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Mitsubishi board considers new allegations against Ghosn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:19pm

Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko says the Japanese automaker's board has met and discussed new allegations of wrongdoing by its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:55pm

Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans.

Appeals court denies rehearing in Tennessee coal ash case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:03pm

A federal appeals court won't rehear a case after a panel of its judges overturned an order that would've forced the nation's largest public utility to remove a Tennessee power plant's coal ash.

Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:24pm

A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Dispute over rules riles California's legal pot market

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:59pm

California has finalized its rules governing the nation's largest legal marijuana market, a milestone coming more than a year after the state broadly legalized cannabis sales for adults.

The Latest: 2 taken to hospitals after New Mexico avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:33pm

The Latest on an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort (all times local):

Netflix's solid 4Q eclipsed by projected slowing US growth

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:26pm

Netflix's video streaming service added more subscribers than ever during the crucial holiday season, but the company signaled its growth is slowing in the U.S. as it begins to roll out double-digit price increases in its biggest market.

The Latest: Sears creditors challenge ESL's winning bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:14pm

The Latest on Sears bankruptcy auction (all times local):

American Express posts 4Q profit that tops forecasts

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:02pm

American Express swung to a fourth-quarter profit, the credit card company said Thursday, helped by a lower tax rate and more spending on the company's namesake credit cards.

North Dakota leaders unveil oil tax-sharing deal with tribe

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:52pm

North Dakota Republican legislative leaders unveiled a bill Thursday that aims to stop a longstanding disagreement over shared revenues on an oil-rich American Indian reservation in the state.

Lawsuit: Student told her skin was 'too dark' to perform

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:41pm

A black student has filed a lawsuit against a Kansas school district alleging she was prevented from performing with her high school's dance team after being told her skin was "too dark" and would clash with the color of the team's costumes.

Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:40pm

Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out.

Ogden IRS offices calling more than 1,000 back to work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:37pm

Officials say more than 1,000 Internal Revenue Service employees in Ogden are being called back to work to prepare for tax-filing season as the federal government shutdown continues.

Morgan Stanley and CSX slip; Fastenal and M&T Bank climb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:34pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

The Latest: Chinese envoy warns Canada over Huawei case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:18pm

The latest on the fight between China and Canada over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive (all times local):

Key Democrat wants answers from EPA on Minnesota mine plan

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:02pm

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum wants to know why the federal Environmental Protection Agency opted against filing formal comments with Minnesota regulators when the state was considering whether to issue a key water pollution permit for the PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, and she is questioning whether the agency is hiding information.

St. Louis TV newscaster apologizes for accidental slur

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:59pm

A St. Louis newscaster has apologized for what he called an unintentional racial slur while referencing Martin Luther King Jr., nearly two weeks after the same phrase cost another broadcaster his job .

Opioid crisis brings unwanted attention to wealthy family

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:44pm

The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world's great museums and universities, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and Harvard. But now the family's ties to OxyContin and the painkiller's role in the deadly opioid crisis are bringing the Sacklers a new and unwanted kind of attention and complicating their philanthropic legacy.

The Latest: Giuliani: Trump didn't know about poll-rigging

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:44pm

The Latest on Michael Cohen's work with a tech firm to rig two online polls for Trump (all times local):

Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:10pm

Royal Caribbean International says it's issued a lifetime ban for a Canadian man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas.