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Norway's central bank raises key policy rate again

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:03am

Norway's central bank has decided to raise its key policy rate by 0.25 percentage points to 1.50%

The Latest: Finnish PM: UK Brexit plan needed by month's end

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:35am

The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):

Challenge to Parliament shutdown wrapping up at UK top court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:11am

Britain's Supreme Court is set to finish hearing a case that will determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union.

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:40pm

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate.

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:02pm

A recession looms for Germany and the European Central Bank is pleading for governments to spend more to revitalize economic growth. Yet despite having the luxury of borrowing money for less than nothing, the German government is keeping a tight rein on its finances.

Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:42pm

An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed at least 20 and injured as many as 90 others.

Democrats to argue Republicans rushing top Labor nominee

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:33pm

President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Labor Department faces a Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, even as Democrats argue they haven't had enough time to scour his record of legal work for corporate interests.

Japanese court finds 3 former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives not guilty of negligence in 2011 Fukushima meltdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:26pm

Japanese court finds 3 former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives not guilty of negligence in 2011 Fukushima meltdown.

Ex-Gov. Sandoval joins Tahoe Fund's special advisory panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:08pm

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has joined a new advisory council for a nonprofit conservation group that funds environmental projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Thousands of standardized tests in Utah are missing scores

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:05pm

State officials say thousands of standardized tests completed by Utah students this spring are missing scores.

Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty of nuke crisis liability

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:20pm

A Japanese court says three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Co. are not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdowns.

Purdue Pharma asks judge to stop lawsuits against Sacklers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:37pm

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has asked a bankruptcy court judge to halt all lawsuits against the company and its former directors, including members of the Sackler family, which owns the company.

Prosecutor son's job prompts turning over telescope arrests

Jennifer Sinco Kellleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:02pm

To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, the Hawaii attorney general's office will take over prosecution of protesters arrested for blocking construction of a giant telescope.

Report: Cleanup of abandoned oil, gas wells could cost US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:34pm

A U.S. government watchdog agency says taxpayers could potentially face hundreds of millions of dollars in cleanup costs from abandoned oil and gas wells on public lands.

Wyoming governor approaches Mexico about exporting coal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:05pm

Wyoming's governor has approached Mexican government officials about the possibility of using their ports to export the state's coal to overseas markets.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:51pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.

25 Californians charged with $150M in health care fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:43pm

Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in fraudulent charges.

Report: More people are supporting nonprofit news sites

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:55pm

Nonprofit news organizations are one of the few growth areas in the troubled field of journalism. A new report out Wednesday suggests that they are broadening their base of financial support to take in more individual donations.

Utah representative to resign, citing busy work schedule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:49pm

Rep. John Knotwell has announced his resignation from the Utah Legislature at the end of September.