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The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are falling again on Wall Street after the U.S. and China failed to reach a trade deal, triggering a round of higher tariffs on Chinese goods. FILE- In this March 11, 2019, file photo specialist Donald Himpele Jr. works at his post […]
The Latest on ride-hailing giant Uber’s initial public stock offering (all times local): 11:59 a.m. Uber’s shares began trading about $2 below its initial public offering price of $45. A banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world’s largest ride-hailing service holds its initial public offering, […]
The federal government recorded a $160.3 billion surplus in April as revenues jumped to an all-time high. But even with a flood of tax receipts, the deficit so far this year is running 37.7% higher than a year ago. The Treasury Department says the deficit for the first seven months of the budget year that […]
The yogurt company Chobani plans to pay the school lunch debts of low-income families
A German con artist, Anna Sorokin, who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did.
A mother’s claim that her 7-week-old baby was kidnapped quickly unraveled after her infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine in the North Carolina mountains, law enforcement officials said Friday. Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin announced that the child’s mother, Krista Noelle Madden, 35, has been jailed on a count of attempted […]
Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with babies. Clark made her initial report to her parole officer after leaving prison, state corrections […]
A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger’s enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper. The report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labor agreed with the Topeka Zoo’s assessment that no equipment failure or other problem with the enclosure led […]
More than 100 people gathered Friday along a chain-link fence outside a badly damaged Illinois silicone factory to remember four men who died in an explosion at the facility. The mourners at AB Specialty Silicones factory north of Chicago included friends, relatives and co-workers of the men whose bodies were pulled from the rubble over […]
A wild car chase in the Los Angeles area has ended after a rolling shootout between a passenger and pursuing officers. Authorities chased the Toyota Prius Friday afternoon. The car sped through traffic, and at one point a man leaned out of a passenger window and shot at pursuers. The car finally came to a […]
The Marine Corps says a 24-year-old platoon commander from the nation’s capital has died after being injured in a rollover accident involving a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego. Officials on Friday said 1st Lt. Hugh C. McDowell from Washington, D.C., died Thursday morning. Six other Marines were taken […]
The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state said Friday that Kim Jong Un should be called “criminal Kim” — not “chairman Kim” which “makes me sick.” Fred Warmbier told a U.N. symposium promoting international cooperation on abductions that calling the […]
The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned what he called anti-Semitic statements made by Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan at a Roman Catholic church on the city’s south side. […]
One person died and two others were injured in a Friday shooting in Seattle, authorities said. Seattle Police Detective Patrick Michaud told reporters that gunfire erupted in the Central District neighborhood about 3 p.m. As police were responding to the shooting call, they got word that a vehicle had dropped off gunshot victims at a […]
Federal prosecutors said Friday they want to meet with once-underage victims of wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein before deciding whether to throw out a decade-old non-prosecution agreement that allowed him to avoid potentially severe penalties. Prosecutors said in court filings that victim input is essential in deciding how to proceed in the […]
Amed Rosario hit a grand slam during an eight-run outburst that marked the Mets’ biggest first inning in three decades, and New York rolled to an 11-2 rout of the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Michael Conforto and Jeff McNeil also homered for the previously slumping Mets, who set a season best with 15 hits […]
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