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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world's largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public.A three-judge panel ruled Friday the deposition of Richard Sackler must be …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators on Friday accused one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco.The …
BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth.The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump's Dec. …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California utility accused of falsifying records (all times local):4:20 p.m.A spokesman for a California utility accused of falsifying records on natural gas pipelines says the company failed to live up to its commitment of thorough and accurate …
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.The announcement comes as the network's crisis …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic crisis entangling the three countries.Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of …
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them.The Trump National Golf Club outside Philadelphia is in one of the nation's nearly 9,000 …
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii are accusing the owners and officers of a Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins, worth about $58,000 on the black market.It's against U.S. law to remove the fins of sharks at sea. Prosecutors say the …
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.The report by the Reuters news service sent the company's shares into a tailspin, suffering their worst one-day …
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Grinnell College in Iowa seeking to withdraw a union petition (all times local):4:45 p.m.A spokeswoman for an Iowa college says the school welcomes a student group's request to withdraw a union petition filed with the National Labor Relations …
DALLAS (AP) — Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago.Spirit also has the second-lowest rate of canceled flights in the latest government report.It still …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers, finalizing an unprecedented Republican-backed legislative maneuver that opponents blasted as …
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain's impending departure from the European Union also darkened traders' moods.Major U.S. indexes …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A power company's $15 billion deal to purchase a troubled South Carolina-based utility after a costly nuclear construction failure won approval Friday from state regulators.Following more than an hour of comment and debate, South Carolina's Public Service Commission …
The U.S. Education Department said it will forgive $150 million in federal student loans as part of a 2016 rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos previously tried to block.Department officials began notifying 15,000 students on Friday that their loans will automatically be erased because they attended …
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Friday demanded an ambitious stance against global warming.The talks in Poland were supposed to …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump filed papers on Friday asking that a lawsuit accusing the president of profiting from his office be taken out of the hands of a Maryland federal judge and sent to a federal appeals court.Trump's personal attorney, William Consovoy, …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California moved Friday to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.The California Air Resources Board voted to require that all new …
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected.The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at …

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