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Review finds no previous signs of abuse of slain child

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:41pm

A review released Friday by child welfare officials shows there were no indications of previous abuse involving a New Mexico girl who was strangled on her 10th birthday and whose dismembered remains were found inside the home she shared with her mother and two other people.

The Latest: Sentencing reset for Alaska strip club owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:41pm

The Latest on sentencing of strip club owner in waste dumping case (all times local):

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:52pm

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.

Delaware welcomes Joe Biden home after decades in Washington

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:41pm

On his last day as vice president, Joe Biden briefly revived a tradition he had followed faithfully as a U.S. senator for Delaware: He rode the commuter train home from Washington.

Puerto Rico governor rejects federal control board orders

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:41pm

Puerto Rico's new governor on Friday rejected orders from a federal control board in the first clash over how best to tackle the government's deep financial crisis after a decade-long economic slump in the U.S. territory.

Montana asbestos victims to get $25 million from state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:41pm

The state of Montana has reached settlements totaling $25 million with more than 1,000 victims of asbestos-related disease over claims that health officials failed to bring attention to the hazards of a contaminated mine.

On his first day, Trump begins to set up his administration

Ken Thomas and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:41pm

President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House and began setting up his new administration on Friday, signing a bill that allows retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as his defense secretary, as well as the nomination papers for his other Cabinet choices.

Prosecutor: Burglars fenced stolen goods on Jewelers Row

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:21pm

A business owner on Philadelphia's historic Jewelers Row was charged on Friday with fencing jewelry and other items stolen from luxury homes in the suburbs.

Indianapolis aviation museum to open at Rolls-Royce campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:21pm

A company museum at Rolls-Royce North America's downtown Indianapolis campus is getting ready to open its doors.

Grown-up Paris Jackson hits her namesake city for Givenchy

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:21pm

Colorful fall-winter menswear shows in Paris mixed high culture, androgyny and streetwear, as Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon Michael Jackson, stepped out for the cameras at Givenchy's library show— fittingly in the City of Light.

Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:01pm

A Hawaii lawmaker said Friday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island.

Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:01pm

President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections.

FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:54pm

Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:

Floating strip club owner says he was unfairly targeted

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:21pm

An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from his floating strip club said he plans to appeal whatever sentence is imposed Friday afternoon.

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 2:42pm

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is suing Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators.

Procter & Gamble, Skyworks gain; Bristol-Myers Squibb sinks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 2:41pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:

Prosecutor: 'Dance Mom' should be imprisoned for fraud

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 2:41pm

A prosecutor on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller to prison instead of probation for bankruptcy fraud.

Markets Right Now: Dow industrials break 5-day losing streak

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 2:12pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Sundance festival stars and movie buffs boost liquor sales

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 1:55pm

As the stars and movie enthusiasts flock to Park City for the Sundance Film Festival that kicks into high gear this weekend, sales at Utah's state-run liquor sales in the area have spiked with high demand for some of the pricier cognacs and whiskeys.

BLM approves final routes for Gateway West transmission line

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 1:36pm

The Bureau of Land Management has authorized the final routes connecting the high-voltage Gateway West transmission line project between southwestern Idaho and central Wyoming.