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South Carolina regulators face billion-dollar decisions

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:58pm

South Carolina regulators have a couple of billion-dollar decisions to make on Friday.

Himalayan nation Nepal gets first modern train tracks

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:39pm

The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway — and possibly more to come.

Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment flat

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:05pm

A key quarterly economic survey released Friday by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted.

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

Rob Gillies and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:48pm

First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the United States.

Man with knife arrested at Amsterdam airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:15pm

Military police in the Netherlands have arrested a man armed with a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.

EU Commission president says British "still need to say what they want instead of asking us what we want" on Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:11pm

EU Commission president says British "still need to say what they want instead of asking us what we want" on Brexit.

EU leaders promise to work for speedy new trade deal with Britain to avoid triggering contentious Irish border guarantee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:08pm

EU leaders promise to work for speedy new trade deal with Britain to avoid triggering contentious Irish border guarantee.

EU leaders at summit confirm that Brexit agreement with Britain 'not open for renegotiation' despite UK plea for change

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:05pm

EU leaders at summit confirm that Brexit agreement with Britain 'not open for renegotiation' despite UK plea for change.

The Latest: Airbnb bashes New Orleans' proposed restrictions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:50pm

The Latest on a proposal to ban short-term rentals of non-owner-occupied houses in New Orleans (all times local):

Panama Canal consortium ordered to repay $847M in advances

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:50pm

An international arbitration panel has ruled the Spanish-led consortium that built the expansion of the Panama Canal must repay $847 million in advances it received during the construction project.

Michigan governor reaches final deal on Great Lakes pipeline

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:28pm

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration said Thursday it had wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge Inc. on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway.

Washington governor proposes major steps for orca recovery

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:18pm

With scientists warning that the Northwest's beloved killer whales are on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced dramatic plans Thursday to help the population recover — including $1.1 billion in spending and a partial whale-watching ban.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's theory about Mexico, trade, that wall

Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:04pm

President Donald Trump has come up with a theory about how Mexico, by hook or by crook, really is paying for his border wall despite saying a thousand times no.

Target, Walmart, importer sued over lead in toy jewelry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:57pm

Two of the nation's largest retailers and a third company are named in a New York lawsuit claiming the companies imported and sold children's toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits.

ModernIR Launches Sector Insights Product to Track Stock Market Trends by Sector

Modernir, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:54pm

ModernIR Sector Insights — a tool for investors and public companies that tracks stock market trends within 11 market sectors.

Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:53pm

Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.

CVS and Delta fall while Aflac and General Electric jump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:49pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

Pelosi says House Dems will start seeking Trump tax returns

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:46pm

Democrats controlling the House next year will start trying to obtain President Donald Trump's income tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service, the likely next speaker said Thursday.

Judge rules no punishing Smithfield Foods for hog complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:39pm

A federal judge in North Carolina is shutting down a lawsuit against a Smithfield Foods hog feeding operation by some neighbors who complained of odors, flies and noises.