2011, toppled entrenched leaders in the Arab world.

PM Prep-Segue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:44pm

Disney's brand-new streaming service Disney Plus may be a victim of its own success.

Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:36pm

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant.

Intel Speeds AI Development, Deployment and Performance with New Class of AI Hardware from Cloud to Edge

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:01pm

Intel’s first purpose-built ASICs for complex deep learning with incredible scale and efficiency for cloud and data center customers. Intel also revealed its next-generation Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ Vision Processing Unit (VPU) for edge media, computer vision and inference applications.

Senate Democrats assail Trump's $16B bailout for farmers

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:30am

President Donald Trump's $16 billion bailout package for farmers hurt by the trade war with China unfairly benefits the South at the expense of the North and wealthy producers over smaller farms, Democratic senators concluded in a report released Tuesday.

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:05am

Stocks are trading higher on Wall Street, pushing major indexes to more record highs.

Pocatello to pay $1.1 million to lawyers in utility lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:34am

A judge says the city of Pocatello must pay $1.1 million in legal fees to the attorneys who represented residents in a class-action lawsuit over illegal utility fees.

Wyoming governor announces plan on future revenue shortfalls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:30am

Gov. Mark Gordon has announced a new initiative to study the economics behind Wyoming's reliance on coal, oil and natural gas production revenue.