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North Korea says it issued ultimatum to South over resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:31pm

North Korea says it has issued an ultimatum to South Korea that it will tear down South Korean-made hotels and other facilities at the North’s Diamond Mountain resort if the South continues to ignore its demands to come and clear them out.

In DC, face scans peg a lawmaker - and a long-dead singer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:30pm

Privacy advocates who strapped cameras to their heads and walked around Capitol Hill Thursday say Amazon’s facial recognition technology successfully recognized a congressman - but also claimed to spot singer Roy Orbison, who died in 1988.

Amazon protests Pentagon’s award of a $10B cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing ‘unmistakable bias’

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:22pm

Amazon protests Pentagon’s award of a $10B cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing ‘unmistakable bias’

Court rules Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:57pm

The Trump administration unlawfully excluded millions of tons of some of the most dangerous materials in public use from a safety review, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

Oklahoma governor digs in on gambling showdown with tribes

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:54pm

Oklahoma’s new Republican governor doubled down Thursday on his position that the state’s gambling compacts with Indian tribes expire at the end of the year, setting up a potential legal showdown with some of the state’s most powerful entities.

Buffett’s firm adds stake in RH, trims Wells Fargo holdings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:37pm

Warren Buffett’s company has added new investments in luxury retailer RH and Occidental Petroleum while trimming its Wells Fargo holdings.

Safety board says more people died in plane crashes in 2018

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:30pm

Federal safety officials say that 393 people died in U.S. civilian plane crashes last year, a 15% increase over the year before.

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:14pm

President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.

Trump asks Supreme Court to block subpoena for his tax returns, in test of president’s ability to defy investigations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:11pm

Trump asks Supreme Court to block subpoena for his tax returns, in test of president’s ability to defy investigations.

Ford recalls F-150s; loose cable can cause stalling or fires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 3:10pm

Ford is recalling over 168,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America to fix an electrical problem that could cause engine stalling or fires.

Indiana prosecutors ask if couple was paid for interviews

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:55pm

Indiana prosecutors want to know whether a former couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter has been paid for interviews given to national television shows and tabloids about the case.

US panel backs wider use of fish oil to prevent heart attack

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:53pm

Government health experts on Thursday recommended broader use of a prescription-strength fish oil drug to help many more patients at risk for heart attack, stroke and related health problems.

Wall Street feuds with Warren, much to her apparent delight

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:20pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s fight with Wall Street escalated when billionaire investor Leon Cooperman called the presidential candidate’s proposal to put a new tax on the nation’s wealthiest people a plan to “penalize success” and said her ideas “made no sense.”

Nation’s largest utility in long-term deals to sell power

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:18pm

Most of the local companies that receive power generated by the Tennessee Valley Authority have signed long-term partnership agreements, but some larger customers still have not agreed to the 20-year deals, officials said Thursday.

Police: No indication restaurant staff heard racial comment

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:50pm

Police looking into an incident at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings found no indication that workers heard a white patron mention the race of a group of black customers when he asked that they not be seated next to him, but investigators said the employees had heard him make racist comments before.

New Jersey seeks $640M from Uber for misclassifying workers

Mike Catalini and Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:47pm

New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.

Disney Plus adds disclaimer about racist stereotypes

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:31pm

Disney’s new streaming service is adding a disclaimer to "Dumbo," “Peter Pan” and other classics because they depict racist stereotypes.

Another record month for sports betting in NJ: $487M in bets

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:23pm

New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion dollars while baseball’s playoffs and World Series, football, basketball and hockey were all on the betting board.

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA ‘imminent’

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:21pm

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year.