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Federal agency to give $12M for Wyoming broadband expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 3:33pm

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to provide $12.1 million to expand broadband coverage to rural parts of Wyoming over the next decade.

Exit poll indicates Poland's conservative ruling party Law and Justice wins most votes in general election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 1:01pm

Exit poll indicates Poland's conservative ruling party Law and Justice wins most votes in general election.

Average US price of gas unchanged over past 2 weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 12:32pm

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained at $2.73 a gallon over the past two weeks.

Power outage in West Valley delays printing of 3 newspapers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 12:30pm

A power outage in Utah is keeping print subscribers of three newspapers from reading the Sunday print editions.

Wind developer to pay $3.1M to local Wyoming governments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 11:29am

Wyoming regulators have ordered a wind developer to contribute $3.1 million to the governments of Rock River, Laramie and Albany County to offset the impact on public services created by a $1 billion wind project on the border of Albany and Carbon counties.

'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:14am

The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit.

Cybersecurity whiz: Combined threats endanger 2020 vote

Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:00am

and not illegal under many circumstances. The disinformation market is thriving. Domestic actors create fake outlets much as Russian agents did in 2016. Internationally, companies offer disinformation as a service. Foreign money cannot fund domestic electioneering ads. But people whose Facebook and Twitter accounts are deleted for terms of service violations can simply create new accounts and try again.

New Orleans hotel collapse: Search on for a missing worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 9:54am

Rescue crews on Sunday searched for a worker missing in the partial collapse of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction, their work proceeding cautiously amid fears about the stability of the structure, authorities said.

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 8:23am

Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste.

Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice' strategy

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 8:19am

A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that transforming contentious contract talks into discussions about class sizes and student services wins public support and can be a difference maker at the bargaining table.

Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in 3 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 8:08am

Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Sunday at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades.

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 7:24am

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

Indigenous leaders, officials head to Ecuador protest talks

Michael Weissenstein and Raisa Avila, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:31am

Residents of Ecuador's capital picked their way through piles of burned tires and chunks of pavement Sunday as the government and indigenous protesters headed to negotiations aimed at defusing more than a week of demonstrations that have paralyzed the nation's economy.

Algerians protest bill to boost foreign money in oil sector

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:28am

Thousands of Algerians are protesting in front of their parliament against a bill aimed at attracting foreign investment to the oil and gas sector, which underpins the national economy.

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:24am

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they're returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

To save rural hospitals, Georgia requires classes for CEOs

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:07am

Like many other rural hospitals across the country, Taylor Regional in the small town of Hawkinsville, Georgia, had gone through years of financial troubles.

China, Nepal sign deals for connectivity, security and trade

Roshan Sedhai, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 5:17am

Nepal and China signed 20 agreements on Sunday, including one on a trans-Himalayan railway, as Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up a two-day visit to the Himalayan nation.

Brexit divorce talks between UK and EU go down to the wire

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 3:49am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Cabinet colleagues that it will require a "significant amount of work" to strike a Brexit deal with the European Union, amid signs of progress in last-minute talks but also deep-seated skepticism about the chances of an agreement.

Mozambique elections key to country's peace and stability

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 3:10am

Mozambique's elections on Tuesday are almost certain to be won by the ruling Frelimo party and President Filipe Nyusi — but it is unclear if the results will establish badly-needed stability and economic growth.