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Minnesota mayor target of racist threats in trash dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:09pm

The black mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, has received racist threats amid a long-simmering dispute over how the city should collect its trash.

Branson: Brexit 'saddest' event for UK since World War II

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:42pm

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson says Brexit is the "saddest thing" that's happened to Britain and Europe since World War II.

Judge eases Christmas tree-cutting ban in fight over owl

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:30pm

The cutting of Christmas trees across several national forests in the Southwest will be allowed under an order issued by a U.S. district judge in the fight over a threatened owl.

Official: Solving wild horse problem will take $5B, 15 years

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:28pm

The acting head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will take $5 billion and 15 years to get an overpopulation of wild horses under control.

Trudeau: Climate and pipeline are priorities after election

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:27pm

A newly reelected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians want him to fight climate change but that building an oil pipeline his government bought remains a priority.

Maryland's attorney general sues Kushner apartment company

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:26pm

Maryland's attorney general is suing a real estate company once run by President Donald Trump's son-in-law for allegedly illegal and harmful rental practices, including rodent and vermin infestations.

3,000 workers temporarily laid off amid Mack Truck strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:08pm

A Volvo plant in Virginia has temporarily laid off about 3,000 workers because thousands of Mack Truck workers are on strike.

Once a budget line, Ukraine aid now roils Trump's presidency

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:28am

The military assistance package for Ukraine that's at the center of the impeachment inquiry started as a mere line item in a massive spending bill. The aid was little discussed, was noncontroversial and was approved with strong bipartisan support.

Not all Wyoming miners offered old jobs back plan to return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:28am

Not all furloughed workers offered their jobs back plan to return to work at two Wyoming coal mines.

The Latest: PG&E cutting power to estimated 450,000 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:20am

The Latest on planned power shutoffs to prevent wildfires (all times local):

Utility says it plans power shutoffs affecting about 450,000 people in parts of Northern California.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:16am

Utility says it plans power shutoffs affecting about 450,000 people in parts of Northern California. .

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:04am

Stocks are edging closer to record highs on Wall Street following a mixed set of earnings reports.

Foxconn plan for Wisconsin innovation centers on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:38am

Foxconn Technology Group promised to make a splash in Wisconsin beyond a massive manufacturing facility in the southeast part of the state, but there's little evidence that plans to build the so-called "innovation centers" are moving forward.

Trump seeks to block California as global climate leader

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:03am

The Trump administration on Wednesday sued to try to block California from engaging in international efforts against climate change, charging that the state exceeded its constitutional authority by joining with a Canadian province in a program to cut climate-damaging fossil fuel emissions.

Biden: Trump has 'no idea' about working-class struggles

Bill Barrow and Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:03am

Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class as he campaigned Wednesday in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, hours ahead of the president making a separate visit to the critical battleground state.

Markets Right Now: Stocks edge closer to record highs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:59am

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

Casper company to pay $50k in wage discrimination case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:36am

A former Casper home health care company will pay $50,000 in back wages to female employees under a settlement in a discrimination case.

Technology is remaking how we see the ancient art of theater

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:25am

When James Corden kicked off the Tony Awards this year, his opening number was a full-throated endorsement of the live theatrical experience.

The Latest: Appeals court dismissive of Trump tax arguments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:20am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's efforts to block the release of his tax returns to a state grand jury. (all times local):