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Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:26pm

Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval.

Some succession planning basics business owners need to know

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:21pm

Many small business owners don't plan for what will happen to their companies after their deaths, even though their businesses could be at risk of shutting down if they die suddenly.

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:20pm

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada.

US said in late stages of YouTube kids' video investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:09pm

The Federal Trade Commission is in the late stages of an investigation into how Google's YouTube handles children's videos, a probe prompted by complaints that the company failed to protect kids who used the service and improperly collected their data.

Idaho crop insurance company to pay $3.48 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:51pm

A crop insurance company has agreed to pay a southwestern Idaho farming family $3.48 million following a lawsuit.

The Latest: Officials say munitions not on derailed cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:47pm

The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local):

Dairy veterinarians appeal trafficking lawsuit dismissal

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:35pm

A group of Mexican veterinarians who recently lost a lawsuit they filed against an Idaho dairy under human trafficking laws say they'll appeal the case to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Contractor charged with taking kickbacks on Army projects

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:21pm

A construction executive from Tennessee was paid at least $436,000 in kickbacks in a scheme involving multimillion-dollar contracts at two Georgia military bases, according to court filings by federal prosecutors.

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line, closing interstate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:42pm

A 60-mile stretch (96 kilometers) of U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada has been closed while emergency crews respond to a train derailment. Authorities were investigating whether any hazardous materials were aboard the train.

University of Idaho warns beer maker to drop Vandal name

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:41pm

The University of Idaho has ordered a student who owns a beverage company to stop using the name "Vandal Beer."

Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:36pm

Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting ended:

50 people sickened in chemical spill in Salt Lake City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:31pm

At least 50 people reported feeling sick after sulfur dioxide spilled out of a rail car in Salt Lake City.

Boeing is moving space division headquarters to Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:20pm

Boeing says it is moving the headquarters of its space and launch division to Florida.

Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged but says uncertainties rising, signaling future rate cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:01pm

Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged but says uncertainties rising, signaling future rate cuts.

MediaNews plans to cut 81 jobs at Reading Eagle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:53am

The new owners of the Reading (REH'-ding) Eagle plan to lay off more than a third of the staff after they assume control of the 150-year-old newspaper and the company's other assets later this month.

Biden anti-cancer groups could pose influence concerns

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:34am

Joe Biden was on friendly turf when he appeared in January 2018 at a San Francisco health care conference to call for urgency in the search for a cancer cure. He had come before an invitation-only crowd of 2,000 health care industry leaders and investors to tout the work of his Biden Cancer Initiative, the nonprofit that has been his defining venture since leaving the Obama White House more than two years ago.

The Latest: UK prime minister pool cut to 4, Johnson at top

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:12am

The Latest on Conservative Party voting to pick Britain's next prime minister (all times local):

Survey: Owners having problems with driver-assist systems

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:02am

As auto companies continue to fix buggy touch-screen infotainment systems, a survey of new-vehicle buyers has found there's a different technology posing problems: driver assist systems such as automatic emergency braking.

The legacy of Denzel: Key moments from Washington AFI honors

Katie Campione, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:58am

A night dedicated to an artist as prolific as Denzel Washington is bound to be an emotional one. The Oscar-winning actor, director, and producer is the face of some of the best-known films of the last few decades, including "Fences," ''Training Day," ''Malcolm X," and "Philadelphia." Naturally, he's touched a few lives along the way.