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  • Tentative deal reached in TSA breast-milk lawsuit

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed said Wednesday she has reached a tentative settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in...

  • Gold prices edge up for the first time in a week

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Gold prices settled higher for the first time in a week as tensions between Russia and Ukraine give the precious metal some support. Russia warned Wednesday that it would mount a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine. Separately, Dutch, British and...

  • Abbott: Pay teachers bonuses for high exam scores

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Republican Greg Abbott says that as Texas governor he would seek bonuses for high school teachers whose students perform well on college readiness exams. Abbott on Wednesday called for paying teachers up to $2,000 a year extra if their students perform well on...

  • David Pedersen pleads guilty in NW killing rampage

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 pleaded guilty to federal charges Wednesday as part of a plea agreement that netted lighter punishments for two accomplices. David "Joey" Pedersen, 33, pleaded guilty to two...

  • Qualcomm 2Q net tops Street; faces bribery probe

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street expectations thanks to strong demand for mobile device chipsets, but said revenue rose less quickly than expected. The company also said it had received notice from the...

  • Miss. governor signs mid-pregnancy abortion ban

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy. Supporters say it's designed to protect women's health, while abortion-rights advocates say it's unconstitutional. House Bill 1400, which...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies. A surprise drop in new home sales also weighed on the broader market. On Wednesday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 12.72...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ___ Apple increases stock buyback, raises dividend CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock and raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent amid a slowdown in revenue growth. The commitment announced Wednesday as part of Apple's...

  • 3 gubernatorial hopefuls roll out policy plans

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The leading Democratic candidates for Rhode Island governor rolled out new policy initiatives Wednesday that focused on growing the state's struggling economy, fixing its aging infrastructure and boosting its "green energy" sector. In his first major policy...

  • Chief has few answers on latest police shooting

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A news conference called to address the latest shooting by the troubled Albuquerque Police Department raised more questions than answers Wednesday about the killing of a suspected car thief during a foot chase. Chief Gorden Eden said police were unable to...

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