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Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:52pm

you might want to get the call from your pharmacy saying your prescription is ready.

Halliburton 2019 Fourth Quarter Conference Call

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:15pm

from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production throughout the life of the asset. Visit the Company’s website at www.halliburton.com. Connect with Halliburton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

Report: Hurricane Dorian inflicted $3.4B losses on Bahamas

DÁnica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:46pm

Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP, according to a report released Friday.

Judge says MASN should pay Nats based on MLB panel decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:44pm

A judge has ordered lawyers for the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles to submit a proposed judgment of what the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network should pay Washington for television rights from 2012-16 based on the decision issued in April by an arbitration panel of three baseball executives.

3 convicted in East Village explosion that killed 2 men

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:22pm

Three people were convicted of manslaughter Friday in the 2015 East Village building explosion that killed two men.

Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:02pm

The Federal Reserve said Friday that corporate debt remains at historically high levels but overall the U.S. financial system is resilient, a view in sharp contrast to the problems that led to the 2008 financial crisis.

US approves new drug to manage sickle cell disease

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:48pm

or stop working — in some patients.

23 states widen challenge to Trump administration car rules

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:36pm

California on Friday broadened its effort to block the Trump administration from ending its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks.

Private prison firm preps for 2020 ‘worst case scenario’

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:30pm

The head of a giant private prison company says his firm is prepared for the “worst case scenario” should a Democratic presidential candidate win the 2020 election and attempt to abolish private involvement in the prison sector.

Oklahoma judge reduces J&J order in opioid lawsuit by $107M

Sean Murphy and Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:13pm

An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount in his final order in the case by $107 million because of his miscalculation.

Oklahoma judge reduces amount Johnson & Johnson must pay state to help clean up opioid crisis by $107M to $465M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:10pm

Oklahoma judge reduces amount Johnson & Johnson must pay state to help clean up opioid crisis by $107M to $465M.

Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:51pm

President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.

FDA warns Dollar Tree about flagged Chinese manufacturers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:28pm

Government regulators have again warned Dollar Tree’s parent company about importing drugs and cosmetics that could be tainted due to improper product testing during manufacturing.

Supreme Court steps into Google-Oracle copyright fight

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:09pm

The Supreme Court said Friday it will referee a high-profile copyright dispute between technology giants Oracle and Google. Oracle says it wants nearly $9 billion from Google.

Indictments: Ex-electric co-op chairman got free power, work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:09pm

The former chairman of an electric cooperative in South Carolina broke the law by getting more than $23,000 in free electricity and hundreds of thousands of dollars in free utility work, according to indictments filed Friday.

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Beatrice Dupuy, Arijeta Lajka and Amanda Seitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 12:00pm

which applies to hunters age 15 or younger — has not been altered, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries confirmed to the AP in an email. “Any reports of cancellations or changes to the scheduled youth hunting days are inaccurate,” the agency said in a statement. In 2019, youth hunting days were offered Sept. 28-29 for deer, and Oct. 12-13 for bear and turkey. A youth waterfowl hunting day was held Oct. 26. After the Nov. 5 election, Northam said he plans to work with the new Democratic majority when the legislative session begins in January. Stricter gun laws, which include universal background checks and banning military-style assault weapons, are at the top of the governor’s list, the AP reported last week. Northam had also proposed a package of gun-control measures during a special session in July, in response to a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. One of the bills calls for anyone who “recklessly leaves a loaded unsecured firearm in such a manner to endanger the life or limb of any child under the age of 14” to be punished with a misdemeanor charge and up to a $500 fine. “A responsible hunter -- regardless of age -- would not be affected by this bill,” Alena Yarmosky, a spokeswoman for the governor, said in an email to the AP.

Twitter details political ad ban, admits it’s imperfect

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:33am

even non-political ones — from candidates, political parties and elected or appointed government officials.

Kanye West wants to build amphitheater on his Wyoming ranch

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:24am

Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheater on property owned by the rapper.

Update on the latest business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:18am

Stocks are heading for more record highs on Wall Street after U.S. officials said they were making progress in the latest push for a trade agreement with China.